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Singer ICN Tufting Machine Produces Intricate Pattern Carpet; Saves Valuable Yarn


Application Story Published by Clippard, 1984

Clippard Valves and Cylinders Contribute to Unique Capability

The new ICN (individually-controlled needle) tufting machine produced by The Singer Company is a major step forward for the carpet industry in productivity and flexibility.

Clippard Cylinders Make Delicious Jelly Doughnuts


Clippard Cylinders Fill Jelly DoughnutsMmmm... Jelly doughnuts!

A New England baking company uses Clippard cylinders for poking into their dough and blowing it up to create delicious jelly-filled doughnuts.



Clippard Vending Machine Applications


Application Story Published by Clippard, 1985

Clippard’s MAV-4 4-way valves have been used on coffee vending machines in quantities. Ultimately, air cylinders will replace many solenoids for more dependable power in smaller spaces. This will allow vending machines of the future to be made smaller and to require less servicing. In fact, the vending machine industry offers an almost unlimited potential for Clippard controls.

Filper Selects Clippard for Selective Peach Pitter


Application Story Published by Clippard, November, 1980

Canned cling peaches are the world’s largest processed fruit crop, and the majority of the world’s peaches are processed on two very unique, patented pieces of equipment—the “Selective” Clean Cling Peach Pitter, and the Standard Cling Peach Pitter, manufactured by Filper Corporation, Reno, Nevada, a division of Di Giorgio Corporation.

Clippard EV Valves Help Interface Brain with Artificial Leg


Application Story Published by Clippard, May, 1983

An artificial leg that moves on command from the brain of the user is now a reality thanks in part to electronic/pneumatic interface valves from Clippard Instrument Laboratory.

Clippard Products Used in Slicing HoneyBaked Hams


Spiral slicing is a method of cutting the ham around the bone so that all of the slices remain in place on the bone. Any lengthwise cut releases the uniformly thick slices for serving. Clippard cylinders and valves hold the pork precisely in place for this spinning process.