In Automation version 23 you get access to components through the Component Portal directly from Automation.
In Automation up to version 22.1 you have to download the database with all available components.
Below information is only relevant for users of Automation up to version 22.1:
PCSCHEMATIC UK component database – free of charge
This PCSCHEMATIC Component Database contains thousands of components from all the leading manufacturers. Each record contains electrical and mechanical symbols – as well as article data for the component. The component database is compatible with Automation version 22 and previous versions.
The manufacturers in the PCSCHEMATIC component database
The manufacturers in the database are amongst others: ABB, AEG, Allen-Bradley, Balluff, Beckhoff Automation GmbH, Benedict GmbH, Benedikt & Jäger, Bihl+Wiedemann GmbH, Brodersen, Carlo Gavazzi, Contrinex, Crevis, Danfoss, Dehn, Duelco, Eaton, Eltako, F&G, G&L Beijer Electronics AB, GE Redline, Hager, I/S Danlaser, IC Electronic, Idec, Idec Izumi, Legrand, Lovato, Mitsubishi, MJK Automation, NKT Cables, Omron, Phoenix Contact, Pilz Scandinavia, PR electronics, Rose Systemtechnik, Schneider Electric, Schrack, Schupa, Servodan, Sick AG, Siemens, Solar, Spelsberg, Sunx, Tesch GmbH, Theben, Traco Electronic AG, Wago, Weber, Weidmüller and Wieland Electric GmbH.
The database reqiures Automation version 19 – 22.1. – The database can be used free of charge, and can also be used with the free version PCSCHEMATIC Automation 40.