A new system of safety monitoring and control devices has been added to the AutomationDirect line of safety-related products. The ReeR MOSAIC safety controller system is modular, expandable and configurable for managing all safety functions of a single machine or an entire plant. As a stand-alone controller, the M1 master MOSAIC module has 8 inputs, ... Read More
To coincide with the recent release of their latest eBook, “Pneumatics: A Practical Guide”, AutomationDirect has launched Pneumatic.com. This in-depth site offers extensive information with interactive tools on a wide variety of pneumatic topics as well as a complete listing of pneumatic products offered by AutomationDirect. Among the many informative sections, Cylinder Sizing and Force ... Read More
Often regarded as the fourth utility after electricity, natural gas and water, compressed air is widely used in manufacturing facilities. AutomationDirect’s new eBook, “Pneumatics: A Practical Guide” is designed as an easy-to-read guide for users new to pneumatics and explains the basics along with the “why” and “how” pneumatics are used.
We’ve heard it said, “There is no ‘I’ in ‘team’.” This is especially true when it comes to quality industrial control suppliers. Not only must the products you need be in stock, there has to be a dependable sales staff to assist you in finding the right items for your application. There must also be a ... Read More
AutomationDirect’s online video tutorial library now offers the Automation Cookbook, a collection of short video chapters covering a wide variety of automation application topics. Each chapter starts with a “U can do it!” overview, which explains the capabilities and usefulness of a specific automation task. There is also a group of “Tech Tips” videos in ... Read More
Virtually every factory and shop has one thing in common. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the Brain Freeze Ice Cream Factory or Joe’s Garage. That one thing is a motor. Most of the time, you’ll find more than one in use. You’ll also find both AC and DC motors. But what is the difference? Is one ... Read More
AutomationDirect’s new eBook, “PLC Handbook: A Practical Guide to Programmable Logic Controllers” is now available as a free download. Designed as an easy-to-read guide for users new to PLCs, this eBook explains what a PLC is and its history. It also provides detailed information about what to look for when choosing a controller, with both ... Read More
AutomationDirect supports STEM education, including competitive robotics at the local, regional and national levels. For the second year in a row, in addition to sponsoring the annual Georgia Robotics Invitational Tournament and Showcase (GRITS) competition,
We realize there is a large herd of suppliers from which you can choose. We also understand that in order to have customers return again and again, there is a huge need for top-notch support and customer service.
At the 3rd Annual STEM Education Awards event held at the International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah Georgia, AutomationDirect was named the 2014 Corporate Outreach STEM Education Award winner for the state of Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).