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Blow Molding

Rocheleau Blow Molding Lab


Rocheleau Tool and Die of Fitchburg, Mass., helps support UMass Lowell's Blow Molding Laboratory located in Ball 106. The lab contains machines for several blow molding technologies, including extrusion blow molding and injection stretch blow molding. Blow molding is a process that is used to manufacture hollow plastic products such as plastic bottles or automobile fuel tanks.



  • Rocheleau SC-1 Extrusion Blow Molding Machine
  • Rocheleau R-4 Reciprocating Screw Blow Molding Machine
  • Nissei ASB-50MB Injection Stretch Blow Molding Machine
  • Cumberland Granulator