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Marathon Oil Saves Millions with Measurement Program

Formalizing and automating metering at allocation tanks has saved the oil producer close to $15 million, with a view to implementing more measurement in more places to overcome inaccuracies.
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3D Printing Moves into the Manufacturing Mainstream
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3D Printing Moves into the Manufacturing Mainstream

Long viewed as a design and testing tool, 3D printing is quickly moving into regular manufacturing operations as evidenced by recent announcements from Renishaw and Stratysys.
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Shale Oil Needs to Virtualize Operations

At the Well Site Automation for Unconventional Oil & Gas conference this week in Houston, speakers urge shale operators to embrace the technology and philosophy of more automated production.
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Safety

Replacing traditional hard-wired safety systems can pay big dividends for manufacturers.
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Smart Cameras Set the Pace in Machine Vision

A comprehensive machine vision market study projects that smart cameras will continue as the fastest growing segment.
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Ethernet Enters New Field

The ubiquitous office networking standard rapidly displacing proprietary fieldbus for input/output communications.
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Multi-Purpose Intelligent Robot

The R-2000iB is a multi-purpose intelligent robot designed for a range of applications including welding, assembly, part transfer, material removal and machine loading.
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USB-based Data Acquisition

CompactDAQ is a USB-based modular data acquisition system that is well-suited for sensor and electrical measurements on the bench top, in the field and on the production line.
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RSS, AJAX Broaden Web's Utility

“RSS brings the next step of automating the Web search—and brings it to you 24/7.”
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Camera Meets GigE Standard

The Genie-M640 is the first in the vendor’s line of gigabit Ethernet (GigE) digital cameras. The Genie-M640 uses a CCD, monochrome sensor with a resolution of 640x480.
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Real Budgets Demand Real Communications

In determining an item’s added value, find out if value is in quantity—just meeting demand—or in quality.
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Fixed-distance Slot Sensors

SLM Series Metal Slot Sensors sense objects that pass between its fixed-distance opposed-mode emitter and receiver.
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Integrated Thermal Control Loop

The EZ-Zone ST integrated control loop is billed as the first product to integrate temperature control, power control, safety shut-down and power disconnect in a single package.
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