Patents by Inventor Kazuya Hashimoto

Kazuya Hashimoto 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: 11400882
    Abstract: A side airbag device includes an airbag including a first inflation portion fixed to a seat and a second inflation portion inclining toward an occupant with respect to the first inflation portion. The airbag includes an occupant side panel disposed on an occupant side, a non-occupant side panel disposed opposite the occupant side panel, and a strip connection panel connecting a peripheral edge of the occupant side panel and a peripheral edge of the non-occupant side panel. The non-occupant side panel is spaced from the occupant side panel in a vehicle width direction. The connection panel includes a bend portion between a first peripheral edge portion connected to a first part of the peripheral edge of the occupant side panel defining the first inflation portion and a second peripheral edge portion connected to a second part of the peripheral edge of the occupant side panel defining the second inflation portion, or in the second peripheral edge portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: ASHIMORI INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidetaka Azuma, Yuta Minami, Yoshitaka Okagami, Kazuya Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11401407
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition comprising an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A), a hydrate-forming metal salt (B), and a polyamide-based resin (C) that inhibits elution of a resin composition layer during hot water sterilization treatment of a multilayered structure including the resin composition layer, while suppressing odor during melt molding of the resin composition. An aromatic polyamide (C1) and an aliphatic polyamide (C2) are used for the polyamide-based resin (C) at a proportion of (C1)/(C2)=55/45-99/1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Honoka Hashimoto, Shinji Nakanishi, Kazuya Furukawa
  • Publication number: 20220199115
    Abstract: A magnetic recording medium that can exhibit good traveling performance during use is provided. This magnetic recording medium is a tape-shaped magnetic recording medium, and includes a substrate, a base layer disposed on the substrate, and a magnetic layer disposed on the base layer. The substrate includes a polyester as a main component. The average thickness of the base layer is 0.9 ?m or less. The base layer and the magnetic layer each include a lubricant. The magnetic layer has a surface having a large number of holes, and the arithmetic average roughness Ra of the surface is 2.5 nm or less. The BET specific surface area of the entire magnetic recording medium is 3.5 m2/g or more in a state where the lubricant has been removed from the magnetic recording medium and the magnetic recording medium has been dried. The squareness ratio in the perpendicular direction is 65% or more. The average thickness of the magnetic layer is 90 nm or less. The average thickness of the magnetic recording medium is 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Kazuya HASHIMOTO, Minoru YAMAGA, Takanobu IWAMA, Jun TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20220165301
    Abstract: To provide a magnetic recording medium that has excellent traveling stability in spite of having a thin total thickness and a thin thickness of an underlayer, and is suitable for use in a recording/reproducing device for adjusting the width of the magnetic recording medium by adjusting a tension of the magnetic recording medium in a longitudinal direction thereof. The present technology provides a tape-shaped magnetic recording medium including: a magnetic layer; an underlayer; a base layer; and a back layer, in which the underlayer has a thickness of 0.5 ?m or more and 0.9 ?m or less, the magnetic recording medium has an average thickness tT of 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Minoru YAMAGA, Kazuya HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11332817
    Abstract: A machine component includes a core made up of a steel for machine structural use, and a medium carbon-containing layer and a high carbon-containing layer formed of the steel for machine structural use, the medium carbon-containing layer covering the core, the high carbon-containing layer covering the medium carbon-containing layer and having a carbon concentration of 0.8-1.5%. The high carbon-containing layer is made up of a martensitic structure having carbides dispersed therein and a residual austenitic structure, wherein spheroidized carbides with an aspect ratio of 1.5 or less constitute 90% or more of a total number of the carbides, and the number of spheroidized carbides on prior austenite grain boundaries is 40% or less of the total number of the carbides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Kensuke Sato, Koji Yamamoto, Yusuke Hiratsuka, Kazuya Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11326220
    Abstract: A method for producing a machine component excellent in pitting resistance characteristics and toughness includes a carburizing step, performed on a steel material containing 0.13-0.30% C and 0.90-2.00% Cr in mass % and at least one of Si, Mn, Ni, Mo, Nb, V, Ti, B, Al, and N, balance Fe and unavoidable impurities; heating the material to 850-1030° C. to attain carbon concentration in a surface of 0.8-1.5%; cooling the material at an average rate of 5° C./sec or lower from a temperature higher than the Acm point of a surface layer to a cooling end temperature that is at least 50° C. lower than the A1 point to cause the surface layer to have a pearlite or bainite structure with dispersion; spheroidizing annealing at a temperature not higher than the Acm point at the surface layer; heating the material to not higher than the Acm point at the surface layer; and performing tempering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Kensuke Sato, Koji Yamamoto, Yusuke Hiratsuka, Kazuya Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20220108723
    Abstract: A tape-like magnetic recording medium includes a reinforced substrate, and a recording layer arranged on the reinforced substrate, and the reinforced substrate includes a substrate that has a first face and a second face opposed to each other, and has an average thickness of 4 ?m or smaller, and a metal layer that contains cobalt, arranged on the first face, the reinforced substrate by itself causing thereon a depth of indentation of 0.25 ?m or shallower, when a 0.7-mm-diameter hard sphere is impressed against the second face under 5.0 gf load for 10 seconds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroto ATAGI, Noboru SEKIGUCHI, Takashi AIZAWA, Tomoe OZAKI, Koji SUZUKI, Yoichi KANEMAKI, Teruo SAI, Ryoichi HIRATSUKA, Kazuya HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220084550
    Abstract: An object is to suppress or prevent a dimensional change of a magnetic recording tape. The present technology provides a magnetic recording tape having a layer structure including a magnetic layer, a base layer, and a back layer in this order, in which a reinforcing layer containing a metal or a metal oxide is disposed on either a surface of the base layer on the magnetic layer side or a surface of the base layer on the back layer side, and a black area in an image obtained by binarizing an optical microscope image of a rectangular region of 64 ?m×48 ?m of the reinforcing layer is 300 ?m2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: TOMOE OZAKI, JUNICHI TACHIBANA, TOMOE SATO, RYOICHI HIRATSUKA, HIROTO ATAGI, KAZUYA HASHIMOTO, YOICHI KANEMAKI, YUUKO KAMOSHITA, HIKARU TERUI
  • Publication number: 20210339698
    Abstract: A side airbag device is to be attached to a side portion of a seat back and includes an inflator and a bag-shaped airbag. The airbag includes a first inflation part at which a gas ejection hole of the inflator is disposed and configured to be inflated and deployed beside a body of an occupant, and a second inflation part communicating with the first inflation part and configured to be inflated and deployed beside a head of the occupant. A portion of the first inflation part is configured to be inflated and deployed above a console box and to come into contact with an upper surface of the console box. In a state where the airbag is folded, the second inflation part is folded to overlap the first inflation part such that the second inflation part is arranged inward of the first inflation part in a vehicle width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: ASHIMORI INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidetaka AZUMA, Yuta MINAMI, Kazuya HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210300293
    Abstract: A side airbag device includes an inflator; and a bag-shaped airbag inflatable and deployable in response to a gas upon activation of the inflator. The airbag includes a torso protection portion inflatable and deployable in a space beside a torso of the occupant, a support portion provided on a console box side of the torso protection portion and configured to be pushed onto a top surface of the console box in an inflated and deployed state, and a hip protection portion inflatable and deployable between a hip of the occupant and a lateral portion of the console box. The support portion and the hip protection portion are defined by a continuous chamber. The inflator is positioned from above to below the support portion in a side view of the vehicle. The airbag is mounted on a lateral portion of the vehicle seat via the inflator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicants: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION, ASHIMORI INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Taei SHIBAHARA, Toshihiro TAKEBAYASHI, Yuichi SUGIMURA, Motoharu HIRATA, Hidetaka AZUMA, Yuta MINAMI, Yoshitaka OKAGAMI, Kazuya HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210300294
    Abstract: A side airbag device includes an airbag including a first inflation portion fixed to a seat and a second inflation portion inclining toward an occupant with respect to the first inflation portion. The airbag includes an occupant side panel disposed on an occupant side, a non-occupant side panel disposed opposite the occupant side panel, and a strip connection panel connecting a peripheral edge of the occupant side panel and a peripheral edge of the non-occupant side panel. The non-occupant side panel is spaced from the occupant side panel in a vehicle width direction. The connection panel includes a bend portion between a first peripheral edge portion connected to a first part of the peripheral edge of the occupant side panel defining the first inflation portion and a second peripheral edge portion connected to a second part of the peripheral edge of the occupant side panel defining the second inflation portion, or in the second peripheral edge portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: ASHIMORI INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidetaka AZUMA, Yuta MINAMI, Yoshitaka OKAGAMI, Kazuya HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210285785
    Abstract: A navigation control device includes an image data acquisition unit, a subject specifying unit, a subject position information acquisition unit, and a route guidance unit. The image data acquisition unit is configured to acquire image data. The subject specifying unit is configured to recognize a subject in the image data that is acquired by the image data acquisition unit and specify the subject. The subject position information acquisition unit is configured to acquire position information corresponding to the subject that is specified by the subject specifying unit. The route guidance unit is configured to set, as a destination, the position information corresponding to the subject that is specified by the subject specifying unit and provide route guidance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventor: Kazuya Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20210032737
    Abstract: A machine component includes a core made up of a steel for machine structural use, and a medium carbon-containing layer and a high carbon-containing layer formed of the steel for machine structural use, the medium carbon-containing layer covering the core, the high carbon-containing layer covering the medium carbon-containing layer and having a carbon concentration of 0.8-1.5%. The high carbon-containing layer is made up of a martensitic structure having carbides dispersed therein and a residual austenitic structure, wherein spheroidized carbides with an aspect ratio of 1.5 or less constitute 90% or more of a total number of the carbides, and the number of spheroidized carbides on prior austenite grain boundaries is 40% or less of the total number of the carbides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Kensuke SATO, Koji YAMAMOTO, Yusuke HIRATSUKA, Kazuya HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210032716
    Abstract: A method for producing a machine component excellent in pitting resistance characteristics and toughness includes a carburizing step, performed on a steel material containing 0.13-0.30% C and 0.90-2.00% Cr in mass % and at least one of Si, Mn, Ni, Mo, Nb, V, Ti, B, Al, and N, balance Fe and unavoidable impurities; heating the material to 850-1030° C. to attain carbon concentration in a surface of 0.8-1.5%; cooling the material at an average rate of 5° C./sec or lower from a temperature higher than the Acm point of a surface layer to a cooling end temperature that is at least 50° C. lower than the A1 point to cause the surface layer to have a pearlite or bainite structure with dispersion; spheroidizing annealing at a temperature not higher than the Acm point at the surface layer; heating the material to not higher than the Acm point at the surface layer; and performing tempering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Kensuke SATO, Koji YAMAMOTO, Yusuke HIRATSUKA, Kazuya HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10885016
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a client device includes a first rule storage unit, a first check execution unit, a user interface control unit, a request transmission unit, and a rule update unit. The rule update unit requests a server device to transmit a rule for updating the first rule storage unit on the basis of a predetermined trigger and updates the first rule storage unit by using the rule transmitted from the server device as a response to the request. The server device has a client rule generation unit. The client rule generation unit generates the client rule to transmit the generated client rule to the client device of a request source when a rule request is received from the rule update unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yuichiro Esaki, Kazuya Hashimoto, Seiichiro Tanaka, Yuuichi Handa, Shun Enari
  • Publication number: 20200411044
    Abstract: To provide a magnetic recording tape that exhibits excellent tape dimension stability even if there are changes in temperature or humidity or even if tension is applied to the magnetic recording tape during tape travelling. The present technology provides a magnetic recording tape, the tape (T1 or T2) having a total thickness of 5.6 ?m or less and including a magnetic layer 1, a non-magnetic layer 2, a base layer 3, and a back layer 4 in the stated order. In one embodiment, a deposition film layer A formed of a metal or an oxide thereof is provided on a lower-layer side of the non-magnetic layer 2. The deposition film layer A may be provided on the back layer 4 and an insulation layer B may also be provided between the deposition film layer A the non-magnetic layer 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuya HASHIMOTO, Takanobu IWAMA, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI, Ryoichi HIRATSUKA, Yoichi KANEMAKI, Hikaru TERUI
  • Patent number: 10872633
    Abstract: A magnetic recording medium according to a first technique includes an elongated substrate having a first surface and a second surface, a first reinforcing layer disposed on the first surface, a second reinforcing layer disposed on the second surface, an adhesion suppressing layer disposed on the second reinforcing layer, and a recording layer disposed on the first reinforcing layer or the adhesion suppressing layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Eiji Nakashio, Yuta Akimoto, Tomoe Sato, Yoichi Kanemaki, Nobuyuki Sasaki, Masaru Terakawa, Kazuya Hashimoto, Katsunori Maeshima, Minoru Yamaga, Hikaru Terui, Hiroyuki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20200357630
    Abstract: A treatment liquid feeding system, provided with: a treatment liquid feeding device 10 having carrier-housing parts 12 for housing a carrier 70, bottle-housing parts 13 for housing a treatment liquid bottle 80 removed from a carrier 70, liquid feed parts 14 for delivering a treatment liquid to substrate treatment devices 90 from a treatment liquid bottle 80, and a transportation unit 15; and a control device configured to control the transportation unit 15 so as to remove a treatment liquid bottle 80 from the carrier 70 of a carrier-housing part 12 and transport the treatment liquid bottle 80 to a bottle-housing 13, control the transportation unit 15 so as to transport a treatment liquid bottle 80 to a liquid feed part 14, and control the transportation unit 15 so as to house a treatment liquid bottle 80 in the carrier 70 of a carrier-housing part 12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuya Hashimoto, Hikaru Akada
  • Publication number: 20200321025
    Abstract: A magnetic recording medium includes an elongated substrate, and a reinforcing layer and a carbon thin film disposed on one surface of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Eiji NAKASHIO, Yuta AKIMOTO, Tomoe SATO, Yoichi KANEMAKI, Nobuyuki SASAKI, Masaru TERAKAWA, Kazuya HASHIMOTO, Katsunori MAESHIMA, Minoru YAMAGA, Hikaru TERUI, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20200321861
    Abstract: An electronic system device includes a semiconductor device and a power generating device for generating a power supply voltage. The semiconductor device includes a control circuit coupled with the power generating device via a power supply node, and a substrate-biased control circuit coupled with the control circuit. The electronic system device includes a DC-DC converter, and a switch arranged between the power supply nodes and the DC-DC converter. The control circuit sets the switch to an ON state after receiving the power supply voltage. The DC-DC converter receives the power supply voltage after the switch is controlled to the ON state. The substrate bias control circuit supplies a substrate bias voltage to the control circuit before the DC-DC converter receives the power supply voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuya HASHIMOTO, Kazuya UEJIMA