I/O Systems, I/O Modules July 1, 2019

Remote I/O To BRX Micro PLCs by AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added input/output (I/O) expansion modules to its BRX Micro programmable logic controller (PLC) product line.

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Process Instrumentation and Sensors May 1, 2019

Multi-conductor sensor/actuator cable by AutomationDirect 

Flexible multi-conductor sensor/actuator cable is now available from AutomationDirect in 24 AWG and 22 AWG with 3, 4 or 5 unshielded conductors, and in customer specified one-foot increment lengths.

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Electrical April 1, 2019

AcuAMP solid core AC current transformers by AutomationDirect 

AutomationDirect’s AcuAMP Solid Core current transformers are instrumentation grade (commercial class) and are designed to measure primary current.

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Electrical March 1, 2019

Contrinex DW series by AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect’s Contrinex DW series of inductive proximity sensors now includes additional harsh duty sensors and new standard duty sensors with quadruple sensing ranges.

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Motors and Drives January 1, 2019

IronHorse MTCP2 by AutomationDirect 

AutomationDirect’s IronHorse MTCP2 industrial duty motors are offered in T-Frame (1 to 300 hp) and TC-Frame/C-Face (1 to 30 hp).

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Discrete Manufacturing June 10, 2017

Wide area sensors for motion detection

AutomationDirect's wide area sensors are designed for object detection of any object by sensing the light beam intensity returning from the receiver.

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System Integration May 23, 2017

Polycarbonate enclosure series

AutomationDirect's Integra polycarbonate enclosure premium series of screw-cover wall mount enclosures are engineered for durability and impact resistance, UV stability, chemical resistance, and have a wide operating temperature range from -40 to 265°F.

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Process Instrumentation and Sensors May 14, 2017

Water solenoid valves for food and beverage applications

AutomationDirect’s family of potable water solenoid valves are designed for food and beverage applications and are suitable for use with a variety of liquids, oils and gases.

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Process Instrumentation and Sensors April 26, 2017

Digital temperature sensor series

AutomationDirect's ProSense ETS series digital temperature sensors combines a precision RTD sensing element, measuring electronics, and process fitting in a stainless steel temperature transmitter probe.

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Energy, Power April 11, 2017

Compact limit switch line series

AutomationDirect's AEM2G series of compact limit switch line includes four electrical connection types as well as additional options for convenient limit switch installation.

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System Integration April 1, 2017

Limit switches for rugged industrial environments

AutomationDirect's F25 Series NEMA limit switches consist of three modular, interchangeable, plug-in components: operating head, switch body, and wiring receptacle.

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Energy Efficiency March 13, 2017

Pre-assembled stack lights for machine applications

AutomationDirect's Patlite stack lights are designed for use in applications such as machine tools, packaging machines, conveyor systems, loading docks, and other related applications.

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Mechatronics and Motion Control February 27, 2017

PLC platform for data logging, Ethernet communication

AutomationDirect has added the BRX PLC platform to their line of programmable logic controllers (PLCs), which are available in four form factors: M series, 10-point series, 18-point series, and 36-point series.

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Discrete Manufacturing February 18, 2017

Digital pressure sensors for gas, liquid applications

AutomationDirect's EPS ProSense line of digital pressure sensors are designed for industrial pressure measurement and indication in both gas and liquid applications.

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Discrete Manufacturing February 6, 2017

Three-phase rolled steel motor series

AutomationDirect’s IronHorse line of three-phase motors includes the MTRP-series 56HC-frame premium efficiency motor, which are available from 1 to 3 hp.

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Ethernet January 21, 2017

Unmanaged industrial Ethernet switches

AutomationDirect’s SE2 DIN-rail Stride unmanaged industrial Ethernet switches offer up to 16 ports and select models are IP65-rated to withstand washdown environments.

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Info Management January 11, 2017

Widescreen HMI touch panels

AutomationDirect’s C-more EA9 series of touchscreen human-machine interfaces (HMIs) now include 7-in. widescreen TFT models.

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Discrete Manufacturing December 5, 2016

Pneumatic valve and manifold series for tubing installation

AutomationDirect’s Nitra BVS-3 and BVS-4 series of valves and mainfolds feature push-to-connect air connections for tubing installation.

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Data Acquisition, DAQ November 4, 2016

Discrete and analog IO modules

AutomationDirect’s Productivity2000 programmable controller line includes discrete and analog input and output modules.

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Process Safety November 1, 2016

Pushbutton series for processing, pharmaceutical applications

AutomationDirect's Schmersal 22mm IP69K-rated pushbuttons, selector switches and indicator lights are designed for food processing, pharmaceutical, and medical applications.

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Energy Efficiency October 14, 2016

Three-phase transformers for indoor and outdoor use

AutomationDirect’s Acme Electric’s dry-type encapsulated 3-phase transformers and are useful for dust or lint-laden atmospheres and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

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Energy, Power October 11, 2016

Portable cords for electrical power connections

AutomationDirect’s Type SOOW and SJOOW flexible power cables feature multiple conductors used for electrical power connections requiring flexibility and resistance to many environmental factors.

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Process Safety September 20, 2016

Proximity sensor series with cylindrical, rectangular styles

AutomationDirect's Contrinex DW-series of extended and triple-distance proximity sensors in 3 to 30mm cylindrical and 20mm rectangular styles.

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Energy Efficiency August 27, 2016

Polycarbonate enclosure series for marine, wastewater applications

AutomationDirect's Integra polycarbonate enclosures are lightweight and feature high impact resistance of up to 900 in-lb, UV light resistance, and an operating temperature range from -40 to 265 F. All Integra polycarbonate enclosures are NEMA 4X-rated; many models are watertight and saltwater resistant and can be used for marine applications.

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Energy Efficiency August 10, 2016

Power supply series designed for hazardous locations

AutomationDirect’s Rhino PSB48-480S single-phase input, 48Vdc output power supply of DIN-rail power supplies is approved for Class 1, Division 2 hazardous locations.

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Discrete Manufacturing August 1, 2016

Magnetic dc proximity sensor series

AutomationDirect's M-series cylindrical magnetic DC proximity sensors are now available in 8, 12, and 18mm sizes and are available with sensing distances of 0 to 70mm.

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Process Instrumentation and Sensors July 27, 2016

Flexible electrical conduit in for electrical, enclosure applications

Liquatite conduit by Electri-flex is liquid-tight flexible electrical conduit in steel and non-metallic styles for electrical industry, including motors, lighting, electric signs, pools, and enclosure connections.

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Industrial Networking July 18, 2016

Communication expansion module for micro panels

AutomationDirect’s EA-ECOM communication expansion module is designed for all EA3-series C-more Micro panels and features an Ethernet (RJ45) port for programming and programmable logic controller (PLC) communications.

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Discrete Manufacturing June 22, 2016

Helical gearbox series for conveyor, packaging applications

AutomationDirect’s IronHorse helical gearboxes are designed to provide smooth operation in applications such as conveyors, packaging machines, rotary tables, and other related applications.

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Discrete Manufacturing May 23, 2016

Miniature inductive proximity sensors

AutomationDirect’s miniature inductive proximity sensors are available in sizes ranging from 4 to 8mm and are equipped with a 360-deg-visible yellow output LED and come with built-in overload protection.

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Process Instrumentation and Sensors April 22, 2016

Digital panel meter series for process, temperature inputs

AutomationDirect’s ProSense line of digital panel meters offers a simple and cost-effective solution to display analog process, temperature, load cell, and potentiometer inputs and feature IP65-rated meter faces and are available with 1/32 and 1/8 DIN housings.

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Wireless April 13, 2016

Modules added to programmable controller series

AutomationDirect has introduced additional modules to the Productivity series of programmable controller products: the P3-550E CPU, P2-RS remote slave expansion, and the 16-bit P2-08NTC thermistor module

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Discrete Manufacturing April 6, 2016

Extruded body cylinders for limited-space applications

AutomationDirect's Nitra Pneumatics H-Series of compact extruded body cylinders are offered in bore sizes from 12 to 100mm and stroke lengths from 5 to 100mm to meet a broad range of limited-space applications.

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Discrete Manufacturing March 31, 2016

Motor-ready actuator assemblies

AutomationDirect's SureMotion and LAVL motor-ready actuator assemblies and sliding components and accessories are designed to provide motion control solutions for X-Y and X-Y-Z positioning systems.

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Energy, Power March 1, 2016

Photoelectric amplifiers with transparent object recognition support

AutomationDirect's OPT series of photoelectric amplifiers are available with wide detection and working ranges that support transparent object recognition capability.

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Energy, Power February 5, 2016

Enclosure series expanded for electrical, electronic and wet environments

AutomationDirect has added over 200 NEMA 4 and 4X enclosures and subpanel to their Hubbell-Wiegmann line for electrical, electronic, wet, and harsh environments with items ranging from wall mount enclosures to floor mount models.

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Energy, Power February 2, 2016

Encapsulated DC/DC converter series

AutomationDirect’s Rhino PSE Series of encapsulated DC/DC converters are designed to provide power for sensitive loads in industrial process controls, factory automation and other industrial environments for equipment exposed to harsh conditions.

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Process Instrumentation and Sensors January 25, 2016

Pneumatic modular valves for mechanical applications

AutomationDirect's Nitra line of pneumatic products includes 24 Vdc modular valves that are designed for mechanical applications and also features various mounting positions that require no additional fittings.

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Energy, Power January 13, 2016

Pushbuttons and selector switches for wiring applications with narrow space

AutomationDirect's Fuji Electric 22mm devices include AR22-series pushbuttons, selector switches and joysticks as well as pilot lights and buzzers. They can be wired in horizontal and vertical directions making wiring in narrow spaces easier.

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Energy Efficiency December 30, 2015

Modular fuseblocks and power distribution blocks

AutomationDirect's Edison modular knifeblade fuse blocks for Class J and Class R fuses are designed to simplify design and enhance safety and have a built-in lockout/tagout feature that prevents unauthorized fuse insertion or removal.

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Ethernet December 15, 2015

Ethernet PLC units for programming and industrial networking applications

AutomationDirect's Ethernet Basic and Ethernet Standard programmable logic controllers (PLCs) feature a built-in 10/100 Mbps Ethernet communications port for programming and Modbus TCP networking.

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PLM, Control Design November 18, 2015

Touchscreen operator interface panel allows for easy customization

AutomationDirect’s EA3-T6CL C-more Micro 6-in. touch panel is designed for customizing objects, screen backgrounds and displaying bitmap graphics.

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Process Instrumentation and Sensors November 17, 2015

Magnetic-inductive flow meters for process applications

AutomationDirect's ProSense line now includes the FMM-1001 and FMM-1002 magnetic inductive flowmeters are designed for applications such as liquid flow monitoring in industrial processes such as wastewater, mining and minerals, utilities, food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals.

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Sponsored October 16, 2015

eBook: A Practical Guide to Programmable Logic Controllers

This eBook is for users who wish to learn how to do more with their programmable logic controllers (PLC) or simply refresh their understanding. It covers the basics and dives into ladder logic, PID loops, communication protocols, and motion control.

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Energy Efficiency August 7, 2015

Enclosure heaters for explosive, hazardous conditions

AutomationDirect's Stego enclosure heaters are touch-safe, positive temperature coefficient (PTC) convection and fan heaters are designed for areas with an explosion hazard to maintain minimum operating temperatures.

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Discrete Manufacturing July 23, 2015

Precision servo gearboxes for OEM applications

AutomationDirect's SureGear precision servo gearboxes include hub-style inline models and is designed for equipment that requires fast and precise indexing movement and features helical-cut planetary gears for quiet operation and reduced vibration.

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Process Safety July 7, 2015

Emergency stop control stations with safety trip mechanism

AutomationDirect's IDEM emergency stop control stations are designed to provide emergency stop protection and feature a safety trip mechanism that opens the contacts if the station lid is removed as well as a button protection shroud that accepts a padlock for maintenance activities.

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Discrete Manufacturing June 23, 2015

Soft starter designed to control AC induction motors

AutomationDirect’s Stellar SR55 series of solid-state soft starters are designed to control three-phase AC induction motors and use thyristors in all three motor phases for controlled, reduced voltage motor starting and stopping.

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Discrete Manufacturing June 11, 2015

DC drives for actuator, pumping applications

AutomationDirect's IronHorse GSD1 series dc drives are high-performance PWM controllers for 12 V to 48 V equipment and are available in 10 A and 20 A versions and are designed for applications such as auger feeders, automated door actuators and industrial pumping systems.

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Energy Efficiency May 7, 2015

Safety light curtains and access control barriers

AutomationDirect’s Contrinex YCA 50-series safety light curtains include access control barriers and accessories for body protection and are designed for protection and safety when open access might be required during operations for machine design and process.

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Discrete Manufacturing April 22, 2015

Synchronous drive components provide power transmission for motion control

AutomationDirect's SureMotion series of power transmission products includes timing pulleys, bushings, and timing belts that allow the user to change speed and torque while connecting mechanically rotating components.

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Info Management April 1, 2015

HMI configuration software gets upgrade for alarms, recipes, math, tag logic

AutomationDirect's C-more HMI configuration software version 6.0 offers alarm and recipe features, additional math and tag logic, and improved Microsoft Windows compatibility as well as improved menu options, customizable toolbars and updated graphics.

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Energy, Power March 26, 2015

Solid state relay series for control panels

AutomationDirect’s 750R series of industrial relays has been expanded to include additional electromechanical and solid state relays and are designed for applications including power to sequence controls and control panels.

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Discrete Manufacturing February 5, 2015

Inductive proximity sensors, IP67 rating, 2 or 3 wire, with indicators

AutomationDirect’s APS inductive proximity sensor series are IP67-rated rectangular compact DC sensors available are available in two- or three-wire configurations and are fitted with polycarbonate unshielded housings and LED status indicators.

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Process Instrumentation and Sensors October 16, 2014

Submersible level transmitter series

AutomationDirect’s ProSense SLT series submersible level transmitters are available in two styles and are designed to provide liquid level measurement by continually sensing hydrostatic pressure produced by the height of liquid above the sensor.

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