Two-hand safety device
OpGuard is a two-hand control that is able to adjust its height by 11 inches, allowing operators safe, ergonomic use
OpGuard is a two-hand control that is also able to instantly adjust its height. OpGuard reduces workers’ strains by adding a flexible arm to the two-hand controls, enabling operations to reposition their controls to an ergonomic height. The arm has 11 inches of vertical adjustment, enabling the device to accommodate users of all heights. Additional features include availability with electric or pneumatic buttons and under-counter or wall surface mounting options. OpGuard has easy integration with machine controls and is made of durable steel and die-cast aluminum construction. Adjustable arms can be purchased independently with brackets to connect existing anti- tie down devices.
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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