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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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Machinery health analyzer for laser shaft alignment fixtures
Machinery health analyzer for laser shaft alignment fixtures

Emerson Process Management's CSI 2140 Machinery Health Analyzer has a wireless interface for laser... Read More

Industrial plug connector with Profinet technology
Industrial plug connector with Profinet technology

Helukabel's Helukat RJ45 Cat5 IP20 Profinet plug connector has built-in connection technology and a... Read More

Emergency stop control stations with safety trip mechanism
Emergency stop control stations with safety trip mechanism

AutomationDirect's IDEM emergency stop control stations are designed to provide emergency stop... Read More

Industrial fire and gas protection controller for hazard monitoring, control
Industrial fire and gas protection controller for hazard monitoring, control

Honeywell's HS81-HS controller is an industrial fire and gas protection controller system designed... Read More

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