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Blow Molding News at K 2013

All-electric machines of all types were the stars of the show, but there were a number of other noteworthy developments.

Headlines from the K 2013 Show

Here’s just a taste of the innovations on display, a selection of the top headlines not covered in our September show preview.

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Barrier Blow Molding

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Coextrusion allows blow molders to improve the barrier properties of their products by either keeping oxygen or moisture out, which is criticial in food packaging applications. In industrial applications such as gas tanks, the barriers layers are designed to regulate hydrocarbon emissions.


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