A piece of Cold War history uses automation for precise control of its floating dry dock. Less expensive components and in-house engineering allowed for a more advanced system. A covered dry dock, with a history worthy of spy novels and action movies, recently received a sophisticated automation motion control upgrade from its previous all-manual controls. ... Read More
We have added several exciting products since our last edition of the Automation Notebook. Here are some highlights about some of those new products including: C-more Micro touch panels, AEGIS powerline filters, SureGear® gearboxes, NITRA pneumatic compact modular valves, RUKO tools and more.
In this issue of AutomationDirect.com’s newsletter you will find the latest product news on our new EA3-series C-more Micro touchscreen panels, our new Dold trapped keys safety systems, and our new AEGIS powerline filters. Also check out some of our newest videos added to YouTube. You will also find and article on one of our ... Read More
AutomationDirect’s new EA3 series operator touch panels are available in 8 and 10-inch versions. The EA3 series 8- and 10-inch micro-graphic touch panels are equipped with TFT LCD 800 x 600 pixel displays and a palette of 32K colors for customizing objects, screen backgrounds and displaying bitmap graphics
A student team, lead by Donald Ruffatto, from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) SAE International chapter contacted AutomationDirect in late 2011, asking detailed questions about our Productivity3000 Programmable Automation Controller (PAC). They were planning to use it to control an electric car that they were building for the Formula Hybrid International Competition, hosted by ... Read More
The C-more Micro family now includes a 6-inch TFT color touch screen panel. The panel’s 32,768 colors provide clear and colorful graphics for vibrant and intuitive screens. The larger panel can display even more text, graphics, or bitmaps to effectively communicate and display data to the operator. In portrait mode, the panel can display up to 40 ... Read More
AutomationDirect has released a new line of low-cost operator panels. The C-more Micro-Graphic panel is a touch panel with a text panel price, manufactured by our parent company Koyo Electronics, part of the multi-billion dollar JTEKT group. C-more Micro-Graphic panels are compact operator panels available in touch screen and non-touch screen models. The 3.1″ easy-to-read ... Read More