Stream switching system
The Gen II R-max Stream Switching System is a multi-functional system designed to control gases and liquids in analytical systems
The Gen II R-max Stream Switching System is a multi-functional system capable of integrating both stream switching and filtering into one compact, modular assembly. The Gen II system features enhancements to the R-max Stream Switching System and is backwards compatible. Enhancements to the Gen II system include a captured vent that prevents cross-contamination; improved position indicator for quick recognition of valve actuation; easier removal of cartridges for maintenance; and an atmospheric reference vent module. The Gen II R-max is designed to control gases and liquids in analytical systems ranging from vacuum to 500 psig.
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.