THE MAKING(English Version)

(314)The Making of Steel Balls

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Running Time : 14minutes

Publication Year(JFY) : 2014 (Japanese edition has been published in 2014)

Overview

This series follows the technology used to make products we regularly come in contact with.
This edition of the series of programs explaining the technology used to produce items that are familiar in our daily life features 'Steel Balls'. A bicycle wheel spins smoothly because the wheel axle contains ball bearings. The steel balls inside the ball bearing must be close to perfectly spherical. The program introduces the production method of high-precision steel balls with a margin of error of less than 0.1 micrometers.

Cast

In cooperation with Daio Steel Ball Mfg. Co., Ltd.