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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 40
 
Featured Areas
(1) This is the top of the Hang Hole Remover. This device acts as a stripper and separator and removes internal die cuts. [Photo description: The highlighted area includes silver, black, and orange moving metal parts of the machine.] View close-up
(2) The trim station holds the trim die. The sharp knives used on the trim die can cause cuts. Appropriate PPE must be worn when working around these knives. Working on the trim dies requires proper lockout and tagout including blocking to prevent possible crushing and amputation injuries. [Photo description: The highlighted area includes silver, black, and orange moving metal parts of the machine.] View close-up

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