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Patti Engineering Provides Solution for FCA US Transmission ...

This article originally appeared in our October 2017 Patti Perspective Newsletter

The FCA US LLC Indiana Transmission Plant 1 (ITP1),

New Technology: Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500S Software Controller

Blog post by Nick Hitchcock, Senior Electrical Engineer

Released earlier this year, Siemens’ new S7-1500S Software Controller is a

In Memory of Dick Morley

It is with deep sadness that we learned Dick Morley passed away in New Hampshire Tuesday evening.

Dick was best known

Remote I/O: What and Why

Blog post by Marc Bourque, Electrical Engineer
What is Remote I/O?
Remote I/O is the ability to control inputs and outputs

Digitally Testing Code with Simulation Software

Blog post by Nick Sadro, Electrical Engineer

Anyone who has programmed, in industrial automation or other areas, will admit their

Robot Frames as Street Addresses

Blog post by Brian Parkham, Senior Electrical Engineer

Robots are becoming ever more popular in today’s automated manufacturing world and

Is Your System Recoverable?

Blog post by Joe Palace, Senior Electrical Engineer

Having a robust system is having a system that recovers well after

FAQs on IIoT

You can hardly open a trade publication or check a conference agenda without bumping into “IIoT.”  But the third

A Retrofit Database Upgrade

Blog post by Ryan Goad, Controls Engineer

Patti Engineering has experience in data handling (specifically SQL databases) and has successfully

Mitigating the Challenges of Working on Production Equipment

Blog post by our Auburn Hills engineers

Does the idea of working on your production equipment send a million-dollar-a-minute shiver

Coordinate System Frames in Industrial Robots

Blog post by Nikhil Niphadkar, Controls Engineer

It’s easy to teach a robot if you know what frame to teach

Tips and Tricks for Motoman Robots

Blog post by Nick Sadro, Controls Engineer

I was recently working on a large project where I was responsible for