Loop power supply for troubleshooting, calibration
The Loop Power Supply solution provides a safer alternative and saves users the time expended in troubleshooting their calibration setup.
The Loop Power Supply solution provides a safer alternative and saves users the time expended in troubleshooting their calibration setup. It is a filtered 24 V, 30 mA power source, which makes it ideal for 4–20 mA loop transmitters. All connection leads are part of the unit and a 250 ohm loop resistor is included internally which eliminates the need for extra test leads or alligator clips. The Loop Power Supply has a battery life greater than 6 hours at a 12 mA load and the batteries can be replaced with standard AAA alkaline batteries. Being battery powered eliminates galvanic isolation concerns. The unit is supplemented with an LED status indicator and is protected by a plastic enclosure.
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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