Working in conjunction with customer Nampak, Velocity Equipment Solutions (New Castle, Penn.) is introducing two technology advances for the blow molding of HDPE containers.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new materials were presented at the recent SPE Annual Blow Molding Conference in Chicago.
The Bottle Switch is a patented quick-change system from Sidel (U.S. office in Norcross, Ga.) that reduces PET mold-change times to less than a minute.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A novel process and a new material combined to produce one of the more unusual entries among the finalists for the SPE Automotive Innovation Awards last fall.
Two new nylon 6 resins are in the final stages of commercialization for molding fuel containers (jerry cans) and small fuel tanks for motorcycles, snowmobiles, off-road vehicles, personal watercraft, boats, chain saws, and lawn/garden equipment.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Smallest, lightest, hottest—the past year has seen three “firsts” for hot-fill PET containers.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new masterbatches from Clariant Additive Masterbatches, Winchester, Va., offer long-lasting barrier to oxygen and carbon dioxide in PET bottles.
The Process Pilot closed-loop blow molding control software from AGR International, Butler, Pa., is a real-time process management program that works in conjunction with the company’s PETWall Profi ler system to automatePET bottle production.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: At last month’s Drinktec exhibition in Munich, Germany, Sidel of France introduced new technologies and services to produce more PET bottles faster with less energy consumption.