FEATURED ARTICLESin Machine Safety
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...
Safety maturity: Three crucial elements of world class safety
Control Engineering Asia
By Too Horng Cheng
A safe working environment is not merely a fundamental human need, but a requirement in manufacturing...
NEWSin Machine Safety
- 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
- Beckhoff opens new facility in Mason, Ohio
- SICK to partner with AutoCoding Systems at Pack Expo to discuss food safety
- Rockwell Automation expands Machinery Safety Integrator program
- Smart Machines market bolster as it provides high accuracy without humans
- HIMA chooses Singapore as regional hub in Asia Pacific region
PRODUCT NEWSin Machine Safety
autoVimation announces stainless steel enclosure series
The housings allow for the protection of cameras with up to 62x62mm cross section – often used within the food industry – from aggressive...
Micronor and Optocon AG join to announce FOTEMP1-OEM-MNT signal conditioner
Applications include monitoring temperature inside transformers and switchgear, MR imaging, semiconductor manufacturing, petrochemical plants, as...
Assured Automation introduces ESD Series of emergency shutdown valves
Assured Automation's ESD thermal shutoff is resettable, making it simple to test a complete shutoff and reset, eliminating the need for stroke...
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.