Signal conditioning This 150-p product catalog features a wide range of transmitters, isolators, and alarms.
This 150-p product catalog features a wide range of transmitters, isolators, and alarms. A series of application notes and drawings demon-strates how these products are used to reduce costs, improve performance, and increase safety. Technical data, performance information, and special features are listed.
Ceilings and walls for controlled environments
Ensuring the integrity of cleanrooms and other controlled environments is vital. A new brochure offers a wealth of useful information about selecting ceiling and wall systems in these areas. The 8-p brochure features innovative snap-and-click ceiling suspension systems, panel-to-stud relocatable wall system, and more. Each system's flexible design enables it to meet or exceed life safety codes, including seismic.
Lockout/tagout management software
Lock'it Version 5 organizational process management software for lockout/tagout is featured in a 4-p brochure. The software gives the user a simplified process for instruction and procedure development, increased inventory control of lockout/tagout devices, convenient means of tracking training, and more. The literature provides an overview of the software's features.
Air conditioning and refrigeration aftermarket services
New 12-p brochure details a variety of air conditioning and refrigeration aftermarket products and services. Divided into three general sections-aftermarket services, aftermarket products, and driveline retrofits and conversions-the literature describes how more than 1200 service technicians operating worldwide can help customers overcome any repair, maintenance, upgrade, and operating challenge.
Enduro-Flo drag conveyors for standard and heavy-duty applications are featured in a new 6-p brochure. Features and advantages of the conveyors include split head and tail terminals for easy access, removable return rails, and lifting lugs on head and tail terminals. The literature shows different conveyor configurations and lists technical data.
Extensive catalog features 40,000 tooling components and accessories. The 456-p publication contains specifications for a wide range of tooling products, including spring loaded devices, rest buttons, fixture keys, screws, washers, bolts, leveling pads, mounts, casters, tool-and-die maker's supplies, and much more.
Reid Tool Supply Co.
New catalog offers hundreds of products to help improve the manufacturing environment. Focusing on total productive maintenance and lean manufacturing, the 56-p publication contains videos, books, CD-ROM-based training, and other tools.
Nonmetallic surface raceway solutions are featured in a new 140-p catalog. The publication describes the Pan-Way system, which is designed for quality cable protection and routing. Configurations, features, and other information are listed to help the user in selecting the proper components.
New literature introduces the 6400/ 6600 series of safety valves for power boiler service. The 8-p brochure details product features, including a full nozzle design for minimized maintenance, set pressures to 1500 psig, and temperatures to 1000 F.
Midget, lever, and pistol grease guns are highlighted in a 24-p catalog. Also featured are a full line of automotive and specialty oils and greases, grease fittings, barrel and pail pumps, and more. Technical data are included.
Spherical roller bearings
A 12-p brochure profiles the Explorer spherical roller bearing and explains how it was developed via a 10-yr research project. A graph compares the life expectancy of this bearing to that of conventional products. The bearings can be interchanged with existing spherical roller bearings and are used in a variety of applications.
SKF USA, Inc.
Rooftop HVAC systems
A 10-p brochure highlights customized HVAC solutions using rooftop systems with cooling capacities from 18-135 tons. The literature explains how design flexibility in the systems allows for the most effective unit to be installed in virtually any rooftop location. A cutaway illustration points out significant operating features of the systems.
This new 14-p catalog is a complete source for ball screws, gears and splines, and other machine tool products.
Wedin Intl., Inc.
A 352-p catalog details hundreds of aluminum structural framing components, connectors, and accessories. The catalog is a one-stop resource with how-to diagrams, measurement information, product illustrations, and specifications. The framing has thousands of applications, such as perimeter guarding, tool racks, and workstations.
Bosch Automation Technology
Health and safety instruments
Pocket reference guide describes a complete line of instruments for health and safety applications, such as respirator fit testing, indoor air quality, particle sampling, and gas detection. Other instruments featured in the guide include gas monitors, leak detectors, and capture hoods.
Replacement pumps and seals
An 8-p catalog contains information on pumps, mechanical seals, pump parts, split cartridge seals, and water system accessories, including impellers, bushings, O-rings, and gaskets.
RJ Industries, Inc.
Catalog H-2000 covers a comprehensive line of short-stroke hydraulic cylinders for operating pressures to 3000 psi with thrust forces from 600-42,500 lb. Product descriptions, detailed drawings, and specifications are included.
A 6-p brochure describes a line of seamless corrosionproof cooling towers. The towers are shipped complete so that the installer needs only to hook up electrical and water and the unit is ready to operate.
Delta Cooling Towers, Inc.
Multiwarn II personal, portable multigas alarm instrument is the topic of a 6-p brochure. The gas detector offers the advantages of IR sensing technology, a remote sampling pump, and a highly audible alarm. A handy chart lists ranges for all detectable gases.
Pendant pushbutton stations
SBP2 pendant pushbutton stations are outlined in a new 6-p brochure. The "safety yellow" units are rated NEMA 1, 3, 4, 4X, and 12; and are available in 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12-button formats. Standard features, options, accessories, and product specifications are offered in the literature.
Electromotive Systems by Magnetek
The 2000-2001 industrial tool book features more than 11,000 products. The book features safety and maintenance equipment sections, as well as a detailed index.
Sears Industrial Sales
The 520 Series gantry robots for multiple product palletizing and material handling applications is presented in a 4-p brochure. The literature explains the control system, reliability, and adaptability of the robots, which feature multiple-axis movement and a broad array of end effectors.
Alvey Systems, Inc.
Carousels and storage systems
Horizontal and vertical carousels, vertical lift modules, light-directed picking systems, and software programs are presented in a pocket-sized, foldout brochure. Building Blocks to Increased Productivity includes benefits, purpose, and capabilities of the various systems.
White Systems, Inc.
Catalog contains all the products needed to safely ship and store hazardous materials. Products include spill cleanup, placards, labels, and more.
PC systems and accessories
PC Systems Handbook is a 124-p buyer's guide, how-to handbook, and special interest catalog. Industrial PC systems, data acquisition and control products, accessories, software, and serial communication equipment are featured in the catalog.
An 8-p brochure details a complete line of pumps for transfer, unloading, circulation, and process applications. Product information, illustrations, and per-formance data are combined in an easy-to-read chart.
Sterling Fluid Systems, Inc.
Locket Selection Guide presents a variety of colors and finishes that resist chipping, cracking, and corrosion. ADA lockers are included. All products feature "quiet-door" operation.
Lyon Metal Products
Pressure relief valves
New 16-p brochure describes the 2700 Series of pressure relief valves. The valves are available with set pressure from 15-6500 psig with orifice areas from 0.068-0.573 sq in. The literature offers a wide range of technical data, including capacity tables, selection tables, and dimensions.
A new 6-p brochure provides information on the Flex-Lag line of easy-to-install, high-performance ceramic and rubber pulley lagging products. The literature offers product descriptions, performance parameters, dimensional data, and helpful step-by-step instructions on how to determine the precise amount of product needed for a specific application.
Flexible Steel Lacing Co.
Dryers and filters
A 4-p brochure features an assortment of products for drying and filtering compressed air. Photographs and descriptive text are provided for refrigerated, regenerative, and single tower air dryers; compressed air and gas filters; and aftercoolers.
Van Air Systems, Inc.
New brochure explains the benefits of pick module rack systems for order fulfillment and storage. The 6-p brochure explains how this highly concentrated, multilevel order picking system eliminates wasted time, movement, and space.
Washdown duty ac motors
A 4-p brochure features washdown duty ac motors for severe wet and corrosive environments. The rust-resistant design of the motors makes them applicable for conveying, pumping, or mixing applications.
Product information, technical drawings, and specifications for a line of welded fittings are featured in a user-friendly catalog.
Instrumentation Connectors Div.
Master Catalog 2000 is a handy resource for any type of hole products, such as perforated or expanded metals, wire cloth, and all types of safety gratings. The 50-p catalog contains application photos, drawings, and specifi-cations.
A 6-p brochure features the MetraHit series multimeters with high resolution and datalogging capability. In addition to typical multimeter functions, these units perform electric power, insulation resistance, and field strength measurements. Photos, descriptions, and specifications are included in the literature.
GMC Instruments, Inc.
Small, precision, vibratory feeders for bulk materials are featured in a 16-p brochure. Descriptions accompany photos of each feeder, detailing which product works best in a variety of applications, such as packaging, food, chemical, and pharmaceutical. The feeder's electromagnetic drive and other engineering advances are also explained.
Temperature controller/ safety limit switches
A 4-p short-form catalog describes differential expansion temperature controller/safety limit switch designs. Each design is pictured, with descriptions and specifications provided for each. Typical applications, key features, and definitions of design terms are included.
A new brochure explains how Megatex screeners deliver high-volume performance while maintaining accurate and efficient separations. Performance features, product specifications, and selection information are included in the literature.
Sealless magnetic drive pumps
MP/MPL and MPT series sealless magnetic drive pumps are featured in a new technical bulletin. The pumps provide cost-effective and efficient handling of low-flow, high-head applications. The bulletin provides photos, illustrations, and detailed information on product design, features, benefits, performance, and applications.
Magnatex Pumps, Inc.
New 176-p catalog provides a quick-reference overview of a complete line of pneumatic products, including valves, air operation units, cylinders, slides, rotary actuators, grippers, vacuum components, fittings, tubing, and structural framing. An accompanying CD-ROM contains 2000 pp of detailed catalog information for all products, including specifications, performance curves, technical data, cross-sectional drawings, and dimensional views. Each product page in the catalog has a search code that allows the user to gain immediate access to a specific product on the CD.
Parker Hannifin Corp. Automation Group
A 38-p guide to test equipment features digital multimeters, clamp meters, specialty test equipment, voltage testers, insulation testers, cable locating testers, and related accessories. With in-depth product overviews and product selection guides, the catalog makes it easy for users to select the right product.
Ideal Industries, Inc.
Catalog 2000 offers a wide selection of products for the maintenance of outdoor pavement. Products featured include asphalt and concrete coatings, crack sealants, line striping, marking and stenciling products, tools, and safety supplies.
Compact fluorescent and HID ballasts are featured in two new brochures. Specifications and product information are included in the literature, along with wiring diagrams, and features and benefits.
MagneTek Lighting Products
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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