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|Employees used straight line hand-held grinders on a
wide variety of castings.
||Pneumatic hand grinders are used to finish parts,
exerting strain on the wrists and arms due to the weight of the sander, vibration, and forces
applied to grasp and utilize.
|Cost - $267
Cost Recovery - 2 to 4 months
||Cost - $1,135
Cost Recovery - 6 to 12 months
|90° grinders were purchased to gain greater access
in the castings and the operators’ can maintain wrist and arms in a more neutral posture.
||Ergonomic sanders are lighter in weight, absorb some
vibration, and have a more comfortable handle.
[Includes four photos; one of a worker using a straight line hand-held grinder, one of a worker using a 90º grinder, one of a pneumatic hand grinder, and one of an ergonomic, light-weight pneumatic hand grinder]