Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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Motion control: Long-length linear encoders look lively
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Linear encoders provide direct position feedback to various machine tool and automation systems. Working in a linear format allows extreme length position measurement and control—critical for machine tool accuracy and production of precise large-scale parts. Focus here is linear encoders with 3-meter (about 10-ft) or...Read More

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Why the time is right for integration
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There are a number of factors that remove traditional integration barriers.Read More

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

Consider how a PD controller would work, without an integral function. Would you ever want to use that approach?Read More

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Greater manufacturing connectivity, communications
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Harting connector systems 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... Read More

CSIA adds 12 new members from 4 countries
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The Control System Integrators Association welcomed 12 companies to the organization from four countries.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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Miniature data recorder mounts directly, without slip rings
Miniature data recorder mounts directly, without slip rings

The miniature Slice data recorder from DTS is designed to be mounted directly on the test article... Read More

Vibration meter designed to share data in real-time
Vibration meter designed to share data in real-time

Fluke's 805 FC Vibration Meter is a portable multifunction screening tool that can share data via... Read More

Solenoid and pneumatic valve series for clamping and locking operations
Solenoid and pneumatic valve series for clamping and locking operations

Festo's VS series of piston-spool solenoid and pneumatic valves and valve manifolds are designed... Read More

Robot programming for painting without coding
Robot programming for painting without coding

ABB Robotics' Simplified Robot Programming (SRP) combines the skill and craftsmanship of hand... Read More

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