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Introducing Comau's MATE-XT Exoskeleton and 4 more cool tools

June 30, 2023
This exoskeleton helps reduce muscle fatigue without limiting mobility or adding bulk.

Let’s talk tech. The manufacturing industry is evolving at an ever-increasing rate, and if you want to stay ahead of your competition, then you need to stay abreast of the latest products and solutions. Every day, innovative companies are bringing new tools to market, but searching the sea of new product announcements for the one that best fits your facility can be daunting. Here are a few cool tools, selected by the editors of Plant Services and New Equipment Digest, that are changing the game. 

FLIR ONE Edge Pro Camera

The FLIR ONE Edge Pro is a wireless thermal-visible camera for mobile devices. Unlike its predecessors, it doesn’t need to be physically connected to the mobile device nor does it have separate models for specific operating systems. It eliminates the need for specific connection ports or operating systems and provides more software tools for untrained users to conduct thermography inspections, process images, and create reports. Learn more about the product


Honeywell Versatilis Transmitters

Honeywell's Versatilis Transmitters provide condition-based monitoring for rotating equipment. The transmitters are a multi-variant instrument based on the low-power, long-range LoRaWAN protocol. They take measurements of vibration, surface temperature, and acoustics to anticipate equipment anomalies, as well as heat exchange and substation reliability. Learn more about the product


TEGAM Temperature Calibrators

The TEGAM 947A and TEGAM 948A handheld temperature calibrators are suited for manufacturing and processing environments.The Intrinsically Safe (IS) 947A is designed for environments that are potentially hazardous due to the presence of flammable gases, vapors or liquids. The 948A offers integrated Bluetooth communication with any software running on a Windows, iOS or Android platform, eliminating the need for complex integration into existing control and monitoring systems. Learn more about the product


Fairlane Round Bumpers

Fairlane offers a complete line of inch and metric rubber and polyurethane bumpers which are designed to guard, stop, align, and protect a machine or workpiece during the manufacturing process. The bumpers, commonly identified as RB-516 come in a variety of mounting options such as tapped hex shoulder and threaded, stud mount, and steel plate mounted. They come in black neoprene, white nitrile or colored urethane. Learn more about the product


Comau MATE-XT Exoskeletong

The MATE-XT wearable exoskeleton helps sustain worker well-being, alleviates physical stress, and reduces ergonomic risk. The exosuit replicates all movements of the shoulder, helping employees perform jobs comfortably by reducing muscle fatigue without limiting mobility or adding bulk. Its design can be easily adjusted to fit different people with different body types—changing the length of the shoulder straps and the required level of assistance based on the worker or the job at hand is quickly achieved in a few simple steps. Learn more about the product

About the Author

Laura Davis

Laura Davis is the editor in chief of New Equipment Digest (NED), a brand part of the Manufacturing Group at Endeavor Business Media. NED covers all products, equipment, solutions, and technology related to the broad scope of manufacturing, from mops and buckets to robots and automation. Laura has been a manufacturing product writer for six years, knowledgeable about the ins and outs of the industry along with what readers are looking for when wanting to learn about the latest products on the market. 

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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