Bearing package senses speed
Survivor encoder unit integrates bearing and sensing functions in a housed unit to reduce maintenance. The compact design eliminates the need for a gear tooth sensor or rotary pulse generator.
Survivor encoder unit integrates bearing and sensing functions in a housed unit to reduce maintenance. The compact design eliminates the need for a gear tooth sensor or rotary pulse generator. Simple bolt-on installation requires no extra brackets or couplings, and the air gap can't get out of adjustment. Outputs can be used by most tachometers, controllers, and PLCs.
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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