What is Lump Glass Defect?

What is Lump Glass Defect?

By: Berlin Packaging Specialist
Date: November 11, 2019

Lump is a type of glass defect during the manufacturing process of glass bottles.

Small glass protuberance on top surface of the finish, only in one point of the finish: ≥ 0.3 mm (M+) < 0.3 mm (m).

Problem

  • ≥ 0.3 mm > defective sealing: leakage risk, product deterioration with crown or screw caps, risk of breakage on wired corking.
  • < 0.3 mm > not very dangerous.