Muscle Upper

The world’s first wearable balancer
Featuring the latest technology for handling heavy goods

Features

  • FEATURES 01

    FEATURES 01

    Helps arm and back movements with up to 35.7 kg (78.7 lb) of assistive force

  • FEATURES 02

    FEATURES 02

    No need to install rails, foundations or any other fixtures

  • FEATURES 03

    FEATURES 03

    Anyone can use it without the need for intensive training—just wear it!

  • FEATURES 04

    FEATURES 04

    You can pick up objects directly with your hands, so there is no need for any attachments

  • FEATURES 05

    FEATURES 05

    Low-cost implementation for workplaces that require heavy lifting

Specifications

Product dimensions: Height × Width × Depth 920mm×830mm×310mm
Product weight 8.1 kg (17.9 lb) (*1)
Driving force Compressed air
Actuator McKibben artificial muscle × 4
Method of supplying compressed air External supply using a compressor (*2)
Assistive force Up to 35.7 kgf (140 Nm) = 78.7 lbf (103 ft-lb)
Area of assistance Arms and back
Environmental temperature during use 5℃~35℃
Applicable body height (recommendations) 160cm~185cm
Water-resistant cover Not included
Interface Breath-operated switch
Sound level Under 70 dBA (*3)
Warranty period One year

(*1) Excluding cover.

(*2) The product functions at 0.5 MPa (72.5 psi), but 0.8 MPa (116.0 psi) is recommended to achieve smooth operation.
A mobile battery is needed to power an electric valve that controls the flow from the external air supply.

(*3) When running on a compressor.

Price

  • MSRP
  • 1,980,000 JPY(excluding tax)