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Flexibility in Post-Mold Cooling

Bryan Padley, Lab Research Specialist, Athena Automation, Canada

Post-mold cooling is an important part of the preform molding process. Athena PET machines offer an extensive set of features to optimize performance and improve part quality. Diagnostic tools like Axis Trace and Cycle Time provide real-time data needed to shorten cycle times. The optional Duo configuration and part ejection technology built into cooling tubes significantly improve preform handling and cooling. Transfer pins and cooling tubes are customized to improve part quality before preforms leave the machine. This flexibility helps customers get the most out of their preform molding machine.