Blow Molding & Trimming Machines(8 companies)
Equipment that melts plastic pellets before extruding them through a die to form rigid containers such as plastic bottles and vials. Trimming machines remove excess plastic material immediately following the blow molding process.
Haumiller Engineering Company
Haumiller equipment assembles many of the most common packages, especially for bottled drinks and food packages that incorporate multi-piece dispensing closures and caps. Haumiller’s positive part-handling techniques and expertise with wide variations in part configurations have provided effective solutions for many consumable products in many households today, including ketchup packages, sports drink dispensing closures, flavored creamer packaging, soft drink syrup delivery valves, salad dressing closures, tamper-evident caps, stadium condiment pumps, rotor-closure assemblies for ground cheeses, spices, etc., and much more.
JBT Corporation-FoodTech Division
The BottleTec blow molder from JBT produces lightweight HDPE bottles in almost any possible shape. The molds are easily changed to accommodate different container designs, accommodating open, non-sterile and closed, internally sterile versions. Compact blow molder can produce bottles ranging in sizes from 0.2 liters to 1.5 liters (7 oz. to 50 oz.) at rates of up to 7,500 bottles/hour at full speed.
In 1.6 seconds, Krones' stretch blow molders from the Contiform 3 series transmute a preform into a PET bottle. With an output of 2,750 bottles per blow-molding station, they produce PET containers at a speed of 82,500 bottles per hour. Design enhancements at carefully chosen points like the oven, the stretching system and the air recycling unit reduce the machine’s appetite for energy and compressed air.
The Serac Blow Linear (SBL) series of PET blow molding machines is the ideal solution for medium-sized bottle fillers seeking to control transportation and storage costs while optimizing bottle quality. Serac's PET bottle manufacturing machines are designed to produce a wide range of formats, from large 5-liter containers for edible oil to small 50ml samples or premium products. With an output range of 4,000 to 18,000 bottles per hour, the SBL series stands out with its innovative design, prioritizing operator safety and user-friendliness to maximize production uptime. Featuring easy access from all sides with multiple openings and two sliding doors, the mold sliding rack is specifically designed for effortless changeovers. The SBL blower can be used as a standalone machine or integrated into a monobloc system with a Serac filler and capper.
Whether transparent or opaque, and across PET, recycled PET (up to 100% rPET), and refillable PET (refPET), the Sidel EvoBLOW range of bottle blowing machines offers customized packaging shapes and formats with lightweighting possibilities. Sidel EvoBLOW Aseptic is supplied mainly in Combi configuration including preform sterilization, blowing, filling and capping for beverage and dairy applications. Sidel Aseptic Combi Predis™ aseptically produces PET packaging for teas, juices, nectars, isotonics and liquid dairy products (such as UHT milk or soy milk).
SIPA North America
SIPA supplies PET bottle production systems including stretch blow molders, rotary and linear blowing systems, as well as blowing moulds and tools. Designed for large size containers, the SFL BIG and SFL MAXI linear blowers are engineered for small- and medium-scale production of containers anywhere from 12 to 25 liters in size for sectors such as mineral water, oil, beer, wine, household chemicals, mineral oils. XTRA is a rotary blowing system featuring high bhc and a wide active process angle, designed to deliver high bottle quality regardless preform material (rPET, bio-based resins) while saving energy across the board. Numerous other blowing systems are available.
SMI USA Inc
SMI’s rotary stretch blow molders are available both in standalone and combination versions to ensure high performances in the stretch blow molding of PET, PEN and PP bottles, mainly used for the food, beverage and detergent industries. Range of stretch blow molders includes three EBS K ERGON models, from 2 to 4 cavities, for the production of PET bottles with a maximum output of 2,300 bph/cavity, depending on machine model and product. Company also offers seven EBS E ERGON models, from 4 to 16 cavities, for PET bottle production with outputs up to 2,300 bph/cavity.
Tech-Long’s Generation 5 blow molding machines feature technology designed to reduce air and electricity consumption. PET blow molders can blow bottles from 0,2L to 20L for all types of PET packages. Machines are designed for speed, capable of producing up to 2,400 bottle/hr per cavity, and up to 81,000 bottle/hr. Other features include HP air recovery of up to 55%, 10-15% reduction in power consumption, and a robust design and manufacture with a 97% minimum efficiency.
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