Patents Assigned to Kanebo, Ltd.
  • Patent number: 6544284
    Abstract: A sheet-like pack includes a plurality of sheets, each of the sheets laid one upon another and cut into a predetermined shape. Each of the sheets includes gypsum and a sheet-like substrate impregnated with said gypsum. The sheet-like pack also includes an insulating sheet laid on a top surface of the plurality of sheets. A thermal pack is obtained by impregnating the sheet-like pack with water, applying the sheet-like pack on a predetermined portion where a cosmetic composition is applied, and removing the sheet-like pack solidified after a lapse of a predetermined time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2003
    Assignee: Kanebo Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazunari Ujihara, Masato Saito, Eiji Hashida
  • Publication number: 20030005537
    Abstract: A cleaning sponge roller is made of a polyvinyl acetal-based porous sponge having elasticity in a wet state and comprises a generally cylindrical roll body and a plurality of protrusions molded integrally on the periphery of the roll body. The cleaning sponge roller rotatingly cleans a material to be cleaned by contacting the top portions of the protrusions with the surface of the material and brushing off polishing residues found on the surface of the material. Each of the protrusions has a tapered protruding base portion extending from the periphery of the roll body, and a protruding end portion having almost the same sectional shape from the top end surface of the protruding base portion to the top portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2002
    Publication date: January 9, 2003
    Applicant: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Mihara, Shuki Gohda, Masao Ide, Koei Igarashi, Konomu Tokunaga, Hiroshi Miyaji
  • Patent number: 6502273
    Abstract: A cleaning sponge roller is made of a polyvinyl acetal-based porous sponge having elasticity in a wet state and comprises a generally cylindrical roll body and a plurality of protrusions molded integrally on the periphery of the roll body. The cleaning sponge roller rotatingly cleans a material to be cleaned by contacting the top portions of the protrusions with the surface of the material and brushing off polishing residues found on the surface of the material. Each of the protrusions has a tapered protruding base portion extending from the periphery of the roll body, and a protruding end portion having almost the same sectional shape from the top end surface of the protruding base portion to the top portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2003
    Assignee: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Mihara, Shuki Gohda, Masao Ide, Koei Igarashi, Konomu Tokunaga, Hiroshi Miyaji
  • Patent number: 6497898
    Abstract: The invention provides a surfactant comprising at least one trehalose-6-fatty acid ester selected from those represented by the following formula: wherein R represents a saturated or unsaturated acyl group having 8-22 carbon atoms, and may have a hydroxyl group or other substituents, and an emulsion-type cosmetic composition comprising said surfactant and a water-soluble polymer. The surfactant of the invention has excellent surface activity and safety. Also, the emulsion-type cosmetic composition has excellent long-term storage stability and sensory properties, has no irritation to skin, and gives beautiful appearance with fine surface texture. Further, the invention is a liposome having a membrane wall composed of trehalose fatty acid ester. Said liposome has excellent chemical and physical stabilities such as long-term storage stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2002
    Assignee: Kanebo LTD
    Inventors: Takeshi Ikemoto, Hiromi Minamino, Yasushi Sumida, Yoh-ichi Inoue
  • Publication number: 20020177555
    Abstract: A precementum- and/or cementum-derived chemotactic factor (CCTF) of a tooth of Mammalia, characterized in that a molecular weight measured by SDS-PAGE is 67000±1000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2002
    Publication date: November 28, 2002
    Applicant: KANEBO, LTD.
    Inventors: Masanobu Munekata, Kazuaki Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20020143070
    Abstract: A noxious-insect repellent which contains 0.1-90 wt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2002
    Publication date: October 3, 2002
    Applicant: KANEBO, LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Ikemoto, Hiroyuki Nishio, Hiroko Nakatsugawa
  • Patent number: 6440556
    Abstract: A spontaneously degradable fiber excellent in bulkiness, softness, stretchability and feeling, which comprises (A) a low heat-shrinkable fiber component comprising a high crystalline aliphatic polyester and (B) a high heat-shrinkable fiber component comprising an aliphatic polyester, e.g., a low crystalline or non-crystalline aliphatic polyester, and a block copolymer or a mixture the main component of which is an aliphatic polyester and which comprises a high-melting component and a low-melting component. Further, fibers excellent in self-crimpability or self-adhesion property and dividable fibers are obtained by suitably combining the fiber components (A) and (B) to form conjugated fibers or composite yarns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2002
    Assignees: Shimadzu Corporation, Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masao Matsui, Eiichi Ozeki, Yoshikazu Kondo, Hiroshi Kajiyama
  • Patent number: 6428841
    Abstract: A method of producing an electrode for non-aqueous electrolytic cells comprising forming on a collector an electrode active substance layer comprising an active substance composed of polymer carbon, a conductive agent composed of graphite showing a flake form, and a binder, characterized in that when the specific surface area of the active substance as measured by the BET method is denoted by Sa, the compounded weight thereof at the time of kneading by Wa, the specific surface area of the graphite as measured by the BET method by Sg, and the compounded weight thereof at the time of kneading by Wg, the mixture is kneaded by a kneading device under conditions satisfying the following equation: Wa/wg≧2 0.5·Sg/Sa, thereby making it possible to obtain an electrode for non-aqueous electrolytic cells improved in charge and discharge characteristics such as discharge potential, discharge capacity and charge and discharge cycle life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2002
    Assignees: TDK Corporation, Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadayoshi Iijima, Shigeo Kurose, Satoshi Nagura, Masami Hara, Yukinori Hato
  • Patent number: 6429193
    Abstract: A precementum- and/or cementum-derived chemotactic factor (CCTF) of a tooth of a Mammalian is characterized by a molecular weight measured by SDS-PAGE of 67000±1000. A process for purifying a precementum- and/or cementum-derived gingival fibroblast chemotactic factor (CCTF) of a Mammalian tooth includes eluting a protein mixture from precementum and/or cementum of a Mammalian tooth and purifying the precementum- and/or cementum-derived chemotactic factor (CCTF) from the eluted protein mixture by molecular weight fractionation, ion-exchange adsorption chromatography and hydroxyapatite adsorption chromatography. In the process for purifying the gingival fibroblast chemotactic factor (CCTF) the Mammalian is preferably a bovine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2002
    Assignee: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masanobu Munekata, Kazuaki Nishimura
  • Patent number: 6399195
    Abstract: A core-sheath composite type polyester monofilament for use in a screen gauze in which the sheath ingredient is a polyester formed by adding and copolymerizing, based on the polyester, 2 to 10% by weight of a polyalkylene oxide with a coloration degree (APHA) after heating at 175° C. for one hour of 30 or less and having a number average molecular weight of from 300 to 4000 and having a peak temperature (Tmax) of a dynamic loss tan (tan &dgr;), at a measuring frequency of 110 Hz of from 97 to 120° C. which is lower by 10° C. or more than that for the core and the area ratio of core to sheath is within a range from 60:40 to 90:10. The polyester monofilament for use in a screen gauze is a monofilament for use in the high mesh screen gauze capable of completely preventing formation of scams during weaving, satisfactory in the gauze tension and excellent in the dimensional stability of gauze and in the adhesion to the photosensitive resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2002
    Assignees: Kanebo Ltd., Kanebo Gohsen Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Naruse, Hideo Ueda, Shigeki Honda, Takuo Omote, Keita Katsuma
  • Patent number: 6395382
    Abstract: A polyvinyl acetal sponge sheet of a porous structure having fine continuous pores and a film on the surface thereof. This sponge sheet can be used for a wiping material for car washing which does not leave unwiped portions during wiping after car washing and has a small frictional resistance and a high working factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2002
    Assignee: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Nagasaka, Yasuoki Sasaki, Shinichi Shimizu
  • Patent number: 6372804
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of repelling noxious insects comprising the step of exposing said noxious insects to a composition containing from 0.1 to 90 wt. %, based on the total weight of the composition, of at least one of 2-(1-hydroxyalkyl)cycloalkanols represented by the following formulae (9) and (10): wherein R4 is a straight-chain or branched, saturated or unsaturated, hydrocarbon radical having 1-8 carbon atoms and R5 and R6 are hydrogens or lower alkyl groups having at most 3 carbon atoms and the sum of the carbon atoms of R5 and R6 is 0-3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2002
    Assignee: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Ikemoto, Hiroyuki Nishio, Hiroko Nakatsugawa
  • Patent number: 6352563
    Abstract: A printed cloth in which a dye is deposited in dots on the cloth to form a desired printed pattern. Said dot deposition is formed in a length of 0.05 to 0.3 mm to the longitudinal direction of the fiber in single fiber unit of the yarn constituting said cloth. A fine printed pattern is deposited clearly in good reproducibility. The printed pattern can be formed by using the dyes of the three primary colors or of the three primary colors and black color. It is preferred that Dyes I , II and III having a perceived chromaticity index (a) and (b) defined in the color range [CIE 1976 (L, a, b) space] on the cloth within the following range are used as said dyes of three primary colors and DyeIV is used as said black dye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2002
    Assignee: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuo Kusaki, Toshikazu Fuse, Tohru Morita, Toshihiko Ishihara, Kazuyoshi Morimoto, Kazuo Iwata, Michiyo Nishimura
  • Patent number: 6322887
    Abstract: A spontaneously degradable fiber excellent in bulkiness, softness, stretchability and feeling, which comprises (A) a low heat-shrinkable fiber component comprising a high crystalline aliphatic polyester and (B) a high heat-shrinkable fiber component comprising an aliphatic polyester, e.g., a low crystalline or non-crystalline aliphatic polyester, and a block copolymer or a mixture the main component of which is an aliphatic polyester and which comprises a high-melting component and a low-melting component. Further, fibers excellent in self-crimpability or self-adhesion property and dividable fibers are obtained by suitably combining the fiber components (A) and (B) to form conjugated fibers or composite yarns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2001
    Assignees: Shimadzu Corporation, Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masao Matsui, Eiichi Ozeki, Yoshikazu Kondo, Hiroshi Kajiyama
  • Patent number: 6312542
    Abstract: The invention relates to a fibrous acoustical material for reducing noise transmission. This fibrous acoustical material comprises first, second and third fibers. The first fiber has a first fineness of 1.5-20 deniers and a first softening point. The second fiber has a second fineness of 1.5-15 deniers. At least a surface of the second fiber has a second softening point which is at least 30° C. lower than the first softening point. The third fiber has a third fineness of 1.5-15 deniers. At least a surface of the third fiber has a third softening point which is lower than the second softening point and at least 80° C. lower than the first softening point. The first, second and third fibers are respectively in amounts of 10-90 wt %, 5-85 wt % and 5-85 wt %, based on a total weight of the first, second and third fibers. The first, second and third fibers are each within a range of from 20 to 100 mm in average fiber length. The fibrous acoustical material has an average apparent density of from 0.01 to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2001
    Assignees: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Kanebo, Ltd., Kanebo Gohsen, Ltd.
    Inventors: Makio Nagata, Katsumi Morohoshi, Hiroki Nagayama, Kouichi Nemoto
  • Patent number: 6309446
    Abstract: Activated carbon having a specific surface area of 700 to 1,500 m2/g, a pore volume of pores having a pore diameter of 10 nm or less of 0.20 to 0.8 cc/g, a proportion of a pore volume of pores having a pore diameter of 0.6 to 0.8 nm to a pore volume of pores having a pore diameter of 10 nm or less of 75% by volume or more, a grain bulk density of 0.4 to 1.1 g/cc, a packing density of 0.30 to 0.70 g/cc, an ash content of 1.0% or less, and a tensile strength of activated carbon grains of 30 kg/cm2 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2001
    Assignees: Kanebo, Ltd., Takachibo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Nakanoya, Yuji Shibsawa, Kazuhiro Hasumi, Koji Ishimori, Satoshi Ibaraki, Akira Takauchi
  • Patent number: 6255031
    Abstract: In a film or panel having excellent near-infrared absorbability and excellent near-infrared shieldability, and having a high degree of visible ray transmittance and good color tone, in order to produce the near-infrared-absorbing film or panel having good color tone while the near-infrared-absorbing dye disposed therein is kept stable, the dye and the binder resin for the dye are specifically selected, and the production method is also specifically selected. In addition, for the purpose of producing the film or panel while the dye disposed therein is kept stable and for the purpose of making the film or panel have additional functions such as electromagnetic radiation absorbability, the film or panel is made to have a multi-layered structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 1999
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2001
    Assignee: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Yao, Masahiro Koike, Yasuko Suzuki, Kazuo Sakurai, Takashi Indo, Kouei Igarashi
  • Patent number: 6248445
    Abstract: A polyamide/polyurethane composite filament yarn, contains a filament having a polyamide sheath component and a polyurethane eccentric core component exposed, through a neck portion of uniform width, on the surface of the filament. The filament is manufactured by a process comprising inserting, immediately before extruding from a spinneret orifice, a molten polyurethane flow, at an oblique angle from above, into a molten polyamide flow flowing down in a conduit, so that a small part of the polyurethane flow radially projects in a restricted width through the thinnest portion of the polyamide flowing flows down the inner wall of the conduit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 1994
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2001
    Assignee: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yukio Yamakawa, Soichiro Tanaka, Koji Itonaga, Yasushi Nakai
  • Patent number: 6244173
    Abstract: A mesh cloth, which does not bring about clogging and has uniform openings throughout the whole surface, and a screen-formed plated article, which can be stably used as a printing screen and a cylinder for rotary printing, and is useful as an electromagnetic wave shielding material and a shadow mask. The mesh cloth is produced by using a core-sheath composite filament using a sheath comprising a component having a lower melting point than a core. A metal plating is applied on the mesh cloth, in which the core threads of the crossing threads at the point of intersection of the crossing threads are adhered to each other by melting the sheath component, the surface thereof is uniformly covered with the sheath component of the crossing threads, and the thickness of the cloth at the point of intersection is from 85 to 60% of the total thickness of the diameters of the crossing threads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 1998
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2001
    Assignee: Kanebo Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshihide Tomikawa, Shoichiro Noguchi, Toyohiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: 6197284
    Abstract: Lipcolor comprising a salt or hydroxide of di-or trivalent metal, a water-soluble alginate, a red or orange lake color having a COONa or COOK group, and an oil coponent having appearance of liquid at 20° C. The lipcolor less yields a dry feeling or an uneasy feeling with the passage of time, and its color comes off less in friction with foods and drinks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1993
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2001
    Assignee: Kanebo, Ltd.
    Inventor: Nobumasa Sato