In-house material production - application using the example of the washing cap
For the production of the washing cap in the Pöppelmann Plant II, we produce our own PIR material in the Holdorf plant. For this purpose, plastic waste from our production is sorted, processed and finally compounded with appropriate additives. As a result, we are not only a plastics processor, but also our own material manufacturer. The material for the washing caps is produced by taking the washing cap back from the customer after use and closing the PCR cycle.
The washing cap is a technical demanding component, as it must fulfill a wide range of customer requirements. The tasks range from sophisticated tolerance compensation (assembly / disassembly), to protection of the drive head in the washing process (protection against oil, water, alkalis, and increased temperatures), a worldwide transport protection (against external weather conditions) up to the technical cleanliness to protect electrical components (from metallic and non-metallic particles).
At Pöppelmann K-Tech, we are committed to ensuring that not only the expected component functions are fully met, but also that our technical expertise and experience is brought to bear on the process in order to keep the carbon footprint of the customer's product as low as possible.