What you need to know about ViewMarq Displays Q&A
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookFYIIssue 26 – 2013Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueOperator InterfaceProduct

What you need to know about ViewMarq Displays Q&A

In the FYI article for this issue of Automation Notebook we sat down for a question and answer session with the product manager for our new ViewMarq Displays. Below you will find out what you need to know about AutomationDirect.com’s new ViewMarq Led Message Displays. Q. How many colors are displayed by a ViewMarq LED…
Safety Light Curtains
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookFYIIssue 19 – 2011Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueProductSafety

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 mechanical barriers, sliding gates and pull-back restraints; they reduce operator fatigue and offer flexibility and…
Enclosure Cooling Explained
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookEnclosures & AccessoriesFYIIssue 18 – 2010Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueProduct

Enclosure Cooling Explained

What causes all that heat?  There are basically two sources of heat which cause an electrical enclosure’s internal temperature to rise above the manufacturer’s recommended ratings for the control equipment: internal and external sources. Internal Sources The same items which can be damaged by heat may also be a key source of the heat. These…
CLICK™ PLC FAQs
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookFYIIssue 13 – 2009Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueProductProgrammable Control

CLICK™ PLC FAQs

Will the CLICK PLC work with my C-more and C-more Micro graphics panels? Yes. Currently the CLICK PLC driver is available in the C-more Micro panel with firmware version 0201001 or later, so native CLICK addresses are available. The CLICK PLC driver for C-more touch panels is currently under development and scheduled to be available soon. You can communicate…
Pneumatic Cylinders
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookFYIIssue 15 – 2009Learning ResourcesNotebook IssuePneumaticsProduct

Pneumatic Cylinders

Q. What pneumatic cylinders and accessories are available from AutomationDirect?  A. The NITRA A-Series non-repairable stainless steel round body cylinders includes bore sizes from 7/16” to 2” and stroke lengths from 1/2” to 18” to meet a broad range of applications. These high quality cylinders are constructed with stainless steel bodies and double rolled-in high…