Magnetic wand picks up waste metal
MagWand magnetic cleaner allows safe and easy cleanup of iron and steel chips, as well as other metal waste.
MagWand magnetic cleaner allows safe and easy cleanup of iron and steel chips, as well as other metal waste. Simply pass the wand over the area to collect swarf, chips and offcuts, nails, fasteners, and other metal objects; and then carry to a waste disposal area and discharge by withdrawing the plunger. The wand is 16-in. long with a 7 7/8-in. magnetic field, and lifts up to 12 lb of debris. James Morton, Inc.
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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