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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...
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RESOURCES

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  • IFR Report: Top Robotics Trends Heading into 2020 
    IFR Report: Top Robotics Trends Heading into 2020

    From 2020 to 2022 almost 2 million new units of industrial robots are expected to be installed in factories around the world. New technology trends...

  • FieldComm Group version 1.2 of Field Device Integration standard including support for HTML5, JSON and OPC UA  
    FieldComm Group version 1.2 of Field Device Integration standard including support for HTML5,...

    Announced in conjunction with the availability of version 1.2 of the FDI specifications (IEC 62769), this release of the FDI Device Package...

  • FAULHABER announces FAULHABER Drive Selection Tool  
    FAULHABER announces FAULHABER Drive Selection Tool

    A solution for developers and application engineers, information, such as speed and torque, is sufficient in order to determine the appropriate...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Monitoring Mechanical Behavior of Reciprocating Compressors 
    Monitoring Mechanical Behavior of Reciprocating Compressors

    By Istec
    In this whitepaper we focus on the mechanical health and behaviour of reciprocating compressors with four important indicators; impact,...

  • 80 GHz radar vs. ultrasonic:  Non-contact Level Measurement Technology Comparison 
    80 GHz radar vs. ultrasonic: Non-contact Level Measurement Technology Comparison

    By Greg Tischler, Vega Americas
    When it comes to non-contact continuous level measurement, radar and ultrasonic are two of the most common...

  • Improving the Efficiency and Reliability of Water Systems with Variable Speed Pumps and Pressure Sensors 
    Improving the Efficiency and Reliability of Water Systems with Variable Speed Pumps and Pressure...

    By Daniel Mullen, Sensata Technologies
    Distributing water on a large scale has been a challenge that the world has tackled for decades. It is a...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Rockwell Automation helps Pacific Coast Terminals enhance process safety and control 
    Rockwell Automation helps Pacific Coast Terminals enhance process safety and control

    PCT set out to find a solution that would remove the cab from the boom and, instead, allow operators to control and monitor the process remotely....

  • Litum IoT helps Ferrero Group enhance worker tracking 
    Litum IoT helps Ferrero Group enhance worker tracking

    Ferrero needed a way to confirm that all its employees could be safely accounted when an emergency evacuation was underway.

  • ABB uses swimming robots to help Australian silicon company enhance transformer inspections 
    ABB uses swimming robots to help Australian silicon company enhance transformer inspections

    Simcoa Operations sought the expertise of the local ABB Transformer Service team in Australia to perform an internal inspection for one of their...

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    EVENTS

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    May 7, 2020
    Fulda


    The CODESYS Users Conference is the must-attend event for users of the IEC 61131-3 automation software CODESYS. Specialists from the CODESYS Group will present new developments and features as well as useful tips & tricks - live, compact, with high practical benefits.

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    TRAINING

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    May 5, 2020 - May 7, 2020
    Birmingham , AL


    The course will cover fundamentals of temperature, pressure, flow, and level measurements; process control loops and tuning, with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Fieldbus Technology, and final control elements will be presented and discussed. Instructors are practicing engineers who are enlisted by the ISA Birmingham Section.