Greenfield
Factory Automation
Bassett
Batch Processing
Hand
Process Automation
Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge
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Ethernet: Industry’s Interstate Highway

Likening an industrial Ethernet infrastructure to the improved efficiency of U.S. roadways with the creation of the federal interstate system, Belden’s Mark Wylie detailed 12 best practices for setting up your network.
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Bacon is basted and cooked in its own juices in a spiral oven, providing the appearance of a pan-fried product. Source: Unitherm
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More and Better Bacon

A spiral convection oven provides compelling advantages over linear microwave ovens, mass-producing products that look and taste like they were pan-fried at home. Food processors also like the footprint and energy savings.
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SYNCHRONIZATION. Modern industrial Ethernet systems now make it possible to implement high-precision, high-performance synchronization in time frames of 100 nanoseconds, enabling packaging machinery OEMs to achieve reaction times in their machines as fast as 60 microseconds.
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What’s next for packaging machinery automation?

Contributing Editor Keith Campbell scoured the miles of aisles at interpack 2014 to deliver this insightful view of what might be next in the world of packaging machinery controls and automation.
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WIRELESS BOLSTERS ETHERNET

One of the big advantages of an Ethernet network is the ease with which it manages data from both cable and wireless connectivity.
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Cyber Security for Ethernet

Rugged Operating System (ROS) version 3.0 for the RuggedSwitch family of industrially hardened Ethernet switches provides additional cyber security features, as well as network performance and optimiz
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United Kingdom Invensys Share Price Gets the Kiss

It may not be much comfort to those who bought Invensys shares at their peak of more than £3.00 ($5.25) back in the days of Allen Yurko’s stewardship in 1999, but stock market sentiment in London is f
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High-performance Linear Actuators

The DMES line of electromechanical linear actuators offers compact dimensions, high load capacity and high mechanical torques, providing a feed force of up to 3000 N.
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From Conduit to Connectors

New conduit adapters are designed for transitioning from conduit to 7/8-16UN minifast, M12 eurofast and M23 multifast connectors.
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8-port Ethernet Switches

The EIS Series is a new line of industrial Ethernet 8-port switches. The top-of-the-line EIS-408 model is Web-managed and provides six 10/100Base-TX copper ports and two 100Base-FX fiber ports.
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Unified Architecture Unveiled

About ten years ago, representatives of five automation companies met with Microsoft Corp., the Redmond, Wash., software supplier, to define a method for data exchange among computers and controllers
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ControlLogix-to-Profibus Connectivity

The MV156-PDPMV1 is a Profibus DPV1 Master in-rack module for the Allen-Bradley ControlLogix platform.
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High-pressure Coriolis Meter

Added high-pressure capability is added to the vendor’s Micro Motion F-Series compact Coriolis meter line with a meter rated to 5,000 psi (345 bar).
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Factory Ethernet Goes Mainstream

Over the past few years, industrial Ethernet networking has won adherens for its adaptability, efficiency and its ability fo assimilate wireless data.
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