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control system

n.
A mechanical, optical, or electronic system that is used to maintain a desired output.
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Noun1.control system - a system for controlling the operation of another system
closed loop, closed-loop system - a control system with a feedback loop that is active
servo, servomechanism, servosystem - control system that converts a small mechanical motion into one requiring much greater power; may include a negative feedback system
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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The company's controls system philosophy is said to combine a careful blend of simplicity and sophistication, with a range of process control systems that integrate the latest technological developments with experience gained from thousands of rubber compounding installations around the world.
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Many of the latest control systems prompt operators through the process, thus negating the need for wordy work instructions and process sheets.
JOURNEAUX: The biggest challenge to upgrading "legacy" process control systems is capital justification since the industry's capital availability is limited and the underlying measurement technology and control strategies have not evolved greatly since the original systems were installed.
Supplies electronic control systems, open-or closed-loop motion controls, and drives.