Newsletter Volume 24 Issue 1

What is Needed for Industrial Control Panels?
Industrial control panels are fundamental for protecting electrical, instrumentation, and control devices. The AutomationDirect portfolio of enclosures and components can help users obtain everything they need to create control panel solutions. This post looks at some key concepts involved with designing control panels.
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Secure Remote Monitoring of Process Systems
Many end users are looking for ways to make the connection from new and legacy operations technology (OT) systems to business information technology (IT) resources for data logging, visualization, and analytics. Implementing these industrial internet of things (IIoT) projects with cloud connectivity is an effective approach, but it creates security concerns. 
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Now Available

LS Electric Series Servo System Components
Motors starting at $194.00

ReeR MOSAIC Safety Controller Components
Enhanced master modules starting at $299.00

CLICK PLUS Serial Communication Option Slot Module and 2-Slot CPUs 
Two-slot CLICK PLUS CPUs starting at $121

LUTZE SILFLEX® Control Cable
Starting at $0.83 per foot

Norgren Excelon Plus Air Prep Components
Air filters starting at $30.50

ProSense T2 Series Timer Relays
Starting at $21.50

How to Easily Add IIoT to any Machine
Heavy-duty, pneumatically- and hydraulically-operated equipment is widely used for manufacturing and production tasks, but many times these machines lack convenient connectivity and data access. Fortunately, there is a way to leave the existing systems as-is and to simply add IIoT functionality using simple and low-cost cloud-capable controllers.
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Linear Motion – U Can Do It
The Linear Motion chapter of our Automation Video Cookbook offers informative videos on linear motion components including linear slides and actuators. These videos provide hands on, live demos showing how to use and rebuild these components!
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CLICK PLUS PLC is a Finalist for Plant Engineering Magazine’s 2021 Control Systems Product of the Year Award
The Plant Engineering Product of the Year program is the premier award for new products in the industry. The annual reader-choice program provides Plant Engineering?s audience with information about the top new products in their fields. 2021 marks 34 years of the Product of the Year program.
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FREE Giveaway for You
This month you have a chance to win 1 of 3 AutomationDirect desk clocks. Contest is open for approximately 1 week after the newsletter is sent and is open to residents of the U.S. only. Winner will be contacted via email. If you don?t win this time, don?t worry there will be a new and exciting giveaway each month.
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