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Larger 325 Frame Size Cast Iron Worm Gearboxes from AutomationDirect

Larger 325 Frame Size Cast Iron Worm Gearboxes from AutomationDirect

The AutomationDirect mechanical power transmission lineup now includes larger 325 frame size cast iron worm gearboxes from IronHorse®. These 3.25” input to output shaft distance gearboxes areavailable in ratios of 10:1, 15:1, 20:1, 30:1, 40:1, & 60:1 with outputs in left hand shaft, right hand shaft, dual shaft, and hollow shaft. The 325 gearbox C-face ... Read More
 
Harsh Duty and Quadruple Sensing Distance Proximity Sensors from AutomationDirect

Harsh Duty and Quadruple Sensing Distance Proximity Sensors from AutomationDirect

The AutomationDirect line of inductive proximity sensors now includes additional harsh duty sensors and new standard duty sensors with quadruple sensing ranges. Contrinex DW series 4mm, 5mm, 8mm and 12mm diameter round body inductive proximity sensors have been added. Priced at $99.00 and intended for harsh duty applications, 4mm smooth and 5mm (M5 threaded) models ... Read More
 
Productivity1000 PLC receives an Honorable Mention in Control Engineering’s Engineers’ Choice Awards

Productivity1000 PLC receives an Honorable Mention in Control Engineering’s Engineers’ Choice Awards

AutomationDirect’s Productivity1000 PLC was selected for its powerful features, which provide cost-effective control of machines and processes. AutomationDirect’s Productivity1000 PLC was announced as a Control Engineering 2019 Engineers’ Choice Awards Honorable Mention in the Machine and Embedded Control – PLCs category. Check out the new Productivity1000 PLC here, and please consider specifying it in your ... Read More
 
Newsletter Volume 21, Issue 1

Newsletter Volume 21, Issue 1

Newsletter Volume 21 Issue 1 Absolutely FREE PLC Training Well, we’ve heard you and we are now offering free unlimited online PLC training to go along with our extensive library of eBooks, whitepapers, how-to videos and more. We have also expanded this training offering to include non-customers as well. The more the merrier, right? And ... Read More
 
NITRA Pneumatic Miniature Solenoid Valves & Manifolds from AutomationDirect

NITRA Pneumatic Miniature Solenoid Valves & Manifolds from AutomationDirect

NITRA GVP series pneumatic miniature solenoid valves are an excellent choice for many automation applications with low flow requirements. These two- and three-port valves are typically used for on/off flow control or with single-acting cylinders. Starting at $26.00, GVP series 12 or 24 VDC solenoid valves are available in 10mm and 15mm valve widths and ... Read More
 
RHINO PSV “Value Series” DC Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

RHINO PSV “Value Series” DC Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added economical PSV series power supplies and universal battery control modules to the RHINO DC power supplies lineup. RHINO PSV “Value” series DIN rail power supplies are available in a wide selection of voltage and wattage ranges. 5V RHINO DC supplies are available in 15 and 25-watt ratings with 12V supplies at 48W. ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect adds Ease-of-Use 22mm Pushbutton Legend Plates

AutomationDirect adds Ease-of-Use 22mm Pushbutton Legend Plates

AutomationDirect now offers easy-to-use metal and plastic legend plates for 22mm pushbutton devices. Some special purpose 22mm pushbutton legend plates require a locator notch to be filed off in order for the legend to fit over standard pushbuttons. With no filing required, these new legend plates offer ease-of-use with all 22mm pushbutton devices. Plastic legend ... Read More
 
Five-Conductor Flexible Portable Cord from AutomationDirect

Five-Conductor Flexible Portable Cord from AutomationDirect

Type SOOW and Type SEOOW flexible cord with 5 conductors in 16, 14, 12 and 10 AWG have been added to the existing 2, 3 and 4-conductor styles available from AutomationDirect. Flexible portable cord or service cord is used for electrical power connections requiring flexibility in indoor and outdoor wiring applications. Grounded Wye or 5-wire ... Read More
 
2019 FIRST Robotics  DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE 3D-Printable Scale Model of Field

2019 FIRST Robotics DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE 3D-Printable Scale Model of Field

1:20th Scale Model of the 2019 Field AutomationDirect’s animation team converted the animation models into 3D printable models for you to play with.  This is the “playing field” for the FIRST Robotics Competition game for 2019.  For more info about FIRST and the 2019 game: “DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE” – please visit the FIRST website.  Printable Scale ... Read More
 
Merry Christmas from AutomationDirect!

Merry Christmas from AutomationDirect!

Let’s take some time to appreciate! Celebrate your joys! What brought you joy this year? A satisfying personal accomplishment, a new or improved relationship, serving others, a renewed commitment to your deepest beliefs, a professional milestone? Big or small, we hope you experienced many joyful moments, and that remembering them at this time of year ... Read More