Patents by Inventor Makoto Igarashi

Makoto Igarashi 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: 10569338
    Abstract: A composite sintered body cutting tool is made of a composite sintered body comprising a TiCN-based cermet layer; and a WC-based cemented carbide layer. The angle between the rake face and the flank face of the cutting tool is 90°. The rake face including a cutting edge of the cutting tool is constituted from the WC-based cemented carbide layer, in which 4 to 17 mass % of an iron group metal component and 75 mass % or more of W are included; and a major hard phase component is WC. The thickness of the WC-based cemented carbide layer is 0.05 to 0.3 times the thickness of the composite sintered body. The TiCN-based cermet layer is constituted from a single layer of a TiCN-based cermet layer, including at least, 4 to 25 mass % of an iron group metal component, less than 15 mass % of W, 2 to 15 mass % of Mo, 2 to 10 mass % of Nb and 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Igarashi, Akihiro Murakami
  • Publication number: 20190180138
    Abstract: Provided are a reception apparatus, a reception system, a reception method, and a storage medium that can naturally provide a personal conversation in accordance with a user without requiring the user to register the personal information thereof in advance. A disclosure includes a face information acquisition unit that acquires face information of a user; a face matching unit that matches, against face information of one user, the face information registered in a user information database in which user information including the face information of the user and the reception information is registered; and a user information management unit that, when a result of matching of the face information performed by the face matching unit is unmatched, registers the user information of the one user to the user information database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuaki KAWASE, Makoto IGARASHI
  • Patent number: 10286454
    Abstract: A composite part includes: a cutting edge part made of cubic boron nitride sintered material or WC-based cemented carbide; a cutting tool body made of cemented carbide; and a bonding part between the cutting edge part and the cutting tool body. A primarily TiC layer containing 50 area % or more of TiC is formed in an interface between the cemented carbide and the bonding part, and has a thickness of 0.5-3 ?m. Ti—Ni enriched layer containing each of Ti and Ni at 30 atomic % or more is formed adjacent to the primarily TiC layer and has a thickness of 0.3-3 ?m. An intermittent net structure containing each of Ti, Ni and C at 10 atomic % or more is formed adjacent to the primarily TiC layer. A straight line overlapping with a major axis of each of crystal grains intersects 3 or more other crystal grains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Makoto Igarashi
  • Publication number: 20190111672
    Abstract: A device for manufacturing a multiple layer rubber strip including a first rubber strip and a second rubber strip, the device includes a first rubber extruder for extruding the first rubber strip, a second rubber extruder for extruding the second rubber strip, a first conveyor for conveying the first rubber strip extruded from the first extruder to a downstream side in a convey direction, and a second conveyor for conveying the second rubber strip extruded from the second extruder to a downstream side in the convey direction. The second conveyor is located upwardly of the first conveyor and has a downstream conveyor end which positions above a conveying surface of the first conveyor such that the second rubber strip delivered from the downstream conveyor end meets and overlaps the first rubber strip on the first conveyor at a joining location to form the single multiple layer rubber strip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ONIMATSU, Kaoru KUBOTA, Kazuya SUZUKI, Makoto IGARASHI
  • Patent number: 10252379
    Abstract: A cutting tool including a cutting edge part made of cBN sintered material bonded through a brazing material for bonding and a cutting tool body made of WC-based cemented carbide is provided. In the cutting tool, the cutting edge part made of cBN sintered material and the cutting tool body made of WC-based cemented carbide are brazed by using a blazing material for bonding including: 35-40% of Ti in a mass ratio; 35-40% of Zr in a mass ratio; 5-15% of Ni in a mass ratio; and the Cu balance including inevitable impurities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Igarashi, Tadakazu Ohashi, Kenji Yumoto, Hiroyasu Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20190095750
    Abstract: Provided are a reception apparatus, a reception system, a reception method, and a storage medium that can naturally provide a personal conversation in accordance with a user without requiring the user to register the personal information thereof in advance. A disclosure includes a face information acquisition unit that acquires face information of a user; a conversation processing unit that acquires reception information including a content of conversation with the user; a face matching unit that matches, against the face information of one user, the face information registered in a user information database in which user information including the face information of the user and the reception information is registered; and a user information management unit that, when a result of matching of the face information performed by the face matching unit is unmatched, registers the user information of the one user to the user information database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuaki KAWASE, Makoto IGARASHI
  • Publication number: 20190053696
    Abstract: An endoscope apparatus includes a light source apparatus including an LED, and an optical filter. The LED, generates, upon supply of a predetermined drive current, light having a peak wavelength at 600 nm as illuminating light to be radiated to a subject, and generates, upon supply of a drive current that is different from the predetermined drive current, light having the peak wavelength shifted to a wavelength that is different from 600 nm. The optical filter is provided on an optical path for the illuminating light, the optical path extending from the LED to an image pickup section configured to receive light from the subject and generate an image pickup signal, and the optical filter is configured to remove light having a wavelength located farther than 595 nm on a wavelength axis in a shifting direction of shifting to a short wavelength, from light on the optical path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto IGARASHI, Yoichiro SAKANOUE
  • Patent number: 10183533
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a heavy-duty tire compatible with wear resistance, uneven wear resistance, and wet performance. In the present disclosure, by providing, to a tread section, a pair of center primary grooves, a pair of shoulder primary grooves, a plurality of center lateral grooves, a plurality of middle lateral grooves, and a plurality of shoulder lateral grooves, the tread section is divided into a center block, a middle block, and a shoulder block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu Washizuka, Makoto Igarashi
  • Patent number: 10165934
    Abstract: An endoscope apparatus has an image pickup device having a first pixel having a sensitivity in a predetermined wavelength band, and a second pixel having a sensitivity in a wavelength band including a part of the predetermined wavelength band, a light source section configured to generate a light for irradiating a subject, an intensity of which reaches a peak in the part of the predetermined wavelength band to which the second pixel has a sensitivity, and an addition section configured to generate an addition signal obtained by adding a first image pickup signal obtained by receiving a return light from the subject at a time of the subject being irradiated in the first pixel, and a second image pickup signal obtained by receiving a return light from the subject in the second pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Igarashi, Yasunori Morita, Kazuhiro Takizawa
  • Publication number: 20180354038
    Abstract: A composite member in which WC-based cemented carbide members are bonded to each other via a bonding layer formed by solid phase diffusion bonding of a bonding member made of a Ti foil. The bonding layer is constituted by first layers adjacent to the WC-based cemented carbide members and made of a TiC phase and a metal W phase in which an average area ratio of the TiC phase is 40 to 60%. The bonding layer also includes second layers adjacent to the first layers and made of a TiCo phase and a metal Ti phase in which an average area ratio of the TiCo phase is 50 to 95%, and a residual Ti layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto IGARASHI, Kazutaka FUJIWARA
  • Publication number: 20180268224
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: an information acquisition unit that acquires information on a target included in an image; and a transmission unit that determines a transmission destination of the image or information on the image according to the information on the target and transmits the image or the information on the image to the determined transmission destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi ANAMI, Makoto IGARASHI
  • Patent number: 10076789
    Abstract: A surface-coated titanium carbonitride-based cermet cutting tool is a surface-coated TiCN-based cermet cutting tool in which a Ti compound layer that is a hard coating layer is deposited as a first layer on the surface of a TiCN-based cermet body containing W and Mo, and a Mo-enriched layer having an average thickness of 0.5 to 10 nm is formed at an interface between a TiCN phase of the body and the hard coating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Igarashi, Akihiro Murakami
  • Publication number: 20180229306
    Abstract: A composite sintered body cutting tool, in which tungsten is reduced, is made of a TiCN-based cermet and WC-based cemented carbide. The cutting tool has an angle of less than 90 degrees formed by a rake face and a flank face. The rake face including a cutting edge contains WC-based cemented carbide including 4% to 17% by mass of iron group metal components with a remainder being WC. The thickness of the carbide is 0.05 to 0.3 times the thickness of the composite sintered body. The TiCN-based cermet which is a base body of the cutting tool includes 4% to 25% of the iron group metal components, less than 15% of W, 2% to 15% of Mo, 2% to 10% of Nb, and 0.2% to 2% of Cr. The cermet may contain iron group metal Co and Ni, where, Co/Co+Ni is 0.5 to 0.8.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto IGARASHI, Akihiro MURAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20180217175
    Abstract: An analysis device includes a turntable holding a substrate, an optical pickup driven in a direction perpendicular to a rotation axis of the turntable and configured to emit laser light to reaction regions and to receive reflected light from the respective reaction regions, an optical pickup drive circuit, and a controller. The reaction regions are formed at positions different from the center of the substrate. The center of the substrate is located on the rotation axis of the turntable. The optical pickup detects a reception level of the reflected light to generate a light reception level signal. The controller controls a turntable drive circuit to rotate the substrate, controls the optical pickup drive circuit to drive the optical pickup, and specifies the respective reaction regions in accordance with a positional information signal and the light reception level signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Shigehiko IWAMA, Makoto ITONAGA, Yuichi HASEGAWA, Koji TSUJITA, Masayuki ONO, Makoto IGARASHI
  • Patent number: 10034600
    Abstract: An endoscope apparatus includes: a light source section configured to generate first light emitted to a subject having hemoglobin and second light; an image pickup section configured to receive light from the subject irradiated with the light from the light source section to generate an image pickup signal; an image generation section configured to generate an observation image of the subject from a first image pickup signal generated by receiving light from the subject irradiated with the first light and a second image pickup signal generated by receiving light from the subject irradiated with the second light; and a control section configured to control a spectral product of at least one of the first light and the second light such that a spectral product in the wavelength band of the first light falls within 50% to 150% of a spectral product in the wavelength band of the second light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Makoto Igarashi
  • Patent number: 10016231
    Abstract: A medical apparatus includes a treatment device configured to be capable of treating a subject by applying energy to the subject, an optical fiber including a light emitting face for emitting light into the subject, the optical fiber being connected to the treatment device, and a shield portion that is disposed in front of the light emitting face of the optical fiber, the shield portion being configured to expose the light emitting face when the treatment device does not perform a treatment operation and to shield the light emitting face when the treatment device performs the treatment operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Igarashi, Takeshi Watanabe, Yuji Hirai, Kenichi Kimura, Satoshi Homma, Hiroshi Miyajima, Hiroyoshi Yajima
  • Publication number: 20180180604
    Abstract: A first sample solution including exosomes including first to third detection target substances is mixed with a first buffer solution including first nanoparticles including first binding substances which bind to the first detection target substances. The first detection target substances and the first binding substances are bound together, so as to form first complexes of the exosomes and the first nanoparticles. The first complexes are isolated from a mixed solution of the first sample solution and the first buffer solution. The second detection target substances and the second binding substances are bound together, so as to capture the first complexes on a substrate. The second binding substances are fixed onto the substrate. A second buffer solution including second nanoparticles including third binding substances which bind to the third detection target substances is reacted with the first complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Makoto ITONAGA, Yuichi HASEGAWA, Koji TSUJITA, Masayuki ONO, Shigehiko IWAMA, Makoto IGARASHI
  • Publication number: 20180136084
    Abstract: An apparatus 1 for measuring a diametrical stiffness of a tread ring 100 for an airless tire 101 comprises: a device 2 for supporting the tread ring, a device 3 for applying a constant load F to the supported tread ring across the diameter of the tread ring, and a device 4 for measuring the amount of deflection of the tread ring across the above-said diameter caused by the applied load F.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Wako IWAMURA, Kiyotaka NISHIO, Makoto IGARASHI, Makoto SUGIYA
  • Patent number: 9949624
    Abstract: A living body observation system includes: an illuminating light generation section configured to generate first light and second light; an image pickup section; a computation section configured to calculate a difference degree indicating a degree of difference between a luminance value of a first image obtained by picking up an image of return light of the first light and a luminance value of a second image obtained by picking up an image of return light of the second light in a same pixel; an enhancement processing section configured to enhance a contrast of the pixel in which the difference degree exceeds a threshold relative to a pixel in which the difference degree does not exceed the threshold; and an observation image creation section configured to create an observation image by using the first image after the process by the enhancement processing section and the second image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Makoto Igarashi
  • Publication number: 20180065330
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a tire product comprising: a step of preparing a core-assembly 4 of a rigid core 2 and a rubber member 3 formed on the rigid core 2, wherein the rigid core 2 is attached to a spindle device 7, and the rubber member 3 is to be vulcanization-molded, and constitutes all or a portion of a green tire, a step of conveying the core-assembly 4 from the spindle device 7 into a mold 50, and a step of vulcanization-molding the rubber member 3 on the rigid core 2 in the mold 50. The conveying of the core-assembly includes obtaining the weight of the rubber member 3 included in the core-assembly 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Wako IWAMURA, Kiyotaka NISHIO, Makoto IGARASHI, Makoto SUGIYA