Patents by Inventor Masanori Saito

Masanori Saito 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: 20210165498
    Abstract: An input device includes one or more pressure detectors. Each of the one or more pressure detectors includes an electrode, an elastic body on the electrode, a pressing member disposed on an opposite side of the elastic body from the electrode, and a protective member. The protection member is disposed between the elastic body and the pressing member and has higher strength than the elastic body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Yuta SAITO, Kenichi MATSUMOTO, Ryo NAKAE, Masanori MITSUOKA
  • Patent number: 11000038
    Abstract: A pyridone compound represented by Formula (1): wherein R1, R2, X, Y and Z are defined. The pyridone compound can control plant diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS AGRO, INC.
    Inventors: Hideki Umetani, Kazuki Kitajima, Takeshi Fukumoto, Masanori Yanagi, Akihiro Nishida, Ryohei Naito, Koya Saito, Tomomi Shirakawa, Hikaru Koishihara, Akane Sakurada, Satoshi Yutani, Toshiaki Ohara
  • Patent number: 10828913
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a print head, a processor, and a drying mechanism. The print head ejects ink onto a printing medium located in a printing region to form an image. The processor is configured to control a duty that is an amount of ink ejected by the print head onto the printing medium per unit area. The drying mechanism includes a transport unit that transports the printing medium in a first direction and a heater that heats the printing medium. The drying mechanism is configured to dry the printing medium having the image formed thereon by the print head, by transporting, using the transport unit, the printing medium to a drying region in which the printing medium is dried by the heater. The processor controls drying of the printing medium performed by the drying mechanism in accordance with the duty.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Masanori Saito
  • Publication number: 20200126685
    Abstract: The electroconductive filler of the present invention is formed of glass fiber powder and granules. The glass fiber is equipped with a metal coating in the longitudinal direction of the glass fiber, and the glass fiber has a fiber length distribution. L10 (a fiber length at 10% in a number-basis cumulative distribution is 20 ?m to 200 ?m, L97 (a fiber length at 97% in the number-basis cumulative distribution) is 400 ?m to 1000 ?m, and the glass fiber mean fiber diameter is 1 to 40 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Masanori SAITO, Yuya ASAKAWA
  • Patent number: 10626344
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil comprising a base oil; a sulfide compound; and an orthophosphoric acid ester, wherein a content of the sulfide compound is 0.01 to 2.0% by mass and a content of the orthophosphoric acid ester is 0.1 to 5.0% by mass, based on a total amount of the refrigerating machine oil, and the refrigerating machine oil having a kinematic viscosity at 40° C. of 3 to 500 mm2/s.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Saito, Hiroko Shimpo, Kuniko Adegawa
  • Publication number: 20200079690
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a metal-coated glass fiber according to the present invention includes: drawing a glass fiber from a bushing nozzle of a glass melting furnace; discharging, from an orifice of a metal melting furnace in which a metal for forming a metal coating layer is melted, a molten metal in a dome shape or substantially spherical shape; and bringing the glass fiber into contact with the molten metal, wherein the metal melting furnace has on a wall surface thereof two orifices to discharge two droplets of the molten metal such that end portions of the two droplets abut or overlap each other to define a recess therebetween, and wherein the metal coating layer is formed on the glass fiber by passing the glass fiber downward through the recess and bringing the glass fiber into contact with both of the two droplets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Yuya ASAKAWA, Masanori SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200024177
    Abstract: A nozzle tip for producing glass fibers has a pair of long-side walls and a pair of short-side walls, each of the long-side walls and the short-side walls containing platinum or a platinum alloy, and a nozzle orifice for discharging the glass melt, the nozzle orifice being formed by the long-side walls and the short-side walls. The nozzle orifice has a flat hole shape in horizontal cross-section. Each of the long-side walls has a cut-out on a discharge side of the glass melt, a width of the cut-out being 10-55% of a length of a longitudinal center axis of the flat hole shape of the nozzle orifice. The pair of long-side walls has a symmetrical shape about the center axis of the nozzle orifice. This nozzle tip makes it possible to efficiently produce glass fibers having a desired cross-sectional shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi FUJII, Masanori SAITO
  • Patent number: 10414962
    Abstract: The working fluid composition for a refrigerating machine of the present invention comprises a refrigerant comprising a first refrigerant component and a second refrigerant component, and having a global warming potential (GWP) of 500 or less, wherein the first refrigerant component is at least one selected from difluoromethane and tetrafluoropropene, and the second refrigerant component is at least one selected from carbon dioxide and a hydrocarbon having 3 to 4 carbon atoms; and a refrigerating machine oil comprising at least one selected from a polyol ester, a polyvinyl ether and a polyalkylene glycol compound as a base oil, wherein a carbon/oxygen molar ratio of the base oil is 2.5 or more and 5.8 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Saito, Takeshi Okido, Souichirou Konno, Kuniko Adegawa
  • Patent number: 10273394
    Abstract: A working fluid composition for a refrigerating machine of the invention comprises a refrigerant comprising difluoromethane and an unsaturated fluorinated hydrocarbon wherein a mass of the difluoromethane/the unsaturated fluorinated hydrocarbon is 95/5 to 10/90, and a refrigerating machine oil comprising at least one base oil selected from among polyol esters with a carbon/oxygen molar ratio of 3.2 to 5.8 and polyvinyl ethers with a carbon/oxygen molar ratio of 3.2 to 5.8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Okido, Masanori Saito, Kuniko Adegawa
  • Patent number: 10236175
    Abstract: Disclosed is a liquid chemical for forming a water-repellent protecting film on a wafer. The liquid chemical is a liquid chemical containing a water-repellent-protecting-film-forming agent for forming the water-repellent protecting film, at the time of cleaning the wafer which has a finely uneven pattern at its surface and contains at least at a part of a surface of a recessed portion of the uneven pattern at least one kind of matter selected from the group consisting of titanium, titanium nitride, tungsten, aluminum, copper, tin, tantalum nitride, ruthenium and silicon, at least on the surface of the recessed portion. The liquid chemical is characterized in that the water-repellent-protecting-film-forming agent is a water-insoluble surfactant. The water-repellent protecting film formed with the liquid chemical is capable of preventing a pattern collapse of the wafer, in a cleaning step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Central Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Masanori Saito, Shinobu Arata, Takashi Saio, Soichi Kumon, Hidehisa Nanai, Yoshinori Akamatsu
  • Publication number: 20190062613
    Abstract: The working fluid composition for a refrigerating machine of the present invention comprises a refrigerant comprising a first refrigerant component and a second refrigerant component, and having a global warming potential (GWP) of 500 or less, wherein the first refrigerant component is at least one selected from difluoromethane and tetrafluoropropene, and the second refrigerant component is at least one selected from carbon dioxide and a hydrocarbon having 3 to 4 carbon atoms; and a refrigerating machine oil comprising at least one selected from a polyol ester, a polyvinyl ether arid a polyalkylene glycol compound as a base oil, wherein a carbon/oxygen molar ratio of the base oil is 2.5 or more and 5.8 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori SAITO, Takeshi OKIDO, Souichirou KONNO, Kuniko ADEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20190061379
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a print head, a processor, and a drying mechanism. The print head ejects ink onto a printing medium located in a printing region to form an image. The processor is configured to control a duty that is an amount of ink ejected by the print head onto the printing medium per unit area. The drying mechanism includes a transport unit that transports the printing medium in a first direction and a heater that heats the printing medium. The drying mechanism is configured to dry the printing medium having the image formed thereon by the print head, by transporting, using the transport unit, the printing medium to a drying region in which the printing medium is dried by the heater. The processor controls drying of the printing medium performed by the drying mechanism in accordance with the duty.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventor: Masanori SAITO
  • Patent number: 10144855
    Abstract: The working fluid composition for a refrigerating machine of the present invention comprises a refrigerant comprising a first refrigerant component and a second refrigerant component, and having a global warming potential (GWP) of 500 or less, wherein the first refrigerant component is at least one selected from difluoromethane and tetrafluoropropene, and the second refrigerant component is at least one selected from carbon dioxide and a hydrocarbon having 3 to 4 carbon atoms; and a refrigerating machine oil comprising at least one selected from a polyol ester, a polyvinyl ether and a polyalkylene glycol compound as a base oil, wherein a carbon/oxygen molar ratio of the base oil is 2.5 or more and 5.8 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: JXTG NIPPON OIL AND ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Saito, Takeshi Okido, Souichirou Konno, Kuniko Adegawa
  • Publication number: 20180305252
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electromagnetic shielding metal-coated glass fiber filler to be used as a composite with resin, the glass fiber filler including: glass fiber; and a metal coating in the longitudinal direction of the glass fiber, wherein the metal coating is made of an alloy containing a first metal consisting of zinc and a second metal consisting of a metal having a lower oxidation-reduction potential than zinc (i.e., being more easily oxidized than zinc), the second metal is at least one selected from the group consisting of barium, strontium, calcium, magnesium, beryllium, aluminum, titanium, zirconium, manganese, and tantalum, and the alloy contains the first metal in an amount of 50% by mass or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: CENTRAL GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuya ASAKAWA, Masanori SAITO
  • Patent number: 10090148
    Abstract: A surface treatment was conducted by using a liquid chemical containing a water-repellent protective film forming agent represented by the following general formula [1], subsequent to a step of cleaning a metal-based wafer and prior to a step of drying the wafer. (R1 represents a C1-C18 monovalent hydrocarbon group the hydrogen elements of which may partially or entirely be replaced with a fluorine element(s). R2 mutually independently represents a monovalent organic group having a C1-C18 hydrocarbon group the hydrogen elements of which may partially or entirely be replaced with a fluorine element(s). “a” is an integer of from 0 to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Central Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Takashi Saio, Soichi Kumon, Masanori Saito, Shinobu Arata
  • Patent number: 10077365
    Abstract: A liquid chemical for forming a water repellent protecting film on a wafer having at its surface an uneven pattern and containing at least one kind of element selected from the group consisting of titanium, tungsten, aluminum, copper, tin, tantalum and ruthenium at surfaces of recessed portions of the uneven pattern, the water repellent protecting film being formed at least on the surfaces of the recessed portions. The liquid chemical is characterized by including: a water repellent protecting film forming agent; and water, and characterized in that the water repellent protecting film forming agent is at least one selected from compounds represented by the following general formula [1] and salt compounds thereof and that the concentration of the water relative to the total quantity of a solvent contained in the liquid chemical is not smaller than 50 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Central Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Soichi Kumon, Takashi Saio, Masanori Saito, Shinobu Arata
  • Patent number: 10037882
    Abstract: A method for cleaning a wafer that has a pattern of recessed and projected portions formed on a surface thereof and contains at least one element selected from titanium, tungsten, aluminum, copper, tin, tantalum, and ruthenium on a surface of a recessed portion of the pattern. The method at least includes a pre-treating step of holding a cleaning liquid at least in the recessed portion of the pattern; a protective film forming step of holding a protective film forming chemical liquid, which is a chemical liquid containing a water-repellant protective film forming agent, at least in the recessed portion of the pattern after the pre-treating step; and a drying step of removing the liquids from the pattern by drying. The cleaning liquid is acidic if the protective film forming chemical liquid is basic, or is basic if the protective film forming chemical liquid is acidic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: CENTRAL GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Masanori Saito, Takashi Saio, Soichi Kumon, Shinobu Arata
  • Publication number: 20180201867
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil comprising a base oil; a sulfide compound; and an orthophosphoric acid ester, wherein a content of the sulfide compound is 0.01 to 2.0% by mass and a content of the orthophosphoric acid ester is 0.1 to 5.0% by mass, based on a total amount of the refrigerating machine oil, and the refrigerating machine oil having a kinematic viscosity at 40° C. of 3 to 500 mm2/s.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Applicant: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori SAITO, Hiroko SHIMPO, Kuniko ADEGAWA
  • Patent number: 9944881
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil comprising a base oil; a sulfide compound; and an orthophosphoric acid ester, wherein a content of the sulfide compound is 0.01 to 2.0% by mass and a content of the orthophosphoric acid ester is 0.1 to 5.0% by mass, based on a total amount of the refrigerating machine oil, and the refrigerating machine oil having a kinematic viscosity at 40° C. of 3 to 500 mm2/s.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Saito, Hiroko Shimpo, Kuniko Adegawa
  • Patent number: 9752091
    Abstract: The lubricating base oil of the present invention comprises an ester synthesized from: a first component that is at least one selected from polyhydric alcohols having 2 to 4 hydroxyl groups; a second component that is at least one selected from polybasic acids having 6 to 12 carbon atoms; and a third component that is at least one selected from monohydric alcohols having 4 to 18 carbon atoms and monocarboxylic acids having 2 to 12 carbon atoms. In addition, the refrigerating machine oil and the working fluid composition for a refrigerating machine of the present invention each comprise the above lubricating base oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Saito, Ken Sawada, Takeshi Okido, Kuniko Adegawa