ATG Innovation - LeaN Construction
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Submitted by Jacob Gloria / Chris Bredlie
Problem: Tedious & slow adjustment of pedestal head by wrench
Solution: Create pedestal head jig and quickly adjust using a power drill to a depth marker
Vault No: YouTube Video #0001 - Pedestal Head Adjuster
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0001_Pedestal_Head_Adjuster.zip
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Submitted by Jacob Gloria / Chris Bredlie
Problem: Repeat handing of floor tile to clamp and cut penetration by multiple people
Solution: Create a mounting rack to hold floor tile in place for quick penetration cuts
Vault No: YouTube Video #0002 - Penetration Cut Jig Mount
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0002_Floor_Tile_Penetration_Cut_Unistrut_Rack.zip
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Submitted by Jacob Gloria / Chris Bredlie
Problem: Slow / tedious nut adjustment by wrench
Solution: Quick Drill nut + all thread adjuster
Vault No: YouTube Video #0003 - Drill Nut Adjuster
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0003_Drill_Nut_Adjuster_Combo.zip
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Submitted by Gary Morgan
Problem: Floor tile "rolling lever" has inadequate magnetic pull and maneuverability, requiring multiple users to operate
Solution: Create new floor tile puller that only requires 1 person to operate
Vault No: YouTube Video #0004 - FrankenBot
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0004_FrankenBot.zip
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Submitted by Isaac Cooper
Problem: Disorganized Warehouse
Solution: Cleanup and organize tools in a logical work flow
Vault No: YouTube Video #0005
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0005_Kent_WA_Warehouse_Org.zip
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Submitted by Jacob Gloria / Chris Bredlie
Problem: Slow / manual pedestal head adjustment
Solution: Create and use pedestal head jig
Vault No: YouTube Video #0006
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0006_Pedestal_Head_Adjuster.zip
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Submitted by Scott Lucia
Problem: Awkward entry and exit from raised access floor hole
Solution: Create locking ladder for quick and safe RAF entry and exit
Vault No: YouTube Video #0007
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0007_RMF_Ladder_Access.zip
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Submitted by Matt Isenhart / Tony Sanchez
Problem: Slow manual removal of pedestal Base
Solution: Create slide hammer
Vault No: YouTube Video #0008
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0008_Pedestal_Base_Removal.zip
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Submitted by Mike Chappelear
Problem: Slow & costly dismantling and removal of panel blind
Solution: Quick panel blind drop to floor
Vault No: YouTube Video #0009
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0009_Panel_Wall_Removal.zip
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Submitted by Scott Lucia
Problem: Awkward RMF Cartage
Solution: Create RAF specific tile cart
Vault No: YouTube Video #0011
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0011_RMF_Cart.zip
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Submitted by Tony Sanchez
Problem: Slow / Unsafe Head Cutting
Solution: Create and use head cutting jig
Vault No: YouTube Video #0012
Source Files ATG_Lean_Video_Vault_0012_PedHead_Cut.zip
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Submitted by Daniel Eccleston
Problem: Difficulty in clamping down pedestals to be cut with Port-a-Band saw down to half base + Tomahawks.
Solution: Create Jig from scrap pieces of wood, insert Hilti anchors with the heads removed, slide pedestal "upside down" onto the posts and then clamp securely into place.  Speeds up cutting and increases safety.  Used for RA-4 RMF.
Vault No: Picture 01 - Pedestal Head Jig Clamp
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Submitted by Jeremias Graciano
Problem: Pinched electric cabling when passed through door threshold
Solution: Route cable through tube that acts as a door jam, protecting the cable from being pinched
Vault No: Picture 01 - electric cable protector
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Submitted by Kevin Johnstone / AZ RAF Team
Problem: Safety & productivity challenges associated with bending, stooping, and kneeling while working on RAF
Solution: Use rolling stool/utility cart on surface
Vault No: Picture 01 - rolling utility stool
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Submitted by Jon Sanders
Problem: Hand threading of all-thread rods takes too much time
Solution: Create socket extension to the end of a hand drill for quick installation of nut on all thread
Vault No: Picture 01 - all thread nut socket extension
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Submitted by Roberto Avalos
Problem: Some tiles are so tight they cannot be removed with normal tile pullers, requiring physical excerption/strain
Solution: Provide ergonomic solution requiring little effort through the leverage of modified floor tile puller
Vault No: Picture 02 - Floor Tile Puller
Source Files  
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Submitted by Isaac Cooper
Problem: Difficulties finding tools
Solution: Organize tool bench and add peg wall
Vault No: Picture 01 - Home Work Area Reorg
Source Files  
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Submitted by Jeff Parker / Mike Chappelear
Problem: Jobsite cord tripping hazards, unsafe ergonomic handling of cords to maneuver carts/lifts through
Solution: Create Unistrut Sky-Bridge - free flow access of hi-traffic under cord bridge
Vault No: Picture 01 - Unistrut Cord Bridge
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Submitted by Trampas Simmons / John Snider
Problem: 2'x2' grid pattern requires pulling of tape + bending over
Solution: Create marking wheel with 2' x 2' grid pattern
Vault No: YouTube Video #0013 - Pedestal Base Marker
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