One of the OEM, was having a requirement on design of new Operator cabin , ROPS/ FOPS considering operator ergonomics and aesthetics for ease of manufacturing.
Challange:Design a New ROPS/FOPS Operators Cabin for an Hydraulic Excavator.
Approach:Designed ROPS/FOPS cabin starting with Concepts, modeling and detailing considering all design parameters including styling (matching to profile of Excavator), ROPS/FOPS standards (as per ISO 3449 and ISO 3471), Anthropometric standards for US Customer.
All Operator controls are within ergonomically reachable & created block diagram of all Operator controls.
Benefits Improved the aesthetics
Improved operator visibility in compliance with different standards like ROPS and FOPS, Ergonomics and Anthropometric standards.
Design validation done by FE Analysis for ROPS / FOPS cabin