Take Control of Temperature and Process Technology catalog features product information and listings on the company's controllers and related accessories. Single-, dual-, and multi-loop controllers are featured, as well as power controllers, software packages, and entire control systems. The catalog includes a temperature controller output selection guide and lists temperature sensor ranges and tolerances.
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For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.