Patents by Inventor Fumie Yamazaki

Fumie Yamazaki 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: 10875340
    Abstract: This receiving solution for inkjet recording inks contains a resin emulsion as the resin; the polyvalent metal salt contains ions of a polyvalent metal and anions of an organic material; the (organic value)/(inorganic value) ratio, namely the OV/IV value of the anions of the organic material is 0.25 or more but less than 1.30; the HLB value of the surfactant is from 9 to 19 (inclusive); and the surfactant is represented by general formula (1). (In the formula, R1 represents an optionally branched alkylene group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms (inclusive); R2 represents a hydrogen atom or an optionally branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms (inclusive); R3 represents a hydrogen atom or an optionally branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms (inclusive); A represents 2 or 3; X represents ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide; and n represents an integer).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: DNP Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiya Maegawa, Fumie Yamazaki, Naoki Shiraishi, Kisei Matsumoto, Kentaro Otomo
  • Publication number: 20200070554
    Abstract: This receiving solution for inkjet recording inks contains a resin emulsion as the resin; the polyvalent metal salt contains ions of a polyvalent metal and anions of an organic material; the (organic value)/(inorganic value) ratio, namely the OV/IV value of the anions of the organic material is 0.25 or more but less than 1.30; the HLB value of the surfactant is from 9 to 19 (inclusive); and the surfactant is represented by general formula (1). (In the formula, R1 represents an optionally branched alkylene group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms (inclusive); R2 represents a hydrogen atom or an optionally branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms (inclusive); R3 represents a hydrogen atom or an optionally branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms (inclusive); A represents 2 or 3; X represents ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide; and n represents an integer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshiya Maegawa, Fumie Yamazaki, Naoki Shiraishi, Kisei Matsumoto, Kentaro Otomo
  • Patent number: 10563081
    Abstract: A main object of the present invention is to provide an ink composition for ink-jet recording capable of forming an ink film excellent in both film strength and scratch resistance. The present invention achieves the object by providing an ink composition for ink-jet recording comprising: an aqueous solvent including water and water-soluble organic solvent; a coloring agent; a resin emulsion; and a surfactant; wherein the resin emulsion includes a silicon-acrylic resin emulsion and a resin emulsion other than the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion; a content ratio of the resin emulsion to the coloring agent (content of the resin emulsion/content of the coloring agent) is 1/5 or more and 15/1 or less; and a content ratio of the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion to the coloring agent (content of the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion/content of the coloring agent) is 1/20 or more and 5/1 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: DNP Fine Chemicals Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Kisei Matsumoto, Naoki Shiraishi, Kentaro Otomo, Fumie Yamazaki, Yukio Sugita
  • Publication number: 20200040207
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a receptive solution which can suppress the occurrence of odor from the receptive solution itself when the receptive solution is applied on a recording medium, and can also prevent the appearance of a printed surface from being deteriorated. The receptive solution for ink-jet recording ink contains polyvalent metal cations, an aqueous solvent, a resin, and anions, wherein the resin is contained as a resin emulsion, and the anions contained in the receptive solution contain anions of an organic substance which has an OV/IV value of 0.3-1.0, the OV/IV value being a ratio of an organic value to an inorganic value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Kentaro Otomo, Fumie Yamazaki, Naoki Shiraishi, Kisei Matsumoto, Yoshiya Maegawa
  • Publication number: 20190292395
    Abstract: A main object of the present invention is to provide an ink composition for ink-jet recording capable of forming an ink film excellent in both film strength and scratch resistance. The present invention achieves the object by providing an ink composition for ink-jet recording comprising: an aqueous solvent including water and water-soluble organic solvent; a coloring agent; a resin emulsion; and a surfactant; wherein the resin emulsion includes a silicon-acrylic resin emulsion and a resin emulsion other than the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion; a content ratio of the resin emulsion to the coloring agent (content of the resin emulsion/content of the coloring agent) is 1/5 or more and 15/1 or less; and a content ratio of the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion to the coloring agent (content of the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion/content of the coloring agent) is 1/20 or more and 5/1 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Kisei MATSUMOTO, Naoki SHIRAISHI, Kentaro OTOMO, Fumie YAMAZAKI, Yukio SUGITA
  • Patent number: 10253196
    Abstract: Provided is an inkjet recording ink composition which has excellent water resistance and solvent resistance and also has excellent ejection stability. Disclosed is an inkjet recording ink composition which contains a resin having an acid value of less than 10 mg KOH/g, an amino alcohol having a boiling point of 100° C. or more and 300° C. or less, a pigment, and a solvent, in which the resin is in an emulsion state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: DNP FINE CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio Sugita, Fumie Yamazaki, Masaki Inumaru, Kisei Matsumoto, Naoki Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 9944810
    Abstract: Provided is an aqueous ink jet-use ink composition which includes a binder resin, a surfactant, a pigment, a solvent and, if necessary, a pigment-dispersing resin. The binder resin has a glass transition temperature of 40-90° C. and is dispersed as resin emulsion particles. The value of A, which is defined as the sum of the product of the acid value and the content in terms of parts by mass of the binder resin and pigment-dispersing resin, is 0-200 mg KOH/g. The surfactant is a non-ionic compound represented by formula (1), and the content of solvents having boiling points of 250° C. or higher is less than 5 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the ink composition. R1O—(R2O)n—H??(1) R1 is a straight-chain or branched chain alkyl group having 12-22 carbon atoms. R2 is an ethylene group or propylene group. n is an integer between 10 and 50.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: DNP Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumie Yamazaki, Akiko Kobayashi, Naoki Shiraishi, Kisei Matsumoto, Kentaro Otomo, Yukio Sugita
  • Publication number: 20180030298
    Abstract: Provided is an aqueous ink jet-use ink composition which includes a binder resin, a surfactant, a pigment, a solvent and, if necessary, a pigment-dispersing resin. The binder resin has a glass transition temperature of 40-90° C. and is dispersed as resin emulsion particles. The value of A, which is defined as the sum of the product of the acid value and the content in terms of parts by mass of the binder resin and pigment-dispersing resin, is 0-200 mg KOH/g. The surfactant is a non-ionic compound represented by formula (1), and the content of solvents having boiling points of 250° C. or higher is less than 5 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the ink composition. R1O—(R2O)n—H??(1) R1 is a straight-chain or branched chain alkyl group having 12-22 carbon atoms. R2 is an ethylene group or propylene group. n is an integer between 10 and 50.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: DNP Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumie Yamazaki, Akiko Kobayashi, Naoki Shiraishi, Kisei Matsumoto, Kentaro Otomo, Yukio Sugita
  • Patent number: 9745482
    Abstract: Provided is an inkjet recording ink composition, which has excellent ejection stability and enables the production of a printed material that has excellent water resistance and scratch resistance. Disclosed is an inkjet recording ink composition, which contains a wax emulsion having an average particle diameter of 140 nm or less and containing a polyolefin-based wax with a melting point of 85° C. or more and 120° C. or less, a resin emulsion, a pigment, and an aqueous solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: DNP FINE CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio Sugita, Fumie Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20160376452
    Abstract: Provided is an inkjet recording ink composition which has excellent water resistance and solvent resistance and also has excellent ejection stability. Disclosed is an inkjet recording ink composition which contains a resin having an acid value of less than 10 mg KOH/g, an amino alcohol having a boiling point of 100° C. or more and 300° C. or less, a pigment, and a solvent, in which the resin is in an emulsion state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: DNP FINE CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio SUGITA, Fumie YAMAZAKI, Masaki INUMARU, Kisei MATSUMOTO, Naoki SHIRAISHI
  • Publication number: 20160319141
    Abstract: Provided is an inkjet recording ink composition, which has excellent ejection stability and enables the production of a printed material that has excellent water resistance and scratch resistance. Disclosed is an inkjet recording ink composition, which contains a wax emulsion having an average particle diameter of 140 nm or less and containing a polyolefin-based wax with a melting point of 85° C. or more and 120° C. or less, a resin emulsion, a pigment, and an aqueous solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Yukio SUGITA, Fumie YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20150307687
    Abstract: Provided is an inkjet maintenance fluid that is stable and very safe, exhibits good ink-cleaning performance, and is widely applicable to a variety of types of inkjet ink. This inkjet maintenance fluid contains water, a water-soluble organic solvent containing 1,3-propanediol, and a surfactant. The water-soluble organic solvent preferably constitutes at least 20% of the mass of the maintenance fluid, and 1,3-propanediol preferably constitutes at least 30% of the mass of the water-soluble organic solvent. Even low-HLB surfactants are dissolved well, allowing application to a wide range of inkjet inks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2013
    Publication date: October 29, 2015
    Inventors: Fumie Yamazaki, Kisei Matsumoto, Masaki Inumaru, Naoki Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 8841356
    Abstract: Disclosed is an ink composition which has superior storage stability, is resistant to bleeding, has good fixability to paper, and enables printing of a clear image. The ink composition includes a pigment dispersion containing a surface-treated pigment and a resin emulsion, wherein the surface-treated pigment is obtained by binding a functional group, having a larger calcium index than a calcium index of 1,2,3-benzenetricarboxylic acid, to the surface of a pigment; and the resin emulsion is adapted so that an aqueous solution containing 1 mass % of a solid content of the resin emulsion has a conductance of 300 ?S/cm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: DNP Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Shioda, Tatsuro Ishitobi, Takao Otomaru, Rumiko Matsuo, Masaki Inumaru, Yukio Sugita, Fumie Yamazaki, Naoki Shiraishi, Mitsuyoshi Tamura, Ataru Miyata
  • Patent number: 8814335
    Abstract: An inkjet recording method characterized by adhering a receiving solution (A) to at least areas on a recording medium (R) which are to be printed with an inkjet ink (I) or the whole surface of the medium (R) which is to be printed, said receiving solution (A) being a solution obtained by dissolving (inclusive of dispersing) one or more metal salts (S) selected from among at least divalent, calcium salts, magnesium salts, nickel salts, aluminum salts, boron salts, and zinc salts and one or more resins (B) having hydrophilic groups in an aqueous solvent in such amounts that the concentrations of the metal salts (S) and the resins (B) fall within the range of 0.005 to 2.0 mol/l and within the range of 0.5 to 20 mass % respectively, and then applying the inkjet ink (1) to areas where the metal salts are present in an adhered state to carry out printing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: DNP Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaki Inumaru, Takao Otomaru, Yukio Sugita, Mitsuyoshi Tamura, Fumie Yamazaki, Naoki Shiraishi, Yoshiki Nozaka
  • Publication number: 20140132661
    Abstract: Provided is an inkjet recording method which minimizes blur and achieves excellent fixing to a recoding medium. This inkjet recording method is characterized by adhering a receiving solution (A) to at least areas on a recording medium (R) which are to be printed with an inkjet ink (I) or the whole surface of the medium (R) which is to be printed, said receiving solution (A) being a solution obtained by dissolving (inclusive of dispersing) one or more metal salts (S) selected from among at least divalent, calcium salts, magnesium salts, nickel salts, aluminum salts, boron salts, and zinc salts and one or more resins (B) having hydrophilic groups in an aqueous solvent in such amounts that the concentrations of the metal salts (S) and the resins (B) fall within the range of 0.005 to 2.0 mol/l and within the range of 0.5 to 20 mass % respectively, and then applying the inkjet ink (I) to areas where the metal salts are present in an adhered state to carry out printing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2012
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicants: DNP FINE CHEMICALS CO., LTD., DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiki NOZAKA, Fumie YAMAZAKI, Mitsuyoshi TAMURA, Yukio SUGITA, Takao OTOMARU, Masaki INUMARU, Naoki SHIRAISHI
  • Publication number: 20140055520
    Abstract: An inkjet recording method which suppresses feathering and color bleeding and is excellent in fixability to a recording medium. The inkjet recording method includes the steps of applying an ink-receiving solution prepared by dissolving in an aqueous solvent at least one metal salt having a water solubility of 0.1 mol/l or more, selected from calcium salts, magnesium salts, nickel salts and zinc salts having a valence of 2 or more, to at least the surface to be printed by using an inkjet ink or the entire surface of a recording medium; and printing on the metal salt adhered part by using the inkjet ink comprising at least a pigment, a resin emulsion and an aqueous solvent containing a surfactant. Further, a phosphorus-containing group having at least one P—O or P?O bond is bound to the surface of the pigment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2011
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Applicants: DNP FINE CHEMICALS CO., LTD., DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki Inumaru, Satoshi Shioda, Takao Otomaru, Yukio Sugita, Mitsuyoshi Tamura, Fumie Yamazaki, Naoki Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 8557032
    Abstract: The object of the invention is to provide an inkjet recording oil green ink composition that excels more in terms of all the quality of prints, stability on printing, the ability of prints to be dried, and ink storage stability, and is capable of making wider a color reproduction area expressed by yellow and cyan. The inkjet recording oil green ink composition contains as an organic green pigment coloring agent C. I. Pigment Green 58 comprising a (poly) halogenated zinc phthalocyanine. The invention also provides an ink set comprises the inventive oil green ink composition and further includes at least an oil yellow ink composition and an oil cyan ink composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: The Inctec Inc.
    Inventors: Yukio Sugita, Mitsuyoshi Tamura, Fumie Yamazaki, Mitsuteru Yamada, Naoki Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 8440744
    Abstract: The present invention is proposed is an oil-based white ink composition for ink jet recording, comprising a white pigment, a glycol ether dialkyl ether compound solvent, a polymeric dispersant, and a specific acrylic resin. The white pigment is formed of titanium oxide fine particles having an average particle diameter of not less than 0.15 ?m and not more than 0.25 ?m and coated with at least one of aluminum oxide and silicon oxide. The white pigment is further coated with not less than 0.01% by mass and not more than 2.5% by mass of at least one of an SiH-containing polysiloxane and dimethylpolysiloxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Assignee: The Inctec Inc.
    Inventors: Yukio Sugita, Mitsuyoshi Tamura, Mitsuteru Yamada, Fumie Yamazaki, Tamayo Okahira
  • Publication number: 20120308786
    Abstract: Disclosed is an ink composition which has superior storage stability, is resistant to bleeding, has good fixability to paper, and enables printing of a clear image. The ink composition includes a pigment dispersion containing a surface-treated pigment and a resin emulsion, wherein the surface-treated pigment is obtained by binding a functional group, having a larger calcium index than a calcium index of 1,2,3-benzenetricarboxylic acid, to the surface of a pigment; and the resin emulsion is adapted so that an aqueous solution containing 1 mass % of a solid content of the resin emulsion has a conductance of 300 ?S/cm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2010
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Inventors: Satoshi Shioda, Tatsuro Ishitobi, Takao Otomaru, Rumiko Matsuo, Eiichi Miyata, Ataru Miyata, Masaki Inumaru, Yukio Sugita, Fumie Yamazaki, Naoki Shiraishi, Mitsuyoshi Tamura
  • Publication number: 20110223391
    Abstract: The invention provides an ink composition for ink jet recording of the active energy beam curing type that comprises 30 to 80% by mass of a monofunctional acrylate having a monoalicyclic structure, 1 to 10% by mass of an urethane acrylate oligomer and 5 to 30% by mass of N-vinylcaprolactam together with a polymerization initiator and a coloring agent, and has a viscosity at 40° C. of 5 to 20 mPa·s and a surface tension of 20 to 50 mN/m. The ink composition exhibits good ejection capability and curability, is less smelling and of great safety, and has good adhesion to a variety of substrate materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2008
    Publication date: September 15, 2011
    Applicant: THE INCTEC INC.
    Inventors: Keiji Nishimura, Fumie Yamazaki, Syoichi Kumamoto