Motor testing system
The Micro Dyne System is designed specifically for testing micro, low-torque motors, resolving to 0.0004 mN%%POINT%%m on a 2 mN%%POINT%%m scale. It has a maximum kinetic power rating of 4 watts and a maximum speed rating of 100,000 rpm. The system includes a Hysteresis dynamometer; a motor fixture; an electronics unit featuring a dynamometer controller, a wattmeter, a power relay and a USB interface; testing and calibration software; and connection cables and calibration weights. It’s suitable for testing motors used in robotics and automation, aerospace and defense, and instrumentation and industrial machinery, among other applications.
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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