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.
Reduce workplace wrist injuries with FlexArm Part Manipulator solutions. The example in this video is from a customer that had to use a heavy edge banding tool. Watch the solution we came up with for them.
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.