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AutomationDirect Adds SureStep Stepping System Motors, Encoders and Inertia Dampers
Communication Systems & Equipment

AutomationDirect Adds SureStep Stepping System Motors, Encoders and Inertia Dampers

New stepper motors, encoders and inertia dampers have been added to the SureStep® system of step motor control. SureStep series high-torque industry-standard NEMA 14, 17, 23, and 34 stepper motors now provide holding torque from 8 to 1288 oz-in. The new smaller frame size NEMA 14 motors (1.4" wide) start at $22.00 and are available in single and dual shaft versions. The SureStep family has...

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AutomationDirect's New Weld Applications Sensors Enable Detection of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AutomationDirect's New Weld Applications Sensors Enable Detection of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals

AutomationsDirect has added a new series of weld application sensors to their line of proximity sensors. These Factor 1 sensors are capable of detecting both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The series features stainless steel housing, a correction factor K=1, and a constant sensing range without adjustment for both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. They are available in 8, 12, 18, and 30mm diameter...

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New StrideLinx Cloud Notify License Provides Remote Emails and Notifications
Services

New StrideLinx Cloud Notify License Provides Remote Emails and Notifications

The StrideLinx Cloud Notify License from AutomationDirect is an add-on service providing remote alarm emails and push notifications. The service is applicable when control limits are exceeded on HMI / PLC devices connected to the StrideLinx VPN router. It features the ability to provide customized alarm names, priority levels and instructions for each alarm. The StrideLinx Cloud Notify License...

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AutomationDirect Offers Patlite LR4 Series Tower Lights with Twist and Lock System
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

AutomationDirect Offers Patlite LR4 Series Tower Lights with Twist and Lock System

The Patlite 40 mm LR4 Series Tower Lights are available in two-, three- and 4-tier LED modules. The units come with prism-cut lens design that increases LED visibility from any direction. The modules are interchangeable and the colors of the modules can be changed by adding or removing up to five color module options. They are offered with optional alarm module with adjustable volume and...

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New Trumeter Graphical Panel Meters from AutomationDirect Feature an Analog Meter-Style Visual for Accurate Readings
Test & Measurement

New Trumeter Graphical Panel Meters from AutomationDirect Feature an Analog Meter-Style Visual for Accurate Readings

AutomationDirect’s Trumeter graphical panel meters measure voltage, current or frequency. Options for the device include 0-600 AC or DC voltage, current at 0-5A direct or 0-9,999A via transducer, and frequency from 2 to 400 Hz. This meter has two independent alarm outputs and two fully scaled analog monitor outputs. The device features a wide horizontal and vertical viewing angle. It has a...

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AutomationDirect Now Offers PS Series Fork Sensors with Identical Mechanical and Optical Axis
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AutomationDirect Now Offers PS Series Fork Sensors with Identical Mechanical and Optical Axis

The PS Series Fork Sensors are available in visible red, infrared and laser lighting and in sensing ranges from 5 mm to 220 mm. The U-shaped sensors are suitable for food applications whereas the L-shaped or angled are used for mounting and liquid detection applications. The units come with transmitter and receiver built into the opposing fork arms of sensor housing. They are rated to IEC IP67,...

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AutomationDirect Presents Fuji TK26E Series Thermal Overload Relays with Finger Protection Mechanism
Electrical Equipment & Systems

AutomationDirect Presents Fuji TK26E Series Thermal Overload Relays with Finger Protection Mechanism

The Fuji TK26E Series Thermal Overload Relays are designed for 9 to 25 A contactors to protect motor windings from burning due to overloads, locker rotor current or open-phases. The units come with trip-free mechanism and manual tripping. They feature a high-precision scale for current adjustment dial that allows exact current setting. Relay’s finger protection mechanism helps in improving...

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Igus Chainflex CF30 Unshielded and CF31 Shielded Motor Supply Cables Now Provide a Service Life Between Five and 10 Million Cycles
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Igus Chainflex CF30 Unshielded and CF31 Shielded Motor Supply Cables Now Provide a Service Life Between Five and 10 Million Cycles

Igus Chainflex® CF30 unshielded and CF31 shielded motor supply cables are designed with stranded conductors to withstand exposure to constant flexing, resulting in a service life between five and 10 million cycles. The conductors are constructed of bare copper with insulation made up of a black TPE mixture. The insulation is flame retardant and sunlight and oil resistant. The cables can be...

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Automation Direct Announces New Multifunction Power Meter Line
Test & Measurement

Automation Direct Announces New Multifunction Power Meter Line

The Socomec DIRIS A multifunction power meter measures electrical values in low voltage networks for industry, infrastructure and data centers. Equipped with a backlit screen, the meters display power system values and have direct access keys (four to six depending on the model) for use in energy efficiency projects and electrical distribution monitoring. Other versions available include...

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AutomationDirect Adds SureStep Stepping System Motors, Encoders and Inertia Dampers
Communication Systems & Equipment

AutomationDirect Adds SureStep Stepping System Motors, Encoders and Inertia Dampers

New stepper motors, encoders and inertia dampers have been added to the SureStep® system of step motor control. SureStep series high-torque industry-standard NEMA 14, 17, 23, and 34 stepper motors now provide holding torque from 8 to 1288 oz-in. The new smaller frame size NEMA 14 motors (1.4" wide) start at $22.00 and are available in single and dual shaft versions. The SureStep family has...

Read More »
AutomationDirect's New Weld Applications Sensors Enable Detection of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AutomationDirect's New Weld Applications Sensors Enable Detection of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals

AutomationsDirect has added a new series of weld application sensors to their line of proximity sensors. These Factor 1 sensors are capable of detecting both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The series features stainless steel housing, a correction factor K=1, and a constant sensing range without adjustment for both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. They are available in 8, 12, 18, and 30mm diameter...

Read More »
New StrideLinx Cloud Notify License Provides Remote Emails and Notifications
Services

New StrideLinx Cloud Notify License Provides Remote Emails and Notifications

The StrideLinx Cloud Notify License from AutomationDirect is an add-on service providing remote alarm emails and push notifications. The service is applicable when control limits are exceeded on HMI / PLC devices connected to the StrideLinx VPN router. It features the ability to provide customized alarm names, priority levels and instructions for each alarm. The StrideLinx Cloud Notify License...

Read More »
AutomationDirect Offers Patlite LR4 Series Tower Lights with Twist and Lock System
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

AutomationDirect Offers Patlite LR4 Series Tower Lights with Twist and Lock System

The Patlite 40 mm LR4 Series Tower Lights are available in two-, three- and 4-tier LED modules. The units come with prism-cut lens design that increases LED visibility from any direction. The modules are interchangeable and the colors of the modules can be changed by adding or removing up to five color module options. They are offered with optional alarm module with adjustable volume and...

Read More »
New Trumeter Graphical Panel Meters from AutomationDirect Feature an Analog Meter-Style Visual for Accurate Readings
Test & Measurement

New Trumeter Graphical Panel Meters from AutomationDirect Feature an Analog Meter-Style Visual for Accurate Readings

AutomationDirect’s Trumeter graphical panel meters measure voltage, current or frequency. Options for the device include 0-600 AC or DC voltage, current at 0-5A direct or 0-9,999A via transducer, and frequency from 2 to 400 Hz. This meter has two independent alarm outputs and two fully scaled analog monitor outputs. The device features a wide horizontal and vertical viewing angle. It has a...

Read More »
AutomationDirect Now Offers PS Series Fork Sensors with Identical Mechanical and Optical Axis
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AutomationDirect Now Offers PS Series Fork Sensors with Identical Mechanical and Optical Axis

The PS Series Fork Sensors are available in visible red, infrared and laser lighting and in sensing ranges from 5 mm to 220 mm. The U-shaped sensors are suitable for food applications whereas the L-shaped or angled are used for mounting and liquid detection applications. The units come with transmitter and receiver built into the opposing fork arms of sensor housing. They are rated to IEC IP67,...

Read More »
AutomationDirect Presents Fuji TK26E Series Thermal Overload Relays with Finger Protection Mechanism
Electrical Equipment & Systems

AutomationDirect Presents Fuji TK26E Series Thermal Overload Relays with Finger Protection Mechanism

The Fuji TK26E Series Thermal Overload Relays are designed for 9 to 25 A contactors to protect motor windings from burning due to overloads, locker rotor current or open-phases. The units come with trip-free mechanism and manual tripping. They feature a high-precision scale for current adjustment dial that allows exact current setting. Relay’s finger protection mechanism helps in improving...

Read More »
Igus Chainflex CF30 Unshielded and CF31 Shielded Motor Supply Cables Now Provide a Service Life Between Five and 10 Million Cycles
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Igus Chainflex CF30 Unshielded and CF31 Shielded Motor Supply Cables Now Provide a Service Life Between Five and 10 Million Cycles

Igus Chainflex® CF30 unshielded and CF31 shielded motor supply cables are designed with stranded conductors to withstand exposure to constant flexing, resulting in a service life between five and 10 million cycles. The conductors are constructed of bare copper with insulation made up of a black TPE mixture. The insulation is flame retardant and sunlight and oil resistant. The cables can be...

Read More »
Automation Direct Announces New Multifunction Power Meter Line
Test & Measurement

Automation Direct Announces New Multifunction Power Meter Line

The Socomec DIRIS A multifunction power meter measures electrical values in low voltage networks for industry, infrastructure and data centers. Equipped with a backlit screen, the meters display power system values and have direct access keys (four to six depending on the model) for use in energy efficiency projects and electrical distribution monitoring. Other versions available include...

Read More »

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