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Glue application on foot beds – Case #629

picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the factory was using one jig for all the sizes to apply glue on the footbeds. This caused that in larger sizes the edges were not attached properly, and smaller sizes received an excess of glue.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to prepare different jigs for different sizes in order to apply the required quantity of glue.

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Impression on footbeds – Case #494

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: Impression on footbeds because the factory was using some damaged lasts in production.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to sort out and destroy all the damaged lasts. The factory agreed and destroyed them.

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Dirt on footbeds – Case #485

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: dirt patches (impressions) on the footbeds.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to attach masking tape on the hole and transparent polythene on the bottom of the lasts.

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Dents on footbed – Case #475

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: dent on the foot bed because no filler was used at the heel part.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add EVA filler on the heel part to avoid dents.

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Color peels off – Case #375

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: adhesive tape is peeling off the color of the footbed, therefore the factory uses an extra artisan in finishing to paint with cream, but the problem persists in most pairs.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use small bits of paper between the footbed and the adhesive tape in order to avoid the tape to peel the color off and thus avoid having to fix it in finishing department, saving the  extra artisan.

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Gap between heel and outsole – Case # 243

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: there is a gap between the heel wedge, the outsole and the insole (footbed) because the outsole edge is bigger and does not fit properly in the heel wedge chamber/slot.

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Impactiva solution: we suggested the factory to slightly rough the outsole edge to make it fit.

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Wrinkles on the socks – Case # 226

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: wrinkles on the socks.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use a curved EVA mould to shape the footbed to the shoe spring shape.

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Dents on footbed – Case #198

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: dents and impressions on the topmost footbed of the bundles caused by knotting them too tightly.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to place the topmost footbed upside down, this action prevented the problem.

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Impression of the footbed – Case #192

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: impression on the footbed caused by cardboard.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to skive the cardboard edges taperly.

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Poor Sock Pressing – Case #102

 

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: insufficient bonding between the footbed and the socks due to inconsistent attaching. (sock pressing was being done manually).

 

Impactiva solution: we got factory to use a sole pressing machine to achieve a uniform attachment of the sock and footbed during the sock attachment operation.

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