Rockwell Automation continues to make world-class products, make them smarter, and invest in technologies like self-discovering analytic bots and augmented reality. This broad portfolio gives them the most comprehensive IIoT solution. It’s why we’re proud to be an authorized distributor.

Have you ever struggled to troubleshoot a safety system on a machine? Traditional systems don’t provide much in the way of diagnostics. So, troubleshooting can require downtime and specialized skills. Modern safety systems link GuardLink™ technology to simplify troubleshooting and increase uptime.

We’ve been blogging for nearly three years, and we’re thrilled to see how our audience and readership has grown. Readers are especially interested in our How-tos, DIYs, and FAQs. That’s why we’ve compiled our top five how-to blog posts based on the number of page visits (so you don’t have to).

A type of proximity sensor, these sensors can detect the distance, absence, or presence of an object by using a light transmitter, making them an ideal alternative to inductive proximity sensors. Photoelectric technology allows for long- and short-range detection and can detect almost any material.