Patents Assigned to Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10794757
    Abstract: There is provided a near-infrared sensor cover to be applied to a near-infrared sensor including a transmitting unit that transmits near-infrared radiation to outside of a vehicle and a receiving unit that receives near-infrared radiation reaching and reflected by an object outside the vehicle, and to cover the transmitting unit and the receiving unit. The near-infrared sensor cover includes a luster layer formed by dispersing a filler in a coating film, the filler including a core and a shell that covers the core with a material having a refractive index different from that of the core. Light transmittance of near-infrared radiation in the near-infrared sensor cover is 60% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Okumura, Shintaro Okawa, Hiroaki Ando
  • Patent number: 10794564
    Abstract: A back door handle device is provided above a license plate of a back door of a vehicle and serves as both a license lamp and a handle switch. The back door handle device includes a light emitting element, a switch that outputs a signal for unlocking or locking the back door, a housing that houses the light emitting element and the switch, and an outer cover that covers the housing and includes an integrally molded article. The integrally molded article includes a transparent portion formed of a material that transmits light emitted from the light emitting element, and an elastic portion covering an outer side of the transparent portion. The transparent portion includes a lens portion that extracts light emitted from the light emitting element. The elastic portion includes a switch cover portion that is applied with a pushing force from an outside for outputting the signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hirotaka Fukui, Koji Tatematsu, Atsushi Obata, Kakeru Nemoto
  • Patent number: 10792889
    Abstract: A thermal transfer sheet includes a support film and a transfer layer provided on one surface of the support film. The transfer layer at least includes a decorative layer and an adhesive layer provided on an obverse side of the decorative layer. The adhesive layer includes a first adhesive layer and a second adhesive layer laminated on the first adhesive layer. The first adhesive layer is positioned on an obverse side of the second adhesive layer. The first adhesive layer is made of a first resin having thermal plasticity and has a lower viscosity than the second adhesive layer. The second adhesive layer is made of a second resin having thermal plasticity and has a higher glass-transition point than the first adhesive layer. Monomer units constituting the first resin and monomer units constituting the second resin are partly or entirely identical.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Kuno, Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Ryohei Utsumi, Yukiyoshi Soma, Daisuke Miyachi
  • Patent number: 10793817
    Abstract: A cell culture device comprises a first inner cylinder formed in a tubular shape, a cell culture membrane placed to cover over an entire one end of the first inner cylinder and configured to be folded down toward an outer surface of the first inner cylinder along an outer circumference at the one end of the first inner cylinder, and an outer cylinder formed in a tubular shape, configured to place the first inner cylinder inside thereof such that a height direction of the outer cylinder is identical with a height direction of the first inner cylinder, and provided with a first slit in an area overlapping with at least the one end of the first inner cylinder to be extended in the height direction, wherein the cell culture membrane is held between an inner wall surface of the outer cylinder and the outer surface of the first inner cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., National University Corporation Yamagata University
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakagawa, Seitaro Taki, Hisashi Mizuno, Toshiyuki Hagiyama, Atsuki Yoshimura, Yasuhiko Shinoda, Yasuhiko Ogisu, Masaru Tanaka, Chikako Sato
  • Patent number: 10787063
    Abstract: A glass run includes a main body corresponding to an extrusion molding part and a glass run corner part, formed with a vehicle outside groove part between a vehicle outside sidewall and a vehicle outside cover lip, the main body being formed with a vehicle inside groove part between a vehicle inside sidewall and a vehicle inside cover lip, and tips of a door frame being inserted into the vehicle outside groove part and the vehicle inside groove part. In the glass run corner part, an engagement bead part is formed in at least one side surface, which faces the vehicle outside groove part, of the vehicle outside sidewall and the vehicle outside cover lip, a long caulking sponge member is inserted into the vehicle outside groove part, and the engagement bead part compresses an end part of the caulking sponge member to be engaged with the end part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Sugawa
  • Patent number: 10780858
    Abstract: An airbag device includes an airbag, an inflator and a retainer. The retainer includes a generally tubular holding section for holding the inflator therein and mounting means which protrudes out of the holding section in a direction generally perpendicular to an axis of the inflator to be mounted on a vehicle body member in order to mount the airbag and the inflator on the vehicle body member. The holding section includes an elastically deformable support region which has been elastically deformed and brought into abutment against an outer circumference of the inflator when the inflator was inserted into the holding section, and supports the inflator in the elastically deformed state at an inner side of the holding section, and a supporting projection which has higher rigidity than the elastically deformable support region and abuts against the outer circumference of the inflator at the inner side of the holding section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi Shigemura
  • Patent number: 10780859
    Abstract: A passenger seat airbag includes a passenger side wall for catching a passenger, and a circumferential wall that extends forward from the passenger side wall in a converging fashion. The circumferential wall includes an upper wall, a lower wall, a left wall and a right wall, and can be mounted on a housing by the front end. An inlet port for introducing inflation gas is disposed at a front end region of the lower side wall, at a position displaced to the right from the center in a left and right direction of the passenger side wall. In the front end region of the circumferential wall, with respect to a substantial circumferential length which permits free expansion, a left circumferential wall region disposed on the left of the inlet port and a right circumferential wall region disposed on the right of the inlet port have equal substantial circumferential lengths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinichi Ishida, Takafumi Fukushima, Wataru Miura, Hisamitsu Tatsunami, Kazuki Kusuhara
  • Patent number: 10773589
    Abstract: A check valve for fuel tank comprises a joint that is fixed to a fuel tank, a passage forming part, and a valve member. The joint is connected to one end of the passage forming part, and an outlet is formed at the other end of the passage forming part. The valve member that opens and closes the outlet. The valve member comprises a valve element, a spring bearing part, a holding part continuous to at least one of the joint and the passage forming part, and a compression coil spring. The joint and the passage forming part are communicated to each other to form a fuel passage. At the end on the joint side of the passage forming part in the fuel passage, there is formed a diameter enlarged portion having an inner diameter gradually increasing from a fuel supply pipe side toward the outlet side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuro Iino, Hiroaki Kito
  • Patent number: 10777674
    Abstract: To suppress breakage of a diode. A semiconductor device comprises a stacked body and a first electrode. The stacked body includes a first nitride semiconductor layer, a second nitride semiconductor layer, a third nitride semiconductor layer, and a fourth nitride semiconductor layer that are stacked in sequence. The first electrode is in contact with a surface of the first nitride semiconductor layer that is opposite to a surface in contact with the second nitride semiconductor layer. The semiconductor device includes a transistor forming region and a diode forming region adjacent to the transistor forming region. The transistor forming region includes a first groove, a second electrode, and a third electrode. The first groove has a bottom portion located in the second nitride semiconductor layer. The second electrode is formed on a surface of the first groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takaki Niwa, Toru Oka
  • Publication number: 20200282934
    Abstract: A vehicle airbag device includes: an inflator configured to generate gas when a first squib and a second squib are fired, respectively; an airbag including a main bag portion configured to inflate and deploy between an occupant seated in a passenger seat and an instrument panel and between the occupant and a windshield when the gas generated by the inflator is supplied into the airbag, and a center bag portion configured to project between the passenger seat and a driver seat from the main bag portion; and a controlling portion configured to control the inflator such that, when a head-on collision occurs, the second squib is fired after the first squib is fired, and when an oblique collision occurs, the second squib is fired after the first squib is fired and at a timing earlier than that when the head-on collision occurs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicants: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke Hirao, Yasuaki Kosugi, Atsushi Murakami, Ikuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 10759373
    Abstract: An airbag device includes: a gas generator including: an inflator having one end portion to which a connected part is provided; and a cylindrical retainer configured to cover the inflator; and an airbag including a bag main body having an insertion opening. A part of an outer end part of the retainer inserted in the insertion opening is arranged outside the bag main body together with the connected part, and a remaining part of the retainer is arranged inside the bag main body. The outer end part of the retainer is formed with an extension part extending in a direction of being separated away from the gas blowout part. The bag main body has a clearance filling part configured to fill a part of a clearance between the inflator and the retainer, and the clearance filling part is sandwiched by the inflator and the extension part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuhta Okayama, Nobuya Nakano
  • Patent number: 10753008
    Abstract: In a method of manufacturing a Ni plated coating that includes at least one Ni plated layer, an agitation intensity of a plating bath is changed while the Ni plated layer is being electrodeposited to change potential of the deposited Ni plated layer in a deposition depth direction. A Ni plated coating including a D-Ni plated layer and a B-Ni plated layer adjoining the D-Ni plated layer has, other than an interface voltage changing region at an interface between the D-Ni plated layer and the B-Ni plated layer, an in-layer voltage changing region in which, in the D-Ni plated layer or in the B-Ni plated layer, potential is changed in a deposition depth direction at an average rate of 1 mV/0.1 ?m or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenjiro Morimoto, Junji Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10752200
    Abstract: An airbag has a main bag portion that is provided with an occupant protective surface which is disposed to face the occupant and an auxiliary bag portion that can be disposed on the left side of the storage part, between the main bag portion and a vehicle body-side member, when the inflation is completed. The auxiliary bag portion is configured to enable an inflating gas to flow into an inside thereof through the main bag portion, is configured to be inflated under control of a control mechanism in association with a collision mode of a vehicle, and is configured to be interposed between the main bag portion and the vehicle body-side member and to be capable of pushing a region of the occupant protective surface on a side of the auxiliary bag portion, which is inflated, toward a side of the occupant, when the inflation is completed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naohiko Ishiguro, Ryotaro Ishida, Hiroyuki Nakanishi, Wataru Miuta
  • Patent number: 10744935
    Abstract: A cup holder includes first and second concave housing portions to house a cup, and a light source to illuminate a bottom portion of the first housing portion and a bottom portion of the second housing portion. The light source is placed between the first housing portion and the second housing portion and at a higher position than the bottom portion of the first housing portion and the bottom portion of the second housing portion. The cup holder is configured such that light emitted from the light source provides an illuminance of the bottom portion of the first housing portion that is more than an illuminance of the bottom portion of the second housing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukihiko Umeda, Shinichi Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10744861
    Abstract: The weather strip for an automobile includes an extrusion formed portion and a molding formed portion and each includes an attaching base portion and a sealing portion. The attaching base portion includes an attaching base portion bottom side portion which faces the outer peripheral portion of the opening and closing member for the opening of the vehicle body or the outer peripheral brim of the opening. A core removing slit is formed at the attaching base portion bottom side portion extending in a longitudinal direction and a connecting sheet provided for covering an outer surface of the attaching base portion bottom side portion by crossing over the core removing slit, The connecting sheet is formed by an olefin system resin and a surface of the connecting sheet facing the attaching base portion bottom side portion is fusion-bonded to the outer surface of the attaching base portion bottom side portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Kawai, Tomoaki Aiso, Daisuke Hokama, Kiminori Mine
  • Patent number: 10738909
    Abstract: A fuel tank valve having: a housing that is arranged in a fuel tank and has a communication port communicating with an outside of the fuel tank; and a float valve body that is installed in the housing and closes the communication port when fuel in the housing increases, where a wall part of the housing has an opening part through which the fuel flows in and out, and a projecting part that is formed to correspond to the opening part and projects outwardly from the wall part, and the projecting part is separated above from the opening part by a predetermined distance, is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: YACHIYO INDUSTRY CO., LTD., TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazunari Nakaya, Toshinori Seki, Kenichiro Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10737654
    Abstract: A case for housing an inflator includes a protruding region for storing a connector of a wire harness which is connected to an inflator body. A body of the wire harness extends from the connector in a direction orthogonal to an axial direction of the inflator body. The protruding region protrudes from a circumferential wall of the case partially. The protruding region includes a stopper wall that is opposed to the connector as stored in the case in the axial direction of the inflator, and a pair of limiting walls that are engageable with the wire harness by the leading ends and thus limit an angle range with respect to the inflator body within which the wire harness is rotatable. The limiting walls each extend from the stopper wall and are disposed on both sides of the connector in the direction orthogonal to the axial direction of the inflator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Minoru Ono, Tetsuya Ogata
  • Patent number: 10731017
    Abstract: A foam rubber molded produce obtained by molding a rubber composition containing 100 parts by mass of ethylene-?-olefin-nonconjugated diene copolymer, 4 to 30 parts by mass of amorphous 4-methyl-1-pentene copolymer, 2 to 8 parts by mass of blowing agent, and a sulfur-based vulcanizing agent, and having a Mooney viscosity after kneading (ML1+4, 100° C.) of 54 or less. A specific gravity is 0.3 to 0.8, a compression set is less than 27%, and a foam state is an interconnected cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoyuki Akahori, Hidekazu Kurimoto, Yasuhiro Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10717346
    Abstract: An air-conditioning register includes a tubular retainer including a wall and a downstream opening, fins that are located adjacent to the downstream opening in the retainer and arranged parallel to one another so as to be tiltable relative to the retainer, and an operation knob mounted to a central fin. Each of the fins includes two rotation shafts at opposite ends of the fin. The wall of the retainer includes bearing holes, each supporting one of the rotation shafts of the corresponding fin. The overlap between the rotation shaft of one of the fins that is free of the knob and the inner surface defining the corresponding bearing hole is smaller than the overlap between the rotation shaft of the fin to which the knob is mounted and the inner surface defining the corresponding bearing hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Ito, Masaki Otake, Yasuyuki Mitsui
  • Patent number: D892752
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Genki Sago, Nozomu Uesugi, Yasuyuki Nakamura, Kazumasa Baba