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“Clamshell Safety Standards Evolve,” by Rob Weidhaas, Jr., President, My Press Needs —Clamshell presses have evolved since their early years, and are experiencing a resurgence because of their efficiency, reliability and greatly improved safety features. This article discusses domestic and international safety standards; how standards are converging globally; and which standards to use as guidelines when purchasing a new or used clamshell.