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The quick and dirty about OEE: Key concepts and formulas
The quick and dirty about OEE: Key concepts and formulas

Learn these key formulas to calculate overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and assess Lean performances.Read More

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Current motor starting methods: Advantages and disadvantages
Current motor starting methods: Advantages and disadvantages

Inside Machines: In low- and medium-voltages, three-phase induction motors are the most widely used, due to availability, simplicity, robustness, and low cost. Starting and stopping... Read More

Keeping enclosures conditioned
Keeping enclosures conditioned

Maintaining temperatures inside enclosures protects electrical and electronic equipment. However, equipment heating and cooling options have their pros and cons.Read More

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Funding awarded to energy efficiency initiatives for electric machines
Funding awarded to energy efficiency initiatives for electric machines

The Energy Department is awarding $22 million in funding for five projects aimed at merging wide-bandgap (WBG) technology with advancements for large-scale motors to increase energy efficiency in... Read More

OSHA safety violations increase in 2015
OSHA safety violations increase in 2015

Fall protection, lockout/tagout lead the way as overall violations increase by 4%.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 September issue of Control Engineering includes the 2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40 and nine stories that are exclusive to the digital edition.
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Increasing Plant-level Awareness of the Industrial Network
Presenter Michael Vermeer will review how Ethernet networks are becoming a critical link between manufacturing and automation systems and business systems and the growing number of interconnected devices, which is expected to reach 50 billion by 2020, because of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Panduit
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Workcell for welding applications
Workcell for welding applications

Yaskawa Motoman's ArcWorld C-30 workcell is designed for welding of small- to medium-sized parts... Read More

Contactor series for military, commercial aircraft applications
Contactor series for military, commercial aircraft applications

TE Connectivity's (TE) Hartman KD400 series contactor is designed for 28 Vdc power systems in... Read More

Arc welding robot for high-density layouts
Arc welding robot for high-density layouts

Yaskawa Motoman's 6-axis MA1440 arc welding robot features a 6 kg payload and a large 50 mm wrist... Read More

Adjustable long-range read/write head
Adjustable long-range read/write head

Pepperl+Fuchs' long-range F192 reader is designed for reading tags at distances of more than 15 ft.... Read More

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Control Engineering Career and Salary Study
Control Engineering research: While slightly less is expected for salary and significantly more for bonuses in 2015 compared to 2014, concerns about shortages of skilled workers remained highest on the list of challenges. This online report has additional graphics and details, with links to past research and related articles. Learn more.