Process Manufacturing - I/O Modules, DAQ

Managing automation upgrades, retrofits

From minor modifications to major overhauls, an automation system will significantly change during... » more

Ladder logic 402: Data manipulation and filtering

Once values from an analog card have been captured, there are methods to filter the data and... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, March 21-27: PC-based control, Engineers' Choice winners, heat exchanger control strategies, more

Articles about PC-based control, the 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards winners, heat exchanger control... » more

Ladder logic 401: Data acquisition and analysis

A programmable logic controller (PLC) is designed to not only provide information on signal levels,... » more

Data acquisition system for test and measurement applications

Micro-Measurements' System 9000 StrainSmart Data Acquisition System is designed for test and... » more

Ladder logic 104: Memory organization

Memory allocation varies from platform to platform. All platforms have input and output (I/O)... » more

Pneumatic modular valves for mechanical applications

AutomationDirect's Nitra line of pneumatic products includes 24 Vdc modular valves that are... » more

Intelligent automation series part 2: Automation Pyramid’s first two levels

Part 2: This series explains the automation pyramid: A framework for process intelligence and... » more

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Fluid loss cell for measurement applications

Chandler Engineering's Model 4300 Fluid Loss Cell is designed to measures the fluid loss properties of muds and cement slurries as well as eliminate safety issues that have been associated with traditional fluid loss instrument... » more

Meter, mix, and dispense system with flow control, servo motor options

Graco's PR70 Meter, Mix and Dispense Systems are configurable with flow control and servo motor options and are designed for a range of applications such as including bonding and sealing, potting, gasketing, encapsulation, and... » more

Coriolis transmitter with Ethernet connectivity

Emerson Process Management's Micro Motion Model 5700 transmitter has been upgraded with a native Ethernet connection, which includes dual redundant Ethernet ports that are directly integrated in the device. » more

Software upgrade for modeling and simulation platform

Maplesoft's upgraded modeling and simulation platform, MapleSim 2016, is designed features additions that include interface changes to improve workflow as well as an expanded multibody component library to support contact... » more

Digital panel meter series for process, temperature inputs

AutomationDirect’s ProSense line of digital panel meters offers a simple and cost-effective solution to display analog process, temperature, load cell, and potentiometer inputs and feature IP65-rated meter faces and are available... » more

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Research Analyst Blog

More connected than ever: 6 billion new...

The global market for connected devices that allow users to access... » more

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Pillar To Post Blog

Your orthodontic appliance may have been 3D printed

Creating unique items to satisfy medical... » more

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Poll of the Week

Why use a system integrator for automation system selection? asked the Control Engineering April cover story:
Create buy-in between owner and integrator
More experience with automation system suppliers
Technology evaluation
To spot flaws in supplier offerings
For fixes and workarounds
Better long-term support
All of the above
None of the above


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