Patents by Inventor Satoru Yoneda

Satoru Yoneda 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: 20210115224
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a surfactant to provide a fluoropolymer. The surfactant includes at least one selected from the group consisting of a surfactant represented by R1a—CO—R2 a—CO—R3a—OSO3Xa and a surfactant represented by R1b—CO—(CR2b2)n—(OR3b)p—(CR4b2)q-L-OSO3Xb.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taketo KATO, Satoru YONEDA, Manabu FUJISAWA, Kazuya ASANO, Takahiro KITAHARA, Masahiro HIGASHI, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Shinnosuke NITTA, Marina NAKANO, Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Yoshinori NAN BA, Kengo ITO, Chiaki OKUI, Hirokazu AOYAMA, Masamichi SUKEGAWA, Taku YAMANAKA, Hiroyuki SATO, Yuuji TANAKA, Kenji ICHIKAWA, Yohei FUJIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210108008
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer of the invention which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a surfactant to provide a fluoropolymer. The surfactant includes at least one selected from the group consisting of a surfactant represented by R1a—CO—R2a—CO—R3a-Aa and a surfactant represented by R1b—CO—(CR2b2)n—(OR3b)p—(CR4b2)q-L-Ab.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taketo KATO, Satoru YONEDA, Manabu FUJISAWA, Kazuya ASANO, Takahiro KITAHARA, Masahiro HIGASHI, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Shinnosuke NITTA, Marina NAKANO, Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Yoshinori NANBA, Kengo ITO, Chiaki OKUI, Hirokazu AOYAMA, Masamichi SUKEGAWA, Taku YAMANAKA, Yuuji TANAKA, Kenji ICHIKAWA, Yohei FUJIMOTO, Hiroyuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20210095054
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer, which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a surfactant to provide a fluoropolymer, wherein the surfactant is a carboxylic acid type hydrocarbon-containing surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Taketo KATO, Kenji ICHIKAWA, Yohei FUJIMOTO, Yoshinori NANBA, Kengo ITO, Masahiro HIGASHI, Satoru YONEDA, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Moe HOSOKAWA, Marina NAKANO, Yuuji TANAKA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Hirokazu AOYAMA, Masamichi SUKEGAWA, Taku YAMANAKA, Hiroyuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20210070688
    Abstract: A carboxylic acid or sulfonic acid salt containing a plurality of carbonyl groups, and a surfactant represented by the following formula: R1—C(?O)—R2—C(?O)—R3-A wherein R1, R2 and R3 are as defined herein, and A is —COOX or —SO3X, wherein X is H, a metal atom, NR44, imidazolium optionally containing a substituent, pyridinium optionally containing a substituent, or phosphonium optionally containing a substituent, where R4s are each H or an organic group and are the same as or different from each other; and any two of R1, R2, and R3 optionally bind to each other to form a ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Higashi, Satoru Yoneda, Akiyoshi Yamauchi, Sumi Ishihara, Yosuke Kishikawa, Hirokazu Aoyama
  • Publication number: 20210053906
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a method for producing a tetraalkylammonium nitrite that is capable of efficiently producing the desired product, and/or increasing the purity of the desired product. The object is achieved by a method for producing a tetraalkylammonium nitrite including step A of reacting, in a solvent, a tetraalkylammonium salt with a metal salt that is not a silver salt, to form a tetraalkylammonium nitrite and an insoluble metal salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Michiaki OKADA, Koutarou HAYASHI, Satoru YONEDA
  • Publication number: 20210032381
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a surfactant to provide a fluoropolymer, the surfactant being represented by the general formula (1): CR1R2R4—CR3R5—X-A, wherein R1 to R5 are each H or a monovalent substituent, with the proviso that at least one of R1 and R3 represents a group represented by the general formula: —Y—R6 and at least one of R2 and R5 represents a group represented by the general formula: —X-A or a group represented by the general formula: —Y—R6; and A is the same or different at each occurrence and is —COOM, —SO3M, or —OSO3M. Also disclosed is a surfactant for polymerization represented by the general formula (1), a method for producing a fluoropolymer using the surfactant and a composition including a fluoropolymer and the surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taketo KATO, Satoru YONEDA, Masahiro HIGASHI, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Moe HOSOKAWA, Marina NAKANO, Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Yoshinori NANBA, Kengo ITO, Chiaki OKUI, Kenji ICHIKAWA, Yohei FUJIMOTO, Hirokazu AOYAMA, Masamichi SUKEGAWA, Taku YAMANAKA, Hiroyuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20210002199
    Abstract: A method for producing a carbonyl compound represented by formula (1): wherein R1 is hydrogen or an organic group; R2 is hydrogen or an organic group; and R3 is hydrogen or an organic group; or two or three of R1, R2, and R3 may be linked to form a ring that may have at least one substituent, the method comprising step A of oxidizing an olefin compound represented by formula (2): wherein symbols are as defined above, by an oxidizing agent in the presence of (a) a non-alcohol organic solvent, (b) water, (c) a metal catalyst, and (d) an additive represented by the formula: MXn, wherein M is an element belonging to any one of Group 1, Group 2, Group 13, Group 14, and Group 15 in the periodic table, or NR4, wherein R is hydrogen or a C1-10 organic group; X is halogen; and n is a number of 1 to 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro HIGASHI, Satoru YONEDA, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200399211
    Abstract: An alkyl sulfate ester containing a carbonyl group or a salt thereof. The compound is represented by the following formula: R1—C(?O)—(CR22)n—(OR3)p(CR42)q-L-OSO3X wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, L, X, n, p and q are as defined herein. Also disclosed is a production method for making the alkyl sulfate ester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoru YONEDA, Masahiro HIGASHI, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Marina NAKANO, Shinnosuke NITTA, Hirokazu AOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200392266
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer, which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a polymer (1), the polymer (1) including a polymerized unit derived from a monomer CX2?CY(—CZ2—O—Rf-A), wherein X is the same or different and is —H or —F; Y is —H, —F, an alkyl group, or a fluorine-containing alkyl group; Z is the same or different and is —H, —F, an alkyl group, or a fluoroalkyl group; Rf is a C1-C40 fluorine-containing alkylene group or a C—C100 fluorine-containing alkylene group and having an ether bond; and A is —COOM, —SO3M, or —OSO3M, wherein M is —H, a metal atom, —NR74, imidazolium optionally having a substituent, pyridinium optionally having a substituent, or phosphonium optionally having a substituent, wherein R7 is H or an organic group, providing that at least one of X, Y, and Z contains a fluorine atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori NANBA, Kenji ICHIKAWA, Yohei FUJIMOTO, Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Hiroyuki SATO, Taketo KATO, Kengo ITO, Sumi ISHIHARA, Masahiro HIGASHI, Satoru YONEDA, Hirokazu AOYAMA, Masamichi SUKEGAWA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Takahiro TAIRA, Chiaki OKUI, Taku YAMANAKA
  • Patent number: 10865178
    Abstract: A carboxylic acid or sulfonic acid salt containing a plurality of carbonyl groups, and a surfactant represented by the following formula: R1—C(?O)—R2—C(?O)—R3-A wherein R1, R2 and R3 are as defined herein, and A is —COOX or —SO3X, wherein X is H, a metal atom, NR44, imidazolium optionally containing a substituent, pyridinium optionally containing a substituent, or phosphonium optionally containing a substituent, where R4s are each H or an organic group and are the same as or different from each other; and any two of R1, R2, and R3 optionally bind to each other to form a ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Higashi, Satoru Yoneda, Akiyoshi Yamauchi, Sumi Ishihara, Yosuke Kishikawa, Hirokazu Aoyama
  • Publication number: 20200172476
    Abstract: A sulfuric acid ester containing a plurality of carbonyl groups or a salt thereof, and a surfactant. The sulfuric acid ester is a compound represented by the following formula: R1—C(?O)—R2—C(?O)—R3—OSO3X wherein R1, R2 and R3 are as defined herein; X is H, a metal atom, NR44, imidazolium optionally containing a substituent, pyridinium optionally containing a substituent, or phosphonium optionally containing a substituent, where R4s are each H or an organic group and are the same as or different from each other; and any two of R1, R2, and R3 optionally bind to each other to form a ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoru YONEDA, Manabu FUJISAWA, Kazuya ASANO, Takahiro KITAHARA, Masahiro HIGASHI, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200024229
    Abstract: A sulfonic acid or carboxylic acid containing a carbonyl group, or a salt thereof represented by the following formula: R1—C(?O)—(CR22)—(OR3)p—(CR42)q-L-A wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, n, p, q, A and L are as defined herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro HIGASHI, Satoru YONEDA, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Marina NAKANO, Shinnosuke NITTA, Hirokazu AOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200024219
    Abstract: A carboxylic acid or sulfonic acid salt containing a plurality of carbonyl groups, and a surfactant represented by the following formula: R1—C(?O)—R2—C(?O)—R3-A wherein R1, R2 and R3 are as defined herein, and A is —COOX or —SO3X, wherein X is H, a metal atom, NR44, imidazolium optionally containing a substituent, pyridinium optionally containing a substituent, or phosphonium optionally containing a substituent, where R4s are each H or an organic group and are the same as or different from each other; and any two of R1, R2, and R3 optionally bind to each other to form a ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro HIGASHI, Satoru YONEDA, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Hirokazu AOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200024222
    Abstract: The invention provides a novel hydrocarbon-containing carboxylic acid, hydrocarbon-containing sulfonic acid, hydrocarbon-containing sulfuric acid ester, or a salt thereof, and a surfactant. Each of them is a compound represented by the following formula (1): CR1R2R4—CR3R5—X-A wherein R1 to R5 are each H or a monovalent substituent; at least one of R1 or R3 is a group represented by the formula: —Y—R6; at least one of R2 or R5 is a group represented by the formula: —X-A or a group represented by the formula: —Y—R6; and As at the respective appearances are the same as or different from each other, and are each —COOM, —SO3M, or —OSO3M.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro HIGASHI, Satoru YONEDA, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Hirokazu AOYAMA
  • Patent number: 8983332
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus has an outline surrounded by a casing. The casing has an opening. The image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit configured to fix an image formed on a recording medium, and a control unit. The fixing unit includes a heating fixing member. The control unit is configured to control an opening degree of the opening based on temperature of a surface of or in the vicinity of the heating fixing member, so as to prevent emission of a substance by an air current to outside of the casing through the opening, during an image forming operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Takayuki Horie, Hideaki Hayashi, Masashi Saito, Hideki Hadano, Osamu Morita, Satoru Yoneda
  • Publication number: 20130243453
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus has an outline surrounded by a casing. The casing has an opening. The image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit configured to fix an image formed on a recording medium, and a control unit. The fixing unit includes a heating fixing member. The control unit is configured to control an opening degree of the opening based on temperature of a surface of or in the vicinity of the heating fixing member, so as to prevent emission of a substance by an air current to outside of the casing through the opening, during an image forming operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Takayuki Horie, Hideaki Hayashi, Masashi Saito, Hideki Hadano, Osamu Morita, Satoru Yoneda
  • Patent number: 8385802
    Abstract: A fixing device for fixing an unfixed image on a recording sheet passing through a fixing nip formed by pressing a pressing member against an inside surface of a pressure belt via a low friction sheet, so that an outside surface of the pressure belt presses against a fixing member, wherein the pressing member includes a first pressing part having an elastic front face, and (ii) a second pressing part whose front face presses against a rear face of the first pressing part, the low friction sheet extends from a portion thereof pressed by the front face against the pressure belt, to an upstream end thereof, along a lateral side of the first pressing part, the upstream end being upstream from the other end with respect to a rotation direction of the pressure belt and sandwiched between the rear face and the front face by pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Norikazu Okabe, Hideaki Hayashi, Satoru Yoneda, Naoki Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 8280291
    Abstract: A fixing device for fixing an unfixed image on a recording sheet passing through a fixing nip formed by pressing a pressing member against an inside surface of a pressure belt via a low friction sheet, so that an outside surface of the pressure belt presses against a fixing member, wherein the pressing member includes a first pressing part whose front-side portion is an elastic pressing part, and a second pressing part whose front face presses against a rear face of the first pressing part, the second pressing part has a side wall near an upstream portion of the first pressing part that is upstream from the front-side portion with respect to a rotation direction of the pressure belt, and an upstream end of the low friction sheet, upstream from the other end with respect to the rotation direction, is sandwiched between the side wall and the upstream portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Naoki Yamamoto, Satoru Yoneda
  • Patent number: 8200138
    Abstract: A first pad has a first nip forming surface which extends in a direction X. An angle formed between an end portion of the first nip forming surface and an XZ plane is smaller than an angle formed between a central portion of the first nip forming surface and the XZ plane, where the XZ plane is formed on a downstream side of the first nip forming surface. Thereby, a fixing device is provided which suppresses generation of wrinkles on a recording material when the fixing device fixes toner on the recording material and conveys it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Naoki Yamamoto, Kazunori Nishinoue, Satoru Yoneda, Taizou Oonishi, Hideaki Hayashi, Norikazu Okabe
  • Publication number: 20100296849
    Abstract: A fixing device for fixing an unfixed image on a recording sheet passing through a fixing nip formed by pressing a pressing member against an inside surface of a pressure belt via a low friction sheet, so that an outside surface of the pressure belt presses against a fixing member, wherein the pressing member includes a first pressing part whose front-side portion is an elastic pressing part, and a second pressing part whose front face presses against a rear face of the first pressing part, the second pressing part has a side wall near an upstream portion of the first pressing part that is upstream from the front-side portion with respect to a rotation direction of the pressure belt, and an upstream end of the low friction sheet, upstream from the other end with respect to the rotation direction, is sandwiched between the side wall and the upstream portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2010
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Applicant: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Naoki YAMAMOTO, Satoru YONEDA