|[February 12, 2014]
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Unveils Seven New Technologies at Annual R&D Open House
TOKYO --(Business Wire)--
Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced seven new technologies,
outlined below, at its annual Research and Development Open House held
today at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.
Mitsubishi (News - Alert) Electric
Develops New Manufacturing Technologies for Lightweight, High-strength
World-leading capacity will lead to smaller,
The company announced today that it has developed technologies for
manufacturing carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) components in
various shapes, as well as reducing their weight and improving their
noise-reduction performance in commercial products. Mitsubishi Electric (News - Alert)
is applying the technologies in ultra high-speed elevators and
industrial fans for delivery this year.
Full release text: www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/2014/0213-a.html
Electric's "Smart Air Coating" Keeps Grime Off Metal & Plastic
protects materials from dust, dirt, ice and snow to maintain product
The company announced today it has developed a new technology, Smart Air
Coating, which helps to keep metal and plastic products free of dirt
mixed with water, snow or ice, and dry dust and dirt. The company plans
to apply the technology in products as soon as possible.
Full release text: www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/2014/0213-b.html
Develops Micro Glass-processing Technology Incorporating Pulsed CO2
Achieves world's smallest holes with diameters of just
The company announced today it has developed micro glass-processing
technologies that use a pulsed CO2 laser to drill the world's
smallest holes measuring just 25 microns in diameter (1 micron equals
1/1,00 millimeter) in glass substrate. The technology is expected to
enhance the use of glass circuit substrates for the improved performance
of electronic devices.
Full release text: www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/2014/0213-c.html
Develops EV Motor Drive System with Built-in Silicon Carbide
The company announced today it has developed a prototype electric
vehicle (EV) motor drive system with a built-in silicon-carbide
inverter. The EV motor drive system, the smallest of its kind, will
enable manufacturers to develop EVs offering more passenger space and
greater energy efficiency.
Full release text: www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/2014/0213-d.html
Develops High-speed Algorithms for Optimization
and high-speed calculation methods for improving system performance
The company announced today its development of advanced optimization
algorithms and high-speed calculation methods aimed at optimizing the
performance of three practical systems: laser-processing machines for
high-speed cutting of sheet metal using the shortest possible
trajectories, moon probes achieved with minimized fuel consumption, and
particle beam therapies for prompt medical treatments.
Full release text: www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/2014/0213-e.html
Develops Enhanced Battery-control Technology for Expanded Use of
Renewable Energy in Power Systems
The company announced today new advanced battery-control technology that
estimates fluctuations in renewable power sources, such as photovoltaic
and wind-turbine generation, and controls battery charge/discharge to
minimize power frequency deviation, thereby ensuring high-quality power
systems that make extensive use of renewable energy.
Full release text: www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/2014/0213-f.html
Develops Energy Loss-reduction Technology for Power Distribution Grids
50% less energy loss and reduces power-generation costs
The company announced today that it has developed energy loss-reduction
technology that uses fast analysis of three-phase electricity to
establish optimal coordination of power-distribution grids for
reductions in energy loss and power-generation costs. The technology was
achieved under Mitsubishi Electric's Smart Grid Demonstration Project.
Full release text: www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/2014/0213-g.html
About Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
With over 90 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality
products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) is a recognized
world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and
electronic equipment used in information processing and communications,
space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics,
industrial technology, energy, transportation and building equipment.
Embracing the spirit of its corporate statement, Changes for the Better,
and its environmental statement, Eco Changes, Mitsubishi Electric
endeavors to be a global, leading green company, enriching society with
technology. The company recorded consolidated group sales of 3,567.1
billion yen (US$ 37.9 billion*) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013.
For more information visit http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com
*At an exchange rate of 94 yen to the US dollar, the rate given by the
Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2013
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