Patents by Inventor Takayuki HARANO

Takayuki HARANO 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: 20230182190
    Abstract: This hot stamping member is a hot stamping member including a base material and a plating layer provided on the base material, in which the plating layer has a Ni-rich region, an Al-rich region and an Fe-rich region in this order from a surface of the plating layer, in a region from the surface of the plating layer to a 100 nm position in the thickness direction from the surface of the plating layer, Ni and Fe satisfy predetermined contents, in a region from the 100 nm position in the thickness direction from the surface of the plating layer to a 500 nm position in the thickness direction from the surface of the plating layer, Ni and Fe satisfy predetermined contents, and, in a region from the 500 nm position in the thickness direction from the surface of the plating layer to a 1000 nm position in the thickness direction from the surface of the plating layer, Ni and Fe satisfy predetermined contents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akinobu KOBAYASHI, Yuji SAKIYAMA, Takayuki HARANO
  • Publication number: 20230093517
    Abstract: This steel sheet for hot stamping includes a base material, an Al-Si alloy plating layer in which the Al content is 75 mass% or more, the Si content is 3 mass% or more and the total of the Al content and the Si content is 95 mass% or more and a Ni plating layer in which the Ni content is more than 90 mass% in this order, the chemical composition of the base material is, by mass%, C: 0.01% or more and less than 0.70%, Si: 0.005% to 1.000%, Mn: 0.40% to 3.00%, Nb: 0.010% to 0.200%, a solid solution of Nb: 0.010% to 0.150%, sol. A1: 0.00020% to 0.50000%, P: 0.100% or less, S: 0.1000% or less, N: 0.0100% or less, Cu: 0% to 1.00%, Ni: 0% to 1.00%, V: 0% to 1.00%, Ti: 0% to 0.150%, Mo: 0% to 1.000%, Cr: 0% to 1.000%, B: 0% to 0.0100%, Ca: 0% to 0.010%. REM: 0% to 0.300%, and a remainder: Fe and an impurity, the Al-Si alloy plating layer has a thickness of 7 to 148 µm, and the Ni plating layer has a thickness of more than 200 nm and 2500 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: March 23, 2023
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki HARANO, Yuji SAKIYAMA, Akinobu KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20230078655
    Abstract: This steel sheet for hot stamping includes a base material, an Al—Si alloy plating layer in which the Al content is 75 mass % or more, the Si content is 3 mass % or more and the total of the Al content and the Si content is 95 mass % or more, an Al oxide coating having a thickness of 0 to 20 nm and a Ni plating layer in which the Ni content is more than 90 mass % in this order, the base material has a predetermined chemical composition, the Al—Si alloy plating layer has a thickness of 7 to 148 ?m, and the Ni plating layer has a thickness of more than 200 nm and 2500 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji SAKIYAMA, Akinobu KOBAYASHI, Takayuki HARANO