Cables, Connectors, Enclosures http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8226/more en Enhancing Ethernet for Industrial Applications http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enhancing-ethernet-industrial-applications <div class="field-byline"> Lou Frenzel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article looks at how enhancements to Ethernet help it meet stringent industrial networking requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enhancing-ethernet-industrial-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enhancing-ethernet-industrial-applications#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Motion Control Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:23:00 +0000 57361 at http://machinedesign.com Problems VFD’s cause and cable types that help solve them http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/problems-vfd-s-cause-and-cable-types-help-solve-them <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SAB North America </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any machine that uses a VFD is subject to the effects of the drive’s chopped DC square-wave output signals. 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