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Automation helps turn home brewer into brew house
Automation helps turn home brewer into brew house

South Florida Distillers is the oldest distillery in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The company now is branching out into the design business by working with 26° Brewing to help it brew world-class craft beers. Greg Lieberman is the founder and owner of 26° Brewing in Pompano Beach, Fla. He began as a home brewer making 10... Read More

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What controller fits your application?
What controller fits your application?

The choices for a controller are as diverse now as they have been at any time in the history of industrial control systems. Many types of controllers are available for discrete, process, and hybrid... Read More

A tale of system integration success
A tale of system integration success

A system integrator can make all the difference in a company's productivity. The knowledge and experience a good system integrator can offer can help keep a line from going down or help find the best... Read More

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Try the efficient way with Yaskawa’s U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive
U1000 drives provide outstanding harmonic performance and full power regeneration in a single stand-alone component. Learn more.
Understanding permanent magnet motors
Understanding permanent magnet motors

Controlling the speed of ac motors is accomplished using a variable frequency drive (VFD) in most cases. While many scenarios involve using VFDs with induction motors with stator windings to... Read More

Chemical manufacturer tames alarm management
Chemical manufacturer tames alarm management

Alarm management can become wild over time as a result of changes in process, equipment, and personnel. Such was the case at a manufacturing facility in the southern U.S. where the automation system... Read More

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Digital Editon
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device and includes interactive links. The February of AppliedAutomation issue includes stories on knowing what controller fits your application and understanding permanent magnet motors.
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IIoT: Operations & IT Digital Report
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years. Among the topics we’ll cover here are how to use IIoT to improve operations, how to do a better job of data analysis by using new technologies and new software, and how manufacturers are already using IIoT to affect changes in their operation. Learn more.
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Industrial Internet of Things Webcast Series 2017, Webcast One: Get your head into the cloud
This Webcast focuses on how emergent Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies change the way process and automation engineers execute projects and sustain productivity in today’s, and tomorrow’s, cyber-physical world.

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: B+B SmartWorx, Rittal
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Mobile portable compressor
Mobile portable compressor

The M58 is designed to deliver 210 cfm at 100 psig for rental houses, construction, demolition,... Read More

Spring cotter pins for axial mounting
Spring cotter pins for axial mounting

The GN 1024 metric size steel or stainless steel spring cotter pins. The GN 1024 spring cotter... Read More

Precision limit switches
Precision limit switches

AutomationDirect has added a line of high precision limit/position switches from Metrol. These... Read More

PVC coated sealing locknut
PVC coated sealing locknut

Plasti-Bond's PVC coated sealing locknut is a simple, detachable sleeve providing a consistent seal... Read More

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2017 Maintenance Study: 6 high-level findings
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2017 Maintenance Study identified six important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. These include: Maintenance strategies, shutdown schedule, unscheduled downtime, training, technologies, and outsourcing.
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