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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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Automated checkweigher system for in-motion items
Automated checkweigher system for in-motion items

Hardy Process Solutions' Dynamic Checkweigher is a fully automated system designed to weigh items... Read More

Carrier system for customized batch sizes
Carrier system for customized batch sizes

Festo's Multi-Carrier System is designed to enable customization of batch sizes and embodies... Read More

Angle ring encoder for safety-related applications
Angle ring encoder for safety-related applications

Heidenhain's ECA 4410 angle ring encoder series is designed for use in safety-related applications... Read More

Safety laser scanner for industrial applications
Safety laser scanner for industrial applications

Idec Corporation's SE2L safety laser scanner is certified for use in safety applications including... Read More

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