Patents by Inventor Junichi Hamada

Junichi Hamada 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: 20210140569
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel pipe contains, by mass %: C: 0.001% to 0.100%; Si: 0.01% to 2.00%; Mn: 0.01% to 2.00%; P: 0.001% to 0.05%; S: 0.0001% to 0.005%; Cr: 10.5% to 20.0%; Sn: 0.001% to 0.600%; Ti: 0.001% to 1.000%; Al: 0.001% to 0.100%; and N: 0.001% to 0.02%, with a balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities, the ferritic stainless steel pipe includes a pipe-end-thickened portion at a pipe end portion, and a gap distance d (?un) formed at the pipe end portion satisfies a relationship of d?Cr2/(1000 Sn) (in the expression, Cr and Sn represent amounts (mass %) of respective elements).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL Stainless Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Masatoshi ABE, Junichi HAMADA, Nobuhiko HIRAIDE
  • Publication number: 20210108283
    Abstract: A ferritic stainless steel sheet and a steel pipe as a material suitable for a heat-resistant component that is required to have especially excellent formability are provided. The ferritic stainless steel sheet contains 10 to 20 mass % of Cr and a predetermined amount of C, Si, Mn, P, S, Al and one or both of Ti and Nb, a {111}-orientation intensity being 5 or more and {411}-orientation intensity being less than 3 at a portion in the vicinity of a sheet-thickness central portion of the ferritic stainless steel sheet. Further, with similar composition and by setting {111}<110>-orientation intensity at 4.0 or more and {311}<136>-orientation intensity at less than 3.0, a relationship rm??1.0t+3.0 (t(mm): sheet thickness, rm: average r-value) is satisfied, thereby providing a ferritic stainless steel sheet and a steel pipe with excellent formability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi HAMADA, Kou NISHIMURA, Jun ARAKI, Nozomu FUKUDA, Toshio TANOUE
  • Publication number: 20210040590
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel includes: in terms of % by mass, C: 0.001% to 0.100%; Si: 0.01% to 5.00%; Mn: 0.01% to 2.00%; P: 0.050% or less; S: 0.0100% or less; Cr: 9.0% to 25.0%; Ti: 0.001% to 1.00%; Al: 0.001% to 5.000%; and N: 0.001% to 0.050%, with a balance being Fe and impurities, wherein in a region from a steel surface to a depth of 5 nm, and not exceeding a thickness of a passive film, a total amount of Al and Si is 1.0 atomic % or more, an amount of Cr is 10.0 atomic % or more, and an amount of Fe is 85.0 atomic % or less, in terms of cation fraction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL Stainless Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Masatoshi ABE, Junichi HAMADA, Nobuhiko HIRAIDE, Atsutaka HAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210032718
    Abstract: A ferritic stainless steel sheet is provided that has a chemical composition consisting of, in mass %, C: 0.001 to 0.020%, Si: 0.02 to 1.50%, Mn: 0.02 to 1.50%, P: 0.01 to 0.05%, S: 0.0001 to 0.01%, Cr: 10.0 to 25.0%, Ti: 0.01 to 0.30%, N: 0.001 to 0.030%, and optional elements, with the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities, wherein: a grain size number is 6 or more; the ferritic stainless steel sheet satisfies the formulas [A+B?12.0/t], [X+Y?12.0/(t?0.3)] and [(X+Y)?(A+B)?5.0] with respect to crystal orientation intensities of a ferrite phase obtained by X-ray diffraction; and the sheet thickness is 1.0 mm or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koh NISHIMURA, Yoshiharu INOUE, Junichi HAMADA
  • Patent number: 10894995
    Abstract: The present invention particularly has as its technical problem to provide austenitic stainless steel sheet used as the material for housings of turbochargers in which excellent heat resistance and workability are demanded. The austenitic stainless steel sheet according to the present invention comprises, by mass %, C: 0.005 to 0.2%, Si: 0.1 to 4%, Mn: 0.1 to 10%, Ni: 2 to 25%, Cr: 15 to 30%, N: 0.01 to less than 0.4%, Al: 0.001 to 1%, Cu: 0.05 to 4%, Mo: 0.02 to 3%, V: 0.02 to 1%, P: 0.05% or less, and S: 0.01% or less, comprises a balance of Fe and unavoidable impurities, and has an annealing twin frequency of 40% or more and is excellent in heat resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Hamada, Chikako Takushima, Atsuhisa Yakawa
  • Publication number: 20200412918
    Abstract: A wearable camera includes a capturing portion configured to capture a subject around a user, a control portion configured to control capturing processing of the capturing portion and charging processing of a battery, an upper housing that is mountable to the user and accommodates the capturing portion and the control portion, and a lower housing that accommodates the battery for supplying power to the upper housing, is detachably attached to the upper housing, and has a contact terminal which is exposed to an outside and is used for charging the battery, wherein the lower housing is configured to be connected to a charging stand via the contact terminal such that the battery is charged in a state where the lower housing is attached to the upper housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Junichi HAMADA, Shinichi MURATA, Yu JOJIMA, Noboru TAKADA, Masashi NAKAMURA, Koji TANIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200413034
    Abstract: In an asset management system, a wearable camera mountable by a police officer and a server that manages information regarding the wearable camera are connected to enable a communication. The wearable camera repeatedly diagnoses whether or not the wearable camera has failure at a predetermined timing, and notifies the server of a diagnosis result. The server is connected to a database, accumulates the diagnosis result of the wearable camera in the database every time the server receives the diagnosis result of the wearable camera, and displays the diagnosis result of the wearable camera on an external terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Minoru HAGIO, Junichi HAMADA, Masahiro NOMOTO, Shinichi ARAI
  • Patent number: 10793930
    Abstract: A steel material contains, in mass %, C: 0.005 to 0.050, N: 0.05 to 0.30, Si: 0.1 to 1.5, Mn: 0.1 to 7.0, P: 0.005 to 0.100, S: 0.0001 to 0.0200, Cr: 18.0 to 28.0, Cu: 0.1 to 3.0, Ni: 0.1 to 8.0, Mo: 0.1 to 5.0, Al: 0.001 to 0.050, B: 0.0001 to 0.0200, and Ca: 0.0001 to 0.0100. An area ratio of an austenitic phase ranges from 30% to 70% and formulae (I) and (II) below are satisfied. 1.03?[% Cr*F]/[% Cr]?1.40??Formula (I) 1.05?[% Mn*A]/[% Mn]?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsutaka Hayashi, Nobuhiko Hiraide, Junichi Hamada
  • Patent number: 10752973
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel contains, by mass %, C: 0.001% to 0.030%; Si: 0.01% to 1.00%. Mn: 0.01% to 2.00%, P: 0.050% or less, S: 0.0100% or less, Cr: 11.0% to 30.0%, Mo: 0.01% to 3.00%, Ti: 0.001% to 0.050%, Al: 0.001% to 0.030%, Nb: 0.010% to 1.000%, and N: 0.050% or less, with a remainder being Fe and inevitable impurities, wherein an amount of Al, an amount of Ti, and an amount of Si (mass %) satisfy Al/Ti?8.4Si-0.78.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatoshi Abe, Junichi Hamada, Nobuhiko Hiraide, Norihiro Kanno, Shigeo Fukumoto, Shigeru Kaneko, Atsutaka Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200232062
    Abstract: The present invention provides a rolled ferritic stainless steel material excellent in corrosion resistance and toughness, in particular suitable as a material for a flange and a method for producing the same and flange part. The rolled ferritic stainless steel material contains, by mass %, C: 0.001 to 0.08%, Si: 0.01 to 1.0%, Mn: 0.01 to 1.0%, P: 0.01 to 0.05%, S: 0.0002 to 0.01%, Cr: 10.0 to 25.0%, and N: 0.001 to 0.05%, has a balance of Fe and unavoidable impurities, has a thickness of 5 mm or more, and has an area ratio of crystal grains with a <011> direction within 15° from the rolling direction of 20% or more in a cross-section parallel to the rolling direction at any location between the left and right ends of the steel sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi HAMADA, Koji ITO
  • Patent number: 10648053
    Abstract: The present invention provides a rolled ferritic stainless steel material excellent in corrosion resistance and toughness, in particular suitable as a material for a flange and a method for producing the same and flange part. The rolled ferritic stainless steel material contains, by mass %, C: 0.001 to 0.08%, Si: 0.01 to 1.0%, Mn: 0.01 to 1.0%, P: 0.01 to 0.05%, S: 0.0002 to 0.01%, Cr: 10.0 to 25.0%, and N: 0.001 to 0.05%, has a balance of Fe and unavoidable impurities, has a thickness of 5 mm or more, and has an area ratio of crystal grains with a <011> direction within 15° from the rolling direction of 20% or more in a cross-section parallel to the rolling direction at any location between the left and right ends of the steel sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Hamada, Koji Ito
  • Publication number: 20200131595
    Abstract: The present invention particularly has as its technical problem to provide austenitic stainless steel sheet used as the material for housings of turbochargers in which excellent heat resistance and workability are demanded. The austenitic stainless steel sheet according to the present invention comprises, by mass %, C: 0.005 to 0.2%, Si: 0.1 to 4%, Mn: 0.1 to 10%, Ni: 2 to 25%, Cr: 15 to 30%, N: 0.01 to less than 0.4%, Al: 0.001 to 1%, Cu: 0.05 to 4%, Mo: 0.02 to 3%, V: 0.02 to 1%, P: 0.05% or less, and S: 0.01% or less, comprises a balance of Fe and unavoidable impurities, and has an annealing twin frequency of 40% or more and is excellent in heat resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi HAMADA, Chikako TAKUSHIMA, Atsuhisa YAKAWA
  • Patent number: 10603712
    Abstract: A method of increasing the thickness of a tube which increases a thickness of an end part of a tube without a burr being formed, comprising placing a tube 21 between a die 25 and mandrel 22 in the state with a space for increasing the thickness between a small diameter part 22a of the mandrel 22 and a first end part 21a of a tube 21 and between a large diameter hole part 25C of the die 25 and a second end part 21b of the tube 21, using a first upsetting punch 23 and a second upsetting punch 24 to respectively process the first end part 21a and the second end part 21b of the tube 21, pulling out the mandrel 22 from the tube 31 in the state with the second upsetting punch 24 constraining the second end part 31b of the tube 31, and using the first upsetting punch 23 to push up the first end part 31a of the tube 31 to take out the tube 31 from the die 25.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuji Yamamoto, Junichi Hamada, Atsuhisa Yakawa, Mitsuhiro Fujinaga
  • Publication number: 20200024682
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel sheet contains, by mass %: C: 0.001% to 0.020%; Si: 0.01% to 4.00%; Mn: 0.01% to 3.00%; P: 0.010% to 0.040%; S: 0.0001% to 0.0100%; Cr: 10.0% to 15.0%; N: 0.001% to 0.020%; Al: 0.50% to 10.0%; and either one or both of Ti: 0.05% to 0.40% and Nb: 0.05% to 0.40%, with the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities, in which Cr/(Si+Al) is 10.0 or less, and a specific gravity is 7.6 g/cm3 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL Stainless Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi HAMADA, Masatoshi ABE, Atsutaka HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10513747
    Abstract: A ferritic stainless steel sheet containing, by mass %, C: 0.020% or less, Cr: 10.0% to 25.0%, N: 0.020% or less, Sn: 0.010% to 0.50%, and one or more of Ti: 0.60% or less, Nb: 0.60% or less, V: 0.60% or less, and Zr: 0.60% or less so as to satisfy Equation (1): (Ti/48+V/51+Zr/91+Nb/93)/(C/12+N/14)?1.0, wherein a difference between a stress ?1 (N/mm2) after prestrain imparting tensile deformation with 7.5% of strain, and an upper yield stress ?2 (N/mm2) when the steel sheet is subjected to heat treatment at 200° C. for 30 minutes and then to tension again after the tensile deformation is 8 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ken Kimura, Junichi Hamada, Eiichiro Ishimaru, Akihito Yamagishi, Naoto Hansaki
  • Patent number: 10450623
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel sheet contains, in terms of % by mass, 0.02% or less of C, 0.02% or less of N, 0.10% to 0.60% of Si, 0.10% to 0.80% of Mn, 15.0% to 21.0% of Cr, more than 2.00% to 3.50% or less of Cu, 0.30% to 0.80% of Nb, 1.00% to 2.50% of Mo, and 0.0003% to 0.0030% of B, with a remainder being Fe and unavoidable impurities, wherein a maximum particle size of ?-Cu that is present in a structure is 20 nm to 200 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiro Kanno, Junichi Hamada, Yoshiharu Inoue
  • Publication number: 20190300980
    Abstract: A steel material contains, in mass %, C: 0.005 to 0.050, N: 0.05 to 0.30, Si: 0.1 to 1.5, Mn: 0.1 to 7.0, P: 0.005 to 0.100, S: 0.0001 to 0.0200, Cr: 18.0 to 28.0, Cu: 0.1 to 3.0, Ni: 0.1 to 8.0, Mo: 0.1 to 5.0, Al: 0.001 to 0.050, B: 0.0001 to 0.0200, and Ca: 0.0001 to 0.0100. An area ratio of an austenitic phase ranges from 30% to 70% and formulae (I) and (II) below are satisfied. 1.03?[% Cr*F]/[% Cr]?1.40??Formula (I) 1.05?[% Mn*A]/[% Mn]?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsutaka HAYASHI, Nobuhiko HIRAIDE, Junichi HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20190226047
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel contains, by mass %, C: 0.001% to 0.030%; Si: 0.01% to 1.00%. Mn: 0.01% to 2.00%, P: 0.050% or less, S: 0.0100% or less, Cr: 11.0% to 30.0%, Mo: 0.01% to 3.00%, Ti: 0.001% to 0.050%, Al: 0.001% to 0.030%, Nb: 0.010% to 1.000%, and N: 0.050% or less, with a remainder being Fe and inevitable impurities, wherein an amount of Al, an amount of Ti, and an amount of Si (mass %) satisfy Al/Ti?8.4Si-0.78.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatoshi ABE, Junichi HAMADA, Nobuhiko HIRAIDE, Norihiro KANNO, Shigeo FUKUMOTO, Shigeru KANEKO, Atsutaka HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10358689
    Abstract: Ferritic stainless steel sheet which is excellent in ridging resistance which comprises, by mass %, Cr: 10 to 30%, Sn: 0.005 to 1%, C: 0.001 to 0.1%, N: 0.001 to 0.1%, Si: 0.01 to 3.0%, Mn: 0.01 to 3.0%, P: 0.005 to 0.1%, and S: 0.0001 to 0.01% and has a balance of Fe and unavoidable impurities and which has an X-ray diffraction strength in the {100}<012> orientation from a surface layer to t/4 (“t” is sheet thickness) of 2 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Hamada, Eiichiro Ishimaru
  • Patent number: 10260134
    Abstract: A heat-resistant cold rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet containing, in mass %, 0.02% or less of C, 0.1% to 1.0% of Si, greater than 0.6% to 1.5% of Mn, 0.01% to 0.05% of P, 0.0001% to 0.0100% of S, 13.0% to 20.0% of Cr, 0.1% to 3.0% of Mo, 0.005% to 0.20% of Ti, 0.3% to 1.0% of Nb, 0.0002% to 0.0050% of B, 0.005% to 0.50% of Al, 0.02% or less of N, with the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, in which {111}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 20% or greater in a region from a surface layer to t/4 (t is a sheet thickness), {111}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 40% or greater in a region from t/4 to t/2, and {011}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 15% or less in the entire region in a thickness direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Hamada, Yuji Koyama, Yoshiharu Inoue, Tadashi Komori, Fumio Fudanoki, Toshio Tanoue, Naoto Ono