PT ZONE: Blow Molding

BLOW MOLDING: Novel Industrial System Now Has Calibration, Trimming
Reciprocating-screw extrusion machine for larger parts has indexing mold stations. More (+)
Amcor Launches New Business For Small-Volume Bottle Production
Full-service design and production available with economical lower-cavitation tooling. More (+)

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SPI Launches Zero Net-Waste Program

New initiative to promote pursuit of zero-waste in plastics processing.

Try a ‘Complete’ Method to Clean Screws, Barrels

Pulling the screw will give you direct access to clean all surfaces. Here’s how to do so in an efficient, safe, and non-destructive way.

Add Some Science To Your Purging Practices

Applying scientific methodology to purging techniques is safer and more beneficial than operating ‘on-the-fly’ or using home-made remedies.

U.S.-Made High-Melt-Strength PP Tackles Wide Range of Applications

Total’s new HMS-PP signals both increased interest in the material and a source of domestic production.

December’s Index: 43.6

Mid-size plants expand for fourth month out of five. And compared with one year ago, capital spending plans are up 32%.

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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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» Purging Compound

Sooner or later you will need to purge your machine. Which material should you use to purge your screw and barrel?

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