The boards of directors of the Fieldbus Foundation and the Hart Communication Foundation have agreed, in principle,...
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Australian researchers have used novel magnetic materials to design and build small motors with energy efficiencies...
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The French automation manufacturer Crouzet has announced a range of nano-PLCs that includes models designed...
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If the recent SPS IPC Drives show is an accurate indicator, the automation industry appears to be shaking off...
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India’s biggest car-maker, Maruti Suzuki, is turning increasingly to the CC-Link open network to help it cut...
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It can be difficult to keep track of changes in EN standards. Machine safety expert Paul Laidler, who is business...
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Festo has published a White Paper aimed at helping machine designers to improve their electropneumatic controls...
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