By georgitte. bamboo. At Sunday, March 03rd 2019, 19:45:42 PM.
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heard that you make something out of bamboo here yes this is it this is made out of bamboo that s a steering wheel Maya originally made steering wheels out of maple and other types of wood he thought that the same technique could be used to help solve the bamboo problem that local regions were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
struggling to cope to say nothing of the negative environmental impact it s time for a serious rethink and for one of the most traditional resources at our disposal to take center stage welcome to the world of the APC group bamboo an extraordinary plant with a higher compressive strength than wood brick or concrete and a tensile strength of steel now more than ever though people around the world are recognizing bamboo as a vital resource in the production of energy bamboo produces more biomass than other trees and has a lower ash content than most comparable grasses this is good news for the environment not to mention its use in bio carbon capture which neutralizes fossil fuel emissions and releases King breathable air bamboo can also be made
bamboo an integral part of cultures as diverse and far apart as Asia Africa and South America seemingly everywhere and yet this humble plant could turn out to be the savior of our planet it s a bold claim but we ve taken nature for granted for too long we never imagined that our trees and forests would be in danger of disappearing but they are for years now the APC group has been planting growing and nurturing embracing the triple bottom line of people planet profit and the core values of sustainability environmental awareness and corporate social responsibility with offices around the world plantations on four continents and employing more than 4,000 people