Case Study: Polyvinyl Chloride

Customer Opportunity: Customer wanted a cycle time reduction to address production demand. The application required increased production due to limited production capacity.

Process: Injection molded PVC toy wheel on a Top Fine 185 ton press / 24 cavities.

Previous Performance: 
Cycle Time: 32 seconds
Sink marks around entire wheel

Performance with Vitrolite® : 
Cycle Time: 25 seconds
Elimination of sink marks

Improvement: With 0.5% of Vitrolite cycle time was reduced by 22% and the quality of the parts was improved by reducing or eliminating the sink marks.