Modification of Jig Design to Improve the Ergonomic Rating in Manufacturing Process

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Ergonomics is the study of the job, equipment and workplace in order to make them suitable and convenient to the workers. At an appliance manufacturing company the ergonomic rating of a worker’s hands and arms movement was higher above the desired value. Moreover, there were accidents that occurred on these lines sometimes. This paper analyzed the current scenario and developed a new design carried out on manufacturing Line 1 and Line 2 at that company to make the platform and jig more ergonomic to the operators.

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Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen

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1377-1381

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.121-126.1377

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T. G. Xu "Modification of Jig Design to Improve the Ergonomic Rating in Manufacturing Process", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 121-126, pp. 1377-1381, 2012

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October 2011

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