Patents Assigned to Kobe Steele, Ltd.
  • Patent number: 8470105
    Abstract: A high carbon steel wire material which is made of high carbon steel as a raw material for wire products such as steel cords, bead wires, PC steel wires and spring steel, allows for these wire products to be manufactured efficiently at a high wire drawing rate and has excellent wire drawability and a manufacturing process thereof. This high carbon steel wire material is made of a steel material having specific contents of C, Si, Mn, P, S, N, Al and O, and the Bcc-Fe crystal grains of its metal structure have an average crystal grain diameter (Dave) of 20 ?m or less and a maximum crystal grain diameter (Dmax) of 120 ?m or less, preferably an area ratio of crystal grains having a diameter of 80 ?m or more of 40% or less, an average sub grain diameter (dave) of 10 ?m or less, a maximum sub grain diameter (dmax) of 50 ?m or less and a (Dave/dave) ratio of the average crystal grain diameter (Dave) to the average sub grain diameter (dave) of 4.5 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: Kobe Steele, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya Kochi, Shogo Murakami, Hiroshi Yaguchi, Takeshi Kuroda, Hidenori Sakai, Tomotada Maruo, Takaaki Minamida
  • Publication number: 20010017050
    Abstract: A forging device and a method therefor that enables to improve forging precision of a work and lengthen life of dies of a forging device, by efficiently heating the work chiefly made of aluminum in one heating furnace, wherein the device has: a heating furnace for heating works W while moving the works W along the movement path; an intermediate processing means, disposed in the midst of the movement path in a heating furnace, for intermediately forming works W; an intermediate conveyance means for conveying works W from the heating furnace to the intermediate processing means; and a final processing means for making the intermediate conveyance means convey the intermediately formed works W to the heating furnace, reheating the conveyed the works W, and finally processing to form the works W.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2001
    Publication date: August 30, 2001
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (Kobe Steele, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masanori Tanahashi, Yoshinori Ogata