Handheld grinders are powerful tools used in just about every metalworking environment. It is cumbersome and tiring work that puts considerable strain on the user. In a time where companies cannot afford lost time due to injuries, ergonomic solutions are now more important than ever.
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Watch the video of this application at the bottom of this page. A customer inquired in looking for an ergonomic solution to pick up parts weighing 50 pounds. They were lifting the parts by hand, so they wanted a solution that would prevent injury and keep their workers safe. The PM-33A Part Manipulator was chosen
See how a reaction plate can be integrated into a FlexArm for a simple torque reaction solution for tools with large amounts of torque.
See how this FlexArm counterbalances a crimping tool while still allowing the operator to reach every spot within their workspace.
See how this FlexArm counterbalancing solution reduces fatigue by taking the 10-pound Atlas Copco grinder out of the operator's hands.
See how this customer will reduce neck, back, and shoulder strain by using a FlexArm Part Manipulator to life heavy gas tanks.
See how this arm keeps operators safe by counterbalancing both a 10-pound grinder and a 3-pound deburring tool.
See how this customer is turning a two-man operation into a one-man operation with the FlexArm Ergonomic Arm.
Watch the video of this application at the bottom of this page. A customer was looking for a counterbalancing solution that would allow them to comfortably operate a 10-pound Chicago Pneumatic grinder. We paired it with the standard B-19-RG arm and the Rotational Gimbal 101100 (fits tools with tool body between Ø2.63″-3.625″). The arm allows
Check out this Ergonomic Solution where the FlexArm will be counterbalancing a Milwaukee Band Saw for easier operation in the manufacturing process.
Check out this custom ergonomic solution of a G-30 FlexArm that counterbalances a 25-pound pistol grip nutrunner with an Atlas Copco reaction plate.
This Ergonomic Solutions features the FlexArm PM-22 Part Manipulator arm that was custom designed to be able to lift two different parts.
See how the FlexArm B-19-RG torque reaction arm counterbalances an air rammer tool while giving the operator complete range of motion.
We had a customer that needed to load/unload 50 lb tubes but only had limited space to install a part manipulator arm. Here's the solution that the FlexArm engineering team came up with to solve this issue.
This week in the Ergonomic Problem Solving Series we had a customer that was manually inserting ball bearings on a roller table, so we came up with a solution using our Part Manipulator and custom end effector.
See the ergonomic solution that FlexArm came up with for this customer that had to lift a 30-lb part with extra vertical stroke.
In this week's episode of Ergonomic Problem Solving, Jeff goes over an application that has a 7"/9" angle grinder mounted on our B19-RG arm to achieve a huge range of motion while using the tool.