Flexible pneumatic fittings
The NITRA fittings are constructed with thermoplastic bodies and stass steel tube gripping claws.
NITRA line of pneumatics products come with straight, branch, union, Y, reducer, elbow and bulkhead fittings in 1/8 in and 5/16 in tube connection sizes. Designed to work with flexible pneumatic tubing, these fittings are constructed with thermoplastic bodies and stass steel tube gripping claws; additional fittings with nickel-plated brass bodies are available.
Yellow nylon coiled hoses with nickel-plated brass male swivel NPT fittings are available in 1/4-in, 3/8-in and 1/2-in sizes and in 10 to 40-ft lengths. These nylon hoses have a low moisture absorption rate and are fitted with spring guards to resist kinking.
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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