Bottle Dimensions


This procedure is designed to measure the dimensions of a bottle to insure the containers meet the requirements and tolerances specified on the bottle drawings.


The following exterior dimensions of the bottles are measured using a Laser Measurement System,digital calipers, height gauge, Pi-tape and/or optical comparator:

  • height
  • neck diameter
  • shoulder diameter
  • label panel (overall) diameter
  • pinch (if a contour bottle)
  • heel