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Kit detects the ZIKA virus in blood in 10 to 15 minutes
Tanaka has developed the world's first kit able to directly detect the ZIKA virus (ZIKV) in blood. The kit is capable of rapid ZIKV detection in just 10 to 15 minutes. Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo plans to supply samples for clinical evaluation with a view to collaboration with domestic and overseas medical manufacturers.
Electrode catalysts for Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle
The Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle from Honda, which went on sale in March, is using platinum electrode catalysts from Tanaka Holdings in its fuel cells.
Tanaka to exhibit at FC EXPO 2016
Tanaka Precious Metals will exhibit at "FC EXPO 2016 - 12th International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo," one of the world's largest fuel cell exhibitions, which will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from Wednesday, March 2 until Friday, March 4, 2016.
Tanaka will be at MD&M West
Tanaka has announced it will exhibit at Medical Design & Manufacturing West (MD&M West) to be held in Anaheim, USA, from February 9 to 11. Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo develops and manufactures a wide range of precious metal materials, including electrodes and radiopaque markers using knowledge of precious metals built up over many years.
Electrical contact material is Cadmium-free
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. has developed a cadmium-free electrical contact material for use primarily in vehicles and smartphones with what is said to be improved sliding wear resistance compared to existing products. Full scale production of CDF-10 will start on December 1st.
Cup-type plating lab equipment for wafers offers equivalent films to mass-production machines
Tanaka Holdings has announced that Electroplating Engineers of Japan, Limited (EEJA), which operates the Tanaka Precious Metals' plating business, has developed and launched the RAD-Plater cup-type ultra-compact plating laboratory equipment for semiconductor wafers, which achieves equivalent films to mass-production machines.
'Precious Metals Research Grants' awarded
Tanaka Holdings have announced the recipients of the Tanaka Precious Metals' 2014 'Precious Metals Research Grants.' After a strict examination of the results, Associate Professor Yu-Ching Lin of Tohoku University and Assistant Professor Tsuyoshi Minami of Yamagata University were selected to receive the 2m yen 'Gold Award.'
Electroless plating process enables economical OFET formation
Electroplating Engineers of Japan, which operates the Tanaka Precious Metals Group's plating business, together with Professor Junichi Takeya, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, has developed the world's first technology for the simultaneous formation of contact electrodes for p-type and n-type1 Organic-semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (OFETs) using an electroless plating process.
Tanaka Precious Metals and SUSS MicroTec to Jointly Develop Sub-micron Gold Particle Pattern Transfer and Bonding Technology
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(1) and SUSS MicroTec KK will begin joint development of pattern transfer and bonding technology using sub-micron sized (1/10,000mm) gold particles.