Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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Motion control: Long-length linear encoders look lively
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High dynamic operation characterizes CNC systems and precision assembly equipment where linear encoders work. Position measurements must be provided in tough environments and often under high traverse speeds and accelerations. Growing use of linear encoders with direct-drive linear motors underlines those... Read More

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Why the time is right for integration
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Technology to monitor electrical systems from a computer-based graphical user interface, or front end, has existed for decades. But the cost to monitor these systems used to be high—often... Read More

PID math demystified, part 3: More on derivative control
PID math demystified, part 3: More on derivative control

To investigate how derivative action works, let’s look at a proportional derivative or PD controller. PID controllers are far more common than PD alone, but we already have an understanding of the... Read More

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Greater manufacturing connectivity, communications
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Connectors and cables, circuit board connections, Ethernet switches, RFID systems, and circuits printed on 3D molded plastic were shown at the Harting annual press conference and customer event. The... Read More

CSIA adds 12 new members from 4 countries
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The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) announces the following control system integration companies have joined the association.  Cogent Industrial Technologies, Richmond, British... Read More

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Industrial Ethernet, Part 1: Technologies

Industrial Ethernet implementations continue to gain traction on the plant floor and in process plants. What are the key industrial Ethernet technologies being installed today and why? Learn from automation system integrators about criteria used to choose types of switches, cabling, and topologies being applied for industrial Ethernet applications.

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EC: SL series stacklights
EC: SL series stacklights

The SL Series is Eaton's newest range of stacklight solutions designed to improve control over key... Read More

EC: mGuard Secure Cloud
EC: mGuard Secure Cloud

The mGuard Secure Cloud (mSC) from Phoenix Contact is a web-based service that allows FL mGuard... Read More

EC: Tofino Xenon security appliance
EC: Tofino Xenon security appliance

The Tofino Xenon is part of Belden's next generation of Tofino Security solutions for industrial... Read More

EC: TPC-1582H touch panel computer
EC: TPC-1582H touch panel computer

Advantech's TPC-1582H is the first to use Intel's 4th generation core i3 processor, which provides... Read More

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