The manufacture covers an area of about 6000 square meters. The primary executive processes pursued by the company can be classified in: blending, vulcanization and moulding (compression, transfer and injection) and refinement, assembly and checks.
After the raw material is attentively selected, it is blended according to formulas developed, approved, and tested by the company. REX Articoli Tecnici SA owns internal mixing lines and open mill compounders. The product is kept under constant control while onto the lines. The tests implemented on the material are standard, or agreed with the clients, according to their own requirements and those of the product’s final application itself. The entire procedure is monitored and traceability is guaranteed from the blending phase, up to the finalization. Special attention is paid to optimizing energy consumption, use of the raw material, and to production schedules. REX Articoli Tecnici SA can use up to 6000 Kg of raw materials per day.
Vulcanization and moulding
The company owns a wide range of machinery to ensure an optimal vulcanisation process. For compression moulding, REX Articoli Tecnici SA has more than forty presses with a closing force of up to 10000 KN and heating plates of up to 1.5m. The compression presses enable a production of large scale items with bulky metallic inserts. For injection moulding, the company possesses horizontal and vertical machines with a closing force of up to 6000 KN and a maximum injection capacity of 6 lt. The production data are cronologically and centrally filed, and are planned and assessed with an MRP system. The data are registered with centralised bar code systems.
Refinement, assembly and checks
REX Articoli Tecnici SA has various refinement systems for moulded items based on cryogenics and has a washing and checking department to ensure that the supplied items are extremely clean, also for food sector. The assembly department can provide pre-assembled systems according to the wishes and requirements of the client.