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I/O Systems, I/O Modules August 8, 2018

How to choose an industrial automation controller

Choosing the most effective controller requires careful evaluation of multiple requirements.

By Jeff Payne, AutomationDirect
I/O Systems, I/O Modules August 1, 2018

Integrating IIoT equipment into manufacturing systems

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) equipment should be integrated even into older manufacturing systems to optimize facility and system operations. Think you’re using IIoT technologies? Are you adding sensors in 12 steps or 6 steps?

By Jeff Miller, InSource Solutions
I/O Systems, I/O Modules February 3, 2018

In pursuit of best practices

The February issue of AppliedAutomation focuses on best practices from a variety of perspectives to show how it is a constant in manufacturing.

By Jack Smith
I/O Systems, I/O Modules October 2, 2017

Distributed controls, smart IO

With processing power increasing, controllers tucked in input/output (I/O) communication blocks make distributed controls easier than ever. With the increased controller capabilities, higher speed/more open communication protocols and more powerful, lower cost microprocessors, more distributed and autonomous systems seems likely.

By Frank Lamb, Automation Consulting LLC
I/O Systems, I/O Modules July 13, 2017

Compact, fanless module for smart devices

Kontron has introduced a new energy-efficient SMARC 2.0 module.

I/O Systems, I/O Modules May 13, 2017

Terms and acronyms for mobile electronic controls

Understanding the terms and language for mobile electronic control systems is crucial. Highlighted below are key terms that users need to know.

By Rock Able, Cross Company
Yaskawa's Sigma-7Siec is designed for automation applications that require the control of only one servo motor and offers an amplifier/controller combination. Courtesy: Yaskawa
I/O Systems, I/O Modules April 12, 2017

Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier

Yaskawa's Sigma-7Siec is designed for automation applications that require the control of only one servo motor and offers an amplifier/controller combination.

By Yaskawa America, Inc.
Lenze's modular software, scalable hardware, and modern interfaces is designed to minimize engineering requirements and expedite machine motion control. Courtesy: Lenze
I/O Systems, I/O Modules January 15, 2017

Modular drive solutions and software tools for industrial networking

Lenze's modular software, scalable hardware, and modern interfaces is designed to minimize engineering requirements and expedite machine motion control.

By Lenze Americas
Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley Bulletin 1719 Ex I/O platform is designed to allow users to access data from field devices and more easily control process operations in hazardous applications such as oil and gas, chemical, life sciences, pharmaceutica
I/O Systems, I/O Modules December 13, 2016

IO platform for improved connectivity in hazardous areas

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley Bulletin 1719 Ex I/O platform is designed to allow users to access data from field devices and more easily control process operations in hazardous applications such as oil and gas, chemical, life sciences, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage.

By Rockwell Automartion
Moxa's ioLogik E1200 line of remote input/output (I/O) modules features support for EtherNet/IP and a restful API and are available with a wide range of input and output types. Courtesy: Moxa
I/O Systems, I/O Modules November 30, 2016

Remote IO modules with EtherNet/IP

Moxa's ioLogik E1200 line of remote input/output (I/O) modules features support for EtherNet/IP and a restful API and are available with a wide range of input and output types.

By Moxa Americas Inc.