Next generation cable lubricant
Velocity is an ultra-low friction cable pulling lubricant that is designed to help electrical workers pull electrical, telecommunications and data wire and cable. The lubricant is designed to provide a uniform coating on multiple cable jacket materials in environments from 25 to 140 degrees F, and to dry slowly, maintaining lubricity for several months. The cream colored gel is non-toxic, non-flammable and non-corrosive. It will not stain skin or clothing, and cleanup requires just soap and water. The cable-pulling lubricant is available in one-quart squeeze bottles; one, five and 55-gallon drums; and one-quart and half-gallon bags.
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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