Collection of glasses

Collection of Front glasses Development of efficient cutting tools

Outline of device and working method

Present (using an air chisel)

Present (using an air chisel)

Problems

  • Long draining time.
  • Blade end tends to get clogged, when used for resin tank.
  • Heavy burden on arms and waist.

Improvement
(using an air drive saw)

Improvement (using an air drive saw)

Improvements

Toyota has developed a tool to remove the windshield quickly with shatter prevention of the glass by cutting.
45% of existing operating time has reduced and a long-lasting tool has been achieved.

Effect

Time needed for cutting

Time needed for cutting

  • Reduction of cutting time by 45% in average.
  • Reduction of glass chip dispersal.
  • Reduction of vibration.

Collection of door glasses Development of collection tools

Outline of device and working method

Present

Present

Problems

  • Long working time. (Needs to move one each.)
  • Poor bag durability.
  • Heavy and the glass inside can not be seen.

Improvement

Improvement

Improvements

  • Development of collection dollies (possible to collect glasses of a few cars).
  • Employment of a clear cover for dispersal prevention.

Effect

Working hours

Working hours

  • Reduction of working time by 40% in average.
  • Man power saving by a dolly.

Collection of rear glasses Change of method

Outline of device and working method

Present

Present

Problems

  • Long working time. (Collected in the car: Necessary to set and take out the bag by each car.)

Improvement

Improvement

Improvements

  • Collect glasses into the pallet when reversing the vehicle.
  • Enable to take out collected glasses from several vehicles at once.

Effect

Working hours

Working hours

  • Reduction of working time by 80% in average.
    (Reduction has been possible as no setting and take-out of the collection bag is necessary.)
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