Patents Assigned to Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10930448
    Abstract: A push-button switch member includes: a movable contact and an operation key disposed facing the protruding side thereof, and in contact therewith or spaced therefrom. The movable contact includes: an upper contact portion disposed directly under a key body; an outer fixed portion in the upper contact portion or more outward therefrom in the radial direction, and fixed more outward in the radial direction than the key body; and a non-contacting outer portion provided more outward in the radial direction than the upper contact portion, and disposed to face in a non-contacting state another contact so as to be able to contact another contact which is disposed on an outer side in the radial direction and contacted by the upper contact portion when pushed by the key body. The non-contacting outer portion has a bottom portion for a line contact or a surface contact with another contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Ito, Toshihiro Motoki
  • Patent number: 10923373
    Abstract: A substrate storage container and gas replacement units are provided in which variations in humidity or concentration in an internal space are small. This is achieved by providing a container body capable of housing substrates, at least one intake valve for supplying an external gas to the internal space of the container body, and gas replacement units for blowing the supplied gas into the internal space of the container body. The container body is formed in an open front box, the intake valve is attached at the back of the bottom surface of the container, the gas replacement units each include a housing member and a cover member, each housing member has a plurality of first blowout holes for blowing the stored gas in one direction, and each cover member has a plurality of second blowout holes for blowing in a direction substantially opposite direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Osamu Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10916521
    Abstract: Provided is an electric connector, which is to be arranged between a connection terminal of a first device and a connection terminal of a second device, and is configured to electrically connect the connection terminal of the first device and the connection terminal of the second device to each other, the electric connector including: an elastic body having a plurality of through holes each being opened on a first surface and a second surface; and one or more carbon nanotube yarns joined to each of the through holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Hotta, Masatoshi Tsuchiya
  • Publication number: 20210032014
    Abstract: Corrosion resistance of valves is enhanced, while ensuring the check valve function of the valves against an inflow of outside air. Disclosed is a substrate storage container that includes: a container body for storing at least one substrate; a lid for closing an opening of the container body; and at least one valve for controlling gas flow to the container body or from the container body. The at least one valve includes an elastic, non-metallic seal lip in a communication passage that extends in a first direction and communicates between an outside of the container body and an inside of the container body. The seal lip has an umbrella-like form which closes on one side in the first direction and opens on the other side in the first direction, the seal lip abutting an inner peripheral wall of the communication passage on the other side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Osamu OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210005492
    Abstract: Provided is a substrate storage container including a valve(s) capable of controlling flow of gas without using a metallic member. The valve(s) are attached to a substrate storage container and include: a cylindrical body having an open edge and an interior space; a stopcock portion partitioning the interior space into a first space and a second space and extending to the open edge; and an elastic body covering the open edge and the stopcock portion. The first space has a first communication hole communicating with an outside of the container body. The second space has a second communication hole communicating with an inside of the container body. The elastic body controls flow of gas relative to the container body by closely contacting the stopcock portion or separating from the stopcock portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Osamu OGAWA
  • Patent number: 10854357
    Abstract: Provided is a coating material for forming a conductive release layer capable of forming a conductive release layer having high adhesion to a film base material, suppressing deterioration in conductivity over time in the air, and having a sufficient releasing property. The coating material for forming a conductive release layer of the present invention contains a conductive composite including a ?-conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion, an epoxy compound having an epoxy group, a curable silicone, a polyester resin, and an organic solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sou Matsubayashi, Kohei Kanto
  • Patent number: 10836926
    Abstract: A method for producing an antistatic molded article according to the present invention includes: a conductive film preparation step to obtain a conductive film by coating, and drying, a conductive polymer dispersion liquid containing a conductive composite that contains a ?-conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion, a polyvinyl alcohol, a binder component, and a dispersion medium for dispersing the conductive composite on at least one surface of a film substrate; and a molding step for subjecting the conductive film to molding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sou Matsubayashi
  • Publication number: 20200321144
    Abstract: An electric connector is disposed between a connection terminal of a first device and a connection terminal of a second device, and electrically connects these connection terminals. The electric connector includes a resin layer, and a plurality of metal wires extending through the resin layer in a thickness direction, and having a rectangular shape on surfaces to be connected to the connection terminals. At least first sides of the rectangular shapes of the metal wires are arranged at equal intervals along the same direction. The length of short sides of the rectangular shapes are less than 5 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masatoshi TSUCHIYA, Atsuya SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20200286761
    Abstract: A substrate storage container includes a container main body having an opening at the front, a support portion for supporting a substrate in the interior thereof, and a substrate receiving portion positioned more toward a rear wall than the support portion, an a lid on which a substrate pressing portion for pressing the substrate is formed. The substrate receiving portion and the substrate pressing portion are present within a range of greater than or equal to 0 mm and less than or equal to 80 mm in the horizontal direction from a vertical center line that passes through the center of the container main body when the lid is viewed from the front.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazumasa ONUKI, Hiroshi MIMURA, Junya TODA, Takashi SUDA
  • Patent number: 10772213
    Abstract: An adhesive substrate is disclosed, which includes a base substrate and a heat-resistant elastomer layer formed on the base substrate, wherein the base substrate is flexible and has a thickness of 0.2 mm or more and 2 mm or less, wherein the adhesive substrate is used as part of a method for physically separating an object that has been held immovable in such a manner that the object has been adhered to by the heat-resistant elastomer layer and the object is anchored from the upper side, and wherein by starting to physically separate the end portion of the adhesive substrate downward the object is able to be separated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Irisawa, Toshiaki Hatsumi
  • Publication number: 20200279761
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a substrate storage container equipped with a container main body that has an opening portion formed by an opening frame at a front surface and is capable of storing a plurality of substrates and a lid that closes the opening portion. The container main body is of a box-like shape having the opening frame, a rear wall, a right wall, a left wall, a top wall, and a bottom wall. Each of the walls has a thickness which is thinner at a side toward the opening frame at the front surface than at a side toward the rear wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Osamu OGAWA
  • Patent number: 10761667
    Abstract: A capacitive three-dimensional sensor includes: a light-guide unit having a side surface and an operation surface, the side surface being formed along the Z direction and including a light entering portion, through which light from a light source enters, the operation surface being configured to input the inputs and including a light output portion, from which the light exits; a sheet-like X-Y electrode body configured to sense the inputs in the plane X and Y directions; a deformable body including a sheet-like elastic body; and a sheet-like Z electrode body configured to sense the input in the Z direction. The light-guide unit includes an optional decorative sheet, and a light-guide sheet to guide the light that has entered the light-guide unit from the side surface and output the light toward the light output portion. A total of bending stiffnesses of the light-guide sheet and decorative sheet is less than 256.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Kobayashi, Yuta Ishii
  • Patent number: 10763052
    Abstract: In a contact member, a mesh-like contact including one or more layers of a metal other than a noble metal is embedded in such a manner as to be exposed from one of the surfaces of a rubbery elastic body. The contact member includes a highly conductive metal coat layer only in the regions of the mesh-like contact which are exposed from the rubbery elastic body, the coat layer having conductivity higher than that of the metal on the outermost surfaces of the mesh-like contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazunobu Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 10727129
    Abstract: A substrate manufacturing method includes: a first step of disposing a condenser for condensing a laser beam in a non-contact manner on a surface 20r of a magnesium oxide single crystal substrate 20 to be irradiated; and a second step of irradiating a laser beam to a surface of the magnesium oxide single crystal substrate 20 and condensing the laser beam into an inner portion of the single crystal member under designated irradiation conditions using the condenser, and at a same time, two-dimensionally moving the condenser and the magnesium oxide single crystal substrate 20 relatively to each other, and sequentially forming processing marks to sequentially allow planar peeling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignees: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION SAITAMA UNIVERSITY, SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junichi Ikeno, Yohei Yamada, Hideki Suzuki, Hitoshi Noguchi
  • Patent number: 10727099
    Abstract: A substrate storage container with increased mounting force of the conveyance component is provided. The substrate storage container comprises a container body having an opening closed by a lid and capable of storing a plurality of substrates, and a conveyance component detachably attached to the container body via a mounting mechanism, wherein the mounting mechanism includes at least one first mounting portion on the opening side of the container body and at least one second mounting portion on the side away from the opening. Furthermore, the conveyance component has at least one engaging portion to be engaged with the mounting mechanism, and the at least one engaging portion includes at least one first engaging portions displaced and engaged in a predetermined direction and at least one second engaging portion displaced and engaged in a direction different from the predetermined direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Mimura, Junya Toda
  • Patent number: 10720681
    Abstract: There is provided a heat dissipation structure adaptable to various forms of a heat source, light in weight, and excellent in heat dissipation efficiency, and a battery provided with the heat dissipation structure. The present invention relates to a heat dissipation structure for enhancing heat dissipation from a heat source, including: a heat conduction sheet in a spirally wound shape for conducting heat from the heat source; a cushion member provided on an annular back surface of the heat conduction sheet, and easily deformed corresponding to a surface shape of the heat source compared to the heat conduction sheet; and a through passage penetrating in a direction in which the heat conduction sheet in the wound shape runs, and a battery provided with the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takao Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10717842
    Abstract: The present invention provides a sponge roller comprising a shaft body and an elastic layer formed on an outer peripheral surface of the shaft body, wherein the elastic layer is formed of a millable silicone rubber, unexpanded microballoon cells and chemical blowing agent cells, and an image forming apparatus comprising the sponge roller. The sponge roller has high durability, excellent surface smoothness and small permanent compression set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sadao Murayama
  • Patent number: 10647858
    Abstract: A conductive polymer dispersion of this disclosure includes: a conductive composite containing a ?-conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion; an isocyanurate-based compound; and a dispersion medium for dispersing the conductive composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sou Matsubayashi
  • Patent number: 10640627
    Abstract: Provided is a method of producing an amine adduct of a conductive composite, including: adding an amine compound to a conductive polymer dispersion liquid which contains water and a conductive composite containing a ? conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion at a mass ratio of the ? conjugated conductive polymer to the polyanion of 1:3 to 1:7.5 to precipitate an amine adduct of the conductive composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD., NISSIN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sou Matsubayashi, Takanori Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200060986
    Abstract: A transdermal therapeutic system including: a support layer of a flexible tape; an adhesive layer that is permeable and laminated in a surface of the support layer; a drug that is transdermally absorbable and stored in each of a plurality of storage cavities in the surface of at least the support layer among the support layer and the adhesive layer; and a liner layer detachably laminated in an adhesive surface of the adhesive layer, wherein when a polyether ether ketone resin film having low irritancy is used as the support layer, the polyether ether ketone resin film is used as a sample, and an intradermal reaction test is carried out by using an extract extracted under predetermined conditions in a physiological saline or sesame oil, a difference in average scores of an extract administration site and a blank extract administration site is 1.0 or less in any of extraction media.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Gonda, Naoyuki Yaguchi