The rate of rejection was reduced by 39 %.The energy consumption decreased which proved that the ceramics provided the anticipated energy savings.
According to the power maintenance which is based at a rate of 7 % or 60 kW. Hydro-Québec demonstrated that the power decreased from 100 kW to 65 kW.
Our customer had no product activity indicator per machine, only per sector. Productivity varied according to the acrylic or hips product types manufactured.
Furthermore the employees noticed a clear improvement in the visual aspects of the products. The details were more accentuated and provided an overall improvement on cut guides.
In conclusion, the thermoforming machine which previously required a 40 minute start-up time when tubular heaters were used was reduced to 10 minutes which resulted in energy savings and increased productivity.