Patents by Inventor Akiyoshi Kimura

Akiyoshi Kimura 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: 20220220363
    Abstract: The present invention provides a co-surfactant which, when used in combination with a surfactant, can reduce the size of the surfactant micelle and can enhance the functions of the surfactant, such as the expression of microemulsion formation performance. This co-surfactant contains at least one compound represented by chemical formula (1). (In the formula, R1 is a hydrogen atom or a C1-C33 aliphatic hydrocarbon group, R2 is a C1-C33 aliphatic hydrocarbon group, the total number of carbons of R1 and R2 is 6-34, X is a single bond or a C1-C5 aliphatic hydrocarbon group, and one of A1 and A2 is —OH and the other is —O—CH2—CH(OH)—CH2OH or —O—CH(—CH2—OH)2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shogo KAMENOUE, Hiroshi HORI, Takashi WAKASA, Shunsuke KORIKI, Takashi MIZOOKU, Ryuya ARATA, Akiyoshi KIMURA, Jun NAGANUMA, Hiroya SHIBA
  • Publication number: 20220213383
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a rust inhibitor that has excellent rust inhibiting and anti-corrosive properties, not only on iron members, but also on non-iron metal members, and can prevent rust, and corrosion over long periods; a rust, inhibitor composition that, contains the rust inhibitor, a coating formation material; a coating obtained from the rust inhibitor, the rust inhibitor composition, or the coating formation material; and a metal component that comprises the coating. This rust inhibitor contains at least one compound represented by a Chemical Formula (1). (In the formula: R1 is a hydrogen atom or an aliphatic hydrocarbon group with a carbon number of 1-33; R2 is an aliphatic hydrocarbon group with a carbon number of 1-33; the total carbon number of R1 and R2 is 1-34; X is a single bond or an aliphatic: hydrocarbon group with a carbon number of 1-5; either A1 or A2 is —OH; and the other is —O—CH2—CH(OH)—CH2OH or —O—CH(—CH2—OH)2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shogo KAMENOUE, Jun NAGANUMA, Hiroya SHIBA, Takashi MIZOOKU, Ryuya ARATA, Akiyoshi KIMURA, Hiroshi HORI, Takashi WAKASA, Shunsuke KORIKI
  • Publication number: 20220213017
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a surfactant that has outstanding emulsifiability in oil, wetting properties with respect to matter, osmotic properties with respect to fiber products, and washability; and a surfactant composition that contains the surfactant. This surfactant contains at least one compound represented by a Chemical Formula (1). (In the formula: R1 is a hydrogen atom or an aliphatic hydrocarbon group with a carbon number of 1-33; R2 is an aliphatic hydrocarbon group with a carbon number of 1-33; the total carbon number of R1 and R2 is 1-34; X is a single bond or an aliphatic hydrocarbon group with a carbon number of 1-5; either A1 or A2 is —OH; and the other is —O—CH2-CH (OH)—CH2OH or —O—CH(—CH2-OH)2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shogo KAMENOUE, Hiroshi HORI, Takashi WAKASA, Shunsuke KORIKI, Takashi MIZOOKU, Ryuya ARATA, Akiyoshi KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20220195249
    Abstract: A binding tape which has sound deadening properties, can suppress layer separation, and is also excellent in abrasion resistance. The binding tape includes a substrate layer made from a non-woven fabric, and an adhesive layer, wherein the substrate layer includes at least two types of fused sections having different shapes. The fused sections are preferably formed by thermally fusing fibers of the non-woven fabric by a heat embossing. Further, the binding tape preferably has a scrape abrasion resistance repetition number of 100 times or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: DENKA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Yousuke TATE, Akiyoshi KIMURA, Daisuke YOSHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20220144741
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a compound that has a low melting point and is capable of forming a film of high hydrophobicity, and a composition containing this compound. The compound of the present invention is represented by chemical formula (1). (In the formula, R1 and R2 are each a C1-C33 aliphatic hydrocarbon group, the total number of carbons of in R1 and R2 is 14-34, X is a single bond or a C1-C5 aliphatic hydrocarbon group, and A is —O—CH2—CH(OH)—CH2OH or —O—CH(—CH2—OH)2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shogo KAMENOUE, Takashi MIZOOKU, Ryuya ARATA, Akiyoshi KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210214586
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an adhesive tape having flexibility even at a low temperature, having excellent adhesive force at low temperature and after a certain period, and having excellent holding force after a certain period, and suppressing adhesive residue at peeling off even after being left for a certain period. According to the present invention, provided is an adhesive tape comprising a substrate and an adhesive layer, wherein the adhesive layer is formed directly on the substrate or with another layer therebetween, the substrate contains a polyvinyl chloride resin, a plasticizer, and a zinc compound, a content of the plasticizer in the substrate is 30 to 50 mass % with respect to the total mass of the substrate, a content of a zinc atom in the substrate is 0.01 to 0.15 mass % with respect to the total mass of the substrate, and the adhesive layer contains an adhesive component and a vulcanizing agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: DENKA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Kimura, Daisuke Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 10962695
    Abstract: An optical reflection film in which haze is reduced and cracking hardly occurs. An optical reflection film is provided. An optical reflection film includes at least one unit formed by laminating a low refractive index layer and a high refractive index layer on a substrate. The high refractive index layer contains zirconium oxide particles, and the low refractive index layer contains silicon oxide particles and two or more cationic polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Kimura, Yoichi Saito
  • Publication number: 20200157383
    Abstract: The substrate for adhesive tape is thin in thickness and can also suppress repelling of a water-borne primer when the primer is being coated. The substrate for adhesive tape includes 25 to 75 parts by mass of a plasticizer and 5 to 40 parts by mass of an inorganic filler with respect to 100 parts by mass of polyvinyl chloride resin having a mean degree of polymerization of 1200 to 1800; wherein the inorganic filler has a mean particle size of 0.05 to 0.8 ?m; and the substrate has a thickness of 40 to 80 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Denka Company Limited
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Kimura, Mizuki Hasumi, Syota Sawamura
  • Publication number: 20190004224
    Abstract: An optical reflection film in which haze is reduced and cracking hardly occurs. An optical reflection film is provided. An optical reflection film includes at least one unit formed by laminating a low refractive index layer and a high refractive index layer on a substrate. The high refractive index layer contains zirconium oxide particles, and the low refractive index layer contains silicon oxide particles and two or more cationic polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Akiyoshi KIMURA, Yoichi SAITO
  • Patent number: 10093798
    Abstract: A polyester resin composition containing a polyester resin, and a fine cellulose fiber composite having an average fiber diameter of from 0.1 to 200 nm, wherein the fine cellulose fiber composite contains fine cellulose fibers and hydrocarbon groups being connected thereto via an amide bond. The polyester resin composition of the present invention can be worked into a molded article by thermoforming or injection-molding, and is suitably used for various industrial applications, such as daily sundries, household electric appliance parts, packaging materials for household electric appliance parts, and automobile parts. In addition, the fine cellulose fiber composite has high dispersibility against various resins and can exhibit thickening effects, so that it is suitable as various thickeners or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Mori, Motoi Konishi, Akiyoshi Kimura, Masahiro Fujioka, Kenta Mukai, Yoshiaki Kumamoto
  • Patent number: 9597707
    Abstract: Provided is a manufacturing method for a multilayer laminated film at a high coating rate, whereby film thickness uniformity is improved and interference unevenness is reduced. The present invention is a manufacturing method for a multilayer laminated film, the method including the step of simultaneous multilayer coating of plural coating liquids onto a substrate at a coating rate of 10 m/min or more, wherein, when A [mPa·s] stands for the viscosity of the coating liquid at a temperature of 45° C. and a shear rate of 10 sec?1, B [mPa·s] stands for the viscosity of the coating liquid at a temperature of 45° C. and a shear rate of 1000 sec?1, and C [mPa·s] stands for the viscosity of the coating liquid at a temperature of 45° C. and a shear rate of 10000 sec?1, at least one coating liquid of the plural coating liquids has A/B in the range of 1.5 to 9 and B/C in the range of 0.6 to 1.4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Akiyoshi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20160062000
    Abstract: To provide an optical reflective film capable of suppressing formation of a defect known as color bleeding, an optical reflective film which suppresses occurrence of curling and has excellent folding resistance, and an optical reflective film having excellent interlayer adhesion and external appearance after exposure to high humidity conditions. In an optical reflective film including at least one unit in which a low refractive index layer and a high refractive index layer are laminated on a substrate, at least one of the low refractive index layer and the high refractive index layer includes an ethylene-modified polyvinyl alcohol having a degree of ethylene modification of 1 to 10 mol % and inorganic oxide particles. Alternately, the high refractive index layer includes an ethylene-modified polyvinyl alcohol having a saponification degree of 95.0 to 99.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Akiyoshi KIMURA, Hiroaki OBATA
  • Patent number: 9040681
    Abstract: A production method of a cationized cellulose or a cationized hydroxyalkylcellulose, including step 1 for adding a cationizing agent to cellulose and mechanically decrystallizing the cellulose and step 2 for adding a basic compound to the mixture obtained in step 1 and mechanically decrystallizing the cellulose, or a production method of a cationized cellulose or a cationized hydroxyalkylcellulose, including a step 3 for adding a basic compound to cellulose and mechanically decrystallizing the cellulose and step 4 for adding a cationizing agent to the mixture obtained in step 3 and mechanically decrystallizing the cellulose. The cellulose and the cationizing agent are allowed to react with each other in step 2 or step 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Kimura, Keiichiro Tomioka, Toru Nishioka, Kohei Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20150132499
    Abstract: Provided is a manufacturing method for a multilayer laminated film at a high coating rate, whereby film thickness uniformity is improved and interference unevenness is reduced. The present invention is a manufacturing method for a multilayer laminated film, the method including the step of simultaneous multilayer coating of plural coating liquids onto a substrate at a coating rate of 10 m/min or more, wherein, when A [mPa·s] stands for the viscosity of the coating liquid at a temperature of 45° C. and a shear rate of 10 sec?1, B [mPa·s] stands for the viscosity of the coating liquid at a temperature of 45° C. and a shear rate of 1000 sec?1, and C [mPa·s] stands for the viscosity of the coating liquid at a temperature of 45° C. and a shear rate of 10000 sec?1, at least one coating liquid of the plural coating liquids has A/B in the range of 1.5 to 9 and B/C in the range of 0.6 to 1.4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2013
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventor: Akiyoshi Kimura
  • Patent number: 9017864
    Abstract: Provided is a secondary battery exhibiting excellent durability. Also disclosed is an electrolyte possessing a porous particle, an ionic liquid and a supporting electrolyte salt, wherein the electrolyte has a dynamic elastic modulus of at least 105 Pa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Kimura, Emiko Mikoshiba
  • Publication number: 20150011685
    Abstract: A polyester resin composition containing a polyester resin, and a fine cellulose fiber composite having an average fiber diameter of from 0.1 to 200 nm, wherein the fine cellulose fiber composite contains fine cellulose fibers and hydrocarbon groups being connected thereto via an amide bond. The polyester resin composition of the present invention can be worked into a molded article by thermoforming or injection-molding, and is suitably used for various industrial applications, such as daily sundries, household electric appliance parts, packaging materials for household electric appliance parts, and automobile parts. In addition, the fine cellulose fiber composite has high dispersibility against various resins and can exhibit thickening effects, so that it is suitable as various thickeners or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Mori, Motoi Konishi, Akiyoshi Kimura, Masahiro Fujioka, Kenta Mukai, Yoshiaki Kumamoto
  • Patent number: 8481776
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a functional substance-releasing agent containing a silicic acid ester compound represented by formula (1) below, a process for producing the functional substance-releasing agent, and a composition containing the functional substance-releasing agent. wherein R1 represents a residue of an alcohol which results from removal of one hydroxyl group therefrom, the alcohol being selected from a functional alcohol having a log P value of 2.0 or less and an alcohol having a log P value of 2.1 or more, a plurality of R1s may be the same or different, provided that the silicic acid ester compound has, in one molecule, at least one residue resulting from removal of one hydroxyl group from a functional alcohol having a log P value of 2.0 or less and at least one residue resulting from removal of one hydroxyl group from an alcohol having a log P value of 2.1 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2013
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Hideyuki Abe, Akiyoshi Kimura, Makiko Shigehisa
  • Publication number: 20130005957
    Abstract: A production method of a cationized cellulose or a cationized hydroxyalkylcellulose, including step 1 for adding a cationizing agent to cellulose and mechanically decrystallizing the cellulose and step 2 for adding a basic compound to the mixture obtained in step 1 and mechanically decrystallizing the cellulose, or a production method of a cationized cellulose or a cationized hydroxyalkylcellulose, including a step 3 for adding a basic compound to cellulose and mechanically decrystallizing the cellulose and step 4 for adding a cationizing agent to the mixture obtained in step 3 and mechanically decrystallizing the cellulose. The cellulose and the cationizing agent are allowed to react with each other in step 2 or step 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Kimura, Keiichiro Tomioka, Toru Nishioka, Kohei Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20110015421
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a functional substance-releasing agent containing a silicic acid ester compound represented by formula (1) below, a process for producing the functional substance-releasing agent, and a composition containing the functional substance-releasing agent. wherein R1 represents a residue of an alcohol which results from removal of one hydroxyl group therefrom, the alcohol being selected from a functional alcohol having a log P value of 2.0 or less and an alcohol having a log P value of 2.1 or more, a plurality of R1s may be the same or different, provided that the silicic acid ester compound has, in one molecule, at least one residue resulting from removal of one hydroxyl group from a functional alcohol having a log P value of 2.0 or less and at least one residue resulting from removal of one hydroxyl group from an alcohol having a log P value of 2.1 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2009
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Hideyuki Abe, Akiyoshi Kimura, Makiko Shigehisa
  • Publication number: 20100248025
    Abstract: Provided is a secondary battery exhibiting excellent durability. Also disclosed is an electrolyte possessing a porous particle, an ionic liquid and a supporting electrolyte salt, wherein the electrolyte has a dynamic elastic modulus of at least 105 Pa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Akiyoshi KIMURA, Emiko MIKOSHIBA