Case Studies

Britec Solutions Inc. has been a pioneer in liquid color for over 30 years, developing carrier systems, manufacturing and consulting for some of the leading producers in the industry. With manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Texas, Britec is dedicated to delivering new and innovative technologies to the arena of color and additives for thermoplastics.

Britec Solutions Inc. Case Study

DATE:                  August 2019

APPLICATION:   Caps and Closures

PROCESS:          Injection Molded

RESIN:                 Polypropylene Co-polymer

 

Introduction:

This case study of a private injection molding company located in Texas, molds polypropylene caps and closures for the food and beverage industries. 


Challenges:

The purchasing and production departments were the drivers in this project. Their objectives were:

  • Lower color cost
  • Reduce color usage rates
  • Evaluate new solutions that provide competitive edge
  • Maintain product specifications

Product and Services Evaluated:

Britec Solutions Inc. Qd²- Liquid Carrier System


Results:

  • 5%- cycle time reduction 
  • 12% overall cost savings contributed to a reduction in the use rate.

Learn more by contacting Britec Solutions Inc. today at 903-707-7471


Britec Solutions Inc. Case Study

DATE:                    August 2019

APPLICATION:     5 Gallon Pails and Lids

PROCESS:            Injection Molded

RESIN:                  Polyethylene

 

Introduction

This case study of a private injection molding company located in Ohio, molds polyethylene pails and lids for multiple end-use applications and industries.


Challenges

The purchasing department was the driver in this project. Their objectives were:

  • Reduce part warpage and scrap rate
  • Reduce color usage rates
  • Reduce color build-up on screw and barrel


Product and Services Evaluated

Britec Solutions Inc. Qd²- Liquid Carrier System

Color Formulation


Results

  • 5- second cycle time reduction 
  • Reduced part warpage 
  • Improved color change over by 25%

 

Learn more by contacting Britec Solutions Inc. today at 903-707-7471


Britec Solutions Inc. Case Study

DATE:                    August 2019

APPLICATION:     Outdoor Patio Resin Furniture

PROCESS:            Injection Molded

RESIN:                  Polypropylene Homopolymer

 

Introduction

This case study of a private injection molding company located in North Carolina, molds polypropylene outdoor patio furniture. 


Challenges

The purchasing and process control departments were the drivers in this project. Their objectives were:

  • Lower color cost
  • Reduce color usage rates
  • Evaluate new solutions that provide competitive edge
  • Improve physical properties


Product and Services Evaluated

Britec Solutions Inc. Qd²- Liquid Carrier System

BSI-105-1L White 82% Liquid Color


Results

  • Reduced let down ratio from 1.65% to .8% 
  • Improved physical properties- high color use rate was contributing to degrading resin properties
  • Resolved color dispersion issues

Learn more by contacting Britec Solutions Inc. today at 903-707-7471