Patents by Inventor Hideki Kaimoto

Hideki Kaimoto 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: 20190389198
    Abstract: An object is to provide a transfer film having a support, a protective layer, an image receiving layer, and an ink permeation layer, in which the support can be suitably peeled off after the transfer film is caused to adhere to a printing material, and interference fringes can be suppressed in a case where an image is observed, and an image forming method using this transfer film. The transfer film has the support, the protective layer that is formed on one surface of the support, the image receiving layer that is formed on a surface of the protective layer, and the ink permeation layer that is formed on a surface of the image receiving layer, in which the protective layer contains a polymer having a glass transition temperature of 0° C. or higher and a cellulose nanofiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hideki KAIMOTO, Hiroshi KAWAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20190217602
    Abstract: An object is to provide a transfer film having a support, a protective layer, an image receiving layer, and an ink permeation layer, in which the support can be suitably peeled off after the transfer film is adhered to a printing material, and the scratch resistance of the protective layer is excellent, and an image forming method using this transfer film. The transfer film including the support, the protective layer that is formed on one surface of the support, the image receiving layer that is formed on a surface of the protective layer, and the ink permeation layer that is formed on a surface of the image receiving layer and has voids for allowing permeation of an ink. The protective layer has a thickness of 5 ?m or less and contains a polymer having a glass transition temperature of 0° C. or higher is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hideki KAIMOTO, Hiroshi KAWAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20190152209
    Abstract: Provided is an ink jet recording medium including a transparent support having a thickness of 10 ?m to 60 ?m and a transparent porous layer which is provided on at least one surface of the transparent support, contains inorganic particles, and has a thickness of 1 ?m to 15 ?m, in which a tear strength measured based on JIS K 7128-1 (2013) is equal to or lower than 0.5 N. Also provided is a packaging material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Kimi IKEDA, Hideki KAIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170015484
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present invention provides a moisture-absorbing material including, in the following order, a moisture-permeable polymer layer, a moisture-absorbing layer having a porous structure and including amorphous silica, a water-soluble resin, a moisture-absorbing agent, and at least one selected from plasticizers and resins having a glass transition temperature of 50° C. or lower, and a moisture-proof layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: Hideki KAIMOTO, Naoko NAKAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20160030918
    Abstract: Provided is a moisture-absorbing material having, in the following order: a moisture-permeable polymer layer; a moisture-absorbing layer having a porous structure and containing amorphous silica with an average secondary particle diameter not exceeding 10 ?m, a water-soluble resin and a moisture-absorbing agent; and a moisture-proof layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Hideki KAIMOTO, Naoko NAKAZAWA, Takao ASAKURA, Wataru ONO
  • Patent number: 8342678
    Abstract: An image is recorded by ejecting two or more ink compositions on a porous layer that contains inorganic microparticles and a water-soluble resin and has a porosity [%] of 50% or more with a maximum total ejection amount (mL/m2) set at less than 90% of an absorption capacity (mL/m2) of diethylene glycol in the porous layer. The porosity=(absorption capacity of diethylene glycol (mL/m2))/(thickness of porous layer (?m))×100. The maximum total ejection amount=(maximum ejection amount of one dot (mL/m2))×(total amount of ink (%)). An inkjet recording method capable of inhibiting color change from occurring to cause color irregularities when papers are stacked on an image portion within a relatively short time after recording in high-speed processing or processing of a large number of sheets, and capable of stably obtaining images recorded with desired color tone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kawakami, Naoki Kusunoki, Hideki Kaimoto
  • Patent number: 8267510
    Abstract: A inkjet recording method is provided in which occurrence of curling at the time of double-sided recording is prevented. In the method, an inkjet recording medium is used which includes resin coated paper having a resin layer A of thickness “a” at one side of base paper, and a resin layer B thinner than the thickness “a” by a thickness of 3 ?m to 20 ?m at the other side of the base paper, and ink receiving layers each of which includes an inorganic pigment and a binder and are provided at both sides of the resin coated paper; and an image is recorded on the ink receiving layer at the resin layer B side of the resin coated paper, and subsequently an image is recorded on the ink receiving layer at the resin layer A side of the resin coated paper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: FIJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hideki Kaimoto, Hiroshi Kawakami, Yoshiyuki Tsuzawa
  • Patent number: 8158222
    Abstract: There is provided a method for manufacturing an inkjet recording medium, the method including forming an undercoat layer by coating an undercoat layer-forming liquid containing a binder resin and a water-soluble divalent metal salt, on a support; forming a coating film by coating a coating film-forming liquid containing at least inorganic fine particles and an acetoacetyl-modified polyvinyl alcohol, on the undercoat layer; and applying a curing solution containing a water-soluble multifunctional compound having two or more amino groups in the molecule, onto the coating film, either simultaneously with the forming of the coating film, or before the coating film undergoes decreasing-rate drying during drying of the coating film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2012
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hideki Kaimoto, Ryoichi Nakano
  • Patent number: 8105665
    Abstract: An ink-jet recording medium having a non-absorbent support; an ink-receiving layer containing an inorganic pigment and a binder, disposed on one surface of the non-absorbent support; and a water-absorbent layer containing a water-absorbent polymer and a pigment, disposed on the other surface of the non-absorbent support, opposite to the one surface provided with the ink-receiving layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Assignee: Fujifilm Corporation
    Inventor: Hideki Kaimoto
  • Publication number: 20110217489
    Abstract: To provide an inkjet-recording medium including a water non-absorptive support, and an ink-receiving layer which is formed over at least one surface of the water non-absorptive support and which contains inorganic microparticles, wherein a total amount of a cationic polymer and a water-soluble polyvalent metal salt contained in the ink-receiving layer is 0.8 g/m2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2011
    Publication date: September 8, 2011
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki KAIMOTO, Hirokazu SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20110070383
    Abstract: The invention provides an inkjet recording medium having at least a support and an ink-receiving layer provided on the support, the ink-receiving layer containing at least fumed silica, polyvinyl alcohol having a polymerization degree of 2400 or more, and water-soluble polyvinyl acetal, and the mass ratio of the sum of the content of the polyvinyl alcohol having a polymerization degree of 2400 or more and the content of the water-soluble polyvinyl acetal included in the ink-receiving layer to the content of all inorganic fine particles including the fumed silica in the ink-receiving layer being 50% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2010
    Publication date: March 24, 2011
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hideki Kaimoto
  • Publication number: 20110064894
    Abstract: The invention provides an inkjet recording medium having at least a non-water-absorptive support, an undercoat layer provided on the non-water-absorptive support, and an ink-receiving layer provided on the undercoat layer, the undercoat layer containing at least: a first water-soluble resin selected from the group consisting of: a water-soluble polyamide resin that is other than an ?-amino acid derived polyamide resin; a derivative of a water-soluble polyamide resin that is other than a derivative of an ?-amino acid derived polyamide resin; and a water-soluble polyvinyl acetal, the ink-receiving layer containing at least first inorganic fine particles and a second water-soluble resin, and in the case that the undercoat layer contains second inorganic fine particles, a mass ratio of a content of the second inorganic fine particles in the undercoat layer to a content of the first water-soluble resin in the undercoat layer being 0.1 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hideki KAIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20100309270
    Abstract: To provide an inkjet-recording medium including a water non-absorptive support, and an ink-receiving layer which is formed over at least one surface of the water non-absorptive support and which contains inorganic microparticles, wherein the ink-receiving layer has an ink-absorption capacity of 2 mL/m2 to 8 mL/m2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2010
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hirokazu SHIMADA, Hideki KAIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20100245514
    Abstract: A inkjet recording method is provided in which occurrence of curling at the time of double-sided recording is prevented. In the method, an inkjet recording medium is used which includes resin coated paper having a resin layer A of thickness “a” at one side of base paper, and a resin layer B thinner than the thickness “a” by a thickness of 3 ?m to 20 ?m at the other side of the base paper, and ink receiving layers each of which includes an inorganic pigment and a binder and are provided at both sides of the resin coated paper; and an image is recorded on the ink receiving layer at the resin layer B side of the resin coated paper, and subsequently an image is recorded on the ink receiving layer at the resin layer A side of the resin coated paper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2009
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki KAIMOTO, Hiroshi KAWAKAMI, Yoshiyuki TSUZAWA
  • Publication number: 20100245512
    Abstract: Disclosed is an inkjet recording method including recording an image by applying at least one of an ink containing a water-soluble dye of Formula (M), an ink containing a water-soluble dye of Formula (BK), an ink containing a water-soluble dye of Formula (Y), and an ink containing a water-soluble dye of Formula (C) according to an inkjet process, to an inkjet recording medium produced by a method including forming an undercoat layer containing a binder resin and a water-soluble divalent metal salt, to a support; forming a coating film containing at least inorganic fine particles and an acetoacetyl-modified polyvinyl alcohol, on the undercoat layer; and applying a curing solution containing a water-soluble multifunctional compound having two or more amino groups in the molecule, to the coating film, either simultaneously with the forming of the coating film or before the coating film undergoes decreasing-rate drying during drying of the coating film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki KAIMOTO, Ryoichi NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20100247782
    Abstract: A method of producing an inkjet recording medium includes forming an ink receiving layer, wherein the forming of an ink receiving layer includes: forming a coating layer by applying at least one first coating liquid including inorganic particles and a water-soluble resin onto a substrate; and applying a second coating liquid including a polyvinyl alcohol in an amount of 50% by mass or less with respect to the polyvinyl alcohol, either (1) at the same time as the application of the at least one first coating liquid or (2) during drying of the coating layer formed by the application of the at least one first coating liquid but before the coating layer exhibits falling-rate drying, wherein the content of inorganic particles in the second coating liquid is 50% by mass or less with respect to the polyvinyl alcohol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hideki KAIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20100207975
    Abstract: An image is recorded by ejecting two or more ink compositions on a porous layer that contains inorganic microparticles and a water-soluble resin and has a porosity [%] of 50% or more with a maximum total ejection amount (mL/m2) set at less than 90% of an absorption capacity (mL/m2) of diethylene glycol in the porous layer. The porosity=(absorption capacity of diethylene glycol (mL/m2))/(thickness of porous layer (?m))×100. The maximum total ejection amount=(maximum ejection amount of one dot (mL/m2))×(total amount of ink (%)). An inkjet recording method capable of inhibiting color change from occurring to cause color irregularities when papers are stacked on an image portion within a relatively short time after recording in high-speed processing or processing of a large number of sheets, and capable of stably obtaining images recorded with desired color tone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2010
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi KAWAKAMI, Naoki KUSUNOKI, Hideki KAIMOTO
  • Patent number: 7709068
    Abstract: An inkjet recording medium including a resin-coated paper including a base paper and at least one resin layer on each of both faces of the base paper, and an ink-receiving layer on one face of the resin-coated paper, wherein the inkjet recording medium includes linear concavities and convexities that are formed in parallel or approximately parallel to any one side of the resin-coated paper on at least a part of the face of the resin-coated paper on which the ink-receiving layer is not formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2010
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Hideki Kaimoto
  • Publication number: 20100080908
    Abstract: An ink set including a yellow ink, a magenta ink and a cyan ink, the magenta ink and at least one of the yellow ink or the cyan ink each containing an antioxidant having a sulfur atom in the molecule thereof, and the magenta ink containing a dye represented by the following formula (M-1), is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2009
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naotaka WACHI, Hideki KAIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20100075043
    Abstract: The invention provides an inkjet recording method, including recording on an inkjet recording medium having, on a support, an ink receiving layer containing at least inorganic fine particles, polyvinyl alcohol-based polymer having a keto group, and a crosslinking agent, using inkjet ink containing at least a dye, water, and a water-soluble organic solvent in which 40% by mass or more of the water-soluble organic solvent is at least one member selected from the group consisting of ethylene glycol monoalkyl ether, diethylene glycol monoalkyl ether, propylene glycol monoalkyl ether, dipropylene glycol monoalkyl ether, 1,2-alkanediol, ethylene glycol dialkyl ether, diethylene glycol dialkyl ether, triethylene glycol dialkyl ether, propylene glycol dialkyl ether, dipropylene glycol dialkyl ether, and tripropylene glycol dialkyl ether. The inkjet recording method can provide a clear and high density recorded image and can suppress changes in hue from the hue obtained immediately after image printing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2009
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Kaimoto, Wataru Ono