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15 steps to help with European Union’s Machinery Directive, EN/ISO 13849-1
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Machine safety compliance is more flexible and interpretive than in the past. Basic definitions of the machinery directive and the following 15 steps can clarify. See table and chart.Read More

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University-industrial enterprise connection
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Control Engineering International: Explore new pattern of industrial talent training with new university and enterprise cooperation, said Control Engineering China.Read More

Industrial automation equipment poised to grow stronger in second half
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IHS reports that the industrial automation equipment market is expected to grow 6.2 percent in 2013 thanks to progress in China, Europe, and the United States.Read More

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PLC coding conventions initiative launched
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PLCopen's coding conventions meeting worked out ways to define a set of rules to provide a PLCopen proposal on how IEC 61131-3 should be used.Read More

Enterprise batch records: Deciding what information you really need
Enterprise batch records: Deciding what information you really need

In the final installment, consider how customer complaints can inform your decisions about what you include in your record keeping.Read More

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Design and Deployment Best Practices for a Reliable Fiber Optic Network

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Giant dragonfly, jellyfish make waves
Giant dragonfly, jellyfish make waves

Festo, a manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components and controls for... Read More

Designer software for improved automation productivity
Designer software for improved automation productivity

Rockwell Automation's Software Studio 5000 Logix Designer v24 provides design capabilities to... Read More

Ground fault circuit interrupters, Ethernet safety software on display
Ground fault circuit interrupters, Ethernet safety software on display

Molex's Woodhead Super-Safeway and Safeway Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) and Brad... Read More

HMI touchscreens with modular IO architecture
HMI touchscreens with modular IO architecture

Red Lion's Graphite series of operator panels, which feature HMI touchscreens and an all-aluminum... Read More

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