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Portable Water Treatment Platform Removes Phosphorus Economically

A trailer-mounted water treatment process controlled by a Productivity2000 PLC has recently been developed at the University of Idaho. Professor Greg Möller, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, along with engineers from the College of Engineering have teamed …

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Automation System Retrofit Transforms 175-ton Hydraulic Forming Press

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 …

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Do-more Designer Gets More Amazing! — Issue 29, 2014

Do-more Designer is the full-featured programming tool for the Do-more CPUs that can be downloaded for FREE. That’s the entire Do-more programming package, NOT a demo version, for FREE. The software package already includes outstanding features such as a Project …

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Do-more H2 or Do-more T1H: How to choose – Issue 28,2014

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 …

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ProSense Line Now Includes Float Level Switches

Cumming, GA — January 15, 2014  AutomationDirect’s ProSense line has been extended to include float level switches which provide a low-cost general purpose solution for single point monitoring of liquid levels in a variety of applications. The float switches …

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Industrial Ethernet or Fieldbus Network?

With only about a quarter of the overall installed base of industrial networking using 4-20 mA and other hardwired methods, fieldbus communication systems are becoming the de facto choice for automation. Now the debate is shifting to the question of …

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DaMan Revealed During the Final Four Activities in Atlanta – Issue 26, 2013

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 …

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AutomationDirect Expands Ultrasonic Sensor Line

Cumming, GA — May 1, 2013  AutomationDirect’s ultrasonic sensor offering now includes additional 18mm and 30mm round plastic DC models available with discrete or analog outputs. The sensors are equipped with LED status indicators and a push-button teach …

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Basic CPU and Remote Modules Added to Productivity3000 Line

Cumming, GA — December 5, 2012  AutomationDirect’s Productivity3000 line of programmable controllers now includes basic CPU and remote slave modules. The P3-530 CPU’s five integrated communications ports include Ethernet for programming, monitoring, and networking; a USB port for …

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Modular Software Simplifies Complex Programming – Issue 26, 2013

By using function blocks, machine and robot builders can speed development time and add more functionality to their solutions.…

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