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Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 6-12: Engineers' Choice finalists, control room innovations, integrated control systems, more

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Keeping the ‘human’ in human-machine-interface

Advances in human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are more lean and efficient with wearable technology... » more

Multi-function programmable logic controller

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

Mitsubishi Electric Automation's GT2107 wide series human-machine interface (HMI) is designed to monitor and control machine components such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs), variable frequency drives (VFDs), and servos. Courtesy: Mitsubishi Elect

HMI for monitoring, controlling machine components

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EAO's Series 14 indicator compact are designed to provide status indication for use in a variety of applications such as machinery, industrial automation, robotics and specialty vehicles. Courtesy: EAO Corporation

Indicator compact series for machinery, automation applications

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AutomationDirect’s C-more EA9 series of touchscreen human-machine interfaces (HMIs) now include 7-in. widescreen TFT models. Courtesy: AutomationDirect

Widescreen HMI touch panels

AutomationDirect’s C-more EA9 series of touchscreen human-machine interfaces (HMIs) now include... » more

GSIR2016 Giants Q-A Participants

How can system integrators help with IIoT adoption?

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation's GT2107 wide series human-machine interface (HMI) is designed to monitor and control machine components such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs), variable frequency drives (VFDs), and servos. Courtesy: Mitsubishi Elect EAO's Series 14 indicator compact are designed to provide status indication for use in a variety of applications such as machinery, industrial automation, robotics and specialty vehicles. Courtesy: EAO Corporation AutomationDirect’s C-more EA9 series of touchscreen human-machine interfaces (HMIs) now include 7-in. widescreen TFT models. Courtesy: AutomationDirect GSIR2016 Giants Q-A Participants

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Programmable controller for industrial automation projects

AutomationDirect's Productivity1000 programmable logic controller (PLC) is designed to provide communication, integrated data storage, and compact size needed for many of today's industrial automation projects.

4-axis SCARA robot for pick-and-place assembly, medical processes

Denso Robotics' HSR series of four-axis SCARA robots uses advanced vibration control, a rigid lightweight arm, and heat dissipation in the base unit to achieve continuous high-speed performance and repeatability.

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.

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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

Overview

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

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Machine Control Newsletter

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

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