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Cultivator Sweep Tolerance Gauge
TSM 416 Technology Capstone Projects
  • Antonio Lovan, Iowa State University
  • Garrett Storhoff, Iowa State University
  • Joshua Malecha, Iowa State University
  • Rick Hopper, Iowa State University
  • Joseph R. Vanstrom, Iowa State University
  • Jacek A. Koziel, Iowa State University
Publication Date
Course Number and Title
TSM 416: Technology Capstone
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Industrial Technology (Lovan, Storhoff, Malecha, Hopper); Agricultural Systems Technology (Malecha, Hopper)
Joseph R. Vanstrom and Jacek A. Koziel
Problem Statement

USM Wear Technologies has a problem with the quality control of John Deere cultivator sweeps in both the 9” and 7” sweeps. They would like to implement a system into the process that will eliminate parts that do not meet tolerance before putting on their patented Caden Edge.

Citation Information
Antonio Lovan, Garrett Storhoff, Joshua Malecha, Rick Hopper, Joseph R. Vanstrom and Jacek A. Koziel. Cultivator Sweep Tolerance Gauge. Final Report. TSM 416 Technology Capstone Project, April 28, 2017.