Patents by Inventor Kiyohiko Takemoto

Kiyohiko Takemoto 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: 20210221148
    Abstract: A recording method includes a first drying step of evaporating 50 to 85 wt % of ink adhering on a recording medium, the ink being ejected from a recording head onto a surface of the recording medium back side of which is supported on a medium-supporting unit which faces the recording head, and a second drying step of drying the recording medium, which has been subjected to the first drying step, at the downstream side of the medium-supporting unit in a feeding direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventor: Kiyohiko TAKEMOTO
  • Patent number: 10974524
    Abstract: A recording method includes a first drying step of evaporating 50 to 85 wt % of ink adhering on a recording medium, the ink being ejected from a recording head onto a surface of the recording medium back side of which is supported on a medium-supporting unit which faces the recording head, and a second drying step of drying the recording medium, which has been subjected to the first drying step, at the downstream side of the medium-supporting unit in a feeding direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Publication number: 20190270318
    Abstract: A recording method includes a first drying step of evaporating 50 to 85 wt % of ink adhering on a recording medium, the ink being ejected from a recording head onto a surface of the recording medium back side of which is supported on a medium-supporting unit which faces the recording head, and a second drying step of drying the recording medium, which has been subjected to the first drying step, at the downstream side of the medium-supporting unit in a feeding direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventor: Kiyohiko TAKEMOTO
  • Patent number: 10328720
    Abstract: A recording method includes a first drying step of evaporating 50 to 85 wt % of ink adhering on a recording medium, the ink being ejected from a recording head onto a surface of the recording medium back side of which is supported on a medium-supporting unit which faces the recording head, and a second drying step of drying the recording medium, which has been subjected to the first drying step, at the downstream side of the medium-supporting unit in a feeding direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Publication number: 20170072709
    Abstract: A recording method includes a first drying step of evaporating 50 to 85 wt % of ink adhering on a recording medium, the ink being ejected from a recording head onto a surface of the recording medium back side of which is supported on a medium-supporting unit which faces the recording head, and a second drying step of drying the recording medium, which has been subjected to the first drying step, at the downstream side of the medium-supporting unit in a feeding direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: KIYOHIKO TAKEMOTO
  • Patent number: 9555648
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a recorded matter including applying a first ink including a volatile first liquid to an intermediate transfer medium having ultraviolet transmittance; applying, using an ink jet method, second ink including a coloring agent and a polymerizable compound polymerized by irradiation of ultraviolet to locations on the intermediate transfer medium where first ink is applied; partially polymerizing the polymerizable compound by irradiating surface side of the intermediate transfer medium to which the second ink is applied with ultraviolet rays from the opposite side surface; transferring the second ink irradiated by ultraviolet in the polymerizing of the polymerizable compound to a recording medium; and curing the polymerizable compound configuring the second ink transferred to the recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Patent number: 9522549
    Abstract: A recording method includes a first drying step of evaporating 50 to 85 wt % of ink adhering on a recording medium, the ink being ejected from a recording head onto a surface of the recording medium back side of which is supported on a medium-supporting unit which faces the recording head, and a second drying step of drying the recording medium, which has been subjected to the first drying step, at the downstream side of the medium-supporting unit in a feeding direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Publication number: 20160039221
    Abstract: A recording method includes a first drying step of evaporating 50 to 85 wt % of ink adhering on a recording medium, the ink being ejected from a recording head onto a surface of the recording medium back side of which is supported on a medium-supporting unit which faces the recording head, and a second drying step of drying the recording medium, which has been subjected to the first drying step, at the downstream side of the medium-supporting unit in a feeding direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventor: Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Patent number: 9254676
    Abstract: This invention provides a treatment liquid for an ink jet recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film, wherein the treatment liquid including at least a specific cyclic ester compound or a specific cyclic amide compound, a primer liquid for printing, and an ink composition. According to the present invention, a plastic recorded matter possessing excellent adhesion and waterfastness can be formed on a recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Mukai, Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Patent number: 9193178
    Abstract: A recording method includes a first drying step of evaporating 50 to 85 wt % of ink adhering on a recording medium, the ink being ejected from a recording head onto a surface of the recording medium back side of which is supported on a medium-supporting unit which faces the recording head, and a second drying step of drying the recording medium, which has been subjected to the first drying step, at the downstream side of the medium-supporting unit in a feeding direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Patent number: 9108452
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a recorded matter including applying a first ink including a volatile first liquid to an intermediate transfer medium; applying a second ink including a coloring agent, a thermoplastic resin and a volatile second liquid using an ink jet method to locations of the intermediate transfer medium where the first ink is applied; heating the surface of the intermediate transfer medium where the second ink is applied from the opposite surface side and volatilizing at least a part of the second liquid; transferring the second ink heated of the surface of the intermediate transfer medium onto the recording medium; and heating the second ink transferred to the recording medium of the surface of the intermediate transfer medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Kiyohiko Takemoto, Akio Ito
  • Publication number: 20150197100
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a recorded matter including applying a first ink including a volatile first liquid to an intermediate transfer medium having ultraviolet transmittance; applying, using an ink jet method, second ink including a coloring agent and a polymerizable compound polymerized by irradiation of ultraviolet to locations on the intermediate transfer medium where first ink is applied; partially polymerizing the polymerizable compound by irradiating surface side of the intermediate transfer medium to which the second ink is applied with ultraviolet rays from the opposite side surface; transferring the second ink irradiated by ultraviolet in the polymerizing of the polymerizable compound to a recording medium; and curing the polymerizable compound configuring the second ink transferred to the recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Publication date: July 16, 2015
    Inventor: Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Patent number: 9079418
    Abstract: This invention provides a treatment liquid for an ink jet recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film, wherein the treatment liquid including at least a specific cyclic ester compound or a specific cyclic amide compound, a primer liquid for printing, and an ink composition. According to the present invention, a plastic recorded matter possessing excellent adhesion and waterfastness can be formed on a recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Mukai, Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Patent number: 9034427
    Abstract: A method of forming an opaque layer includes forming a first layer by discharging droplets of an ink composition containing a metallic pigment on a record medium by an ink-jet recording process and forming a second layer by discharging droplets of an ink composition containing a white pigment on the record medium by an ink-jet recording process. The opaque layer is formed on the record medium on the side where the first layer and the second layer are formed in a region where the first layer and the second layer overlap each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Oyanagi, Chiyoshige Nakazawa, Kiyohiko Takemoto, Hiroki Nakane, Tsuyoshi Sano, Shuichi Koganehira
  • Patent number: 9023140
    Abstract: An ink jet ink set, at least has a cyan ink, a magenta ink, and a yellow ink, in which the cyan ink contains at least either one of C.I. Acid Blue 9 or C.I. Direct Blue 199, the magenta ink contains at least either one of C.I. Acid Red 249 or C.I. Reactive Red 141, the yellow ink contains at least either one of C.I. Direct Yellow 86 or C.I. Direct Yellow 132, and the cyan ink, the magenta ink, and the yellow ink all contain an alkylene oxide adduct of acetylene glycol having 12 or more carbon atoms in the main chain, acetylene glycol having 10 or more carbon atoms in the main chain, and polyoxy alkylene alkyl ether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromi Iseki, Chie Maruyama, Kiyohiko Takemoto, Tomohiro Aruga
  • Publication number: 20140308463
    Abstract: A recording medium for manufacturing recorded material in which a face opposing to an image forming face of a recording medium, which has an image formed by an inkjet method, is bonded, includes a base material and an adhesive agent layer including polyisoprene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyohiko TAKEMOTO, Masaru HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20140308488
    Abstract: A composition containing adhesive agent including an adhesive agent component used for manufacturing a recorded material in which a face opposing to an image forming face of a recording medium, which has an image formed by an inkjet method, is bonded, includes polyisoprene as the adhesive agent component. At least a part of the polyisoprene is included in a state of particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyohiko TAKEMOTO, Masaru HOSHINO
  • Patent number: 8851650
    Abstract: Provided is a method of producing a transfer medium including attaching ink which contains a resin and is discharged from an ink jet head onto a substrate; evaporating at least a part of the liquid component included in the ink having been attached to the substrate; and attaching adhesive liquid which contains a resin and is discharged from the ink jet head to a substrate surface where the ink in which at least a part of the liquid component has been evaporated is attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Kiyohiko Takemoto
  • Publication number: 20140218451
    Abstract: An ink jet ink set, at least has a cyan ink, a magenta ink, and a yellow ink, in which the cyan ink contains at least either one of C.I. Acid Blue 9 or C.I. Direct Blue 199, the magenta ink contains at least either one of C.I. Acid Red 249 or C.I. Reactive Red 141, the yellow ink contains at least either one of C.I. Direct Yellow 86 or C.I. Direct Yellow 132, and the cyan ink, the magenta ink, and the yellow ink all contain an alkylene oxide adduct of acetylene glycol having 12 or more carbon atoms in the main chain, acetylene glycol having 10 or more carbon atoms in the main chain, and polyoxy alkylene alkyl ether.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiromi Iseki, Chie Maruyama, Kiyohiko Takemoto, Tomohiro Aruga
  • Publication number: 20140098158
    Abstract: This invention provides a treatment liquid for an ink jet recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film, wherein the treatment liquid including at least a specific cyclic ester compound or a specific cyclic amide compound, a primer liquid for printing, and an ink composition. According to the present invention, a plastic recorded matter possessing excellent adhesion and waterfastness can be formed on a recording medium having a recording face of a plastic film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2013
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi MUKAI, Kiyohiko TAKEMOTO