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What Is A Glass Container

Oct 02, 2020

Glass bottle packaging container is a kind of transparent container made of fused glass material by blowing and molding. Glass packaging container is mainly used to package liquid, solid medicine and liquid beverage.

Classification of glass packaging containers

There are many types of glass containers, which are classified as follows:


(1) Classification by bottle geometry

① Round bottle. The cross section of the bottle body is round, which is the most widely used bottle type with high strength.

② Square bottle. The cross section of the bottle body is square. The strength of the bottle is lower than that of the round bottle, and it is difficult to manufacture, so it is less used.

③ Curved bottle. Although the cross-section is round, it is curved in the height direction. It is concave and convex, such as vase type and gourd type. It is very popular with users.

④ Oval bottle. The cross-section is elliptical, although the capacity is small, but the shape is unique, users also like it very much.

(2) Classification by use

① Wine bottle. Liquor production is very large, almost all packed in glass bottles, mainly round bottles.

② Glass bottles for daily use. It is usually used to package various daily necessities, such as cosmetics, ink, glue, etc.

③ Can head bottle. There are many kinds of canned food and large output, so it is self-contained. It is a multi-purpose wide mouth bottle with a capacity of 0.2-0.5l.

④ Medicine bottle. This is a glass bottle for packing medicine. There are 10-200 ml Brown necked bottles and 100-1000 ml infusion bottles. They are completely sealed

⑤ Bottles for chemical reagents. It is used for packing various chemical reagents with a capacity of 250-1200 ml. the bottle mouth is mostly screw or ground.


(3) Classification by mouth size

① Small bottle mouth. It is a glass bottle with an inner diameter of less than 20 mm. It is mainly used for packaging liquid materials, such as soda, beer, etc.

② Big bottle mouth. It is also called bottle head. The inner diameter of the bottle mouth is more than 30mm. Its neck and shoulder are short and the shoulder is flat. Most of them are canned or cup-shaped. Due to the large mouth of the bottle, it is easy to charge and discharge. It is mainly used for packaging canned food and viscous materials.

(4) Classification by color

There are colorless transparent bottles, white bottles, brown bottles, green bottles and blue bottles.

(5) Classification by bottleneck shape

There are neck bottle, no neck bottle, long neck bottle, short neck bottle, thick neck bottle and thin neck bottle