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October 13th, 2011

Product Review: zeroG

Product Name:

zeroG® Mechanical Support Arm

Description:

For the past couple of years, Equipois Inc. has revolutionized the ergonomics world with its patented zeroG® mechanical support arm technology that has quickly found itself to be a highly beneficial resource in applications across multiple manufacturing zeroGenvironments.  These include but are not limited to: overhead sanding, component grinding, riveting, welding, drilling, and a range of other manufacturing processes.  The latest model, the Equipois X-Ar exoskeletal arm support is a wearable device designed for tasks where people work with their arms outstretched for long periods.

Ergonomic Benefits and Features:

  • Makes heavy tools, parts, and other loads almost negligible.
  • Extreme freedom of motion when manipulating the arm.
  • Simple to learn and intuitive to control.
  • Reduces forces placed on the upper body when working with outstretched arms or heavy objects.
  • Requires minimal maintenance and is easy to integrate into existing equipment as retrofits and/or add-ons.

Potential Limitations:

  • Requires adequate space to use device.
  • Not yet able to accommodate quick changes for various weight loads within task, however, settings are adjustable to any specific load.

Applications:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Heavy Machinery/Equipment
  • Manufacturing
  • Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Drilling
  • Grinding
  • Riveting
  • Sanding
  • Welding

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