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Robots optimize analysis of sugar beets at Nordic Sugar
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Nordic Sugar worked with distributor AH Automation to install user friendly, reliable robots without enclosures or robotic experts. “Now we can invest in new robots instead of buying spare parts for the old ones.”Read More

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Open-source robotic software advances at kickoff meeting
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ROS-Industrial Consortium (RIC) kickoff meeting included 25 people representing 14 organizations interested in fostering advanced manufacturing technologies enabled by ROS-Industrial open-source... Read More

Is your controller tough enough?
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Controllers are the nervous system of the production process. Reliability is important. Controller malfunctions can throw a wrench into your production processes or even paralyze your factory. You... Read More

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Machine safety: Incorporating functional safety, part 2
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When considering “functional safety,” look at what differs compared to other safety initiatives, consider U.S. versus international standards, examine conformance responsibilities, and think about... Read More

Plug-and-play doesn’t happen by luck
Plug-and-play doesn’t happen by luck

Automation equipment from multiple suppliers may not always play well together. When interconnecting devices, a little planning ahead can help ensure success.Read More

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Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions
Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions

Siemens' Sirius Act are of 22 mm IEC push buttons, indicator lights, and selector switches are... Read More

Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression
Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression

Banner Engineering's Q3X LD50 laser contrast sensor has fixed background suppression as well as... Read More

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Process controller with touch-screen technology

Watlow's F4T with Intuition temperature process controller is designed to provide intuitive... Read More

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