Master Thesis at Baxter Luleå - Golvo friction brake

Master Thesis at Baxter Luleå - Golvo friction brake

Annons: 26772940
Yrke: Civilingenjör, konstruktion, maskin
Arbetsgivare: Liko AB
Arbetets ort: Luleå, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2022-12-09
Publiceringsdatum: 2022-11-09


This is where you save and sustain lives

Liko AB, a Baxter Company, is a world-leading company which, since the start in 1979, has specialized in developing solutions for simple and safe lifting and transferring of disabled persons. Our specialization and experience have given us a lead in knowledge, technique and methods, which we use every day to create the best solutions for the users of our products. Liko AB develops, manufactures, and markets patient lifts, slings and other accessories. In 2021 Liko AB was the winner of the Swedish Lean price.

Baxter's Products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

R&D Sustaining's responsibility is to develop and improve our current Liko product portfolio. This means leading various projects with the goals of increasing customer satisfaction, increasing product quality, optimizing product design, and strengthening the competitiveness of our products. The engineers at R&D are a team of experts and support the production, quality department and other functions with their technical expertise and product knowledge.


The Golvo ™ patient lift was designed in the mid 80´s.

Golvo™ patient lift has a friction brake solution that keeps the patient from descending to the floor.

The friction brake solution has limitations when it´s subjected to continuous operation.


Identify/define the function of the brake solution. Which parameters affects the function.

Identify limitations such as material choice, material deviations, temperature, grease quantities and quality, surface finish.

Identify a solution for a robust design.

The patient lift shall be compliant with standard requirements.

Estimated Duration and compensation

30 hp starting by agreement.

An economic compensation will be handed out after the thesis is complete.


We’re looking forward for you application.

If you have any questions regarding this Master’s thesis or Liko AB feel free to contact us.

Please send in your application to:

Amanda Karlsson, HR Business Partner