How’d They Fix That? – Week 6
The Timken Company took top honors in the 2011 Find It – Fix It Challenge with its “Bull Gear Deburring Fixture” entry. Tell us how’d you fix that job in the “Leave a Reply” text box below. On Friday, we’ll post how the company fixed the job!
Bull Gear Deburring Fixture
Prior to the improvement, the operator had to lift a 400 lb gear multiple times to deburr (a finishing method in which rough edges of metal are smoothed) it. The operator had to bend over to grind the edges off the gear teeth.