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Bottle Design Delivers the Same Amount Each Time It’s Poured

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A new bottle design from Precision Pour (Houston, TX) eliminates the need for a measuring cup by incorporating a measuring chamber into the bottom of the bottle. The blow molded high density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle delivers the same amount each...

A new bottle design from Precision Pour (Houston, TX) eliminates the need for a measuring cup by incorporating a measuring chamber into the bottom of the bottle. The blow molded high density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle delivers the same amount each pour.

Precision Pour conceived the patented bottle design, while FGH Systems (Denville, NJ) engineered the blow molding process and created the tooling. The process was proven with a pre-production run on FGH’s Uniloy Milacron UM5000DE shuttle blow molding machine.

The bottle is molded from one parison at competitive production speeds. The unique design combines a main chamber with a measuring cavity in the base, a vent channel running inside the bottle handle, and a pour channel running inside a rib on the opposite side.

FGH Systems created a hydraulic cylinder mechanism to collect and manipulate the parison with precise timing to form the measuring base. The measuring cavity is separated from the main cavity except at the base of the handle. When the bottle is tilted for pouring, the base empties but the liquid level in the main chamber falls below the connecting port to the measuring cavity. The measuring cavity only refills when the bottle is set upright.

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