Expert Zone

September 5, 2018

NFPA 79 2018 Standard Dictates New Design Requirements for VFD Applications

from Guest Blogger: Nick Birk, Product Line Manager, Belden  NFPA & NFPA79 As industry readers well know, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is an authority […]
July 31, 2018

5 Reasons to Choose Speco Cameras

Nowadays most businesses rely on video surveillance to reduce theft, resolve conflicts, increase employee productivity and improve safety. Not all cameras systems are created equal and […]
July 25, 2018

Did you know? FactoryTalk View ME 10.00 adds enhancements for 21CFR Part 11.

In the version 10 release of FactoryTalk View ME earlier this year there were a few hidden enhancements you may not have known of.  One key […]
July 17, 2018

Why Should I Attend the Automation Fair Event?

The Automation Fair event by Rockwell Automation is the premier automation event of the year and this year, we’re lucky enough to have it right here […]
June 21, 2018

Studio 5000 V31 – What Do I need to Know?

In late February, Rockwell released v31 of Studio 5000. Without writing you a novel, we wanted to share some of the highlights so we asked Lex […]
June 19, 2018

Guard your A**ets with GuardLink

GuardLink is a new safety-based communications protocol utilizing standard wiring in a plug-and-play style connection from Rockwell Automation. GuardLink significantly reduces the amount of wiring needed […]
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 […]
May 31, 2018

Smaller Contactors Equal Larger Savings

Introducing the new 100-E Contactors from Rockwell Automation Saving energy and money are top priorities for manufacturing plants. When designing a control panel, saving space, energy, […]
May 17, 2018

Taking OEM Remote Access Services to the Next Level

If you’re an OEM or machine builder, chances are you’ve at least dabbled in remote access of some kind. Remote access can eliminate costly travel – […]