PET Technologies APF-Max3U offers greater speed

April 23, 2024
Its near-infrared heating and air-recovery systems reduce the blow molding machine's energy needs.

Vital Statistics 

Machine dimensions  

20.2 feet by 10 feet by 9.6 feet 


13,669 pounds 

Blowing pressure  

Up to 580 pounds per square inch 

Number of possible cavities 

1, 2 or 3 

Possible preform neck diameters 

18mm– 48mm 

Maximum throughput 

5,400 bottles per hour 

Products that can be contained in bottles produced by the machine 

Water, carbonated beverages, beer, milk and dairy products, household and automotive products 

About the Author

Karen Hanna | Senior Staff Reporter

Senior Staff Reporter Karen Hanna covers injection molding, molds and tooling, processors, workforce and other topics, and writes features including In Other Words and Problem Solved for Plastics Machinery & Manufacturing, Plastics Recycling and The Journal of Blow Molding. She has more than 15 years of experience in daily and magazine journalism.