Patents by Inventor Kohei Ueda

Kohei Ueda 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: 11098229
    Abstract: A resin composition contains a polymer whose enthalpy of fusion (?H) observed within a temperature range of 10° C. or higher and lower than 60° C. in differential scanning calorimetry is 30 J/g or more; and a low-molecular-weight compound whose enthalpy of fusion (?H) observed within a temperature range of 0° C. or higher and lower than 100° C. in differential scanning calorimetry is 30 J/g or more and whose molecular weight is 2000 or lower. A content of the low-molecular-weight compound is 3 parts by weight to 1000 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of the total amount of polymer components contained in the resin composition except the low-molecular-weight compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kohei Ueda, Koji Ishiwata, Yasutoyo Kawashima
  • Patent number: 11091839
    Abstract: The object of the invention is to provide a surface-treated steel sheet having a coating having fine adhesiveness to an adhesive on the surface and having excellent corrosion resistance, and a production method thereof. Provided is a surface-treated steel sheet including: a steel sheet; a plated layer containing zinc on the steel sheet; and a coating on the plated layer, wherein the coating contains an acrylic resin, zirconium, vanadium, phosphorus and cobalt, and the acrylic resin has an area ratio of 80 to 100 area % in an area from a surface to a thickness of one-fifth of a film thickness of the coating, and an area ratio of 5 to 50 area % in an area including areas from the film thickness center of the coating to a thickness of one-tenth of the film thickness toward the surface side and toward the plated layer side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiromasa Shoji, Kunihiko Toshin, Kohei Ueda, Atsushi Morishita
  • Patent number: 11035021
    Abstract: A high-strength steel sheet includes: a specific chemical composition; and a microstructure represented by, in a ? thickness to ? thickness range with ¼ thickness of a sheet thickness from a surface being a center, in volume fraction, ferrite: 85% or less, bainite: 3% or more and 95% or less, tempered martensite: 1% or more and 80% or less, retained austenite: 1% or more and 25% or less, pearlite and coarse cementite: 5% or less in total, and fresh martensite: 5% or less, in which the solid-solution carbon content in the retained austenite is 0.70 to 1.30 mass %, and to all grain boundaries of retained austenite grains having an aspect ratio of 2.50 or less and a circle-equivalent diameter of 0.80 ?m or more, the proportion of interfaces with the tempered martensite or the fresh martensite is 75% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kawata, Yuji Yamaguchi, Takayuki Kitazawa, Satoshi Uchida, Kohei Ueda, Naoki Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20210154978
    Abstract: A metal-carbon fiber reinforced plastic composite comprising a metal member of a ferrous material or ferrous alloy, a resin layer provided on at least one surface of the metal member and including a thermosetting resin, and carbon fiber reinforced plastic provided on a surface of the resin layer and including a carbon fiber material and a matrix resin having thermoplasticity, an indentation elastic modulus at 160 to 180° C. of the resin layer being higher than an indentation elastic modulus at 160 to 180° C. of the matrix resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: Nippon Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Masumi KOORI, Yasuaki KAWAMURA, Kohei UEDA
  • Publication number: 20210123122
    Abstract: This steel sheet has a predetermined chemical composition, in which a steel structure of an inside of the steel sheet contains, by volume fraction, soft ferrite: 0% to 30%, retained austenite: 3% to 40%, fresh martensite: 0% to 30%, a sum of pearlite and cementite: 0% to 10%, and a remainder includes hard ferrite, in the inside of the steel sheet, a number proportion of the retained austenite having an aspect ratio of 2.0 or more in the total retained austenite is 50% or more, a soft layer having a thickness of 1 to 100 ?m from a surface in a sheet thickness direction is present, in ferrite contained in the soft layer, a volume fraction of grains having an aspect ratio of less than 3.0 is 50% or more, the volume fraction of retained austenite in the soft layer is less than 50% of the volume fraction of the retained austenite of the inside of the steel sheet, and a peak of an emission intensity at a wavelength indicating Si appears in a range of more than 0.2 ?m and 5.0 ?m or less from the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Nippon Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Takafumi YOKOYAMA, Kohichi SANO, Riki OKAMOTO, Hiroyuki KAWATA, Eisaku SAKURADA, Yuji YAMAGUCHI, Kazuki SHIOKAWA, Yuichi NAKAHIRA, Kohei UEDA, Masahiro NAKATA, Satoshi UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210114350
    Abstract: To provide a metal-carbon fiber reinforced plastic material (CFRP) composite that has excellent adhesion and adhesion durability at a member interface and a method of producing a metal-CFRP composite. The metal-CFRP composite according to the present invention includes: a metal member; a CFRP layer; and one or two layers of coating layers provided between the metal member and the CFRP layer. In the case where the coating layer consists of one layer, the coating layer is a coating layer containing an isocyanate group, and the matrix resin contains a phenoxy resin as a main component thereof, contains an epoxy group, and has bonds represented in (a structural formula 1) in the vicinity of an interface between the CFRP layer and the coating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuaki KAWAMURA, Kohei UEDA, Masumi KOORI
  • Publication number: 20210095356
    Abstract: A steel sheet according to an aspect of the present invention has a predetermined chemical composition, in which a steel structure of an inside of the steel sheet contains, by volume fraction, soft ferrite: 0% to 30%, retained austenite: 3% to 40%, fresh martensite: 0% to 30%, a sum of pearlite and cementite: 0% to 10%, and a remainder including hard ferrite, in the inside of the steel sheet, a number proportion of the retained austenite having an aspect ratio of 2.0 or more in the total retained austenite is 50% or more, a soft layer having a thickness of 1 ?m to 100 ?m from the surface is present in a sheet thickness direction, among ferrite contained in the soft layer, a volume fraction of grains having an aspect ratio of less than 3.0 is 50% or more, a volume fraction of retained austenite in the soft layer is 50% or more of the volume fraction of the retained austenite of the inside of the steel sheet, and a peak of an emission intensity at a wavelength indicating Si appears in a range of more than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takafumi YOKOYAMA, Kohichi SANO, Riki OKAMOTO, Hiroyuki KAWATA, Eisaku SAKURADA, Yuji YAMAGUCHI, Kazuki SHIOKAWA, Yuichi NAKAHIRA, Kohei UEDA, Masahiro NAKATA, Satoshi UCHIDA
  • Patent number: 10920034
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition from which a heat dissipation sheet having high effect to suppress temperature elevation due to heat generated by electronic parts (elements) can be obtained. Specifically provided is a resin composition containing: a polymer (1) whose enthalpy of fusion observed within a temperature range of 10° C. or higher and lower than 60° C. in differential scanning calorimetry is 30 J/g or more; and a thermally conductive material (3) whose thermal conductivity is 1 W/(m·K) or higher, wherein the content of the thermally conductive material (3) is 1 part by weight or more and 80 parts by weight or less, with respect to 100 parts by weight of the total amount of polymer components contained in the resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Kohei Ueda
  • Publication number: 20210024705
    Abstract: A metal-carbon fiber reinforced plastic composite comprising a metal member of a ferrous material or ferrous alloy, a resin layer provided on at least one surface of the metal member and including a thermoplastic resin, and carbon fiber reinforced plastic provided on a surface of the resin layer and including a carbon fiber material and a matrix resin having thermoplasticity, a glass transition point Tg1 or melting point Tm1 of the resin layer being higher than a glass transition point Tg2 or melting point Tm2 of the carbon fiber reinforced plastic, in which metal-carbon fiber reinforced plastic composite, an AC impedance at a frequency 1 Hz when immersing the metal-carbon fiber reinforced plastic composite in an aqueous solution containing sodium chloride in 5 mass % is 1×107? or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masumi KOORI, Yasuaki KAWAMURA, Kohei UEDA
  • Publication number: 20210017620
    Abstract: This steel sheet has a predetermined chemical composition, in which a steel structure of an inside of the steel sheet contains, by volume fraction, soft ferrite: 0% to 30%, retained austenite: 3% to 40%, fresh martensite: 0% to 30%, a sum of pearlite and cementite: 0% to 10%, and a remainder includes hard ferrite, a number proportion of the retained austenite having an aspect ratio of 2.0 or more in the total retained austenite is 50% or more, a soft layer having a thickness of 1 to 100 ?m from a surface in a sheet thickness direction is present, in ferrite contained in the soft layer, a volume fraction of grains having an aspect ratio of 3.0 or more is 50% or more, a volume fraction of retained austenite in the soft layer is 80% or less of the volume fraction of the retained austenite in the inside of the steel sheet, and a peak of an emission intensity at a wavelength indicating Si appears in a range of more than 0.2 ?m and 10.0 ?m or less from the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takafumi YOKOYAMA, Riki OKAMOTO, Kohichi SANO, Hiroyuki KAWATA, Kohei UEDA, Eisaku SAKURADA
  • Patent number: 10822683
    Abstract: A hot-dip galvanized steel sheet includes a base steel sheet and a hot-dip galvanized layer formed on at least one surface of the base steel sheet, in which the hot-dip galvanized layer includes Fe in a content of more than 0% to 5% or less, Al in a content of more than 0% to 1.0% or less, and columnar grains formed by a ? phase on the surface of the steel sheet, further, 20% or more of the entire interface between the hot-dip galvanized layer and the base steel sheet is coated with the ? phase, and a ratio of an interface formed between ? grains in which coarse oxides are present among grains and the base steel sheet with respect to the entire interface between the ? phase and the base steel sheet in the hot-dip galvanized layer is 50% or less, the base steel sheet has predetermined chemical components and a refined layer in direct contact with the interface between the base steel sheet and the hot-dip galvanized layer, an average thickness of the refined layer is 0.1 to 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kawata, Takeshi Yasui, Kohei Ueda, Naoki Maruyama, Yuji Yamaguchi, Satoshi Uchida, Ryosuke Komami, Hayato Arai, Toyomitsu Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10822684
    Abstract: A hot-dip galvanized steel sheet includes a base steel sheet and a hot-dip galvanized layer formed on at least one surface of the base steel sheet, in which the hot-dip galvanized layer includes Fe in a content of more than 0% to 5% or less, Al in a content of more than 0% to 1.0% or less, and columnar grains formed by a ? phase on the surface of the steel sheet, further, 20% or more of the entire interface between the hot-dip galvanized layer and the base steel sheet is coated with the ? phase, and a ratio of an interface formed between ? grains in which coarse oxides are present among ? grains and the base steel sheet with respect to the entire interface between the ? phase and the base steel sheet in the hot-dip galvanized layer is 50% or less, the base steel sheet has predetermined chemical components and a refined layer in direct contact with the interface between the base steel sheet and the hot-dip galvanized layer, an average thickness of the refined layer is 0.1 to 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kawata, Takeshi Yasui, Kohei Ueda, Naoki Maruyama, Yuji Yamaguchi, Satoshi Uchida, Ryosuke Komami, Hayato Arai, Toyomitsu Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10717792
    Abstract: A polymer that is capable of affording a heat storage material superior in humidity permeability and shape retention after phase transition and that is superior in molding processability is provided. The polymer includes constitutional units (A) derived from ethylene, constitutional units (B) represented by a specified formula, and optionally includes constitutional units (C) represented by another specified formula. Where the total number of the units (A), the units (B), and the units (C) is 100%, the number of the units (A) accounts for 70% to 99%, the total number of the units (B) and the units (C) accounts for 1% by weight to 30% by weight. Where the total number of the units (B) and the units (C) is 100%, the number of the units (B) accounts for 1% to 100% and the number of the units (C) accounts for 0% to 99%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yu Miura, Yasutoyo Kawashima, Kohei Ueda, Yoshinobu Nozue
  • Patent number: 10507629
    Abstract: A hot-dip galvanized steel sheet wherein the hot-dip galvanized steel sheet comprises a base steel sheet and a hot-dip galvanized layer, a ferrite phase is, by volume fraction, 40% or more and 97% or less in a range of ? thickness to ? thickness centered at a position of ¼ thickness from the surface of the base steel sheet, a hard structure is 3% or more in total, wherein the hot-dip galvanized steel sheet has the hot-dip galvanized layer in which Fe is 5.0% or less and Al is 1.0% or less, and columnar grains formed of a ? phase is 20% or more in an entire interface between the plated layer and the base steel sheet on the surface of the base steel sheet in which a ratio of a volume fraction of the hard structure in a surface layer range of 20 ?m depth in a steel sheet direction from an interface between the hot-dip galvanized layer and the base steel sheet is 0.10 times or more to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kawata, Takeshi Yasui, Kohei Ueda, Naoki Maruyama, Yuji Yamaguchi, Satoshi Uchida, Ryosuke Komami, Hayato Arai, Yasuhiro Nakashima, Toyomitsu Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20190309109
    Abstract: A polymer that is capable of affording a heat storage material superior in humidity permeability and shape retention after phase transition and that is superior in molding processability is provided. The polymer includes constitutional units (A) derived from ethylene, constitutional units (B) represented by a specified formula, and optionally includes constitutional units (C) represented by another specified formula. Where the total number of the units (A), the units (B), and the units (C) is 100%, the number of the units (A) accounts for 70% to 99%, the total number of the units (B) and the units (C) accounts for 1% by weight to 30% by weight. Where the total number of the units (B) and the units (C) is 100%, the number of the units (B) accounts for 1% to 100% and the number of the units (C) accounts for 0% to 99%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Yu MIURA, Yasutoyo KAWASHIMA, Kohei UEDA, Yoshinobu NOZUE
  • Publication number: 20190270923
    Abstract: A resin composition contains a polymer whose enthalpy of fusion (?H) observed within a temperature range of 10° C. or higher and lower than 60° C. in differential scanning calorimetry is 30 J/g or more; and a low-molecular-weight compound whose enthalpy of fusion (?H) observed within a temperature range of 0° C. or higher and lower than 100° C. in differential scanning calorimetry is 30 J/g or more and whose molecular weight is 2000 or lower. A content of the low-molecular-weight compound is 3 parts by weight to 1000 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of the total amount of polymer components contained in the resin composition except the low-molecular-weight compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Kohei UEDA, Koji ISHIWATA, Yasutoyo KAWASHIMA
  • Patent number: 10370467
    Abstract: A polymer that is capable of affording a heat storage material superior in humidity permeability and shape retention after phase transition and that is superior in molding processability is provided. The polymer includes constitutional units (A) derived from ethylene, constitutional units (B) represented by a specified formula, and optionally includes constitutional units (C) represented by another specified formula. Where the total number of the units (A), the units (B), and the units (C) is 100%, the number of the units (A) accounts for 70% to 99%, the total number of the units (B) and the units (C) accounts for 1% by weight to 30% by weight. Where the total number of the units (B) and the units (C) is 100%, the number of the units (B) accounts for 1% to 100% and the number of the units (C) accounts for 0% to 99%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yu Miura, Yasutoyo Kawashima, Kohei Ueda, Yoshinobu Nozue
  • Publication number: 20190211178
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition from which a heat dissipation sheet having high effect to suppress temperature elevation due to heat generated by electronic parts (elements) can be obtained. Specifically provided is a resin composition containing: a polymer (1) whose enthalpy of fusion observed within a temperature range of 10° C. or higher and lower than 60° C. in differential scanning calorimetry is 30 J/g or more; and a thermally conductive material (3) whose thermal conductivity is 1 W/(m·K) or higher, wherein the content of the thermally conductive material (3) is 1 part by weight or more and 80 parts by weight or less, with respect to 100 parts by weight of the total amount of polymer components contained in the resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventor: Kohei UEDA
  • Publication number: 20190203995
    Abstract: The refrigerant device includes a refrigerant circuit, an injection circuit, an inlet temperature sensor, an outlet temperature sensor, and a controller configured to control the operation of the refrigerant circuit. The controller includes an evaluation value calculation unit and a refrigerant amount detection unit. The evaluation value calculation unit calculates an evaluation value indicating a capability of a subcooling heat exchanger in accordance with an inlet temperature detected by the inlet temperature sensor and an outlet temperature detected by the outlet temperature sensor. The refrigerant amount detection unit determines whether there is a shortage of refrigerant in accordance with the evaluation value calculated by the evaluation value calculation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Kohei UEDA, (no name) ABASTARI, Hiroshi SATA
  • Patent number: 10194057
    Abstract: A method for limiting the amount of ink discharged in a photocurable inkjet printing apparatus includes a conversion step of converting, an input grayscale value to the amount of ink; and a limit value setting step of setting, a limit value of the amount of ink discharged, for each of a secondary color not including a K color component, a tertiary color not including a K color component, and a color including a K color component. In the limit value setting step, the limit value for the tertiary color not including a K color component is set to a smaller value than the limit value for the secondary color not including a K color component, and the limit value for the color including a K color component is set to a smaller value than the limit value for the secondary color not including a K color component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Screen Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigenori Arizono, Ryoko Sakurai, Kohei Ueda, Koji Matsuo