Cold shoes are fabricated with A-36 carbon steel and permali block insulation.
Cold shoes are fabricated with A-36 carbon steel and permali block insulation. The carbon steel is hot-dipped galvanized for protection and the permali block insulation, between the base plate and the saddle, functions to insulate the supporting structure for cold temperatures. Designed for pipes ranging in size from 6 to 14 inches, the cold shoes are capable of loads ranging from 194,000 to 291,000 pounds.
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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