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Newsletter: Volume 16 – Issue 7

In this issue of AutomationDirect.com’s newsletter check out an application story from Motorcar Parts of America, and find out more about some of our newest products. Also if you get the chance, download our latest whitepaper, check out some career opportunities at AutomationDirect.com, and see how our Pushbuttons like to party.

AutomationDirect controls improve alternator testing efficiency

Motorcar Parts of America, in Torrance, California, decided it needed a new alternator testing system. The company’s engineering team decided to design and build the custom system in house using a programmable automation controller and a human machine interface. This Control Engineering article shares how they used products from AutomationDirect to improve testing efficiency. Read Full Story >>

NITRA compact modular valves now available

CMV Series valves offer the flexibility of multiple modular valve combinations. Using end plates, one to 16 valves can be configured in any combination and replaced individually as needed.  All pneumatic connections are on one side with push-to-connect fittings. Compact modular valves start at $70.Learn More Now >>

RUKO line of hole cutting tools extended

RUKO drill / tap combination bits and sets provide uninterrupted hole drilling, thread tapping and deburring in one convenient bit. Drill / tap combination bits are available in six SAE and six metric sizes. Individual bits start at $7.75. Seven-piece sets are $28. Learn More Now >>

Download our Multi-Function Safety Relays White Paper.

Our newest white paper, “When to Use Multi-Function Safety Relays” explains how to determine when applications will benefit from multi-function safety relays over other options. You will learn that, in many cases, multi-function safety relays can be used instead of a safety-rated PLC, resulting in substantial savings while streamlining implementation and maintenance. Read White Paper Now >>

We’re Hiring!

Know anyone looking to work in a place where they actually feel like part of a team? Would they enjoy a casual environment that also encourages professional and personal growth? How about working at a top-rated company with competitive pay and great benefits? Tell them to take advantage of job opportunities with AutomationDirect. Learn more and apply online today!  Learn more>>>

The Lighter Side: It’s a party emergency!

Ever had guests show up at the spur of the moment? Someone says, “what do you wanna do?” You reply, “Let’s have a party!” That’s when you pull out the Emergency Party Button. Read how plasma2002 used a red pushbutton from AutomationDirect to make it happen, and then see it in action. Watch the Video >>

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