Machine Safety
Machine Safety May 31, 2018

Implementing remote technical training

By using an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) gateway, or a remotely-controlled PC, critical how-to skill-based training can be made available to engineering students anywhere there’s an Internet connection.

By Matt Pelletier, Yaskawa America Inc.
Machine Safety May 30, 2018

Technology, cyber attacks are both on the rise

General Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA and the NSA, addressed the advances of technology and cyber attacks at the PAS 2018 Optics conference and said cybersecurity is a new domain and is vulnerable because security is an afterthought.

By Gregory Hale, ISSSource
Machine Safety May 30, 2018

Providing circuit protection for safety

When correctly selected and applied, circuit breakers, fuses, and other protection components can help keep workers safe from injuries and machines from damage.

By Brent Purdy, PE, AutomationDirect
Machine Safety May 28, 2018

Top 5 Control Engineering articles May 21-27

Articles about the 2018 Salary and Career Survey, condition-based maintenance, IIoT and sensor functionality, spreadsheets limiting data analytics, and IIoT analytics and predictive maintenance were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 21-27, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Machine Safety May 26, 2018

Spending on security-related services expected to rise in 2018

Global spending on security-related hardware, software, and services should hit $91.4 billion in 2018, an increase of 10.2% over 2017. Discrete manufacturers are expected to be among the biggest spenders.

By Gregory Hale, ISSSource
Machine Safety May 16, 2018

Learn from others’ mistakes in automation integration project management

Think Again: Minimize risk and maximize rewards of control system integration projects with this advice.

By Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering
Machine Safety May 10, 2018

Collaborative robots are evolving, becoming safer

Collaborative robots are intended to share workspaces with human workers and are built to be safer partner than an industrial robot. Industry standards and robotic equipment are evolving to accommodate greater and greater levels of safety in the workplace.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Machine Safety May 8, 2018

Create safe, efficient barriers for human-machine interaction

Automated machines and robots can create potentially dangerous hazards for workers who operate and interact with them, which makes it vital to create safe barriers that don't hamper or interfere with a company's operations.

By John Ritter, Rite-Hite
Machine Safety May 6, 2018

Achieving profitable efficiency through process control

Profitable efficiency is profitability control cascaded to process control to maximize operational profitability in real time and improve financial as well as operational efficiency.

By Peter Martin, Schneider Electric
Machine Safety April 22, 2018

Cloud-based safety suite to enhance worker safety

Honeywell released a way for companies to improve productivity and regulatory compliance by connecting their existing inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE) through radio identification (RFID) tags.

By Gregory Hale, ISSSource