Advanced force test systems
The Chatillon CS225 and CS1100 by Ametek are one-column machines that are designed for precision displacement measurement and feature a touch screen that can be used in continuous operation in a production environment.
The Chatillon CS225 and CS1100 by Ametek Test and Calibration are single-column machines that feature linear guide technology, pre-loaded ball screws and advanced software compensation systems for precision displacement measurement. Both feature a user-friendly touch screen designed specifically for use in production environments by users of all levels.
The Chatillon CS225 is a 225 lbf/ 1000 N machine. It features a large work area with 180 mm throat depth. The Chatillon CS1100 is an 1124 lbf/5000 N machine. It features a large work area with 150 mm throat depth. Both machines are available with grips, fixtures, extensometers and software options and a wide range of work tables for increased flexibility. Both models have intuitive systems for tensile testing, compression testing, sheer testing, flexural testing or advanced multi-stage testing that conform to ISO or ASTM testing procedures.
The CS Series has an 8.9-in. industrial-grade touch screen (IP65) that has been designed for easy continuous operation in a production environment. The screen is dust protected and can withstand liquid spills and splashes. It is not only rugged but easy to operate, making it the perfect interface for users regardless of their skill level.
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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