IN Q4 2013

Q4 2013 Issue

CG1311 INE

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CONTROL DESIGN is the only industrial automation magazine dedicated to the automation information needs of industrial machine builders, those original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that build the machines that make industry work.
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Articles

Wireless Gets More Convenient

How Adding Wireless to Industrial Settings Is Getting to Be Just About as Easy as Adding Wireless to Your House

Redundant Redundancy Revisited

American Axle's Jeff Smith Discussion on New Features He'd Like to See for Ethernet/IP Device Suppliers Sparks Outage

Fiber Optics in Manufacturing

What to Consider When Using Fiber in the Industrial Environment

EtherCAT's Roots in Fiber

EtherCAT Continues to Support Fiber-Based Equipment and Components Today

Fiber-Optic Evaluation Tools

TIA Fiber Optics Tech Consortium and The Fiber Optic Assn. Offer Resources for Fiber Optics

Beware Third-Party Integration

With Increasing Use of Modules In All Forms of Construction, Requirement for Third-Party Integration Will Grow

Building Better Connection Boxes

How Suppliers Are Thinking Inside and Outside the Box About Connection Advances

Mobile Workers Embrace Wireless

Ergon Refining Deploys Mobile Operator Stations Enabled by Wireless Networking to Speed Up Turnaround

Wireless Makes It Simple

New Wireless Components and Methods Give Users the Support and Freedom to Optimize All Kinds of Applications

Wireless Options and Standards

How to Select the Right Wireless for Your Application

Wireless To-Do List

How to Implement Wireless Networking In Discrete or Process Settings

Wireless Networking Niches Grow

Users Recognize the Ability to Measure Variables and Statuses in Places That Previously were Too Difficult or Costly

News

Fieldbus Foundation Issues Specs for Transducer Blocks for ISA100 Wireless Devices

New Specification Enables End Users to Interface ISA100.11a Devices for Better Integration With a Control System or With Foundation Devices

South Carolina Paper Mill Now Camera-Ready

ProSoft Technology Addresses Challenge of How to Choose Wireless Technology, Design a Wireless Network, Configure Cameras and More

Sercos 2013 Product Guide Now Available

Guide for Mechanical Engineers, Systems Integrators and Control Unit Manufacturers Who Use or Intent to Use High-Performance Sercos Automation Bus