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PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among PLCs, robotic, and motion control
PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among PLCs, robotic, and motion control

Inside Machines: The PLCopen working group for motion control has standardized and logically defined all aspects of machine control programming, providing one of the best attempts of integrating PLC, robot, and motion control in an easy-to-understand language common among many manufacturers.Read More

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Increase sampling time for motor control
Increase sampling time for motor control

Inside Machines: Pulse width modulation (PWM) using opposite voltage vector can extend time for analog dc (ADC) sampling in motor control applications.Read More

Packaging OEM offers multi-touch enabled machines
Packaging OEM offers multi-touch enabled machines

Inside Machines: Edson Packaging, a manufacturer of case packing machinery, turns the page to a new era of multi-touch enabled machinery, putting an industrial spin on one of the most popular... Read More

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High speed machining provides dynamic accuracy to machine tools
High speed machining provides dynamic accuracy to machine tools

To evaluate the capability of a machine tool for high-speed machining (HSM), it is more important to consider acceleration than velocity, according to Control Engineering Poland.Read More

Electric actuators avoid some classic hydraulic actuator challenges
Electric actuators avoid some classic hydraulic actuator challenges

Hydraulic vs. electric actuators technology update: When less than 2000 lb of force is required, electric actuator systems provide a better performing, more cost-efficient, more environmental, less... Read More

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Long range wireless access points for Ethernet and serial communications
Long range wireless access points for Ethernet and serial communications

Weidmuller's two licensed frequency data modems that offer long-range communications and features... Read More

Solid state relay series for control panels
Solid state relay series for control panels

AutomationDirect’s 750R series of industrial relays has been expanded to include additional... Read More

Capacitive sensor series has better immunity to dust, humidity, EMI
Capacitive sensor series has better immunity to dust, humidity, EMI

Carlo Gavazzi's 4th Generation Tripleshield CA18CA capacitive proximity sensors feature improved... Read More

Cylinder series available in metric design
Cylinder series available in metric design

PHD Inc.'s Optimax series of OCG round body pneumatic cylinders are now available in a metric... Read More

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