Patents by Inventor Moritsugu Kasai

Moritsugu Kasai 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: 20210047581
    Abstract: Provided is a lubricating oil composition for use in internal-combustion engines, containing a base oil (A), an ashless dispersant (B) containing a non-boronated alkenylsuccinic acid imide (B1) and a boronated alkenylsuccinic acid imide (B2), a thiadiazole compound (C), and an aromatic carboxylate (D) having one or more hydroxy groups, wherein the content of the component (C) is 0.2 to 1.2% by mass based on the total amount of the lubricating oil composition, the content of a zinc dithiophosphate is, as calculated in terms of zinc atoms, less than 500 ppm by mass based on the total amount of the lubricating oil composition, and the content of a metal-based detergent is, as calculated in terms of metal atoms, less than 600 ppm by mass based on the total amount of the lubricating oil composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Moritsugu KASAI, Toshimasa UTAKA
  • Publication number: 20210009918
    Abstract: A dispersant for a lubricating oil, containing at least one compound selected from a specific nitrogen-containing compound which is obtained by using, as raw materials, (A) at least one polyolefin selected from polybutene and polyisobutene, (B) at least one maleic acid compound selected from maleic acid and maleic anhydride, and (C) polyamine; a boride of the specific nitrogen-containing compound; and an acylated product of the specific nitrogen-containing compound. The polyolefin (A) satisfies at least one of the following conditions (?) and (?). (?) a ratio (Sb/Sa) of an integrated value (Sb) of a peak present at 4.40 to 5.00 ppm in a 1H-NMR spectrum to an integrated value (Sa) of a peak present at 5.01 to 5.60 ppm in the 1H-NMR spectrum is 2 or more. (?) a ratio (Sd/Sc) of an integrated value (Sd) of a peak present at 1.76 to 2.10 ppm in the 1H-NMR spectrum to an integrated value (Sc) of a peak present at 1.65 to 1.75 ppm in the 1H-NMR spectrum is 1 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki KOSHIMA, Yoriyuki TAKASHIMA, Moritsugu KASAI
  • Patent number: 10883062
    Abstract: The present invention provides a mineral base oil having a kinetic viscosity at 100° C. of 7 mm2/s or more and less than 10 mm2/s, a viscosity index of 100 or more, and a temperature gradient ?|?*| complex viscosity between two temperature points of ?5° C. and ?15° C. of 240 mPa·s/° C. or less as measured with a rotary rheometer at an angular velocity of 6.3 rad/s. The use of the mineral base oil enables easy preparation of a lubricating oil composition and a grease composition having excellent oxidation stability while ensuring the freedom of selection of additives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Aoki, Moritsugu Kasai, Asami Koga
  • Publication number: 20200048576
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lubricating oil composition for two-wheeled vehicles, which is able to not only suppress a lowering of fatigue life of engine parts while making fuel saving properties (in particular, fuel saving properties at the time of low speed) favorable but also make clutch friction characteristics of two-wheeled vehicles favorable. The present invention is concerned with a lubricating oil composition for two-wheeled vehicles, including a base oil (A) having a viscosity index of 120 or more, an ethylene-propylene copolymer (B), and a metal-based detergent (C), wherein the content of the ethylene-propylene copolymer (B) is 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoto HORITA, Tsukasa YAMAGISHI, Moritsugu KASAI
  • Publication number: 20190270943
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a mineral base oil satisfying the following requirements (I) to (V): (I): a kinematic viscosity at 100° C. is 2 mm2/s or more and less than 7 mm2/s; (II): a viscosity index is 100 or more; (III): a temperature gradient ?|?*| of complex viscosity between two points of ?10° C. and ?25° C. is 60 Pa·s/° C. or less as measured with a rotary rheometer under conditions at an angular velocity of 6.3 rad/s and a strain amount of 0.1 to 100%; (IV): a content ratio [R1/R2] of a monocyclo paraffin component (R1) to a dicyclo to hexacyclo paraffin component (R2) is 0.70 or less by a volume ratio as measured in accordance with ASTM D2786; and (V): a % CA is less than 1.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Moritsugu KASAI, Norihiro KURODA
  • Publication number: 20190106645
    Abstract: The present invention provides a mineral base oil having a kinetic viscosity at 100° C. of 7 mm2/s or more and less than 10 mm2/s, a viscosity index of 100 or more, and a temperature gradient ?|?*| complex viscosity between two temperature points of ?5° C. and ?15° C. of 240 mPa·s/° C. or less as measured with a rotary rheometer at an angular velocity of 6.3 rad/s. The use of the mineral base oil enables easy preparation of a lubricating oil composition and a grease composition having excellent oxidation stability while ensuring the freedom of selection of additives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji AOKI, Moritsugu KASAI, Asami KOGA
  • Publication number: 20190002794
    Abstract: Provided is a mineral base oil satisfying the following requirements (I) to (III): Requirement (I): a kinematic viscosity at 100° C. is 2 mm2/s or more and less than 7 mm2/s; Requirement (II): a viscosity index is 100 or more; and Requirement (III): a temperature gradient ?|?*| of complex viscosity between two temperature points ?10° C. and ?25° C. is 60 Pa·s/° C. or less as measured with a rotary rheometer under conditions at an angular velocity of 6.3 rad/s and a strain amount of 0.1 to 100%. The foregoing mineral base oil can become a lubricating oil composition having desirable low-temperature viscosity characteristics, including low-temperature fuel consumption and low-temperature engine start-up performance, and also having excellent high-temperature piston detergency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Moritsugu KASAI, Norihiro KURODA, Hisao ANZAI
  • Publication number: 20170369811
    Abstract: Provided is a lubricating oil composition to be used in an internal combustion engine having a sliding mechanism including a piston ring and a liner, the lubricating oil composition including: a base oil; (A) a poly(meth)acrylate; and (B) an organic molybdenum compound, in which: (A) the poly(meth)acrylate contains a polymer (A1) including a repeating unit derived from a (meth)acrylate represented by the following formula (1) and having a mass-average molecular weight of from 1,000 to 500,000; and a content of (B) the organic molybdenum compound in a total amount of the composition is from 0.01 mass % to 0.2 mass % in terms of a molybdenum atom: wherein R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and X represents a hydrogen atom, a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 60 carbon atoms, or a functional group-containing hydrocarbon group having 1 to 60 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Moritsugu KASAI
  • Patent number: 9803155
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lubricating oil composition for low-friction sliding materials, which is used in a sliding mechanism where a DLC film containing hydrogen in an amount of from 5 atom % to 50 atom % is formed on at least one sliding surface. The lubricating oil composition contains, in the lubricant base oil therein and based on the total amount of the composition, (A) an organic zinc dithiophosphate in an amount of from 0.005% by mass to 0.12% by mass in terms of the phosphorus concentration therein, (B) an amine-based friction-reducing agent in an amount of from 0.05% by mass to 5.0% by mass, and (C) an alkaline earth metal salicylate-based detergent and/or an alkaline earth metal sulfonate-based detergent in an amount of from 0.05% by mass to 0.5% by mass in terms of the alkaline earth metal concentration therein, wherein the component (A) contains, based on the total amount of the composition, a zinc primary dialkyldithiophosphate in an amount of from 0.005% by mass to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Koshima, Moritsugu Kasai, Yoko Ogahara, Masanori Tsujioka, Koji Miyake
  • Patent number: 9593291
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lubricating oil composition for low-friction sliding materials, which is used in a sliding mechanism where a DLC film containing hydrogen in an amount of from 5 atom % to 50 atom % is formed on at least one sliding surface. The lubricating oil composition contains, in the lubricant base oil therein and based on the total amount of the composition, (A) an organic zinc dithiophosphate in an amount of from 0.005% by mass to 0.12% by mass in terms of the phosphorus concentration therein, (B) an amide-based friction-reducing agent in an amount of from 0.05% by mass to 5.0% by mass, and (C) an alkaline earth metal salicylate-based detergent and/or an alkaline earth metal sulfonate-based detergent in an amount of from 0.05% by mass to 0.5% by mass in terms of the alkaline earth metal concentration therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoko Ogahara, Moritsugu Kasai, Hiroaki Koshima, Masanori Tsujioka, Koji Miyake
  • Publication number: 20160369201
    Abstract: Provided is a lubricating oil composition favorable for reducing friction in a sliding mechanism equipped with a piston ring and a liner, in a device having the sliding mechanism. The lubricating oil composition contains a lubricant base oil, (1) a polymethacrylate and/or an olefin copolymer having a mass-average molecular weight of 100,000 to 600,000, and (2) an ester-type ashless friction modifier and/or an amine-type ashless friction modifier, and has a shear viscosity at 150° C. of 2.3 mPa· or more and less than 3.7 mPa·s.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Moritsugu KASAI, Kazushi TAMURA
  • Patent number: 9321981
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lubricating oil composition for internal combustion engine exhibiting excellent fuel-saving performance for a long period of time. The lubricating oil composition for internal combustion engine is characterized by containing a base oil having a kinematic viscosity as measured at 100° C. of 2 to 10 mm2/s, an aromatic content (% CA) of 3 or less, and a sulfur content of 300 ppm by mass or less, and the following additives: (1) an alkaline earth metal salicylate-based detergent in an amount of 0.3 to 1.5 mass % as reduced to sulfated ash; (2) a zinc dihydrocarbyldithiophosphate in an amount of 0.03 to 0.10 mass % as reduced to phosphorus; (3) a succinimide-based ashless dispersant having a molecular weight of 500 to 4,000, and an alkenyl group or an alkyl group in an amount of 0.05 to 0.20 mass % as reduced to nitrogen; (4) a phenol-based ashless antioxidant in an amount of 0.05 to 3.0 mass %; (5) an amine-based ashless antioxidant in an amount of 0.05 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Moritsugu Kasai
  • Publication number: 20160002563
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition of the invention contains: a lubricating base oil; a component (A) that is a polymethacrylate having a mass average molecular weight in a range from 30,000 to 600,000; and a component (B) that is an olefin copolymer having a 95% weight-loss temperature of 500 degrees C. or less as calculated by differential thermal analysis and having 40 or less of SSI (Shear Stability Index).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Moritsugu KASAI, Hideki KAMANO
  • Publication number: 20150080277
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lubricating oil composition for low-friction sliding materials, which is used in a sliding mechanism where a DLC film containing hydrogen in an amount of from 5 atom % to 50 atom % is formed on at least one sliding surface. The lubricating oil composition contains, in the lubricant base oil therein and based on the total amount of the composition, (A) an organic zinc dithiophosphate in an amount of from 0.005% by mass to 0.12% by mass in terms of the phosphorus concentration therein, (B) an amine-based friction-reducing agent in an amount of from 0.05% by mass to 5.0% by mass, and (C) an alkaline earth metal salicylate-based detergent and/or an alkaline earth metal sulfonate-based detergent in an amount of from 0.05% by mass to 0.5% by mass in terms of the alkaline earth metal concentration therein, wherein the component (A) contains, based on the total amount of the composition, a zinc primary dialkyldithiophosphate in an amount of from 0.005% by mass to 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Koshima, Moritsugu Kasai, Yoko Ogahara, Masanori Tsujioka, Koji Miyake
  • Publication number: 20150036962
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lubricating oil composition for low-friction sliding materials, which is used in a sliding mechanism where a DLC film containing hydrogen in an amount of from 5 atom % to 50 atom % is formed on at least one sliding surface. The lubricating oil composition contains, in the lubricant base oil therein and based on the total amount of the composition, (A) an organic zinc dithiophosphate in an amount of from 0.005% by mass to 0.12% by mass in terms of the phosphorus concentration therein, (B) an amide-based friction-reducing agent in an amount of from 0.05% by mass to 5.0% by mass, and (C) an alkaline earth metal salicylate-based detergent and/or an alkaline earth metal sulfonate-based detergent in an amount of from 0.05% by mass to 0.5% by mass in terms of the alkaline earth metal concentration therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoko Ogahara, Moritsugu Kasai, Hiroaki Koshima, Masanori Tsujioka, Koji Miyake
  • Publication number: 20120177915
    Abstract: Provided by the present invention is a lubricating oil composition showing a very low frictional coefficient when used as a lubricating oil for a low friction sliding material prepared by blending with an additive selected from a specific phosphorus-zinc-containing compound and a specific sulfur-containing compound, and a sliding mechanism having an excellent low frictional property in which a DLC film containing 5 to 50 atom % of hydrogen is formed or a sliding mechanism having an excellent low frictional property in which 1 to 30 atom % of tungsten (W) or molybdenum (Mo) is contained is provided by combining the above lubricating oil composition with a sliding member having a film of a specific low frictional sliding material on a sliding face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2010
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicants: NIPPON ITF INC., IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Moritsugu Kasai, Ryou Yamada, Masanori Tsujioka, Koji Miyake
  • Publication number: 20120172266
    Abstract: Provided by the present invention is a lubricating oil composition showing, though containing ZnDTP as an abrasion resistant agent, a low friction coefficient when used as a lubricating oil for a low friction sliding material, that is, a specific lubricating oil composition which is prepared by blending a lubricant base oil with (A) a specific alkali earth metal-containing cleaning agent, (B) a specific boron-non-containing succinimide base ashless dispersant, (C) a zinc dialkyldithiophosphate and (D) a specific sulfur base compound and which is used for a low friction sliding material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2010
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Applicants: NIPPON ITF INC., IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Moritsugu Kasai, Ryou Yamada, Masanori Tsujioka, Koji Miyake
  • Publication number: 20110077183
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition which comprises a base oil of lubricating oil having a kinematic viscosity of 3.5 to 10 mm2/s at 100° C. and a viscosity index of 100 or greater and (a) an ethylene-?-olefin copolymer having a number-average molecular weight of 2,500 to 25,000 and/or (b) a polymethacrylate having a number-average molecular weight of 10,000 to 30,000, wherein the kinematic viscosity of the composition is 5.6 to 15.0 mm2/s at 100° C. The lubricating oil exhibits excellent property for decreasing fuel consumption and can suppress generation of noise and vibration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD
    Inventors: Hideyuki Murata, Moritsugu Kasai
  • Publication number: 20110021393
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lubricating oil composition for internal combustion engine exhibiting excellent fuel-saving performance for a long period of time. The lubricating oil composition for internal combustion engine is characterized by containing a base oil having a kinematic viscosity as measured at 100° C. of 2 to 10 mm2/s, an aromatic content (% CA) of 3 or less, and a sulfur content of 300 ppm by mass or less, and the following additives: (1) an alkaline earth metal salicylate-based detergent in an amount of 0.3 to 1.5 mass % as reduced to sulfated ash; (2) a zinc dihydrocarbyldithiophosphate in an amount of 0.03 to 0.10 mass % as reduced to phosphorus; (3) a succinimide-based ashless dispersant having a molecular weight of 500 to 4,000, and an alkenyl group or an alkyl group in an amount of 0.05 to 0.20 mass % as reduced to nitrogen; (4) a phenol-based ashless antioxidant in an amount of 0.05 to 3.0 mass %; (5) an amine-based ashless antioxidant in an amount of 0.05 to 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2009
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Moritsugu Kasai
  • Patent number: 7820599
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition includes lubricating oil base oil, an organic molybdenum compound (A), zinc dialkyl dithiophosphate (B), at least one compound (C) selected from calcium sulfonate, calcium phenate, and magnesium sulfonate and having a base number of 230 mgKOH/g or more, and an ashless dispersant containing boron or a mixture of an ashless dispersant containing boron and an ashless dispersant containing no boron (D) in predetermined ratios, in which: a mass ratio (P/Mo) of the P content to the Mo content in the composition is 1.5 or more; a mass ratio (CaMg/Mo) of a total content of the Ca and Mg derived from the component (C) to the Mo content in the composition is 3 or more; and a mass ratio (B/N) between B and N derived from the component (D) in the composition is 0.5 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignee: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Moritsugu Kasai