Automotive 

APRIL FEATURED PRODUCTS

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MEDIA

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RESOURCES

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Micro-Epsilon publishes brochure on automotive applications for sensors

Brochure includes 28 application examples of how Micro-Epsilon sensors and measurement systems are providing benefits for customers in development, testing, production and quality assurance.

Nordson publishes dispensing guide for Automotive

The 13-page guide has helpful information about how to maximize the use of precision dispensing equipment for adhesives, sealants, oils, and coatings.

Mitsubishi launches dedicated Machine Tool website

The site offers easy-to-access information about automation solutions for applications including aerospace, automotive, medical, off-highway equipment and general manufacturing.

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WHITE PAPERS

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Transforming the Light Curtain

By Tyler Glieden, SICK
By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment they are protecting. Light curtains using pattern and object recognition require fewer sensors and less wiring while providing a safety solution that’s secure.

Assessing PROFIenergy's potential

By PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e. V. (PNO)

PROFIenergy is a Profile of the real-time Industrial Ethernet protocol PROFINET, developed in response to calls from the AIDA group of automotive manufacturing companies for an open, standardized method of controlling energy consumption in automation systems. This white paper will quantify the energy saving possibilities of PROFIenergy and assess its deployment opportunities.

Addressing the Challenges of Functional Safety in the Automotive and Industrial Markets

Embedded Computing Design, December 2011

By Freescale Semiconductor

The focus on safety-critical applications in both the automotive and industrial markets is significantly growing, bringing new and added pressures to systems engineers as they work to solve safety challenges. Registration required to read paper.

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CASE STUDIES

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Micro-Epsilon displacement sensors position synchroniser discs

Two laser line displacement sensors from Micro-Epsilon are mounted to a purpose-built handling and processing machine manufactured by Behr Systems.

Alternative Energy Fires Up Plants

Design News
The Honda Transmission Manufacturing plant in Russells Point, Ohio, became the first major automotive manufacturing facility in the US to produce a substantial amount of its electricity directly from wind turbines located on its property.

Disc brake vision inspection system

Process and Control Today
Stemmer Imaging installed an industrial vision system to inspect disc brakes for Knorr-Bremse. Using line laser illumination, three cameras and intelligent imaging software, the system inspects the brake assemblies and checks the correct mounting by comparing the results to stored data.

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EVENTS

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April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

April 25, 2014
Marlborough , MA


ACP will be releasing ThinManager 7 and Relevance 1 on March 3, 2014. Because this amazing technology is "See it to Believe it," we are hitting the road and "Going Mobile" to show you how ThinManager and Relevance are paving the way for mobile devices to become a very relevant technology for the modern factory.

April 28, 2014
Wayne , PA


ACP will be releasing ThinManager 7 and Relevance 1 on March 3, 2014. Because this amazing technology is "See it to Believe it," we are hitting the road and "Going Mobile" to show you how ThinManager and Relevance are paving the way for mobile devices to become a very relevant technology for the modern factory.

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TRAINING

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April 30, 2014
Lenexa , KS


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

May 15, 2014
Waukesha , WI


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

June 5, 2014
Beachwood , OH


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).