Lumber Grader Workstations

Addressing arm wrist & hand repetitive motion injuries

Typical grader tasks & workstations
Hand marking & board handling
Highly repetitive flipping 2x4, 2x6 & 2x8 on continuous conveyor
Typical Grading Methodology

Highly repetitive flipping 2x4, 2x6 & 2x8 on continuous conveyor

PROBLEM


SOLUTION

Highly Adjustable Workstations With Custom Input Devices

Training device with hand input devices developed to follow existing complex coding system - Final prototype used as model for final computer input device

Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Input device prototype
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Right hand control with custom joystick & computer interface
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Left hand control with computerized button configuration - coded to specific fingers & thumb
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Right hand control with custom joystick
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Concept / mock-up sketches
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Concept / mock-up sketches
Custom ergonomic solution by Ergo Inc.
Concept / mock-up sketches