Angle grinder features new motor technology
A 6-in. electronic angle grinder/mini cutoff machine includes a new motor technology, tool-free adjustable wheel guard, and tool-free "quick" wheel change system that requires only one finger.
A 6-in. electronic angle grinder/mini cutoff machine includes a new motor technology, tool-free adjustable wheel guard, and tool-free "quick" wheel change system that requires only one finger. The grinder also features a winding protection grid, electronic speed stabilization, electronic overload sensor, and safety slip clutch.
Metabo Corp.; www.metabousa.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