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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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MINNEAPOLIS -- A first-of-its-kind lifecycle analysis finds that clamshell packaging made from Ingeo([TM]), a unique biopolymer derived from plants rather than oil, emits fewer greenhouse gases and uses less energy when compared to clamshells manufactured with petroleum-based rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate).
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.
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.
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.
Nobody seemed to mind when God set up a clamshell Madonna on the lawn and Caesar hung a huge flag from his porch.
The 1-pound clamshell is most common (8-ounce and 2-pound clamshells are also available) with the weight only slightly more than the 1-pint basket.
Rich's [R] Eclairs come in two- and four-pack clamshells, while the new Rich's [R] Creme Puffs come packaged in a six-count clamshell.
Potato-starch clamshells already exist, but wheat versions offer some advantages, Nobes says.