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

Why Study Engineering?

by Sam Hoff, CEO

Maybe you are considering a career in engineering but

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Do I Need a Vision System for my Robot or Should I Fly Blind...

by Joe Palace, Senior Electrical Engineer

When a robot performs an application, a process, or a validation check on a

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Tricky Parameters for a Vision System: A Case in Point

by Dan Bock, Controls Engineer

Vision systems are tricky; they need to be reliable and accurate in any possible scenario.

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Piston Ringer Assembly: Rewriting the Code

Blog Post by Shahrokh Yousefi, Controls Engineer
Problem:
One of Patti Engineering’s customers in the heavy equipment manufacturing industry came to

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A Robot Cell for Sound Deadener and Blackout Spray

Project Study by Steve Palmgren, P.E., VP Sales and Marketing
Problem:
One of our long-term customers in the automotive industry reached

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2nd Annual Women’s STEM Career Fair

On Wednesday, December 7, Patti Engineering will attend Marian High School’s 2nd annual STEM Career Night, entitled “Women Changing

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Stress Testing Pressure Vessels: Oil & Gas Industry

Blog Post by Ian Mogab, Controls Engineer
Problem:
One of Patti Engineering’s customers in the oil and gas industry had an

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Should I Use the Advanced Recipe Function in the GOT HMI?

Blog Post by Joe Palace, Senior Electrical Engineer; Dan Teferi, Senior Electrical Engineer; and Matt Hayes, Electrical Engineer

The Mitsubishi

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Should I Add Robots to My Facility?

This article originally appeared in our October 2016 newsletter.

Recently, we noticed that we’ve had an influx of customers asking

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Grease Gun Station: Reducing Quality Control Issues

Blog Post By Ian Mogab, Controls Engineer
Problem:
A heavy equipment manufacturer had an issue with a manual grease dispensing application

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Pharma Control Improvements Using Siemens SIMATIC

Blog Post by Shahrokh Yousefi, Controls Engineer
Problem:
One of Patti Engineering’s pharmaceutical industry customers wanted to upgrade their current production

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Lessons Learned in Managing Time Onsite

Blog post by Connie LeMarbe, Controls Engineer
What is worth my time? When programming onsite, what is worth doing: continuing

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