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Basic CPU and Remote Modules Added to Productivity3000 Line

Basic CPU and Remote Modules Added to Productivity3000 Line

Cumming, GA — December 5, 2012 … AutomationDirect’s Productivity3000 line of programmable controllers now includes basic CPU and remote slave modules. The P3-530 CPU’s five integrated communications ports include Ethernet for programming, monitoring, and networking; a USB port for data logging; USB I/O port for up to four local expansion bases; RS-232 and RS-485 ports for ASCII ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Adds Temperature Transmitters to ProSense Lines

AutomationDirect Adds Temperature Transmitters to ProSense Lines

Cumming, GA — December 5, 2012 … AutomationDirect’s ProSense line now includes head-mounted and DIN rail-mounted temperature transmitters in non-programmable and programmable models. Non programmable models are available for thermocouple Types J, K, or T and 3-wire RTD type Pt100. Head-mounted models can be mounted in any ProSense connection head or any DIN Form B sensor head ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Adds KNIPEX Pliers to Tool Offering

AutomationDirect Adds KNIPEX Pliers to Tool Offering

 Cumming, GA — November 14, 2012 … AutomationDirect’s product offering now includes a variety of KNIPEX pliers. Available in slip-resistant plastic coated, comfort grip, and insulated comfort grip handle styles, the pliers are made of high-grade special tool steel with polished edges. The slim head design provides greater accessibility in tight or hard to reach areas. Combination ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Adds to Capacitive Proximity Sensor Lineup

AutomationDirect Adds to Capacitive Proximity Sensor Lineup

Cumming, GA — November 14, 2012 … AutomationDirect’s line of capacitive proximity sensors now includes 12mm metal round bodied DC models with shielded and unshielded mounting options, PNP, normally-open outputs, potentiometer adjustment and M12 quick disconnect. Unshielded 18mm DC plastic bodied models with selectable normally-open/normally-closed outputs feature logic auto detection. Additional unshielded 30mm models feature AC and ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Adds Non-Contact Safety Switches

AutomationDirect Adds Non-Contact Safety Switches

Cumming, GA — October 31, 2012 … AutomationDirect’s safety product offering now includes IDEM safety switches in non-contact magnetic and non-contact coded magnetic styles. These non-contact magnetic safety switches are interlocking devices designed to protect both people and machines. The MPR series light-duty safety switches are simple magnetic reed switches designed for all small guard applications. Constructed ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Adds Light and Medium-Duty Encoders with Inch-Size Shafts

AutomationDirect Adds Light and Medium-Duty Encoders with Inch-Size Shafts

Cumming, GA — October 31, 2012 … AutomationDirect has added Koyo inch-size light and medium-duty encoders to its line of positioning and motion control products. These stainless steel solid-shaft encoders provide a cost-effective solution for small applications. The TRDA-2E series light-duty encoders have a 0.25-inch diameter stainless steel solid shaft and offer resolutions from 100 to 2,500 ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Adds Ultrasonic Liquid Level Sensors and Transmitters

AutomationDirect Adds Ultrasonic Liquid Level Sensors and Transmitters

Cumming, GA — October 17, 2012 … AutomationDirect has added the Flowline® EchoPod® and EchoSonic® II lines of ultrasonic liquid level sensors and transmitters to their product offerings. Constructed with PVDF transducers and NEMA Type-6P polycarbonate enclosures, these innovative ultrasonic liquid level sensors replace float, conductance and pressure sensors that fail due to contact with dirty, sticky ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Extends Line of RUKO Cutting Tools

AutomationDirect Extends Line of RUKO Cutting Tools

Cumming, GA — October 17, 2012 … AutomationDirect has added T-shank jig saw blades, deburring tools, and more to its line of RUKO cutting tools. Available in high speed steel and bi-metal high speed steel, RUKO T-shank jig saw blades fit popular saw brands, such as Bosch®, Makita®, Black and Decker®, Hitachi®, and more. Jig saw blades ... Read More
 
SureStep Stepper Motor Line Adds Dual-Shaft Motors

SureStep Stepper Motor Line Adds Dual-Shaft Motors

Cumming, GA — October 3, 2012 … AutomationDirect has expanded the line of SureStep motion control products. Stepping motors in standard NEMA sizes (17, 23, & 34) now include dual-shaft, bi-polar models with output torques ranging from 61 oz-in. to 1288 oz-in. The motors feature front and rear shafts to allow installation of an encoder, hand crank ... Read More
 
AutomationDirect Adds Room Temperature Sensors and Type T Thermocouples to ProSense Line

AutomationDirect Adds Room Temperature Sensors and Type T Thermocouples to ProSense Line

Cumming, GA — September 19, 2012 … AutomationDirect’s ProSense line of temperature sensors now includes room temperature sensors, Type T thermocouple probes, higher-range probes, Type T thermocouple wire and RTD adjustable immersion sensors. The ProSense room temperature sensors feature a temperature sensing range of -40 to 185 degrees F, are constructed with ABS plastic ventilated covers, metal ... Read More