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Integrating HMIs with PLCs and PACs
Integrating HMIs with PLCs and PACs

Understanding the differences among controllers is essential when designing an automation system.Read More

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Industrial robot sales hit record in 2013
Industrial robot sales hit record in 2013

The International Federation of Robotics reported the highest number of units sold in 2013.Read More

Rockwell Automation reworks production systems globally
Rockwell Automation reworks production systems globally

Using its own products in 20 production facilities globally, Rockwell Automation is implementing SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) and Rockwell Automation software, replacing disparate... Read More

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Motion control in packaging: 10 tips for improvement; 1 for good measure
Motion control in packaging: 10 tips for improvement; 1 for good measure

Inside Machines: Eleven tips follow about how to apply recent technology advances to packaging machine and line motion control, benefitting end users and machine original equipment manufacturers... Read More

Connecting the networking dots
Connecting the networking dots

Networking involves many aspects including synchronization, selecting protocol conversion solutions, and integrating HMIs with PLCs and PACs.Read More

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Wireless for stationary applications Q&A session
Presenter Daniel E. Capano, owner and president, Diversified Technical Services Inc. of Stamford, Conn., took time to answer some follow-up questions on the subject from webcast viewers. Learn what he had to say about deploying wireless networks in outdoor industrial facilities, whether extreme humidity, rain or snow affect wireless signals, and whether wireless is best served for remote monitoring versus closed loop control.

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Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier
Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier

Yaskawa's Sigma-7Siec is designed for automation applications that require the control of only one... Read More

Automated checkweigher system for in-motion items
Automated checkweigher system for in-motion items

Hardy Process Solutions' Dynamic Checkweigher is a fully automated system designed to weigh items... Read More

PLC platform for data logging, Ethernet communication
PLC platform for data logging, Ethernet communication

AutomationDirect has added the BRX PLC platform to their line of programmable logic controllers... Read More

PLC data logger for collecting historical, production, troubleshooting data
PLC data logger for collecting historical, production, troubleshooting data

InterConnecting Automation's FC-LOG is a programmable logic controller (PLC) data logger that... Read More

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