Patents by Inventor Shozaburo Konishi

Shozaburo Konishi 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: 9163195
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition comprising a lubricating base oil, and a mixture and/or a reaction product of (A) 0.01-0.5% by mass of at least one compound selected from among acid phosphates represented by formula (1) or formula (2), and (B) 0.01-2% by mass of an alkylamine represented by formula (3), based on the total weight of the composition, wherein the acid value due to component (A) is 0.1-1.0 mgKOH/g. [R1 and R2 represent hydrogen or straight-chain alkyl or straight-chain alkenyl groups, with at least one of R1 and R2 being a C6-12 straight-chain alkyl or straight-chain alkenyl group; R3 and R4 represent hydrogen straight-chain alkyl or straight-chain alkenyl groups, with at least one of R3 and R4 being a C13-18 straight-chain alkyl or straight-chain alkenyl group; and R5 and R6 represent hydrogen or C4-30 branched-chain alkyl groups, with at least one of R5 and R6 being a branched-chain alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi, Toshio Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9012380
    Abstract: The lubricating base oil of the invention is characterized by satisfying at least one of the following conditions (a) or (b). (a) A saturated compound content of 95% by mass or greater, and a proportion of 0.1-10% by mass of cyclic saturated compounds among the saturated compounds. (b) The condition represented by the following formula (1). 1.435?n20?0.002×kv100?1.450??(1) wherein n20 represents the refractive index of the lubricating base oil at 20° C., and kv100 represents the kinematic viscosity (mm2/s) of the lubricating base oil at 100° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignees: Nippon Oil Corporation, Petroleum Energy Center
    Inventors: Takashi Sano, Hitoshi Komatsubara, Hisayuki Wada, Osamu Kurosawa, Masaaki Itou, Shigeki Matsui, Masato Takahashi, Kai Fu, Shinichi Shirahama, Izuru Sugiura, Masahiro Taguchi, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Publication number: 20140249060
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition comprising a lubricating base oil, and a mixture and/or a reaction product of (A) 0.01-0.5% by mass of at least one compound selected from among acid phosphates represented by formula (1) or formula (2), and (B) 0.01-2% by mass of an alkylamine represented by formula (3), based on the total weight of the composition, wherein the acid value due to component (A) is 0.1-1.0 mgKOH/g. [R1 and R2 represent hydrogen or straight-chain alkyl or straight-chain alkenyl groups, with at least one of R1 and R2 being a C6-12 straight-chain alkyl or straight-chain alkenyl group; R3 and R4 represent hydrogen straight-chain alkyl or straight-chain alkenyl groups, with at least one of R3 and R4 being a C13-18 straight-chain alkyl or straight-chain alkenyl group; and R5 and R6 represent hydrogen or C4-30 branched-chain alkyl groups, with at least one of R5 and R6 being a branched-chain alkyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicant: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime NAKAO, Shozaburo KONISHI, Toshio YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 8299006
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Patent number: 8247360
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Patent number: 8236740
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Patent number: 8232233
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Patent number: 8227387
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Patent number: 8227388
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Patent number: 8206035
    Abstract: The invention provides a low-friction sliding mechanism, a low-friction agent composition, a friction reduction method, a manual transmission and a final reduction gear unit that can exert very excellent low friction characteristics to sliding surfaces present under various applications, and, in particular, that have more excellent low friction characteristics than that of a combination of an existing steel material and an organic Mo compound. The low-friction sliding mechanism has an oxygen-containing organic compound or an aliphatic amine compound interposed between sliding surfaces that a DLC coated sliding member and a sliding member form. The low-friction agent composition contains an oxygen-containing organic compound or an aliphatic amine compound. The friction reduction method includes supplying the low-friction agent composition between sliding surfaces that a DLC coated sliding member and a sliding member form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2012
    Assignees: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Jean Michel Martin, Shigeki Takeshima, Shozaburo Konishi, Makoto Kano, Yutaka Mabuchi, Takao Ishikawa, Takafumi Ueno, Kiyotaka Nakamura, Takahiro Hamada
  • Patent number: 8193129
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Patent number: 8152377
    Abstract: A low-friction sliding mechanism includes first and second sliding members having respective sliding surfaces slidable relative to each other and a lubricant applied to the sliding surfaces of the first and second sliding members. At least the sliding surface of the first sliding member is made of a diamond-like carbon material, and at least the sliding surface of the second sliding member is made of either an aluminum-based alloy material, a magnesium-based alloy material or a diamond-like carbon material. The lubricant contains a base oil and at least one of an ashless fatty-ester friction modifier and an ashless aliphatic-amine friction modifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignees: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Shozaburo Konishi, Makoto Kano, Yoshiteru Yasuda, Yutaka Mabuchi, Takahiro Hamada, Shigeki Takeshima, Kenji Tsushima
  • Publication number: 20120053097
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Publication number: 20120053102
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Publication number: 20120053375
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Publication number: 20120053096
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Publication number: 20120053094
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Publication number: 20120046205
    Abstract: The present invention provides a refrigerating machine oil, a compressor oil composition, a hydraulic oil composition, a metalworking oil composition, a heat treating oil composition, a lubricating oil composition for machine tools and a lubricating oil composition which comprise a lubricating oil base oil having % CA of not more than 2, % CP/% CN of not less than 6 and an iodine value of not more than 2.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Publication date: February 23, 2012
    Inventors: Kazuo Tagawa, Yuji Shimomura, Ken Sawada, Katsuya Takigawa, Toshio Yoshida, Shinichi Mitsumoto, Eiji Akiyama, Junichi Shibata, Satoshi Suda, Hideo Yokota, Masahiro Hata, Hiroyuki Hoshino, Hajime Nakao, Shozaburo Konishi
  • Patent number: 8105990
    Abstract: The lubricating base oil of the invention satisfies at least one of conditions (a) or (b) below. The lubricating oil composition for an internal combustion engine according to the invention comprises the lubricating base oil of the invention, an ashless antioxidant containing essentially no sulfur as a constituent element, and at least one compound selected from among ashless antioxidants containing sulfur as a constituent element and organic molybdenum compounds. Also, a lubricating oil composition for a power train device according to the invention comprises the lubricating base oil of the invention, a poly(meth)acrylate-based viscosity index improver and a phosphorus-containing compound. (a) The saturated component content is 90% by mass or greater, and the proportion of cyclic saturated components among the saturated components is 10-40% by mass. (b) The condition represented by the following formula (1) is satisfied. 1.440?n20?0.002×kv100?1.453??(1) [wherein n20 represents the 20° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Assignees: Nippon Oil Corporation, Petroleum Energy Center
    Inventors: Shinichi Shirahama, Masahiro Taguchi, Kazuo Tagawa, Takashi Sano, Shozaburo Konishi, Shigeki Matsui, Osamu Kurosawa
  • Patent number: 7968502
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a lubricant for lubricating relatively movable, facing contact surfaces at least one of which is coated with DLC, a method of lubricating DLC contact surfaces with this lubricant, and a system having DLC contact surfaces. The lubricant fulfills the following conditions (a) and (b): (a) the lubricant contains a lubricant base oil containing, as a main component, a base oil composed at least one of a hydrocracked mineral oil, a wax-isomerized mineral oil, and a poly-?-olefin base oil. The base oil has a kinematic viscosity of 2 to 20 mm2/s at 100° C., a total aromatic content of not higher than 5 mass %, and a sulfur content of 0.005 mass %; and (b) the lubricant has a sulfur content of not higher than 0.2 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignees: Nippon Oil Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shozaburo Konishi, Makoto Kano, Takafumi Ueno, Takao Ishikawa