Process Manufacturing

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Process Manufacturing August 26, 2021

Power converters with conformal coating

Converters featuring conformal coating for protection in harsh environments.

By Phoenix Contact
Courtesy: STLE
Process Manufacturing August 24, 2021

Hybrid additive manufacturing in the factory of the future

Balancing additive and subtractive manufacturing might be the key to new efficiencies

By Lynne Peskoe-Yang
Courtesy: Dewesoft, New Products for Engineers Database
Data Acquisition, DAQ July 20, 2021

Real-time control and data acquisition system

IOLITEd DAQ devices use RJ45 connectors which allows easy connection of modules with standard low-cost Ethernet/EtherCAT cables.

By Dewesoft
Courtesy: Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)
Simulators, Optimizers August 2, 2021

Top 5 Control Engineering articles July 26 to August 1, 2021

Articles about programming standardization, scalable IIoT networks, simulation and computer-aided design, programmable fibers and IEC 61131-3 structuring were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 26 to August 1, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: TrendMiner
Analytics September 24, 2021

How to expand analytics capabilities

Increasing adoption of analytics bridges the gap between process experts and data scientists, encouraging manufacturing collaboration

By Nick Van Damme
Courtesy: Honeywell Process Solutions, New Products for Engineers Database
Process Safety September 22, 2021

Digital twins for safety instrumented systems

Digitally-twinning safety instrumented systems, which are responsible for the operating safety in the process industry, can streamline operations and improve overall efficiency.

By Prasad Goteti and Steve Lindsay
Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Sensors, Actuators September 24, 2021

Ferrimagnet control for faster data storage, smaller sensors

MIT researchers have developed a way of rapidly switching the magnetic polarity of a ferrimagnet 180 degrees with a small applied voltage, which could help improve data storage and create smaller sensors.

By David L. Chandler