Magnetic speed controller
The magnetic speed controller controls the speed of boxes and plastic trays traveling on gravity roller conveyors and spirals or the end sections of sorters.
The magnetic speed controller controls the speed of boxes and plastic trays traveling on gravity roller conveyors and spirals or the end sections of sorters. It is designed for handling goods weighing up to 77 pounds and retrofitting existing gravity conveyor installations. The speed controller has an eddy current brake and bidirectional braking function while double shielding prevents magnetic emissions. The controller has a maximum load or112 lbf, infeed speed of 500 fpm, and input of up to 3,000 units per hour. It has a specified ambient temperature range of 40 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit.
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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