What are the hot fill temperatures for the plastic bottles?

Hot fill temperatures for plastic bottles and jars.

PET (polyethylene terephthalate)      120°F
PS (polystyrene)                                150°F
HDPE (high density polyethylene)     145°F
LDPE (low density polyethylene)       120°F
PP (polypropylene)                            165°F
PVC (polyvinyl chloride)                     140°F

NOTE: The information provided above is intended to provide a relative comparison of plastic resin hot fill temperatures and should only be used as guide during the selection process. Individual plastic bottle resins may have hot fill temperatures that vary from those listed above. It is the buyer's responsibility to make the final determination as to whether a given bottle is suitable for their hot fill process. Chemical and temperature compatibility testing is, and will always be, the final determining factor in the bottle selection process.

Article Title:
What are the hot fill temperatures for the plastic bottles?
Article Summary:
This is a list of different bottle and jar materials and the maximum temperature that they can be filled at.
Article Date:
10/19/2007
Article ID:
718
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