Specification Documents (Parts 1-4)
Part-1 of the ‘Specifications for Bottles & Jars’ series covers the most common aspects of container-quality, and those often associated with quality issues at the filling-plants of food & beverage manufacturers.
‘Thin-glass’, ‘leaning-bottles, ‘out-of-round’ containers, ‘angled’ and ‘non-flat’ finishes! Common ailments that affect the ability of the filling-plant to successfully fill their bottles and jars.
Make sure that these common defects are kept under control when your bottles & jars are being manufactured. Provide this document to your glass-manufacturer as the minimum required standards for the 5 quality parameters covered.... Learn More
Part-2 of the ‘Specifications for Bottles & Jars’ series provides the glass-manufacturing requirements for five important aspects of container quality. These requirements are important as they will ensure glass vessels are able to withstand a range of stresses such as those likely to be encountered on most food and beverage filling-lines.
To successfully travel the distance from the depalletiser to the carton-packer, most glass containers will have to withstand stresses such as ‘impact’, ‘thermal-shock’, and (in many cases) ‘internal-pressure’. The vessels will also require a certain degree of ‘panel-straightness’, and will need to be monitored for ‘capacity’ to reduce the potential for over-filling or under-filling.
It is important that these quality requirements are closely monitored by your glass manufacturer. If sourcing your glass vessels from China/Asia, ensure they have a copy of this document so that they are fully aware of the standards required when manufacturing your glass vessels....... Learn More
Part-3 of the ‘Specifications for Bottles & Jars’ series provides information on two major quality-related defects that have been responsible for numerous product-recalls in recent times. Procedures have been included to ensure the glass-manufacturing plant regularly monitors the glass containers for these subtle defects, to ensure they do not find their way into the final pallets.
A range of other standard tests and their required specifications have also been included to ensure the quality of the melted glass exiting the furnace is of sufficient standard to manufacture bottles and jars for Western customers. Areas covered include ‘Seed’ ; ‘Blister’ ; ‘Stone’ ; ‘Density ‘and ‘Cord’.
Other aspects of container quality are included in the ‘Miscellaneous Testing’ section of this specifications document. These include the important requirements for correctly applied surface treatment (both Hot-End and Cold-End).... Learn More
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Part-4 of the ‘Specifications for Bottles & Jars’ combines all of the quality specifications featured in Parts 1 to 3 of the series. The comprehensive list of specifications covers those aspects of container-quality that are most relevant to FOOD and BEVERAGE manufacturers filling in glass containers.
For businesses looking to have their glass containers manufactured offshore, the specifications will provide a critical part of any manufacturing agreement (and should be provided to the glass manufacturer as minimum quality requirements for the glass containers). Part-4 of the series will also serve as a valuable Quality Reference document in the Quality-Assurance laboratories of food and beverage manufacturers worldwide.
The specifications covered in Part-4 of the Quality-Specifications series have been derived from some of the top glass-manufacturing facilities worldwide. A number of well-established glass manufacturers in China, Asia and the Middle East have also been consulted..... Learn More
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GPC has assembled this hard-cover ‘Premium Specifications Manual’ especially for the QC laboratories of Food and Beverage manufacturers, and Glass Manufacturers. The manual incorporates Parts 1 to 3 of the GPC Specifications series, printed in full colour on high quality paper. Pages are enclosed within plastic sleeves, and individual specifications have been separated for easy access.
The Premium QC Edition of the ‘Specifications for Bottles and Jars’ will be a valuable reference document in the QC laboratories of food and beverage manufacturers worldwide. It will also be a valuable reference tool for Chinese and Asian glass manufacturers – providing them with the required quality standards when manufacturing ware for Western customers.
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