Patents Assigned to Tachi-s Co., Ltd
  • Patent number: 10703232
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle seat (1) capable of facilitating the mounting of a cover (30). The cover (30) of a seat cushion (2) is configured such that a upper portion cover (31) is disposed on the upper surface side of the seat cushion (2), a front portion cover (33) extends from the front edge of the upper portion cover (31) to the rear surface side of the seat cushion (2), and a rear portion cover (34) extends from the rear edge of the upper portion cover (31) to the rear surface side of the seat cushion (2). A first link portion (44) which detachably couples the rear edge of the front portion cover (33) and the front edge of the rear portion cover (34) to each other contacts a lower portion pad (22) of a cushion pad (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Matsui, Takashi Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 10703245
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle seat that enables a lift lever to be detached without detaching a reclining lever from the vehicle seat. The vehicle seat is configured such that, when a reclining lever is turned downward, the reclining lever and a fastening member of a lift lever as viewed from the side of a seat part overlap each other, and when the reclining lever is turned upward, the reclining lever and the fastening member of the lift lever as viewed from the side of the seat part do not overlap each other, and the lift lever can be detached from the seat part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: Tachi-S Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Motoshi Minegishi, Hirofumi Fuwa
  • Patent number: 10703238
    Abstract: Provided is a seat cover (5) of a vehicle seat (1) which is formed by sewing a plurality of skin materials includes: a locked part (23) which is provided in a sewn portion (12) of two sheets of sewn skin materials (10 and 11) and is locked in a locking part (22) of a cushion pad in a state where the sewn portion is pulled into a cushion pad (20). Among seam allowances of the skin materials included in the sewn portion, a seam allowance (14) of one skin material includes a protrusion part (15) which is arranged to protrude in a pulling-in direction of the sewn portion from a seam allowance (13) of the other skin material. The locked part is directly provided in the protrusion part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiko Suzuki, Katsunori Nagaoka
  • Publication number: 20200198508
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes: a chamber in which at least a seat-front-surface side is covered with a pad and which circulates the air blown from a front surface of a seat through the pad; a fan configured to send air into the chamber; and a support body which supports the chamber so as to be able to sink in an acting direction of a load applied to the surface of the seat. The chamber includes a first region and a second region, and the first region and the second region are configured to allow subduction of the chamber independently of each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi ARATA, Takumi YAMAKAWA
  • Patent number: 10687625
    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: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masami Namiki, Ryuji Yonekura, Tetsuya Murakami
  • Patent number: 10688886
    Abstract: The vehicle seat includes a seat cushion and a seat back. The seat back includes one shaft member, a mount frame having a first bearing and a second bearing, and a first operation section and a second operation section which are arranged side by side. The shaft member is attached to the first and the second bearings, having no fixing section for the mount frame between the first and the second bearings, and serving as a center around which the first and the second operation sections are rotated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norito Akimoto, Masaaki Honda
  • Publication number: 20200189424
    Abstract: A seat sliding device for vehicles includes lower and upper rails and a locking member for locking or unlocking the upper rail relative to the lower rail. The upper rail is equipped at a lower end of its downward side wall portion with a lower inward corner portion formed of a raised wall portion and a bottom wall portion. The locking member has an axial portion that is placed on and biased against the lower inward corner portion of the upper rail such that the locking member is swingable about an axis of the axial portion to lock or unlock the upper rail relative to the lower rail. This seat sliding device makes it possible to reduce the number of parts and improve operation stability of the locking member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicants: TF-METAL Co., Ltd., TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke KURODA, Kazuki TAMAKI
  • Publication number: 20200180477
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes a seat cushion including: a pad; and a support portion which supports the pad. The support portion deforms in accordance with a load applied to the pad, and allows sinking of the pad due to the deformation, and a deformation amount per unit load of the support portion, in a high load range equal to or greater than a predetermined load, is smaller than a deformation amount per unit load of the support portion, in a low load range less than a predetermined load.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuyoshi ARATA
  • Patent number: 10654383
    Abstract: A structure of wadded-up seat trim cover, having a plurality of trim cover pieces sewn together at one end, each composed of a wadding member and a skin member, includes a bonded portion formed by bonding the skin member to the wadding member made shorter than the skin member, at a position remote, by a prescribed distance, from the end of the wadding member overlapping the skin member; a first sewn portion formed by bending that portion of the skin member, not overlapping the wadding member, along the end of the wadding member and then by sewing the portions of the adjacent skin members together; and second sewn portions formed by bending each end of the adjacent skin member to the back of the trim cover piece at the first sewn portion and then by sewing the adjacent skin members together at overlapping portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Ishii, Shinichi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 10654384
    Abstract: The present invention provides a seat which is unlikely to cause wrinkles or slack in a surface cover thereof, makes surface cover attachment and detachment simple, and is also capable of withstanding long-term use. To this end, a second fastening part 50 for attachably/detachably connecting a cushion material 2 and a surface cover 4 to one another is formed as a zipper in a seat 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignees: TACHI-S CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiko Nagasawa, Tsutomu Fujikake, Ryo Kurobe, Taku Nagasawa, Tomoyuki Uemura, Kazuyuki Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10654382
    Abstract: A structure of wadded-up seat trim cover, having a plurality of trim cover pieces sewn together at one end, each composed of a wadding member and a skin member, includes a bonded portion formed by bonding the skin member to the wadding member made shorter than the skin member, at a position remote, by a prescribed distance, from the end of the wadding member overlapping the skin member; a first sewn portion formed by bending that portion of the skin member, not overlapping the wadding member, along the end of the wadding member and then by sewing the portions of the adjacent skin members together; and second sewn portions formed by bending each end of the adjacent skin member to the back of the trim cover piece at the first sewn portion and then by sewing the adjacent skin members together at overlapping portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Ishii, Shinichi Mizuno
  • Patent number: 10640013
    Abstract: The present invention has an object to provide a seat for vehicles in which walk-in operation can be cancelled by simple operation. A seat for vehicles includes: a mechanism to shift a seat cushion (2) from a seating position to an escape position by operation of an operation part (9); and a walk-in cancel mechanism (400) for cancelling walk-in operation which restrains a seat back (3) from rotating to a fully tilted-down position of the seat back (3) when the seat cushion (2) is shifted from the seating position to the escape position and the seat back (3) is rotated to a middle tilted position, and also switches a slide rail device in a locked state to an unlocked state, in which the walk-in cancel mechanism (400) is automatically operated in conjunction with operation of the operation part (9).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Imayou, Toshiki Igarashi, Yayoi Hirano, Shunsuke Yamaoka
  • Patent number: 10640026
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes: a seat back, connected with a seat cushion through a recliner, an outlet of a shoulder belt being provided in one shoulder of the seat back, wherein: the seat back includes: a first side frame, arranged on the one shoulder side; and a second side frame, arranged on the other shoulder side; the first side frame includes: a first frame member having a hollow and closed sectional shape; and a plate-shaped bracket which is attached in the recliner; and the bracket includes a joint part which is inserted into a lower end portion of the first frame member and is joined with the lower end portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: TACHI-S CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yousuke Hasegawa, Sigeyuki Okamoto, Hiroyuki Yajima, Shogo Wakana, Osamu Kyogoku, Sugiaki Yamazato, Toru Inagaki
  • Patent number: 10640025
    Abstract: A vehicle seat is provided that can reduce a runout that occurs in a seat back frame. A seat back frame includes an upper frame part (301), a lower frame part (302), a first side frame part (303), and a second side frame part (301), which are formed as separate components and are joined to each other. The lower frame part (302) is provided in such a manner that a rotational axis (3A) is located on the inner side of the lower frame part (302). The seat back is rotated with respect to the seat cushion about the rotational axis (3A). One end portion in the width direction of the lower panel (305) is joined to the first side frame part (303). The other end portion in the width direction is joined to a second side frame part (304). A lower edge (305B) is joined to the lower frame part (302).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yukihiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200130539
    Abstract: In the present invention, in a bottom portion 4a of a lower rail 4, a foreign matter interference portion 27 protruding upward and having a substantially arc-circular shape in a side view is formed by being cut and raised in a middle part in a rail width direction more on a front side than a bolt hole 26 for a mounting bolt for fixing the rear end portion of the lower rail 4 to a vehicle body. Rear-side stoppers 29 and long hole portions 31 shared with the rear-side stoppers 29 are formed on both sides of the foreign matter interference portion 27. The foreign matter interference portion 27 is separated into a front-side tongue piece 27a and a rear-side tongue piece 27b by a slit 32.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicants: TF-METAL Co., Ltd., TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norifumi KOIZUMI, Hidekazu KUBOTA
  • Publication number: 20200130542
    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: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke Yamaoka, Hideya Shiotani
  • Patent number: 10632875
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide, in a vehicle seat having a walk-in mechanism, a locking mechanism for a seat back with which rotation of a lock plate can be suppressed against impact in any direction, and with which the locked state can be more reliably retained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Watanabe, Takayuki Ohmori
  • Publication number: 20200122619
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes: a cushion pad; a vibration transmission member which has a wire shape and is embedded in the cushion pad; and a vibration device configured to vibrate the vibration transmission member. The vibration transmission member includes: a bent portion; an operation portion provided on one end side with respect to the bent portion and extending in a first direction along a seated person support surface of the cushion pad; and an input portion provided on the other end side with respect to the bent portion and extending in a second direction intersecting the seated person support surface. The vibration device vibrates the input portion in a third direction intersecting the second direction in a plane defined by the first direction and the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicants: TACHI-S CO., LTD., CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu FUJIKAKE, Kazuo NOGUCHI, Daisuke FUJITA, Naoki TAKADA, Kenji KONO, Masao KOMADA, Yosuke TAKANO
  • Patent number: 10618440
    Abstract: A reclining mechanism cover for covering hinge portions (15) of a reclining mechanism in a vehicle seat includes a seat front right reclining mechanism cover (11) and a seat front left reclining mechanism cover (12) which cover, from the front of a seat back the hinge portions on the left and right sides in the width direction of the seat back; and a seat lower reclining mechanism cover (10) which comprises left and right rear reclining mechanism covers that cover, from the rear of the seat back, the left and right hinge portions (15) of the seat back and a seat back rear covering component that is integral with the seat back rear reclining mechanism covers. This reclining mechanism cover is mounted to the seat back frame (4) of the seat back via the seat lower reclining mechanism cover (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasuhiko Kamei
  • Patent number: D887154
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kotaro Kumagi, Takashi Yokoyama, Masayuki Taguchi