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Controls for additive manufacturing, 3-D printing
Controls for additive manufacturing, 3-D printing

Cover Story: The software tools for 3-D printing, also used for additive manufacturing, are getting more sophisticated and integrated to increase speed, quality, limit material waste, and accommodate material diversity. How are automation and controls helping to advance additive manufacturing?Read More

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Embedded vision emphasizes design flexibility, ease of use
Embedded vision emphasizes design flexibility, ease of use

Companies focused on embedded vision are responding to customers' demands that are smaller, cheaper, and faster for industrial applications.Read More

3-D Lidar for mobile machinery
3-D Lidar for mobile machinery

Autonomous mobile work machines need the capability of sensing and mapping the surrounding area. Finnish researchers developed 3-D Lidar, based on a 2-D laser scanner and electric motor drive that... Read More

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24% More Torque Per Watt – in 10 mm Motor
MICROMO launches the FAULHABER 1016 SR series motor. At 10 mm in diameter and 16 mm in length, the 1016 SR series brush DC motor offers overs 24% more torque per watt than competitive motors of the same dimensions. Learn more.
A drive to succeed
A drive to succeed

Turn detective to troubleshoot ac drives for a quick resolution that will save time and money at a manufacturing plant.Read More

Soft starter 101: How do they work?
Soft starter 101: How do they work?

Soft starters are designed to increase the voltage in steps and keep the motor from receiving the full voltage right away, which saves the motor from damage over time.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 May issue of Control Engineering includes stories on robotic collaboration and standards, DCS migration, and the 2017 Salary and Career Survey.
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New IDS’ GigE cameras for Factory Automation
IDS’ robust industrial camera series GigE uEye FA: IP65/67 protection code, PoE functionality, screw-on M12 connector with X-coding. CMOS sensors from Sony and ON Semiconductor. Choose between IDS Software Suite or GigE Vision supported models. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
IIoT Webcast Two: Sensing and control at the edge: Microcontroller kits
This webcast explains how microcontroller kits are being used to build IIoT digital devices and interactive objects and how the industrial automation industry has taken note of these commercially available edge-computer, board-level embedded controllers. The webcast will also explain the potential benefits they provide for engineers.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: GE, Oracle + NetSuite, Red Viking
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Featured Products
Rotational speed sensor
Rotational speed sensor

Rheintacho's rotational speed sensor with PWM-Signal complements the FE Series and is designed for... Read More

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 GaurdSheild 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

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Articles in this digital report highlight technologies that enable Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies including easier real-time sensor data access via tablets, cybersecurity, how to get data more easily from maintenance software, and easier industrial connectivity. Learn more.