If the labor agreement lists no restrictions, does holiday pay accrue to everyone, laid-off workers included? Many arbitrators affirm that "employee status" isn't altered by layoff if the employee is eligible to recall.
A 144-p catalog covers steam traps, regulators, vents, vacuum breakers, valves, Y-strainers, pumps, and heat exchangers. Items are listed by description, photo, and model number. ITT Hoffman Specialty www.hoffmanspecialty.com
A product selection guide details a full line of custom designed below-the-hook material handling equipment. Along with illustrations and brief descriptions, the 4-p piece references free technical data sheets available for each...
TRX1406 is a six-drawer maintenance tool cart with storage for large or bulky items. Two adjustable, roll-out shelves pull completely outside the cart on full-extension ball-bearing slides, making bulky equipment easy to reach.
The most recent "Report on Business" from the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) showed economic activity in the nation's manufacturing sector growing at a slower rate in May than in April.
Photo-eye Accumulation Conveyor is used in sortation and distribution applications. The live roller conveyor consists of a series of zones that permit accumulation of conveyed products without line pressure buildup. Conveying...
A line of heavy-duty pin & sleeve wiring devices that conforms to UL1686C-1 is explained in a 12-p brochure. (The UL standard provides for interchangeable electrical connections between the products of various manufacturers.
Fluorescent Utility Light yields 75% greater energy efficiency than comparable incandescent units. The nonmetallic design withstands corrosive environments, and the one-piece fixture easily fastens to walls and ceilings.
A complete line of conveyor components is described in a 172-p catalog. The publication presents technical information, conveyor design data, and application guidelines. Interroll Corp. www.interroll.com
Maintenance personnel are faced with an endless variety of tasks that call for hydraulic tools. Because spreading, bending, lifting, and holding jobs come in all shapes and sizes, many tools are needed.
More than 46,000 attachment designs are available for use on various types of roller chain engineered to meet the demands of manufacturing operations and conditions. Attachments can also be custom built.
Smart Sequencer MIC-4000 controls multiple compressor installations and maintains stable system pressure. The unit prevents simultaneous startup and loading of compressors, reducing current spikes and saving power costs.
Gruvlok Series 7500 ball valves carry a generous safety factor for pressure retention, stem strength, blowout proof stems, seat performance, low operation torque, and high Cv. An integral actuation mounting is included to...
A full range of lighting controls is featured in a 28-p brochure. Included are occupancy sensors, automatic wall switches, integrated lighting and power controls, and dimming and light level controllers.
Forklift Safety videotape program has been updated to include all of the points covered in the proposed OSHA regulation, such as The Stability Triangle, The Three-Point Mount, Safe Operating Procedures, and Pre-Operation...
Tools with interchangeable blades, bits, and handles are featured in a 16-p catalog. The publication highlights six different ergonomic handles offering features such as ratcheting action and ESD-safe materials. Over 200 items...
Maintenance Foreman Foster Perkins wasn't entirely displeased when Utility Worker Vince Borelli refused an order to stack several 40-lb electrical units on a 5-ft-high shelf. "My back's been acting up," Borelli explained.