Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Servodrive control
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Cover story: Smaller, faster, higher accuracy, and easier to use are among servodrive control advances. Servodrive controls offer high accuracy and repeatability for precise applications, as shown in the cover application video and in the articles, explanations, and examples about each.Read More

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Robotics: Higher speeds, more power, programming advances
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Yaskawa Motoman high-speed robots, gateway that allows PLC programming and open programming support, two-arm robots, multi-language support, career fair, and expansion among Automate 2013... Read More

Autonomous indoor vehicle requires no facility modifications
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Adept Lynx Autonomous Indoor Vehicle (AIV) is a new category of material handling automation, requiring no facility changes, saving up to 15% in deployment, the company said at the Automate and... Read More

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Two robots are better than one for nimble welding applications
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ABB Robotics combined its IRB 660 and IRB 140 robots, creating an IRB 800 robot with 10 axes of movement for robotic welding and other highly nimble applications.Read More

Universal Robots collaborate outside enclosures
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Since Universal Robots launched in North America in September 2012, the user-friendly, lightweight robot arms from Denmark have been met with overwhelming interest from distributors and customers,... Read More

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New Industrial Cyber Security Video Training Series
Learn the basics of industrial cyber security in this 13-part Control Engineering video series with Matt Luallen, consultant, trainer, and author.
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Featured Blogs
Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety
Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety

Upon reviewing a machine that has two interlock switches mounted to an access door, can you say... Read More

Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery
Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery

Look at the 5 levels of hazard mitigation to help determine risk of a machine no longer in use.... Read More

Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business
Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business

Why is it important in the United States to identify machine safety standards for your business?... Read More

Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?
Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?

In less than 30 seconds, can you tell me why I should care about your plans for exceeding... Read More

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