Instantel - Micromate

Rugged Seismometer for Vibration Blast Monitoring


An Inside Glimpse Into the Product Design Refresh of Instantel's Seismometer Device

Concept sketches of product form and user interface design

Product Design Requirements

Instantel engaged Design 1st in a complete redesign of their existing seismometer including user interface, rugged exterior housing, user interface and implementation of the monitoring features.

Engineering Challenges

Implementing Design 1st’s proven process, the team was able to overcome several obstacles to:
Image: SLA Prototype - 24 custom parts including flexible exterior protective casing in protoype materials
Production Unit For manufacturer approval and final testing

Product Results

Through creativity and technical understanding, the Design 1st team refreshed Instantel’s industry-leading product

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