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New tool technology reduces maintenance manpower by 384 hours

Tiers manufacturing plant in the Midwest running two production lines with an output of 88 units per hour.

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CHALLENGE
CHALLENGE
Our customer struggled with ongoing competitor tool failure. Their maintenance team found themselves completely disassembling and cleaning tools every week – 12 times more frequent than required by applications with similar output.

Approximately 8 hours of maintenance personnel time was required to swap out, disassemble, clean, reassemble, calibrate and replace each tool.
 
Our customer struggled with ongoing competitor tool failure. Their maintenance team found themselves completely disassembling and cleaning tools every week – 12 times more frequent than required by applications with similar output.

Approximately 8 hours of maintenance personnel time was required to swap out, disassemble, clean, reassemble, calibrate and replace each tool.
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
The current tools were replaced with Atlas Copco Tensor STR series tools, to prevent grease from penetrating the tool.
 
The current tools were replaced with Atlas Copco Tensor STR series tools, to prevent grease from penetrating the tool.
IMPACT
IMPACT
Once an Atlas Copco solution was implemented, tool failures and manpower were reduced. Download the case study for more information.
 
Once an Atlas Copco solution was implemented, tool failures and manpower were reduced. Download the case study for more information.
ANNUAL SAVINGS
$48,786
ANNUAL SAVINGS
$48,786
 
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