Patents by Inventor Yuichi Hara

Yuichi Hara 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: 11499811
    Abstract: An angle sensor of a tape feeder includes a magnetic body that rotates in conjunction with the rotation of a sprocket, a magnetic sensor that outputs a detection signal corresponding to the angle of the magnetic body with respect to the feeder main body, and an angle calculating section that performs offset processing for adjusting an origin of the detection signal using a preset offset value, gain processing that adjusts the magnitude of the detection signal using a preset gain value, and that calculates the angle of the magnetic body based on the adjusted detection signal. The control device performs correction processing for correcting at least one of the offset value or the gain value based on the detected signals outputted from the magnetic sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuaki Kura, Akira Hara, Yuichi Shimamoto
  • Publication number: 20220295678
    Abstract: A feeder includes a sprocket that feeds a tape accommodating multiple components; a motor that rotates the sprocket; a storage section to store the rotational position of the sprocket detected by a sensor as an initial rotational position when the tape is set in the feeder and store a cumulative feeding amount of the tape fed by the rotation of the sprocket; and a control section to control the motor such that the sprocket rotates in a forward direction based on a feeding amount of the tape required for a supply when supplying the components to the component mounting machine, and control the motor such that the sprocket does not rotate in a reverse direction in excess of the initial rotational position based on the initial rotational position and the cumulative feeding amount when rewinding the tape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: FUJI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira HARA, Yuichi SHIMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220282934
    Abstract: A heat pipe includes an external cylinder extending in an axial direction, an internal cylinder provided inside the external cylinder so as to extend in the axial direction, and a wick provided between and integrally with the external cylinder and the internal cylinder. The wick includes a plurality of micro through portions extending linearly in the axial direction. According to this configuration, a working fluid moves smoothly in the axial direction without being blocked, and thus it is possible to provide a heat pipe having a further improved heat exchange performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Nobuhide HARA, Masafumi KATTA, Koichi TANIMOTO, Yuichi OTANI
  • Publication number: 20210396525
    Abstract: A ship target object detection system includes a plurality of candidate data generating parts and processing circuitry. The plurality of candidate data generating parts, each generates target object candidate data including position data of a target object candidate existing around a ship. The processing circuitry selects a plurality of target object candidate data indicative of the same target object candidates based on the position data from the generated target object candidate data. The processing circuitry calculates an existence reliability of the same target object candidates based on attributes of the plurality of candidate data generating parts that generated the plurality of selected target object candidate data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Yuichi HARA, Masaki SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210186763
    Abstract: Provided is a novel sheet for covering a wound, which exhibits high liquid absorption and strength. A sheet for covering a wound according to the present invention is a wound covering material that contains carboxymethylated natural or regenerated cellulose fibers, and is characterized in that: the average degree of substitution of hydroxyl groups in a glucose unit that constitutes the cellulose is from 0.3 to 1.0 (inclusive); and from 5% to 80% (inclusive) of carboxymethyl groups are protonated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yuichi Hara
  • Patent number: 10792879
    Abstract: A pneumatic tire is formed by winding a sheet member (A) and a sheet member (B) onto a molding drum and molding a cylindrical body. A laminate body (M) in which the sheet member (B) is layered in advance on the outer periphery of the sheet member (A) is wound onto a molding drum (10), the tack value of a material (a) constituting the sheet member (A) being smaller than the tack value of a material (b) constituting the sheet member (B), the length of the sheet member (A) being configured so that a starting end (As) of winding on the molding drum (10) and an ending end (Ae) of winding do not overlap, and the length of the sheet member (B) being configured so that the ending end (Be) of winding extends longer in the circumferential direction than the ending end (Ae) of winding of the sheet member (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuichi Hara, Hideki Seto
  • Patent number: 10427457
    Abstract: A tire comprising an outer tread layer, intermediate sidewall and carcass layers and an innermost air permeation prevention layer: (i) the air permeation prevention (APP) layer having an upper and a lower surface, the layer having a polymer composition exhibiting an air permeation coefficient (APC) of about 25×10?12 cc cm/cm2 sec cmHg (at 30° C.) or less and a Young's modulus of about 1 MPa to about 500 MPa, the polymer composition comprising: (A) at least 10 wt % of at least one thermoplastic resin component having an APC of about 25×10?12 cc cm/cm2 sec cmHg (at 30° C.) or less and a Young's modulus of more than 500 MPa, which is preferably a polyamide resin or mixture, and (B) at least 10 wt % of at least one elastomer component having an APC of more than about 25×10?12 cc cm/cm2 sec cmHg (at 30° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC., THE YOKOHAMA RUBBER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Andy Haishung Tsou, Stephan Bertil Ohlsson, Yoshihiro Soeda, Shusaku Tomoi, Yuichi Hara
  • Patent number: 10293644
    Abstract: A pneumatic tire includes an inner liner layer formed from a laminate sheet obtained by laminating: a sheet made from a thermoplastic resin or a thermoplastic resin composition which is a blend of the thermoplastic resin and an elastomer; and a rubber bonded by curing to the thermoplastic resin or the thermoplastic resin composition. The pneumatic tire avoids occurrence of cracks near a splice portion of the inner liner layer after the pneumatic tire starts to be used for driving, and thereby achieves excellent durability. In the tire, an inner liner layer is formed by lap-splicing end portions of a laminate sheet which is obtained by the laminating A sheet with end portions each having a tip subjected to a tip sharpening process is used as the sheet made from the thermoplastic resin or the thermoplastic resin composition which is the blend of the thermoplastic resin and the elastomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: THE YOKOHAMA RUBBER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Seto, Yuichi Hara, Hirokazu Shibata
  • Publication number: 20180201074
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a pneumatic tire includes preparing a sheet made from a thermoplastic resin or a thermoplastic resin composition which is a blend of the thermoplastic resin and an elastomer, tip-sharpening end portions of the sheet to form sharpened tips, preparing a laminate by laminating the sheet and a rubber such that the rubber forms an inner layer with respect to the sheet, lap-splicing end portions of the laminate, which include the sharpened tips of the sheet, to form a lap splice portion, and curing and molding the laminate in which the lap splice portion is formed to form an inner liner layer of the pneumatic tire after the tip-sharpening of the end portions of the sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Hideki SETO, Yuichi HARA, Hirokazu SHIBATA
  • Publication number: 20180178469
    Abstract: A pneumatic tire is formed by winding a sheet member (A) and a sheet member (B) onto a molding drum and molding a cylindrical body. A laminate body (M) in which the sheet member (B) is layered in advance on the outer periphery of the sheet member (A) is wound onto a molding drum (10), the tack value of a material (a) constituting the sheet member (A) being smaller than the tack value of a material (b) constituting the sheet member (B), the length of the sheet member (A) being configured so that a starting end (As) of winding on the molding drum (10) and an ending end (Ae) of winding do not overlap, and the length of the sheet member (B) being configured so that the ending end (Be) of winding extends longer in the circumferential direction than the ending end (Ae) of winding of the sheet member (A).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Yuichi Hara, Hideki Seto
  • Patent number: 9969217
    Abstract: A laminate comprising at least one layer of a first thermoplastic resin composition alternately stacked with at least two layers of a second thermoplastic resin composition so that the outermost layers are the layers of the second thermoplastic resin composition, wherein the first thermoplastic resin composition comprises at least one selected from the group consisting of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer and modified ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers, and the second thermoplastic resin composition has a different composition from the first thermoplastic resin composition, and wherein, in any adjacent pair of the layer of the first thermoplastic resin composition and the layer of the second thermoplastic resin composition, the layer of the first thermoplastic resin composition and the layer of the second thermoplastic resin composition have a specific tensile modulus ratio and a specific thickness ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shusaku Tomoi, Yuichi Hara
  • Publication number: 20180117966
    Abstract: A tire comprising an outer tread layer, intermediate sidewall and carcass layers and an innermost air permeation prevention layer: (i) the air permeation prevention (APP) layer having an upper and a lower surface, the layer having a polymer composition exhibiting an air permeation coefficient (APC) of about 25×10?12 cc cm/cm2 sec cmHg (at 30° C.) or less and a Young's modulus of about 1 MPa to about 500 MPa, the polymer composition comprising: (A) at least 10 wt % of at least one thermoplastic resin component having an APC of about 25×10?12 cc cm/cm2 sec cmHg (at 30° C.) or less and a Young's modulus of more than 500 MPa, which is preferably a polyamide resin or mixture, and (B) at least 10 wt % of at least one elastomer component having an APC of more than about 25×10?12 cc cm/cm2 sec cmHg (at 30° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Andy Haishung Tsou, Stephan Bertil Ohlsson, Yoshihiro Soeda, Shusaku Tomoi, Yuichi Hara
  • Patent number: 9950566
    Abstract: An elastomer composition, having an excellent flexibility and low temperature durability, a method for producing the same and a pneumatic tire using the same are provided. An elastomer composition (C) comprising a matrix of a thermoplastic resin (A), in which a dispersed phase of an elastomer component (B) is finely dispersed to form an island-in-sea structure, wherein volume ratios of the thermoplastic resin (A) and the elastomer component (B) satisfy the following formula (I): ?d/?m>?d/?m??(I) wherein ?d and ?d, respectively, indicate a volume ratio and a melt viscosity of the elastomer component (B), and ?m and ?m, respectively, indicate a volume ratio and a melt viscosity of the thermoplastic resin (A)), a method for producing the same and a pneumatic tire using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuichi Hara
  • Patent number: 9604424
    Abstract: The present technology provides a method of manufacturing a pneumatic tire. The method of manufacturing a pneumatic tire uses a laminated sheet having a predetermined length and an inner liner layer formed from the laminated sheet through a step of cure-molding the tire with end portions of the laminated sheet lap-spliced. In the method, when at least the sheet made of thermoplastic resin or a thermoplastic resin composition obtained by blending the thermoplastic resin and the elastomer is cut into the predetermined length, the cutting is performed by using an edge tool having a non-sharp edge under a temperature condition not lower than 60° C. and not higher than a melting point of the thermoplastic resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Seto, Yuichi Hara, Hirokazu Shibata
  • Patent number: 9540510
    Abstract: A stabilized, dynamically vulcanized thermoplastic elastomer composition comprising dispersed dynamically vulcanized particles of at least one first elastomer or rubber comprising halogenated isobutylene-containing elastomer and dispersed particles of at least one second elastomer or rubber comprising at least one functional group capable of reacting with and grafting to a polyamide, the particles of the at least one first and at least one second elastomers dispersed in a continuous thermoplastic polyamide or nylon resin matrix comprising at least one nylon homopolymer, nylon copolymer or mixture thereof, the composition or the at least one first elastomer further comprising at least one stabilizer against degradation induced by exposure to actinic, particularly ultraviolet, radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignees: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd, ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Edward John Blok, Bruce Alan Harrington, Yuichi Hara, Shusaku Tomoi
  • Publication number: 20160355055
    Abstract: An elastomer composition, having an excellent flexibility and low temperature durability, a method for producing the same and a pneumatic tire using the same are provided. An elastomer composition (C) comprising a matrix of a thermoplastic resin (A), in which a dispersed phase of an elastomer component (B) is finely dispersed to form an island-in-sea structure, wherein volume ratios of the thermoplastic resin (A) and the elastomer component (B) satisfy the following formula (I): ?d/?m>?d/?m ??(I) wherein ?d and ?d, respectively, indicate a volume ratio and a melt viscosity of the elastomer component (B), and ?m and ?m, respectively, indicate a volume ratio and a melt viscosity of the thermoplastic resin (A)), a method for producing the same and a pneumatic tire using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventor: Yuichi Hara
  • Patent number: 9512313
    Abstract: Provided is a thermoplastic elastomer composition comprising a polyamide resin and a modified rubber, in which low temperature resistance is improved. The thermoplastic elastomer composition comprising the polyamide resin and the modified rubber having an acid anhydride group or an epoxy group is characterized in that the modified rubber having an acid anhydride group or an epoxy group is modified with a secondary amine. The secondary amine is preferably a compound having a structural formula: R1—NH—R2, in which R1 is a linear alkyl group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms and R2 is a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms or a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms and having a hydroxyl group, a sulfonyl group, a carbonyl group or an ether bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi Kawaguchi, Yuichi Hara
  • Publication number: 20160263868
    Abstract: A laminate of a film and a rubber composition, the film being formed from a thermoplastic elastomer composition in which rubber particles are dispersed in a thermoplastic resin, wherein the Sdr value of the film in contact with the rubber composition is 0.042 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventors: Shusaku TOMOI, Hirokazu SHIBATA, Shun SATO, Yuichi HARA
  • Publication number: 20160136999
    Abstract: A laminate comprising at least one layer of a first thermoplastic resin composition alternately stacked with at least two layers of a second thermoplastic resin composition so that the outermost layers are the layers of the second thermoplastic resin composition, wherein the first thermoplastic resin composition comprises at least one selected from the group consisting of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer and modified ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers, and the second thermoplastic resin composition has a different composition from the first thermoplastic resin composition, and wherein, in any adjacent pair of the layer of the first thermoplastic resin composition and the layer of the second thermoplastic resin composition, the layer of the first thermoplastic resin composition and the layer of the second thermoplastic resin composition have a specific tensile modulus ratio and a specific thickness ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Inventors: Shusaku Tomoi, Yuichi Hara
  • Patent number: 9272491
    Abstract: A laminate comprising at least one layer of a first thermoplastic resin composition alternately stacked with at least two layers of a second thermoplastic resin composition, so that the outermost layers are the layers of the second thermoplastic resin composition, wherein the first thermoplastic resin composition, comprises at least one selected from the group consisting of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer and modified ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers, and the second thermoplastic resin composition has a different composition from the first thermoplastic resin composition, and wherein, in any adjacent pair of the layer of the first thermoplastic resin composition and the layer of the second thermoplastic resin composition, the layer of the first thermoplastic resin composition and the layer of the second thermoplastic resin composition have a specific tensile modulus ratio and a specific thickness ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shusaku Tomoi, Yuichi Hara