Power-Packer's new dc electric-powered hydraulic pump is equipped with manual override capabilities for situations where the electric supply is not operational. The new pump features 12V dc input, a built-in pressure relief valve, and an integrated design with motor, controls, and manual override, all in one package. It is designed to be used on trucks, trailers, off-road equipment, or any variety of applications where dc electric power is available. Power-Packer, N22 W223685 Ridge-view Pkwy. West, Waukesha, WI 53188-1013.
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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