Patents Assigned to Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20220263030
    Abstract: An organic-EL device includes an emitting-layer, first-layer adjacent to the emitting-layer near the anode, and second-layer adjacent to the emitting-layer near the cathode. The emitting-layer contains first, second and third compounds. The first-layer contains a compound of formula-(A). The second-layer contains a compound of formula-(B). The first, second and third compounds are a fluorescent compound of formula-(1), delayed-fluorescent compound of formula-(2), and compound of formula-(3), respectively. Singlet energies S1 of the first to third compounds satisfy S1(M3)>S1(M2)>S1(M1). In the formula-(A), Ra1-Ra5 etc. each represent a substituent etc. In the formula-(B), X1-X3 each represent N atom etc, Ar1 and Ar2 each represent a group of formula-(1B) etc. A represents the group of the formula-(1B). In the formula-(1B), HAr is of formula-(2B), a is 1 to 5, and L1 is a linking group etc. In the formula-(2B), X11-X18 each represent N atom etc, and Y1 represent O, S, or N atom etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicants: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO.,LTD., TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Hiromi NAKANO, Hisato MATSUMOTO, Takushi SHIOMI, Toshinari OGIWARA, Keiji OKINAKA, Kazunari KAWAMOTO, Takashi TOKUDA, Kazumasa NAGAO
  • Patent number: 11413788
    Abstract: Provided is an intermediate base material (incised prepreg) which has exceptional surface quality and mechanical properties when solidified and with which it is possible to obtain a fiber-reinforced plastic having excellent three-dimensional shape conformance properties. This incised prepreg has, in a prepreg that includes a resin and reinforcing fibers oriented in one direction, incisions substantially parallel to the orientation direction of the reinforcing fibers (the incisions substantially parallel to the orientation direction of the reinforcing fibers are referred to as parallel incisions) and incisions that cut across the reinforcing fibers (the incisions that cut across the reinforcing fibers are referred to as intersecting incisions).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Terumasa Tsuda, Kentaro Adachi, Yuzo Fujita, Takuya Karaki
  • Patent number: 11414331
    Abstract: Provided is an effluent treatment method based on a membrane separation activated sludge method, the effluent treatment method being characterized in that activated sludge collected from a membrane separation activated sludge tank is observed by an optical means, image processing is performed, and effluent treatment conditions are controlled in accordance with the results thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Seiko Kantani, Kyoya Takemoto, Kazunori Tomioka, Yohito Ito
  • Patent number: 11413582
    Abstract: A filtration device includes a continuous first unit including a first membrane that separates a liquid into first permeated and non-permeated liquids, a first adjuster that adjusts a flow rate of the first permeated liquid to be substantially constant, and a first liquid scale that detects a liquid amount, a second unit including a second membrane that separates another liquid into second permeated and non-permeated liquids, a second adjuster that adjusts a flow rate of the second permeated liquid to be substantially constant, and a second liquid scale that detects another liquid amount, a first controller that controls the liquid amount in the first storage tank based on measurement values from continuous two first units or from the continuous first and second units, and a second controller that controls the another liquid amount based on a measurement value from the second unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuka Asahi, Atsushi Minamino, Hiroyuki Kurihara, Katsushige Yamada
  • Publication number: 20220251317
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a prepreg and a laminate for producing a laminate suitable as a structural material, which have excellent joining strength and interlaminar fractural toughness values and can be firmly integrated with another structural member by welding. The present invention provides a prepreg including the following structural components, [A] reinforcing fibers, [B] an epoxy resin, and [C] a thermoplastic resin, wherein all epoxy resins included in [B] have an average epoxy value of 2.0 meq./g or more and 5.0 meq./g or less, [C] is present in a surface of the prepreg, and the reinforcing fibers [A] are present, which are included in a resin area including [B] and a resin area including [C] across an interface between the two resin areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Jun Misumi, Masato Honma, Kyoko Shinohara, Noriyuki Hirano
  • Publication number: 20220251119
    Abstract: A pyrromethene-boron complex in one aspect of the present invention is a compound with a molecular weight of 1000 or more, represented by the following general formula (1), in which at least two of R1 to R6 are groups represented by the following general formula (2), [Chem 1] and in the general formula (1), X is C—R7 or N; R1 to R9, other than the groups represented by the following general formula (2), each are the same or different, and selected from the candidate group consisting of alkyl and other groups; [Chem 2] ?-L1L2R101)n)m)??(2) and in the general formula (2), L1 is selected from the candidate group consisting of oxygen and other groups; L2 is, for example, alkylene; when L2 is alkylene, the carbon atom bound to L1, in the alkylene group, is secondary or tertiary carbon; R101 is, for example, cyano; n is an integer of 0 to 5; m is an integer of 1 to 5; and m-(L2-(R101)n) each comprises three or more ring structures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kazuki Kobayashi, Daisaku Tanaka, Yasunori Ichihashi
  • Publication number: 20220249731
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a medical device including a substrate and a hydrophilic polymer layer, including the steps of: placing the substrate in a solution containing a hydrophilic polymer and a normal salt in an amount ranging from 1.0 to 20% by mass; and heating the solution at a temperature ranging from 50° C. to 140° C. The present invention provides a simple method of manufacturing a medical device having excellent durability and imparted with hydrophilicity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Rumiko KITAGAWA, Masataka NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 11407148
    Abstract: A heating apparatus that heats a thermoplastic resin sheet includes a vertically-movable heating wall that is indirectly heated with a saturated steam of a heat medium and heats the thermoplastic resin sheet above a melting point of the thermoplastic resin by bringing the heating wall into contact with the thermoplastic resin sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Mitsuki Fuse, Masaru Tateyama, Akihiko Nishizaki, Kazuhisa Kodaira, Kuniko Fujita
  • Patent number: 11408027
    Abstract: A method of evaluating quality of miRNA derived from a body fluid sample includes a measuring step; comparing a measured value(s) of the abundance(s) of the one or more reference miRNAs in a body fluid sample or a representative value thereof to a measured value(s) of the abundance(s) of the one or more reference miRNAs in a standard body fluid sample or a representative value thereof, to obtain a difference(s) or a ratio(s) of the measured value(s) of the abundance(s) of the one or more reference miRNAs or the representative value thereof between the body fluid sample and the standard body fluid sample; and judging the quality of the miRNA derived from the body fluid sample based on the difference(s) or the ratio(s) of the measured value(s) of the abundance(s) of the one or more reference miRNAs or the representative value thereof obtained in the comparing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kazue Natori, Satoko Kozono, Satoshi Kondou
  • Publication number: 20220242157
    Abstract: The invention provides a waterless offset lithographic printing plate precursor that is mountable on a magnet type printing cylinder and has high durability and halftone dot reproducibility. The waterless offset lithographic printing plate precursor contains at least a heat-sensitive layer and a silicone rubber layer disposed on a substrate, the substrate being of a ferromagnet material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Michihiko ICHIKAWA, Yoshihiko KUBO, Akihiro TSUJI, Takahiro HATA
  • Publication number: 20220243051
    Abstract: The problem is solved by the present invention, which aims to provide a prepreg that allows continuous laying-up of prepreg layers while preventing the reinforcing fibers or the matrix resin from being partly deposited on the automated lay-up device, when such a device is used with the aim of producing a fiber-reinforced composite material having a high toughness and impact resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: TORAY Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Shinji KOCHI, Daisuke KIDO, Aya KOMORIYA
  • Patent number: 11399988
    Abstract: The present invention provides a wireless communication device including: a circuit unit; and an antenna which is connected to the circuit unit and which transmits and receives signals to and from a transceiver in a non-contact manner. The wireless communication device transmits different signals to the transceiver, depending on the presence or absence of contact between at least a part of the circuit unit and moisture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Shota Kawai, Yoshihiro Kariya, Junji Wakita, Seiichiro Murase
  • Publication number: 20220235237
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an active energy ray-curable lithographic ink that exhibits good adhesion to a plastic film and does not cause a decrease in the adhesion capability even during hot-water treatment. The present invention encompasses an active energy ray-curable lithographic ink containing (a) a polyurethane and (b) a polymerizable monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Noboru KOSHIMIZU, Yurika KAWAI, Takejiro INOUE
  • Publication number: 20220227024
    Abstract: A method is described for producing a fiber-reinforced plastic substrate that simultaneously satisfies three points of joinability, mechanical characteristics, and productivity, the method including the following components [A], [B], and [C], wherein at least the following drawing step, first impregnating step, second impregnating step, and take-up step are continuously and sequentially performed while the component [A] is caused to run: [A] a reinforcing fiber [B] a thermoplastic resin [C] a thermosetting resin <drawing step> step of drawing a continuous reinforcing fiber sheet containing the component [A]; <first impregnating step> step of impregnating either the component [B] or the component [C] from one surface of the continuous reinforcing fiber sheet to obtain a fiber-reinforced plastic intermediate in which either the component [B] or the component [C] is disposed on a first surface; <second impregnating step> step of impregnating the other of the component [B] or the component
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kotaro Shinohara, Yoshiki Takebe, Yoshihumi Nakayama, Masato Honma
  • Publication number: 20220228178
    Abstract: Disclosed are a genetically modified microorganism with an ability to produce 3-hydroxyadipic acid, ?-hydromuconic acid, and/or adipic acid in high yield, and a method of producing 3-hydroxyadipic acid, ?-hydromuconic acid, and/or adipic acid by using the genetically modified microorganism. The genetically modified microorganism has an ability to produce 3-hydroxyadipic acid, ?-hydromuconic acid, and/or adipic acid and is deficient in the function of pyruvate kinase, in which the activities of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase and of an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of reducing 3-oxoadipyl-CoA to 3-hydroxyadipyl-CoA are enhanced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kyohei ISOBE, Kenji KAWAMURA, Katsushige YAMADA
  • Patent number: 11389121
    Abstract: An imaging table for a mammography apparatus is formed by a planar body and is to be supported in a cantilever state on a body of the mammography apparatus. At least an X-ray irradiation surface in the planar body has at least one of the following configurations (1) and (2): (1) the X-ray irradiation surface is formed by a carbon fiber composite material including a unidirectional carbon fiber composite material containing carbon fibers and a matrix resin, the carbon fibers being aligned in one direction; and (2) the X-ray irradiation surface is formed by a skin material and a resin sheet, the skin material including a carbon fiber composite material containing continuous fibers and a matrix resin, the resin sheet being disposed on an inner layer side from the skin material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Takehara, Mitsushige Hamaguchi, Masato Honma
  • Patent number: 11390998
    Abstract: A flame retardant paper includes pulp, aluminum hydroxide, guanidine phosphate and guanidine sulfamate, wherein the content of the pulp is 10 to 35% by mass and the content of the aluminum hydroxide is 40 to 70% by mass, and the total content of the guanidine phosphate and the guanidine sulfamate is 0.1 to 10% by mass based on the contents of the flame retardant paper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Hideaki Karasaki, Tomoko Takano, Kazuya Nishioka
  • Patent number: 11390720
    Abstract: Provided are a sizing agent coated carbon fiber bundle that has excellent mechanical characteristics when used as a carbon fiber reinforced composite material, as well as excellent ease of handling; a method for manufacturing the same; and a prepreg and carbon fiber reinforced composite material of excellent mechanical characteristics, employing the fiber bundle. The carbon fiber bundle is coated with a sizing agent that includes a polyether aliphatic epoxy compound having two or more epoxy groups per molecule and/or a polyol aliphatic epoxy compound or a non-water-soluble compound having a glass transition temperature of ?100-50° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Takumi Hiasa, Daigo Kobayashi, Tomoko Ichikawa
  • Patent number: 11390719
    Abstract: A sheet molding compound includes an epoxy resin composition meeting (I) and/or (II): (I) a component has a hydroxy group equivalent weight of 20 to 120, and (II) carbon fibers are bundle-shaped aggregates of discontinuous carbon fibers such that in a plane that has a largest width perpendicular to an alignment direction of the carbon fibers, two acute angles, referred to as angle a and angle b, formed between the alignment direction of the carbon fibers and sides formed by arrays of both ends of the carbon fibers in the bundle-shaped aggregates are 2° or more and 30° or less, the epoxy resin composition has a viscosity at 30° C. of 3.0×104 Pa·s or more and 1.0×106 Pa·s or less, and the epoxy resin composition has a viscosity at 120° C. of 1.0×102 Pa·s or more and 5.0×103 Pa·s or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kazunori Hondo, Norikazu Ishikawa, Masanori Hirano, Nobuyuki Tomioko
  • Patent number: 11383498
    Abstract: The present invention provides a laminate film and a display member including the laminate film, which are excellent in visibility of external information such as scenery and displayability of information from a projection member, and are also excellent in color tone reproducibility. The laminate film includes a laminate of 50 or more alternately arranged layers of a plurality of different thermoplastic resins, the laminate film having a transmittance of light incident perpendicularly to a film surface of 50% or more, the laminate film satisfying a relationship of R20?R40<R70, wherein R20, R40, and R70 are reflectances of a P-wave incident at angles of 20°, 40°, and 70°, respectively, to the normal to the film surface, the reflectance of R70 being 30% or more, reflected light of the P-wave incident at 70° to the normal to the film surface having a saturation of 20 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Takayuki Uto, Wataru Gouda, Takahito Sakai, Hiroji Kojima, Yuji Matsuo