Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Nakano

Hiroyuki Nakano 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: 11161345
    Abstract: An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head, a wiper member, a cleaning liquid supply device, a cleaning liquid flow path, and a controller. The cleaning liquid flow path includes a vertical tubular member connected to the cleaning liquid supply device and extending upward, and a horizontal tubular member connected to an upper end of the vertical tubular member and extending in a horizontal direction. The controller extrudes a cleaning liquid in at least a part of the cleaning liquid flow path from a cleaning liquid supply port before control of a cleaning operation for wiping an ink ejection surface of the recording head, thereby performing control of an air bubble release operation of the cleaning liquid flow path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Noriaki Furukawa, Takashi Somete, Chikara Ishihara, Hiroyuki Ueda, Hiroomi Nakatsuji, Issei Nakano, Aiichiro Otana, Jun Nakano, Yasutaka Inui, Takuma Araki
  • Publication number: 20210331261
    Abstract: To provide a gear machining apparatus capable of correcting a tooth trace error without using a special tool when a hob cutter is cantilever-supported. A gear machining apparatus includes a hob cutter machining a tooth profile on a workpiece, a tool spindle device rotatably cantilever-supporting the hob cutter, a workpiece spindle device rotatably supporting the workpiece, a driving device moving the tool spindle device and the workpiece spindle device relatively to each other, a measuring device measuring the value corresponding to a bending amount of the hob cutter or a rotation synchronization shift of the workpiece spindle device with respect to the tool spindle device and a correction processing unit correcting a cutting amount of the hob cutter T or the rotation synchronization shift of the workpiece spindle device with respect to the tool spindle device based on the value measured by the measuring device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicant: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kento TAKEUCHI, Hisashi OTANI, Hiroyuki NAKANO, Shuntaro TAKASU, Yoshitaro OHSAKI, Tetsuro FURUHATA, Kazunari OGURA
  • Patent number: 11158443
    Abstract: A soft magnetic alloy contains a main component having a composition formula of (Fe(1?(?+?))X1?X2?)(1?(a+b+c+d))MaBbPcCd and auxiliary components including at least Ti, Mn and Al. In the composition formula, X1 is one or more selected from the group consisting of Co and Ni, X2 is one or more selected from the group consisting of Ag, Zn, Sn, As, Sb, Bi and a rare earth element, and M is one or more selected from the group consisting of Nb, Hf, Zr, Ta, Mo, W and V. In the composition formula, 0.030?a?0.100, 0.050?b?0.150, 0<c?0.030, 0<d?0.030, ??0, ??0, and 0??+??0.50 are satisfied. In the soft magnetic alloy, a content of Ti is 0.001 to 0.100 wt %, a content of Mn is 0.001 to 0.150 wt %, and a content of Al is 0.001 to 0.100 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Harada, Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Kenji Horino, Kazuhiro Yoshidome, Akito Hasegawa, Hajime Amano, Kensuke Ara, Seigo Tokoro, Masakazu Hosono, Takuma Nakano, Satoko Mori
  • Patent number: 11152145
    Abstract: Soft magnetic metal powder which includes a plurality of soft magnetic metal particles configured by a Fe-based nanocrystal alloy including Cu is provided, wherein the soft magnetic metal particles have core portions and first shell portions surrounding circumferences of the core portions; when an average crystallite size of Cu crystallites existing in the core portions is set as A, and the largest crystallite size of Cu crystallites existing in the first shell portions is set as B, B/A is 3.0 or more and 1000 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuma Nakano, Kazuhiro Yoshidome, Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Satoko Mori, Seigo Tokoro, Kenji Horino
  • Patent number: 11139651
    Abstract: An imaging panel includes multiple photoelectric conversion elements respectively mounted in multiple pixels defined by multiple gate lines and data lines formed on a substrate. The imaging panel further includes, outside pixel regions defined by the pixels, multiple first non-linear elements respectively connected to the data lines, multiple first protective wiring respectively connected to the data lines, and a first common wiring connected to the first non-linear elements. Each of the first non-linear elements is connected in a reverse-biased state between the data line connected to the first non-linear element and the first common wiring. Each of the first protective wiring extends to the edge of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Moriwaki, Makoto Nakazawa, Akinori Kubota, Fumiki Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210300044
    Abstract: The inkjet recording apparatus includes a conveyance belt, a conveyance plate, a suction unit, an inkjet head, and a cleaning unit. The conveyance belt has a plurality of through holes. The suction unit causes the conveyance belt to suck the sheet. The conveyance plate includes a plurality of through holes formed in bottom portions of the plurality of recessed portions. The inkjet head includes a head main body and a head end portion adjacent to the head main body, and faces an upper surface of the conveyance plate via the conveyance belt. The cleaning unit removes ink adhering to a lower surface of the head main body. A ratio of the recessed portions per unit area in a facing region of the conveyance plate facing the head end portion is smaller than a ratio of the recessed portions per unit area in a region other than the facing region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki UEDA, Chikara ISHIHARA, Takashi SOMETE, lssei NAKANO, Jun NAKANO, Hiroomi NAKATSUJI, Aiichiro OTANA, Takuma ARAKI, Noriaki FURUKAWA, Yasutaka INUI
  • Publication number: 20210300045
    Abstract: The inkjet recording apparatus includes a conveyance belt, a conveyance plate, a suction unit, an inkjet head, and a cleaning unit. The conveyance belt has a plurality of through holes. The conveyance plate includes a plurality of through holes formed in bottom portions of the plurality of recessed portions. The suction unit is configured to suck the sheet to the conveyance belt. The inkjet head includes a head main body and a head end portion adjacent to the head main body, and faces an upper surface of the conveyance plate via the conveyance belt. The cleaning unit removes ink adhering to a lower surface of the head main body. A depth of the recessed portion in a facing region facing the head end portion of the conveyance plate is shallower than a depth of the recessed portion in a region other than the facing region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki UEDA, Chikara Ishihara, Takashi Somete, Issei Nakano, Jun Nakano, Hiroomi Nakatsuji, Aiichiro Otana, Takuma Araki, Noriaki Furukawa, Yasutaka Inui
  • Patent number: 11119095
    Abstract: Provided is a method for measuring tyrosine phosphatase and tyrosine kinase activity, as a high-sensitivity measuring method, which is suitable for high throughput and which uses a compound represented by general formula (I) (in the formula, A represents a conjugated ring; L represents a linker or the like having a labeling substance at an end; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; and R2 and R3 each represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group or the like).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Shinichi Sato, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Hirofumi Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210270473
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes: a main body; and a tube sheet that is bonded to the main body with a brazing material and is used to fix the main body to a support by a fixing member. The tube sheet includes: a bonding surface to which the brazing material is applied; a rising portion that rises from the bonding surface; and a through-hole through which the fixing member is passed. The through-hole is opened at the rising portion, penetrates the tube sheet, and has an inner peripheral surface to which the brazing material is not applied. The main body includes heat transfer tubes through which refrigerant flows, and the tube sheet is bonded to surface of the heat transfer tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki NAKANO, Yasuhiro SASAI, Hiroharu KUBO
  • Patent number: 11077508
    Abstract: A gear machining apparatus performs cutting work for a workpiece and generates a gear by performing a feed operation of a gear cutter relative to the workpiece along a direction of an axis of the workpiece while synchronously rotating the gear cutter and the workpiece in a state in which an axis of the gear cutter is inclined with respect to a line parallel to the axis of the workpiece. The gear machining apparatus continuously performs cutting work for a first tooth flank and cutting work for a second tooth flank during a single feed operation, and changes a correction angle between the cutting work for the first tooth flank and the cutting work for the second tooth flank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: JTEKT Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakano, Hisashi Otani, Shuntaro Takasu
  • Patent number: 11033974
    Abstract: A gear machining apparatus and a gear machining method are provided. The gear machining apparatus performs cutting work for a workpiece and generates a gear by performing a feed operation of a gear cutter relative to the workpiece along a direction of an axis of the workpiece while synchronously rotating the gear cutter and the workpiece in a state in which an axis of the gear cutter is inclined with respect to a line parallel to the axis of the workpiece. The gear machining apparatus sets a correction angle to a first angle when cutting work for a second tooth flank is started after cutting work for a first tooth flank is finished, and moves the gear cutter from a first finish position to a second start position while rotating the workpiece and the gear cutter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: JTEKT Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakano, Hisashi Otani, Shuntaro Takasu
  • Publication number: 20210148651
    Abstract: A refrigeration apparatus includes: a casing that includes first and second spaces; a heat exchanger housed in the casing and including a heat exchange portion and a header collecting tube. The heat exchange portion includes a plurality of heat transfer tubes through which a refrigerant flows, is disposed in the first space, and causes the refrigerant to exchange heat with an air flow. The header collecting tube is connected to the heat transfer tubes and disposed in the second space. The refrigeration apparatus also includes a wind shielding plate including a wind shielding surface that shields the second space from the air flow, where the header collecting tube includes a header body portion that extends in a longitudinal direction of the header collecting tube, and the wind shielding plate is fixed to the header collecting tube and fixed to the casing or a component disposed in the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroharu Kubo, Hiroyuki Nakano, Yasuhiro Sasai
  • Publication number: 20210053130
    Abstract: A tooth groove machining method includes: defining a shift angle as a phase correction angle in skiving when shifting a reference point of a predetermined tooth groove of a workpiece in a circumferential direction of the workpiece; machining a first tooth side surface by the skiving with a gear cutting tool, by setting an intersection angle to a predetermined intersection angle, and by setting the phase correction angle to a first phase correction angle; and machining a second tooth side surface by the skiving with the same gear cutting tool as the gear cutting tool that machined the first tooth side surface, by setting the intersection angle to be the same with the predetermined intersection angle, and by setting the phase correction angle to a second phase correction angle different from the first phase correction angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Lin Zhang, Hisashi Otani, Hiroyuki Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210028158
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a light-emitting device that is able to output light with a shorter pulse. A light-emitting device according to the present disclosure includes a capacitor, one or more solid-state light-emitting elements that emit light when electric power is supplied from the capacitor, and a semiconductor switch that controls electric power supply from the capacitor to the solid-state light-emitting element. Furthermore, the solid-state light-emitting element is placed on an outer face of the capacitor, the semiconductor switch is placed on the outer face of the capacitor or provided inside the capacitor, and the capacitor includes a connecting electrode between outer electrodes, the connecting electrode allowing the solid-state light-emitting element and the semiconductor switch to be connected in series.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Naomi TAKIMOTO, Takahiro MATSUOKA, Takahito KUSHIMA, Tatsuya OHARA, Shota ANDO, Hiroyuki NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20210010727
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes a heat transfer unit (HTU) including a heat transfer channel portion (HTCP) and auxiliary heat transfer portions (AHTPs). The HTCP and the AHTPs extend in a direction and are disposed in another direction being perpendicular to the direction. One of the AHTPs is an AHTP adjacent to the HTCP in another direction. When viewed from the direction, the AHTP is at an end of the HTU in another direction. A distance from the AHTP to the HTCP in another direction is defined as a length, in a case where the HTU further includes a plurality of HTCPs, the length is larger than a distance between adjacent ones of the HTCPs in another direction, and in a caser where the heat exchanger further includes a plurality of HTUs, the length is larger than a distance between the HTUs adjacent to each other in a direction different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tooru Andou, Hiroyuki Nakano, Shun Yoshioka
  • Publication number: 20210003350
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes: heat transfer units that each comprise heat transfer channel portions and auxiliary heat transfer portions. The heat transfer channel portions and the auxiliary heat transfer portions extend in a first direction and are disposed in a second direction that intersects with or is perpendicular to the first direction. The heat transfer units are disposed in a third direction that is different from both of the first direction and the second direction. The heat transfer units each has an airflow-upstream region and an airflow-downstream region in the second direction. When the heat exchanger is used as an evaporator, the heat exchanger causes a refrigerant to flow into a heat transfer channel portion disposed in the airflow-upstream region, and then causes the refrigerant to flow out to a heat transfer channel portion disposed in the airflow-downstream region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakano, Tooru Andou, Hideyuki Kusaka, Shun Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 10734619
    Abstract: A battery device may include a battery frame, and a battery module disposed on the battery frame. The battery frame may include a base member, a slide base being disposed on an upper surface of the base member and being formed in a rectangular shape defined by a pair of first sides extending in a first direction and a pair of second sides extending in a second direction in a plan view, a plurality of metal springs being mounted on an upper surface of the slide base at intervals along the first direction of the slide base, and being extensible in a vertical direction, and a support plate being connected to upper sides of the plurality of springs and supporting the battery module on an upper surface of the support plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakano, Kenta Asano
  • Publication number: 20200171610
    Abstract: A tool unit includes a rotary tool, a first holder which is connected to a first end portion of the rotary tool in an axial direction of the rotary tool, a second holder connected to a second end portion of the rotary tool in the axial direction of the rotary tool, and a third holder having a first support surface rotatably supports an outer circumferential surface of the first holder at a side of the first end portion of the rotary tool and a second support surface rotatably supports an outer circumferential surface of the second holder at a side of the second end portion of the rotary tool, the third holder being connected to the spindle housing so as not to be relatively rotatable to the spindle housing. According to this configuration, displacement of the rotary tool in the radial direction can be restricted effectively by the third unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisashi OTANI, Seiji KAKAMI, Hiroyuki NAKANO, Koji TOYAMA, Yuki KONNO
  • Publication number: 20200130120
    Abstract: A machine tool includes a workpiece holder, a tool holder holding working tools that includes a hob cutter used in a rough machining and a skiving cutter used in a finish machining, a tool magazine, a tool replacing device replacing one of the working tools mounted on the tool holder with the other of working tools housed in the tool magazine, a rough machining controlling section performing the rough machining on the workpiece, a tool measuring device measuring a position of a blade in a rotation direction of the skiving cutter, an angle correcting section correcting a rotation angle of the skiving cutter based on a result measured by the tool measuring device, and placing a tooth space formed in the workpiece and an edge tip of the blade in a position corresponding to each other, and a finish machining controlling section by which workpiece is finish machined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: JTEKT Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuki NATSUDA, Kento TAKEUCHI, Hisashi OTANI, Hiroyuki NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10625392
    Abstract: The present invention is a polishing pad formed by foamed polyurethane, with a content of S phase in the foamed polyurethane, as determined by pulsed NMR measurement at 25° C., exceeding 70%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: NITTA HAAS INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Yohei Murakami, Nobuyuki Oshima, Hiroyuki Nakano