Patents Examined by Jethro M Pence
  • Patent number: 11219916
    Abstract: Provided is surface treatment system for a large object having high versatility. In a surface treatment system for a large object configured to cause a treatment machine for treating a surface of the object to be held by a leading end portion of a work arm of a work robot and to move the treatment machine relative to the surface of the object by a movement of the work robot thus treating the surface of the object by the treatment machine, there is provided a trackless type work machine mounting the work robot on a self-propelled cart. The work machine mounts a robot moving device for moving the work robot relative to the self-propelled cart at least in a height direction and mounts also a battery capable of supplying traveling power for the self-propelled cart.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Taikisha Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideo Shiwa, Yasuto Teramoto, Genji Nakayama, Hiroyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11214858
    Abstract: A mask plate and a mask sheet are provided. The mask plate includes a first mask sheet and a second mask sheet, the first mask sheet includes a first mask area located in a middle region of the first mask sheet and first peripheral areas located on both sides of the first mask area in a first direction, a thickness of the first mask area is less than a thickness of the first peripheral areas to form a first concave portion; the second mask sheet includes a second mask area located in a middle region of the second mask sheet and second peripheral areas located on both sides of the second mask area in a second direction, a thickness of the second mask area is less than a thickness of the second peripheral areas to form a second concave portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., ORDOS YUANSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Long Jin, Fuqiang Tang, Chun Chieh Huang, Yu Jing
  • Patent number: 11213849
    Abstract: An apparatus for coating an inner surface of a medical tube includes a housing, an injection unit, a drying unit, and a supply unit. The housing defines an external shape of the apparatus and provides a workspace. The injection unit is positioned in an upper portion of the workspace and injects a coating fluid into a medical tube connected to a nozzle tip formed at a lower end thereof. The drying unit is positioned on the injection unit and dries the coating fluid introduced into the medical tube. The supply unit positioned in a lower portion of the workspace and collects a residual coating fluid discharged from a lower end of the medical tube and transfers the collected residual coating fluid to a supply valve of the injection unit. The apparatus can easily, uniformly, and efficiently coat the inner surface of a long medical tube such as a catheter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Noanix Corporation
    Inventor: Hyung Joon Choi
  • Patent number: 11208725
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus includes a rotary table comprising a base plate having a front surface where at least one suction hole is provided and an attraction plate having a front surface contacted with a non-processing surface of a substrate to attract the substrate, a rear surface contacted with the front surface of the base plate, and at least one through hole through which the front surface and the rear surface are connected; a rotation driving device configured to rotate the rotary table around a rotation axis; and a suction device configured to act a suction force on the suction hole, to contact the base plate with the attraction plate by acting the suction force between the base plate and the attraction plate, and to firmly contact the attraction plate with the substrate by acting the suction force between the attraction plate and the substrate through the through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Kouichi Mizunaga, Masami Akimoto, Satoshi Morita, Katsuhiro Morikawa
  • Patent number: 11207704
    Abstract: An installation for spraying a fluid comprising a fluid circulation circuit including a sprayer capable of spraying the fluid, a pump and a circulation pipe for the fluid, the pump being suitable for injecting the fluid into the circulation pipe, the circulation pipe being configured to guide the fluid from the pump to the sprayer, the installation further including at least one injector configured to inject a liquid separate from the fluid into the circuit, wherein the injector is configured to compare a total volume of liquid injected into the circuit to a predetermined volume, and to stop the injection when the total volume of injected liquid is equal to the predetermined volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: EXEL INDUSTRIES
    Inventors: Philippe Foury, David Vincent, Cyrille Medard
  • Patent number: 11207705
    Abstract: A mask and a method of manufacturing a mask assembly, the mask including a body, and the body including one end and another end facing each other in a length direction and having a first surface and a second surface facing each other in a thickness direction; and a pattern region between the one end and the other end, the pattern region including a plurality of pattern holes and a plurality of ribs between the plurality of pattern holes, wherein a curl value of the mask, which is defined as a shortest distance from a plane tangent to a center of the body to the one end or the other end of the body, is 1,000 ?m to 4,000 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Su Cheol Gong, Min Goo Kang, Taek Kyo Kang, Jung Woo Ko, Min Ju Kim, Young Eun Ryu, Jae Suk Moon, Soo Hyun Min
  • Patent number: 11203036
    Abstract: A dip coating apparatus includes a liquid tank containing paint and a hanging tool for dipping into or removal from the liquid tank. The hanging tool includes a hollow frame, a first and second rack, and two first hanging frames. The hollow frame has a first and second strip. The first and the second racks are disposed in the hollow frame and connected to the first and the second strips. Each of the first hanging frames includes a first top strip connected to the first rack, a first bottom strip connected to the second rack, and a first lateral strip connected to the first top strip and the first bottom strip. Each first lateral strip forms an obtuse angle with the corresponding first top strip and an acute angle with the corresponding first bottom strip. Each first lateral strip includes a first top hook and a first bottom hook.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wen-Hsin Lin, Tzu-Wei Lin
  • Patent number: 11204555
    Abstract: An apparatus, comprising at least one vessel having a bottom and at least one sidewall extending from the bottom, wherein the at least one sidewall encloses an interior of the at least one vessel, a shaft has a proximal end and a distal end, wherein the distal end of the shaft extends into the interior of the at least one vessel, wherein the proximal end of the shaft is coupled to a motor, at least one support structure which extends laterally from the shaft; and a substrate attachment fixture on a distal end of the at least one support structure, wherein the at least one support structure and the substrate attachment fixture are within the interior of the at least one vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventor: Pooya Tadayon
  • Patent number: 11203808
    Abstract: A mask plate includes a plurality of first supporting and shielding strips, and a plurality of second supporting and shielding strips. The second supporting and shielding strips and the first supporting and shielding strips perpendicularly intersect. The first supporting and shielding strips and the second supporting and shielding strips are provided with at least one objective supporting and shielding strip, and an edge of a predetermined surface of the objective supporting and shielding strip parallel to an extending direction of the objective supporting and shielding strip is provided with a thinned area; the thinned area extends in the extending direction of the objective supporting and shielding strip, and has a thickness smaller than a thickness of other areas except the thinned area; and the predetermined surface is a surface of the objective supporting and shielding strip facing a deposition material when a mask evaporation is performed through the mask plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haibin Zhu, Weijie Wang, Fengjie Zhang, Bo Jiang
  • Patent number: 11203029
    Abstract: A mold paint-spraying device includes a frame and a mold fixed to the frame. A motor is fixed to the frame, an output end of the motor is fixedly connected to a mounting rack, a servo motor and a linear guide rail are fixedly connected to the mounting rack, a rail slide is arranged on the linear guide rail, a screw nut is fixed on the rail slide, a spray gun is fixed on the screw nut, and an output end of the servo motor is connected with a screw matching the screw nut.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: CITIC DICASTAL CO., LTD
    Inventors: Weidong Liu, Shiwen Xu, Weizhi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11198152
    Abstract: A method of lining an inner surface of a tubular with a polymer, includes positioning a polymer injecting head within the tubular, forming an annular space between the injecting head and an inner surface of the tubular, injecting polymer through the injecting head into the annular space, and moving the polymer injecting head longitudinally relative to the tubular while injecting polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: Erik Bartscherer, Sven Delden, Helmut G. Benning
  • Patent number: 11201035
    Abstract: Described herein are technologies related to a radical source with a housing that includes a plasma cavity that is designed to contain a plasma created by a plasma generator. The housing has at least one gas injector designed to inject process gas into the plasma. The plasma produces radicals from the gas injected into the plasma. The cavity has an exit or opening formed therein that ejects the radicals from the cavity. The ejected radicals may be directed towards a subject wafer substrate under the radical source. This Abstract is submitted with the understanding that it will not be used to interpret or limit the scope or meaning of the claims.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventors: Barton Lane, Peter Ventzek
  • Patent number: 11198149
    Abstract: An apparatus for spreading particulate material has a bin for holding particulate material, a rotatable disc for broadcasting the particulate material to a ground surface, a conveyor for conveying the particulate material in a particulate material path from the hopper to the rotatable disc, and a plurality of sluices situated in the particulate material path between the bin and the rotatable disc. Each sluice receives a portion of the particulate material and delivers the portion of particulate material to a radial and/or angular position on the rotatable disc. At least one of the sluices is independently moveable to adjust the radial and/or angular position on the rotatable disc to which the portion of particulate material from the at least one independently moveable sluice is delivered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Salford Group Inc.
    Inventors: Geof J. Gray, John Mark Averink, Bradley William Baker, Jesse Abram Dyck, Joshua Scott Fields, Steven Ray Owenby
  • Patent number: 11185881
    Abstract: A dehumidification forward passage is provided for guiding air withdrawn from a treating chamber as dehumidification-subject air A? to an adsorption area of an adsorption/desorption type dehumidifying device. A dehumidification return passage is provided for guiding air A? past through the adsorption area to the treating chamber. A desorption heat pump is provided for heating desorbing air HA to be flown through a desorption area of adsorption/desorption type dehumidifying device, with utilizing, as a heat sink, dehumidified air A? which has flown through the adsorption area and sent to the dehumidification return passage. There is provided a sensible-heat heat exchanger configured to cool the dehumidification-subject air A? present in the dehumidification forward passage through a heat exchange reaction with dehumidified air A? present in the dehumidification return passage which has been cooled via absorption of its heat by the desorption heat pump.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignees: Taikisha Ltd., Mayekawa Mfg. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kozo Ishida, Fujio Komatsu, Hirokazu Yoneda
  • Patent number: 11185884
    Abstract: The present invention provides a preform coating device (5) provided with: a rotating and holding part (9) that holds a preform (1) in a horizontal direction, and rotates the preform (1) about an axis (A) of the preform (1); and a dispenser (6) that has a slot (62) and discharges a coating liquid in a plane form from the slot (62) to the preform (1), wherein the discharge direction of the coating liquid is the direction of the normal to an outer peripheral surface of the preform (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Ichiro Tomari, Ryo Yamane, Hideyuki Suzuki, Masanori Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 11164748
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for plating a recess in a substrate, a device for plating a recess in a substrate and a system for plating a recess in a substrate comprising the device. The method for plating a recess in a substrate comprises the following steps: a) Providing a substrate with a substrate surface comprising at least one recess, b) applying a replacement gas to the recess to replace an amount of ambient gas in the recess to at least partially clear the recess from the ambient gas, c) applying a processing fluid to the recess, wherein the replacement gas dissolves in the processing fluid to at least partially clear the recess from the replacement gas, and d) plating the recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Semsyso GMBH
    Inventors: Franz Markut, Thomas Wirnsberger, Oliver Knoll, Andreas Gleissner, Harald Okorn-Schmidt, Philipp Engesser
  • Patent number: 11154901
    Abstract: A mask includes a masking body including at least a first edge, a second edge, and a third edge, together defining at least part of a perimeter around a first surface and a second opposing surface. A standoff arrangement includes at least one projection extending from the first or second surface of the masking body. The at least one projection is connected to the first or second surface at a location inward from the at least one edge of the masking body, thereby defining a first overhanging portion of the masking body overhanging the at least one projection proximate to the at least one edge of the masking body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Raytheon Technologies Corporation
    Inventor: Nicholas D. Stilin
  • Patent number: 11154893
    Abstract: A fence painting system enables applying a coating to a both the front and back of the fence simultaneously. The system uses spray modules mounted to an anchor to apply the coating. The anchor attaches to the top of the fence and lowers the spray models with an extension device. The modules detect the ground as they descend with a sensor that prevents the modules from impacting the ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Inventor: Matt Matern
  • Patent number: 11148150
    Abstract: The inventive concept relates to a liquid dispensing nozzle and an apparatus for treating a substrate. The liquid dispensing nozzle includes a first fluid channel that is formed in the nozzle and through which a processing liquid flows and a second fluid channel in communication with the first fluid channel, the second fluid channel being connected to a dispensing end of the nozzle. The second fluid channel has a larger width than the first fluid channel, and a central axis of the first fluid channel and a central axis of the second fluid channel are connected with each other in a straight line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: SEMES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byoungdoo Choi, Yangyeol Ryu, Dong Sub Oh, Hye Bin Baek
  • Patent number: 11149341
    Abstract: A mask plate and manufacturing method thereof, a mask assembly and a vapor deposition apparatus are provided. The mask plate includes a mask pattern region, and a peripheral region of the mask pattern region, the peripheral region including a recess structure, and a recess direction of the recess structure being parallel to a thickness direction of the mask plate. When the glass substrate is superposed on the mask plate, the force suffered by the glass substrate at the weld pad is reduced, and the probability of scratching the glass substrate is lowered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., ORDOS YUANSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xinjian Zhang, Liguo Liu, Zhi Yin