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Novapak Corp.: Hot-fill PET bottles

Novapak’s PET beverage bottle in 12-oz. and 20-oz. sizes features ribs and panels that provide strength and stability for hot filling, and resist deformation during stacking and distribution.
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Both containers are molded of monolayer PET resin and can be filled at temperatures to 185∞F (85∞C). The 12-oz. container is 6.5-in. high and 2.482-in. in diameter, has a 38MM VAJ neck, and weighs 27 grams. The 20-oz. container is 7.992-in. high and 2.880-in. in diameter, has a 38MM VAJ neck, and weighs 36 grams. The containers weigh approximately 90 percent less than comparable glass containers.

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