SPI B151.31-2014

SPI B151.31-2014

Safety Requirements for the Manufacture and Use of Blow Molding Machines



The requirements of ANSI/SPI B151.31-2014 shall apply to the manufacture and use of all Blow Molding Machines (BMMs) that process plastic materials to:
blow a parison,
blow a preform (including injection blow, injection stretch blow, and reheat & blow) into the shape of a mold cavity held together by a vertically or horizontally acting clamp(s).
BMM suppliers and users shall use the risk assessment process in the manufacture, care, and use of the machinery.
Deviations from the requirements of this standard shall be based on a documented risk assessment.
Safety requirements for the manufacture or use of ancillary equipment for BMMs are not covered by this standard.

Additional Info

Author Society of the Plastics Industry
Published by SPI
Document type Standard
Number of pages 56
Keyword SPI B151.31-2014