Factory Automation 

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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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  • 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...

  • Microscan announces updates to their free barcode generator 
    Microscan announces updates to their free barcode generator

    The barcode generator is a free online tool enabling users to create, save, and email custom barcodes. 28 different barcode types, from linear to...

  •  OPC Training Course supports industrial convergence of SCADA systems to IIoT 
    OPC Training Course supports industrial convergence of SCADA systems to IIoT

    Business Industrial Network, a leading provider of industrial training, announced the release of the new OPC Training for SCADA & DCS Certificate...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • 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...

  • Safety Instrumentation Simplified: The case for a hybrid safety transmitter 
    Safety Instrumentation Simplified: The case for a hybrid safety transmitter

    By Wil Chin and Rick Frauton, United Electric Controls
    While there remains considerable variation in the quality of the sub-system infrastructure,...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Westermo helps Electricity North West upgrade to Ethernet/IP communications network 
    Westermo helps Electricity North West upgrade to Ethernet/IP communications network

    The modernised, `non-operations’ network provides reliability and bandwidth helping the company to better monitor and control the supply of...

  • Advanticsys helps Welsh high school enhance wireless building management efficiency 
    Advanticsys helps Welsh high school enhance wireless building management efficiency

    Advanticsys wireless solution supporting M-Bus and Modbus RTU / TCP was chosen by the School and Cardiff Council due to the non-intrusive nature of...

  • Remtec delivers robotic material handling for Dana Inc. 
    Remtec delivers robotic material handling for Dana Inc.

    In early 2016, Dana Incorporated contracted Remtec Automation to design, manufacture and install an automated turnkey robotic material handling...

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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...