Patents by Inventor Yutaka Suzuki

Yutaka Suzuki 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: 11118251
    Abstract: A rolled wire rod for spring steel contains, as a chemical composition, by mass %: C: 0.42% to 0.60%; Si: 0.90% to 3.00%; Mn: 0.10% to 1.50%; Cr: 0.10% to 1.50%; B: 0.0010% to 0.0060%; N: 0.0010% to 0.0070%; Mo: 0% to 1.00%; V: 0% to 1.00%; Ni: 0% to 1.00%; Cu: 0% to 0.50%; Al: 0% to 0.100%; Ti: 0% to 0.100%; Nb: 0% to 0.100%; P: limited to less than 0.020%; S: limited to less than 0.020%; and a remainder including Fe and impurities, the carbon equivalent (Ceq) is 0.75% to 1.00%, the area fraction of tempered martensite and bainite included in a microstructure is 90% or greater, the tensile strength is 1,350 MPa or less, and the reduction of area is 40% or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahisa Suzuki, Yutaka Neishi, Shuji Kozawa
  • Patent number: 11112386
    Abstract: A sensor 30 including a plurality of elements 31 is divided into a plurality of regions 1 and 2. A UT device 20 is connected to each region of the sensor 30 via a switch 40. At least one region of the sensor 30 used for UT is selected for each flaw detection point according to a positional relation of the flaw detection point to the sensor 30. The UT device is connected to the selected at least one region of the sensor 30 by the switch 40. For a flaw detection point for which one region is selected, UT is performed by using the selected one region. For a flaw detection point for which a plurality of regions are selected, a necessary number of times of ultrasonic testing are performed according to a number of the regions by using the selected plurality of regions, and the results are subjected to addition processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Power, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yutaka Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210270536
    Abstract: A heat transport device comprises first flow passages through which a first fluid flows, and second flow passages through which a second fluid flows, wherein a cross-section A satisfying the following Requirement 1 to Requirement 3 can be achieved. Requirement 1 is that the cross-section A is a cross-section perpendicular to the second flow passages. Requirement 2 is that the holes of the second flow passages are disposed so as to be aligned in the left-right direction and to form layers in the up-down direction; and when comparing layers with holes adjacent in the up-down direction, the holes of the second flow passages are not disposed at the same position in the left-right direction. Requirement 3 is that the first flow passages exist between the layers with holes adjacent in the up-down direction, and the first flow passages meander in the up-down direction so as to avoid the holes of the second flow passages in the layers with holes that are sandwiched in the up-down direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: WELCON INC.
    Inventors: Yutaka SUZUKI, Takashi SAITO, Shingo IKARASHI
  • Publication number: 20210270545
    Abstract: A heat transport device comprises first flow passages through which a first fluid flows, and second flow passages through which a second fluid flows, wherein a cross-section A satisfying the following Requirement 1 to Requirement 3 can be achieved. Requirement 1 is that the cross-section A is a cross-section perpendicular to the second flow passages. Requirement 2 is that in the cross-section A, the holes of second flow passages are separated by meandering partition plates and are disposed in a layered manner. Two adjacent partition plates are a partition plate B and a partition plate C, and when comparing a point ?, which is the top point of a mountain in the partition plate B closest to the partition plate C, and a point ?, which is the bottom point of a valley in the partition plate C closest to the partition plate B, the point ? is closer to the partition plate C side than the point ?. Requirement 3 is that the first flow passages are present inside the partition plates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Yutaka SUZUKI, Takashi SAITO, Shingo IKARASHI
  • Publication number: 20210177704
    Abstract: The gastrostomy catheter includes a shaft in which a lumen is provided, a flexible bumper which is provided at a tip of the shaft, and a wire which has elasticity and can bias the bumper in a diameter-increasing direction and restricts deformation of the bumper in a diameter-decreasing direction. At least a portion on a tip side of the wire biases the bumper in the diameter-increasing direction or restricts the deformation of the bumper in the diameter-decreasing direction by the elasticity of the wire in a state in which the wire is disposed in the bumper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicants: SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki FUKUDA, Kiyotaka ARIKAWA, Minoru SUZUKI, Yutaka SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210167410
    Abstract: A membrane electrode assembly for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell including catalyst layers with improved flexibility. A membrane electrode assembly according to the present embodiment in which a polymer electrolyte membrane is sandwiched between an anode-side catalyst layer and a cathode-side catalyst layer each of which includes carbon particles supporting catalyst particles, a polymer electrolyte, and fibrous substances. A difference between maximum lengths of cracks formed in the catalyst layers of the membrane electrode assembly before and after a bending test is 1200 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: TOPPAN PRINTING CO.,LTD.
    Inventor: Yutaka SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210110165
    Abstract: The information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of videos captured by a plurality of imaging apparatuses, an extraction unit configured to extract one or more pieces of object information each representing a trajectory of an object from each of the plurality of videos acquired by the acquisition unit, and a generation unit configured to generate a synopsis video obtained by gathering objects on one background image based on the object information extracted by the extraction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventor: Yutaka Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10955062
    Abstract: A glass ball safety valve includes: a housing including a valve passage connecting a first and second port; a valve element provided in the housing so as to close the passage, the element being movable in an open direction so as to open the passage; a biasing spring configured to bias the element in the open direction; a glass ball provided in the housing so as to support the element against biasing force of the biasing spring with a space between the element and the housing in the open direction, the glass ball including a longitudinal-direction intermediate portion that breaks at a predetermined temperature, the glass ball in a broken state allowing a movement of the valve element in the open direction; and a holding body provided in the housing and holding at least one of a first longitudinal-direction end-side portion and second longitudinal-direction end-side portion of the glass ball.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kodai Kato, Yutaka Suzuki, Makoto Ninomiya, Masayoshi Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10907745
    Abstract: A pressure regulator valve includes: a housing including a base, a cover, and a body; a valve element configured to open and close a valve passage by moving between a closed position and an open position, the valve element being further configured to reduce a primary pressure to a secondary pressure and receive the secondary pressure by which the valve element moves toward the closed position; a biasing unit accommodated in an accommodating space formed between the body and the cover, the biasing unit being configured to bias the valve element such that the valve element moves toward the open position; a first sealing member provided at a gap between the base and the body; and a second sealing member provided a gap between the base and the cover and made of synthetic rubber. The second sealing member is arranged away from the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yutaka Suzuki, Hiroshi Yamashita, Kazumasa Sakai, Kodai Kato
  • Patent number: 10807930
    Abstract: A method for producing a ?,?-unsaturated alcohol of formula (2): wherein R1 to R3 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms and optionally substituted with a hydroxy group, an alkenyl group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms and optionally substituted with a hydroxy group, or an aryl group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms and optionally substituted with a hydroxy group, provided that R1 and R3 may bond to each other to form a ring, through a reaction of an ?-olefin of formula (1) and formaldehyde under a heating condition: the method including a step of bringing the ?-olefin into contact with an aqueous formaldehyde solution in the presence of an alcohol having 3 to 10 carbon atoms, with the aqueous formaldehyde solution being subjected to preheating at 30 to 220° C. before the step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka Suzuki, Masaki Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10804011
    Abstract: A flat cable 10 according to the invention has a plurality of arrayed conductors 11; and an insulating layer 12 covering the periphery of the conductors 11 with a coating film, in which the insulating layer 12 includes a plurality of layers, the outermost layer 13 of the insulating layer 12 and the innermost layer 14 contacting the conductors are both formed from polyphenylene sulfide-based resins, and the melting point of the polyphenylene sulfide-based resin constituting the innermost layer 14 is lower by 5° C. or more than the melting point of the polyphenylene sulfide-based resin constituting the outermost layer 13.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Yutaka Suzuki, Michimasa Watanabe, Haruki Watabe, Kenji Hiroki
  • Patent number: 10746707
    Abstract: A UT method includes steps of: placing multiple sensors on a test object, the sensors each having multiple elements; connecting the sensors to a UT device such that multiple elements each selected one by one from each of the sensors are set as one group, and the multiple elements belonging to a same group are selectively connected to a common connector of the UT device via a switcher; inputting to the UT device a collection of UT conditions used for the multiple sensors; causing the UT device to perform UT operations sequentially while switching the sensors connected to the UT device with the use of the switcher; and storing UT data in which the sensors used for UT match UT conditions on the basis of the order of execution of UT conditions included in the collection of UT conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yutaka Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200258815
    Abstract: A multilayer heat sink including a heat-receiving layer, a channel layer including cooling micropaths extending and directing a fluid in a direction orthogonal to a stacking direction, an orifice layer including jet orifices configured to jet the fluid into the cooling micropaths, and drain orifices configured to drain the fluid from the cooling micropaths, a header layer including a peripheral wall and a baffle, and a bottom layer, wherein the baffle includes parallel plates disposed parallel to each other, and end plates configured to alternately close an opening at an end and an opening at an opposite end of the parallel plates, and the orifice layer, the bottom layer, the baffle, and the peripheral wall define a supply channel to guide the fluid from a fluid inlet to the jet orifices and a drain channel to guide the fluid from the drain orifices to a fluid outlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: WELCON Inc.
    Inventors: Yutaka SUZUKI, Takashi SAITO, Shingo IKARASHI
  • Publication number: 20200182551
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes a first flow channel and a second flow channel that are alternately stacked in a stacking direction, each of the first flow channel and the second flow channel including: upstream parts disposed parallel to one another in a direction perpendicular to the stacking direction and to a direction in which the flow channels extend; downstream parts disposed parallel to one another in a direction perpendicular to the stacking direction and to a direction in which the flow channels extend; and branching/merging parts configured to branch the flow channels immediately upstream of the branching/merging parts into two divergent channels and merge the divergent channels adjacent to one another to form next flow channels, between the upstream parts and the downstream parts, wherein the branching/merging parts are provided in a plurality of stages between the upstream parts and the downstream parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: WELCON Inc.
    Inventors: Yutaka SUZUKI, Takashi SAITO, Hiroaki KIMURA, Shingo IKARASHI
  • Patent number: 10626229
    Abstract: A polyolefin-based thermoplastic elastomer and a crosslinked body of the same which can undergo a silane-crosslinking process excellent in productivity and have a rubber property required as a substitute material for EPDM is disclosed herein and can use a silane-crosslinkable ethylene-propylene copolymer characterized in that an organic peroxide (B) and a silane coupling agent (C) are compounded with an ethylene-propylene copolymer resin (A) which comprises 5 to 25% by mass of an ethylene component and 75 to 95% by mass of a propylene component, and whose MFR measured at 230° C. and with a load of 2.16 kg applied is 20.0 g/10 min or less. and further a compounded amount of the organic peroxide is 0.1 to 0.6 pts. mass based on 100 pts. mass of the ethylene-propylene copolymer resin (A) and a one-minute half-life temperature of the organic peroxide is 175.2° C. or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Eiji Kozawa, Masami Tazuke, Yasuo Nakajima, Yutaka Suzuki, Hironobu Hirano
  • Publication number: 20200079969
    Abstract: A resin composition, containing an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (A); and 15 to 30 mass parts of a bromine-based flame retardant (B), 5 to 15 mass parts of antimony trioxide (C), 6 to 12 mass parts of a benzimidazole-based aging retardant (D), 2 to 4 mass parts of a phenol-based aging retardant (E), 2 to 4 mass parts of a thioether-based aging retardant (F), 0.5 to 2 mass parts of a copper inhibitor (G), and 3 to 6 mass parts of a crosslinking aid (H), with respect to 90 to 100 mass parts of the ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (A); a vehicle wire harness; and, a method of producing a vehicle wire harness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicants: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Kenji TAKAHASHI, Yuka SAWADA, Takashi OSHINO, Yutaka SUZUKI, Yasuharu UCHIYAMA, Hideyuki OSUGA
  • Publication number: 20200062680
    Abstract: A method for producing a ?,?-unsaturated alcohol of formula (2): wherein R1 to R3 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms and optionally substituted with a hydroxy group, an alkenyl group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms and optionally substituted with a hydroxy group, or an aryl group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms and optionally substituted with a hydroxy group, provided that R1 and R3 may bond to each other to form a ring, through a reaction of an ?-olefin of formula (1) and formaldehyde under a heating condition: the method including a step of bringing the ?-olefin into contact with an aqueous formaldehyde solution in the presence of an alcohol having 3 to 10 carbon atoms, with the aqueous formaldehyde solution being subjected to preheating at 30 to 220° C. before the step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka SUZUKI, Masaki SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20200018411
    Abstract: A glass ball safety valve includes: a housing including a valve passage connecting a first and second port; a valve element provided in the housing so as to close the passage, the element being movable in an open direction so as to open the passage; a biasing spring configured to bias the element in the open direction; a glass ball provided in the housing so as to support the element against biasing force of the biasing spring with a space between the element and the housing in the open direction, the glass ball including a longitudinal-direction intermediate portion that breaks at a predetermined temperature, the glass ball in a broken state allowing a movement of the valve element in the open direction; and a holding body provided in the housing and holding at least one of a first longitudinal-direction end-side portion and second longitudinal-direction end-side portion of the glass ball.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kodai KATO, Yutaka SUZUKI, Makoto NINOMIYA, Masayoshi OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190353622
    Abstract: A sensor 30 including a plurality of elements 31 is divided into a plurality of regions 1 and 2. A UT device 20 is connected to each region of the sensor 30 via a switch 40. At least one region of the sensor 30 used for UT is selected for each flaw detection point according to a positional relation of the flaw detection point to the sensor 30. The UT device is connected to the selected at least one region of the sensor 30 by the switch 40. For a flaw detection point for which one region is selected, UT is performed by using the selected one region. For a flaw detection point for which a plurality of regions are selected, a necessary number of times of ultrasonic testing are performed according to a number of the regions by using the selected plurality of regions, and the results are subjected to addition processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventor: Yutaka SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10466204
    Abstract: A welding state inspection method for ultrasonic-welded plate-like members includes the steps of measuring energy that has been transmitted to an anvil when ultrasonic-welding a plurality of plate-like members stacked on the anvil while pressing a horn that vibrates against the plate-like members; and determining a quality of a welding state of the plate-like members on the basis of the energy measured in the measuring step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignees: Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, Envision AESC Japan Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi Kawamoto, Shuji Yoshida, Yutaka Suzuki, Takashi Matsuoka, Toshiharu Tanaka