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book3bigbook4bigRapid guide coverThe Rapid Guide for Perfect PET Bottles

Ottmar Brandau has written and edited 4 books for the PET industry.

The Stretch Blow Molding Book is an ideal text to teach newcomers to the industry the basics of the material, process, and machinery. The material and process sections especially give more experienced people a better understanding. Ottmar has worked on both linear and rotary machines and the practical advice in the book is helpful for both the people on the floor and engineers.
The Rapid Guide to Perfect Preforms is a troubleshooting guide for the production of preforms written with the help of long-time expert Rick Unterlander. 35 defects and their remedies are explained, all with pictures where applicable.

Bottles, Preforms, Closures is a design guide that goes in-depth to the underlying theories and practical applications for these three items. It derives its usefulness from combining important information for the creation and manufacturing of PET packages.
The Rapid Guide to Perfect PET Bottles is an indispensable troubleshooting guide for processors in both single and two-stage molding. 31 defects mostly with pictures explain the causes and offer solutions. A short section after each defect delves deeper into the mechanism of the issue. 7 additional chapters offer more background info on important molding parameters. The book is available as paperback or pdf file to put on a smartphone or tablet.
Click on each book to be directed to a site where you can get more info and purchase them.