Compact automation solution for hazardous locations
The 750 XTR series offers a modular, compact solution for automation architectures operating in hazardous environments.
The 750 XTR series hazardous location I/O is C-UL-US certified for Class 1, Div.2 hazardous locations in North America. It provides on and offshore solutions for drilling, processing and marine equipment production including: intrinsically safe I/O and hazardous location I/O. The 750 XTR series offers a modular, compact solution for automation architectures operating in extreme environments. Benefits include capacity to withstand temperatures ranging from -40 to 70 C, 5g vibration resistance, and 25g shock resistance. EMC isolation of up to 5 kV impulse voltages. The 750 XTR product line includes PLC's for stand-alone applications, couplers for distributed I/O, plus digital, analog and specialty I/O modules.
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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