Patents by Inventor Daisuke Fukae

Daisuke Fukae 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).

  • Patent number: 10131972
    Abstract: An iron-based sintered sliding member is provided in which solid lubricating agent is dispersed uniformly inside of powder particles in addition to inside of pores and particle interfaces of the powder, the agent is strongly fixed, and sliding properties and mechanical strength are superior. The iron-based sintered sliding member contains S: 0.2 to 3.24 mass %, Cu: 3 to 10 mass %, remainder: Fe and inevitable impurities, as an overall composition; the metallic structure includes a base in which sulfide particles are dispersed, and pores; the base is a ferrite phase or a ferrite phase in which copper phase is dispersed; and the sulfide particles are dispersed at a ratio of 0.8 to 15.0 vol % versus the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata
  • Patent number: 10094009
    Abstract: A sintered alloy having superior heat resistance and superior wear resistance and also having corrosion resistance against salt damage that may occur in cold-weather regions, and a production method therefor, are provided. The sintered alloy consists of, by mass %, 32.4 to 48.4% of Cr, 2.9 to 10.0% of Mo, 0.9 to 2.9% of Si, 0.3 to 1.8% of P, 0.7 to 3.9% of C, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities, and it has a density ratio of not less than 90% and includes carbides that are dispersed in a matrix of a metallic structure thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata
  • Patent number: 10006111
    Abstract: A sintered alloy includes, in percentage by mass, Cr: 11.75 to 39.98, Ni: 5.58 to 24.98, Si: 0.16 to 2.54, P: 0.1 to 1.5, C: 0.58 to 3.62 and the balance of Fe plus unavoidable impurities; a phase A containing precipitated metallic carbides with an average particle diameter of 10 to 50 ?m; and a phase B containing precipitated metallic carbides with an average particle diameter of 10 ?m or less, wherein the phase A is randomly dispersed in the phase B and the average particle diameter DA of the precipitated metallic carbides in the phase A is larger than the average particle diameter DB of the precipitated metallic carbides of the phase B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: HITACHI POWDERED METALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata
  • Patent number: 9982562
    Abstract: A sintered alloy includes, in percentage by mass, Cr: 10.37 to 39.73, Ni: 5.10 to 24.89, Si: 0.14 to 2.52, Cu: 1.0 to 10.0, P: 0.1 to 1.5, C: 0.18 to 3.20 and the balance of Fe plus unavoidable impurities; a phase A containing precipitated metallic carbide with an average particle diameter of 10 to 50 ?m; and a phase B containing precipitated metallic carbide with an average particle diameter of 10 ?m or less, wherein the phase A is randomly dispersed in the phase B and the average particle diameter DA of the precipitated metallic carbide in the phase A is larger than the average particle diameter DB of the precipitated metallic carbide of the phase B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata
  • Patent number: 9982563
    Abstract: A sintered alloy includes, in percentage by mass, Cr: 10.37 to 39.73, Ni: 5.10 to 24.89, Si: 0.14 to 2.52, Cu: 1.0 to 10.0, P: 0.1 to 1.5, C: 0.18 to 3.20 and the balance of Fe plus unavoidable impurities; a phase A containing precipitated metallic carbide with an average particle diameter of 10 to 50 ?m; and a phase B containing precipitated metallic carbide with an average particle diameter of 10 ?m or less, wherein the phase A is randomly dispersed in the phase B and the average particle diameter DA of the precipitated metallic carbide in the phase A is larger than the average particle diameter DB of the precipitated metallic carbide of the phase B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata
  • Publication number: 20180094539
    Abstract: A sintered alloy includes, in percentage by mass, Cr: 10.37 to 39.73, Ni: 5.10 to 24.89, Si: 0.14 to 2.52, Cu: 1.0 to 10.0, P: 0.1 to 1.5, C: 0.18 to 3.20 and the balance of Fe plus unavoidable impurities; a phase A containing precipitated metallic carbide with an average particle diameter of 10 to 50 ?m; and a phase B containing precipitated metallic carbide with an average particle diameter of 10 ?m or less, wherein the phase A is randomly dispersed in the phase B and the average particle diameter DA of the precipitated metallic carbide in the phase A is larger than the average particle diameter DB of the precipitated metallic carbide of the phase B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata
  • Patent number: 9744591
    Abstract: An iron-based sintered sliding member is provided in which solid lubricating agent is dispersed uniformly inside of powder particles in addition to inside of pores and particle interfaces of the powder, the agent is strongly fixed, and sliding properties and mechanical strength are superior. The iron-based sintered sliding member contains S: 3.24 to 8.10 mass %, remainder: Fe and inevitable impurities, as an overall composition; the metallic structure includes a ferrite base in which sulfide particles are dispersed, and pores; and the sulfide particles are dispersed at a ratio of 15 to 30 vol % versus the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata
  • Patent number: 9637811
    Abstract: An iron-based sintered sliding member consists of, by mass %, 0.1 to 10% of Cu, 0.2 to 2.0% of C, 0.03 to 0.9% of Mn, 0.52 to 6.54% of S, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities. The iron-based sintered sliding member satisfies the following First Formula in which [S %] represents mass % of S and [Mn %] represents mass % of Mn in the overall composition. The iron-based sintered sliding member exhibits a metallic structure in which pores and sulfide particles are dispersed in the matrix that includes a martensite structure at not less than 50% by area ratio in cross section. The sulfide particles are dispersed at 3 to 30 vol. % with respect to the matrix. [S %]=0.6×[Mn %]+0.5 to 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: HITACHI POWDERED METALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata, Hidekazu Tokushima
  • Publication number: 20170081747
    Abstract: A sintered alloy includes, in percentage by mass, Cr: 11.75 to 39.98, Ni: 5.58 to 24.98, Si: 0.16 to 2.54, P: 0.1 to 1.5, C: 0.58 to 3.62 and the balance of Fe plus unavoidable impurities; a phase A containing precipitated metallic carbides with an average particle diameter of 10 to 50 ?m; and a phase B containing precipitated metallic carbides with an average particle diameter of 10 ?m or less, wherein the phase A is randomly dispersed in the phase B and the average particle diameter DA of the precipitated metallic carbides in the phase A is larger than the average particle diameter DB of the precipitated metallic carbides of the phase B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Applicant: HITACHI POWDERED METALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke FUKAE, Hideaki KAWATA
  • Publication number: 20160289804
    Abstract: A sintered alloy having superior heat resistance and superior wear resistance and also having corrosion resistance against salt damage that may occur in cold-weather regions, and a production method therefor, are provided. The sintered alloy consists of, by mass %, 32.4 to 48.4% of Cr, 2.9 to 10.0% of Mo, 0.9 to 2.9% of Si, 0.3 to 1.8% of P, 0.7 to 3.9% of C, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities, and it has a density ratio of not less than 90% and includes carbides that are dispersed in a matrix of a metallic structure thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke FUKAE, Hideaki KAWATA
  • Patent number: 9404535
    Abstract: A sliding bearing assembly for joints of construction equipment can be provided, in which production cost is reduced by decreasing the used amount of Cu and sulfides having high fixability to a matrix are dispersed. The sliding bearing assembly for joints of construction equipment, includes at least a shaft and a bush made of an iron-based sintered material which functions as a sliding bearing, in which the bush has the overall composition of, by mass %, 0.1 to 10% of Cu, 0.2 to 1.2% of C, 0.03 to 0.9% of Mn, 0.36 to 1.68% of S, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities, a metal structure has pores dispersed in a matrix mainly including a martensite structure and sulfide particles precipitated and dispersed, and the sulfide particles are dispersed at 1 to 7 volume % in the matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hidekazu Tokushima, Hideaki Kawata, Daisuke Fukae, Osamu Mawatari, Hideki Akita, Makoto Sugaya, Akiko Satou, Osamu Gokita, Shigeyuki Sakurai
  • Patent number: 9340857
    Abstract: A sintered alloy has an overall composition consisting of, by mass %, 13.05 to 29.62% of Cr, 6.09 to 23.70% of Ni, 0.44 to 2.96% of Si, 0.2 to 1.0% of P, 0.6 to 3.0% of C, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities; a metallic structure in which carbides are precipitated and uniformly dispersed in an iron alloy matrix having dispersed pores; and a density of 6.8 to 7.4 Mg/m3. The carbides include specific carbides having maximum diameter of 1 to 10 ?m and area ratio of 90% or more with respect to the total carbides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: HITACHI POWDERED METALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata
  • Publication number: 20150240870
    Abstract: A sliding bearing assembly for joints of construction equipment can be provided, in which production cost is reduced by decreasing the used amount of Cu and sulfides having high fixability to a matrix are dispersed. The sliding bearing assembly for joints of construction equipment, includes at least a shaft and a bush made of an iron-based sintered material which functions as a sliding bearing, in which the bush has the overall composition of, by mass %, 0.1 to 10 % of Cu, 0.2 to 1.2% of C, 0.03 to 0.9% of Mn, 0.36 to 1.68% of S, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities, a metal structure has pores dispersed in a matrix mainly including a martensite structure and sulfide particles precipitated and dispersed, and the sulfide particles are dispersed at 1 to 7 volume % in the matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventors: Hidekazu Tokushima, Hideaki Kawata, Daisuke Fukae, Osamu Mawarari, Hideki Akita, Makoto Sugaya, Akiko Satou, Osamu Gokita, Shigeyuki Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20140286812
    Abstract: An iron-based sintered sliding member is provided in which solid lubricating agent is dispersed uniformly inside of powder particles in addition to inside of pores and particle interfaces of the powder, the agent is strongly fixed, and sliding properties and mechanical strength are superior. The iron-based sintered sliding member contains S: 3.24 to 8.10 mass %, remainder: Fe and inevitable impurities, as an overall composition; the metallic structure includes a ferrite base in which sulfide particles are dispersed, and pores; and the sulfide particles are dispersed at a ratio of 15 to 30 vol % versus the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke FUKAE, Hideaki KAWATA
  • Publication number: 20140271320
    Abstract: An iron-based sintered sliding member is provided in which solid lubricating agent is dispersed uniformly inside of powder particles in addition to inside of pores and particle interfaces of the powder, the agent is strongly fixed, and sliding properties and mechanical strength are superior. The iron-based sintered sliding member contains S: 0.2 to 3.24 mass %, Cu: 3 to 10 mass %, remainder: Fe and inevitable impurities, as an overall composition; the metallic structure includes a base in which sulfide particles are dispersed, and pores; the base is a ferrite phase or a ferrite phase in which copper phase is dispersed; and the sulfide particles are dispersed at a ratio of 0.8 to 15.0 vol % versus the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Daisuke FUKAE, Hideaki KAWATA
  • Publication number: 20140248174
    Abstract: A sintered alloy includes, in percentage by mass, Cr: 10.37 to 39.73, Ni: 5.10 to 24.89, Si: 0.14 to 2.52, Cu: 1.0 to 10.0, P: 0.1 to 1.5, C: 0.18 to 3.20 and the balance of Fe plus unavoidable impurities; a phase A containing precipitated metallic carbide with an average particle diameter of 10 to 50 ?m; and a phase B containing precipitated metallic carbide with an average particle diameter of 10 ?m or less, wherein the phase A is randomly dispersed in the phase B and the average particle diameter DA of the precipitated metallic carbide in the phase A is larger than the average particle diameter DB of the precipitated metallic carbide of the phase B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Inventors: Daisuke FUKAE, Hideaki KAWATA
  • Publication number: 20130251585
    Abstract: A sintered alloy has an overall composition consisting of, by mass %, 13.05 to 29.62% of Cr, 6.09 to 23.70% of Ni, 0.44 to 2.96% of Si, 0.2 to 1.0% of P, 0.6 to 3.0% of C, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities; a metallic structure in which carbides are precipitated and uniformly dispersed in an iron alloy matrix having dispersed pores; and a density of 6.8 to 7.4 Mg/m3. The carbides include specific carbides having maximum diameter of 1 to 10 ?m and area ratio of 90% or more with respect to the total carbides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: HITACHI POWDERED METALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke FUKAE, Hideaki KAWATA
  • Publication number: 20130058825
    Abstract: A sintered alloy includes, in percentage by mass, Cr: 11.75 to 39.98, Ni: 5.58 to 24.98, Si: 0.16 to 2.54, P: 0.1 to 1.5, C: 0.58 to 3.62 and the balance of Fe plus unavoidable impurities; a phase A containing precipitated metallic carbides with an average particle diameter of 10 to 50 ?m; and a phase B containing precipitated metallic carbides with an average particle diameter of 10 ?m or less, wherein the phase A is randomly dispersed in the phase B and the average particle diameter DA of the precipitated metallic carbides in the phase A is larger than the average particle diameter DB of the precipitated metallic carbides of the phase B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2012
    Publication date: March 7, 2013
    Applicant: HITACHI POWDERED METALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke FUKAE, Hideaki KAWATA
  • Publication number: 20090269235
    Abstract: A production method for sintered machine components, includes preparing an Fe alloy powder A, an Fe alloy powder B, an Fe—P powder, and a graphite powder. The Fe alloy powder A consists of, by mass %, 25 to 45% of Cr, 1.0 to 3.0% of Mo, 1.0 to 3.0% of Si, 0.5 to 1.5% of C, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities. The Fe alloy powder B consists of, by mass 15 to 35% of Cr, 15 to 30% of Ni, and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities, and the Fe—P powder consists of 10 to 30 mass % of P and the balance of Fe and inevitable impurities. The production method further includes mixing 40 to 60 mass % of the Fe alloy powder B, 1.0 to 5.0 mass % of the Fe—P powder, and 0.5 to 3.5 mass % of the graphite powder with the Fe alloy powder A into a mixed powder. The production method further includes compacting the mixed powder into a green compact and sintering the green compact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2009
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: HITACHI POWDERED METALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Fukae, Hideaki Kawata