Touch buttons solve ergonomic and safety problems
Zero-Force touch button line of operator interface devices help alleviate concerns about ergonomics and safety in highly repetitive applications.
Zero-Force touch button line of operator interface devices help alleviate concerns about ergonomics and safety in highly repetitive applications. The button is the first operator interface device to incorporate field effect sensing with microprocessor technology. The ergonomic design helps prevent carpal tunnel syndrome by eliminating the need to rotate hands or use a single finger to operate a touch button.
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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