Patents by Inventor Shigeyuki Tanaka

Shigeyuki Tanaka 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: 20190300756
    Abstract: A resin composition according to an embodiment of the present invention for a flat cable-reinforcing tape contains a polyester, a polyurethane, and a polycarbodiimide, in which the mass ratio of the polyurethane to the polyester is 40/60 or more and 80/20 or less. A flat cable-reinforcing tape according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a base layer containing a resin as a main component and an adhesive layer stacked on the base layer, the adhesive layer containing the resin composition. A flat cable according to an embodiment of the present invention includes one or a plurality of conductors, a pair of covering materials that hold the one or plurality of conductors therebetween, and the flat cable-reinforcing tape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Yutaka FUKUDA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Shoei YONEZAWA, Tatsuo MATSUDA
  • Patent number: 10418150
    Abstract: A core electric wire for a multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer covering the conductor, a principal component of the insulating layer being a copolymer of ethylene and an ?-olefin having a carbonyl group; the ?-olefin content in the copolymer being 14% to 46% by mass; and a mathematical product C*E being 0.01 to 0.9, wherein C is a linear expansion coefficient of the insulating layer at from 25° C. to ?35° C., and E is a modulus of elasticity thereof at ?35° C. Average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is 1.0 to 3.0 mm2. Average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is 40 to 100 ?m, and number of the element wires is 196 to 2,450.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10388432
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10388433
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10379039
    Abstract: An NDIR gas sensor has high responsiveness and less noise and includes a radiating section arranged to radiate an infrared ray, a detecting section arranged to detect the infrared ray radiated by the radiating section, and a sample cell extending between the radiating section and the detecting section along a route of the infrared ray and covering the entire circumference of the route of the infrared ray. The sample cell includes a plurality of cell elements extending along the route of the infrared ray. Side portions of the cell elements adjacent to each other overlap at an interval from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Kyoto University, Masa International Corp.
    Inventors: Yu Tanaka, Shigeyuki Akiyama
  • Patent number: 10370173
    Abstract: Providing a viscous material feed apparatus and a viscous material feed method capable of further reducing a viscous material remaining in a container, e.g., a bag, housing the viscous material. A viscous material feed apparatus according to the present invention includes: a container (10) configured to include a bag body (11) with a housing space configured to house a viscous material and a spout (20) with a passage configured to deliver the viscous material in the housing space to outside; a squeeze portion (30) configured to squeeze the bag body toward the spout and move the viscous material in the housing space toward the spout; and a nozzle (40) having a hollow shape, the nozzle being configured to be freely inserted into the passage of the spout and withdrawn from the spout, the nozzle being configured to deliver the viscous material collected at the spout to outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: THREE BOND CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirohiko Tanaka, Shigeyuki Ohno, Hajime Kibe
  • Publication number: 20190198193
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a core electric wire for a multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for a multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present disclosure comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer covering the conductor, wherein a linear expansion coefficient C of the insulating layer at from 25° C. to ?35° C. is no less than 1×10?5 K?and no greater than 2.5×10?4 K?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Patent number: 10315521
    Abstract: A vehicle power supply system is provided for an electric vehicle. The vehicle power supply system has a first relay and a second relay, which are two-contact movable relays that connect/disconnect a high voltage circuit. The first relay has a first movable contact that is arranged to move with respect to a first fixed contact in a first direction when connecting/disconnecting. The second relay has a second movable contact is arranged to move with respect to a second fixed contact in a second direction when connecting/disconnecting. The second direction is opposite to the first direction. One of the first and second relays is oriented such that its movable contact separates from its fixed contact in a direction in which the greatest acceleration input is applied at the time of a collision.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouji Kato, Shigeyuki Kiyota, Yoshiyuki Tanaka, Toyoki Iguchi, Hiroaki Saitou
  • Publication number: 20190173135
    Abstract: A battery pack cooling system includes a plurality of cells disposed in an internal space of a battery pack case so as to form a cooling passage configured to cool the cell modules by cooling air flowing in the cooling passage. The cooling passage includes a cooling air inlet passage, a cooling air exhaust passage, and a plurality of cooling branch passages disposed to connect the cooling air inlet passage and the cooling air exhaust passage in parallel. A minimum temperature sensor is disposed in the upstream position to measure a lowest temperature region in a first cell module. A maximum temperature sensor is disposed in the downstream position which becomes a highest temperature region in the first cell module. Another temperature sensor is disposed in a second cell module to measure the temperature of either the highest temperature or the lowest temperature in the second cell module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Toyoki IGUCHI, Hiroaki HASHIMOTO, Masayoshi SAEKI, Hiroaki SAITOU, Shigeyuki KIYOTA, Yoshiyuki TANAKA, Hiroshi IWATA, Hiroshi HOSHI, Akira KOTAKI, Nayuta YAMACHI, Toshiyuki YOSHIDA, Chikara KIKKAWA, Takeshi HAGA
  • Publication number: 20190164664
    Abstract: A cable includes at least one core that has a conductor and an insulating coating layer that covers the conductor; and a sheath layer that covers the at least one core. The sheath layer includes an inner sheath layer and an outer sheath layer that covers the inner sheath layer. The inner sheath layer contains a silane-crosslinked very low density polyethylene. A main component of the outer sheath layer is polyurethane; a content of the very low density polyethylene per 100 parts by mass of a resin component in the inner sheath layer is 20 parts by mass or more and 100 parts by mass or less. A content of silicon atoms constituting silane crosslinks in the very low density polyethylene is 0.05 mass % or more and 1 mass % or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Yuhei MAYAMA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190153208
    Abstract: Provided is an insulating resin composition that contains a resin component containing a first copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms, which is subjected to acid modification, and which has a density of less than 0.88 g/cm3, and a third copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an acrylic acid ester or the like, in which a ratio of contents of the first to third copolymers is within a specific range, and 30 to 100 parts by mass of a flame retardant and 1 to 5 parts by mass of a crosslinking assistant relative to 100 parts by mass of the resin component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190074108
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Patent number: 10224130
    Abstract: A cable includes at least one core that has a conductor and an insulating coating layer that covers the conductor; and a sheath layer that covers the at least one core. The sheath layer includes an inner sheath layer and an outer sheath layer that covers the inner sheath layer. The inner sheath layer contains a silane-crosslinked very low density polyethylene. A main component of the outer sheath layer is polyurethane; a content of the very low density polyethylene per 100 parts by mass of a resin component in the inner sheath layer is 20 parts by mass or more and 100 parts by mass or less. A content of silicon atoms constituting silane crosslinks in the very low density polyethylene is 0.05 mass % or more and 1 mass % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Yuhei Mayama, Hiroyuki Okawa
  • Publication number: 20190057795
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Patent number: 10176908
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Publication number: 20180371221
    Abstract: An insulated electric wire includes a conductor and an insulating layer covering an outer periphery of the conductor. The insulating layer is formed of a crosslinked polymer of an insulating resin composition that contains a resin component containing a first copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density of less than 0.88 g/cm3, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density of 0.88 g/cm3 or more and less than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Nayu YANAGAWA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Takumi OOSHIMA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Publication number: 20180294073
    Abstract: Provided is an insulated electric wire that mainly contains a polyolefin resin, has excellent flexibility, heat life, and waterproofness, and is used in wiring of vehicles such as automobiles, and an insulating resin composition used in forming an insulating layer of this insulated electric wire. The insulating resin composition contains a first copolymer, which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density less than 0.88 g/cm3, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an acrylic acid ester or a methacrylic acid ester, a flame retardant, and a crosslinking aid. Also provided is a crosslinked body having a 2% secant modulus of 35 MPa or less at room temperature and an elastic modulus of 2 MPa or more at 150° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA, Yuji OCHI
  • Publication number: 20180294074
    Abstract: Provided is an insulated electric wire that mainly contains a polyolefin resin, has excellent flexibility, heat life, and waterproofness, and is used in wiring of vehicles such as automobiles, and an insulating resin composition used in forming an insulating layer of this insulated electric wire. The insulating resin composition contains a first copolymer, which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density less than 0.88 g/cm3, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an acrylic acid ester or a methacrylic acid ester, a flame retardant, and a crosslinking aid. Also provided is a crosslinked body having a 2% secant modulus of 35 MPa or less at room temperature and an elastic modulus of 2 MPa or more at 150° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA, Yuji OCHI
  • Publication number: 20180182511
    Abstract: A cable includes at least one core that has a conductor and an insulating coating layer that covers the conductor; and a sheath layer that covers the at least one core. The sheath layer includes an inner sheath layer and an outer sheath layer that covers the inner sheath layer. The inner sheath layer contains a silane-crosslinked very low density polyethylene. A main component of the outer sheath layer is polyurethane; a content of the very low density polyethylene per 100 parts by mass of a resin component in the inner sheath layer is 20 parts by mass or more and 100 parts by mass or less. A content of silicon atoms constituting silane crosslinks in the very low density polyethylene is 0.05 mass % or more and 1 mass % or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Yuhei MAYAMA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Publication number: 20180182508
    Abstract: A core electric wire for a multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer covering the conductor, a principal component of the insulating layer being a copolymer of ethylene and an ?-olefin having a carbonyl group; the ?-olefin content in the copolymer being 14% to 46% by mass; and a mathematical product C*E being 0.01 to 0.9, wherein C is a linear expansion coefficient of the insulating layer at from 25° C. to ?35° C., and E is a modulus of elasticity thereof at ?35° C. Average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is 1.0 to 3.0 mm2. Average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is 40 to 100 ?m, and number of the element wires is 196 to 2,450.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI