Patents by Inventor Satoshi Takamura

Satoshi Takamura 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: 11189397
    Abstract: Providing an outer cover body for electrical wires that can improve the degree of freedom of design while preventing anisotropy in mechanical properties and also make it possible to form even a compact outer cover body for electrical wires. An outer cover body for electrical wires that is to be attached to the outer periphery of an electrical wire, the outer cover body for electrical wires being formed of a bent thermoplastic resin foam sheet having a density of not less than 200 Kg/m3 and not more than 700 Kg/m3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Ikeda, Yoshikazu Kamei, Naoyuki Kojima, Satoshi Takamura, Takashi Oshino
  • Patent number: 11118047
    Abstract: A glass fiber-reinforced polyolefin resin material, containing: a glass fiber; and a thermoplastic resin, wherein said thermoplastic resin contains: at least, a specific graft-modified polypropylene, wherein, with respect to the graft-modified polypropylene, each specific amounts of the glass fiber and a compound or polymer having an acid anhydride structure are contained, and wherein, in the content of a graft-modification component in the graft-modified polypropylene, the content of a component obtained from the (meth)acrylate containing an epoxy group is 0.5 or more and 10 or less parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of said polypropylene, and a component obtained from the aromatic vinyl compound has a mass equal to or less than said component obtained from the (meth)acrylate; a composition for said resin material; a method of producing the same; and a composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eiji Kozawa, Sinji Satoh, Keiko Chikazawa, Yasuo Nakajima, Takeshi Yagi, Koichi Maeno, Satoshi Takamura
  • Patent number: 10559894
    Abstract: To provide a method and a device for manufacturing a connection structure (1) and a wire harness (2). The connection structure connects an insulated wire (100) comprising a wire tip portion (103), an insulating covering (102) being stripped from the tip thereof, to a crimp terminal (200) comprising a closed-barrel-type crimping portion (230) allowing crimp connection with the wire tip portion (103) and has stable conductivity by crimping an aluminum core wire (101) by the crimping portion (230). The method comprises a carrier cutting step for separating crimp terminals (200) from a terminal connecting belt (300) comprising the crimp terminals (200) attached to a carrier (250) in a longitudinal direction, a wire insertion step for inserting wire tip portions (103) into the crimping portions (230) of the separated crimp terminals (200), and a crimping step for crimping the crimping portions (230) with the inserted wire tip portions (103).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Kawamura, Satoshi Takamura, Takeshi Hyotani, Koichi Kitagawa, Eiji Aramaki
  • Publication number: 20200027628
    Abstract: Providing an outer cover body for electrical wires that can improve the degree of freedom of design while preventing anisotropy in mechanical properties and also make it possible to form even a compact outer cover body for electrical wires. An outer cover body for electrical wires that is to be attached to the outer periphery of an electrical wire, the outer cover body for electrical wires being formed of a bent thermoplastic resin foam sheet having a density of not less than 200 Kg/m3 and not more than 700 Kg/m3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicants: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Hideyuki IKEDA, Yoshikazu KAMEI, Naoyuki KOJIMA, Satoshi TAKAMURA, Takashi OSHINO
  • Publication number: 20190292360
    Abstract: A glass fiber-reinforced polyolefin resin material, containing: a glass fiber; and a thermoplastic resin, wherein said thermoplastic resin contains: at least, a specific graft-modified polypropylene, wherein, with respect to the graft-modified polypropylene, each specific amounts of the glass fiber and a compound or polymer having an acid anhydride structure are contained, and wherein, in the content of a graft-modification component in the graft-modified polypropylene, the content of a component obtained from the (meth)acrylate containing an epoxy group is 0.5 or more and 10 or less parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of said polypropylene, and a component obtained from the aromatic vinyl compound has a mass equal to or less than said component obtained from the (meth)acrylate; a composition for said resin material; a method of producing the same; and a composite.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eiji KOZAWA, Sinji SATOH, Keiko CHIKAZAWA, Yasuo NAKAJIMA, Takeshi YAGI, Koichi MAENO, Satoshi TAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10424891
    Abstract: The terminal connection strip includes: a carrier formed in a strip shape; and a plurality of terminal fitting which project from at least one edge side of the carrier in a width direction. The terminal fitting includes a crimping section which connects by crimping at least a conductor tip of an insulated wire provided with the conductor tip where a conductor is covered with an insulating cover and the conductor is exposed by peeling off the insulating cover on a distal end side of the insulated wire to the terminal fitting. The crimping section is formed into a hollow shape which allows the insertion of at least the conductor tip from a proximal end side of the crimping section and allows the crimping section to surround the conductor tip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Takashi Tonoike, Yukihiro Kawamura, Saburo Yagi, Satoshi Takamura, Takeshi Hyotani, Koichi Kitagawa, Eiji Aramaki
  • Publication number: 20190247253
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a bed system that is mechanically and electrically connectable to a main body of a medical image diagnosis apparatus includes a traveling unit and an interface. The traveling unit provided between the bed system and a floor surface. The interface configured to receive an operation of locking or unlocking driving of the traveling unit. The operation on the interface of locking or unlocking driving of the traveling unit is interlocked with electrical connection between the bed system and the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Takamura, Yoichi Hiyama, Shigeru Usuda, Yurina Otsuka
  • Patent number: 10250001
    Abstract: A wire crimping device includes: a wire crimping unit which crimps a crimping section into which a wire tip is inserted from a wire insertion opening which opens on a proximal end side of the crimping section in a long length direction; and a guiding unit which guides a distal end portion of an aluminum lead line to the wire insertion opening of a female crimp terminal arranged at a predetermined position for being crimped by the wire crimping unit, wherein an inner diameter of an opposedly facing portion of the guiding unit which opposedly faces the wire insertion opening is set in conformity with an inner diameter of the wire insertion opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Kawamura, Satoshi Takamura, Takeshi Hyotani, Koichi Kitagawa, Eiji Aramaki
  • Patent number: 9680235
    Abstract: In a terminal connection method of inserting a wire tip of an insulated wire, which is formed by stripping a front end of an insulating cover to expose an aluminum core wire, into a pressure-bonding section of a female crimp terminal to pressure bond the insulated wire to the female crimp terminal via the pressure-bonding section, signs are formed on the outer circumferential face of an insulated tip of the insulating cover at a distance of an internal length of the pressure-bonding section from a conductor tip face of the conductor tip, and the wire tip is inserted up to the signs in the pressure-bonding section to pressure-bond the wire tip to the pressure-bonding section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignees: Furukawa Electric Co., LTD., Furukawa Automotive Systems Inc.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Kawamura, Takashi Tonoike, Satoshi Takamura, Takeshi Hyotani, Koichi Kitagawa, Eiji Aramaki
  • Patent number: 9667014
    Abstract: A cover stripping step of peeling off an insulating cover on a distal end side of an insulated wire to form a wire tip; a marking step of forming a marking on the insulating cover at a predetermined position; a first marking inspection step of inspecting a stripping state and the marking; a wire insertion step of inserting the wire tip into a closed-barrel-type pressure-bonding section; a pressure-bonding step of pressure-bonding the pressure-bonding section to be connected to the wire tip; and a second marking inspection step of inspecting a pressure-bonded state of the pressure-bonding section to the wire tip using the marking are performed in this order, and the first marking inspection step and the second marking inspection step are performed using the same inspection step part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignees: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Furukawa Automotive Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Kawamura, Satoshi Takamura, Takeshi Hyotani, Koichi Kitagawa, Eiji Aramaki, Kouki Fukunaga
  • Publication number: 20170149192
    Abstract: The terminal connection strip includes: a carrier formed in a strip shape; and a plurality of terminal fitting which project from at least one edge side of the carrier in a width direction. The terminal fitting includes a crimping section which connects by crimping at least a conductor tip of an insulated wire provided with the conductor tip where a conductor is covered with an insulating cover and the conductor is exposed by peeling off the insulating cover on a distal end side of the insulated wire to the terminal fitting. The crimping section is formed into a hollow shape which allows the insertion of at least the conductor tip from a proximal end side of the crimping section and allows the crimping section to surround the conductor tip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Applicants: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Takashi TONOIKE, Yukihiro KAWAMURA, Saburo YAGI, Satoshi TAKAMURA, Takeshi HYOTANI, Koichi KITAGAWA, Eiji ARAMAKI
  • Patent number: 9601840
    Abstract: The terminal connection strip includes: a carrier formed in a strip shape; and a plurality of terminal fitting which project from at least one edge side of the carrier in a width direction. The terminal fitting includes a crimping section which connects by crimping at least a conductor tip of an insulated wire provided with the conductor tip where a conductor is covered with an insulating cover and the conductor is exposed by peeling off the insulating cover on a distal end side of the insulated wire to the terminal fitting. The crimping section is formed into a hollow shape which allows the insertion of at least the conductor tip from a proximal end side of the crimping section and allows the crimping section to surround the conductor tip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Takashi Tonoike, Yukihiro Kawamura, Saburo Yagi, Satoshi Takamura, Takeshi Hyotani, Koichi Kitagawa, Eiji Aramaki
  • Patent number: 9391376
    Abstract: In a female crimp terminal including a pressure-bonding section for permitting pressure-bonding and connection to an aluminum core wire of an insulated wire, the pressure-bonding section is configured in a hollow sectional shape by a plate material, and a long length direction weld portion in a long length direction is welded, a forward part in the hollow sectional shape is caused to take an almost flat plate-shaped sealing shape and a width direction weld portion in a width direction is welded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignees: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Furukawa Automotive Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Kawamura, Satoshi Takamura, Takashi Tonoike, Yasushi Kihara, Saburo Yagi, Takashi Shigematsu, Kengo Mitose, Takashi Kayahara
  • Patent number: 9263808
    Abstract: There is provided a pressure-bonding connection structural body and a female connector which can surely prevent the intrusion of moisture from an insulating cover side, and a method of manufacturing the connection structural body. In the connection structural body which is configured by connecting a crimp terminal and an insulated wire to each other, the crimp terminal having a barrel portion which is an integral body formed of; a cover pressure-bonding section which pressure-bonds by caulking the insulating cover; and a core wire pressure-bonding section which pressure-bonds an aluminum core wire by caulking, a water blocking projecting portion which prevents the intrusion of moisture in a longitudinal direction in a pressure-bonding state is formed, at the time of pressure-bonding the barrel portion, on an inner surface of the cover pressure-bonding section of the barrel portion where a cross-sectional shape in a width direction is formed into a closed cross-sectional shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignees: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Furukawa Automotive Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Kawamura, Takashi Tonoike, Satoshi Takamura
  • Publication number: 20150364834
    Abstract: To provide a method and a device for manufacturing a connection structure (1) and a wire harness (2). The connection structure connects an insulated wire (100) comprising a wire tip portion (103), an insulating covering (102) being stripped from the tip thereof, to a crimp terminal (200) comprising a closed-barrel-type crimping portion (230) allowing crimp connection with the wire tip portion (103) and has stable conductivity by crimping an aluminum core wire (101) by the crimping portion (230). The method comprises a carrier cutting step for separating crimp terminals (200) from a terminal connecting belt (300) comprising the crimp terminals (200) attached to a carrier (250) in a longitudinal direction, a wire insertion step for inserting wire tip portions (103) into the crimping portions (230) of the separated crimp terminals (200), and a crimping step for crimping the crimping portions (230) with the inserted wire tip portions (103).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Publication date: December 17, 2015
    Applicants: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Yukihiro KAWAMURA, Satoshi TAKAMURA, Takeshi HYOTANI, Koichi KITAGAWA, Eiji ARAMAKl
  • Publication number: 20150364838
    Abstract: The terminal connection strip includes: a carrier formed in a strip shape; and a plurality of terminal fitting which project from at least one edge side of the carrier in a width direction. The terminal fitting includes a crimping section which connects by crimping at least a conductor tip of an insulated wire provided with the conductor tip where a conductor is covered with an insulating cover and the conductor is exposed by peeling off the insulating cover on a distal end side of the insulated wire to the terminal fitting. The crimping section is formed into a hollow shape which allows the insertion of at least the conductor tip from a proximal end side of the crimping section and allows the crimping section to surround the conductor tip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Publication date: December 17, 2015
    Applicants: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC.
    Inventors: Takashi Tonoike, Yukihiro Kawamura, Saburo Yagi, Satoshi Takamura, Takeshi Hyotani, Koichi Kitagawa, Eiji Aramaki
  • Publication number: 20150357782
    Abstract: A wire crimping device includes: a wire crimping unit which crimps a crimping section into which a wire tip is inserted from a wire insertion opening which opens on a proximal end side of the crimping section in a long length direction; and a guiding unit which guides a distal end portion of an aluminum lead line to the wire insertion opening of a female crimp terminal arranged at a predetermined position for being crimped by the wire crimping unit, wherein an inner diameter of an opposedly facing portion of the guiding unit which opposedly faces the wire insertion opening is set in conformity with an inner diameter of the wire insertion opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Applicants: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Yukihiro KAWAMURA, Satoshi Takamura, Takeshi Hyotani, Koichi Kitagawa, Eiji Aramaki
  • Publication number: 20150229039
    Abstract: In a terminal connection method of inserting a wire tip of an insulated wire, which is formed by stripping a front end of an insulating cover to expose an aluminum core wire, into a pressure-bonding section of a female crimp terminal to pressure bond the insulated wire to the female crimp terminal via the pressure-bonding section, signs are formed on the outer circumferential face of an insulated tip of the insulating cover at a distance of an internal length of the pressure-bonding section from a conductor tip face of the conductor tip, and the wire tip is inserted up to the signs in the pressure-bonding section to pressure-bond the wire tip to the pressure-bonding section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Applicants: Furukawa Electric Co., LTD., Furukawa Automotive Systems Inc.
    Inventors: Yukihiro KAWAMURA, Takashi TONOIKE, Satoshi TAKAMURA, Takeshi HYOTANI, Koichi KITAGAWA, Eiji ARAMAKI
  • Patent number: 9065261
    Abstract: A connecting structure is applied for connecting an electric wire and a terminal. For coating a connecting portion of a conductor of the electric wire and the terminal, which form a wire harness, with a coating resin, a portion of an insulator, which is to be inserted into a terminal insertion hole of a connector housing, is subjected to a diameter reduction process such that an outer diameter of the coating resin coated on the insulator is smaller than the terminal insertion hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Kawamura, Satoshi Takamura, Katsunori Takeda
  • Publication number: 20150155673
    Abstract: A cover stripping step of peeling off an insulating cover on a distal end side of an insulated wire to form a wire tip; a marking step of forming a marking on the insulating cover at a predetermined position; a first marking inspection step of inspecting a stripping state and the marking; a wire insertion step of inserting the wire tip into a closed-barrel-type pressure-bonding section; a pressure-bonding step of pressure-bonding the pressure-bonding section to be connected to the wire tip; and a second marking inspection step of inspecting a pressure-bonded state of the pressure-bonding section to the wire tip using the marking are performed in this order, and the first marking inspection step and the second marking inspection step are performed using the same inspection step part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicants: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Furukawa Automotive Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Yukihiro KAWAMURA, Satoshi TAKAMURA, Takeshi HYOTANI, Koichi KITAGAWA, Eiji ARAMAKI, Kouki FUKUNAGA