PT ZONE: Blow Molding

June’s Index: 46.8
But plants with 100-249 employees expand for fourth straight month. More (+)
BLOW MOLDING: Injection-Blow Molding 96 Cavities!
All-electric injection machine is modified to boost output cabability of injection-blow process. More (+)


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But industrial markets could slip.

May’s Index: 52.1

Large and mid-sized processors doing particularly well.

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“Others mold difficult parts. We mold the impossible.”

North American Plastics Machinery Shipments On the Rise in the First Quarter

Shipments of primary plastics equipment in the first quarter were up 13.5% from the year-ago quarter.

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OVERVIEW:
Blow Molding

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In blow molding, material is melted then formed to create a hollow part. There are various types of blow molding: extrusion blow molding; injection blow molding; and stretch blow molding. Blow molded products can be broadly classified into packaging (such as soda bottles) or industrial (like fuel tanks).


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