Blogs

Sep 30, 2014

White paper discusses processor power and energy efficiency

AutomationDirect recently released a  white paper titled, “Processor Power and Energy Efficiency”, which explains how consumer electronic microprocessor improvements also provide a catalyst for industrial automation advancements.   Modern electronic devices, such as smart phones, tablets, etc. can be used to....More
Jan 19, 2015

How Little Leaks Keep Hydraulic Equipment Users Poor

It's now more important than ever to ensure that every dollar spent on operating and maintaining hydraulic equipment is a dollar well spent. Furthermore, it's imperative that the hydraulic equipment you design, repair or maintain does not LEAK money....More
Jan 21, 2015

A True Steam Shovel

I'm a member of our local historical society, and I often look through old pics and negatives when I visit. Last night I came a cross this picture of a steal shovel excavating for a junior high school, which was dedicated in 1922. So this image was probably taken in 1921....More