HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Safety has come a long way
Rob Spiegel   11/14/2013 3:21:53 PM
NO RATINGS
In just a few short years, safety in plants has changed significantly. I just visited the Rockwell Automation Fair where Rockwell Automation was demonstrating a free safety automation building tool:

http://www.rockwellautomation.com/support/configuration.page

taimoortariq
User Rank
Gold
Control and saftey
taimoortariq   11/16/2013 11:39:45 PM
NO RATINGS
Certainly, its very efficient approach to provide control and saftey over the same ethernet network. Manufacturing plants can save up alot of energy by doing so and also increase there production by making the whole system more decenteralized.

far911
User Rank
Silver
Re: Control and saftey
far911   11/18/2013 4:40:52 AM
NO RATINGS
you are right, a better control and more safety will result in a better product and more output with quality with less hassel.

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Control and saftey
Rob Spiegel   11/18/2013 4:01:26 PM
NO RATINGS
I agree taimoortariq. There is the added benefit in set up, since you don't have to run as many wires.



Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
You didn’t become an engineer on your own, junior.
An electronic, vibrating shoe insole developed by the Wyss Institute at Harvard has been shown to enhance athletic performance as well as provide therapeutic benefits.
A researcher at the Iowa State University has developed biodegradable fabric from a byproduct of kombucha tea that is similar to leather and can be used to create textiles.
Do you long for the days of retro video gaming? Here's how you can turn an old PC into an old-school arcade cabinet with only $100 and a bit of woodwork.
A Vienna, Austria-based startup called Heliofloat has designed a platform of solar panels that can be deployed in lakes or oceans to generate solar-based electricity.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
May 2 - 6, Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Rapid Prototyping Embedded Systems using Micro Python
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service