Vacuum lifter handles contoured loads
VT Series Vacuum Tube Lifter features articulating pads that adjust to contoured surfaces and an extended handle for use with bulky loads up to 450 lb.
VT Series Vacuum Tube Lifter features articulating pads that adjust to contoured surfaces and an extended handle for use with bulky loads up to 450 lb. Available with a full range of pads for handling smooth and wavy to rough surfaces, the unit provides a 100% duty cycle for continuous operation. Power pack, 360-deg vacuum-tight swivel, and wire-reinforced hose are standard.
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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