Patents by Inventor Takeshi Agata

Takeshi Agata 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: 10907052
    Abstract: A powder coating material includes powder particles and an external additive including inorganic particles having an average primary particle diameter of 1000 nm or less. The ratio of the carbon content (mass %) in the inorganic particles to the average primary particle diameter (nm) of the inorganic particles is 0.1 or more. The powder coating material includes a black colorant or a white colorant or does not include any colorant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Agata, Susumu Yoshino
  • Patent number: 10745567
    Abstract: Provided is a powdered paint containing powdered particles and inorganic particles, the powdered paint having an attenuation factor AF[30-300] (%) represented by an absolute value of [(Q30?Q300)/Q30] is 30% or more and 60% or less, wherein Q30 represents electric charge amount in an adherent layer including 100 g/m2 of the powdered paint adhered to a substrate 30 seconds after forming the adherent layer, and Q300 represents electric charge amount in the adherent layer 300 seconds after forming the adherent layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Mikami, Susumu Yoshino, Takeshi Agata, Hiroshi Saegusa, Minquan Tian, Makoto Furuki
  • Publication number: 20190055413
    Abstract: A powder coating material includes powder particles and an external additive including inorganic particles having an average primary particle diameter of 1000 nm or less. The ratio of the carbon content (mass %) in the inorganic particles to the average primary particle diameter (nm) of the inorganic particles is 0.1 or more. The powder coating material includes a black colorant or a white colorant or does not include any colorant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi AGATA, Susumu YOSHINO
  • Patent number: 10195641
    Abstract: An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles that contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent, and an external additive that includes oxide particles containing at least one of titania and alumina to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated, and heating the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a content Ac of the oxide particles in the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a content Ao of the oxide particles in the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of Expression: Ao×0.80?Ac?Ao×1.20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Ishizuka, Takeshi Agata, Susumu Yoshino, Shigeru Seitoku
  • Publication number: 20180273770
    Abstract: Provided is a powdered paint containing powdered particles and inorganic particles, the powdered paint having an attenuation factor AF[30-300] (%) represented by an absolute value of [(Q30?Q300)/Q30] is 30% or more and 60% or less, wherein Q30 represents electric charge amount in an adherent layer including 100 g/m2 of the powdered paint adhered to a substrate 30 seconds after forming the adherent layer, and Q300 represents electric charge amount in the adherent layer 300 seconds after forming the adherent layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masato MIKAMI, Susumu YOSHINO, Takeshi AGATA, Hiroshi SAEGUSA, Minquan TIAN, Makoto FURUKI
  • Publication number: 20180273769
    Abstract: A powder coating material includes powder particles and inorganic particles that are present on surfaces of the powder particles and have an electrical volume resistance of from 1×105 ?·cm to 1×1012 ?·cm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Susumu YOSHINO, Takeshi AGATA, Satoshi YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20180133749
    Abstract: A method for producing a coated article includes electrostatically attaching, to a base article to be coated, a first powder coating material including first powder particles containing a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent; electrostatically attaching, to the base article having the first powder coating material electrostatically attached, a second powder coating material including second powder particles; and heating the first and second powder coating materials electrostatically attached to the base article, to form a coating film, wherein a volume percent D5c1 of the first powder particles having a particle size of 5 ?m or less in the first powder coating material electrostatically attached to the base article, and a volume percent D5o1 of the first powder particles having a particle size of 5 ?m or less in the first powder coating material to be ejected, satisfy: Formula: D5o1×0.8?D5c1?D5o1×1.2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi AGATA, Susumu YOSHINO, Shigeru SEITOKU
  • Patent number: 9946183
    Abstract: A liquid developer includes metallic particles that may be surface-treated using an insulating material, and a carrier liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Agata, Hideo Maehata, Tatsuo Okuno
  • Publication number: 20180022933
    Abstract: A powder coating material includes powder particles and inorganic particles and have a dielectric loss factor of from 40×10?3 to 150×10?3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Susumu YOSHINO, Takeshi AGATA, Makoto FURUKI, Hiroshi SAEGUSA
  • Patent number: 9862836
    Abstract: A thermosetting powder coating material includes a thermosetting resin, a thermosetting agent, and metal salt containing an alkyl group having 5 to 20 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Susumu Yoshino, Takahiro Ishizuka, Takeshi Agata
  • Publication number: 20170173626
    Abstract: An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles that contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent, and an external additive that includes oxide particles containing at least one of titania and alumina to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated, and heating the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a content Ac of the oxide particles in the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a content Ao of the oxide particles in the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of Expression: Ao×0.80?Ac?Ao×1.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro ISHIZUKA, Takeshi AGATA, Susumu YOSHINO, Shigeru SEITOKU
  • Publication number: 20170173627
    Abstract: An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material that includes powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent, and which have an average circularity of 0.940 to 0.950 to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated; and heating the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein an average circularity Sc of the powder particles in the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and an average circularity So of the powder particles in the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of Expression: So×0.90?Sc?So×1.05.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masato MIKAMI, Susumu YOSHINO, Takeshi AGATA
  • Publication number: 20170087589
    Abstract: An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated, and heating the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a volume average particle diameter Dc of the powder particles of the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a volume average particle diameter Do of the powder particles of the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of Expression: Do×0.80?Dc?Do×1.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Susumu YOSHINO, Takeshi AGATA, Masato MIKAMI, Shigeru SEITOKU
  • Publication number: 20170087588
    Abstract: An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated, and heating the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a volume ratio D10c of particles having a particle diameter of greater than or equal to 10 ?m in the powder particles of the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a volume ratio D10o of particles having a particle diameter of greater than or equal to 10 ?m in the powder particles of the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of Expression: D10o×0.80?D10c?D10o×1.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuka GOTO, Takeshi AGATA, Satoshi YOSHIDA, Shigeru SEITOKU, Susumu YOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20170087584
    Abstract: An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated; and heating the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated, and forming a coating film, wherein a volume proportion D5c of powder particles having a particle diameter equal to or smaller than 5 ?m with respect to the powder particles of the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a volume proportion D5o of powder particles having a particle diameter equal to or smaller than 5 ?m with respect to the powder particles of the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of Expression: D5o×0.80?D5c?D5o×1.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi AGATA, Susumu YOSHINO, Masato MIKAMI
  • Publication number: 20170088929
    Abstract: An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin, a thermosetting agent, and titanium oxide particles as a white pigment to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated; and heating the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a titanium oxide particle content Tic in 1 g of the powder particles of the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a titanium oxide particle content Tio in 1 g of the powder particles of the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of Expression: Tio×0.90?Tic?Tio×1.10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru SEITOKU, Susumu YOSHINO, Masato MIKAMI, Takeshi AGATA
  • Patent number: 9550915
    Abstract: A thermosetting powder coating material contains powder particles having a core that has a sea-island structure composed of an island portion containing a surface adjusting agent and a sea portion containing a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent, and a resin coating portion that coats a surface of the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Agata, Susumu Yoshino, Takahiro Ishizuka
  • Publication number: 20160280957
    Abstract: A thermosetting powder coating material includes: powder particles containing a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent; and inorganic oxide particles containing a silane compound having an amino group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2015
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi AGATA, Masato MIKAMI, Satoshi YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20160024347
    Abstract: A thermosetting powder coating material contains powder particles having a core that has a sea-island structure composed of an island portion containing a surface adjusting agent and a sea portion containing a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent, and a resin coating portion that coats a surface of the core.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventors: Takeshi AGATA, Susumu YOSHINO, Takahiro ISHIZUKA
  • Publication number: 20150368477
    Abstract: A thermosetting powder coating material includes a thermosetting resin, a thermosetting agent, and metal salt containing an alkyl group having 5 to 20 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2014
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Inventors: Susumu YOSHINO, Takahiro ISHIZUKA, Takeshi AGATA