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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.

IDEM TouchSafe Two-Hand Control Station

IDEM TouchSafe Two-Hand Control Stations - Keeping Your Operatives safe!

The TouchSafe stations are inteded for use as part of a Two-Hand control system for powered machinery. The Two-hand control station is permanently situated a specified distance away from the hazard snd confirms the operators position such that the machine function will stop before the operator could reach the hazard!


Lutze LOCC-Box

LOCC-Box...NEW Technology With the 2022 Upgrade!

New LOCC-Box Generation For Electronic Circuit Protection.




Finder Logo

 Looking for Finder Relay or Interface Modules? We Have Them In Stock Now!

 Don't miss out on the Relays and Interface Modules you need; LC Automation have them in stock and available for next day delivery!


Sick Pressure and Flow Sensors in Boilers

A Head of Steam; Industrial Instramental Solutions For Boilers.

From the first industrial revolution to the fourth, inspirational change has been driven by a willingness to embrace the unconventional and cross-traditional industry boundaries. A partnership between Byworth Boilers and Sick Sensor Intelligence has helped fine-tune its boiler house controls to save up to 7% on consumer bills.


IAI RCON controller

IAI Modular Controller Now Supports EtherCAT Motion Network

Driving multiple axis of motion controllers from a single PLC has never been so easy. With its modular design, your IAI RCON controller can drive up to 8 axes, over a range of fieldbus networks - now including EtherCAT Motion Networks!



Weidmüller SNAP IN connection technology wins the German Innovation Award 2022

Why the Future of Industrial Automation Needs TSN

There is a lot of hype about one of the most significant and transformational developments in standard Ethernet technology - Time Sensitive Networking (TSN). This is an enabling technology for industrial communications that can help to realise IT/OT convergence and lead to substantial enterprise-wide improvements.



Robot Controller Robots talking

Be in Control With the Right Robot Controller

The current trend of robot control is changing with PLC-based solutions offering different benefits and opportunities over the traditional dedicated robot controllers. So what needs to be considered when selecting the right solution for the application?



Weidmüller SNAP IN connection technology wins the German Innovation Award 2022

Weidmüller Wins the German Innovation Award for its SNAP IN Connection Technology

Weidmüller developed SNAP In technology so engineers didn't need to waste time crimping cables and using screw-in terminal blocks. The new technology won over the German Design Council completely, with the independent jury subsequently awarding Weidmüller the German Innovation Award 2022 for its innovative SNAP IN connection technology.

Access Permission and Operating Mode Selection, Combined in One System!

Access Permission and Operating Mode Selection, Combined in One System!

In a language where they have a specific word for everything, surprisingly German only has one word, ‘Sicherheit’, to mean both ‘security’ and ‘safety’, whereas English clearly differentiates between the two.



Reduce Your Fuel Costs with Tosibox Secure Remote Access

Save Time and Reduce Your Fuel Costs with Secure Remote Access from Tosibox

Fuel costs are at an all-time high (and are unlikely to come down anytime soon), but if you're a machine builder that provides on-site support there is a solution. Tosibox Secure Remote Access could save you £££'s on your fuel costs by reducing the number of site visits your engineers need to make!


Mitsubishi Cobot in a Pharmaceutical Application

Join Jomo Pereira for a Virtual Tour of Our Mitsubishi Electric Robot Demonstration

Don’t worry if you missed our North West Manufacturing events in July. We couldn’t let Mitsubishi take their fantastic robot demonstration away before Jomo Pereira, one of our technical support engineers, recorded a quick virtual tour for you. Check out his video.


Sick Speetec 1D laser surface motion sensor

Look but Don’t Touch: Check Out The New Sick Speetec® Speed and Length Sensor

With the Speetec® non-contact sensor for speed and length measurement, Sick has added a compact, affordable laser surface motion sensor to its portfolio. Able to measure a wide range of continuous, web-fed or cut-to-length materials, it is perfect for industries such as packaging, digital printing, construction materials and mechanical engineering.


Pilz Programmable Safety Relays - Available from LC Automation

We Have a Big Announcement - LC Automation has become an Authorised Pilz Distributor!

OK, before we start popping the champagne, we know what you are thinking; ‘Hang on, hasn’t LC Automation been supplying Pilz products for ages?’ Well yes. You’re right, we have.


It's easy to program a Mitsubishi Cobot

Our North West Manufacturing Directors Cut Event is Finished... so, that’s a Wrap Everyone!

On 6th July, LC Automation hosted a brand-new event; North West Manufacturing – The Directors Cut at our Blackburn Head Office and it proved to be a huge success, as you can see from some of the feedback we received...



Rittal Blue E+ S Cooling Unit

Rittal Blue e+ Cooling Units - This Cool Successor has a Sustainable DNA

Rittal is expanding its smart cooling unit solutions by adding the new Blue e+ S range. Their latest generation of cooling units with their lower output categories of 300W, 500W, and 1 kW have been designed for efficiency, ensuring a smaller footprint and lower costs – just like their 'big brothers'. So it’s a win-win both for users and our future.


IDEM Safety Switches are Available from Stock

We Have a Great Range of IDEM Safety Switches In Stock for Next Day Delivery!

Yes, that's right! We know that stock availability is a huge problem for many customers at the moment. That's why our purchasing team is working with key suppliers, such as IDEM, to get as many of the products you buy most often - available from stock for next day delivery.


Check Out the AuCom Start Here App

Free App is a Fantastic Place to Start Talking About Soft Starters

A complete motor solution should look at a.c. Inverters, Soft Starters and DOL or Star Delta options to find the best, or most cost effective solution for your specific application. But, we often find that customers who are used to working with a.c. Inverters (Variable Speed Drives), are not quite as confident when it comes to using a Soft Starter in a Fixed Speed Application. The AuCom ‘Start Here’ App can help.


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