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AutomationDirect publishes Free Automation 101 eBook
September 18, 2014

AutomationDirect publishes Free Automation 101 eBook

“Automation 101: An Industry Guide to Control System Engineering" is a general guide for the specification, design and installation of automated control systems.

Gems Sensors & Controls publishes Online Catalog
September 17, 2014

Gems Sensors & Controls publishes Online Catalog

Digital catalog covers liquid level, flow and pressure switches, with each model linking to immediate online ordering.

LMI updates free Gocator Firmware for part scanning
September 05, 2014

LMI updates free Gocator Firmware for part scanning

Enhancements in Gocator 4.0 include a built-in capability to remove noise around the perimeter and interior of scanned surfaces or parts.

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EPLAN updates Data Portal
September 04, 2014

EPLAN updates Data Portal

The current 470,000 part data, including schematic macros, geometric dimensions and documents, can now be imported to engineering automatically.

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EMC Syncplicity releases file sharing app
September 02, 2014

EMC Syncplicity releases file sharing app

App is a file sharing and collaboration solution for enterprise content, and it’s specifically designed to facilitate interaction with content via mobile devices.

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Bosch Rexroth updates Factory Automation Resource Kit
August 28, 2014

Bosch Rexroth updates Factory Automation Resource Kit

Additions include a Safety handbook excerpt, recent case studies, technical papers on topics such as vibration damping, and links to videos and software tools help manufacturers and machine builders advance the flexibility and performance of factory automation solutions.

Gilman Precision offers Spindle Tips
August 27, 2014

Gilman Precision offers Spindle Tips

While daily use of any spindle will be hard on the component, there are some basic practices to consider while using the machine to help with longevity.

Vision Components offers free VCLIB image processing library
August 26, 2014

Vision Components offers free VCLIB image processing library

VCLIB software library contains all standard image processing algorithms as well as ready-to-use algorithms for a number of inspection tasks and provides users with the option of in-house programming.

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The Art of Industrial Warfare book
August 26, 2014

The Art of Industrial Warfare book

The author fused his knowledge of business with traditional Chinese combat techniques to counter what he foresees as an increasingly intense economic and industrial war between China and the USA.

Fluke publishes application note on temperature sensor calibration
August 25, 2014

Fluke publishes application note on temperature sensor calibration

Free downloadable application note provides step-by-step information on automating calibrations with the Fluke Calibration 1586A Super-DAQ.

Sealevel announces App for remote access of Modbus Modules
August 25, 2014

Sealevel announces App for remote access of Modbus Modules

This free app for iOS 7 and later allows easy communication with Sealevel Modbus TCP compatible products including SeaI/O and eI/O modules.

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Pneumatrol publishes valve catalogue
August 22, 2014

Pneumatrol publishes valve catalogue

Catalog covers pneumatic control products for use within both hazardous and safe area environments, including valves and solenoids.

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Book Shows How To Combat Threats To Energy Security
August 21, 2014

Book Shows How To Combat Threats To Energy Security

Written by Dr Steven Fawkes, ‘Energy Efficiency: The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy’ provides managers, policy makers and governments with answers to the burning questions about energy efficiency and the world’s response to it.

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Safety and Cyber Security
August 13, 2014

Safety and Cyber Security

Only the combination of functional safety and information security ensures the overall safety of the plant. Find out with which technical measures HIMA systems guarentee security.

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Parker updates HoseFinder Mobile App
August 12, 2014

Parker updates HoseFinder Mobile App

HoseFinder 3.5’s searchable catalog now includes products from Parker’s Industrial Hose Products Division (IHP) and Parflex Division (PFD), adding more than 357 new products available for purchase.

Express Logic offers demo package for Renesas RZ/A1 starter kit
August 11, 2014

Express Logic offers demo package for Renesas RZ/A1 starter kit

13 example projects cover Express Logic products and include multifunction examples that illustrate how to use several products together.

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ABB expands number of Safety Execution Centers
August 11, 2014

ABB expands number of Safety Execution Centers

The centers provide ABB customers with in-country dedicated and competent functional safety resources for safety instrumented system (SIS) project execution, design, engineering, modification and maintenance.

August 08, 2014

ISA Transactions earns high rating by Thomson Reuters

ISA Transactions has earned its highest rating ever in a prominent scientific ranking of journal quality and value.

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ABB offers free trial of Decathlon for Data Centers
August 08, 2014

ABB offers free trial of Decathlon for Data Centers

Decathlon for Data Centers software enables data center staff to evaluate Decathlon’s capabilities for monitoring their critical power path at no cost.

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Chromasens releases 3DPIXA 3D Camera Toolkit
August 08, 2014

Chromasens releases 3DPIXA 3D Camera Toolkit

The toolkit allows for easy integration and application development of 3DPIXA stereo camera within the National Instruments LabVIEW environment.

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