Patents by Inventor Taro Fujita

Taro Fujita 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: 11101054
    Abstract: A core wire for multi-core cables includes a conductor obtained by twisting a plurality of elemental wires, and an insulating layer coated on an outer peripheral surface of the conductor. The insulating layer contains polyethylene-based resin as a main component, and the product of a linear expansion coefficient C1 of the insulating layer in the range of 25° C. to ?35° C. and an elastic modulus E1 at ?35° C., namely (C1×E1) is 0.01 MPaK?1 or more and 0.90 MPaK?1 or less. The melting point of the polyethylene-based resin is 80° C. or higher and 130° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka Matsumura, Shigeyuki Tanaka, Taro Fujita, Takaya Kohori, Masayuki Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 11029478
    Abstract: Provided is a polyethylene resin for use in a spacer for an optical fiber cable, the polyethylene resin having a density of 0.952 g/cm3 or more, containing a polyethylene having a molecular weight of 10,000 or less in a weight fraction of 22% or more, and containing a polyethylene having a molecular weight of 300,000 or more in a weight fraction of 12% or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoei Oka, Fumiaki Sato, Kentaro Takeda, Takao Hirama, Taro Fujita, Ken Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20210163728
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present invention, a resin composition for an insulating layer includes: an olefinic resin as a main component; and a metal deactivator, wherein a content of the metal deactivator exceeds 0.05% by mass, and wherein a melting point of the metal deactivator is greater than or equal to 200° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Syota MACHINAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Nayu YANAGAWA, Yuji OCHI, Satoshi OKANO, Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10991484
    Abstract: A multi-conductor cable for a vehicle includes core wires respectively having a conductor formed by a plurality of twisted wires, and an insulating layer covering an outer periphery of the conductor, and a sheath layer disposed around the core wires. A marking portion is partially formed on an outer peripheral surface of the sheath layer, and a ratio of an arithmetic average roughness Ra2 of a peripheral region adjacent to the marking portion, with respect to an arithmetic average roughness Ra1 of the marking portion, at the outer peripheral surface, is 0.10 or greater and 0.90 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Yutaka Matsumura, Taro Fujita, Takaya Kohori
  • Patent number: 10920051
    Abstract: The present invention is a resin composition including: a resin component; zinc oxide; and an acetic acid remover, wherein the resin component includes an ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer and a content of the ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer in the resin component is greater than or equal to 10% by mass, wherein the acetic acid remover is an acid acceptor, a nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic compound having a mercapto group, or a combination thereof, and wherein a mass ratio of the zinc oxide to the ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer is greater than or equal to 0.06 and less than or equal to 0.20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Taro Fujita, Shinya Nishikawa, Takaya Kohori, Motoi Matsuda, Hiroyuki Okawa
  • Publication number: 20210005347
    Abstract: A core wire for multi-core cables includes a conductor obtained by twisting a plurality of elemental wires, and an insulating layer coated on an outer peripheral surface of the conductor. The insulating layer contains polyethylene-based resin as a main component, and the product of a linear expansion coefficient C1 of the insulating layer in the range of 25° C. to ?35° C. and an elastic modulus E1 at ?35° C., namely (C1×E1) is 0.01 MPaK?1 or more and 0.90 MPaK?1 or less. The melting point of the polyethylene-based resin is 80° C. or higher and 130° C. or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200402684
    Abstract: A multi-conductor cable for a vehicle includes core wires respectively having a conductor formed by a plurality of twisted wires, and an insulating layer covering an outer periphery of the conductor, and a sheath layer disposed around the core wires. A marking portion is partially formed on an outer peripheral surface of the sheath layer, and a ratio of an arithmetic average roughness Ra2 of a peripheral region adjacent to the marking portion, with respect to an arithmetic average roughness Ra1 of the marking portion, at the outer peripheral surface, is 0.10 or greater and 0.90 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Yutaka MATSUMURA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI
  • Patent number: 10845556
    Abstract: An optical fiber cable includes optical fiber ribbons, a slot rod and a cable jacket. The slot rod has slot grooves in which the optical fiber ribbons are housed. The cable jacket covers an outside of the slot rod. The optical fiber ribbons have, in a state in which optical fibers having an outer diameter of 0.22 mm or less are arranged in parallel, connecting portions at which adjacent ones of the optical fibers are connected to one another and non-connecting portions at which adjacent ones of the optical fibers are not connected to one another, which are provided intermittently in a longitudinal direction. A density of core number of the optical fibers included in the optical fiber cable is 4.8 cores/mm2 or more in a cross section of the optical fiber cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Fumiaki Sato, Taro Fujita, Nayu Yanagawa, Yoshiaki Nagao, Nobuyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10804009
    Abstract: A twinax cable 100 includes a twinax structure, the twinax structure including: a signal wire pair, the signal wire pair including a pair of signal wires formed of a first signal wire and a second signal wire, and an insulating layer configured to cover the pair of signal wires; a drain wire; and a shield tape arranged on the outer circumferential side of the insulating layer to cover the signal wire pair and the drain wire. The insulating layer is mainly composed of polyethylene. The insulating layer includes not less than 30 ppm and not more than 4000 ppm of a hindered phenol-based antioxidant. A dielectric tangent tan ? of the insulating layer at the time of application of a high-frequency electric field having a frequency of 10 GHz is not more than 3.0×10?4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Nayu Yanagawa, Shinya Nishikawa, Taro Fujita, Yuto Kobayashi, Masaki Hayakawa, Atsushi Tsujino, Yuji Ochi
  • Publication number: 20200292772
    Abstract: Provided is a polyethylene resin for use in a spacer for an optical fiber cable, the polyethylene resin having a density of 0.952 g/cm3 or more, containing a polyethylene having a molecular weight of 10,000 or less in a weight fraction of 22% or more, and containing a polyethylene having a molecular weight of 300,000 or more in a weight fraction of 12% or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoei OKA, Fumiaki SATO, Kentaro TAKEDA, Takao HIRAMA, Taro FUJITA, Ken TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20200277475
    Abstract: The present invention is a resin composition including: a resin component; zinc oxide; and an acetic acid remover, wherein the resin component includes an ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer and a content of the ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer in the resin component is greater than or equal to 10% by mass, wherein the acetic acid remover is an acid acceptor, a nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocyclic compound having a mercapto group, or a combination thereof, and wherein a mass ratio of the zinc oxide to the ethylene-vinylacetate copolymer is greater than or equal to 0.06 and less than or equal to 0.20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Takaya KOHORI, Motoi MATSUDA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200277495
    Abstract: A weather-resistant flame-retardant resin composition includes: a polyolefin resin; a mixture of (poly) phosphate compounds, a total content of which is from 10 to 50 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the polyolefin resin; 0.1 to 10 parts by mass a non-crosslinked silicone raw rubber having a number-average molecular weight of 10,000 to 1,000,000; and 0.1 to 20 parts by mass of an inorganic UV light shielding agent, and an electric wire and an optical fiber cable whose jacket is formed by the weather-resistant flame-retardant resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Nayu YANAGAWA, Yoshiaki NAGAO, Masakazu TAKAMI, Kenta TSUCHIYA
  • Publication number: 20200258658
    Abstract: The cable according to one embodiment of the invention comprises: one or a plurality of core members, each having a conductor and an insulation cover material covering the conductor; and a sheath layer covering the one or the plurality of core members. The sheath layer comprises an inner sheath layer, and an outer sheath layer covering the inner sheath layer. The inner sheath layer comprises a crosslinked very low density polyethylene. The main component of the outer sheath layer is polyurethane. Relative to 100 parts by mass of resin component in the inner sheath layer, the very low density polyethylene content is between 20 parts by mass and 100 parts by mass inclusive. The elastic modulus of the inner sheath layer at 25° C. is between 5 MPa and 30 MPa inclusive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Yutaka MATSUMURA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Takaya KOHORI, Masayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10703889
    Abstract: An insulated electric wire includes a conductor and an insulating layer covering an outer periphery of the conductor. The insulating layer is formed of a crosslinked polymer of an insulating resin composition that contains a resin component containing a first copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density of less than 0.88 g/cm3, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density of 0.88 g/cm3 or more and less than 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nayu Yanagawa, Shigeyuki Tanaka, Taro Fujita, Shinya Nishikawa, Takumi Ooshima, Hiroyuki Okawa
  • Publication number: 20200183111
    Abstract: An optical fiber cable includes optical fiber ribbons, a slot rod and a cable jacket. The slot rod has slot grooves in which the optical fiber ribbons are housed. The cable jacket covers an outside of the slot rod. The optical fiber ribbons have, in a state in which optical fibers having an outer diameter of 0.22 mm or less are arranged in parallel, connecting portions at which adjacent ones of the optical fibers are connected to one another and non-connecting portions at which adjacent ones of the optical fibers are not connected to one another, which are provided intermittently in a longitudinal direction. A density of core number of the optical fibers included in the optical fiber cable is 4.8 cores/mm2 or more in a cross section of the optical fiber cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Fumiaki SATO, Taro FUJITA, Nayu YANAGAWA, Yoshiaki NAGAO, Nobuyuki SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200119468
    Abstract: An electric wire with a terminal, includes an insulated wire which includes a core wire and an insulating layer covering the core wire, a seal member which is disposed in one end portion of the insulated wire and covers the insulating layer, a metal terminal which extends from the end portion of the insulated wire and is connected to the core wire and a waterproof resin portion which covers from a seal member covering part of the insulated wire to an electrical connection part of the metal terminal. The insulating layer contains an olefin resin. The waterproof resin portion contains a polyester, a polyamide, an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, or a mixed resin thereof. The seal member includes an inner layer containing an ethylene resin and an outer layer laminated on the inner layer and containing a polyester, a polyamide, an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, or a mixed resin thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Kazuo NAKASHIMA, Tetsuya NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10381128
    Abstract: A flame-retardant flexible polymer composition includes a polymer component that contains 98 to 80 parts by mass of a chlorinated polyethylene and 2 to 20 parts by mass of a polyolefin polymer; and calcium hydroxide particles having a surface containing calcium silicate, wherein a content of the particles relative to 100 parts by mass of the polymer component is 5 parts by mass or more and 20 parts by mass or less. A polymer tube is formed from the flame-retardant flexible polymer composition. An insulated wire includes an insulation formed from the flame-retardant flexible polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC FINE POLYMER, INC.
    Inventors: Taro Fujita, Shinya Nishikawa, Hayato Aoi, Ryohei Fujita
  • Publication number: 20190172610
    Abstract: A twinax cable 100 includes a twinax structure, the twinax structure including: a signal wire pair, the signal wire pair including a pair of signal wires formed of a first signal wire and a second signal wire, and an insulating layer configured to cover the pair of signal wires; a drain wire; and a shield tape arranged on the outer circumferential side of the insulating layer to cover the signal wire pair and the drain wire. The insulating layer is mainly composed of polyethylene. The insulating layer includes not less than 30 ppm and not more than 4000 ppm of a hindered phenol-based antioxidant. A dielectric tangent tan ? of the insulating layer at the time of application of a high-frequency electric field having a frequency of 10 GHz is not more than 3.0×10?4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Nayu YANAGAWA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Taro FUJITA, Yuto KOBAYASHI, Masaki HAYAKAWA, Atsushi TSUJINO, Yuji OCHI
  • Publication number: 20190153208
    Abstract: Provided is an insulating resin composition that contains a resin component containing a first copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms, which is subjected to acid modification, and which has a density of less than 0.88 g/cm3, and a third copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an acrylic acid ester or the like, in which a ratio of contents of the first to third copolymers is within a specific range, and 30 to 100 parts by mass of a flame retardant and 1 to 5 parts by mass of a crosslinking assistant relative to 100 parts by mass of the resin component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Publication number: 20180371221
    Abstract: An insulated electric wire includes a conductor and an insulating layer covering an outer periphery of the conductor. The insulating layer is formed of a crosslinked polymer of an insulating resin composition that contains a resin component containing a first copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density of less than 0.88 g/cm3, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density of 0.88 g/cm3 or more and less than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Nayu YANAGAWA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Takumi OOSHIMA, Hiroyuki OKAWA