What is PET?
PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is a type of resin and a form of polyester. It is extruded or molded into plastic bottles and containers for packaging foods and beverages, personal care products, and many other consumer products. It is commonly labelled with the code on or near the bottom of bottles and other containers. PET has some important characteristics such its strength, thermal-stability, gas barrier properties and transparency.
Packaging designers and manufacturers like PET because it’s safe, strong, transparent and versatile, and helps protect product integrity, freshness and taste. Consumers choose it for its clarity, safety, light weight, reseal-ability, shatter-resistance and innovative style.
PET bottles offer a clear, non-streaky finish and are durable with a high scratch and high shatter resistance. Polyethylene terephthalate plastic is often used for food and beverage bottles as it is semi-rigid and light weight. A clear PET bottle will display your product prominently, making PET material suitable for spice jars, vitamin bottles, energy shot bottles, water bottles, etc. Amber, cobalt blue, UV protection black and more color options are also available.
Why Use PET Bottles?
The composition of PET, or polyethylene terephthalate, bottles gives it strength and high heat deflection levels, making it suitable for packaging and preserving a variety of products from food and beverages to flammable liquids.
PET bottles may have high clarity, allowing good product visibility, and they can be easily decorated and molded into distinctive shapes. These products may be colored to complement a brand and label, making them popular with cosmetics manufacturers. When you're looking for protection of products, such as sauces and beverages, amber colored bottles offer resistance to UV rays.
The following shows typical PET bottle labeling cases:
PET bottles have a wide range of applications and different shapes; packaging labels also have a variety of options: self-adhesive labels, paper labels and hot-melt adhesive labels, etc., so there are many kinds of PET bottle labeling equipment, the above VKPAK lists 9 typical types PET labeling machine, if these labeling equipment is not suitable for your PET bottle, please contact us, our engineers will provide you with the most suitable labeling equipment. We not only offer quality equipment, we listen, we adapt to your needs. We offer advice, we look for the best approach to your project. We recommend the most cost effective equipment without sacrificing quality. It is our responsibility to ensure that all our customers receive every attention to detail to make the installation successful, cost-efficient and profitable.