Hand-vacuum suction cups
Industrial-duty hand-vacuum suction cups, suitable a variety of products and materials, are offered in more than 40 varieties for applications ranging from assembly to installation operations.
Industrial-duty hand-vacuum suction cups for handling steel plate and sheet, fiberglass, flooring, glass, countertops, stone tiles, and other non-porous products are offered in more than 40 varieties for applications ranging from assembly to installation operations. Built for industrial use, they include air-operated suction cups, lever-actuated cups, and pump-style vacuum cups that provide up to 125 pounds of holding power. Compressed air-powered vacuum hand cups operate on 80 psi. Lever-actuated cups incorporate two 43/4-inch diameter rubber suction cups, and the pump-style can also be equipped with a turn-buckle assembly.
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After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.