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Setting internal automation standards
Setting internal automation standards

Industry regulations aren’t specific enough, so internal standards are required to ensure consistency among automation system hardware and software installed in your plant or facility.Read More

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Selecting an automation controller
Selecting an automation controller

Consider these criteria when selecting an automation controller for motion, robotics, machines, and other applications.Read More

Three major VFD trends
Three major VFD trends

Variable frequency drive (VFD) development is shifting focus away from general-purpose motor controls that are already meeting market demands toward reduced installation costs.Read More

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Dual-end effectors on collaborative robots can reduce cycle time
Dual-end effectors on collaborative robots can reduce cycle time

Dual-end effectors for collaborative robots can improve a company's cycle time and improve overall efficiency by removing some of the variability that comes from a human operator.Read More

Embedded vision benefits and applications
Embedded vision benefits and applications

While embedded vision systems cannot take the place of PC-based vision systems altogether, embedded systems do present many advantages for certain applications and provide benefits such as small... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The January issue of Control Engineering includes stories on factory automation controllers, VFDs, and a System Integrator of the Year roundtable.
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IIoT: Operations & IT Digital Report
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years. Among the topics covered are how to use IIoT to improve operations, how to do a better job of data analysis by using new technologies and new software, and how manufacturers are already using IIoT to affect changes in their operation. Learn more.
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New Products for Engineers Database
CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers Database, YOUR source for new products in the manufacturing, commercial construction, and manufacturing control industries. Find information on products such as rotary position sensors and brushless motors.
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Rolled-steel motors for industrial machinery applications
Rolled-steel motors for industrial machinery applications

AutomationDirect's MTR2 series of IronHorse general purpose, rolled-steel motors from are available... Read More

Torque brushless motor
Torque brushless motor

The Kollmorgen Torquer Brushless Motor (TBM) Series direct drive frameless motor is designed to be... Read More

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

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