Patents by Inventor Toshio Ogawa

Toshio Ogawa 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: 10953750
    Abstract: An input device includes a base member, a motor, a rotation shaft, a worm gear, a first gear, a second gear, an elastic member, a rotor, an angle detection unit, and a controller. The rotation shaft is rotated by the motor. The worm gear is unitarily rotated with the rotation shaft. The first gear is rotatable and engaged with the worm gear. The second gear is coaxial with the first gear. The elastic member generates urging force. The rotor is rotatable relative to the base member, includes a third gear engaged with the second gear, and is rotated by an operator. The angle detection unit detects a first rotation angle of the first gear and a second rotation angle of the second gear. The controller performs drive control for the motor to change a sense of force applied to the operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Inventors: Takashi Uenomachi, Toshio Ogawa, Shinya Muto, Yoshitsugu Wakita, Ikuyasu Miyako, Wataru Kimura
  • Patent number: 10927428
    Abstract: A hot-dip galvanized steel sheet includes a steel sheet and a hot-dip galvanized layer arranged on the steel sheet, in which the Si content and the Al content by mass % of components of the steel sheet satisfy a relationship 0.5<Si+Al<1.0, and a metallographic structure of the steel sheet satisfies a relationship of {(n2)2/3×d2}/{(n1)2/3×d1}×ln(H2/H1)<0.3 when the n1 is the number of a MnS of a surface portion of the steel sheet, the d1 ?m is an average equivalent circle diameter of the MnS in the surface portion of the steel sheet, the H1 GPa is a hardness of a martensite of the surface portion of the steel sheet, the n2 is the number of the MnS of a center portion of the steel sheet, the d2 ?m is an average equivalent circle diameter of the MnS in the center portion of the steel sheet, and the H2 GPa is the hardness of the martensite of the center portion of the steel sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiki Nonaka, Toshio Ogawa, Nobuhiro Fujita
  • Patent number: 10901451
    Abstract: An input device includes a base member, a motor, a rotation shaft, a worm gear, a first gear, a rotor, a movement member, an elastic member, a change amount detection unit, and a controller. The rotation shaft is rotated by the motor. The worm gear is rotated by the rotation shaft. The first gear is rotatable and engaged with the worm gear. The rotor is rotatable relative to the base member, includes a second gear engaged with the first gear, and is rotated by an operator. The movement member is moved as the worm gear is moved. The elastic member generates urging force. The change amount detection unit detects a change amount of a state that is changed in accordance with the movement of the movement member. The controller performs drive control for the motor to change a sense of force applied to the operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Inventors: Takashi Uenomachi, Toshio Ogawa, Shinya Muto, Yoshitsugu Wakita, Ikuyasu Miyako, Wataru Kimura
  • Publication number: 20200379500
    Abstract: An input device includes a base member, a motor, a rotation shaft, a worm gear, a first gear, a rotor, a movement member, an elastic member, a change amount detection unit, and a controller. The rotation shaft is rotated by the motor. The worm gear is rotated by the rotation shaft. The first gear is rotatable and engaged with the worm gear. The rotor is rotatable relative to the base member, includes a second gear engaged with the first gear, and is rotated by an operator. The movement member is moved as the worm gear is moved. The elastic member generates urging force. The change amount detection unit detects a change amount of a state that is changed in accordance with the movement of the movement member. The controller performs drive control for the motor to change a sense of force applied to the operator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi UENOMACHI, Toshio OGAWA, Shinya MUTO, Yoshitsugu WAKITA, Ikuyasu MIYAKO, Wataru KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20200376963
    Abstract: An input device includes a base member, a motor, a rotation shaft, a worm gear, a first gear, a second gear, an elastic member, a rotor, an angle detection unit, and a controller. The rotation shaft is rotated by the motor. The worm gear is unitarily rotated with the rotation shaft. The first gear is rotatable and engaged with the worm gear. The second gear is coaxial with the first gear. The elastic member generates urging force. The rotor is rotatable relative to the base member, includes a third gear engaged with the second gear, and is rotated by an operator. The angle detection unit detects a first rotation angle of the first gear and a second rotation angle of the second gear. The controller performs drive control for the motor to change a sense of force applied to the operator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi UENOMACHI, Toshio OGAWA, Shinya MUTO, Yoshitsugu WAKITA, Ikuyasu MIYAKO, Wataru KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20200359486
    Abstract: A device management system includes a device connection portion connectable to an electric device and a movable connection portion configured to move the electric device along a duct rail provided on a ceiling of a store. The device management system includes: a connection unit attachable to the duct rail; and a management server including a control unit configured to output control information indicating an instruction of moving the connection unit along the duct rail. The control information includes a condition of detection information detected by a position detection sensor. The management unit outputs the control information in a case in which the detection information detected by the position detection sensor satisfies the condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Takanori Ogawa, Toshio Horiki, Hiroyuki Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10802528
    Abstract: An operating device includes: an operation member capable of being tilted from an operation reference position; a support body supporting the operation member such that the operation member can be tilted first and second movable members each supported by the support body so as to rotate in conjunction with the tilting operation of the operation member; a first magnetic member formed of a magnetic material and provided to the first movable member; a second magnetic member fanned from a magnetic, material and provided to the second movable member; and a permanent magnet supported by the support body so as to face the first and second magnetic members in a first direction while the operation member is positioned at the operation reference position. The first magnetic member and the second magnetic member do not overlap each other seen from the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru Furuki, Takashi Uenomachi, Toshio Ogawa, Yu Igarashi, Shunsuke Nakazawa
  • Publication number: 20200264649
    Abstract: There is provision of an operating device including: an operation member capable of being tilted from an operation reference position; a support body supporting the operation member such that the operation member can be tilted; first and second movable members each supported by the support body so as to rotate in conjunction with the tilting operation of the operation member; a first magnetic member formed of a magnetic material and provided to the first movable member; a second magnetic member formed from a magnetic material and provided to the second movable member; and a permanent magnet supported by the support body so as to face the first and second magnetic members in a first direction while the operation member is positioned at the operation reference position. The first magnetic member and the second magnetic member do not overlap each other seen from the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeru FURUKI, Takashi UENOMACHI, Toshio OGAWA, Yu IGARASHI, Shunsuke NAKAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190285170
    Abstract: A first movable member for pivotally shifting to a predetermined position in conjunction with a pivotal operation of a shift lever, and a permanent magnet section disposed so as to face the first movable member are included whereby the shift lever is provided with a click feeling given by an attraction force acting between the first movable member and the permanent magnet section. The permanent magnet section is magnetized such that in a thickness direction, an N pole and an S pole are created by magnetization in a series arrangement, and such that in a width direction, an S pole is created by magnetization alongside the N pole and an N pole is created by magnetization alongside the S pole created by magnetization in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Yu IGARASHI, Takashi Uenomachi, Toshio Ogawa, Yoshitsugu Wakita
  • Patent number: 10409196
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transferor to rotate in a predetermined rotation direction, a plurality of image bearers disposed along the intermediate transferor to bear latent images, a plurality of developing devices to develop the latent images, a plurality of developer containers to contain developers, and a plurality of conveyance paths each corresponding to a respective one of the plurality of developing devices and a respective one of the plurality of developer containers to supply the developers to the plurality of developing devices respectively. An arrangement of the plurality of developing devices in the predetermined rotation direction is configured to be changed without changing an arrangement of the plurality of developer containers. A layout of the plurality of conveyance paths is configured to be changed without changing connections between a supply source and a supply destination of the plurality of conveyance paths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Toshio Koike, Jun Shiori, Teppei Kikuchi, Michiharu Suzuki, Kazuhiro Aso, Keinosuke Kondoh, Tadashi Ogawa, Hideo Yoshizawa
  • Publication number: 20190248235
    Abstract: An operation device includes a support for pivotally supporting a shift lever, a first movable member configured to be pivotally operated from home position in a direction in conjunction with the shift lever, a pair of permanent magnets supported, at an operation reference position, by the support so as to be opposite the first magnetic body, and first plate springs for biasing the first movable member in a direction in which the first magnetic body moves toward the permanent magnets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Yu IGARASHI, Takashi UENOMACHI, Toshio OGAWA, Yoshitsugu WAKITA
  • Publication number: 20190211412
    Abstract: A hot-dip galvanized steel sheet includes a steel sheet and a hot-dip galvanized layer arranged on the steel sheet, in which the Si content and the Al content by mass % of components of the steel sheet satisfy a relationship 0.5<Si+Al<1.0, and a metallographic structure of the steel sheet satisfies a relationship of {(n2)2/3×d2}/{(n1)2/3×d1}×ln(H2/H1)<0.3 when the n1 is the number of a MnS of a surface portion of the steel sheet, the d1 ?m is an average equivalent circle diameter of the MnS in the surface portion of the steel sheet, the H1 GPa is a hardness of a martensite of the surface portion of the steel sheet, the n2 is the number of the MnS of a center portion of the steel sheet, the d2 ?m is an average equivalent circle diameter of the MnS in the center portion of the steel sheet, and the H2 GPa is the hardness of the martensite of the center portion of the steel sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiki NONAKA, Toshio OGAWA, Nobuhiro FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20190177810
    Abstract: A cold-rolled steel sheet includes, by mass %: C: 0.020% or more and 0.080% or less; Si: 0.20% or more and 1.00% or less; Mn: 0.80% or more and 2.30% or less; and Al: 0.010% or more and 0.100% or less; and further includes: one or more of Nb and Ti which satisfy a requirement of 0.005%?Nb+Ti<0.030%, in which a structure consists of, ferrite, bainite, and other phases, an area ratio of the ferrite is 80% or more and less than 95%, an area ratio of a non-recrystallization ferrite in the ferrite is 1% or more and less than 10%, an area ratio of the bainite is 5% or more and 20% or less, a total amount of the other phases is less than 8%, an equivalent circle diameter of a carbonitride including one or both of Nb and Ti is 1 nm or more and 10 nm or less, and a tensile strength is 590 MPa or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke KONDO, Kunio HAYASHI, Toshio OGAWA, Naoki MATSUTANI, Koichi GOTO
  • Patent number: 10280475
    Abstract: A hot-dip galvanized steel sheet includes a steel sheet and a hot-dip galvanized layer arranged on the steel sheet, in which the Si content and the Al content by mass % of components of the steel sheet satisfy a relationship 0.5<Si+Al<1.0, and a metallographic structure of the steel sheet satisfies a relationship of {(n2)2/3×d2}/{(n1)2/3×d1}×ln(H2/H1)<0.3 when the n1 is the number of a MnS of a surface portion of the steel sheet, the d1 ?m is an average equivalent circle diameter of the MnS in the surface portion of the steel sheet, the H1 GPa is a hardness of a martensite of the surface portion of the steel sheet, the n2 is the number of the MnS of a center portion of the steel sheet, the d2 ?m is an average equivalent circle diameter of the MnS in the center portion of the steel sheet, and the H2 GPa is the hardness of the martensite of the center portion of the steel sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiki Nonaka, Toshio Ogawa, Nobuhiro Fujita
  • Patent number: 10266928
    Abstract: A cold-rolled steel sheet satisfies that an average pole density of an orientation group of {100}<011> to {223}<110> is 1.0 to 5.0, a pole density of a crystal orientation {332}<113> is 1.0 to 4.0, a Lankford-value rC in a direction perpendicular to a rolling direction is 0.70 to 1.50, and a Lankford-value r30 in a direction making an angle of 30° with the rolling direction is 0.70 to 1.50. Moreover, the cold-rolled steel sheet includes, as a metallographic structure, by area %, a ferrite and a bainite of 30% to 99% in total and a martensite of 1% to 70%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuri Toda, Riki Okamoto, Nobuhiro Fujita, Kohichi Sano, Hiroshi Yoshida, Toshio Ogawa, Kunio Hayashi, Kazuaki Nakano
  • Patent number: 10253384
    Abstract: A cold-rolled steel sheet includes, by mass %: C: 0.020% or more and 0.080% or less; Si: 0.20% or more and 1.00% or less; Mn: 0.80% or more and 2.30% or less; and Al: 0.010% or more and 0.100% or less; and further includes: one or more of Nb and Ti which satisfy a requirement of 0.005%?Nb+Ti<0.030%, in which a structure consists of, ferrite, bainite, and other phases, an area ratio of the ferrite is 80% or more and less than 95%, an area ratio of a non-recrystallization ferrite in the ferrite is 1% or more and less than 10%, an area ratio of the bainite is 5% or more and 20% or less, a total amount of the other phases is less than 8%, an equivalent circle diameter of a carbonitride including one or both of Nb and Ti is 1 nm or more and 10 nm or less, and a tensile strength is 590 MPa or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Kondo, Kunio Hayashi, Toshio Ogawa, Naoki Matsutani, Koichi Goto
  • Patent number: 10066283
    Abstract: This high-strength cold-rolled steel sheet having excellent uniform elongation and hole expandability contains, C: 0.01 to 0.4%; Si: 0.001 to 2.5%; Mn: 0.001 to 4.0%; P: 0.001 to 0.15%; S: 0.0005 to 0.03%; Al: 0.001 to 2.0%; N: 0.0005 to 0.01%; and O: 0.0005 to 0.01%; in which Si+Al is limited to less than 1.0%, and a balance being composed of iron and inevitable impurities, in which at a sheet thickness center portion, an average value of pole densities of the {100}<011> to {223}<110> orientation group is 5.0 or less, and a pole density of the {332}<113> crystal orientation is 4.0 or less, a metal structure contains 5 to 80% of ferrite, 5 to 80% of bainite, and 1% or less of martensite in terms of an area ratio and the total of martensite, pearlite, and retained austenite is 5% or less, and an r value (rC) in a direction perpendicular to a rolling direction is 0.70 or more and an r value (r30) in a direction 30° from the rolling direction is 1.10 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL AND SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuri Toda, Riki Okamoto, Nobuhiro Fujita, Kohichi Sano, Hiroshi Yoshida, Toshio Ogawa
  • Patent number: 9987206
    Abstract: A cosmetic product for hair bleaching or hair dyeing, which comprises a first part containing an alkali agent, a second part containing hydrogen peroxide, and a non-aerosol foamer container for discharging a mixed solution containing the first part and the second part in the form of foam, wherein the cosmetic product for hair bleaching or hair dyeing contains the following component (A) in the second part: (A) saturated aliphatic alcohols containing the following components (A1) and (A2): R1—OH??(A1) R2—OH??(A2) wherein R1 represents a C12-18 linear chain alkyl group, and R2 represents a C19-24 linear chain alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiko Izumi, Toshio Ogawa, Kumiko Kamitakahara
  • Patent number: 9782332
    Abstract: Provided is a cosmetic product for hair bleaching or hair dyeing comprising a first agent comprising an alkali agent, a second agent comprising hydrogen peroxide, and a nonaerosol foamer container for discharging a mixed solution thereof in the form of foam, the mixed solution comprising the following components (A) to (C), (A) a anionic surfactant comprising sulfuric acid group, (B) anionic surfactant comprising carboxy group, and (C) a polymer comprising a diallyl quaternary ammonium salt as a constitutional unit and having a charge density of 5.5 meq/g or more and 8.0 meq/g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshio Ogawa, Yujiro Nakano, Shoichiro Kamitakahara, Yasuyuki Murase
  • Patent number: 9782340
    Abstract: A cosmetic product for hair bleaching or hair dyeing comprises a first agent containing an alkali agent, a second agent containing hydrogen peroxide, and a nonaerosol foamer container for discharging a mixed solution thereof in the form of foam, the mixed solution containing 1 mass % or more of the components (A) and (B) in total, wherein a mass ratio (B)/(A) is 0.25 or more. (A) 0.01 to 5 mass % of an anionic surfactant containing sulfuric acid group represented by the following formula R—O—(CH2CH2O)n—[CH2CH(CH3)O]m—SO3M wherein R represents a C8-25 hydrocarbon group, n and m each represent an average number of moles added of 0 to 50, and M represents an alkali metal or NH4, and (B) a polymer comprising a diallyl quaternary ammonium salt as a constitutional unit and having a charge density of 5.5 meq/g or more and 8.0 meq/g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: KOA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshio Ogawa, Yujiro Nakano, Shoichiro Kamitakahara, Yasuyuki Murase