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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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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