Capture contaminants magnetically
Magnom, a patented and unique magnetic filter, efficiently removes ferrous and some non-ferrous contaminants as small as 1ng even after the device is full of contaminant.
Fluid Conditioning Systems magnom.com Write 309 on PE card
Digital pressure valve
Digital Interface valves, with microprocessor-based and a CANopen fieldbus, are ideal for pressure control and pressure limiting applications. This valve replaces analog technology and offers configurable functions that enable users to define dynamic valve behavior and adapt its characteristics to application requirements, while providing high precision digital flow and pressure control. The valve has integrated electronics and optional analog/digital inputs and outputs.
Moog, Inc., Industrial moog.com/industrial Write 310 on PE card
Shaft seal handles misalignment
Articulated Air Mizer-PS has the ability to handle extreme shaft misalignment and deflection, common in dry powder and bulk process applications, to provide a seal that traditional devices cannot attain. A major innovation includes a unique design feature that uses a wall of air to function as a barrier to contamination and works to retain product in the equipment. The seal accepts radial and shaft runout up to
INPRO/SEAL Co. inpro-seal.com Write 311 on PE card
Linear motion components
Specialized linear components consist of guideways for special machines, modified standard guideways, and replacement guideways for obsolete machines. Examples include but are not limited to: V-guides, double V-guides, guide racks, prismatic guides, sliding guides, profile guides and gear racks. Options include air outlets in specialized rails, cage assist solutions for vertical and high accelerations and overload protection for recirculating guides.
Schneeberger, Inc. schneeberger.com Write 312 on PE card
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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