Wednesday, October 3, 2018
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Matching motors and drives: Common problems and best practices
Matching motors and drives: Common problems and best practices

While it’s common to use the same manufacturer for a motor or drive, when something breaks down, the choice might not be so straightforward. Knowing what kind of problem and how severe the issue is can help determine what to do next.Read More

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VFDs: six benefits, energy efficiency
VFDs: six benefits, energy efficiency

Drives: A growing emphasis on boosting energy efficiency and meeting energy requirements are increasing demand for variable frequency drives (VFDs).Read More

A new-age approach to traditional manufacturing issues
A new-age approach to traditional manufacturing issues

The Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) event at IMTS 2018 highlighted the opportunities and pitfalls of the digital age with a focus on maintenance, the Industrial Internet of Things... Read More

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Parallel board-to-board connector system with 16 PCB stack heights in 4 sizes up to 100 positions. Learn more.
Embedded systems in industrial vision applications
Embedded systems in industrial vision applications

Embedded vision systems leverage unique technology to help applications ranging from aerospace to robotics to logistics and transform machines into intelligent systems.Read More

Control Engineering hot topics, September 2018
Control Engineering hot topics, September 2018

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in September 2018 included stories about autotuning control, cybersecurity strategies, ladder logic, network security, and designing a wireless IIoT... Read More

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Read, search, download, and share the digital edition of Control Engineering. Topics this month include: Optimizing cloud controls, ladder logic, autotuning controls, and industrial wireless best practices. Read it on your computer or tablet now.
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BLÚ Streamlines Data Network in Machine Tools
Marposs’ BLU integrated control system revolutionizes the network concept of machine tools. Enables high speed data transmission/sharing via single cable connecting gauges, sensors and other control system devices. Simplifies installation and maintenance. Enhances production efficiency. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
Compressed air and VFDs: Get the most from your system
This webcast will explain how variable frequency drives (VFDs) are playing a more prominent role in compressed air systems. The webcast will also explain the opportunities—and limitations—of VFD use for compressed air systems and how to turn more efficient compressed air use into lower costs for your plant without sacrificing productivity.

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Ingersoll Rand
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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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