Remote switch actuator
The remote switch actuator is designed to allow technicians to remotely close or trip the ICCB from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.
The remote switch actuator (RSA) is designed with a magnetic latching system for the Merlin Gerin insulated case circuit breaker (ICCB). The actuator is used for applications that include low-voltage electrical distribution for buildings, hospitals, and data centers. It allows technicians to remotely close or trip the ICCB from a safe distance up to 300-ft while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary. The switch actuator is compatible with all closed-door mechanical products (MP) breakers. The RSA-199 also has a radio remote with range of up to 300-ft, a 24V DC LED light, and a wireless video camera system with LCD monitor and protective case assembly.
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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