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Five automotive industry advances, lessons for other industries
Five automotive industry advances, lessons for other industries

The automotive industry has made many technological and safety enhancements, which can be applied to other industries. See five advances and advice on traceability and data collection, upgrades, machine vision, robotics, and safety systems.Read More

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Standards for drives and motion controllers updated
Standards for drives and motion controllers updated

CAN in Automation (CiA) has released a version of the CiA 402-2 CANopen profile for drives and motion controllers and they've also released CiA 402-6, which described process data object (PDO)... Read More

Integrated motors and drives: Benefits and solutions
Integrated motors and drives: Benefits and solutions

A servo motor design integrated with the drive improves system efficiencies and reliability among many other benefits, when compared to nonintegrated configurations. See four key advantages of... Read More

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How motor and machine-mounted drive integration can improve system and operational efficiencies
How motor and machine-mounted drive integration can improve system and operational efficiencies

Using integrated motor and machine-mounted drive combinations for applications adds energy efficiency through simpler control design, tighter controls, and more effective actuation in the process.... Read More

North American robot sales set records for first nine months of 2016
North American robot sales set records for first nine months of 2016

Robot orders and shipments in North America set new records in the first nine months of 2016 due to strong growth in demand from automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and component... 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 November issue of Control Engineering includes stories on sensor-to-cloud interoperability, PID and digital control, integrated motors and drives, and automotive industry advances.
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Engineers' Choice Awards
The Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by Control Engineering's print and online subscribers. Survey respondents are asked to select products based on technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact.
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HMI PLCs for small- and medium-sized machines
HMI PLCs for small- and medium-sized machines

Turck's TX500 human-machine interface (HMI) programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are designed for... Read More

Ergonomic game-style controller for remote-controlled applications
Ergonomic game-style controller for remote-controlled applications

Apem's PC Series is an ergonomic game style pendant controller is designed to accommodate Apem's TS... Read More

Operator and monitor terminals with soft PLC
Operator and monitor terminals with soft PLC

Pilz's Machine Interface (PMI) 6 Control is an operator terminal equipped with a soft PLC in... Read More

Control system with integrated Fieldbus diagnostics
Control system with integrated Fieldbus diagnostics

Siemens' Simatic AFDiSD active field distributor features extended Fieldbus diagnostics that can be... Read More

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