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Six steps to energy efficiency in pneumatic systems
Six steps to energy efficiency in pneumatic systems

By reevaluating system requirements and determining the right components to use, plants can save money and increase productivityRead More

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Linear position sensors gain acceptance
Linear position sensors gain acceptance

Linear variable differential transformers (LVDT) can deliver better machine operation.Read More

Machine safety networks
Machine safety networks

Networked safety: Learn everything you wanted to know about safety networks and their functions but were afraid to ask. Machine safety network checklist includes one often overlooked point.Read More

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Simplify industrial networks and machine safety
Simplify industrial networks and machine safety

Machine safety networking, simplified: Combine safety and standard networking into one solution. The answer is a little like moving away from an out-of-control Facebook account.Read More

Automation in Manufacturing conference looks at robotics on the rise
Automation in Manufacturing conference looks at robotics on the rise

First AMT-sponsored event on May 15 to feature NASA engineer, aerospace expertsRead More

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System Integrator Giants
The 2014 Control Engineering System Integrator Giants program, which recognizes the top system integrators from the industrial automation marketplace. The 2014 System Integrator Giants program will be featured in the August 2014 edition of Control Engineering magazine. The deadline for entries is Friday, June 6, 2014.
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Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller
Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller

When deciding to apply a device to achieve a safety function, by default, that safety function... Read More

Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation
Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation

Machine safety validation is defined by the international standard ISO 13849-2, Part 2: Validation,... Read More

Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety
Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety

Upon reviewing a machine that has two interlock switches mounted to an access door, can you say... Read More

Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery
Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery

Look at the 5 levels of hazard mitigation to help determine risk of a machine no longer in use.... Read More

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