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Enclosures & Cut-to-length Wire

Enclosures and cut-to-length wires are a constant in an engineer’s day-to-day activity. They provide electrical protection for engineers and help prevent serious injuries and other hazards. Featured articles in this helpful eBook include three considerations for selecting the right enclosure, specifying industrial enclosures and more.

Sponsored by AutomationDirect
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PLCs

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been at the heart of manufacturing facilities for decades. The rise in new technologies is making them even more important. Featured articles in this helpful eBook include PLC programming tips, PLCs and cybersecurity and more.

Sponsored by AutomationDirect, Emerson, WAGO
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Robotics

Robotics are one of the fastest-growing industries and their impact can be felt on many manufacturing floors. There’s more to the robot, however, than what you see on the plant floor. This helpful eBook includes articles about 2022 robot trends, robot safety standard updates and advice.

Sponsored by Boston Dynamics
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SCADA & HMI

Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems and human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are a mainstay for engineers and allow them to better perform their tasks in a variety of industries. This helpful eBook features articles on achieving net zero carbon emissions with SCADA ensuring SCADA/HMI cybersecurity.    

Sponsored by Aveva, Beckhoff, Emerson, Exor, NKK Swtiches, Siemens, Trihedral
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Vision Systems

Featured articles in this eBook include artificial intelligence and its impact on machine vision, machine vision inspection solutions, the evolving landscape for machine vision applications, how magnets and sensors create paths for automated guided vehicles and more.

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Get More Value from Your VFD

In today’s world, motors power critical systems across countless industries, and variable frequency drives (VFDs) have become an essential component for success. Modern VFDs are smarter, more compact, more powerful, more energy efficient, and have a wealth of advanced capabilities that organizations could be using to their advantage. Discover how you can get more value […]

Sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric
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How to Hire an Industrial Robot

When “hiring” an industrial robot, you need to find the one with the right qualifications for the job. Your robot should also be safe and easy to program, and industrial robots from Mitsubishi Electric come with a comprehensive three-year warranty. Download our free eBook, How to Hire an Industrial Robot, to learn about the capabilities […]

Sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric
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Big thinking on miniature circuit breakers

Miniature circuit breakers are used in many different manufacturing applications and require knowledge about electrical codes and safety standards to keep operations humming. This 62-page custom eBook by Control Engineering features articles on stories such as circuit protection in electrical/power systems, NEC 2017 changes and understanding SCCR.

Sponsored by c3controls
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Measurement Matters eBook

Intelligent, integrated solutions and accurate measurements help operators in the oil & gas industry minimize cost, schedule, and risk. This 38-page eBook from ABB and Oil & Gas Engineering provides information to help make oil and gas operations more precise and safer  for everyone.

Sponsored by ABB
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Edge Computing Trend Report

The introduction of edge computing is the most significant plant floor advancement in industrial computing since the introduction of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) 30 years ago. This next wave of digital transformation offers tremendous potential to those who respond early and capitalize on the improvements that can be brought to their operators. Edge […]

Sponsored by Stratus