Gas-fired unit heater
Modine Manufacturing's PTP-series gas-fired unit heater.
Modine Manufacturing Co. has introduced its PTP-series gas-fired unit heater, a horizontal discharge unit heater that delivers 80% thermal efficiency in a robust package of design features. It includes a stainless steel tubular heat exchanger as standard on all units. The PTP also carries a 10-year heat exchanger warranty, providing customers with peace of mind. Other standard design features of the PTP include totally enclosed fan motors and all the controls mounted inside the cabinet for protection from airborne moisture and dust. Optional features include fingerproof fan guards for meeting OSHA requirements when mounted below 7 ft, 2-stage controls to reduce short-cycling and temperature fluctuations at part load conditions, and field-installed adaptor kits for easy 2-point suspension.
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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