Resources Tagged: Controls & DAQ

How a Controls System Upgrade Boosts Your Plant’s Efficiency

July 13, 2022

Buying industrial equipment isn’t like buying an iPhone. You don’t upgrade just because a new model is available. Most manufacturing systems include expensive, bespoke equipment designed to last for decades. A controls system upgrade can give this equipment a new lease on life for a fraction of the cost of equipment replacement.

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Test Stands For Data Collection

April 27, 2017

The famous American engineer, statistician, professor, author, and lecturer, W. Edwards Deming said “In God We Trust, All Others Must Bring Data!”  I started my career as a Quality Engineer in the automotive industry and this popular quote from Deming was hung from the cubicle of one of my colleagues.  As I think about it now, I realize that two words are missing.

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PLC Control Capabilities

September 30, 2015

The beauty of modern control systems is that they are based on programmable controllers. We can take a programmable controller (PLC) from one application, apply some fancy programming to it and use it for a completely different application. Is it really that simple?

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