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Jewel Box

(NGC 4755) A brilliant open cluster in the southern constellation Crux that contains over 100 stars of various colors, the brightest being the 6th-magnitude blue supergiant Kappa (κ) Crucis. It appears to be a young cluster of an estimated age of 10 million years, and is about 2400 parsecs away.
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Those willing to pay a small processing fee can send old CDs and DVDs to one of a handful of private companies (such as Washington-based GreenDisk) set up to recycle them into high-quality plastics used in auto parts, office equipment, alarm panels, street lights, electrical cable insulation, jewel cases and other specialized items.
Don't bend and force the discs out of the jewel case.
The Disc-Clip folks also sell a Quickstick hanger post that will support three jewel cases and the Discframe that will hold 25 CDs on a tabletop or on the wall.
A 4+4 family stack mold will run jewel cases on a 264 ton Netstal Synergy press Cycle time of 4 to 4.
According to the company, Maxell's new 8x 700-MB CD-R discs are available as singles, 10-packs, and 50-piece spindles and come packaged in the company's new slim-footprint jewel cases that are 30-percent slimmer than conventional 10-mm cases.
SureThing CD Labeler is the only CD labeling software compatible with all brands of CD labels, jewel cases and applicators.
I slipped my feet into them as if into jewel cases woven with threads of dusk and sheep's wool.
These are aimed at people who are reluctant to take CDs out of jewel cases," explained Jeff Magsitza, vice president of sales, noting that the additional protection eases concerns of damage to CDs by removing them from jewel cases.
The Media Living System is designed to efficiently utilize space, providing four times the DVD storage and three times the CD storage of conventional jewel cases.
Jewel cases are made out of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a petrochemical-based plastic that is notoriously difficult to recycle and has been linked to elevated cancer rates among workers and neighbors where it is manufactured.
The KidSoft line, presented by Good Housekeeping, features more than 50 kids' CD-ROM titles (CD MAC and CD WIN) in jewel cases at the suggested street price of under $15 each.