EC: Allen-Bradley NEMA Centerline 2100 low-voltage motor control centers with EtherNet/IP
Power – Motor control center: EtherNet/IP-enabled low voltage motor control centers from Rockwell...
EC: tiastar SmartStart motor control center
Power – Motor control center: The new tiastar SmartStart option from Siemens features plug-and-play...
Machine Guarding: Tolerable vs residual risk
Why do so many colleagues in manufacturing choose to avoid the terms – tolerable risk and residual...
China power plant to have two ultra-supercritical units added
Addition of new units are designed to help plant in central China contribute to economic...
Gather the data to look at the true value of a safety system
“Safety system” is an apt description for a never-ending operational process.
Official safety communication standard established
The DDASCA Consortium named openSAFETY an official communication standard.
Machine guarding: Category 4 versus reliability
When is a Category 4 solution ineffective in a machine guarding application? Is your machine safety...
Explosion proof hollow shaft encoder
BEI Sensors' Model HS52 is capable of operating directly in environments where flammable gases,...
Machine guarding and economic value: Wired safety versus safety automation
Over the past 10 years machine safety has experienced probably the greatest transformation since...
Update on Codes, Standards, and Regulations for Standby/Emergency Systems
Register for this webcast on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT/11 a.m. PT Codes...
HMI workstations at a chemical plant
Flat-panel displays, protected properly, can perform well and stand up to hard use even in a...
Exoskeletal arm support reduces risk
The X-Ar is an exoskeletal arm support designed to provide additional support for difficult manual...
Machine guarding and the hierarchy of measures for hazard mitigation
Do you know the five levels of hazard mitigation? Machine guarding isn’t completed task that’s...
Back to Basics: Limit switches for conveyors
Process monitoring and control improves with proper application of limit switches in conveyor...
Leaders Under 40, Control Engineering class of 2011
This generation of manufacturing automation and controls leaders includes 19 young professionals...
Control system failure survival strategies
When bad things happen to good control systems, it’s best to know in advance which of several...
Patching over software problems
Just as you would want to patch over a hole in your pants, you might find holes in your software...
Codes and regulations: Electrical Controls’ Dirty Little Secret: We Don’t Follow NFPA Rules
Of course safety is important, but most don’t follow NFPA 70e safety rules for working on an...
Make the right choice on protective devices
Choosing the correction protective device for a low-voltage distribution system requires system...
Think everyone is using PPE? Think again.
It’s a simple choice – of COURSE we want to be safe at work. No one wakes up each morning and says,...
PPE is personal before it is protective
A recent study found that many workers aren’t wearing necessary personal protective equipment....
Safety culture that is rewarded, enforced, honored
When Schneider Electric received the National Safety Council’s Green Cross for Safety Medal this...
Video: Fire flash testing
At the University of Alberta’s Protective Clothing and Equipment Research Facility, extensive flash...
Online learning events: Automation Summit, pump efficiency, fieldbus, industrial Ethernet
Multiple online learning events are available through CFE Media publications, including industrial...
Panelboard awarded patent for breaker coordination, touchsafe capabilities
ABB received a patent for its ProLine Panelboard, noted for having complete breaker coordination...
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