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Hardwiring and Connecting in UL 508 Applications: FAQ
May 20, 2016

Hardwiring and Connecting in UL 508 Applications: FAQ

Harting has released a new FAQ on its connectors certified for use in UL 508 applications to help engineers understand how they can reap the benefits of connectors in their control cabinets and switchgear equipment.

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Alicat announces LabVIEW Device Drivers as free download
May 20, 2016

Alicat announces LabVIEW Device Drivers as free download

Available for free download, the device drivers enable users to develop control interfaces to Alicat instruments, without PLC programming skills.

PMMI announces release of Mechanical Components 2 certification test
May 18, 2016

PMMI announces release of Mechanical Components 2 certification test

The Mechanical Components 2 evaluates the candidate's mastery of the principles and application of mechanical components such as clutches, brakes, gear boxes, transmissions, ball screws, and linear components.

Metrics that Matter in an IoT World - FREE eBook
May 17, 2016

Metrics that Matter in an IoT World - FREE eBook

Automation.com's latest free resource presents the 2015-2016 results of the biennial Metrics that Matter study, showing readers how the potential of IoT technology is being realized across the industries.

May 17, 2016

Global Human Machine Interface (HMI) Market to Grow 6.13% by 2020

As per the report, the global human machine interface (HMI) market is expected to grow at CAGR of 6.13% from 2016 to 2020. The report offers an analysis of key manufacturers, detailed segmentation, and key drivers & challenges.

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Westermo releases version 1.4 of the WeConfig network configuration tool
May 13, 2016

Westermo releases version 1.4 of the WeConfig network configuration tool

WeConfig is designed to simplify the initial installation and configuration of single or multiple Westermo devices, improving network management efficiency. WeConfig 1.4 also features enhanced functionality to bolster cyber security.

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MYNAH announces simulation training academy
May 12, 2016

MYNAH announces simulation training academy

The MYNAH Training Academy features an online library of lessons and workshops aimed at helping users stay current on essential dynamic simulation skills.

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Dataforth publishes application note: Harmonics and Utility Costs
May 10, 2016

Dataforth publishes application note: Harmonics and Utility Costs

The objective of the 10-page document is to show how different types of harmonics in a customer’s facility affect utility-measured quantities and costs.

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May 10, 2016

Rockwell announces series of technical education events

Attendees at Rockwell Automation on the Move will gain information and training on how to modernize and streamline operations through demonstrations, technical education sessions and hands-on labs.

CIMdata announces PLM leadership e-learning course
May 05, 2016

CIMdata announces PLM leadership e-learning course

Thee "PLM Basics" e-learning course, has been created to provide a way for the broader PLM community to experience CIMdata's PLM education opportunities.

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AVENTICS releases Machine Safety for Pneumatics manual
May 04, 2016

AVENTICS releases Machine Safety for Pneumatics manual

The forty-eight page guide covers topics such as: international directives and standards, hazards vs. risks, risk assessment, estimating performance level, implementing safety functions, diagnostic coverage & common causes of failure (CCF)

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BIG-EU releases BACnet Reference Catalog 2016
May 02, 2016

BIG-EU releases BACnet Reference Catalog 2016

In the catalog, the BIG-EU presents 199 projects whose building automation solutions have been realized on the basis of the open BACnet standard.

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Fiber Optic Center releases industry glossary
May 02, 2016

Fiber Optic Center releases industry glossary

The FOC Glossary includes Acronyms and Military Specifications for Connectors in addition to the General Terms and Definition section. The goal is to make it easier to both reference and understand common industry terms and definitions.

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Sercos International releases version of Sercos Monitor as free download
April 29, 2016

Sercos International releases version of Sercos Monitor as free download

The version supports the new features of Sercos version 1.3.1, as well as the recording and analysis of CIP Safety frames, the S/IP protocol and hot-plug procedures in a Sercos III network. Special highlights are the oscilloscope function and a graphical visualization of the Sercos timing.

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BIM Hub and CADENAS release joint mobile app for construction engineers
April 22, 2016

BIM Hub and CADENAS release joint mobile app for construction engineers

The BIMcatalogs.net add-on delivers access to intelligent 3D BIM CAD component data to engineers, designer and constructors worldwide from any computer or mobile device which can then be imported into their respective CAD systems.

April 21, 2016

PLCopen releases Coding Guidelines for industrial control programming

These rules are very useful to train users and can be a good basis for universities to help them teach IEC 61131-3 programming more efficiently, as well as to define company-internal guidelines.

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ISA publishes third edition of Automation Network Selection: A Reference Manual
April 20, 2016

ISA publishes third edition of Automation Network Selection: A Reference Manual

The new edition is intended to help bring clarity to a marketplace marked by a rapidly increasing number of automation networks.

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April 19, 2016

R Stahl releases free ISbus DIAG app

App turns Android Smartphones into mobile diagnostic devices for the physical layer parameters of a Foundation Fieldbus H1 network.

Honeywell announces Total Care Field Services
April 19, 2016

Honeywell announces Total Care Field Services

Total Care Services offers an enhanced preventive maintenance approach for all equipment.

April 18, 2016

ASD opens Australian instrument service center

The center is located in the Copacabana, Australia, office of Portable Analytical Solutions, ASD’s Australian partner.