By georgitte. bamboo. At Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 20:45:36 PM.
the moisture level was one of the issues we faced if the moisture is removed then the mold problem will be solved however the loss of moisture would cause the self to collapse and the bamboo processed as a steering wheel the material could take in moisture and expand so my des came up with the method of filling a special pressure furnace with vapor to restore the bamboo cells to their original shape a characteristic of bamboo cells is that the cell walls have the best moisture absorbency when placed in a special pressure furnace and exposed to vapor the cell walls regain their original shape when the moisture reached 20% the bamboo regained its original thickness once it s taken out the pressure furnace it can be dried again without fear of the cells collapsing because there s no moisture within the cells this is how the takuna succeeded in making a stable material
Factory in mangaka City Kochi Prefecture hello I m Michelle hello I m my Aida today s Takumi is Adi here omaeda he is an engineer who specializes in wood processing I heard that you make something out of bamboo here yes this is it this is made out of bamboo that s a steering wheel Maya originally made steering wheels out of maple and other types of wood he thought that the same technique could be used to help solve the bamboo problem that local regions were facing however wood and bamboo had very different characteristics and it wasn t an easy task bamboo has high moisture content immediately after it s been cut because mold grows easily controlling
into charcoal or activated carbon the briquettes are used for cooking and drying tea while the charcoal itself has a variety of important uses in gas and water purification sewage treatment air filters gas masks and respirators and in a range of medicines every single day bamboo is used for fiber or food by more than two and a half billion people around the world used for generations as scaffolding and building materials in Asia and the South Pacific bamboo is now an increasing demand around the world bamboo is miraculous when growing freely in the wild it produces between 6 and 12 tons of biomass per acre per year while the highly cultivated APC group bamboo yields between 20 and 25 tons per acre per year good management always makes good financial sense and with more than 100 years of combined plantation management experience the APC group is primed to become the