Methods, assemblies, and systems for handling blow-molded containers

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9782924
APP PUB NO 20150336321A1
SERIAL NO

14717204

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Method to manufacture at least one container includes disposing at least one parison within a mold assembly having at least one mold chamber defined therein, wherein at least a first portion of the at least one parison extends outside the mold assembly and at least a second portion of the at least one parison is disposed within the at least one mold chamber. With the mold assembly closed, the second portion of the at least one parison can be blow-molded to form at least one container body. The first portion of the at least one parison can be gripped with a gripper when the mold assembly is opened, and a stabilization member can be extended proximate to the gripper to engage a surface of the at least one container body. Gripping assemblies and systems are also provided.

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GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY L P700 INDIAN SPRINGS DRIVE LANCASTER PA 17601

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Pinardi, Gabriele Budrio, IT 2 0

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