Patents by Inventor Takumi Hori

Takumi Hori 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: 20210279672
    Abstract: To simply deliver an article, an article housing system includes a storage body that houses an article and a server that is connected to the storage body, in which the server includes an interface providing unit that provides a user terminal with a user interface about a user's inquiry of an article, and the storage body includes an operation unit that performs an operation for delivering the article in the storage body to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Takumi GOMPEI, Eiji GOTO, Yozo SUZUKI, Jun EIJIMA, Yuka MATSUBA, Koyu HORI
  • Patent number: 11028731
    Abstract: In a steam turbine including a rotor including a free side end fixed by a journal bearing in a radial direction and a fixed side end fixed by a thrust bearing in an axial direction, and a casing including a fixed side end fixed by the thrust bearing in the axial direction, a casing position adjustment device is configured to adjust an axial position of the casing with respect to the rotor due to thermal expansion. The casing position adjustment device includes: a low-pressure casing end plate, which is an end plate oriented to a free side in the axial direction in a low-pressure casing of the casing, and has a diaphragm deformable in the axial direction; and actuators, which are configured to deform the low-pressure casing end plate so that the low-pressure casing end plate extends toward the free side in the axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI POWER, LTD.
    Inventors: Takumi Hori, Hidekazu Uehara, Kentarou Saeki, Katsuhisa Hamada
  • Publication number: 20210158979
    Abstract: A pit gate includes a gate body which is inserted between a pool portion storing water and a canal portion connected to the pool portion and is configured to change a flow state of the water, and a seal portion (6) which is accommodated in a groove-shaped accommodation recess formed in the gate body and seals between the pool portion and the gate body. The seal portion (6) includes a low-rigidity portion (10) which is relatively easily deformed by a load according to a water pressure from the pool portion side, and a high-rigidity portion (11) which is provided on the pool portion side of the low-rigidity portion and is not easily deformed relatively by the load.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromu Okamoto, Hisanori Watanabe, Hidetaka Kafuku, Shunsuke Tanaka, Hiroki Mitsui, Yasuharu Suda, Takao Ito, Hayao Kurono, Shuhei Dobara, Takumi Hori
  • Patent number: 10914382
    Abstract: A shaft sealing structure for a rotation shaft, includes a sealing ring having ends formed by removal of its part. The ends abutting each other are continuous in the circumferential direction when the sealing ring is reduced in diameter to a radially inner side. The sealing ring is provided along the circumferential direction of the rotation shaft so as to be contactable with an outer peripheral surface of the rotation shaft. The structure also includes a pressing member configured to be movable between a pressing position and a retracted position; an elastic member configured to bias the pressing member toward the pressing position by elastic force; and a support member configured to support the pressing member at the retracted position against the elastic force, and to allow the pressing member to move to the pressing position at a predetermined temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Naotaka Komatsu, Takumi Hori, Yuichi Otani, Hidetaka Kafuku, Hiromu Okamoto, Shunsuke Tanaka, Yasushi Takayama, Tomoki Hanada
  • Publication number: 20200378225
    Abstract: An oil field pump is installed within a pipe that connects to an oil field, and feeds accumulated extraction oil in a predetermined direction, the oil filed pump including a rotor with an internal flow path for the extraction oil, a stator installed on the outer circumference of the rotor, a thrust bearing that supports the axial weight of the rotor and the stator, a supply pipe that supplies a portion of the extraction oil in the flow path to the thrust bearing, and a filter that is installed at further upstream on the flow path than the supply pipe along the flow direction of the extraction oil, and traps foreign matter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Shimpei YOKOYAMA, Nobuhiro KUNITAKE, Takumi HORI, Tanehiro SHINOHARA, Norihisa TAKEI
  • Publication number: 20200378226
    Abstract: An oil field pump installed within a pipe that connects to an oil field, feeds accumulated extraction oil in a predetermined direction and includes a rotor, a stator mounted on the outer circumference of the rotor, a flow path for flow of the extraction oil connecting an area formed within the rotor to an area formed between the rotor and the stator, a thrust bearing that supports the axial weight of the rotor and the stator, and a supply pipe that supplies a portion of the extraction oil in the flow path to the thrust bearing. The thrust bearing includes a protrusion part fixed to the outer circumference of the rotor and rotating as one piece with the rotor, and a facing part fixed to the stator and facing opposite a surface in the axial direction of the protrusion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Shimpei YOKOYAMA, Nobuhiro KUNITAKE, Takumi HORI, Norihisa TAKEI, Tanehiro SHINOHARA
  • Publication number: 20200378224
    Abstract: An oil field pump is installed within a pipe that connects to an oil field, and feeds accumulated extraction oil in a predetermined direction, the oil field pump including a rotor formed with an internal flow path for the extraction oil, a stator mounted on the outer circumference of the rotor, a thrust bearing that supports the axial weight of the rotor and the stator, and a supply pipe that supplies a portion of the extraction oil from the center side in the rotational direction of the flow path to the thrust bearing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Shimpei YOKOYAMA, Nobuhiro KUNITAKE, Takumi HORI, Norihisa TAKEI, Tanehiro SHINOHARA
  • Publication number: 20190093514
    Abstract: In a steam turbine including a rotor including a free side end fixed by a journal bearing (not illustrated) in a radial direction and a fixed side end fixed by a thrust bearing in an axial direction, and a casing including a fixed side end fixed by the thrust bearing in the axial direction (rotor axial direction), a casing position adjustment device is configured to adjust an axial position of the casing with respect to the rotor due to thermal expansion. The casing position adjustment device includes: a low-pressure casing end plate, which is an end plate oriented to a free side in the axial direction in a low-pressure casing of the casing, and has a diaphragm shape deformable in the axial direction; and actuators, which deform the low-pressure casing end plate so that the low-pressure casing end plate extends toward the free side in the axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Takumi HORI, Hidekazu UEHARA, Kentarou SAEKI, Katsuhisa HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20190063610
    Abstract: A shaft sealing structure for a rotation shaft, includes a sealing ring having ends formed by removal of its part. The ends abutting each other are continuous in the circumferential direction when the sealing ring is reduced in diameter to a radially inner side. The sealing ring is provided along the circumferential direction of the rotation shaft so as to be contactable with an outer peripheral surface of the rotation shaft. The structure also includes a pressing member configured to be movable between a pressing position and a retracted position; an elastic member configured to bias the pressing member toward the pressing position by elastic force; and a support member configured to support the pressing member at the retracted position against the elastic force, and to allow the pressing member to move to the pressing position at a predetermined temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Naotaka KOMATSU, Takumi HORI, Yuichi OTANI, Hidetaka KAFUKU, Hiromu OKAMOTO, Shunsuke TANAKA, Yasushi TAKAYAMA, Tomoki HANADA
  • Patent number: 9791046
    Abstract: A rotary machine has a housing that houses a fluid in a supercritical state, a rotary shaft that penetrates the housing, rotation rings that rotate integrally with the rotary shaft, and stationary rings that contact the rotation rings when the rotary shaft is stopped, the stationary rings being positioned in a state in which sealing gaps are defined between the rotation rings and the stationary rings when the rotary shaft rotates, a circulating pipe path that supplies a portion of the fluid to inlet portions of the sealing gaps, a temperature-adjusting device that adjusts a temperature of the fluid in the circulating pipe path, and a control unit that controls operation of the temperature-adjusting device so as to heat the inlet portions of the sealing gaps to a predetermined temperature before the rotary shaft is driven.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takumi Hori, Hiroshi Funakoshi, Manabu Maeda, Hidekazu Uehara, Kazuhiko Yamashita, Zenichi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9601221
    Abstract: An opening and closing device that opens and closes an access port opened from a substantially cylindrical working platform disposed inside a reactor vessel and used to access a nozzle stub of the reactor vessel from the inside of the working platform, the opening and closing device includes: a cover that is slidable along an outer peripheral surface or an inner peripheral surface of the working platform from a closing position where the access port is closed to an opening position where the access port is opened; and moving device for sliding the cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Sugiura, Takumi Hori, Kenji Nishikawa, Ken Onishi, Noriaki Shimonabe, Satoshi Tsuzuki, Ikuo Wakamoto
  • Patent number: 9524803
    Abstract: A reactor vessel that performs work inside a nozzle stub of the reactor vessel, including a platform unit that is provided at an upper portion inside the reactor vessel and includes a substantially cylindrical side wall portion and a bottom portion blocking the lower end of the side wall portion; an access window that is provided at the side wall portion of the platform unit an access window moving device that opens and closes the access window; a working device; and a control device that is provided at the outside of the reactor vessel and controls the access window moving device and the working device, wherein the control device drives the access window moving device to open the access window, drives the working device to perform work inside the nozzle stub, and then drives the access window moving device to close the access window after the performance of the work.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Sugiura, Takumi Hori, Kenji Nishikawa, Ken Onishi, Noriaki Shimonabe, Satoshi Tsuzuki, Ikuo Wakamoto
  • Patent number: 9441500
    Abstract: A steam turbine casing position adjusting apparatus capable of employing a compact low-resolution actuator is provided. A steam turbine casing position adjusting apparatus 40 includes turbine casings 21 and 37, a rotor 23, and actuators 14 and 15 that move the turbine casings 21 and 37 in the axial direction. The actuators 14 and 15 are disposed radially outside outer peripheries forming the turbine casings 21 and 37 .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takumi Hori, Megumu Tsuruta, Shin Asano, Tamiaki Nakazawa, Ryokichi Hombo
  • Patent number: 9358638
    Abstract: A movable vacuum welding device (1) includes a vacuum chamber (7) having an edge section (12) opposite to a surface of a welding target (T) and forming a vacuum space between the surface of the welding target (T) and the vacuum chamber (7), a seal section (8) interposed between the edge section (12) and the welding target (T) throughout the entire circumference of the edge section (12), a welding head (9) configured to perform welding on the surface of the welding target (T) in the vacuum space, and a preload unit (10) configured to previously apply a load to the seal section (8). The seal section (8) includes a first seal member (27) formed of an elastic material and extending along the edge section (12), and a second seal member (28) disposed at least a rear side in a relative moving direction in which a welding bead (W) passes and having higher flexibility than the first seal member (27).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES MACHINE TOOL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takumi Hori, Yasuyuki Fujiya, Takehisa Okuda, Osamu Hasegawa, Katsuya Sennyu, Masao Watanabe, Takaaki Kaikogi
  • Publication number: 20150258633
    Abstract: A movable vacuum welding device (1) includes a vacuum chamber (7) having an edge section (12) opposite to a surface of a welding target (T) and forming a vacuum space between the surface of the welding target (T) and the vacuum chamber (7), a seal section (8) interposed between the edge section (12) and the welding target (T) throughout the entire circumference of the edge section (12), a welding head (9) configured to perform welding on the surface of the welding target (T) in the vacuum space, and a preload unit (10) configured to previously apply a load to the seal section (8). The seal section (8) includes a first seal member (27) formed of an elastic material and extending along the edge section (12), and a second seal member (28) disposed at at least a rear side in a relative moving direction in which a welding bead (W) passes and having higher flexibility than the first seal member (27).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takumi Hori, Yasuyuki Fujiya, Takehisa Okuda, Osamu Hasegawa, Katsuya Sennyu, Masao Watanabe, Takaaki Kaikogi
  • Publication number: 20130202373
    Abstract: It is intended to provide a machining tool provided with a ram, which has a simple structure and an inexpensive device cost, and is capable of correcting a deflection of a tip of a main shaft unit caused by extending the ram. A deflection correction device for a ram 1 in a machining tool which is provided with a saddle 13 moving vertically along a guide of a column 14 and the ram 1 housing a main shaft unit 15 and being fitted in the saddle 13 slidably in a horizontal direction. The device may include a plurality of hydrostatic bearings 2a via which the saddle 13 is supported by the column 14 in a longitudinal direction of the column 14, and a control unit 10 which controls a hydraulic pressure of the hydrostatic bearing 2a in accordance with a vertical displacement of the ram 1 to maintain a straightness of the ram 1 in a direction of a main shaft of the ram 1 so as to correct a misalignment of the main shaft unit 15 by an inclination of the saddle 13 caused by controlling the hydraulic pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2009
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takumi Hori, Satoshi Furutate, Hiroyuki Domaru
  • Publication number: 20130149117
    Abstract: A steam turbine casing position adjusting apparatus capable of employing a compact low-resolution actuator is provided. A steam turbine casing position adjusting apparatus 40 includes turbine casings 21 and 37, a rotor 23, and actuators 14 and 15 that move the turbine casings 21 and 37 in the axial direction. The actuators 14 and 15 are disposed radially outside outer peripheries forming the turbine casings 21 and 37.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Publication date: June 13, 2013
    Inventors: Takumi Hori, Megumu Tsuruta, Shin Asano, Tamiaki Nakazawa, Ryokichi Hombo
  • Publication number: 20130106062
    Abstract: The dry gas seal structure has a housing that houses a fluid in a supercritical state, a rotary shaft that penetrates the housing, rotation rings that rotate integrally with the rotary shaft, stationary rings that contact with the rotation rings when the rotary shaft is stopped and stationary positioned in a state in which sealing gaps are formed between the rotation rings and the stationary rings when the rotary shaft rotates, a circulating pipe path that supplies a portion of the fluid to inlet portions of the sealing gaps, a temperature-adjusting device that adjusts the temperature of the fluid flowing through the circulating pipe path, and a control unit that controls operation of the temperature-adjusting device so as to heat the inlet portions of the sealing gaps to a predetermined temperature before the rotary shaft is driven.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2011
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Inventors: Takumi Hori, Hiroshi Funakoshi, Manabu Maeda, Hidekazu Uehara, Kazuhiko Yamashita, Zenichi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20120097287
    Abstract: Provided is duct equipment including a duct body, a heat insulating material, a external cover, a fiber-reinforced sheet, and fiber-reinforced moldings. The duct body includes a duct wall, a duct passage defined by the duct wall, and duct corners formed in the duct wall when viewed in a cross-section in a direction intersecting a direction in which the duct passage extends. The heat insulating material is installed on an outer circumference of the duct body. The external cover includes a external cover wall installed on an outer circumference of the heat insulating material, and external cover corners formed alone the duct corners. The fiber-reinforced sheet is disposed on the outer circumference of the duct body via an adhesive layer. The fiber-reinforced moldings are disposed adjacent to the fiber-reinforced sheet along the external cover corners via adhesive layers, and have a substantially L-shape when viewed in the cross-section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2010
    Publication date: April 26, 2012
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Shimizu, Satoshi Shinma, Nobuki Matsui, Tomoyoshi Maruyama, Ryuichi Nagase, Hiromu Okamoto, Hiroyuki Iseki, Kenji Sato, Seiji Takihana, Takumi Hori, Keigo Nishida
  • Publication number: 20120027154
    Abstract: Disclosed is a nozzle stub working system for a reactor vessel that performs work inside a nozzle stub of the reactor vessel, the nozzle stub working system for the reactor vessel including: a platform unit that is provided at an upper portion inside the reactor vessel and includes a substantially cylindrical side wall portion and a bottom portion blocking the lower end of the side wall portion; an access window that is provided at the side wall portion of the platform unit to allow the inside of the platform unit to communicate with the nozzle stub; an access window moving device that opens and closes the access window; a working device that advances from the inside of the platform unit to the inside of the nozzle stub to perform work inside the nozzle stub; and a control device that is provided at the outside of the reactor vessel and controls the access window moving device and the working device, wherein the control device drives the access window moving device to open the access window, drives the workin
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Sugiura, Takumi Hori, Kenji Nishikawa, Ken Onishi, Noriaki Shimonabe, Satoshi Tsuzuki, Ikuo Wakamoto