POY Finalist: Arc-flash relay
Finalist in Safety in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
The PGR-8800 Arc-Flash Relay protects personnel, equipment, and reputation by rapidly detecting developing arc-flash incidents and tripping the circuit before significant damage occurs. The PGR-8800 can detect an arc flash in less than 1 ms, making it one of the fastest arc-flash relays on the market. It detects both current and light to minimize nuisance trips and provides overcurrent protection. With 24 photoelectric or fiber-optic sensors, the PGR-8800 offers complete coverage for your application—no matter how challenging the space.
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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