Newsletter Volume 25 Issue 8

Control Panels are Changing Due to Distributed Automation
Control panels have long been essential for protecting automation and electrical components associated with OEM machines and industrial manufacturing. While control panels will continue to be with us for the foreseeable future, several technologies are reducing the size of and need for control panels.
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Prevent Accidents with Proper Planning
Accidents can happen at the best workplaces and in the safest environments.  Most accidents can be avoided by using the appropriate safety-related devices along with instituting proper system design, hazard guarding, employee training, and safety audits within your workplace. Even if an accident does occur, with proper preparation, the severity of the accident can be mitigated.
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Now Available

AchieVe IEC and Compact Limit Switches
Starting at $17.00

More Control and IO-Link Cable Options
IO-Link cable starting at $0.91 / ft. (20 ft. min.)

More Comepi Safety Switches 
Starting at $140.00

 Advanced XGB PLCs by LS Electric
Starting at $299.00

International Power Regulated and Unregulated Linear Power Supplies
Starting at $75.00

RFID Standalone R/W Unit
Priced at $647.00

More Options For Cut To Length Cables
AutomationDirect has become a top source for bulk premium wire/cable sold in various length spools and premium cable cut to your specified per-foot length (very low minimum per foot requirements depending on cable).
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Motion Plastics Manufacturer igus®: Focused on Customers, Innovation, and Sustainability for Almost 60 Years
igus is a family-owned and operated company that employs 4,500 people at its headquarters in Germany and at 35 subsidiary companies around the world. The company also has partners in another 80 countries. igus develops and manufactures high performance motion plastics that reduce downtime, increase service life, and save costs for moving applications.
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Absolutely Free PLC Training
In today’s increasingly automated world, having a solid understanding of electrical control systems is crucial. That’s why we at AutomationDirect offer a free online PLC course! This self-paced training program is accessible 24/7, allowing you to learn at your own convenience.
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FREE Giveaway for You
This month you have a chance to win 1 of 2 Wera Kraftform Kompakt 20 Tool Finder 1 Pouch Sets. Contest is open for approximately 1 week after the newsletter is sent and is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada only. Winner will be contacted via email. 
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