Patents by Inventor Minoru Takashima

Minoru Takashima 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: 20200080246
    Abstract: Provided is a washing machine motor capable of efficiently generating torque by improving a winding factor of coils with a relatively simple configuration. The washing machine motor (12) has an outer rotor (20), an inner rotor (30), and a stator (60). The outer rotor (20) and the inner rotor (30) share coils (63) of the stator (60), and a composite current is supplied to the coils (63) such that the outer rotor (20) and the inner rotor (30) are independently driven. The outer rotor (20) has forty eight outer magnets (24) arranged such that the N and S poles thereof are continuously and alternately aligned in the circumferential direction thereof. The inner rotor (30) has forty-two inner magnets (34) arranged such that the N and S poles thereof are continuously and alternately aligned in the circumferential direction thereof. The stator (60) has thirty-six I-shaped cores (61) and the coils (63).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroyuki MIYAKE, Yukinori NAKAGAWA, Kenji KITAJIMA, Toshihiro KAMII, Hidekazu FUNAKOSHI, Nobuharu NISHIKOORI, Yasumasa NAGASAKI, Takehiro NAKANISHI, Hiroshi KATSUMOTO, Minoru YOSHIDA, Yasuyuki SONODA, Masaki OSHIGE, Tomoyuki OKUNO, Katsuyuki SHIMAKAGE, Hiroshi WANATABE, Yuji AKITA, Yoshinori TAKASHIMA
  • Patent number: 10584406
    Abstract: An electrical steel sheet has a composition including C: less than 0.010 mass %, Si: 1.5˜10 mass % and the balance being Fe and incidental impurities, wherein a main orientation in a texture of a steel sheet is <111>//ND and an intensity ratio relative to randomly oriented specimen of the main orientation is not less than 5 and, preferably an intensity ratio relative to randomly oriented specimen of {111}<112> orientation is not less than 10, an intensity ratio relative to randomly oriented specimen of {310}<001> orientation is not more than 3 and Si concentration has a gradient that it is high at a side of a surface layer and low at a central portion in the thickness direction and a maximum value of the Si concentration is not less than 5.5 mass % and a difference between maximum and minimum values is not less than 0.5 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Imamura, Minoru Takashima, Tatsuhiko Hiratani
  • Publication number: 20190300536
    Abstract: The present invention provides a heterocyclic compound having an antagonistic action on an NMDA receptor containing the NR2B subunit, and expected to be useful as an agent for the prophylaxis or treatment of major depression, bipolar disorder, migraine, pain, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia and the like. The present invention relates to a compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as described in the description, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Yuya OGURO, Shigemitsu MATSUMOTO, Takeshi WAKABAYASHI, Norihito TOKUNAGA, Taku KAMEI, Mitsuhiro ITO, Satoshi MIKAMI, Masaki SETO, Shinji MORIMOTO, Shinji NAKAMURA, Sachie TAKASHIMA, Masataka MURAKAMI, Masaki DAINI, Makoto KAMATA, Minoru NAKAMURA, Yasufumi WADA, Hiroyuki KAKEI, Kazuaki TAKAMI, Taisuke TAWARAISHI, Jumpei AIDA, Kouichi IWANAGA, Satoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10431359
    Abstract: In a method for producing a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet by hot rolling a steel slab comprising C: 0.04-0.12 mass %, Si: 1.5-5.0 mass %, Mn: 0.01-1.0 mass %, sol. Al: 0.010-0.040 mass %, N: 0.004-0.02 mass %, one or two of S and Se: 0.005-0.05 mass % in total of S and Se, cold rolling, and subjecting to primary recrystallization annealing and further to final annealing, a content ratio of sol. Al to N in the steel slab (sol. Al/N) and a final thickness d (mm) satisfy an equation of 4d+1.52?sol. Al/N?4d+2.32, and the steel sheet in the heating process of the final annealing is held at a temperature of 775-875° C. for 40-200 hours and then heated in a temperature region of 875-1050° C. at a heating rate of 10-60° C./hr to preform secondary recrystallization and purification treatment, whereby an extremely-thin grain-oriented electrical steel sheet having a low iron loss and a small deviation in coil is produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Masanori Uesaka, Minoru Takashima, Takeshi Imamura
  • Publication number: 20190271054
    Abstract: To provide a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet that has better magnetic property than conventional ones without requiring high-temperature slab heating, in the case of not performing intermediate annealing, the hot rolled steel sheet obtained by a predetermined step is subjected to hot band annealing, and, in a heating process in the hot band annealing, heating is performed at a heating rate of 10° C./s or less for 10 sec or more and 120 sec or less in a temperature range of 700° C. or more and 950° C. or less, and in the case of performing the intermediate annealing, in a heating process in final intermediate annealing, heating is performed at a heating rate of 10° C./s or less for 10 sec or more and 120 sec or less in a temperature range of 700° C. or more and 950° C. or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuiko EHASHI, Masanori TAKENAKA, Yasuyuki HAYAKAWA, Minoru TAKASHIMA, Takeshi IMAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190256985
    Abstract: Provided are: an oriented electromagnetic steel sheet with outstanding coating adhesion and magnetic properties after stress relief annealing; and a method for manufacturing the oriented electromagnetic steel sheet. The oriented electromagnetic steel sheet comprises: a steel sheet; a non-oxide ceramic coating disposed on the steel sheet and containing a non-oxide; and an insulating tensile coating disposed on the non-oxide ceramic coating and containing an oxide. The thickness of the non-oxide ceramic coating is 0.020-0.400 ?m. The thickness of the insulating tensile coating is at least 1.0 ?m. The chromium content on the steel plate side of the non-oxide ceramic coating is less than 25 atomic %, and the chromium content on the insulating tensile coating side of the non-oxide ceramic coating is at least 25 atomic %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Takumi Umada, Shigehiro Takajo, Takashi Terashima, Minoru Takashima, Yasuyuki Hayakawa
  • Publication number: 20190247902
    Abstract: With a hot-rolled steel sheet for electrical steel sheet production having a scale layer on the surface, where the surface of the steel sheet has a lightness L* as defined in JIS Z 8781-4: 2013 satisfying 30?L*?50, and chromaticities a* and b* as defined in JIS Z 8781-4: 2013 satisfying ?1?a*?2 and ?5?b*?3 respectively, and with one end portion in the longitudinal direction of a coil as a reference, a color difference ?Eab* as defined in JIS Z 8781-4: 2013 at the central portion and at the opposite end portion satisfies ?Eab*?8, it is possible to obtain a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet where the variation of properties in a product coil is small.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuiko EHASHI, Masanori TAKENAKA, Takeshi IMAMURA, Minoru TAKASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20190161817
    Abstract: Provided is a technique to reduce the variations in magnetic properties in a coil. A hot-rolled steel sheet for a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet having a chemical composition containing, by mass %, C: 0.002% or more and 0.080% or less, Si: 2.00% or more and 8.00% or less, Mn: 0.02% or more and 0.50% or less, acid-soluble Al: 0.003% or more and less than 0.010%, and at least one of S or Se: 0.001% or more and 0.010% or less in total, with N limited to less than 0.006%, and the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, where regions from an outermost surface layer and a bottommost surface layer to a depth of 1/4 sheet thickness have a recrystallization ratio of 90% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori TAKENAKA, Minoru TAKASHIMA, Yukihiro MATSUBARA
  • Publication number: 20190055619
    Abstract: To provide a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet that has better magnetic property than conventional ones, in hot band annealing of the hot rolled steel sheet obtained by a predetermined step, an average heating rate from ordinary temperature to 400° C. is set to 50° C./s or more, and a time to reach 900° C. from 400° C. is set to 100 sec or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi IMAMURA, Minoru TAKASHIMA, Yuiko EHASHI, Yasuyuki HAYAKAWA
  • Patent number: 9666350
    Abstract: An electrical steel sheet has a component composition including, by mass %, C: 0.007% or less, Si: 4% to 10%, and Mn: 0.005% to 1.0%, the balance being Fe and incidental impurities, as well as a sheet thickness within a range of 0.01 mm or more to 0.10 mm or less, and a profile roughness Pa of 1.0 ?m or less. The electrical steel sheet exhibits excellent iron loss properties whereby the magnetic property is free from deterioration, and degradation of the stacking factor can be avoided, even when the steel sheet with a thickness of 0.10 mm or less has been subjected to siliconizing treatment to increase the Si content in the steel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Imamura, Minoru Takashima, Tatsuhiko Hiratani
  • Patent number: 9240266
    Abstract: A grain oriented electrical steel sheet has sufficiently low iron loss and having less conventionally-concerned warpage of the steel sheet even after the steel sheet is subjected to artificial magnetic domain refining treatment, where strain-introducing treatment is conducted with high energy so that an iron loss-reducing effect can be maximized. The grain oriented electrical steel sheet is obtained by adjusting tension to be applied to a tension-applying insulating coating, or to both surfaces of the steel sheet by the tension-applying insulating coating, before strain-introducing treatment in the range of Formula (1): 1.0?(tension applied to non-strain-introduced surface)/(tension applied to strain-introduced surface)?2.0??(1), and by controlling the amount of warpage of the steel sheet toward the strain-introduced surface side after strain-introducing treatment in the range of 1 mm or more and 10 mm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Masanori Takenaka, Minoru Takashima, Hiroi Yamaguchi, Takeshi Omura
  • Publication number: 20160012948
    Abstract: In a method for producing a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet by hot rolling a steel slab comprising C: 0.04-0.12 mass %, Si: 1.5-5.0 mass %, Mn: 0.01-1.0 mass %, sol. Al: 0.010-0.040 mass %, N: 0.004-0.02 mass %, one or two of S and Se: 0.005-0.05 mass % in total of S and Se, cold rolling, and subjecting to primary recrystallization annealing and further to final annealing, a content ratio of sol. Al to N in the steel slab (sol. Al/N) and a final thickness d (mm) satisfy an equation of 4d+1.52?sol. Al/N?4d+2.32, and the steel sheet in the heating process of the final annealing is held at a temperature of 775-875° C. for 40-200 hours and then heated in a temperature region of 875-1050° C. at a heating rate of 10-60° C./hr to preform secondary recrystallization and purification treatment, whereby an extremely-thin grain-oriented electrical steel sheet having a low iron loss and a small deviation in coil is produced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Uesaka, Minoru Takashima, Takeshi Imamura
  • Patent number: 9187798
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a grain oriented electrical steel sheet, including preparing as a material a steel slab having a predetermined composition and carrying out at least two cold rolling operations, characterized in that a thermal treatment is carried out, prior to any one of cold rolling operations other than final cold rolling, at temperature in the range of 500° C. to 750° C. for a period in the range of 10 minutes to 480 hours. The grain oriented electrical steel sheet of the present invention exhibits through utilization of austenite-ferrite transformation superior magnetic properties after secondary recrystallization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Takenaka, Minoru Takashima, Toshito Takamiya
  • Patent number: 9022097
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a thin metal strip by pouring and rapidly solidifying molten metal onto a cooling roll rotating at a high speed to form a thin metal strip having a width of 50˜350 mm, blowing compression gas from substantially a tangential direction of the cooling roll toward the thin metal strip to separate the thin metal strip from the cooling roll, adsorbing the separated thin metal strip with a permeable belt of a suction type belt conveyor, and transporting to a take-up reel to wind in form of a coil, the thin metal strip is adsorbed by the belt under conditions that a nearest approaching distance L between the cooling roll and the suction type belt conveyor is 2˜50 mm and a suction width S of a suction box arranged in the suction type belt conveyor is 1.2˜2.5 times of a width W of the thin metal strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: MInoru Takashima, Seiji Okabe, Nobuo Shiga
  • Patent number: 9011585
    Abstract: A treatment solution for an insulation coating of grain-oriented electrical steel sheets includes at least one selected from phosphates of Mg, Ca, Ba, Sr, Zn, Al and Mn; colloidal silica in a proportion of 0.5 to 10 mol in terms of SiO2; and a water-soluble vanadium compound in a proportion of 0.1 to 2.0 mol in terms of V, relative to PO4:1 mol in the phosphates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Mineo Muraki, Minoru Takashima, Tomofumi Shigekuni
  • Publication number: 20150013850
    Abstract: An electrical steel sheet has a composition including C: less than 0.010 mass %, Si: 1.5˜10 mass % and the balance being Fe and incidental impurities, wherein a main orientation in a texture of a steel sheet is <111>//ND and an intensity ratio relative to randomly oriented specimen of the main orientation is not less than 5 and, preferably an intensity ratio relative to randomly oriented specimen of {111}<112> orientation is not less than 10, an intensity ratio relative to randomly oriented specimen of {310}<001> orientation is not more than 3 and Si concentration has a gradient that it is high at a side of a surface layer and low at a central portion in the thickness direction and a maximum value of the Si concentration is not less than 5.5 mass % and a difference between maximum and minimum values is not less than 0.5 mass %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Takeshi Imamura, Minoru Takashima, Tatsuhiko Hiratani
  • Publication number: 20140290900
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a thin metal strip by pouring and rapidly solidifying molten metal onto a cooling roll rotating at a high speed to form a thin metal strip having a width of 50˜350 mm, blowing compression gas from substantially a tangential direction of the cooling roll toward the thin metal strip to separate the thin metal strip from the cooling roll, adsorbing the separated thin metal strip with a permeable belt of a suction type belt conveyor, and transporting to a take-up reel to wind in form of a coil, the thin metal strip is adsorbed by the belt under conditions that a nearest approaching distance L between the cooling roll and the suction type belt conveyor is 2·50 mm and a suction width S of a suction box arranged in the suction type belt conveyor is 1.2·2.5 times of a width W of the thin metal strip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Minoru Takashima, Seiji Okabe, Nobuo Shiga
  • Publication number: 20140255720
    Abstract: An electrical steel sheet has a component composition including, by mass %, C: 0.007% or less, Si: 4% to 10%, and Mn: 0.005% to 1.0%, the balance being Fe and incidental impurities, as well as a sheet thickness within a range of 0.01 mm or more to 0.10 mm or less, and a profile roughness. Pa of 1.0 ?m or less. The electrical steel sheet exhibits excellent iron loss properties whereby the magnetic property is free from deterioration, and degradation of the stacking factor can be avoided, even when the steel sheet with a thickness of 0.10 mm or less has been subjected to siliconizing treatment to increase the Si content in the steel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Imamura, Minoru Takashima, Tatsuhiko Hiratani
  • Publication number: 20140245926
    Abstract: A treatment solution for an insulation coating of grain-oriented electrical steel sheets includes at least one selected from phosphates of Mg, Ca, Ba, Sr, Zn, Al and Mn; colloidal silica in a proportion of 0.5 to 10 mol in terms of SiO2; and a water-soluble vanadium compound in a proportion of 0.1 to 2.0 mol in terms of V, relative to PO4:1 mol in the phosphates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicant: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Mineo Muraki, Minoru Takashima, Tomofumi Shigekuni
  • Patent number: 8771795
    Abstract: A treatment solution for insulation coating for grain-oriented electrical steel sheets contains at least one selected from phosphates of Mg, Ca, Ba, Sr, Zn, Al, and Mn; colloidal silica in a proportion of 0.5 to 10 mol in terms of SiO2 and a water-soluble vanadium compound in a proportion of 0.1 to 2.0 mol in terms of V, relative to PO4:1 mol in the phosphates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Mineo Muraki, Minoru Takashima, Tomofumi Shigekuni