Patents Assigned to Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Patent number: 10680291
    Abstract: The nonaqueous electrolyte battery inorganic particles according to the present invention include a metal element having a smaller electronegativity than manganese in a crystal structure, and comprise a laminar compound which has an interlayer distance of 0.40-2.0 nm or less and which has exchangeable cations other than hydrogen ions between the layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Saeki, Nobuhiro Ito, Yoshiyuki Ishii, Kunio Matsui
  • Publication number: 20200173046
    Abstract: [Problem to be solved] Provided is an ion exchange membrane having both excellent electrolytic characteristics and excellent gas zone damage resistance. [Solution] An ion exchange membrane comprising: a layer A comprising a fluorine-containing polymer having a sulfonic acid group; and a layer B comprising a fluorine-containing polymer having a carboxylic acid group, wherein the layer B has a thickness of 5 to 30 ?m, and the layer B has an ion cluster diameter of 1.8 to 2.48 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsushi NAKAJIMA, Takuya MORIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200176742
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a microporous membrane contains a polyolefin resin and inorganic particles; the primary particle diameter of the inorganic particles is 100 nm or less; the content of the inorganic particles is 10-60% by mass or 10% by mass or more but less than 40% by mass based on the mass of the microporous membrane; and the retention time at 150° C. is less than 200 seconds or the retention time at 145° C. is more than 1 second but less than 300 seconds in the thermal behavior evaluation of the microporous membrane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuki Fukunaga, Manabu Sekiguchi
  • Publication number: 20200171438
    Abstract: Provided is a hollow fiber membrane module comprising: a hollow fiber membrane bundle; a housing; a first adhesively-fixed portion and a second adhesively-fixed portion configured to adhesively fix, at both ends of each of the hollow fiber membranes, with a potting material: the hollow fiber membranes to each other, and the hollow fiber membrane bundle to an inner wall of the housing; and a regulating member 40 configured to regulate arrangement of the hollow fiber membranes, wherein: on an end face outer than the housing of at least one of the first adhesively-fixed portion or the second adhesively-fixed portion, when a range of a circle having a center at a center of the end face and a radius equal to ½ of a radius of the end face is defined as a central portion, and a range other than the central portion is defined as a circumferential portion, a ratio of an area ratio of the regulating member 40 and the potting material to an entire area of the central portion to an area ratio of the regulating member 40
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigenori KASAI, Daisuke OKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200170125
    Abstract: Provided is a structure that has highly reliable electroconductive pattern regions, that offers an extremely simple manufacturing process, and that has excellent electrical insulation between the electroconductive pattern regions. This structure (10) having electroconductive pattern regions is provided with a support (11), and, on a surface configured by the support, a layer (14) in which insulation regions (12) containing a copper oxide- and phosphorus-containing organic substance and electroconductive pattern regions (13) containing copper are disposed next to one another. This stack is provided with: a support, a coating layer containing copper oxide and phosphorus and disposed on a surface configured by the support; and a resin layer disposed so as to cover the coating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masato Saito, Toru Yumoto, Masanori Tsuruta
  • Publication number: 20200165447
    Abstract: A resin composition of the present disclosure comprises (a) a polyphenylene ether resin; and (b) a graft copolymer wherein 30 to 70% by mass of an ethylene-?-olefin copolymer rubber latex having a gel content ratio of 30 to 90% by mass and a volume average particle diameter of a rubber dispersion of 0.2 to 1.0 ?m is graft-polymerized with 30 to 70% by mass of an aromatic vinyl compound, wherein the (a) component forms a continuous phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nozomi INAGAKI, Mihoko YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200165196
    Abstract: A process for producing a compound by use of a fluidized bed reactor comprising an internal space having a catalyst housed in a fluidizable manner therein, a first feed port into which a starting material gas comprising a hydrocarbon is fed to the fluidized bed reactor, a second feed port into which an oxygen-containing gas comprising oxygen is fed to the fluidized bed reactor, and a discharge port into which a reaction product gas is discharged from the fluidized bed reactor, including a reaction step of subjecting the hydrocarbon to a vapor phase catalytic oxidation reaction or a vapor phase catalytic ammoxidation reaction in the presence of the catalyst in the internal space to produce the corresponding unsaturated acid or unsaturated nitrile, respectively, wherein in the reaction step, a linear velocity (m/sec) of the starting material gas at the first feed port is adjusted against a degree of abrasion resistance (%) of the catalyst so as to satisfy a prescribed relation between them.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Dai NAGATA, Sho TAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200165361
    Abstract: A polyethylene composition containing: the following features (A) and (B): (A) a cumulative percentage elution from 50° C. to 98° C. is 50% by mass or more and less than 80% by mass in an elution temperature-cumulative eluate volume curve obtained by measuring eluate volumes every 1° C. by temperature rising elution fractionation (TREF) of cross-fractionation chromatography (CFC); and (B) the polyethylene composition comprises at least one eluted component having a weight-average molecular weight (Mw) of 200,000 or more at a temperature of 85° C. or more and less than 105° C. among eluted components recovered every 1° C. by temperature rising elution fractionation (TREF) of cross-fractionation chromatography (CFC).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kazuya Shikata
  • Publication number: 20200168076
    Abstract: A monitoring system including: a true image generation unit that generates a true image by subjecting a current image that is a latest captured image to a privacy protection process, a false video storage unit that stores a video or a still image and be capable of extracting one frame of the video or the still image as a false image for determining whether or not a monitoring is being appropriately performed by a monitoring person, an image transmission unit that transmits a monitoring target image generated on a basis of the false image to a terminal device, and a notification determination unit that, upon receipt of information that a notification event has been discovered in the monitoring target image by a user of the terminal device, determines whether or not the monitoring target image notified of the discovery is an image generated on the basis of the false image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Akihiro OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200165045
    Abstract: Provided is a lid material for a press-through pack package, comprising a heat-seal layer composed of a heat-sealing agent and a lid material film, wherein the heat-sealing agent contains an adhesive resin having a ratio E1/E2 of a storage elastic modulus at 30° C. E1 to a storage elastic modulus at 60° C. E2 of from 4.0 to 20.0 and a ratio E2/E3 of E2 to a storage elastic modulus at 80° C. E3 of from 1.3 to 4.0. Also provided is a lid material for a press-through pack package, comprising a heat-seal layer composed of a heat-sealing agent and a lid material film, wherein the heat-sealing agent contains an adhesive resin having a melting point of from 40° C. to lower than 90° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Motoki KONDO, Yukimasa KANETA, Masahiro ITO
  • Publication number: 20200161670
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon foam and a membrane electrode assembly having linear portions and node portions joining the linear portions; and a carbon foam and a membrane electrode assembly having linear portions and node portions joining the linear portions, where the carbon content is 51 mass % or more, and the mean deviation of coefficient of friction by the Kawabata evaluation system method is 0.006 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junya YAMASHITA, Satomi FUKUNAGA, Atsushi SUZUKI, Shozo TAKADA
  • Publication number: 20200155718
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide an ultraviolet-emitting device which achieves suppresses deterioration, and prolonged life of the components used in a light-emitting device while monitoring a light emitting state of the light-emitting element and maintaining an emission intensity. The ultraviolet-emitting device is provided with a light-emitting element configured to emit an ultraviolet ray, a mounting board on which the light-emitting element is placed, and a fluorescent glass element placed at a position irradiated with the ultraviolet ray emitted by the light-emitting element, and placed in a through hole formed through the mounting board, emitting fluorescence in a visible range by excitation of an ultraviolet ray.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yoshiro YAMAHA
  • Publication number: 20200146901
    Abstract: Provided is a compression stocking that is excellent in removability due to stretching characteristics of an ankle portion and low friction resistance of a skin surface, and is capable of alleviating swelling and fatigue of lower limbs caused during standing at work or day-to-day living. The compression stocking according to the present invention covers at least an ankle portion, a calf lower portion, a calf portion, and in some cases a femur, wherein the stress obtained when the calf portion is stretched to a worn state in a radial direction is 1 to 7 N, the stress obtained when the ankle portion is stretched in the radial direction until passing a heel is 1 to 7 N, and an initial load obtained when the ankle portion is stretched to an elongation rate of 10% in the radial direction is 1 N or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Junko Deguchi, Narumi Saegusa, Shoichi Akita
  • Publication number: 20200150533
    Abstract: A photosensitive resin structure for a printing plate, containing: a support (A); a photosensitive resin composition layer (B) comprising a thermoplastic elastomer (B-1) comprising a monovinyl-substituted aromatic hydrocarbon and a conjugated diene, an ethylenically unsaturated compound (B-2), and a photopolymerization initiator (B-3); and a non-infrared ray-shielding layer (C) ablatable with an infrared ray, wherein the non-infrared ray-shielding layer (C) comprises a polymer (C-2) having a carboxylate group and an ester bond group in a molecule thereof and an infrared ray absorber (C-3), and a proportion of an ester bond group such that carbon bonded to the ester bond group and carbon bonded to the carboxylate group are adjacent to each other in all the ester bond groups contained in the polymer (C-2) is 15% or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shusaku TABATA, Masaki MATSUMOTO, Ryo ICHIHASHI
  • Publication number: 20200153018
    Abstract: A method for producing an electrolyte solution including a supply step of continuously supplying an emulsion based a polymer electrolyte and a solvent into a dissolution facility, and a dissolution step of continuously dissolving the polymer electrolyte in the solvent by heating the interior of the dissolution facility to obtain the electrolyte solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicants: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro TAGO, Tetsuya MURAKAMI, Kazuhiro OHTSUKA
  • Patent number: 10646847
    Abstract: A GIS-type zeolite having an aluminum atom content of 1% by mass or more and a phosphorus atom content of 4% by mass or less, wherein a, being an amount of saturation adsorption of carbon dioxide into the GIS-type zeolite, measured when the GIS-type zeolite and carbon dioxide are placed in a system at 25° C. and 760 mmHg, is 5 cm3/g or more at 25° C. and 760 mmHg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takayuki Akaogi
  • Publication number: 20200144577
    Abstract: A polyolefin microporous membrane has a puncture elongation of not more than 2.30 mm. The temperature of the stress inflection point is not less than 80.0° C., and the stress peak value is not more than 1.8 gin thermomechanical analysis (TMA) measurement of the transverse direction of the polyolefin microporous membrane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Mana Kajiwara, Hiroshi Miyazawa
  • Publication number: 20200140644
    Abstract: To provide a core material for a fiber reinforced composite having an excellent workability upon being composited with a fiber reinforcing material. A core material for a fiber reinforced composite of the present disclosure comprises a molded product of expanded beads containing a thermoplastic resin, and having a heat shrinkage onset temperature of 80° C. or higher, a linear expansion coefficient of 10×10?5 mm/mm·° C. or less, and a ratio of change in dimensions with heating at 130° C. of ?4.0% to 0%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yumiko KATO, Shintaro WAKIMURA, Yuichiro SAKAMOTO, Tomoyuki TANIGUCHI
  • Patent number: 10641730
    Abstract: An oxidation-reduction substance equilibrium potential estimating method is provided, the method including: applying a voltage to an electrode contacting a sample containing an oxidation-reduction substance and sweeping the voltage; measuring a current flowing through the electrode; if an integrated value of the current becomes a value within a reference range, determining whether to sweep the voltage in an opposite direction to a sweep direction in the previous sweeping or to terminate sweeping of the voltage; if it is determined to terminate sweeping of the voltage, estimating an oxidation-reduction substance equilibrium potential at a value of the voltage; and if it is determined to sweep the voltage, sweeping the voltage in an opposite direction to a sweep direction in the previous sweeping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masaaki Ayabe, Ken Udagawa
  • Patent number: 10644353
    Abstract: A non-aqueous secondary battery including an electrolyte solution that contains a lithium salt and a non-aqueous solvent, a positive electrode, and a negative electrode, wherein a basis weight of a positive-electrode active material layer included in the positive electrode is 8 to 100 mg/cm2, and/or, a basis weight of a negative-electrode active material layer included in the negative electrode is 3 to 46 mg/cm2, and wherein the electrolyte solution has an ion conductivity at 25° C. of 15 mS/cm or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Naoki Matsuoka, Takehiro Koga, Hitoshi Shobukawa