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Use the "Move Left" and "Move Right" links below to navigate around the machine.  Featured areas in the image are numbered and described in the "Featured Areas" section located below the image.

Thermoforming Machine Safety Tour - Slide 10
 
Featured Areas
(1) The red emergency stop button stops all machine function when pressed. Emergency stop buttons may be placed at a variety of locations along the equipment to allow workers to immediately stop operation. [Photo description: Highlighted area includes a red stop button mounted on the side of the sheet intake area.] View close-up
(2) The two water lines on the left provide process water to the thermoformer. The line on the right (with the yellow handle) is a compressed air line with a lockable/bleed off valve for use during lockout of the line. [Photo description: Highlighted area includes several metal pipes on the side of the main machine body. One of the pipes has a yellow handle.] View close-up

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