Thursday, September 26, 2013
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Intel, AeroScout partner on RFID technology in devices
Intel, AeroScout partner on RFID technology in devices

Enterprise mobile device now will have RFID technology built in at the chip level following the announcement of a deal between computer processor maker Intel and Stanley Black & Decker, which owns the AeroScout RFID technology. The partnership was announced at Intel’s Developer Forum in San Francisco on Sept. 11.... Read More

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Keep the boiler, replace the burner
Keep the boiler, replace the burner

Today’s efficient natural gas boiler is an amazing blend of traditional heat exchange technology and sophisticated design improvements. With metallurgical improvements and computer-aided design... Read More

Koch Industries buys Molex for $7.2 billion
Koch Industries buys Molex for $7.2 billion

Molex has always been a family business as it grew from a small firm in suburban Chicago to a global leader in connectors and connection systems. On Sept. 9, it was announced that Molex has switched... Read More

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Disaster recovery plans, procedures
Disaster recovery plans, procedures

Natural events such as Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy occur with little or no warning. Besides immeasurable suffering, they often cause widespread flooding, leaving maintenance departments and motor... Read More

Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors
Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors

Two mistaken ideas about how to dry wet windings have persisted for years. One is that heating the windings with a welding machine is good way to dry out an electric motor. The other is that windings... Read More

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In a Plant Engineering Webcast on Tuesday, Sept. 17, learn how Viracon’s switch to active RFID technology used the plant’s existing Wi-Fi to manage more than 5,000 WIP carriers in a
500,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility. REGISTER HERE.
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Active RFID System Shatters Productivity Problems for a Glass Manufacturer
Glass manufacturer Viracon has to keep track of up to 60,000 unique orders through a process that takes up to 30 steps. Its barcode system was contributing to inefficiencies throughout its manufacturing process.

Learn how Viracon’s switch to active RFID technology used the plant’s existing Wi-Fi to manage more than 5,000 WIP carriers in a 500,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.
Event Sponsor: AeroScout Industrial

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT/11 a.m. PT

Presenter: Gerald Deml, Production Manager, Viracon
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Modular touch panel computers
Modular touch panel computers

Advantech's two-piece panel PCs offer numerous performance and cost saving advantages.Read More

Energy monitor and control unit
Energy monitor and control unit

ABB's CMS-700 energy monitor and control unit is designed to allow easy access for data collection,... Read More

Industry light for control cabinets, machines
Industry light for control cabinets, machines

The Weidmuller Industry Light (WIL) is an LED light source with an ultra-wide beam angle and... Read More

Non-contact rotary torque sensor
Non-contact rotary torque sensor

The Datum Electronics Series RS425 non-contact rotary torque transducers are designed to fit in... Read More

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