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how would you improve hardware assembly process

Question asked by Rolando Garza on Dec 10, 2015
Latest reply on Dec 16, 2015 by Rolando Garza

Lets say a capable assembly person has a few hundred hardware configurations to put together.

(1 bolt: 2 washers: 1 nut) <image>


This is the current process:

Place the washer on the bolt - head side.

Place the bolt through the hole.

Place the washer on the bolt – nut side.

Hand tighten the nut onto the bolt.

Hold the head still with a wrench.

Torque down the nut with another wrench.


Using the same 4 pieces of hardware, how could you improve this process?


Remember now, .....Using the same 4 pieces of hardware.