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Research and Markets: Bottles, Preforms and Closures. Edition No. 2

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new report "Bottles, Preforms and Closures. Edition No. 2" to their offering.

As a consultant to the plastics industry, Ottmar Brandau's focus is on using his engineering knowhow and production management experience to improve quality and productivity, cut down cycle time and introduce secondary processes such as inline printing. This book is a thoroughly practical handbook which provides engineers and managers with the toolkit to improve production and engineering aspects in their own businesses - saving money, increasing output and improving competitiveness by adopting new technologies.

In this book, Brandau covers the engineering aspects of bottle production and the relevant production processes (focusing on blow molding), along with plant lay-out and organization and production management, to produce the definitive handbook for engineers and managers alike.

Reasons to Buy:

- Learn the tricks of the trade from an experienced engineer and manager

- Save money: Practical strategies to improve cycle times

- Increase productivity: Improve plant lay-out and organization and implement secondary processes such as inline printing

Key Topics Covered:

Part One: PET Preforms (Ottmar Brandau, Dr. Laura Martin):

1 Introduction

2 Manufacture and States of PET

3 Behaviour in the Blow Mould

4 Manufacture of PET Preforms

5 Preform Design Methodology

6 Preform Design Examples

Part 2: PET Beverage Bottles (Dr. Christian DeTrois, Thomas Steinbauer):

1 From the First Idea to the Finished Bottle

2 Determination of Bottle Properties

3 Generating the First Design in CAD

4 From Shape to Fully-Fledged Design for a Safe Process

5 Verification of the 3D Design through FE Simulation

6 Selection of the Mould Concept to Meet Customer-Specific Criteria

7 Mould Design and Mould Manufacture

8 Mould Trials and Examination of Sample Bottles

Part 3 Closures for PET Bottles (Ottmar Brandau, Romeo Corvaglia):

1 Introduction

2 Neck Finishes for Various Bottle Types

3 Closure Types

4 Tamper Evident Bands

5 Resins

6 Manufacturing Methods

7 Economic Guidelines

8 Test Procedures

9 Process Control during Injection Moulding Light-weigh caps, new standards

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