Variable speed drive with permanent magnet motor
VSD+ technology for GA oil-injected rotary screw compressors adjusts motor and element speed to meet the demand of a plant or facility.
Atlas Copco's variable speed drive plus (VSD+) technology for GA oil-injected rotary screw compressors adjusts motor and element speed to meet the demand of a plant or facility. VSD+ compressors offer a permanent magnet (iPM) motor, a new compression element, a sentinel valve, as well as free air delivery (FAD) and specific energy requirement (SER). The GA VSD+ line provides a small footprint and produces low noise levels of 67dB(a).
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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