Patents by Inventor Toru Araki

Toru Araki 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: 10682939
    Abstract: A vehicle seat including: a pad including: a surface pad on a side of a seating surface; and a back pad integrated to the surface pad; and a cover member that covers the pad, a frame-shaped reinforcing member is insert-molded to an outer peripheral edge of the back pad, a part of the reinforcing member, which is a locked portion that locks an end portion of the cover member, is exposed from the back pad, a part in the outer peripheral edge of the back pad other than a part corresponding to the locked portion is formed with recesses, an engagement member attached to the end portion of the cover member being inserted into the recesses, and the part of the back pad corresponding to the locked portion is thinner than a part of the back pad where the recesses are formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toru Araki, Koh Tanaka, Yoshifumi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20200141493
    Abstract: A seal structure between an oil outlet formed in a first case and an oil inlet formed in a second case and having an end face facing an end face of the oil outlet with a clearance between the end faces, the seal structure including an annular first seal disposed in an increased-diameter hole, which is formed on an outlet side or an inlet side of an oil passage in one of the oil outlet and the oil inlet and has a larger diameter than the oil passage, such that the first seal contacts a step surface located at a boundary between the oil passage and the increased-diameter hole; and an annular second seal harder than the first seal and disposed in the increased-diameter hole such that the second seal contacts the first seal and the end face of the other of the oil outlet and the oil inlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicants: AISIN AW CO., LTD., NOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke AKAFUJI, Kazuya KAWAMURA, Toru ARAKI, Shinji ONISHI, Yuji OTSUKA
  • Patent number: 10611438
    Abstract: A personal watercraft comprises a handle which is operated by a rider to steer a body of the personal watercraft; a steering shaft connecting the handle to the body; and a holder capable of holding a drink bottle, and a separating wall with a height larger than a height of an edge of the holder is provided between the steering shaft and the holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshio Araki, Hironori Kato, Toru Sato
  • Publication number: 20200086954
    Abstract: A personal watercraft comprises a handle which is operated by a rider to steer a body of the personal watercraft; a steering shaft connecting the handle to the body; and a holder capable of holding a drink bottle, and a separating wall with a height larger than a height of an edge of the holder is provided between the steering shaft and the holder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Toshio Araki, Hironori Kato, Toru Sato
  • Patent number: 10583888
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a vehicle frame, a steering swivel unit supported on a head pipe of the vehicle frame and angularly movable about a steering axis, a front wheel angularly movable in unison with the steering swivel unit, and a steering handle mounted on the steering swivel unit. The vehicle has a steering handle turning mechanism that makes the steering handle angularly movable about the steering axis relatively to the steering swivel unit. The steering handle turning mechanism includes a handle turning motor for angularly moving the steering handle about the steering axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Araki, Yusuke Yamamoto, Toru Takenaka
  • Publication number: 20200062354
    Abstract: A personal watercraft includes a front end section lying on a front portion of a deck, the front end section having a tapered shape, a first section lying in a region posterior to the front end section, and a second section lying in a region posterior to the first section, the second section including a surface inclining outward in a body width direction from a front to a rear by an angle larger than an angle of inclination of the first section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Toshio Araki, Toru Sato
  • Patent number: 10543866
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a vehicle frame, a steering swivel unit supported on a head pipe of the vehicle frame and angularly movable about a steering axis, a front wheel angularly movable in unison with the steering swivel unit, and an automatic steering mechanism for angularly moving the steering swivel unit, wherein the vehicle frame includes a main frame extending rearwardly from the head pipe, and the steering mechanism includes a steering motor for angularly moving the steering swivel unit, the steering motor being supported on the main frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Araki, Kazushi Akimoto, Toru Takenaka
  • Patent number: 10518837
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a vehicle body and a front wheel that is disposed anterior to the vehicle body and that is steerable about a steering axis. The vehicle body includes a vehicle body frame and a steering rotation unit that is supported on the vehicle body frame and that rotates about the steering axis. The vehicle includes a variable trail length mechanism. The variable trail length mechanism includes an oscillation unit that supports front forks that are disposed to be oscillatable in a fore-aft direction and that support the front wheel, and an electric motor that oscillates the oscillation unit. The electric motor is supported by the vehicle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Araki, Takashi Kudo, Toru Takenaka
  • Patent number: 10457346
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a vehicle body, a front wheel that is disposed anterior to the vehicle body and that is steerable about a steering axis, and a front fork that supports the front wheel. The vehicle body includes a vehicle body frame and a steering rotation unit that is supported on the vehicle body frame and that rotates about the steering axis. The vehicle includes a variable trail length mechanism. The variable trail length mechanism includes an oscillation shaft that extends in a vehicle width direction to thereby connect the front fork oscillatably with the steering rotation unit. The oscillation shaft is disposed at a position overlapping an axis of the front fork in a vehicle side elevational view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Araki, Takashi Kudo, Toru Takenaka
  • Patent number: 10407137
    Abstract: To be able to improve the flexibility in handling containers, a container ship configured to transport containers includes: an opening 106 through which cargo may be handled by moving a wheeled platform 501 between the container ship and a dock, the wheeled platform 501 including a plurality of containers 401 placed thereon; and a floor board 108 or a rail configured to support the wheeled platform 501 loaded from the dock through the opening 106.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: SHIBAKAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Araki, Toru Araki
  • Publication number: 20190176668
    Abstract: A vehicle seat including: a pad including: a surface pad on a side of a seating surface; and a back pad integrated to the surface pad; and a cover member that covers the pad, a frame-shaped reinforcing member is insert-molded to an outer peripheral edge of the back pad, a part of the reinforcing member, which is a locked portion that locks an end portion of the cover member, is exposed from the back pad, a part in the outer peripheral edge of the back pad other than a part corresponding to the locked portion is formed with recesses, an engagement member attached to the end portion of the cover member being inserted into the recesses, and the part of the back pad corresponding to the locked portion is thinner than a part of the back pad where the recesses are formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toru ARAKI, Koh TANAKA, Yoshifumi WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20180354588
    Abstract: To be able to improve the flexibility in handling containers, a container ship configured to transport containers includes: an opening 106 through which cargo may be handled by moving a wheeled platform 501 between the container ship and a dock, the wheeled platform 501 including a plurality of containers 401 placed thereon; and a floor board 108 or a rail configured to support the wheeled platform 501 loaded from the dock through the opening 106.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Inventors: Manabu ARAKI, Toru ARAKI
  • Publication number: 20180050875
    Abstract: The availability of a container crane or a dock is improved. A cargo handling method includes steps of: moving a lighter 601 to a different dock, the lighter 601 carrying a freight container wheeled platform 501 loaded on the lighter 601, the freight container wheeled platform 501 carrying a container 401 placed on the freight container wheeled platform 501 in a container yard; and unloading the freight container wheeled platform 501 from the lighter 601 to the different dock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Manabu ARAKI, Toru ARAKI
  • Publication number: 20180037422
    Abstract: The flexibility in landing bulk cargo is improved, and a dock is effectively used. A cargo handling system configured to suck, transport, and handle bulk cargo includes a frame 202 having an engaging portion engageable with a spreader of a container crane, a blower 233 attached to the frame, and configured to suck air, and a separator 231 attached to the frame, and configured to separate bulk cargo sucked along with the air from the air sucked by the blower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Manabu ARAKI, Toru ARAKI
  • Publication number: 20180037406
    Abstract: The flexibility in landing bulk cargo is improved, and a dock is effectively used. A freight container includes an outer shell configured to contain bulk cargo. The outer shell includes an engageable portion 402 engageable with a spreader of a container crane, an opening 403 through which bulk cargo flows into the outer shell, and a filter 404 configured to exhaust air in the outer shell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Manabu ARAKI, Toru ARAKI
  • Patent number: 9371911
    Abstract: In a reciprocating sealing device sealing two members by mounting a packing to a mounting groove in one of two relatively reciprocating members, and bringing the packing into contact with the other member, the packing is provided with an annular base part, a stationary side lip, and a sliding side lip. A back ring having a lower hardness than the packing is interposed between the annular base part and a groove side surface of the mounting groove. The back ring forms a space region in relation to the other member. The annular base part is provided with a shape that the annular base part does not protrude out of an extension of a peripheral surface of the sliding side lip in a free state by forming a cross sectional shape of a heel part into a circular arc shape or a taper shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: NOK Corporation
    Inventors: Kazunori Jinbo, Hiroki Okada, Toru Araki
  • Publication number: 20150061233
    Abstract: In a reciprocating sealing device sealing two members by mounting a packing to a mounting groove in one of two relatively reciprocating members, and bringing the packing into contact with the other member, the packing is provided with an annular base part, a stationary side lip, and a sliding side lip. A back ring having a lower hardness than the packing is interposed between the annular base part and a groove side surface of the mounting groove. The back ring forms a space region in relation to the other member. The annular base part is provided with a shape that the annular base part does not protrude out of an extension of a peripheral surface of the sliding side lip in a free state by forming a cross sectional shape of a heel part into a circular arc shape or a taper shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: NOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunori Jinbo, Hiroki Okada, Toru Araki
  • Patent number: 7274223
    Abstract: As devices are often different in the characteristics from one another, semiconductor chips based on the devices have discrepancies in the performance. A semiconductor device having a semiconductor switching element and a drive controlling means (1) for generating from input signals (A) and (B) drive signals (a) and (b) to control the action of the semiconductor switching element is provided comprising a characteristic compensating means (2) for generating from a characteristic compensation input signal a compensation signal to eliminate variations in the transmission delay time of the drive controlling means (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2007
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sakata, Toru Araki
  • Patent number: 7132868
    Abstract: As devices are often different in the characteristics from one another, semiconductor chips based on the devices have discrepancies in the performance. A semiconductor device having a semiconductor switching element and a drive controlling means (1) for generating from input signals (A) and (B) drive signals (a) and (b) to control the action of the semiconductor switching element is provided comprising a characteristic compensating means (2) for generating from a characteristic compensation input signal a compensation signal to eliminate variations in the transmission delay time of the drive controlling means (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2006
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sakata, Toru Araki
  • Publication number: 20060136602
    Abstract: A determining unit determines processing for converting data, by referring to (A) use condition information in which data transmission methods and data format of senders and receivers are registered, (B) reception template information, in which the configuration of the processing is registered, and (C) transmission template information 231c. An executing unit executes the determined processing, to realize data conversion and transmission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2005
    Publication date: June 22, 2006
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Toru Araki, Takeo Yasukawa, Katsutoshi Ito, Yoshihide Nomura, Tsuyoshi Kanai