Patents Assigned to The Polymer Corporation
  • Patent number: 11725887
    Abstract: This reservoir tank has a tank body, an inflow pipe, a discharge pipe, and a filler port of cooling fluid in the tank body. The tank body has a first chamber and a second chamber, the filler port is provided to fill the second chamber with the cooling fluid, and an upper limit mark and a lower limit mark are displayed on the tank body. The first chamber and the second chamber communicate with each other through a lower communication path at a portion lower than the lower limit mark. Further, the upper communication path communicates a portion of the first chamber higher than the upper limit mark and a portion of the second chamber below the upper limit mark.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shunsuke Sakata
  • Patent number: 11525426
    Abstract: An air cleaner includes a case having an internal space, a filter element capable of partitioning the internal space into a first space and a second space, an intake port that introduces an air into the first space therethrough, an exhaust port that discharges an air from the second space, and at least one baffle part projecting toward the filter element from an inner surface of the case. The baffle part diffuses the air introduced into the first space and introduces the air to the filter element. The baffle part includes a widened baffle part. The widened baffle part includes a guide section extending along an extending surface of the filter element and a widened section larger in width than the guide section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignees: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Miyuki Ozono, Shunsuke Watanabe, Hiroaki Suwa, Shunsuke Sakata, Yoshikatsu Kakedai
  • Patent number: 11491769
    Abstract: Bonded polymeric film laminates comprising core polymer film layers individually coated on at least one side with a heat fusible polymer layer and fusion bonded together by the application of heat and pressure at a temperature at which each heat fusible polymer coating bonds together adjacent core polymer film layers, where the melting point or softening temperature of the heat fusible polymer is at least 3° C. below that of the core layer polymer, and the lamination temperature is at or above the melting point or softening temperature of the heat fusible coating polymer, where the heat fusible polymer coating layers are thinner than the core polymer film layers, where the coated core polymer film layers are uniaxially stretched by 2× to 40×, and the stretched coated core polymer film layers are cross-plied. Methods for forming the laminates, coated films from which the laminates are formed, and articles formed from the laminates are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: FRONTIER PERFORMANCE POLYMERS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Sengshiu Chung
  • Patent number: 11466607
    Abstract: Provided is a reservoir tank which includes: a tank body that stores cooling fluid; an inflow pipe configured to feed the cooling fluid into the tank body; a discharge pipe configured to discharge the cooling fluid from the tank body; a columnar member erected inside the tank body; and a guide member provided inside the tank body, in which the inflow pipe is connected to the tank body at a position vertically below a liquid level of the cooling fluid stored inside the tank body, the guide member is configured to guide a flow of the cooling fluid flowing from the inflow pipe into the tank body, the flow being guided into a substantially horizontal direction toward the columnar member, the columnar member extends in a substantially vertical direction when viewed along the flow of the cooling fluid toward the columnar member, and a part of the columnar member is disposed on an extension line of the flow of the cooling fluid toward the columnar member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shunsuke Sakata
  • Patent number: 11459937
    Abstract: The reservoir tank includes: a tank body that stores cooling fluid; an inflow pipe for feeding the cooling fluid into the tank body; and a discharge pipe for discharging the cooling fluid from the tank body, in which the tank body has at least one tank chamber, a discharge port is provided in a bottom surface of the tank chamber or at a position adjacent to the bottom surface, the discharge pipe is connected to the discharge port, and a shield is disposed above the discharge port so as to cover the discharge port in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seisuke Okabe
  • Patent number: 11326565
    Abstract: A rectification structural body includes an inlet port into which air from an air cleaner flows, an outlet port from which air flows out toward an airflow sensor, and a chamber provided between the inlet port and the outlet port. The inlet port and the outlet port are provided in such directions and at such positions that an air flow is bent in the chamber. The chamber includes two cases of a first case and a second case, the chamber being divided into the two cases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunsuke Sakata, Jun Hatakeyama
  • Patent number: 11008986
    Abstract: A rectification structural body includes a pipe line configured such that air flows from an air cleaner to an airflow sensor. The pipe line has a portion bent in an arc shape. In the pipe line, an air guide plate dividing an internal space of the pipe line into an inner portion and an outer portion of the arc is provided substantially parallel with the center line of the pipe line. The air guide plate includes two ribs. The two ribs are each in an arc shape. The two ribs stand, inside the pipe line, facing each other to extend toward each other. End edges of the two ribs are separated from each other in a rib standing direction by 0.5 to 5 mm at least on an airflow sensor side of the pipe line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shunsuke Sakata
  • Publication number: 20210095622
    Abstract: An air cleaner includes a case having an internal space, a filter element capable of partitioning the internal space into a first space and a second space, an intake port that introduces an air into the first space therethrough, an exhaust port that discharges an air from the second space, and at least one baffle part projecting toward the filter element from an inner surface of the case. The baffle part diffuses the air introduced into the first space and introduces the air to the filter element. The baffle part includes a widened baffle part. The widened baffle part includes a guide section extending along an extending surface of the filter element and a widened section larger in width than the guide section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicants: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Miyuki OZONO, Shunsuke WATANABE, Hiroaki SUWA, Shunsuke SAKATA, Yoshikatsu KAKEDAI
  • Publication number: 20210060471
    Abstract: An air cleaner includes a case having an internal space, a filter element capable of partitioning the internal space into first and second spaces, an intake port that introduces an air into the first space therethrough, an exhaust port that discharges an air from the second space, and at least one baffle part projecting toward the filter element from an inner surface of the case. The baffle part diffuses the air introduced into the first space and introduces the air to the filter element. The baffle part includes a first baffle part extending along an extending surface of the filter element. The first baffle part is curved so as to be away from a hypothetical straight line connecting the intake port and the exhaust port as the first baffle part extends from the intake port toward the exhaust port as viewed in a direction perpendicular to the extending surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicants: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Miyuki OZONO, Shunsuke WATANABE, Hiroaki SUWA, Shunsuke SAKATA, Yoshikatsu KAKEDAI
  • Patent number: 10876504
    Abstract: Provided is a silencer including: an expansion chamber having a cuboid shape; a first pipe for being coupled to a noise source, the first pipe being coupled to an approximate center of a first surface of the expansion chamber; and a second pipe coupled to an approximate center of a second surface of the expansion chamber adjacent to the first surface. The expansion chamber has an internal space and a partition in the internal space, the partition is disposed upright on a third surface of the expansion chamber opposed to the second surface of the expansion chamber to extend from the third surface toward the second surface, and the second pipe has a central axis substantially included in the partition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiwo Shirakawa, Hiroaki Suwa
  • Patent number: 10752760
    Abstract: A polymer composition that comprises an olefinic polymer, a flame retardant that includes a halogen-free mineral filler, and a compatibilizing agent is provided. The halogen-free mineral filler constitutes from about 20 wt. % to about 80 wt. % of the composition. The composition may exhibit a degree of water uptake of about 5 wt. % or less after being immersed in water for seven days at a temperature of 23° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Celanese EVA Performance Polymers Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffrey Charles Haley, Nagarjuna Palyam, Christian Schneider, Chelsea Ringham
  • Patent number: 10583697
    Abstract: A wheel resonator, which is provided by integrating a first member having a first welding surface with a second member having a second welding surface and includes a volume chamber and a communicating tube. The volume chamber has a flat shape and is configured to extend along an outer surface of a vehicle wheel when the wheel resonator is attached to the vehicle wheel. The first welding surface and the second welding surface are welded to each other, and are provided on a single welding plane. The welding plane extends in a circumferential direction and a width direction of the vehicle wheel when the wheel resonator is attached to the vehicle wheel, is a plane on which the volume chamber is divided into two volume portions, and is a plane on which the communicating tube is divided into two communication portions. The communicating tube extends along the welding plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takatsugu Miura, Shogo Kuroda, Toshinobu Doi, Tetsuji Miyazaki, Michio Kijima
  • Patent number: 10328370
    Abstract: Provided is a non-woven filtration material including a multilayer structure having a density gradient. The multilayer structure includes a coarse layer disposed at an upstream side of the non-woven filtration material and a dense layer disposed at a downstream side of the non-woven filtration material. The coarse layer and the dense layer are dry layers. The coarse layer contains 30% to 60% by weight of crimped conjugated fibers and contains 30% to 70% by weight of finer fibers. The crimped conjugated fibers have an average fiber diameter in a range from 15 ?m to 45 ?m. The finer fibers have an average fiber diameter that is in a range from 5 ?m to 20 ?m and smaller than the average fiber diameter of the conjugated fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinsuke Mizuta, Shota Umemoto
  • Publication number: 20190160866
    Abstract: A wheel resonator, which is provided by integrating a first member having a first welding surface with a second member having a second welding surface and includes a volume chamber and a communicating tube. The volume chamber has a flat shape and is configured to extend along an outer surface of a vehicle wheel when the wheel resonator is attached to the vehicle wheel. The first welding surface and the second welding surface are welded to each other, and are provided on a single welding plane. The welding plane extends in a circumferential direction and a width direction of the vehicle wheel when the wheel resonator is attached to the vehicle wheel, is a plane on which the volume chamber is divided into two volume portions, and is a plane on which the communicating tube is divided into two communication portions. The communicating tube extends along the welding plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takatsugu MIURA, Shogo KURODA, Toshinobu DOI, Tetsuji MIYAZAKI, Michio KIJIMA
  • Patent number: 10155859
    Abstract: A polymer composition that can be used to form a melt-extruded film is provided. The polymer composition may contain an olefinic polymer and a transition metal salt. By selectively controlling specific aspects of the polymer and the transition metal salt, as well as the relative concentration of each component, the present inventors have discovered that the resulting composition can exhibit a relatively fast oxidation rate, which has been found to improve the adhesion of the composition to a wide variety of substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Celanese EVA Performance Polymers Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffrey Charles Haley, Robert Weber, Myra Sumague, Dirk Hair
  • Publication number: 20180229480
    Abstract: Bonded polymeric film laminates comprising core polymer film layers individually coated on at least one side with a heat fusible polymer layer and fusion bonded together by the application of heat and pressure at a temperature at which each heat fusible polymer coating bonds together adjacent core polymer film layers, where the melting point or softening temperature of the heat fusible polymer is at least 3° C. below that of the core layer polymer, and the lamination temperature is at or above the melting point or softening temperature of the heat fusible coating polymer, where the heat fusible polymer coating layers are thinner than the core polymer film layers, where the coated core polymer film layers are uniaxially stretched by 2× to 40×, and the stretched coated core polymer film layers are cross-plied. Methods for forming the laminates, coated films from which the laminates are formed, and articles formed from the laminates are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Frontier Performance Polymers Corporation
    Inventor: Sengshiu Chung
  • Patent number: 9896576
    Abstract: A medical tube that contains a polymer composition that is generally flexible and biocompatible is provided. The polymer composition contains at least one ethylene vinyl acetate polymer and at least one viscoelastic additive. By selectively controlling specific aspects of the ethylene vinyl acetate polymer (e.g., vinyl acetate content, melt flow index, density, etc.), the viscoelastic additive, and the manner in which they are blended, the resulting composition can exhibit a reduced tendency to kink when formed into the medical tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Celanese EVA Performance Polymers Corporation
    Inventors: Bin Zhang, Jeffrey C. Haley, Dirk Hair, Jose Reyes, Sung Hye Kim
  • Patent number: 9812315
    Abstract: The invention provides an aqueous solution capable of selectively protecting a nitrogen-containing silicon compound from corrosion by a treating solution for etching, cleaning or the like, etching oxygen-containing, carbon-containing silicon in particular, and making a large etch rate difference between a nitrogen-containing silicon compound and an oxygen-containing silicon compound, and a process for producing electronic parts as well. The invention is embodied by a treating solution for electronic parts that is an aqueous solution containing one or two or more of anionic surface active agents represented by the following formulae (1), (2) and (3), and a process for producing an electronic part. wherein R1, R2, and R3 stands for hydrogen or an alkyl or alkylene group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, and X1 stands for a functional group capable of becoming an anionic ion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: FINE POLYMERS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshitada Kato, Naoya Sato, Shigeru Kamon, Koichiro Ogata
  • Patent number: 9737840
    Abstract: An air cleaner of this disclosure includes a hollow case, a filter element, and an opening end member. The hollow case defines an expanded space; the filter element defines an upstream-side expanded space and a downstream-side expanded space in the expanded space; the case includes an intake port configured to bring an upstream-side duct into communication with the upstream-side expanded space; the opening end member is formed from a material having an air permeability in a range of 0.3 to 100 sec/300 cc, and is integrated on an inner side of the intake port so as to project into the upstream-side expanded space and so as to extend a duct wall of the intake port; and D representing a diameter of the opening end member and L representing a length thereof satisfy 0.25D?L?2.0D.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Minoru Hasegawa, Akiwo Shirakawa
  • Patent number: 9574790
    Abstract: An air duct of this disclosure includes: a tubular duct body formed from a non-air-permeable material; and a tubular opening end member formed from an air-permeable material. The opening end member is integrated with an end portion of the duct body so as to extend a duct wall of the duct body. D representing a diameter of the opening end member and L representing a length thereof satisfy a relationship 0.1D?L?1.5D. An air permeability of the air-permeable material is in a range of 0.3 to 100 sec/300 cc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: TIGERS POLYMER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Minoru Hasegawa, Seisuke Okabe