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Choosing between centralized and distributed control system designs
Choosing between centralized and distributed control system designs

Engineers must strike the right balance on the centralized/distributed control system design spectrum.Read More

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Two industrial communication boards agree to unify
Two industrial communication boards agree to unify

The Fieldbus Foundation board and the HART Communication foundation board have agreed to support merging to create a new industry organization and will complete the membership ballot by the end of... Read More

Corporate merger to enhance technical education portfolio internationally
Corporate merger to enhance technical education portfolio internationally

Festo Didactic, the education division of the Festo Group, has acquired Lab-Volt, a Canadian company that specializes in equipment and solutions in technical training and education sectors.Read More

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Top 5 Control Engineering articles, July 21-27: Offshore drilling, control programming habits, PID math, more
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, July 21-27: Offshore drilling, control programming habits, PID math, more

Articles about offshore oil and gas drilling, control programming habits, PID math, tuning PID control loops, and MES project execution were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from last... Read More

Squishy robots
Squishy robots

Phase-changing material could allow even low-cost robots to switch between hard and soft states.Read More

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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.
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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

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Ethernet switch series with redundant power supply inputs
Ethernet switch series with redundant power supply inputs

Wieland Electric Inc.'s UMS 5-W, UMS 8, LMS 16-W wienet series of Ethernet switches have redundant... Read More

Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives
Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives

The Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to... Read More

Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety
Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system uses a transceiver... Read More

Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications
Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications

Destaco's GTB series servo positioning rotary tables are engineered to deliver high torque with... Read More

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