Factory Automation 

JULY FEATURED PRODUCTS

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RESOURCES

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  • Aptean announces free MES Calculator

    The on-line calculator illustrates the typical savings manufacturers can achieve by using an out of the box manufacturing execution system (MES).
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  • Elmo announces Free Online Motion Control Practice System 
    Elmo announces Free Online Motion Control Practice System

    Elmo is offering login access to its EASII Experience RPS for anyone to explore motors and drives in action, configure the EtherCAT network,... MORE

  • System Plast publishes on-line conveyor components catalog

    Smart Guide digital catalog provides customers with the ability to view and select conveyor solution products from eleven product groups. MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • When to use Multi-Function Safety Relays 
    When to use Multi-Function Safety Relays

    By Lenny Filipkowski, AutomationDirect
    White Paper describes how one or more multi-function safety relays can often be used to replace many basic... MORE

  • Gain a Competitive Advantage for Bottom-Line Results 
    Gain a Competitive Advantage for Bottom-Line Results

    By John Maher and Rick Denison, Synchrono
    This paper looks at the competitive edge that manufacturers gain by being not only devoted to driving... MORE

  • The 6 Most Important Parts of a Temperature Monitoring System 
    The 6 Most Important Parts of a Temperature Monitoring...

    By Stewart Thompson, CAS Data Loggers
    Need a monitoring and/or alarming system but aren’t sure how to purchase or use one? This whitepaper helps... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Automated vision solution makes reprogramming easy 
    Automated vision solution makes reprogramming easy

    Control Engineering Europe
    GlaxoSmithKline's site in Evreux, France, uses a three-camera XG vision system from Keyence. The first camera uses... MORE

  •  X-Scan Consortium revives robotic weld inspection system 
    X-Scan Consortium revives robotic weld inspection system

    X-Scan robot inspects ship welds by means of laser, ultrasound and electromagnetic methods, similar to systems developed by Babcock & Wilcox in the... MORE

  • Save the Old I/O When Upgrading Existing Control Systems 
    Save the Old I/O When Upgrading Existing Control Systems

    Control Design
    By Dan Hebert
    The Automate Co. is currently upgrading a lamination shear at Georg Transformer by simply switching out all six... MORE

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    EVENTS

    in Factory Automation
    July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015
    Online , KS, USA


    This course is intended to provide an understanding of the types of computer-based devices, systems and networks used in modern industrial plants as well as the ways in which these elements can be compromised via cyber attacks. Attendees will also learn to build risk management techniques to improve their plant’s cybersecurity.

    June 2, 2014 - June 30, 2015


    This online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). The course discusses CMMS modules and state of the art technologies that are used with a CMMS. It explains how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate and implement a CMMS. It also illustrates how to...

    July 23, 2014 - July 24, 2014
    Singapore , Singapore


    Additive Manufacturing Asia 2014 is the ideal place to find answers and ensure that you achieve financial returns on your AM implementation. Sessions will focus on strategies to minimise the risk, streamline AM processes, and most importantly, choose the right technology.

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    TRAINING

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    September 9, 2014
    Franklin , TN


    This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

    October 22, 2014
    Troy , MI


    This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

    October 28, 2014 - October 31, 2014
    Greenwood , NC


    The Endress+Hauser Certified PROFIBUS PA Engineer Training is a worldwide recognized training program. It is standardized by PROFIBUS International to create a quality platform for PROFIBUS qualified persons who are acknowledged by an official exam.