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September 18, 2013

Toyoda Gosei’s “e-Rubber” – an Energy-Saving Vibration Sheet

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has started shipping samples of its new development, “e-Rubber”, a sheet that can generate vibrations with low power consumption, in order to find a wider range of its applications.

This product was developed to be applied to cellular phones, etc., as a component that will reduce the required power consumption, space, and weight by more than half compared with conventional vibration devices, such as those driven by motors.

We have been developing the high-polymer dielectric actuator for artificial muscle of artificial arms etc. We focused the fact that this actuator can generate vibration by applying the voltage to it, and succeeded in developing the "e-Rubber."

What is the “e-Rubber”?

How does this device vibrate?

We will exhibit the "e-Rubber” and demonstrate how it vibrates at our booth (Electronics Suite Zone 3D30 in the Hall 3) at the Cutting-edge IT & Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition “CEATEC Japan 2013,” to be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba from October 1 to 4.

For further information about “e-Rubber,” please contact us at +81-52-449-5589: Takeuchi or Baba, R&D Representatives from Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. 

About Toyoda Gosei
Established in 1949 and headquartered in Kiyosu, Aichi prefecture, Japan, Toyoda Gosei has grown as a distinguished manufacturer in the area of polymers (such as rubber and plastics) and optical semiconductors. Today, the company provides a variety of automotive components and LEDs internationally, with its network of 60 group companies in 17 countries and regions worldwide. Through the development of unrivaled technologies for environmental protection, greater comfort and car safety, Toyoda Gosei aims to be a global supplier that brings happiness to customers around the world.