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clamshell

clamshell, 2
clamshell, 1
1. A wood molding, the profile of which resembles that of a clamshell.
2. A bucket used on a crane or derrick for handling granular

clamshell

clamshell
clamshell
i. A nose or a tail of an aircraft in two halves attached to the fuselage either at the top and bottom or on two sides. This is to enable easy loading and off-loading.
ii. A cockpit canopy hinged either at the rear or the front of the cockpit.
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It is difficult to say how many are left but I can promise you that there are more diamonds available in the world compared to these giant clamshells," Bassen added.
As its name implies, the clamshell has two cupped and pointed shovels mounted to wood handles.
two of them since 1999, to ultrasonically weld over two-million PVC clamshell packages annually.
The feature also makes it difficult for counterfeiters not only to repackage the clamshell but to repurpose the graphic card as well.
com)-- Local Minnesota packaging manufacturer introduced stock thermoformed clamshell program March 3rd, 2014 with an introductory special.
For lines that package multiple clamshell sizes and/or designs, the SoftPIC[TM] grippers can be changed in less than two minutes.
Energy: Polystyrene products consume half as much energy as wax-coated paperboard cups and one-third as much as corn-based clamshells.
When the clamshell is closed the hang-tab pops up out of the hinge area and the container is ready for hanging," explain officials at the Shelton, Conn.
3 times more trucks of clamshells to equal one truck of flexible pouches, with fewer trucks resulting in a 77 percent savings of carbon dioxide, and a 77 percent reduction in diesel fuel.
NatureWorks collaborated with the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research at Heidelberg in Germany which has produced a life cycle analysis of clamshell packs, comparing Ingeo against PET and rPET.
Natralock packaging is also durable enough to withstand the same shipping and handling as plastic clamshells, and it provides better water resistance.
Most curbside recycling collection programs collect only plastic bottles, so the tubs, trays and clamshells often are not recycled.