Corrosion-resistant pressure switches
This line of pressure switches has been enhanced to be more corrosion-resistant and environmentally friendly, featuring RoHS-compliant Chromate 3 plating, which reduces the potential for corrosion and rust.
The Square D brand Pumptrol 9013 pressure switch line hasbeen enhanced to be more corrosion-resistant and environmentally friendly,featuring RoHS-compliant Chromate 3 plating, which reduces the potential forcorrosion and rust. The new plating covers all metal parts, protecting theswitch's key mechanical components. The diaphragm is manufactured to U.S Food& Drug Administration specification CFR 177.2600, making the switchescertified for potable (drinking) water systems, while meeting lead contentrestrictions for plumbing fixtures.
Other enhancements include indentations just above the
ground screws, which provide a more secure grounding method. Each switch
contains a sturdy plastic hole plug to keep insects, debris and other
contaminants out. Also, 80% of the components in every switch are manufactured
in the U.S.
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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