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Nine things to consider when specifying a servo system
Nine things to consider when specifying a servo system

Cover story: This tutorial will help with selecting a servo system that will perform at the optimal level for the selected application. Ensure these areas are addressed.Read More

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IEC 61131-3: What’s the acceptance rate of this control programming standard?
IEC 61131-3: What’s the acceptance rate of this control programming standard?

Cover story, automation upgrades: Although the IEC 61131-3 standard for control programming languages has been around for nearly 25 years, limited awareness of its scope and features has kept it from... Read More

PLCs can improve wind turbine performance
PLCs can improve wind turbine performance

Inside Machines: Installing non-OEM programmable logic controllers (PLCs) on wind turbines improves performance and reduces maintenance costs with better sensor measurements and more logical... Read More

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Turck’s QR24 contactless rotary position sensors offer wear-free performance for demanding applications. The robust construction and stainless steel housing stands up to the harshest environments, making them ideal for food and beverage and off-highway conditions. Learn more.
Preventing VFD faults and failures
Preventing VFD faults and failures

Following these best practices can help prevent voltage drops, overload trips, and other common VFD faults and serious failures before they occur.Read More

Automation vendors: Connect and interoperate, or someone else will
Automation vendors: Connect and interoperate, or someone else will

Automation and controls vendors need to connect and interoperate in ways that will quickly facilitate benefits touted by the Industrial Internet of Things and Industrie 4.0 frameworks, or other... Read More

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A total of 27 winners and 27 honorable mentions were named for the 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards, which were voted on by Control Engineering's print and digital audience. The 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards will be presented to the winners on March 21, 2016, in Chicago.
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Discrete PLC IO modules
Discrete PLC IO modules

AutomationDirect's Productivity2000 programmable logic controller (PLC) system has 50 discrete and... Read More

Rotary position sensor for OEMs and control systems
Rotary position sensor for OEMs and control systems

Curtiss-Wright’s NRH305DR is a no-contact rotary position sensor for original equipment... Read More

IO modules for monitoring control cabinets
IO modules for monitoring control cabinets

B&R Industrial Automation's X20CMR010 and X20CMR111 I/O modules are designed to measure temperature... Read More

Robot transfer units for material handling applications
Robot transfer units for material handling applications

LazerArc's line of robot transfer units are manufactured in floor mounted, elevated, or inverted... Read More

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