Customer Application Case Examples - Mercury Marine

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Grinding Example

zeroG® at work for Mercury Marine

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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’

Solutions Considered

  • 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