THE 30-INCH VIEW® BLOG

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July 21st, 2014

New Blog Series, “How’d They Fix That?” – Starts Today!

The job improvements we’ve received from past Find It – Fix It Challengeentries are so impressive that we decided to share some with you.

Each Monday a “before” picture along with a brief description of the problem, will be posted. In the “Leave a Reply” text box below, tell us how you think they fixed that job. Be sure to come back Friday to see the solution that was implemented!

Job Task:Stone Changing Torque Tool Before
Screwing bolts to a metal plate

Problem Description:
At a bearing plant in Ohio, bolts that hold the grinding wheel stone to the face plate were being screwed on too tight. To remove the bolts, workers had to apply high force and use the following awkward postures: Butts Up, Horizontal Distance, Twist and Shout, Wash Rag and Contact.

Here’s how they fixed that!

Here’s a link to  week #2 in the series.