BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, Traunreut, Measuring Forces for Cable Connectors in BSH Baking Ovens

Laboratory measurement of required hand/finger forces for frequently used cable connectors

Procedure:

  • Design and installation of measurement unit

  • Measurement of 1.200 cables/plugs on 8 components using parts from three different suppliers

  • Statistical analysis, evaluation and documentation

  • Deduction of customer-specific recommendations

Customer Benefits:

  • Identify objective and reliable force values for ergonomic evaluation based on the EAWS method

  • Recommendations for specific usage of auxiliary hand tools only for components with high connecting forces

  • Support decision to identify best cable/plug supplier

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