The Rotation Switch series uses a rotating vane as a sensor to detect the level of dust or powdered material.
The Rotation Switch series uses a rotating vane as a sensor to detect the level of dust or powdered material. A brushless synchronous motor turns the vane, and the unit is designed for powdered materials with densities greater than 100 g/l or 6 pound/foot3. Applications include plastics, building materials, food processing, pulp and paper, chemical processing and metal production. The ATEX and FM approved switches feature a friction clutch, aluminum-coated enclosures and a Teflon coated, high-grade slide bearing.
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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