Air dryers cycle to save energy
Secotec cycling, refrigerated compressed air dryers are designed to effectively match airflow to energy usage.
Secotec cycling, refrigerated compressed air dryers are designed to effectively match airflow to energy usage. When airflow is low, a unique, solid, thermal mass acts as storage for cooling and allows the refrigerant compressor to shut off and save energy. Other features include extraordinarily low pressure drop, stainless steel separator, and electronic demand drain.
Kaeser Compressors, Inc.; www.kaeser.com
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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