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Expanded Communications and Analog I/O Capabilities for the BRX PLC

Expanded Communications and Analog I/O Capabilities for the BRX PLC

New expansion I/O modules from AutomationDirect for the BRX stackable micro brick PLC include communications modules, universal analog I/O modules, and universal temperature combination I/O modules. Expansion modules snap onto the side of any BRX Micro PLC Unit (MPU) or BRX Remote I/O controller, creating a sturdy and rugged PLC platform. Added BRX serial communications ... Read More
 
Control Cabinet Cable Entry Systems from AutomationDirect

Control Cabinet Cable Entry Systems from AutomationDirect

The KDL/D cable entry system allows cables to be installed through enclosures or other bulkhead surfaces, with the added benefit that pre-made, terminated cables can be installed without disassembling the connectors. The split-frame system enables the quick and simple installation of up to 48 cables in a single frame. Four frame sizes, starting at $16.00, ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect adds ProSense Advanced Process Controllers

AutomationDirect adds ProSense Advanced Process Controllers

Made exclusively for AutomationDirect by Yokogawa, ProSense® PPC5 series advanced process controllers handle temperature, pressure, level, flow, and other process variable control applications and offer a variety of control, input, output, alarm and communications options. These 1/4 DIN controllers accept inputs directly from thermocouple, RTD, and analog mA, mV, V signals. Remote setpoint and contact ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect adds Enclosure Thermoelectric Coolers

AutomationDirect adds Enclosure Thermoelectric Coolers

Seifert SoliTherm® Thermoelectric Coolers from AutomationDirect use the Peltier Effect for closed-loop cooling. The only moving parts are axial fans so there is virtually no maintenance. The Seifert Peltier thermoelectric cooling units can be mounted in nearly every position (except roof mounting) because they don’t have a compressor or any moving parts aside from the ... Read More
 
Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

If you know us well, then you know our training partner Doug Bell and his company Interconnecting Automation. Doug has been with us from the beginning and offers several services that our customers, and many others, gladly take advantage of. Whether it’s free online PLC training videos, on-site/hands-on PLC classes, or control system consulting and ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Earns World Class Culture Award at Atlanta Supply Chain Awards

AutomationDirect Earns World Class Culture Award at Atlanta Supply Chain Awards

AutomationDirect was recently honored with the 2020 Atlanta Supply Chain World Class Culture Award. This award honors a company in the Metro Atlanta area that has an empowering culture internally for team members, a leadership approach that engages the entire organization in a forward-thinking way, and a commitment to engaging and giving back to the ... Read More
 
Water Utility Successfully Standardizes  Automation Practices

Water Utility Successfully Standardizes Automation Practices

This utility standardized and defined best practices for their applications, improving operations while saving time and money. By David Reagan, Helix Water District ndustrial automation installations come in many shapes and sizes. Applications vary from standalone machines up to large processes, and the operating organization may have just one maintenance person or field an entire ... Read More
 
New Customer Community Forum

New Customer Community Forum

The new AutomationDirect Customer Community is a place where like-minded professionals can engage with each other and share knowledge, offer advice or exchange ideas. Inside the community you’ll find technical forums that are active with thousands of users including hobbyists, engineers and even some of our development partners. There is also a Knowledge Base which ... Read More