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New Wiegmann Enclosure Components from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added more Wiegmann enclosure options to their extensive lineup of over 7,000 modular and pre-fab enclosures. Wiegmann is one of the largest enclosure manufacturers in North America, manufacturing a wide variety of carbon steel, galvanized steel, stainless steel, and aluminum enclosures. New additions include NEMA 4/4X/12/13 rated stainless steel 22mm pushbutton enclosures, NEMA…
Newsletter Volume 24 Issue 1
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Newsletter Volume 24 Issue 1

What is Needed for Industrial Control Panels?Industrial control panels are fundamental for protecting electrical, instrumentation, and control devices. The AutomationDirect portfolio of enclosures and components can help users obtain everything they need to create control panel solutions. This post looks at some key concepts involved with designing control panels.Learn more Secure Remote Monitoring of Process…
2022 FIRST Robotics RAPID REACT 3D-Printed Field
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2022 FIRST Robotics RAPID REACT 3D-Printed Field

20:1 Scale Model of the 2022 FIRST Robotics 2022 Game Field provided by AutomationDirect.com AutomationDirect’s animation team converted the animation models into 3D printable models.  This is the “playing field” for the FIRST Robotics Competition game for 2022.  For more info about FIRST and the 2022 game: “RAPID REACT” – please visit the FIRST website.  >>>…
Trumeter Graphical Panel Meters and Hour Meters/Counters from AutomationDirect
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Trumeter Graphical Panel Meters and Hour Meters/Counters from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added new current, rate, process, and temperature meters to their Trumeter ADM series of graphical panel meters.   These panel meters feature a programmable 40-segment curved bar graph display that provides an instant visual representation of an analog meter. In addition, they have a large 4-digit readout, dynamic backlight color, customizable messages, and alarms…
OCULUS QUEST VR Simulation of the 2022 FIRST Robotics RAPID REACT Game Field
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OCULUS QUEST VR Simulation of the 2022 FIRST Robotics RAPID REACT Game Field

Presented by AutomationDirect.com The lead animator from the recent FRC Game animations (STRONGHOLD, STEAMWORKS, POWER-UP, DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE, INFINITE RECHARGE, RAPID REACT) also programs virtual reality games in his spare time. So, he took the assets from the FRC RAPID REACT Game Animation and dropped them into VR to give you a VERY realistic view…
We Wish You A Very Merry Christmas 2021
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We Wish You A Very Merry Christmas 2021

Not everything is in short supply… When things started to look up earlier this year for the world’s health, most of us were just not prepared for the complexities the “rebound” would impose on so many aspects of daily life and work – supply chain shortages, transportation bottlenecks, rising prices – and all that and…
More Cut-to-Length Type J and Type K Thermocouple Extension Wire from AutomationDirect
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More Cut-to-Length Type J and Type K Thermocouple Extension Wire from AutomationDirect

December 15, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added more choices to their selection of cut-to-length Type J and Type K thermocouple extension wire. Thermocouple extension wire helps maintain signal integrity when thermocouple signals are required to travel long distances to reach operating instrumentation or PLC input cards.   The new wire additions include 20AWG and 16AWG…
New General-Purpose, High-Performance, and Harsh-Duty AC Motors Available at AutomationDirect
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New General-Purpose, High-Performance, and Harsh-Duty AC Motors Available at AutomationDirect

December 15, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added a host of new motors from Regal Rexnord to its existing portfolio, including two new series of Marathon® motors and Leeson ® specialty motors. The new Marathon Globetrotter motors are high-quality 3-phase general-purpose motors that can be controlled by an inverter and are rated up to 200hp. Globetrotter…