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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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Ireland's Automation Sector Prepares to Look Outward

Following 30 years of automation infrastructure development aimed at serving internal needs, change is in the winds for the Irish economy.
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Lantronix Launches "Machine-to-Mainstream" Technology

The new XPort Architect embedded processor module and the Evolution Network Operating System are designed to provide a flexible, programmable networking platform for building intelligent, secure devic
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Steady Growth Seen for Building Automation Systems

The move toward increased enterprise integration is enhancing the need for advanced building automation solutions, study says.
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Software Platform Distributes Intelligence, Manages Projects

National Instruments’ Labview 8 release embraces distributed processing for multi-developer, large-scale applications.
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Long-life Washdown Motors

Available from 1/2 HP through 2HP, Premium-Efficiency SSE Stainless Super-E Washdown duty motors are designed to perform longer than other industrial electric washdown motors.
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Teaching Manufacturing to Finance Majors

As a manufacturing professional, did you ever wish that the corporate MBAs who run your company’s finance department exhibited a better understanding of what actually takes place on the plant floor, a
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Vibration Monitoring Made Easy

The Allen-Bradley XM-720 Machine Vibration Monitor is designed to deliver cost-effective monitoring and protection of critical plant-floor assets, while providing manufacturers with a scaleable, packa
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Packaging Machinery Shipments

The value of U.S.
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Convection-cooled Power Supply

The SCS120PW series single-output power supply can provide 120 watts of convection-cooled power.
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HTS Motors Promise Savings

After 17 years of development work aimed at so-called “high-temperature superconducting (HTS) motors”—which promise notable improvements in electric motor size, weight and operating efficiency—Rockwel
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