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: 20210376500
    Abstract: A terminal-attached electric wire includes: an insulated electric wire which includes a core wire and an insulating material covering the periphery of the core wire; a terminal fitting electrically connected to the core wire at the end of the insulated electric wire; and an adhesive tube covering the end of the insulating material. The terminal-attached electric wire includes a molding portion formed to cover a region extending from a core wire-connected portion of the terminal fitting which is connected to the core wire to a middle portion in an axial direction of the adhesive tube. The outer peripheral surface of the adhesive tube is adhered to the inner peripheral surface of the molding portion. The inner peripheral surface of the adhesive tube is adhered to the outer peripheral surface of the insulating material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuru HIROSE, Koji FUKUMOTO, Daisuke HASHIMOTO, Tetsuya NAKAMURA, Kazuo NAKASHIMA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20210343447
    Abstract: A core wire for multi-core cables includes a conductor obtained by twisting a plurality of elemental wires, and an insulating layer coated on an outer peripheral surface of the conductor. The insulating layer contains polyethylene-based resin as a main component, and the product of a linear expansion coefficient C1 of the insulating layer in the range of 25° C. to ?35° C. and an elastic modulus E1 at ?35° C., namely (C1×E1), is 0.01 MPaK?1 or more and 0.90 MPaK?1 or less. The melting point of the polyethylene-based resin is 80° C. or higher and 130° C. or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20210319929
    Abstract: Provided is an insulated electrical cable including: a core wire made up of at least one insulated wire including a conductor and an insulating layer covering the conductor; an inner sheath layer covering the core wire; and an outer sheath layer covering the inner sheath layer. The inner sheath layer has an elastic modulus A at ?30° C. in a range from 10 MPa to 1000 MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20210304918
    Abstract: Provided is an insulted electrical cable including a core wire and a coating layer covering the core wire. The core wire is made up of at least one insulated wire including a conductor and an insulating layer covering the conductor. A coating member is disposed between the core wire and the coating layer to cover the core wire. A coefficient of kinetic friction between the coating member and the insulating layer at ?30° C. is less than or equal to 0.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11114215
    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?1 and no greater than 2.5×10?4 K?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 11101054
    Abstract: A core wire for multi-core cables includes a conductor obtained by twisting a plurality of elemental wires, and an insulating layer coated on an outer peripheral surface of the conductor. The insulating layer contains polyethylene-based resin as a main component, and the product of a linear expansion coefficient C1 of the insulating layer in the range of 25° C. to ?35° C. and an elastic modulus E1 at ?35° C., namely (C1×E1) is 0.01 MPaK?1 or more and 0.90 MPaK?1 or less. The melting point of the polyethylene-based resin is 80° C. or higher and 130° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka Matsumura, Shigeyuki Tanaka, Taro Fujita, Takaya Kohori, Masayuki Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20210163728
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present invention, a resin composition for an insulating layer includes: an olefinic resin as a main component; and a metal deactivator, wherein a content of the metal deactivator exceeds 0.05% by mass, and wherein a melting point of the metal deactivator is greater than or equal to 200° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Syota MACHINAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Nayu YANAGAWA, Yuji OCHI, Satoshi OKANO, Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10991484
    Abstract: A multi-conductor cable for a vehicle includes core wires respectively having a conductor formed by a plurality of twisted wires, and an insulating layer covering an outer periphery of the conductor, and a sheath layer disposed around the core wires. A marking portion is partially formed on an outer peripheral surface of the sheath layer, and a ratio of an arithmetic average roughness Ra2 of a peripheral region adjacent to the marking portion, with respect to an arithmetic average roughness Ra1 of the marking portion, at the outer peripheral surface, is 0.10 or greater and 0.90 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Yutaka Matsumura, Taro Fujita, Takaya Kohori
  • Patent number: 10964452
    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: April 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10920051
    Abstract: The present invention is a resin composition including: a resin component; zinc oxide; and an acetic acid remover, wherein the resin component includes an ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer and a content of the ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer in the resin component is greater than or equal to 10% by mass, wherein the acetic acid remover is an acid acceptor, a nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic compound having a mercapto group, or a combination thereof, and wherein a mass ratio of the zinc oxide to the ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer is greater than or equal to 0.06 and less than or equal to 0.20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Taro Fujita, Shinya Nishikawa, Takaya Kohori, Motoi Matsuda, Hiroyuki Okawa
  • Publication number: 20210005347
    Abstract: A core wire for multi-core cables includes a conductor obtained by twisting a plurality of elemental wires, and an insulating layer coated on an outer peripheral surface of the conductor. The insulating layer contains polyethylene-based resin as a main component, and the product of a linear expansion coefficient C1 of the insulating layer in the range of 25° C. to ?35° C. and an elastic modulus E1 at ?35° C., namely (C1×E1) is 0.01 MPaK?1 or more and 0.90 MPaK?1 or less. The melting point of the polyethylene-based resin is 80° C. or higher and 130° C. or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200402684
    Abstract: A multi-conductor cable for a vehicle includes core wires respectively having a conductor formed by a plurality of twisted wires, and an insulating layer covering an outer periphery of the conductor, and a sheath layer disposed around the core wires. A marking portion is partially formed on an outer peripheral surface of the sheath layer, and a ratio of an arithmetic average roughness Ra2 of a peripheral region adjacent to the marking portion, with respect to an arithmetic average roughness Ra1 of the marking portion, at the outer peripheral surface, is 0.10 or greater and 0.90 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Yutaka MATSUMURA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI
  • Publication number: 20200277475
    Abstract: The present invention is a resin composition including: a resin component; zinc oxide; and an acetic acid remover, wherein the resin component includes an ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer and a content of the ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer in the resin component is greater than or equal to 10% by mass, wherein the acetic acid remover is an acid acceptor, a nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic compound having a mercapto group, or a combination thereof, and wherein a mass ratio of the zinc oxide to the ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer is greater than or equal to 0.06 and less than or equal to 0.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Motoi MATSUDA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200273606
    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: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hiroyuki OKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Yuhei MAYAMA, Takayuki HIRAI
  • Publication number: 20200258658
    Abstract: The cable according to one embodiment of the invention comprises: one or a plurality of core members, each having a conductor and an insulation cover material covering the conductor; and a sheath layer covering the one or the plurality of core members. The sheath layer comprises an inner sheath layer, and an outer sheath layer covering the inner sheath layer. The inner sheath layer comprises a crosslinked very low density polyethylene. The main component of the outer sheath layer is polyurethane. Relative to 100 parts by mass of resin component in the inner sheath layer, the very low density polyethylene content is between 20 parts by mass and 100 parts by mass inclusive. The elastic modulus of the inner sheath layer at 25° C. is between 5 MPa and 30 MPa inclusive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10703889
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nayu Yanagawa, Shigeyuki Tanaka, Taro Fujita, Shinya Nishikawa, Takumi Ooshima, Hiroyuki Okawa
  • Patent number: 10699825
    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: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10699824
    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: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Publication number: 20200119468
    Abstract: An electric wire with a terminal, includes an insulated wire which includes a core wire and an insulating layer covering the core wire, a seal member which is disposed in one end portion of the insulated wire and covers the insulating layer, a metal terminal which extends from the end portion of the insulated wire and is connected to the core wire and a waterproof resin portion which covers from a seal member covering part of the insulated wire to an electrical connection part of the metal terminal. The insulating layer contains an olefin resin. The waterproof resin portion contains a polyester, a polyamide, an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, or a mixed resin thereof. The seal member includes an inner layer containing an ethylene resin and an outer layer laminated on the inner layer and containing a polyester, a polyamide, an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, or a mixed resin thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Kazuo NAKASHIMA, Tetsuya NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10597476
    Abstract: Provided is an anticorrosive containing a curable resin composition and that has a high anticorrosive capability and a good adhesion to an oily surface, and a terminal-attached covered electric wire and a wiring harness using the anticorrosive. The terminal-attached covered electric wire has a contact portion where a wire conductor of a covered electric wire and a connection terminal contact each other. The contact portion is covered with the anticorrosive. The wiring harness contains the terminal-attached covered electric wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Hironobu Rachi, Naoyuki Oshiumi, Kenji Ito, Takashi Takada