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Project studies, technology trends, tips and tricks, and company announcements for your reading enjoyment.

Arc Flash Safety

Blog post by Marc Bourque, Electrical Engineer

What is arc flash, and why should you be concerned about it?
What is

2017 Year in Review

Happy Holidays from all of us at Patti Engineering.  Thank you for a great 2017!

Sharing Solutions to Industrial Cyber Security Challenges

In a recent Control Magazine multi-part series titled ‘You Can Be a Cybersecurity Badass,’ author Jim Montague explores how

Why You Need MindSphere in Your Facility

Blog post by Sam Hoff, CEO

When the iPhone came out on in the middle of 2007, it was an

New Office Mate: FANUC LR-Mate

We’ve had a new office mate this week in our Austin office! This FANUC LR-Mate is getting ready to inspect parts

An RFID Upgrade Solution for FCA US Transmission Plant Opera...

The FCA US LLC Indiana Transmission Plant 1 (ITP1), a customer of Patti Engineering, is relentlessly engaged in improving

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