Customer Applications Case Examples - Drilling

Customer Industry/Description of Problem

  • Manufacturing location for aircraft
  • Area considered is flap hinge on tail section

SamplesKnown Data regarding the Application

  • Low repetition, but very awkward reach needed with heavy tool
  • Three different Quackenbush in-line drills used with different size bits (quick change req’d.)

Solutions Considered

  • Ring gimbal with removable inner race. Inner race stays with each tool.
  • Special quick release outer ring allows for quick tool change.

Reasons for Final Solution Selection

  • Simplified tool change and easier handling

Customer Benefits (ROI)

  • Verified injury data from this application, zeroG® 100% eliminated
  • Improved employee morale