Discrete Manufacturing - PLCs, PACs

Nondestructive testing relies on X-ray, IR imaging for product integrity

Machine vision companies are turning to two nondestructive testing (NDT) techniques: industrial... » more

Webcast: Motors and drives—working together efficiently

Standard induction motors use (and waste) electricity. Total motor energy usage for the industrial...

Webcast: HMI hardware and software: What you need to know

Advances in human-machine interface (HMI) hardware and software make HMI implementation (as a...

Organization to study safety, health implications of occupational robots

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) launched the Center for... » more

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...

Research delivers a dozen drives tips

Respondents of the motors and drives survey from Control Engineering give 12 tips related to motor... » more

Embedded high-performance computing for industrial applications

Edge, fog, and cloud applications demand increased computing power in industrial environments using... » more

Surge protection device for confined space applications

Phoenix Contact's Termitrab surge protective devices are designe for measurement and control...

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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,...

Vote now for 2018 Engineers' Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers platform at... » more

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...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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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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