Patents by Inventor Kazuo Hoshino

Kazuo Hoshino 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: 10546799
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus is provided. The electronic apparatus includes a main body chassis equipped with a keyboard device, a CPU, a heat diffusion component and a heat transport component. The CPU is disposed on a rear end side beyond the keyboard device. The heat diffusion component is disposed at a position located under the keyboard device in a mutually superposed state. The heat transport component is connected between the CPU and the heat diffusion component to provide heat transfer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD
    Inventors: Akinori Uchino, Kazuo Fujii, Takuroh Kamimura, Kenji Watamura, Hiroshi Yamazaki, Takanori Hoshino
  • Patent number: 10537128
    Abstract: A yeast extract containing 0.2% or more of ?-Glu-Abu based on dry weight of the yeast extract is produced by culturing a yeast, such as Saccharomyces cervisiae or Candida utilis, in a medium containing a compound selected from Abu (L-2-aminobutyric acid) and ?-Glu-Abu (L-?-glutamyl-L-2-aminobutyric acid), and preparing a yeast extract from the obtained cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Nishiuchi, Misato Morita, Wataru Hoshino, Junko Yamazaki, Takayuki Ito, Kazuo Yamagishi
  • Patent number: 8311701
    Abstract: A hood pop-up system for a vehicle that pops up a hood of the vehicle when detecting or predicting a collision of the vehicle. The hood pop-up system includes an oscillation-offsetting unit that offsets and reduces oscillation of the hood caused by the popping-up of the hood.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobuhiro Iwai, Toshihiro Yoshitake, Yusuke Inomata, Kazuo Hoshino, Mitsuo Ehama, Yasuhiro Miyata
  • Patent number: 7954588
    Abstract: A hood pop-up system for a vehicle that pops up a hood of the vehicle when a collision of the vehicle takes place, which includes: a hood pop-up unit which pops up the hood positioned at a closed position and supports the popped-up hood at a hood support position that is higher than the closed position; and a hood pop-up restricting unit which restricts upward movement of the popped-up hood at an uppermost pop-up position that is higher than the hood support position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2011
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke Inomata, Mitsuo Ehama, Nobuhiro Iwai, Yuusuke Tsushima, Toshihiro Yoshitake, Kazuo Hoshino
  • Publication number: 20090072587
    Abstract: A hood pop-up system for a vehicle that pops up a hood of the vehicle when a collision of the vehicle takes place, which includes: a hood pop-up unit which pops up the hood positioned at a closed position and supports the popped-up hood at a hood support position that is higher than the closed position; and a hood pop-up restricting unit which restricts upward movement of the popped-up hood at an uppermost pop-up position that is higher than the hood support position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2008
    Publication date: March 19, 2009
    Inventors: Yusuke INOMATA, Mitsuo EHAMA, Nobuhiro IWAI, Yuusuke TSUSHIMA, Toshihiro YOSHITAKE, Kazuo HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20090048734
    Abstract: A hood pop-up system for a vehicle that pops up a hood of the vehicle when detecting or predicting a collision of the vehicle. The hood pop-up system includes an oscillation-offsetting unit that offsets and reduces oscillation of the hood caused by the popping-up of the hood.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2008
    Publication date: February 19, 2009
    Inventors: Nobuhiro IWAI, Toshihiro Yoshitake, Yusuke Inomata, Kazuo Hoshino, Mitsuo Ehama, Yasuhiro Miyata
  • Patent number: 5035855
    Abstract: A martensitic precipitation-hardenable stainless steel essentially consisting of, in weight percent, not more than 0.08% C, 0.5-4.0% Si, not more than 4.0% Mn, 5.0-9.0% Ni, 10.0-17.0% Cr, more than 0.3% and up to 2.5% Mo, 0.15-1.0% Ti, not more than 1.0% Al and not more than 0.03% N and the balance being Fe, and inevitable incidental impurities, which may contain 0.3-2.5% Cu is disclosed. This steel has low hardness before aging and exhibits high strength and good toughness after aging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 30, 1991
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Utsunomiya, Kazuo Hoshino, Sadao Hirotsu
  • Patent number: 4878955
    Abstract: A stainless steel which exhibits substantially martensitic structure at room temperature was heated at a temperature of 550.degree. to 675.degree. for 1 to 30 hours. Then a reverse-transformed austenite phase appeared and a stainless steel having high strength and high elongation and being free from weld softening was obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 1988
    Date of Patent: November 7, 1989
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuo Hoshino, Takashi Igawa
  • Patent number: 4849166
    Abstract: There is disclosed a high strength stainless steel consisting essentially of not more than 0.10% C., more than 1.5% and not more than 2.95% Si, less than 0.5% Mn, not less than 4.0% and not more than 8.0% Ni, not less than 12.0% and not more than 18.0% Cr, not less than 0.5% and not more than 3.5% Cu, not more than 0.15% N and not more than 0.004% S, wherein the total content of C and N is not less than 0.10%, the balance is Fe and incidental impurities, said steel satisfies the relations A'>42, and 35<Md(N)<95, wherein A'=17.times.(C % / Ti %)+0.70.times.(Mn %)+1 x-(Ni %)+0.60.times.(Cr %)+0.76 (Cu %)-0.063.times.(Al %) and Md(N)=580-520 (C %)-2 (Si %)-16 (Mn %)-16 (Cr %)-23 (Ni %)-300 (N %)-26 (Cu %). This steel is inexpensive and can be provided with high strength and high ductility by cold working and aging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 1988
    Date of Patent: July 18, 1989
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuo Hoshino, Sadao Hirotsu, Sadayuki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 4847168
    Abstract: A slicing saw blade comprising a substrate disc and a blade edge consisting essentially of a ultra-hard material deposited along a peripheral edge of said substrate disc, said substrate disc being made of a steel consisting essentially of, by weight, not more than 0.10% of C, more than 1.0% but not more than 3.0% of Si, less than 0.5% of Mn, from 4.0% to 8.0% of Ni, from 12.0% of 18.0% of Cr, from 0.5% to 3.5% of Cu, not more than 0.15% of N and not more than 0.004% of S, the sum of C and N being at least 0.10%, the balance being Fe and inavoidable impurities. The saw blade is useful for the production of wafers of a semiconductive material, and has a long service life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 1987
    Date of Patent: July 11, 1989
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sadao Hirotsu, Kazuo Hoshino, Sadayuki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 4824635
    Abstract: Ferritic stainless steel consisting essentially of, in % by weight, 0.0050 to 0.0500 of C, 10.00 to 18.00 of Cr, up to 0.50 of Si, up to 0.50 of Mn, more than 0.040 but not more than 0.200 of P, up to 0.030 of S, up to 0.60 of Ni, 0.005 to 0.200 of Sol. Al, and 0.0020 to 0.0050 of B, the balance being Fe and impurities, and having a longitudinal cracking transition temperature of not higher than -10.degree. C. as determined by the cup expansion test hereinbefore described. The steel has excellent formability and secondary workability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 1987
    Date of Patent: April 25, 1989
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuo Hoshino, Katsuhisa Miyakusu, Isami Shimizu
  • Patent number: 4808275
    Abstract: A rotor of a disc brake is coated with a nickel coating containing ceramic particles in a dispersed state and having a thickness not less than 2 .mu.m, thereby improving corrosion resistance while minimizing torque fluctuation of the rotor during braking. The nickel coating is formed on the surface of the rotor by composite plating in which nickel and the ceramic particles are simultaneously electrodeposited on the surface of the rotor. An annular jig surrounding the outer periphery of the rotor is used to insure a uniform coating thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 1987
    Date of Patent: February 28, 1989
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Ohzora, Yoshio Otsuka, Kazuo Hoshino
  • Patent number: 4762575
    Abstract: A process for the production of an electrical steel sheet having the ideal (100) [001] cube texture of iron of iron alloy, comprising cold rolling a sheet of a single crystal or large grained crystals of iron or iron alloy, in which said single crystal is or a majority of said large grained crystals are oriented so that the pole of the {114} plane may form an angle not greater than 15.degree. with the normal direction of the plane of the sheet, and the <401> direction may form an angle of not greater than 15.degree. with a single direction in the plane of the sheet, in said single direction at a rolling reduction of at least 40%, and annealing the rolled sheet to form a primary recrystallization texture of fine grains of an average grain size of not larger than 5 mm under conditions preventing the occurrence of secondary recrystallization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 1986
    Date of Patent: August 9, 1988
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Sakakura, Kazuo Hoshino, Yoshihiro Uematsu, Takashi Igawa, Hiroshi Fujimoto
  • Patent number: 4696724
    Abstract: High nickel/iron alloy steel plate for LNG or LPG tanks having 35-37% nickel content is plated with nickel in an amount of 1 to 10 g/m.sup.2, and then chromated, except electro-chromating treatment, to obtain thereon a chromate film having a chromium content of 5 to 100 mg/m.sup.2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 1986
    Date of Patent: September 29, 1987
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takenori Deguchi, Kazuko Uchida, Takao Ikita, Shigeaki Maruhaski, Kazuo Hoshino, Keiji Oosaki
  • Patent number: 4652428
    Abstract: A corrosion resistant alloy comprising in % by weight up to 0.05% of C, 10.00 to 18.00% of Cr, up to 1.00% of Si, up to 1.00% of Mn, more than 0.040% but not more than 0.150% of P, up to 0.050% of S, up to 0.60% of Ni and 0.005 to 0.50% of sol.Al, the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities. The alloy has an enhanced pickling performance of the hot rolled material and an improved workability of the cold rolled material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 1985
    Date of Patent: March 24, 1987
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeaki Maruhashi, Kazuo Hoshino, Yoshihiro Uematsu, Katsuhisa Miyakusu, Takehiko Fujimura
  • Patent number: 4594114
    Abstract: A process for the production of a strip of a corrosion resistant alloy steel having excellent workability, which process comprises subjecting a cold rolled strip of a steel containing in % by weight as essential components up to 0.05% of C, 10.00 to 18.00% of Cr, 0.005 to 0.50% of sol. Al and more than 0.040% but not more than 0.150% of P to a final annealing, said final annealing being carried out by heating the cold rolled strip in a box annealing furnace to an annealing temperature within the range between 650.degree. C. and 900.degree. C., and maintaining the strip in the furnace at the annealing temperature, the rate of heating at which the strip is heated from 300.degree. C. to the annealing temperature being not faster than 300.degree. C./hr.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1984
    Date of Patent: June 10, 1986
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeaki Maruhashi, Kazuo Hoshino, Yoshihiro Uematsu, Katsuhisa Miyakusu, Takehiko Fujimura
  • Patent number: 4592965
    Abstract: High nickel/iron alloy steel plate for LNG or LPG tanks having 35-37% nickel content is plated with nickel in an amount of 1 to 10 g/m.sup.2, and then chromated, except electro-chromating treatment, to obtain thereon a chromate film having a chromium content of 5 to 100 mg/m.sup.2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 1984
    Date of Patent: June 3, 1986
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takenori Deguchi, Kazuko Uchida, Takao Ikita, Shigeaki Maruhaski, Kazuo Hoshino, Keiji Oosaki
  • Patent number: 4581066
    Abstract: A corrosion resistant alloy comprising in % by weight up to 0.05% of C, 10.00 to 18.00% of Cr, up to 1.00% of Si, up to 1.00% of Mn, more than 0.040% but not more than 0.150% of P, up to 0.050% of S, up to 0.60% of Ni and 0.005 to 0.50% of sol.Al, the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities. The alloy has an enhanced pickling performance of the hot rolled material and an improved workability of the cold rolled material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1984
    Date of Patent: April 8, 1986
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeaki Maruhashi, Kazuo Hoshino, Yoshihiro Uematsu, Katsuhisa Miyakusu, Takehiko Fujimura
  • Patent number: 4550487
    Abstract: In the conventional process of manufacturing sheets of metastable austenitic stainless steel, a mechanical polishing step is included before or after the final temper rolling step. By insertion of this step, the fatigue resistance of the produced steel strips and sheets is remarkably improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 1982
    Date of Patent: November 5, 1985
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuo Hoshino, Teruo Tanaka, Kenjiro Ito
  • Patent number: 4405390
    Abstract: A high strength stainless steel having the composition in % by weight of C: not more than 0.04%, N: 0.04-0.20%, Si: not more than 1.0%, Mn: not more than 2.0%, Ni: 6.0-10.0%, Cr: 16.0-20.0% and balance Fe and impurities inevitably incidental from the steelmaking process, and that the composition is adjusted to have an A.gamma. value of 19-21, where: A.gamma.=(%Ni)+0.60 (%Cr)+0.7 (%Mn)+13 [(%C)+(%N)], is disclosed. The steel exhibit excellent intergranular corrosion cracking resistance and workability as well as high strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 1982
    Date of Patent: September 20, 1983
    Assignee: Nisshin Steel Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuo Hoshino, Teruo Tanaka, Keiichi Tachibana