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Decorative fur care – Case #631

“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 decorative fur was falling off due to the handling on the production line.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to wrap the fur before lasting and unwrap only at final packing.

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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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Insoles position – Case #617

“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: insoles were a little off the last, since there was no support to hold them.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use clips on the toes area to hold the insole with the last in the correct position.

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De-shaped insoles – Case #614

“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 insoles were being hammered on a flat surface when being attached, this caused them to lose their shape.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to leave the lasts inserted in the sandal when hammering the insoles. This prevented de-shaping.

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The thong strap pulls off – Case #613

“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 thong strap pull-off test fails because the insole board has poor strength.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to attach a reinforcement tape under the insole board to  improve the tong pull-off strength. We ran new tests and confirmed it now passes (result approx  30 KGF).

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Negative rocking – Case #609

“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: negative rocking. The heel cavity is different from the bottom profile at the breast area.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add a 4 mm. thick insole patch in the attachment area in order to compensate the components’ difference and avoid heel negative rocking.

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Outsoles’ rough edges – Case #598

“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 outsoles had rough edges.

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Impactiva solution: we got the Factory to do a proper trimming of the outsoles to eliminate rough edges before using them in production.

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Risk of straps pulling off – Case #574

“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 style had very thin straps, so there were high chances of the upper failing the pull off test.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to stitch a piece of textile at the edges of all the straps in order to provide extra contact area for proper bonding with sole and insole

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Poor packing affects quality – Case #567

“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: poor packing: the buckles were not wrapped and the straps did not have plastic strips,  so buckles can get scratched and straps can collapse during transit.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to wrap buckles and use plastic strips to support the ankle straps.

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No toe spring – Case #561

“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: no toe spring.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to have an EVA mould and instructed the artisans to place the toe part on it while pasting the socks.

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