LP-101 laser-marker system permanently marks materials including paper, wood, plastic, resins, ceramics, and glass on a 90 X 90 mm marking area. The system uses a Class 4 CO2 laser and includes a hand-held LCD touch panel with back light display, laser head, and controller, and does not require water cooling. Up to 99 dif-ferent programs can be stored in the controller.
SUNX Sensors, 1207 Maple St., West Des Moines, IA 50265, FAX (515) 225-0063.
Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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