An Insulation Displacement Connector (IDC) provides a method to add a connector to a cable. The IDC requires a small amount of torque to secure gaskets.
An Insulation Displacement Connector (IDC) provides a method to add a connector to a cable. The IDC requires a small amount of torque to secure gaskets. Only 20-millimeters of outer insulation need to be removed. Connector styles come in straight and angled. The bulkhead gasket on the threading provides an IP67 protection rating and on final assembly the blades cut into the wire insulation for solid contact with the wire. Balluff www.balluff.com
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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