- Use a PLC or Stand-Alone Temperature Control?
- Bye-Bye, Windows? So Long, Ladder?
- Programming Software 2013
- Total cost of ownership: a study of automation systems
- 5 Minutes to Mobile
- Integrated Linux Automation Controller
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- The Future Of Control Automation Has Arrived
- Improving Cooling Water System Capacity
- IEC 61131-3-based Building Automation System
- Industrial networking expands PLC functionality
- Honeywell System Integrator Program 'Firing on all Cylinders'
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- PLC market in Southeast Asia is recovering
- China’s PLC Market Will See Moderate Recovery
- Rutgers Takes First in PACK Solutions Challenge
- Ulrich Spiesshofer takes over at ABB
- Phoenix Contact announces Nanoline Contest 2014
- George Brown College offers Online PLC Training
- Manufacturing technology orders off in July
- PLCopen Contemplates Coding Conventions
- PLCopen opens office in Korea
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- Manufacturing technology orders down in June
DECEMBER FEATURED PRODUCTS
PRODUCT NEWSview all
Designed for machine builders and operators, the Lenze library simplifies implementation of PackML standards using ladder logic.
On-line training Program includes a 20-Course eTraining Program on Electrical and Motor Controls (EMC) and a 17-session course on Programmable Controllers (PLC).
The guide includes both selection criteria and guided workflow steps to help in choosing the controllers and/or system that best meets specific current and future site needs.
WHITE PAPERSview all
By Noren Products
Thermal management of electronic enclosures is important to protect automation and process controls as well as transformers, VFDs and PLCs. The water industry has a unique advantage with its ability to employ easily available sources of water for use in air to water panel coolers.
AutomationDirect's “PLCs and PACs Simplify Data Acquisition” explains how businesses benefit from the in-depth information that PLCs and PACs can provide on processes, machines and manufacturing operations.
By Rich Harwell, Eaton
A combination HMI-PLC plays a pivotal role in the design of a truly lean automation solution, providing a host of benefits throughout the life cycle of machine automation. For OEMs and control engineers alike, this means that it is easier to build smaller, smarter machines faster.
CASE STUDIESview all
The Ripon Cogeneration Plant in Ripon, California, upgraded its existing proprietary Westinghouse WDPF BOP control system to a PlantPAx system without any scheduled outage of the facility.
By Steve Liebrecht
Detroit’s wastewater treatment plant used Rockwell Automation’s PlantPAx Process Library and Water Wastewater Accelerator toolkit to reduce the time required to design, install, operate, and maintain a wastewater project.
Siemens developed the controller of the storage and retrieval machines and the conveyor system for the body buffer on the basis of its Simatic S7 controllers.
The core display categories at HANNOVER MESSE 2014 are industrial automation and IT, energy and environmental technologies, industrial supply, production engineering and services and research and development.
Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
This popular course offers a combination of practical information and hands-on experience, covering proper installation, calibration, and maintenance of electronic instruments. You will examine characteristics of electronic control systems; techniques for installing electronic instruments; and procedures for configuring and calibrating transmitters, transducers, and controllers.
Bakersfield, CA, USA
This course combines lecture and hands-on labs to provide an overview of industrial measurement and control. Technicians, engineers, and managers are provided with a foundation for communication with other control system professionals. Serves as a solid fundamental course for introduction to other ISA courses.