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Process risk assessment uses big data
Process risk assessment uses big data

Technology Update: Predictive, process risk assessment can use big data to assess risks dynamically and report automatically, empowering plant personnel to identify issues, taking necessary preventive measures to address them, avoiding a related shutdown incident or accident. Read More

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Baseline your system or else
Baseline your system or else

In this Automation System Integration blog post, Anthony Baker learns that the lack of data about how a system has been operating can create a moving target after an upgrade.Read More

Labor supply, demand bring changes to China manufacturing industries
Labor supply, demand bring changes to China manufacturing industries

Control Engineering International: Robotics and other automation are seen as competitive opportunities as labor costs increase in China, according to Control Engineering China.Read More

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Powering reliable entertainment
Powering reliable entertainment

Mission-critical entertainment may seem like a misnomer, until considering that commercial time for some venues exceeds $1 million per minute, meeting or exceeding downtime costs for many major... Read More

Mechatronics designs can decrease the 25% cost of engineering for OEMs
Mechatronics designs can decrease the 25% cost of engineering for OEMs

Use of mechatronics—the convergence of power, electronics, mechanical systems—helps reduce the cost of engineering, which for many machines can account for 25%-30% of their cost.Read More

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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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