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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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Signal conditioners for confined spaces
Signal conditioners for confined spaces

Phoenix Contact's Mini Pro signal conditioners are designed to save space and make... Read More

Analog IO modules with HART communications
Analog IO modules with HART communications

Opto 22's SNAP-AIMA-iH and SNAP-AOA-23-iH two-channel analog input and output modules... Read More

Rotary encoders with web-based diagnostic system
Rotary encoders with web-based diagnostic system

Leine and Linde's XHI 801 and XHI803 rotary encoders are equipped with a web-based Advanced... Read More

Software designed to monitor asset health, operations
Software designed to monitor asset health, operations

The NI InsightCM Enterprise by National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) is a software solution that... Read More

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