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Towa Develops Gloves and Socks Made of Japanese Paper

Towa Corp., a manufacturer of work gloves, now has gloves and socks available that act as new skincare products to keep skin beautiful by using “Japanese paper.” This series of skin care products uses generous amounts of “Japanese paper fiber” that is spun from Japanese paper and silk. Japanese paper fiber has humidity-controlling properties that prevent dryness and stuffiness, as well as deodorizing and...

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Bando Chemical Develops Light-Duty Conveyor Belt for EU

Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. announced the development of a light-duty conveyor belt compatible with Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 (referred to as the Plastics Implementing Measure (PIM)). Sales will begin in early November. In the EU, regulations stipulate that materials and products that come in contact with food do not cause health problems, and that they do not change the taste,...

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Sumitomo Riko Launches Bed-Sized SR Soft Vision

Sumitomo Riko Co. Ltd. has added a bed-sized “full body version” to their lineup of body pressure detection sensors. The series lineup also contains the distribution version, the numerical version, and the wireless version for a total of four types, widening the selection of sizes optimized according to use. The full-body version that has just gone on sale is the...

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Bridgestone Develops Hydrogen Fueling Hose

Bridgestone Corp. is developing a hydrogen fueling hose with high pressure resistance capable of containing 82MPa (megapascals), and will begin full fledged sales operations. The hydrogen fueling hose is to be installed at facilities such as hydrogen stations where fuel cell vehicles are supplied with hydrogen. Hydrogen is placed under high pressure during fueling, requiring hoses that withstand the resulting...

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Bando Chemical Develops High-Load Industrial Power Transmission Belts

The new “Ceptor-X” high-load industrial power transmission belt will be available from Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. starting Nov. 1, 2015. The new product, the highest grade in the “Ceptor Series,” is a high-torque power transmission belt suitable for a variety of synchronous transmission applications in industrial machinery, such as medical equipment and robots, injection molding machines, pressing machines, printing machines...

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Bando Chemical: Automotive Transmission Belts Experience Drop, Resin Conveyor Belts Perform Strongly

Mitsutaka Yoshii, president of Bando Chemical Industries Ltd. (Kobe Head Office), a leading belt manufacturer, explained the current status in the third year of implementation of the company’s medium- and long-term management plan. Results of the first quarter (April-June) indicate that sales increased 4.3 percent while operating income increased 30.6 percent, both compared to the same period last fiscal year. In...

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