Customer Opportunity: Increased production without increased production capacity.
Process: Injection molded ABS toy bodies on a Top Fine 185 ton press / 12 cavities.
- Cycle Time: 30 seconds
- Occasionally only filing 10 of 12 cavities
- Average temp 185°C
PERFORMANCE WITH VITROLITE®:
- Cycle Time: 25 seconds
- Filled 12 of 12 cavities
- Lowered temperature an average of 4°C
Improvement: With the addition of 0.5% Vitrolite®, all 12 cavities were filled. Vitrolite® decreased cycle time and increased throughput by 17%.