Highly efficient and flexible rotary screw, variable speed drive air compressors are designed to handle the full spectrum of load demands while maintaining maximum efficiency. These compressors outperform most VSD compressors on the market and manage a greater range of air demand fluctuations to save energy at any mode of operation. Twenty models range from 20 to 150 hp.
GCI Group gcigroup.com Write 315 on PE card
Blowing and drying
WindJet compressed air products are used for drying and blow-off applications. Low Flow air knives and Variable Air Amplifiers convert compressed air into high velocity air streams that increase blow-off and drying efficiencies, while simultaneously reducing energy costs. These products require minimal maintenance and operate at noise levels that will not exceed 69 dBA.
Spraying Systems Co. spray.com/airknife Write 316 on PE card
Valve controls air
DR20, direct acting reducing valve is now available for air service. Features include exceptional air pressure reduction; a 30:1 turndown ratio eliminating a second stage; Class 4 seat leakage rating; stainless seal bellows-sealed design to prevent fugitive emissions; and stainless steel construction for corrosion resistance.
TLV Corp. tlv.com Write 317 on PE card
Rotary screw compressors
A catalog features a new and complete line of rotary screw air compressors. The catalog has specifications for compressors from 5 to 300 hp and information about high-performance, energy saving variable speed drives, high efficiency TEFC motors, air ends manufactured to ISO 9001 standards, and air/oil separators with a large multi-stage design for maximum oil separation.
Curtis-Toledo curtistoledo.com Write 318 on PE card
Complete blower line
A 20-p, four-color blower product catalog details an entire line of Omega rotary lobe blowers and blower packages from 3 to 300 hp and flows up to 5350 cfm. The catalog includes the latest models in Omega Pak and Com-paK plus integrated package designs. Features include silencers and inlet filters, check and relief valves, TEFC motors, and auto-tensioning V-belt drives.
Kaeser Compressors Kaeser.com Write 319 on PE card
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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