Universal Autodual Model ADSE high efficiency, lead/lag, multiple compressor controller converts existing rotary and reciprocating compressors of any size and mix to intelligent operation. Features include: automatic dual control to eliminate expensive idling, automatic lead/lag selection, unloaded soft starts, hour meter and optional emergency shutdown, and timed tank drain.
Standard Pneumatic Products, Inc. stdpneumatics.com Write 300 on PE card Breathing filter
BA-Series, dual-stage compressed air filter is designed as a point-of-use breathing air filter. The housing has two elements, a coalescer and an adsorber. Units are available in
Parker Hannifin Corp. parker.com Write 301 on PE card
Omega G Series gas-tight rotary blowers feature double piston rings and hardened steel gas and oil seals. Seal vents can be piped back to suction or purged for single envelope, gas-tight operation. The input shaft double lip seals, with oil barrier, prevent air ingress and fugitive gas emissions. The mounted and piped reservoir provides a visual indication of seal condition.
Kaeser Compressors kaeser.com Write 302 on PE card
Air Nozzles and Jets Blowoff Guide is a 16-p technical booklet that offers extensive information on how to use compressed air efficiently. Numerous solutions for reducing compressed air cost and noise are outlined along with step-by-step instructions on how to calculate air savings once improvements are implemented.
EXAIR Corp. exair.com/bg.htm Write 303 on PE card
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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