Introduction to PET Preform to Bottle

Course Description

The last of this series describes the importance of developing strain-hardened crystals during blow molding to produce bottles with optimum properties. Techniques commonly used to measure the amount of crystallinity in the bottle are discussed. The concept of the Natural Stretch Ratio (NSR) of PET is reviewed and how it must be considered when designing and blowing preforms. The concept of heat-setting is introduced in order to reduce the stress that develops in a blown bottle. Lastly, a number of common myths pertaining to PET bottles are discussed.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    PET Preform to Bottle

    • Video Module

    • Assessment

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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