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Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge
For this metal industry plant, the production goal was seven-minute cycles per crane to move metal coils weighing 1 to 20 tons.
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Automating Gantry Crane Operations

Metals manufacturers use laser-guided sensors, PC-based control and a robust object-avoidance system to stack 20-ton metal coils almost entirely with automation.
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3 Things Your System Integrator Wishes You Knew
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3 Things Your System Integrator Wishes You Knew

In this open letter to end-users, a system integrator offers some suggestions on how to make a good client-integrator relationship even better.
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Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement
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Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement

The story of electronic batch records began as a way to streamline regulatory compliance. Now these records can also help users produce higher-quality batches and ensure optimal workflow.
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Standard Costs Are Not Dirty Words

Manufacturing and operational metrics are often available in real time; operations management places a high priority on immediate response and preventative actions to avoid failures from diminished pe
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Tesla: Continuous Improvement
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Tesla Accelerates Continuous Improvement with Apriso

Electric car manufacturer extends Apriso deployment with FlexNet Manufacturing Process Intelligence to streamline continuous process improvement.
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Vitesse PLC CPUs
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Yokogawa Corporation of America: Programmable Logic Controller CPUs

CPUs for the FA-M3 PLC family features a scan speed of 100,000 program steps per ms.
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Micro-Sized Intelligent Drive
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Micro-Sized Intelligent Drive

All basic motor control functions, as well as motion control and PLC features, are embedded onto the drive.
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GalilSuite motion control software
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Galil Motion Control Inc: Motion Control Tuning and Analysis Software

The GalilSuite software package is the latest generation of software for configuring, analyzing and tuning the company’s motion control systems.
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Belden Lumberg I/O Module
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Belden Inc: EtherNet/IP I/O Modules

These EtherNet/IP I/O modules are intended for the connection of discrete wiring devices (sensor/actuators) via 16 digital I/O channels with universal input/output or input functionality directly to i
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Beckhoff servo motor
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Beckhoff Automation: Servo Motor with Single Cable Technology

The motors are available in six different motor sizes, each with two or three optional overall lengths, to cover a wide torque range.
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Baumer Dual GigE Camera
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The Baumer Group: Machine Vision Cameras with CMOS Sensors, Dual GigE

The HXG cameras combine the latest CMOS sensor technology with a dual GigE interface and PoE (Power over Ethernet).
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Balluff Proximity Sensors
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Balluff, Inc: Weld-field immune proximity sensors

The Factor 1 series of inductive proximity sensors has been expanded to include a weld field immune Factor 1+ version with extended sensing distances.
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Aaxeon Ethernet Switch
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Aaxeon Technologies: Twelve-port Industrial Managed Gigabit PoE Switch

The LNP-1204GN 12-port Industrial Managed Gigabit PoE (Power over Ethernet) Switch provides eight 10/100/1000Base-T(X) PoE ports and four 1000Base-X SFP ports and can transmit power up to 30 watts to
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