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How to use a hot wire cutter for PET bottles?

hot wire cutter for PET bottles

Are you a bottle manufacturer and are worried about the accurate cutting of PET bottles for section-wise weight analysis? Are you looking for standardized lab testing instruments to make clean and precise cuts through PET bottles? If yes, then you can go with Presto hot wire bottle cutter.

This is one of the high-quality lab testing instruments that is used to cut the bottles more precisely and makes it easier for the manufacturers to perfectly cut the bottles. This high-quality lab testing equipment for bottle testing is ideal for ensuring that the bottles will cut smoothly with its high-grade cutting blades.

This high-quality bottle cutting machine comes with an adjustable holder that will accurately hold the bottles to perform section-wise weight analysis tests. Here, we are going to focus on how you can efficiently use this quality testing equipment to test the bottles efficiently.

Introduction to Hot Wire Cutter for PET Bottles

We all know that PET bottles are widely used to store & deliver products. Whether you're packaging water or any other beverage, then it’s important for the manufacturers to ensure that quality materials will be delivered to the customers.

Thus, testing each and every section of a PET bottle is of utmost importance to ensure that the bottles will not damage through transportation and mishandling. We at Presto have designed high-quality lab testing instruments known as hot wire bottle cutters for PET bottles.

This versatile and efficient lab testing equipment is designed for the precise cutting of sample sections for weight analysis. It features a strong clamping holder that ensures zero slip gripping support, allowing for stability and securing the positioning of the sample during cutting. The digital display provides accurate and repeatable heating control, enabling precise temperature adjustments for optimal cutting performance. With rapid heat up of the wires, the cutter ensures quick and efficient sample preparation.

This easy-to-use bottle-testing instrument is widely used in bottle-testing laboratories. Now, let us discuss the features and technical specifications of this quality testing equipment.

Features of Presto hot wire bottle cutter

The precise measurement capability of the Presto hot wire bottle cutter enables accurate analysis of the weight of test samples, making it an indispensable tool for various industries and research applications.

Below we have listed the features of this quality testing equipment:

  • Strong clamping holder for zero slip gripping support
  • Digital Display of heating for accuracy and repeatability
  • Rapid heat up of wires for sample cutting
  • Precise measurement of test sample section weight analysis
  • Length, Width adjustable clamping mechanism to hold the different sizes of bottles
  • Inbuilt with cutting wire tension adjustment
  • Equipped with Variable Voltage Potentiometer for heat control
  • Strong and rugged base plate
  • Available in 2-wire and 3-wire configuration
  • Adjustable fixture to test different size test bottles

Technical specifications of Presto hot wire bottle cutter

  • Bottle Neck Holder: 21.74 mm (Other Sizes available on request)
  • Heat Control: Variable through Port
  • Heating Method: Kanthal Element wire
  • Power: 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz
  • No. of Heating wires: Standard 2
  • Maximum Diameter of Bottle: 130 mm
  • Sample Cut length: Adjustable min. 60 mm & Max. 320 mm

With these high-end features and technical specifications, one can accurately conduct quality tests on PET bottles. Now, let us discuss some easy-to-follow steps to conduct hot wire tests on PET bottles efficiently.

Step-by-step procedure to operate Presto hot wire bottle cutter

Using a hot wire bottle cutter is an easy process. Thus, you can easily follow a step-by-step procedure to operate this quality testing equipment.

  • First of all plug in the main cable lead in the socket present at the back of the machine.
  • Then plug the machine into a 5 amp, 220 Volts AC & turn the machine ON.
  • Place the specimen accurately on the holding fixture of the machine & insert the bottleneck into the bottle holder. Adjust the height of the bottle holder according to the diameter of the bottle with the help of the height-adjusting knob.
  • Now adjust the length of the fixture with the help of the rotating knob given on the fixture.
  • After adjusting the length now adjust the width of the fixture according to the specimen diameter with the help of rotating knobs on the fixture.
  • Now place the wires exactly on the marking on the bottle made during the preparation of the specimen.
  • Make sure that the wires are placed perfectly straight and follow the measurements of the measuring scale provided on the frame.
  • If the wires are placed tilted or in the wrong position the bottle will not be cut perfectly straight.

Once you follow all the above steps, then you can easily conduct a test with a hot wire bottle cutter. You can easily cut hard-to-cut bottles easily with Presto hot wire bottle cutter. If you want a live session for the use of this testing equipment, then give us a call at +91-9210903903 or email us at Our team of technical experts will consult you regarding all your needs and queries.

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