Introduction to Preform Design

Course Description

This course describes the basic approach to designing preforms for PET bottles. The following elements are covered: estimating the wall thickness requirements for bottles, methods of calculating stretch ratios of preforms into bottles, general approach to preform design, discussion of good design attributes for injection and blow molding, and evaluation of existing preform designs within new bottles.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Preform Design

    • Video Module

About the Instructor

PTI Online Academy

Plastic Technologies, Inc.

PTI’s Online Academy is designed to provide industry professionals with training on a variety of subjects from materials to recycling. Each section provides exactly the type of in-depth information that you can begin to use immediately to help meet your business objectives. The video tutorials enable you to move through the coursework as quickly or as slowly as you would like. PTI’s Online Academy has been developed for professionals, by professionals. Our 30-plus years in providing services in all of these subject areas make PTI ideally suited to become your online tutor.

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