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AutomationDirect Terminal Blocks Voted as a Readers’ Top Choice

AutomationDirect Terminal Blocks Voted as a Readers’ Top Choice

Automation professionals have voted for the AutomationDirect family of terminal block hardware, once again making them a top choice for their applications. AutomationDirect terminal block hardware was recently recognized in Control Design 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. You can find the magazine issue online here. This awards program invites readers with buying influence or authority to ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Operator Interfaces Voted as a Readers’ Top Choice

AutomationDirect Operator Interfaces Voted as a Readers’ Top Choice

Automation professionals have voted for the AutomationDirect family of operator interface hardware and software, once again making them a top choice for their applications. AutomationDirect operator interface (OI) hardware and software were recently recognized in Control Design 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. You can find the magazine issue online here. This awards program invites readers with ... Read More
 
STRIDE Industrial MQTT Gateways from AutomationDirect

STRIDE Industrial MQTT Gateways from AutomationDirect

The STRIDE® MQTT gateway connects industrial Modbus devices to an MQTT cloud-based data logging solution. MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) is a machine-to-machine “Internet of Things” connectivity protocol that provides low power usage, minimized data packets, and efficient distribution of information to one or many receivers. The STRIDE MQTT gateway provides easy hardware setup to ... Read More
 
Power Machine Tray Cable Cut-to-Length from AutomationDirect

Power Machine Tray Cable Cut-to-Length from AutomationDirect

Power Machine Tray Cable is available in sizes from 18 AWG to 8 AWG with 3 to 25 unshielded conductors. Individual conductors are bare copper and stranded for flexibility, with black PVC/Nylon insulation and marked with numbers for easy identification. The black Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE) cable outer jacket is flexible and resistant to sunlight, oil, ... Read More
 
Newsletter Volume 21, Issue 7

Newsletter Volume 21, Issue 7

Benefits of Connecting a PLC to the Internet PLCs have traditionally excelled at using wired inputs and outputs (I/O) to execute automation logic quickly and reliably. Now, users are recognizing the internet contains a wealth of information useful for PLC applications either directly in the logic or for operator displays. Many websites can programmatically deliver ... Read More
 
Universal Input Signal Conditioners and Isolators from AutomationDirect

Universal Input Signal Conditioners and Isolators from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect’s ProSense universal input conditioners/isolators accept a wide range of RTD, thermocouple, resistance, potentiometer, mA or voltage inputs, and offer current, voltage and/or relay outputs with programmable ranges and functions. The ProSense conditioners operate on 21.6 to 253 VAC or 19.2 to 300 VDC supply voltage and provide 3-way isolation between input, output and power. ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect adds Safety Mats, Edges and Bumpers

AutomationDirect adds Safety Mats, Edges and Bumpers

Safety mats, edges and bumpers from ASO Safety Solutions are used to protect people and machinery from harm. Mats detect the presence of personnel on horizontal surfaces (usually the floor), edges can be used on any surface, usually near possible crushing or shearing points, and bumpers are used in applications involving vehicles or other moving ... Read More
 
Metrol Precision Limit Switches from AutomationDirect

Metrol Precision Limit Switches from AutomationDirect

Metrol limit switches provide precision, repeatability and a long service life. Four new types of Metrol precision limit switches are now available from AutomationDirect. The actuator of new sliding/angled offset limit switches (from $63.00) detects objects traveling straight on or sliding into the actuator from an angle with 5-micron repeat accuracy. Metrol low contact-force limit ... Read More
 
Cut-to-Length Heavy Duty DLO Power Cable from AutomationDirect

Cut-to-Length Heavy Duty DLO Power Cable from AutomationDirect

DLO Heavy Duty Cable is a 2kV rated flexible power cable with a variety of possible applications including industrial control panel power distribution, power feeds for Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), motor leads in non-drive related applications, and in non-traditional industrial applications such as drilling rigs, railroad/transit car wiring, and mining equipment. With RHH and RHW-2 ... Read More
 
Single-Phase Open Core Industrial Control Transformers from AutomationDirect

Single-Phase Open Core Industrial Control Transformers from AutomationDirect

Hammond HPS Spartan® industrial open core control transformers offer an efficient and economical solution for applications where high inrush or machine tool duty are not necessary. These transformers are open style units in ratings from 50VA up to 5000VA. Units from 50VA to 3000VA (30 amps) include molded terminal blocks. Optional finger guards and a ... Read More