PT ZONE: Blow Molding

Blow a Bottle with Liquid Instead of Air
New technology--to be made widely available--blows and fills bottles in the same step. More (+)
Barrel Repair: When Does It Make Sense?
Repairing a barrel can save you time and money vs. buying a brand-new one. But it’s not an easy fix and not even always possible. More (+)


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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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