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Safety and security: a joint endeavour

Safety and security: a joint endeavour
There is a need to understand the interaction between safety and security in production processes, says Dr Alexander Horch.

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Measuring torque with angle sensors

Measuring torque with angle sensors

Dr Darran Kreit discusses a technique for measuring torque with angle sensors which was first used in the 1950s. Although it offers many advantages, the technique had fallen out of fashion but is now making a comeback due to new developments in inductive angle sensors.

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An automated warehouse - but not as you know it

An automated warehouse - but not as you know it

Most of us would recognise Ocado as the world’s largest online-only grocery retailer – shipping more than 260,000 orders every week to customers around the UK. However, as Suzanne Gill recently found out, there is far more to the company than one might, at first, think.

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Pneumatic actuator switch gains I/O-Link capability

Pneumatic actuator switch gains I/O-Link capability

The magnetically operated, solid state M/50 switch from IMI Precision Engineering now includes IO-Link capability.

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