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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 28
Featured Areas
(1) This is the touch screen. It poses no hazards. [Photo description: Highlighted area includes a monitor screen suspended by a hanging arm about a foot away from the side of the machine.] View close-up
(2) A properly applied adjustable guard controls worker access to moving plastic sheet or machinery. [Photo description: The highlighted area includes a sheet of orange metal covering an area housing moving parts.] View close-up
(3) End view of the stacker and scrap rewinder. [Photo description: The highlighted area includes the end of the machine with a round spool with two prongs on one end where the trim scrap is rewound. Also shown are some internal pieces of the stacker.] View close-up

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