HFI IIoT Challenge

Like many manufacturers, HFI was ready to explore the advantages of implementing IIoT capabilities and data analysis. IIoT implementations tout the ability to identify trends,…

Autotuning PID

Although the industrial automation industry has, for the most part, adopted the proportional-integral-derivative (PID) algorithm as the de facto standard for closed-loop process control, the…

Optical Sensors Selection

The most common optical sensor options are photoelectric—diffuse, reflective, and through beam. Laser sensors and fiber-optic sensing units also fall under the optical sensor category.…