Suggestions and Solutions
One meter, several readings THM-250 meter takes complete temperature, humidity, wet bulb, and dew point measurements in one instrument. It's easy to use, compact, and designed to provide accurate solutions to many in-plant and HVAC service applications. It has a micro- processor-based design that provides a fast response.
One meter, several readings
THM-250 meter takes complete temperature, humidity, wet bulb, and dew point measurements in one instrument. It's easy to use, compact, and designed to provide accurate solutions to many in-plant and HVAC service applications. It has a micro- processor-based design that provides a fast response. A data hold feature captures readings.
Lowdown on pumps
The 2000 edition of the ANSI/HI Pump Standards reference set contains the latest information on the full range of types, including definitions, terminology, design and application, installation, operation, maintenance guidelines, and testing standards. The standards are available in various formats, including a 21-document set in three-ring binders, pump type sets for specific pumps, and as individual documents.
Be safe with tools
A three-part video safety education program — Proceed with Caution — underscores the need for safety awareness among professionals who handle industrial tools. Hand Tool & Ergonomics video covers selecting and using the right tool for the job. Knives & Blades shows how to minimize the risk of cuts and punctures. Striking & Struck Tools details the safe use of hammers, chisels, and punches.
Stanley-Proto Industrial Tools
Fill batteries fast
A fast battery water injector system is quick and easy to use. Once the system is installed, simply click the water supply hose onto the input fitting, turn on a ball valve, and in 15 sec or less the battery is watered. The system is installed in about 3 min, compared to other single-point systems that take 30%%MDASSML%%40 min.
Complete oil package
A new fluid consolidation program reduces overall maintenance costs and extends equipment life better than using a mix and match of different products, as well as simplifying the purchasing process. Products cover the entire range of lubricants, from mineral oil based to synthetics, greases, and pastes. Lubricant management software, oil analysis service, and a large distribution network provide support.
Dow Corning Corp.
Storage products galore
A 196-p catalog features over 4500 items, including wire shelving, tool storage, all-welded cabinets and carts, gas cylinder storage and handling equipment, modular workstations, NC tool carts, wire decking for rivet rack and pallet rack, and industrial ergonomic seating.
Lyon Workspace Products
Sit this one out
A new device introduces the concept of "sitting in motion" and allows a person to gently bend, sway, tilt, and bounce during any seated task. The action conditions the muscles of the spine and deep muscles of the abdominal area, promoting wellness in the entire body.
Blow smart air
A Guide to Improving the Performance of Your Air Control Application catalog assists users in specifying the right nozzle and accessories for air control needs in industrial machinery applications. The 28-p publication includes design features and product data on nozzles, manifolds, lances, air guns, system automation, and accessories. A specification guide outlines how to choose the best nozzle.
Spraying Systems Co.
Mastering Light: An Introduction to Laser Safety and Hazards video was developed for the laser operator, laser safety officer, and researcher. It provides an effective and cost efficient training resource and fulfills the ANSI Z136.1 and OSHA training requirements for employees working with Class 3b and Class 4 lasers. Among topics covered are beam and nonbeam hazards, bioeffects, control measures, classifications, and proper usage.
Laser Institute of America
Guide to plasma arc cutting
A plasma arc cutting guide makes hand-held cutting easier, resulting in increased travel speed, improved cut quality, and enhanced consumable life. This tool for the HVAC industry and small fabrication shops eliminates the need for costly templates on circle cuts and offers consistency over free hand cutting. The guide minimizes variables by maintaining a constant standoff height and fixed travel path.
The Lincoln Electric Co.
Move loads ergonomically
CartCaddy's walk-behind design allows the operator to manipulate loads in tight areas where larger, cumbersome ride-on material handling devices do not work. The low-cost cart reduces the risk of injuries caused by over extending the body. The design provides an ergonomically correct solution for pushing or pulling a load.
DJ Products, Inc.
Tape marks and codes
The 60760 PV1 durable, plasticized, PVC-backed tape features an aggressive, modified rubber adhesive. The tape adheres quickly to a variety of surfaces and removes cleanly without leaving any residue on flooring or equipment. The tape is used for marking floors and lanes, color coding equipment, safety coding, bundling parts, and marking of fire equipment.
tesa tape, inc.
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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