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What controller fits your application?
What controller fits your application?

Controllers available for modern applications include programmable logic controllers (PLCs), programmable automation controllers (PACs), distributed control systems (DCS), industrial PCs (IPCs) or PC-based control, and embedded (board-level) controllers. What criteria should be used to choose among them and why?Read More

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Six key differences between PLCs and computers
Six key differences between PLCs and computers

On the surface, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and computers are similar, but PLCs can perform discrete and continuous control functions that a computer can't. See video.Read More

Software helps size, select motors
Software helps size, select motors

Software can help engineers select the right motor regardless of application and be useful for new and seasoned engineers alike. But understanding how the facility’s environment will affect motion... Read More

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Robots are crucial to the always-on supply chain
Robots are crucial to the always-on supply chain

Mobile robots speed material flow to fulfillment workstations and between manufacturing processes and help consolidate storage space and future-proof operations. Robotic mobility leads to... Read More

Industrial-grade application becomes the new growth point of 3-D printing
Industrial-grade application becomes the new growth point of 3-D printing

3-D printing continues to expand the number of industrial applications, especially for automobile, mold development, and medical device industries, according to Control Engineering China. Innovation,... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The February issue of Control Engineering includes stories on motor specification guidelines, understanding multivariable control, and the 2017 Engineers' Choice Award winners.
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Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives
Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives

The Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to... Read More

Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety
Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system uses a transceiver... Read More

Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications
Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications

Destaco's GTB series servo positioning rotary tables are engineered to deliver high torque with... Read More

Extensometer for industrial and equipment safety applications
Extensometer for industrial and equipment safety applications

Vishay Precision Group's Model 182 extensometer is a strain gage-based force sensor that is... Read More

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