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Motion efficiency is bolstered with newer technologies: Motor Summit 2014
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Motion control: Efficiency improvements target electric motors, including developments in different topologies and innovative use of magnet materials, providing highly efficient advanced motor designs. A previous article about Motor Summit (Nov/Dec 2014) focused on trends to raise the efficiency of electrically driven...Read More

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Using PID for motion control, robotics
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Advice follows on using proportional-integral-derivative (PID) tuning for motion control and robotics. High-end robotics with high dynamics and reasonably high accuracy of movement almost always... Read More

Front-end engineering and design reduces risks, costs
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Application Update: Comprehensive front-end engineering and design (FEED) can reduce risk and lower total cost of ownership for small and large capital projects. A FEED executed for ConocoPhillips... Read More

Machine Vision for Automotive Applications
• Robot guidance • Part traceability • Bead inspection • Flaw detection
• OCR/OCV • Presence/Absence • Measurement/Gauging
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Rugged HMI operator panel has 7 inch screen
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Beijer Electronics’ T7BR is a rugged 7-in. HMI operator panel designed for operation in extreme environments like heavy-duty motors and offshore engine rooms and conforms to NEMA 4X and IP66... Read More

Enabling industrial Ethernet on existing wiring
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Product Exclusive: PCN Technology’s InterMax addresses the repurposing of Profibus, Modbus, Data Highway, and Blue Hose serial networks and is designed to be installed between IP automation equipment... Read More

Apps for Engineers: Mobile control methods
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CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems form various companies. We've categorized apps by category,... Read More

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Integrated Drive Systems: A Holistic Approach to Energy Savings

Presenter Rich Mintz will discuss how to take a holistic approach to drive train systems for improved efficiency as well as how drives, motors, gears and other drive train elements affect energy loss and where to prioritize your attention and budget for the best return.

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Featured Products
Compression latch for vehicle, machine control applications
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FDB Panel Fittings' DIRAK compression latch is now available in black to pair with black hinges and... Read More

Ethernet switch for space-critical applications
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Advantech’s UL-certified EKI-2525LI is a 8cm tall Ethernet switch aimed at applications where space... Read More

Ultrasonic wire splicer with HMI
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The Branson UWS40 ultrasonic wire splicer from Emerson Automation Solutions has a human-machine... Read More

Form factor IoT edge device
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Logic Supply's CL200 Ultra Small Form Factor computer is configurable with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 4G... Read More

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