Discrete Manufacturing - Sensors, Vision

Inductive and capacitive proximity sensors for harsh conditions

Telemecanique Sensors' OsiSense XS inductive proximity sensors and OsiSense XT capacitive proximity... » more

Manufacturing better machine safety

Inside Machines: As technology advances, safety needs to be a priority to improve operations and... » more

Condition monitoring system for voltage, current, temperature

Intermittent-error problem solving on machines, in plants, and facilities is expected to get easier... » more

Monitoring system designed for checking voltage, current, temperature conditions

Flukeā€™s 3500 FC Series Condition Monitoring System for remote or local sensing, data logging, and... » more

Mid-infrared laser system developed to detect atmospheric chemicals

Researchers at MIT have found a way to use mid-infrared lasers that produce glowing plasma... » more

Precision laser driver with built-in pulse generator

Highland Technology's D200 compact precision laser driver uses a dc-coupled trigger signal to... » more

Researchers developing microlasers for security, medical applications

Researchers at MIT and Sandia National Laboratories have developed a way to build terahertz lasers... » more

Laser sensors for measuring time-of-flight technology

Banner Engineering's LTF series of L-Gage laser sensors is designed to measure time-of-flight... » more

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Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for motors and drives applications

Motors and drives mobile applications have potential to help engineers do their jobs better. CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating... » more

Closed-loop electro-hydraulic motion controller

Delta Computer Systems' RMC200 electro-hydraulic motion controller is designed to handle closed-loop control of up to 32 motion axes and is designed to manage the motion of a processing production line or complex testing... » more

Inductive and capacitive proximity sensors for harsh conditions

Telemecanique Sensors' OsiSense XS inductive proximity sensors and OsiSense XT capacitive proximity sensors are designed for noncontact sensing of metal objects up to 60 mm. » more

Front locking nut technology for M12 connectors

Mencom's front locking nut technology for M12 connectors are designed for thread mount applications that need specific keyway orientations due to the space constraint or any other unexpected engineering situations. » more

Direct drive motors for moving payloads

Electromate's Infinity Series is designed to enable OEMs to move light payloads in smooth and accurate arc-shaped and full 360-deg rotary motion profiles. » more

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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

Overview

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

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Poll of the Week

Which industrial Ethernet protocol is most used in your facility, machines, or installations? (A June CE article looks at networks.)
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