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Master welders teach robots their skills
Master welders teach robots their skills

The skills gap for welders is widening as the workforce gets older and retires. To address this problem, companies are turning to their master welders to teach robots how to weld because robots are more efficient than humans.Read More

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Keeping the ‘human’ in human-machine-interface
Keeping the ‘human’ in human-machine-interface

Advances in human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are more lean and efficient with wearable technology and web-based software.Read More

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40HP Soft Starter with Integrated Overload Protection
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Meeting conflicting machine control demands
Meeting conflicting machine control demands

A semiconductor manufacturer designed a molding machine that used Ethernet network technology to provide separate control and data information communication bandwidths as well as improve the... Read More

LED advances providing increased benefits for machine vision users
LED advances providing increased benefits for machine vision users

Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting technology has steadily progressed, allowing machine vision customers to take advantage of improved uniformity, better thermal dissipation, increased wavelength... 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 October issue of Control Engineering includes stories on the Engineers' Choice finalists, HMI advances, system integrator advice, and a new, redesigned look for our readers.
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Machine Vision Digital Report
Machine vision isn’t a cure-all, but applications are many more than they used to be, and vision systems and devices are a lot easier and more cost effective to buy and specify, implement, integrate, and use than before. That’s because of advancements in vision system designs, computing power, algorithms, optics, and communications. Learn more.
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IIoT Webcast Four: Preventive maintenance: Technologies, applications, and business models
What IIoT-based predictive maintenance and services means is that an equipment supplier can assume greater responsibility for the condition of its equipment in the field, and a plant manager can monitor key points in production for integration with enterprise systems. The knowledge gained allows convenient scheduling of corrective maintenance that prevents unexpected equipment failures. Real-time data, connectivity and analytics use supports business models that increasingly rely on 3rd-party services rather than in-house resources.

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Vision measuring system series for inspection applications
Vision measuring system series for inspection applications

Mitutoyo America Corporation's Vision Measuring System product offerings for users to meet their... Read More

Wireless vibration and shock sensor
Wireless vibration and shock sensor

LORD Sensing's G-Link-200-OEM sensor is an embedded wireless vibration/shock solution designed to... Read More

Motion control package for precision robotic applications
Motion control package for precision robotic applications

The Festo Motion Control Package (FMCP) is a control system for coordinated motion of up to six... Read More

Left-hand shaft worm gearboxes
Left-hand shaft worm gearboxes

AutomationDirect's IronHorse worm gearbox line now includes left hand shaft models in four frame... Read More

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