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AutomationDirect® began as PLCDirect in 1994, and quickly grew from a tiny PLC company to a well-recognized name in the industrial automation market. The company offers over 14,000 name-brand and private label automation process control and industrial electrical products including PLCs, operator interfaces/HMI, drives and motors, motor controls, sensors, pushbuttons, DC power supplies, NEMA electrical enclosures, wire duct, wire, fuses, pneumatic components, light curtains, safety glasses and more, through a 2,000+-page catalog and an e-commerce store.

As the first industrial controls company to successfully use a direct sales model, AutomationDirect passes savings on to customers at prices well below the industry average. Shopping by phone, fax, or online is easy, and in-stock items ordered by 6 p.m. ET are shipped the same day (with approved credit). Shipping on most orders of $49 or more is FREE. Most orders are delivered with a 2-day transit period as the standard at no extra charge.

AutomationDirect offers a wide range of products to meet customer needs and applications. To keep up with the most current product offerings, visit their Web site or subscribe to their newsletter.

To keep customers informed of available products, AutomationDirect publishes a free catalog filled with product descriptions, colorful photos, technical specifications, and a comprehensive price list. The same information is also available via the online store. Customer service reps and technical support staff are available to take orders, answer questions or troubleshoot problems from 9-6 p.m. weekdays, ET.

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AutomationDirect’s Product Line Includes:

  • AC Drives (VFD-variable frequency drives)
  • AC Motors (1/4 – 300 hp)
  • AC Motor Soft Starters
  • Air Cylinders (Pneumatic)
  • Beacons (Signal Lights)
  • Buck-Boost Transformers
  • Buzzers/Alarms
  • Cable Ties
  • Circuit Protection
    (supplementary protectors/breakers/disconnects)
  • Control Transformers
  • Cord Grips
  • Counters /Timers /Tachs
  • Current Sensors/Switches/Transducers/Indicators
  • Data Cables (RS485, RS422/RS232)
  • Data Logging / Monitoring Software
  • DC Motors  (1/3 - 2 hp)
  • DC Power Supplies
  • Digital Counter-Timer-Tachometers 
  • DIN Rail
  • Disconnect Switches
  • Electrical Enclosures (NEMA, metal/non-metal, disconnect)
  • Enclosure Climate Controls (Heaters, Humidistats, Thermostats, etc.)
  • Enclosure Cooling (A/C units, cooling fans, etc.)
  • Encoders / Optical Transducers
  • Ethernet Patch Cables
  • Ethernet Switches (managed & unmanaged)
  • Fiber Optic Sensors
  • Field I/O Products
  • Field Wireable M8/M12 Connectors and Couplers
  • Flexible Electrical Tubing
  • Flexible Portable Cable
  • Foot Switches
  • Fuses
  • Gearboxes (worm)
  • Ground Fault Sensors
  • HMI /Operator Interfaces
  • Indicator Lights
  • Industrial Communication Products
    (Ethernet, serial)
  • Junction Blocks (Multi-Port)
  • Level Sensors
  • Light Curtains (for machine safety)
  • Limit Switches
  • Line Reactors for VFD
  • Modbus Gateway (TCP/IP to RTU)
  • Molded Case Circuit Breakers (MCCBs)
  • Monitors (Industrial LCD, touch/non-touch)
  • Motion Control
  • Motor Controls (contactors, starters, overloads)
  • Motor Speed/Standstill Relays
  • Multi-Conductor Cable (Bulk)
  • Multi-Wire Connectors
  • Operator Interfaces/HMI Text/Touch Panels
  • PACs (Programmable Automation Controllers)
  • Panel Interface Connectors
  • PC-based Industrial Control Products
  • Photoelectric Sensors (& Photo Eyes)
  • Pilot Lights
  • PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers)
  • PLC Data Logging Software
  • Plugs, Connectors and Receptacles
  • Pneumatic Parts (fittings, tubing, air hoses, cylinders, FRL's, control valves, solenoid valves, pilot valves)
  • Power Distribution Blocks
  • Power Transformers
  • Pressure Gauges
  • Pressure Sensors/Switches/Transmitters
  • Process Instrumentation and Controls
  • Proximity Sensors
  • Pushbuttons / Switches / Indicator Lights
  • Relays                                                                         (SSR, electromechanical, power, HAZLOC, more)
  • RTD Sensors
  • Safety Glasses
  • Safety Gloves/Arm Protection Sleeves
  • Safety Interlock Switches
  • Safety Relay Modules
  • Sensors (fiber optic, photoelectric, ultrasonic, more)
  • Servo Systems (Motion Control)
  • Signal Conditioners
  • Signal Devices (Visual/Audbile Alarms)
  • Soft Starters (for electric motors)
  • Stack Lights / Tower Lights
    (emergency warning lights, xenon strobes, machine status lights)
  • Stepper Systems
    (stepper motors, stepper drives…)
  • Strain Reliefs
  • Temperature Controllers
  • Temperature Sensors & Transmitters                     (RTD, thermocouple, thermowell)
  • Terminal Blocks and Wiring Solutions
  • Thermometers (3" &  5" Dial, Bimetallic)
  • Timer Relays
  • Tools (hole cutting)
  • Tools (pliers, strip, crimp)
  • Tools (screwdrivers & torque tools)
  • Tools (wrenches, ratches, sockets)
  • Touch Panels (Operator HMI and LCD monitors)
  • Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Wire (MTW, TFFN, THHN Hookup/Building wire)
  • Wire Connectors
  • Wire Duct
  • Wiring Devices                                              (plugs, receptacles, connectors, lockout/tagout)
  • Work Gloves (Hand & Arm Protection)
  • Worm Gearboxes
  • ZIPLinks (pre-wired device connection cables)

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AutomationDirect’s ability to sell high-technology automation products at discounted prices relies on strategies employed to cost-effectively reach customers and the efficiencies inherent in their plant operation. The headquarters in Cumming, GA (30 miles north of Atlanta) is designed for maximum performance. For example, their warehouse is equipped with bar code identification equipment and a PC-based control system resulting in an order shipping accuracy of 99.98 percent.

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In addition to quality products and low prices, AutomationDirect is noted for its outstanding service. Customers have rated their technical support and sales teams as top-notch, year after year. Since 2001, readers of Control Design magazine have voted AutomationDirect #1 in service and support. As part of their customer commitment, a 30-day, money-back guarantee is provided on nearly all items (including software).

For more information, call 1-800-633-0405 or visit www.AutomationDirect.com





Supplier Directory Categories

Automationdirect.com is listed in these categories:
  • AC Motor Drives
  • AC Motor Starters
  • AC Motors
  • AC Power Connectors
  • AC Servomotors
  • AC-DC Adapters
  • Absolute Rotary Encoders
  • Air Blow Guns
  • Air Conditioners
  • Air Cylinders
  • Air Hose and Air Duct Hose
  • Air Pressure Regulators
  • Air Valves
  • Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors
  • Analog-to-Digital Converters
  • Audible Alarms
  • Autotransformers
  • Board Mount Transformers
  • Cable Assemblies
  • Cable Clamps
  • Cable Glands
  • Cable Ties
  • Capacitive Proximity Sensors
  • Capacitors
  • Caps, Grips, and Closures
  • Check Valves
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Circuit Protection Devices
  • Circular Connectors
  • Communications Software
  • Compressed Air Filters
  • Computer Cables
  • Console Enclosures
  • Control Valves
  • Control and Instrumentation Cables
  • Countersinks
  • Crimp Tools
  • Current Loop Converters
  • Current Sensors
  • Current-to-Voltage Converters
  • DC Motors
  • DC Power Supplies
  • DC-DC Converters
  • DVI Cables
  • Data Acquisition
  • Data Acquisition Software
  • Data Input Modules
  • Data Loggers and Data Recorders
  • Data Output Modules
  • Dial Thermometers
  • Digital Counters
  • Digital Panel Meters
  • Digital Timers
  • Disconnect Switches
  • Drill Bits
  • EMI Filters and RFI Filters
  • EMI and RFI Shielding
  • Electric Heaters
  • Electrical Connector Bases and Covers
  • Electrical Connectors
  • Electrical Contacts
  • Electrical Power Wires
  • Electrical Receptacles
  • Electrodes and Electrode Materials
  • Electromechanical Relays
  • Electronic and Instrument Enclosures
  • Enclosure Air Conditioners
  • Ethernet Cables
  • Eyewear
  • Fiber Optic Cables
  • Fiber Optic Proximity Sensors
  • Film Capacitors
  • Filter, Regulator, Lubricator (FRL) Assemblies
  • Flat Panel Displays
  • Foot Switches
  • Fuse Holders
  • Fuses
  • Gearboxes and Gearheads
  • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI)
  • Ground Fault Relays
  • Hand Tools
  • Heavy Duty Rectangular Connectors
  • Hole Saws
  • Hookup Wires
  • Hose Fittings
  • Human Machine Interface Software (HMI)
  • Human Machine Interfaces
  • Humidity Controllers
  • I/O Modules and Instruments
  • Incandescent Lamps
  • Incremental Rotary Encoders
  • Inductive Proximity Sensors
  • Industrial Control Transformers
  • Industrial Enclosures
  • Industrial Heaters
  • Industrial Hose
  • Industrial Joysticks
  • Industrial Keypads
  • Industrial Thermometers
  • Isolation Transformers
  • Keylock Switches
  • LED Lamps
  • Lamps
  • Light Curtains
  • Limit Switches
  • Line/Load Reactors
  • Linear Limit Switches
  • Linear Position Sensors
  • Machine Control Software
  • Machine Controllers and Monitors
  • Magnetic Proximity Sensors
  • Manifolds and Manifold Systems
  • Mechanical Pressure Gauges
  • Mechanical Safety Interlock Switches
  • Motion Control Software
  • Motor Bases
  • Motor Contactors
  • Motor Controllers
  • Motor Starters and Contactors
  • Multiconductor Cables
  • NEMA and IP Enclosures
  • Network Bridges
  • Network Cables
  • Network Cards and Network Controllers
  • Network Equipment
  • Network Gateways
  • Network Media Converters
  • Network Modems
  • Network Switches
  • Network Transceivers
  • Operating System Software
  • Operator Interface Enclosures
  • Patch Cables and Cords
  • Photoelectric Sensors
  • Pilot Lights and Indicator Lights
  • Pipe Fittings
  • Pipe and Tube Cutters
  • Plant Management Software
  • Plastic Tubing
  • Plastic Valves
  • Pneumatic Fittings
  • Pneumatic Lubricators
  • Potentiometers, Rheostats, and Trimmers
  • Power Connectors
  • Power Distribution Units (PDU)
  • Power Plugs
  • Power Supplies
  • Power Transformers
  • Pressure Gauges
  • Pressure Relief Valves
  • Pressure Sensors
  • Pressure Switches
  • Pressure Transmitters
  • Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) Modules
  • Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) Systems
  • Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC)
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Proximity Sensors
  • Pulling and Support Grips
  • Pushbutton Enclosures
  • Pushbutton Switches
  • Quick Couplers
  • RTD Temperature Probes
  • RTD Temperature Transmitters
  • Radio Modems
  • Relay Boards
  • Relay Sockets
  • Resistors
  • Rocker Switches
  • Rotary Limit Switches
  • Rotary Switches
  • Safety Relays
  • Safety Sensor Switches
  • Screwdrivers (electric and pneumatic)
  • Screwdrivers (hand tool)
  • Sensor Transmitters
  • Serial Adapters
  • Serial Cables
  • Serial Communications Computer Boards
  • Serial Communications Products
  • Servo Drives
  • Signal Conditioners
  • Signal Converters
  • Signal Isolators
  • Silencers and Mufflers (Industrial)
  • Single Phase Transformers
  • Solenoid Valve Connectors
  • Solenoid Valves
  • Solid State Relays
  • Stack Lights and Machine Lights
  • Stepper Motor Drives
  • Stepper Motors (rotary)
  • Strain Reliefs
  • Switching Power Supplies
  • Temperature Controllers
  • Temperature Probes
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Temperature Signal Conditioners
  • Terminal Blocks
  • Terminal and Junction Boxes
  • Thermal Overload Relays
  • Thermocouple Temperature Probes
  • Thermostats and Thermal Switches
  • Thermowells
  • Time Delay Relays
  • Toggle Switches
  • Touch Screen Displays
  • Transformers
  • Tube Fittings
  • Tubing
  • USB Cables
  • Ultrasonic Linear Position Sensors and Switches
  • Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors
  • Universal Process Controllers
  • VGA Cables
  • Vacuum Gauges and Instruments
  • Vacuum Sensors
  • Vacuum Switches
  • Varistors
  • Video Cables
  • Video Displays
  • Voltage Converters and Voltage Inverters
  • Warning Lights
  • Web Application Software
  • Wire Markers and Cable Markers
  • Wire and Cable Clips
  • Wire, Cable, and Connector Tools
  • Wireless Modems
  • Wiring Ducts