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zeroG Orbital Drilling for Aerospace

Orbital drills from Novator utilize a new technology for drilling in aerospace manufacturing.     They can drill through advanced materials such as carbon fiber and titanium in a single step, thereby saving time and reducing damage.  The technology has been adopted by the world’s top aerospace manufacturers. Equipois has partnered with Novator to offer […]

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Join Equipois at the Applied Ergonomics Conference

Equipois will be exhibiting at the Applied Ergonomics Conference on March 24-26, 2014 at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Come visit us — catch up with old Equipois friends, meet the new team, and see a new mobile version of our technology. We will be at booth 400 just inside the entrance.  We hope […]

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Equipois Welcomes New Distributors in France, Australia

Equipois is very happy to welcome two new partners to its worldwide distribution network. Azairis, located in Saint-Nazaire in western France, is a provider of innovative industrial solutions, with a focus on workstations and tools.  It serves the aerospace, automotive, luxury manufacturing, and other industries.  You can read the announcement on Azairis on our Announcements page. […]

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zeroG underbody aircraft sanding

zeroG for Sanding Aircraft: 53% Reduction in Labor Hours

Sanding overhead is an extremely demanding task.  Every manufacturing and maintenance operation that sands the underside of surfaces faces problems — fatigue that can create major bottlenecks, and often frequent shoulder injuries.  We were fortunate enough to work with one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers and one of the world’s top airlines to develop […]

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Equipois’s Inventor Garrett Brown Joins the National Inventors Hall of Fame!

The Equipois team was delighted to hear that our inventor, Garrett Brown, will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May.  The Inventors Hall of Fame was founded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and honors inventors whose work has had “a major impact on society, the public welfare, and the […]

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The Navy’s Human Augmentation Initiative for Shipyard Operations

The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has showcased its exoskeleton project for shipyards as one of its process improvement initiatives to reduce waste and improve efficiency. You can read the NAVSEA release about the project, called “Mechanical Assist Arms and Human Augmentation for Improved Shipyard Operations,” here.  (A photo of the presentation, showing a zeroG arm […]

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The zeroG Killer Apps

The zeroG Killer Apps

You may have noticed us using the term “Killer Apps” in other posts.  For us the term (borrowed from the software industry) refers to the applications where an assistive device like zeroG is so compelling that it is insane for anyone to work at that activity without one.  Typically injuries drop from frequent to zero and productivity […]

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How the Equipois zeroG mechanical arm “lifts” workplace stress and fatigue — with help from SolidWorks

  Our friends at SolidWorks, the premier CAD software provider for small and medium businesses, has published at great article and case study on how Equipois designs zeroG and X-Ar technologies to help top manufacturers reduce workplace injuries and increase productivity.  We utilize Solidworks for in-house product design, applications engineering, marketing support, and technical communication with […]

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zeroG:  The Definitive Guide

zeroG: The Definitive Guide

Our Applications Engineering group has created a new “Definitive Guide to zeroG.”  It explains what zeroG does, its (very strong) value proposition, the system architecture, and where best to use it…all in a few slides.  We’d definitely recommend it for customers, potential customers and partners who would like a quick reference on zeroG. We also […]

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What Can Be Made in the USA

Back in May we discussed emerging trends in manufacturing, both economic and technological, that are pushing manufacturing back “on shore.”  We found an online article this this summer entitled “What Can Be Made in the U.S.A” in which the author explores similar trends and looks for specific examples of companies that are moving manufacturing operations to […]

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