Patents Assigned to The MAX Co., Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20200290760
    Abstract: A binding machine includes a wire feeding unit configured to feed a wire to be wound on an object to be bound, a binding unit configured to twist the wire wound on the object to be bound, a curl guide configured to curl the wire being fed by the wire feeding unit, an inductive guide configured to guide the wire curled by the curl guide toward the binding unit, and a retraction guide part configured to retract the wire to a downstream side of the binding unit with respect to a feeding direction of the wire that is fed by the wire feeding unit in a direction of curling the wire by the curl guide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YOSHIDA, Kenichi ARAI, Shigeki SHINDOU
  • Publication number: 20200290759
    Abstract: A binding machine includes a wire feeding unit, a binding unit, a curl guide and an inductive guide. The inductive guide has a converging passage through which the wire fed by the wire feeding unit and curled by the curl guide passes, and a cross-sectional area of the converging passage decreases along an entry direction of the wire from an opening end portion that the wire enters. The inductive guide has an entry angle regulation part configured to change an entry angle of the wire entering the converging passage, and the inductive guide is provided on an inner side with respect to a virtual line interconnecting the opening end portion and a narrowest part of the converging passage at which the cross-sectional area is the narrowest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YOSHIDA, Kenichi ARAI, Makoto KOSUGE, Shigeki SHINDOU
  • Publication number: 20200290110
    Abstract: A binding machine includes a wire feeding unit configured to feed a wire to be wound on an object to be bound, a binding unit configured to twist the wire wound on the object to be bound, a curl guide configured to curl the wire being fed by the wire feeding unit, and an inductive guide configured to guide the wire curled by the curl guide toward the binding unit. The wire feeding unit includes a pair of feeding members facing each other with a feeding path of the wire being interposed therebetween, each of the feeding members configured to rotate about a shaft as a support point extending in a direction intersecting with the feeding path of the wire, and a position regulation part configured to regulate axial relative positions of the pair of feeding members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YOSHIDA, Kenichi ARAI, Shigeki SHINDOU
  • Publication number: 20200290109
    Abstract: A binding machine includes a wire feeding unit configured to feed two wires to be wound on an object to be bound, a wire guide configured to align the two wires in parallel, a binding unit having an engaging member in which the wires are to be engaged, and the binding unit configured to twist the wires which are wound on the object to be bound and which are engaged in the engaging member, a curl guide configured to curl the wires being fed by the wire feeding unit into a loop shape, an inductive guide configured to guide the wires curled by the curl guide toward the binding unit, and a parallel alignment regulation part configured to guide an alignment direction of the two wires to be engaged with the engaging member in a radial direction of the loop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YOSHIDA, Kenichi ARAI, Takahiro ITO, Shigeki SHINDOU
  • Publication number: 20200269404
    Abstract: A pneumatic tool includes a drive mechanism configured to be actuated by a pneumatic pressure of compressed air, a body housing having the drive mechanism embedded therein, a grip housing connected to the body housing, and an electromagnetic valve configured to control supply of the compressed air to the drive mechanism, wherein the electromagnetic valve is arranged on an opposite side to the body housing, as seen in an extension direction of the grip housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20200255255
    Abstract: The reel which can mount substantial amounts of information for identifying the type of a wire wound thereon without increasing the hub size. The reel includes a hub that includes a winding part, a pair of flanges that face each other with the winding part interposed therebetween, first information display portions that are disposed on a first circumference about a shaft center of the hub of at least a surface of the flange, and a second information display portion that is disposed on a second circumference having a smaller diameter than that of the first circumference. The second information display portion is disposed in a region surrounded, in a circumferential direction, by both inner ends of the adjacent first information display portions and the shaft center of the hub.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akira KASAHARA
  • Publication number: 20200254508
    Abstract: A binding machine includes: an accommodation portion accommodating a reel around which a wire is wound; a wire feeding portion configured to feed the wire in a forward direction, winds the wire around a binding object, feeds the wire in a reverse direction, and wraps the wire around the binding object; and a torsion portion that twists the wire. The accommodation portion accommodates the reel such that the reel is offset in one direction along an axial direction of the reel with respect to the wire feeding portion. The binding machine further includes a restricting portion, in a wire passage between the reel and the wire feeding portion, which protrudes inward of the accommodation portion and has a restricting surface with which the wire bent in the other direction along the axial direction of the reel between the reel and the wire feeding portion comes in contact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YOSHIDA, Hiroki ISHIGURO, Terufumi HAMANO, Akira KASAHARA
  • Patent number: 10717178
    Abstract: A fastener driving machine includes an actuator which injects a fastener to a driving target object, a controller which controls an operation of the actuator, and a sensor which detects a physical quantity changed by a contact with the driving target object. The controller controls the actuator based on the physical quantity detected by the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuu Yamamoto, Tetsuya Ohno, Yasunori Takahashi, Shuhei Kurita
  • Patent number: 10717626
    Abstract: The reel which can mount substantial amounts of information for identifying the type of a wire wound thereon without increasing the hub size. The reel includes a hub that includes a winding part, a pair of flanges that face each other with the winding part interposed therebetween, first information display portions that are disposed on a first circumference about a shaft center of the hub of at least a surface of the flange, and a second information display portion that is disposed on a second circumference having a smaller diameter than that of the first circumference. The second information display portion is disposed in a region surrounded, in a circumferential direction, by both inner ends of the adjacent first information display portions and the shaft center of the hub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akira Kasahara
  • Patent number: 10717555
    Abstract: A binding machine for gardening includes a main handle, a clincher arm and a tape gripping device. The main handle is configured to draw out a tape. The clincher arm is provided such that an end portion side of the clincher arm is configured to be close to and be away from a tape guide. The tape gripping device is attached to the clincher arm and is configured to grip the tape drawn out from the main handle. The tape gripping device includes a support portion and a gripping member. The support portion is provided on the clincher arm. The gripping member is provided so as to face the support portion. The tape gripping device is configured to sandwich and grip the tape by the support portion and the gripping member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Ishiguro, Susumu Hayashi, Satoshi Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200223046
    Abstract: A striking tool includes: a driver which is provided to be slidable toward an ejecting port provided in a tip end of the striking tool so as to strike out a fastener from the ejecting port; a plunger to which the driver is coupled; a plunger urging member which is configured to urge the plunger toward the ejecting port: and a drive mechanism which is configured to move the plunger to accumulate urging force in the plunger urging member. A standby position of the plunger before striking out the fastener can be switched between a usual standby position and a standby position for maintenance closer to the ejecting port than the usual standby position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takamichi HOSHINO, Yasushi YOKOCHI, Yoshihiko KONDO, Yosei NODAGUCHI, Takashi SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200208668
    Abstract: A connection fastener in which a plurality of fasteners for a driving tool are connected includes a connection band which detachably connects sleeves holding the fasteners one by one. A gap is formed between the sleeve and the fastener so as to face a toe side of the fastener.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshimichi ARAI, Satoru YONEYAMA, Yasushi YOKOCHI, Naoyuki FUKUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200207494
    Abstract: A reinforcing bar bending machine detachably mounts a wire reel thereto, feeds a wire from the mounted wire reel to a guide part provided at a tip portion of a binding machine main body, curls the wire at the guide part, feeds the wire around reinforcing bars to wind around reinforcing bars, cuts the wire with a wire cutting mechanism, and twists the wound wire to bind the reinforcing bars. The wire cutting mechanism is a cutter including a moveable blade configured to slide or swing to a fixed blade or to rotate inside the fixed blade and to cut the wire. The guide part is provided with a holding device to hold a cut end portion-side of the wire cut and separated in conjunction with a cutting operation of the moveable blade. The holding device bends and holds the cut end portion-side of the cut and separated wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shigeki SHINDOU
  • Patent number: 10695942
    Abstract: A stapler includes a staple striking portion configured to strike a staple to penetrate sheets of paper and a clincher portion configured to bend staple legs of the staple penetrating the sheets of paper. The clincher portion includes a pair of clinchers. The pair of clinchers are configured to perform a first operation and a second operation. In the first operation, the pair of the clinchers move along a surface direction of the sheets of paper to approach each other. In the second operation, the pair of clinchers move to approach the sheets of paper after the first operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshio Shimizu, Futoshi Kameda, Shinpei Sugihara
  • Patent number: 10688680
    Abstract: A staple-refill 11 is provided with: a casing 12 in which a plurality of sheet-type connected staples 10 are stacked; a staple inserting port 14; a staple discharge port 16; a cover member 15 which covers the sheet-type connected staples 10 in the casing 12 from a side of the staple inserting port 14; and a notch portion 18 formed in the casing 12 and extending from an edge of the staple inserting port 14 in an insertion direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinpei Sugihara, Futoshi Kameda
  • Patent number: 10689139
    Abstract: A reinforcing bar bending machine mounts a wire reel, feeds a wire from the wire reel to a guide part, curls the wire at the guide part, cuts the wire to bind reinforcing bars. The guide part includes a guiding part, a cutting part, a curl guide, first, second and third guide members. The guiding part guides the wire from the wire reel. The cutting part cuts the wire. The curl guide guides the wire fed from the guiding part or the cutting part to curl the fed wire. The first and third guide members guide an outer side of the wire to be bent. The second guide member guides an inner side of the wire to be bent. The first, second and third guide members are arranged in order from the guiding part. Any one of the first, second and third guide members serves as the cutting part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shigeki Shindou
  • Patent number: 10690130
    Abstract: An air compressor includes a tank unit, a compressed air generating unit, a motor unit, a driving current generating unit, a control unit and a temperature detecting unit. The tank unit stores a compressed air. The compressed air generating unit generates the compressed air to be stored in the tank unit. The motor unit drives the compressed air generating unit. The driving current generating unit generates a driving current of the motor unit. The control unit drives the motor unit by controlling the driving current generating unit. The temperature detecting unit detects a temperature of the driving current generating unit. The control unit changes the driving current of the motor unit by controlling the driving current generating unit based on the temperature detected by the temperature detecting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuki Takeuchi, Shinichi Ohkubo
  • Publication number: 20200171643
    Abstract: A tool includes a switch and a controller. The switch is configured to cause an electric component to operate. The switch includes a switch manipulation part and a load sensor. The switch manipulation part is configured to manipulate the switch. The load sensor is configured to detect a load corresponding to a pressing force according to a manipulation of the switch manipulation part. The controller is configured to correct an output corresponding to the load detected by the load sensor. The switch is configured to cause the electric component to operate based on the output corrected by the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohide TSUTSUI, Yuusuke OHSAWA, Tomohiko SERITA
  • Patent number: 10668609
    Abstract: A hand tool includes a trigger manually operated by an operator, a tool body configured to movably support the trigger, a biasing member configured to generate a biasing force for biasing the trigger in a direction opposite to a operation direction of the trigger, and a contacting member operated by a biasing force of the biasing member to act on the trigger or tool body. The biasing member and the contacting member are assembled integrally with the tool body or the trigger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tanaka, Tohru Uchiyama, Mitsugu Takezaki, Hiroki Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10661419
    Abstract: To provide a stapler in which a staple leg of a nonmetal staple can be reliably bent with a small number of components and a simple configuration so as to reduce a cost. A stapler includes a penetration mechanism and a bending mechanism. Hole parts are provided in a pair of cutting blades of the penetration mechanism. The bending mechanism includes first and second bending members which protrude from the hole parts toward between the pair of cutting blades to bend a pair of staple legs, guide surfaces which guide the first and second bending members, and a slide member which drives the first and second bending members. The first and second bending members are provided between the guide surfaces and the slide member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: MAX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Takahashi, Tomoaki Kikai