Group 6 - Kobalt 1/2 in Impact Wrench
For our dissection we chose a Kobalt 1/2" pneumatic impact wrench. We chose a pneumatic wrench rather than an electric wrench because we were interested in the differences in efficiencies between the models. We will look at how the design was influenced by various factors and will examine the overall complexity of the tool.
Gate 1 - Project Planning
Gate 1 is the planning phase for the project. It contains a management proposal and the product archaeology.
Gate 2 - Project Dissection
Gate 2 is where the group took the impact wrench apart. It contains challenges faced and product archaeology
Gate 3 - Product Analysis
Gate 3 is where the group did further analysis on the dissected impact wrench.
Gate 4 - Product Explanation and Reassembly
Gate 4 discusses the mechanisms of the impact wrench. It also goes through the reassembly of the wrench and discusses possible design revisions.