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VFD Cable is Now Offered in Customer Specified Lengths
Electrical Equipment & Systems

VFD Cable is Now Offered in Customer Specified Lengths

VFD Cable from AutomationDirect is designed to protect input and motor power wiring in variable frequency drives. Unit utilizes cross-linked Polyethylene conductor insulation and stranded tinned annealed copper conductors. The VFD cable is rated to 1000 V for use with 460 V drives and is offered with 4-conductors in 16 AWG to 2 AWG sizes. Unit is available in cut-to-length one-foot increments...

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New Fuji Electric 30 mm Pilot Devices Offer Quick Snap-On Replacement of Contact Blocks
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Fuji Electric 30 mm Pilot Devices Offer Quick Snap-On Replacement of Contact Blocks

AutomationDirect’s Fuji Electric 30mm Pilot Devices consist of 30mm pushbuttons, non-illuminated and illuminated models with flush round heads, extended round heads and mushroom style heads. Units allow wiring in horizontal and vertical directions and can be mounted on panels from 1 to 6 mm thick in panel cutouts of 30.5 mm diameter. Fuji Electric devices are compliant to UL, CSA and CE/RoHS...

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AutomationDirect Introduces DP Contactors for Compact Load Control in Rotor Switching Needs
Electronic Components & Devices

AutomationDirect Introduces DP Contactors for Compact Load Control in Rotor Switching Needs

AutomationDirect’s Definite Purpose Contactors are reliable control components designed for compact load control in applications that include HVAC, compressors, pumps, resistive heating, power supplies, refrigeration equipment, food service equipment, motors, compressors, and welding. Available in 1- or 3-phase configurations, the components have coil voltages ranging from 24 to 480VAC and...

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New STRIDE® Modbus Gateways Feature DIP Switch Selectable Termination Resistor
Communication Systems & Equipment

New STRIDE® Modbus Gateways Feature DIP Switch Selectable Termination Resistor

New STRIDE® Modbus Gateways offer bridge between Modbus RTU/ASCII (Serial) products and Modbus TCP (Ethernet) products. The units come with metal housing with a temperature range of -40 to +75°C. The STRIDE® Gateways convert bidirectionally between RTU or ASCII protocols and TCP and are designed with 1 or 2 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports and 1, 2, or 4 industrial serial ports. These Ethernet port...

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New Guided Relays Offer Safe Operation
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Guided Relays Offer Safe Operation

AutomationDirect recently released Dold force guided relays. The relays aim for safe operation with mechanically linked contacts that guarantee all contacts move at the same time while preventing movement if any contact is immobilized.  The relays are available with up to 6 poles in several NO/NC combinations, having at least one of each NC or NO contact set. They also provide a vast wire...

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Stratus® Vortex Cooler Kits are suitable for harsh environments.
Electronic Components & Devices

Stratus® Vortex Cooler Kits are suitable for harsh environments.

Stratus® Vortex Cooler Kits consist of distribution tube and muffler, a Stego adjustable thermostat, a NITRA pneumatic filter/regulator and a NITRA 2-way 2-position solenoid valve. These coolers provide cooling capacities ranging from 500 to 2,500 BTUH. Stratus vortex cooler are made of stainless steel material and mounts in a ¾ in. electrical conduit knockout. Units meet NEMA 4, NEMA 4X and...

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Polymer Bearings and Aluminum Shafts are designed for power transmission line.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Polymer Bearings and Aluminum Shafts are designed for power transmission line.

AutomationDirect offers three styles of igus DryLin R series linear plain bearings, igubal series mounted spherical bearings and iglide series plain bearings and DryLin R series hard-anodized shafts. These anodized-shafts are available in four diameters and three lengths up to 1 m. Plain bearings are made of J (low friction), G300 and T500 materials whereas. Spherical bearings are manufactured...

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VFD Cable is Now Offered in Customer Specified Lengths
Electrical Equipment & Systems

VFD Cable is Now Offered in Customer Specified Lengths

VFD Cable from AutomationDirect is designed to protect input and motor power wiring in variable frequency drives. Unit utilizes cross-linked Polyethylene conductor insulation and stranded tinned annealed copper conductors. The VFD cable is rated to 1000 V for use with 460 V drives and is offered with 4-conductors in 16 AWG to 2 AWG sizes. Unit is available in cut-to-length one-foot increments...

Read More »
New Fuji Electric 30 mm Pilot Devices Offer Quick Snap-On Replacement of Contact Blocks
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Fuji Electric 30 mm Pilot Devices Offer Quick Snap-On Replacement of Contact Blocks

AutomationDirect’s Fuji Electric 30mm Pilot Devices consist of 30mm pushbuttons, non-illuminated and illuminated models with flush round heads, extended round heads and mushroom style heads. Units allow wiring in horizontal and vertical directions and can be mounted on panels from 1 to 6 mm thick in panel cutouts of 30.5 mm diameter. Fuji Electric devices are compliant to UL, CSA and CE/RoHS...

Read More »
AutomationDirect Introduces DP Contactors for Compact Load Control in Rotor Switching Needs
Electronic Components & Devices

AutomationDirect Introduces DP Contactors for Compact Load Control in Rotor Switching Needs

AutomationDirect’s Definite Purpose Contactors are reliable control components designed for compact load control in applications that include HVAC, compressors, pumps, resistive heating, power supplies, refrigeration equipment, food service equipment, motors, compressors, and welding. Available in 1- or 3-phase configurations, the components have coil voltages ranging from 24 to 480VAC and...

Read More »
New STRIDE® Modbus Gateways Feature DIP Switch Selectable Termination Resistor
Communication Systems & Equipment

New STRIDE® Modbus Gateways Feature DIP Switch Selectable Termination Resistor

New STRIDE® Modbus Gateways offer bridge between Modbus RTU/ASCII (Serial) products and Modbus TCP (Ethernet) products. The units come with metal housing with a temperature range of -40 to +75°C. The STRIDE® Gateways convert bidirectionally between RTU or ASCII protocols and TCP and are designed with 1 or 2 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports and 1, 2, or 4 industrial serial ports. These Ethernet port...

Read More »
New Guided Relays Offer Safe Operation
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Guided Relays Offer Safe Operation

AutomationDirect recently released Dold force guided relays. The relays aim for safe operation with mechanically linked contacts that guarantee all contacts move at the same time while preventing movement if any contact is immobilized.  The relays are available with up to 6 poles in several NO/NC combinations, having at least one of each NC or NO contact set. They also provide a vast wire...

Read More »
Stratus® Vortex Cooler Kits are suitable for harsh environments.
Electronic Components & Devices

Stratus® Vortex Cooler Kits are suitable for harsh environments.

Stratus® Vortex Cooler Kits consist of distribution tube and muffler, a Stego adjustable thermostat, a NITRA pneumatic filter/regulator and a NITRA 2-way 2-position solenoid valve. These coolers provide cooling capacities ranging from 500 to 2,500 BTUH. Stratus vortex cooler are made of stainless steel material and mounts in a ¾ in. electrical conduit knockout. Units meet NEMA 4, NEMA 4X and...

Read More »
Polymer Bearings and Aluminum Shafts are designed for power transmission line.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Polymer Bearings and Aluminum Shafts are designed for power transmission line.

AutomationDirect offers three styles of igus DryLin R series linear plain bearings, igubal series mounted spherical bearings and iglide series plain bearings and DryLin R series hard-anodized shafts. These anodized-shafts are available in four diameters and three lengths up to 1 m. Plain bearings are made of J (low friction), G300 and T500 materials whereas. Spherical bearings are manufactured...

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