Reliability Study of Integrated Flywheel UPS System
A quantitative analysis of the in-service reliability of the company’s flywheel UPS system vs. a double-conversion UPS system with batteries.
Reliability Study of Integrated Flywheel UPS System, a study commissioning by flywheel UPS manufacturer Active Power, is a quantitative analysis of the in-service reliability of the company’s CleanSource 300 UPS system vs. a double-conversion UPS system with batteries. The study uses probabilistic risk assessment, a formal technique used by the aerospace and civilian nuclear power industry. To download the white paper, click here .
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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