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Ladder Logic: Fault detection and messages
Ladder Logic: Fault detection and messages

In ladder logic, faults are used to capture abnormal circumstances and each cell or station in a program will usually have its own fault routine and can send messages to a human-machine interface (HMI) or programmable logic controller (PLC).Read More

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Automation product designs cure pain points
Automation product designs cure pain points

When the research and development (R&D) team communicates with customers, automation product designs improve, and the resulting designs resolve pain points. Read More

Robotic picking and cleaning system developed
Robotic picking and cleaning system developed

Engineers from MIT and Princeton University have developed a robotic system designed to assist in picking and sorting tasks, from organizing products in a warehouse to clearing debris from a disaster... Read More

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Collaborative robot market growing
Collaborative robot market growing

Collaborative robot sales are projected to increase dramatically and account for over a third of all robot sales by 2025, according to a report by the International Federation of Robots (IFR).Read More

Control Engineering hot topics, February 2018
Control Engineering hot topics, February 2018

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in February 2018 included stories about the Engineers' Choice winners, creating a secure network, VFD trends, system integrator success, motor technology... 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 February issue of Control Engineering includes stories on DCS visibility, alarm management, automation product design, and the 2018 Engineers' Choice winners.
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Lenze introduces its compact and modular i500 inverter series
The i500 inverters feature a slim design, user-friendliness, and high energy-efficiency. Innovative interface options enable them to run right out of the box; zero-clearance mounting saves cabinet space; and a modular structure adapts to different production configurations. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
Machine Vision for Automated Quality Inspection
Visual inspection, done either on a sample basis or on a 100% basis, is a very common in the manufacturing world – especially in industrial products, CPG, F&B and many discrete productions. This webcast examines use cases which could lend themselves to automated quality inspection, including guided inspection. We will look at examples from several industries to bring in a holistic perspective.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: L&T Technology Services
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Fork sensor series for mounting, liquid detection
Fork sensor series for mounting, liquid detection

PS series fork sensor from AutomationDirect additions include harsh duty U-frame sensors for food... Read More

Monitoring relays for machine protection
Monitoring relays for machine protection

Carlo Gavazzi's DEA71 and DEB71 earth leakage monitoring relays provide machine protection against... Read More

Digital discrete output module
Digital discrete output module

Opto 22's GRC-OAC-12 digital output module can switch up to 12 separate ac loads of 12 to 250 Vac... Read More

Controller for remote monitoring and control applications
Controller for remote monitoring and control applications

Bedrock Automation's OSA Remote controller combines PLC, RTU, and edge control as well as intrinsic... Read More

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