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MEDIA

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Thomson releases web video "How to Install SB Series Power-Off Brakes" Thomson Industries, a manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released an educational video for design engineers, illustrating how to properly install its SB Series power-off...
Thomson releases web video 'How to Increase Rigidity in a Linear Actuator' Thomson has authored a range of educational videos, webinars and technical white papers to inform and guide design engineers, explain technology alternatives and simplify the linear motion...
FCI releases thermal dispersion sensing video for industrial processes The capabilities video explains how Fluid Components International (FCI) solves flow and level measurement problems for industrial process and plant applications around the globe with advanced...
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RESOURCES

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  • HEIDENHAIN introduces HIT 3.0 online CNC controls learning program 
    HEIDENHAIN introduces HIT 3.0 online CNC controls learning program

    Replacing HIT 2.0, this online training program is launching a revised 3-axis machining learning program. With the new guided programming function,...

  • EdgeX Foundry announces EdgeX-enabled developer kits  
    EdgeX Foundry announces EdgeX-enabled developer kits

    There will be two different kinds of dev kits - community and commercial. For options in the community track, the bill of materials will be...

  • IFR Report: Service Robot sales up 39 percent in 2018 
    IFR Report: Service Robot sales up 39 percent in 2018

    The total number sold in this robot category rose by 85 percent (2017). Logistic systems show the strongest demand, accounting for 63 percent of...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Guide to Saving Time with Intelligent Data Logging 
    Guide to Saving Time with Intelligent Data Logging

    By CAS Dataloggers
    With advances in technology and computing power, modern data loggers can reduce the amount of time and effort required to...

  • Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback  
    Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

    By Edward E. Herceg, Alliance Sensors Group
    The strengths and weaknesses of magnetostrictive, variable resistance, and variable inductance...

  • What do Design Engineers Need to Know about Brushless DC Motor Technologies  
    What do Design Engineers Need to Know about Brushless DC Motor Technologies

    By Walter Smith, Sensata Technologies
    The advent of rare-earth magnets and advanced brushless DC motor (BLDC) motor design has empowered a new...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • COPA-DATA helps Novarc Technologies enhance HMI software 
    COPA-DATA helps Novarc Technologies enhance HMI software

    zenon’s application as an HMI gives SWR operators flexibility to set welding parameters. This is a requirement for the environment in which SWR...

  • Rockwell Automation and JR Controls help French drill pipe manufacturer enhance control systems 
    Rockwell Automation and JR Controls help French drill pipe manufacturer enhance control systems

    Based in France, Vallourec is a supplier of drill pipe for energy companies around the globe. The manufacturer has a presence in 20 countries,...

  • University of Birmingham chooses Renishaw systems for healthcare research 
    University of Birmingham chooses Renishaw systems for healthcare research

    The facility will bring together academics from different disciplines to explore the full potential of additive manufacturing (AM) for medical...

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    EVENTS

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    October 30, 2018 - November 1, 2018
    Houston , TX, United States


    The 2018 Process Control & Safety Symposium and Exhibition (PCS) returns to Houston, TX. Sponsored by the Process Measurement and Control, Safety and Security, Chemical and Petroleum, Communications, Education, Pulp and Paper, and Management Divisions of ISA and the ISA Houston Section who are teaming up to bring another world-class program, exhibit, and networking event this November.

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    TRAINING

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    October 30, 2018 - November 1, 2018
    Houston , TX, United States


    The 2018 Process Control & Safety Symposium and Exhibition (PCS) returns to Houston, TX. Sponsored by the Process Measurement and Control, Safety and Security, Chemical and Petroleum, Communications, Education, Pulp and Paper, and Management Divisions of ISA and the ISA Houston Section who are teaming up to bring another world-class program, exhibit, and networking event this November.