Technologies that aim at energy, resource conservation, recycling, and pollution prevention, reducing environmental impact in each life-cycle stage of Ricoh products
Color QSU Technology by Direct Heating System
DH Fixing System reduces heat required for the fusing roller while improving the efficiency of heat transfer.
Smart Position Motor System
An encoder integrated brushless DC motor and a device which controls its position, achieving savings in energy and resources.
Rewritable Recording Technology
Rewritable recording of high quality using a material technology to control coloring and decoloring of dyestuff.
Environmental Impact Visualization Technology in Parts Manufacturing
Visualizing the environmental impact to ascertain our CO2 reduction.
Technique for Forecasting Used Product Collection Volumes
Accurately predicting the number of machines recycled from the market.
Biomass Plastic Material Technology
Ricoh's effort in applying environmentally-friendly biomass plastic as multifunction copier components.
Biomass Toner Technology
New environmentally-friendly toner adopting biomass as a raw material for the primary element of toner.
Technology Applied in Developing Piezoelectric Thin Film Using Ink-Jet Printing Method
A few micron thick piezo thin film actuator using the ink-jet printing (IJP) method
Crystallization of PZT Film by Laser Annealing Technology
Crystallizing PZT film using laser irradiation, acquiring the displacement characteristics required for PZT.
Rewritable Laser System
A printing process using laser diode allows rewriting to durable, outdoor proof media without contact.
Product Life-cycle Environmental Impact Assessment Technology
Ricoh's product LCA system that designers and specialists can readily use.
Dry Washing Technology
An environmentally-friendly technology to remove residue without using solvents or water.
Lead-Free Piezoelectric Material
A lead-free piezoelectric film, which has electromechanical properties comparable to those of PZT, on a Si substrate.
Cart Production Line
An environment-friendly production line comprising multiple carts and powered by air cylinders
Small-sized Toner Filling Machine
A compact toner filling machine that requires only 1/40 the installation space used by conventional machines.