Revise the RoHS, Restrict to Use 4 Materials. Start the Endurance Test of Alternative Materials.
According to THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN,LTD., from 2019, 4 kinds of phthalic acid ester will be restricted to use with revision the RoHS. Phthalic acid ester is used as plasticizer which makes cable materials soften in many electronic devices. Some maker already started to evaluate some alternative materials.
This article introduce an example of endurance test which is bending test of cable using alternative materials, and in this endurance test, our test machine is used.