Patents by Inventor Yasuto Goto

Yasuto Goto 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: 20210147996
    Abstract: A Ni diffusion-plated steel sheet of the present invention includes a base steel sheet and a Fe—Ni diffusion alloy-plating layer positioned on at least one surface of the base steel sheet, a Ni coating weight of the Fe—Ni diffusion alloy-plating layer is 9.0 to 35 g/m2, a Fe concentration Cs of an outermost layer of the Fe—Ni diffusion alloy-plating layer is 10 to 55 mass %, the base steel sheet has a predetermined chemical composition, and a ferrite grain size number specified by JIS G 0551 (2013) of the base steel sheet is 10.0 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takehiro TAKAHASHI, Kiyokazu ISHIZUKA, Yasuto GOTO
  • Patent number: 10982303
    Abstract: There is provided a coated steel product having a steel product and a coating layer including a Zn—Al—Mg alloy layer disposed on a surface of the steel product, in which the Zn—Al—Mg alloy layer has a Zn phase, the Zn phase contains a Mg—Sn intermetallic compound phase, and the coating layer consists of Zn: more than 65.0%, Al: from more than 5.0% to less than 25.0%, Mg: from more than 3.0% to less than 12.5%, Sn: 0.1% to 20.0% in terms of percent (%) by mass, given amounts of optional elements, and impurities, and has a chemical composition that satisfies the following Formulas 1 to 5: Bi+In<Sn??Formula 1: Y+La+Ce?Ca??Formula 2: Si<Sn??Formula 3: 0?Cr+Ti+Ni+Co+V+Nb+Cu+Mn<0.25??Formula 4: 0?Sr+Sb+Pb+B<0.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei Tokuda, Jun Maki, Yasuto Goto, Takuya Mitsunobu
  • Publication number: 20210032765
    Abstract: A Ni diffusion-plated steel sheet of the present invention includes a base steel sheet and a Fe—Ni diffusion alloy-plating layer positioned on at least one surface of the base steel sheet, an Ni coating weight of the Fe—Ni diffusion alloy-plating layer is 9.0 to 20 g/m2, a Fe concentration Cs of an outermost layer of the Fe—Ni diffusion alloy-plating layer is 10 to 55 mass %, the base steel sheet has a predetermined chemical composition, and a ferrite grain size number specified by JIS G 0551 (2013) of the base steel sheet is 11.0 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takehiro TAKAHASHI, Kiyokazu ISHIZUKA, Yasuto GOTO
  • Patent number: 10741802
    Abstract: A steel foil for an electrical storage device container, including a steel foil, a metal chromium layer layered on the steel foil, and a hydrated chromium oxide layer layered on the metal chromium layer, in which the concentration of Fe from a surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer to a depth of 10 nm is less than 10% by mass, the area ratio of a site having an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 10 nm or more in a visual field of 1 ?m at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer is less than 20%, and a site having an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of less than 10 nm in a visual field of 1 ?m has an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 3 nm or less in a visual field of 1 ?m at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer, is adopted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaharu Ibaragi, Koichi Nose, Yasuto Goto, Nobuo Kadowaki, Hiroto Unno
  • Patent number: 10563296
    Abstract: The invention provides a coated steel including a steel, a coated metal layer coated on a surface of the steel, and an interfacial alloy layer formed at the boundary between the steel and the coated metal layer, in which the coated metal layer has a predetermined composition and structure, and in which the thickness of the coated metal layer is 0.1 ?m or more, and the thickness of the interfacial alloy layer is 500 nm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akinobu Kobayashi, Kohei Tokuda, Nobuyuki Shimoda, Yasuto Goto, Kenichiro Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10538852
    Abstract: A plated steel sheet including an alloy plating layer formed on a surface of the steel sheet consisting of, in mass %, Cr: 5 to 91%, Fe: 0.5 to 10%, and the balance: Ni and unavoidable impurities, the Ni concentration gradually decreases from an outermost surface of the alloy plating layer to a side of the steel sheet, Ni/Cr>1 in an area extending 300 nm or more from the outermost surface of the alloy plating layer, the Fe concentration in the alloy plating layer gradually decreases from the side of the steel sheet to the outermost surface, the Fe concentration in the outermost surface 0.5% or less, the total thickness of an alloy layer formed in the alloy plating layer and containing Cr and Fe is 500 to 2000 nm, and the total amount of the alloy plating layer deposited to the steel sheet is 4.5 to 55.5 g/m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akinobu Kobayashi, Yasuto Goto, Takashi Futaba, Kenichiro Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10533260
    Abstract: The chemical treatment steel sheet includes a steel sheet, a mat finished Sn plating layer that is provided as an upper layer of the steel sheet and is formed of a ?-Sn, and a chemical treatment layer that is provided as an upper layer of the Sn plating layer. The Sn plating layer contains the ?-Sn of 0.10 g/m2 to 20.0 g/m2 in terms of an amount of metal Sn. A crystal orientation index of a (100) plane group of the Sn plating layer is higher than crystal orientation indexes of other crystal orientation planes. The chemical treatment layer includes a Zr compound containing Zr of 0.50 mg/m2 to 50.0 mg/m2 in terms of an amount of metal Zr, and a phosphate compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuto Goto, Takashi Futaba
  • Publication number: 20190390303
    Abstract: There is provided a coated steel product having a steel product and a coating layer including a Zn—Al—Mg alloy layer disposed on a surface of the steel product, in which the Zn—Al—Mg alloy layer has a Zn phase, the Zn phase contains a Mg—Sn intermetallic compound phase, and the coating layer consists of Zn: more than 65.0%, Al: from more than 5.0% to less than 25.0%, Mg: from more than 3.0% to less than 12.5%, Sn: 0.1% to 20.0% in terms of percent (%) by mass, given amounts of optional elements, and impurities, and has a chemical composition that satisfies the following Formulas 1 to 5: Bi+In<Sn??Formula 1: Y+La+Ce?Ca??Formula 2: Si<Sn??Formula 3: 0?Cr+Ti+Ni+Co+V+Nb+Cu+Mn<0.25??Formula 4: 0?Sr+Sb+Pb+B<0.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei TOKUDA, Jun MAKI, Yasuto GOTO, Takuya MITSUNOBU
  • Publication number: 20190368007
    Abstract: The present invention provides a coated steel product including: a steel product; a coating layer that is coated on the surface of the steel product and that includes from 8 to 50% by mass of Mg, from 2.5 to 70.0% by mass of Al, and from 0.30 to 5.00% by mass of Ca, with the balance consisting of Zn and impurities; and an intermediate layer interposed between the steel product and the coating layer, in which the intermediate layer has a sea-island structure constituted by a sea portion composed of an Al—Fe alloy phase, and island portions including a Zn—Mg—Al alloy phase having a Mg content of 8% by mass or more, and in which the sea portion composed of the Al—Fe alloy phase has an area fraction of from 55 to 90%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Nippon Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Kohei TOKUDA, Hisashi BABA, Nobuyuki SHIMODA, Kenichiro MATSUMURA, Yasuto GOTO
  • Patent number: 10418601
    Abstract: A steel foil for a power storage device container includes a rolled steel foil which has a thickness of 200 ?m or less, a diffusion alloy layer which is formed on a surface layer of the rolled steel foil and contains Ni and Fe, and a chromium-based surface treatment layer which is formed on the diffusion alloy layer. The <111> polar density in a reverse pole figure of the diffusion alloy layer in a rolling direction is 2.0 to 6.0, and the aspect ratio of crystal in a surface of the diffusion alloy layer is 1.0 to 5.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaharu Ibaragi, Koichi Nose, Kiyokazu Ishizuka, Yasuto Goto, Shuji Nagasaki, Hiroto Unno
  • Patent number: 10392686
    Abstract: A Mg-containing Zn alloy coated steel including a steel and a metallic coating layer placed on a surface of the steel, in which the metallic coating layer is a layered structure of plural flat-form metal particles having a particle diameter of from 5 to 100 ?m, and a thickness of from 0.5 to 30 ?m, the composition of the metal particles include Zn from 11 to 80 mass %, Al from 3 to 80 mass %, Mg from 8 to 45 mass %, and Ca from 1 to 5 mass %, and the Zn, Al, and Mg content satisfy Zn+Al>Mg, and in which the metal particles include a quasicrystalline phase, an MgZn2 phase, and optionally a balance structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Shimoda, Kohei Tokuda, Kenichiro Matsumura, Yasuto Goto
  • Patent number: 10351943
    Abstract: A Mg-containing Zn alloy coated steel including a steel and a metallic coating layer placed on a surface of the steel, in which the metallic coating layer is a layered structure of plural flat-form metal particles having a particle diameter of from 5 to 100 ?m, and a thickness of from 0.5 to 30 ?m, the composition of the metal particles include Zn from 11 to 80 mass %, Al from 3 to 80 mass %, Mg from 8 to 45 mass %, and Ca from 1 to 5 mass %, and the Zn, Al, and Mg content satisfy Zn+Al>Mg, and in which the metal particles include a quasicrystalline phase, an MgZn2 phase, and optionally a balance structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Shimoda, Kohei Tokuda, Kenichiro Matsumura, Yasuto Goto
  • Patent number: 10205135
    Abstract: A steel foil for a power storage device container includes a rolled steel foil, a nickel layer formed on a surface of the rolled steel foil, and a chromium-based surface treatment layer formed on a surface of the nickel layer. The nickel layer includes an upper layer portion which is in contact with the chromium-based surface treatment layer and contains Ni of 90 mass % or more among metal elements, and a lower layer portion which is in contact with the rolled steel foil and contains Ni of less than 90 mass % among the metal elements and Fe. <111> polar density in a reverse pole figure of the nickel layer in a rolling direction is 3.0 to 6.0. The nickel layer has a sub-boundary which is a boundary between two crystals having a relative orientation difference of 2° to 5°, and a large angle boundary which is a boundary between two crystals having the relative orientation difference of equal to or more than 15°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaharu Ibaragi, Koichi Nose, Kiyokazu Ishizuka, Yasuto Goto, Shuji Nagasaki, Hiroto Unno
  • Publication number: 20180265955
    Abstract: An Mg-containing Zn alloy coated steel including a steel and a metallic coating layer placed on a surface of the steel, in which the metallic coating layer is a layered structure of a flat-form metal particle having a particle diameter of from 5 to 100 ?m, and a thickness of from 0.5 to 30 ?m, the composition of the metal particles include, in terms of % by mass, Zn from 11 to 80%, Al from 3 to 80%, Mg from 8 to 45%, and Ca from 1 to 5%, while the balance is impurities, and the Zn content, the Al content, and the Mg content in terms of % by mass satisfy Zn+Al>Mg, and in which the metal particles include a quasicrystalline phase, an MgZn2 phase, and a balance structure, in which the total area fraction of the quasicrystalline phase and the MgZn2 phase is 45% or more, the area fraction of the balance structure is from 0 to 55%, the area fraction of the quasicrystalline phase is 20% or more, and the area fraction of the MgZn2 phase is 3% or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyuki SHIMODA, Kohei TOKUDA, Kenichiro MATSUMURA, Yasuto GOTO
  • Publication number: 20180237900
    Abstract: The invention provides a coated steel including a steel, a coated metal layer coated on a surface of the steel, and an interfacial alloy layer formed at the boundary between the steel and the coated metal layer, in which the composition of the coated metal layer includes in terms of % by mass Zn from 20 to 83%, and Al from 2.5 to 46.5% as well as Mg and impurities as the balance, in which the Mg content is 10% or more, in which the structure of the coated metal layer includes a quasicrystalline phase, a MgZn2 phase, and a balance structure, in which the area fraction of the quasicrystalline phase is from 30 to 60%, and not less than 90 number-% of the quasicrystalline phases are a quasicrystalline phase having a particle diameter in the major axis direction of from 0.05 to 1.0 ?m, and in which the thickness of the coated metal layer is 0.1 ?m or more, and the thickness of the interfacial alloy layer is 500 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akinobu KOBAYASHI, Kohei TOKUDA, Nobuyuki SHIMODA, Yasuto GOTO, Kenichiro MATSUMURA
  • Publication number: 20180138468
    Abstract: A steel foil for an electrical storage device container, including a steel foil, a metal chromium layer layered on the steel foil, and a hydrated chromium oxide layer layered on the metal chromium layer, in which the concentration of Fe from a surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer to a depth of 10 nm is less than 10% by mass, the area ratio of a site having an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 10 nm or more in a visual field of 1 ?m at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer is less than 20%, and a site having an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of less than 10 nm in a visual field of 1 ?m has an arithmetic mean roughness Ra of 3 nm or less in a visual field of 1 ?m at the surface of the hydrated chromium oxide layer, is adopted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicants: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaharu IBARAGI, Koichi NOSE, Yasuto GOTO, Nobuo KADOWAKI, Hiroto UNNO
  • Publication number: 20180073157
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a plated steel sheet excellent in heat resistance and productivity and a method for producing the same. [Solution] According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a plated steel sheet including: a steel sheet; and an alloy plating layer formed on a surface of the steel sheet, in which the alloy plating layer consists of, in mass %, Cr: 5 to 91%, Fe: 0.5 to 10%, and the balance: Ni and unavoidable impurities, the Ni concentration in the alloy plating layer gradually decreases from an outermost surface of the alloy plating layer to a side of the steel sheet, the ratio of the Ni concentration to the Cr concentration is Ni/Cr>1 in an area extending 300 nm or more from the outermost surface of the alloy plating layer, the Fe concentration in the alloy plating layer gradually decreases from the side of the steel sheet to the outermost surface of the alloy plating layer, the Fe concentration in the outermost surface of the alloy plating layer is 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akinobu KOBAYASHI, Yasuto GOTO, Takashi FUTABA, Kenichiro MATSUMURA
  • Publication number: 20170342585
    Abstract: The chemical treatment steel sheet includes a steel sheet, a mat finished Sn plating layer that is provided as an upper layer of the steel sheet and is formed of a ?-Sn, and a chemical treatment layer that is provided as an upper layer of the Sn plating layer. The Sn plating layer contains the ?-Sn of 0.10 g/m2 to 20.0 g/m2 in terms of an amount of metal Sn. A crystal orientation index of a (100) plane group of the Sn plating layer is higher than crystal orientation indexes of other crystal orientation planes. The chemical treatment layer includes a Zr compound containing Zr of 0.50 mg/m2 to 50.0 mg/m2 in terms of an amount of metal Zr, and a phosphate compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuto GOTO, Takashi FUTABA
  • Patent number: 9771636
    Abstract: The present invention relates to aluminum plated steel sheet which does not require coating after plating and is high in production flexibility enabling application of conventional production processes as they are or exhibits excellent corrosion resistance to flex fuels and further is excellent in appearance and to fuel tanks characterized by being produced using the steel sheet. The Si, Mg, Ca, and Ti ingredients in the aluminum plating layer are defined and the cooling method after hot dip aluminum coating is controlled to make Mg2Si particles with a long axis of 10 ?m or less and an aspect ratio of 1 to 3 finely disperse in the plating layer. Due to the Mg2Si particles, it is possible to give an excellent corrosion resistance to flex fuels and suppress the deterioration in appearance due to MgO.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuto Goto, Masao Kurosaki, Shinichi Yamaguchi, Jun Maki
  • Publication number: 20170170436
    Abstract: A steel foil for a power storage device container includes a rolled steel foil, a nickel layer formed on a surface of the rolled steel foil, and a chromium-based surface treatment layer formed on a surface of the nickel layer. The nickel layer includes an upper layer portion which is in contact with the chromium-based surface treatment layer and contains Ni of 90 mass % or more among metal elements, and a lower layer portion which is in contact with the rolled steel foil and contains Ni of less than 90 mass % among the metal elements and Fe. <111> polar density in a reverse pole figure of the nickel layer in a rolling direction is 3.0 to 6.0. The nickel layer has a sub-boundary which is a boundary between two crystals having a relative orientation difference of 2° to 5°, and a large angle boundary which is a boundary between two crystals having the relative orientation difference of equal to or more than 15°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Applicants: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION, NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaharu IBARAGI, Koichi NOSE, Kiyokazu ISHIZUKA, Yasuto GOTO, Shuji NAGASAKI, Hiroto UNNO