Video borescope systems
DCS1800 and DCS1600 video borescope systems
The DCS1800 and DCS1600 video borescopes each come standard with a slim 0.22-in. diameter, 3.28-ft. long flexible-obedient, front view camera probe that is water, oil and dust proof to IP67 standards. This standard probe features a depth of field of 0.4- to 12-in. and four adjustable white LEDs that yield superior image resolution. It provides a horizontal field angle of 46-deg, vertical field angle of 34-deg and diagonal field angle of 56-deg. Both systems also come with three interchangeable mirrored viewing tips that provide extra-wide view angles of 70-deg, 90-deg and 110-deg. The DCS1800 and DCS1600 each feature a 3.5-in. color monitor for real-time viewing and a removable 2GB SD card for recording video and still images.
They feature more than 15 probe options now available for each system, including different probe types, diameters, viewing angles and lengths from 3 ft. to 72 ft. and include soft metal and VGA resolution articulating probes.
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Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.