Monitoring system added to air compressor technology
The Xe-Series control is a monitoring system that has been added to air compressor technology.
The Xe-Series control is a monitoring system that has been added to air compressor technology. The Xe-Series has an easy-to-read, high-resolution color display, an intuitive menu layout and large navigation buttons to make the system user friendly. The controller also provides a performance analysis, graphics and visual trending information so controllers can track system efficiency. The R90-160ne Nirvana VSD Premium Efficiency and R90-160n Nirvana VSD Efficiency rotary screw air compressors run on 125 to 200 horsepower and maximize energy savings through the use of their exclusive Hybrid Permanent Magnet Motor (HPM). The HPM motor can perform unlimited starts/stops, constant pressure control and starting amps below full load to provide unmatched efficiency.
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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.