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How wireless networks are changing industrial environments
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Wireless networks are transforming industrial plants and manufacturing operations globally. Based on the standard IEEE 802.15.4, this evolution from wired to wireless networks in industrial, manufacturing, and warehousing applications is primarily driven by the need to reduce costs, improve uptime, save energy, and... Read More

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Mechatronic designs blend power, electronics, mechanical systems
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Various aspects and advantages of mechatronic design are explored in three articles in the June Control Engineering North American print and digital edition. In project design, think beyond... Read More

A few tools for continuous improvement
A few tools for continuous improvement

These days everyone has a continuous improvement program of some kind. Six Sigma is used quite extensively as is Lean Manufacturing. Some companies stick to one approach while others tailor their own... Read More

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Create value with re-use
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How much re-use are you getting out of your projects? In other words, when you finish one project what parts can you directly apply to the next? As a specific example we often ask the question: How... Read More

North America machine vision sales rising
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Total machine vision sales in North America grew ten percent year-over-year for the first quarter of 2013, according to new statistics from the Automated Imaging Association (AIA). Sales of machine... Read More

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Machine Safety and safety maturity: Are you safe without injuries?
Machine Safety and safety maturity: Are you safe without injuries?

According to the International Labor Organization, every 15 seconds approximately 160 workers have... Read More

Machine Safety: Do not tell employees that a safety compliant machine is safe
Machine Safety: Do not tell employees that a safety compliant machine is safe

Purchasing a new machine compliant to the latest machine safety standards and delivered with... Read More

Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?
Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?

Machine safety discussions have risen to new heights with improved computing technology and... Read More

Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016
Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016

The standard ANSI Z10-2005 is a machine safety concern and an opportunity. I barely... Read More

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