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Akira Kimura, Nobuo Kitao, Hiroshi Yasuda, Yoshimasa Shimomura, Kiyoshi Isozaki, Hiroshi Nishimura: Flexible supporting sheath for cables and the like. Tysubakimoto Chain Co, Howson and Howson, April 26, 1988: US04739801 (117 worldwide citation)

A universally articulable supporting sheath comprises an interconnected series of links, each having a convex spherical surface at one end, and a concave spherical surface at its opposite end. The concave and convex surfaces mate with one another to form the sheath. Special links having branch openi ...


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Akira Kimura, Nobuo Kitao, Hiroshi Yasuda, Kiyoshi Isozaki, Hiroshi Nishimura, Yoshimasa Shimomura: Flexible supporting sheath for cables and the like. Tsubakimoto Chain Co, Howson and Howson, March 30, 1993: US05197767 (101 worldwide citation)

A universally articulable supporting sheath comprises an interconnected series of links, each having a convex spherical surface at one end, and a concave spherical surface at its opposite end. The concave and convex surfaces mate with one another to form the sheath. Special links having branch openi ...


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Akira Kimura, Nobuo Kitao, Hiroshi Yasuda, Yoshimasa Shimomura, Kiyoshi Isozaki, Hiroshi Nishimura: Flexible supporting sheath for cables and the like. Tsubakimoto Chain Co, Howson & Howson, September 10, 1991: US05046764 (98 worldwide citation)

A universally articulable supporting sheath comprises an interconnected series of links, each having a convex spherical surface at one end, and a concave spherical surface at its opposite end. The concave and convex surfaces mate with one another to form the sheath. Special links having branch openi ...


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Akira Kimura, Nobuo Kitao, Hiroshi Yasuda, Kiyoshi Isozaki, Hiroshi Nishimura, Yoshimasa Shimomura: Flexible supporting sheath for cables and the like. Tsubakimoto Chain Co, Howson & Howson, June 1, 1993: US05215338 (69 worldwide citation)

A universally articulable supporting sheath comprises an interconnected series of links, each having a convex spherical surface at one end, and a concave spherical surface at its opposite end. The concave and convex surfaces mate with one another to form the sheath. Special links having branch openi ...


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Akira Kimura: Automatic assembly apparatus. Sony Corporation, Alvin Sinderbrand, November 15, 1988: US04783904 (61 worldwide citation)

An automatic assembly apparatus has a first conveyor for transporting trays carrying parts to be assembled, a second conveyor for transporting pallets on which the parts are to be assembled and which extends parallel to the first conveyor, a stocking station positioned between the first and second c ...


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Kiyofumi Inanaga, Hiroyuki Sogawa, Yasuhiro Iida, Akira Kimura: Earphone device. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, January 4, 1994: US05276740 (60 worldwide citation)

An earphone device includes an acoustic tube having an inner diameter substantially identical to that of the external auditory canal has an ear mounting portion at one end and an acoustic non-reflecting portion at the outer end. An earphone unit and an internal microphone unit are mounted on the per ...


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Akira Kimura, Tooru Sasaki, Nobuo Kobayashi: Noise reducing device. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, August 11, 1992: US05138664 (55 worldwide citation)

This invention is concerned with a device for reducing the external noise reaching the ear in extremely noisy places such as in the vehicle or construction sites. According to the present invention, the external noise in picked up by a microphone provided in the vicinity of an electro-acoustic trans ...


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Kiyoshi Nakata, Akira Kimura, Youji Takahashi, Yoshio Tsutsui, Kiyoshi Nakamura, Atsushi Abe: Power conversion system. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, January 5, 1993: US05177677 (40 worldwide citation)

A power conversion system is disclosed in which a direct current is taken out of an AC power supply of variable frequency and variable voltage through a PWM converter in such a manner that in a region of low source voltage, the converter input current is limited to a predetermined value to maximize ...


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Tetsuji Hirotsu, Hisakatsu Kiwaki, Kiyoshi Nakamura, Hiroshi Narita, Syozi Kasai, Akira Kimura, Yoshio Tsutsui: Control system for maintaining traction of rolling stock. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, October 20, 1987: US04701682 (38 worldwide citation)

From the peripheral velocity v.sub.M of a driving wheel and vehicle velocity v, the changing rate .DELTA.v.sub.s /.DELTA.t of the relative velocity v.sub.s therebetween with respect to time is obtained. The changing rate .DELTA.f/.DELTA.t of the traction force f produced in the driving wheel at that ...


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Akira Kimura: Weighted cuff exercising device. Lawrence I Field, May 24, 1983: US04384714 (35 worldwide citation)

A training has for drilling arm and foot muscles of a user includes a thick plate like main body made of soft and flexible material and having formed therein a plurality of elongated holes extending in a longitudinal direction, and a plurality of rods made of heavy metal and insertable into the hole ...