New Product Announcement: C2-DCM Serial Option Module For CLICK PLUS PLCs

New from Automation Direct, and available from Lamonde Automation – serial communication expansion option module for the CLICK PLUS PLC range – C2-DCM. This new module offers Modbus RTU and ASCII (RS232 or RS485) on 2 ports via 6-pin terminal Continue reading New Product Announcement: C2-DCM Serial Option Module For CLICK PLUS PLCs

New Feature Announcement: Low-Cost Motion Control Offered with CLICK PLUS PLCs

AutomationDirect has released a new version of the CLICK PLC programming software – version 3.30, which allows any CLICK PLUS CPU to be configured as a 3-axis PTO/PWM motion controller. 100kHz high-speed inputs and outputs are offered with any DC Continue reading New Feature Announcement: Low-Cost Motion Control Offered with CLICK PLUS PLCs

Case Study: SAACKE COMBUSTION SERVICES Ltd – Boiler Sequencer Control

Electrical Design Engineer George Albery talked to us about using a DirectLogic 06 PLC with a Weintek HMI to modernise a boiler control system. the DL06 platform has proven to be reliable, easy to use and cost effective Tell me Continue reading Case Study: SAACKE COMBUSTION SERVICES Ltd – Boiler Sequencer Control

New Product Announcement: ProductivityMotion – 1, 2, 3 & 4 Axes Motion Controllers For Productivity Series PLCs

PS-AMC motion controllers have been added to the Productivity range of PLCs. Designed to work seamlessly with selected CPUs, they provide accurate, coordinated, plug-and-play motion control. The controllers are capable of up to 4 coordinated axes of motion per controller Continue reading New Product Announcement: ProductivityMotion – 1, 2, 3 & 4 Axes Motion Controllers For Productivity Series PLCs

New Product Announcement: P1-RX Remote I/O Module for the Productivity 1000 Series

The Productivity1000 remote I/O module, P1-RX, provides a low-cost remote I/O solution for both the P1-550 and P2-550 controllers. Up to 4 P1-RX remote modules can be used with the P1-550, and up to 8 can be used with the Continue reading New Product Announcement: P1-RX Remote I/O Module for the Productivity 1000 Series

New Product Announcement: CLICK® PLUS PLC

The original and very popular CLICK® PLC series has been serving the industrial control industry for over 12 years and has become the go-to choice for many experienced Plant Engineers, Electrical Technicians, Machine Builders, as well as, beginners and students. Continue reading New Product Announcement: CLICK® PLUS PLC

New Product Announcement: New BRX Discrete i/o, Combination i/o, High-Speed Pulse Combo and POM

The BRX expansion modules snap onto the side of any BRX Micro PLC Unit (MPU) or BRX Remote I/O controller. Newly added BRX discrete I/O modules include 5, 8, and 16-point relay output modules with Form A (SPST) and Form Continue reading New Product Announcement: New BRX Discrete i/o, Combination i/o, High-Speed Pulse Combo and POM

Case Study: Increased Productivity in Medical Manufacturing

Direct Automation Case Study

Alex Strokosch of Direct Automation Systems, uses Weintek HMIs with Teknokol enclosures and Productivity PLCs in application for a medical manufacturer. The Teknokol system offers a solution that looks great, works, and has a really great price to performance ratio Continue reading Case Study: Increased Productivity in Medical Manufacturing

New Product Announcement: EA9-RHMI Headless HMI from Automation Direct

C-more EA9-RHMI Headless HMI

New from C-more®, the EA9 series remote (headless) HMI unit provides all the functionality of an EA9 touch panel without the extra cost of a touchscreen interface. Intended for the user who doesn’t require a built-in HMI display, needs a Continue reading New Product Announcement: EA9-RHMI Headless HMI from Automation Direct

Case Study: DLE Engineering Ltd

We talked to Dave Ludgate of DL Electrical Engineering about how he’s used Weintek HMIs with the Productivity PLC range. Dave, tell us a bit about yourself…I left school at 16 and went straight into an electrical apprenticeship and progressed from Continue reading Case Study: DLE Engineering Ltd