Why do sealed plastic bottles cave in during cold weather?

Answer Air pressure and volume are directly related to air temperature. If air pressure remains constant, falling temperature will cause air volume to decrease. Increasing temperature will cause volume to... Read More »

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Why Do Plastic Bottles Cave in During Cold Weather?

Plastic bottles cave during cold weather due to an increase in outside air pressure. Warm air is less dense than cold. When air originally fills a bottle, it has a certain number of molecules. Afte... Read More »

What happens to plastic bottles during high temperature?

Thermoplastics, one of two main forms of plastics, melt when they are heated and then harden again once they cool. When the other form of plastic call Thermoset is heated, it does not melt but can ... Read More »

Is it advisable to turn a car engine over once daily during extended cold weather?

Don't start a car daily in extended cold weather--unless you plan to drive it. "If you start a cold engine and idle it for 10 minutes every day," comments Mike Allen in Popular Mechanics, you could... Read More »

Differences Between Reusable Water Bottles and Plastic Bottles?

Designers and manufacturers make water bottles in a variety of different styles and shapes. If a bottle is a single use only, attention is paid to certain aspects, such as safety-sealed lids. If a ... Read More »