Patents by Inventor Kouhei Yamamoto

Kouhei Yamamoto 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: 10906279
    Abstract: There is provided an interlayer film for laminated glass with which the processability at the time of preparation of laminated glass can be enhanced, furthermore, a large broken piece of glass is hardly generated even when laminated glass is broken, and laminated glass can have a high level of safety. The interlayer film for laminated glass according to the present invention includes a plastic layer with a Young's modulus of higher than or equal to 1 GPa and a first resin layer layered on a first surface of the plastic layer, is provided or not provided with a second resin layer layered on a second surface opposite to the first surface of the plastic layer, has the Young's modulus of the plastic layer higher than the Young's modulus of each of the first and second resin layers, and has an adhesive force between the plastic layer and each of the first and second resin layers measured in accordance with JIS K6854-2 of greater than or equal to 1 N/50 mm and less than or equal to 20 N/50 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamaguchi, Masaki Yamamoto, Daisuke Nakajima, Izumi Matsumoto, Masaki Matsudou
  • Patent number: 10899292
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an insulator is provided. The insulator includes a lower member and an upper member. The lower member is placed as a second flange of the lower member is fixed in position. The upper member is then disposed on the lower member as the second flange of the upper member is fixed in position. Accordingly, the first flange of the upper member and the first flange of the lower member abut each other, and the second flange of the upper member and the second flange of the lower member abut each other. Then, the first flange of the upper member and the first flange of the lower member are swaged, and then the second flange of the upper member and the second flange of the lower member are swaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: FUTABA INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamamoto, Masatoshi Kato
  • Patent number: 10780188
    Abstract: An ultraviolet irradiation device having higher processability and interfacial adhesiveness, and allowing downsizing is provided. The ultraviolet irradiation device includes an enclosure configured to include a hollow portion being formed inside and being capable of introducing an irradiation object, an outer periphery of the enclosure being covered by a covering portion, and a light source configured to be arranged in an area not covered by the covering portion of the enclosure and project light toward the hollow portion. The covering portion is formed of thermoplastic resin fiber. Processability and interfacial adhesiveness can be improved by forming the covering portion with thermoplastic resin fiber. Consequently, a structure advantageous for downsizing of the ultraviolet irradiation device is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kishi, Sho Sugiyama, Naoto Yabuki, Kouhei Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200238666
    Abstract: There is provided an interlayer film for laminated glass with which the occurrence of a poor appearance due to white cloudiness in laminated glass can be suppressed even though the interlayer film is provided with a layer containing silver. The interlayer film for laminated glass according to the present invention includes a first layer containing silver and a second layer containing a polyvinyl acetal resin, the second layer is arranged on a first surface side of the first layer, the second layer contains a compound having a group in which a carbon atom, an oxygen atom, or a hydrogen atom is bonded to a nitrogen atom, and the compound having a group in which a carbon atom, an oxygen atom, or a hydrogen atom is bonded to a nitrogen atom is a compound having a piperidine structure or is a hindered amine light stabilizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Shougo Yoshida, Masaki Yamamoto, Kazuhiko Nakayama, Kouhei Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20200216616
    Abstract: Provided an optical material composition which makes it possible to design an optical material exhibiting a broad range of properties. This optical material composition contains a compound (A) represented by formula (1) and a polythiol (a), and does not contain 1,2,3,5,6-pentathiepane (b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko NISHIMORI, Yosuke IMAGAWA, Kouhei TAKEMURA, Hiroshi HORIKOSHI, Yoshiaki YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10639868
    Abstract: There is provided an interlayer film for laminated glass with which the adhesivity between a plastic layer and a resin layer can be heightened and the handling properties of laminated glass can be enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki Yamamoto, Kouhei Yamaguchi, Daisuke Nakajima
  • Publication number: 20200024450
    Abstract: Provided is an optical material composition which makes it possible to design an optical material exhibiting a broad range of properties. This optical material composition contains a compound (A) represented by formula (1), 1,2,3,5,6-pentathiepane (b), and if necessary, a compound (B) represented by formula (2). The content of the compound (B) constitutes 0-30 mass % of the total mass of the composition: (In the formula, n m represents an integer which is 0-4, and n represents an integer which is 0-2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko NISHIMORI, Yosuke IMAGAWA, Kouhei TAKEMURA, Hiroshi HORIKOSHI, Yoshiaki YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10434753
    Abstract: There are provided a plastic sheet making the inter-layer peeling in laminated glass become difficult to occur, and furthermore, being capable of enhancing the penetration resistance of laminated glass, and an interlayer film for laminated glass prepared therewith. The plastic sheet used for an interlayer film for laminated glass according to the present invention is a plastic sheet used for an interlayer film for laminated glass and has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface which are coated with a surface treatment agent or modified by a surface treatment so that the wetting tension of each of the first surface and the second surface is greater than or equal to 40 mN/m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamaguchi, Masaki Yamamoto, Daisuke Nakajima, Izumi Matsumoto, Masaki Matsudou
  • Publication number: 20190298868
    Abstract: An ultraviolet irradiation device having higher processability and interfacial adhesiveness, and allowing downsizing is provided. The ultraviolet irradiation device includes an enclosure configured to include a hollow portion being formed inside and being capable of introducing an irradiation object, an outer periphery of the enclosure being covered by a covering portion, and a light source configured to be arranged in an area not covered by the covering portion of the enclosure and project light toward the hollow portion. The covering portion is formed of thermoplastic resin fiber. Processability and interfacial adhesiveness can be improved by forming the covering portion with thermoplastic resin fiber. Consequently, a structure advantageous for downsizing of the ultraviolet irradiation device is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KISHI, Sho SUGIYAMA, Naoto YABUKI, Kouhei YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10374269
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery stacks integrated by stacking a plurality of unit batteries, a fluid passage where fluid flows for cooling the unit batteries disposed between the battery stacks, a blower for circulating the fluid in the fluid passage, and a plurality of heat conducting plates. The heat conducting plate is thermally connected to an outer casing of the unit batteries constituting the battery stacks adjacent to each other, and disposed so as to constitute a plurality of cooled portions of which parts thereof exist in the fluid passage. The battery pack includes a passage forming member that demarcates the fluid passage as an independent passage from the area near the outer casing of the unit battery, and includes a partition wall for supporting the heat conducting plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki Uchiyama, Ryuichiro Shinkai, Yoshimitsu Inoue, Takahiro Souki, Kouhei Yamamoto, Kouhei Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Goto
  • Publication number: 20190234286
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing an insulator including disposing first and second covering members, and swaging the first covering member with the second covering member. The first and second covering members each include a groove and flanges including a perforated flange. The second covering member is disposed on the first covering member such that an inner side of the groove of the second covering member faces an inner side of the groove of the first covering member; the flanges of the second covering member are individually placed on the flanges of the first covering member; and a pin retained on a base is inserted through the perforated flange of the second covering member, to thereby fix the second covering member in position. In the swaging, at least the respective perforated flanges of the first and second covering members are swaged with each other with the pin being inserted therethrough.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamamoto, Fuyuki Itoh
  • Publication number: 20190161029
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an insulator is provided. The insulator includes a lower member and an upper member. The lower member is placed as a second flange of the lower member is fixed in position. The upper member is then disposed on the lower member as the second flange of the upper member is fixed in position. Accordingly, the first flange of the upper member and the first flange of the lower member abut each other, and the second flange of the upper member and the second flange of the lower member abut each other. Then, the first flange of the upper member and the first flange of the lower member are swaged, and then the second flange of the upper member and the second flange of the lower member are swaged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamamoto, Masatoshi Kato
  • Publication number: 20190157053
    Abstract: There is provided a vacuum processing apparatus in which at least one of the processing units includes a lower member and an upper member mounted on the lower member to be attachable and detachable that configure the vacuum container, a turning shaft member which is attached to an outer circumferential part of the base plate between the work space and the vacuum container, and has a turning shaft that moves from above the base plate when the turning shaft is connected to the lower member and the lower member turns around the connected part, and a maintenance member including an arm which is disposed above the turning shaft member and turns in a horizontal direction as the upper member is suspended, and in which the lower member is configured to be fixable at the position at a predetermined angle within a range of an angle at which the lower member is capable of turning around the shaft, and to be vertically movable as the arm of the maintenance member fixes the position above a center portion of the lower mem
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Ryoichi ISOMURA, Yuusaku SAKKA, Kouhei SATOU, Takashi UEMURA, Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Hiromichi KAWASAKI
  • Patent number: 10186732
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, which maintains small internal resistance and high electrical capacitance in long-term use in a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery uses, as an active material, a crystalline carbon material having a high crystallinity, and a negative electrode produced using a polymeric carboxylic compound as a binding agent. The nonaqueous electrolyte solution contains: (A) at least one compound selected from a group consisting of an unsaturated phosphate ester compound represented by a general formula (1) and an unsaturated phosphate ester compound represented by a general formula (2); (B) at least one compound selected from a group consisting of a sulfite ester compound, a sulfonate ester compound, an alkali metal imide salt compound, a fluorosilane compound, an organic disilane compound or an organic disiloxane compound; (C) an organic solvent, and (D) an electrolyte salt. A secondary battery using such nonaqueous electrolyte solution is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignees: DENSO CORPORATION, ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamamoto, Hisashi Umemoto, Kyohei Usami, Manabu Yamada, Takayuki Taki, Yuyu Ohnuma, Hiroaki Watanabe, Atsuski Shibuya
  • Publication number: 20180178631
    Abstract: A heater apparatus includes a housing which is arranged in a step positioned at an outer side of a floor plate of a vehicle body of a work vehicle in a vehicle width direction and has an air intake and a warm air blowoff port; an electric heater arranged in an inner space of the housing; a fan which supplies air to the electric heater; and a supporting member which supports the electric heater and the fan. The electric heater is arranged so that a rear end of the electric heater is arranged at a position lower than a front end of the electric heater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamamoto, Yasuyuki Tagami
  • Publication number: 20160013526
    Abstract: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery stacks integrated by stacking a plurality of unit batteries, a fluid passage where fluid flows for cooling the unit batteries disposed between the battery stacks, a blower for circulating the fluid in the fluid passage, and a plurality of heat conducting plates. The heat conducting plate is thermally connected to an outer casing of the unit batteries constituting the battery stacks adjacent to each other, and disposed so as to constitute a plurality of cooled portions of which parts thereof exist in the fluid passage. The battery pack includes a passage forming member that demarcates the fluid passage as an independent passage from the area near the outer casing of the unit battery, and includes a partition wall for supporting the heat conducting plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventors: Masaki UCHIYAMA, Ryuichiro SHINKAI, Yoshimitsu INOUE, Takahiro SOUKI, Kouhei YAMAMOTO, Kouhei YAMAGUCHI, Tetsuya GOTO
  • Patent number: 9233017
    Abstract: A lower back assistance apparatus including: a back frame 14 mounted to the back of a user and capable of movement following a user tilting forward; shoulder straps 22 that are attached to a back mounting section and extend towards the user trunk forward side for supporting the trunk of a user from the forward side; thigh plates 18 for mounting to the front of lower limbs of the user; coupling frames 20 with one end coupled to the thigh plates 18 and the other end coupled to the back frame 14 by joint sections 16 so as to allow relative movement with respect to the back frame 14, and capable of maintaining a non-bent profile during the relative movement; and actuators 40 that in an actuated state prevent the back frame 14 from tilting in the user forward direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kobayashi, Takuya Hashimoto, Yutaka Sato, Eiji Ishowata, Keita Suzuki, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Kouhei Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 8778541
    Abstract: A negative electrode used for a nonaqueous electrolyte solution battery having nonaqueous electrolyte solution containing lithium ion includes a metal carbon composite material. The metal carbon composite material has a porous carbon material having cavities, and a metal material made of metal to reversibly store or emit lithium ion. The metal material is arranged on a surface of the porous carbon material including inner surfaces of the cavities. The porous carbon material has a mass of 1-65 mass % when the metal carbon composite material is defined to have a mass of 100 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignees: Denso Corporation, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation National Institutes of Natural Sciences
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamamoto, Norikazu Adachi, Hisashi Umemoto, Manabu Yamada, Yasuyuki Ooba, Nobuyuki Nishi, Shigenori Numao
  • Publication number: 20130323605
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, which maintains small internal resistance and high electrical capacitance in long-term use in a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery uses, as an active material, a crystalline carbon material having a high crystallinity, and a negative electrode produced using a polymeric carboxylic compound as a binding agent. The nonaqueous electrolyte solution contains: (A) at least one compound selected from a group consisting of an unsaturated phosphate ester compound represented by a general formula (1) and an unsaturated phosphate ester compound represented by a general formula (2); (B) at least one compound selected from a group consisting of a sulfite ester compound, a sulfonate ester compound, an alkali metal imide salt compound, a fluorosilane compound, an organic disilane compound or an organic disiloxane compound; (C) an organic solvent, and (D) an electrolyte salt. A secondary battery using such nonaqueous electrolyte solution is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2011
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicants: ADEKA CORPORATION, DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouhei YAMAMOTO, Hisashi UMEMOTO, Kyohei USAMI, Manabu YAMADA, Takayuki TAKI, Yuyu OHNUMA, Hiroaki WATANABE, Atsuski SHIBUYA
  • Publication number: 20120184881
    Abstract: A lower back assistance apparatus including: a back frame 14 mounted to the back of a user and capable of movement following a user tilting forward; shoulder straps 22 that are attached to a back mounting section and extend towards the user trunk forward side for supporting the trunk of a user from the forward side; thigh plates 18 for mounting to the front of lower limbs of the user; coupling frames 20 with one end coupled to the thigh plates 18 and the other end coupled to the back frame 14 by joint sections 16 so as to allow relative movement with respect to the back frame 14, and capable of maintaining a non-bent profile during the relative movement; and actuators 40 that in an actuated state prevent the back frame 14 from tilting in the user forward direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Publication date: July 19, 2012
    Applicant: TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kobayashi, Takuya Hashimoto, Yutaka Sato, Eiji Ishiwata, Keita Suzuki, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Kouhei Yamamoto