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Beyond automation: Humans as process controllers
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While automated control systems can keep our manufacturing processes running efficiently, new variables are entering into the production equation that are beyond what we can expect from PID. In an interview, Peter Martin explains forces pushing a return to humans as controllers to accommodate these changes, at least...Read More

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Process safety: Managing process safety with flexible IO
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Industrial facilities should approach safety and security holistically by addressing critical requirements from the process control network to the perimeter of the plant.Read More

The loop, the whole loop, and nothing but the loop
The loop, the whole loop, and nothing but the loop

Sometimes we need to think about an individual control loop. Other times we need to consider the larger control system. You should be able to do either when appropriate.Read More

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Industrial-grade network video recorder
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Eight-channel recorder from Moxa Americas features support for SCADA systems and supports Modbus/TCP for direct communication.Read More

New high-powered temperature controller
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Oven Industries now offers high powered temperature controllers for applications greater than 15 A.Read More

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Long range wireless access points for Ethernet and serial communications
Long range wireless access points for Ethernet and serial communications

Weidmuller's two licensed frequency data modems that offer long-range communications and features... Read More

Solid state relay series for control panels
Solid state relay series for control panels

AutomationDirect’s 750R series of industrial relays has been expanded to include additional... Read More

Capacitive sensor series has better immunity to dust, humidity, EMI
Capacitive sensor series has better immunity to dust, humidity, EMI

Carlo Gavazzi's 4th Generation Tripleshield CA18CA capacitive proximity sensors feature improved... Read More

Cylinder series available in metric design
Cylinder series available in metric design

PHD Inc.'s Optimax series of OCG round body pneumatic cylinders are now available in a metric... Read More

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