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AutomationDirect adds Snap-Action Micro Limit Switches

AutomationDirect adds Snap-Action Micro Limit Switches

IDEM high precision, snap-action 15A-rated micro limit switches from AutomationDirect are available in plunger and lever actuator styles. Plunger Series types include pin plunger, spring plunger, and roller plunger actuator. Lever Series types include lever, hinge lever, and roller lever. These micro limit switches are suitable for a wide range of operating conditions. Snap action ... Read More
 
The P1000 Received Plant Engineering’s 2018 Engineers’ Choice Bronze Award

The P1000 Received Plant Engineering’s 2018 Engineers’ Choice Bronze Award

AutomationDirect’s Productivity1000 PLC was selected for its ability to provide cost-effective control of machines and processes. AutomationDirect’s Productivity1000 PLC was announced as a Plant Engineering 2018 Engineers’ Choice Awards Bronze Winner for the Automation & Control category. You can find more info on the Productivity1000 PLC here and explore if it would be a good ... Read More
 
Choosing an Industrial Automation Controller – White Paper from AutomationDirect

Choosing an Industrial Automation Controller – White Paper from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect announces the release of a new White Paper, “How to choose an Industrial Automation Controller”, which discusses the evaluation of critical factors required in the specification of an automation controller for the industrial environment. The controller selected, such as a PLC or PAC, can control a single station, a machine, a process unit, a ... Read More
 
Newsletter Volume 21, Issue 3

Newsletter Volume 21, Issue 3

Free Online PLC Training Program AutomationDirect’s free online PLC training program has been expanded with over a hundred additional training videos. The complete video training series encompasses various levels of training from entry level programming to advanced PLC functions and is available to anyone interested in learning about industrial controllers. The training video library is ... Read More
 
High-Speed I/O and Communications Expansion Modules for the BRX Micro PLC System

High-Speed I/O and Communications Expansion Modules for the BRX Micro PLC System

AutomationDirect has added high-speed I/O modules and a serial communications expansion module to its BRX Micro PLC product line. BRX expansion modules add discrete I/O, analog I/O and now high-speed I/O and communications functions as needed to expand machine and process control applications. BRX expansion modules easily snap onto the side of any BRX Micro ... Read More
 
Speed/Standstill Safety Relay Modules from AutomationDirect

Speed/Standstill Safety Relay Modules from AutomationDirect

Safety relay modules consist of safety relays that are controlled by built-in monitoring functions and assure a reliable opening and closing for safety applications. Safety relay modules provide a high level of fail-safe operation for critical processes and protection. These speed safety relays provide overspeed, under speed and/or standstill detection for single- or three-phase motors ... Read More
 
DYMO XTL Series Industrial Label Printers from AutomationDirect

DYMO XTL Series Industrial Label Printers from AutomationDirect

XTL series industrial label printers simplify industrial labeling with a large, viewable screen, intuitive controls, and a wide range of functions. XTL series label makers can print using continuous tape, pre-sized labels, heat-shrink tubes, and small format safety labels. The XTL 300 is a smaller, lighter system ideal for on-the-go label making, capable of printing ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Expands Free Online PLC Training Program

AutomationDirect Expands Free Online PLC Training Program

AutomationDirect’s free online PLC training program has been expanded with over a hundred additional training videos. The complete video training series encompasses various levels of training from entry level programming to advanced PLC functions and is available to anyone interested in learning about industrial controllers. The training video library is offered to all registrants free ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect adds AcuAMP Solid Core AC Current Transformers

AutomationDirect adds AcuAMP Solid Core AC Current Transformers

AcuAMP® Solid Core AC current transformers from AutomationDirect are instrumentation grade (commercial class) and provide a very cost-effective means of measuring primary current. Two different window openings and two mounting styles along with numerous secondary ratios are available to meet most applications. Available in primary current ranges up to 1000A, the AC transformers are compact, ... Read More
 
Self-Adjusting Rotatable Die Crimping Tool from AutomationDirect

Self-Adjusting Rotatable Die Crimping Tool from AutomationDirect

The new DN-FE-16T crimping tool from AutomationDirect has a rotatable die and a trapezoidal crimp profile. The crimper is self-adjusting for use with insulated and non-insulated wire ferrules in sizes from 26 to 8 AWG. The crimp head is rotatable to accommodate crimping from the side or from the front. This new crimper is identical ... Read More