Patents by Inventor Hideki Moriguchi

Hideki Moriguchi 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: 10899729
    Abstract: A method for producing a compound, such as 2-propanyl 4-{(3S,5aR,6R,7R,8aS)-6-[(1E,3R)-4-(2,5-difluorophenoxy)-3-hydroxy-1-buten-1-yl]-7-hydroxyoctahydro-2H-cyclopenta[b]oxepin-3-yl}butanoate, and a novel intermediate suitable for the method, whereby the compound can be stably supplied with a high total reaction yield, by changing the starting material and improving the metathesis reaction, asymmetric reduction reaction and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO.. LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Moriguchi, Yusuke Tanaka, Tatsunori Ino, Tohru Kambe, Taihei Nishiyama, Shinichiro Tsujiyama, Yohei Ueda
  • Publication number: 20200217416
    Abstract: A sliding member (10) including a coating film (1) composed of a hard carbon layer on a sliding surface (16) of a base material (11). The coating film has, when a cross section thereof is observed by a bright-field TEM image, a thickness within a range of 1 ?m to 50 ?m, and is configured by repeating units including black hard carbon layers (B), relatively shown in black, and white hard carbon layers (W), relatively shown in white, and laminated in a thickness direction, and comprise an inclined region, provided on a base material side, where thicknesses of white hard carbon layers (W) of the repeating units gradually increase in a thickness direction, and a homogeneous region\, provided on a surface side of the sliding member, where thicknesses of the white hard carbon layers (W) of the repeating units are the same or substantially the same in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicants: NIPPON PISTON RING CO., LTD., NIPPON ITF, INC.
    Inventors: Takahiro OKAZAKI, Yoshihiro ITO, Hiroyuki SUGIURA, Shinya KANAZAWA, Hideki MORIGUCHI, Akinori SHIBATA, Takehiko OOSHIRO
  • Patent number: 10457885
    Abstract: Provided are a coating film, a manufacturing method for the same, and a PVD device that not only sufficiently improve the balance of low-friction properties and wear resistance, but also improve chipping resistance and peeling resistance. This film is coated on a substrate surface, wherein the coating film has a hard carbon that presents relatively black and white when observed in a cross-sectional bright-field TEM image, a mesh-shaped hard carbon layer is formed using a PVD method, said layer having white-colored hard carbon in a mesh shape extending in the thickness direction and black-colored hard carbon dispersed into the cavities in the mesh, and the ID/IG ratio is 1-6 when the mesh-shaped hard carbon layer is measured using Raman spectroscopy, said ratio being the ratio of the Raman spectrum D band peak area intensity and G band peak area intensity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON ITF, INC., NIPPON PISTON RING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Moriguchi, Tadashi Saito, Yoshikazu Tanaka, Akinori Shibata, Tetsumi Arahi, Katsuaki Ogawa, Takahiro Okazaki, Hiroyuki Sugiura, Yoshihiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20190315705
    Abstract: A method for producing a compound, such as 2-propanyl 4-{(3S,5aR,6R,7R,8aS)-6-[(1E,3R)-4-(2,5-difluorophenoxy)-3-hydroxy-1-buten-1-yl]-7-hydroxyoctahydro-2H-cyclopenta[b]oxepin-3-yl}butanoate, and a novel intermediate suitable for the method, whereby the compound can be stably supplied with a high total reaction yield, by changing the starting material and improving the metathesis reaction, asymmetric reduction reaction and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki MORIGUCHI, Yusuke TANAKA, Tatsunori INO, Tohru KAMBE, Taihei NISHIYAMA, Shinichiro TSUJIYAMA, Yohei UEDA
  • Patent number: 10428416
    Abstract: Provided are a coating film, a manufacturing method for the same, and a PVD device that not only sufficiently improve the balance of low-friction properties and wear resistance, but also improve chipping resistance (defect resistance) and peeling resistance. This coating film coats a substrate surface, wherein a hard carbon layer is formed extending in columns-shape perpendicular to the substrate when observed in a cross-sectional bright-field TEM image, the hard carbon layer is formed using a PVD method, and the ID/IG ratio is 1-6 when the hard carbon layer is measured using Raman spectroscopy, said ratio being the ratio of the Raman spectrum D band peak area intensity and G band peak area intensity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON ITF, INC., NIPPON PISTON RING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Moriguchi, Tadashi Saito, Yoshikazu Tanaka, Tetsumi Arahi, Katsuaki Ogawa, Takahiro Okazaki, Hiroyuki Sugiura, Yoshihiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20190100434
    Abstract: Provided is a physical vapor deposition (PVD) method in which a thick, hard carbon film having excellent durability can be formed, and chipping resistance and wear resistance can bot be achieved while improving the low friction properties and peeling resistance of the formed hard carbon film. Provided is a coating film having a total film thickness of greater than 1 ?m and less than or equal to 50 ?m, wherein, when observed using a bright field TEM image, the cross section of the coating film is revealed to consist of relatively white hard carbon layers and relatively black hard carbon layers alternately stacked in the thickness direction, and the white hard carbon layers have a region having a columns-shape, which has grown in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON ITF, INC.
    Inventors: Hideki MORIGUCHI, Akinori SHIBATA
  • Publication number: 20180371608
    Abstract: The purpose of the invention is to provide technology, which, in addition to being capable of forming thick hard carbon films of excellent durability even using PVD, is able to establish both chipping resistance and wear resistance in the formed hard carbon film and able to improve low friction properties and peeling resistance. Provided is a coating film to be coated on the surface of a substrate, the coating film having a total film thickness of greater than 1 ?m to 50 ?m wherein: when a cross-section is observed using bright field TEM images, white hard carbon layers that are shown as relatively white and black hard carbon layers that are shown as black are alternately laminated in the thickness direction; and the white hard carbon layers have regions that have grown in a fan-shape in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicants: NIPPON ITF, INC., NIPPON PISTON RING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki MORIGUCHI, Akinori SHIBATA, Takehiko OOSHIRO, Yoshihiro ITO, Takahiro OKAZAKI, Hiroyuki SUGIURA
  • Publication number: 20170306257
    Abstract: Provided are a coating film, a manufacturing method for the same, and a PVD device that not only sufficiently improve the balance of low-friction properties and wear resistance, but also improve chipping resistance and peeling resistance. This film is coated on a substrate surface, wherein the coating film has a hard carbon that presents relatively black and white when observed in a cross-sectional bright-field TEM image, a mesh-shaped hard carbon layer is formed using a PVD method, said layer having white-colored hard carbon in a mesh shape extending in the thickness direction and black-colored hard carbon dispersed into the cavities in the mesh, and the ID/IG ratio is 1-6 when the mesh-shaped hard carbon layer is measured using Raman spectroscopy, said ratio being the ratio of the Raman spectrum D band peak area intensity and G band peak area intensity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Applicants: NIPPON ITF, INC., NIPPON PISTON RING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki MORIGUCHI, Tadashi SAITO, Yoshikazu TANAKA, Akinori SHIBATA, Tetsumi ARAHI, Katsuaki OGAWA, Takahiro OKAZAKI, Hiroyuki SUGIURA, Yoshihiro ITO
  • Publication number: 20170283935
    Abstract: Provided are a coating film, a manufacturing method for the same, and a PVD device that not only sufficiently improve the balance of low-friction properties and wear resistance, but also improve chipping resistance (defect resistance) and peeling resistance. This coating film coats a substrate surface, wherein a hard carbon layer is formed extending in columns-shape perpendicular to the substrate when observed in a cross-sectional bright-field TEM image, the hard carbon layer is formed using a PVD method, and the ID/IG ratio is 1-6 when the hard carbon layer is measured using Raman spectroscopy, said ratio being the ratio of the Raman spectrum D band peak area intensity and G band peak area intensity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicants: NIPPON ITF, INC., NIPPON PISTON RING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki MORIGUCHI, Tadashi SAITO, Yoshikazu TANAKA, Tetsumi ARAHI, Katsuaki OGAWA, Takahiro OKAZAKI, Hiroyuki SUGIURA, Yoshihiro ITO
  • Patent number: 9308707
    Abstract: A joined product has a cemented carbide sintered compact serving as a first material to be joined and a cBN sintered compact serving as a second material to be joined, wherein: the first material to be joined and the second material to be joined are joined together via a joining material disposed therebetween and containing titanium (Ti); and a titanium nitride (TiN) compound layer having a thickness of 10-300 nm is produced at an interface between the second material to be joined and the joining material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp., National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Ishida, Hideki Moriguchi, Takeru Nakashima, Satoru Kukino, Shinichiro Yurugi, Teruhiro Enami, Katsumi Okamura, Yusuke Matsuda, Koji Sano, Keizo Kobayashi, Kimihiro Ozaki
  • Patent number: 9193007
    Abstract: A friction stir welding tool (1) of the present invention is used for friction stir welding, and includes: a base material (2); and a coating layer (3) formed on a surface of at least a portion of the base material (2) that is to be caused to contact workpieces during friction stir welding, the coating layer (3) containing cubic WC1-x.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Utsumi, Hideki Moriguchi
  • Publication number: 20150209896
    Abstract: A friction stir welding tool of the present invention is used for friction stir welding, and includes: a base material; and a coating layer formed on a surface of at least a portion of the base material that is to be caused to contact workpieces during friction stir welding, the base material being formed of a cemented carbide, and the coating layer containing cubic WC1-x and being formed by electrical discharge machining.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Utsumi, Hideki Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 8998062
    Abstract: There is provided a tool for friction stir welding, in which a coating layer is less likely to peel off from a base material and excellent wear resistance is achieved. The tool for friction stir welding according to the present invention includes a base material (BM) and a coating layer. The BM includes a first hard phase (FP) formed by WC particles, a second hard phase (SP) and a binder phase (BP). The SP is formed by a compound of one or more metals selected from Ti, Zr, Hf, Nb, Ta, Cr, Mo, and W and one or more elements selected from nitrogen, carbon, boron, and oxygen, and is included in the BM at a volume ratio of 3% to 30%. The BP is included in the BM at a volume ratio of 8% to 28%. The FP is higher than the SP in terms of volume ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Osaka University, Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute
    Inventors: Hideki Moriguchi, Hiroka Aoyama, Yoshiharu Utsumi, Hidetoshi Fujii, Yoshiaki Morisada
  • Patent number: 8993095
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composite material that is excellent in the bonding ability between a cemented carbide layer and a cermet layer is excellent and deformation after sintering can be suppressed and a coated cutting tool having a base containing the composite material. A composite material 10ii is obtained by laminating a cemented carbide layer 11 and a cermet layer 12 and has the cemented carbide layer 11 on the surface side. The boundary between both the layers 11 and 12 has a concave portion 23, and the maximum depth Dmax of the concave portion 23 is 50 ?m or more and 500 ?m or lower. When the thickness of the composite material is defined as h1 and the thickness of the cemented carbide layer 11 is defined as h2, h2/h1 is in the range of more than 0.02 and 0.4 or lower. By providing the concave portion 23 to the boundary, both the layers 11 and 12 are sufficiently bound and the bonding ability therebetween is excellent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Ishida, Hideki Moriguchi, Akihiko Ikegaya
  • Patent number: 8978957
    Abstract: There is provided a tool for friction stir welding, which is capable of promoting temperature rise of materials to be joined during joining to achieve friction stir welding in a short time, is excellent in heat insulating property of a coating layer, and is excellent in oxidation resistance and wear resistance. A tool for friction stir welding according to the present invention is a tool for friction stir welding including a base material and a coating layer formed on the base material, wherein the coating layer is formed of one or more layers, and at least one layer of the coating layer has a thermal permeability of 5000 J/s0.5·m2·K or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideki Moriguchi, Yoshiharu Utsumi, Hiroka Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 8936186
    Abstract: There is provided a tool for friction stir welding having excellent wear resistance and chipping resistance. The tool for friction stir welding according to the present invention includes a base material, the base material includes a first hard phase, a second hard phase and a binder phase, the first hard phase is formed by WC particles, the second hard phase is formed by a compound of one or more metals selected from the group consisting of Ti, Zr, Hf, V, Nb, Ta, Cr, Mo, and W and one or more elements selected from the group consisting of nitrogen, carbon, boron, and oxygen, or a solid solution of the compound (except for WC), the binder phase is formed by an iron group metal, and the second hard phase is higher than or identical to the first hard phase in terms of volume ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Osaka University, Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute
    Inventors: Hiroka Aoyama, Hideki Moriguchi, Yoshiharu Utsumi, Hidetoshi Fujii, Yoshiaki Morisada
  • Patent number: 8920079
    Abstract: There is provided a joined product suitable as a cutting tool that is fit for high-speed cutting, CVD coating process and the like, and does not cause a reduction in joint strength of a joining layer even if a high temperature exceeding a temperature at which a brazing filler forms the liquid phase is reached during cutting. Specifically, the joined product includes a cemented carbide sintered compact serving as a first material to be joined and a cBN sintered compact or a diamond sintered compact serving as a second material to be joined. The first material to be joined and the second material to be joined are joined by a joining material that does not form a liquid phase at a temperature lower than 1000° C. and that is placed between the first material to be joined and the second material to be joined. The joining is performed by resistance heating and pressing at a pressure of 0.1 to 200 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignees: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Kimihiro Ozaki, Keizo Kobayashi, Hideki Moriguchi, Tomoyuki Ishida, Akihiko Ikegaya, Nobuyuki Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 8833633
    Abstract: There is provided a tool for friction stir welding having excellent wear resistance and chipping resistance. The tool for friction stir welding according to the present invention is a tool for friction stir welding used in friction stir welding processing, wherein the tool for friction stir welding includes a base material, the base material includes a first hard phase and a binder phase, and has a thermal conductivity of 45 W/m·K or less, the first hard phase is formed by WC particles, and the binder phase is formed by an iron group metal and is included in the base material at a volume ratio of 8% by volume or more and 28% by volume or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Osaka University, Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute
    Inventors: Hiroka Miyazaki, Hideki Moriguchi, Yoshiharu Utsumi, Hidetoshi Fujii, Yoshiaki Morisada
  • Publication number: 20140224859
    Abstract: A friction stir welding tool of the present invention is used for friction stir welding, and includes: a base material; and a coating layer formed on a surface of at least a portion of the base material that is to be caused to contact workpieces during friction stir welding, the base material being formed of a cemented carbide, and the coating layer containing cubic WC1-x and being formed by electrical discharge machining.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Utsumi, Hideki Moriguchi
  • Patent number: 8801816
    Abstract: There are provided a cemented carbide high in thermal diffusivity and excellent in wear resistance, and a cutting tool including a base material formed of this cemented carbide. The cemented carbide is a WC based cemented carbide in which a hard phase mainly constituted of WC grains is bound by a binder phase mainly constituted of Co, and is used for a cutting tool. The binder phase is substantially constituted of Co, or Co and Ni. A total content of Co and Ni is not less than 4.5 mass % and not more than 15 mass %. In this cemented carbide, the WC grains have an average diameter of not less than 0.4 ?m and not more than 4 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp., A.L.M.T. Corp.
    Inventors: Takuya Okuno, Kazuhiro Hirose, Hideki Moriguchi, Akihiko Ikegaya, Kazuo Sasaya, Yoshiharu Yamamoto