Pneumatic line expanded with tubing, fittings
The NITRA line of pneumatic components has been expanded with tubing and fittings, as well as blowguns and aluminum manifolds.
The NITRA line of pneumatic components has been expanded with tubing and fittings, as well as blowguns and aluminum manifolds. Available in 100-ft and 250-ft lengths, Nitra 16 mm polyurethane tubing has a shore A 98 hardness rating, provides outside diameter tolerance and kink resistance. Nitra brass adapter fittings and plugs are available in 10 different styles to meet most pneumatic applications such as air, water, oil, oxygen, nitrogen, and argon. Also added are quick-disconnect fittings, which allow easy changing of tools or hose connections. Nitra aluminum manifolds withstand maximum pressure up to 500 psi and are available in two styles. Nitra blowguns (or nozzles) are available in heavy-duty palm type with safety tip, pistol grips (aluminum and plastic models), pocket, and plastic grip with flexible nozzles in various lengths.
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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