Patents Assigned to Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 11118250
    Abstract: Ti, N, Al, Mg, and Ca concentrations are controlled in order to prevent aggregation of TiN inclusions. Furthermore, not only is a Fe—Cr—Ni alloy having superior surface property provided, but also a method is proposed in which the Fe—Cr—Ni alloy is produced at low cost using commonly used equipment. The Fe—Cr—Ni alloy includes C?0.05%, Si: 0.1 to 0.8%, Mn: 0.2 to 0.8%, P?0.03%, S?0.001%, Ni:16 to 35%, Cr: 18 to 25%, Al: 0.2 to 0.4%, Ti: 0.25 to 0.4%, N?0.016%, Mg: 0.0015 to 0.008%, Ca?0.005%, O: 0.0002 to 0.005%, freely selected Mo: 0.5 to 2.5% in mass % and Fe and inevitable impurities as the remainder, wherein Ti and N satisfy % N×% Ti?0.0045 and the number of TiN inclusions not smaller than 5 ?m is 20 to 200 pieces/cm2 at a freely selected cross section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Mizuno, Hidekazu Todoroki, Yosuke Baba, Yusuke Kobayashi, Waki Nishijima
  • Patent number: 10927438
    Abstract: Provided is an Fe—Ni—Cr alloy that has excellent surface characteristics and enables formation of a blackened coating having excellent blackening characteristics and peeling resistance. The Fe—Ni—Cr alloy has a chemical composition containing, by mass %, C, Si, Mn, P, S, Cr, Ni, Mo, Co, Cu, N, Ti, Al, O, and H, the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, and satisfying formulae (1) to (4): (1) T1=11×[% N]+0.1; (2) T2=?39×[% N]?1.0; (3) A1=7.5×[% N]+0.1; (4) A2=?42.5×[% N]+1.0, where [% M] represents content (mass %) of element M in the alloy, and T1, T2, A1, and A2 satisfy relationships T1<[% Ti]<T2 and A1<[% A1]<A2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yamakawa, Shigeru Hirata, Kun Wang, Hidekazu Todoroki
  • Publication number: 20200347488
    Abstract: Ti, N, Al, Mg, and Ca concentrations are controlled in order to prevent aggregation of TiN inclusions. Furthermore, not only is a Fe—Cr—Ni alloy having superior surface property provided, but also a method is proposed in which the Fe—Cr—Ni alloy is produced at low cost using commonly used equipment. The Fe—Cr—Ni alloy includes C?0.05%, Si: 0.1 to 0.8%, Mn: 0.2 to 0.8%, P?0.03%, S?0.001%, Ni:16 to 35%, Cr: 18 to 25%, Al: 0.2 to 0.4%, Ti: 0.25 to 0.4%, N?0.016%, Mg: 0.0015 to 0.008%, Ca?0.005%, O: 0.0002 to 0.005%, freely selected Mo: 0.5 to 2.5% in mass % and Fe and inevitable impurities as the remainder, wherein Ti and N satisfy % N×% Ti?0.0045 and the number of TiN inclusions not smaller than 5 ?m is 20 to 200 pieces/cm2 at a freely selected cross section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji MIZUNO, Hidekazu TODOROKI, Yosuke BABA, Yusuke KOBAYASHI, Waki NISHIJIMA
  • Publication number: 20200048748
    Abstract: A duplex stainless steel has reduced precipitation risks of Al nitride and Cr nitride which are undesirable precipitates, and has superior low temperature toughness. The duplex stainless steel has in mass %, indicated as “%”, C: 0.001 to 0.030%, Si: 0.05 to 0.5%, S: not more than 0.002%, Ni: 6 to 7.5%, Cr: 23 to 26%, Mo: 2 to 4.0%, N: 0.20 to 0.40%, Al: 0.005 to 0.03%, Mn: 0.05 to 0.3%, B: 0.0001 to 0.0050% and Fe, and the remainder being inevitable impurities. The duplex stainless steel has an impact value of not less than 87.5 J/cm2 at ?46±2° C. as defined in Japanese Industrial Standards Z2242.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takayuki WATANABE, Fugao WEI
  • Patent number: 10513756
    Abstract: The Ni-based alloy exhibits superior grain boundary corrosion resistance including C: 0.005 to 0.03 mass %, Si: 0.02 to 1 mass %, Mn: 0.02 to 1 mass %, P: not more than 0.03 mass %, S: not more than 0.005 mass %, Cr: 18 to 24 mass %, Mo: 8 to 10 mass %, Nb: 2.5 to 5.0 mass %, Al: 0.05 to 0.4 mass %, Ti: not more than 1 mass %, Fe: not more than 5 mass %, N: not more than 0.02 mass %, and Ni as a remainder and inevitable impurities. The C concentration range, the ratio of (Nb, Ti) C carbides to all carbides is not less than 90%, and the number of (Nb, Ti) C carbides satisfies the following formula: ?30×T+37220=<number of (Nb, Ti) C carbides (number/mm2)=<?7.7×T2+15700×T?7866000 under a condition of 2000×% C+890=<T(temperature ° C.)=<1150.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takafumi Kikutake, Fugao Wei
  • Publication number: 20190360079
    Abstract: Provided is an Fe—Ni—Cr alloy that has excellent surface characteristics and enables formation of a blackened coating having excellent blackening characteristics and peeling resistance. The Fe—Ni—Cr alloy has a chemical composition containing, by mass %, C, Si, Mn, P, S, Cr, Ni, Mo, Co, Cu, N, Ti, Al, O, and H, the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, and satisfying formulae (1) to (4): (1) T1=11×[% N]+0.1; (2) T2=?39×[% N]?1.0; (3) A1=7.5×[% N]+0.1; (4) A2=?42.5×[% N]+1.0, where [% M] represents content (mass %) of element M in the alloy, and T1, T2, A1, and A2 satisfy relationships T1<[% Ti]<T2 and A1<[% A1]<A2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro YAMAKAWA, Shigeru HIRATA, Kun WANG, Hidekazu TODOROKI
  • Patent number: 10400317
    Abstract: Fe—Cr—Ni—Mo alloy having superior surface properties and a method for producing the same using a commonly used apparatus at low cost. The Fe—Cr—Ni—Mo alloy has (% indicates mass %): C: ?0.03%, Si: 0.15 to 0.5%, Mn: 0.1 to 1%, P: ?0.03%, S: ?0.002%, Ni: 20 to 32%, Cr: 20 to 26%, Mo: 0.5 to 2.5%, Al: 0.1 to 0.5%, Ti: 0.1 to 0.5%, Mg: 0.0002 to 0.01%, Ca: 0.0002 to 0.01%, N: ?0.02%, O: 0.0001 to 0.01%, freely contained components of Co: 0.05 to 2% and Cu: 0.01 to 0.5%, Fe as a remainder, and inevitable impurities, wherein MgO, MgO.Al2O3 spinel type, and CaO—Al2O3—MgO type are contained as oxide type non-metallic inclusions, ratio of number of MgO.Al2O3 spinel type to all oxide type non-metallic inclusions is ?50%, and CaO—Al2O3—MgO type contains CaO: 30 to 70%, Al2O3: 5 to 60%, MgO: 1 to 30%, SiO2: ?8%, and TiO2: ?10%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidekazu Todoroki, Fumiaki Kirihara
  • Publication number: 20190078178
    Abstract: The Ni-based alloy exhibits superior grain boundary corrosion resistance including C: 0.005 to 0.03 mass %, Si: 0.02 to 1 mass %, Mn: 0.02 to 1 mass %, P: not more than 0.03 mass %, S: not more than 0.005 mass %, Cr: 18 to 24 mass %, Mo: 8 to 10 mass %, Nb: 2.5 to 5.0 mass %, Al: 0.05 to 0.4 mass %, Ti: not more than 1 mass %, Fe: not more than 5 mass %, N: not more than 0.02 mass %, and Ni as a remainder and inevitable impurities. The C concentration range, the ratio of (Nb, Ti) C carbides to all carbides is not less than 90%, and the number of (Nb, Ti) C carbides satisfies the following formula: ?30×T+37220=<number of (Nb, Ti) C carbides (number/mm2)=<?7.7×T2+15700×T?7866000 under a condition of 2000×% C+890=<T(temperature ° C.)=<1150.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takafumi KIKUTAKE, Fugao WEI
  • Patent number: 9777356
    Abstract: An austenitic Fe—Ni—Cr alloy comprises C: 0.005˜0.03 mass %, Si: 0.17˜1.0 mass %, Mn: not more than 2.0 mass %, P: not more than 0.030 mass %, S: not more than 0.0015 mass %, Cr: 18˜28 mass %, Ni: 21.5˜32 mass %, Mo: 0.10˜2.8 mass %, Co: 0.05˜2.0 mass %, Cu: less than 0.25 mass %, N: not more than 0.018 mass %, Al: 0.10˜1.0 mass %, Ti: 0.10˜1.0 mass %, Zr: 0.01˜0.5 mass %, and the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities; wherein Cr, Mo, N and Cu satisfy PRE=Cr+3.3×Mo+16×N?20.0 and PREH=411-13.2×Cr-5.8×Mo+0.1×Mo2+1.2×Cu?145.0 and wherein Al, Ti, and Zr satisfy 0.5?Al+Ti+1.5×Zr?1.5, and has an excellent corrosion resistance in air or under a wet environment even at a surface state having an oxide film formed by an intermediate heat treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yamakawa, Shigeru Hirata, Kun Wang
  • Publication number: 20170058384
    Abstract: Fe—Cr—Ni—Mo alloy having superior surface properties and a method for producing the same using a commonly used apparatus at low cost. The Fe—Cr—Ni—Mo alloy has (% indicates mass %): C: ?0.03%, Si: 0.15 to 0.5%, Mn: 0.1 to 1%, P: ?0.03%, S: ?0.002%, Ni: 20 to 32%, Cr: 20 to 26%, Mo: 0.5 to 2.5%, Al: 0.1 to 0.5%, Ti: 0.1 to 0.5%, Mg: 0.0002 to 0.01%, Ca: 0.0002 to 0.01%, N: ?0.02%, O: 0.0001 to 0.01%, freely contained components of Co: 0.05 to 2% and Cu: 0.01 to 0.5%, Fe as a remainder, and inevitable impurities, wherein MgO, MgO.Al2O3 spinel type, and CaO—Al2O3—MgO type are contained as oxide type non-metallic inclusions, ratio of number of MgO.Al2O3 spinel type to all oxide type non-metallic inclusions is ?50%, and CaO—Al2O3—MgO type contains CaO: 30 to 70%, Al2O3: 5 to 60%, MgO: 1 to 30%, SiO2: ?8%, and TiO2: ?10%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicant: Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidekazu TODOROKI, Fumiaki KIRIHARA
  • Patent number: 9528173
    Abstract: High-Mn austenitic stainless steels having a chemical composition comprising C: 0.02-0.12 mass %, Si: 0.05-1.5 mass %, Mn: 10.0-22.0 mass %, S: not more than 0.0028 mass %, Ni: 4.0-12.0 mass %, Cr: 14.0-25.0 mass % and N: 0.07-0.17 mass % with the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, provided that these components are contained so that ? cal represented by the following equation is not more than 5.5%: ? cal (mass %)=(Cr+0.48Si)?(Ni+0.11Mn?0.0101Mn2+26.4C+20.1N)?4.7, wherein each element symbol in the equation is a content of the respective element (mass %), and having a magnetic permeability of not more than 1.003 under a magnetic field of 200 kA/m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru Hirata, Yuji Ikegami, Kazuhiro Yamakawa
  • Patent number: 9303301
    Abstract: A boron-containing stainless steel having excellent hot workability and weldability and a good surface quality is proposed and is a boron-containing stainless steel comprising C: 0.001-0.15 mass %, Si: 0.1-2 mass %, Mn: 0.1-2 mass %, Ni: 5-25 mass %, Cr: 11-27 mass %, B: 0.05-2.5 mass %, Al: 0.005-0.2 mass %, O: 0.0001-0.01 mass %, N: 0.001-0.1 mass %, S: not more than 0.005 mass %, one or both of Mg: 0.0001-0.005 mass % and Ca: 0.0001-0.005 mass % and the remainder being Fe and inevitable impurities provided that a part of Si, Al, Mg, Ca and S is included as a non-metallic inclusion made of sulfide and/or oxysulfide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hidekazu Todoroki
  • Publication number: 20150376752
    Abstract: An austenitic Fe—Ni—Cr alloy comprises C: 0.005˜0.03 mass %, Si: 0.17˜4.0 mass %, Mn: not more than 2.0 mass %, P: not more than 0.030 mass %, S: not more than 0.0015 mass %, Cr: 18˜28 mass %, Ni: 21.5˜32 mass %, Mo: 0.10˜2.8 mass %, Co: 0.05˜2.0 mass %, Cu: less than 0.25 mass %, N: not more than 0.018 mass %, Al: 0.10˜4.0 mass %, Ti: 0.10˜1.0 mass %, Zr: 0.01˜0.5 mass %, and the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities; wherein Cr, Mo, N and Cu satisfy PRE=Cr+3.3×Mo+16×N?20.0 and PREH=411-13.2×Cr-5.8×Mo+0.1×Mo2+1.2×Cu?145.0 and wherein Al, Ti, and Zr satisfy 0.5?Al+Ti+1.5×Zr?1.5, and has an excellent corrosion resistance in air or under a wet environment even at a surface state having an oxide film formed by an intermediate heat treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Applicant: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro YAMAKAWA, Shigeru HIRATA, Kun WANG
  • Publication number: 20140332117
    Abstract: High-Mn austenitic stainless steels having a chemical composition comprising C: 0.02-0.12 mass %, Si: 0.05-1.5 mass %, Mn: 10.0-22.0 mass %, S: not more than 0.0028 mass %, Ni: 4.0-12.0 mass %, Cr: 14.0-25.0 mass % and N: 0.07-0.17 mass % with the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, provided that these components are contained so that ? cal represented by the following equation is not more than 5.5%: ? cal (mass %)=(Cr+0.48Si)?(Ni+0.11Mn?0.0101Mn2+26.4C+20.1N)?4.7, wherein each element symbol in the equation is a content of the respective element (mass %), and having a magnetic permeability of not more than 1.003 under a magnetic field of 200 kA/m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru HIRATA, Yuji IKEGAMI, Kazuhiro YAMAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20140205486
    Abstract: A boron-containing stainless steel having excellent hot workability and weldability and a good surface quality is proposed and is a boron-containing stainless steel comprising C: 0.001˜0.15 mass %, Si: 0.1˜2 mass %, Mn: 0.1˜2 mass %, Ni: 5˜25 mass %, Cr: 11˜27 mass %, B: 0.05˜2.5 mass %, Al: 0.005˜0.2 mass %, O: 0.0001˜0.01 mass %, N: 0.001˜0.1 mass %, S: not more than 0.005 mass %, one or both of Mg: 0.0001˜0.005 mass % and Ca: 0.0001˜0.005 mass % and the remainder being Fe and inevitable impurities provided that a part of Si, Al, Mg, Ca and S is included as a non-metallic inclusion made of sulfide and/or oxysulfide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Applicant: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hidekazu Todoroki
  • Publication number: 20140166158
    Abstract: High-Mn austenitic stainless steels having a chemical composition comprising C: 0.02-0.12 mass %, Si: 0.05-1.5 mass %, Mn: 10.0-22.0 mass %, S: not more than 0.0028 mass %, Ni: 4.0-12.0 mass %, Cr: 14.0-25.0 mass % and N: 0.07-0.17 mass % with the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, provided that these components are contained so that ? cal represented by the following equation is not more than 5.5%: ? cal (mass %)=(Cr+0.48Si)?(Ni+0.11Mn?0.0101Mn2+26.4C+20.1N)?4.7, wherein each element symbol in the equation is a content of the respective element (mass %), and having a magnetic permeability of not more than 1.003 under a magnetic field of 200 kA/m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru HIRATA, Yuji IKEGAMI, Kazuhiro YAMAKAWA
  • Patent number: 8703047
    Abstract: As a stainless steel for a metal part for clothing ornament capable of working into a complicated form part and having such nonmagnetic properties that the worked part can cope with the detection through needle detecting device is provided a high-Mn austenitic stainless steel having a chemical composition comprising C: 0.02-0.12 mass %, Si: 0.05-1.5 mass %, Mn: 10.0-22.0 mass %, S: not more than 0.03 mass %, Ni: 4.0-12.0 mass %, Cr: 14.0-25.0 mass % and N: 0.07-0.17 mass %, provided that these components are contained so that ? cal (mass %) represented by the following equation (1) is not more than 5.5 mass %: ? cal (mass %)=(Cr+0.48Si+1.21Mo+2.2(V+Ti)+0.15Nb)?(Ni+0.47Cu+0.11Mn?0.0101Mn2+26.4C+20.1N)?4.7??(1) and having a magnetic permeability of not more than 1.003 under a magnetic field of 200 kA/m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeru Hirata, Yuji Ikegami, Kazuhiro Yamakawa
  • Publication number: 20130309124
    Abstract: An austenitic Fe—Ni—Cr alloy comprises C: 0.005˜0.03 mass %, Si: 0.15˜1.0 mass %, Mn: not more than 2.0 mass %, P: not more than 0.030 mass %, S: not more than 0.002 mass %, Cr: 18˜28 mass %, Ni: 20˜38 mass %, Mo: 0.10˜3 mass %, Co: 0.05˜2.0 mass %, Cu: less than 0.25 mass %, N: not more than 0.02 mass %, provided that PRE=Cr+3.3×Mo+16×N?20.0 and PREH=411?13.2×Cr?5.8×Mo+0.1×Mo2+1.2×Cu?145.0 (wherein each element symbol represents a content (mass %) of each element) and has an excellent corrosion resistance in air or under a wet environment even at a surface state having an oxide film formed by a intermediate heat treatment on the way of the production process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro YAMAKAWA, Shigeru HIRATA, Kun WANG
  • Publication number: 20110286879
    Abstract: As a stainless steel for a metal part for clothing ornament capable of working into a complicated form part and having such nonmagnetic properties that the worked part can cope with the detection through needle detecting device is provided a high-Mn austenitic stainless steel having a chemical composition comprising C: 0.02-0.12 mass %, Si: 0.05-1.5 mass %, Mn: 10.0-22.0 mass %, S: not more than 0.03 mass %, Ni: 4.0-12.0 mass %, Cr: 14.0-25.0 mass % and N: 0.07-0.17 mass %, provided that these components are contained so that ? cal (mass %) represented by the following equation (1) is not more than 5.5 mass %: ? cal (mass %)=(Cr+0.48Si+1.21Mo+2.2(V+Ti)+0.15Nb)?(Ni+0.47Cu+0.11Mn?0.0101Mn2+26.4C+20.1N)?4.7??(1) and having a magnetic permeability of not more than 1.003 under a magnetic field of 200 kA/m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Applicant: NIPPON YAKIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru Hirata, Yuji Ikegami, Kazuhiro Yamakawa
  • Patent number: 7515395
    Abstract: There is provided a casing material for a storage cell having sufficient corrosion resistance and strength even under a charging environment of a high voltage exceeding 2.8 V. This casing material for the storage cell comprises C: not more than 0.03 mass %, Si: 0.01-0.50 mass %, Mn: not more than 0.20 mass %, P: not more than 0.04 mass %, S: not more than 0.0010 mass %, Ni: 20.0-40.0 mass %, Cr: 20.0-30.0 mass %, Mo: 5.0-10.0 mass %, Al: 0.001-0.10 mass %, N: 0.10-0.50 mass %, Ca: not more than 0.001 mass %, Mg: 0.0001-0.0050 mass %, 0: not more than 0.005 mass %, provided that contents of Cr, Mo and N satisfy Cr+3.3×Mo+20×N?43, and the balance being substantially Fe and inevitable impurities, in which a content of CaO as an oxide inclusion in steel is not more than 20 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2009
    Assignees: Panasonic Corporation, Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi Morikawa, Masashige Ashizaki, Eri Hirose, Yutaka Kobayashi