Patents Assigned to Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10522865
    Abstract: A fuel cell stack includes a stack; a case that accommodates the stack; and end plates arranged in the outside of a stacking direction and formed with fluid flow path holes penetrating in the stacking direction an accommodating groove for accommodating a seal member for sealing a part between the accommodating groove and the case. The end plates have a metal member formed with the fluid flow path holes, a first recess and a second recess that continues to the first recess, and a resin layer that continuously covers an inner peripheral wall surface of the fluid flow path holes, a surface that faces the stack, a part that includes at least an outer peripheral side end in the first recess, and the second recess, in the metal member. The resin layer is formed with the accommodating groove in a surface corresponding to the end surface of the case in a part covering the part that includes at least the outer peripheral side end in the first recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuhiko Shimizu, Hitoshi Hamada, Tadanobu Ota, Yoshiki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10522846
    Abstract: A fuel cell stack 100 includes a fuel cell stack 10, and an end plate 30 placed at an end of the fuel cell stack 10. The end plate 30 includes a metallic plate-like body 32, and a resin layer 60 formed on a surface 32b of the plate-like body 32. The plate-like body 32 includes flow holes 39 for a reactant gas and a cooling medium, and a stripe-shaped protrusion 38 protruding from the surface 32b and which divides the surface 32b into an inner area containing the flow holes 39 and an outer area outside the inner area. The protrusion 38 includes a vertical portion 38a protruding from the surface 32b, and a jutted portion 38b jutted from a distal end of the vertical portion 38a toward the inner area. The resin layer 60 is formed in the inner area to cover a surface 38as of the vertical portion 38a facing the inner area as well as at least part of the jutted portion 38b.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Taiho Kogyo Co., Ltd., Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuhiko Shimizu, Hitoshi Hamada, Yutaka Hotta, Tatsuya Tokumasu, Tadanobu Ota, Yoshiki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10522970
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a laser diode element, a wavelength-converting member that absorbs light emitted from the laser diode element and converts wavelength of the light, and a transparent conductive film that is arranged on at least one of a light extracting-side surface and a laser diode element-side surface of the wavelength-converting member. The transparent conductive film is configured such that electrical resistance in a region overlapping the wavelength-converting member increases when the wavelength-converting member is damaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaaki Osawa, Masao Kamiya, Satoshi Wada, Yuhki Kawamura, Kento Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10513237
    Abstract: A head protection airbag apparatus includes an airbag which is stored on an upper edge side of a vehicle window and is deployed and inflated to cover the window, and a protector which stores a folded body of the airbag. An upper edge side portion of the window includes a vehicle body side member which partially protrudes toward a vehicle inner side around an upper side of a storage region of the folded body. The protector includes a cover part which is disposed in a disposition region of the vehicle body side member. The cover part includes a door part which can be opened such that a tip end side is rotated upward while covering a region extending from a vehicle inner side lower corner part to a vehicle inner side surface of the vehicle body side member when the airbag is being deployed and inflated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Sato, Hiroyuki Hirayama
  • Patent number: 10507782
    Abstract: An airbag apparatus includes a gas generator and an airbag. The gas generator includes a gas generator main body and at least one mounting protrusion. The airbag includes a first fabric portion, a second fabric portion, and a storage chamber located between the first fabric portion and the second fabric portion. Part of the storage chamber is constituted by the first fabric portion. The storage chamber includes as insertion port, which allows the gas generator to be inserted, and one or more mounting holes, which allow the at least one mounting protrusion to be passed. The rearmost one in the insertion direction of the one or more mounting holes is a rearmost mounting hole. The storage chamber further includes an opening promoting portion, which is located between the insertion port and the rearmost mounting hole and causes the insertion port to open.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Matsuo Nagata, Akihisa Tange
  • Patent number: 10507723
    Abstract: An opening-closing apparatus for a fuel tank comprises a fuel passage-forming portion configured to form a fuel passage that is arranged to introduce a supplied liquid fuel to the fuel tank; an insertion-side opening-closing mechanism configured to open and close the fuel passage; a tank-side opening-closing mechanism located on a fuel tank side of the insertion-side opening-closing mechanism and configured to open and close the fuel passage; a liquid discharge path configured to allow for communication of a portion of the fuel passage between the insertion-side opening-closing mechanism and the tank-side opening-closing mechanism to the outside of the opening-closing apparatus; and an open-close valve configured to open and close the liquid discharge path and to be opened toward the outside. This configuration of the opening-closing apparatus for the fuel tank reduces dust and the like invaded from the outside into the fuel passage which a liquid fuel passes through.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hagano, Kazuya Watanabe, Norihiko Ishihara, Go Oue
  • Patent number: 10507785
    Abstract: An airbag includes: a bag body forming the outer peripheral wall; and a regulating member disposed on an outer peripheral side of the bag body at a time of inflation completion of the bag body. The regulating member is configured so as to be able to regulate the bag body so that an area ranging from the vicinity of a joint portion for mutually joining the outer peripheral edge of the vehicle body side panel and the outer peripheral edge of the occupant side panel to a side of the gas inflow port at the time of inflation completion of the airbag is made smaller in external dimensions and reduced in size than an area at a time of free inflation state of the bag body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naohiko Ishiguro, Wataru Miura, Ryotaro Ishida, Hiroyuki Nakanishi, Masami Shibata
  • Patent number: 10507781
    Abstract: An airbag includes a driver side portion having an outer peripheral wall to receive a driver at the time of completion of inflation; and a steering wheel side portion. The steering wheel side portion is provided with an inflow opening to allow inflation gas to flow in, and an attaching seat which is disposed on a peripheral edge of the inflow opening and attached to the central portion of the steering wheel; a support inflation portion protruding from a front side of the attaching seat toward a front side of the steering wheel is arranged on the steering wheel side portion; and a support surface portion. The support surface portion is abutted to and supported by a front surface side of the steering wheel and is arranged on a region on a rear surface side of the support inflation portion from a base portion to a tip end portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakanishi, Wataru Miura, Ryotaro Ishida, Naohiko Ishiguro
  • Patent number: 10510833
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device comprises forming first groove, depositing, and ion-implanting. At the step of forming the first groove, the first groove is formed in a stacked body comprising a gallium nitride (GaN)-based first semiconductor layer containing an n-type impurity and a gallium nitride (GaN)-based second semiconductor layer stacked on the first semiconductor layer and containing a p-type impurity. The first groove has a bottom portion located in the second semiconductor layer. At the depositing step, a p-type impurity is deposited on side portion and the bottom portion of the first groove. At the ion-implanting step, a p-type impurity is ion-implanted into the first semiconductor layer through the first groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takaki Niwa, Takahiro Fujii, Masayoshi Kosaki
  • Patent number: 10507956
    Abstract: A lid mechanism includes: a box main body; a lid; a locking element that includes a rod and a rod biasing member; and a flap element that includes a flap main body and a flap biasing member and a box contact portion which is configured to come into contact with the box main body, wherein: when the state of the lid changes from the closed state to the opened state, the pressing inclined surface provided in the rod contact portion of the flap main body presses the pressure receiving inclined surface provided in the rod; and when the state of the lid changes from the opened state to the closed state, the box contact portion of the flap main body comes into contact with the box main body such that the pressing of the pressing inclined surface to the pressure receiving inclined surface is released.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu Hishida, Yasufumi Ike, Hirotaka Hori
  • Patent number: 10507784
    Abstract: An airbag includes: an outer member configured to form an outer peripheral wall upon completing inflation, which includes a driver side portion configured to receive a driver, and a steering-wheel side portion supported by a steering wheel; and an inner member provided to expand inside the outer member. The inner member has a supply port for supplying inflation gas to the outer member and covers the inflow opening of the outer member to be arranged on an upstream side of flow of the inflation gas flowing from the inflow opening into the airbag such that a higher pressure can be maintained in the inner member than the outer member. The inner member includes a front support inflating portion configured to support a portion of the driver side portion of the outer member at least at a front side upon completing inflation of the airbag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakanishi, Naohiko Ishiguro, Ryotaro Ishida, Wataru Miura
  • Patent number: 10507860
    Abstract: A steering wheel, in which a vibration device including a vibration motor is attached, the steering wheel includes: a ring portion including a core member and a thickness-reduced portion, reducing mass, provided with the core member. The vibration device is housed in the thickness-reduced portion and attached to the core member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Motoki Adachi
  • Patent number: 10506890
    Abstract: A cup holder includes a holder body having a peripheral wall surrounding an accommodation space, a tray provided in the accommodation space and vertically shiftably supported by the peripheral wall, and a height adjuster configured to vertically shift the tray. The height adjuster includes at least one rack gear extending vertically on the peripheral wall, at least one pinion gear rotatably supported by the tray and meshing with the rack gear, and an energizing member provided at the tray and energizing to rotate the pinion gear for upward shift of the tray.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi Sawada, Shinji Kawakami
  • Patent number: 10501045
    Abstract: An airbag includes a main inflatable section which includes a front-collision arresting face at the rear plane as deployed, a protruding inflatable section which includes an oblique-collision arresting face, and an arresting recess formed between the front-collision arresting face and oblique-collision arresting face. An outer tether is disposed on the outside of the airbag for preventing the protruding inflatable section from moving away from the main inflatable section at airbag deployment. The outer tether includes a side edge disposed towards the protruding inflatable section and a front edge disposed towards the main inflatable section. The side edge is jointed to an upper edge of the oblique-collision arresting face by a side joint which is formed over a generally entire area in a front and rear direction of the protruding inflatable section. The front edge is jointed to an upper edge of the front-collision arresting face by a front joint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ikuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 10500947
    Abstract: A fuel supply device (FS) includes a filler neck (10) that includes a nozzle guiding path that guides a fuel supply nozzle (FN), and a fuel passage that is continuous to the nozzle guiding path on a downstream side of the fuel passage, through which fuel that has been discharged from the fuel supply nozzle (FN) passes; a fuel vapor port (23) located outside of the filler neck (10) that has a through hole (23H) that communicates with the fuel passage (11Pd); and a vapor introduction body (70) that guides the fuel vapor from the fuel vapor port to the fuel passage (11Pd).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Suda, Keiji Miyoshi, Shintaro Nonaka
  • Patent number: 10493673
    Abstract: Provided are a method for molding a foamed resin molded article having a mounting hole which is formed with good dimensional precision without occurrence of shape sag and which has an improved load resistance, a mold therefor, and a foamed resin molded article thereby. A method for molding a foamed resin molded article 1 including a mounting section 11 and a non-mounting section 12, using a mold 3 including a first mold 31 having a non-mounting-section mold portion 31a and a mounting-section mold portion 31b, a second mold 32, and a cavity 4 having a non-mounting-section cavity portion 42 for molding the non-mounting section 12 and a mounting-section cavity portion 41 for molding the mounting section 11.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Fujisawa, Yu Hishida, Kunio Yamazaki, Yasuaki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10493944
    Abstract: A head-protecting airbag device includes an airbag including a bag body and a cover sheet, the bag body including a gas inflow portion. The gas inflow portion includes a gas supply passage portion and a shielding inflatable portion, the gas supply passage portion being located in an upper edge side of the bag body and configured such that an inflation gas initially flows through the gas supply passage portion, and the shielding inflatable portion being disposed below the gas supply passage portion and configured to be inflated to shield the window. The cover sheet is attached to the bag body such that the shielding inflatable portion, rather than the gas supply passage portion, is a protected area, by providing a non-covered area in an upper edge side of the gas inflow portion, the non-covered area being an area in which the cover sheet is not disposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masahiro Oshima
  • Patent number: 10493841
    Abstract: There is provided a fuel supply device comprising a filler neck body provided in a tubular shape to include an opening which a fueling gun is inserted in and a connection port formed on a fuel tank-side end of the filler neck body and configured to form a fuel passage; and a neck integrated component located on an inner side of the filler neck body and configured to form an insertion passage. The neck integrated component is arranged to engage with inside of the filler neck body on a fuel tank side or with a fuel tank-side end of the filler neck body. This configuration suppresses a fueling gun from being stuck during insertion and reduces the possibility that the engagement part of the filler neck body and the neck integrated component is damaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Kito, Yoshinari Hiramatsu, Sanae Noro
  • Patent number: 10486607
    Abstract: A hole for handle placement penetrates through an outer door, and a handle attached to a fascia face side of a base of a handle unit is placed in the hole in the outer door. An engagement claw is formed at a position on the back-face side of the outer door. An engagement hole to engage with the engagement claw penetrates the base of the handle unit. A pair of left and right hooks are formed at the base of the handle unit, and a pair of left and right hook anchors are formed to the back-face side of the outer door, with the pair of left and right hooks anchoring into the pair of left and right hook anchors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignees: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazunori Harima, Naoko Shimizu, Kenji Ushida, Masanori Mizuno, Kimitoshi Imura
  • Patent number: 10486633
    Abstract: A vehicle airbag device includes: an airbag; a gas generator which supplies an inflation gas to the airbag; and a wrapping material, which covers a periphery of an airbag assembly including the airbag and the gas generator. The wrapping material includes: a combining part which is formed of a sheet material and combines both edges, which are overlapped with each other in a length direction; an engagement part which is formed in parallel with the combining part in a width direction of the sheet material and is engaged in the gas generator; and a notch portion formed between the combining part of both edges and the engagement part, wherein a position of a deepest part of the notch portion in the length direction of the sheet material is less than or equal to a depth of the combining part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masao Kino, Norihisa Taya