The TYPE IVE mechanical isolation valve guards against the passage of hot particles, glowing embers and flames.
The TYPE IVE mechanical isolation valve guards against the passage of hot particles, glowing embers and flames. It remains open until receiving a signal from either a pressure responder or an optical sensor that detects hazardous substances; it’s designed to close in milliseconds. Equipped with a wear indicator in its bladder, a liner wear alert activates a message on its controller if the bladder is exposed to abnormal wear. Available in sizes ranging from 4 to 16 inches normal diameter, the valve is actuated by compressed air.
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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