[PLUG-TALK] Shipment scramble
denis.heidtmann at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 12:23:42 PST 2011
On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 06:05:26PM -0800, Denis Heidtmann wrote:
> > ... It looks as if UPS had a crash and the
> > boxes were re-stuffed with items chosen at random from random stuff
> > about.
> > How UPS had the cojones to send a box in such shape, or randomly stuff
> > broken boxes is beyond me.
> I am reminded of Tom Hanks opening washed-ashore Fed Ex boxes in
> Cast Away. Just be thankful that you did not get body parts of
> the driver who died in the crash. :-/
> No, I don't know what your plastic hangy strip is, though I would
> guess it is some kind of air barrier that sits above a wide
> conveyor belt, perhaps leading into or out of a production line
> furnace or optical measurement chamber, segregating light or
> heat. I'm guessing Solar World might use something like that,
> and the 3M optical stuff, too. I'm also guessing their shipments
> and yours follow similar paths, many opportunities for careless
> material exchange.
> Keith Lofstrom keithl at keithl.com Voice (503)-520-1993
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No body parts. The optical stuff are prescription safety lenses. The
plastic is too thin for an air barrier. My shipment originated in the
mid-west; the optical stuff was destined for Mass. I bet the ice and snow
in the mid-west had something to do with the mix-up.
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