Artenius, the PET and recycling division of Spain-based La Seda de Barcelona, has developed a new "fast-reheat" PET packaging material—Artenius FastFlow+.
The company says Artenius FastFlow+ captures heat energy in the blowing process and can save up to 20% of energy usage in production, which allows for a higher production output of bottles per hour.
Artenius FastFlow+ offers wider injection stretch blowmolding (ISBM) and stretch blowmolding (SBM) windows, according to Artenius. It also offers the ability to blow thinner walled preforms into morecomplex bottle shapes that otherwise would not be possible. Its viscosity level is especially suited for light-weighting initiatives, the company said....