Mike Persing

February 3, 2020

Smarter Machines

Most people in our industry have heard the term “Smart Machines.” Generally, this is referring to data collection and analytics, but I personally like to make smart machines smarter mechanically.
October 25, 2019
Industrial Packaging

Tuningless Tuning Step 1: Load Observer

Historically tuning has been a bit science, a bit art, and possibly a little luck. Auto-tune has gotten better, but Load Observer takes it to a new level.
July 3, 2019

Hit the Mark with a Logix MAOC Instruction

Reduce the need for separate hardware and simplify coding with a Motion Arm Output Cam (MAOC). MAOCs can perform the function of a separate PLS (programmable […]
March 6, 2019

Reduce Headaches with Shielded VFD Cable

Electrical noise, or more specifically high frequency electrical noise (also called common mode), tends to be the gremlin of modern electrical panels. Using power cable shields can reduce this noise.
June 19, 2018

Let’s Talk Motor Efficiency

Motor Efficiency, What does it Mean? When we talk about efficiency, specifically regarding motors, we’re talking about how much energy it takes the motor to perform […]