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Smart manufacturing comes in many forms
Smart manufacturing comes in many forms

The idea of smart manufacturing and smart machines has taken on many forms at IMTS 2018. Whether it’s machines, operations or general philosophy, there are many ways to be smart, but it does come with challenges. Which forms of smart manufacturing will help you?Read More

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Manufacturing 4.0: Just add people
Manufacturing 4.0: Just add people

Adding human intellect to technology produces greater results and ingenuity is central to manufacturing, increasing efficiency, inspiring a new generation of skilled workers, and creating bottom line... Read More

Machine vision challenges for system integrators
Machine vision challenges for system integrators

Vision system integrators are looking to stay a step ahead of emerging technologies such as deep learning and other smart technologies. Read More

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Integrated Drive Systems from Siemens:
Your Electromechanical Design, Optimized

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.
Four robotic applications that benefit from artificial intelligence
Four robotic applications that benefit from artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are growing together, and several manufacturing applications such as assembly and packaging are benefiting from AI's developments.Read More

Using digital technologies to create spare parts
Using digital technologies to create spare parts

Digitalization is the key to rapid and precise repairs, but repairing critical equipment can be a time-consuming task. This is especially true if original parts are difficult to source, which has led... Read More

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Webcast today
Today at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET webcast presenter David Auton will discuss that while asset data is available for almost every piece of equipment on a plant floor, managers utilize only fraction of the data to make maintenance decisions as well as the ways manufacturers can take greater advantage of maintenance data to reduce costs, improve safety and increase uptime.
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PLC Digital Report
Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) represent the logic (decision) part of the control loop of sense, decide, and actuate. As we know, PLCs aren’t the only option for making decisions in a control loop, but they are likely why you’re here. This digital report focuses on PLC programming, support-focused enterprise controls, and how they compare against proprietary robotic controls. 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 monitoring relay and a discrete output module.
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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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Standards for Robotics Safety
This course covers robotics safety, current and proposed robot safety standards, risk assessments, and risk reduction as part of an overall plant safety program. Learn more.