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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.

Great Value Electric Motors from TEC at LC Automation

We Have Amazing Low Prices on TEC Motors!

When it comes to electrical motors, it's a very competitive market & that is why we offer TEC motors at such rock-bottom prices. Download a copy of our price check flyer, or check out our range online, we are sure you will be impressed!



Check Out Our Prices on Sick Sensors at LC Automation

Check Out Our Prices on Sick Sensors!

Sick are known for their high quality, high spec sensors, but that doesn't mean they are high cost. Our new Sick Sensor Price Check shows just how cost-effective their sensors really are.



Can Robotics Give the ROI You Want? Exclusive Whitepaper at LC Automation

Can Robotics Give the ROI You Want?

In our exclusive white paper, automation expert Peter Stott re-examines the subject of Robotics and how to help you get the solution on ROI you need. 



Tosibox Set a New Standard for Building Global Networks

Tosibox Change The Game by Setting New Standard for Building Global Networks

Traditionally, companies have tackled connectivity challenges with expensive, tailored solutions. TOSIBOX® has changed the game by making automated connectivity simple!


Rittal Launch New AX Plastic Enclosure Range at LC Automation

Rittal Launch New AX Plastic Enclosure Range!

The new plastic enclosure AX stands for maximum simplification, speed and configuration freedom, while at the same time meeting the highest demands in terms of safety and robustness. Whether in the workshop or outdoors the plastic enclosure AX weathers all extremes.


New Safety Laser Scanner from Pilz at LC Automation

New Safety Laser Scanner from Pilz!

Pilz is expanding its automation portfolio with this new product group of flexible, configurable safety laser scanners: the range extends from stationary area monitoring to automated guided vehicles and human-robot collaboration.



Safety Light Curtains with Bluetooth Interface from Schmersal

Safety Light Curtains with Bluetooth Interface!

The SLC440/COM with Bluetooth BLE is an active optoelectronic protective device that makes all status and diagnostic data on the operating status of the device available on smartphones or tablets via a Bluetooth interface on a real-time basis.



Lutze Ethernet Arrives at Sensor Actuator Level

Ethernet Arrives at Sensor Actuator Level!

While Ethernet and especially "Industrial Ethernet" has become accepted for time-critical applications in industrial automation in recent years, alternative technologies are often used to connect sensors and actuators.



The Sick T-Easic FTS Thermal Flow Switch at LC Automation

The Sick T-Easic FTS - Thermal Flow Switch

The T-Easic FTS Thermal Flow Switch provides flow monitoring and temperature measurement in one device, making it an excellent solution for a wide range of flow applications.



Rittal Review Inside of Food Factory

Rittal Review Inside of Food Factory

Maintaining high standards of hygiene is a priority in all food and beverage factories, which means keeping machines, enclosures and systems spotlessly clean while maintaining production efficiency.



Secure Remote Access Made Easy With Weidmuller U-Link Service

Increase Productivity With Weidmuller U-Link Remote Access Service

U-link is the perfect remote-maintenance solution for machine construction companies and plant operators. Allowing you to maintain a very productive system, even without having any in-depth IT expertise. Quick, secure, and simple.


Increased Wash Down Requirements? You Need IP69K Pushbuttons.

Increased Wash Down Requirements? You Need IP69K Pushbuttons.

Due to Covid-19 many manufacturers are facing increased wash down requirements. The IP69K pushbuttons from Siemens make it quick and easy to wash down using hot water and high pressure hoses, saving time that could otherwise be wasted.


LC Automation 2021 Product Catalogue is Out Now!

Our 2021 Product Catalogue is Out Now!

Our new catalogue is finished, but we are delaying the printed version because we know that most wouldn't get delivered at the moment. But that doesn't stop you getting hold of a copy - the PDF version is free to download right now!




Rittal Launch New AX and KX Enclosure Range

Rittal Launch New AX and KX Enclosure Range

Millions of customers worldwide currently rely on Rittal’s AE compact, small enclosures. Rittal, however, has raised the bar further by launching its new AX & KX compact enclosure range.



Sick Launches New Ultra-Compact Safety Laser Scanner

Sick Launches New Ultra-Compact Laser Scanner

Sick announced it is launching it's newest ultra-compact safety laser scanner, nanoScan3. Combining smart safety functions with excellent measurement data quality for accurate and reliable localisation.



Introducing The New FTMg - Compressed Air Flowmeter from SICK

Introducing The 'New' FTMg - Compressed Air Flowmeter from SICK Sensor Intelligence

Energy Management is a key focus for many Production companies & Compressed Air is one of the most cost intensive Energy Sources, so to monitor the Energy Consumption and Flow Rate to detect Leakages has a high cost saving potential.


Mitsubishi Electric GOT2000 at LC automation

Mitsubishi Electric Launches a GOT2000 HMI for Your Extreme Environments

Growing demand for automation outside the factory means HMIs are expected to operate in harsher, more demanding applications. To address these needs Mitsubishi Electric has added a new rugged variant to their GOT2000 range.


A Coronavirus Update from LC Automation

A Coronavirus Update from LC Automation

An important update to let you know what LC Automation are doing to support our customers through the Coronavirus Pandemic. We have put together a vigorous response to dealing with the current situation, but we will continue to review and adapt to whatever challenges come along.


Training Courses at LC Automation

Do You Want to Improve Your Skills in 2020?

In 2019, everyone who attended our training courses would recommend them to a collegue. This year, we are doing our bit to help customers to bridge their skills gap by extending our core range of Mitsubishi PLC and HMI courses with even more Red Lion, machinery safety and AS-Interface training. 


IAI Extended EleCylinder Range at LC Automation

IAI Extend Revolutionary EleCylinder Range. The Best Just Got Better!

IAI launched EleCylinder as a better alternative to pneumatic (air) cylinders and by extending the EleCylinder range, IAI has now made them suitable for even more of your industrial applications, offering better control, better efficiency and better reliability than air cylinder users could ever hope to achieve.


Siemens Sirius 3RW5 Soft Starter

Sirius 3RW5 Versatile Soft Starters for Any Application from 5.5kW to 1,200 kW

Sirius 3RW5 soft starters are a great solution when direct or star-delta starting isn't an option for your three-phase motors. With a range of intelligent functions, they are ideal for almost any application, starting your motors smoothly, easily and efficiently.


Productivity and Innovations Centre

Our Latest IIoT Solutions Win 2019 Technology Innovation Award!

We are pleased that our work to launch a series of IIoT products has won the Technology Innovation Award at the inaugural Productivity & Innovation Centre SME Innovation Awards.



IDEM Safety Switches at LC Automation

We Can Now Supply Any IDEM Safety Switch!

We have been supplying IDEM heavy duty Skorpion trapped key interlocks at LC Automation for some time and the partnership is going so well that IDEM extended our supply agreement to include their full range.



Pepperl and Fuchs SmartRunner Sensor at LC Automation

SmartRunner is Ideal for Rapid Product Changes

Pepperl & Fuchs SmartRunner sensors are camera-based plug & play devices that are easily worked without specialist knowledge. Objects are quickly detected & recorded using the teach-in function & with 32 learned profiles, rapid production changes are no problem.


Red Lion 12.1" Outdoor Graphite HMI at LC Automation

Red Lion Launch New 12.1" Outdoor
Graphite HMI

Red Lion Controls, have launched an addition to the Graphite® series of HMIs, a new 12.1” Outdoor Graphite HMI to meet your most demanding sunlight readable applications.


Tosibox Lock 150 at LC automation

Tosibox Launch the New Lock 150. Get 60% Better Performance at the Same Great Price

The best-selling Tosibox® Lock 100 has been replaced by the new Lock 150. Along with UL certification for the USA market, it boasts 60% better performance - but at the same great price as its predecessor.


Tosibox Lock 200 at LC Automation

Machine Builder uses TOSIBOX® to Improve Reliability and Production Uptime

Industrial IoT concepts are inspiring new business models for manufacturing. In turn, manufacturers are asking equipment makers to find new ways to help them improve machine reliability and production uptime.


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