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Five machine design challenges and how motion controls help
Five machine design challenges and how motion controls help

Commercial challenges for machine designers are being address by the motion control industry. See how these five advances can help with motion control designs. Read More

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Matrix drive benefits for managing drive harmonics
Matrix drive benefits for managing drive harmonics

Trap filters are a common solution for managing drive harmonics, but matrix drives can provide additional benefits for the user without the need for peripheral equipment and costs.Read More

Add encoders, control algorithms to provide step motor benefits
Add encoders, control algorithms to provide step motor benefits

Drives: Better torque, lower power consumption is possible and the right algorithms in the drive gives lower-cost step motors performance nearing that of servo motors.Read More

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Easier machine connectivity, communications add value
Easier machine connectivity, communications add value

Think again: Machine tool original equipment manufacturers, automation suppliers to OEMs, system integrators, and end users at IMTS 2018 find value in easier machine connectivity, communications, and... Read More

Military, machine vision interfaces converge for mutual benefit
Military, machine vision interfaces converge for mutual benefit

Machine vision standards bring benefits in image data delivery and compatibility while helping keep soldiers safe as well as reducing the cost of upgrading militaries to the newest technologies. Read More

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Read, search, download, and share the digital edition of Control Engineering. Topics this month include: HMI hardware, data acquisition strategies, machine vision advice, and matching motors and drives. Read it on your computer or tablet now.
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Design of Safe and Reliable Hydraulic Systems for Subsea Applications eGuide
This eGuide explains how the operation of hydraulic systems for subsea applications requires the user to consider additional aspects because of the unique conditions that apply to the setting.
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Simplifying Computing at the Edge, A Modern Automation Engineer’s Approach
Automation practices continue to evolve as project requirements and business expectations rise year-over-year. In parallel, the rise of edge computing capabilities coupled with traditional industrial control system architectures provides increasing levels of flexibility. This webcast will present how some of the best a brightest automation engineers simplify computing throughout their regional data centers, control rooms, plant floors and remote locations.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Modular system solution with safe power distribution
Modular system solution with safe power distribution

Woehner's CrossBoard is a modular system solution with which safe power distribution up to 100 A... Read More

Motor for general purpose manufacturing markets
Motor for general purpose manufacturing markets

Siemens' SIMOTICS AboveNEMA MV449 frame is designed for general purpose markets and features a... Read More

Compression latch for vehicle, machine control applications
Compression latch for vehicle, machine control applications

FDB Panel Fittings' DIRAK compression latch is now available in black to pair with black hinges and... Read More

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

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