Danger: improper nail policy – Case #005

April 26, 2012


“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 their products Right from the Start TM.

Potential risk of leaving nails on the shoe after lasting operation: the factory did not have a proper nail detection and removal discipline. For some shoe styles it is imperative to use nails during the lasting operation, but they must all be removed so that the shoe doesn’t reach the public with a hidden nail.

Impactiva Solution: use a marker to encircle the nails on the insole after nailing and remove them before adhesive application

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