Discrete Manufacturing - Motors, Drives

Dick Morley remembered as 'Father of the PLC'

Electrical engineer best known for his work on the programmable logic controller (PLC) dies at 84. » more

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Multi-function programmable logic controller

Unitronics’ UniStream 5 is a multi-function programmable logic controller (PLC) is designed to...

Collaborative robot for safety applications

ST Robotics' Workspace Sentry collaborative robotics safety system is specifically designed to meet...

Independent motion control solution launched

PLCopen Safe Motion 1.0 is a system independent solution designed to ensure that safety drive... » more

Modular rack PLC with IIoT

The EZAutomation EZLogix programmable logic controller is a low-cost, rugged, modular rack-styled... » more

PLC programming tips, benefits for engineers

Get help for programmable logic controller (PLC) programming from Control Engineering editorial... » more

Figure 2: Using a device-centric approach, where the device handles the low-level details of the hardware interfaces, can simplify programming. AutomationDirect’s Do-more Designer controller programming software platform has a device-centric approach. Cou

Controller embeds programming efficiency

Cover Story: PLC programming: Selecting the right controller and accompanying programming software... » more

Figure 2: Using a device-centric approach, where the device handles the low-level details of the hardware interfaces, can simplify programming. AutomationDirect’s Do-more Designer controller programming software platform has a device-centric approach. Cou

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Vibration sensors designed for conditioning monitoring, maintenance systems

Hansford Sensors' HS-100 series is designed for use wit drives and rotating shafts such as those found in pumps, fans, motors, gearboxes and compressors to provide an accurate solution when used with condition monitoring,...

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Steel face sensors for welding applications

Balluff's Sun 73 steel face sensors are designed for harsh weld spatter applications and can withstand hostile weld spatter that is prone to latching onto the sensor housing for welding applications.

Multi-function programmable logic controller

Unitronics’ UniStream 5 is a multi-function programmable logic controller (PLC) is designed to serve OEMs and system integrators who need space-saving controllers that deliver the functionality to control complex machines.

Collaborative robot for safety applications

ST Robotics' Workspace Sentry collaborative robotics safety system is specifically designed to meet the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/Technical Specification (TS) 15066 on collaborative operation and is...

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Functional safety life cycle: 1) Perform risk assessment 2) Examine functional requirements 3) Design and verify mitigation 4) Install and validate 5) Manage, change, and improve. Courtesy: Control Engineering Machine Safety Blog, JB Titus & Associates

Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

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Motors and Drives Video Series

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Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes...

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Covers discrete sensors, programmable controllers, CNCs, I/O modules and associated actuation, decision, measurement, and logic functions.

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