Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Building electric motors in England in the Sixties

Introduction to Work Study, Revised Edition.  International Labour Office, Geneva, 1969.
Ladies assembling the power motor starting winding to the core at General Electric Co., Ltd., Witton, England.  Above, as initially carried out.  Below, after time and motion studies determined a more efficient method for getting this done.  While the components are better organized to improve efficiency, the change in arrangement also seems to involve ensuring less chat amongst the ladies.  Pity.

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