Blow moulding IML

What is blow moulding?

Blow moulding is a technique used for the production of hollow plastic parts. Blow moulding can be based on extruding, injecting or stretching heated liquid mass into a mould. The material expands and takes the shape of the mould. Blow moulding is a technique to produce containers for liquids such as deepfrying oil.

What is blow moulding IML?

Blow moulding IML means that the decoration of the product takes place in the mould. An IML label is inserted into the mould. During the blow moulding process, the molten polymer fuses with the in mould label on one or both sides. The end result is a decorated packaging part, produced in one step.

Who do you need?

To perform blow moulding IML, the involvement of the following partners is required:

  • the blow moulding machine supplierĀ 
  • the mould maker
  • the IML automation partner
  • the resin supplier
  • the IML label specialist

Starting IML for blow moulding? Have these partners involved:

  • the blow moulding machine partner
  • the mould maker
  • the IML automation partner
  • the resin supplier
  • the IML label specialist