Factory Automation 

FEATURED PRODUCTS

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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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  • ISA releases iOS app to calculate process variables and loop signals 
    ISA releases iOS app to calculate process variables and loop signals

    The tool is at users' fingertips on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, and it allows the user to choose from a variety of engineering units (like...

  • Matrox announces Design Assistant 5 classroom training for May 2017 
    Matrox announces Design Assistant 5 classroom training for May 2017

    The training session is tailored for systems integrators, in-house integration specialists, machine builders and OEMs who wish to develop vision or...

  • CIMdata releases eBook on capital project success for EPCs 
    CIMdata releases eBook on capital project success for EPCs

    This eBook presents CIMdata's perspective on the use of open standards, notably ISO 15926, to improve interoperability, and the application of...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • What is a Cloud  Serialization and  Traceability Solution? 
    What is a Cloud Serialization and Traceability Solution?

    The core principles of a Level 4 system make it uniquely positioned to deliver data sharing capability up, down, and across the supply chain.

  • Four Common Sources of Inaccuracy in Sensor Measurements 
    Four Common Sources of Inaccuracy in Sensor Measurements

    By CAS Dataloggers
    This White Paper from CAS DataLoggers addresses four measurement accuracy issues in the order of most to least common.

  • Benefits of Intelligent Valve Actuation in Low Temperature Environments 
    Benefits of Intelligent Valve Actuation in Low Temperature Environments

    By Rotork
    With the current emphasis in the oil and gas industry on unmanned, remotely operated sites, often utilising renewable energy sources in...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Kepware helps Teel Plastics bring IoT to their operations 
    Kepware helps Teel Plastics bring IoT to their operations

    Teel Plastics was inspired to find a solution that would allow operators to control all pieces electronically and reduce human error. They...

  • Advanticsys wireless sensors help to reduce UK traffic pollution 
    Advanticsys wireless sensors help to reduce UK traffic pollution

    The project aimed to test the feasibility of developing an integrated data platform for Chester city centre. The focus was on linking a novel air...

  • Bedrock Automation boosts industrial control for Arkansas town's water and sewer system 
    Bedrock Automation boosts industrial control for Arkansas town's water and sewer system

    The Bedrock controller is part of an integrated plantwide SCADA system. Users connect to that system via Ignition software from Inductive...

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    EVENTS

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    April 3, 2017 - April 7, 2017
    Chicago , IL, United States


    Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you'll find ways to automate every process in your company.

    April 24, 2017 - April 28, 2017
    Hannover


    HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology.

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    TRAINING

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    May 2, 2017 - May 4, 2017
    Birmingham , AL


    The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...