Chesterton was challenged by a large global tire manufacturer to help reduce downtime, eliminate scrapped product and improve production of their Banbury® mixers.
OEM rubber rod stacked set and piston-cup were leaking prematurely, causing unplanned downtime and slowing down production in the making of one batch.
- Average cycle time for one batch = 130 seconds
- 8 hour shift produced 221 Batches
- Pressure: 7 BAR / 100 psi
- Temperature: 65° C / 150° F