Do you have difficulty achieving straight preforms? This is definitely an art and requires some practice. I have found procedures that deliver a reproducible technique. For example, setting the optimum H2/O2 ratio can prevent preform sagging and glass burn-off during collapse, which leads to variability later in the process.

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