In the article, "Don't let power sags stop your motors" (PE, September 1999, p 76, File 0550/8550), two of the illustrations require further clarification. In Fig. 6.
In the article, "Don't let power sags stop your motors" ( PE , September 1999, p 76, File 0550/8550), two of the illustrations require further clarification. In Fig. 6., there should be a normally open contact between the overload relay and stop button labeled "undervoltage relay." In Fig. 7., the relay labeled UV should be normally closed. The author's telephone number was incorrectly listed. The correct number for Conrad St. Pierre is 518-356-9665.
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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