Manufacturers make plastic bottles and containers for products that people around the world use daily. Some examples include shampoo bottles, children’s toys, appliance components, industrial containers, and more. For a superior product, they rely on extrusion blow molding machinery. Continue reading
Even if your company purchased a top-of-the-line machine for blow molding, it’s essential to keep it clean and well maintained. Especially when producing a high volume of products, it doesn’t take long before a machine becomes contaminated. The key with an extrusion blow molding machine is to purge it, which ensures it keeps operating optimally and safely.
Extrusion blow molding is a continuous process, and contamination can have a negative effect on the bottom line of your company. Once there is contamination, it is nearly impossible to keep it from happening unless you intervene aggressively. That might be though a purging compound or a screw pull. Luckily, it is easy to purge the equipment used in extrusion blow molding.
As the price of materials spikes, blow molding companies are looking for ways to reduce their costs. Many managers may not be aware of the advantages of extrusion blow molding. Compared to injection molding, extrusion blow molding offers unique opportunities to save valuable materials. Continue reading
Having contamination in your blow molding process can negatively affect your business’ profits. If the contamination starts in your machinery, then it is nearly impossible to stop it. You will then have to purge your extrusion blow molding equipment.