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In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more.

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Wenglor Ultrasonic Sensors 5x7

Ultrasonic proximity sensors

April 13, 2023
AutomationDirect’s Wenglor OPT offers sensing distances up to 2,000 mm.

Articles & News

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Stepping back to leap forward in temperature measurement

Feb. 28, 2024
Advances in non-contact thermal sensing with infrared pyrometers make it easier than ever to monitor temperature at a distance in countless industrial applications.
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Automationdirect Trumeter Panel Hour Meter 5x7 620673bd52402
Instrumentation & Measurement

Product Focus: Graphical panel meters

March 27, 2022
AutomationDirect has added new current, rate, process and temperature meters to its Trumeter ADM series of graphical panel meters.
Prosense Level Controller 5x7 6192822182b58

Liquid level controllers

Jan. 11, 2022
AutomationDirect added new ProSense CLC series conductive liquid level controllers to its line of level sensors and controllers.
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Remote monitoring powered by cloud services

Nov. 5, 2021
Process automation systems achieve optimal remote monitoring performance and security by using specially developed routers and cloud computing services.
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Figure 1: Automatically controlled pumps are a fundamental type of equipment used in many processing and manufacturing industries, and they must be integrated with certain functional and protective control and monitoring features.
Process Control & Automation

Exploring options for process pump automation

Aug. 16, 2021
Control and monitoring relays provide enhanced functional and protective features for process pumps.
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Instrumentation & Measurement

Product Focus: Pressure gauges and transmitters

Aug. 3, 2021
New products from AnTech, AutomationDirect, and KOBOLD.
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Figure 1. Güntner's ECOSS (evaporative condenser of stainless steel) systems are installed in demanding environments and incorporate industrial automation to optimize performance and efficiency.
Process Control & Automation

Case Study: Open controller speeds time to market

Jan. 20, 2021
A heat exchanger company uses a modern industrialized open automation controller to rapidly expand equipment capabilities.
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Figure 1. This AutomationDirect Stride Pocket Portal is easy to install (in this case, on the exterior of enclosure) and connect, adding IoT multivariable monitoring to any new or existing equipment.
Process Control & Automation

Cloud-enabled multivariable measurement

Nov. 18, 2020
New cloud-capable devices are making it possible for users to easily retrofit or design systems with remote multivariable measurement capabilities.