The popular C-more HMIs have always been a great value, but now they are better than ever. We have included some of the latest technologies in the new EA9 series C-more panels, and all for a lower cost to you. But don’t let the lower price fool you; with a redesigned more robust housing, thinner bezel, ... Read More
In less than one month, a rebuild automated press operations to increase production rates and improve quality. Southern Manufacturing Group (SMG) located in Morrison, Tennessee, was founded in 1993. The company makes automotive components and industrial valves. In the fall of 2012, the automation system for its 175-ton hydraulic forming press received electrical damage resulting from a lightning strike ... Read More
AutomationDirect Adds Hardware Features with New Series of C-more Touch Screen Interface Panels AutomationDirect has released its new EA9 series operator touch panels for the C-more line. The color TFT touch screens are available in 6, 8, 10, 12 and 15-inch versions. Loaded with new features and higher performance but at a lower cost than ... Read More
The Midwest Propulsion Group is a jet engine club dedicated to increasing the engineering knowledge and experience base of students by providing real-world engineering tasks related to gas turbine restoration and performance analysis, as well as finding vehicular applications for such engines.
In late 2009, AutomationDirect released the Remote Access and Control feature for the C-more operator interface product line. This feature allowed users to connect to a C-more panel via the Internet and remotely view and control the panel application as if they were on site. The primary objective was to add remote accessibility without requiring ... Read More
With the growing popularity of the C-more Operator Interface line, we have had many requests to add PLC protocol drivers. These drivers allow customers with different PLC brands to standardize on the C-more HMI product. This article takes a look at C-more’s PLC drivers and demonstrates how to import/export tags and optimize communication. Due to the abundance ... Read More
Announced in October 2007, Freescale’s first FTF Design Challenge encouraged embedded systems designers worldwide to “go green”. A team of engineers from FACTS Engineering, including Tom Moulton and Eric Wilhelmson, took up the challenge with their design for a SunLight Efficiency Detector or SLED. FACTS is a federation partner of AutomationDirect, and the supplier of ... Read More