Robotic Suit aids nuclear workers

Assystem Energy & Infrastructure

Robotic Suit aids nuclear workers

A robotic suit developed to help workers wearing heavy protective gear at nuclear accident sites was unveiled Thursday.

The HAL suit contains metallic materials that shield against radiation and weighs around 70 kg, but servomotors in the joint sections assist movement, according to maker Cyberdyne Inc., based in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture.

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