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MEDIA

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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...
ASI video describes EZ DIN rail cutter ASI EZ cutter cuts several types of DIN rail, leaving clean and burr-free cuts
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RESOURCES

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  • Mentor Graphics introduces Mentor Safe ISO 26262 qualification programs

    Mentor is an automotive systems supplier providing design tools and embedded software in the areas of connectivity, electrification, autonomous...

  • CC-Link announces launch of CC-Link IE Field Basic 
    CC-Link announces launch of CC-Link IE Field Basic

    This is an open field network using general-purpose 100Mbps Ethernet communication and is a new network mode in the CC-Link IE Ethernet-based...

  • Fluke announces Motor and Drive Troubleshooting course 
    Fluke announces Motor and Drive Troubleshooting course

    The Fluke Motor and Drive Troubleshooting Course delivers critical knowledge so maintenance professionals can gain the practical diagnostic skills...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • The Safety of AC Power Supplies Fed with DC Voltage 
    The Safety of AC Power Supplies Fed with DC Voltage

    By Dr. Qin Wang, PULS
    This whitepaper is an assessment of the safety situation with AC and DC power supplies and what organizations can do to...

  • Slow Speed Applications Using a Soft Starter

    Many applications could benefit from the ability to adjust the speed of a process while operating. Reasons for this include positioning, checking...

  • Powering the Internet of Things with MQTT 
    Powering the Internet of Things with MQTT

    By Ming Fong, Schneider-Electric Software
    Even though MQTT was designed prior to this age of IoT, its characteristics meet the requirements of IoT...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Carolina Color chooses Liad to automate color delivery product line 
    Carolina Color chooses Liad to automate color delivery product line

    Carolina Color faced an interesting business decision arising from the launch of two new coloring technologies. Carolina Colors decided to find an...

  • Exele delivers VOIP-based alarm monitoring to Cypress Ridge wastewater facility  
    Exele delivers VOIP-based alarm monitoring to Cypress Ridge wastewater facility

    In the past year Cypress Ridge sought Exele's help to convert their hardwired TAPI-based telephone alarm notification system to use Voice-Over-IP...

  • CADENAS software used to automate LUCAS' robot quote generation 
    CADENAS software used to automate LUCAS' robot quote generation

    The assemblies of LUCAS are modular and built with numerous variable properties. The primary goal therefore was to automate the preparation of...

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    EVENTS

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    February 6, 2017 - February 9, 2017
    Orlando , FL, United States


    Join us at the 21st annual ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida to learn more about how the digital enterprise will be realized and the benefits that this can bring. Discover what your peers are doing today and what steps they are taking in their respective journeys.

    February 17, 2017 - February 20, 2017
    Ludhiana , India


    MachAutoExpo-2017, a forum to display of technology and live machine demonstration. The Event is perfect destination to meet all your Exhibition needs. The focus is to showcase latest world class technology with an emphasis on Machine Tools, Engineering Machinery, Automation technology, CNC Machines & Systems, SPMs, Plasma Laser Cutting Machines, Robotics and latest versions of conventional...

    March 13, 2017 - March 16, 2017
    Houston , TX


    ABB Automation & Power World (APW) brings together professionals from utilities, industries and infrastructure for a premier educational and collaboration event in North America.

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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...