Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Control Systems Process Manufacturing Discrete Manufacturing System Integration Networking & Security Info Management
Featured Item
Helmet technology demonstrated using compact data acquisition system
Helmet technology demonstrated using compact data acquisition system

Dr. John Lloyd of Lloyd Industries demonstrated his prototype helmet technology at NIWeek 2014 at the Austin Convention Center. Lloyd, a board-certified ergonomist, has developed a helmet that is designed to cut rotational impact forces by 50%, which could reduce the risk for a concussion. Concussions, particularly... Read More

More Headlines
High-efficiency steam production from the sun
High-efficiency steam production from the sun

A new material structure developed at MIT generates steam by soaking up the sun. The structure — a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon foam — is a porous, insulating material... Read More

How to write a good process operation description document
How to write a good process operation description document

Describe a process in such a way as to preserve the process engineering knowledge for the future. To program the process controller, programmable logic controller (PLC), or distributed control... Read More

Sponsorship
Understanding Machine Safety Guidelines eGuide
This eGuide illustrates how machine safety is serious business and should be at the forefront of any machine builder’s design process as well as the key steps necessary to lower risk and it highlights how integrated safety components can simplify machine design.
Click here to register and download.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, August 4-10: PID control loops, PID math, process operation descriptions, more
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, August 4-10: PID control loops, PID math, process operation descriptions, more

1. Tuning PID control loops for fast response When choosing a tuning strategy for a specific control loop, it is important to match the technique to the needs of that loop and the larger process.... Read More

Deploying a reliable physical infrastructure for process
Deploying a reliable physical infrastructure for process

Organizations are being challenged to leverage technology and networks to connect the factory and enterprise, boosting productivity, innovation, and business agility on the plant floor, according to... Read More

Linked In Twitter Facebook Google+ Rss
Featured Content
NEW Global System Integrator Database
CFE Media has launched their Global System Integrator Database. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
Learn more.
Sponsorship
Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit
Meet your manufacturing peers and see the future of automation. Come to the 2014 Industrial Automation North America Pavilion at the 2014 IMTS Show Sept. 8-13 in Chicago. Attend North America's largest manufacturing show. Click here for speakers, agenda.
Upcoming Webcast
Upcoming Webcast
A Network Foundation - Applied Case Study in Deploying a Reliable Physical Infrastructure for Process

Presenters Alan McFarland and James Neawedde, Jr. from Panduit will explain how a robust physical infrastructure can provide you with the ability to manage and improve manufacturing processes and productivity, while reducing downtime and improving overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) in your plant.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Panduit
Register now.
Products
Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs
Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs

Beckhoff Automation's CP22xx Panel PC series combines a multi-touch interface with... Read More

Communications module for Profibus network
Communications module for Profibus network

Molex's Brad SST Communication Modules SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL, SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL-CC and SST-PB3S-CLXT-RLL... Read More

Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks
Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks

Empire Robotics' Versaball is a gripper archetype designed to flexibly adapt to multiple automated... Read More

AC motor line expanded, integrates encoder
AC motor line expanded, integrates encoder

AutomationDirect has expanded its Marathon AC motor line to include 0.5 to 5 HP Marathon Max+... Read More

Related Content
Sponsorship
Connect with us
No matter what your social networking preference is, there's a way for you to connect with Control Engineering. Make the connection right now on Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and SlideShare. Learn more.