Mechanical 7 - Residue Removal
Student Team: Cooper Amsberry, Peter Auerbach, Travis Dreyfoos, Tim McCall
Advisor: Michael Keegan
Sponsoring Organization: Goodrich Corp.
Liaison: Chris Shogan
Goodrich Corporation is a company outside of Spokane that manufactures brake disks for commercial airplanes. A residue, requiring removal, accumulates on the disks as a side-effect near the end of the manufacturing process, which has thus far been only removed by hand. Our team was entrusted with designing and building a machine that automatically removes this residue from the disks faster the manual process. The machine has been designed to clean a wide variety of disk types, diameters and thicknesses. The disks are advanced through fixed, rotating, cylindrical brushes that clean the residue deposits on the disk faces.