Abstract: This stacked heat exchanger is provided with: a high temperature layer that comprises a plurality of channels into which a high temperature-side fluid is introduced; and a low temperature layer that is superposed on the high temperature layer and comprises a plurality of channels into which a low temperature-side fluid is introduced, said low temperature-side fluid being at a temperature that is lower than the temperature of the high temperature-side fluid. Each one of the plurality of channels of the low temperature layer has: an upstream-side part in which at least some of the low temperature-side fluid evaporates by being heated by the high temperature-side fluid that flows within the high temperature layer; and a downstream-side part in which the low temperature-side fluid that has evaporated in the upstream-side part is heated by the high temperature-side fluid that flows within the high temperature layer.
Abstract: Provided is a strand from which a modeled object with excellent impact strength can be easily formed by a 3D printer and a modeled object with excellent impact strength. A strand of the present disclosure is a strand used as a raw modeling material for a 3D printer, the strand including a base material containing thermoplastic resin as a main component and one or more fibers or fiber bundles impregnated in the base material and extending in an axial direction and the strand being twisted along the axial direction.
Abstract: A resistance spot welded joint of an aluminum material is obtained by joining a stack of a plurality of aluminum materials by spot welding. A nugget formed by the spot welding includes a solidified part of the aluminum materials and a shell having a different solidification structure from the solidified part. The shell is formed annularly in a cross-section of the nugget in a stacking direction of the aluminum materials. The solidified part and the shell are alternately arranged from an outer edge of the nugget toward a nugget central part.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing an additively-manufactured object in which deposition is performed by melting and solidifying a metal depending on three-dimensional shape data of a target shape, includes: acquiring the three-dimensional shape data; creating a deposition plan in which a formation track and a heating condition of the metal are determined; determining a difference between a shape of the additively-manufactured object that thermally contracts by cooling after deposition and a shape of the three-dimensional shape data by an operation; modifying the deposition plan until the difference falls within a predetermined allowable range; and additively manufacturing the additively-manufactured object based on the deposition plan in which the difference falls within the allowable range.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing a press-molded article includes: preparing a patchwork blank in which a thickened portion is formed by welding patchwork to basework; bending only the thickened portion of the patchwork blank; and bending a portion other than the thickened portion in a step different from bending of the thickened portion.
Abstract: Provided is a compressor including: a compressor body that has a motor and compresses air; an aftercooler for cooling the compressed air supplied from the compressor body; a dryer for dehumidifying the compressed air flowing out from the aftercooler; a drain discharge valve for discharging a drain from the dryer; a first pressure sensor for measuring air pressure downstream of the aftercooler; and a control device having a rotation-speed adjusting unit that drives the motor at second acceleration smaller than first acceleration, the first acceleration being rated acceleration of the motor, when a pressure value measured by the first pressure sensor is less than a first threshold value predetermined at startup of the motor.
Abstract: A vibration suppression device that suppresses vibration of an operation unit in a mechanical system having a natural vibration mode including the operation unit, an actuator unit that operates the operation unit, and an elastic body that couples the operation unit and the actuator unit, the vibration suppression device including a generation means for generating a drive signal for driving the actuator unit, an estimation means for estimating a measurement amount related to the mechanical system, a correction means for correcting the drive signal generated by the generation means on the basis of the measurement amount estimated by the estimation means, and a change means for changing a gain used by the estimation means so that an influence of an increase in a modeling error becomes small in a period in which the modeling error of the mechanical system increases.
Abstract: A recording layer for an optical data recording medium is described. Recording is performed by irradiating the recording layer with a laser beam. The recording layer contains a W oxide, an Fe oxide, and at least one of a Ta oxide and a Nb oxide. The recording layer contains 10-60 atomic % of Fe and a total of 3-50 atomic % of Ta and Nb relative to the total metal atoms therein.
Abstract: A hydraulic drive apparatus includes a boom flow rate control valve, a target boom cylinder speed calculation part calculating a target boom cylinder speed for making a construction surface by a bucket closer to a target construction surface based on the cylinder speed of a boom cylinder and the like, and a boom flow rate operation part. The boom flow rate operation part operates the boom flow rate control valve to make a boom cylinder supply flow rate be a target supply flow rate corresponding to the target boom cylinder speed when the target boom cylinder speed direction coincides with a cylinder thrust direction, and operates the boom flow rate control valve to make the boom cylinder discharge flow rate be a target discharge flow rate corresponding to the target boom cylinder speed when the target boom cylinder speed direction is opposite to the cylinder thrust direction.
Abstract: A heat exchanger includes a heat exchanger body having a plurality of layer portions each having a plurality of flow paths, and having a configuration in which adjacent layer portions are joined to each other, an inflow header being configured that a fluid is introduced into the inflow header to flow into the plurality of flow paths, an outflow header being configured that a fluid flowing through the plurality of flow paths merges, a cover portion covering all joint portions of the adjacent layer portions or all joint portions of components of layer portions, the joint portions exposed on an outer surface of the heat exchanger body at a portion other than a portion where the inflow header and the outflow header are disposed, and a lead-out portion connected to the cover portion and forming an internal flow path communicating with a space between the cover portion and the heat exchanger body. The lead-out portion is configured to emit a fluid to a predetermined region set in advance.
Abstract: A screw extruder for extruding a kneaded material, includes: a pair of screws; a casing that houses the pair of screws and includes a supply port; and a roller-die. Each of the screws includes a shaft portion, and a spiral flight portion. The flight portion is formed into a shape in which a radial distance between the surface of the shaft portion and a tip of the flight portion decreases gradually toward a downstream end in an extrusion direction of a kneaded material. The casing has a tapered shape. Within a range between a downstream end of the supply port and a downstream end of the flight portion, a clearance between a top portion of the flight portion and an inner wall surface of the casing at the downstream end of the supply port is larger than a clearance at any other part.
Abstract: A method for producing a built-up object by melting and solidifying a filler metal to form weld beads on a base surface along a track for a torch and form the built-up object formed by the weld beads is provided. The built-up object includes a bead formation portion where a gravitational influence is maximum. The method includes: forming a supporting bead having a higher viscosity during weld-bead formation than other weld beads in the bead formation portion; and forming the other weld beads overlying the supporting bead.
Abstract: Provided are an aluminum alloy sheet for automotive structural member which is excellent and well-balanced in strength, formability, and crushability, an automotive structural member, and a method for manufacturing an aluminum alloy sheet for automotive structural member. An aluminum alloy sheet for automotive structural member is an Al—Mg—Si-based aluminum alloy sheet containing, in mass %, Mg: 0.4% or more and 1.0% or less, Si: 0.6% or more and 1.2% or less, and Cu: 0.6% or more and 1.3% or less with the remainder being Al and inevitable impurities and having an earing ratio of ?13.0% or less.
Abstract: An electromagnetic forming method includes: a step of setting pipe periphery members at plural positions along an axial direction of a pipe material; a step of setting a coil unit on a side of one end, in the axial direction, of the pipe material, the coil unit including a conductor wound portion, conductor extension portions, and a resin-made conductor support portion; a step of setting a support member on a side of the other end, in the axial direction, of the pipe material; a coil unit holding step; a coil setting step; and a swaging step. The coil setting step and the swaging step are performed in this order at each of the plural positions of the pipe material while the coil unit is kept held by the support member.
Abstract: Provided is a film formation method that includes: an etching step of etching the surface of the substrate by bringing inert gas ions into collision with the surface of the substrate, the inert gas ions generated in a chamber accommodating the substrate; an implantation step of bringing inert gas ions into collision with metal particles deposited on the surface of the substrate to thereby hit the metal particles into the surface of the substrate while bringing the inert gas ions into collision with a metal target to thereby cause the metal particles to sputter out of the metal target and depositing the metal particles on the surface of the substrate etched in the etching step; and a film formation step of forming the film on the surface of the substrate into which the metal particles have been hit in the implantation step.
Abstract: A method for controlling a compression system that includes a compressor for compressing gas, a first on-off valve provided on a suction flow passage connected to a suction side of the compressor, a pressure reducing valve provided on a portion of the suction flow passage upstream of the first on-off valve, a second on-off valve provided on a discharge flow passage connected to a discharge side of the compressor, a bypass flow passage connecting the suction flow passage and the discharge flow passage to detour the compressor, and a bypass valve provided on the bypass flow passage, includes closing the first on-off valve while driving the compressor, opening the bypass valve simultaneously with or after the closing of the first on-off valve, closing the second on-off valve after the opening of the bypass valve, and continuing to drive the compressor after the closing of the second on-off valve.
Abstract: A piston ring includes a first ring portion which is fitted onto an outer circumferential portion of a piston and which is capable of sliding relative to an inner wall surface of a cylinder, and a second ring portion which is fitted onto the outer circumferential portion of the piston, arranged side-by-side with the first ring portion in the axial direction, and which is capable of sliding relative to the inner wall surface of the cylinder. The second ring portion is fitted onto the outer circumferential portion of the piston in such a way as to be positioned on a side opposite to a compression chamber inside the cylinder, relative to the first ring portion, and has a greater hardness than the first ring portion has.
Abstract: A rim replacing mechanism includes a pressing member including a spring and a body having a pressing surface applying downward pressing force to an upper surface of an upper rim, and an actuator configured to vertically displace the body within a range including an upper position and a lower position. As to the lower position, the body is configured to shift downward toward the lower position while the pressing surface of the body is applying the downward pressing force to the upper surface of the upper rim, to dispose the upper surface of the upper rim to be separated downward from a lower surface of an upper spindle. The spring is configured to apply downward pressing force to the body disposed at the lower position.
Abstract: A solid wire for electroslag welding, including Fe and, by mass % based on a total mass of the wire: C: more than 0% and 0.03% or less; Si: more than 0% and 0.10% or less; Mn: more than 0% and 0.25% or less; Ni: 10.5%-14.0%; S: more than 0% and 0.010% or less; Al: more than 0% and 0.250% or less; REM: 0.002%-0.080%; and O: more than 0% and 0.0090% or less.
Abstract: In kneading rotors, a twist angle of long wing constituting kneading wings is between 38 degrees and 53 degrees inclusive. The long wing includes, between the long wings and an inner surface of a casing, wing tops configured to form, along a wing longitudinal direction, a first tip clearance, and a second tip clearance narrower than the first tip clearance in width. A central angle of the long wing forming the second tip clearance is between 5 degrees and 10 degrees inclusive.