Patents by Inventor Shigenobu Arima

Shigenobu Arima 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: 5831234
    Abstract: In opposition to a lower electrode (31) fixed to a frame (3), an upper electrode (29) is carried by an upper pressing base (23), which is engaged with a vertical guide rail (25) and joined by a resilient slide mechanism to a piston rod (35L) of a hydraulic cylinder (35) connected to a hydraulic circuit operable for an increased distance (L3) between electrode shanks (15, 7) and fastened at a head end thereof to a lower pressing base (33), which is engaged with the guide rail and joined to a piston rod (37L) of an air cylinder (37) fastened at a head end thereof to the frame and connected to a pneumatic circuit operable for supplying a balancing pressure to have the piston rod (37L) thereof contracted to stand with a total load and for relieving the pressure when a mechanical valve (85) is operated with a pedal arm (49) stepped down for starting a welding, while the pneumatic circuit is changed over by a limit switch (57) to force down the lower pressing base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 3, 1998
    Assignee: Amada Metrecs Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yoshio Nakamura, Shigenobu Arima, Shinichi Kitaguchi