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

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

Case Study: Board24 – Remote Monitoring & Control with CCTV and Fire Alarm Integration

We needed to find a way for the engineers on the Baler to see if the fans were running and to stop them remotely.  We also wanted to be able to see the status of the Baler from the fan Continue reading Case Study: Board24 – Remote Monitoring & Control with CCTV and Fire Alarm Integration