Patents by Inventor Norie Mantoku

Norie Mantoku 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: 20210043915
    Abstract: The purpose of the present disclosure is to provide a secondary battery in which a current interruption function of an electrode tap can be enhanced during an external short circuit, and a temperature rise in the battery can be effectively suppressed. A secondary battery according to one embodiment of the present disclosure is provided with: an electrode assembly having a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; a sealing assembly constituting a positive terminal; a case body constituting a negative terminal; a positive electrode tap connecting the positive electrode and the sealing assembly; and a negative electrode tap connecting the negative electrode and the case body, wherein the positive electrode has a fuse part which has a relatively small cross-sectional area in the positive electrode, and the fuse part of the positive electrode is metallurgically bonded to the sealing assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Norie Mantoku, Oose Okutani, Kyosuke Miyata