Patents Assigned to Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10459359
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a toner binder and a toner that maintains offset resistance while having high gloss and that is excellent in low-temperature fixability, grindability, image strength, and heat-resistant storage stability. The toner binder of the present invention is a toner binder containing a non-linear polyester modified resin (A), wherein the non-linear polyester modified resin (A) is a modified resin having one or more carbon-carbon bonds crosslinking polyesters, and the toner binder has a loss tangent tan ? of 2 to 20 in the entire temperature range of 110° C. to 130° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Izumi, Masaru Honda
  • Publication number: 20190326062
    Abstract: An electrolytic solution for an electrolytic capacitor contains: an electrolytic solution additive for an electrolytic capacitor (B) containing a polymer (A) that has a (meth)acrylic monomer (a) as an essential component; an organic solvent (C) having a hydroxyl group concentration higher than 10 mmol/g; and an electrolyte (D), the electrolytic solution for an electrolytic capacitor being characterized in that the content of a (meth)acrylic monomer having a hydroxyl group (a1) is 60-100 wt % of the total monomers constituting the polymer (A).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Fumiyuki TANABE, Takahiro SHIBA, Yoshihiko AKAZAWA, Takao MUKAI
  • Publication number: 20190309120
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a method of producing a polyether polyol having a low aldehyde content, the method including simpler steps; and a method of producing polyurethane foam having a reduced amount of aldehyde volatilization. The present invention provides a method of producing a polyether polyol (F) including step (1) of obtaining a crude polyether polyol composition (D2) having a pH higher than 5.0 by contact of a crude polyether polyol composition (D1) containing a polyether polyol (A) with an acid catalyst (B) in the presence of water, the polyether polyol (A) being obtainable by ring-opening polymerization of an alkylene oxide with an active hydrogen compound; and step (2) of removing a volatile component containing an aldehyde (C) after step (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Erika NOBUKUNI, Takashi YABUTA
  • Publication number: 20190310564
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electrophotographic toner binder containing, as a main component, a polymer whose constituent monomer is a monomer having an ethylenically unsaturated bond, the electrophotographic toner binder being excellent in low-temperature fixability, hot-offset resistance, and storage stability. The present invention provides an electrophotographic toner binder containing a polymer (A) containing a monomer (a) and a monomer (x) different from the monomer (a) as essential constituent monomers, wherein the monomer (a) is a (meth)acrylate having a C18-C36 acyclic hydrocarbon group, the polymer (A) has an acid value of 40 or less, and the polymer (A) satisfies the following relational expression (1): 1.1 (cal/cm3)0.5?|SP(x)?SP(a)|?8.0 (cal/cm3)0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Takuya KOSHIMA
  • Patent number: 10400390
    Abstract: The present invention provides a fiber sizing agent composition containing a polyester resin (A) and a reactive compound (B), wherein the polyester resin (A) is a polyester resin having an HLB of 4 to 18 and a viscosity at 30° C. of 10 to 1,000,000 Pa·s, the reactive compound (B) is at least one reactive compound selected from the group consisting of blocked isocyanates, tertiary amines, tertiary amine salts, quaternary ammonium salts, quaternary phosphonium salts, and phosphine compounds, and the weight ratio of the polyester resin (A) to the reactive compound (B) [(A)/(B)] in the fiber sizing agent composition is 99.9/0.1 to 10/90.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Sayaka Sakaguchi
  • Publication number: 20190250529
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a toner binder and a toner that maintains offset resistance while having high gloss and that is excellent in low-temperature fixability, grindability, image strength, and heat-resistant storage stability. The toner binder of the present invention is a toner binder containing a non-linear polyester modified resin (A), wherein the non-linear polyester modified resin (A) is a modified resin having one or more carbon-carbon bonds crosslinking polyesters, and the toner binder has a loss tangent tan ? of 2 to 20 in the entire temperature range of 110° C. to 130° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi IZUMI, Masaru HONDA
  • Patent number: 10336961
    Abstract: The present invention provides a viscosity index improver having an excellent viscosity index improving effect, a lubricant composition having excellent low-temperature viscosity in which the viscosity reduction due to long-term use is small, and a method for producing the lubricant composition. A viscosity index improver of the present invention contains a copolymer (A) containing, as monomer units, an alkyl (meth)acrylate (a) whose alkyl group contains 5 or more carbon atoms, and an alkyl (meth)acrylate (b) whose alkyl group contains 1 to 4 carbon atoms, wherein the alkyl group of the alkyl (meth)acrylate (a) whose alkyl group contains 5 or more carbon atoms has a molar-average carbon number (Q) of 29 or more, and the alkyl (meth)acrylate (b) whose alkyl group contains 1 to 4 carbon atoms is contained as a monomer unit in an amount of 38 to 75% by weight based on the weight of the copolymer (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigekuni Nakada, Ayumu Sakaguchi, Satoshi Matsumoto, Kenyuu Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10312524
    Abstract: The present invention provides a means for improving the output performance of a battery. An electrical connection structure of the present invention includes a current collector which includes a conductive resin layer containing a polymer material and a conductive filler and a conductive member which is in electrical contact with the conductive filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignees: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD., SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Ohsawa, Hajime Satou, Hiroshi Akama, Hideaki Horie, Yusuke Mizuno, Hiroshi Fukumoto, Masatoshi Okura, Yasuhiro Shindo, Yasuhiro Tsudo
  • Publication number: 20190108946
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an electrolyte solution for electrolytic capacitors and an electrolytic capacitor, in which the electrolyte solution has high sparking voltage and good heat resistance and does not readily solidify even at low temperatures, so that the electrolytic capacitor can be driven even in cold areas. The electrolyte solution for electrolytic capacitors of the present invention contains a solvent (C); and an electrolyte, the electrolyte consisting of a salt of a diprotic acid component (A) and a base (B), the diprotic acid component (A) containing two or more diprotic acids, wherein the two or more diprotic acids are characterized such that a mixture (E) of two or more acid anhydrides corresponding to a diprotic acid mixture containing the two or more diprotic acids is a liquid at 50° C., with the molar ratio of the acid anhydrides being the same as that of the diprotic acids in the diprotic acid component (A).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Applicant: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro SHIBA, Fumiyuki TANABE, Yoshihiko AKAZAWA, Takao MUKAI, Hideki KIMURA
  • Patent number: 10236478
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a lithium ion cell having an outer container composed of a resin molded article, and the method for producing a lithium ion cell includes a current collector forming process of forming, on the inner side of an outer container, each of a first electrode current collector and a second electrode current collector composed of an electrically conductive polymer composition by using a molding die.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Shindo, Yusuke Mizuno, Kenichi Kawakita, Yasuhiko Ohsawa, Yuki Kusachi, Hajime Satou, Hiroshi Akama, Hideaki Horie
  • Patent number: 10216110
    Abstract: Provided is a toner binder which attains all of low-temperature fixing properties, gloss, and hot offset resistance and gives a toner that satisfies the flowability, high-temperature storability, charge stability, pulverizability, image strength, flex cracking resistance, and document anti-offset properties. The present invention is a toner binder which comprises a polyester resins and has a surfactant content of 100 ppm or less and in which the THF-insoluble components and the THF-soluble components respectively have a storage modulus (Pa) at 150° C., G?x150, and the storage modulus (Pa) at 150° C., G?y150, which satisfy the following relationships (1) and (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaru Honda, Tsuyoshi Izumi, Hiroshi Odajima, Masashi Minaki
  • Patent number: 10211462
    Abstract: Provided is a lithium ion cell having a power generation part provided with a single cell obtained by stacking a positive electrode current collector, a positive electrode active material layer, a separator, a negative electrode active material layer, and a negative electrode current collector in the order, and an exterior cell container for accommodating the power generation part, in which the positive electrode active material layer is a non-bound material of a positive electrode active material particle, the negative electrode active material layer is a non-bound material of a negative electrode active material particle, and the single cell has flexibility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Shindo, Yusuke Mizuno, Kenichi Kawakita, Yasuhiko Ohsawa, Yuki Kusachi, Hajime Satou, Hiroshi Akama, Hideaki Horie
  • Patent number: 10196469
    Abstract: The present invention provides an active energy ray-curable resin composition containing: (A) a monofunctional ethylenically unsaturated monomer free of urethane groups; (B) a polyfunctional ethylenically unsaturated monomer free of urethane groups; (C) a urethane group-containing ethylenically unsaturated monomer; (D) a photopolymerization initiator; (E) a polymerization inhibitor; and (F) a surfactant, wherein relative to the total weight of (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), and (F), the weight ratio of (A) is 45 to 90% by weight, the weight ratio of (B) is 3 to 25% by weight, the weight ratio of (C) is 3 to 35% by weight, the weight ratio of (D) is 0.1 to 10% by weight, the weight ratio of (E) is 0.01 to 5% by weight, and the weight ratio of (F) is 0.1 to 10% by weight, and the resin composition has a surface tension of 20 to 30 mN/m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Yamashita, Sachiko Shimazu, Kazunori Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10189929
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an active energy ray-curable composition capable of forming a cured product excellent in damage restoration, adhesion to a plastic base, and transparency after curing. An active energy ray-curable composition for optical components of the present invention essentially includes: a monomer (A) having 2 or more radical-polymerizable reactive groups (x1), a homopolymer of the monomer (A) having a glass transition temperature of higher than 200° C.; a monomer (C) having 2 or more radical-polymerizable reactive groups (x2), a homopolymer of the monomer (C) having a glass transition temperature of lower than ?15° C.; and a photopolymerization initiator (E).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazunori Yoshida, Yu Sakai, Keiichirou Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190020032
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a resin for coating an active material for lithium ion batteries which can prevent expansion of the electrode without inhibiting conduction of lithium ions. The resin for coating an active material for lithium ion batteries according to the present invention has a liquid absorbing rate of 10% or more when the resin is immersed in an electrolyte solution, and a tensile elongation at break of 10% or more when the resin is saturated with the electrolyte solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicants: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD., NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke MIZUNO, Yasuhiro SHINDO, Yasuhiro TSUDO, Kenichi KAWAKITA, Yuta MURAKAMI, Yuki KUSACHI, Yasuhiko OHSAWA, Hiroshi AKAMA, Hideaki HORIE
  • Publication number: 20190020039
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a dispersant for a resin current collector which can uniformly disperse a conductive filler to attain sufficient charge and discharge characteristics without impairing the output power per unit weight of a battery. The present invention provides a dispersant for a resin current collector comprising a polymer having a resin-philic block (A1) and a conductive filler-philic block (A2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicants: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD., NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi FUKUMOTO, Yasuhiro SHINDO, Manabu WATANABE, Hiroshi AKAMA, Hideaki HORIE
  • Patent number: 10138437
    Abstract: The present invention provides a water-soluble lubricating oil including a water-soluble base (A) and a corrosion inhibitor (B). The water-soluble base (A) contains at least one polyether (A1). A 0.1% by weight aqueous solution of the water-soluble lubricating oil has a surface tension of 31 mN/m or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Okamoto, Yoshitaka Katsukawa, Yusuke Yamazaki, Toshiki Kojima, Tsuyoshi Fukushima, Mitsumasa Kamura
  • Patent number: 10135073
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a dispersant for a resin current collector which can uniformly disperse a conductive filler to attain sufficient charge and discharge characteristics without impairing the output power per unit weight of a battery. The present invention provides a dispersant for a resin current collector comprising a polymer having a resin-philic block (A1) and a conductive filler-philic block (A2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignees: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD., NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Fukumoto, Yasuhiro Shindo, Manabu Watanabe, Hiroshi Akama, Hideaki Horie
  • Patent number: 10130675
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a wound healing agent that inhibits bacterial growth, promotes granulation tissue formation and epithelization, and minimizes foreign body reaction in the granulation tissue. The wound healing agent of the present invention contains protein (A) and water, wherein the protein (A) contains: GAGAGS (1); and an amino acid sequence (X) and/or an amino acid sequence (X?), and the total percentage of ? turns and random coils in the protein (A) as determined by circular dichroism spectroscopy is 60 to 85%, and the percentage of the total number of amino acid residues in the amino acid sequences (X) and (X?) is 50 to 70% of the total number of amino acid residues in the protein (A). Amino acid sequence (X): at least one amino acid sequence selected from the group consisting of VPGVG (2), GVGVP (3), and GAHGPAGPK (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Shingo Kawabata
  • Patent number: 10114304
    Abstract: The toner binder of the present invention contains a crystalline resin (A) and a resin (B) that is a polyester resin or its modified resin, the polyester resin being obtained by reaction of an alcohol component (X) and a carboxylic acid component (Y) as raw materials, wherein a temperature (Tp) of the top of an endothermic peak derived from the crystalline resin (A) as measured by a differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) is in the range of 40° C. to 100° C., and endothermic peak areas S1 and S2 during heating satisfy the following equation. (S2/S1)×100?35??(1) S1 is an area of the endothermic peak derived from the crystalline resin (A) in the first heating process, and S2 is an area of the endothermic peak derived from the crystalline resin (A) in the second heating process, when the toner binder is heated, cooled, and heated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Utsui, Tomohisa Kato, Eiji Iwawaki, Hiroshi Odajima, Mana Sanpei, Yuko Sugimoto