PT ZONE: Blow Molding

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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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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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