Patents by Inventor Saki Yamamura

Saki Yamamura 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).

  • Patent number: 11220812
    Abstract: A sanitary washing device includes a nozzle, a valve unit, a casing, and a toilet seat. The nozzle is configured to discharge water toward an ano-genital region of a human body. The valve unit is provided on a pipe line between a water supply source and the nozzle, and includes an electromagnetic valve. The casing stores the nozzle and the valve unit. The casing includes a low portion positioned below the toilet, and a high portion positioned backward of the low portion. A length in a vertical direction of the high portion is greater than a length in the vertical direction of the low portion. The valve unit is disposed in the low portion. A length in the vertical direction of the valve unit is less than a length in a longitudinal direction, and less than a length in a lateral direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Saki Yamamura, Takeshi Yamakawa, Masayuki Mochita
  • Patent number: 11214950
    Abstract: A sanitary washing device includes a nozzle, a valve unit, a casing, a water supply hose, and a water supply connection part. The nozzle is configured to discharge water toward an ano-genital region. The valve unit is provided on a pipe line between a water supply source and the nozzle. The casing stores the nozzle and the valve unit. The water supply hose is flexible and configured to supply water from the water supply source into the casing. The water supply connection part connects the water supply hose and the valve unit. The water supply connection part is open in a horizontal direction. The water supply hose is directly connected to the water supply connection part in a horizontal direction. The casing includes a hose container in which a portion of the water supply hose can be stored by bending.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Saki Yamamura, Takeshi Yamakawa, Masayuki Mochita
  • Patent number: 11214951
    Abstract: A sanitary washing device includes a nozzle, a valve unit, a casing, and a toilet seat. The nozzle is configured to discharge water toward an ano-genital region of a human body. The valve unit is provided on a pipe line between a water supply source and the nozzle. The valve unit includes an electromagnetic valve. The casing stores the nozzle and the valve unit. The toilet seat is pivotally supported to be rotatable with respect to the casing. A heater is provided inside the toilet seat. At least a portion of the valve unit is disposed below the toilet seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Saki Yamamura, Takeshi Yamakawa, Masayuki Mochita
  • Publication number: 20210002882
    Abstract: According to the embodiment, a sanitary washing device includes a nozzle, a valve unit, a controller, and a casing. The nozzle is configured to discharge water toward an ano-genital region of a human body. The valve unit is provided on a pipe line between a water supply source and the nozzle. The valve unit includes an electromagnetic valve. The controller is configured to control operation of the nozzle and the valve unit. The casing stores the nozzle, the valve unit, and the controller. The valve unit is disposed further frontward than the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Saki Yamamura, Takeshi Yamakawa, Masayuki Mochita
  • Publication number: 20210002884
    Abstract: According to the embodiment, a sanitary washing device includes a nozzle, a valve unit, a casing, and a toilet seat. The nozzle is configured to discharge water toward an ano-genital region of a human body. The valve unit is provided on a pipe line between a water supply source and the nozzle. The valve unit includes an electromagnetic valve. The casing stores the nozzle and the valve unit. The toilet seat is pivotally supported to be rotatable with respect to the casing. A heater is provided inside the toilet seat. At least a portion of the valve unit is disposed below the toilet seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Saki Yamamura, Takeshi Yamakawa, Masayuki Mochita
  • Publication number: 20210002880
    Abstract: According to the embodiment, a sanitary washing device includes a nozzle, a valve unit, a casing, a water supply hose, and a water supply connection part. The nozzle is configured to discharge water toward an ano-genital region. The valve unit is provided on a pipe line between a water supply source and the nozzle. The valve unit includes an electromagnetic valve. The water supply hose is configured to supply water from the water supply source into the casing. The water supply hose is flexible. The water supply connection part connects the water supply hose and the valve unit. The casing has a concave portion recessed upward from a bottom surface of the casing. The concave portion has an upper surface and a side surface extending from the upper surface and facing backward or sideward. The water supply connection part is provided on the side surface of the concave portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Saki Yamamura, Takeshi Yamakawa, Masayuki Mochita
  • Publication number: 20210002883
    Abstract: According to the embodiment, a sanitary washing device includes a nozzle, a valve unit, a casing, a water supply hose, and a water supply connection part. The nozzle is configured to discharge water toward an ano-genital region. The valve unit is provided on a pipe line between a water supply source and the nozzle. The casing stores the nozzle and the valve unit. The water supply hose is flexible and configured to supply water from the water supply source into the casing. The water supply connection part connects the water supply hose and the valve unit. The water supply connection part is open in a horizontal direction. The water supply hose is directly connected to the water supply connection part in a horizontal direction. The casing includes a hose container in which a portion of the water supply hose can be stored by bending.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Saki Yamamura, Takeshi Yamakawa, Masayuki Mochita
  • Publication number: 20210002881
    Abstract: According to the embodiment, a sanitary washing device includes a nozzle, a valve unit, a casing, and a toilet seat. The nozzle is configured to discharge water toward an ano-genital region of a human body. The valve unit is provided on a pipe line between a water supply source and the nozzle, and includes an electromagnetic valve. The casing stores the nozzle and the valve unit. The casing includes a low portion positioned below the toilet, and a high portion positioned backward of the low portion. A length in a vertical direction of the high portion is greater than a length in the vertical direction of the low portion. The valve unit is disposed in the low portion. A length in the vertical direction of the valve unit is less than a length in a longitudinal direction, and less than a length in a lateral direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Saki Yamamura, Takeshi Yamakawa, Masayuki Mochita