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Contract maintenance: 5 ways to keep things humming in a cost-effective model
Contract maintenance: 5 ways to keep things humming in a cost-effective model

Today’s manufacturing facilities and automated order fulfillment and distribution systems operate faster and longer to meet increased volume. Typical operational requirements at a distribution center, for example, mandate sorting and shipping orders 18 to 20 hours a day, seven days a week. These prolonged hours of... Read More

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Machine Safety: Networks can enable advancements in machine safety
Machine Safety: Networks can enable advancements in machine safety

Networks have seen significant advancements over the past 10 years to include safety certified networks. Have these technological achievements really advanced machine safety? My first response... Read More

Developments to watch: Will one super network end Ethernet wars?
Developments to watch: Will one super network end Ethernet wars?

First it was fieldbus wars, then a proliferation of device networks, safety networks, motion networks, and many Ethernet protocols across and within industries. Many are tired of the hassles and... Read More

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Smart I/O and Ethernet connect to and expand fieldbus capabilities
Smart I/O and Ethernet connect to and expand fieldbus capabilities

Sensor level fieldbus communications eliminated the need to return sensor wiring to a centrally located "main" control cabinet. Advantages include less labor, lower physical wire and... Read More

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 5-11
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 5-11

1. 7 things noncontrol people should know about control engineers A few basic differences between control engineers and others in the plant can hinder progress toward optimization. Start a... Read More

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Cyber security research
Cyber threats to control systems are high, frequencies of vulnerability assessments are low, and many organizations are lacking a capable cyber incident response team. Are your systems at risk? Download the 2014 Cyber Security Study Now!
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Apps for Engineers
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System Integrator Giants
The 2014 Control Engineering System Integrator Giants program recognizes the top system integrators from the industrial automation marketplace. The 2014 System Integrator Giants program will be featured in the August 2014 edition of Control Engineering magazine. The deadline for entries is Friday, June 6, 2014.
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Temperature sensor calibrator
Temperature sensor calibrator

Fluke's 1586A Super-DAQ Precision Temperature Scanner helps calibrate temperature sensors more... Read More

Integrated software for oil and gas industry
Integrated software for oil and gas industry

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions' Digital Suites for Oil and Gas is... Read More

Barcode scanner designed to read mobile phone screens
Barcode scanner designed to read mobile phone screens

Denso ADC's QK30 barcode scanner is designed to read 1‑D and 2-D barcodes displayed on the LCD... Read More

In-line viscometer providing on-location measurement
In-line viscometer providing on-location measurement

The Model 3330 In-Line Viscometer from Chandler Engineering provides real-time, on-location... Read More

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