There are many distributed fieldbus capabilities for valve manifolds that can save on network overhead and wiring. In this article, we will look at PLC programming of fieldbus manifolds highlighting Festo's CPX layout.
June 29, 2022 by Shawn Dietrich
Linear position sensors are used in electrical and fluid-actuated motion devices. They allow extremely precise position, velocity, and acceleration control, and provide feedback to ensure product quality and tolerance compliance.
April 14, 2022 by Seth Price
One of the most visible elements of industrial safety is the use of lock-out-tag-out (LOTO) devices, familiar to those with experience. But, if you are new to the workforce, a brief introduction may be helpful.
February 16, 2022 by David Peterson
Safety is a concern within any sort of system containing potential energy, whether electrical, chemical, gravitational, or fluid. Each of these has special methods of protection, and for the fluid systems, certain shutoff valves are used in situations when excess pressure can be a problem.
July 11, 2020 by David Peterson