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Easy Arm moves Nissan automotive castings

Supplier: Safetech
29 November, 2011

Nissan Australia is Australia's most popular full-line Japanese importer with a history dating back to 1934.

<p><strong>Application</strong></p> <p>In this work cell, they were loading and unloading alloy transmission castings into a jig where a quick machining process takes place. Handling of the castings required precision lifting to prevent operator injury, damage to the product and to ensure quick efficient handling.</p> <p><strong>The Problem</strong></p> <p>Manually moving the alloy casting was cumbersome and operators risked injury. Nissan had searched the market for an answer to their problem but until they trialed the Easy Arm no product had come close to achieving the necessary performance.</p> <p><strong>Product Chosen</strong></p> <p>Safetech Gorbel 70-kg Easy Arm jib with float mode that allowed operators to guide the castings into the jig with both hands on the part.</p> <p><strong>Benefits of this Product<br /> </strong></p> <ul> <li>Manual handling eliminated</li> <li>Precision placement with protection of the castings</li> <li>Simple controls</li> <li>Easy to use</li> <li>Relocatable</li> <li>Alternatives</li> <li>Electric chain hoists were too slow and positioning was inaccurate</li> <li>Vacuum lifters could not grip the castings</li> </ul>