Capping in PET Packaging

Ever since the PET became the medium for innovative mode of packaging various items, the mould making industry has attained new heights. Currently, PET has been the widely accepted mode of packaging for food and beverages including cooking oil, cosmetics and personal care items, pharmaceuticals, insecticides and industrial lubricants among others. Thus the demand for the products and services of cap closure mould manufacturer too has risen. These closure moulds are made in various designs. Depending on the technology in use, the range of cavity and the container, broadly these moulds are classified as follows:

  • Bumper off closure
  • Tamper proof closure
  • Flip top closure
  • Multi-material closure

For instance, Ashish Tools, the Noida-based blow moulds manufacturer in India designs and manufactures cap and closure mould for beverage industry. The moulds are optimised for high-speed, high cavitations, high-volume applications. The applications are for hot runners with cavity-to-cavity filling. As per PET technology, the tot runner undergoes melt channel sizing analysis where balance, shear rate and pressure drop touch are optimum.

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