Permatex gasket makers are non-corrosive, form-in-place compounds that require no mixing and cure at room temperature.
Permatex gasket makers are non-corrosive, form-in-place compounds that require no mixing and cure at room temperature. Available in three technologies %%MDASSML%% elastomeric rubber, silicone rubber, and anaerobic %%MDASSML%% the gaskets resist weathering and thermal cycling. The low-odor, thixotropic paste variety withstands continuous service temperatures from -75 to 450 F; its elastomeric rubber design fills gaps to 0.25 inches. Applications include gearboxes, stamped-sheet-metal covers, compressors, pumps, valve covers and oil pans. A silicone formula offers 350% elongation and is formulated for bonding oil-contaminated metals.
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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