Patents by Inventor Kenji Yao

Kenji Yao 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: 20210181051
    Abstract: A chip that constitutes a pressure-sensitive sensor and an enclosure are provided. The enclosure is formed with a sensor placement chamber in which the chip is placed. In the sensor placement chamber in which the chip is housed, a first pipe connecting a first communication channel on the side of the sensor placement chamber to a first pressure introduction portion and a second pipe connecting a second communication channel on the side of the sensor placement chamber to the second pressure introduction portion are provided. A side surface of the first pipe and a side surface of the second pipe are disposed out of contact with an inner wall of the sensor placement chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Ayumi Tsushima, Tomohisa Tokuda, Yoshiyuki Ishikura, Kenji Yao, Koichi Ochiai
  • Patent number: 11028253
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition containing: cellulose acylate (A); at least a polymer (B) selected from a group consisting of: a polymer (b1) having a core-shell structure including a core layer containing a butadiene polymer, and a shell layer located on an surface of the core layer and containing a polymer selected from a styrene polymer and an acrylonitrile-styrene polymer; a styrene-ethylene-butadiene-styrene copolymer (b2); polyurethane (b3); and aromatic polyester (b4); and a plasticizer (C). A resin molded article obtained by molding the resin composition satisfies at least one of the following conditions (1) and (2): (1) a heat distortion temperature measured in accordance with an ASTM D648-07 B method is 95° C. or less; and (2) a heat distortion temperature measured in accordance with an ISO 75-2 A method (2013) is 80° C. or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Kana Miyazaki, Ryo Tanaka, Kenji Yao
  • Publication number: 20210130587
    Abstract: A resin composition includes a cellulose acylate (A); and an aromatic compound (B) not containing a functional group that reacts with the cellulose acylate (A), but containing a long-chain aliphatic group and at least one of a phenolic hydroxy group and a monoglycidyl ether group directly bonded to an aromatic group of the aromatic compound (B), in which a mass ratio (B)/(A) of the aromatic compound (B) to the cellulose acylate (A) is 0.15 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji YAO, Hideaki YOSHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10927239
    Abstract: A resin composition includes cellulose acetate propionate and polymethyl methacrylate, in which a weight ratio (A)/(B) of a weight (A) of the cellulose acetate propionate to a weight (B) of the polymethyl methacrylate is 0.45 or more and 100 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Kenji Yao, Ryo Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20210040292
    Abstract: A resin composition, including a cellulose acylate (A), a polyester resin (B), and a cardanol composition (C) containing a cardanol-based compound having a hydroxyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Ryo Tanaka, Kana Miyazaki, Masahiro Moriyama, Kenji Yao
  • Publication number: 20210040311
    Abstract: A resin composition, including a cellulose acylate (A), a polyester resin (B), and a cardanol composition (C) containing a cardanol-based compound having an epoxy group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Ryo Tanaka, Kana Miyazaki, Masahiro Moriyama, Kenji Yao
  • Patent number: 10899912
    Abstract: A resin composition is provided and includes: a cellulose acylate (A); a cardanol compound (B); and a compound (C), and the compound (C) is at least one selected from the group consisting of a hindered phenol compound, a tocopherol compound, a tocotrienol compound, a phosphite compound, and a hydroxylamine compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Ryo Tanaka, Kana Miyazaki, Kenji Yao
  • Patent number: 10889701
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition containing: a resin (A) having a biomass-derived carbon atom; a resin (B) incompatible with the resin (A); and a plasticizer (C), in which a content of the resin (A) is larger than a content of the resin (B), and a glass transition temperature Tg(A) of the resin (A) is higher than a glass transition temperature Tg(B) of the resin (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Kana Miyazaki, Ryo Tanaka, Kenji Yao
  • Patent number: 10829620
    Abstract: A resin composition contains cellulose acylate (A), a polyester resin (B), at least one compound (C) selected from the group consisting of cardanol compounds and ester compounds having a molecular weight of about 250 or more and about 2000 less, and a water-absorbing compound (D).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Kana Miyazaki, Ryo Tanaka, Masahiro Moriyama, Kenji Yao
  • Patent number: 10822474
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition containing: a cellulose acetate in which the weight average polymerization degree is 120-330 and the degree of substitution of an acetyl group is 2.10-2.60; a (meth)acrylic polymer having a weight average molecular weight of 1000-30000; and a plasticizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Moriyama, Kenji Yao
  • Publication number: 20200199331
    Abstract: A resin composition includes a resin (A), a resin (B), and resin particles (C), and has a continuous phase containing the resin (A) and dispersed phases containing the resin (B), in which when a cross section of the resin composition along an extrusion direction in producing the resin composition is observed, an area circle equivalent diameter d80, which is an area circle equivalent diameter corresponding to 80% from a small diameter side in a number cumulative distribution of area circle equivalent diameters of the dispersed phases, is 600 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo TANAKA, Kana MIYAZAKI, Kenji YAO
  • Patent number: 10689506
    Abstract: A resin composition contains cellulose acetate (A) having a degree of substitution of about 2.1 or more and about 2.6 or less, a plasticizer (B), a polyhydroxyalkanoate (C), and an olefin-(meth)acrylate copolymer (D).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
    Inventors: Masahiro Moriyama, Kenji Yao
  • Publication number: 20200172710
    Abstract: A resin composition includes a cellulose ester compound (A), a poly(meth)acrylate compound (B) containing 50% by weight or more of a constituting unit derived from a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester, a polyester resin (C), and at least one polymer (D) selected from a polymer with a core shell structure having a core layer and a shell layer containing a polymer of a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester on a surface of the core layer, and an olefin polymer which is a polymer of an ?-olefin and a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester and contains 60% by weight or more of a constituting unit derived from the ?-olefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo TANAKA, Kana MIYAZAKI, Masahiro MORIYAMA, Kenji YAO
  • Publication number: 20200157319
    Abstract: A resin composition includes a cellulose ester compound, a poly(meth)acrylate compound, a polyester resin and an ester compound having a molecular weight of 250 or more and 2,000 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kana MIYAZAKI, Ryo TANAKA, Masahiro MORIYAMA, Kenji YAO
  • Patent number: 10584232
    Abstract: A resin composition includes a cellulose ester compound (A); polylactic acid (B); and a polystyrene (meth)acrylate-based compound (C) containing 10% by mass or more and 40% by mass or less of a constituent unit derived from styrene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Tanaka, Kana Miyazaki, Masahiro Moriyama, Kenji Yao
  • Publication number: 20200071492
    Abstract: A resin composition contains: a cellulose acylate (A); at least one ester compound (B) represented by any one of the General Formulae (1) to (5); and at least one of a plasticizer (C) and a thermoplastic elastomer (D)
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo TANAKA, Kana MIYAZAKI, Kenji YAO
  • Publication number: 20200071498
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition, containing a resin having biomass-derived carbon atoms, wherein a ratio (F7/F14) of a bending creep elastic modulus F7 to a bending creep elastic modulus F14 is 1.9 to 6.0. The F7 is measured under conditions of a temperature of 60° C. and a load of 7 MPa for 1,000 hours, and the F14 is measured under conditions of a temperature of 60° C. and a load of 14 MPa for 1,000 hours, in accordance with a method specified in ISO 899-2: 1993.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji YAO, Kana MIYAZAKI, Ryo TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20200071499
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition containing: cellulose acylate (A); at least a polymer (B) selected from a group consisting of: a polymer (b1) having a core-shell structure including a core layer containing a butadiene polymer, and a shell layer located on an surface of the core layer and containing a polymer selected from a styrene polymer and an acrylonitrile-styrene polymer; a styrene-ethylene-butadiene-styrene copolymer (b2); polyurethane (b3); and aromatic polyester (b4); and a plasticizer (C). A resin molded article obtained by molding the resin composition satisfies at least one of the following conditions (1) and (2): (1) a heat distortion temperature measured in accordance with an ASTM D648-07 B method is 95° C. or less; and (2) a heat distortion temperature measured in accordance with an ISO 75-2 A method (2013) is 80° C. or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kana MIYAZAKI, Ryo TANAKA, Kenji YAO
  • Publication number: 20200071493
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition containing: a cellulose acylate (A); a thermoplastic elastomer (B); and a fiber (C).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo TANAKA, Kana MIYAZAKI, Kenji YAO
  • Publication number: 20200071504
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition containing: a cellulose acylate (A); a thermoplastic elastomer (B); and particles (C) of at least one type of organic compound containing two or more nitrogen atoms in a molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kana MIYAZAKI, Ryo TANAKA, Kenji YAO