Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Hirose

Kazuhiro Hirose 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: 10703032
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a hollow part with a branch, including a resin filling step of filling a mold, the mold having a main cavity in which a hollowing piece is placed, and a branch cavity to communicate with the main cavity, in which a slide shaft is inserted to advance and withdraw, and that forms a branch pipe portion in an annular space between the branch cavity and the slide shaft, a step of forming a hollow main pipe portion by moving the hollowing piece to force excess resin out of the main cavity, and a shaft removing step of withdrawing the slide shaft to form a branch hollow portion, the hollow part with a branch being made of a resin and having the branch pipe portion integrally connected to the main pipe portion such that the main hollow portion and the branch hollow portion communicate with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: TOYODA IRON WORKS CO., LTD., RP TOPLA LIMITED
    Inventors: Kunihiro Iwata, Hideaki Sakai, Yasuhiro Sone, Takashi Hirose, Kazuhiro Yokobori
  • Patent number: 10626976
    Abstract: A scissor gear oil supplying structure includes: a scissor gear that is provided on an outer the circumference of a tip end portion of a shaft; a first oil passage; a second oil passage that extends from the first oil passage in the radial direction; an extension hole that is opened at the front end surface of the shaft; a female screw that is formed in the first oil passage on the rear side of the second oil passage; a rotating member; and a bolt that is inserted into the extension hole and the first oil passage to fasten the rotating member to the shaft and is screwed into the female screw, in which lubricating oil is guided from the first oil passage to the second oil passage along a gap between thread grooves of the female screw and thread ridges of the bolt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroaki Mori, Kazuhiro Hirose, Tsutomu Asakura, Naoki Mizukami
  • Patent number: 10550275
    Abstract: An UV-LED curable clear ink composition for ink jet printing including 44 to 80% by mass of a photo-polymerizable mono-functional monomer, 15 to 50% by mass of a photo-polymerizable poly-functional monomer and 5 to 15% by mass of an acylphosphine photo-polymerization initiator, and having a viscosity at 25° C. of 1 to 50 mPa·s, wherein the photo-polymerizable mono-functional monomer and the photo-polymerizable poly-functional monomer include a photo-polymerizable monomer having at least one of functional groups including an amide group and an amino group, and the photo-polymerizable monomer is contained in an amount of 5 to 20% by mass based on a total amount of photo-polymerizable mono-functional monomer and photo-polymerizable poly-functional monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: SAKATA INX CORP.
    Inventors: Tadashi Hirose, Kazuhiro Fuke
  • Patent number: 10543695
    Abstract: A photocurable white ink composition for inkjet printing contains: a photopolymerizable compound that contains: virtually no vinyl formamide; 0.1 to 20 percent by mass of a monofunctional monomer containing an ether group relative to the total mass of the photopolymerizable component; 35 to 70 percent by mass of a monofunctional monomer containing a cyclic structure relative to the total mass of the photopolymerizable component; 5 to 40 percent by mass of a multifunctional monomer relative to the total mass of the photopolymerizable component; an acyl phosphine oxide photopolymerization initiator by 3 to 20 percent by mass relative to the total mass of the photopolymerizable component; and titanium dioxide; wherein, the viscosity of said photocurable white ink composition for inkjet printing is 100 mPa·s or less at 25° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Sakata Inx Corporation
    Inventors: Tadashi Hirose, Kazuhiro Fuke
  • Publication number: 20190325558
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a partial image generator configured to generate a partial image having a point-of-interest designated by a user, from a 360-degree image, a user interface (UI) unit configured to receive an indication of the point-of-interest via a UI screen for displaying the partial image, and a point-of-interest registering unit configured to register the point-of-interest, in response to a request from the user via the UI screen. The information processing apparatus also includes an interpolation line calculator configured to calculate an interpolation line for interpolating between a most recently registered point-of-interest and a current point-of-interest, and an interpolation line registering unit configured to register an interpolation line between the designated point-of-interest and a point-of-interest designated immediately prior to the designated point-of-interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuhiro OHBA, Keitaro SHIMIZU, Hitomi MIZUTANI, Tomohiko SASAKI, Tetsuyuki OSAKI, Mitsuhiko HIROSE
  • Patent number: 10351288
    Abstract: A paper sheets pre-processing apparatus of an embodiment includes a large band remover, a small bundle coupler, a small band remover and an accumulator. The large band remover conveys a bundle in which a plurality of paper sheets are bound by small bands and a predetermined number of small bundles are bound by a large band, and removes the large band from the bundle. The small bundle coupler conveys the predetermined number of small bundles included in the bundle from which the large band is removed by the large band remover, and couples the predetermined number of small bundles to each other. The small band remover separates a single small bundle from the small bundles coupled by the small bundle coupler and removes the small band from the small bundle. The accumulator accumulates the paper sheets from which the small band is removed by the small band remover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kenichi Hirose, Kazuhiro Mukai, Masahiro Nagao, Junichi Inoue, Toshinori Utsugi, Osamu Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20190160546
    Abstract: A surface-coated cutting tool includes a substrate and a coating film. The coating film includes an alternate layer. The alternate layer includes a first layer having a first composition and a second layer having a second composition. The alternate layer is formed by alternately stacking at least one first layer and at least one second layer. The first layer and the second layer each have a thickness not smaller than 2 nm and not greater than 100 nm. The first composition is expressed as TiaAlbSicN (0.25?a?0.45, 0.55?b?0.75, 0?c?0.1, a+b+c=1). The second composition is expressed as TidAleSifN (0.35?d?0.55, 0.45?e?0.65, 0?f?0.1, d+e+f=1). The first composition and the second composition satisfy a condition of 0.05?d?a?0.2 and 0.05?b?e?0.2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Shuhei Misumi, Haruyo Fukui, Shinya Imamura, Kazuhiro Hirose, Hiroki Takeshita
  • Publication number: 20180335111
    Abstract: A cam shaft drive device includes a chain, a guide lever, a chain chamber, which is provided in a cylinder head, a support bolt, which pivotably supports the guide lever, the support bolt including a head portion, a male screw portion, and a shaft portion, which is inserted through the support hole of the guide lever, an insertion hole, which is through which the support bolt is inserted, and a female screw hole, which is provided in the rear wall and into which the male screw portion is screwed, wherein a length from a rear end to a front end of the shaft portion is longer than an axial distance from a front end of the support hole to a front end of the insertion hole in a state where the guide lever abuts on the rear wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Tsutomu MATSUNAGA, Naoki MIZUKAMI, Kazuhiro HIROSE
  • Publication number: 20180328478
    Abstract: A scissor gear oil supplying structure includes: a scissor gear that is provided on an outer the circumference of a tip end portion of a shaft; a first oil passage; a second oil passage that extends from the first oil passage in the radial direction; an extension hole that is opened at the front end surface of the shaft; a female screw that is formed in the first oil passage on the rear side of the second oil passage; a rotating member; and a bolt that is inserted into the extension hole and the first oil passage to fasten the rotating member to the shaft and is screwed into the female screw, in which lubricating oil is guided from the first oil passage to the second oil passage along a gap between thread grooves of the female screw and thread ridges of the bolt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Hiroaki MORI, Kazuhiro HIROSE, Tsutomu ASAKURA, Naoki MIZUKAMI
  • Patent number: 9962771
    Abstract: A surface-coated tool includes a substrate and a coating film formed on the substrate. The coating film includes an alternate layer in which one or more A layers and one or more B layers are alternately stacked. The A layer and the B layer each have a thickness not smaller than 2 nm and not greater than 100 nm. An average composition of the A layer is expressed as TiaAlbSicN (0.5<a<0.8, 0.2<b<0.4, 0.01<c<0.1, a+b+c=1), an average composition of the B layer is expressed as TidAleSifN (0.4<d<0.6, 0.3<e<0.7, 0.01<f<0.1, d+e+f=1), and a condition of 0.05<A?D?0.2 AND 0.05<E?B?0.2 is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
    Inventors: Keizo Tanaka, Hiroki Takeshita, Kazuhiro Hirose, Haruyo Fukui
  • Publication number: 20180099335
    Abstract: A surface-coated cutting tool includes a base material and a coating film formed on a surface of the base material. The coating film includes a first alternating layer and a second alternating layer formed on the first alternating layer. The first alternating layer includes first and second layers. The second alternating layer includes third and fourth layers. One or a plurality of the first layers and one or a plurality of the second layers are layered alternately, and one or a plurality of the third layers and one or a plurality of the fourth layers are layered alternately.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: Hiroki Takeshita, Shuhei Misumi, Haruyo Fukui, Shinya Imamura, Kazuhiro Hirose
  • Patent number: 9498828
    Abstract: A cutting tool includes a substrate composed of a cermet. The cermet includes a hard phase including compounds containing Ti, at least one metal other than Ti selected from groups 4, 5, and 6 of the periodic table, and at least one element of carbon and nitrogen, a binder phase including, as a main component, an iron group metal, and unavoidable impurities. At least one type of particles selected from alumina particles and zirconia particles with an average particle size of 0.5 ?m or more and 5 ?m or less is scattered over a surface of a rake face of the substrate, and the concentration of at least one element of aluminum and zirconium in the surface is 0.5 at % or more and 5 at % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Hirose
  • Publication number: 20160175939
    Abstract: A surface-coated tool includes a substrate and a coating film formed on the substrate. The coating film includes an alternate layer in which one or more A layers and one or more B layers are alternately stacked. The A layer and the B layer each have a thickness not smaller than 2 nm and not greater than 100 nm. An average composition of the A layer is expressed as TiaAlbSicN (0.5<a<0.8, 0.2<b<0.4, 0.01<c<0.1, a+b+c=1), an average composition of the B layer is expressed as TidAleSifN (0.4<d<0.6, 0.3<e<0.7, 0.01<f<0.1, d+e+f=1), and a condition of 0.05<A-D?0.2 AND 0.05<E-B?0.2 is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Keizo Tanaka, Hiroki Takeshita, Kazuhiro Hirose, Haruyo Fukui
  • Publication number: 20150023745
    Abstract: A cutting tool includes a substrate composed of a cermet. The cermet includes a hard phase including compounds containing Ti, at least one metal other than Ti selected from groups 4, 5, and 6 of the periodic table, and at least one element of carbon and nitrogen, a binder phase including, as a main component, an iron group metal, and unavoidable impurities. At least one type of particles selected from alumina particles and zirconia particles with an average particle size of 0.5 ?m or more and 5 ?m or less is scattered over a surface of a rake face of the substrate, and the concentration of at least one element of aluminum and zirconium in the surface is 0.5 at % or more and 5 at % or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Hirose
  • 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
  • Patent number: 8758906
    Abstract: A soft magnetic material includes a plurality of composite magnetic particles. Each of the plurality of composite magnetic particles has: a metal magnetic particle including iron; a lower film surrounding the surface of the metal magnetic particle and including a nonferrous metal; and an insulating upper film surrounding the surface of the lower film and including at least one of oxygen and carbon. The nonferrous metal has an affinity with the at least one of oxygen and carbon included in the upper film that is larger than such affinity of iron; or the nonferrous metal has a diffusion coefficient with respect to the at least one of oxygen and carbon included in the upper film that is smaller than such diffusion coefficient of iron. This configuration provides desirable magnetic properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Toru Maeda, Naoto Igarashi, Haruhisa Toyoda, Kazuhiro Hirose
  • Publication number: 20120144753
    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: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., A.L.M.T. CORP., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Takuya Okuno, Kazuhiro Hirose, Hideki Moriguchi, Akihiko Ikegaya, Kazuo Sasaya, Yoshiharu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 8008675
    Abstract: The optical mounting package of the present invention is featured by mounting a silicon frame on an insulating substrate for mounting the optical element. The package of the present invention is also featured by that the frame mounted on the insulating substrate for mounting the optical element is made of silicon. A method of manufacturing the package of the present invention is featured by mounting the silicon wafer on the insulating substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2011
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Takemori, Satoshi Higashiyama, Kazuhiro Hirose
  • Patent number: 7998361
    Abstract: A soft magnetic material includes: a plurality of composite magnetic particles formed from a metal magnetic particle and an insulative coating surrounding a surface of the metal magnetic particle and containing metallic salt phosphate and/or oxide; and a lubricant formed as fine particles added at a proportion of at least 0.001 percent by mass and no more than 0.1 percent by mass relative to the plurality of composite magnetic particles. With this structure, superior lubrication is provided during compacting and desired magnetic characteristics can be obtained after compacting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Hirose, Haruhisa Toyoda, Takao Nishioka, Naoto Igarashi, Toru Maeda, Yoshiyuki Shimada
  • Patent number: 7758706
    Abstract: A method for producing a dust core compact includes the steps of forming a compact component by pressure-forming a soft magnetic powder having an average particle diameter Da under a pressure Pa, and forming a compact by pressure-forming a soft magnetic powder having an average particle diameter Db and the compact component under a pressure Pb. Average particle diameters Da and Db of the soft magnetic powders satisfy relationship Da/Db?2, and pressures Pa and Pb applied during the pressure-forming satisfy relationship Pa/Pb?½. With this structure, a method for producing a dust core compact exhibiting a high strength and capable of being fabricated even when it has a complex shape, and the dust core compact can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2010
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Hirose, Haruhisa Toyoda, Atsushi Sato, Takao Nishioka, Yasuhiro Endo, Ryoji Mizutani, Kazutaka Tatematsu, Kenji Harada