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Control access to running equipment and machinery with Dold trapped keys from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added Dold trapped key systems to its line of safety products. A trapped key system uses a series of mechanical locks and keys to control the access of gates or doors to running equipment or machines, ensuring safe …

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AutomationDirect Expands Interlock Safety Switch Offering

Cumming, GA — April 4, 2013  AutomationDirect has expanded its line of safety products with additional tongue interlock and cable-pull safety switches. Tongue operated safety interlock switches are designed to fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged or lift-off …

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AutomationDirect Adds Low-Cost Microstepping Drive and Accessories to SureStep Line

Cumming, GA — December 19, 2012  AutomationDirect’s SureStep line of motion control products now includes a low cost of entry digital stepper drive in a compact package. The standard stepper drive operates with high-speed pulse input signals (Step …

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Safety Light Curtains

Safety light curtains are an advanced method of safeguarding personnel around hazardous machines through the use of photoelectric technology and a concept known as Control Reliability. Safety light curtains are a great alternative to other traditional guarding methods such as …

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Anti-Terrorist Barriers Help Protect Facilities – Issue 9, 2007

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the need for perimeter security of potentially threatened facilities has increased dramatically. To accomplish this, several facilities around the globe have been installing devices called anti-terrorist barriers, used as added protection against …

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Active RFID – Issue 7, 2006

On The Path To Deliver Pervasive Enterprise Efficiency

With RFID tagging becoming more common, this article explores how industry is just beginning to climb the ladder of exciting uses and benefits for RFID in the enterprise.

RFID tagging in the …

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Safeguarding Your Computer – Issue 3, 2005

In this day and age it seems most of us spend more time cleaning the little spies and pests off our computers than truly using them for productive work or play. One thing you can count on in technology is …

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How Secure Is Your Control System? – Issue 2, 2004

-Maroochydore, Australia, April 2000- Fired by the contractor who installed the control system at the local water treatment plant, engineer Vitek Boden was then rejected for a job by city council. Laid off and ticked off, Boden sought his foul …

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