Patents by Inventor Isao Nishimura

Isao Nishimura 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: 10836111
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a reinforcing fiber base material includes a placement step of placing a sheet-shaped reinforcing fiber material piece, in which reinforcing fibers are arranged so as to extend in one direction and bound together with a thermoplastic resin, on a table so that the orientation direction of the reinforcing fibers is at an angle with respect to a longitudinal direction of the reinforcing fiber base material, and a welding step in which, in a state in which a previously placed reinforcing fiber material piece and the reinforcing fiber material piece placed subsequent thereto are abutted against each other in the longitudinal direction, adjoining edges of the two reinforcing fiber material pieces are welded together to form a continuous sheet shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: TSUDAKOMA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Isao Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20200344870
    Abstract: To provide a circuit board that has excellent smoothness and capable of reducing a transmission loss of a high-frequency electrical signal. The circuit board according to the present invention includes a wiring portion and a non-wiring portion, the wiring portion having a metal layer and a resin layer, the non-wiring portion having a resin layer, the resin layer at a frequency 10 GHz having a relative permittivity of from 2 to 3 at 23° C., and the circuit board satisfying a relationship: (A?B)/B?0.1 wherein A is the maximum value of the thickness in the wiring portion (?m) and B is the minimum value of the thickness in the non-wiring portion (?m).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Isao NISHIMURA, Nobuyuki MIYAKI, Toshiaki KADOTA, Shintarou FUJITOMI, Tomotaka SHINODA
  • Publication number: 20200281076
    Abstract: Provided is a high-frequency circuit laminate that can reduce the transmission loss of electrical signals in high-frequency circuits and produce circuit boards with excellent smoothness. The high-frequency circuit laminate according to the present invention includes a metal layer and a resin layer which are laminated in contact with each other, the resin layer having an elastic modulus from 0.1 to 3 GPa, and the resin layer having an dielectric loss tangent from 0.001 to 0.01 and a relative permittivity from 2 to 3 at a frequency of 10 GHz at 23° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Isao NISHIMURA, Nobuyuki MIYAKI, Toshiaki KADOTA, Shintarou FUJITOMI, Tomotaka SHINODA
  • Publication number: 20190351628
    Abstract: A manufacturing apparatus includes a support structure which supports a lay-up head and a trimming head, a guide member which is provided corresponding to the support structure and supports the support structure so that the support structure is movable along a lay-up base, and a driving mechanism which moves the support structure on the guide member, in which in the lay-up process, the support structure allows the trimming head supported on the support structure to be placed in a trimming head retracted position which does not interfere with the lay-up head, in the trimming process, the support structure allows the lay-up head supported on the support structure to be placed in a lay-up head retracted position which does not interfere with the trimming head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: TSUDAKOMA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Isao NISHIMURA
  • Patent number: 10406795
    Abstract: A cutting mechanism includes a cutter roll and a rotational driving mechanism for rotationally driving the cutter roll. The cutter roll has a roll body and a blade portion protruding from a peripheral surface of the roll body. The blade portion is formed at a same position on a circumference of the roll body and extends in an axial direction of the roll body. The cutter roll is arranged so that the axial direction is at a predetermined angle with respect to a pull-out direction of the reinforcing fiber material. The cutting mechanism further includes a slide mechanism that displaces cutter roll in the axial direction toward a side in the pull-out direction of the reinforcing fiber material at least when the reinforcing fiber material is cut.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: TSUDAKOMA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao Nishimura, Mitsunobu Futakuchi
  • Publication number: 20190248659
    Abstract: Realized is a solid substance concentration managing method which allows quick detection of an abnormality in a chemical reactor. The present invention is an invention of a solid substance concentration managing method of managing a concentration of a solid substance which is contained in a residue that is discharged in a reaction product gas processing step included in a trichlorosilane producing method, the solid substance concentration managing method including a concentration measuring step of measuring the concentration of the solid substance which is contained in an after-crystallization residue that is obtained by crystallizing part of aluminum chloride.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Junichi ISHIDA, Masami ENOKUCHI, Isao YAMASHITA, Yoshikazu KODAMA, Hiroyuki NISHIMURA
  • Patent number: 10272426
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of producing a microfluidic device, a microfluidic device, and a photosensitive resin composition, the method including the steps of: forming a resin layer on a support from a photosensitive resin composition that includes a compound having at least two radical-polymerizable groups, a photoradical generator, a compound having at least two cationically reactive groups, a photocation generator, and at least one compound selected from a protective group-containing amine, a photodegradable base, an imide structure-containing compound, an amide structure-containing compound and an urea structure-containing compound; partially UV-exposing and developing the resin layer; preparing a laminate by placing a cover material on the thus developed resin layer; and UV-exposing the thus obtained laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Isao Nishimura, Kenji Hoshiko, Masahiro Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10167158
    Abstract: A slitter device includes a first tension detecting unit for obtaining a raw-cloth tension value which is a tension value of a sheet material fed out from a let-off mechanism, a second tension detecting unit for obtaining a divided material tension value which is the sum of the tension values of each of divided sheet materials, and a drive control device which includes a comparator to which the first tension detecting unit and the second tension detecting unit are connected, and which compares the raw-cloth tension value and the divided material tension value with each other; and a drive controller which controls an operating state of a roll driving motor such that the raw-cloth tension value and the divided material tension value coincide or substantially coincide with each other based on the comparison result of the comparator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: TSUDAKOMA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Isao Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20180127227
    Abstract: A slitter device includes a first tension detecting unit for obtaining a raw-cloth tension value which is a tension value of a sheet material fed out from a let-off mechanism, a second tension detecting unit for obtaining a divided material tension value which is the sum of the tension values of each of divided sheet materials, and a drive control device which includes a comparator to which the first tension detecting unit and the second tension detecting unit are connected, and which compares the raw-cloth tension value and the divided material tension value with each other; and a drive controller which controls an operating state of a roll driving motor such that the raw-cloth tension value and the divided material tension value coincide or substantially coincide with each other based on the comparison result of the comparator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: TSUDAKOMA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Isao NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20180037018
    Abstract: A cutting mechanism includes a cutter roll and a rotational driving mechanism for rotationally driving the cutter roll. The cutter roll has a roll body and a blade portion protruding from a peripheral surface of the roll body. The blade portion is formed at a same position on a circumference of the roll body and extends in an axial direction of the roll body. The cutter roll is arranged so that the axial direction is at a predetermined angle with respect to a pull-out direction of the reinforcing fiber material. The cutting mechanism further includes a slide mechanism that displaces cutter roll in the axial direction toward a side in the pull-out direction of the reinforcing fiber material at least when the reinforcing fiber material is cut.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Isao Nishimura, Mitsunobu Futakuchi
  • Publication number: 20170326809
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a reinforcing fiber base material includes a placement step of placing a sheet-shaped reinforcing fiber material piece, in which reinforcing fibers are arranged so as to extend in one direction and bound together with a thermoplastic resin, on a table so that the orientation direction of the reinforcing fibers is at an angle with respect to a longitudinal direction of the reinforcing fiber base material, and a welding step in which, in a state in which a previously placed reinforcing fiber material piece and the reinforcing fiber material piece placed subsequent thereto are abutted against each other in the longitudinal direction, adjoining edges of the two reinforcing fiber material pieces are welded together to form a continuous sheet shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventor: Isao Nishimura
  • Patent number: 9636903
    Abstract: An automatic lay-up machine includes a head device and a support mechanism. The head device includes a sheet supplying unit that supplies a prepreg sheet including sheet-shaped prepreg and release paper bonded to a surface of the prepreg, a lay-up unit that lays up the prepreg on a receiving surface by pressing the prepreg sheet against the receiving surface, and a sheet take-up unit that takes up the release paper separated from the prepreg. The support mechanism supports the head device and includes a mechanism for moving the head device in a lay-up direction of the prepreg and a width direction of the prepreg sheet. The head device is moved in the width direction while a position of an edge of the prepreg sheet coincides with a lay-up position and an end portion of the prepreg sheet is pressed against the receiving surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: TSUDAKOMA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Isao Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20160310944
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of producing a microfluidic device, a microfluidic device, and a photosensitive resin composition, the method including the steps of: forming a resin layer on a support from a photosensitive resin composition that includes a compound having at least two radical-polymerizable groups, a photoradical generator, a compound having at least two cationically reactive groups, a photocation generator, and at least one compound selected from a protective group-containing amine, a photodegradable base, an imide structure-containing compound, an amide structure-containing compound and an urea structure-containing compound; partially UV-exposing and developing the resin layer; preparing a laminate by placing a cover material on the thus developed resin layer; and UV-exposing the thus obtained laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Applicant: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Isao NISHIMURA, Kenji HOSHIKO, Masahiro KANEKO
  • Patent number: 9348226
    Abstract: A radiation-sensitive resin composition comprising an acid-labile group-containing resin obtained by living radical polymerization having a specific structure which is insoluble or scarcely soluble in alkali, but becomes alkali soluble by the action of an acid, and a photoacid generator, wherein the ratio of weight average molecular weight to number average molecular weight (weight average molecular weight/number average molecular weight) of the acid-labile group-containing resin is smaller than 1.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Isao Nishimura, Kouichi Fujiwara, Eiichi Kobayashi, Tsutomu Shimokawa, Atsushi Nakamura, Eiji Yoneda, Yong Wang
  • Publication number: 20150328876
    Abstract: An automatic lay-up machine includes a head device and a support mechanism. The head device includes a sheet supplying unit that supplies a prepreg sheet including sheet-shaped prepreg and release paper bonded to a surface of the prepreg, a lay-up unit that lays up the prepreg on a receiving surface by pressing the prepreg sheet against the receiving surface, and a sheet take-up unit that takes up the release paper separated from the prepreg. The support mechanism supports the head device and includes a mechanism for moving the head device in a lay-up direction of the prepreg and a width direction of the prepreg sheet. The head device is moved in the width direction while a position of an edge of the prepreg sheet coincides with a lay-up position and an end portion of the prepreg sheet is pressed against the receiving surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: TSUDAKOMA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Isao NISHIMURA
  • Patent number: 9096402
    Abstract: A sheet material supplying device includes a tension detection device that detects tensions at both end portions of the unprocessed sheet material in a widthwise direction of the sheet material; an engaging roller that engages the sheet material at a location that is upstream of the processing section in a path of the sheet material that is drawn out; a supporting mechanism that supports both end portions of the engaging roller and that is displaceably supported with respect to the frame such that an axis of the engaging roller is tiltable in a direction that crosses a sheet surface of the sheet material with which the engaging roller engages; an actuator that is connected to the supporting mechanism and that displaces the supporting mechanism; and a drive control device that controls driving of the actuator on the basis of the tensions detected by the tension detection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: TSUDAKOMA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Isao Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20140014761
    Abstract: A sheet material supplying device includes a tension detection device that detects tensions at both end portions of the unprocessed sheet material in a widthwise direction of the sheet material; an engaging roller that engages the sheet material at a location that is upstream of the processing section in a path of the sheet material that is drawn out; a supporting mechanism that supports both end portions of the engaging roller and that is displaceably supported with respect to the frame such that an axis of the engaging roller is tiltable in a direction that crosses a sheet surface of the sheet material with which the engaging roller engages; an actuator that is connected to the supporting mechanism and that displaces the supporting mechanism; and a drive control device that controls driving of the actuator on the basis of the tensions detected by the tension detection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2013
    Publication date: January 16, 2014
    Inventor: Isao NISHIMURA
  • Patent number: 8043786
    Abstract: The invention provides novel acid generators which are unproblematic in combustibility and accumulation inside the human body and can generate acids having high acidities and high boiling points and exhibiting properly short diffusion lengths in resist coating films and which permit the formation of resist patterns excellent smoothness with little dependence on the denseness of a mask pattern; sulfonic acids generated from the acid generators; sulfonyl halides useful as raw material in the synthesis of the acid generators; and radiation-sensitive resin compositions containing the acid generators. The acid generators have structures represented by the general formula (I), wherein R1 is a monovalent substituent such as alkoxycarbonyl, alkylsulfonyl, or alkoxysulfonyl; R2 to R4 are each hydrogen or alkyl; k is an integer of 0 or above; and n is an integer of 0 to 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2011
    Assignee: JSR Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Ebata, Yong Wang, Isao Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20100150782
    Abstract: A dispensing nozzle includes a holding tube portion that holds a fluid as a dispensing target; and a discharge end face that is formed at a tip of the holding tube portion and that sucks in and discharges the fluid through an opening formed thereon. The discharge end face has a greater contact angle with the fluid than an inner face of the holding tube portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2010
    Publication date: June 17, 2010
    Applicant: Beckman Coulter, Inc.
    Inventors: Norichika Fukushima, Isao Nishimura, Mariko Takeya
  • Patent number: 7733513
    Abstract: A first scanner unit and a second scanner unit simultaneously read the front surface and rear surface of a document, respectively, once stores the read image data in a first memory while adjusting the timing by a memory I/F, and then transfers the same to an ASIC. The image data is read out of the first memory and is inputted into an R channel and a B channel at an identical timing. The ASIC executes predetermined image processings and stores monochrome data on the front surface and rear surface of the document in a second memory through a PCI bus in parallel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Limited
    Inventor: Isao Nishimura