Patents by Inventor Takahito Makinouchi

Takahito Makinouchi 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: 20220009236
    Abstract: Provided are a maintenance liquid and a maintenance method that can solve an ejection problem of a UV curable inkjet printer. The maintenance liquid includes: a first ingredient in which a water-soluble compound is soluble and a cured matter of a UV curable ink is insoluble. The maintenance method includes: a first cleaning process at which a water-soluble compound that adheres to an inkjet head included in the UV curable inkjet printer is dissolved by a first maintenance liquid including the first ingredient in which the water-soluble compound is soluble and a cured matter of a UV curable ink is insoluble, and a second cleaning process at which the inkjet head is cleaned by a second maintenance liquid including a second ingredient in which the water-soluble compound is insoluble and the cured matter of the UV curable ink is soluble.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: MIMAKI ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahito Makinouchi, Kazuki Ohara