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Evaluating servo system performance
Evaluating servo system performance

Servo system selection criteria involves more than just wattage and price. Other important servo criteria to consider include rated torque, rated speed, overload time, torque-to-inertia ratio, resolution, frequency response, network-based solutions, physical size, quality, and reliability.Read More

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Railroad axle manufacturing retrofit
Railroad axle manufacturing retrofit

Remanufacturing and updating a three-stage lathe was more beneficial than purchasing a new modern machine. Everything was already in place; it just needed updated drives, and hydraulic systems.Read More

Four tips on automation and control integration
Four tips on automation and control integration

Think Again: Spend money on the right things, hire the right people, develop a common infrastructure, be nimble or die: these were among best bits of advice from the 2015 CSIA Executive Conference.... Read More

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OEM Answers for Machine Builders
The OEM Partner program is a worldwide network of resources in automation, drives, motion and more across every application or industry. We help you serve your customers with confidence for rapid response to market changes. Learn more.
Create value with automation: Redesign processes first
Create value with automation: Redesign processes first

Automation profitability tutorial: As controls and automation address the world’s greatest challenges, don’t just throw new technologies at tired processes. Redesign processes first for the greatest... Read More

Industrial control system designed for simplicity, scalability, and security
Industrial control system designed for simplicity, scalability, and security

Product Exclusive: Bedrock Automation’s industrial control system is an open automation platform that features universal software-defined input/output (I/O) and digital power supply as well as an... Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
The future is now! Are you a leader under 40? The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the Engineering Leaders Under 40 program.
Nominations end June 24, 2015.
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For the 10th System Integrator of the Year program, Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are looking for the best integrators in the automation business to feature on the cover of the Global System Integrator Report in December 2015. Winners are then inducted into the System Integrator Hall of Fame. Enter by August 7.
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Upcoming Webcast
Cyber security technologies and strategies, tips for industrial control systems

Presenters Matt Luallen, founder of Cybati, and Toby Colquhoun from IHS, will explain defense in depth concepts and then provide practical advice that manufacturers can implement today to lower risk related to cyber security incursions.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Moxa
Register now.
Featured Products
Workcell for welding applications
Workcell for welding applications

Yaskawa Motoman's ArcWorld C-30 workcell is designed for welding of small- to medium-sized parts... Read More

Contactor series for military, commercial aircraft applications
Contactor series for military, commercial aircraft applications

TE Connectivity's (TE) Hartman KD400 series contactor is designed for 28 Vdc power systems in... Read More

Arc welding robot for high-density layouts
Arc welding robot for high-density layouts

Yaskawa Motoman's 6-axis MA1440 arc welding robot features a 6 kg payload and a large 50 mm wrist... Read More

Adjustable long-range read/write head
Adjustable long-range read/write head

Pepperl+Fuchs' long-range F192 reader is designed for reading tags at distances of more than 15 ft.... Read More

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