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Can PET bottles be hot filled?

Can PET bottles be hot filled?

BoostPRIME is a unique PET packaging solution offering a great alternative for hot-filled beverages in PET bottles. This innovative solution is addressing the single serve market of JNSDIT (juice, nectar, soft drink, isotonics, tea) filled in PET bottles up to 1.2L at a temperature of 85-88°C.

Can you hot fill PET plastic?

Unlike Polypropylene, PET plastic is not designed for high fill temperatures and in order for them to be effective, a specific resin and process are required. Hot Fill PET Plastic bottles typically can be filled up to 195 degrees Fahrenheit, but testing is always recommended to see if it will work for your product.

Can you hot fill HDPE bottles?

HDPE is supplied surface-treated on a stock basis and lends itself readily to silkscreen decoration. While HDPE provides very good protection at temperatures below freezing, it cannot be used with products filled at over 180º F or products requiring a hermetic seal.

What is the difference between hot fill and cold fill?

In contrast to the hot fill method, which uses heat to sterilize, cold fill utilizes extreme cold to kill bacteria. The cold fill process blasts food packaging with icy cold air to sterilize it before it’s filled with food.

Can glass containers be filled with hot products?

Hot filling can be done with glass or certain types of tough plastics that can withstand the high temperatures needed to thoroughly sterilize the bottle. It is typically used for bottles containing <4.5pH products such as: Juices. Nectars.

What is the purpose of hot filling?

The main purpose of hot filling is to provide a product free from microorganisms capable of growing at ambient storage; that is, a “Commercially Sterile Product”.

How do you hot fill a jar?

Fill jars with hot sauce, minimum fill temperature 180°F, target temperature is 200°F, set headspace at ½” and cover with properly prepared closure/lid. 2. Invert jar and hold, 180°F or higher for 1 minute or longer. Turn jar ride side up and allow to air cool.

How hot can PET plastic get?

PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) Plastics are generally clear, tough and are a good barrier to gas and moisture. PET also has a good resistance to heat. PET has a maximum fill temperature of 160°F;.

How hot can PET bottles get?

This improvement in PET’s properties, thanks to “After Crystallization”, is utilized in order to produce Hot-Fill PET bottles. The performs are here, in contrast to the standard stretch blow molding process, not blown into a cold mould, but into one heated up to as much as 160°C.

What is a hot fill PET plastic bottle?

Hot Fill PET Plastic bottles typically can be filled up to 195 degrees Fahrenheit, but testing is always recommended to see if it will work for your product. Our most popular Hot fill PET plastic bottles include our 12 oz ring neck bottle and our 500 ml plastic bottle. Why Choose Hot Fill Plastic Bottles over Glass Bottles?

Why choose Kaufman container for hot fill PET bottles?

Kaufman Container is considered one of the most trusted hot fill PET bottles suppliers serving the food and beverage industries. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive when someone is looking for bottles that need to be “hot filled”.

What are the different types of hot fill plastic bottles?

Besides glass, Kaufman Container offers mainly two types of hot fill plastic bottles. Polypropylene (PP) bottles and hot fill PET plastic bottles. Polypropylene plastic bottles naturally allow for a high fill temperature typically to 205 degrees Fahrenheit.

Why choose our hot fill bottles?

Our bottles protect your products, and we protect your business: When your product has to be entered hot, you need a team of bottle design and manufacturers who are cool under pressure. We’re proud to be your hot fill bottle manufacturing partner.

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