Thursday, January 24, 2013
Control Systems Process Manufacturing Discrete Manufacturing System Integration Networking & Security Info Management
Featured Item
Ethernet for sensor networks? Why it makes sense today
Single Article

Sensors are like the “scouts” of the manufacturing world; they collect vital information that keeps a manufacturing plant running effectively, efficiently, and with minimum waste, and they report it to the control system, preferably in time to take corrective action when things are trending awry. Today, thanks to... Read More

More Headlines
The importance of client reviews
Single Article

This is a continuation of an earlier article which discussed the importance of specifications in engineering services projects. That article described the importance of good specifications to define... Read More

Cyber war stakes rising
Single Article

U.S. intelligence officials have warned as nation-sponsored cyber warfare goes mainstream this year, attacks on U.S. installations and institutions could result not just in damage and theft but in... Read More

Sponsorship
Learn to define the best practices to secure an industrial system by registering to download this eGuide, The Rocky Relationship between Safety and Security.
Make the virtualized manufacturing environment visible
Single Article

The world has changed, and we no longer live in the environment where all computers, networks, and storage devices used for manufacturing are on the manufacturing floor. It was easy to see when... Read More

Motion control: Product handling, re-feeder challenges
Single Article

Two closely coupled machines can each falter from each other’s stumbles, like two runners in a three-legged race. Three-legged races can cripple even two fit athletes. Although production processes... Read More

Linked In Twitter Facebook Google+ Rss
Featured Video
Video: Advice From System Integrators Of The Year, 2013
Leaders from the Control Engineering 2013 System Integrators of the Year provide advice about system integration of automation and controls in a video interview.
View video with advice from system integrators
Sponsorship
Control Engineering pump control series of tutorial videos covers types of pump controls; basics of variable frequency drive technologies; how they protect pumps and motors; and applications, maintenance, and energy efficiency. Sponsored by Eaton. Click to watch the video.
Featured Item
Control Engineering's Case Study Database
Control Engineering’s case study database will allow end-users to identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects. Users will be able to search the case study database based on industry, engineering specialties and systems.
Visit Control Engineering's Case Study Database
Products
Communications module for Profibus network
Communications module for Profibus network

Molex's Brad SST Communication Modules SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL, SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL-CC and SST-PB3S-CLXT-RLL... Read More

Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks
Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks

Empire Robotics' Versaball is a gripper archetype designed to flexibly adapt to multiple automated... Read More

AC motor line expanded, integrates encoder
AC motor line expanded, integrates encoder

AutomationDirect has expanded its Marathon AC motor line to include 0.5 to 5 HP Marathon Max+... Read More

Barrel sensors for tight spaces
Barrel sensors for tight spaces

Turck's EG05K and EH04K barrel sensors are 15mm shorter than the standard EG05 and EH04... Read More

Related Content
Sponsorship
Adding industrial toughness and reliability to your Ethernet can protect your control room as well as your field site from attacks. Download this eguide to learn more about how to protect your system.