Tuesday, September 3, 2013
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3 ways to know it is time for an automation upgrade
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Updating a control system in any application is a daunting task. The cost of engineering, the downtime needed to replace the hardware, and the hours required to organize and assemble the system are high. But there comes a time when the gains realized from modern capabilities developed within the last few years can... Read More

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Human-robotic collaboration: What will OSHA say?
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Harmonized international standards on industrial robotic safety allow humans and moving robots to occupy the same space. Because safety standards allow robots and humans to co-operate, robotic... Read More

Mechatronic integration facilitates control system design
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In metalworking machine tools, a new era is beginning for the design of control algorithms to ensure high-quality work. Full integration of software tools (from project design to final implementation... Read More

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Quick tips for managing expectations
Quick tips for managing expectations

In a previous posting Anthony Baker talked about quantifying things and not letting a blanket expectation (like “I’ll do some screens”) exist within your organization. What happens though? What if... Read More

When to automate: Economical controllers ease the entry point
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Even with smaller lot sizes it can be practical to profitably automate what previously was considered only for hand assembly. Here are considerations when looking at what and when to automate. ... Read More

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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

Industrial Modbus gateway expands network connectivity
Industrial Modbus gateway expands network connectivity

The Matrikon Industrial UA Modbus Gateway is housed in a small form factor gateway designed... Read More

Embedded computer platform
Embedded computer platform

Moxa's UC-8100 RISC computer is an embedded computing platform specifically designed for large... Read More

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