LC Series Single-rod escapements from PHD Inc., can be used for traditional applications of part isolation and release, and as short stroke slides, conveyor stops, and shot pinning devices. Series LC escapements are pneumatically powered and offered in four bore and stroke sizes ranging from 10 mm to 32 mm. Large rod bearing surfaces provide high side load capacity for extended life and application versatility. Threaded mounting holes with shoulders on the rod allow easy and secure tooling attachment.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
Audi is testing a new technology that eases many assembly activities at its Neckarsulm plant: the so-called "chairless chair." The device's carbon-fiber construction allows employees to sit without a chair. At the same time, it improves their posture and reduces the strain on their legs.
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