Patents by Inventor Kazuyuki Iwamoto

Kazuyuki Iwamoto 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: 20200280223
    Abstract: According to the present invention, provided is a rotary electric machine, which is to be connected to at least one of a first torque input/output shaft and a second torque input/output shaft, and includes a stator and a rotor. The rotor of the rotary electric machine includes: a rotor core; a torque transmitting portion, which is connected to at least one of the first torque input/output shaft and the second torque input/output shaft, and is formed of a plate-shaped member; and a rotor core retaining portion, which is retained on the torque transmitting portion, is configured to retain the rotor core, and is formed of a plate-shaped member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuyuki IWAMOTO, Motoaki KIMURA, Masaya INOUE
  • Patent number: 10749402
    Abstract: The rotary electric machine includes: a stator that includes: a stator core; and a stator coil; a ring member that accommodates the stator so as to hold the stator core in an internally fitted state; a housing case formed into a floored cylindrical shape with an opening at a first end portion, and that accommodates the ring member and the stator; and a cover mounted onto the first end portion of the housing case so as to cover the opening of the housing case, wherein a first end portion of each of the ring member and the housing case is fixed by fastening to the cover such that a fastening direction of each is oriented in an axial direction, and a second end portion of the ring member is fitted into and held by the housing case by means of an interfitting member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Ohashi, Masaya Inoue, Koichi Ojima, Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20200254509
    Abstract: The present invention provides a mold casting device including a raising and lowering mechanism that raises and lowers the upper mold; a die plate that is fixed to the upper mold; and a base member that is provided on upper end portions of the raising and lowering mechanism and supports the die plate from below.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Satoshi MATSUMOTO, Junji SUGIMOTO, Yohei SHIMOKAWA, Tomoharu OGAWA, Kazuyuki TSUKAMOTO, Shinsuke FUJIYAMA, Toshiya IWAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10680481
    Abstract: Insulators are respectively disposed such that longitudinal directions of trunk portions are oriented in a radial direction of teeth, and so as to place bottom surfaces of the trunk portions alongside two axial end surfaces of the teeth, concentrated winding coils are configured by winding conductor wires so as to be wound in multiple layers around the teeth so as to pass through a concave space that is formed by the trunk portions and first and second flange portions at two axial ends of the teeth, the second flange portion is disposed on an end surface of a core back of a stator core, and a temperature detecting element is installed by being inserted into an element insertion aperture that is formed on the second flange portion so as to be able to detect a temperature of a coil end of the concentrated winding coils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuro Hino, Tomohiro Bessho, Kazuyuki Iwamoto, Hironori Tsuiki, Shogo Okamoto, Ken Nishikawa, Masaya Inoue
  • Patent number: 10649393
    Abstract: A sheet conveying apparatus to convey a sheet to an image forming unit includes a main body, an opening/closing member, and first, second, and third portions. The opening/closing member can be opened and closed with respect to the main body, and the first, second, and third portions pivotably support the opening/closing member. The second support portion is provided below the first support portion and above the third support portion. Each of the first, second, and third portions include a projecting portion and a hole portion. A difference between a greatest length of the third projecting portion and a diameter of the third hole portion is larger than a difference between a greatest length of the first projecting portion and a diameter of the first hole portion and is larger than a difference between a greatest length of the second projecting portion and a diameter of the second hole portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20200031558
    Abstract: A packing member for packing a sheet feeding device includes a packing bag, a first cushioning material, a second cushioning material, a connecting member connecting the first cushioning material and the second cushioning material, a third cushioning material, and a tubular member. The first cushioning material and the second cushioning material are contacted to an inner surface of the tubular member by an elastic force of the connecting member and tension of the packing bag generating with mounting of the first cushioning material, and the second cushioning material and the third cushioning material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20190289950
    Abstract: an information processing method in which an electronic device embedded in footwear or attached to the footwear. The footwear having a communicator configured to communicate with one or more external terminals executes an authentication step of authenticating, whether or not a user wearing the footwear is an authorized user, an acquisition step of acquiring at least a payment request of a reward for the user wearing the footwear from the one or more external terminals via the communicator when the authentication has succeeded, an acceptance step of accepting the acquired payment request in accordance with a prescribed action performed by the user, and a transmission step of transmitting an acceptance result to the one or more external terminals via the communicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Tetsuya Matsumoto, Toshihiro Yamaguchi, Kazuyuki Kosei, Kota Yamanaka, Hiroshi Kimura, Hiroki Yoshino, Susumu Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20190187607
    Abstract: A sheet conveying apparatus to convey a sheet to an image forming unit includes a main body, an opening/closing member, and first, second, and third portions. The opening/closing member can be opened and closed with respect to the main body, and the first, second, and third portions pivotably support the opening/closing member. The second support portion is provided below the first support portion and above the third support portion. Each of the first, second, and third portions include a projecting portion and a hole portion. A difference between a greatest length of the third projecting portion and a diameter of the third hole portion is larger than a difference between a greatest length of the first projecting portion and a diameter of the first hole portion and is larger than a difference between a greatest length of the second projecting portion and a diameter of the second hole portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Patent number: 10061249
    Abstract: In an image forming apparatus, an image forming unit forms a first image of a first color and a second image of a second color. An obtaining unit obtains information related to relative positions of a first measurement image, which is formed on an image carrier, of the first color and a second measurement image, which is formed on an image carrier, of the second color. A generation unit generates correlation data based on first information corresponding to a first image forming speed and second information corresponding to a second image forming speed. A controller, in a case where the image forming unit forms an image at the second image forming speed, corrects relative positions of the first image and the second image based on the first information in advance and the correlation data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yushi Oka, Shinichi Takata, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Ryou Sakaguchi, Kentaro Tamura, Kazuyuki Iwamoto, Takao Nakajima, Daisuke Aruga
  • Publication number: 20160327896
    Abstract: In an image forming apparatus (100) an image forming unit forms a first image of a first color and a second image of a second color. An obtaining unit obtains information related to relative positions of a first measurement image, which formed on an image carrier, of the first color and a second measurement image, which formed on an image carrier, of the second color. A generation unit generates correlation data based on first information corresponding to a first image forming speed and second information corresponding to second information. A controller, in a case where the image forming unit forms an image at the second image forming speed, corrects relative positions of the first image and the second image based on the first information in advance and the correlation data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: Yushi Oka, Shinichi Takata, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Ryou Sakaguchi, Kentaro Tamura, Kazuyuki Iwamoto, Takao Nakajima, Daisuke Aruga
  • Patent number: 9477193
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a determiner for determining whether to execute a first image formation in an acquisition mode, in which an image forming operation is carried out using an acquired timing, or a second image formation in a non-acquisition mode, in which the image forming operation is carried out using exposure timing acquired in a previous acquisition mode. The determiner makes the determination on the basis of a current output of a temperature sensor and a previous output of the temperature sensor. When the determiner determines the execution of the first image formation, driving speeds of a first driver and a second driver are set, before the execution of the operation in the acquisition mode, on the basis of the current output of the temperature sensor, and the operation in the acquisition mode and the image formation are carried out using the driving speeds currently set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Iwamoto, Takuma Nakamura, Tsuyoshi Tajiri, Rin Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Eda
  • Publication number: 20160209795
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus including a determiner for determining whether to execute a first image formation for acquiring mode, and an image forming operation is carried out using the acquired timing acquired or a second image formation in non-acquiring mode, and the image forming operation is carried out using exposure timing acquired by a previous acquisition mode. The determiner makes the determination on the basis of a current output of a temperature sensor and a previous output of the temperature sensor. When the determiner determines the execution of the first image formation, driving speeds of a first driver and a second driver are set, before the execution of the operation in the acquisition mode, on the basis of the current output of the temperature sensor, and the operations in the acquisition mode and the image formation are carried out using the driving speeds currently set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Iwamoto, Takuma Nakamura, Tsuyoshi Tajiri, Rin Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Eda
  • Patent number: 9244391
    Abstract: First to N-th image forming units are sequentially arranged from the upstream to the downstream along the movement direction of an intermediate transfer belt. When L is defined as a distance between contact points of every two adjacent ones of the first to N-th image bearing members with the intermediate transfer member, when V is defined as a moving speed of the intermediate transfer belt and, when a timing at which transfer bias applying unit for the n-th image forming unit is turned off using a timing at which the transfer bias applying unit for the first image forming unit is turned off as reference is defined as (L/V)×(n?1)+?n, ?n for every integer n between 2 and N is set so that an absolute value of ?n is less than L/V and at least one pair of ?n among the plurality of ?n has different values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akifusa Ando, Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Patent number: 9229353
    Abstract: In test modes correcting at least one of an exposure timing of a first exposure portion and an exposure timing of a second exposure portion after transferring test toner images on an endless belt, a control portion is configured to be able to start the exposure of the first exposure portion after a position of an intermediate transfer belt, having been located at a developing position when a developing bias is started to be applied to the second developing portion, arrives at a transfer position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20150349611
    Abstract: Insulators are respectively disposed such that longitudinal directions of trunk portions are oriented in a radial direction of teeth, and so as to place bottom surfaces of the trunk portions alongside two axial end surfaces of the teeth, concentrated winding coils are configured by winding conductor wires so as to be wound in multiple layers around the teeth so as to pass through a concave space that is formed by the trunk portions and first and second flange portions at two axial ends of the teeth, the second flange portion is disposed on an end surface of a core back of a stator core, and a temperature detecting element is installed by being inserted into an element insertion aperture that is formed on the second flange portion so as to be able to detect a temperature of a coil end of the concentrated winding coils.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuro HINO, Tomonori BESSHO, Kazuyuki IWAMOTO, Hironori TSUIKI, Shogo OKAMOTO, Ken NISHIKAWA, Masaya INOUE
  • Patent number: 9188900
    Abstract: A light beam emitting apparatus including: a light source having plural light emitting points emitting beams; and a holding member configured to hold the source and having first, second, and third abutment portions, an emission direction of the beams being regulated by the abutment portions in abutment with the source, wherein as viewed along an optical path of the beams, an angle formed by a first line connecting two farthest light emitting points with a second line connecting the first and second abutment portions is smaller than angles formed by the first line with a third line connecting the second and third abutment portions and formed by the first line with a fourth line connecting the third and first abutment portions, and a distance between the first and second abutment portions is larger than distances between the second and third abutment portions and between the third and first abutment portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20150268592
    Abstract: First to N-th image forming units are sequentially arranged from the upstream to the downstream along the movement direction of an intermediate transfer belt. When L is defined as a distance between contact points of every two adjacent ones of the first to N-th image bearing members with the intermediate transfer member, when V is defined as a moving speed of the intermediate transfer belt and, when a timing at which transfer bias applying unit for the n-th image forming unit is turned off using a timing at which the transfer bias applying unit for the first image forming unit is turned off as reference is defined as (L/V)×(n?1)+?n, ?n for every integer n between 2 and N is set so that an absolute value of ?n is less than L/V and at least one pair of ?n among the plurality of ?n has different values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2015
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Inventors: Akifusa Ando, Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20150076940
    Abstract: The rotary electric machine includes: a stator that includes: a stator core; and a stator coil; a ring member that accommodates the stator so as to hold the stator core in an internally fitted state; a housing case formed into a floored cylindrical shape with an opening at a first end portion, and that accommodates the ring member and the stator; and a cover mounted onto the first end portion of the housing case so as to cover the opening of the housing case, wherein a first end portion of each of the ring member and the housing case is fixed by fastening to the cover such that a fastening direction of each is oriented in an axial direction, and a second end portion of the ring member is fitted into and held by the housing case by means of an interfitting member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Ohashi, Masaya Inoue, Koichi Ojima, Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Patent number: 8970650
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus is provided that reduces main scanning jitter with a simple configuration and performs light amount control with high accuracy. The image forming apparatus includes: a laser emitting luminous flux; a main-scanning aperture portion shaping the luminous flux; a beam splitter splitting the luminous flux passed through the main-scanning aperture portion into a reflected beam and a transmitted beam; a rotary polygon mirror deflecting the transmitted beam so that the transmitted beam scans the surface of a photosensitive drum; and an optical box in which the laser, the main-scanning aperture portion, the beam splitter and the rotary polygon mirror are disposed. The main-scanning aperture portion is disposed so as not to block a deflected and transmitted beam. The beam splitter abuts against the main-scanning aperture portion so as not to block a deflected and transmitted beam deflected, and is positioned by abutting against the main-scanning aperture portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Iwamoto
  • Patent number: D726111
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kazunori Tanaka, Kazuyuki Iwamoto