This practical handbook for stretch blow molding, a major area of plastics processing, enables engineers to improve product quality and reduce cycle times
1. Short History of Stretch Blow Molding 2. Material Basics 3. Reheat Stretch Blow Machine (RSBM) Types 4. Machine Details 5. Blow Molds 6. Fundamentals of the Blow Process 7. The Blowing Process 8. Injection Stretch Blow Molding Machines 9. Special Applications 10. Troubleshooting of Blowing Problems 11. Economics 12. Preform Design for Single- and Two-Stage Processing 13. Auxiliary Equipment 14. Training of Operators
Ottmar Brandau is President of Apex Container Inc. in Ontario, Canada. Brandau is a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers and was previously VP Operations at Magic North America Inc.