Patents by Inventor Akihisa Furuta

Akihisa Furuta has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220235492
    Abstract: Provided is a polyethylene fiber having outstanding anti-creep characteristics while having high strength. The present invention provides an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fiber including ethyl branches as side chains, characterized in that the ratio {(C2H5/1000C)/(elongation stress)} of the number of ethyl branches per 1,000 carbon atoms (C2H5/1000C) to the elongation stress of the polyethylene fiber (MPa) is 2 to 30 branches/1,000 carbon atoms/MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihisa Furuta, Yasunori Fukushima, Tatsushi Okamoto