Patents Assigned to Jamco Corporation
  • Patent number: 11325711
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a seat unit structure, a seat unit, and an attachment method thereof in which component reinstallation does not arise when the seat unit is attached in an aircraft. One representative seat unit structure according to the present invention relates to a seat unit structure configured to support a seat, wherein the structure has a lower structure having a monocoque structure and defines an outermost shell in at least one direction of the seat unit. That is, the member mounted in the one direction of the seat unit can be stored inside the outermost shell of the structure. In addition, the one direction is the width direction of the airframe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaji Ozaki, Michihito Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11319076
    Abstract: A seat unit for an aircraft that can be directly fixed at three points to a seat track provided on the floor of the aircraft. One representative seat unit and attachment method thereof relates to a seat unit comprising a lower structure of the seat unit and three fixtures configured to attach the lower structure directly to a pair of seat tracks of a mobile body, wherein the three fixtures include a lateral position adjustment member configured to laterally adjust a fitting position with the pair of seat tracks, a first fixture is fixed to one of the pair of seat tracks, a second fixture is fixed to one of the pair of seat tracks at a point separated from the first fixture, and a third fixture is fixed to another one of the pair of seat tracks at a corresponding portion between the first fixture and the second fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaji Ozaki, Michihito Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11235880
    Abstract: The invention provides a rear side shell structure in the form of a back covering that can be attached to a lower structure of a seat without support legs. One representative rear side shell structure and seat unit according to the invention relates to a rear side shell structure for covering a back of a seat, the rear side shell structure including a front surface member and a rear surface member, wherein a reinforcing region in which a space reinforcing member is provided between the front surface member and the rear surface member is provided in a portion of the rear side shell structure, and the front surface member and the rear surface member are directly joined to each other except for in the reinforcement region. Further, the front surface member and the rear surface member are formed of composite members. Also, the space reinforcing member has a honeycomb structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaji Ozaki, Michihito Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11148810
    Abstract: In order to provide an aircraft seat unit and an aircraft seat unit assembly capable of meeting various passenger requirements, an aircraft seat unit is provided with a seat portion including a first buttocks support layer and a second buttocks support layer, and a backrest portion. The seat portion is configured to be capable of changing states between a short seat portion state and a long seat portion state. The first buttocks support layer configured to support the buttocks of a passenger in the short seat portion state is harder than the second buttocks support layer configured to support the buttocks of the passenger in the long seat portion state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rei Kigoshi, Tsuyoshi Oguri, Yuu Uchida, Tatsuro Kimura
  • Patent number: 11046029
    Abstract: A composite material component manufacturing method including a first thermoforming step for creating a first three-dimensional prepreg sheet by thermoforming a thermoplastic first prepreg sheet into a three dimensional shape, a laminate body creating step for creating a prepreg sheet laminate body by layering the first three-dimensional prepreg sheet and a second prepreg sheet; and a laminate body molding step for molding the prepreg sheet laminate body by applying heat and a pressing force to the prepreg sheet laminate body with a pressing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Okamoto, Masato Ishii
  • Publication number: 20210129994
    Abstract: A seat unit for an aircraft that can be directly fixed at three points to a seat track provided on the floor of the aircraft. One representative seat unit and attachment method thereof relates to a seat unit comprising a lower structure of the seat unit and three fixtures configured to attach the lower structure directly to a pair of seat tracks of a mobile body, wherein the three fixtures include a lateral position adjustment member configured to laterally adjust a fitting position with the pair of seat tracks, a first fixture is fixed to one of the pair of seat tracks, a second fixture is fixed to one of the pair of seat tracks at a point separated from the first fixture, and a third fixture is fixed to another one of the pair of seat tracks at a corresponding portion between the first fixture and the second fixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaji Ozaki, Michihito Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210114735
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a seat unit structure, a seat unit, and an attachment method thereof in which component reinstallation does not arise when the seat unit is attached in an aircraft. One representative seat unit structure according to the present invention relates to a seat unit structure configured to support a seat, wherein the structure has a lower structure having a monocoque structure and defines an outermost shell in at least one direction of the seat unit. That is, the member mounted in the one direction of the seat unit can be stored inside the outermost shell of the structure. In addition, the one direction is the width direction of the airframe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaji Ozaki, Michihito Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210107657
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a seat unit and a lower structure thereof that are not restricted in their positional relationship with seat tracks provided in advance in the airframe. One representative seat unit of the present invention and the lower structure thereof includes a hollow structure integrally formed using a composite member. The hollow structure is hollow in a front direction of the seat unit. The hollow structure has a quadrilateral shape in the front direction of the seat unit. In addition, a partition plate is disposed in the hollow structure. Furthermore, the lower structure includes attachment points to an aircraft at three locations on its bottom. In addition, a block is embedded in the composite member at the attachment point, and a thickness of the composite member around a bracket coupled to the block is less than thickness at other locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaji Ozaki, Michihito Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210101685
    Abstract: The invention provides a rear side shell structure in the form of a back covering that can be attached to a lower structure of a seat without support legs. One representative rear side shell structure and seat unit according to the invention relates to a rear side shell structure for covering a back of a seat, the rear side shell structure including a front surface member and a rear surface member, wherein a reinforcing region in which a space reinforcing member is provided between the front surface member and the rear surface member is provided in a portion of the rear side shell structure, and the front surface member and the rear surface member are directly joined to each other except for in the reinforcement region. Further, the front surface member and the rear surface member are formed of composite members. Also, the space reinforcing member has a honeycomb structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaji Ozaki, Michihito Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10913222
    Abstract: A composite material component manufacturing method includes a molding step of applying, by a pressing device, heat and pressure to a prepreg to mold the prepreg, and a transfer step of transferring the prepreg. The transfer step includes moving the prepreg together with the pressing device in a state in which a pressing force is applied to the prepreg by the pressing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Okamoto, Masato Ishii
  • Patent number: 10618068
    Abstract: This disclosure is related to a method for applying insulative coating to a carbon-fiber exposed end of a composite material part using a dispenser device. The dispenser device includes a nozzle discharging a first material or a mixed material obtained by mixing the first material and a second material. The method includes discharging the first material or the mixed material from the nozzle toward the carbon-fiber exposed end, and applying the first material or the mixed material to the carbon-fiber exposed end such that the carbon-fiber exposed end is covered with the insulative coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Okamoto, Masaya Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10604260
    Abstract: An aircraft seat structure comprises: a first seat unit comprising a seat region that includes a seat that can be changed between a seat configuration and a bed configuration, and a protruding region that protrudes adjacent to the seat region in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the seat region, which are surrounded by a plurality of partition walls; and a second seat unit comprising a seat region that includes a seat that can be changed between a seat configuration and a bed configuration, wherein the protruding region of the first seat unit and the protruding region of the second seat unit are formed so as to protrude in opposite directions relative to each seat region, and the first seat unit and the second seat unit are arranged in such a manner that longitudinal directions thereof match a front-rear direction of the aircraft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshihisa Kasuya
  • Patent number: 10507922
    Abstract: An energy absorbing backshell including a non-metallic core, a non-metallic casing surrounding the non-metallic core, a tube on the top surface of the non-metallic core and non-metallic casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norikazu Natsume, Steven Conboy, Nilesh Dingankar, John Cornell, Allen Gipson
  • Patent number: 10501187
    Abstract: In providing an aircraft lavatory unit capable of suppressing cost and time for installation in a case where a lavatory unit and an ascending/descending unit are to be installed on the aircraft, the present invention provides an aircraft lavatory unit in which a lavatory area and an ascending/descending area are integrally formed, wherein an ascending/descending mechanism which connects to an upper floor or a ceiling space of the aircraft lavatory unit inside the ascending/descending area is provided on a wall surface dividing the lavatory area and the ascending/descending area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi Ooi, Yoshihisa Tsutsui
  • Publication number: 20190344895
    Abstract: An aircraft seat unit including: a seat configured to change form between a seat state and a bed state; a right side panel that is arranged upright at a right side of the seat; a left side panel that is arranged to oppose the right side panel; and a back surface panel that is arranged upright at a back surface side of the seat so as to connect the right side panel and the left side panel, wherein the right side panel stores a right side footrest portion in an extendable/storable manner and the left side panel stores a left side footrest portion in an extendable/storable manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ken Kimizuka, Sachiko Katakura, Sayoko Oda
  • Publication number: 20190344295
    Abstract: This disclosure is related to a method for applying insulative coating to a carbon-fiber exposed end of a composite material part using a dispenser device. The dispenser device includes a nozzle discharging a first material or a mixed material obtained by mixing the first material and a second material. The method includes discharging the first material or the mixed material from the nozzle toward the carbon-fiber exposed end, and applying the first material or the mixed material to the carbon-fiber exposed end such that the carbon-fiber exposed end is covered with the insulative coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Okamoto, Masaya Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190337624
    Abstract: An aircraft seat structure comprises: a first seat unit comprising a seat region that includes a seat that can be changed between a seat configuration and a bed configuration, and a protruding region that protrudes adjacent to the seat region in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the seat region, which are surrounded by a plurality of partition walls; and a second seat unit comprising a seat region that includes a seat that can be changed between a seat configuration and a bed configuration, wherein the protruding region of the first seat unit and the protruding region of the second seat unit are formed so as to protrude in opposite directions relative to each seat region, and the first seat unit and the second seat unit are arranged in such a manner that longitudinal directions thereof match a front-rear direction of the aircraft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toshihisa Kasuya
  • Patent number: D893931
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sachiko Katakura, Hisaya Hagiwara, Rei Kigoshi
  • Patent number: D901197
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sachiko Katakura, Hisaya Hagiwara, Michio Kinoshita, Manabu Matsumoto, Amon Igari, Yuichi Akutsu
  • Patent number: D901199
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: JAMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sachiko Katakura, Hisaya Hagiwara, Rei Kigoshi