Compact soft starter
The DBS III with the integrated Altistart 22/48 soft start/stop unit by Schneider Electric is designed to improve performance and provide stable operation for refrigeration equipment.
The DBS III with the integrated Altistart 22/48 soft start/stop unit by Schneider Electric is designed to improve performance and provide stable operation for refrigeration equipment. Features include a new HMI, graphic display featuring a quick setup menu, advanced dual profile setup, fault history menu, and data-monitoring menu. Altistart 22/48 soft start/stop unit incorporates true 3-phase control with other protection functions, which monitor and protect the machine to sustain uptime. It has 3-phase current monitoring, fault history, multiple data points and parameter access, and an isolated low-voltage section compliant with NFPA 70E arc flash hazard safety requirements.
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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