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LS Electric® L7P Servo Systems from AutomationDirect

October 5, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new L7P servo motors, drives, cables, and gearboxes from LS Electric. These new intermediate-level L7P servo systems have all the features of the basic L7C servos including setup wizards, auto tuning, built-in indexer, and more, but with a larger range of system sizes and the option for 460VAC…
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CCEA SIRIO Q Series LED Work Lights from AutomationDirect

October 5, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added CCEA SIRIO Q series LED work lights to expand their offering of industrial LED fixtures. These rugged, industrial-grade light bars are ideal for tractors, trucks, trailers, off-road vehicles, and earth-moving machines. Providing up to a 1750 lumen output, these work lights feature an aluminum head on a pan-and-tilt…
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Additional Fuji Command Series Pilot Devices from AutomationDirect

September 28, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new Fuji Command series pushbuttons, switches, and indicators to expand their offering of quality Fuji Electric control and signal devices. New round and rectangular 16mm pilot devices feature an integrated structure with built-in contacts to reduce control panel depth. Their thin-type profile with only 2mm of panel protrusion…
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ProSense VSCT Series Vibration Sensors from AutomationDirect

September 28, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new ProSense VCST series vibration sensors. These sensors accurately detect vibrations of industrial equipment, primarily rotating equipment such as steam and gas turbines, pumps, motors, compressors, and rolling mills. Vibration sensors provide early detection of developing malfunctions, allowing for timely maintenance before major damage or failure results in…
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igus Linear Slide Actuators and XYZ Gantries from AutomationDirect

September 21, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added linear slide actuators from igus. These lead screw-driven and belt-driven linear slide actuators can be used as single-axis slides or can provide an economical means of creating high-performance XY or XYZ gantry systems. The SAW series lead-screw driven actuators offer a low-cost linear motion solution with travel distances…
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Additional Direct Wire Large Gauge MTW Cable Color Options from AutomationDirect

September 21, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added more color choices for Direct Wire 1kV ALL-FLEX MTW/THHW heavy-duty flexible power cable. This extremely flexible large gauge (8AWG to 500MCM) single-conductor industrial cable is ideal for industrial control panel distribution, VFD power feeds, servo systems, and non-traditional industrial applications including uninterruptable power supply (UPS) and transformer wiring,…
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More Stego Thermal Management Products from AutomationDirect

September 13, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new additions to their existing Stego line of thermal management products for even more enclosure heating and cooling solutions. Top-mount filter fans, in axial or high-capacity versions, and compatible vents are now available to provide a low-cost cooling option for enclosures. Additional filter media sizes have also been…
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SSP Safety Enabling Switches from AutomationDirect

September 14, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added SSP safety enabling switches, also known as “hold-to-run” or “dead man’s” switches. When used in conjunction with a properly designed safety system, they provide the operator with a special control mode for tasks such as maintenance or debugging of hazardous equipment. These switches consist of a spring-return three-position…
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ProSense Miniature Photoelectric Sensors for Space-Limited Applications from AutomationDirect

August 24, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added ProSense miniature rectangular photoelectric sensors to their inventory of almost 4,000 sensors and encoders. The new ProSense RW mini photoelectric sensors provide an affordable solution for small applications with very limited space.  Available in diffuse, diffuse with adjustable background suppression, retroreflective, and through-beam models, their compact light spot…
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ISO 5599/1 Pneumatic Solenoid Valves from AutomationDirect

August 17, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new NITRA ISO 5599/1 pneumatic solenoid valve components. These solenoid valves are completely interchangeable with any brand of ISO 5599/1 equipment. ISO 5599 size one and size two components include solenoid valve bodies in 5-way, 2-position configurations with single or double solenoids and 5-way, 3-position, double solenoid valves…
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Contrinex RFID RW Units from AutomationDirect

August 16, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Read/Write modules from Contrinex. RFID technology uses radio frequencies to read and write data to/from electronic labels called tags. As opposed to standard barcode readers, RFID technology doesn’t require a line of sight between the tag and the Read/Write module to operate, and tags…
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Winters Pressure Accessories from AutomationDirect

July 27, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new pressure sensing accessories from Winters. These accessories will protect delicate pressure measurement equipment from damage caused by pressure surges, superheated media, and more. Included in the new product release are siphons that protect pressure gauges, transmitters, and switches from the effects of high-temperature media such as steam….
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Eaton E58 Series M30 Harsh Duty Photoelectric Sensors from AutomationDirect

July 20, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new M30 harsh duty photoelectric sensors from Eaton. The Eaton E58 series are among the most rugged and best-sealed photoelectric sensors on the market. Their stainless steel, PVDF, and tempered glass components are mechanically assembled using Vitron seals to ensure resistance to chemicals and moisture intrusion.  The E58…
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Phase and Voltage Monitoring Relays from AutomationDirect

July 13, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new phase and voltage monitoring relays from ProSense. The PMRU-2C series true RMS phase monitor relays protect 3-phase equipment from damage that can occur when there is a phase loss, phase reversal, phase unbalance, undervoltage, or overvoltage condition. These relays are designed to provide protection for most generator…
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Ironhorse Jet Pump and Premium Stainless Steel Motors from AutomationDirect

June 29, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added the new IronHorse MTRJ series of jet pump motors to their AC motor lineup. The MTRJ centrifugal jet pump motors offer an economical motor solution and come in a TEFC enclosure with a 56J frame that has a threaded shaft for direct connection to a jet pump. These…
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Durapulse GS10 Micro AC Drives from AutomationDirect

June 29, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added the DURApulse GS10 series as their newest and most affordable line of micro AC drives. GS10 drives are available in a variety of voltage and horsepower ratings, including single-phase 120VAC models in sizes from ¼ to 1 hp, single-phase 230VAC models from ¼ to 3hp, three-phase 230VAC models…
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Fandis Filter Fans from AutomationDirect

June 22, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added a new line of enclosure filter fans to their inventory of thermal management devices. The Fandis Virdis series filter fans provide a low-cost thermal management solution for applications where the surrounding cooler air can be used to reduce the internal temperature of an enclosure. The Virdis series fans…
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New Captron Caneo Series Capacitive Pushbuttons from AutomationDirect

June 8, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new Captron Caneo Series10 and Series41 pushbuttons to expand their offering of capacitive pushbutton switches. Capacitive pushbuttons utilize touch control and are activated without pressure when a hand or body part nears the device’s surface. Series10 switches, suitable for a wide range applications, feature 360° visibility and are…
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Contrinex Photoelectric Sensors with IO-Link Compatibility from AutomationDirect

June 1, 2022 – AutomationDirect has expanded their vast offering of discrete sensors by adding Contrinex C23 standard and clear object detection sensors. These Contrinex mini rectangular photoelectric sensors are ideal for limited-space applications and are available in diffuse, diffuse with adjustable background suppression, retroreflective, and through-beam models. Sensor housings have an IP67 enclosure rating…
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IO-Link Smart Field I/O System from AutomationDirect

May 25, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added STRIDE & Murrelektronik IO-Link master modules and hubs to their existing field I/O product line. IO-Link is a powerful field I/O protocol capable of handling traditional field I/O signals along with diagnostic data from intelligent field devices, including device health, configured parameters, and performance. IO-Link master modules are…
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HPS Drive Isolation Transformers from AutomationDirect

May 18, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added drive isolation transformers from Hammond Power Solutions to their growing lineup of transformers. Their rugged design allows them to withstand the mechanical stresses, voltage distortions, and heating associated with motor drives. In addition to all the benefits of a line reactor, they also provide isolation, common-mode noise and…
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New Alliance Linear Position Transducers from AutomationDirect

May 11, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new stainless steel linear variable inductance transducers (LVITs) from Alliance Sensors Group to their growing lineup of linear position sensors. These sensors convert the linear displacement of an object into a proportional analog output of 0 to 10 VDC or 4 to 20mA (depending on model).  The compact…
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FATH T-Slotted Rail Hardware from AutomationDirect

May 11, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added additional sizes and styles of FATH T-slotted rail hardware. Several new types of fasteners have been added including socket head cap screws, flanged button head socket cap Torx head screws, flat head socket cap screws, self-tapping screws, and reducer bushings.   Additional sizes of button head socket cap…
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New Optris Infrared Temperature Sensors from AutomationDirect

May 4, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new infrared pyrometers from Optris. These pyrometers use non-contact sensing to determine the surface temperature of an object based on its emitted infrared radiation. They can read the temperature of inaccessible or moving objects without difficulty. The Optris CS LT series infrared pyrometers are ideally suited for temperature…
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Additional Safety Mats, Edges, and Bumpers from AutomationDirect

April 27, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added additional safety mats, edges, and bumpers from ASO Safety Solutions. These safety products protect people and machinery from harm. Mats detect the presence of personnel on horizontal surfaces (usually the floor), edges can be used on any surface, usually near possible crushing or shearing points, and bumpers are…
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Low-Cost Motion Control Offered with CLICK PLUS PLCs from AutomationDirect

April 27, 2022 – AutomationDirect has released the new CLICK PLC programming software version 3.30, which allows any CLICK PLUS CPU to be configured as a 3-axis PTO/PWM motion controller. 100kHz high-speed inputs and outputs are offered with any DC option slot I/O module placed in slot 0 of the CPU. With this module, CLICK…
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Saginaw Enviro-Therm® Series Enclosure Air Conditioners from AutomationDirect

April 27, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added a new line of Saginaw enclosure air conditioners designed to efficiently keep the internal temperature of an electrical enclosure at a safe level, protecting the enclosed equipment from overheating and moisture damage. These air conditioners utilize closed-loop cooling to keep contaminants in the ambient air out of the…
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Cut-to-Length Food and Beverage Rated Control Cable from AutomationDirect

April 13, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added LUTZE SILFLEX® FBP control cables, specifically designed to meet all UL and FDA requirements for cabling used in Food and Beverage facilities. The patent-pending food-safe design of these cables has been evaluated by third-party tester Ecolab for resistance to commonly used cleaning agents and reduction of contamination risk….
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Acme Electric Encapsulated Core General Purpose Transformers and Buck-Boost Transformers from AutomationDirect

March 30, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new 1-phase encapsulated core general purpose transformers and buck-boost transformers from Acme Electric. These general-purpose transformers use electrical grade silica and resin compounds to completely enclose the core and coil to prevent corrosion and insulation deterioration. They are available in various voltages and sizes from 0.25 to 25…
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Cut-to-Length Quabbin Commercial Ethernet and Data Cables from AutomationDirect

March 30, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added Quabbin commercial Ethernet and data cables to provide more choices for your wiring/cabling needs. The new 26 and 24 AWG commercial Ethernet cables are available in Cat5e/6/6a/6e types, in shielded and unshielded versions, and they are suitable for applications from 10 Base-T to 1000 Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet). These…
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New Gladiator GCB Series Molded Case Circuit Breakers from AutomationDirect

March 23, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added Gladiator GCB series molded case circuit breakers to their lineup of circuit protection devices. Gladiator MCCBs are designed to reliably protect circuits and equipment from thermal overloads, short circuits, and ground faults. Available in two or three-pole configurations, these high-performance circuit breakers are offered in seven frame sizes…
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New Gefran Inclination Sensors from AutomationDirect

March 23, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added Gefran inclination sensors to their growing lineup of position transducers.  Gefran sensors use cutting-edge MEMS technology (micro-electromechanical devices integrated onto a single silicon chip) to provide reliable and precise tilt angle measurement with respect to gravity.  The Gefran sensors are rugged and suitable for the harshest environments.  They…
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New WAGO Pro2 Power Supplies and Dc-to-DC Converters from AutomationDirect

March 16, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added WAGO Pro2 power supplies to their growing lineup of performance power products. These high-efficiency power supplies reduce losses, save cabinet space, and increase energy savings. With TopBoost, PowerBoost, and parameterizable overload behavior, WAGO Pro2 power supplies protect equipment and provide intelligent current and switching modes. The free configuration…
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Bimed Cable Entry Systems and Cable Glands from AutomationDirect

March 16, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added BPA series split-frame and BRM series solid-frame cable entry systems and cable glands from Bimed.  Cable entry systems provide safe installation into enclosures or electrical equipment, securing cables and providing strain relief while maintaining enclosure sealing requirements. The BPA series cable entry system allows cables to be installed…
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Murrelektronik M12 Data Cables, Power Cables, and Field Wireable Connectors from AutomationDirect

February 9, 2022 – New Murrelektronik data cables are high-flex shielded Ethernet Cat5e cables offering various connector styles, including D-coded M12 to M12, M12 to RJ45, RJ45 to RJ45, and M12 to pigtail. These cables are flame-retardant and chemical resistant with a tough TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) jacket for typical industrial applications. A selection of RJ45…
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New Contrinex Photoelectric Sensors with IO-Link Compatibility from AutomationDirect

January 26, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added Contrinex metal M12 and M18 photoelectric sensors to their lineup of almost 4,000 sensors and switches for process and discrete control applications. These Contrinex sensors offer complete overload protection, are IP67 rated, and are available in diffuse, diffuse with adjustable background suppression, retroreflective, and through-beam models.  Select models…
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New Wiegmann Enclosure Components from AutomationDirect

January 19, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added more Wiegmann enclosure options to their extensive lineup of over 7,000 modular and pre-fab enclosures. Wiegmann is one of the largest enclosure manufacturers in North America, manufacturing a wide variety of carbon steel, galvanized steel, stainless steel, and aluminum enclosures. New additions include NEMA 4/4X/12/13 rated stainless steel…
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2022 FIRST Robotics RAPID REACT 3D-Printed Field

20:1 Scale Model of the 2022 FIRST Robotics 2022 Game Field provided by AutomationDirect.com AutomationDirect’s animation team converted the animation models into 3D printable models.  This is the “playing field” for the FIRST Robotics Competition game for 2022.  For more info about FIRST and the 2022 game: “RAPID REACT” – please visit the FIRST website.  >>>…
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Trumeter Graphical Panel Meters and Hour Meters/Counters from AutomationDirect

January 12, 2022 – AutomationDirect has added new current, rate, process, and temperature meters to their Trumeter ADM series of graphical panel meters.   These panel meters feature a programmable 40-segment curved bar graph display that provides an instant visual representation of an analog meter. In addition, they have a large 4-digit readout, dynamic backlight color,…
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LUTZE SILFLEX® 24VDC Flexible Control Cable from AutomationDirect

January 12, 2022 – LUTZE SILFLEX® 24VDC flexible control cable is an industrial-rated low voltage cable ideal for both stationary and flexible applications. Constructed with a rugged outer jacket, these cables provide resistance to sunlight, oil, and moisture penetration, making them suitable for wet and dry locations. With its UL Type MTW Machine Tool Wire…
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More Cut-to-Length Type J and Type K Thermocouple Extension Wire from AutomationDirect

December 15, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added more choices to their selection of cut-to-length Type J and Type K thermocouple extension wire. Thermocouple extension wire helps maintain signal integrity when thermocouple signals are required to travel long distances to reach operating instrumentation or PLC input cards.   The new wire additions include 20AWG and 16AWG…
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New General-Purpose, High-Performance, and Harsh-Duty AC Motors Available at AutomationDirect

December 15, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added a host of new motors from Regal Rexnord to its existing portfolio, including two new series of Marathon® motors and Leeson ® specialty motors. The new Marathon Globetrotter motors are high-quality 3-phase general-purpose motors that can be controlled by an inverter and are rated up to 200hp. Globetrotter…
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SureFrame Cut-to-Length T-slotted Rails from AutomationDirect

December 7, 2021- AutomationDirect has added SureFrame cut-to-length T-slotted extruded aluminum rails. Slotted aluminum rail structures are lightweight, economical, and easy to construct. This structure system is very versatile and has many uses, from stands that hold barcode scanners and label applicators to OEM machines made entirely of T-slotted aluminum rail. The new T-slotted rails…
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More Hammond Enclosure Options at AutomationDirect

December 1, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added even more Hammond enclosure options to their lineup of over 11,000 enclosures and accessories. Hammond is a worldwide, well-trusted brand that produces reliable products that carry industry-recognized approvals from their ISO9002:2015 certified facility. These new Hammond additions include more wall-mount enclosure sizes, miniature cases in various sizes and…
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LS Electric Servos Systems from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added LS Electric servos systems that provide extremely accurate motion control and include the most requested features – setup wizards, auto-tuning, built-in indexer, and more – in an extremely cost-effective package. The L7S family of brushless servo systems is fully digital and capable of covering a broad range of motion control applications. There…
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New RHINO Power Supplies with Integrated UPS and Power Boost Technology from AutomationDirect

November 17, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added open frame and panel mount power supplies, with integrated UPS functionality, to their RHINO SELECT series of power supplies.  The integrated UPS feature provides seamless battery switchover to keep critical operations running when there is an unexpected loss of power. These industrial power supplies support a wide operating…
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CLICK PLUS PLC is a Finalist for Plant Engineering Magazine 2021 Control Systems Product of the Year Award

AutomationDirect’s CLICK PLUS PLC, starting at just $89, is the next generation platform for basic control applications, building on reliable and familiar functionality, while adding advanced options like Wi-Fi and data logging. AutomationDirect’s CLICK PLUS PLC was announced as a Plant Engineering 2021 Product of the Year Finalist in the “Controls Systems” category. Check out…
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CLICK PLUS Serial Communication Option Slot Module and 2-Slot CPUs from AutomationDirect

November 10, 2021 – CLICK PLUS PLCs combine the simplicity of the original CLICK PLC with advanced features, including Wi-Fi capability, MQTT communication, data logging, and mobile access. The new CLICK PLUS 2-slot CPU offers an additional built-in option module slot for even more PLC I/O customization. Over 400 option slot I/O module combinations are…
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New ReeR MOSAIC Safety Controller Components

November 10, 2021 – AutomationDirect has added new ReeR MOSAIC safety controller components for expanded capability. The Reer MOSAIC (MOdular SAfety Integrated Controller) makes it easy to manage safety systems and sensors. It is modular, expandable, and configurable for managing all safety functions of a single machine or an entire plant. The new MOSAIC-MV series…
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LUTZE SILFLEX® Cables from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added LUTZE SILFLEX multi-conductor control cable. SILFLEX control cable is a rugged industrial cable ideal for stationary and flexible applications (not intended for continuous flexing use) with multiple ratings, including UL Type TC-ER or UL PLTC-ER, which eliminates the need for metal conduit and/or armor, resulting in installation and maintenance savings. These cables…