Patent Number: 8,574,477

Title: Method for applying a fluid to end walls of thermoplastic containers

Abstract: The invention relates to the application of a fluid, especially a liquid, to a hot end wall (2) of at least one thermoplastic container (1). For this purpose, a spongy mass (4) impregnated with the fluid is brought into contact with the end wall (2) of said at least one container (1), said spongy mass being held in contact with the end wall (2) for a predetermined time. Application in particular to the cooling of the hot end walls of containers leaving a blow molding or stretch-blow molding unit.

Inventors: Derrien; Mikael (Octeville-sur-Mer, FR), Feuilloley; Guy (Octeville-sur-Mer, FR), Pernel; Yann (Octeville-sur-Mer, FR)

Assignee: Sidel Participations

International Classification: B29C 71/00 (20060101); B65G 35/00 (20060101); B65G 25/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017