Patents by Inventor Hajime Michihira

Hajime Michihira 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: 20150165472
    Abstract: A coating apparatus includes: a coating unit configured to form a coating film by applying a coating liquid containing a component to be solidified onto a sheet that is relatively moving and by solidifying the applied coating liquid; a liquid delivering unit configured to deliver the coating liquid to the coating unit; a measuring unit configured to measure a mass flow rate of the coating liquid and arranged between the liquid delivering unit and the coating unit; and a control unit storing a reference value of the mass flow rate and configured to change the mass flow rate of the coating liquid to be delivered by the liquid delivering unit on the basis of the reference value and a measurement result by the measuring unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Komatsubara, Hajime Michihira, Masashi Miyake
  • Publication number: 20150104581
    Abstract: A filter unit including a filter and a housing, in which the filter has an opening on one end side and filters a coating liquid from the outside to the inside of the filter, the housing has, on one end side, an inlet port of the coating liquid, and has, on the other end side, an outlet port of the coating liquid filtered by the filter, the filter is attached to the other end side of the housing so that the opening and the outlet port communicate with each other, and the housing has a release hole through which air is released, the release hole being formed at the other end outside the filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Komatsubara, Hajime Michihira, Masashi Miyake
  • Publication number: 20140154421
    Abstract: Provided is a shim member which is sandwiched between two die blocks provided in a die coater, and has the U shape formed by a base end portion which is arranged so as to extend in a longitudinal direction of the slot, and a pair of extending portions which extend toward a nose portion of the die from both ends in a longitudinal direction of the base end portion, wherein a first portion which is a nose portion of at least one extending portion or the whole of at least the one extending portion, out of the pair of the extending portions, and a second portion which is the remaining portion including at least the base end portion, are structured so as to be separable from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Komatsubara, Hajime Michihira
  • Publication number: 20130236651
    Abstract: Provided is a shim member which is sandwiched between two die blocks provided in a the coater, and has the U shape formed by a base end portion which is arranged so as to extend in a longitudinal direction of the slot, and a pair of extending portions which extend toward a nose portion of the die from both ends in a longitudinal direction of the base end portion, wherein a first portion which is a nose portion of at least one extending portion or the whole of at least the one extending portion, out of the pair of the extending portions, and a second portion which is the remaining portion including at least the base end portion, are structured so as to be separable from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Komatsubara, Hajime Michihira