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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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  • Rockwell Automation and Cisco release several Converged Plantwide Ethernet network design guides 
    Rockwell Automation and Cisco release several Converged Plantwide Ethernet network design guides

    The guides are intended give companies best practices for wired and wireless network architectures when deploying cloud and mobile industrial IoT...

  • Watlow releases EZ-LINK mobile app 
    Watlow releases EZ-LINK mobile app

    EZ-LINK is available free-of-charge from the Apple and Android app stores for phones and tablets, and provides access to the controller’s...

  • Asahi/America has releases 2018 version of Thermoplastic Valves, Actuation and Controls catalog 
    Asahi/America has releases 2018 version of Thermoplastic Valves, Actuation and Controls catalog

    A resource for engineers, plant managers and distributors, this catalog provides customers with product specifications, dimensional information, Cv...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Exploring Security by Design 
    Exploring Security by Design

    By Siegfried Müller, MB Connect Line
    Nowadays it‘s difficult to imagine that a new appliance will be developed without a safety risk analysis,...

  • What is a Voice Coil Actuator? 
    What is a Voice Coil Actuator?

    By H2W Technologies
    A voice coil actuator, also known as a non-commutated DC linear actuator, is a type of direct drive linear motor. Voice coil...

  • Thickness Measurement with Laser Displacement Sensors  
    Thickness Measurement with Laser Displacement Sensors

    Laser displacement sensors are often used for measuring distance, movement and dimensions. However, in order to achieve a precise statement of the...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • ABB helps Bayer implement modular automation solution 
    ABB helps Bayer implement modular automation solution

    ABB has developed a solution for modularization with plug and produce capabilities and a pilot is currently ongoing with one of the major life...

  • SAP and Caterpillar: Connecting Live Engineering And Predictive Maintenance 
    SAP and Caterpillar: Connecting Live Engineering And Predictive Maintenance

    Caterpillar creates machinery that powers businesses, builds communities, and enriches lives, from diesel-powered engines and gas turbines to...

  • Rockwell Automation helps Colorado State University automate new hands-on brewing lab 
    Rockwell Automation helps Colorado State University automate new hands-on brewing lab

    The lab is part of CSU’s Fermentation Science and Technology (FST) program. Support from both the university and members of the Rockwell...

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    EVENTS

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    May 14, 2018 - May 18, 2018
    Frankfurt , Germany


    From 14 to 18 May, about 150 technical experts from all over the world will meet at the VDMA in Frankfurt, Germany, to work on standards for machine vision and discuss new standardisation initiatives for the future. Hosting organisation is Silicon Software, in cooperation with VDMA Machine Vision.

    June 17, 2018 - June 22, 2018
    San Antonio , TX


    The 2018 Honeywell Users Group Americas Conference in San Antonio looks forward to an agenda format which allows dynamic interaction with peers across multiple industries, a broad range of Subject Matter Experts, members of Honeywell’s leadership team and HUG Steering Committee members.

    June 26, 2018 - June 28, 2018
    Knoxville , TN, United States


    The 61st Annual ISA POWID Symposium is coming to Knoxville, TN. The Symposium will be held 26-28 June 2018.

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    TRAINING

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    June 26, 2018 - June 28, 2018
    Knoxville , TN, United States


    The 61st Annual ISA POWID Symposium is coming to Knoxville, TN. The Symposium will be held 26-28 June 2018.