The importance of a glass bottle's neckring - 20 June 2019

Penico is experts at what we do and have exported mould reamers and neckring profile gauges to over 50 countries. We supply products our customers can rely on to be precise. These tools play a big role when forming glass containers. Neck finishes The neck finish of a container is arguably the most important part. It will hold the closure with protruding threads which allows you to fill, seal, and empty the contents. You need to make sure it is strong and that the container has a finish that matches the cap. You must make sure all of the different parts that make up the neck of the bottle are the right specifications. This means that it must be the right shape, surface finish, and correct glass thickness. To do this, you need a precise mould that is completely clean of dirt and debris to create a product that is free of any flaws. A high-quality neckring finish will depend on several different factors. This includes things like cooling temperature and rate. This is as well...

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Spikes and bent neck - possible defects when making glass containers - 13 June 2019

The top of the range blank mould gauges we supply play an important role in glass container manufacturing. We can fulfil many requirements to provide people with precisely what they need. Glass bottles are reusable and great for preserving different goods. Even though they might appear simple, they represent the centuries of innovation that have taken place in manufacturing and production. A quality container is one which does its job by carrying the product without causing any issues for the user. This means that when making any glass products, they must be to excellent standards. Facing problems Some issues can occur when manufacturing glass containers. In a lot of cases, you can trace weaknesses in the glass to problems with the original mould. One of the problems you can come across is spikes. This is a projection within the body of the container. The main cause tends to be flaws in the machinery set up. It is important that you make sure everything is working as it sho...

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Choosing the correct mould steel - 30 May 2019

The mould reamer is essential for repairing faulty elements of moulds. Standard designs do exist, but they may not be appropriate for making these repairs. With our products however, you can overcome issues without too much trouble. Our reamers come in numerous sizes and styles so that you can choose one that fits your specifications. We even offer bespoke ones. Every mould manufacturer wants their moulds to function efficiently. For this to happen, they must select the correct mould steel. This choice is one of the most important. The mould steel must match the service needs. However, moulding requirements can vary. To prevent expensive long-term errors, you have to look at the mould's application. You need to fully understand anything before making any decisions. Specify the material Eventually, you will decide what steel to use. When you do, you should write the material into the tooling specification. This is for future procurement reasons. Lay out the mould requiremen...

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Mould repair welding considerations - 20 May 2019

When it comes to neckring profile gauges, no one can manufacture utensils like we can. Our team members are at the forefront of this industry. They create tools that specifically work for you. In the end, you will have the means to perform mould repair operations effectively. One vital part of mould maintenance and repair is welding. This includes procedures like laser welding, tungsten inert gas (TIG), and micro-TIG. Many individuals have experience in these three whereas there are some who only excel in one. You might be outsourcing the repairs. On the other hand, you may choose to weld the moulds in-house. Whatever the case, several factors affect the repair weld's quality and success. These include welder skill and experience, and machine specs. The difficulty and communication are vital too. Stay on the same page To give an example, the welder needs to completely understand your needs. In addition, the mould's owner must have details about the risks. With welding,...

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Polishing and texturing can assist with mould welding - 08 May 2019

We are a company that has spent a considerable amount of time forming blank mould gauges. As a result we have invaluable experience into how they work. In addition, we are familiar with the individuals who use these tools. We did this in order to better understand their requirements. With this knowledge we have no trouble providing suitable solutions. Some situations might demand a change in mould brand. Here, you may make the decision to weld the current mould. During this you will need to address the issues rapidly and spend as little money as possible. Such a task can seem unnerving at first. However, you can make things easier by carrying out certain acts. You can find examples of these below. Machining and polishing One of the most important acts is machining and polishing. Doing this straight after welding eliminates any weld build-up. If you are familiar with laser welding, this should not be too hard. This welding technique's accuracy normally creates only 0.001...

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Evaluation and cleaning is essential for mould rebranding - 30 April 2019

The mould reamer is a tool that proves useful when you need to perform repairs. Your standard reamers might have their uses. However, they may not be able to work well on moulds. With our designs, it's the opposite. They make it possible for you to attend to any fault with little difficulty. Sometimes a change in mould brand is necessary. In these cases, someone may make the decision to weld the current mould. Attempting to manage the concerns rapidly and by spending the lowest amount of money possible can prove to be tricky. There is a way to simplify the process though. All you have to do is carry out certain tasks. Two of the most important here are evaluation and cleaning. Why are they important? Cleaning and evaluation together are rather time consuming. However, they are vital. If you clean the mould you can remove all non-metallic coatings and contaminants. Both of them can make the engraving and welding operations harder. In addition, this can reveal damage to part...

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Glass containers are perfect for high moisture foods - 25 April 2019

If you need a few neckring profile gauges, you should make our company your number one choice. The high quality products we supply are famous all around the world. The sheer range of gauges we offer is second to none. With such a large stock, finding something suitable for every need is an easy task. We've been familiar with the glass container industry for years. One thing we learned during this time is that glass containers tend to be the preference for high moisture foods. Glass can endure contact with acid foods like jelly and jam for long periods. More importantly it feels more prestigious than plastic. You might need to pasteurise the product either by immersion in a hot water bath or hot fill and hold. If you do, then the glass can withstand the temperature and offer the merchandise decent protection. The seal's importance The seal is very important. Its integrity works to ensure the safety and stability of the product. A vacuum in the headspace is what provi...

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