Written on: March 2, 2020 by SprayTM
LINDAL Group has debuted an innovative and sustainable platform to bring products to market quickly. The Mini Engine Platform incorporates new actuator designs made from Post-Consumer Resin (PCR) and separates a one-piece actuator into two elements: an outer body made from 100% PCR and an internal “Mini Engine,” for optimal spray performance. Existing manufacturing technology can be re-utilized to produce the platform, making adoption simple and economical, LINDAL said.
“Sustainability is obviously very important to our customers, and thanks to the Mini Engine’s credentials, businesses can make a positive environmental difference,” said Kashif Choudhry, LINDAL Group Marketing Manager.
“The platform’s launch has been, and continues to be, an exciting time for us, and were bowled over by the response the Mini Engine received at ADF Paris.”
For speed-to-market, all that is needed is outer body tooling equipment and simple customization on assembly lines. Product stability and spray performance testing can begin immediately, without the need to finalize the product design. Once the Mini Engine is validated, repeat testing is not required.
The actuator’s outer body can be adapted for standard can diameters ranging from 35mm to 65mm and larger, with several different colors and stock designs available. Custom designs can also be created.
“The Mini Engine Platform’s versatility makes it effective across a vast spectrum of product designs and applications,” said Choudhry. “Coupled with the reduction in product development time, enabling a faster time to market, we believe the platform is universally appealing.”