Patents by Inventor Yoshiharu Inoue

Yoshiharu Inoue 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: 10539264
    Abstract: An automotive member or oil filler pipe includes: a member of ferritic stainless steel containing, in mass %, at most 0.015% of C, at most 0.015% of N, 10.5 to 18.0% of Cr, 0.01 to 0.80% of Si, 0.01 to 0.80% of Mn, at most 0.050% of P, at most 0.010% of S, 0.010 to 0.100% of Al, more than 0.3 to 1.5% of Mo, and one or both of 0.03 to 0.30% of Ti and Nb; and a metal fitting of an aluminized stainless steel sheet, which is attached to the member to define therebetween a gap structure to be exposed to a chloride environment, and has an Al-plating weight per unit area ranging from 20 to 150 g/m2 in the gap structure. Surfaces of the metal fitting and member not facing the gap are coated with a cation electrodeposition coating film having a thickness of 5 to 35 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Urashima, Yoshiharu Inoue, Toshio Tanoue
  • Patent number: 10450623
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel sheet contains, in terms of % by mass, 0.02% or less of C, 0.02% or less of N, 0.10% to 0.60% of Si, 0.10% to 0.80% of Mn, 15.0% to 21.0% of Cr, more than 2.00% to 3.50% or less of Cu, 0.30% to 0.80% of Nb, 1.00% to 2.50% of Mo, and 0.0003% to 0.0030% of B, with a remainder being Fe and unavoidable impurities, wherein a maximum particle size of ?-Cu that is present in a structure is 20 nm to 200 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiro Kanno, Junichi Hamada, Yoshiharu Inoue
  • Patent number: 10400809
    Abstract: The present invention provides a structure for omitting washers to reduce the number of parts, and keeping the fitting of two members fastened together even when the washers are omitted. The structure includes: a first member having a first screw hole; a second member facing the first member, having a second screw hole larger than the first screw hole, and threaded in a direction opposite to the first screw hole; and a fastener. The fastener includes, along a longitudinal direction: a first screw section having a diameter corresponding to the first screw hole; a second screw section between the first member and the second member, having a diameter corresponding to the second screw hole, and threaded in a direction opposite to the first screw section; a neck at least partially located in the second screw hole; and a head larger in the longitudinal direction than the second screw hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Uchiyama, Takayuki Morino, Toshihiro Inoue, Sara Akiyama, Shigehiro Horiuchi
  • Patent number: 10385429
    Abstract: Ferritic stainless steel hot rolled sheet and steel strip excellent in toughness and corrosion resistance which have a predetermined chemical composition, have a Charpy impact value at 0° C. of 10 J/cm2 or more, and have a thickness of 5.0 to 9.0 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Inoue, Norihiro Kanno, Koji Ito, Takeshi Tomura, Koichi Iuchi
  • Publication number: 20190240215
    Abstract: This invention relates to a tablet containing, as an active ingredient, 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof, that has excellent disintegration ability, storage stability and photostability. The tablet of the present invention comprising an uncoated tablet containing 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof as an active ingredient, excipients such as lactose, corn starch, and microcrystalline cellulose; disintegrants such as low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and sodium carboxymethyl starch; binders such as hydroxypropylcellulose; lubricants such as stearate; and further comprising a coating layer containing hypromellose; talc; titanium oxide; colorant; and the like, the coating layer being applied to the surface of the uncoated tablet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiharu INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190227600
    Abstract: A display device with low power consumption is provided. Furthermore, a display device in which an image is displayed in a region that can be used in a folded state is provided. The conceived display device includes a display portion that can be opened and folded, a sensing portion that senses a folded state of the display portion, and an image processing portion that generates, when the display portion is in the folded state, an image in which a black image is displayed in part of the display portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshiharu HIRAKATA, Hiroyuki MIYAKE, Seiko INOUE, Shunpei YAMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 10307419
    Abstract: This invention relates to a tablet containing, as an active ingredient, 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl -piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof, that has excellent disintegration ability, storage stability and photostability. The tablet of the present invention comprising an uncoated tablet containing 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4 -yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof as an active ingredient, excipients such as lactose, corn starch, and microcrystalline cellulose; disintegrants such as low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and sodium carboxymethyl starch; binders such as hydroxypropylcellulose; lubricants such as stearate; and further comprising a coating layer, containing hypromellose; talc; titanium oxide; colorant; and the like, the coating layer being applied to the surface of the uncoated tablet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiharu Inoue
  • Patent number: 10260134
    Abstract: A heat-resistant cold rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet containing, in mass %, 0.02% or less of C, 0.1% to 1.0% of Si, greater than 0.6% to 1.5% of Mn, 0.01% to 0.05% of P, 0.0001% to 0.0100% of S, 13.0% to 20.0% of Cr, 0.1% to 3.0% of Mo, 0.005% to 0.20% of Ti, 0.3% to 1.0% of Nb, 0.0002% to 0.0050% of B, 0.005% to 0.50% of Al, 0.02% or less of N, with the balance being Fe and inevitable impurities, in which {111}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 20% or greater in a region from a surface layer to t/4 (t is a sheet thickness), {111}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 40% or greater in a region from t/4 to t/2, and {011}-oriented grains are present at an area ratio of 15% or less in the entire region in a thickness direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Hamada, Yuji Koyama, Yoshiharu Inoue, Tadashi Komori, Fumio Fudanoki, Toshio Tanoue, Naoto Ono
  • Patent number: 10072323
    Abstract: This hot-rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet has a steel composition containing, in terms of % by mass: 0.02% or less of C; 0.02% or less of N; 0.1% to 1.5% of Si; 1.5% or less of Mn; 0.035% or less of P; 0.010% or less of S; 1.5% or less of Ni; 10% to 20% of Cr; 1.0% to 3.0% of Cu; 0.08% to 0.30% of Ti; and 0.3% or less of Al, with the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities, and the hot-rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet has a Vickers hardness of less than 235 Hv.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Teraoka, Masaaki Kobayashi, Yuuji Koyama, Junichi Hamada, Norihiro Kanno, Yoshiharu Inoue, Ken Kimura, Jun Takahashi, Shigeyuki Gotoh
  • Patent number: 10030282
    Abstract: This ferritic stainless steel sheet contains, by mass %: C: 0.02% or less, N: 0.02% or less, Si: 0.05% to 0.80%, Mn: 0.05% to 1.00%, P: 0.04% or less, S: 0.01% or less, Cr: 12% to 20%, Cu: 0.80% to 1.50%; Ni: 1.0% or less, Mo: 0.01% to 2.00%, Nb: 0.30% to 1.00%, Ti: 0.01% to less than 0.25%, Al: 0.003% to 0.46%, V: 0.01% to less than 0.15%, and B: 0.0002% to 0.0050%, with a remainder of Fe and inevitable impurities, wherein the following formulae (1) and (2) are satisfied, and an average Cu concentration in an area from a surface to a depth of 200 nm is 3.00% or less, in the case of Mn<0.65%, 1.44×Si?Mn?0.05?0??(1), and in the case of Mn?0.65%, 1.10×Si+Mn?1.19?0??(2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsutaka Hayashi, Yoshiharu Inoue, Nobuhiko Hiraide
  • Patent number: 9945016
    Abstract: This heat-resistant austenitic stainless steel sheet contains, in mass %, C: 0.05 to 0.15%, Si: 1.0 to 3.5%, Mn: 0.5 to 2.0%, P: not more than 0.04%, S: not more than 0.01%, Cr: 23.0 to 26.0%, Ni: 10.0 to 15.0%, Mo: 0.50 to 1.20%, Ti: not more than 0.1%, Al: 0.01 to 0.10% and N: 0.10 to 0.30%, wherein the total amount of C and N (C+N) is from 0.25 to 0.35%, and the balance is composed of Fe and unavoidable impurities. The heat-resistant austenitic stainless steel can be used in a high-temperature environment that reaches a maximum temperature of 1,100° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Inoue, Nobuhiko Hiraide, Atsuhisa Yakawa
  • Publication number: 20180080106
    Abstract: A stainless steel sheet free of surface flaws, having an enhanced high temperature strength and corrosion resistance, not becoming brittle at a high temperature, and further exhibiting a high oxidation resistance enabling it to be suitably used as an inside pipe of a double pipe of an exhaust manifold, a turbocharger part, and other automobile exhaust system parts, which stainless steel sheet has a predetermined composition of chemical components and satisfies Cr+20Mo?24.0%, and Si+20C+15N?5.8%. Further, an automobile exhaust system part, excellent in both the oxidation resistances of the base material and weld zone using the above stainless steel sheet, having a gradient of change of sheet thickness between the weld metal and the base material of the above stainless steel sheet of 15 degrees or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi TERAOKA, Yoshiharu INOUE, Junichi HAMADA, Atsuhisa YAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20180044767
    Abstract: To provide a ferritic stainless steel sheet which has high scale spalling even at a high temperature around 1000° C. Provided is a ferritic stainless steel sheet having excellent Mn-containing oxide film-forming ability and scale spalling ability, containing, in terms of mass %: C: 0.001 to 0.020%, N: 0.001 to 0.020%, Si: 0.10 to 0.40%, Mn: 0.20 to 1.00%, Cr: 16.0 to 20.0%, Nb: 0.30 to 0.80%, Mo: 1.80 to 2.40%, W: 0.05 to 1.40%, Cu: 1.00 to 2.50%, and B: 0.0003 to 0.0030%, in which the above-mentioned components are contained satisfying the formula (1) below, and the balance is composed of Fe and inevitable impurities. At least one of N, Al, V, Mg, Sn, Co, Zr, Hf, and Ta may be added in a predetermined content range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiro KANNO, Junichi HAMADA, Yoshiharu INOUE
  • Patent number: 9885099
    Abstract: To provide a ferritic stainless steel sheet which has high scale spalling even at a high temperature around 1000° C. Provided is a ferritic stainless steel sheet having excellent Mn-containing oxide film-forming ability and scale spalling ability, containing, in terms of mass %: C: 0.001 to 0.020%, N: 0.001 to 0.020%, Si: 0.10 to 0.40%, Mn: 0.20 to 1.00%, Cr: 16.0 to 20.0%, Nb: 0.30 to 0.80%, Mo: 1.80 to 2.40%, W: 0.05 to 1.40%, Cu: 1.00 to 2.50%, and B: 0.0003 to 0.0030%, in which the above-mentioned components are contained satisfying the formula (1) below, and the balance is composed of Fe and inevitable impurities. At least one of N, Al, V, Mg, Sn, Co, Zr, Hf, and Ta may be added in a predetermined content range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiro Kanno, Junichi Hamada, Yoshiharu Inoue
  • Publication number: 20180031169
    Abstract: An automotive member or oil filler pipe includes: a member of ferritic stainless steel containing, in mass %, at most 0.015% of C, at most 0.015% of N, 10.5 to 18.0% of Cr, 0.01 to 0.80% of Si, 0.01 to 0.80% of Mn, at most 0.050% of P, at most 0.010% of S, 0.010 to 0.100% of Al, more than 0.3 to 1.5% of Mo, and one or both of 0.03 to 0.30% of Ti and Nb; and a metal fitting of an aluminized stainless steel sheet, which is attached to the member to define therebetween a gap structure to be exposed to a chloride environment, and has an Al-plating weight per unit area ranging from 20 to 150 g/m2 in the gap structure. Surfaces of the metal fitting and member not facing the gap are coated with a cation electrodeposition coating film having a thickness of 5 to 35 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi URASHIMA, Yoshiharu INOUE, Toshio TANOUE
  • Publication number: 20180008600
    Abstract: This invention relates to a tablet containing, as an active ingredient, 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof, that has excellent disintegration ability, storage stability and photostability. The tablet of the present invention comprising an uncoated tablet containing 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof as an active ingredient, excipients such as lactose, corn starch, and microcrystalline cellulose; disintegrants such as low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and sodium carboxymethyl starch; binders such as hydroxypropylcellulose; lubricants such as stearate; and further comprising a coating layer, containing hypromellose; talc; titanium oxide; colorant; and the like, the coating layer being applied to the surface of the uncoated tablet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiharu INOUE
  • Publication number: 20170253945
    Abstract: A martensitic stainless steel used for a brake disk of a two-wheeled vehicle includes: in % by mass, C of 0.025% to 0.080%, Si of 0.05% to 0.8%, Mn of 0.5% to 1.5%, P of 0.035% or less, S of 0.015% or less, Cr of 11.0% to 13.5%, Ni of 0.01% to 0.50%, Cu of 0.01% to 0.08%, Mo of 0.01% to 0.30%, V of 0.01% to 0.10%, Al of 0.05% or less, and N of 0.015% to 0.060%; a DFE value defined by a formula (1) ranging from 5 to 30; and a ? ferrite fraction observed in a cross section structure ranging from 5% to 30% by an area ratio. Ti, B, Nb, Sn and Bi may be added.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi TERAOKA, Yoshiharu INOUE, Yuji KOYAMA, Junichi HAMADA, Toshio TANOUE
  • Patent number: 9714459
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a heat-resistant austenitic stainless steel sheet comprising, by mass %, C: 0.03% to 0.06%, N: 0.1% to 0.3%, Si: 1% or less Mn: 3% or less, P: 0.04% or less, S: 0.03% or less, Ni: 5 to 12%, Cr: 15 to 20%, Al: 0.01% to 0.1%, Nb: 0.05% to 0.3%, V: 0.05% to 0.30%, Ti: 0.03% or less, (Nb+V)/(C+N): 2 or less and further a balance of Fe and unavoidable impurities, and wherein an amount of precipitates mainly comprised of carbonitrides is 1% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Inoue, Fumio Fudanoki, Junichi Hamada
  • Publication number: 20170165258
    Abstract: This invention relates to a tablet containing, as an active ingredient, 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof, that has excellent disintegration ability, storage stability and photostability. The tablet of the present invention comprising an uncoated tablet containing 7-[4-(4-benzo[b]thiophen-4-yl-piperazin-1-yl)butoxy]-1H-quinolin-2-one or a salt thereof as an active ingredient, excipients such as lactose, corn starch, and microcrystalline cellulose; disintegrants such as low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, and sodium carboxymethyl starch; binders such as hydroxypropylcellulose; lubricants such as stearate; and further comprising a coating layer containing hypromellose; talc; titanium oxide; colorant; and the like, the coating layer being applied to the surface of the uncoated tablet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Applicant: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiharu INOUE
  • Patent number: 9523402
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a stainless steel brake disc which is excellent in toughness, corrosion resistance, and wear resistance, and comprises, in % by mass, 0.030 to 0.080% of C, 0.05% to 1.0% of Si, 1.0 to 1.5% of Mn, 0.035% or less of P, 0.015% or less of S, 11.0 to 14.0% of Cr, 0.01 to 0.50% of Ni, 0.001 to 0.15% of V, less than 0.1% of Nb, 0.05% or less of Ti, 0.05% or less of Zr, 0.05% or less of Al, 0.015 to 0.060% of N, 0.0002% or more and 0.0050% or less of B, and 0.0080% or less of O, wherein an AT value of equation 1 is 0.055 to 0.090, equation 2 is satisfied, a ferrite phase fraction, in which an IQ value of an EBSD pattern is 4,000 or more, is 1% to 15%, a Charpy impact value is 50 J/cm2 or more, and hardness is 32 to 38 HRC. C+0.8(N?B)??(1) PV=1.2Ti+0.8Zr+Nb+1.1Al+O?0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Teraoka, Yoshiharu Inoue, Yuji Koyama, Masaaki Kobayashi, Toshio Tanoue