Daily Industrial Automation News and Tips:

This morning we’re covering news from SMC, Digi-Key, ISA, Antaira, PTC, Prosoft, and more in this edition of Automation This Morning for Monday, January 30, 2023.

First up in our new product category are two new products from SMC. First we have a new Electric Actuator here, followed by a new Vacuum Flow device here.

NOTE: Those looking to learn more about air amplification can catch our previous podcast on the subject here.

As far as new technical articles, our first pick for today is a new article at Digi-Key here about Implementing Galvanic Isolation.

Next we have an article from the ISA here discussing what it takes to produce a battery that can power an IIoT device for up to 40 years.

We also have an article from Antaira here about some of the unique products they offer. You can see our recent podcast with Antaira here.

PTC has a new article here about how Agile Product Development can benifit vendors, and how it has its roots in the Agile Software Development movement.

New to the Prosoft Blog is an article here about the benefits of using Cellular in industrial applications, and you can catch our podcast with Prosoft on this topic here.

On to today’s product spotlight, we showcased our PLC Basics online course. To find out details about the course, and purchase lifetime enrollment, click here.

As far as new events, today we’re highlighting an upcoming Webinar by Auvesy-MDT here about migrating from AutoSave or VersionDog.

And in today’s pub crawl we’re highlighting two new documents from Rockwell. The first is a new Emontior brochure here, and the second is a new manual for Thin Manager here.

And on today’s show in our Q&A section, we covered a new student question about PLC-5 and Octal addressing, which you can watch in the below companion video of Automation This Morning. The manuals referenced in the video can be found here and here, and the course pre-order can be found here.

And that wraps up today’s edition of Automation This Morning! If you’d like to watch or listen to the companion edition of the Automation Morning Show, you can do so  using one of the links at the bottom of this post (the audio and video editions are typically released an hour after this article is published.)

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Shawn M Tierney
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