Patents by Inventor Atsushi NAKAOKA

Atsushi NAKAOKA 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: 20210340053
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a bushing for producing glass fibers, including: a base plate; and multiple nozzles from which molten glass is discharged, in which a nozzle group formed with the alignment of the multiple nozzles is joined to the base plate. In the present invention, a coating layer made of ceramics is formed on each of the nozzles forming at least a row of the outermost layer of the nozzle group. The coating layer does not cover the entire nozzle, that is, the nozzle is covered so as to be in a state of no coating layer in the vicinity of the nozzle tip. The present invention is a bushing plate for producing glass fibers, with which the occurrence of irregular phenomena is suppressed and a uniform glass flow can be obtained stably over a long period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki TADA, Toshihiro OSAWA, Naoya NAGAO, Atsushi NAKAOKA