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former

adjective antecedent, bygone, earlier, foregoing, late, past, preceding, preexistent, previous, prior, pristinus, quondam, retired, whilom
Associated concepts: former adjudication, former conviction, former jeopardy, former marriage, former trial, former will
See also: aforesaid, antecedent, back, before mentioned, deceased, defunct, last, late, outdated, outmoded, preceding, preliminary, previous, prior
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Forming area range: Single-station, 48 x 72 to 240 x 120 in.; twin former, 48 x 48 to 120 x 240 in.
Although gap formers are the technology of choice for higher speed and medium to lighter weight board applications, multi-ply fourdrinier machines still represent the best technology for many packaging board grades.
Innovations in thermoforming at K 2004 included new twin-sheet technology for automotive fuel tanks, a highly flexible and modular "plug-and-play" industrial vacuum former, and a range of high-speed units for cups and packaging.
Supplies single-station vacuum formers mainly for prototype work, but will introduce a 24 x 24 in.
The turnkey line includes a sheet preheater, model RDM 54K former, stacking device, and granulator.
Lyle Industries, Inc., Beaverton, Mich., will introduce a new automated product handling system for steel-rule-die, cut-in-place formers. This counter/stacker reportedly has lower tooling costs, set-up time, and labor requirement than conventional upstacking devices.
It will present a line of benchtop and freestanding single-station vacuum formers (manual and automatic) up to 18 x 20 in., as well as thermal sheet bending equipment and edge-polishing machines.
Part of the secret is using CAD technology to create these parts, along with "concurrent engineering" relationships among designers, formers and toolmakers.
in Paramount, Calif., introduced its first roll-fed thermoformer (previous formers are sheet-fed).
Executives, managers and recruiters who previously dismissed the notion of rehiring former employees are taking a second look.
The six-man board consists of: three active officers, two former officers, and one head of an industrial marketing training firm.
Five are high-profile friends of the CEO - Robert Strauss of Washington fame; Brian Mulroney, former prime minister of Canada; Mrs.