Tag: molten glass

Glass Bottles: How it's done
November 12, 2010

If you've always wondered how glass bottles were manufactured, then check out this interesting "How it's Made" segment. In all cases a stream of molten glass at its plastic temperature (1050-1200 Celsius) is cut by a shearing blade to form a cylinder of glass called a gob. Both of the processes start with this gob falling by gravity and guided by troughs and chutes into the blank...