Patents by Inventor Kosho Abe

Kosho Abe 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: 20210288363
    Abstract: A power supply device includes battery cells each having a rectangular external shape, a separator disposed between the battery cells, a pair of end plates that are disposed on respective ends of a battery assembly in which the separator and the battery cells are stacked, and a bind bar that binds the pair of end plates. The separator has insulating rib parts that protrude from both surfaces of the separator, and the insulating rib parts of the separator stacked on each surface of the battery cell are stacked on each other on a bottom surface of the battery cell. The insulating rib parts are stacked on each other on the bottom surface of the battery cell by inserting an insertion rib provided in one of the stacked insulating rib parts into an insertion groove provided in the other of the stacked insulating rib parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wataru Okada, Kosho Abe, Yusuke Fujii, Takeshi Nagane, Sho Ojima
  • Patent number: 10847769
    Abstract: A vehicular power source device includes: a case incorporating a battery; a service plug coupled to the battery incorporated in the case; and a protection cover of the service plug. The protection cover includes: a covering portion of the service plug; a fixing board fixed to the case via a fastener; and an opening board disposed to be adjacent to the fixing board and providing a gap to the case. In addition, the fixing board includes: a fixing portion fixed onto the case via the fastener; a linking portion linking the fixing portion to the covering portion; and a breaking portion. The breaking portion is provided in the fixing portion or in a boundary portion between the fixing portion and the linking portion, and a breaking strength of the breaking portion is lower than that of the linking portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wataru Okada, Kosho Abe, Yusuke Fujii, Yoshiaki Ueta
  • Publication number: 20190267588
    Abstract: A vehicular power source device includes: a case incorporating a battery; a service plug coupled to the battery incorporated in the case; and a protection cover of the service plug. The protection cover includes: a covering portion of the service plug; a fixing board fixed to the case via a fastener; and an opening board disposed to be adjacent to the fixing board and providing a gap to the case. In addition, the fixing board includes: a fixing portion fixed onto the case via the fastener; a linking portion linking the fixing portion to the covering portion; and a breaking portion. The breaking portion is provided in the fixing portion or in a boundary portion between the fixing portion and the linking portion, and a breaking strength of the breaking portion is lower than that of the linking portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wataru Okada, Kosho Abe, Yusuke Fujii, Yoshiaki Ueta