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15 steps to help with European Union’s Machinery Directive, EN/ISO 13849-1
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Machine safety is serious business, and understanding relevant machine safety standards should be considered a starting point. With so much at stake—from employee safety to litigation costs—an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), machine builder, system integrator, or end user needs to learn as much as possible.... Read More

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University-industrial enterprise connection
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Recently, the ministry of education of the Chinese government organized a series of university-business cooperation projects. Well-known industrial automation manufacturers, such as Omron, Rockwell... Read More

Industrial automation equipment poised to grow stronger in second half
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The market for industrial automation equipment (IAE) is set to grow 6.2 percent this year to approximately $170 billion, helped in part by the recovery of global manufacturing in the first quarter,... Read More

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PLC coding conventions initiative launched
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PLCopen's meeting on coding conventions resulted in several working groups for different areas of interest, including: Coding Guidelines (including naming conventions and rules)Software... Read More

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

When considering what can and should be in the enterprise batch records, the litmus test that I use is to ask whether or not the information is needed to deal with a consumer complaint. So, if a... Read More

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Design and Deployment Best Practices for a Reliable Fiber Optic Network

Avoid EMI while achieving longer distances and higher performance utilizing fiber optics for EtherNet/IP networks across manufacturing zones and devices. In this Webcast, you’ll hear about physical layer best practices and understand proper fiber media selection for each physical layer in the EtherNet/IP network.

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Microcontroller with integrated hardware encryption
Microcontroller with integrated hardware encryption

Microchip Technology's PIC24F "GB2" microcontrollers (MCUs) are designed to enbale... Read More

Smart module with Bluetooth capability
Smart module with Bluetooth capability

Microchip Technology's RN4020 Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy module carries both worldwide... Read More

Servo terminal for EtherCAT IO systems
Servo terminal for EtherCAT IO systems

Beckhoff's EL7211 servomotor EtherCAT terminal is designed to offer a servo drive with an... Read More

Wireless temperature data logger
Wireless temperature data logger

Omega Engineering's OM-CP-RFRTDtemp2000A is an RTD-based, wireless precision temperature data... Read More

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