Maypak packaging has been focusing on Acrylic bottles for more than 17 years and was established in 2006,the company enjoys a good reputation at home and abroad.
Acrylic bottles not only have the characteristics of plastic, such as drop resistance, light weight, easy coloring, easy processing, and low cost, but also have the characteristics of glass bottles with beautiful appearance and high-grade texture. It allows cosmetics manufacturers to use the cost of plastic bottles to obtain the appearance of glass bottles, and it also has the advantages of resistance to falling and transportation.
Acrylic, also called PMMA. The chemical name is polymethyl methacrylate, which is an important plastic polymer material developed earlier. It has good transparency, chemical stability and weather resistance, easy to dye, easy to process, and beautiful appearance, but because it cannot It is in direct contact with the inner material of the cosmetic. Therefore, the acrylic bottle usually refers to the PMMA plastic material, which becomes the bottle shell or the cover shell through injection molding processing, and is combined with other PP, AS material liner accessories. The combined plastic container, we call it an acrylic bottle.
1. Manufacturing Process
1). Forming processing
The shell of the Acrylic Bottle used in the cosmetics industry is generally formed by injection molding, so it is also called an injection bottle. Due to its poor chemical resistance, it generally cannot be directly filled with paste. It needs to be equipped with an inner liner to prevent filling from being too full. The paste enters between the liner and the acrylic bottle to avoid cracking.
2). Surface Treatment
In order to effectively display the contents, the acrylic bottle body is often made of injection-molded solid color, transparent natural color, and a sense of clarity. Acrylic bottle walls are often sprayed with color, which can refract light and have good effects. The surface of the matching bottle caps, Plastic Pumps and other packaging materials often adopts spraying, vacuum electroplating, anodized aluminum, wire drawing, gold and silver, and secondary oxidation to reflect the product. personalise.
3). Graphic Printing
Acrylic bottles and matching bottle caps are commonly used in silk screen printing, pad printing, hot stamping, hot silver, heat transfer printing, water transfer printing and other processes to print the company's graphic information on the surface of the bottle body, bottle cap or pump head.
2. Product Structure
1). Bottle / Jar Type
Divided By Shape: round, square, pentagonal, egg-shaped, spherical, gourd-shaped, etc.
According To the Purpose: lotion bottle, perfume bottle, cream bottle, essence bottle, toner bottle, etc.
Regular Acrylic Jar Capacity: 10g, 15g, 20g, 25g, 30g, 35g, 40g, 45g
Regular Acrylic Bottle Capacity: 5ml, 10ml, 15ml, 20ml, 30ml, 50ml, 75ml, 100ml, 150ml, 200ml, 250ml, 300ml
2). Bottle Mouth Diameter
Common bottle mouth diameters : Ø18/410, Ø18/415, Ø20/410, Ø20/415, Ø24/410, Ø28/415, Ø28/410, Ø28/415
3). Bottle Matching
Acrylic bottles are mainly equipped with bottle caps, pump heads, nozzles, etc. The outer cover of the bottle cap is mostly made of PP material, and there are also PS, ABC material and acrylic material.
3. cosmetic application
Acrylic bottles are widely used in the cosmetics industry,
In skin care products, such as cream bottles, lotion bottles, essence bottles, etc.
There are applications for acrylic bottles.
1). Minimum Order Quantity
The order quantity is generally 5,000-10,000 pieces, and the color can be customized. Usually, the primary color is matte and magnetic white, or the effect of pearl powder is added. Although the bottle and the cap are equipped with the same color masterbatch, sometimes due to the The material is different, and the color shown is a little different.
2). Production Cycle
Relatively moderate, about 15 days cycle, silk screen cylindrical bottle is calculated as single color, flat bottle or special-shaped bottle is calculated as double color or multi-color, usually the first screen printing fee or fixture fee is charged, and the unit price of silk screen printing is generally $0.025/color to $0.035/color, the screen plate is $30-$60/style, and the fixture is about $20/piece.
3). Mold Cost
Injection molds range from $1600 to $6000. The stainless steel material for the mold is more expensive than the alloy material, but it is durable. A few molds are produced at a time, depending on the demand for production volume. If the production volume is large, you can choose one out of four or one out. Out of six molds, customers can decide by themselves.
4). Printing Instructions
The screen printing on the shell of the acrylic bottle has ordinary ink and UV ink. The effect of UV ink is better, it is glossy and three-dimensional, and the color should be confirmed by printing before production. The effect of silk screen printing on different materials will be different. Hot stamping, hot silver and other processing techniques are different from printing gold powder and silver powder in effect. Hard material and smooth surface are more suitable for hot stamping and hot silver. Soft surface hot stamping effect is not good and easy to fall off. Hot gold and silver have good gloss. In printing gold and silver. The screen printing film needs to produce a negative film, the graphic effect is black, and the background color is transparent, and the bronzing and silver hot process needs to produce a positive film, the graphic effect is transparent, and the background color is black. The ratio of text and pattern should not be too small or too thin, otherwise the effect will not be printed.
5. Product Display