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Sensors 101 – Control System Inputs

In today’s post I’m going to ask you to think of sensors in a different way. Most engineers who are specifying equipment think of sensors as discrete or analog devices, proxes or photoelectrics, flow or pressure sensors, thermocouples and the

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Scales and Load Cells

Last week I described some of the vibratory equipment used in the system I was working on. I wrapped up most of the work on that system and have moved on to a different type of machine, but I thought

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Posted in gauging, Load Cells, Scales, Weighing Systems

Batching

Batching refers to a number of different techniques related to the automation world including the creation of an object stage by stage over a series of workstations or the execution of a series of jobs or programs on a computer

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