Early warning aspirating smoke detector
The VESDA VLC-EX detector has been specifically designed to provide all the benefits of aspirating smoke detection, including very early warning, for protecting hazardous applications with Zone 2 classification.
The VESDA VLC-EX detector has been specifically designed to provide all the benefits of aspirating smoke detection, including very early warning, for protecting hazardous applications with Zone 2 classification. The VLC-EX combines VESDA detection technology with a modified aspirator design, incorporating them into an IP54-rated stainless-steel enclosure. Other features include a clean air barrier, optics protection, and three alarm levels and programmable relays for more fluid communication. It also has an optional remote display and relay capability.
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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