Patents by Inventor Tomohiro Kanazawa

Tomohiro Kanazawa 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: 10760187
    Abstract: A hybrid fiber which includes: a metal wire having a roughened surface; and a fiber is provided. In the hybrid fiber, the metal wire and the fiber are combined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Terada, Kazushige Sugita, Tomohiro Kanazawa, Daichi Ikeuchi
  • Patent number: 10723042
    Abstract: A saw wire includes a metal wire containing rhenium-tungsten alloy. A rhenium content of the metal wire is at least 0.1 wt % and at most 10 wt % with respect to a total weight of rhenium and tungsten, an elastic modulus of the metal wire is at least 350 GPa and at most 450 GPa, a tensile strength of the metal wire is at least 3500 MPa, and a diameter of the metal wire is at most 60 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kanazawa, Tetsuji Shibata, Kazushige Sugita, Hiroshi Gouda, Naoki Kohyama
  • Patent number: 10722962
    Abstract: A saw wire and various methods of use and manufacture are provided. The saw wire includes a metal wire containing at least one of tungsten and a tungsten alloy. A nickel plating layer is provided over the metal wire. An adhesion layer is provided at an interface between the metal wire and the nickel plating layer. The adhesion layer contains nickel and tungsten. A plurality of abrasive particles are provided at a surface of the nickel plating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kanazawa, Tetsuji Shibata, Kazushige Sugita, Hiroshi Gouda, Naoki Kohyama
  • Publication number: 20200079693
    Abstract: The cementitious material for a radioactive waste disposal facility includes base cement, and porous and amorphous silica powder. The amount of the silica powder in the entire cementitious material ranges from 35% to 65% on a mass basis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Katsuyoshi KONDOH, Hitoshi KANBARA, Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Seunghyun NA, Nana NISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200070583
    Abstract: A tungsten wire according one aspect of the present disclosure includes: a metal wire containing one of tungsten and a tungsten alloy; and a plating layer which covers a surface of the metal wire. The plating layer contains copper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Tetsuji SHIBATA, Tomoya IWAHASHI, Tomohiro KANAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190232404
    Abstract: A metal wire containing tungsten is provided. A tungsten content of the metal wire is at least 90 wt %. A tensile strength of the metal wire is at least 4000 MPa. An elastic modulus of the metal wire is at least 350 GPa and at most 450 GPa. A diameter of the metal wire is at most 60 ?m. An average crystal grain size of the metal wire in a cross-section orthogonal to an axis of the metal wire is at most 0.20 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Naoki KOHYAMA, Yoshihiro IGUCHI, Yuuki SASAGAWA, Tetsuji SHIBATA, Toshiyuki TANI
  • Patent number: 10319485
    Abstract: A radioprotective unwoven fabric is a sheet in which metal fibers are three-dimensionally and randomly stacked, the metal fibers each comprising a metal material having a specific gravity higher than a specific gravity of lead. The metal fibers may comprise a tungsten wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazushige Sugita, Masahiro Matsumoto, Tomohiro Kanazawa, Tsuyoshi Terada
  • Publication number: 20180326518
    Abstract: A saw wire and various methods of use and manufacture are provided. The saw wire includes a metal wire containing one of tungsten and a tungsten alloy. A surface roughness Ra of the metal wire is at most 0.15 ?m. A diameter of the metal wire is at most 60 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Masato WADA, Takayuki IMAI, Tetsuji SHIBATA, Kazushige SUGITA, Naoki KOHYAMA, Hiroshi GOUDA, Yoshitaka MIZUGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180326519
    Abstract: A saw wire and various methods of use and manufacture are provided. The saw wire includes a metal wire containing at least one of tungsten and a tungsten alloy. A surface roughness Ra of the metal wire is at most 0.15 ?m. A tensile strength of the metal wire is at least 3500 MPa. A diameter of the metal wire is at most 60 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Masato WADA, Takayuki IMAI, Tetsuji SHIBATA, Kazushige SUGITA, Naoki KOHYAMA, Hiroshi GOUDA, Yoshitaka MIZUGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180326517
    Abstract: A saw wire and various methods of use and manufacture are provided. The saw wire includes a metal wire containing at least one of tungsten and a tungsten alloy. A nickel plating layer is provided over the metal wire. An adhesion layer is provided at an interface between the metal wire and the nickel plating layer. The adhesion layer contains nickel and tungsten. A plurality of abrasive particles are provided at a surface of the nickel plating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LT D.
    Inventors: Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Tetsuji SHIBATA, Kazushige SUGITA, Hiroshi GOUDA, Naoki KOHYAMA
  • Publication number: 20180281231
    Abstract: A saw wire includes a metal wire containing rhenium-tungsten alloy. A rhenium content of the metal wire is at least 0.1 wt % and at most 10 wt % with respect to a total weight of rhenium and tungsten, an elastic modulus of the metal wire is at least 350 GPa and at most 450 GPa, a tensile strength of the metal wire is at least 3500 MPa, and a diameter of the metal wire is at most 60 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Tetsuji SHIBATA, Kazushige SUGITA, Hiroshi GOUDA, Naoki KOHYAMA
  • Publication number: 20180135211
    Abstract: A hybrid fiber which includes: a metal wire having a roughened surface; and a fiber is provided. In the hybrid fiber, the metal wire and the fiber are combined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi TERADA, Kazushige SUGITA, Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Daichi IKEUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180130563
    Abstract: A radioprotective unwoven fabric is a sheet in which metal fibers are three-dimensionally and randomly stacked, the metal fibers each comprising a metal material having a specific gravity higher than a specific gravity of lead. The metal fibers may comprise a tungsten wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Kazushige SUGITA, Masahiro MATSUMOTO, Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Tsuyoshi TERADA
  • Publication number: 20170350044
    Abstract: A metal fiber included in a fiber product includes a tungsten wire having a diameter less than or equal to 22 ?m. The tungsten wire may have, for example, a diameter less than or equal to 18 ?m. The tungsten wire may have, for example, a diameter within a range from 20% less than 13 ?m to 20% greater than 13 ?m. In addition, the tungsten wire may have, for example, a diameter greater than or equal to 5 ?m. Further, the tungsten wire may include, for example, pure tungsten. Moreover, the metal fiber may be, for example, a metal thread including a false-twisted yarn which is made of a chemical fiber and is wound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Kazushige SUGITA, Masahiro MATSUMOTO, Taisuke SHIMAZU, Tomohiro KANAZAWA
  • Patent number: 8328261
    Abstract: A pick-up style utility vehicle having a front seat and a rear seat. The pick-up style utility vehicle includes a cargo bed movement mechanism for supporting a cargo bed movably within a predetermined movement range in a back and forth direction. Also, a seat movement mechanism is provided for supporting the rear seat movably between a use position set to be within the movement range and a shunting position set to be out of or beyond the movement range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kanazawa, Hideyuki Takahashi, Yoichi Jinja, Takao Hamano, Masashi Sakata, Kazuhiro Morita, Yasushi Ishibashi, Kiyoaki Maeda, Tyler Furman, Yoshihiro Masuda, Trey Govier
  • Patent number: 8322770
    Abstract: A pick-up style utility vehicle according to the present invention has a front seat, a rear seat, and a cargo bed in this order from front, a cabin frame surrounding a riding space, and a screen shield partitioning the cargo bed and a rear riding space in front of the cargo bed. The cargo bed is changeable between an expanded state in which the cargo bed is expanded forward to the rear riding space and a non-expanded state not occupying the rear riding space. All or part of the screen shield is angle shiftable between the expanded state and the non-expanded state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hideyoshi Kosuge, Hirokazu Morita, Ryouji Negi, Masaki Nishiyabu, Tomohiro Kanazawa, Teruaki Yamamoto, Hideaki Shinnoki, Masashi Sakata
  • Publication number: 20110156441
    Abstract: A pick-up style utility vehicle according to the present invention has a front seat, a rear seat, and a cargo bed in this order from front, a cabin frame surrounding a riding space, and a screen shield partitioning the cargo bed and a rear riding space in front of the cargo bed. The cargo bed is changeable between an expanded state in which the cargo bed is expanded forward to the rear riding space and a non-expanded state not occupying the rear riding space. All or part of the screen shield is angle shiftable between the expanded state and the non-expanded state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2009
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Inventors: Hideyoshi Kosuge, Hirokazu Morita, Ryouji Negi, Masaki Nishiyabu, Tomohiro Kanazawa, Teruaki Yamamoto, Hideaki Shinnoki, Masashi Sakata
  • Publication number: 20110148135
    Abstract: The present invention is a pick-up style utility vehicle having a front seat and a rear seat, the pick-up style utility vehicle including a cargo bed movement mechanism for supporting a cargo bed movably within a predetermined movement range in the back and forth direction, and a seat movement mechanism for supporting the rear seat movably between a use position set to be within the movement range and a shunting position set to be out of the movement range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2009
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Inventors: Tomohiro KANAZAWA, Hideyuki Takahashi, Yoichi Jinja, Takao Hamano, Masashi Sakata, Kazuhiro Morita, Yasushi Ishibashi, Kiyoaki Maeda, Tyler Furman, Yoshihiro Masuda, Trey Govier
  • Patent number: 7874149
    Abstract: There is provided an exhaust apparatus for a vehicle. The exhaust apparatus includes a plurality of exhaust path forming members constituting an exhaust path from an exhaust port of an engine to an inlet of an exhaust muffler and connected to each other. End portions of the exhaust path forming members, made of different materials, are included in the plurality of exhaust path forming members and are connected to each other by a flange joint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2011
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makoto Momosaki, Tomohiro Kanazawa
  • Patent number: 7845329
    Abstract: The invention relates to a motorcycle engine arrangement which transmits a starting power to a crank shaft from a starter motor via a power transmission mechanism and a one-way clutch. The one-way clutch is installed at one end portion of the crank shaft, and a starter gear or a starter sprocket having a diameter smaller than an outer diameter of a clutch outer member is provided on the crank shaft portion further toward an outer side in an axial length direction of the crank shaft than the clutch outer member of the one-way clutch. Preferably, the clutch outer member is arranged further toward an outer side in the axial length direction of the crank shaft than a sprocket wheel for driving a cam or a gear for driving a cam provided at one end portion of the crank shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takahiro Ono, Yoshio Okada, Tomohiro Kanazawa, Hironori Tomari