Sensor monitors hard-to-reach equipment
ParaScan 7000 handles equipment once deemed inaccessible to ultrasonic monitoring because of distance or location.
ParaScan 7000 handles equipment once deemed inaccessible to ultrasonic monitoring because of distance or location. The sensor delivers clear, accurate measurements using a bayonet-type mounting mechanism that increases data reliability by eliminating errors caused by loose or faulty sensor seating. The parabolic dish focuses highly directional ultrasonic emissions directly into the sensor, minimizing background noise while maximizing the waveform emitted by leaks or electrical faults. CSI, Inc., www.compsys.com
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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