Composite hoses consisting of multiple layers of thermoplastic fabrics and films, held in place by internal and external wire helices, are manufactured under tension to make them self-sealing.
Composite hoses consisting of multiple layers of thermoplastic fabrics and films, held in place by internal and external wire helices, are manufactured under tension to make them self-sealing. TIFT-Compoflex and Willcox Hose products, engineered to provide structural support and crush resistance, are available with standard and customized end fittings to meet the specific requirements of virtually any application. Chemical compatibility makes the hoses suitable for transfer of a range of chemical and petroleum products.
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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