Companies often shy away from the effort involved in drawing up specifications for rubber or plastic articles. But the preparatory work pays off in the long run.
Wer seinen CO2-Fußabdruck im Kautschuk-Bereich verbessern möchte, muss auch seine Lieferkette auf den Prüfstand stellen – von der Plantage bis zur Fertigung.
Acrylic stone, a composite material made of PMMA and mineral dust, has comparable properties to ceramics, but is much easier to process.
Currently, the war in Ukraine is exacerbating the pandemic-related shortage of raw materials. How should companies respond to this development?
Even in the digital age, personal communication still has a raison d’être. In rubber and plastics projects, it is even essential.
There are many factors to consider when designing rubber-to-metal elements. Those who ignore them risk damage to machinery and loss of production.
Supplier selection in the rubber and plastics sector has some special features, because the materials require intensive consultation.
Fiber composite components manufactured by vacuum infusion are a good alternative to injection molding that is particularly suitable for small series.
Purchasing strategies are often price-oriented, also for rubber and plastics. It has to be cheap, nothing else matters. But does that really make sense?
Rubber and plastic components sometimes bring their own requirements in supply chain management. What should manufacturing companies consider here?
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The current shortage of raw materials has led to supply bottlenecks for rubber and plastic components worldwide. How can companies respond to this?
Hose assemblies are more complex than they appear. For industry, they harbor both risks and potential. That’s why it’s worth taking a closer look.
Especially in times of crisis, closer cooperation with suppliers is necessary. The best way to achieve this is supplier integration.
Eine Lieferantenkonsolidierung im Bereich Gummi und Kunststoff bringt meist deutliche Effizienzgewinne. Doch auch die Risiken sollten Beachtung finden.
Supplier consolidation in the rubber and plastics sector usually brings significant efficiency gains. However, the risks should also be taken into account.
Optimizing components made of plastic or rubber is hardly on the agenda of any company. Yet there is enormous potential for improvement here.
Seals often cause delays and additional costs in the development of machines and devices. How can such problems be avoided?
Expertise from the metal sector cannot be transferred 1:1 to rubber and plastics. Better get experts on board early on!
In sealing technology, it is essential to know the practical framework conditions- from application temperature to legal requirements.
Especially in times of crisis, framework contracts for rubber and plastic molded parts have clear advantages over individual orders.
Siebsterne bestehen fast immer entweder aus TPE/TPU oder NBR. Worin unterscheiden sich diese Materialien? Und welches eignet sich besser für Ihr Projekt?
Global sourcing is also considered the gold standard of procurement for rubber and plastics. However, this does not make sense in all scenarios.
Buying installation-ready assemblies from production partners has advantages and disadvantages. What is the best way for companies to proceed?
Rubber & plastic sourcing from Asia is cheap, but vulnerable in times of crisis. Are European suppliers the better alternative?
Product development in the rubber and plastics sector is not “fire and forget”. It pays to modernize components on a regular basis.
The choice of sealing material has a great influence on the service life of a machine or plant. Do not only pay attention to the price!
Die Entwicklung von Formteilen im Gummi- und Kunststoffbereich nimmt viel Zeit in Anspruch. Um einen erfolgreichen Projektverlauf zu gewährleisten, müssen einige Aspekte von Anfang an berücksichtigt werden.
Rubber production is an energy-intensive process. Therefore, you should already proceed intelligently and methodically with the material selection.