System Integration - Asset Management

Three wishes for an easier life with HART

At Hannover Messe 2013, Michael Pelz, head of process optimization and automation for Clariant... » more

HART Communication adapts for the Internet world

A closer look at the benefits offered by HART-IP, which is the latest enhancement to the HART... » more

Integrating HART data from smart devices

HART calling! Your field devices and actuators want to tell you more of what is happening in the... » more

Virtual manufacturing environment: 4 ways to transition

Here’s what to consider when transitioning to a virtualized manufacturing environment. Look at... » more

Why manufacturing virtualization? 3 short and easy answers

Virtualization can seem intimidating to begin, perhaps in part because it may require involving... » more

Handheld device provides CAN bus diagnostics

The PCAN-Diag from Peak-System is a handheld device for the diagnostics for CAN bus networks on OSI... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, Feb. 24-March 2, 2014

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Control Engineering's five most clicked articles... » more

Integrated logic gate device

Texas Instruments' SN74LV1T family is designed to fully integrate logic gate and up/down... » more

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Flexible-boot cable assemblies help with cable routing

Molex's FlexiBend MPO/MTP flexible-boot cable assemblies are designed to optimize cable routing and feature flexible bend limiting boots that allow cable exits in varying positions from straight to a 90-degree angle. » more

Optimized cable assemblies are available in 2 or 4 fiber count

Molex's Expanded-Beam Ruggedized Optical Cable Assemblies are designed for harsh environments and are available in 2- and 4-fiber counts for a multi-channel optical interface. » more

Panelboard for lighting and load management

Eaton's Pow-R-Command intelligent panelboard is designed to reduce heating, ventilation and air conditioning load requirements and lighting energy usage with a range of control and daylight harvesting capabilities. » more

Handheld device provides CAN bus diagnostics

The PCAN-Diag from Peak-System is a handheld device for the diagnostics for CAN bus networks on OSI layers 1 and 2. It displays data traffic and has a trace function to record data for later review. » more

High-temperature UPS series

The SSG Series Industrial UPS and SSG-RP Series High Temperature UPS series by Falcon Electric are designed to bring power protection to rugged, harsh environmental locations and temperatures. » more

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Automation System Integration Blog

Avoid the worst control system ever

Automation System Integration Blog: Nobody wants to get a screaming... » more

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New ideas for quality management: Part 5

By implementing a process of testing... » more

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