Controlling Flash in Extrusion Blow Molding

The term “flash” in extrusion blow molding refers to the excess plastic material that remains on the body of a new container after the container has been formed. Though flash is a side-product of the extrusion blow molding process, it can have negative effects to blow molding efficiency as well as to the plastic part or container if not properly controlled.

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How Extrusion Blow Molding Differs From Injection Molding?

If you operate a business that has a requirement for specially formed plastic bottles or containers, such as for juice and water bottles or liquid soaps and shampoos, it’s to your benefit to understand the various manufacturing processes for making those bottles and containers. What follows is an explanation of the extrusion blow molding process and how it differs from injection molding.

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