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Automation: It’s Time to Question the Way It’s Always Been Done

ExxonMobil is rethinking the way it automates operations, bucking the traditionally conservative mentality in oil and gas.
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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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AchemAmerica Visits Mexico

The World Trade Center in Mexico City was the site of the AchemAmerica 2005 exhibition and conferences April 12-15, the second time that the event has been hosted by Mexico.
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Extreme Computing

The NEMA 4X rugged cast aluminum enclosure of the All-Weather PC is designed for the harshest environments.
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Add Touch Interface

Microtouch Interactive Surface Technology (IST) offers the ability to apply a touch interface to nearly any surface.
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Sarbanes-Oxley Impacts Automation

“There oughta be a law.” That phrase seems to be the perennial cry after every malfeasance brought to the light of public scrutiny.
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Can you blog on automation-related issues?

Thinking of launching your own Web log on automation? Let's work together. You supply the commentary, and we supply the technology and the audience. Great way to network.
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Ultrasonic Sensor

Priced at $99, the World-Beam QS18U Series ultrasonic sensor is billed as the most competitively priced ultrasonic sensor for its size and capabilities.
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Handle Flexible Materials

The resilient LC30 level compensator was developed to allow for extremely flexible material handling with suction cups.
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Process Control Systems Migrations

Control system migration is a primary issue among many automation users today. Few new plants are being built, and capital expenditures continue to shrink.
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Print Code on Dark Surfaces

The PX-P460U Pigmented Type Printer is a small character continuous ink jet printer that is designed to provide coding on black and dark surface products such as automotive parts, electrical and elect
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Compact DC-DC Converters

The PSD series of dual-output DC-DC converters produce twice the output power of comparably sized DC-DC converters, says the vendor, allowing designers to upgrade their systems without changing board
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