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Pairing Programmable Automation Controllers and Networks
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Pairing Programmable Automation Controllers and Networks

When using a programmable automation controller (PAC) that combines a processor and FPGA, the processing components offer different advantages, lending themselves to different communication tasks.
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Shale Plays Create Opportunities, Challenges for Automation

As oil producers look for increased efficiencies, particularly within the unconventional exploration and production space, they will make the spend on automation, but will want it to come cheaper.
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Five 200 kW Capstone microturbines are packaged in a single container.

Phoenix Contact Goes Off the Grid for Earth Day and Beyond

U.S. headquarters facility expansion adds a new natural-gas-based heating, cooling and power system that will generate electricity and reduce waste for the company.
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Flow Meter for Water/Wastewater

FPI Mag (Full Profile Insertion) flow meter offers forward and reverse flow measurement.
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Atlanta's New S70 Streetcar

The S70 streetcars are three-section, bi-directional, double-articulated, six axle, low-floor vehicles, constructed of low alloy high-tensile steel and composite materials.
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HMI: Going from Cute to Effective

A funny thing is happening on the way to today’s cutting-edge human-machine interfaces (HMIs) in process industries—they are losing almost all their color and shedding their cute factor.
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Cyber Security Conference to Focus on Industrial Incidents

Applied Control Solutions will host its 11th ICS Cyber Security Conference in the Washington, D.C. area September 20-22, 2011.
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Gateway for In-the-Cabinet Distributed I/O

BL20 Economy gateways for EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP provide a flexible in-the-cabinet system for distributed I/O.
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Intelligent Change Management

Integrity iMOC, electronic management of change software ensures all changes made to a plant’s automation systems are detected and reconciled.
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Case Application

Real-Time Profitability

The new challenge for automation engineers is to control the business of the industry, not just the efficiency of the plant.
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Variable Speed Drives for Pumps, Fans

Altivar 212 variable speed drives and the S-Flex enclosed version are designed to provide OEMs and control panel builders with energy efficient and economical solutions for pump and fan applications.
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Power Industry Refocuses, Faces “New Normal”

There’s never a lull in the challenges facing the power industry. Coal-fired power plants remain targets of the Greens.
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Feed Forward

Check It Out for Operations Success

On October 30, 1935, at Wright Air Field in Dayton, Ohio, the U.S.
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