Patents Assigned to Ube Industries, Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10519478
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of using cells to produce a substance, and involves applying the cells to a polyimide porous film, culturing the cells and producing the substance by means of the cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiko Hagihara, Motohisa Shimizu, Yukinori Wada
  • Patent number: 10511025
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing an electrode by forming an electrode mixture layer on a surface of a current collector using an electrode mixture composition containing an aqueous polyimide precursor solution composition and a specific crosslinking agent, the aqueous polyimide precursor solution composition being obtained by dissolving a specific polyamide acid in an aqueous solvent together with a specific imidazole, and subsequently performing heat treatment to remove the solvent and perform an imidization reaction of the polyamide acid. It is preferable that the imidazole is an imidazole selected from the group consisting of 1,2-dimethylimidazole, 2-ethyl-4-methylimidazole, 4-ethyl-2-methylimidazole, and 1-methyl-4-ethylimidazole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshige Nakayama, Tomonori Nakayama, Naoki Kitayama
  • Patent number: 10508163
    Abstract: A conjugated diene polymer having a high content of cis-1,4-structures with a high activity, a conjugated diene polymer and a modified conjugated diene polymer using the same, a rubber composition for a tire, and a rubber composition for a rubber belt. Described are a catalyst for a conjugated diene polymerization including: a non-metallocene type gadolinium compound (A) represented by the general formula (1); an ionic compound (B) formed of a non-coordinating anion and a cation; and an organic metal compound (C) of an element selected from the group consisting of a group 2, a group 12, and a group 13 of the periodic table, a conjugated diene polymer and a modified conjugated diene polymer obtained using the same, a rubber composition for a tire, and a rubber composition for a rubber belt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Ube Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Shiba, Masato Murakami, Michinori Suzuki, Naomi Okamoto, Mitsuharu Anbe, Masahiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10508264
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for culturing bone marrow cells, in which bone marrow cells are applied to a porous polyimide film and cultured. Moreover, the present invention relates to a porous polyimide film for healing a bone injury site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignees: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD., KURUME UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Keisuke Ohta, Shingo Hirashima, Masahiko Hagihara, Motohisa Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10479974
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a method for the mass cultivation of cells, and a cell cultivation device and kit. The present invention further pertains to a continuous cell cultivation method and a continuous cell cultivation device in which a carrier is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiko Hagihara, Motohisa Shimizu, Yukinori Wada
  • Publication number: 20190337962
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of general formula (I) (wherein X is as described in the present description and claims), or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutical composition containing that compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ken-ichi KOMORI, Akishi NINOMIYA, Shigeru USHIYAMA, Masaru SHINOHARA, Koji ITO, Tetsuo KAWAGUCHI, Yasunori TOKUNAGA, Hiroyoshi KAWADA, Haruka YAMADA, Yusuke SHIRAISHI, Masahiro KOJIMA, Masaaki ITO, Tomio KIMURA
  • Patent number: 10465060
    Abstract: Provided is a polyamide resin composition comprising a polyamide resin, a PAN carbon fiber, carbon black, and a black dye, wherein the polyamide resin composition contains the PAN carbon fiber in an amount of 7.5 to 25% by weight, based on the weight of the composition, contains the carbon black in an amount of 0.01 to 0.55% by weight, based on the weight of the composition, and contains the black dye in an amount of 0.01 to 1.0% by weight, based on the weight of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akio Miyamoto, Yasuharu Fukui, Hiroki Akatsu, Masaya Tonari
  • Patent number: 10446871
    Abstract: The present invention is concerned with (1) a lithium salt compound including a lithium cation including, as a ligand, at least one ether compound selected from 2,5,8,11-tetraoxadodecane and 2,5,8,11,14-pentaoxapentadecane and a difluorophosphate anion; (2) a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing the aforementioned lithium salt compound; (3) a lithium ion secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and the aforementioned nonaqueous electrolytic solution; (4) a lithium ion capacitor using the aforementioned nonaqueous electrolytic solution; and (5) a production method of the aforementioned lithium salt compound, including bringing the aforementioned ether compound and lithium difluorophosphate into contact with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Junichi Chika
  • Patent number: 10443037
    Abstract: The invention relates to a long term cell culturing method and a cell culturing apparatus and kit that employ a porous polyimide film. The invention further relates to a cell cryopreservation method and kit employing the porous polyimide film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiko Hagihara, Motohisa Shimizu, Yukinori Wada
  • Publication number: 20190312310
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing 0.1 to 5% by mass of a compound represented by the following general formula (I) and an energy storage device including the foregoing nonaqueous electrolytic solution. This nonaqueous electrolytic solution is able to improve charging storage properties and discharging storage properties of an energy storage device when used in the high-temperature and high-voltage environment. In the formula, R1 and R2 each independently represent an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Koji ABE
  • Patent number: 10428046
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing N-substituted sulfonamide compounds including a step of reacting a sulfonamide compound of general formula (1) with a halogenated organic compound of general formula (2) in the presence of cesium carbonate or potassium carbonate in an organic solvent to produce an N-substituted sulfonamide compound of general formula (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhito Yamamoto, Masayoshi Oue, Yukinori Wada
  • Patent number: 10428180
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyamide resin comprising a unit derived from ?-caprolactam and/or ?-aminocaproic acid (to also be referred to as “Unit 1”), a unit derived from adipic acid (to also be referred to as “Unit 2”) and a unit derived from hexamethylenediamine (to also be referred to as “Unit 3”), wherein the concentration of terminal amino groups in the polyamide resin is greater than the concentration of terminal carboxyl groups in the polyamide resin, and the amount of Unit 1 is greater than 60% by weight to less than 80% by weight of the total amount of Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideo Sano, Keitarou Ono, Atsushi Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10399854
    Abstract: A silicon nitride powder having a specific surface area of 4.0 to 9.0 m2/g, a ? phase proportion of less than 40 mass %, and an oxygen content of 0.20 to 0.95 mass %, wherein a frequency distribution curve obtained by measuring a volume-based particle size distribution by a laser diffraction scattering method has two peaks, peak tops of the peaks are present respectively at 0.4 to 0.7 ?m and 1.5 to 3.0 ?m, a ratio of frequencies of the peak tops ((frequency of the peak top in a particle diameter range of 0.4 to 0.7 ?m)/(frequency of the peak top in a particle diameter range of 1.5 to 3.0 ?m)) is 0.5 to 1.5, and a ratio D50/DBET (?m/?m) of a median diameter D50 (?m) determined by the measurement of particle size distribution to a specific surface area-equivalent diameter DBET (?m) calculated from the specific surface area is 3.5 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Ube Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Yamao, Michio Honda, Shinsuke Jida
  • Publication number: 20190263997
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a porous polyimide film production method and a porous polyimide film produced using said method, said method including: a step (1) in which a poly(amic acid) solution comprising 40%-97% by mass organic polar solvent and 3%-60% by mass poly(amic acid) having an intrinsic viscosity, comprising tetracarboxylic acid units and diamine units, of 1.0-3.0 is cast in film form and immersed in or caused to come in contact with a coagulating solvent having water as an essential component thereof, and a porous film of poly(amic acid) is produced; and a step (2) in which the porous film of poly(amic acid) obtained in said step is heat treated and imidized. Shrinkage in the film longitudinal direction and transverse direction after heat treatment is suppressed to no more than 8% for each direction and the speed of temperature increase in a temperature range of at least 200° C. during the heat treatment is at least 25° C./min.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: Ube Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shusei OHYA, Makoto MATSUO, Yuuichi FUJII, Keita BAMBA
  • Patent number: 10392345
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a crystal comprising a compound, which has ?-opioid receptor antagonistic action, few side effects, and high safety, and having high purity and excellent physical properties (stability, solubility, etc.), and a method for producing the crystal. The crystal is a crystal of a salt comprising: a compound represented by a formula (I) [wherein R2 is a hydrogen atom or a halogen atom, and R1 is a group selected from the group consisting of and an acid selected from the group consisting of hydrochloric acid, hydrobromic acid, and oxalic acid, or a hydrate thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: SANWA KAGAKU KENKYUSHO CO., LTD., UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Iwamura, Yasunori Tsuzaki, Hiroyuki Setoguchi, Hiroto Akaza, Yasuhito Yamamoto, Akira Takama, Yuka Kuno
  • Patent number: 10392334
    Abstract: A method and a system for inexpensively producing a corresponding target ketone and/or alcohol by decomposing hydroperoxide rapidly and with high selectivity using an aqueous alkaline solution and by recovering and recycling alkali. The method includes neutralizing at least a part of a carboxylic acid in the oxidation reaction solution by contacting the oxidation reaction solution with a first alkaline solution including a carbonate of an alkali metal, and separating the reaction mixture into a first oil phase and a first water phase; decomposing the hydroperoxide and the ester compound in the first oil phase by contacting the first oil phase with a second alkaline solution having a higher pH value than the first alkaline solution, and separating the reaction mixture into a second oil phase and a second water phase; and recovering the carbonate of an alkali metal from the first water phase and recycling the carbonate of an alkali metal to the first alkaline solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Sugimura, Kazunori Kurosawa, Kazuo Yamato, Junichi Kugimoto, Joji Kawai, Wanna Sirisuksukon, Nantariya Ngamsup
  • Publication number: 20190256531
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound represented by the general formula (Ia) or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof. In the general formula (Ia), two R moieties each independently represent a C1-3 alkyl group or the like; and R1, R2 and R3 each independently represent an optionally substituted linear or branched C1-4 alkyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Noriaki IWASE, Yasuhiro AGA, Shigeru USHIYAMA, Shigeyuki KONO, Hidetoshi SUNAMOTO, Takashi MATSUSHITA, Sayaka OGI, Satoshi UMEZAKI, Masahiro KOJIMA, Kazuhiro ONUMA, Yusuke SHIRAISHI, Makoto OKUDO, Tomio KIMURA
  • Patent number: 10377883
    Abstract: The present invention provides a rubber composition for a tire having improved workability and abrasion resistance. A rubber composition for a tire according to the present invention comprises: a polybutadiene which has: (A) a Mooney viscosity (ML1+4,100° C.) being 43 or more; (B) a ratio (Tcp/ML1+4,100° C.) of 5 wt % toluene solution viscosity (Tcp) to Mooney viscosity (ML1+4,100° C.) being 0.9 to 2.3; (C) a stress relaxation time (T80) being 10.0 to 40.0 seconds, which is a time until a torque is attenuated by 80% when the torque at the end of ML1+4,100° C. measurement is 100%; and (D) a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) being 2.50 to 4.00; another rubber (ii); and a rubber reinforcing material (iii).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuharu Ambe, Yuuto Kanou, Takeshi Shoda, Takahiro Mabuchi, Toshifumi Haba
  • Patent number: 10377110
    Abstract: A copper-clad laminate is prepared by laminating a copper foil on one side or both sides of a polyimide film by thermocompression bonding. The flexibility of the copper-clad laminate is remarkably improved by employing a polyimide film having a thickness of 5 to 20 ?m and a copper foil having a thickness of 1 to 18 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kohji Narui, Masafumi Hashimoto, Takuro Kochiyama
  • Publication number: 20190241737
    Abstract: Provided is a composite member that has a member containing a fluorine-containing resin and a member containing a thermoplastic resin and demonstrates superior adhesiveness. The composite member is obtained by directly contacting a first member containing a thermoplastic polyurethane and a polyamide elastomer and a second member containing a fluorine-containing resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi OKUSAKO, Katsuhiko TOKUHARA, Hideki FUJIMURA, Yoshitomo HARA