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

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Components storing: a mold risk – Case #647

“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 uppers placed on the floor and touching the walls that might lead to mold growth.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to store the uppers in plastic trays, avoiding contact with floor and walls.

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Inconsistent pleats – Case #644

“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 pleats look inconsistent and they open due to insufficient glue application at the edges.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to change the glue application cut-outs shape (wider at edges) in order to improve the glue application and achieve a good pleating shape.

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Visible stitching holes – Case #641

“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: stitching holes are visible after lasting.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to attach a 35 mm. width tape underneath the vamp and counter joint in order to avoid the stretching of that area when lasting, which is the reason why stitching holes are visible.

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Wrinkles in socks and lining – Case #640

“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 pig skin socks and lining.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to laminate the pig skin with cloth backer, this managed to avoid wrinkles.

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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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Moccasin pleats – Case #624

“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: moccasin pleats poorly made

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to inject glue, pass by the heat setter and clinch with narrow pincers, then hammer on the pleats.

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Folded decorative flowers – Case #622

“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: vamp decorative flowers and leafs were folded upwards after lasting.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use gore tape to wrap the flowers during heat operations and maintain them in the correct position.

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Bad leather on shoe components – Case #621

“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: leather components with open defects and looseness.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to mark the leather defects on the hides before sending them to be cut, so that the cutter can easily see and avoid them.

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Zipper attachment – Case #620

“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 zipper guard was excessively long, what causes wrinkles at the seat area and might hurt the foot.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to modify the pattern in order to reduce the zip guard length at the seat area and also to make it in a curved shape. Wrinkles avoided.

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