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

ABB concept 14-axis robot for small parts assembly applications has two arms and is designed to work with human coworkers. Link to video.Read More

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

Mechanical engineers at MIT have developed "RoboClam," which replicates a clam’s ability to burrow into soil while using very little energy.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

Inside Machines: The PLCopen working group for motion control has standardized and logically defined all aspects of machine control programming, providing one of the best attempts of integrating PLC,... 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

Author King is a registered patent agent and an electrical engineer. He says protecting your inventions is much easier than most engineers think. It’s mostly a matter of keeping comprehensive... Read More

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

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Control Engineering's five most-clicked articles from last week, March 17-23, including articles about intermittent high-voltage fault, PLC, harmonics... Read More

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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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Industrial matrix drive with reduced harmonics, power regeneration
Industrial matrix drive with reduced harmonics, power regeneration

Yaskawa's U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive has 9 bi-directional switches that are arranged in a matrix... Read More

Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions
Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions

Siemens' Sirius Act are of 22 mm IEC push buttons, indicator lights, and selector switches are... Read More

Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression
Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression

Banner Engineering's Q3X LD50 laser contrast sensor has fixed background suppression as well as... Read More

Process controller with touch-screen technology
Process controller with touch-screen technology

Watlow's F4T with Intuition temperature process controller is designed to provide intuitive... Read More

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