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Emergence of an IIoT Ecosystem
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has created a buzz with its focus on how networking will transform manufacturing operations and efficiencies. But the current reality is that while the interest level is extremely high, actual deployments seem to be lagging behind.
Cordless Hydraulic Pump Provides Portable Power
The XC-Series cordless pump from Enerpac (www.enerpac.com), Menomonee Falls, Wisc., uses a one-half horsepower motor powered by a 28-V lithium-ion battery pack to get the performance an electric or pneumatic powered pump with the convenience of a hand pump.
What Does Your Sensing Application Require?
Because accuracy and precision come at a price, you need to understand just how accurate and how precise a system needs to be.
How to Hone Your Sensing Applications
In sensing applications, performance can be improved by combining accuracy and precision, but what’s the difference between them?
Backplanes pushing bandwidth limits
Big increases in data throughput and processing power, coupled with demands for reductions in size, weight, and power consumption are forcing a fundamental transformation in embedded architectures.
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Bonded Pair Cable: Does it have a Place in Factory Automation?
As the manufacturing industry continues to become more communication-centric, it is relying more on unified data communication and automation systems. High-performance cabling solutions not only ensure the success of these systems, but also help to enhance productivity and streamline operation.
Types of Pressure: When and Why Are They Used?
Without measurement there is no control. As with any type of measurement, results need to be expressed in a defined and clear way to allow everyone to interpret and apply those results correctly. Accurate measurements and good measurement practices are essential in industrial automation and process environments, as they have a direct effect on the success of the desired outcome.
Defining Pressure: What is Pressure and Why is it Critical to Process?
This white paper will define pressure, identifying how it is applied and measured. The white paper will also highlight how pressure sensors affect process environments and how they are applied in specific applications.
Assembled vs. Overmolded Cordsets: Understanding The Advantages For Your Connectivity Application
Connectivity serves as a cornerstone for industrial automation environments, delivering continuous production, data acquisition and communication throughout the enterprise.
Identifying the Right RFID: Why Knowing the Difference Between HF and UHF is Important For Your Industrial Applications
Industrial manufacturing is constantly adapting to meet the ever-increasing productivity and efficiency demands on the factory floor, and track and trace technologies play an important role in satisfying these goals.
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