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Auto-vanishing pens risk – Case #648

“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: the factory was using auto-vanishing pens for outsole marking. There are chances that the pen markings can reappear in cold weather.

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shoe quality control

Impactiva solution: we got the factory to do the sole marking with needle impressions instead of auto-vanishing pens.

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Scratches on socks – Case #630

“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: scratches on metallic socks cased by an improper placement of sticks during packing.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to place a foam sheet at the fore part of the shoe under the stick. In this way we avoided the stick to touch the socks and make scratches.

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Vanishing pen marking – Case #627

“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: vanishing pen marking is not visible in normal temperature but after keeping the shoes at a cold temperature for 24 hours it appears.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to clean the marking areas with MEK solvent and check random pairs with Butane Gas for the reappearance of vanishing pen marks.

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Impression on the vamp – Case #618

“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: the hammer bar of the toe lasting machine was leaving an ugly white impression on the vamps.

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shoe quality control

 

Impactiva solution: we got the factory to cover the bar with EVA + a piece of black suede to make the surface softer and black, to avoid the impressions and any possible color transference.

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Marks on socks – Case #610

“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: folding marks and pin impressions on the socks.

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Impactiva Shoe Quality Control

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Impactiva solution: the socks were pre-attached to the insoles, so we got the factory to attach them to the last with paper tape to avoid folding marks; and also got them to remove the pins from the last in order to avoid the impressions.

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Damaged when de-lasting – Case #607

“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: shoes were getting damaged when de-lasting because the pad of the de-lasting machine was old and in poor condition.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to regularly replace the pad and avoided any damage in finished shoes.

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The importance of packing – Case #596

“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 deformed topline in shoes ready for shipment.

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Impactiva solution: we got the Factory to stuff them with paper to maintain the shape during transit.

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Pictogram fusing – Case #592

“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: hot plate impression around the pictogram after fusing.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to insert a Teflon sheet between the hot plate and the leather in order to avoid the impression.

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Impression on the vamp – Case #569

“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 caused by the lining overlaping.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to attach a piece of backer between the lining and the upper in order to minimize the impression.

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Wrinkles on the vamp – Case #525

“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: the hard toe bar surface of the toe lasting machine was creating wrinkles and impressions on the vamps.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use a 10 mm. EVA sheet patch to cover the toe bar and in this way, the wrinkles were successfully avoided.

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