Advanced control: A new non-PID control algorithm, rate-predictive control (RPC), is adaptive to changes in process gain, which is helpful given the industry’s difficult history of loop tuning, auto-tuning, and model maintenance. RPC also can serve as a model-less feedback multivariable control algorithm.
Four divisions focus on robotics, electrification, industrial automation, and motion.
Evaluating the current state of the organization is key to understanding where and how to start implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) solution.
There are many benefits to implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) solution to maximize productivity and enhance an organization’s workflow.
Industrial-grade mobile devices are needed for harsh environments to make the most of the data being harvested by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Fundamentals to help plants make the right decisions on motor failure policy include determining a motor's horsepower breakpoint and communicating a plan with the team.
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When you use heavy-duty equipment to complete large tasks, you face the risk that big things will go wrong.
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Collaborative efforts can bridge maintenance and design in the asset design stage.