Masaya Okamoto 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).
Abstract: A three-dimensional shaped article production method for producing a three-dimensional shaped article by stacking layers to form a stacked body includes a first layer formation step of forming a first layer on a support by supplying a first composition containing first particles and a binder, a second layer formation step of forming a second layer composed of one layer or a plurality of layers on the first layer by supplying a second composition containing second particles and a binder, and a separation step of separating the second layer from the support through the first layer, wherein after the separation step, a sintering step of sintering the second layer is performed.
Abstract: Obtain a rotary electric machine in which attachment of a sensor stator to a case having a cylindrical shape is not required, and a stator is inserted to the case having a cylindrical shape, whereby the sensor stator can be easily arranged at the inside of the case having a cylindrical shape. The rotary electric machine includes a rotor and a sensor rotor, which are maintained to a rotary shaft and are arranged in a shaft direction of the rotary shaft; a stator which is faced to the rotor and is arranged at the inside of a case having a cylindrical shape; and a sensor stator which is supported to sensor supporting components which are provided at end portions in a shaft direction of the stator, and is faced to the sensor rotor and is arranged.
Abstract: A three-dimensional production method for a functional element structure body according to the invention is a three-dimensional production method for a functional element structure body, which includes an electrical functional element section having a terminal and an insulating member provided on the periphery of the functional element section in a state where at least the terminal is exposed to the outside, and includes a layer formation step of forming one layer in a layer forming region by supplying a first flowable composition containing first particles for the functional element section from a first supply section, and supplying a second flowable composition containing second particles for the insulating member from a second supply section, a shaping step of shaping the functional element structure body by repeating the layer formation step, and a solidification step of performing solidification by applying energy to the first particles and the second particles in the layer.
Abstract: A rotary electric machine is installed such that a central axis of a rotating shaft is horizontal, and coolant suction apertures are formed at positions on a cylindrical portion of a frame that are vertically above first and second coil ends, and strip-shaped insulating papers are inserted such that a thickness direction is in a radial direction between radially adjacent conductor portions of portions of the conductor wire that constitute the first and second coil ends, and are disposed so as to extend circumferentially across positions that are vertically below the coolant suction apertures inside the first and second coil ends.
Abstract: A high performance permanent magnet is provided. The permanent magnet includes a composition represented by a composition formula: RpFeqMrCutCo100-p-q-r-t, and a metallic structure including cell phases having a Th2Zn17 crystal phase and Cu-rich phases having higher Cu concentration than the cell phases. An average diameter of the cell phases is 220 nm or less, and in a numeric value range from a minimum diameter to a maximum diameter of the cell phases, a ratio of a number of cell phases having a diameter in a numeric value range of less than upper 20% from the maximum diameter is 20% or less of all the cell phases.
Abstract: A three-dimensional modeling apparatus includes a modeling portion that models a three-dimensional object by laminating material layers formed by a material having a fluid property, and executes a first modeling process that forms concave portions, which are adjacent to two or more convex portions and are recessed in comparison with the convex portions in a lamination direction in which material layers are laminated, as a result of forming a plurality of convex portions that project in the lamination direction, a second modeling process that laminates a material layer on the convex portions, and forms a material layer, which is spatially separated from the material layer laminated on the convex portions, inside the concave portions, and a third modeling process that fills the concave portions with a material layer by disposing the material on the material layer inside the concave portions.
Abstract: There is provided a paste for use in producing a three-dimensional shaped article, the paste containing a solvent, a binder that is soluble in the solvent, support layer forming first particles, and a material having a decomposition temperature lower than a sintering temperature of the support layer forming first particles, in which the material is contained in a volume of greater than or equal to 20% and less than or equal to 60% with respect to a total volume of the support layer forming first particles and the material being 100%. By using such a paste, a highly accurate three-dimensional shaped article can be produced.
Abstract: A three-dimensional modeling apparatus includes an ejection portion capable of ejecting a fluid material, and a control portion that forms a laminated body in which one layer or more of cross-section bodies are laminated by executing one or more repetitions of a cross-section body formation process. The control portion reduces a total amount of the fluid material to be ejected at a first coordinate, which configures the apex that corresponds to the recess, to be lower than a total amount of the fluid material to be ejected at a second coordinate, which configures a region other than an outline section of the planar shape in a case in which an apex, which corresponds to a recess in a planar shape when the laminated body is viewed from above in a planar manner, is present.
Abstract: A connector includes a terminal configured to be connected to a mating terminal, and having an electric wire led out in a direction orthogonal to a connection direction in which the terminal is connected to the mating terminal, a housing having a cavity part configured to accommodate the terminal, and a rear holder having a terminal holding part configured to hold the terminal. The terminal is accommodated in the cavity part when the rear holder is assembled to the housing. The rear holder includes a locking mechanism that locks the terminal or the electric wire and that maintains a state of the terminal being held in the terminal holding part.
Abstract: The magnet material is represented by a composition formula 1: (R1-xYx)aMbAc, where R is at least one element selected from the group consisting of rare-earth elements, M is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Fe and Co, A is at least one element selected from the group consisting of N, C, B, H and P, x is a number satisfying 0.01?x?0.8, a is a number satisfying 4?a?20 atomic %, b is a number satisfying b=100?a?c atomic %, and c is a number satisfying 0?c?18 atomic %), and includes a main phase having a Th2Ni17 crystal structure. A concentration of the element M in the main phase is 89.6 atomic % or more.
Abstract: Insulators are respectively disposed such that longitudinal directions of trunk portions are oriented in a radial direction of teeth, and so as to place bottom surfaces of the trunk portions alongside two axial end surfaces of the teeth, concentrated winding coils are configured by winding conductor wires so as to be wound in multiple layers around the teeth so as to pass through a concave space that is formed by the trunk portions and first and second flange portions at two axial ends of the teeth, the second flange portion is disposed on an end surface of a core back of a stator core, and a temperature detecting element is installed by being inserted into an element insertion aperture that is formed on the second flange portion so as to be able to detect a temperature of a coil end of the concentrated winding coils.
Abstract: The invention provides a high-performance permanent magnet. The permanent magnet has a composition that is expressed by a composition formula RpFeqMrCutCo100-p-q-r-t, where R is at least one element selected from a rare earth element, M is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Zr, Ti, and Hf, p is a number satisfying 10.8?p?12.5 atomic percent, q is a number satisfying 25?q?40 atomic percent, r is a number satisfying 0.88?r?4.5 atomic percent, and t is a number satisfying 3.5?t?13.5 atomic percent. The permanent magnet also has a metallic structure that includes a main phase having a Th2Zn17 crystal phase, and a Cu-M rich phase having a higher Cu concentration and a higher M concentration than the main phase.
Abstract: A lock shaft and a shaft member (a plunger and a permanent magnet) of a magnetic locking device are arranged such that a moving direction thereof is orthogonal to a moving direction of a piston rod of a hydraulic actuator. In a parking lock released state, when the coil is not energized, the lock shaft and the shaft member are locked by an attracting force between the permanent magnet and a flange of a yoke so as not to move back from the piston rod, and, when the coil is energized, the attracting force between the permanent magnet and the flange is canceled, so that the lock shaft and the shaft member are allowed to move back from the piston rod.
Abstract: In one embodiment, a permanent magnet includes: a composition expressed by RpFeqMrCusCo100-p-q-r-s (R is a rare-earth element, M is at least one element selected from Zr, Ti, and Hf, 10?p?13.5 at %, 25?q?40 at %, 1.35?r?1.75 at %, and 0.88?s?13.5 at %); and a metallic structure including Th2Zn17 crystal phases each having a Fe concentration of 25 at % or more, and Cu-rich crystal phases each having a Cu concentration of from 25 at % to 70 at %. An average thickness of the Cu-rich crystal phases is 20 nm or less, and an average distance between the Cu-rich crystal phases is 200 nm or less.
Abstract: A pulse wave measuring apparatus is provided, the pulse wave measuring apparatus including: a cardiac pulse waveform information acquiring unit that optically acquires cardiac pulse waveform information from a region of a living body; and a pulse wave feature amount calculating unit that calculates a pulse wave feature amount based on the pulse waveform information, wherein the pulse waveform information acquiring unit has a video input unit that receives an input of a video of the region of the living body, and the pulse waveform information acquiring unit outputs a window signal that includes first sample data from the pulse waveform information, and outputs, from the video, the window signal whose sampling rate is fixed to a predetermined rate based on a reference signal indicating time.
Abstract: The present invention relates to an electrostatic charge image developing toner having a ratio of TP2/TP1 of 1.47 to 2.35, wherein a first measurement value of a tan ? maximal value measured in 40° C. to 80° C. by a rheometer is set as the TP1, and a second measurement value of a tan ? maximal value measured in 40° C. to 80° C. by the rheometer is set as the TP2.
Abstract: This disclosure is related to a method for applying insulative coating to a carbon-fiber exposed end of a composite material part using a dispenser device. The dispenser device includes a nozzle discharging a first material or a mixed material obtained by mixing the first material and a second material. The method includes discharging the first material or the mixed material from the nozzle toward the carbon-fiber exposed end, and applying the first material or the mixed material to the carbon-fiber exposed end such that the carbon-fiber exposed end is covered with the insulative coating.
Abstract: The bushing includes an outer cylinder, an inner cylinder, and an elastic body therebetween. The outer cylinder has a central recess portion formed in a curved shape. The inner cylinder has a central convex portion being formed in a curved shape. A distance between a vertex of the central recess portion and the vertex of the central convex portion is smaller than a distance between a point other than the vertex of the central recess portion and a point at which a straight line extending from the point other than the vertex of the central recess portion to an intersection point of the perpendicular line and the axis of the inner cylinder intersects the central convex portion.
Abstract: The bushing includes an outer cylinder, an inner cylinder, and an elastic body therebetween. The outer cylinder has a central recess portion recessed from the inner peripheral surface in the radial direction at the central portion in the axial direction, and the thickness of both end portions is thicker than the thickness of the central portion. The central recess portion is formed in a curved shape or having a curved and a straight shape. The inner cylinder has a central convex portion swelling from the outer peripheral surface in the radial direction at a position corresponding to the central recess portion. The maximum outer diameter of the central convex portion is larger than the minimum inner diameter of the inner peripheral surface of the outer cylinder.
Abstract: A magnetic material is expressed by a composition formula 1: (R1-xYx)aMbTcZnd. R is at least one element selected from the group consisting of rare-earth elements, M is Fe or Fe and Co, T is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ti, V, Nb, Ta, Mo, and W, x is a number satisfying 0.01?x?0.8, a is a number satisfying 4?a?20 atomic percent, b is a number satisfying b=100?a?c?d atomic percent, c is a number satisfying 0<c<7 atomic percent, and d is a number satisfying 0.01?d?7 atomic percent. The magnetic material includes: a main phase having a ThMn12 crystal phase; and a sub phase containing 50 atomic percent or more of Zn.