BLOW MOLDING

Blow Molding

Novel Solution for Noncontact Thickness Measurement of PE, PP Containers

Agr’s Gawis 4D optical thickness profiler now can measure highly colored and low-light-transmission PE and PP bottles, as well as clear PET.
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Injection Molding

Glycon Announces Changes to Management Team

Expanded roles for Jon Kuhman, John Phelan.

Blow Molding

Screen Changers for Extrusion Blow Molders

W. Muller is offering its own line of screen changers for vertical or horizontal blow molding extruders, suitable for retrofit.

Blow Molding

Plastiblow Re-Enters U.S. Market With Advanced All-Electric Machines

A major Italian machinery brand, already well established in Latin America, is back in North America with service and spare parts support and a number of distinctive features on its all-electric blow molders.
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Blow Molding

Simulation on ‘Virtual Twin’ Machine Speeds Cycle Optimization on Plant Floor

Kautex demonstrates that simulating a change in control program on a machine’s “virtual twin” greatly compresses the time to commission the new program on a real blow molding machine.

Stretch Blow Molding

Blow Molder Bets on New Options in Large PET & HDPE Containers

Priority Plastics is thinking big—large, wide-mouth containers and drums, that is—to offer new concepts to the U.S. market. The company is launching lines of industrial and consumer packaging made on machinery said to offer capabilities not seen before in the U.S.
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Blow Molding

20 Good Things to Come Out of 2020—Part 4

Good news was there if you knew where to look for it—in the pages of Plastics Technology magazine or right here on our website. Here’s a review of headlines you can feel good about.
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Blow Molding

Internal Air Cooling Systems Speed Blow Molding

Chilled compressed air cools parts from the inside while the mold cools them on the outside.

Packaging

Priority Plastics Brings New Technology to U.S. for large PET Containers

Priority Plastics promises wIder neck openings, a variety of handle options, energy savings and quick changeovers with novel PET ISBM machinery.

Blow Molding

Reusable Insulation Blanket for Processing Machinery

Can be used on any style extruder, as well as extruder barrels, heads and injection and blow molding machines.