Factory Automation 

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RESOURCES

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  • Parker updates HoseFinder Mobile App  
    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),... MORE

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

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

  • ABB expands number of Safety Execution Centers  
    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... MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • What Goes Where: Determining Most Effective Technologies for Real-Time Operations 
    What Goes Where: Determining Most Effective Technologies...

    By John Southcott and Chris Mathews, Brock Solutions
    Organizations who use technology for applications that are not fit-for-purpose often find... MORE

  • Selecting Safety Standards for Machine Safeguarding Requirements—Part 1 
    Selecting Safety Standards for Machine Safeguarding...

    By Chris Sorann, SICK
    Most safety standards provide guidance for the entire lifecycle of machinery to enable them to remain safe. There is no one... MORE

  • Comparing Harmonics Mitigation Techniques 
    Comparing Harmonics Mitigation Techniques

    By Jonas Persson, Comsys
    Harmonics is a major concern in many applications today. The increased use of variable frequency drives introduce more... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Weiss rotary indexing table cuts test time for parts 
    Weiss rotary indexing table cuts test time for parts

    Geissler wanted to accelerate cycle times for a test bench that performed the final inspection of precision turned parts. They replaced a... MORE

  • Streamlined Motor Management System Boosts Biomass Power Generation  
    Streamlined Motor Management System Boosts Biomass Power...

    Pumps & Systems
    By Matthias Borutta, Phoenix Contact
    The Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner Piteå paper plant in northeast Sweden installed motor... MORE

  • Faster Finishing 
    Faster Finishing

    Automation World
    i-Web in Avon, Mass. uses a Beckhoff Automation control system incorporating advanced servo drive technology and the high-speed... 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...

    September 8, 2014 - September 13, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    From robotics and automation services, to micro sensors and nanotechnology, Industrial Automation North America showcases the most important products in the industry and is the North American hub for innovation and networking in industrial automation.

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    TRAINING

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    August 17, 2014 - August 21, 2014
    Al Khobar , Saudi Arabia


    The main objective of this WORKSHOP is to make the aspiring engineers acquainted with the conceptual as well as practical knowledge of the Industrial Automation & latest technologies being used to achieve industrial automation.

    August 17, 2014 - August 21, 2014
    Al Khobar , Saudi Arabia


    Persons successfully completing this course will be able to identify hardware components of a ControlLogix Programmable Controller System, configure and install a ControlLogix Programmable Controller System; plus much more

    August 19, 2014 - August 21, 2014
    Denver , CO, USA


    Hands-On PLC Training Workshop (PLC: Programmable Logic Controllers). Start with basics move on to troubleshooting, then learn the foundations of good PLC programming while writing your first IEC-1131 compliant PLC program. (1.6 CEU) Free PLC, training equipment and extra training material for your continued education after you leave the seminar/workshop.