1440 Timberwolf Drive, PO Box 964, Holland, OH 43528-0964 USA | 1 (419) 867-5400 | Email Us

1440 Timberwolf Drive, PO Box 964, Holland, OH 43528-0964 USA
1 (419) 867-5400 | Email Us

Region Location

1440 Timberwolf Drive
PO Box 964
Holland, OH 43528-0964 USA

Capacity Shrinkage

Sample Type Required Quantity Equipment Used
Bottles 6 Digital balance Height Gage

Purpose

This procedure determines the amount of shrinkage in a blown container in the first 24 hours after blow molding by evaluating the bottle height and diameters and overfill volume at 0.5, 5 and 24 hours.


Description

Six test bottles are measured 30 minutes, 5 hours and 24 hours after blow molding to determine the bottle height, diameters and overfill volume. The container shrinkage is then determined based on this information.