Technical Paper: Safety & Security First
Only the combination of functional safety and cybersecurity ensures the overall safety of industrial plants. Properly setting up the safe...
Roadmap to Energy Efficiency
The implementation of the Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) has forced all large UK businesses to make energy efficiency a...
Java and the Internet of Things: Automating the Industrial Economy
The gateway in an industrial controller or higher-end system can convert from OPC-UA to a backend system, in a controller-to-enterprise...
Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - March 25, 2015
Submit a caption for this comic. If your caption is selected as the winner, we will send you an Automation.com mug.
Otto Mation Comic - March 18, 2015
Otto gives his colleague a hard time about partying too much on St. Patrick's Day.
Otto Mation Comic - March 11, 2015
Mr. Barnes presents Otto with a gift that he believes will help alleviate his work load.
Managing Industrial Controls - $87.00
Industrial control groups exist principally in three business areas: facilities that manufacture industrial control equipment, engineering...
Successful Instrumentation and Control Systems Design, 2nd Edition (with CD) - $119.00
This book describes the ideal design package and delves into the business of design engineering. It provides you with a roadmap to understanding...
Foundation Fieldbus, 4th Edition - $89.00
The fourth edition of Foundation Fieldbus significantly expands the subject matter of the earlier editions of this popular book not only to help...
Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing Technology in the Motor Racing Industry
Using sensors made from low-cost optical fiber, with almost no limit to the number of sensor designs available results in a cost-effective and...
Gaston cuts glass scratches with improved speed control
Tiny scratches can occur as a result of glass being tempered without precise speed control on the oven’s drives. Glaston fixed it with Unidrive M...
Smart Instruments Provide Condition-Based Maintenance
Mitsubishi’s chemical plant in Kashima, Japan, leverages real-time data via Field Device Tool (FDT) technology to transition...
Physik Instrumente publishes Beamline brochure
Beamline is used in laboratory and industrial experiments, including nanotomography, laminography, and systems with nanoscopic spatial resolution.
Automation Federation releases report on virtualization in control systems
Report examines the use of virtualization technology in industrial automation and control system (IACS) environments.
Linear Technology announces Software Development Kit for SmartMesh IP
The On-Chip Software Development Kit ensures that developers can stably run both the pre-compiled SmartMesh IP networking stack and their...
Instrumentation 2015 Expo, Training & Career Fair
Largest Exhibition and Training Event on the West Coast Dedicated to Process Instrumentation, Process Controls and Process Automation(TM). 9th...
Introduction to Industrial Automation Security and the ANSI/ISA-62443 Standards (IC32C)
Understanding how to secure factory automation, process control, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) networks is critical if you...
FCI Product Knowledge Workshop
FCI's Product Knowledge Workshop training is offered FREE to customers. The classes cover the thermal dispersion principle of operation, a review...