White Papers


Eliminating the Hidden Cost of Machine Design

Feb. 23, 2024
Revolutionize design with medium-precision linear guides: Faster design, reduced machining, fewer warranty issues, and quicker assembly. Move beyond costly, high-precision norms...

Ending The High Cost of Choosing the Perfect Linear Guide

Feb. 23, 2024
Optimize costs and performance in medium-precision applications by selecting the appropriate linear rail. Reduce total ownership expenses efficiently.

Calculating Safety Distances

Feb. 20, 2024
Requirements for the proper placement of safety guards and presence sensing devices.

FAQ - Safety Risk Assessment Guidelines for Automation Equipment

Feb. 20, 2024
Questions and answers on machine safety risk assessments

IIoT: A Revolution In Industrial Production

Feb. 20, 2024
This brochure explains what the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is and how this technology, from the optimization of production processes to the precise prediction of maintenance...

How To Improve Energy Efficiency and Reduce CO2 Emissions With Next-generation Purge Systems

Feb. 16, 2024
Semiconductor manufacturers face mounting pressures to reduce their energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. As part of this effort, the use of piezo-based valve technology...

Ultra-fast, ultra-accurate linear indexing

Feb. 16, 2024
NSK integrates advanced automation and drive technologies to deliver high capacity, high speed, ultra-precise indexing and positioning in a compact, flexible linear actuator: ...

Why Plug-and-Play PLC Migration is ROI Gold

Feb. 14, 2024
Read why plug-and-play solutions deliver the best ROI for PLC replacement and analyze a cost comparison that evaluates the decision between rip-and-replace and bridge & migration...

I/O Systems and Power Supplies

Feb. 14, 2024
Get a grasp on the core building blocks of any automated system with this guide to I/O and power supplies, featuring insights on relevant technology trends as well as selection...

Mastering Precision: Tips for Choosing and Sizing Linear Guide Wheels

Feb. 6, 2024
Bishop-Wisecarver® proudly stands as the original and patent holder of DualVee Motion Technology®, a distinction that spans unmatched expertise and innovation. In this whitepaper...

Precision in Every Slice: Enhancing Food Processing with DualVee® Guide Wheels

Feb. 6, 2024
Discover how Bishop-Wisecarver® original DualVee® Guide Wheels automate melon-cutting with a self-cleaning, long-lasting solution in the food processing industry.

DualVee Motion Technology® Sets the Standard Amid Imitations

Feb. 6, 2024
Discover how Bishop-Wisecarver®, as the original inventors and patent holders, have set the benchmark for guide wheel excellence, solidifying their position as the original inventors...

Evolution of Motion Control Guide

Feb. 6, 2024
The article explores motion control evolution, emphasizing decentralized modular systems, SEW-EURODRIVE's MOVI-C, IIoT impact on VFDs, and insights from eight suppliers on market...

Push-In Terminals versus Other Types of Connections

Feb. 5, 2024
The use of DIN-Rail Terminal blocks is widespread throughout every industry. For everything from individual machines to complete systems and to multiple system factory interconnections...

Data Modeling Guidebook

Feb. 5, 2024
Redundantly modeling industrial data in each consuming application is time consuming, hard to maintain, and not scalable. There is a better way. Learn data modeling best practices...

DataOps: The Missing Link in Your Industrial Data Architecture

Feb. 5, 2024
Read this white paper to learn how DataOps (data operations) can help you achieve Industry 4.0 at scale. Understand key data architecture and contextualization problems solved...

The Data Engineering Workbook

Feb. 5, 2024
Building a data architecture that can meet your needs today and scale to solve tomorrow's use cases can be a little daunting. To help you get started, we've broken down your data...

Connect PLC to SQL Database in Container Logistics Application

Jan. 10, 2024
A coal shipping company was suffering from supply chain and operations inefficiencies and waste when train cars suffered downtime, and there was no automated means to see or coordinate...

PCB Terminal Blocks Provide Valuable Electronic Interconnections

Jan. 10, 2024
Designing PCBs with terminal blocks requires an understanding of the types of terminal blocks available, the best way for them to be packaged for delivery, and how to solder them...

Understanding SQL Databases and PLC Transaction Managers

Jan. 8, 2024
What you need to know about relational databases (SQL) and how a PLC transaction manager can upload/download production parameters to link your PLC to business systems and streamline...

Achieving Industrial Transformation

Jan. 5, 2024
How Kepware Addresses Connectivity Challenges

Select The Perfect Industrial Computer With Our Ultimate Guide & Checklist

Jan. 3, 2024
We’ve collected the most important information to consider before selecting your hardware platform. In this guide you'll learn which variables, configurations, and software choices...

Leverage Real-time Insights From the Edge for Smart Buildings

Jan. 3, 2024
This eBook will give you a solid foundation to understand smart buildings and how you can gain actionable insights from edge data. It covers smart building examples, and how to...

The Ultimate Guide To SCADA

Jan. 3, 2024
This guide will help you understand the significant benefits of modern SCADA, what to look for in SCADA software and hardware, and how to get started when implementing a smart...

The Connectivity Journey

Dec. 7, 2023
Building Data Visibility Across OT and IT

Why Connectivity is the Key to Manufacturing Digital Transformation

Dec. 7, 2023
Every aspect of manufacturing is changing. Operational and business areas that in the past typically functioned independently now must all share information to quickly react to...

Systems Integrators Take Advantage of Faster Commissioning and Long-Term Network Reliability

Dec. 5, 2023
Explore key factors for robust industrial networks in IT and OT convergence. This whitepaper covers resiliency, security, and hardware considerations, emphasizing Turbo Ring and...

Guidebook: Choose the Right Switch for Every Application

Dec. 5, 2023
Selecting the right communication devices is crucial for optimizing automation and control systems. This guidebook separates network switches into unmanaged, lightly managed, ...

Guidebook: Industrial Connectivity and Networking 101

Dec. 5, 2023
The industrial automation landscape has evolved, merging OT and IT together. This guidebook navigates choosing connectivity solutions for interconnected OT assets, emphasizing...

Digital Transformation Winter '23

Nov. 16, 2023
See what the experts are saying and learn more about new tools and trends in industry’s digital evolution.