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Wrinkled tongue – Case #652

“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 tongue because the factory was applying glue to the lining.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to stop using glue at the lining as it is not necessary for the construction, and in this way the wrinkles are avoid at the same time that they save materials, labor and time.

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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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Wrinkles in the topline collar – Case #638

“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 pre-production trial came with wrinkles in the topline collar.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to change the collar backer in production, use 1.5 SBR (Styrene Butadiene Rubber) instead of 6N canvas in order to avoid these wrinkles. Another sample of the importance of  pre-production trials, that allow adjustments to be made before bulk production runs.

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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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Wrinkles in toes area – Case #608

“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 formed at the toe feather edge after inserting  the last.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use the flat toe shape machine to remove the wrinkles on the toe area.

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Wrinkles on side quarters – Case #604

“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 both side quarters.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use a plastic string on the first eyelet to fasten it tight while passing through the heat setter machine and avoid wrinkles.

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Wrinkles on the top line – Case #603

“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 top-line, above the toe-puff area.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to attach two pieces of backer cloth up to the folding area, do a 8 mm. taper skiving and use 20 mm. nylon tape below the top line to prevent wrinkles and looseness.

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Wrinkles on vamps – Case #600

“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 vamps.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to apply glue on the vamps before feeding and recommended blocking before toe lasting.

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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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Wrinkles on the toe area – Case #531

“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 in the toe area after toe moulding.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to apply softener on toe area before toe moulding to avoid wrinkles.

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