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Real-time industrial Ethernet. It’s real. And it’s really r(E)volutionary.

November 17, 2020
Time-sensitive networking (TSN) has been in the news a lot lately. You can understand why if you’ve had to deal with all the different communication standards that co-exist in today’s automation systems.


The Key to Evolutionary IIoT? Backward and Forward Compatibility.

October 27, 2020
IIoT integration is a gradual process, so forward migration and compatibility between older and newer industrial automation components is paramount.

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Compact AI Brings BIG Benefits to Manufacturers

September 29, 2020
Zero unplanned downtime is now a top priority for the majority of manufacturers. Learn how you can make maintenance smarter to drive down costs and protect margins.

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Robots Aren’t Taking Over Manufacturing – They’re Making It Easier

March 17, 2020
What do you picture when you think of a manufacturing facility?


Set It and Forget It – The Reliability of Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation Products

December 17, 2019
"Set it and forget it" has become something of a catchphrase for Mitsubishi Electric factory automation products. Why have our products achieved this reputation for reliability?


The Art of Control Design – Taking Dependable Shortcuts

November 18, 2019
Using pre-configured function blocks in machine design is somewhat like copying a research paper, except it’s an encouraged and legitimate way of saving programming time.


Keeping It Cool with Liquid Cooling – Eluding Overheated VFDs

September 16, 2019
VFDs are like a car engine in some ways, both are crammed in a tight space and are susceptible to overheating. Luckily, we have the technology to mitigate this problem.

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Handheld HMIs are for the multitasker in all of us.

August 14, 2019
The GT25 Handy was created to increase productivity on the manufacturing floor. But what sorts of functions are crammed into that little package?