New Flowline Reflective Ultrasonic Level Sensors from AutomationDirect
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New Flowline Reflective Ultrasonic Level Sensors from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added EchoPod and EchoTouch reflective ultrasonic liquid level sensors featuring Flowline’s proprietary Reflective Technology.  Flowline level sensors provide reliable level measurements for applications that weaken signal strength and reduce measurement reliability due to condensation. Newly available models include a general-purpose version and an intrinsically safe version for hazardous environments; both are available with…
Schmersal 30mm Push Buttons from AutomationDirect
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Schmersal 30mm Push Buttons from AutomationDirect

Schmersal E series 30mm pilot devices provide simple operator controls and indication for industrial and commercial applications. These rugged and reliable IP65-rated devices include a wide assortment of pushbuttons, emergency stop pushbuttons, LED indicators, and selector switches. The pushbutton selections include illuminated and non-illuminated versions with operators available in various colors. E-Stop versions are available…
LUTZE Silflex® Servo Motor Cable from AutomationDirect
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LUTZE Silflex® Servo Motor Cable from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added LUTZE Silflex® Servo Motor Cable to their wide variety of cables and cable products.  LUTZE is a top-rated and trusted partner in industrial cable and connectivity products for industrial automation. Their rugged, industrial cables are ideal for harsh environments. LUTZE Silflex servo motor cable is designed for servo drive and motor combinations….
AutomationDirect adds NITRA Pneumatic Automation Link (PAL)
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AutomationDirect adds NITRA Pneumatic Automation Link (PAL)

The NITRA Pneumatic Automation Link (PAL) series of components from AutomationDirect is a versatile field I/O system that can include electrical I/O or pneumatic valves, or a combination of both. The system can be controlled either by an Ethernet/IP master or direct wiring (for exclusively pneumatic valves). All components are rated IP65, intended to be…
Newsletter Volume 23, Issue 2
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Newsletter Volume 23, Issue 2

PLCs Integrate Industrial Data to the CloudNot too long ago, the roles of industrial automation devices were relatively clear-cut. Simple sensors were wired to controllers, like PLCs, which in turn might be visualized by local HMIs. Today however there are many more options due to the availability of smart sensors, specialized controllers, and PLCs and…
New CLICK PLUS PLC Series from AutomationDirect
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New CLICK PLUS PLC Series from AutomationDirect

The new CLICK PLUS PLC series is the next generation of simple control. Building on the practical and popular CLICK PLC series, CLICK PLUS PLCs provide the same low-learning-curve control but with advanced options like Wi-Fi communication and data logging. CLICK PLUS CPUs are offered in wired-only, wireless-only, and wireless/wired styles and start at only…
ReeR Safegate Non-Muting Access Control Lights Curtains from AutomationDirect
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ReeR Safegate Non-Muting Access Control Lights Curtains from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added new Safegate non-muting Type 4 access control barrier safety light curtains designed to protect a wide range of industrial applications that do not require muting functionality. Sender/receiver or active/passive pair versions are available with 24 VDC input, 300 or 400mm resolution and 0-8m or 0-12m operating distances. ReeR Safegate non-muting light curtains…
SureStep Stepper Motor Linear Actuators from AutomationDirect
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SureStep Stepper Motor Linear Actuators from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added stepper motor linear actuators to its SureStep line of stepper motion control products. These linear actuators are NEMA 17 or NEMA 23 frame stepper motors with a stainless-steel lead-screw extension of the rotor. In conjunction with the provided screw nut, this actuator translates motor torque into linear thrust.  They can provide up…
Metrol High Precision Limit Switches from AutomationDirect
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Metrol High Precision Limit Switches from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added more options for high precision limit switches from Metrol. High-temperature precision limit switches have been added that provide a 10 micron accuracy and are rated for temperatures of up to 200⁰C. New high-vacuum resistance limit switches are high precision with an accuracy of 10 microns as well and are designed to be…