The DataSafe 16-V battery cabinets from EnerSys have earned seismic certification by OSHPD.
EnerSys has earned a special seismic certification by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) in California, for its DataSafe 16-V battery cabinets. The DataSafe 16-V battery cabinets were certified in accordance with ASCE 7-05 Chapter 13 and meet the seismic regulations for the design of equipment and nonstructural components that help protect operations. The cabinets were approved in the first round of the OSHPD testing process at the ISO/TEC 17025-accredited Environmental Testing Lab in Dallas. OSHPD requires multiple units to be tested on a seismic shake table, which is used to test the resistance of structures to seismic shaking and ground motion.
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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