A well-tuned quartet

Review of PETinar Tethered Caps: Design, Produce and Inspect! On March 24th, 2022 PETplanet Insider presented its latest online conference. PETplanet invited speakers from three companies, Universal Closures, z-moulds and Intravis to talk about their experiences and assessments of the current situation of tethered caps. The three presenters, Mark Smith (Universal

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‘Ich bin ein Berliner’

Extrusion blow moulding machines from the German capital – Interview with Bekum Maschinenfabriken GmbH Bekum Maschinenfabriken GmbH has its headquarters on an industrial estate in the south of Berlin’s Tempelhof-Schöneberg district. It is an original Berlin company and after more than 60 years of its existence, the world of extrusion blow

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Extended slider mould concept

Responding to tethered caps requirements The Austrian mould maker and closure specialist z-moulds is known for its unique slider technology used for all beverage closures with tamper evidence bands. The so-called z-slides system is patented and used by many closure producers around the world. To meet tethered caps requirements, the proven

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Keeping the AA level low

by Dr Eng Christina Haerter, Head of Application Engineering at Netstal and Christian Tilsner,Technical Director at MHT Mold & Hotrunner Technology Acetaldehyde (AA) is a small molecule formed by the body during the degradation of ethanol (alcohol) and the cause of a hangover after a long evening’s drinking. It also occurs

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