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Getting the basics right, first
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Engineering and IT Insight: Proper infrastructure, policies, and procedures for manufacturing IT are critical groundwork before applying the latest technologies to manufacturing.Read More

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Motion control: Statue of Liberty rescue elevator
Motion control: Statue of Liberty rescue elevator

Application Update: At the Statue of Liberty, the new fast, efficient rescue elevator features a smooth ride to the top, ensured by a motor drive, to improve safety, emergency access, and evacuation... Read More

Understanding state-full programming methods
Understanding state-full programming methods

A straightforward approach that enforces discipline with preparation, planning, and documenting.Read More

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Explaining an IP67 rating to civilians
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Why that fancy new smartphone won’t get destroyed if it gets rained on.Read More

Machine Safety: A dashboard would help balance safety and compliance with profitability
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What is a dashboard and how will that help my business? Is there a dashboard template to balance safety and compliance? Read More

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Industrial matrix drive with reduced harmonics, power regeneration
Industrial matrix drive with reduced harmonics, power regeneration

Yaskawa's U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive has 9 bi-directional switches that are arranged in a matrix... Read More

Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions
Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions

Siemens' Sirius Act are of 22 mm IEC push buttons, indicator lights, and selector switches are... Read More

Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression
Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression

Banner Engineering's Q3X LD50 laser contrast sensor has fixed background suppression as well as... Read More

Process controller with touch-screen technology
Process controller with touch-screen technology

Watlow's F4T with Intuition temperature process controller is designed to provide intuitive... Read More

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