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Mitsuru Morita, Toshimi Tarui, Hiroaki Sakamoto, Hirokatsu Yashiro, Makoto Kosaka: Saw wire. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, April 29, 2014: US08707944 (14 worldwide citation)

A saw wire includes a steel wire (11) having a steel strand (11a) with predetermined composition, an abrasive (13) fixed to the steel wire (11) by a fixing part (12), and an intermetallic compound (15) on an interface between the abrasive (13) and the fixing part (12). Tensile strength of the steel ...


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Hiromasa Shoji, Hiroshi Kajiro: Composite coated metal sheet, treatment agent and method of manufacturing composite coated metal sheet. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 2, 2013: US08475930 (8 worldwide citation)

A composite coated metal sheet comprising a coated film having a low environmental impact prepared free from hexavalent chromium, and having good corrosion resistance equivalent to that provided by chromate treatment and excellent adhesiveness between the coated film and a resin layer formed on the ...


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Yoshimichi Kawai, Hiroshi Tanaka: Metal joint and building comprising the same. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 20, 2013: US08511025 (7 worldwide citation)

A building including a metal joint is provided with a damping member that is mounted between at least a pair of structures and yields in accordance with relative displacement between the structures. The damping member includes strength-suppression device that suppresses an increase of strength after ...


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Masato Shida, Isao Satsukawa, Kouji Chiba, Syu Hashimoto, Takeo Kusunoki, Kenta Konishi, Masaki Itoga, Takashi Ariga, Noriyuki Suzuki, Toshiyuki Niwa: Coupling structure between front pillar and side sill of automobile. Unipres Corporation, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Jean C Edwards Esq, Edwards Neils PLLC, May 14, 2013: US08439429 (6 worldwide citation)

Provided is a coupling structure between a front pillar and a side sill of an automobile, which improves the steering stability of the automobile and realizes a high productivity. A reinforcing member 8 is provided inside a front pillar 1 having a closed cross-section so as to extend in the front-re ...


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Shuichi Nakamura, Kazuhiro Kojima: Ultrahigh-strength welded joint and production method thereof. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 24, 2014: US08758901 (5 worldwide citation)

An ultrahigh-strength welded joint with superior strength and toughness, and a method for producing the ultrahigh-strength welded joint by means of single-pass welding by using laser hybrid welding, are provided, wherein the welded joint comprising a steel plate having a plate thickness of 4 mm to 1 ...


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Eliette Pinel, Eric Gard, Nicolas Baudin: Lubricating composition with an adaptable coefficient of friction, for a threaded element of a component of a tubular threaded joint. Vallourec Mannesmann Oil & Gas France, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, March 18, 2014: US08673828 (4 worldwide citation)

A thin adhesive lubricating composition that can cover at least one thread and a screwing abutment of a threaded element of a component of a tubular threaded joint. The screwing abutment can bear against another abutment of another component of the tubular threaded joint in a terminal make up phase. ...


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Hisayoshi Tachibana, Shigemasa Nakagawa: Manufacturing apparatus of hot-rolled steel sheet and manufacturing method of hot rolled steel sheet. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Clark & Brody, August 6, 2013: US08500927 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a manufacturing apparatus of a hot-rolled steel sheet capable of cooling control of a steel sheet even when disposing a cooling device capable of cooling from inside a finishing mill. The manufacturing apparatus of a hot-rolled steel sheet comprises: an immediate rapid ...


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Takashi Aigo, Hiroshi Tsuge, Taizo Hoshino, Tatsuo Fujimoto, Masakazu Katsuno, Masashi Nakabayashi, Hirokatsu Yashiro: Epitaxial silicon carbide single crystal substrate and process for producing the same. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, December 2, 2014: US08901570 (4 worldwide citation)

Provided is an epitaxial silicon carbide single-crystal substrate in which a silicon carbide epitaxial film having excellent in-plane uniformity of doping density is disposed on a silicon carbide single-crystal substrate having an off angle that is between 1° to 6°. The epitaxial film is grown by re ...


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Yoshito Isei, Tomoya Kato, Masahiro Osugi: Method for measuring sheet material flatness and method for producing steel sheet using said measuring method. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Clark & Brody, June 11, 2013: US08459073 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for measuring flatness of a sheet material in which a light and dark pattern composed by a light portion and a dark portion is projected onto a surface of the sheet material running in a longitudinal direction, a pattern image is acquired by photographing the light and dark pattern by an im ...


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Koichi Nose, Kohei Tokuda, Yuichi Sato, Makoto Nakazawa: High corrosion resistance hot dip galvanized steel material. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 4, 2014: US08663818 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a high corrosion resistance hot dip galvannealed steel material comprised of a Zn-based hot dip plated steel material achieving both a higher corrosion resistance of the plated layer itself by the added elements and sacrificial protection of iron metal by the plated la ...