Automation & Control Manufacturing Resources

What's the Use of the IIoT?

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The IIoT connects devices with the digital world to provide data visibility. But the real value of the IIoT lies in how that data will be used by industry to realize the potential beneļ¬ ts of this connectivity.

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This brief overview has been designed to help guide users through the basics of data loggers and how they can simplify data collection for an organization.

What Do Industrial Engineers Need to Know About Functional Safety?

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Engineers designing systems for industrial and factory applications are adopting functional safety design practices to reduce the risk of system failures that could result in costly damage or injury.

A Case for an Internet Code of Conduct

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Self-regulation or legislation does not stifle innovation at all. It steers the internet in the right direction. It is just an example, albeit a very important example, of market feedback for engineers and innovators to develop the right products.

Extending Connectivity to the Bottom of the Ocean

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If you have a ControlLogix PLC being used as the MCS, how can you make use of the OPC UA MDIS spec and bypass the old Modbus integration to the DCS? Softing has developed an OPC UA MDIS compliant server module that inserts into the ControlLogix chassis and creates the OPC UA provides a framework that can be used to represent field devices, for example. 

The World Market for Gas Flow Measurement - 4th Ed.

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The World Market for Gas Flow Measurement examines the gas flow measurement market on both a worldwide and regional basis. It covers each flow technology used for gas flow measurement.

Bridging the IT/OT Divide

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Today’s smarter edge devices can streamline integration efforts while providing secure remote access for end users and machine builders, too

A Guide to Customized PROFINET Validation

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While serial bus systems will continue to play an important role in the future, solutions based on Industrial Ethernet are becoming increasingly common with Industry 4.0 applications. The focus is less on cable measurements, signal levels or signal shapes, but in the case of standards such as PROFINET, utilization and the greatest possible availability of the networks are the focus of interest.

How to Conduct an Energy Audit to Acheive Long-Term Savings

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The goal of an energy audit is to get accurate energy data that shows you where your facility’s energy went over the period; which equipment, circuits, buildings or divisions consumed the energy; and exactly when this usage occurred.

Understanding The Basics: A Guide to Gas Spring Application

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An explanation of what a gas spring is, component parts, and how they are both constructed and operate. It gives the reader a basic understanding of the workings and terminology used when specifying gas springs.