Pneumatic cylinder position switch
AutomationDirect's Nitra line of pneumatic cylinder position switches feature nine solid-state electronic switches that are available in 3-wire DC PNP and NPN configurations.
The Nitra line of pneumatics products from AutomationDirect now includes nine styles of position switches for pneumatic cylinders, including round, dovetail, t-slot, square, and D-shaped; additional dovetail accessories are available to accommodate larger dovetail slots. The new styles are solid-state electronic switches available in normally-open 3-wire dc PNP and NPN configurations, and can be purchased with an M8 wiring connector or 3-meter integral cable with wire leads. Mounting bands with adapters for round body cylinders are available ranging from 1/8” to 4 in.” sizes.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey