Gefran Magnetostrictive Linear Position Transducers from AutomationDirect
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Gefran Magnetostrictive Linear Position Transducers from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added Gefran WPG and WPP series magnetostrictive linear position transducers. These transducers work like other linear position sensors by translating a linear position to an electrical signal. However, they are contactless, which provides a longer life because there is no mechanical wear; since they use magnetostrictive technology, they are also immune to electromagnetic…
WON Linear Bearings & Rails from AutomationDirect
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WON Linear Bearings & Rails from AutomationDirect

August 18, 2021- AutomationDirect has added WON linear bearing and rails to their line of mechanical power transmission products. WON linear bearings generate lower friction than comparable sliding bearings. With less friction to overcome, less power is required to move a load, higher speeds can be achieved, and greater efficiency is reached. WON linear bearing…
PS-AMC Motion Controller and P1-RX Remote I/O Module from AutomationDirect
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PS-AMC Motion Controller and P1-RX Remote I/O Module from AutomationDirect

August 11, 2021- AutomationDirect has added PS-AMC motion controllers designed to work seamlessly with select Productivity PLCs to provide accurate, coordinated, plug-and-play motion control. These controllers are capable of up to 4 coordinated axes of motion per controller (PS-AMC4) with differential encoder feedback for each axis and a maximum switching frequency of 1MHz. Up to…
Quabbin Data Cable from AutomationDirect
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Quabbin Data Cable from AutomationDirect

July 28, 2021 – The new Quabbin data cables are designed with impedances specific for RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 communication applications in industrial environments. These high-quality, low-capacitance data cables have tinned copper conductors with twisted pairs that help reduce electrical noise sensitivity and are available in one-, two-, three-, or four-pair color-coded versions. The polyethylene…
CCEA Industrial LED Lighting from AutomationDirect
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CCEA Industrial LED Lighting from AutomationDirect

July 21, 2021- CCEA industrial LED light bars have been added to AutomationDirect’s lighting product line.  CCEA industrial LED lights provide bright lighting for work areas in commercial and industrial environments, with easy installation and long service life. These 24 VDC powered lights are available with side-mount or recessed mounting options and offer an IP67…
Larger Stepper Motors Now Available at AutomationDirect
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Larger Stepper Motors Now Available at AutomationDirect

July 14, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added new SureStep® motors, now available in NEMA 42 frame sizes. Six new motor sizes are available with single or dual shafts. These twelve models extend the torque range of the SureStep line up to 4532 oz-in.  The mating extension cables are available in 6, 10, and 20-foot lengths, and an…