Motor disconnect switch
The UL 508-listed MD50 motor disconnect switch provides power connections in industrial facilities and prevents process interruption by cutting power to a motor, while not affecting the main circuit.
The UL 508-listed MD50 motor disconnect switch provides power connections in industrial facilities and prevents process interruption by cutting power to a motor, while not affecting the main circuit. The IEC 60309-compliant technology increases plant floor safety by making it impossible to plug in a power receptacle that has different voltage and ampere ratings and a mechanical interlock forces a user to insert a plug before power is switched on and off. The switch’s intended uses include food processing, packaging, automotive assembly, material handling, textiles, mining and pulp/paper manufacturing.
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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