The AEGIS SGR split-ring bearing protection, specified for both NEMA and IEC motors, prevents hearing damage by channeling shaft currents to ground.
The AEGIS SGR split-ring bearing protection, specified for both NEMA and IEC motors, prevents hearing damage by channeling shaft currents to ground. Conductive micro fibers create a path of least resistance to the motor frame. Applications include providing clearance for shaft shoulders, slingers, and other bell-end protrusions while protecting bearings from electrical damage caused by circulating or shaft currents. The ring kits fit NEMA-frame motors with shaft diameters of 0.625 to 3.375 inches and IEC-frame motors with shaft diameters of 19 to 95 millimeters. Electro Static Technology www.est-aegis.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