Patents by Inventor Shuichi Tamura

Shuichi Tamura 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: 11156963
    Abstract: A train wheel unit is provided with a first wheel which is configured by a material including a conductive polymer and a carbon powder, and a second wheel which is configured by a metal material. The train wheel unit transmits a drive force of an electric motor module which is driven using a battery as an electrical power source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Inventors: Shuichi Tamura, Tsunenobu Endo, Ryo Sugimoto
  • Publication number: 20210109466
    Abstract: An infrared irradiating portion is turned on in accordance with power-on of an image forming apparatus 10, and an air sucking operation of an air sucking portion 300 is started after a temperature of an infrared radiation member 305 of an IR irradiating portion 13 reaches a predetermined temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Michiaki Endo, Tomoharu Kitajima, Shuhei Takahashi, Shuichi Tamura
  • Patent number: 10969716
    Abstract: An image heating apparatus includes a rotatable belt, a driving source, a heating portion, a heat shielding member, a shielding member moving mechanism, and a controller. The controller is configured to control the moving mechanism so that the shielding member is in a shielding position and rotation of the belt is at rest in a stand-by state in which the image heating apparatus waits for input of an image forming signal for forming the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shuichi Tamura, Shuhei Takahashi, Tomoharu Kitajima
  • Publication number: 20210063921
    Abstract: A method for producing printed matter that has a fixed toner image and a resin layer, in the indicated sequence, on a substrate, comprising a toner image formation step of forming a fixed toner image on the substrate by fixing a toner containing a resin and a hydrocarbon wax, a mixture layer formation step of forming, on the fixed toner image, a layer of a mixture, the mixture contains at least one selected from the group consisting of diacrylates and dimethacrylates as a component (a) and a polymerization initiator as a component (b); and a resin layer formation step of polymerizing the component (a) and the component (b) in the mixture layer to form the resin layer; wherein the melting point of the hydrocarbon wax is from 55° C. to 85° C., a surface wax index A and a wax distribution unevenness index B of the area are predetermined range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Yuya Chimoto, Yoshiro Tsukada, Naoyuki Yamamoto, Shuichi Tamura, Akifumi Matsubara, Hayato Ida
  • Patent number: 10901369
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece can eliminate deviation in the information display position of two display wheels. An electronic timepiece has: a first display wheel having numerals indicating the ones digit of the date; and a second display wheel having numerals indicating the tens digit of the date. At least one of the display wheels can be turned in a first direction and a second direction. A controller, when turning the display wheel in the first direction, executes a first rotation process of turning the display wheel in the first direction and then stopping rotation of the display wheel; and when turning the display wheel in the second direction, executes a second rotation process of turning the display wheel in the second direction, then turning the display wheel in the first direction, and then stopping rotation of the display wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Inventors: Shuichi Tamura, Toshikazu Akiyama
  • Patent number: 10877412
    Abstract: A fixing device including an endless belt, a heat source, a rotatable member forming a nip together with a belt, a nip forming member, a contact member contacting an inner peripheral surface of the belt, a reflecting portion reflecting radiation heat from the heat source toward the nip forming member, a heat conducting portion, and a heat insulating member. The nip forming member includes a first member having a U-shape made of metal and open on a side opposite from the rotatable member and a second member provided inside the first member. The heat conducting portion conducts heat of the reflecting portion to the contact member. The heat insulating member is provided between the first member and the second member. A thickness t (?m) and thermal conductivity ? (W/m·K) of the heat insulating member satisfy: t?100 (?m) 0.02 (W/m·K)???0.05 (W/m·K).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ryo Yashiro, Shuichi Tamura, Hiroshi Miyamoto, Naoyuki Yamamoto, Shinsuke Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200285198
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece improves operability when manually adjusting the time. The electronic timepiece includes: a time display configured to indicate the time; a rotatable crown that can be pulled out to multiple stop positions, including a first position and a second position; a stop position detector configured to detect the stop position of the crown; an operation detector configured to detect an operation rotating the crown; and a time setter configured to change the time displayed by the time display according to an adjustment amount that differs according to the stop position at each detected operation when the stop position is the first position or the second position and the operating detector detects the operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Toshikazu AKIYAMA, Shuichi TAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200166877
    Abstract: An image heating apparatus includes a rotatable belt, a driving source, a heating portion, a heat shielding member, a shielding member moving mechanism, a controller configured to control the moving mechanism so that the shielding member is in a shielding position, and rotation of the belt is at rest in a stand-by state in which the image heating apparatus waits for input of an image forming signal for forming the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Shuichi Tamura, Shuhei Takahashi, Tomoharu Kitajima
  • Publication number: 20200150569
    Abstract: An endless belt, a heat source, a rotatable member forming a nip together with a belt, a nip forming member which includes a first member having a U-shape made of metal and open on a side opposite from the rotatable member and which includes a second member provided inside the first member, a contact member contacting an inner peripheral surface of the belt, a reflecting portion for reflecting, toward the inner peripheral surface of the belt, radiation heat from the heat source toward the nip forming member, and a heat conducting portion, contacting the contact member, for conducting heat of the reflecting portion to the contact member, and a heat insulating member provided between the first member and the second member are provided, and a thickness t (?m) and thermal conductivity ? (W/m·K) satisfy: t?100 (?m) 0.02 (W/m·K)???0.05 (W/m·K).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Ryo Yashiro, Shuichi Tamura, Hiroshi Miyamoto, Naoyuki Yamamoto, Shinsuke Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10644556
    Abstract: Provided is in an armature coil formed by arranging a plurality of coil conductors on a lower metal die having a tapered groove that is narrower toward an inner side. The coils are pressed using an upper metal die having an end portion narrower than the width of the groove. The coils are formed in a substantially trapezoidal shape which gets narrower toward the radially inner side and the cross-sectional areas of the plurality of the coil conductors in the slot are each substantially the same and the circumferential width thereof is formed narrower as the coil conductor is arranged toward the radially inner side; and one coil conductor is formed in a convex shape and another coil conductor is formed in a concave shape along the convex shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Koji Tamura, Shuichi Tamura, Akihiro Yamamura, Issei Doi, Hiroyuki Matsuo, Yasukazu Nishimura, Sachiko Kawasaki, Akihiko Mori
  • Publication number: 20190280543
    Abstract: In an armature coil according to the present invention and, more particularly, in an armature coil including a plurality of coil conductors wound around a plurality of slots which are formed in a stator core and opened on the radially inner side, the circumferential width of the plurality of the coil conductors is formed in a substantially trapezoidal shape which gets narrower toward the radially inner side and the cross-sectional areas of the plurality of the coil conductors in the slot are each substantially the same and the circumferential width thereof is formed narrower as the coil conductor is arranged toward the radially inner side; and one coil conductor is formed in a convex shape and another coil conductor is formed in a concave shape along the convex shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Koji TAMURA, Shuichi TAMURA, Akihiro YAMAMURA, Issei DOI, Hiroyuki MATSUO, Yasukazu NISHIMURA, Sachiko KAWASAKI, Akihiko MORI
  • Publication number: 20190265647
    Abstract: A movement includes a first wheel which includes a wheel main body which is configured by a resin material and a conductive layer which is configured by a material containing a conductive polymer and is provided on an outer surface of the wheel main body, and a second wheel which is configured by a metal material, in which the movement transmits a drive force of an electric motor module which is driven using a battery as an electrical power source. It is preferable that the conductive polymer is a material selected from polythiophene, polyacetylene, polyaniline, polyparaphenylene, and polyparaphenylenevinylene which is doped with an impurity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Shuichi TAMURA, Tsunenobu ENDO, Masaaki INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190265653
    Abstract: A movement includes a first wheel which includes a wheel main body which is configured by a resin material and a metal layer which is configured by a metal material and is provided on an outer surface of the wheel main body, and a second wheel which is configured by a metal material, in which the movement transmits a drive force of an electric motor module which is driven using a battery as an electrical power source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Shuichi TAMURA, Tsunenobu ENDO
  • Publication number: 20190243307
    Abstract: A train wheel unit is provided with a first wheel which is configured by a material including a conductive polymer and a carbon powder, and a second wheel which is configured by a metal material. The train wheel unit transmits a drive force of an electric motor module which is driven using a battery as an electrical power source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Shuichi TAMURA, Tsunenobu ENDO, Ryo SUGIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10372053
    Abstract: Provided is a recorded material in which a recording liquid is satisfactorily fixed to a recording medium and which has a sufficient chroma and a sufficient lightness, in high-speed printing. The recorded material comprises a recording medium, a toner particle including colorant particles, and a cured resin including the toner particle and fixing a toner image formed of the toner particle onto the recording medium, wherein an average circularity of the toner particle is not less than 0.70 and not more than 0.99, the toner particle is not exposed from a surface of the cured resin, and an average distance between wall surfaces of the adjacent toner particles is not less than 10 nm and less than 125 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toru Kabashima, Shuhei Takahashi, Shuichi Tamura, Shinichirou Yoshikawa, Toshihiko Sugimoto, Erito Machida, Junji Ito, Jiro Ishizuka, Yuji Nakayama, Koji Amemiya
  • Publication number: 20190235443
    Abstract: A movement includes a solar panel that has a substrate made of resin, and a support member that is made of resin, has a frame shape, and supports the substrate through bonding through a bonding layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shuichi TAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190033786
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece can eliminate deviation in the information display position of two display wheels. An electronic timepiece has: a first display wheel having numerals indicating the ones digit of the date; and a second display wheel having numerals indicating the tens digit of the date. At least one of the display wheels can be turned in a first direction and a second direction. A controller, when turning the display wheel in the first direction, executes a first rotation process of turning the display wheel in the first direction and then stopping rotation of the display wheel; and when turning the display wheel in the second direction, executes a second rotation process of turning the display wheel in the second direction, then turning the display wheel in the first direction, and then stopping rotation of the display wheel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Shuichi TAMURA, Toshikazu AKIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10063118
    Abstract: The rotary electric machine includes concentrated winding coil that is configured by winding a conductor wire around a tooth for multiple laps so as to pass through a concave space that is formed by trunk portions and first and second flange portions of first and second insulators, a crossover points of the conductor wire being formed on a coil end of the concentrated winding coil that is positioned above the first insulator, slot-housed portions of the concentrated winding coil that are positioned on two circumferential sides of the tooth being configured such that the conductor wire is arranged in a staggered stacking pattern in multiple rows and in multiple layers, and a varnish being applied to the coil end that is positioned above the first insulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichiro Yoshida, Michiya Yasui, Toshiyuki Sugai, Shuichi Tamura, Yuki Yamamoto, Masaya Inoue, Akihiro Yamamura
  • Patent number: 10042327
    Abstract: A timepiece has a solar panel including a plurality of solar cells; a dial disposed on the face side of the solar panel and configured to transmit a light; a molding member disposed to the face side of the dial overlapping the outside edge of the dial when seen from the face side of the timepiece; and an opaque light shield disposed on the face side of the dial on the inside side of the molding member; the solar panel having connectors that connect adjacent solar cells in series, and at least part of each connector is covered by the light shield when seen from the face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro Sawada, Shuichi Tamura
  • Patent number: D931170
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shuichi Imai, Takahiro Tamura