Low-cost line of pressure and temperature transmitters grows
AutomationDirect expands its offering of ProSense pressure and RTD temperature probe lines.
AutomationDirect has expanded its ProSense line of pressure sensors and temperature transmitters. IP68/IP69K-rated 5,000 psi pressure transmitters are available in 0-10 V and 4-20 mA output models. Offering higher operating and burst pressures, the transmitters are suited for use in applications such as hydraulic systems, paintball changing systems, biotechnology, and more.
New TTD temperature transmitters, for use with RTD probes, are available in three temperature ranges. Equipped with M12 quick-disconnects for fast wiring, the transmitters provide a high accuracy two-wire or three-wire 4-20mA signal output. The IP67 rated transmitters convert low-level RTD temperature probe output signals to high-level analog signals, making them more appropriate for long-distance transmission.
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2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.