Red PC → PMMA

Material Change and Carbon Removal on 225 Tonnes Engel

The Process

Colour and carbon removal with Barrel Blitz Universal

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First purge with PMMA

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1st part in PMMA
0 black specs
0 colour residue

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Results

Normal results:

  • Purge with competitor’s purging compound
  • Scrap caused by purging compound contamination
  • 10% scrap rate for black specs and milky mouldings
  • 100% inspection
  • Staff shortages

Aquapurge results:

  • 2.9 kg Barrel Blitz Universal
  • 0 black specs
  • 0 milky mouldings

One Year On:

  • No more 100% inspection
  • Increased OEE

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