Landmine Clearance Machines / Linear Guides

Japan's Top Inventions

28m 00s
Broadcast on May 28, 2022 Available until December 31, 2023

The fascinating stories and secrets behind hit Japanese products, plus parts and machines that boast the top share of niche markets. In the first half: the story behind landmine clearance machines developed by a Japanese company in 1998 which are used to safely detonate mines. In the second half: linear guides which facilitate smooth mechanical motion. We introduce the Japanese technology that's used in things like airplane seats and CT scanners.

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