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Ryoichi Sado, Kazutoki Tahara: Method for manufacturing an elastic composite body with metal wires embedded therein. Shin Etsu Polymer, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, June 4, 1985: US04520562 (55 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a novel and improved method for manufacturing an elongated piece of a composite body composed of a rubber or plastic body of an elongated form and a plurality of electroconductive linear bodies embedded in or bonded on the surface of the elongated rubber or plastic body in ali ...


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Ryoichi Sado, Kazutoki Tahara: Pressure-sensitive resistance elements. Shin Etsu Polymer, McGlew and Tuttle, March 20, 1979: US04145317 (42 worldwide citation)

An improved pressure-sensitive resistance element is provided which is composed of an electrically non-conductive matrix of a rubbery elastomer and electrically conductive particles dispersed therethrough to have a gradient of distribution from one side to the other of the matrix. Such resistance el ...


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Ryoichi Sado, Yoshitusgu Morikawa, Takekuni Okamoto, Kazutoki Tahara: Rubber-made covering member for push button switches. Shin Etsu Polymer, Hill Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, June 28, 1983: US04390765 (23 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a push button switch covering member integrally made of a rubbery elastomeric material having an improved structure with which a much larger key stroke is obtained before a snapping action takes place in the covering member when the member is pushed at the center portion leadi ...


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Ryoichi Sado, Kazutoki Tahara: Gas-exchange sheet members. Shin Etsu Polymer, Hill Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, August 3, 1982: US04342723 (22 worldwide citation)

A sheet member of silicone rubber suitable for use in gas-exchange such as oxygenation and decarbonation of blood in an oxygenator of a mechanical heart and lung is proposed.


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Ryoichi Sado, Kazutoki Tahara: Interconnectors. Shin Etsu Polymer, Toren McGeady and Stanger, October 3, 1978: US04118092 (21 worldwide citation)

The novel and improved interconnector for making electric connection between the terminal points of electronic circuit units comprises at least one continuum of an electrically insulating material, preferably a silicone rubber, and a plurality of contacts of an electrically conductive material, pref ...


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Masami Fukushima, Kazutoki Tahara: Covering member of keyboard and a base plate therefor. Shin Etsu Polymer, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, October 4, 1988: US04775574 (19 worldwide citation)

A covering member of keyboard prepared by separately fixing the push button elements to a base plate instead of integral molding is disclosed in which the plate has openings arranged conforming to the pattern of the fixed contact points on the circuit board. Fixing is carried out by using a silicone ...


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Ryoichi Sado, Kazutoki Tahara: Adjustable and readily solderable sheet-like connectors. Shin Etsu Polymer, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, February 28, 1984: US04433887 (14 worldwide citation)

The adjustable and readily solderable sheet-like connector of the invention is composed of an insulating sheet-like elastic body, a plurality of parallel-running wires of a soft and plastically deformable metal or alloy integrally bonded to the surface of the sheet-like body forming an array of para ...


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Kazutoki Tahara, Toshihiko Egawa: Heat-resistant anti-glare screen. Shin Etsu Polymer, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, October 17, 1989: US04874671 (11 worldwide citation)

The anti-glare screen of the invention is composed of an anti-glaring base sheet which is a striped silicone rubber sheet formed of alternately disposed narrow sections of a transparent silicone rubber and a colored, e.g. black, and opaque silicone rubber, each section having a specified width, a tr ...


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Ryoichi Sado, Kazutoki Tahara: Socket-type connectors for electric connectors. Shin Etsu Polymer, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, November 22, 1983: US04416498 (9 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an improvement in a socket-type connector used for making electric connection between two circuit units. Unlike a conventional socket-type connector in which a contacting element made of a metal piece in a form of something like a spring is fixed in a rigid socket, at least a ...


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Mikio Furukawa, Kazutoki Tahara, Yosuke Kunishi: Touch-operated see-through coordinate input unit. Shin Etsu Polymer, Jules E Goldberg, February 16, 1988: US04725696 (9 worldwide citation)

In the inventive touch-operated see-through coordinate input unit, the contacting wires embedded in the upper and lower substrate sheets in a relative perpendicular disposition are divided into groups each of at least two of the adjacent wires and the wires belonging to the same group are bonded to ...