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

Pneumatic systems are considered to be inherently inefficient, so little is done to improve them. However, this article will show how these systems can be optimized to not only improve energy efficiency, but also enhance productivity and lengthen the life of the machine. The good news is while there are many sources... Read More

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Linear position sensors gain acceptance
Linear position sensors gain acceptance

Today's industrial process control applications increasingly use automated systems to optimize operations and ensure a safer, more productive process. Linear position sensors used in these automated... Read More

Machine safety networks
Machine safety networks

Very few safety networks existed 10-plus years ago; what existed were covered by little understood safety standards, and most networks were proprietary. In 2014, all kinds of new safety network... Read More

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

How can machine safety and industrial networks be similar to an out-of-control Facebook account? There's something I have a difficult time admitting. At first I created it only so it would be easy... Read More

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

The inaugural Automation in Manufacturing (AIM) Conference will feature presentations on how robotics are affecting manufacturing, and how that impact will continue into the future. Among the... Read More

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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: Safety and security combined
Machine Safety: Safety and security combined

Some recent reports say cyber attacks have grown by 600 percent since 2010 costing industry... Read More

Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line
Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line

The "yellow line" in manufacturing has been around for a very long time. But, a... Read More

Machine Safety: Which takes precedence, a Type-B or a Type-C safety standard?
Machine Safety: Which takes precedence, a Type-B or a Type-C safety standard?

In the hierarchy of Type A, B, and C safety standards, doesn’t a Type B safety standard take... Read More

Machine Safety and safety maturity: Are you safe without injuries?
Machine Safety and safety maturity: Are you safe without injuries?

According to the International Labor Organization, every 15 seconds approximately 160 workers have... Read More

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