May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11

3D Printed Tooling and Fixtures for Assembly Operators with Disabilities

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Novice May 10, 2017 10:30 am - 10:40 am

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George R. Allman, Manufacturing Engineer-Supervisor, Liberty Electronics Inc

As many manufacturers are implementing the use of 3D printed tools and fixtures into the workplace environment, and seeing great improvements in productivity and efficiency, serving the needs of the individual assembler or operator can often be overlooked. This presentation will further expound on specific examples of how the use of such tooling has improved labor efficiencies, reduced operating costs, reduced or eliminated potential for workplace injury, and improved quality.