Brad Direct-Link switches come in 5- and 8-port modules and are IP67 sealed and feature an Ethernet switch solution to reduce cabling and installation costs
Brad Direct-Link switches are available in 5- and 8-port modules, both featuring push-pull technology. The IP67 sealed Direct-Link switch modules provide a fast, simple and secure on-machine Ethernet switch solution reducing network cabling and installation costs. The small footprint, field-proven, and rugged design make the Direct-Link switches ideal for heavy-duty transportation and military vehicle applications. Direct-Link Ethernet switch modules allow users to quickly convert from traditional in-cabinet to on-machine mounting. Relocating the switch closer to the machine reduces installation time and costs for lengthy wiring runs, cabling and protected cabinet enclosures.
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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