Lehr :A continuous-belt oven for the annealing of glass, and for fusing of ce- ramic color onto glass.
Lug Cap:Interrupted thread finishes with the GPI finish number designations in the 2000 series. Lug caps are often used for jars and for ketchup bottles.
Metallized Closure:Plastic closures with a surface deposit of aluminum coated with lac- quers to render a decorative metallic effect.
Neck Finish :The configuration of a container top shaped to accommodate a closure.
Parison :Preliminary form of the final container that is produced after the gob gets shaped in the first stage mold.
Pilferproof Seal:A seal that cannot be opened without partially destroying the cap or otherwise showing evidence of tampering.
Punt:The concave indentation at the bottom of a bottle - most commonly found on wine bottles.
Reshipper Carton:Shipping container in which empty unit containers are received and intended to be used as shipping containers for the product packaged in the unit containers.
ROPP Cap:Rolled On Pilfer Proof cap
Sleeve Label:See Capsule
Soda-Lime Glass:See flint glass
Spray Coloration:A method of adding color to the surface of a bottle by spraying the surface and then baking the color into the glass. Spray coloration can be done in a multitude of colors, intensities and gradations.
Stelvin Finish/Closure:The Stelvin(R) neck finish can be found on some glass wine bottles. It is a screw thread finish designed to accomodate the Stelvin(R) closure, an aluminium cap with a tamper evident breakaway band. Offers prod- uct preservation, a modern look and practicality.
Tamper Evidence :A closure or liner system incorporating a feature that visually indicates if the closure has been removed or the product has been exposed. Removal of the closure or liner system activates the indicating feature.
Transfer Bead:A projecting bead on the outer surface of some glass containers, usu- ally just below the finish, to provide a surface of engagement for the jaws of handling devices during manufacture.
Type I Glass:A borosilicate glass which releases the least amount of alkali. It is commonly used for pharmaceutical or fine chemical products that are sensitive to PH changes.
Type II Glass:A soda lime glass (Type III) that has been de-alkalized by treating the interior surfaces to eat away the alkali on or near the glass surfaces. The undesirable characteristic of Glass is that the treating etches the surface, causing a frosted appearance.
Type III Glass:A soda lime glass and the most common in use. Type III is compatible with most items: food, beverages, common chemicals, etc.
EXW:This is the cost at the vendor door. No shipping of any kind is included in the price.
FOB:Free On Board cost. This is the cost of the product on a vessel at the FOB location. It means that freight costs from the vendor to the vendor's port including all export duties and clearance fees have been paid.
CIF:Cost with Insurance and Freight. This is the cost of the product shipped to the CIF port (nearest to the customer), but it does not include import duty, customs clearance fees, or domestic shipping to the final location.
DDU:Delivery, Duties Unpaid. This the cost including door to door shipping, but not including import duties or customs clearance fees.
DDP:Delivery, Duties Paid. This the door-to-door cost of the product with everything included.