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PET bottle for spirits

Curved oval shape made with preferential heating

“There is a broad range of application for oval shaped (also called flat) bottles. They are normally used for higher quality products, and such bottles are rather challenging to produce technologically.”

CUSTOMER:

One of the largest spirits producer in Northern Europe.

TASK:

Help the customer develop a durable lightweight bottle for convenient export in PET.

CHALLENGES:

⦁ Achieve the complicated curved oval shaped geometry to resemble the original glass bottle shape
• Guarantee uniform weight distribution through the overall bottle body

SOLUTION:

⦁ Bottle drawing was engineered to visually resemble the original bottle shape
• Comprehensive preferential heating with long horizontal lamps was used to ensure optimal preform heating to preferential zones

TECHNOLOGY USED:

FlexBlow2 with preferential heating.

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