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Personal water craft gets buoyancy lift with expandable interpolymer

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 | Permalink

An expandable polystyrene/polyethylene (PS/PE) interpolymer from BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) has helped a personal water craft (PWC or jetski) manufactured by Yamaha Motor fulfill the requirements on light weight and buoyancy according to ISO 13590 The E-por particle foam from BASF is installed in the front and side spaces of the body of the WaveRunner VX700S model by the Japanese manufacturer where it ensures the buoyancy of the PWC due to its low density. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Japanese cartel collusion: old habits die hard

Friday, July 19th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Japan’s Panasonic Corp. is the latest Japanese auto parts supplier to be slapped with a heavy fine for charging inflated prices to US-based automakers. According to the US Department of Justice, Panasonic participated in a conspiracy to rig bids for, and to fix, stabilize and maintain the prices of steering wheel switches, turn switches, wiper switches, combination switches and door courtesy switches sold to Toyota Motor Corp. and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. read more

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Low cost pitch-based carbon fiber debuts

Monday, March 11th, 2013 | Permalink

The high price of pitch-based carbon fiber normally restricts its use to limited applications such as heat dissipation materials for electronic devices installed in satellites. Now, a Japanese company is targeting wider adoption of such fibers with a new material that costs around half as much to manufacture Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Op-Ed: Sea Shepherd: Cove Guardians under attack in Taiji, Japan

Monday, March 12th, 2012 | Permalink

The five Cove Guardians (CG) representing SSCS in Taiji, were initially approached at the cove by nationalists who “reacted violently,” to their presence said Sea Shepherd. But what followed was even stranger. Scott West, a Sea Shepherd … such as these are how SSCS marks its success and effectiveness. Unfortunately, this attack by Japanese nationals may have achieved only one thing; the one entity they dislike the most, now has more ammunition to play with.

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