Laser aligns coupled rotating machines with horizontal shafts
V180 laser system measures and aligns coupled rotating machines with horizontal shafts quickly and easily.
V180 laser system measures and aligns coupled rotating machines with horizontal shafts quickly and easily. Four buttons intuitively step the user through the measurement of horizontal alignment, while a display screen shows live readings at all feet, making the correction of misalignment a simple process. The battery-powered system delivers about 24 hr of continuous operation.
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Annual Salary Survey
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.