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Clean Energy from Heat Under our Feet

Clean Energy from Heat Under our Feet

Energy is what makes machines work, and without it we could not…

The Wireless In-Wheel Motor is Changing the Future of Electric Cars

The Wireless In-Wheel Motor is Changing the Future of Electric Cars

 One of the technologies used in electric cars is the in-wheel motor,…

Thoughtful Product Study – Case Study #1 Tabmaker (Nichiban)

Thoughtful Product Study – Case Study #1 Tabmaker (Nichiban)

  Case Study #1 Tabmaker (Nichiban)   Some people create tabs by…

Hinoki-Buro : Ancestral workmanship brought to perfection along the years

Hinoki-Buro : Ancestral workmanship brought to perfection along the years

YOSHIDA SHOTEN is one of the last rare makers of the world-appraised…

A new approach to food production – Planned vegetable production a reality Plant Factory

A new approach to food production – Planned vegetable production a reality Plant Factory

  Doctor of Agriculture Hiroyuki Watanabe, Department of Life Science, College of…

A promising technology for powering humanoid robots? – Development of an Ultra-compact Gas Turbine Capable of Generating Large Amounts of Power Anywhere

A promising technology for powering humanoid robots? – Development of an Ultra-compact Gas Turbine Capable of Generating Large Amounts of Power Anywhere

  In addition to the turbine placed in the front center, the…

A Tour of the Hotei Yakitori Canning Factory – The Flavor of Showa Era – Yakitori, A Long-Selling Old Favorite

A Tour of the Hotei Yakitori Canning Factory – The Flavor of Showa Era – Yakitori, A Long-Selling Old Favorite

      Canned pre-prepared meals that can be preserved for long…

Top Share of the World Market for Nonradioactive Luminescent Paint – Ensuring Safety in the Dark LumiNova®

Top Share of the World Market for Nonradioactive Luminescent Paint – Ensuring Safety in the Dark LumiNova®

  The powdered raw material for LumiNova is mixed and fired. This…

A Proven Strategy Nets Over 70% of the International Market – Cosmetic Sponges Loved the World Over

A Proven Strategy Nets Over 70% of the International Market – Cosmetic Sponges Loved the World Over

Skin condition is not the only factor that determines how smoothly makeup…

Dualizing the water source is an effective anti-disaster measure – Technology to Purify Groundwater

Dualizing the water source is an effective anti-disaster measure – Technology to Purify Groundwater

  Cross section of the membrane, the nucleus of the membrane-filtration system.…

Toward Environment Friendly Minimum Packaging – Ecopackaging Evolves for the Future

Toward Environment Friendly Minimum Packaging – Ecopackaging Evolves for the Future

All at once the times are changing toward a more ecologically sustainable lifestyle. In the packaging industry the Kanepackage Group, whose headquarters are in the city of Iruma, Saitama prefecture, was amongst the first to pursue ecopackaging.…

Willing to try and cut anything – Ultrasonic cutting technology opens up infinite possibilities

Willing to try and cut anything – Ultrasonic cutting technology opens up infinite possibilities

In reality it is not an easy task to create uniformly-sized holes in a split second during the manufacturing process. If the nori is wet or damp it tends to stick like glue, and when powdered nori scatters and clings to the tool making the holes, it dulls the cutting edge. Nori is also a delicate natural ingredient, which will break off into irregular sized pieces if too much force is applied.These were the difficulties that the Kumakura Corporation’s technology helped to overcome.…

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