Fire suppression system
The Victaulic Vortex 500 fire suppression system utilizes water and nitrogen in a combined suspension to cool the hazard area and remove the oxygen that sustains the fire.
The Victaulic Vortex 500 fire suppression system is designed specifically for information technology spaces. It utilizes both water and nitrogen in a combined suspension to cool the hazard area and remove the oxygen that sustains the fire. The swirling distribution fills the hazard space at 40 mph and extinguishes the fire with little to no water presence. The system can be utilized in a sealed or open space with no requirement of room integrity and can be reset. Additionally, the system seamlessly integrates with alarm and detection systems as well as facility security technology.
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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