The 2012 AHR Expo took place Jan. 23-25, 2012 in Chicago. Among the new products introduced at the show were:
Bell and Gossett's new Ultra Setter line of pressure-independent control valves feature a unique design that provides full stroke modulation while maintaining 100% authority at all times. Together with a technologically advanced GPM adjustable dial, the new Ultra Setter Control Valve provides more accurate flow control, eliminates valve hunting, and improves energy efficiency in the entire HVACR system.
This unique valve provides a more accurate flow that significantly reduces energy consumption and improves system efficiency.
Other features of the Ultra Setter Control Valve include:
- Field-adjustable, lockable GPM dial allows user to set and change maximum flow rate quickly and easily
- Full stroke modulation at all times
- Always provides 100% authority, ensuring excellent control
- Maintains desired flow rate despite fluctuations in system pressure
- Eliminates valve hunting
- Combination valve reduces first costs and more accurate flow control lowers life cycle costs
- Sizes from ½” to 2”
- Flow rates from 0.13 to 37 GPM
For more information on the Bell and Gossett Ultra Setter visit www.bit.ly/ultrasetter.
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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