Patents by Inventor Suguru MURAYAMA

Suguru MURAYAMA 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: 11028015
    Abstract: A glass ball has a density of 2.3 to 3.2 g/cm3, a Young's modulus of 60 to 150 GPa, and an average coefficient of thermal expansion at 50 to 350° C. being 40×10?7 to 120×10?7/° C. The glass ball is formed of a glass material including, as represented by mole percentage based on oxides, 30 to 75 mol % of SiO2, 2 to 30 mol % of Al2O3, and 5 to 25 mol % of R2O, where R is at least one kind selected from Li, Na and K. The glass ball includes a compressive stress layer in a surface thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Akio Koike, Makoto Katsuta, Suguru Murayama, Kenji Imakita
  • Publication number: 20210053867
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening contains, in mole percentage on an oxide basis, 58 to 80% of SiO2, 13 to 18% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 0.5 to 4% of P2O5, 4 to 10% of Li2O, 5 to 14% of Na2, 0 to 2% of K2O, 0 to 11% of MgO, 0 to 5% of CaO, 0 to 20% of SrO, 0 to 15% of BaO, 0 to 10% of ZnO, 0 to 1% of TiO2, and 0 to 2% of ZrO2. A value of X is 30000 or more. The value of X is calculated based on the formula, X=SiO2×329+Al2O3×786+B2O3×627+P2O5×(?941)+Li2O×927+Na2O×47.5+K2O×(?371)+MgO×1230+CaO×1154+SrO×733+ZrO2×51.8, by using the contents in mole percentage on an oxide basis of components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Seiki OHARA, Qing LI, Shusaku AKIBA
  • Publication number: 20210009462
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a glass for chemical strengthening that exhibits a high strength after chemical strengthening and is resistant to devitrification. The present invention relates to a glass for chemical strengthening that contains, expressed as mol% on an oxide basis, 55 to 70% SiO2, 10 to 25% Al2O3, 1 to 20% Li2O, 0 to 8% CaO, 0 to 8% SrO, and 0 to 5% ZrO2, in which the sum of the contents of CaO and SrO is 1.5 to 10%, the sum of the contents of Na2O and K2O is 3 to 11%, and the value X given by the formula ([Li2O]+[K2O])/[Al2O3] is 0.1 to 1.1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Akio KOIKE
  • Publication number: 20200325066
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a glass for chemical strengthening including, in mole percentage on an oxide basis: 45 to 75% of SiO2; 1 to 30% of Al2O3; 1 to 20% of Li2O; 0 to 5% of Y2O3; 0 to 5% of ZrO2; and 0 to 1% of TiO2, having a total content of one or more kinds of MgO, CaO, SrO, BaO and ZnO of 1 to 20%, having a total content of Na2O and K2O of 0 to 10%, having a total content of B2O3 and P2O5 of 0 to 10%, and having a value M expressed by the following expression of 1,000 or more: M=?5×[SiO2]+121×[Al2O3]+50×[Li2O]?35×[Na2O]+32×[K2O]+85×[MgO]+54×[CaO]?41×[Sr O]?4×[P2O5]+218×[Y2O3]+436×[ZrO2]?1180, in which each of [SiO2], [Al2O3], [Li2O], [Na2O], [K2O], [MgO], [CaO], [SrO], [P2O5], [Y2O3], and [ZrO2] designates a content of each component in mole percentage on an oxide basis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Kazuki KANEHARA, Eriko MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20200131086
    Abstract: A glass ball has a density of 2.3 to 3.2 g/cm3, a Young's modulus of 60 to 150 GPa, and an average coefficient of thermal expansion at 50 to 350° C. being 40×10?7 to 120×10?7/° C. The glass ball is formed of a glass material including, as represented by mole percentage based on oxides, 30 to 75 mol % of SiO2, 2 to 30 mol % of Al2O3, and 5 to 25 mol % of R2O, where R is at least one kind selected from Li, Na and K. The glass ball includes a compressive stress layer in a surface thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Akio KOIKE, Makoto KATSUTA, Suguru MURAYAMA, Kenji IMAKITA
  • Publication number: 20200109083
    Abstract: A plate-like chemically strengthened glass having a compression stress layer on the surface of the glass, wherein the compressive stress value (CS0) at the glass surface of is 500 MPa or more, the plate thickness (t) is 400 ?m or more, the compressive stress depth of layer (DOL) is (t×0.15) ?m or more, the compressive stress values (CS1) and (CS2) when the depth from the glass surface is ¼ and ½, respectively, are 50 MPa or more, m1 expressed by {m1=(CS1?CS2/(DOL/4?DOL/2)} is ?1.5 MPa/?m or more, m2 expressed by {m2=(CS2/(DOL/2?DOL)} is 0 MPa/?m or less, and m2 is less than m1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Kenji IMAKITA, Suguru Murayama
  • Publication number: 20200039876
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a chemically strengthened glass satisfying A1 [MPa] of 600 or more, A2 [MPa] of 50 or more, B1 [?m] of 6 or less, B2 [?m] of 10% or more of t [?m], C [MPa] of ?30 or less, and A1/B1 [MPa/?m] of 100 or more when the chemically strengthened glass has a thickness t [?m] and a profile of a stress value [MPa] at a depth x [?m] from a glass surface is approximated by an error least-squares method in a region of 0<x<3t/8 using the following function while defining a compressive stress as positive and a tensile stress as negative: A1erfc(x/B1)+A2erfc(x/B2)+C, in which erfc is a complementary error function, and relations of A1>A2 and B1<B2 are satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Kenji IMAKITA, Suguru Murayama, lzuru Kashima, Kazuki Kanehara
  • Patent number: 10472272
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening contains, in mole percentage on an oxide basis, 58 to 80% of SiO2, 13 to 18% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 0.5 to 4% of P2O5, 4 to 10% of Li2O, 5 to 14% of Na2O, 0 to 2% of K2O, 0 to 11% of MgO, 0 to 5% of CaO, 0 to 20% of SrO, 0 to 15% of BaO, 0 to 10% of ZnO, 0 to 1% of TiO2, and 0 to 2% of ZrO2. A value of X is 30000 or more. The value of X is calculated based on the formula, X=SiO2×329+Al2O3×786+B2O3×627+P2O5×(?941)+Li2O×927+Na2O×47.5+K2O×(?371)+MgO×1230+CaO×1154+SrO×733+ZrO2×51.8, by using the contents in mole percentage on an oxide basis of components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru Murayama, Seiki Ohara, Qing Li, Shusaku Akiba
  • Publication number: 20190292099
    Abstract: A chemically strengthened glass having a thickness t of 2 mm or less, having a compressive stress value (CS90) at a portion of 90 ?m deep from a glass surface being 25 MPa or more, and satisfying a number of fragments generated within a size of 25 mm×25 mm being 20 or less in a fracture test according to an indenter indentation test under a condition of holding a load ranging from 5 kgf to 10 kgf for 15 seconds with a pyramidal diamond indenter having an indenter angle of a facing angle of 60°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Yuriko BANNO
  • Publication number: 20190263713
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening has a Young's modulus E of 70 GPa or more. The glass satisfies X1+X2+X3 being 1760 or less. Here, X1 is a numerical value equivalent to a value [unit: kPa/° C.] obtained by multiplying the Young's modulus E by an average coefficient ? of thermal expansion at 50° C. to 350° C., X2 is a numeral value equivalent to a value of a temperature Tf [unit: ° C.] at which a viscosity of the glass reaches 100 MPa·s, and X3 is a numerical value equivalent to a value of a difference [unit: 105 Pa·s] between the viscosity (100 MPa·s) at the Tf and a viscosity ??10 at a temperature 10° C. higher than the Tf.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Satoshi KANASUGI, Madoka ONO
  • Patent number: 10384974
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening contains, in mole percentage on an oxide basis, 58 to 80% of SiO2, 13 to 18% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 0.5 to 4% of P2O5, 4 to 10% of Li2O, 5 to 14% of Na2O, 0 to 2% of K2O, 0 to 11% of MgO, 0 to 5% of CaO, 0 to 20% of SrO, 0 to 15% of BaO, 0 to 10% of ZnO, 0 to 1% of TiO2, and 0 to 2% of ZrO2. A value of X is 30000 or more. The value of X is calculated based on the formula, X=SiO2×329+Al2O3×786+B2O3×627+P2O5×(?941)+Li2O×927+Na2O×47.5+K2O×(?371)+MgO×1230+CaO×1154+SrO×733+ZrO2×51.8, by using the contents in mole percentage on an oxide basis of components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru Murayama, Seiki Ohara, Qing Li, Shusaku Akiba
  • Patent number: 10370287
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening contains, in mole percentage on an oxide basis, 58 to 72% of SiO2, 7 to 18% of Al2O3, 1% or more of B2O3, 0 to 4% of P2O5, 5 to 16% of Li2O, 0 to 7% of Na2O, 0 to 2% of K2O, 0 to 6% of MgO, 0 to 20% of CaO, 0 to 20% of SrO, 0 to 15% of BaO, 0 to 10% of ZnO, 0 to 1% of TiO2, and 0 to 2% of ZrO2. A value of X is 30000 or more. The value of X is calculated based on the formula, X=SiO2×329+Al2O3×786+B2O3×627+P2O5×(?941)+Li2O×927+Na2O×47.5+K2O×(?371)+MgO×1230+CaO×1154+SrO×733+ZrO2×51.8, by using the contents in mole percentage on an oxide basis of components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru Murayama, Seiki Ohara, Qing Li, Shusaku Akiba
  • Publication number: 20190194057
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening contains, in mole percentage on an oxide basis, 58 to 80% of SiO2, 13 to 18% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 0.5 to 4% of P2O5, 4 to 10% of Li2O, 5 to 14% of Na2O, 0 to 2% of K2O, 0 to 11% of MgO, 0 to 5% of CaO, 0 to 20% of SrO, 0 to 15% of BaO, 0 to 10% of ZnO, 0 to 1% of TiO2, and 0 to 2% of ZrO2. A value of X is 30000 or more. The value of X is calculated based on the formula, X=SiO2×329+Al2O3×786+B2O3×627+P2O5×(?941)+Li2O×927+Na2O×47.5+K2O×(?371)+MgO×1230+CaO×1154+SrO×733+ZrO2×51.8, by using the contents in mole percentage on an oxide basis of components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru Murayama, Seiki Ohara, Qing Li, Shusaku Akiba
  • Patent number: 10189739
    Abstract: To provide chemically tempered glass which is less likely to break even if scratched. Chemically tempered glass, which comprises, as represented by mole percentage based on the following oxides, from 56 to 72% of SiO2, from 8 to 20% of Al2O3, from 9 to 25% of Na2O, from 0 to 2% of K2O, and from 0 to 15% of MgO, and which has a surface compressive stress of at least 900 MPa and an internal tensile stress of at most 30 MPa. Glass for chemical tempering, which comprises, as represented by mole percentage based on the following oxides, from 56 to 69% of SiO2, from 8 to 16% of Al2O3, from 9 to 22% of Na2O, from 0 to 1% of K2O, from 5.5 to 14% of MgO, from 0 to 2% of ZrO2, and from 0 to 6% of B2O3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Shusaku Akiba, Shigeki Sawamura, Suguru Murayama, Hiroyuki Ohkawa, Yusuke Kobayashi, Kazutaka Ono, Tetsuya Nakashima
  • Publication number: 20180327304
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening contains, in mole percentage on an oxide basis, 58 to 80% of SiO2, 13 to 18% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 0.5 to 4% of P2O5, 4 to 10% of Li2O, 5 to 14% of Na2O, 0 to 2% of K2O, 0 to 11% of MgO, 0 to 5% of CaO, 0 to 20% of SrO, 0 to 15% of BaO, 0 to 10% of ZnO, 0 to 1% of TiO2, and 0 to 2% of ZrO2. A value of X is 30000 or more. The value of X is calculated based on the formula, X=SiO2×329+Al2O3×786+B2O3×627+P2O5×(?941)+Li2O×927+Na2O×47.5+K2O×(?371)+MgO×1230+CaO×1154+SrO×733+ZrO2×51.8, by using the contents in mole percentage on an oxide basis of components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Seiki Ohara, Qing Li, Shusaku Akiba
  • Publication number: 20180319706
    Abstract: A chemically strengthened glass having a thickness t of 2 mm or less, having a compressive stress value (CS90) at a portion of 90 ?m deep from a glass surface being 25 MPa or more, and satisfying a number of fragments generated within a size of 25 mm×25 mm being 20 or less in a fracture test according to an indenter indentation test under a condition of holding a load ranging from 5 kgf to 10 kgf for 15 seconds with a pyramidal diamond indenter having an indenter angle of a facing angle of 60°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Yuriko BANNO
  • Publication number: 20180265397
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening contains, in mole percentage on an oxide basis, 58 to 72% of SiO2, 7 to 18% of Al2O3, 1% or more of B2O3, 0 to 4% of P2O5, 5 to 16% of Li2O, 0 to 7% of Na2O, 0 to 2% of K2O, 0 to 6% of MgO, 0 to 20% of CaO, 0 to 20% of SrO, 0 to 15% of BaO, 0 to 10% of ZnO, 0 to 1% of TiO2, and 0 to 2% of ZrO2. A value of X is 30000 or more. The value of X is calculated based on the formula, X=SiO2×329+Al2O3×786+B2O3×627+P2O5×(?941)+Li2O×927+Na2O×47.5+K2O×(?371)+MgO×1230+CaO×1154+SrO×733+ZrO2×51.8, by using the contents in mole percentage on an oxide basis of components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Suguru Murayama, Seiki Ohara, Qing Li, Shusaku Akiba
  • Publication number: 20180186685
    Abstract: A glass for chemical strengthening contains, in mole percentage on an oxide basis, 58 to 80% of SiO2, 13 to 18% of Al2O3, 0 to 5% of B2O3, 0.5 to 4% of P2O5, 4 to 10% of Li2O, 5 to 14% of Na2O, 0 to 2% of K2O, 0 to 11% of MgO, 0 to 5% of CaO, 0 to 20% of SrO, 0 to 15% of BaO, 0 to 10% of ZnO, 0 to 1% of TiO2, and 0 to 2% of ZrO2. A value of X is 30000 or more. The value of X is calculated based on the formula, X=SiO2×329+Al2O3×786+B2O3×627+P2O5×(?941)+Li2O×927+Na2O×47.5+K2O×(?371)+MgO×1230+CaO×1154+SrO×733+ZrO2×51.8, by using the contents in mole percentage on an oxide basis of components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Suguru MURAYAMA, Seiki OHARA, Qing LI, Shusaku AKIBA
  • Publication number: 20180079680
    Abstract: To provide chemically tempered glass which is less likely to break even if scratched. Chemically tempered glass, which comprises, as represented by mole percentage based on the following oxides, from 56 to 72% of SiO2, from 8 to 20% of Al2O3, from 9 to 25% of Na2O, from 0 to 2% of K2O, and from 0 to 15% of MgO, and which has a surface compressive stress of at least 900 MPa and an internal tensile stress of at most 30 MPa. Glass for chemical tempering, which comprises, as represented by mole percentage based on the following oxides, from 56 to 69% of SiO2, from 8 to 16% of Al2O3, from 9 to 22% of Na2O, from 0 to 1% of K2O, from 5.5 to 14% of MgO, from 0 to 2% of ZrO2, and from 0 to 6% of B2O3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Shusaku AKIBA, Shigeki SAWAMURA, Suguru MURAYAMA, Hiroyuki OHKAWA, Yusuke KOBAYASHI, Kazutaka ONO, Tetsuya NAKASHIMA
  • Patent number: 9896374
    Abstract: To provide chemically tempered glass which is less likely to break even if scratched. Chemically tempered glass, which comprises, as represented by mole percentage based on the following oxides, from 56 to 72% of SiO2, from 8 to 20% of Al2O3, from 9 to 25% of Na2O, from 0 to 2% of K2O, and from 0 to 15% of MgO, and which has a surface compressive stress of at least 900 MPa and an internal tensile stress of at most 30 MPa. Glass for chemical tempering, which comprises, as represented by mole percentage based on the following oxides, from 56 to 69% of SiO2, from 8 to 16% of Al2O3, from 9 to 22% of Na2O, from 0 to 1% of K2O, from 5.5 to 14% of MgO, from 0 to 2% of ZrO2, and from 0 to 6% of B2O3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Shusaku Akiba, Shigeki Sawamura, Suguru Murayama, Hiroyuki Ohkawa, Yusuke Kobayashi, Kazutaka Ono, Tetsuya Nakashima