Thermocouples are the best temperature sensor in every application. Right?
Are they? How do you handle your temperature measurement needs? What types of devices do you use, and are you satisfied with the performance? Take our quick survey.
The statement in the headline is my deliberate attempt to be provocative, but Control Engineering has published many articles about process instrumentation, and it seems that users are more passionate about temperature sensors than any other type of device. Temperature-related articles typically draw more comments than discussions of level sensors or flowmeters.
So let’s ask the question directly, what types of sensors do you use the most? Are you satisfied with the performance? Do you want to use something else?
The survey will only take a few minutes. (If you don’t want to include your actual name or company, make something up, but be truthful in your other comments.)
Peter Welander, pwelander(at)cfemedia.com
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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.