Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Ueda

Kazuhiro Ueda 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: 20200141135
    Abstract: Provided is a concrete vibrator capable of automatically changing the rotational speed of a motor depending on the state of a vibrating tube and suitably avoiding overheating of the motor and a failure due to the motor overheating. Under control of control means 8, the concrete vibrator is operated in a normal mode in which a motor 2 is supplied with driving power having a frequency that can make the motor 2 rotate at a rotational speed suitable for an air bubble removing process, or in an idling mode in which the motor 2 is supplied with driving power having a frequency that can make the motor 2 rotate at a rotational speed lower than the rotational speed in the normal mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: MIKASA SANGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sadahisa SUZUKI, Shinji UEDA, Hirotaka USHIJIMA, Kazuhiro YAMASHITA, Masaki SUZUKI, Tomokazu ANDO
  • Publication number: 20200130335
    Abstract: A composite material 100 is obtained by laminating and tightly adhering a fabric 60 containing fibers made of spider silk fibroin and a synthetic resin film 50 having a tensile elongation equal to or greater than that of the fabric 60.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicants: Spiber Inc., Kojima Industries Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Uchida, Masahiro Asakawa, Hiroyuki Mori, Wataru Ishida, Shinya Ueda
  • Patent number: 10626485
    Abstract: A steel having a composition containing C: more than 0.20% and 0.45% or less, Si: 0.50% to 2.50%, Mn: 2.00% or more and less than 3.50%, and one or two selected from Ti: 0.005% to 0.100% and Nb: 0.005% to 0.100% is hot-rolled and cold-rolled. The steel sheet is heated to 800° C. to 950° C. and cooled to a cooling-end temperature of 350° C. to 500° C. at a cooling rate of 5° C./s or more to form a steel sheet having a microstructure including martensite and bainite phases such that the total proportion of the martensite and bainite phases is 80% or more by volume. The steel sheet is heated to 700° C. to 840° C. and maintained at 700° C. to 840° C., cooled to a cooling-end temperature of 350° C. to 500° C. at a cooling rate of 5 to 50° C./s, and maintained within the above temperature range for 10 to 1800 s.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshie Obata, Yoshiyasu Kawasaki, Keiji Ueda, Shinjiro Kaneko, Takeshi Yokota, Kazuhiro Seto
  • Publication number: 20200111731
    Abstract: A semiconductor chip is mounted on a mounting substrate. The semiconductor chip includes plural first bumps on a surface facing the mounting substrate. The plural first bumps each have a shape elongated in a first direction in plan view and are arranged in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. The mounting substrate includes, on a surface on which the semiconductor chip is mounted, at least one first land connected to the plural first bumps. At least two first bumps of the plural first bumps are connected to each first land. The difference between the dimension of the first land in the second direction and the distance between the outer edges of two first bumps at respective ends of the arranged first bumps connected to the first land is 20 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mizuho ISHIKAWA, Kazuhiro UEDA
  • Publication number: 20200037416
    Abstract: Provided is an environment control system that controls an environment of a space in which a user performs an intellectual task. The environment control system includes: a controller which performs scene control for reproducing one or more predetermined scenes in the space by controlling one or more luminaires that emit illumination light that illuminates a predetermined area in the space and one or more air conditioning devices that air-condition the space. The one or more predetermined scenes include: a concentration scene that causes the user to concentrate on the intellectual task; and a rest scene that eases the concentration of the user. The controller switches between concentration scene control for reproducing the concentration scene and rest scene control for reproducing the rest scene when a predetermined condition is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Fumiaki OOBAYASHI, Kazuhiro TANIGUCHI, Hiroshi SHIMODA, Hirotake ISHII, Shota SHIMONAKA, Kosuke SUGITA, Kimi UEDA, Yuta TSUJI
  • Patent number: 10537017
    Abstract: A printed circuit board according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a base film containing, as a main component, a polyimide and a conductive pattern disposed on at least one surface of the base film. The conductive pattern includes a copper particle bond layer which is fixed to the base film. An external transmittance for a wavelength of 500 nm in a conductive pattern non-formed region of the base film is 70% or less of an internal transmittance for a wavelength of 500 nm in a middle layer portion of the base film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC PRINTED CIRCUITS, INC.
    Inventors: Kohei Okamoto, Kousuke Miura, Hiroshi Ueda, Takashi Kasuga, Kazuhiro Miyata
  • Patent number: 10537020
    Abstract: A printed circuit board according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a base film having an insulating property and a conductive pattern disposed on at least one surface of the base film. The conductive pattern includes a copper particle bond layer which is fixed to the base film, and a lightness L* of a conductive pattern non-formed region of the base film is 60 or less. The base film may include a modified layer on one surface side thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC PRINTED CIRCUITS, INC.
    Inventors: Kohei Okamoto, Kousuke Miura, Hiroshi Ueda, Takashi Kasuga, Kazuhiro Miyata
  • Patent number: 10512216
    Abstract: The combine harvester includes a harvest frame that receives grain culms cut by a reaping device and a rake-in auger disposed within the harvest frame so as to be rotatable about a rotary axis extending in a right/left direction of the harvester body. The rake-in auger conveys the grain culms inside the harvest frame in a right/left direction of the harvester body and rakes in the grain culms toward the rear of the harvester body. The combine harvester further includes a feeder that is communicatively connected to a rear wall of the harvest frame, and that conveys the grain culms raked in by the rake-in auger toward the rear of the harvester body. A grain culm sensor that detects the presence of the grain culms when coming in contact with the grain culms is disposed at a grain culm feed port in the feeder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Mao Ueda, Kazuhiro Takahara, Katsuhide Kato
  • Publication number: 20190326101
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes: a processing chamber disposed inside a vacuum container and in which plasma is formed; and a member which is a member forming an inner wall surface of the processing chamber and is disposed on a surface to be exposed to the plasma and has a coating film formed by spraying of yttrium fluoride or a material containing the yttrium fluoride. A ratio of an orthorhombic crystal of the yttrium fluoride or the material containing the yttrium fluoride forming the coating film relative to the entirety is 60% or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuhiro UEDA, Kazuyuki IKENAGA, Tomoyuki TAMURA, Masahiro SUMIYA
  • Publication number: 20190283405
    Abstract: Each of a first image processing unit and a second image processing unit is configured to generate print data to be used by a printing unit based on image data generated by a controller. The controller comprises a transmission control unit configured to select, based on a sheet size which is a print setting corresponding to a print job as a condition, one of first transmission control of controlling a transmission unit to alternately transmit band data included in first image data and band data included in second image data and second transmission control of controlling the transmission unit so that the band data included in the second image data will be transmitted after the band data included in the first image data has been transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Shioiri, Kazuhiro Ueda
  • Publication number: 20190268999
    Abstract: Provided is an environment control system that controls an environment of a space. The environment control system includes: a controller that performs scene control for reproducing one or more predetermined scenes in the space. The controller includes: a lighting controller that adjusts an illuminance or a color temperature of illumination light that is emitted by one or more luminaires and illuminates a predetermined area in the space, by controlling the one or more luminaires; and an air conditioning controller that adjusts a temperature, a humidity, and an airflow in the space by controlling one or more air conditioning devices that air-condition the space. The controller performs the scene control by adjusting the illuminance or the temperature of the illumination light, and the temperature, the humidity, and the airflow in the space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Fumiaki OOBAYASHI, Kazuhiro TANIGUCHI, Isamu NISHIZAWA, Hiroshi SHIMODA, Hirotake ISHII, Shota SHIMONAKA, Kosuke SUGITA, Kimi UEDA, Yuta TSUJI
  • Patent number: 10359389
    Abstract: A measuring electrode for chemical liquid in semiconductor process that measures a chemical liquid used for a semiconductor process comprises a first body having a first internal liquid chamber into which a first internal liquid is filled, and a flow tube for a part or all of which a responsive glass is used and that forms a flow channel where a chemical liquid as being a measuring object flows, wherein the flow tube is so arranged to penetrate the first body and the responsive glass makes contact with the first internal liquid in the first internal liquid chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: HORIBA, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Miyamura, Koji Ueda
  • Patent number: 10352279
    Abstract: A construction machine includes: a partition member partitioning an accommodation space in an engine compartment into a main chamber and an intake chamber while having an inter-chamber opening; a fan disposed in the main chamber to generate cooling air flowing through an air intake opening, the intake chamber, the inter-chamber opening, and the main chamber in this order by sucking air in the engine compartment in a suction direction; a duct joined to an outer wall to enclose the air intake opening and including an inner peripheral surface enclosing a duct passage leading to the air intake opening and an outer peripheral surface. The duct extends in a duct extension direction different from the suction direction of the fan, disposed in the intake chamber to define a duct surrounding space around the outer peripheral surface of the duct.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: Kobe Steel, Ltd., KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zenzo Yamaguchi, Satoshi Tabuchi, Kyoko Masuda, Shinichi Kinoshita, Kazuhiro Ueda
  • Patent number: 10352889
    Abstract: A measuring electrode for chemical liquid in semiconductor process that measures a chemical liquid used for a semiconductor process comprises a first body having a first internal liquid chamber into which a first internal liquid is filled, and a flow tube for a part or all of which a responsive glass is used and that forms a flow channel where a chemical liquid as being a measuring object flows, wherein the flow tube is so arranged to penetrate the first body and the responsive glass makes contact with the first internal liquid in the first internal liquid chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: HORIBA, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Miyamura, Koji Ueda
  • Publication number: 20190183046
    Abstract: A combine harvester includes: a grain conveyance mechanism for conveying grains from a threshing apparatus to a grain tank; a grain discharge apparatus provided in an end area of the grain conveyance mechanism, the grain discharge apparatus having a discharge case provided with a grain discharge opening, and a discharge rotor rotatably arranged in the discharge case; a pressed portion that is subjected to a pressing force applied by grains immediately before the grains are discharged by the discharge rotor; a load detector for detecting the pressing force exerted on the pressed portion; and a yield evaluator for evaluating the amount of conveyed grain based on a detection signal from the load detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Mao Ueda, Kazuhiro Takahara, Yoshimasa Ando
  • Patent number: 10321086
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a pixel array including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, each pixel including a first switch and a second switch, a scanning circuit, in a first mode, enabling a first signal to be output from the pixel by setting the first and second switches to “off” in a period before a first timing, enabling a second signal to be output from the pixel by setting only the first switch to “on” for a predetermined period from the first timing, and enabling a third signal to be output from the pixel by setting the first and second switches to “on” for a predetermined period from a second timing after the first timing, and a first AD (Analog/Digital) converter, in a second mode, capable of performing AD conversion by comparing the difference between the second signal and the first signal with a reference signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Ueda, Fukashi Morishita
  • Patent number: 10298869
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion device includes a photoelectric conversion unit which includes a phototransistor having a collector region, an emitter region, and a base region to generate an output current according to an intensity of incident light to the phototransistor, and a base potential setting unit which is configured to set up a base potential of the phototransistor so that the output current from the photoelectric conversion unit is equal to a predetermined current value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuhiko Aisu, Yasukazu Nakatani, Kazuhiro Yoneda, Takaaki Negoro, Yoshinori Ueda, Katsuyuki Sakurano
  • Patent number: 10289299
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects a pinch operation that is an operation of increasing or decreasing a distance between two touch positions on a touch panel; an adjustment unit that, upon reception of setting of a size of a non-standard size sheet, adjusts the set size in accordance with the pinch operation; an angle specification unit that specifies, as a pinch operation angle resulting from the pinch operation, an angle formed by a straight line connecting the two touch positions and one of two orthogonal coordinate axes of a coordinate system of the touch pad; and an adjustment amount change unit that changes an adjustment amount for the set size per operation in accordance with whether the pinch operation angle falls within a first angular range or a second angular range that does not overlap the first angular range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Yukina Hisada, Masayuki Ito, Kazuhiro Tomiyasu, Hiroki Ueda, Kazuaki Kanai
  • Patent number: 10156059
    Abstract: Provided is a construction machine capable of smooth exhaust and suppression of a leak of noise from an engine room, including an engine guard defining an engine room, a cooling fan disposed in the engine room, a projection element projecting upward beyond the engine guard, and an exhaust duct. The exhaust duct has a bent shape including a first duct section extending along an axial flow direction of the cooling fan from an upstream end portion surrounding a duct inlet to a connection portion and a second duct section extending upward from the connection portion and surrounding a duct outlet opened upward, also including an engine concealment section obstructing a direct view to an engine through the duct outlet from outside the engine room.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignees: Kobe Steel, Ltd., KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Tabuchi, Kyoko Masuda, Zenzo Yamaguchi, Kazuhiro Ueda, Daisuke Noda, Yusuke Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20180156167
    Abstract: A construction machine includes: a partition member partitioning an accommodation space in an engine compartment into a main chamber and an intake chamber while having an inter-chamber opening; a fan disposed in the main chamber to generate cooling air flowing through an air intake opening, the intake chamber, the inter-chamber opening, and the main chamber in this order by sucking air in the engine compartment in a suction direction; a duct joined to an outer wall to enclose the air intake opening and including an inner peripheral surface enclosing a duct passage leading to the air intake opening and an outer peripheral surface. The duct extends in a duct extension direction different from the suction direction of the fan, disposed in the intake chamber to define a duct surrounding space around the outer peripheral surface of the duct.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (Kobe Steel, Ltd.), KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zenzo YAMAGUCHI, Satoshi TABUCHI, Kyoko MASUDA, Shinichi KINOSHITA (deceased), Kazuhiro UEDA