NA Poly-Round bearings are USDA-accepted and lubricant-free Class 3 plane bearings.
NA Poly-Round bearings are USDA-accepted and lubricant-free Class 3 plane bearings. They can operate at temperatures up to 200 F and accommodate loads up to 2,000 PSI and speeds up to 1,000 RPM on a 1-inch shaft. The bearings are designed to avoid catastrophic failures and facilitate planned maintenance cycles. Typical applications for the bearings include sprocket-driven conveyor belts, processing equipment, dumpers and packaging equipment used in meat and poultry processing, bakeries, smokehouse and freezer feed conveyors. EDT Corp. www.edtcorp.com
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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