Winters Pressure Accessories from AutomationDirect
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Winters Pressure Accessories from AutomationDirect

July 27, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new pressure sensing accessories from Winters. These accessories will protect delicate pressure measurement equipment from damage caused by pressure surges, superheated media, and more. Included in the new product release are siphons that protect pressure gauges, transmitters, and switches from the effects of high-temperature media such as steam….
Newsletter Volume 24 Issue 7
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Newsletter Volume 24 Issue 7

What is a VFD?A variable frequency drive (VFD) is an electronic device used to vary the frequency of an AC voltage to adjust the speed of an AC motor. VFDs also provide start and stop control, acceleration and deceleration, and overload protection. Many VFDs are networkable, allowing them to integrate into and provide feedback to…
Phase and Voltage Monitoring Relays from AutomationDirect
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Phase and Voltage Monitoring Relays from AutomationDirect

July 13, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new phase and voltage monitoring relays from ProSense. The PMRU-2C series true RMS phase monitor relays protect 3-phase equipment from damage that can occur when there is a phase loss, phase reversal, phase unbalance, undervoltage, or overvoltage condition. These relays are designed to provide protection for most generator…
Newsletter Volume 24 Issue 6
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Newsletter Volume 24 Issue 6

Making the Cut with Upgraded AutomationUsing the AutomationDirect Do-more BRX PLC, an extrusion company progressively upgraded and simplified their legacy manufacturing lines, greatly improving performance, while minimizing scrap. The situation is common at many manufacturing sites: production equipment is old, degrading, and mismatched, leading to operational and maintenance inefficiencies and nightmares… Read entire article IIoT…
Durapulse GS10 Micro AC Drives from AutomationDirect
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Durapulse GS10 Micro AC Drives from AutomationDirect

June 29, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added the DURApulse GS10 series as their newest and most affordable line of micro AC drives. GS10 drives are available in a variety of voltage and horsepower ratings, including single-phase 120VAC models in sizes from ¼ to 1 hp, single-phase 230VAC models from ¼ to 3hp, three-phase 230VAC models…
Fandis Filter Fans from AutomationDirect
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Fandis Filter Fans from AutomationDirect

June 22, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added a new line of enclosure filter fans to their inventory of thermal management devices. The Fandis Virdis series filter fans provide a low-cost thermal management solution for applications where the surrounding cooler air can be used to reduce the internal temperature of an enclosure. The Virdis series fans…
New Captron Caneo Series Capacitive Pushbuttons from AutomationDirect
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New Captron Caneo Series Capacitive Pushbuttons from AutomationDirect

June 8, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new Captron Caneo Series10 and Series41 pushbuttons to expand their offering of capacitive pushbutton switches. Capacitive pushbuttons utilize touch control and are activated without pressure when a hand or body part nears the device’s surface. Series10 switches, suitable for a wide range applications, feature 360° visibility and are…
Contrinex Photoelectric Sensors with IO-Link Compatibility from AutomationDirect
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Contrinex Photoelectric Sensors with IO-Link Compatibility from AutomationDirect

June 1, 2022 – AutomationDirect has expanded their vast offering of discrete sensors by adding Contrinex C23 standard and clear object detection sensors. These Contrinex mini rectangular photoelectric sensors are ideal for limited-space applications and are available in diffuse, diffuse with adjustable background suppression, retroreflective, and through-beam models. Sensor housings have an IP67 enclosure rating…