Patents by Inventor Takuya Kaneda

Takuya Kaneda 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: 20210310732
    Abstract: A supply quantity adjustment device 500 comprises: a total demand quantity calculation unit 502 that calculates a total demand quantity used at a supply destination, based on plant information; an excess/deficit information setting unit 503 that compares the total demand quantity and a flow rate set value and sets a first calculated pressure value; a backup coefficient setting unit that sets a backup coefficient set value based on a reference gasholder pressure, the first calculated pressure value, a reference backup pressure set value, and a measured gasholder pressure value; and a production coefficient setting unit that compares a production pressure set value obtained by adding the reference gasholder pressure and a first pressure output value with the measured gasholder pressure value, and sets a production coefficient so as to modify a variation in the quantity of product gas produced by the air separation apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Takuya KANEDA, Shigenobu KUWADA
  • Publication number: 20210278132
    Abstract: An air separation device can include: a first compressor and a second compressor for compressing feed air; a first refrigerator and a second refrigerator for cooling the feed air; a pre-purification unit for pre-purifying the feed air; a flow rate measuring unit for measuring the flow rate of the feed air; a main heat exchanger for subjecting the feed air to heat exchange; a purification portion into which the feed air led out from the main heat exchanger is fed, and which separates and purifies product nitrogen and/or product oxygen from the feed air; and a compressor control unit for controlling the feed quantity of the feed air in accordance with an increase or decrease in the production quantity of product nitrogen and/or product oxygen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l?Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Takuya KANEDA, Tsuyoshi SUGITANI
  • Publication number: 20210222948
    Abstract: A liquefaction apparatus that automatically adjusts the load on the liquefaction apparatus correspondingly with an upper limit value of contracted power in different time slots, and which is capable of maximizing the amount of liquefied product produced and of achieving optimum operating efficiency is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l?Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventor: Takuya KANEDA
  • Publication number: 20210207885
    Abstract: The air separation system can include: a process control unit 201 for controlling components constituting the air separation system; an oxygen concentration estimating unit 202 for estimating, by calculation, the oxygen concentration of oxygen-enriched liquid that accumulates in a column bottom portion of the higher-pressure column; a flow rate estimating unit for estimating, by calculation, the flow rate of oxygen-enriched liquid that has been discharged from the column bottom portion of the higher-pressure column and that is to be introduced into a distillation portion of the lower-pressure column; and a target temperature calculating unit for calculating a target temperature of an argon extraction portion on the basis of the flow rate of feed air that has passed through at least a portion of the main heat exchanger 1 and that is to be sent to an expansion turbine, the oxygen concentration of the oxygen-enriched liquid, and the flow rate of the oxygen-enriched liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Takuya KANEDA, Hiromu MORI
  • Patent number: 11050117
    Abstract: Provided is a composition for a non-aqueous secondary battery functional layer that inhibits cissing in thin film application and enables formation of a functional layer that does not excessively increase the amount of metal deposited on an electrode during secondary battery charging. The composition for a functional layer contains organic particles, a binder, a wetting agent, and water. Content of the wetting agent is more than 1 part by mass and not more than 5 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the organic particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takumi Sugimoto, Takuya Kaneda, Kenji Arai
  • Publication number: 20200266408
    Abstract: Provided is a composition for a non-aqueous secondary battery functional layer that inhibits cissing in thin film application and enables formation of a functional layer that does not excessively increase the amount of metal deposited on an electrode during secondary battery charging. The composition for a functional layer contains organic particles, a binder, a wetting agent, and water. Content of the wetting agent is more than 1 part by mass and not more than 5 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the organic particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takumi SUGIMOTO, Takuya KANEDA, Kenji ARAI
  • Patent number: 10712106
    Abstract: A cooling tower controlling system includes a plurality of cooling towers, a plurality of pumps, a circulation line through which circulating cooling water flows, a temperature measuring unit, a first load controlling unit, and a second load controlling unit. The temperature measuring unit measures a temperature TE1 of the circulating cooling water at a position upstream of a heat exchange unit and downstream of a storage unit. The first load controlling unit controls a rotational speed of the cooling fans so that an absolute value ?TE of the difference between the temperature TE1 and an outside air wet-bulb temperature TE0 comes within a first approach temperature AP1 corresponding to a first load in a first load period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L'Etude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventor: Takuya Kaneda
  • Patent number: 10529989
    Abstract: Provided is a binder composition for a secondary battery electrode that has excellent binding capacity and can cause a secondary battery to display excellent rate characteristics and cycle characteristics. The binder composition for a secondary battery electrode contains: a first particulate polymer having a degree of swelling in electrolysis solution of at least 400 mass % and no greater than 900 mass % and a glass transition temperature of at least ?60° C. and no higher than ?15° C.; a second particulate polymer having a degree of swelling in electrolysis solution of greater than 100 mass % and no greater than 200 mass % and a glass transition temperature of at least ?10° C. and no higher than 30° C.; and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Kaneda, Kentaro Hayasaka, Yusaku Matsuo
  • Patent number: 10312521
    Abstract: Provided is a binder for a non-aqueous secondary battery that has excellent preservation stability and binding capacity, and that can suppress viscosity elevation of a slurry composition. The binder for a non-aqueous secondary battery contains a particulate polymer and water. The particulate polymer has a degree of swelling in an aqueous medium at pH 5 of less than a factor of 2 and has a degree of swelling in an aqueous medium at pH 8 of at least a factor of 2 and no greater than a factor of 7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yujiro Toyoda, Takuya Kaneda, Kentaro Hayasaka
  • Patent number: 10290873
    Abstract: Provided is a binder composition for a secondary battery electrode that can cause a secondary battery to display excellent rate characteristics and cycle characteristics. The binder composition for a secondary battery electrode contains a first particulate polymer having a core-shell structure including a core portion and a shell portion that partially covers an outer surface of the core portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Kaneda, Kentaro Hayasaka, Yusaku Matsuo
  • Patent number: 10256449
    Abstract: A porous membrane separator for a secondary battery, comprising a separator substrate, a porous membrane formed on at least one surface of the separator substrate, and an adhesive layer formed on the porous membrane, wherein: the porous membrane contains non-conductive particles and a water-soluble maleimide-maleic acid copolymer including a specific structural unit (a) a structural unit (b); and the adhesive layer contains a particulate polymer having a glass transition temperature of 10° C. or higher and 110° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yujiro Toyoda, Takuya Kaneda
  • Publication number: 20180299214
    Abstract: A cooling tower controlling system includes a plurality of cooling towers, a plurality of pumps, a circulation line through which circulating cooling water flows, a temperature measuring unit, a first load controlling unit, and a second load controlling unit. The temperature measuring unit measures a temperature TE1 of the circulating cooling water at a position upstream of a heat exchange unit and downstream of a storage unit. The first load controlling unit controls a rotational speed of the cooling fans so that an absolute value ?TE of the difference between the temperature TE1 and an outside air wet-bulb temperature TE0 comes within a first approach temperature AP1 corresponding to a first load in a first load period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventor: Takuya KANEDA
  • Publication number: 20170373296
    Abstract: A porous membrane slurry for secondary batteries including non-conductive particles, a porous membrane polymer, and an organic solvent, wherein the non-conductive particles are particles of a polymer that contains 50% by weight or more of a structural unit formed by polymerization of a (meth)acrylate, the polymer having a softening starting point or decomposition point of 175° C. or higher, and wherein the porous membrane polymer is in a non-particulate form and has a cross-linkable group. A secondary battery negative electrode, and a method for producing a secondary battery negative electrode, are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takuya KANEDA
  • Publication number: 20170309916
    Abstract: Provided is a binder for a non-aqueous secondary battery that has excellent preservation stability and binding capacity, and that can suppress viscosity elevation of a slurry composition. The binder for a non-aqueous secondary battery contains a particulate polymer and water. The particulate polymer has a degree of swelling in an aqueous medium at pH 5 of less than a factor of 2 and has a degree of swelling in an aqueous medium at pH 8 of at least a factor of 2 and no greater than a factor of 7.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yujiro TOYODA, Takuya KANEDA, Kentaro HAYASAKA
  • Patent number: 9793527
    Abstract: A secondary battery negative electrode including a current collector, a negative electrode active material layer, and a porous membrane, wherein the negative electrode active material layer contains a negative electrode active material and a particulate negative electrode polymer, the porous membrane contains non-conductive particles and a porous membrane polymer that is a non-particulate cross-linked polymer, and the non-conductive particles are particles of a polymer that contains 50% by weight or more of a structural unit formed by polymerization of a (meth)acrylate, the polymer having a softening starting point or decomposition point of 175° C. or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takuya Kaneda
  • Publication number: 20170256800
    Abstract: Provided is a binder composition for a secondary battery electrode that can cause a secondary battery to display excellent rate characteristics and cycle characteristics. The binder composition for a secondary battery electrode contains a first particulate polymer having a core-shell structure including a core portion and a shell portion that partially covers an outer surface of the core portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya KANEDA, Kentaro HAYASAKA, Yusaku MATSUO
  • Patent number: 9748547
    Abstract: To provide a method for producing an electrode/separator laminate which, when producing the electrode/separator laminate by subjecting the electrode and separator with adhesive layer to thermocompression bonding, the separator and the electrode can be bonded with adequate adhesion, without detriment to ion conductivity. [Solution] This method for producing an electrode/separator laminate includes a step in which a separator with adhesive layer comprising a porous polyolefin film having an adhesive layer at least on one side, and an electrode which has an electrode active substance layer containing an electrode active substance and an electrode binder, are laminated in such a manner that the adhesive layer and the electrode active substance layer touch one another, and are subsequently subjected to thermocompression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoya Murase, Yujiro Toyoda, Takuya Kaneda
  • Publication number: 20170214050
    Abstract: Provided is a binder composition for a secondary battery electrode that has excellent binding capacity and can cause a secondary battery to display excellent rate characteristics and cycle characteristics. The binder composition for a secondary battery electrode contains: a first particulate polymer having a degree of swelling in electrolysis solution of at least 400 mass % and no greater than 900 mass % and a glass transition temperature of at least ?60° C. and no higher than ?15° C.; a second particulate polymer having a degree of swelling in electrolysis solution of greater than 100 mass % and no greater than 200 mass % and a glass transition temperature of at least ?10° C. and no higher than 30° C.; and water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya KANEDA, Kentaro HAYASAKA, Yusaku MATSUO
  • Patent number: 9660238
    Abstract: A secondary battery porous membrane, manufactured by a slurry for secondary battery porous membrane, which is superior in coating priority and dispersibility of non-conductive organic particles, which improves cycle characteristic of the obtained secondary battery, which has high flexibility and can prevent powder falls, and which has less content of moisture amount; and non-conductive organic particles, which can be suitably used as a secondary battery porous membrane and has less content of metallic foreign particles. The slurry for secondary battery porous membrane comprises; a binder including a polymerized unit of vinyl monomer having a hydrophilic acid group, a non-conductive organic particle having a functional group, cross-linkable with the hydrophilic acid group and a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Zeon Corporation
    Inventors: Taku Matsumura, Takuya Kaneda, Yasuhiro Wakizaka
  • Patent number: 9620760
    Abstract: A porous membrane for a secondary battery, including non-conductive particles and a binder for a porous membrane, wherein the non-conductive particle is a polymer particle having a core-shell structure, the non-conductive particle has a core portion having a glass transition point of 30° C. to 90° C., the non-conductive particle has a shell portion having a glass transition point higher than that of the core portion by 10° C. or higher, a thickness of the shell portion is 0.01% to 3.0% of a number average particle diameter of the non-conductive particles, and a number average particle diameter (A) of the non-conductive particle and a number average particle diameter (B) of the binder for a porous membrane satisfy (A)>(B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takuya Kaneda