THE MAKING (320) How Headphones are Made

THE MAKING follows the process of fabricating everyday products from raw materials. No.320 illustrates the creation of a pair of headphones.

Headphones are made up of a diaphragm, housing, earpads, and other components composed of various materials, including plastic, metal, and fabric. The diaphragm, which generates sound, and magnets are assembled and fixed in a housing composed of machined metal. The process of combing several parts into a single product is outlined in the video below:

Playing time: 14 min. Year of production: 2022

Performers/cooperating organizations:
final Inc. (Shooting location: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture)
final Inc., Ltd. Yamagata Factory (Shooting location: Kaminoyama City, Yamagata Prefecture)
Nippon Graphite Industries Co., Ltd. (Shooting location: Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture)
Koryo Jushi Co., Ltd. (Shooting location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture)
Fujikasei Kohgyoh Co., Ltd. (Shooting location: Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture)/p>

Original video was produced by the Science Portal.


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