Efficient communication between machines is key in industrial automation. As both Ethernet and wireless network technologies improve, which one is poised to take the lead in the future?
4 days ago by Antonio Armenta
Fiber optics is a promising technology for the future of industrial automation. In this article, learn the history, fundamentals, and application of fiber optics.
September 14, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
Analog signals like temperature create linear data. Let’s take a look at how to find the best-fit line, use the R^2 value, and calibrate the data in LabVIEW.
August 02, 2021 by Seth Price
Are wired networks really more secure than wireless? Let’s dive into some differences between these two industrial network types.
July 29, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
In this article, we cover some of the most common HMI failures and troubleshooting methods.
July 22, 2021 by Antonio Armenta
KUKA’s Germany-based manufacturing facility is set to deploy Nokia’s 5G SA (standalone) private wireless network.
July 16, 2021 by Aline Dias
Signal conditioners are important components of industrial digital acquisition (DAQ) systems. Learn about different types, and their benefits and drawbacks.
July 11, 2021 by Muhammad Asim Niazi
Although there are many similarities, there are also vast differences between office networks and industrial networks. Find out what those differences are in this article.
July 01, 2021 by Rob Hulsebos
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published a new document responding to the increase in ransomware attacks targeting OT assets and control systems.
June 24, 2021 by Alessandro Mascellino
Now that we’ve learned the basics of common certifications like CSA and UL, let’s figure out their similarities and differences.
June 23, 2021 by Muhammad Asim Niazi
We already discussed a few limitations of resistance temperature detectors (RTDs); this article will explore the difference between two-wire, three-wire, and four-wire RTDs.
June 15, 2021 by Seth Price
Learn how resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) work, how to calibrate one, advantages and disadvantages, and uses in industry.
June 04, 2021 by Seth Price
L-com releases a suite of connective devices to support companies utilizing 5G and big data applications.
May 20, 2021 by Stephanie Leonida
A previous article mentions various electrical units used in troubleshooting techniques. This article expands on those and discusses some additional units that engineers may need to know.
May 12, 2021 by David Peterson
Sfera Labs releases its new multi-sensor module with Raspberry Pi computing capabilities to create new edge computing applications.
May 11, 2021 by Stephanie Leonida
In industrial control, it is crucial to have a basic understanding of the units that define and describe the ratings of components.
May 10, 2021 by David Peterson
In this article, we’ll explore the challenge of data transmission rates and discuss the role of the baud rate in older communication systems.
May 09, 2021 by David Peterson
Liquatite’s ATLA and LAFG range of conduits have been approved for conformation to Annex A “heavy-duty” for CSA certification.
April 30, 2021 by Robin Mitchell
Holo announced that they can produce 99.99% pure copper parts via 3D printing.
April 28, 2021 by Seth Price
Stewart Connector, a Bel Group company, has added a punch-down modular RJ45 plug for Category 5e and Category 6 network connections.
April 21, 2021 by Seth Price
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