Fast, Faster, Fastest – Or Not?

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Speed is relative.  Especially in the world of industrial control.  1 millisecond look ahead features in the machine control world used be considered “cutting edge” (pun intended). The…

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Motion Feedback, Still Changing

Sunday, March 20, 2011

The only constant in the world of motion control seems to be change.  One of the most crucial aspects of motion control is the feedback mechanism.  After all,…

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Japan, Nuclear Power, Real Challenges

Sunday, March 13, 2011

The earthquake in Japan brings us face to face with another challenge to the engineering community.  The earthquake is certainly a disaster, and we hope and pray that…

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Better Automation Diagnostics

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Preventing machinery faults and downtime is a recent topic of discussion in the automation business.  A lot of interesting information is offered, mostly anecdotal, that is offered as…

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