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Welcome to LC Automation's News Archive Page. Here you will find copies of our older news stories, reports on past events and product launches. Please note; some special offers will no longer be available, so please call 01254 685900 to confirm price and availability details.

Schmersal Safety Light Curtains Now Have BlueTooth Interface as Standard

Schmersal Safety Light Curtains Now Have BlueTooth Interface as Standard

With integrated BlueTooth & the SLC assist App, you can get real-time information about your Schmersal safety light curtain, including the signal strength of each beam, to make alignment easy. You also see the status of the OSSD outputs & protective field to help you resolve faults quickly.


Sick LFP Cubic Guided Wave Radar Level probe for Measuring & Controlling a variety of Liquids

Are You Experiencing Unnecessary Downtime Due to Unreliable Level Measurement?

Unreliable Level Measurement & Control technologies such as Electromechanical Switches can cause unnecessary downtime in your processes. Have you considered using a Guided Wave Radar Level probe instead?


Reliable Cat5/5e Industrial Field Ethernet cable from Lutze...

Lutze Cat5/5e Industrial Field Ethernet Cable

The Internet of things (IIOT) in an industrial machine environment requires the correct cable and connections to minimise data packet loss. Lutze manufactures industrial specification cables in high grade PVC for Cat5/5e industrial networks, and Polyurethane (PUR) for harsher environments.


AuCom Soft Starts can Protect Your Pumping System From the Damaging Effects of Water Hammer

Protect Your Pumping System From the Damaging Effects of Water Hammer

Water hammer has the potential to cause significant damage to pumping systems, such as burst or collapsed pipes, broken or damaged valves, pressure gauges and even pumps. But it doesn't have to be that way!


The Perfect Climate Inside Your Enclosure - Rittal Whitepaper

The Perfect Climate Control Inside your Enclosure - Download Our Free Whitepaper

Electrical installations are becoming more compact which creates more heat. This Rittal whitepaper explains why a constant temperature is the best condition for long life and high reliability of your electronic components and why it is important that sufficient cool air flows past the components.


Could Better Safety Improve Your Productivity?

Could Better Safety Improve Your Productivity?

Sick deTec4 Safety Light Curtains are a great solution for protecting your personnel from harm during your production cycle. But increasing safety always means restricting your productivity, right? Not with Sick deTec4…



Apex Dynamics Rack and Pinion Case Study

Apex Dynamics, an Open and Shut Case at MVG Industries UK Ltd

Apex Dynamics works with its customers to design solutions that use the very best in servo gearboxes, motors, and rack and pinion systems. This case study outlines exactly how Apex Dynamics rises to the challenges that face mechanical engineers.



Rittal Celebrates the One-millionth VX25 Enclosure

Rittal Celebrates Production of the One-millionth VX25 Enclosure

2021 was a triple milestone for Rittal, the company celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding, the 75th birthday of owner Prof. Friedhelm Loh and most importantly, the one millionth Rittal VX25 been produced!



Red Lion OM-50 Panel Meter at LC Automation

The Future of Panel Meters is Here...
It's Called the Red Lion PM-50!

Monitor your equipment and see your data like never before with Red Lion’s Graphical Panel Meter, the brand new PM-50. This next-generation graphical panel meter connects you to the information that matters most, where and when you need it most.

Lutze Power Supplies at LC Automation

Lutze Power Supply is the Heart of a System

A reliable and failure-free power supply does not just depend on a good power supply unit. When you are looking to make savings, always bear in mind that the power supply is the 'heart' of every application!



AuCom Soft Starters at LC Automation

AuCom Soft Starters are the Final Piece of Our Complete Motor Control Solution!

We’re pleased to announce that AuCom Soft Starters are now available from LC Automation. Well known in the field of fixed speed motor control, the excellent AuCom range is the final piece of our motor control solution.


New IDEM IP69K Emergency Stop Switch Designed for Strict Washdown Environments at LC Automation

New IDEM IP69K Emergency Stop Safety Switch Pulls Out All the Stops

IDEM’s new water resistant Emergency Stop Switch is designed to provide robust Emergency Stop protection for applications in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.


Top Reasons to Choose Idem Steel Safety Switches at LC Automation

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Stainless-Steel Safety Switches Instead of Plastic

We have been saying 'why have plastic, when you can have stainless-steel safety switches'. It's a simple message, but what are the benefits to you as an engineer or machine builder?


Save up to £8,000 on a World-leading Industrial Cobot from Mitsubishi Electric at LC Automation

Save up to £8,000 on a World-leading Industrial Cobot from Mitsubishi Electric!

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Mitsubishi Electric, you can now save up to £8000 on a Mitsubishi Electric MELFA collaborative robot!



Sick SPEETEC® at LC Automation

Sick SPEETEC®, The New Alternative for Non-contact Speed or Length Measurement

The SPEETEC® laser technology overcomes all contact method constraints because it avoids any mechanical contact with the products and this new technology is insensitive to colours, surface finish and type of materials.


Get a Quote for your Safety Switches from LC Automation

Why Have Plastic When You Can Have Steel?

We can supply strong, reliable IDEM Stainless-Steel safety switch at a similar price to a leading brand plastic versions? You get the advantages of Stainless Steel; almost unbreakable reliability & resistance to wash-down and harsh chemicals, without breaking the bank. Is that really possible?


Want a Robot but Don't Know Where to Start?

Want a Robot but Don't Know Where to Start?

Industrial or collaborative? This is the question everyone is asking. It is not a question of which is best, industrial or collaborative robotics but which is best for your application.



Red Lion Introduces Secure Industrial Remote Access Platform at LC Automation

Red Lion Secure Remote Access Platform

Red Lion Remote Access Platform delivers next-generation remote access solutions to meet the most intense, high-security demands of industrial applications, allowing you to quickly respond to and act on your most crucial data from anywhere.


Red Lion Voted as Top Provider of Panel Meters in the Industry

Red Lion Voted as Top Provider of Panel Meters

Red Lion Controls, global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, has once again been honored for its versatile, high-quality panel meters by Control Design Readers' Choice Awards 2021.



LC Automation Announced As Weidmuller Automation Partner

LC Automation Announced As Weidmuller Automation Partner

Weidmuller have appointed 6 Automation Partners for the UK and we are very proud that LC Automation has been included. It's a great achievement which is a result of our investment in Technical and Customer Support. 



Increase Productivity with our Latest Weidmuller MultiMark Printer Offer!

Increase Productivity with Our Latest Weidmuller Printer Offer

With our latest special offer, you can buy a Weidmuller MultiMark All-in-One Thermal Transfer Printer for the usual list price of £995 and get a whopping £1400 of Marking Materials - for Free!



Reduce Installation Time by 80% with Cablefix One

Reduce Installation Time By 80% with Lutze Cablefix One!

The Lutze Cablefix® One cable entry system provides a flexible solution when feeding cables and pre-made assemblies into your control cabinets.




Mitsubishi Electric Launch New E800 Series at LC Automation

Mitsubishi Electric Launch the E800 Series!

Mitsubishi extend their range of a.c. Inverters with the new E800 Series. Offering more than just energy saving, the E800 includes industrial ethernet connectivity & impressive predictive maintenance capabilities to keep your plant running.



LC Automation Exclusive Inverters & Motors Shortform Catalogue

Our New Inverters & Motors Shortform Catalogue!

At LC Automation we aim to make your life easier by helping you to select the right products and accessories for your requirements. We have taken that one step further with our New Shortform Catalogue!



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