Application/Market Area Description:.
Added on - 22 Sep 2019
Application/Market Area Description:The Mulling Assembly cell produces the largest units that can range up to 12 feet wide by 8 feettall and weigh 400+ pounds.At the end of the cell, employees manually index a finished goodscart into position alongside the workstation in order to transfer windows onto the cart. Thisproject will eliminate ergonomic hazards associated with manual push/pull and will reduce thechance of injury to the employee by replacing the manual process with a process to assist theemployee.Problem to be solved:The goal of this project is to design a system that indexes the cart into position to eliminate themanual moving of the cart at the end of the production cell. Each cart will require it to beindexed 8 times and needs to have the slot on the cart align with the easel on the productioneasel.In addition, the solution will also assist the employee to move the cart to the next stationwhich is located 15 feet away. The design will eliminate ergonomic hazards and reduce thechance of injury to the employee.