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The Application of Jack Software in the Size Study of the Exhaust Hood on a Welding Torch

  • Jianwu ChenEmail author
  • Zhenfang Chen
  • Bin Yang
  • Shasha Liang
  • Delei Zhao
  • Jinhui Tao
  • Xun Xu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 527)

Abstract

The exhaust hood on the welding torch can effectively capture the welding fume, but it may affect the worker’s vision. Take the commonly used gas protect welding torch as the tool model, and take the height and weight percent of 95 China male workers as the digital model of welder in this study. The static strength of welding with squatting posture was stimulated by the Static Strength Prediction tool in Jack software, and the best arm bending position in the squat welding was obtained. The influence of three different sizes of the exhaust hood on the welder’s field of vision was analyzed by the Vision Analysis tool in Jack software based on the result of the arm bending position, and the suitable size of the exhaust hood was determined from the visual angle. The results of the research and application were also discussed.

Keywords

Simulation Ergonomics Visualization Welding Exhaust hood 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was funded under the National key R&D Program of China (2016YFC0801700), the National Science and Technology Pillar Program during the Twelfth Five-year Plan Period (2015BAK40B01), and the basic research funding of China Academy of Safety Science and Technology (2018JBKY01).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianwu Chen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhenfang Chen
    • 1
  • Bin Yang
    • 1
  • Shasha Liang
    • 1
  • Delei Zhao
    • 2
  • Jinhui Tao
    • 2
  • Xun Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.China Academy of Safety Science and TechnologyBeijingChina
  2. 2.CNOOC China Limited Tianjin BranchTianjinChina

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