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How YETI Tumblers Are Manufactured?

June 2nd, 2021|FAQ|

The Yeti Rambler tumblers have been selling well in the US market for many years, and firmly occupying the top spot in multiple categories. The tumblers are made of stainless steel, and have good insulation performance whether they are used for holding ice cubes or hot water. YETI tumbler can keep water or drinks cold for 12 hours and hot for 6 hours, allowing consumers to drink ice water anytime and anywhere outdoors.

What Materials Are Used To Yeti Tumblers?

YETI tumblers are made of all food-grade, toxin-free, and BPA-free materials. Yeti tumbler meets FDA standards. The detailed material information is listed as follows:

Tumbler body: stainless steel 18/8 (304 stainless steel)

Tumbler lid: Tritan

Seal Gasket: solid silicone

Yeti stainless steel tumbler

Yeti Tumbler Manufacturing Process

The main production process of Yeti tumbler is shown below:

  • Prepare the stainless steel tube
  • Cutting stainless steel tube
  • Shape forming

stretching process of tumbler manufacturing

  • Mouth forming with threads
  • Matching and welding tumbler mouth
  • Welding tumbler bottom
  • Vacuum process
  • Polishing

polishing process of Yeti tumbler manufacturing

  • Powder coating (The surface of YETI tumbler is decorated with powder coating. Powder coated Yeti tumblers are non-slip and durable. Click here to learn about YETI Stainless Steel Tumbler Powder Coating process)
  • Laser engraving logo
  • Assemble caps
  • Packing

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How Do Yeti Tumblers Work To Keep Beverages Cold/Hot?

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Yeti tumbler adopts a double-wall vacuum insulation structure, there is a vacuum layer between the two stainless steel walls. The outer side of the inner stainless steel is plated with a layer of copper. These simple features actually prevent all heat transfer through conduction, convection or radiation. The vacuum prevents conduction, and the lid prevents air from entering or leaving the flask, so convection is unlikely to occur. What about radiation? When the infrared radiation tries to leave the hot liquid, the reflective lining of the cavity reflects it directly back again. The heat can hardly escape from the Yeti Tumbler, and the hot drinks stored in it will remain steaming for several hours.

Yet Tumbler is also suitable for holding cold drinks and ice cubes. If the heat cannot escape from the Yeti Tumbler, then it cannot penetrate into the thermos from the outside, either. The sealed cover prevents heat from entering through convection; the vacuum prevents conduction, and the metal lining between the housing and the inner cavity prevents heat radiation. This is also an important reason why Yeti tumbler has the characteristics of sweat-free.

Whether you like hot or cold coffee, a vacuum flask is a wonderful way to make your drink whatever you want. It should be noted that some heat will eventually escape (or enter), mainly through the lid.

Why Are Yeti Tumblers Durable?

When the Yeti Tumbler product came out, the main selling point was durable. Why Yeti tumbler is more durable than other tumblers? The secret is that the stainless steel material it uses is thicker.

The thickness of the inner wall of Yeti stainless steel tumblers is 0.5mm, and the thickness of the outer wall is 0.6mm. The inner wall thickness of other brands of tumblers on the market is basically 0.4mm or 0.3mm, and thickness of the outer wall is only 0.5mm.

Can The Quality Of Yeti Tumblers Be Surpassed?

The answer is yes. Including KingStar, there are about 8 manufacturers in China that can manufacture Yeti tumblers of the same or even better quality. The key points to surpass Yeti’s quality:

  1. Materials: Choose the same food grade 18/8 stainless steel and Tritan material as Yeti.
  2. Thickness of stainless steel: the same as the wall thickness of Yeti tumbler, or even slightly thicker.
  3. Key process: the manufacturer must be good at powder coating, welding and vacuuming process.
  4. The stainless steel tumbler manufacturer must have a professional R&D team.
  5. The insulated tumbler manufacturer must have a professional Quality Control team.

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Are The Yeti Tumblers Made In China?

All tumblers and coolers of YETI are made in China. You can find the information “MADE IN CHINA” on the product label and the bottom of the product.

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