First of all, let's talk about what is glass molding, here we go.
What Is Glass Casting?
The process of glass casting has a long, fascinating history. This technique goes back to the Roman and Egyptian times. In its earliest iteration, the Romans would make glass dishes through glass casting. The technique caught on, moving next to Italy and later, the rest of the world.
Glass casting is a simple but effective means of shaping glass items. First, you heat the temperature of the glass to the point where it gets soft and malleable. Then, you transfer the liquid glass into a mold. This mold may be made of metal, graphite, or even sand.
The glass fills the mold and hardens. After the glass has cooled, remove the glass from the mold. You can then enjoy your glass item. It’s as simple as that.
How Does It Work?
Depending on the type of mold you’re using, glass casting techniques differ somewhat. We’ll explain each technique:
Key Trends and Analysis of the Glass Mold Market:
Now, we all know how glass molding works and it's can apply in food and beverage, such as glass bottles. The demand for glass bottles is especially high for the packaging of alcoholic beverages, resulting in the rampant growth of the glass molding industry. This, in turn, is expected to aid in the growth of the market. Moreover, glass is a preferred option for packaging especially in the beverage industry, as it is nonporous and impermeable, thus reducing the interaction between glass packaging and product which could otherwise affect the flavor of beverages. The use of glass molds in the beverage industry is increasing significantly.
The glass mold market is expected to witness substantial growth over the forecast period. This is owing to increasing demand for glass molds from various end-use industries such as food & beverage, healthcare, and others. Increasing the use of glass for the manufacturing of durable products is also expected to aid in the growth of the market.