Versagrip Solenoid Pinch Valves are designed to provide greater flexibility for an array of fluidic control system applications.
Versagrip Solenoid Pinch Valves are designed to provide greater flexibility for an array of fluidic control system applications. Because pinch valves use tubing, they can have a longer life than conventional valves and, because they don't stick or leak, pinch valves require less maintenance and yield reduced down time. These pinch valves gives engineers more options by allowing them to select tubing with an average durometer rating of up to 60 Shore A, and media pressure of up to 15 psi or 1 bar. In addition, flexible tubing models are available to support an array of disposable bag materials and sizes.
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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