Scrap plastic reduction

Categories: Circular economy in the plastics industry, Innovation and trends in plastic materials

Scrap, cast offs or organic waste during processing production, can propose a problem for many companies in the plastic sector, especially for those that are dedicated to the transformation of injected plastic pieces.

On occasions, these companies are found with a great number of defect pieces that, by the requirements of the client, their own market or legal limitations, they have to pass a very demanding quality control in order to fulfil the market requirements (as an example it occurs in the automotive sector).

Other times, the quantities of defected scrap pieces, are the majority of predictions due to mould modifications, the process, or injections of new pieces in the production plant.

scrap plástico

Overcharges generated by scrap

This considerable and significant increase in scrap, is not only affecting the productivity of the part model or assemblies to be injected, but in addition, is also affecting various overcharges due to the following causes:

How can we help your company to reduce scrap?

At AIMPLAS, we offer services of personalised technical sorting in order to optimise the process of injection production, by the means of adjusting machine parameters, and whilst reducing the quantity of defected pieces.

The objective of this is assortment, in addition to increasing the quality of the piece, to diminish the amount of primary substance employed for the production of the piece, so the energy resources employed for injecting the batches, improve the efficiency of productive unity where they provide solutions to solve these defects.

The possibility of us appearing in installations in your company in order to solve these problems of elevated numbers of scrap exists.

Also, we offer the training by the means of adapting a standardisation of terminology and system of good process practises of injection, in order to guarantee the employees, follow the same guidelines in order to continue the quality of the piece required, independently employing the injection of the mould or of the sector pertinent to our client.

Reduction of scrap and Circular Economy

This service favours the implementation of a Circular Economy in your company through the means of:

Do not hesitate to get in contact with us if your company need technological advice in order to reduce scrap.

Author: Víctor Sevilla. Injection Expert

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