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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BLOW MOLDING: Monitor & Control PET Bottle Crystallinity & Barrier Properties
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