Factory Automation 

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MEDIA

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Thomson releases web video "How to Install SB Series Power-Off Brakes" Thomson Industries, a manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released an educational video for design engineers, illustrating how to properly install its SB Series power-off...
Thomson releases web video 'How to Increase Rigidity in a Linear Actuator' Thomson has authored a range of educational videos, webinars and technical white papers to inform and guide design engineers, explain technology alternatives and simplify the linear motion...
FCI releases thermal dispersion sensing video for industrial processes The capabilities video explains how Fluid Components International (FCI) solves flow and level measurement problems for industrial process and plant applications around the globe with advanced...
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RESOURCES

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  • Microscan announces updates to their free barcode generator 
    Microscan announces updates to their free barcode generator

    The barcode generator is a free online tool enabling users to create, save, and email custom barcodes. 28 different barcode types, from linear to...

  •  OPC Training Course supports industrial convergence of SCADA systems to IIoT 
    OPC Training Course supports industrial convergence of SCADA systems to IIoT

    Business Industrial Network, a leading provider of industrial training, announced the release of the new OPC Training for SCADA & DCS Certificate...

  • Mentor Graphics introduces Mentor Safe ISO 26262 qualification programs

    Mentor is an automotive systems supplier providing design tools and embedded software in the areas of connectivity, electrification, autonomous...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Bar Code Detection 101 
    Bar Code Detection 101

    By Leuze electronic
    This whitepaper discusses the fundamentals of barcode reading. Automated processes have made barcode reading more efficient...

  • Wireless Switches & Sensors - New Control Possibilities 
    Wireless Switches & Sensors - New Control Possibilities

    By Steute USA
    Clearly, wireless technology has been widely accepted and embraced in the industrial community. This has resulted in the development...

  • The Safety of AC Power Supplies Fed with DC Voltage 
    The Safety of AC Power Supplies Fed with DC Voltage

    By Dr. Qin Wang, PULS
    This whitepaper is an assessment of the safety situation with AC and DC power supplies and what organizations can do to...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • ABB provides controlled transmission drives for Indian mining company 
    ABB provides controlled transmission drives for Indian mining company

    Located in Northwest India, the mine delivers lignite, sometimes called brown coal, to the Jallipa Kapurdi coal-fired power plant. Initially the...

  • Opto 22 helps Pioneer Energy enhance visibility of oil wells 
    Opto 22 helps Pioneer Energy enhance visibility of oil wells

    Pioneer Energy faced a significant engineering challenge: how do you reproduce—and exceed—the processing capabilities of an entire gas...

  • Greer Industries chooses Emerson's Powerdrive FX variable speed drive to enhance mining production 
    Greer Industries chooses Emerson's Powerdrive FX variable speed drive to enhance mining production

    The product is being used as a regenerative drive on a downhill conveyor at one of the company’s limestone mining facilities. Leroy-Somer was...

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    EVENTS

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    March 13, 2017 - March 16, 2017
    Houston , TX


    ABB Automation & Power World (APW) brings together professionals from utilities, industries and infrastructure for a premier educational and collaboration event in North America.

    April 3, 2017 - April 7, 2017
    Chicago , IL, United States


    Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you'll find ways to automate every process in your company.

    April 24, 2017 - April 28, 2017
    Hannover


    HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology.

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    TRAINING

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    May 2, 2017 - May 4, 2017
    Birmingham , AL


    The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...