Patents by Inventor Yoshitaka Nishiyama

Yoshitaka Nishiyama 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: 20210130640
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polyvinyl chloride aggregate particles, in which a particle diameter D50 at a cumulative volume percentage of 50 vol % in a volume particle size distribution is 0.5 ?m or more and 5.0 ?m or less, and a particle diameter D90 at a cumulative volume percentage of 90 vol % in the volume particle size distribution is 8.0 ?m or less, and a Na concentration in the polyvinyl chloride aggregate particles is 90 ppm or less. The present invention relates to a composition for a metal can coating material, a composition for a marking film and a method for producing the same, and a coating film that contain the polyvinyl chloride aggregate particles. This provides polyvinyl chloride aggregate particles capable of imparting high transparency and retort resistance to a coating film of a metal can, and/or capable of imparting high transparency and water resistance to a marking film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Fumihiro Mitamura
  • Publication number: 20210062345
    Abstract: Provided is an austenitic heat resistant alloy capable of exhibiting sufficient molten-salt corrosion resistance even when exposed to a molten salt of 600° C., and a production method thereof. The austenitic heat resistant alloy of the present disclosure includes a base metal and a Fe—Cr—Ni—W film on the surface of the base metal. The base metal has a chemical composition consisting of: C: 0.030 to 0.120%, Si: 0.02 to 1.00%, Mn: 0.10 to 2.00%. Cr: 20.0% or more to less than 28.0%, Ni: more than 35.0% to 50.0% or less, W: 4.0 to 10.0%, Ti: 0.01 to 0.30%, Nb: 0.01 to 1.00%, sol. Al: 0.0005 to 0.0400%, and B: 0.0005 to 0.0100%, with the balance being Fe and impurities. The Fe—Cr—Ni—W film contains, as oxides, Fe: 15.0 to 35.0 at %, Cr: 15.0 to 35.0 at %, Ni: 10.0 to 45.0 at %, and W: 0.5 to 16.5 at %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Takumi NISHIMOTO, Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210066729
    Abstract: A titanium material includes a base material made of pure titanium or a titanium alloy; and a carbon layer covering a surface of the base material. The carbon layer includes non-graphitizable carbon, and has an R value (I1350/I1590) of 2.0 or more and 3.5 or less in the Raman spectroscopy using laser having a wavelength of 532 nm. Where I1350 is peak intensity at a wave number of around 1.35×105 m?1 in a Raman spectrum, and I1590 is peak intensity at a wave number of around 1.59×105 m?1 in a Raman spectrum. According to this titanium material, it is possible to realize low contact resistance by the carbon layer. Moreover, this titanium material is not susceptible to surface oxidation and capable of maintaining low contact resistance even when exposed to noble potential.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideya KAMINAKA, Koichi NOSE, Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA, Junko IMAMURA, Haruka SATO, Yuya TAKASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20210054509
    Abstract: Provided are an austenitic heat resistant alloy capable of exhibiting sufficient molten-salt corrosion resistance even when exposed to a molten salt of 600° C. and a production method thereof, and an austenitic heat-resistant alloy material. An austenitic heat resistant alloy of the present disclosure includes a base metal, and a Ni—Fe oxide having a spinel type structure on or above the surface of the base metal. The base metal has a chemical composition consisting of, in mass %, C: 0.030 to 0.120%, Si: 0.02 to 1.00%, Mn: 0.10 to 2.00%, Cr: 20.0% or more to less than 28.0%, Ni: more than 35.0% to 50.0% or less, W: 4.0 to 10.0%, Ti: 0.01 to 0.30%, Nb: 0.01 to 1.00%, sol. Al: 0.0005 to 0.0400%, B: 0.0005 to 0.0100%, Mo: less than 0.5%, Co: 0 to 0.80%, and Cu: 0 to 0.50%, with the balance being Fe and impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Takumi NISHIMOTO, Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200283867
    Abstract: Provided are a stainless steel sheet with good corrosion resistance, low contact resistance and good press workability without the use of expensive materials such as gold or rare metals, and a method of manufacture the same. A method of manufacturing a stainless steel sheet includes: preparing a slab having a chemical composition including, in mass %: 20 to 26% Cr, up to 0.1% N, up to 2.0% Si, etc. (step S1); performing hot rolling and cold rolling on the slab to produce a rolled steel sheet with a thickness of 50 to 200 ?m (step S2); an annealing step in which the rolled steel sheet is annealed and cooled in a gas atmosphere containing nitrogen (step S3); and pickling the rolled steel sheet after the annealing step with a solution containing a non-oxidizing acid (step S4). The stainless steel sheet has an N content of 0.6 to 2.0% by mass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideya KAMINAKA, Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA, Koichi NOSE, Jun MAKI, Junko IMAMURA, Kohei MAEJIMA, Yuya TAKASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200157667
    Abstract: An austenitic stainless steel, which consists of by mass percent, C: not more than 0.02%, Si: not more than 1.5%, Mn: not more than 2%, Cr: 17 to 25%, Ni: 9 to 13%, Cu: more than 0.26% not more than 4%, N: 0.06 to 0.35%, sol. Al: 0.008 to 0.03%. One or more elements selected from Nb, Ti, V, TA, Hf, and Zr in controlled amounts can be included with the balance being Fe and impurities. P, S, Sn, As, Zn, Pb and Sb among the impurities are controlled as P: 0.006 to 0.04%, S: 0.0004 to 0.03%, Sn: 0.001 to 0.1%, As: not more than 0.01%, Zn: not more than 0.01%, Pb: not more than 0.01% and Sb: not more than 0.01%. The amounts of S, P, Sn, As, Zn, Pb and Sb and the amounts of Nb, Ta, Zr, Hf, and Ti are further controlled using formulas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Takahiro Osuki, Kazuhiro Ogawa, Hiroyuki Hirata, Yoshitaka Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20200091523
    Abstract: A titanium material including a base metal made of pure titanium or a titanium alloy and a titanium oxide film formed on the base metal. Peak intensities obtained by thin-film X-ray diffraction analysis performed on an outer layer of the titanium material using an incident angle of 0.3° satisfy (I(104)+I(200))/I(101)?0.08?0.004×I(200), where I(104) is the peak intensity resulting from a plane (104) of a Ti2O3 phase, I(200) is the peak intensity resulting from a plane (200) of a TiO phase, I(101) is the peak intensity resulting from a plane (101) of an ?-Ti phase, and 0<I(104), 0?I(200), and 0<I(101). The titanium material is inexpensive and has both the electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Hideya Kaminaka, Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Koichi Nose, Junko Imamura, Haruka Sato
  • Patent number: 10505205
    Abstract: A titanium product for a separator of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell according to the present invention includes: a base material that consists of commercially pure titanium; a first oxide layer that is formed in a surface layer of the titanium product, consists of TiO2 of a rutile crystallinity, and has a thickness of 0.1 to 1.5 nm; and a second oxide layer that is formed between the base material and the first oxide layer, consists of TiOx (1<x<2), and has a thickness of 3 to 20 nm. This titanium product is suitable to be used as a separator of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell that has a high corrosion resistance in an environment in a fuel cell, is capable of keeping a low contact resistance with an electrode consisting of carbon fiber and the like, and is inexpensive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junko Imamura, Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Yasuhiro Masaki, Jun Maki, Shunsuke Taniguchi, Hideya Kaminaka
  • Publication number: 20190330724
    Abstract: This invention provides a ferritic heat transfer member and a heat resistant ferritic steel which are excellent in heat transfer characteristics and steam oxidation resistance properties. The heat resistant ferritic steel includes a base material, and an oxidized layer A on the surface of the base material. The base material has a chemical composition containing, in mass %: C: 0.01 to 0.3%, Si: 0.01 to 2.0%, Mn: 0.01 to 2.0%, Cr: 7.0 to 14.0%, N: 0.005 to 0.15%, and sol. Al: 0.001 to 0.3%, and one or more types of element selected from the specific oxidized layer forming elements of 0.5 to 7.0%, with the balance being Fe and impurities. An oxidized layer A includes a chemical composition containing, in mass %: Cr and Mn in a total amount of 20 to 45%, and one or more types of element selected from the specific oxidized layer forming elements of 0.5 to 10%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Hiroshi Nogami
  • Patent number: 10385438
    Abstract: There is provided a heat resistant ferritic steel including a base material including, by mass percent, C: 0.01 to 0.3%, Si: 0.01 to 2%, Mn: 0.01 to 2%, P: at most 0.10%, 5: at most 0.03%, Cr: 7.5 to 14.0%, sol.Al: at most 0.3%, and N: 0.005 to 0.15%, the balance being Fe and impurities, and an oxide film that is formed on the base material and contains 25 to 97% of Fe and 3 to 75% of Cr. This heat resistant ferritic steel is excellent in photoselective absorptivity and oxidation resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Shunichi Otsuka
  • Patent number: 10378091
    Abstract: A welded joint is obtained by using a welding material having a composition: Cr: 15.0 to 30.0%; and Ni: 40.0 to 70.0%, including: a base material having a composition: C: 0.03 to 0.075%; Si: 0.6 to 2.0%; Mn: 0.05 to 2.5%; P: up to 0.04%; S: up to 0.015%; Cr: more than 16.0% and less than 23.0%; Ni: not less than 20.0% and less than 30.0%; Cu: 0.5 to 10.0%; Mo: less than 1%; Al: up to 0.15%; N: 0.005 to 0.20%; O: up to 0.02%; Ca: 0 to 0.1%; REM: 0 to 0.15%; V: not less than 0% and less than 0.5%; and Nb: 0 to 2%, a balance being Fe and impurities and a first-layer weld metal including Fe content from 10 to 40%, all % by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kana Jotoku, Hiroyuki Hirata, Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Hirokazu Okada, Shinnosuke Kurihara, Yuhei Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20190127832
    Abstract: Provided is an austenitic stainless steel having excellent anti-carburizing properties even in a high temperature carburizing environment, and an excellent hot workability in its production. The austenitic stainless steel according to the present embodiment includes a chemical composition consisting of, in mass percent, C: 0.03 to less than 0.25%, Si: 0.01 to 2.0%, Mn: 2.0% or less, Cr: 10 to less than 22%, Ni: more than 30.0% to 40.0%, Al: more than 2.5% to less than 4.5%, Nb: 0.01 to 3.5%, Ca: 0.0005 to 0.05%, Mg: 0.0005 to 0.05%, and N: 0.03% or less, with the balance being Fe and impurities. In the austenitic stainless steel, a Cr concentration CCrz,23 n its outer layer and an Al concentration CAln the outer layer satisfy Formula (1) for a Cr concentration CCr in an other-than-outer-layer region and an Al concentration CAl in the other-than-outer-layer region. 0.40?(CCrCCr/CAl)?0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Norifumi Kochi, Yoshitaka Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10233523
    Abstract: There is provided a carburization resistant metal material suitable as a raw material for cracking furnaces, reforming furnaces, heating furnaces, heat exchangers, etc. in petroleum and gas refining, chemical plants, and the like. This metal material consists of, by mass %, C: 0.03 to 0.075%, Si: 0.6 to 2.0%, Mn: 0.05 to 2.5%, P: 0.04% or less, S: 0.015% or less, Cr: higher than 16.0% and less than 20.0%, Ni: 20.0% or higher and less than 30.0%, Cu: 0.5 to 10.0%, Al: 0.15% or less, Ti: 0.15% or less, N: 0.005 to 0.20%, and O (oxygen): 0.02% or less, the balance being Fe and impurities. The metal material may further contain one kind or more kinds of Co, Mo, W, Ta, B, V, Zr, Nb, Hf, Mg, Ca, Y, La, Ce and Nd.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Hirokazu Okada, Takahiro Osuki, Etsuo Dan
  • Patent number: 10230115
    Abstract: Provided is a metallic material including: a base metal made of a metal; a metal compound layer stacked on a surface of the base metal, the metal compound layer mainly containing a compound of at least one transition metal in the fourth period and oxygen; a platinum group portion dispersed on a surface of the metal compound layer, the platinum group portion mainly containing at least one platinum group element; and a platinum group compound coating film which covers the platinum group portion, the platinum group compound coating film mainly containing a compound of at least one platinum group element and oxygen. The at least one platinum group element contained in the platinum group portion is preferably one or more of Ru, Rh, Os, and Ir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Junko Imamura, Yasuhiro Masaki, Masanari Kimoto
  • Publication number: 20190010565
    Abstract: Provided is an austenitic heat resistant alloy having high creep strength and high toughness even in a high temperature environment. This austenitic heat resistant alloy has a chemical composition consisting of: in mass %, C: 0.03 to less than 0.25%, Si: 0.01 to 2.0%, Mn: not more than 2.0%, Cr: 10 to less than 30%, Ni: more than 25 to 45%, Al: more than 2.5 to less than 4.5%, Nb: 0.2 to 3.5%, N: not more than 0.025%, with the balance being Fe and impurities, wherein P and S in the impurities are respectively, P: not more than 0.04% and S: not more than 0.01%. In the structure, a total volume ratio of precipitates having a circle equivalent diameter of not less than 6 ?m is not more than 5%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
    Inventors: Norifumi Kochi, Jun Maki, Yoshitaka Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20180047997
    Abstract: A titanium product for a separator of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell according to the present invention includes: a base material that consists of commercially pure titanium; a first oxide layer that is formed in a surface layer of the titanium product, consists of TiO2 of a rutile crystallinity, and has a thickness of 0.1 to 1.5 nm; and a second oxide layer that is formed between the base material and the first oxide layer, consists of TiOx (1<x<2), and has a thickness of 3 to 20 nm. This titanium product is suitable to be used as a separator of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell that has a high corrosion resistance in an environment in a fuel cell, is capable of keeping a low contact resistance with an electrode consisting of carbon fiber and the like, and is inexpensive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Junko IMAMURA, Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA, Yasuhiro MASAKI, Jun MAKI, Shunsuke TANIGUCHI, Hideya KAMINAKA
  • Patent number: 9822248
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a polysiloxane composition which exhibits high heat and light resistance, and excellent gas-barrier properties. The polysiloxane composition of the present invention includes: (A) a modified polyhedral polysiloxane which is obtained by modifying (a) an alkenyl group-containing polyhedral polysiloxane compound with (b) a hydrosilyl group-containing compound; and (B) an organopolysiloxane containing at least two alkenyl groups in a molecule, wherein the polysiloxane composition after curing has a water vapor permeability of not more than 30 g/m2/24 h, and the polysiloxane composition includes (B1) an aryl group-containing organopolysiloxane as the organopolysiloxane (B), and/or (C) a component which is (C1) an organosilicon compound that contains one alkenyl or hydrosilyl group in a molecule, or (C2) a cyclic olefin compound that contains one carbon-carbon double bond in a molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Satoshi Sugiyama, Takao Manabe
  • Publication number: 20170237084
    Abstract: Provided is a metallic material including: a base metal made of a metal; a metal compound layer stacked on a surface of the base metal, the metal compound layer mainly containing a compound of at least one transition metal in the fourth period and oxygen; a platinum group portion dispersed on a surface of the metal compound layer, the platinum group portion mainly containing at least one platinum group element; and a platinum group compound coating film which covers the platinum group portion, the platinum group compound coating film mainly containing a compound of at least one platinum group element and oxygen. The at least one platinum group element contained in the platinum group portion is preferably one or more of Ru, Rh, Os, and Ir.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA, Junko IMAMURA, Yasuhiro MASAKI, Masanari KIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170218496
    Abstract: There is provided a heat resistant ferritic steel including a base material including, by mass percent, C: 0.01 to 0.3%, Si: 0.01 to 2%, Mn: 0.01 to 2%, P: at most 0.10%, 5: at most 0.03%, Cr: 7.5 to 14.0%, sol.Al: at most 0.3%, and N: 0.005 to 0.15%, the balance being Fe and impurities, and an oxide film that is formed on the base material and contains 25 to 97% of Fe and 3 to 75% of Cr. This heat resistant ferritic steel is excellent in photoselective absorptivity and oxidation resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Yoshitaka NISHIYAMA, Shunichi OTSUKA
  • Patent number: 9688851
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a polysiloxane composition which exhibits high heat and light resistance, and excellent gas-barrier properties. The polysiloxane composition of the present invention includes: (A) a modified polyhedral polysiloxane which is obtained by modifying (a) an alkenyl group-containing polyhedral polysiloxane compound with (b) a hydrosilyl group-containing compound; and (B) an organopolysiloxane containing at least two alkenyl groups in a molecule, wherein the polysiloxane composition after curing has a water vapor permeability of not more than 30 g/m2/24 h, and the polysiloxane composition includes (B1) an aryl group-containing organopolysiloxane as the organopolysiloxane (B), and/or (C) a component which is (C1) an organosilicon compound that contains one alkenyl or hydrosilyl group in a molecule, or (C2) a cyclic olefin compound that contains one carbon-carbon double bond in a molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Satoshi Sugiyama, Takao Manabe