Stretch Blow Molding (Plastics Design Library 3rd edition)

Stretch Blow Molding (Plastics Design Library 3rd edition)

By: Ottmar Brandau (author)Hardback

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Stretch Blow Molding, Third Edition, provides the latest on the blow molding process used to produce bottles of the strength required for carbonated drinks. In this updated handbook, Ottmar Brandau introduces the technology of stretch blow molding, explores practical aspects of designing and running a production line, and looks at practical issues for quality control and troubleshooting. As an experienced engineer, manager, and consultant, Brandau's focus is on optimizing the production process, improving quality, and reducing cycle time. In this new edition, the author has thoroughly reviewed the content of the book, providing updates on new developments in stretch blow molding, including neck sizes, new equipment and processes, and the economics of the process. The book is a thoroughly practical handbook which provides engineers and managers with the toolkit to improve production and engineering aspects in their own businesses, allowing them to save money, increase output, and improve competitiveness by adopting new technologies.

About Author

Ottmar Brandau is President of Apex Container Inc. in Ontario, Canada. Brandau is a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers and was previously VP Operations at Magic North America Inc.


1. Short History of Stretch Blow Molding 2. Material Basics 3. Reheat Stretch Blow Machine (RSBM) Types 4. Machine Details 5. Blow Molds 6. Fundamentals of the Blow Process 7. The Blowing Process 8. Injection Stretch Blow Molding Machines 9. Special Applications 10. Troubleshooting of Blowing Problems 11. Economics 12. Preform Design for Single- and Two-Stage Processing 13. Auxiliary Equipment 14. Training of Operators

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323461771
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 374
  • ID: 9780323461771
  • weight: 740
  • ISBN10: 0323461778
  • edition: 3rd edition

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