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Six tips for designing and building a small controls project
Six tips for designing and building a small controls project

When designing and building a small controls project, aspects such as ordering and specifying parts, building the system, and programming should be considered to make the process as smooth as possible.Read More

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Defining motor service factor
Defining motor service factor

Understanding the proper applications of motor service factor (SF) to maximize a motor’s life expectancy and performance.Read More

Embedded vision systems' potential for imaging, vision technology
Embedded vision systems' potential for imaging, vision technology

Embedded vision systems have the potential to transform how imaging and vision technology and will push the boundaries of what's possible with machine vision technology.Read More

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Being productive is more difficult when electromechanical systems are designed as a collection of individually selected components from multiple vendors. Whether it’s a retrofit or a new build, this approach can lead to overly conservative designs and explains why 54% of engineers say they oversize motors by as much as 50%. Learn more.
Control Engineering hot topics, April 2018
Control Engineering hot topics, April 2018

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in April 2018 included stories about DCS implementation, IIoT's capabilities, ladder logic, cybersecurity advice, and AI's impact on robotics. Miss... Read More

Robotics' impact on construction industry
Robotics' impact on construction industry

Robots are being used more for certain applications to improve overall worker safety and handle some repetitive tasks in an industry that is known for a lack of automation.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 April issue of Control Engineering includes stories on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, IIoT integration, and additive manufacturing.
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HMI Digital Report
Automation and controls continue to help HMI hardware and software advance. As computing capabilities progress (smaller, faster, more capacity, for less or equal price), hardware has become more rugged with less maintenance required, with wider environmental capabilities, and integrated input/output (I/O) connections. 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 a motion control package and shaft worm gearboxes.
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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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