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Why are there ripples on water bottles?

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The rings and indentations are to make the bottle stronger and resist collapse when held and pouring. The walls of plastic bottles are often very thin and a pure cylinder would collapse easily when the pressure required to hold and pour from an open bottle is applied causing spilling.

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