FEATURED ARTICLESin Machine Safety
Empowering the Workforce to Control the Future of Automation
By Peter Martin, Schneider Electric Process Automation
Connected products are expected to approach 30 billion by 2020, with utilities,...
Materials Handling Automation Innovations include Safety and Ergonomics
By Thomas R. Cutler, Manufacturing Media Consortium
The notions of safety and profitability are not mutually exclusive. This article discusses...
The Big Maintenance Dilemma: In-House vs. Outsourcing
By Bill Lydon, Automation.com
Determining whether to use in-house staff to perform maintenance or to outsource to a contractor is a source of...
Tips for improving safety, ROI for collaborative robots
By Jeff Fryman and Rick VandenBoom
Collaborative robots are becoming more common on the plant floor. Deciding whether or not to...
NEWSin Machine Safety
- Rotork actuators deliver automated safety solution for Mauritius airport
- VDW works to revise machine tool safety standards
- Siemens announces launch of Lifelong Educational Advantage Program
- HIMA announces framework agreement with Pepperl+Fuchs
- VDMA Report: European machine vision industry sees record year in 2017
- United Electric Controls' transmitter wins 2016 exida Safety Award
- Honeywell and Dover Energy collaborate for asset integrity management
- ams announces acquisition of Incus Laboratories
- HIMA introduces turbine safety solutions at POWER-GEN International
- PI appoints Scott Jordan as Head of Photonics Market Segment
- SICK's LaserGuardian Intrusion Detection System earns Benchmark Innovation Award
- ISA’s Standards & Practices Board presents annual awards
PRODUCT NEWSin Machine Safety
Balluff introduces PROFIsafe IO-Link safety I/O hub
Balluff's safety I/O hub is an IP67 protection rated machine mount IO-Link device. The safety I/O hub features eight M12 ports capable of...
Endress + Hauser releases SupplyCare 3.0 for tank inventory management
Enhancements in SupplyCare 3.0 include hardware and software options allowing level, flow and pressure data to be displayed at a desk or handheld...
VPG Transducers releases Models 5113 & 5117 load pins
Model 5113 and Model 5117 load pins provide measurements of force, tension, load, and overload parameters, with a safe overload capacity of up to...
MEDIAin Machine Safety
RESOURCESin Machine Safety
By William L. Mostia, Jr., PE
This edition draws on the author’s long experience as an instrument and electrical engineer and his maintenance...
The practical reference introduces engineering concepts of motors and drives in a way that can be easily understood by both engineers unfamiliar...
The Mechanical Components 2 evaluates the candidate's mastery of the principles and application of mechanical components such as clutches, brakes,...
WHITE PAPERSin Machine Safety
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...
By Brian S. Elliott, AutomationDirect
“Electrical Arcs” explains how arcing develops, the dangers of electrical arcs and various means of arc...
By Chris Soranno, SICK Safety Application Specialist
To ensure an acceptable level of residual risk has been achieved prior to deploying...
CASE STUDIESin Machine Safety
In the past year Cypress Ridge sought Exele's help to convert their hardwired TAPI-based telephone alarm notification system to use Voice-Over-IP...
NS Wash put suppliers on notice to find quality enclosures at a fair price. One came back with some Stahlin Non-Metallic enclosures samples
The motor, which provides the plant with finely ground coal dust to meet the plant's primary energy needs, is operated in a hazardous area...
EVENTSin Machine Safety
ABB Automation & Power World (APW) brings together professionals from utilities, industries and infrastructure for a premier educational and collaboration event in North America.
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.
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.