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Machine safety standard merger: One global machine safety standard
Machine safety standard merger: One global machine safety standard

A joint working group is looking at global functional safety standard unification. At present, there are two predominantly accepted functional safety standards for machinery in the world: IEC 62061, Safety of machinery: Functional safety of electrical, electronic and programmable electronic control systems,... Read More

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PMI Index increase part of the spring thaw
PMI Index increase part of the spring thaw

Manufacturing continued its spring thaw in March, as the monthly PMI Report from the Institute of Supply Management showed an increase to 53.7%. That's up five-tenths of a point from the February... Read More

Integrating HART data from smart devices
Integrating HART data from smart devices

There is a resource present in your plant that can help facilitate asset management, but if you're like most companies, you aren't using it, or you aren't using it to the extent that you could. That... Read More

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Software to go provides wireless mobility
Software to go provides wireless mobility

The number of mobility applications has exploded, including many for engineers' use. I had heard some suggest a while back that software for automation, controls, and instrumentation was too complex... Read More

Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement touted at Hannover Messe opening
Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement touted at Hannover Messe opening

Hannover, Germany—Get ready for TAFTA. With key U.S. industry representatives in the audience at the opening of the 2014 Hannover Messe, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, touted the... Read More

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Apps for Engineers
CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 240 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS operating systems, that were created by various companies. The app will help users do their jobs better and save time, providing a "pre-sort" of relevant mobile engineering applications loaded with various calculators, catalogs, file viewers, measurement tools and more.
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EC: SL series stacklights
EC: SL series stacklights

The SL Series is Eaton's newest range of stacklight solutions designed to improve control over key... Read More

EC: mGuard Secure Cloud
EC: mGuard Secure Cloud

The mGuard Secure Cloud (mSC) from Phoenix Contact is a web-based service that allows FL mGuard... Read More

EC: Tofino Xenon security appliance
EC: Tofino Xenon security appliance

The Tofino Xenon is part of Belden's next generation of Tofino Security solutions for industrial... Read More

EC: TPC-1582H touch panel computer
EC: TPC-1582H touch panel computer

Advantech's TPC-1582H is the first to use Intel's 4th generation core i3 processor, which provides... Read More

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