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AutomationDirect adds Inductive Linear Position Transducers

AutomationDirect adds Inductive Linear Position Transducers

Linear Variable Inductance Transducers (LVITs) from Alliance Sensors Group convert the linear displacement of an object into a proportional electrical signal output of 0-10V or 4-20mA (depending on model). LVITs are contactless devices designed for dimension or position measuring applications where the sensing element cannot be attached to the object being measured. LVITs exhibit outstanding ... Read More
 
Single and Three-Phase SR35 Series Soft Starters from AutomationDirect

Single and Three-Phase SR35 Series Soft Starters from AutomationDirect

More fully digital soft starters have been added to the AutomationDirect drives and motor controls lineup. STELLAR® SR35 series full-featured solid-state soft starters are available in three frame sizes to control both 1-phase and 3-phase AC induction motors with 24VDC control voltage (optional 110-230 VAC). Designed for 17-361 full-load amps at 110-240 VAC (1-phase) or ... Read More
 
Newsletter Volume 22, Issue 6

Newsletter Volume 22, Issue 6

CLICK PLC and C-more HMI Integral for Emergency Ventilator Using readily available AutomationDirect parts, an Auburn University team converted a CPAP machine to a high-functioning emergency ventilator in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the threat of ventilator shortages during the COVID-19 crisis, various organizations called on developers to build “emergency ventilators”. A team at ... Read More
 
Productivity2000 PLC Analog and Specialty I/O Modules from AutomationDirect

Productivity2000 PLC Analog and Specialty I/O Modules from AutomationDirect

The AutomationDirect Productivity2000® PLC is a modular, rack-based system with a full lineup of discrete, analog and specialty I/O modules providing over 400 local I/O points. With remote expansion, over 4,000 total I/O points are available. Two new 4-channel analog input modules (from $159.00) provide 0-20 mA or 0-10 VDC inputs, and two new 4-channel ... Read More
 
KwikHinge Enclosure Door Hinges and Ultimate Series Gland Plates from AutomationDirect

KwikHinge Enclosure Door Hinges and Ultimate Series Gland Plates from AutomationDirect

Versions of Hubbell-Wiegmann floor mounted, freestanding and disconnect enclosures in carbon steel and stainless steel are now available with KwikHinge™ door hinges. KwikHinge hinges enable quick and easy removal of doors. This makes common tasks like subpanel installation or door modifications substantially easier. The hinge pin is made of stainless steel for strength and durability ... Read More
 
Cat5e Industrial Ethernet Cable from AutomationDirect

Cat5e Industrial Ethernet Cable from AutomationDirect

Quabbin® DataMax Extreme Industrial Ethernet cable jackets were developed to survive the many industrial hazards that commercial jackets will not. Quabbin Cat5e Industrial Ethernet cable has a UL PLTC rating allowing it to be installed in a cable tray without the need for conduit. With its 22 AWG conductors it works well in power over ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect adds Capacitive Pushbutton Sensor Switches and Indicators

AutomationDirect adds Capacitive Pushbutton Sensor Switches and Indicators

Captron SENSORswitches are capacitive pushbuttons which are activated without pressure, using a hand or other parts of the body. The buttons have a determinate sensing distance, which may be altered by varying the approach speed and/or damping factor. A quickly approaching finger will achieve a higher sensing distance than a slowly approaching finger. A hand, ... Read More
 
Digital Panel Meters for Pulse/Frequency Display from AutomationDirect

Digital Panel Meters for Pulse/Frequency Display from AutomationDirect

ProSense® digital panel meters in 1/32 and 1/8 DIN sizes feature IP65-rated meter faces, simple menu-driven pushbutton configuration, and accept a wide variety of process inputs. Red, green or amber, 4 and 5-digit LED displays are available depending on model. All panels offer selectable decimal point location. Available input options include analog, temperature, AC/DC current ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect adds VNTC Tray Cable

AutomationDirect adds VNTC Tray Cable

VNTC (Vinyl Nylon Tray Cable) 600 Volt Type TC-ER control cables from AutomationDirect are suited for use in wet and dry areas, conduits, ducts, troughs, trays, direct burial and where superior electrical properties are desired. VNTC cable is available in 18 AWG to 10 AWG with 3 to 24 unshielded copper conductors. Cables are cut ... Read More