Monday, September 23, 2013
Control Systems Process Manufacturing Discrete Manufacturing System Integration Networking & Security Info Management
Featured Item
Motor shaft grounding can enhance reliability in your inverter-fed motor
Single Article

While variable frequency drives save energy, they sometimes lead to premature bearing and motor failure when not properly grounded and programmed. Beware of this “new” cause of bearing failure and know how to prevent it by eliminating common mode voltage. Read More

More Headlines
PAT adoption allows for safety in electrical testing
Single Article

European system seeing wider adoption in U.S. marketsRead More

Additive manufacturing used for hydraulic workholding
Single Article

James Tool Machine & Engineering Inc. uses 3D printing for workholding manufacturing. North Carolina shop uses additive manufacturing to assist in the engineering and building of hydraulic... Read More

Sponsorship
Original Line Electric®—An Ever Expanding Line of solutions
Whether you need AC, DC or Integrated stepper motor capability with round line guided or non-guided electric actuators, the Bimba electric series can meet all your motion control needs. Learn more.
Pneumatic components market: Changes stir tranquil waters
Single Article

IHS reports that the pneumatic valve market landscape is starting to radically change as Chinese suppliers start to expand into the U.S. and Europe.Read More

Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors
Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors

Two mistaken ideas about how to dry wet windings have persisted for years. One is that heating the windings with a welding machine is good way to dry out an electric motor. The other is that windings... Read More

Linked In Twitter Facebook Google+ Rss
Featured Survey
Information Integration
For years companies have talked about connecting the “shop floor to the top floor” with integration of all networks from the enterprise to plant-level systems. This survey asks how far you’ve gone with your efforts and what’s coming next.
Click here to take the survey!
Sponsorship
Download Control Engineering's Safety eGuides sponsored by ABB.
The Rocky Relationship Between Safety and Security; Is Your Safety System Compliant with Today's Safety Standards; Integrated Safety eGuide. Download now.
Featured Webcast
Upcoming Webcast
Design and Deployment Best Practices for a Reliable Fiber Optic Network

Avoid EMI while achieving longer distances and higher performance utilizing fiber optics for EtherNet/IP networks across manufacturing zones and devices. In this Webcast, you’ll hear about physical layer best practices and understand proper fiber media selection for each physical layer in the EtherNet/IP network.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET. Sponsored by Panduit
Register now.
Featured Products
Thermal mass flow meter series with alarm module
Thermal mass flow meter series with alarm module

Vögtlin Instruments' red-y compact 2 series thermal gas mass flow meter has a 3-contact alarm... Read More

Nanometer precision linear stages for high-end applications
Nanometer precision linear stages for high-end applications

Physik Instrumente's (PI) N-565 compact nanometer-precision linear stages are designed for high-end... Read More

Scanning laser micrometer for measuring diameter
Scanning laser micrometer for measuring diameter

LaserLinc's TLAser1240 scanning laser micrometer is a single-axis diameter gauge that is designed... Read More

Motion controller designed to control up to 32 drives
Motion controller designed to control up to 32 drives

Galil Motion Control's DMC-52xx0 EtherCAT master is a 32-axis motion controller with the ability to... Read More

Related Content
Sponsorship
Optimize Automation with Lifecycle Management
In this Control Engineering eGuide learn how to create value with re-use; gain productivity with lean automation and connectivity, and optimize panel design and construction. Register now.