Learning Resources http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8198/more en Advantages of Using Pneumatic Systems for Automation http://machinedesign.com/pneumatics/advantages-using-pneumatic-systems-automation <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Aventics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What role does Pneumatics technology play in today's factory automation? 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