For many purchasing professionals, sensors are just another type of component. Among these buyers, the choice of vendors is often based heavily on price and delivery. For the more discriminating buyer, however, a variety of other factors need to be weighed in the purchasing decision, many of which don’t necessarily appear on the invoice.
Regulatory changes and sustainability efforts are prompting wire and cable manufacturers to replace traditional polyvinyl chloride (PVC) insulation with other materials that avoid toxicity issues. The European Commission states, “PVC has been at the center of a controversial debate during much of the last two decades.
As people come to expect the convenience of smart technology in their homes, cars and workplaces, property management firms and building planners consider building automation an investment rather than a luxury.
Everyone has stared at an icon that looks more like abstract art than guidance on what will happen when it’s pressed. Too many times, users click their way through a website, going deeper and deeper only to discover there’s no easy way out except to close the browser and start over.
The Association of Home Appliances Manufacturers’ (AHAM) December shipment numbers showed an increase in overall Major Appliances, jumping to 7,285.9, a 4.7% increase from December 2017. The year-to-date number was flat at 79,225.8, an increase of 0.1% over last year.
RTP Company’s customized thermoplastics can be formulated for color, strength, conductivity, wear resistance, elasticity, and/or flame retardancy. These thermoplastic compounds are developed, manufactured, and sold to injection molders, original equipment manufacturers, and extrusion companies who use them to create a wide range of plastic parts and components.
Bridging the gap is a popular idiom derived from Old English. In its earliest use—and not surprisingly—bridge meant “to make a causeway” and gap meant “an opening in a wall.” So, to the drywallers, civil engineers, and road construction crews of the early 14th century (Ha!), bridging a gap was quite literal.
Pfeiffer Vacuum is presenting extremely high-compression models with its new HiPace 700 H turbopumps. With a compression ratio of ≥ 2<107 for hydrogen, they are suitable for generating high and ultra high vacuum.
Johnson Controls has expanded its line of YORK® YLAA Air-Cooled Scroll Chillers with two new models that offer a smaller footprint with increased efficiency. The new models expand the product range from 40 to 230 tons without sacrificing quality and efficiency. The extended line will be available through the YORK® 041 and 048 models.
Larson Electronics announced the release of an industrial forced air heater for use indoors. This unit runs on kerosene/diesel and provides 170 CFM of air flow producing 45,000 BTUs. This unit features a five-gallon fuel tank and comes with real-time fuel and thermostat gauges and a carrying handle with three feet of power cord.