Automation & Control Manufacturing Resources

How Robots Change The World: What automation really means for jobs and productivity

  • White Paper

The robotics revolution is rapidly accelerating, as fast-paced technological advances in automation, engineering, energy storage, artificial intelligence, and machine learning converge. The result will transform the capabilities of robots and their ability to take over tasks once carried out by humans.

Hybrid Heuristics for High Speed Route Optimization

  • White Paper

This paper discusses the challenges faced in route planning and how existing algorithms are largely insufficient. It also discusses how the use of a hybrid heuristic method derived from the combination of straight line heuristics and real road distance metrics presents the best solution to solving the challenge of planning efficient routes at high speed for last-mile deliveries today.

What is An Energy Audit?

  • White Paper

The aim of an energy audit is to reduce usage and improve performance.  It is becoming a standard practice for large industrial locations as well as smaller operations

Data Protection Best Practices

  • White Paper

Protecting sensitive data created, stored and consumed by sensor-driven Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology and applications is one of the foundations of trustworthy IIoT systems.

Direct Drive Linear Motors: Overview and Selection Process

  • White Paper

To help make the process of selecting linear motors simpler, we’ll start by explaining the mechanics of a direct drive linear motor and contrast it with a more traditional indirect drive system.

A Case for IIoT’s Future in Supply Chain Management

  • White Paper

This paper will explore how one construction materials hauling company used level measurement sensors and IIoT networks to better manage their operation.

Webinar: Exposing Cybersecurity Total Cost of Ownership

  • Webinar

This presentation shares a unique definition and perspective on Cybersecurity TCO (total cost of ownership). We will expose the unexpected costs of loss with a cyber incident, as well as both the cost savings and value-add to the organization by investing in cybersecurity early.

Smart Transmitters Enable Smart Sensors

  • White Paper

Instrument transmitters became smart by integrating digital technologies, paving the way for instrument sensors to acquire a similar level of intelligence. As we move into the future, digital technology will continue to provide more information from instruments.

Monitoring Mechanical Behavior of Reciprocating Compressors

  • White Paper

By Istec
In this whitepaper we focus on the mechanical health and behaviour of reciprocating compressors with four important indicators; impact, temperature (valves and bearings), vibration and rod drop. Table 1 shows the typical measurements for reciprocating compressors.

Mobile Safety in Hazardous Areas

  • White Paper

Mobile devices can solve many challenges in hazardous industrial environments. But a device that lacks the proper protection could seriously compromise the safety of your plant and personnel.