The exoskeleton has helped to raise without any extra effort 125 pounds
James Hobson with a popular YouTube channel and The Hacksmith regularly pleases its subscribers unusual inventions. So, in 2016, he created the exoskeleton, which lifted a weight of 78 pounds. Four years later he decided to modify the mechanism to break the world record.
Engineers YouTube channel the Hacksmith draw attention to the fact that they used the available tools and fixtures. You can buy them in the store and to build something like this. They themselves did not use any professional equipment housed in the garage, where it passed the Assembly and adjustment of the exoskeleton.
The purpose of the engineer was to beat the achievement of Denis Cyplenkov, who set a world record by simply lifting on the biceps to get the bar weighs 113 pounds. For this it was necessary to collect the solid frame of the exoskeleton, calculated everything to the smallest detail. A key element of the design are hydraulic drives, which strengthen the hands of the owner.
To warm up the blogger picked up the barbell weighing about 79 kilograms, which he raised without much effort. After that he raised is 115 kg, thereby breaking the record athlete. And to build on the success, James decided to take a weight of 125 kg, with which it also had special problems.
His achievements never officially recorded, but it proves how useful it can be modern technology. For example, the exoskeleton can significantly simplify the life of people who have to lift and carry heavy objects.