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PLCs, PCs, & PACs: When the Lines in Motion Control Become Blurred

By Marisa Tucker & Jim Wiley, Product Managers – Automation Group • Parker Hannifin Historically, motion controllers, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and industrial personal computers (PCs), which have clearly defined functions in a control system, were separate components. With the rise of programmable automation controllers (PACs), motion controllers are increasingly difficult to distinguish from PLCs. … Continue reading PLCs, PCs, & PACs: When the Lines in Motion Control Become Blurred

Automated Bottle Sorting | Simplifying Returnable Assets

Originally published on blog.parker.com by Electromechanical Team, 9/1/2015 Most people of a certain age have childhood memories of returning beverage bottles to their neighborhood store and getting back their deposit coins, which were usually just enough to invest in an extra piece of candy from the same retailer. It’s a simple business model when viewed … Continue reading Automated Bottle Sorting | Simplifying Returnable Assets

It’s Time to Update Your Profile

Parker’s T-slot Aluminum Framing Parker’s T-Slot Aluminum Framing has a comprehensive offering of metric- and inch-based profiles. 100+ individual high-strength   aluminum profiles Unique T-slot design for reliable connection and easy modification Aesthetically appealing profiles that offer best-in-class rigidity, durability and hardness Choose from light, standard, or heavy profiles to help solve your application. Learn … Continue reading It’s Time to Update Your Profile