OKABE MICA STUDIO
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INTRODUCTION

  • 01

    Pipe packing, washer

    • Product details

      These products can be used anywhere in the factory, including the flange part of pipes or gaps between tightened bolts.

    • Location of use

      When insulation and heat resistance are required, mica products are used to prevent electrical corrosion.

    • Idea for improvement

      We realized quick delivery and affordability by using mica plates that can be easily processed.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      Our products have garnered good reviews from our customers because we can process products in any shape with quick delivery.

  • 02

    Electric furnace

    • Product details

      This is a furnace that converts electrical energy into heat energy to heat or melt metallic materials.

    • Location of use

      For insulation between layers of coil in electric furnaces and the protection of measuring equipment.

    • Idea for improvement

      Shapes between layers depend on each electric furnace, however, mica can be processed in any shape specified because it can easily be processed.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      We have garnered good reviews from our customers because of the quality of our response and our quick delivery. If there is a large quantity, we also perform punch processing.

  • 03

    Fireproof bus duct

    • Product details

      This is one of the components of power transmission equipment that allows a large amount of current to flow. It is mainly used in factories because it is easy to change branches (change in the path of electricity).

    • Location of use

      In case of fire in a large plant, fire may be spread to other facilities and result in a large accident. Because mica has a flame-proof function, it is used in the connection part of ducts and prevents the spread of fire.

    • Idea for improvement

      In order to make work easier at the work site, parts are made by combining mica.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      We have garnered good reviews from our customers because we can provide feasible shapes at a rate that is as affordable as possible based on close discussions with designers.

  • 04

    Crucible induction furnace

    • Product details

      This is a furnace to manufacture cast iron-made products.

    • Location of use

      This is used between heat insulation materials and coils that are used in induction furnaces. The use of mica provides coil protection, heat insulation and vibration absorption.

    • Idea for improvement

      We secure product stocks to be used for the disposition of fireproof materials in repair works by utilizing mica’s characteristic slippage.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      We have garnered good reviews from our customers because of increased efficiency of work and less health risks (using biodissoluble ceramic).

  • 05

    Injection molding equipment

    • Product details

      Injection molding equipment is a machine to process plastic products.
      We melt plastic material (resin), pour it into molds to cool it and form a shape.

    • Location of use

      For supporting plates of a heater that heats pipes to pour plastic.

    • Idea for improvement

      We can deliver products in any shapes as customers requested with quick delivery.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      We have garnered good reviews from our customers because in close meetings with designers, we are able to provide speedy response, including in the development of prototypes.

  • 06

    Semiconductor manufacturing equipment

    • Product details

      Semiconductors are used in many fields and industries such as smart phones or cars, etc. This is manufacturing equipment necessary for manufacturing semiconductors.

    • Location of use

      Mica is used for the base part of heaters that are used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

    • Idea for improvement

      We utilized mica plates with superior processability according to the schematics of our customer’s manufacturing facilities and delivered them in a short period.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      We have garnered good reviews from our customers because we have been able to provide speedy response addressing all issues from the prototype phase by means of close meetings from design to mass production for customers’ products.

  • 07

    Battery

    • Product details

      Lithium-ion battery, fuel battery. Large type rechargeable batteries are installed in all electrical power plants. Various types, including lithium-ion batteries or NAS batteries, etc. These batteries are used as emergency power sources or for night-time electricity generation in hospitals and as a core technology essential for the development of the smart-grid society in the near future.

    • Location of use

      Because rechargeable batteries are used to store energy, they may sometimes explode or catch fire. Considering this, the spread of fire is prevented by using mica directly around batteries or partitions between batteries, because mica has heat and impact resistance, as well as the heat insulation.

    • Idea for improvement

      Mica protects batteries by forming a shape according to a battery’s shape or wrapping a battery in a soft sheet form. Some mica sheet with higher heat insulation characteristics incorporate air by using a patterned surface.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      As battery needs have grown rapidly, we have responded quickly to large orders by establishing a mass production system.

  • 08

    Generator

    • Product details

      This product generates electricity by rotating a large turbine. There are various types of power generation methods such as fire power, hydraulic power, or nuclear power. In recent years, power generation methods utilizing natural energy sources such as solar power or wind power, etc. are also increasing.

    • Location of use

      This product provides electric insulation by wrapping around coils with large electric current. This product can provide electric insulation for generators for decades by utilizing the durability of mica.

    • Idea for improvement

      Its flexible tape-like form can be wrapped tightly around irregularly shaped coils. In addition, the high degree of electric insulation in conjunction with the long life of mica ensures long-term insulation.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      The insulation life of generators must be guaranteed for decades. In order to ensure that factories can keep generating important electricity resources without issue, we have continued to provide effective insulation that fulfills our customer’s need for reliability.

  • 09

    Distribution board

    • Product details

      The purpose of this facility is to convert high-voltage electricity supplied from electricity companies or generators into low-voltage electricity.
      Installed in plants, large buildings, vessels, etc.

    • Location of use

      This can be used as a cover for a switchboard or by attaching mica inside the switchboard. In addition, this is used for special high voltage called a switch gear. This prevents the leakage of electricity and protects worker’s safety.

    • Idea for improvement

      We use arc-resistant mica plates and deliver mica plates that feature excellent workability in a short delivery time.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      Our products have garnered good reviews from our customers because we can deliver for a short period with characteristics of mica in any specified shapes.

  • 10

    Solar power generation equipment

    • Product details

      This generates electricity using the brilliance of sunlight. This is best known for power generation using natural energy, and has gradually become more common on the rooftops of plants and general households.

    • Location of use

      This protects power collection boxes that collect electricity from many solar cell panels by wrapping around boxes with mica that is resistant to both flames and electricity to prevent fire or short circuiting. Additionally, mica is wrapped around mounts supporting panels to prevent rust and corrosion.

    • Idea for improvement

      We present the most optimal products that feature characteristic hardness, softness, shapes, sizes, or others according to usages.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      For several decades, mica has garnered a high reputation for use in fire resistance and electric insulation because it is highly resistant to temperature and humidity, making it highly resistant to deterioration.

  • 11

    Electric cable

    • Product details

      Heat and flame resistant electric cable that does not short circuit even in cases of fire. In the event of an emergency, it will continue to provide electricity to lights and sprinklers until all people have evacuated from the building.

    • Location of use

      Mica with heat resistant and high electric insulation protects electric cables from flame, gas, or fallen debris by wrapping around copper wires directly.

    • Idea for improvement

      We process mica into a flexible tape which makes it easy to adhere to copper wire. In addition to normal mica, special mica with more heat resistance is also used.

    • The reason that we have garnered good reviews from our customers

      Our mica tape, which features high insulation and effective fireproof performance, meets the standards of the Fire Service Act, even if the amount of wrapping around electric cables is less than usual, leading to cost reduction.