Victaulic's AquaFlex Flexible Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fitting line has been released.
Victaulic’s pre-assembled system for the AquaFlex Flexible Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fitting line has been released. The system includes a pre-assembled AquaFlex Series AQB (braided) or Series AQU (corrugated) system featuring a broad line of recessed and concealed pendent sprinklers as well as short and long elbow reducers. A variety of optional accessories to speed installation also are available, including the Victaulic FireLock Style 922 Outlet T for fast, mechanical hole-cut branch-line installation; AquaFlex reducers for Series AQI institutional block wall applications; and the AquaFlex 90-deg Elbows for Series AQB installations in tight spaces. Customers are able to specify flexible hose length, branch line fittings, style of reducers, and recessed or concealed pendent sprinklers.
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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