Patents Assigned to UACJ CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20240182221
    Abstract: A sheet including a pre-storing portion to be a storing portion and a wiring pattern disposed on the sheet are included. The wiring pattern is disposed such that ends of the wiring pattern are disposed on one side along one direction and the wiring pattern is disposed along peripheral edges of the pre-storing portion so as to be along peripheral edges of the storing portion on three sides other than the one side when the storing portion is formed. The sheet is transparent or semitransparent and includes a pre-sealing portion around the pre-storing portion. The wiring pattern is disposed at peripheral edges of the pre-storing portion on the three sides and disposed on the pre-sealing portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicants: UACJ Corporation, UACJ Foil Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoki TAKEDA, Tomohiro MAEDA, Hisaya KATO
  • Publication number: 20240117473
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy sheet includes a function of heat joining in a single layer. The aluminum alloy sheet is formed of an aluminum alloy comprising: Si of 1.50 to 5.00 mass %; Fe of 0.01 to 2.00 mass %; and Mn of 0.50 to 2.00 mass %, with the balance being Al and inevitable impurities. In a heating test in which a temperature is raised from 300° C. to 400° C. at an average temperature rising rate of 60° C./min or less and held at 600±3° C. for 5±3 minutes, average grain size in a plane parallel to a rolled surface after the heating test is 370 ?m or more, and an average number of grains in a sheet thickness direction after the heating test is 1.5 pieces or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2022
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki Totani, Takeyoshi Doko
  • Publication number: 20240119967
    Abstract: An example thin substrate built-in hard disk drive includes a magnetic disk in a disk shape having a through-hole at the center, a spindle motor inserted into the through-hole of the magnetic disk and co-rotatably supporting the magnetic disk, and a base plate made of an aluminum alloy and supporting the spindle motor. The base plate has a metallographic structure in which a perimeter of a second phase particle having a longest diameter of 10 ?m or more is 3 mm/mm2 or more, and the number of second phase particles having a longest diameter of 500 ?m or more is 0 particles/mm2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicants: UACJ Corporation, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kotaro KITAWAKI, Hideyuki HATAKEYAMA, Wataru KUMAGAI, Ryo SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20240102134
    Abstract: A method of producing aluminum alloy material having a thermal bonding function in a single layer and including 2.00 mass % to 3.00 mass % Si, 0.01 mass % to 0.50 mass % Fe, and 0.80 mass % to 1.50 mass % Mn includes a casting process performing a twin roll type casting to form a plate having a thickness of 3 mm to 12 mm by rotating a roll having a diameter D (mm) at peripheral velocity v (mm/min) being satisfying a following formula of 0.057×v+0.0016×D?33.54.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2021
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Ram SONG, Keita FUKAWA, Yuki TOTANI
  • Patent number: 11935815
    Abstract: A coolant passageway (2) of a heat sink (1) has a coolant lead-in part (21), a coolant lead-out part (22), coolant-contact parts (23), coolant-transit parts (25), and connecting parts (24). The coolant-contact parts (23) are disposed spaced apart from one another along a coolant path leading from the coolant lead-in part (21) to the coolant lead-out part (22) and are configured such that they bring the coolant into contact with a cooling-wall part. The coolant-transit parts (25) are disposed between adjacent coolant-contact parts (23) and are configured such that the coolant can transit from upstream-side coolant-contact parts (23) to downstream-side coolant-contact parts (23) in the coolant paths. The connecting parts (24) are interposed between the coolant-transit parts (25) and the coolant-contact parts (23) and have a passageway cross-sectional area that is smaller than those of the coolant-contact parts (23) and the coolant-transit parts (25).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Sakai, Tetsuro Hata, Gaku Torikai
  • Patent number: 11935559
    Abstract: This magnetic disk device is a 3.5-inch magnetic disk device equipped with magnetic disks formed from an aluminum alloy substrate. The magnetic disks arranged in a stacked manner have a thickness Td of 0.3 mm to 0.6 mm, the number N of magnetic disks involved is 10 to 16, and spacers disposed between the magnetic disks have an outside diameter 2 Rso of 35 mm to 65 mm. The outside diameter 2 Rso (mm) of the spacers satisfies 2 Rso??60 Td+70 and 2 Rso??0.5 N2?+16.5 N?73.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignees: UACJ CORPORATION, FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki Kitamura, Kotaro Kitawaki, Hideyuki Hatakeyama, Ryohei Yamada, Toshihiro Nakamura
  • Patent number: 11932956
    Abstract: An aluminum member includes: a base material made of aluminum or an aluminum alloy; and an anodized coating including a barrier layer on a surface of the base material and a porous layer on the barrier layer, wherein the anodized coating contains phosphorus (P) and sulfur (S), and has a thickness of 100 ?m or less, and, in a depth direction heading from a surface of the anodized coating toward the base material, a depth providing a maximum content of S in a region situated at a depth of 500 nm or more from the surface of the anodized coating is larger than a depth providing a maximum content of P, and an inequality (the maximum content of S)>(the maximum content of P) holds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mihoko Kikuchi, Junji Nunomura
  • Patent number: 11920221
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy sheet has a composition comprising 0.5% or less by mass of Si, 0.7% or less by mass of Fe, 0.3% or less by mass of Cu, 0.4 to 1.5% by mass of Mn, 0.7 to 1.5% by mass of Mg and an balance comprising Al and inevitable impurities. A degree of integration in the Goss orientation is 1.5 or more. A degree of integration in the Cu orientation is 6.2 or less. A tensile strength is 200 to 310 MPa. An areal ratio of an ?-Al—Fe—Mn—Si based intermetallic compound with an equivalent circle diameter of 0.5 ?m or more is preferably 2.6% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Kudo, Ryohei Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240034889
    Abstract: Provided is a resin-coated aluminum alloy sheet characterized in that the sheet has a coating resin layer formed of a cured resin composition comprising an epoxy resin and a curing agent, the coating resin layer comprising a graphite particle with an amount of 5.0 to 25.0 parts by mass relative to a total of 100.0 parts by mass of the epoxy resin and the curing agent and a silica particle with an amount of 3.0 to 28.0 parts by mass relative to a total of 100.0 parts by mass of the epoxy resin and the curing agent, and a thickness of the coating resin layer being 2.0 to 25.0 ?m. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide the resin-coated aluminum alloy sheet having both a good heat radiative property and a high moisture resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2022
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Applicant: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Hironori Watanabe, Osamu Kato
  • Publication number: 20240021213
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy substrate for a magnetic disc is made of an aluminum alloy, containing Fe: 1.80 mass % or less, Mn: 0.70 mass % or less, Ni: 2.50 mass % or less, Si: 2.50 mass % or less, Cu: 1.00 mass % or less, Zn: 0.48 mass % or less and Mg: 1.00 to 3.50 mass %, wherein a total content of Fe, Mn and Ni is 1.60 to 4.50 mass % and a mass ratio of Cu/Zn is 0.01 to 0.35 or 6.00 to 50.00, with a balance being Al and inevitable impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicants: UACJ CORPORATION, FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kotaro KITAWAKI, Hideyuki HATAKEYAMA, Wataru KUMAGAI, Ryo SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20240018633
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy disc blank for a magnetic disc made of an aluminum alloy containing Mg: 3.40 to 3.90 mass % with the balance being A1 and inevitable impurities, wherein a conductivity of the aluminum alloy disc blank is 36.0% IACS or higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicants: UACJ CORPORATION, FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kotaro KITAWAKI, Hideyuki HATAKEYAMA, Wataru KUMAGAI, Ryo SAKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11866807
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy pipe includes a pipe body portion made of an Al—Mg series alloy that includes Mg at a concentration equal to or higher than 0.7 mass % and lower than 2.5 mass % and Ti at a concentration higher than 0 mass % and equal to or lower than 0.15 mass %, with the balance being Al and unavoidable impurities, and a Zn-containing layer being outside the pipe body portion and including Zn being diffused in the Al—Mg series alloy at a concentration equal to or higher than 0.1 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: UACJ Corporation; UACJ EXTRUSION CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taichi Suzuki, Kiyotake Sawa, Shuhei Shakudo
  • Patent number: 11828293
    Abstract: A closed impeller (1) includes an impeller main body (2), which is composed of an aluminum alloy and has blades (22) that protrude from a hub (21). A shroud (3) covers the blades. The blades and the shroud are joined together by brazed joints (4). The shroud (3) is formed from a brazing sheet (30) that comprises a core material (31), which is composed of an aluminum alloy, and a filler material layer (320), which is disposed on an outermost surface (33) of the shroud that opposes or faces the blades when the shroud is brazed to the blades.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignees: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD, UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tadashi Okada, Kosuke Nishimura, Kaoru Ueda, Yasunaga Itoh
  • Patent number: 11819956
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy brazing sheet used for brazing in an inert gas atmosphere without using a flux includes a brazing material cladded onto at least one side surface of a core material. An oxide is formed on a surface of the aluminum alloy brazing sheet by brazing heating, the oxide including any one or two or more of Mg, Li, and Ca and having a volume change ratio of 0.990 or less to a surface oxide film formed before brazing heating, and an atomic molar ratio of Mg, Li, and Ca to Al in the oxide formed on the surface of the aluminum alloy brazing sheet before brazing heating is 0.50 or less. The present invention provides an aluminum alloy brazing sheet having excellent brazability in brazing in an inert gas atmosphere without using a flux, and a method for manufacturing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoki Yamayoshi, Taichi Suzuki, Hirokazu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11813687
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy brazing sheet used for brazing in an inert gas atmosphere without using flux includes a core material of aluminum or aluminum alloy, and a brazing material of aluminum alloy including Si of 4.0 mass % to 13.0 mass % and cladding one side surface or both side surfaces of the core material. One or both of the core material and the brazing material includes any one or two or more types of X atoms (X is Mg, Li, Be, Ca, Ce, La, Y, and Zr). The aluminum alloy brazing sheet is a brazing sheet in which oxide particles including the X atoms and having a volume change ratio of 0.99 or lower with respect to an oxide film before brazing heating are formed on a surface thereof, by brazing heating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoki Yamayoshi, Atsushi Fukumoto
  • Patent number: 11813700
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy brazing sheet is formed of a four-layer material formed of a brazing material, an intermediate material, a core material, and a brazing material. The intermediate material comprises Mg of 0.40 to 6.00 mass %, and has a total of contents of Mn, Cr, and Zr being 0.10 mass % or more. The core material comprises Mg of 0.20 to 2.00 mass % and comprises one or two or more of Mn of 1.80 mass % or less, Si of 1.05 mass % or less, Fe of 1.00 mass % or less, Cu of 1.20 mass % or less, Ti of 0.30 mass % or less, Zr of 0.30 mass % or less, and Cr of 0.30 mass % or less. Each of the core material and the intermediate material has a grain size of 20 to 300 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoki Yamayoshi, Hidetoshi Kumagai, Hirokazu Tanaka, Taketoshi Toyama, Naoki Sugimoto, Nobuhiro Honma, Shogo Yamada, Takahiro Shinoda
  • Patent number: 11807919
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy fin material for a heat exchanger is made of an aluminum alloy including 0.05 mass % to 0.5 mass % of Si, 0.05 mass % to 0.7 mass % of Fe, 10 mass % to 2.0 mass % of Mn, 0.5 mass % to 1.5 mass % of Cu, and 3.0 mass % to 7.0 mass % of Zn, with the balance being Al and unavoidable impurities. In an L-ST plane thereof, second-phase grains having an equivalent circle diameter equal to or more than 0.030 ?m and less than 0.50 ?m have a perimeter density of 0.30 ?m/?m2 or more, second-phase grains having an equivalent circle diameter equal to or more than 0.50 ?m have a perimeter density of 0.030 ?m/?m2 or more, and specific resistance thereof at 20° C. is 0.030 ??m or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: UACJ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wataru Nakagawa, Atsushi Fukumoto, Junichi Mochizuki, Tatsuya Ide
  • Patent number: 11803165
    Abstract: In accordance with a program, a processor obtains a plurality of manufacturing parameters and a measured value of an at least one property of an alloy material, calculates a pre-predicted value based on a first manufacturing parameter included in the plurality of manufacturing parameters using a prediction expression describing a relationship between the first manufacturing parameter, and a pre-predicted value of the property representing a roughly calculated value of a target predicted value that is a target value of the property, calculates a difference between the pre-predicted value and a measured value of the property, and trains a model using a training data set including a second manufacturing parameter and the difference, to generate a trained model that is used to predict the at least one property.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Moriguchi, Yusuke Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20230335161
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy disc blank for a magnetic disc made of an aluminum alloy containing Fe: 0.005 to 1.800 mass % with the balance being Al and inevitable impurities, wherein a flatness change of the aluminum alloy disc blank for a magnetic disc when the aluminum alloy disc blank for a magnetic disc is held in the atmosphere at 50° C. or lower for 336 hours is 2.0 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicants: UACJ CORPORATION, FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kotaro KITAWAKI, Ryo SAKAMOTO, Wataru KUMAGAI
  • Patent number: 11780034
    Abstract: A brazing sheet (1) includes a core material (11) composed of an Al alloy that contains 0.20-3.0 mass % of Mg; and a filler material (12) layered on the core material and composed of an Al alloy that contains Mg, 6.0-13.0 mass % of Si, and more than 0.050 mass % and 1.0 mass % or less of Bi. The Mg concentration of the filler material becomes continuously lower in a direction from a boundary (122) with the core material to an outermost surface (121). The Mg concentration of the filler material is 0.150 mass % or less at a first depth from the outermost surface that is ? of a thickness (tf) of the filler material and is 5-90% of the amount of Mg in the core material at a second depth from the outermost surface that is ? of the thickness of the filler material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignees: UACJ CORPORATION, DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Nakamura, Tomoki Yamayoshi, Takeyoshi Dokou, Takahiro Shinoda, Shogo Yamada, Yoshihiko Sonoda, Naoki Sugimoto, Nobuhiro Honma, Taketoshi Toyama