Configuring Analog Devices to Integrate with PLCs
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Configuring Analog Devices to Integrate with PLCs

A variety of analog signals must be transmitted to a PLC for monitoring and control, with each processed to ensure correct operation. Winn Paulk, the Automation Controls Group Product Manager at AutomationDirect, wrote an article for the November 2018 issue of Processing magazine titled Configuring analog devices to integrate with PLCs. All programmable logic controllers…
Free PLC Training from AutomationDirect
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Free PLC Training from AutomationDirect

No Purchase Necessary for Free PLC Training As the world around us becomes more and more automated, an understanding of electrical control systems becomes more and more vital. Manufacturers, as well as the technicians, integrators, and/or engineers they employ, know firsthand the benefits automation provides. In fact, for many, automation has been the key to…
The FIRST Robotics Competition 2019 Digital Animation Award
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The FIRST Robotics Competition 2019 Digital Animation Award

View Results Here: <link> This award sponsored by AutomationDirect celebrates the art of digital animation and its close relationship to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). The 2019 Digital Animation Award is offered to help encourage students to cultivate skills in design and creation of animation including, but not limited to, storytelling, creativity, use…
Industrial Ethernet Basics
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Industrial Ethernet Basics

Ethernet is the most widely used network in industrial plants and facilities. Here’s a primer covering its foundational concepts. Bill Dehner, technical marketing engineer at AutomationDirect, wrote an article for the October 2018 issue of IMPO titled Ethernet Basics for Facilities. Here’s a summary, please click on the link above for the full text. Industrial…
Vote for AutomationDirect Products in the Engineers’ Choice Awards
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Vote for AutomationDirect Products in the Engineers’ Choice Awards

Control Engineering’s Engineers’ Choice Awards has opened! We would love your vote for the Productivity1000 and 3-inch C-more HMI products under their specific category. Voting closes December 21, 2018, with winners announced online on February 14, 2019 and featured in the February 2019 issue of Control Engineering. To view Engineers’ Choice finalists and vote, please click on this…
Product Pointers - October 2018
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Product Pointers - October 2018

Happy Halloween! Check out some of our favorite new and old products listed below. Trust us you won’t find any tricks when it comes to our low prices. Featured Products CLICK Ethernet PLC units easily integrate into existing networks for a simple, cost effective control solution C-more micro touch panels give you lots of options…
Product Pointers - September 2018
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Product Pointers - September 2018

Save More On HMI, Pneumatic, Safety, and Tool Products Featured Products Productivity3000 high-performance controller provides 50MB of user memory, seven communications ports with EtherNet/IP support and is fully expandable up to 59,840 I/O points ProSense digital panel meters display a wide variety of process inputs in 1/32 and 1/8 DIN sizes NITRA EtherNet/IP CMV modules…
Let’s Ride the Roller Coaster! - An AutomationDirect Case Study
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Let’s Ride the Roller Coaster! - An AutomationDirect Case Study

Manny Salazar, the Manager at Automated Integration LLC, wrote an article titled Roller Coaster Overhaul for the April 2018 issue of Automation World. The article told the story on how Automated Integration replaced an old PLC, a bunch of relays and what seemed like miles of wire when upgrading the control and safety system on…