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).

  • 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
  • Publication number: 20180294074
    Abstract: Provided is an insulated electric wire that mainly contains a polyolefin resin, has excellent flexibility, heat life, and waterproofness, and is used in wiring of vehicles such as automobiles, and an insulating resin composition used in forming an insulating layer of this insulated electric wire. The insulating resin composition contains a first copolymer, which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density less than 0.88 g/cm3, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an acrylic acid ester or a methacrylic acid ester, a flame retardant, and a crosslinking aid. Also provided is a crosslinked body having a 2% secant modulus of 35 MPa or less at room temperature and an elastic modulus of 2 MPa or more at 150° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA, Yuji OCHI
  • Publication number: 20180294073
    Abstract: Provided is an insulated electric wire that mainly contains a polyolefin resin, has excellent flexibility, heat life, and waterproofness, and is used in wiring of vehicles such as automobiles, and an insulating resin composition used in forming an insulating layer of this insulated electric wire. The insulating resin composition contains a first copolymer, which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density less than 0.88 g/cm3, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an acrylic acid ester or a methacrylic acid ester, a flame retardant, and a crosslinking aid. Also provided is a crosslinked body having a 2% secant modulus of 35 MPa or less at room temperature and an elastic modulus of 2 MPa or more at 150° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA, Yuji OCHI
  • Patent number: 9818505
    Abstract: An electric cable for improving flexibility of an insulating resin portion of the electric cable expressed by a secant modulus value is provided. In an electric cable 10a in which an outer periphery of a conductor 11 made of wires with diameters from 0.15 to 0.5 mm and having a cross-sectional area of 20 mm2 or more is covered with an insulating resin 12 including a flame retardant, a ratio of an electric cable diameter to a conductor diameter is from 1.15 to 1.40, and a secant modulus of the insulating resin 12 is from 10 to 50 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Tozawa, Taro Fujita, Atsuko Shinomiya
  • Publication number: 20170004906
    Abstract: Provided is an insulated electric wire that mainly contains a polyolefin resin, has excellent flexibility, heat life, and waterproofness, and is used in wiring of vehicles such as automobiles, and an insulating resin composition used in forming an insulating layer of this insulated electric wire. The insulating resin composition contains a first copolymer, which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms and which has a density less than 0.88 g/cm3, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an acrylic acid ester or a methacrylic acid ester, a flame retardant, and a crosslinking aid. Also provided is a crosslinked body having a 2% secant modulus of 35 MPa or less at room temperature and an elastic modulus of 2 MPa or more at 150° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2015
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA, Yuji OCHI
  • Publication number: 20160307669
    Abstract: An electric cable for improving flexibility of an insulating resin portion of the electric cable expressed by a secant modulus value is provided. In an electric cable 10a in which an outer periphery of a conductor 11 made of wires with diameters from 0.15 to 0.5 mm and having a cross-sectional area of 20 mm2 or more is covered with an insulating resin 12 including a flame retardant, a ratio of an electric cable diameter to a conductor diameter is from 1.15 to 1.40, and a secant modulus of the insulating resin 12 is from 10 to 50 MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: Masahiro TOZAWA, Taro FUJITA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA
  • Patent number: 9349505
    Abstract: An electric cable for improving flexibility of an insulating resin portion of the electric cable expressed by a secant modulus value is provided. In an electric cable 10a in which an outer periphery of a conductor 11 made of wires with diameters from 0.15 to 0.5 mm and having a cross-sectional area of 20 mm2 or more is covered with an insulating resin 12 including a flame retardant, a ratio of an electric cable diameter to a conductor diameter is from 1.15 to 1.40, and a secant modulus of the insulating resin 12 is from 10 to 50 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Tozawa, Taro Fujita, Atsuko Shinomiya
  • Publication number: 20150357080
    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: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Hayato AOI, Ryohei FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20150232653
    Abstract: The invention offers a heat-resistant flame-retardant rubber composition having low adhesiveness even in an uncrosslinked state, an insulated wire having an insulating covering composed of the heat-resistant flame-retardant rubber composition, and a rubber tube composed of the foregoing heat-resistant flame-retardant rubber composition. The heat-resistant flame-retardant rubber composition is formed by mixing 10 to 100 mass parts of an inorganic filler with 100 mass parts of a mixture produced by mixing (A) a vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene-based copolymer rubber and/or a vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene-tetrafluoroethylene-based copolymer rubber and (B) polyvinylidene fluoride at a mass ratio of 90:10 to 60:40. The insulated wire has an insulating covering composed of the rubber composition and irradiated with ionizing radiation. The rubber tube is composed of the foregoing heat-resistant flame-retardant rubber composition and irradiated with ionizing radiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Publication date: August 20, 2015
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taro Fujita, Hiroshi Hayami, Shinya Nishikawa, Yuji Ochi, Masahiro Tozawa
  • Publication number: 20150093529
    Abstract: Provided are a halogen-free flame-retardant resin composition containing a metal hydroxide as a flame retardant, the resin composition having good flame retardancy even when a mixing proportion of the metal hydroxide is reduced and having good print quality, a flame-retardant heat-shrinkable tube formed by using the flame-retardant resin composition, and a flame-retardant insulated electric wire including an insulating coating formed by using the flame-retardant resin composition. The flame-retardant resin composition contains a thermoplastic resin, a metal hydroxide, and a modified silicone having, at an end thereof, a functional group having a carbon-carbon double bond. A content of the metal hydroxide is 85 to 190 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the thermoplastic resin, and a content of the modified silicone is 0.05% to 5% by mass relative to the metal hydroxide. The flame-retardant heat-shrinkable tube is formed by using the flame-retardant resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer, Inc.
    Inventors: Taro Fujita, Hiroshi Hayami, Shinya Nishikawa, Shohei Okabe
  • Publication number: 20140367141
    Abstract: An electric cable for improving flexibility of an insulating resin portion of the electric cable expressed by a secant modulus value is provided. In an electric cable 10a in which an outer periphery of a conductor 11 made of wires with diameters from 0.15 to 0.5 mm and having a cross-sectional area of 20 mm2 or more is covered with an insulating resin 12 including a flame retardant, a ratio of an electric cable diameter to a conductor diameter is from 1.15 to 1.40, and a secant modulus of the insulating resin 12 is from 10 to 50 MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Masahiro Tozawa, Taro Fujita, Atsuko Shinomiya
  • Publication number: 20130243988
    Abstract: Provided are a flame-retardant, flexible resin composition having high mechanical strength, flexibility, heat resistance, oil resistance, flame retardancy, and processability with a good balance between the properties and a resin tube and an insulated wire having an insulating coating, the resin tube and the insulating coating being formed by using the flame-retardant, flexible resin composition as a material. The flame-retardant, flexible resin composition contains a resin component that mainly contains chlorinated polyethylene, and 0.5 to 20 parts by mass of a zeolite-based compound relative to 100 parts by mass of the chlorinated polyethylene, and is cross-linked by irradiation with ionizing radiation. The resin tube and the insulated wire having an insulating coating are formed by using the flame-retardant, flexible resin composition as a material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2012
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC FINE POLYMER, INC., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taro Fujita, Hayato Aoi
  • Patent number: 8147911
    Abstract: A production process of a perforated porous resin base, comprising Step 1 of impregnating the porous structure of a porous resin base with a liquid or solution; Step 2 of forming a solid substance from the liquid or solution impregnated; Step 3 of forming a plurality of perforations extending through from the first surface of the porous resin base having the solid substance within the porous structure to the second surface in the porous resin base; and Step 4 of melting or dissolving the solid substance to remove it from the interior of the porous structure, and a production process of a porous resin base with the inner wall surfaces of the perforations made conductive, comprising the step of selectively applying a catalyst only to the inner wall surfaces of the perforations to apply a conductive metal to the inner wall surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Okuda, Fumihiro Hayashi, Tsuyoshi Haga, Taro Fujita, Mayo Uenoyama, Yasuhito Masuda, Yuichi Idomoto
  • Patent number: 7887899
    Abstract: The invention offers an anisotropic electroconductive sheet suitable for connecting with pin electrodes of a through-hole-mounting type. The sheet has electrical conductivity in the direction of thickness. The sheet comprises a base film formed using a porous film (1) that is made of synthetic resin and that has electrically insulating property. The porous film (1) is provided with a plurality of holes (3) that are formed in the direction of thickness so that pin electrodes (2) can be through-hole-mounted. The inner walls of the holes (3) are coated with metals (4). The inserted pin electrodes (2) become electrically continuous, through the metals (4), with the surface opposite to the surface from which the pin electrodes (2) are inserted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2011
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Taro Fujita, Yasuhiro Okuda, Tsuyoshi Haga
  • Patent number: 7807066
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a perforated porous resin substrate, the method including the following steps: Step 1 of forming at least one perforation penetrating in the thickness direction from a first surface to a second surface in a porous resin substrate made of a resin material containing a fluoropolymer; Step 2 of etching treatment conducted by putting an etchant containing an alkali metal in contact with the wall face of each perforation; and Step 3 of putting an oxidizable compound or a solution thereof in contact with a degenerative layer generated by the etching treatment, and thereby removing the degenerative layer. A method of manufacturing a porous resin substrate in which electrical conductivity is afforded to the wall face of the perforation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2010
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Mayo Uenoyama, Yasuhiro Okuda, Fumihiro Hayashi, Taro Fujita, Yasuhito Masuda, Yuichi Idomoto
  • Patent number: 7667480
    Abstract: Provided is an anisotropic conductive sheet (8) having heat resistance and cold resistance and suitable for connection of electrodes. The anisotropic conductive sheet of the present invention has conductivity in the thickness direction, wherein the base film (1), which is a film made of synthetic resin having an electrical insulation property, has a plurality of holes (3) formed in the thickness direction, and the holes (3) are open to one main surface of the base film and closed to the other main surface, wherein a metal is adhered to the closed parts (2a) and the inner walls (2b) of the holes (3) so that by contacting electrodes (7) with the closed parts (2a) respectively from the outside, the electrodes (7) can electrically be connected through the adhered metal to the main surface where the holes (3) are open.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2010
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Okuda, Akihisa Hosoe, Taro Fujita
  • Publication number: 20090269549
    Abstract: The invention offers an anisotropic electroconductive sheet suitable for connecting with pin electrodes of a through-hole-mounting type. The sheet has electrical conductivity in the direction of thickness. The sheet comprises a base film formed using a porous film (1) that is made of synthetic resin and that has electrically insulating property. The porous film (1) is provided with a plurality of holes (3) that are formed in the direction of thickness so that pin electrodes (2) can be through-hole-mounted. The inner walls of the holes (3) are coated with metals (4). The inserted pin electrodes (2) become electrically continuous, through the metals (4), with the surface opposite to the surface from which the pin electrodes (2) are inserted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2006
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Inventors: Taro Fujita, Yasuhiro Okuda, Tsuyoshi Haga
  • Publication number: 20090115444
    Abstract: Provided is an anisotropic conductive sheet (8) having heat resistance and cold resistance and suitable for connection of electrodes. The anisotropic conductive sheet of the present invention has conductivity in the thickness direction, wherein the base film (1), which is a film made of synthetic resin having an electrical insulation property, has a plurality of holes (3) formed in the thickness direction, and the holes (3) are open to one main surface of the base film and closed to the other main surface, wherein a metal is adhered to the closed parts (2a) and the inner walls (2b) of the holes (3) so that by contacting electrodes (7) with the closed parts (2a) respectively from the outside, the electrodes (7) can electrically be connected through the adhered metal to the main surface where the holes (3) are open.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2006
    Publication date: May 7, 2009
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Okuda, Akihisa Hosoe, Taro Fujita
  • Publication number: 20080006605
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a perforated porous resin substrate, the method including the following steps: Step 1 of forming at least one perforation penetrating in the thickness direction from a first surface to a second surface in a porous resin substrate made of a resin material containing a fluoropolymer; Step 2 of etching treatment conducted by putting an etchant containing an alkali metal in contact with the wall face of each perforation; and Step 3 of putting an oxidizable compound or a solution thereof in contact with a degenerative layer generated by the etching treatment, and thereby removing the degenerative layer. A method of manufacturing a porous resin substrate in which electrical conductivity is afforded to the wall face of the perforation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2005
    Publication date: January 10, 2008
    Inventors: Mayo Uenoyama, Yasuhiro Okuda, Fumihiro Hayashi, Taro Fujita, Yasuhito Masuda, Yuichi Idomoto