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Newsletter Volume 20, Issue 5

Our May newsletter is out and ready to be enjoyed! As always we have our newest products featured such as cut-to-length VFD cable and WDP Definite Purpose Contactors. We also have some of our favorite content from this past month including a new White Paper on micro PLCs and a case study involving roller coasters! Last but not least is our CLICK PLC and HMI giveaway. Tell us how you could use a CLICK PLC and HMI for a chance to win one. We hope you enjoy!

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Newsletter Volume 20 Issue 5

What Is An HMI and
What Can It Do For You?

The HMI or Human Machine Interface allows operators to “interface” with the system they oversee. It provides a visual overview of the automated system’s status and direct control of its operation. Find out what a HMI can do for you.

This whitepaper discusses the many advantages micro PLCs have over programmable relays for use in automated machines and processes. Click here to read the White Paper.

Now Available

WDP Definite Purpose
starting at $7.25
Fuji Electric 30mm
Pilot Devices
starting at $11.50
VFD Cable
starting at $2.20/ft.
StrideLinx Premium
Branding License
one time fee of $1,850.00

Check out this informative slideshare on how to create an effective HMI design quickly and easily. View the slideshare

Ever wonder how we fulfill our awesome promise to ship your packages the same day if ordered before 6pm?  Read the article to understand how the efficiencies of the logistics team help us keep our shipping promise to you.

This article explains how Automated Integration replaced an old PLC, a bunch of relays and what seemed like miles of wire when upgrading the control and safety system on the Hurricane roller coaster in a New Mexico amusement park. Read the case study.

Tell us about an interesting or creative way you have used, or will use, a CLICK PLC to perform a simple everyday task. Our favorite application will win a CLICK PLC unit of their choice (up to a $189 value) plus a C-more Micro HMI ($98 value EA3-S3ML-RN). Enter to win!