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…
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…
More Specialty SapiSelco Cable Ties from AutomationDirect
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More Specialty SapiSelco Cable Ties from AutomationDirect

SapiSelco cable ties offer a low-cost solution (from $1.50 for pack of 100) for wire management needs. These high-quality cable ties provide reliable cable and wire management and are designed with rounded edges to eliminate damage to cable sleeves caused by cable ties with sharp edges. This ensures reliable and trouble-free performance for extended periods…
D2-Series NFPA Tie Rods added to NITRA Product Line at AutomationDirect
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D2-Series NFPA Tie Rods added to NITRA Product Line at AutomationDirect

The NITRA® pneumatic product line now includes the D2-Series double-acting, NFPA heavy-duty tie rod air cylinders ideal for use where abusive conditions exist. These pneumatic air cylinders have a 250 psi operating pressure and are interchangeable with other popular brands. New models are available with and without adjustable cushions to provide end-of-stroke deceleration at both…
AutomationDirect adds GAM Helical Racks and Pinions
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AutomationDirect adds GAM Helical Racks and Pinions

The new GAM helical racks and pinions, along with our broad gearbox offering, provide a complete linear solution. Rack and pinion systems are a type of linear actuator consisting of a rotating pinion that drives a linear rack, converting rotary motion to linear motion. High-precision helical racks provide smooth, quiet operation. Pinions can be mounted…