Ideal for wash-down applications in the packaging and food processing industries, the SK1 safety coupling in stainless steel was developed specifically as a failsafe alternative to electrical current limitation. It uses a patented preloaded ball detent system that is reportedly backlash free, disengaging in one to three msec when an overload is detected. Four versions are available, including single- and multi-position.
Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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