With the onset of summer, almost all of us would relish drinking chilled water or an aerated drink which these days come in attractive plastic bottles and not so much in glass bottles of yore. Interestingly, at the outset there were apprehensions over the base material used in these bottles and also other containers being hazardous to the environment. However, scientists in due course clarified and confirmed that such products are eco-friendly. Well, these are actually made from a material known as PET, acronym polyethylene terephthalate and the technology its applications has literally revolutionised the concept of packaging.
The technique in the making of these PET bottles is through moulding done through extrusion process. And their quality depends on the PET preform molds inserts used to mould the bottles. These moulds come in a wide range in tune with the needs of the bottling plant. They are products of high precision engineering and made from high quality steel, mostly imported from Japan. Read more