Patents Assigned to Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
  • Publication number: 20210316371
    Abstract: Provided is a cutting tool including a base material and a coating layer provided on the base material, the coating layer including a titanium carbonitride layer provided on the base material, an intermediate layer provided on the titanium carbonitride layer in contact therewith, and an alumina layer provided on the intermediate layer in contact therewith, the intermediate layer being composed of a compound made of titanium, carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen, the intermediate layer having a thickness of more than 1 ?m, when PN1 atomic % represents an atomic ratio of the nitrogen in an interface between the intermediate layer and the alumina layer, and PN2 atomic % represents an atomic ratio of the nitrogen at a point A away from the interface by 1 ?m on a side of the intermediate layer, a ratio PN1/PN2 of the PN1 to the PN2 being more than or equal to 1.03.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Susumu OKUNO, Yasuki KIDO, Fumiyoshi KOBAYASHI, Anongsack PASEUTH
  • Patent number: 11141799
    Abstract: The drill has a rake face, a flank face, and an outer circumferential surface. The flank face is continuous to the rake face. The outer circumferential surface is continuous to both the rake face and the flank face. A ridgeline between the rake face and the flank face constitutes a cutting edge. A ridgeline between the rake face and the outer circumferential surface constitutes an outer circumferential end. A groove is provided cyclically in the rake face to extend at an angle relative to an axis of the drill, the angle being larger than a helix angle of the drill. The groove has a depth of more than or equal to 1.5 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventor: Shinya Nakata
  • Patent number: 11130181
    Abstract: A surface-coated cutting tool includes a substrate and a coating formed on a surface of the substrate, the coating including one or two or more layers, at least one of the layers being an Al-rich layer including hard particles, the hard particle having a sodium chloride type crystal structure, and including a first unit phase in a form of a plurality of lumps and a second unit phase interposed between the lumps of the first unit phase, the first unit phase being composed of a nitride or carbonitride of AlxTi1-x, the first unit phase having an atomic ratio x of Al of 0.7 or more and 0.96 or less, the second unit phase being composed of a nitride or carbonitride of AlyTi1-y, the second unit phase having an atomic ratio y of Al exceeding 0.5 and less than 0.7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Anongsack Paseuth, Yasuki Kido, Shinya Imamura, Koji Kuramochi
  • Publication number: 20210291282
    Abstract: The drill is rotatable about a central axis. The drill includes a central axis, a front end and a rear end opposite to each other in a direction along the central axis, an outer peripheral surface, a cutting edge formed at the front end and extending from the outer peripheral surface toward the central axis, a flank face contiguous with the cutting edge, a flute formed on the outer peripheral surface and extending spirally around the central axis from the front end toward the rear end, and a thinning rake face contiguous with the flute. The cutting edge has a main cutting edge extending from the outer peripheral surface and a thinning cutting edge contiguous with an end of the main cutting edge away from the outer peripheral surface. The flute includes a main rake face contiguous with the main cutting edge from the opposite side of the flank face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Masaaki JINDAI, Yuki TSUTSUMI
  • Patent number: 11123802
    Abstract: A surface-coated cutting tool includes a substrate and a coating formed on a surface of the substrate, the coating including one or two or more layers, at least one of the layers being an Al-rich layer including hard particles, the hard particle having a sodium chloride type crystal structure, and including a first unit phase in a form of a plurality of lumps and a second unit phase interposed between the lumps of the first unit phase, the first unit phase being composed of a nitride or carbonitride of AlxTi1-x, the first unit phase having an atomic ratio x of Al of 0.7 or more and 0.96 or less, the second unit phase being composed of a nitride or carbonitride of AlyTi1-y, the second unit phase having an atomic ratio y of Al exceeding 0.5 and less than 0.7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Anongsack Paseuth, Yasuki Kido, Shinya Imamura, Koji Kuramochi
  • Patent number: 11110526
    Abstract: A cutting insert according to the present disclosure includes a first surface, a second surface, a side surface, and a cutting edge. The first surface has a rake face continuous to the cutting edge. The cutting edge has a corner cutting edge, a flat cutting edge, and a main cutting edge. The rake face has a first rake face portion, a second rake face portion, and a third rake face portion, the first rake face portion being continuous to the flat cutting edge, the second rake face portion being continuous to the main cutting edge, the third rake face portion being continuous to the corner cutting edge and being located between the first rake face portion and the second rake face portion. The rake face is provided with a level difference portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Yusuke Koike, Yasuyuki Kanada, Atsuhiko Maeta, Tomoyuki Fukuyama, Yoshinari Nagami, Yuta Morisaki
  • Patent number: 11111564
    Abstract: A cemented carbide includes second hard phase grains, wherein the second hard phase grains includes a core portion, and in a case where a total of 70 unit regions that are each constituted of a square having each side of 8?m are provided by successively arranging 7 unit regions in a longitudinal direction and 10 unit regions in a lateral direction in an electron microscope image of any cross section of the cemented carbide captured at a magnification of 1500×, where the total number of core portions in the total of 70 unit regions is calculated, and where a percentage of the number of core portions in each of the unit regions with respect to the total number of core portions is calculated, the number of unit regions in which the percentage is less than 0.43% or more than 2.43% is less than or equal to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Kosuke Fukae, Yasuki Kido, Masami Watanabe, Shinya Imamura
  • Patent number: 11103930
    Abstract: A cutting tool includes: a substrate including a rake face; and a coating film that coats the rake face, wherein the coating film includes an ?-Al2O3 layer disposed on the substrate, the ?-Al2O3 layer includes crystal grains of ?-Al2O3, an area ratio of crystal grains oriented in (001) among the crystal grains is 50% to 90% in the ?-Al2O3 layer at the rake face, a film residual stress AA determined based on a crystal plane interval of a (001) plane of the ?-Al2O3 layer at the rake face is more than or equal to ?1000 MPa and less than 0 MPa, and a film residual stress BA determined based on a crystal plane interval of a (110) plane of the ?-Al2O3 layer at the rake face is more than or equal to ?1000 MPa and less than 0 MPa, and a relational expression of |AA|?|BA| is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Susumu Okuno, Shinya Imamura, Satoshi Ono, Anongsack Paseuth
  • Publication number: 20210252604
    Abstract: A cutting tool comprises a substrate and a coating layer provided on the substrate, the coating layer including a multilayer structure layer composed of a first unit layer and a second unit layer, and a lone layer, the lone layer including cubic TizAl1-zN crystal grains, an atomic ratio z of Ti in the TizAl1-zN being 0.5 or more and 0.65 or less, the lone layer having a thickness with an average value of 2.5 nm or more and 10 nm or less, the multilayer structure layer having a thickness with an average value of 10 nm or more and 95 nm or less, one multilayer structure layer and one lone layer forming a repetitive unit having a thickness with an average value of 30 nm to 70 nm, a maximum value of 40 nm to 100 nm, and a minimum value of 20 nm to 40 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Yasuki KIDO, Anongsack PASEUTH, Susumu OKUNO
  • Publication number: 20210253483
    Abstract: A sintered material comprises cubic boron nitride and a first material that is a partially stabilized ZrO2 with Al2O3 dispersed therein at crystal grain boundaries and/or in crystal grains, the sintered material comprising 20% by volume or more and 80% by volume or less of the cubic boron nitride, the sintered material comprising 0.001% by mass or more and 1% by mass or less of nitrogen in the first material when the first material is measured through secondary ion mass spectrometry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Hisaya HAMA, Katsumi OKAMURA, Mayu AMEMIYA, Satoru KUKINO
  • Publication number: 20210246536
    Abstract: A method of producing a cubic boron nitride sintered material includes: forming an organic cubic boron nitride powder by attaching an organic substance onto a cubic boron nitride source material powder; preparing a powder mixture including more than or equal to 85 volume % and less than 100 volume % of the organic cubic boron nitride powder and a remainder of a binder source material powder by mixing the organic cubic boron nitride powder and the binder source material powder, the binder source material powder including WC, Co and Al; and obtaining the cubic boron nitride sintered material by sintering the powder mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Katsumi OKAMURA, Yuichiro WATANABE, Akito ISHII, Takashi HARADA, Satoru KUKINO
  • Publication number: 20210245262
    Abstract: A cutting tool comprises a substrate and a coating layer provided on the substrate, the coating layer including a multilayer structure layer composed of a first unit layer and a second unit layer, and a lone layer, the lone layer including cubic TizAl1-zN crystal grains, an atomic ratio z of Ti in the TizAl1-zN being 0.4 or more and less than 0.55, the lone layer having a thickness with an average value of 2.5 nm or more and 10 nm or less, the multilayer structure layer having a thickness with an average value of 10 nm or more and 45 nm or less, one multilayer structure layer and one lone layer forming a repetitive unit having a thickness with an average value of 20 nm to 50 nm, a maximum value of 40 nm to 60 nm, and a minimum value of 10 nm to 30 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Yasuki KIDO, Anongsack PASEUTH, Susumu OKUNO
  • Publication number: 20210246078
    Abstract: A cubic boron nitride sintered material includes: more than or equal to 85 volume % and less than 100 volume % of cubic boron nitride grains; and a remainder of a binder, wherein the binder includes WC, Co and an Al compound, and when a TEM-EDX is used to analyze an interface region including an interface at which the cubic boron nitride grains are adjacent to each other, oxygen exists on a whole or part of the interface, and a width D of a region in which the oxygen exists is more than or equal to 0.1 nm and less than or equal to 10 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Katsumi OKAMURA, Yuichiro WATANABE, Akito ISHII, Takashi HARADA, Satoru KUKINO
  • Publication number: 20210246077
    Abstract: A cubic boron nitride sintered material comprises 30% by volume or more and 80% by volume or less of cubic boron nitride grains and 20% by volume or more and 70% by volume or less of a binder phase, the cubic boron nitride grains having a dislocation density of 3×1017/m2 or more and 1×1020/m2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hironari MOROGUCHI, Michiko MATSUKAWA, Satoru KUKINO, Akito ISHII, Katsumi OKAMURA, Machiko ABE, Kenta SANO
  • Publication number: 20210246076
    Abstract: The cubic boron nitride sintered material comprises 30% by volume or more and 80% by volume or less of cubic boron nitride grains and 20% by volume or more and 70% by volume or less of a binder phase, the cubic boron nitride grains having a dislocation density of 1×1015/m2 or more and 1×1017/m2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hironari MOROGUCHI, Michiko MATSUKAWA, Satoru KUKINO, Akito ISHII, Katsumi OKAMURA, Machiko ABE, Kenta SANO
  • Publication number: 20210245259
    Abstract: A cutting tool comprises a substrate and a coating layer provided on the substrate, the coating layer including a multilayer structure layer composed of a first unit layer and a second unit layer, and a lone layer, the lone layer including cubic TizAl1-zN crystal grains, an atomic ratio z of Ti in the TizAl1-zN being 0.55 or more and 0.7 or less, the lone layer having a thickness with an average value of 2.5 nm or more and 10 nm or less, the multilayer structure layer having a thickness with an average value of 10 nm or more and 45 nm or less, one multilayer structure layer and one lone layer forming a repetitive unit having a thickness with an average value of 20 nm to 50 nm, a maximum value of 40 nm to 60 nm, and a minimum value of 10 nm to 30 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Yasuki KIDO, Anongsack PASEUTH, Susumu OKUNO
  • Publication number: 20210245261
    Abstract: A cutting tool comprises a substrate and a coating layer provided on the substrate, the coating layer including a multilayer structure layer composed of a first unit layer and a second unit layer, and a lone layer, the lone layer including cubic TizAl1-zN crystal grains, an atomic ratio z of Ti in the TizAl1-zN being 0.55 or more and 0.7 or less, the lone layer having a thickness with an average value of 2.5 nm or more and 10 nm or less, the multilayer structure layer having a thickness with an average value of 40 nm or more and 95 nm or less, one multilayer structure layer and one lone layer forming a repetitive unit having a thickness with an average value of 50 nm to 100 nm, a maximum value of 90 nm to 110 nm, and a minimum value of 40 nm to 60 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Yasuki KIDO, Anongsack PASEUTH, Susumu OKUNO
  • Publication number: 20210238036
    Abstract: A polycrystalline cubic boron nitride comprising 98.5% by volume or more of cubic boron nitride, wherein the cubic boron nitride has a dislocation density of more than 8×1015/m2, the polycrystalline cubic boron nitride comprises a plurality of crystal grains, and the plurality of crystal grains have a median diameter d50 of an equivalent circle diameter of 0.1 ?m or more and 0.5 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Michiko MATSUKAWA, Satoru KUKINO, Taisuke HIGASHI, Machiko ABE
  • Publication number: 20210237169
    Abstract: A cutting tool comprises a substrate and a coating layer provided on the substrate, the coating layer including a multilayer structure layer composed of a first unit layer and a second unit layer, and a lone layer, the lone layer including cubic TizAl1-zN crystal grains, an atomic ratio z of Ti in the TizAl1-zN being 0.4 or more and less than 0.55, the lone layer having a thickness with an average value of 2.5 nm or more and 10 nm or less, the multilayer structure layer having a thickness with an average value of 40 nm or more and 95 nm or less, one multilayer structure layer and one lone layer forming a repetitive unit having a thickness with an average value of 50 nm to 100 nm, a maximum value of 90 nm to 110 nm, and a minimum value of 40 nm to 60 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Yasuki KIDO, Anongsack PASEUTH, Susumu OKUNO
  • Patent number: D931916
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP., HARTMETALL-WERKZEUGFABRIK PAUL HORN GMBH
    Inventors: Yosuke Shimamoto, Yasuyuki Kanada, Matthias Luik