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Kobe Steel's affected customers from computer chips to spaceships

To check the safety of their cars, planes, trains and other products

Reuters 

Kobe Steel Ltd's tampering with specifications has led to a scramble among the 525 customers currently affected to check the safety of their cars, planes, trains and other products. The metals from Kobe Steel whose specifications have been falsified have been used in a dizzying array of products including air conditioners, Blu-ray discs, car doors, computer chips, copper pipes, heat exchangers, gearboxes, nuclear power plant parts, ship engines and spaceships. No safety issues have been reported. Customers that have received falsely certified parts ...

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First Published: Mon, November 06 2017. 13:10 IST
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