Designed for efficiency, reliability and minimal maintenance, direct drive compressors are available from 25 to 450 hp, in flows from 72 to 2,003 cfm and pressures of up to 217 psig.
Designed for efficiency, reliability and minimal maintenance, direct-drive compressors are available from 25 to 450 hp, in flows from 72 to 2,003 cfm and pressures of up to 217 psig. The compressors are engineered with an oversized airend connected directly to the motor via a maintenance-free coupling for zero-loss transmission efficiency. The air flow design reduces noise levels and provides better cooling. All units are fitted with a high-efficiency separator system for low oil-carryover.
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.