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DECEMBER FEATURED PRODUCTS
Interactive catalog has an online mirror edition for researching/selecting components, loading a shopping cart, developing a bill of materials, and finding distributors.
SPEC (System Plast Engineering Calculator) evaluates applications for steel or plastic chain and modular belt conveyors.
With this service, ABB experts can monitor and analyze a mine hoist system remotely.
WHITE PAPERSview all
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.
Automation.com, March 2012
By Michael C. Moed, Cognex
Image-based ID readers stand poised to replace laser scanners in several industries. Thanks to advances in microprocessors, imaging sensors and decoding algorithms, ID readers have become not only more affordable, but also more powerful.
Automation.com, December 2011
By J.D. Gray Associates
White paper describes all the various material handling systems involved in automation.
CASE STUDIESview all
Engineers at Intralox in Harahan, La., used electric actuators to improve the speed and precision of a palletizing unit that takes variously sized products from a conveyor, and lines them up and orients them to form layers on shipping pallets.
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 Tamar conveyor system had to handle "green totes" - something the existing conveyor system couldn't do.
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.
Motor Expo is an annual trade fair presenting the most advanced technologies and innovations in motor industry. Established in 2003, Motor Expo now celebrates 12 consecutive years of steady growth in China.
New Delhi (Delhi - India), India
India Transport & Logistics Show (ITLS) India Transport & Logistics Show is the most important gathering for the global logistics, warehousing, transport and supply chain community.
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.