Patents by Inventor Kazuya MIYAWAKI

Kazuya MIYAWAKI 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: 10457167
    Abstract: Provided is a seatback structure for a seatback provided with a lower seatback support and an upper seatback support pivotably connected to the upper end of the lower seatback support. An actuator (17) is fixedly secured to one of a pair lower side frames (6) of a seatback frame (F), and an output end (17a) of the actuator is configured to move linearly along a length of the lower side frame, and a link (25) is provided with an upper end pivotally connected to a part of a corresponding upper side frame (7) and a lower end pivotally connected to the output end of the actuator. The upper end portion of the lower side frame and the lower end portion of the corresponding upper side frame comprise plate members facing laterally each other in an overlying relationship, and at least partly interposing the link therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruki Mochizuki, Kazuhiro Mishiba, Kazuya Miyawaki
  • Patent number: 10315544
    Abstract: Vehicle seat with seat cushion and seat back includes a seat frame, which comprises: first and second frames disposed at a distance away from each other in a predetermined direction; third frame connecting end portions of the first and second frames; fourth frame connecting another end portions of the first and second frames; and a connecting frame disposed at distances away from the first frame and second frame and connecting the third frame and fourth frame. The seat frame comprises: first pipe member having a U-shaped configuration and configured to form the first frame, the connecting frame, and part of the third frame by which the first frame and the connecting frame are connected; and second pipe member having a U-shaped configuration and configured to form the second frame, a remaining part of the third frame and the fourth frame, and connected to the first pipe member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignees: TS TECH CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Miyawaki, Atsushi Okimura, Takahide Aoki, Hiroki Ikeda, Toshimitsu Mizukoshi
  • Patent number: 10245988
    Abstract: A vehicle seat including a seat cushion, a seat back, a seat belt, and a seat belt retractor is provided. The vehicle seat includes: a seat back frame comprising: right and left side frames disposed at a distance away from each other in a lateral direction; an upper frame connecting upper end portions of the right side frame and the left side frame; a lower frame connecting lower end portions of the right side frame and the left side frame; and a connecting frame made of a pipe member and disposed at distances away from the right and left side frames and connecting the upper frame and the lower frame; and a first bracket by which the seat belt retractor is attached to the seat back frame. The first bracket is provided on the connecting frame at distances away from the upper frame and the lower frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignees: TS TECH CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidetaka Yonehara, Kazuya Miyawaki, Hiroyuki Nomura, Atsushi Okimura, Hiroki Ikeda, Toshimitsu Mizukoshi, Yuma Oga
  • Publication number: 20180222357
    Abstract: Provided is a seatback structure for a seatback provided with a lower seatback support and an upper seatback support pivotably connected to the upper end of the lower seatback support. An actuator (17) is fixedly secured to one of a pair lower side frames (6) of a seatback frame (F), and an output end (17a) of the actuator is configured to move linearly along a length of the lower side frame, and a link (25) is provided with an upper end pivotally connected to a part of a corresponding upper side frame (7) and a lower end pivotally connected to the output end of the actuator. The upper end portion of the lower side frame and the lower end portion of the corresponding upper side frame comprise plate members facing laterally each other in an overlying relationship, and at least partly interposing the link therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Haruki Mochizuki, Kazuhiro Mishiba, Kazuya Miyawaki
  • Publication number: 20170368975
    Abstract: Vehicle seat with seat cushion and seat back includes a seat frame, which comprises: first and second frames disposed at a distance away from each other in a predetermined direction; third frame connecting end portions of the first and second frames; fourth frame connecting another end portions of the first and second frames; and a connecting frame disposed at distances away from the first frame and second frame and connecting the third frame and fourth frame. The seat frame comprises: first pipe member having a U-shaped configuration and configured to form the first frame, the connecting frame, and part of the third frame by which the first frame and the connecting frame are connected; and second pipe member having a U-shaped configuration and configured to form the second frame, a remaining part of the third frame and the fourth frame, and connected to the first pipe member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Kazuya MIYAWAKI, Atsushi OKIMURA, Takahide AOKI, Hiroki IKEDA, Toshimitsu MIZUKOSHI
  • Publication number: 20170368974
    Abstract: A vehicle seat including a seat cushion, a seat back, a seat belt, and a seat belt retractor is provided. The vehicle seat includes: a seat back frame comprising: right and left side frames disposed at a distance away from each other in a lateral direction; an upper frame connecting upper end portions of the right side frame and the left side frame; a lower frame connecting lower end portions of the right side frame and the left side frame; and a connecting frame made of a pipe member and disposed at distances away from the right and left side frames and connecting the upper frame and the lower frame; and a first bracket by which the seat belt retractor is attached to the seat back frame. The first bracket is provided on the connecting frame at distances away from the upper frame and the lower frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Hidetaka YONEHARA, Kazuya MIYAWAKI, Hiroyuki NOMURA, Atsushi OKIMURA, Hiroki IKEDA, Toshimitsu MIZUKOSHI, Yuma OGA