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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...

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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...

Machine vision in food and beverage industry seeing growth, challenges

Machine vision has been helping the food and beverage industry improve accuracy and safety for... » more

Safety sensors for preventing hazardous movements

Eden output signal-switching device (OSSD) safety sensors from ABB Jokab Safety Products, enable...

Drones relay RFID signals for inventory control

MIT researchers have developed a system that enables aerial drones to read radio frequency ID... » more

Choosing sensors for the application: Answers to audience questions

The Control Engineering RCEP webcast, “Choosing sensors for the application,” resulted in more... » more

Protecting machine vision systems in rugged, harsh environments

Machine vision enclosures are built to protect the vision system, but every application poses... » more

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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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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...

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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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