Patents Assigned to Fuji Corporation
  • Publication number: 20240164746
    Abstract: An ultrasonic diagnostic system includes an ultrasonic diagnostic device having a probe, a moving device configured to move the probe, and a control device. When ultrasonic diagnosis is performed on a subject, the control device controls the moving device such that the probe is pressed against a body surface of the subject, and in a case where a specific pattern is designated as a movement pattern of the probe, controls the moving device such that the pressing of the probe on the body surface is canceled or alleviated, then controls the moving device such that the probe is moved with the specific pattern, and when the movement with the specific pattern is ended, performs a specific control for controlling the moving device such that the probe is pressed against the body surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicants: FUJI CORPORATION, ASAHI INTECC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naofumi YOSHIDA, Yasuhiro YAMASHITA, Shinya KONDO, Makoto NISHIUCHI, Manabu SHIMOGAMI, Fumiyoshi OSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20240168665
    Abstract: A data-saving system includes a data-saving section to acquire and save multiple pieces of data generated when a board working machine performs a board work, a standard storage section that is a candidate for a save destination for saving the data, an additional storage section that is capable of being added to the system and removed from the system, the additional storage section being a candidate for the save destination for saving the data, a degree-of-priority setting section to set a degree of priority for saving for each of the multiple pieces of data based on an execution state of the board work when the data is generated, and a save destination control section to control the save destination of the data based on the set degree of priority while referring to one or more conditions of a condition of presence or absence of the additional storage section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi SUGIURA, Hideya KURODA
  • Publication number: 20240165727
    Abstract: A solder ball supply device is applied to a solder ball feeder including a feeder main body section, a track member, an excitation device, and a cavity unit, and includes an imaging section and a determination section. In the supply region, the cavity unit includes multiple cavities in which one of the multiple solder balls conveyed to the supply region is to be accommodated. The imaging section causes the imaging device to image the cavity unit to which the multiple solder balls are conveyed. The determination section performs image processing on the image data of the cavity unit acquired by the imaging section to determine whether the solder ball can be collected by the component mounter for each of the multiple cavities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji KAWASAKI, Takehito OKADA, Yusuke YAMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 11991832
    Abstract: A unit exchanging device for automatically exchanging a component supply unit between multiple component mounting devices in which multiple component supply units for supplying components are detachably installed includes: a gripping portion for gripping the component supply unit; a moving section for moving the gripping portion along a predetermined direction between a position for attaching/detaching the component supply unit to and from a component mounting machine; and a control section for controlling the gripping and release of the gripping of the component supply unit by the gripping portion and controlling the moving section so as to change the standby position in accordance with the gripping state of the component supply unit in the gripping portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeto Oyama, Masahiro Kondo, Haruna Narita
  • Publication number: 20240157404
    Abstract: A waste material processing system of the present disclosure that places a waste material on a conveyance surface of a conveyance section, conveys the waste material in a conveyance line, and recycles the waste material, the system includes a detection section disposed on a downstream side of a removal area where foreign matters included in the waste material are removed in the conveyance line, and configured to detect the foreign matters remaining in the conveyed waste material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hironori KONDO, Koji KAWAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 11985767
    Abstract: There is provided a tape feeder for feeding a taped component, in which multiple electric components are taped to a tape having engagement holes formed at equal pitches, to a supply position by engaging feeding claws with the engagement holes, including: a claw member that linearly moves in a state of being engaged with the engagement hole and feeds the taped component toward the feeding claw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takaji Mukohara
  • Patent number: 11984732
    Abstract: A contactless electric power supply device of the present invention is provided with: multiple supply coils and an alternating current power source arranged on a fixed section; multiple receiving coils and a receiving circuit provided on a moving body; and a face-to-face power supply section provided for each of the multiple supply coils and configured to supply alternating current power from the alternating current power source to the supply coils only when detecting a face-to-face state between the supply coil and the receiving coil; wherein separation distances and lengths in the moving direction of the multiple supply coils and multiple receiving coils are set to satisfy face-to-face conditions, and a receiving circuit converts alternating current power received by at least one of the receiving coils in the face-to-face state and generates a receiving voltage at least equal to a driving voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Oki, Shinji Takikawa, Takeshi Nomura
  • Publication number: 20240149363
    Abstract: A quality determination device is applied to a component mounter including a pallet and a suction nozzle, and includes a first determination section. The pallet includes supply units on which a solder ball group to be supplied to a target region, that is at least a part of a mounting area of a component to be mounted on a board is mounted. The solder ball group being disposed in accordance with electrode positions of the component. The suction nozzle picks up and holds a target object that is a supply unit or a solder ball group mounted on the supply unit, and supplies the target object to the target region of a board. The first determination section determines quality of the solder ball group mounted on at least one supply unit among the multiple supply units arranged in the pallet before the suction nozzle picks up the target object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seijiro HAGI, Shinji NAITO, Takuro MIZUKOSHI, Sota SUGIURA, Haruya SAKAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 11978192
    Abstract: A component mounting machine includes a component supply device, a head having a nozzle, and a control device configured to control each device. The control device is configured to control a cameras to image a component, determine the normality and abnormality of an operation executed immediately before a current imaging timing based on an image captured at the current imaging timing, classify the image captured at the current imaging timing as a normal image in a case in which a result of determination of the normality and abnormality is made as normal, and classify the image captured at the current imaging timing and a part or all of images captured at imaging timings prior to the current imaging timing as an abnormal image in a case in which the result of the determination of the normality and abnormality is made as abnormal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuta Yokoi, Kazuya Kotani, Mikiya Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20240140768
    Abstract: A lifting and lowering movement control system for controlling an automatic conveyance vehicle configured to move with an article loaded thereon and a lifting and lowering device configured to move up and down in a state in which the automatic conveyance vehicle is on board, the system includes a lifting and lowering relevant information acquisition section configured to acquire lifting and lowering relevant information relating to the lifting and lowering device scheduled to be boarded by the automatic conveyance vehicle, and a movement control section configured to set a movement path to the lifting and lowering device scheduled to be boarded based on the lifting and lowering relevant information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2021
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuichiro KITO, Koji KAWAGUCHI, Takeshi SATO, Hisato SAWANAMI, Takuya ODA
  • Patent number: 11972589
    Abstract: The image processing device comprises: a storage section storing a three-dimensional shape model in which feature amounts and three-dimensional positional information, for multiple feature points of a target object, are associated; an extraction process section configured to extract the feature amounts and two-dimensional positional information of the feature points from a two-dimensional image of the target object captured with a camera; and a recognition process section configured to identify three-dimensional positional information of the feature points of the two-dimensional image and recognize the position and orientation of the target object by matching the feature points of the two-dimensional image with the feature points of the three-dimensional model using the feature amounts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masafumi Amano, Nobuo Oishi, Takato Namekata, Masato Iwabuchi
  • Publication number: 20240131797
    Abstract: A determination device used in a shaping device in which a three-dimensional shaped object is shaped on an upper surface of a film adhered to a pallet, the determination device determining whether the film is adhered to the pallet based on imaging data of the pallet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masakazu TAKAYANAGI
  • Publication number: 20240132285
    Abstract: When an article is delivered between a first electric conveyor of an automated guided vehicle and a second electric conveyor of a storage section, a first communication module of the automated guided vehicle and a second communication module of the storage section exchange signals, power supply to the first electric conveyor is shut off in response to a first emergency stop switch of the automated guided vehicle, a first signal from the first communication module changes, and power supply to the second electric conveyor is shut off in response to a change in the first signal, and the power supply to the second electric conveyor is shut off in response to a second emergency stop switch of the storage section, a second signal from the second communication module changes, and the power supply to the second electric conveyor is shut off in response to the second signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sota MIZUNO, Yoshihiro FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20240134352
    Abstract: A maintenance device is applied to a bulk feeder including a feeder main body section, a track member, a vibration device, and a cavity group, and includes an initialization section and a vibration force control section. When the use time of the bulk feeder elapses a predetermined time, the initialization section returns a supply component existing in the cavity group toward a receiving region, and sets the cavity group to an initialization state in which the supply component does not exist in the cavity group. The vibration force control section increases the vibration force to be applied by the vibration device to the track member in the initialization section as compared with a case where the supply component is returned from the supply region toward the receiving region in order to adjust the number of the supply components conveyed to the cavity group when a board product is produced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAZAKI, Yuji KAWASAKI
  • Patent number: 11968785
    Abstract: A mounting device includes a mounting head, having a rotating body, which turns multiple pickup members by rotating the rotating body, in which the rotating body holds multiple pickup members, each of which being configured to pick up a component, the multiple pickup members being disposed at predetermined intervals along a predetermined circumference of the rotating body, and executes a forward rotation pickup processing of causing the pickup members to pick up the components from a supply section for supplying the components, and rotates the rotating body forwards, and when at least one of the pickup members is vacant resulting from an error of not holding the component, executes a backward rotation pickup processing which includes a processing of causing the rotating body to rotate backwards and a processing of causing the vacant pickup member to pick up the component from the supply section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hidetoshi Kawai
  • Patent number: 11956902
    Abstract: A solder recovery device includes a recovery plate, a lifting and lowering device, and multiple connecting sections. The recovery plate recovers solder. The lifting and lowering device lifts up and lowers the recovery plate. The multiple connecting sections include a fixing portion provided on the recovery plate and configured to detachably attach the recovery plate to the lifting and lowering device and a fixed portion provided on the lifting and lowering device and to which the fixing portion is fixed, and are configured to restrain the recovery plate from moving in a predetermined direction relative to the lifting and lowering device when the fixing portion is fixed to the fixed portion. The multiple connecting sections have different restraining directions in which the recovery plate is restrained from moving relative to the lifting and lowering device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki Matsuzaki
  • Patent number: 11945886
    Abstract: A cured resin formation method including an applying step of applying an ultraviolet curable resin on a base; and a curing step of curing the ultraviolet curable resin by irradiating the ultraviolet curable resin applied in the applying step with ultraviolet rays, in which in the curing step, the ultraviolet curable resin is irradiated with ultraviolet rays while cooling the ultraviolet curable resin, so that a difference between an ordinary temperature of the ultraviolet curable resin and a temperature of the ultraviolet curable resin when irradiated with ultraviolet rays is within a set temperature difference set in advance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tasuku Takeuchi, Ryojiro Tominaga
  • Patent number: 11950370
    Abstract: An information processing device is used in a mounting system that performs processing of mounting a component on a mounting target. The information processing device includes: a memory section configured to store multiple pieces of abutting part data including a shape of an abutting part that abuts against the component, multiple pieces of attachment part data including a shape of an attachment part to be attached to an attachment section to which a collection member for collecting the component is attached, and multiple pieces of connection part data including a shape of a connection part that connects the abutting part and the attachment part, in the collection member; and a control section configured to output one or more of the abutting part data, the attachment part data, and the connection part data stored in the memory section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroko Tokunaga, Mitsuru Sanji
  • Patent number: 11943872
    Abstract: A mounting device of the present disclosure is used in a mounting system including multiple mounting devices that perform a mounting process on a mounting target. The mounting device includes a mounting section configured to pick up a component from a supply section holding the component and perform the mounting process for the component on the mounting target, an inspection section configured to perform an inspection process on the component disposed on the mounting target by using reference information, and a control section configured to, when the reference information is updated after an error in the component subjected to a mounting process prior to the mounting device is detected, cause the inspection section to execute the inspection process using the updated reference information on the component subjected to the mounting process prior to the mounting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsutaka Inagaki, Shigeto Oyama, Haruna Narita
  • Patent number: 11942747
    Abstract: A component gripping tool including: a pair of claws configured to grip multiple pins or leads of an electronic component; a contact surface provided between the pair of claws and configured to contact a leading end of at least two of the multiple pins or leads being gripped by the pair of claws, wherein an escape section is formed in the contact surface such that the pair of claws and the contact surface do not interfere with each other when the pair of claws is gripping the two multiple pins or leads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenta Narumi, Katsumoto Sugiyama, Takeshi Fujishiro