Several years ago I purchased a Wadkin lathe made in England in late 1964. It is equipped with a very special motor that is 220V, three-phase and 50Hz. Because of the special design of the motor, it has a long …Read more →
Posts Tagged ‘Machine Control’
It is important to develop a routine maintenance schedule for your automated control system. Having a routine schedule for checking critical components and devices in the system will increase the longevity of the system and more importantly, it will help …Read more →
In less than one month, a rebuild automated press operations to increase production rates and improve quality. Southern Manufacturing Group (SMG) located in Morrison, Tennessee, was founded in 1993. The company makes automotive components and industrial valves. In the fall of 2012, the automation …Read more →
Systems & Controls in Lenoir City, Tennessee, was contacted by a scale manufacturing company to develop a brewed tea and coffee container filling machine using four weight transmitters, a DirectLOGIC DL-05 PLC, a RHINO power supply, a C-more touch …Read more →
Which is better? A DirectLOGIC style Do-more or the new Terminator I/O style Do-more?
The incredible power of the Do-more processor is now available in the popular Terminator I/O form factor. Functionally, both units have identical Do-more engines, so how …Read more →
The Harvest-Monrovia Water & Sewer Authority (HMWSA) was established in August 1965 to operate and maintain a water system to provide domestic water in the Harvest-Monrovia area of Madison County, located near Huntsville, Alabama. In the early years, the utility …Read more →
Machine builders use technologies and expertise to provide system integration services that were once the realm of systems integrators and engineering firms.
As automation systems become more integrated, the design, installation and commissioning of machines and robots on the factory …Read more →
Cumming, GA — December 18, 2013 … AutomationDirect’s IronHorse line of motors and drives now includes the GSD series of DC drives. IronHorse GSD1 series DC drives are high-performance Pulse-Width-Modulated (PWM) controllers for 12 to 36 volt battery/solar-powered equipment providing smooth …Read more →
Earl Bouse, with E. Larue Enterprises in Dahlonega, GA., has been developing his idea of the “perfect” automated basketball defender for the last two and a half years. Although Bouse says that his DaMan creation is not quite ready for …Read more →
Cumming, GA — June 12, 2013 … AutomationDirect has added discrete and analog I/O modules to the CLICK PLC line. Available 24 VDC combination discrete modules include eight-point DC input/eight-point DC sinking or sourcing output models priced at $59; a …Read more →