A black, one-piece, conformal fitting energy-absorbing frame for the Motoman NX100 teach pendant. Manufactured from Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV); resistant to temperature extremes, chemical exposure and harsh environments. The frame is aggressively textured. A raised, protective ridge is featured around the E-stop, and access to the compact-flash door is preserved. A back-strap is incorporated to prevent separation of the bumper from the left and right sides of the pendant.