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Dual-arm concept robot makes North American debut
Dual-arm concept robot makes North American debut

To meet the agile production scenarios frequently found in the consumer electronics industry and increasingly in other market sectors, the proposed concept includes a flexible gripper, camera-based part location, plus all the features that are well known from ABB's state-of-the-art robot controller, the IRC5. In... Read More

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Robot builds on insights into Atlantic razor clam dynamics
Robot builds on insights into Atlantic razor clam dynamics

The Atlantic razor clam uses very little energy to burrow into undersea soil at high speed. Now a detailed insight into how the animal digs has led to the development of a robotic clam that can... Read More

PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among PLCs, robotic, and motion control
PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among PLCs, robotic, and motion control

More end users are asking for robots, motion controllers, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) to be programmed in familiar PLC languages, which are easier for machine builder programmers to... Read More

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More from 1955... Keep the right kind of records to protect your patentable ideas
More from 1955... Keep the right kind of records to protect your patentable ideas

Happy 60th, Control Engineering! Our magazine first published in September 1954. This monthly column in 2014 will resurrect some of our favorite material from the 1954 and 1955 issues. Technologies... Read More

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, March 17-23
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, March 17-23

1. Sniffing out an intermittent high-voltage fault Application Update: Troubleshoot a high-voltage electrical fault and see recommended solutions.  2. PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among... Read More

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Apps for Engineers
CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 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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Apps for Engineers: Conversion applications
Apps for Engineers: Conversion applications

Unit Conversion FLIB Android: 4.0+ Cost: Free Company: Ten Days One App Flib is a unit... Read More

Laser shaft alignment tool helps increase machine life
Laser shaft alignment tool helps increase machine life

The Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool is designed to deliver precise shaft condition... Read More

Industrial automation control, HMI, OPC, database integration software
Industrial automation control, HMI, OPC, database integration software

Opto 22's PAC Project 9.4 is an upgrade to its PAC Project suite of software applications and... Read More

HMI touch panel PC for industrial and commercial automation
HMI touch panel PC for industrial and commercial automation

American Industrial Systems' (AIS) Custom, Smart HMI Touch Panels Design for Manufacturability... Read More

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