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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Uninterruptible power supply series for DC applications
Uninterruptible power supply series for DC applications

Weidmuller’s modular Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) series is designed to offer... Read More

Modeling and simulation platform
Modeling and simulation platform

MapleSim 7 by Maplesoft is an advanced system-level modeling and simulation platform designed to... Read More

Line scan camera with RGB, NIR ouputs
Line scan camera with RGB, NIR ouputs

Teledyne Dalsa's Piranha4 2k quadlinear line scan camera featuring red, green, and blue (RGB)... Read More

PC-based SCADA software suite
PC-based SCADA software suite

Mitsubishi Electric Automation's MC Works64 is a PC-based supervisory control and data... Read More

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