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May 2016 Newsletter
Easy Encoder Guide – Part 4: Applications

Part 1-3 of the Easy Encoder Guide reviewed what an encoder is, the differences between types of encoders and the varying output configurations.

Now Part 4 of the Easy Encoder Guide — the final section! — will focus on what Encoder Applications can do for your business. 

Learn how to choose the best encoder for your application!



Easy Encoder Guide Part 4 - Applications
Industrial Cybersecurity
Boosting Cybersecurity for Industrial Network Systems

Access to information has never been greater with untold amounts of real-time data being collected across industries. This much new access and new data has created a need for increased cyber security. The fundamental fact that every system has vulnerabilities threatens interconnectivity and advancement of businesses.

There is an inherent risk that all data can be hacked — but by taking the necessary precautions this risk can be minimized.

Find out how to strengthen your cybsecurity for sensitive industrial networks:



Upgrade Your Warehouse with LED High-Bay Lighting

Switching to LED lighting can save your business over 60% in energy costs overnight, according to the US Department of Energy. Lighting represents almost two thirds of the average warehouse’s electricity end use.

Wasted electricity comes in many forms, such as high-intensity discharge (HID) and linear fluorescents. This is why many warehouses are turning to light emitting diodes (LEDs) for their high-bay fixtures.

How can the top 4 benefits of LED High-Bay Lighting save money and energy for your business?


Upgrade with LED Lighting
Troubleshoot Your VFD
3 Simple Ways to Troubleshoot Your VFD

You can feel productivity leeching away as soon as it happens, sometimes even moments before your hear an alarm — the line goes down.

Under pressure to minimize downtime, you trace the interruption to a variable frequency drive (VFD). These three basic steps can help you walk through troubleshooting a variable frequency drive before you get on the phone with the manufacturer.

Review the three simple ways to troubleshoot your variable frequency drive:


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June 13, 2016 - June 17, 2016
Course Length: 5 Days
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