Swivel fittings for tight, confining spaces
NPT swivel fittings are designed for applications in tight spaces or requiring precision positioning for achieving desired results.
NPT swivel fittings are designed for applications in tight spaces or requiring precision positioning for achieving desired results. This 303 stainless steel swivel can be pointed exactly where work needs to be done. A 50 degree total angle of adjustment provides the movement necessary for nozzles to be in the best position for maximum effectiveness. The NPT swivels can be used with 316 stainless steel, zinc, aluminum, and alloy nozzles. These swivels can improve nozzle effectiveness when replacing existing, wasteful nozzles or open tubes and are ideal for blowoff, cooling, and drying applications.
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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