Patent Number: 7,648,355

Title: Bell-nozzle blow-molding or stretch-blow-molding plant for making thermoplastic containers and mold therefor

Abstract: A blow-molding or stretch-blow molding plant for making containers from thermoplastic polymer blanks, in particular PET, including a blowing bell-nozzle for blowing a pressurized fluid into a blank arranged in a cavity of a mold, the nozzle having one end adapted to be sealingly supported in front against a support plate provided in one surface of the mold capping the neck of the blank; the support plate is ring-shaped having an outline of similar shape as that of the outline of the end of the nozzle, the ring being engaged in a gutter which is hollowed out in the surface of the mold and which surrounds spaced apart the opening through which the neck of the blank passes.

Inventors: Dannebey; Laurent (Octeville sur Mer, FR)

Assignee: Sidel Participations

International Classification: B29C 49/58 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018