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VFS Series Vortex Flow Sensors from AutomationDirect

VFS Series Vortex Flow Sensors from AutomationDirect

ProSense® VFS series vortex flow sensors offer a very cost-effective solution optimized for monitoring water and deionized water flow in industrial applications. Vortex flow sensors are a reliable alternative to other flow sensing technologies and are a simple, low cost, and proven method for measuring flow of water-based liquids that is independent of the liquid’s ... Read More
 
Cut-to-Length Bulk Sensor / Actuator Cable from AutomationDirect

Cut-to-Length Bulk Sensor / Actuator Cable from AutomationDirect

Flexible multi-conductor sensor/actuator cable is now available from AutomationDirect in 24 AWG and 22 AWG with 3, 4 or 5 unshielded conductors, and in customer specified one-foot increment lengths. Individual conductors are stranded bare copper for flexibility, with color coded PVC insulation for easy identification. The cable outer jacket is a flexible PVC available in ... Read More
 
The FIRST Robotics Competition 2019 Digital Animation Award Winner

The FIRST Robotics Competition 2019 Digital Animation Award Winner

Sponsored by This award celebrates the art of digital animation and its close relationship to STEAM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). The award is offered to help encourage students to cultivate skills in design and creation of animation including, but not limited to, storytelling, creativity, use of computer software, and an understanding of different techniques and ... Read More
 
Get Schooled: AC Motor Basics

Get Schooled: AC Motor Basics

This AC motor and drive information will aid in selection and application. Jeff Payne, product manager for the drives & motors group at AutomationDirect, wrote an article for the January 2019 edition of Plant Service magazine titled Get schooled: AC motor basics Here’s a summary, click on the link above for the full text. Payne ... Read More
 
What’s new with the Productivity Suite

What’s new with the Productivity Suite

Our software developers have been very busy adding new features and improvements to our Productivity Suite PLC programming software. Since its release many years ago, Productivity Suite has continually been improved with ongoing enhancements many of which were derived from customer requests. Thank you for your feedback and please keep us informed of any features ... Read More
 
Configuring Analog Devices to Integrate with PLCs

Configuring Analog Devices to Integrate with PLCs

A variety of analog signals must be transmitted to a PLC for monitoring and control, with each processed to ensure correct operation. Winn Paulk, the Automation Controls Group Product Manager at AutomationDirect, wrote an article for the November 2018 issue of Processing magazine titled Configuring analog devices to integrate with PLCs. All programmable logic controllers ... Read More
 
Fruitport High School Robotics Team Restores Kris Moose

Fruitport High School Robotics Team Restores Kris Moose

The Fruitport High School Robotics Team (FRC team # 2405), known as the Techno Trojans, were approached by the Lakes Mall in Muskegon Michigan to restore an animatronic Christmas moose display and ‘bring the moose back to life’.  Originally the moose – affectionately known as Kris Moose – was a part of the Christmas display ... Read More
 
AttaBox Brand Polycarbonate and Fiberglass Enclosures from AutomationDirect

AttaBox Brand Polycarbonate and Fiberglass Enclosures from AutomationDirect

The AttaBox brand from Robroy Enclosures offers large selections of non-metallic corrosion-resistant polycarbonate, fiberglass-reinforced polyester, and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) enclosures for equipment protection in a wide range of applications. AttaBox non-metallic industrial enclosures offer significant economic savings over metallic alternatives such as stainless steel while providing comparable or superior physical properties. AttaBox models are available ... Read More
 
Product Pointers – October 2018

Product Pointers – October 2018

Happy Halloween! Check out some of our favorite new and old products listed below. Trust us you won’t find any tricks when it comes to our low prices. Featured Products CLICK Ethernet PLC units easily integrate into existing networks for a simple, cost effective control solution C-more micro touch panels give you lots of options ... Read More