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White Papers

NorthWind’s white papers are written by industry and automation experts.
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PID Control Loops

PID control loops can be very useful in automation and in many different applications. PID control loops can be very useful in automation and in many different applications. They can be used to control a feeder used in a loss in weight or…

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Malware and Your Industrial Control System

Most of us have had the unfortunate experience of getting malware on our personal computers. Removing some of these nuisances can be as easy as running a simple virus scanner. Others can maliciously take over a computer and make it impossible to use….

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Temperature Measurement in Industry

There are many different choices that can be made when selecting temperature measurement devices for industrial systems. When faced with these decisions, there are many factors to consider: accuracy, sensitivity, price, temperature range needed, etc. This article will discuss three types of temperature…

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24VDC vs 120VAC

In the process of designing and purchasing new equipment, the decision about what digital control voltage to choose for a facility to standardize on is often not clear cut. Manufacturers, control engineers, plant personnel and other decision makers can lean different directions with…