The annual SourceAmerica® Design Challenge is a national engineering competition to design workplace technology for people with disabilities. For this competition, high school students spend months partnering with a nonprofit that employs people with disabilities to invent a device, process, system or software for a more productive work environment. Kirby Harder, Copley High School’s (CHS) Industrial technology ... Read More
Cumming, GA — September 19, 2012 … AutomationDirect’s NITRA™ pneumatic product line now includes E-Series dual rod guided air cylinders ideal for applications that require precise alignment or have large side loads. NITRA E-series dual rod guided pneumatic air cylinders are interchangeable with other popular brands of cylinders. The double-acting cylinders are constructed with high quality extruded aluminum ... Read More
House Theatre of Chicago’s original-script production of The Nutcracker demanded moving, changing scenery that magically transformed the set at the push of a button. AutomationDirect’s extensive line of pneumatic and electrical components helped us realize these design elements easily, elegantly, and reliably.
Q. What pneumatic cylinders and accessories are available from AutomationDirect? A. The NITRA A-Series non-repairable stainless steel round body cylinders includes bore sizes from 7/16” to 2” and stroke lengths from 1/2” to 18” to meet a broad range of applications. These high quality cylinders are constructed with stainless steel bodies and double rolled-in high ... Read More