Hitachi is a highly diversified company with products and solutions in High Functional Materials & Components, Power Systems, Electronic Systems & Equipment, Automotive Systems, Digital Media…
Hitachi – Engineering and Technologies
Hitachi was founded in 1910 by electrical engineer Namihei Odaira. The company’s first product was Japan’s first 5-horsepower electric induction motor, initially developed for use in copper mining. Odaira’s company soon became the domestic leader in electric motors and electric power industry infrastructure
Hitachi J100 adjustable and Variable frequency drive. Photographed by C J Cowie
Hitachi at Wikipedia
Hitachi has contributed immensely to semiconductor and electronic manufacturing technologies.
- 1958 Completed six-transistor miniature portable radio
- 1959 Completed electronic computers based on transistors
- 1966 Developed LTP processing technique for silicon transistors
- 1978 Experimental color camera with solid-state miniature image device developed
1976 Hitachi portable VTR, for Sony 1″ type C; the source and take-up reels are stacked for compactness.
HITACHI 1 Zoll-C-Maschine – Video tape recorder
Consulting Service for the semiconductor and microelectronic industry, FEA modeling, mechanical, electrical & materials engineering applications.
Glew Engineering – Technology Expertise
Experts in Electrical, Materials and Mechanical Engineering Consulting. Consulting and Support areas include Business Development, Solar & Flat Panel Technologies, Materials Science among many others.
CAD and finite element analysis (FEA)
FEA allows for comprehensive modeling of the chamber’s integrity during testing conditions. The FEA model serves as a virtual experiment that allows reduction in prototype cost and testing. An accurate model can reduce the costly repercussions of an incorrectly designed system.
(They may cover Mems and Mechatronics too. – delabs)
Glew Engineering Consulting Inc. 240 Pamela Drive, Mountain View, CA 94040 USA
American manufacturer of glass, ceramics and related materials, primarily for industrial and scientific applications.
Corning – Engineered Glass and Ceramics
The company was known until 1989 as Corning Glass Works, The Corning Museum of Glass
They Specialize in developing technologies and products in Displays, Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Specialty Materials and Environmental.
Corning Optical Fiber, part of Corning’s Telecommunications segment, invented the first low-loss optical fiber in 1970 and today remains the worldwide market leader, offering a full line of single-mode and multimode optical fibers for all network applications
Labware and Equipment from Corning – Scientific laboratory products. Consumable glass and plastic laboratory tools for life science research.
Gorilla Glass (wiki) is the registered trademark for an alkali-aluminosilicate sheet toughened glass manufactured by U.S. glassmaker Corning Inc. Engineered for a combination of thinness, lightness, and damage-resistance, it is used primarily as the cover glass for portable electronic devices including mobile phones, portable media players, laptop computer displays, and some television screens.
It is manufactured through immersion in a molten alkaline salt bath using ion exchange to produce compressive residual stress at the surface. This prevent cracks from propagating – for a crack to start, it will first have to overcome this compressive stress.
High-end computerized lab equipment, accessories and sensors. They also manufacture OEM transducers, signal conditioners, industrial standards interface boards and kits. (USA Firm)
Erlich Industrial Development Corporation
Erlich Industrial Development Corporation (EID) is an OEM manufacturing and R&D Company specializing in the development of high technology biological, medical and chemical research products.
Adjustable Output Positive Voltage Power-Supply Kit
An electronics board (kit) that allows you to connect up to 30V AC or DC on one side of the board and get adjustable VDC regulated on the other side. Every lab should have a few of these boards handy. The boards will allow you to easily power all your analog components (i.e. op-amp). The Terminal Block TB connector is included and makes it easy to use.
Interface board conductivity cell with DIN Rail clip
Build your own Conductivity meter and/or controller and save. Simply connect your Conductivity cell (conductivity electrode, Probe) to the input via Terminal Board (TB) and the output to analog to digital converter (ADC), Digital voltmeter (DVM), Analog Voltmeter, micro-controller (MC) or PLC. Power the board and get reading.
Eddy Current Testing (ET) and Infrared/Thermal Testing (IRT) are Interesting Areas where experienced designers can build and manufacture Test Equipment.
Community College Education Resource
These pages have NDT study material for college and Science Educational Pages for High School.
Students can get ideas for original project work on one of these concepts. Choose one area and then research in the web. When i had to build Equipment, it would be difficult to get the catalogs and datasheets of Materials or Methods. Now master the art or searching online, then create your database. Study, Learn and Build !
Direct Read Pocket Dosimeter
“Pocket dosimeters are used to provide the wearer with an immediate reading of his or her exposure to x-rays and gamma rays. As the name implies, they are commonly worn in the pocket. The two types commonly used in industrial radiography are the Direct Read Pocket Dosimeter and the Digital Electronic Dosimeter.”
More at – NDT Resource Center
This site contains popular-science style articles describing many aspects of electrochemistry. New articles are added at irregular intervals, and all articles are periodically updated as recent developments occur in the field.
- Anodizing – Robert S Alwitt
- Brine electrolysis – Tilak V. Bommaraju and Paul J. Orosz
- Corrosion inhibition – Norman Hackerman
- Dielectrics – William D. Brown, Dennis Hess, Vimal Desai, and M. Jamal Deen
- Electric fish, electric organ discharges, and electroreception – Theodore H. Bullock
- Electrochemical engineering – Richard C. Alkire and Thomas W. Chapman
- Electrochemical machining – Joseph McGeough
“Metal sulfide flotation concentrates can be treated in a number of ways. These include using pyrometallurgy, or smelting at high temperature, in which process the sulfur in the metal sulfide is oxidized with air or oxygen to sulfur dioxide, and molten metal is produced.”
Materials-Science of which Chemical/Electrochemical Engineering is a part; is behind all the development of electronic components and manufacturing. The Backbone is Applied Science. A Super Capacitor or a Special RF Semiconductor can only be developed using the research and efforts of these scientists.
The Sciences or their study has been much nurtured and supported by some countries like the USA. This is the foundation on which many other Technologies like Electronics and Computing thrive. In many other countries this is many times not even perceived as its is not ‘glamorous’ and requires much efforts and dedication.
“If the Foundation of Applied Sciences is sound, the Building of Technology is Sturdy”
As said by –
Elektrick Power Jedi – Charge Minds with Electricity
Electrical Engineering as a Technology has evolved and branched out into many specialized domains. With the coming of Semiconductors and the Advancements of Material Technologies, Electronics Engineering emerged as a foundation or a Horizontal for many new Verticals.
One such Vertical is Instrumentation, here you know Industrial Process Control is one and the other is Test and Measurement. The third branch we learn about today is “Analytical Instrumentation Technologies” which is more like an Oblique, it Cuts thru Physics, Chemistry and Biology and many of its sub-branches. It also supports the areas called Life Sciences, Bio Technology, GeoSciences, Materials Science etc. .
Here i have posted some analytical instruments … Laboratory Analytical, – Research and Lab Instruments, Bio and Earth Science. – EEMetric.com – Test and Measurement Instrumentation.
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(I Inherited some chemistry apparatus and chemicals from my grandfather. This lead to a Tiny Physical and Electro-Chemistry lab in the Store Room and later the Garage when i was at school. That is one of the reasons my website has the name delabs and i created a blog called “Analytical Bionics” around 2004. Later those posts were integrated in my other blogs.)