Patents Assigned to Tachi-s Co., Ltd
  • Patent number: 10994686
    Abstract: A seat includes an airbag module fixed to a seat frame, a trim cover including a breaking part which breaks according to an inflation and a deployment of an airbag of the airbag module, a first stay cloth and a second stay cloth which guide the inflating and deploying airbag to the breaking part, a first fixing member which is attached to the backside frame and stretches and supports the first stay cloth, and a second fixing member which stretches and supports the second stay cloth, in which the backside frame is provided with a pair of first attachment holes into which both end portions of the first fixing member are inserted and a pair of second attachment holes into which both end portions of the second fixing member are inserted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Inoue, Akinori Taniguchi, Takayuki Ohmori, Keita Myochin
  • Patent number: 10981478
    Abstract: A seat for vehicle includes a seat cushion and a seat back. A seat back frame of the seat back includes a right side frame, a left side frame, a lower frame, and an upper frame. The upper frame includes a first upper frame and a second upper frame, the first upper frame having a cross-sectional shape of a U-shape opening downward, the second upper frame having a cross-sectional shape of a U-shape opening downward, and a closed cross section is configured by vertically overlaying the first upper frame and the second upper frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidekazu Kubota, Masaru Kaneko, Hiroshi Fukushima
  • Patent number: 10981477
    Abstract: In a car seat configured to cover a surface of a urethane pad by a trim cover, the trim cover is formed by sewing up a plural number of trim cover members with each other by chain stitch sewing, and by joining a surface on the back side of a portion where the plural number of the trim cover members are sewn up with each other by chain stitch sewing to a flat surface of the surface of the urethane pad by an adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Ishii, Masayuki Taguchi
  • Patent number: 10960790
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle seat capable of easily maintaining the appearance. A bezel of the vehicle seat is abutted on a body fixing member so that the shift of the bezel in the direction in which the bezel is separated from an exposing section of a body is restricted by the body fixing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke Yamaoka, Hideya Shiotani
  • Patent number: 10953776
    Abstract: The present invention provides a seat formed by bonding a trim cover to a foam pad, in which a sewing part of a trim cover can be bonded to a foam pad even when the trim cover is of leather. In a seat formed by bonding a trim cover to a foam pad, the trim cover includes a sewing part where plural trim covers are sewn up, raw material that is impregnated with an adhesive is sewn to the sewing part, and the foam pad and the raw material having been sewn are bonded to each other by the adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hideki Kamata
  • Patent number: 10933782
    Abstract: To prevent wrinkles from occurring on the outer skin member, in a vehicle seat including a urethane pad on which a groove is formed, a fixing member being embedded in the groove; trim covers covering a surface of the urethane pad; a suspender to suspend the trim covers sewn to each other for connection in the groove; and a plurality of tying members to tie the suspender with the fixing member, the suspender is provided with a seat cover suspension member and a reinforcement piece fixed to an edge portion of the seat cover suspension member, a number of slits are formed along the reinforcement piece at a portion of the seat cover suspension member where the reinforcement piece is fixed, and the plurality of tying members tie the suspender with the fixing member with a part of each of the tying members in abutment with the reinforcement piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Shindo, Masahiko Takahata, Yuuki Kumamoto
  • Patent number: 10906433
    Abstract: A vehicle seat 1 includes a seat cushion 2 for supporting the buttocks of an occupant, a backrest 3 having a seat back 5 and supporting the back of the occupant, and a reclining mechanism 8 having a bracket 82 that rotates about a rotation axis C and enabling the backrest 3 to rotate relative to the seat cushion 2. The bracket 82 is fastened onto a side surface plate 51 of the seat back 5 by a first bolt 61, a second bolt 62, and a third bolt 63 that pass through the bracket 82 and the side surface plate 51. An insertion position for the third bolt 63 is offset from a straight line L passing through an insertion position for the first bolt 61 and an insertion position for the second bolt 62.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Tachi-S Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Daisuke Fujita
  • Patent number: 10906440
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes: a seating part that constitutes the vehicle seat; a support member that rotatably supports a portion of the seating part; an elastic member having a first end and a second end, the first end being attached to a movable portion of the seating part which is capable of rotating about the support member and the second end being attached to the seat frame; and an attenuation device that attenuates a motion of the movable portion when the movable portion moves from a seated state with a load applied, back to a normal state in which the applied load is removed. The movable portion of the seating part may include a base member, a slab member provided on the base member, and a surface member that covers the slab member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Tachi-S Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jun Takano
  • Publication number: 20210009018
    Abstract: An armrest for a vehicle seat that is rotatable with respect to a seat back of the vehicle seat, and the armrest includes a bracket that is configured to support a rotation shaft of the armrest, the hollow plastic shell to which the bracket is joined and a trim cover that covers the hollow plastic shell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu TAKEDA, Rina KUROSAKI
  • Publication number: 20210001757
    Abstract: An impact absorbing device for a vehicle seat includes: a first base member; a second base member; and an impact absorbing member. The first base member rotatably supports the second base member. The impact absorbing member includes: a first fixing portion fixed to the first base member; a second fixing portion fixed to the second base member; and a deformable portion. The deformable portion is provided between the first fixing portion and the second fixing portion, and is configured to be bent by the rotation of the second base member. A distance between the first fixing portion and the second fixing portion in an undeformed state of the deformable portion has a value intermediate in a range of variation of the distance that varies depending on the bending of the deformable portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Naoki TODA
  • Publication number: 20210001759
    Abstract: A vehicle seat (10) has a seat cushion (20) and a seat back (30), which are affixed to the body of a vehicle. The seat back (30) has: a first member (50) which is formed in a plate-like shape; and a second member (60) with a hat-shaped cross-section, which is configured so that a flange section (61) is in contact with one surface, in a thickness direction, of the first member (50). A center bead (52) is provided at the center portion of the first member (50). The center bead (52) is configured so that a longitudinal end of the center bead (52) and the second member (60) are overlapped in a plan view viewed in the thickness direction of the first member (50). As a result, the first member (50) of the seat back (30) is prevented from being deformed at the longitudinal end of the center bead (52).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu TAKEDA, Mitsuru TSUKADA, Keita MYOCHIN, Tatsuya IWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20200398721
    Abstract: A headrest includes a frame made of metal, the frame includes a base plate supported by a headrest fixing device, and a cover plate disposed on an occupant head side of the base plate. The cover plate includes a cover panel portion, and a cover frame portion extending from an outer circumferential edge of the cover panel portion toward the base plate. The base plate includes a base panel portion, and a base frame portion extending from an outer circumferential edge of the base panel portion toward the cover plate, and fitted into the cover frame portion. A first part of the cover frame portion is joined to the base frame portion, and a remaining second part of the cover frame portion is enjoined to the base frame portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keita MYOCHIN, Naoki TODA
  • Patent number: 10870378
    Abstract: A finisher-connecting structure for connecting a front finisher, which is disposed on one part of a vehicle seat, and a side finisher, which is disposed on another part of a vehicle seat, comprising a connection protrusion provided to the front finisher, and a connection recess that is provided to the side finisher and that fits with the connection protrusion; wherein the connection protrusion and the connection recess extend in a direction that intersects a direction in which the front finisher and the side finisher are continuous; wherein the fitted-together connection protrusion and connection recess regulate the front-rear-direction positions of the front finisher and the side finisher. In this connecting structure, which connects a pair of finishers using a connection protrusion and a connection recess, an unnecessary gap, such as a V-shaped gap, is prevented from being formed in the connected portion of the finishers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Arima, Takayuki Yoshika, Masaru Kaneko, Nozomi Yokoyama
  • Publication number: 20200391692
    Abstract: A side support block for a vehicle seat configured to be disposed adjacent to a lateral side of a seat back of the vehicle seat includes an airbag module, a cushion pad having a recessed portion accommodating the airbag module on a rear surface of the seat back, a frame embedded in the cushion pad, and a bracket with which the airbag module is fixed to the frame. The bracket includes a fixing portion to be fixed to a vehicle body, and the fixing portion is disposed behind the airbag module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuhei HASHIMOTO, Kenji SATO
  • Patent number: 10857918
    Abstract: Provided is a seat-cover fitting structure capable of preventing a seat cover from accidentally separating from a seat main body. In a seat-cover fitting structure 1, a resin clip 41 that is fitted to an end member 10 attached to the lower end of a hanging cotton-cloth member of a seat cover and a metal clip 50 that is fitted to the exterior of the resin clip 41 engage each other with gaps X1, X2, and X3 formed therebetween. In a state where the metal clip 50 is stuck to, by magnetic force, a main-body-side member that is embedded in the seat main body, the resin clip 41 moves with respect to the metal clip 50 within the ranges of the gaps X1, X2, and X3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: NIFCO INC., TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Suguru Furuuchi, Takao Tsutsui, Tsutomu Fujikake
  • Publication number: 20200377050
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes an airbag device, an attachment bracket with which the airbag device is fixed to the side frame member of a seat back, a cushion pad covering a front side and a lateral side of the back frame, and a side panel attached to the side frame member. The attachment bracket includes an airbag fixing portion that protrudes laterally from the side frame member. The airbag device is disposed on a front side of the airbag fixing portion and is fixed to the airbag fixing portion with bolts that penetrate the airbag fixing portion from the front side of the airbag fixing portion to a rear side of the airbag fixing portion. The side panel covers a lateral side and the rear side of the airbag fixing portion and constructs an external shape of the side surface of the seatback together with the cushion pad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoyuki SAITOU, Takayuki YOSHIKA
  • Patent number: 10836283
    Abstract: A seat lock device includes: a striker installed in a vehicle body; and a lock unit provided on a seat back tiltable in a seat front-rear direction and holding the seat back in a standing state by locking the striker. The striker includes a base bracket attached to the vehicle body and a U-shaped rod locked by the lock unit, the base bracket has two support portions which respectively support end portions of the rod with a space therebetween in the seat front-rear direction, and at least one of the support portions deforms when a load exceeding a predetermined load is input to the rod so as to permit movement of the end portion of the rod supported by the support portion with respect to the base bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Naoki Toda
  • Patent number: 10827839
    Abstract: Provided is a method for manufacture of a seat for a vehicle, comprising a step of setting a return spring in a clamp jig, a step of clamping and fixing the return spring in the clamp jig, a step of inserting the return spring which is clamped in the clamp jig in an attachment unit, and a step of removing the return spring from the clamp jig.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masami Namiki, Ryuji Yonekura, Tetsuya Murakami
  • Patent number: 10821636
    Abstract: In a skin integral molded article which is formed by filling the inside of a skin which is formed into a bag shape with a foamed body and molding the foamed body integrally with the skin, an opening through which a foaming raw material is supplied into the skin is formed in the skin, in one side skin and other side skin which are formed with the opening being interposed, the one-side skin is bent into inside the opening, the other-side skin is provided with a part disposed ahead of a part which is bent into inside the opening and is formed to be pliable, and the part which is disposed ahead of the other-side skin part and is formed to be pliable is formed in contact with a leading end part of the one-side skin part which is bent into the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Tabata
  • Patent number: 10821868
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes a headrest, a seat back to which the headrest is attached, and a seat cushion connected to the seat back. The headrest includes pillar frames attached to the seat back, a core member that includes a pouring passage penetrating from one end to the other end, a cover that covers the core member and a part of the pillar frames, and a cushion member that is formed in a gap between the outer surface of the core member and the inner surface of the cover and inside the pouring passage. The pouring passage extends in a first direction from the one end of the core member to reach a predetermined position, extends in a second direction from the predetermined position to reach the other end, and includes a bent part at the predetermined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Tabata