PCs for marine environments
Marine PCs by American Industrial Systems are designed to comply with marine equipment standards and are specifically designed for the U.S. Marines, Navy, and the Department of Defense (DoD).
American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) has supplied and manufactured marine PCs with rugged touch screen interface comply with marine equipment standards to meet the demands of IEC 60945, DNV 2.4, and IACS-E10 (international standard for maritime navigation and radio communications equipment and systems) needed to withstand the harsh maritime environment requiring low EMI or long-term vibration resilience.
These units are specifically designed to fully operate under harsh maritime conditions; and suitable for bridge control display, navigation, monitoring and ship automation applications. AIS marine computers are DNV certified for a range of extreme conditions including temperature, humidity, vibration, EMC compatibility and enclosures; with environmental ratings for enclosures based on NEMA 4, 4X, IP65, IP67 type for degree of protection against falling dirt, rain, windblown dust, splashing water, hose-directed water, and corrosion. These marine PC computers also offer a range of industrial features such as optional optical bonding, wide view angles, and full range dimming.
The touchscreen panel is fully integrated with the computer to reduce system integration costs. Full support is provided for wide range of panel resolutions in order to meet the specific requirements of many different marine applications. AIS professional high quality design provides marine users with reliable, cost-efficient, and ready to run solutions. AIS COTS rugged marine display computers are offered in screen sizes from 10.4 in" to 24".
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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