Mounted ball bearings
Emerson's Sealmaster introduces material handling mounted ball bearings.
Emerson’s Sealmaster material handling mounted ball bearings feature cast iron housings and an extended inner race insert bearing with ball riding nylon retainer. The insert features a rivet to prevent outer ring rotation and is available with setscrew or SKWEZLOC concentric locking collar and optional snap-on end cap. The contact seal provides balance between contaminant resistance, grease loss, and friction. The bearings are available in common unit material handling industry bore sizes and housing configurations.
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Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.