Customer Application Case Examples - Mercury Marine
Customer Industry/Description of Problem
- Grinding and polishing of 34 lb. customer part
- Most challenging operation outsourced due severity of ergonomic problems
Known Data regarding the Application
- Multiple propellers held up to grinder/polisher – part to tool
- Freedom of motion is critical given that a good polish is more ‘art than science’
- Various solutions considered to try to ‘hold’ the part.
- Final solution incorporated specialized gimbal to hold multiple configs.
Reasons for Final Solution Selection
- Gave the operator the same freedom of motion as manual operation
Customer Benefits (ROI)
- Verified injury data from this application, zeroG® will 100% eliminate
- Improved employee morale