Patents by Inventor Harumi SUEOKA

Harumi SUEOKA 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: 20210040631
    Abstract: An apparatus for alkaline water electrolysis including: an electrolysis vessel; first and second gas-liquid separators respectively separating electrolytes and oxygen/hydrogen gas flowing out from anode/cathode chambers; first and second electrolyte tanks respectively storing the electrolytes separated by the first/second gas-liquid separators; oxygen and hydrogen gas feed pipes respectively introducing the separated oxygen/hydrogen gas into gas phase parts of the first/second electrolyte tanks; oxygen and hydrogen gas exhaust pipes respectively allowing oxygen/hydrogen gas to flow out from the gas phase parts of the first/second electrolyte tanks therethrough; and a circulator supplying the electrolytes from the first and second electrolyte tanks to the electrolysis vessel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: TOKUYAMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuyuki TANAKA, Harumi SUEOKA
  • Publication number: 20200340130
    Abstract: A membrane-electrode-gasket assembly for alkaline water electrolysis, the assembly including: a separating membrane having first and second membrane faces; a first electrode arranged in contact with the first membrane face; and an insulating gasket holding the membrane and the electrode as one body, the gasket including: first and second faces for contacting with anode- and cathode-side frames respectively; a slit part opening toward an inner side of the gasket and receiving the entire peripheries of the membrane and the electrode; first and second parts facing with each other across the slit part; and a continuous part arranged on an outer periphery side of the slit part, uniting the first and second parts into one body, and sealing an outer periphery end of the slit part, wherein the first and second parts sandwich therebetween to hold the entire peripheries of the membrane and the electrode received in the slit part into one body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: TOKUYAMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuyuki TANAKA, Harumi SUEOKA