|Holding cover open with one arm, adjusting with other|
Machines often have covers and doors that need to be opened and closed frequently by production personnel. Some doors are heavy, and the process of using them take extra time (and thus slow production) plus can create strain on operators’ arms. Furthermore, these actions constitute additional steps that sometimes can be eliminated.
Ideas and Options
Hinges and quick releases
Probably the most common current type of assist for heavy covers doors and
|Heavy cover panel with air cylinders|
testing machine with an especially heavy cover.
Heavy cover for testing unit must be regularly opened and moved out of the way.
|Homemade door slide from kitchen drawer hardware|