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SEED Solutions – Components for Next-Generation Robot Development
SEED Solutions – Components for Next-Generation Robot Development
 
November 30, 2016

THK exhibited its “SEED Solutions” components for next-generation robots at the International Robot Exhibition 2015. “SEED Solutions” are a family of components ideal for autonomous robot development, mainly consisting of actuator systems, which perform movement, and master systems, which provide…

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Plasma Generation in Liquid by Microwave Irradiation
Plasma Generation in Liquid by Microwave Irradiation
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September 1, 2016

Thanks to government support, Arios has demonstrated that microwave-induced plasma in liquid technology, which generates plasma in liquid by microwave irradiation, can be used to produce platinum nanoparticles for use in platinum-supported catalysts, and to produce copper nanoparticles for use…

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Composite plating technology as alternative to hard chrome plating
Composite plating technology as alternative to hard chrome plating
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June 15, 2016

Yoshino Denka Kogyo, with support from the government, has developed a composite plating technology as an alternative to hard chrome plating. It merges multinary nickel alloy plating, particulate dispersion, and thermal processing. Hard chrome plating is widely used in the…

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Electroplating for precision parts
Electroplating for precision parts
 
June 15, 2016

With support from the government, ERG has developed technology for electroplating of extremely small parts. When electroplating fine parts, various problems are encountered starting with the fact that the product will float when it is placed in the electroplating solution,…

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Sensorless Motor Control Technology
Sensorless Motor Control Technology
 
June 15, 2016

With support from the government, E-bike has developed motor control technology without the use of a Hall sensor semiconductor. Hall sensors are easily affected by heat and vibration, and easily damaged by water intrusion. In addition, 3 sensors must be…

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Small Jet Engine for Advanced Environmentally Friendly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Small Jet Engine for Advanced Environmentally Friendly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
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June 15, 2016

YSEC, with support from the government, and in partnership with national research institution AIST and small- to medium-sized companies in Niigata Prefecture with superior technology in metal processing and control systems, and based on its own proprietary cutting technology, has…

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Technology for Joining Dissimilar Metals by Brazing
Technology for Joining Dissimilar Metals by Brazing
 
June 15, 2016

Atago Manufacturing, with support from the government, has developed a technique for the joining of dissimilar metals through electric furnace brazing. This technology enables aluminum to be used for parts of a heat exchanger that can tolerate aluminum, while only…

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Dies for Casting High-performance Heat Sinks for IGBTs Used in Electric Vehicles
Dies for Casting High-performance Heat Sinks for IGBTs Used in Electric Vehicles
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June 14, 2016

With support from the government, Nakamura Manufacturing has developed dies for casting high-performance heat sinks for IGBT power semiconductors used in electric vehicles. The amount of heat generated by electric vehicles is increasing in conjunction with their higher performance. Nakamura’s…

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Developing a Resin Pipe Using Gas Injection Technology
Developing a Resin Pipe Using Gas Injection Technology
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June 14, 2016

Jun Corporation, with support from the government, is developing resin pipe parts using gas injection hollowing technology. Switching part materials from metal to resin realizes weight savings of over 50%. Further, the reduction in number of parts reduces the number…

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Wireless Caliper
Wireless Caliper
 
March 25, 2016

Nakamura Manufacturing has developed the wireless digital caliper E-FW, which sends data measured with the caliper to a PC or tablet. The caliper has a built-in transmitter, so it can be used just by connecting up the PC’s usual USB…

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