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Battery makers need a long-term automation strategy now if they’re going to keep up with the unprecedented growth of the electric vehicle market.
Learn how smart manufacturing strategies can help you produce high-quality electric vehicles quickly, affordably and with minimal risk.
Download the full PDF of the June 2019 print issue of The Journal From Rockwell Automation and Our PartnerNetwork.
Railway track accessories company improved uptime and processes by using manufacturing intelligence software to eliminate manual data handling.
See for yourself the digital technologies, converged networks and other smart technologies driving industrial automation trends.
Learn how Mitsubishi Chemical sped up its polymer production site deployment for automotive airbags and used remote access to reduce start-up challenges.
Take a look into the future to see how current control, analytics and safety technologies will reshape industries in the coming decades.
Reduce the likelihood of hazards in automotive operations by focusing on the areas where those risks originate: safety, quality, obsolescence and security.
Learn how to control temperature-critical processes, such as metals, automotive and glass, including how a pyrometer works and the basics of good temperature measurement and emissivity.
Learn how an OEM provides efficient, flexible equipment for users’ tire-rubber mixing processes.
A modern security approach can better protect industrial control systems and other critical assets from potential attackers.
Modernizing and layering your employee badges can be an effective way to help protect production processes, data and assets from physical and cybersecurity threats.
Modular standards and a single platform help optimize design and development of custom automated assembly systems for many industries.
MES software can help automakers manage complexity, improve responsiveness and maintain quality as part of the move to flexible manufacturing.
Anyone with a smartphone or tablet now can connect securely in an industrial setting to access performance metrics and data analytics.
See the Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 7000 AC drive system with ArcShield technology that is the first arc-resistant medium voltage drive with full regeneration capabilities.
See how safety best practices are combined into multiple products to mitigate risk to make it easier for workers to perform maintenance and other daily tasks.
Workforce changes require a multifaceted approach that includes machine design, training and recruitment strategy to meet safety needs of both newer and experienced workers.
Using control loop monitoring software, a major lug nut producer slashed its lengthy heat-treatment batch process cycle time by 9.3% to improve production output.
Choosing the correct system for your application can help optimize safety, enhance productivity and reduce costs.
Users want firms like Rockwell Automation to be their machine safety consultant. Rockwell Automation looks to its Solution Partners to provide engineering and installation services.
Download the full PDF of the February 2016 issue of The Journal From Rockwell Automation and Our PartnerNetwork.
This free resource is designed to help users achieve efficient, secure hard-wired and wireless industrial network design.
Learn how effective management of automation obsolescence risk can be accomplished without sacrificing profitability, quality or production rates.
Proper motor protection and a condition monitoring solution can help you determine how and when a motor might fail so you can pre-empt the problem.
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Learn the five components needed for an effective lockout/tagout program, and the common traits for improving productivity in any industry.
Consider torque requirements, speed control and power distribution when deciding between a soft starter or an AC drive for an application.
Using secure remote access and being proactive about protecting networks and machines can help protect critical data from cyber threats.
Learn how modern remote alarm notification technology can integrate with existing controls, minimize “alarm fatigue,” and meet the needs of mobile plant workers.
Combining efforts of information and operations technology staff can help better support plant performance and requires unique collaboration.
With proper security procedures and architectural systems in place, OEMs can deliver more value to end users and reduce concerns about cybersecurity hacks.
Integrating maintenance and operations in real time can create a universally integrated IT infrastructure designed to drive superior asset performance.
Follow the Machinery Safety Lifecycle to design integrated machine safety solutions that help protect employees, reduce costs, comply with regulations and improve productivity.
Modern technology offers new ways to stay productive while maintaining lockout/tagout compliance - even if you sometimes need to work on partially-live equipment.
Non-electric technology for drying compressed air in electrical cabinets eliminates sparking risk in hazardous environments.
Engineers and electricians can use this information to log and reduce equipment energy consumption, and then quantify the savings to justify improvements to managers.
Server virtualization architecture and hardware; how virtualization benefits manufacturers; and guidelines for increasing system availability.
Protect your industrial network from internal threats by limiting access to physical devices such as USB ports and cables.
An open network, segregated areas and physical protections will maximize security and provide a first line of defense against internal and external threats.
We examine the factors that affect drive train selection and characteristics of the three types of power screw drives used in linear actuators.