Patents by Inventor Kuninori Azuma

Kuninori Azuma 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: 3940592
    Abstract: A pad comprising at least one sheet of material having a thermoplastic resinous composition and a heater actuable to heat and soften the sheet, the pad being for use in alignment of machine equipment, rails, beams, girders, or other constructional elements relative to a horizontal base, vertical or inclined line, or to other constructional elements. In use the pad is placed between the equipment, rail or the like and a support or abutment therefor, and the heater is actuated so as to soften the pad just sufficiently that the weight of object or a force thereon reduces the thickness of the pad an amount equal to the desired movement of the object necessary to achieve the desired alignment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 1973
    Date of Patent: February 24, 1976
    Assignees: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., Japanese National Railways
    Inventors: Keiji Shimizu, Hiroshi Yoshida, Haruhisa Furuishi, Yoshihiro Murata, Hidenori Suzaki, Kuninori Azuma, Kinji Terawaki, Hiroshi Izumi