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Masahiro Kuwata: Electrodeionization apparatus. Organo Corporation, Rosenthal & Osha L, August 14, 2001: US06274019 (44 worldwide citation)

Water to be treated (feed water) flows through a series of desalination chambers filled with ion exchange resins on which impurity ions in the feed water are removed. Each desalination chamber consists of a cation-permeable membrane on one side with an anion-permeable membrane on the other side. The ...


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Akiko Bannai, Toshiroh Tokuno, Shotaro Takeuchi, Masanori Kusunoki, Tomomi Katoh, Masahiro Kuwata, Tadashi Hayakawa, Ikoh Soh: Liquid carrying container and image forming device. Ricoh Company, Cooper & Dunham, June 4, 2013: US08454142 (3 worldwide citation)

A liquid carrying container which is removably mounted to a body of an image forming device is disclosed. The liquid carrying container includes a liquid containing bag which contains liquid; and a supply port section which has an elastically deformable portion through which a hollow nozzle member i ...


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Tomomi Katoh, Tadashi Hayakawa, Ikoh Soh, Akiko Bannai, Shotaro Takeuchi, Masahiro Kuwata, Toshiroh Tokuno, Masanori Kusunoki: Imaging-material container, ink cartridge, and image forming apparatus. Ricoh Company, Cooper & Dunham, March 12, 2013: US08393721 (3 worldwide citation)

An imaging-material container that stores imaging material to be supplied to an image forming device includes a flexible storage member, a pressure unit, a regulation member, and a pushing unit. The flexible storage member stores imaging material. The pressure unit applies pressure on the flexible s ...


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Tomomi Katoh, Tadashi Hayakawa, Ikoh Soh, Toshiroh Tokuno, Akiko Bannai, Shotaro Takeuchi, Masahiro Kuwata, Masanori Kusunoki: Ink cartridge and image forming apparatus employing the ink cartridge. Ricoh Company, Cooper & Dunham, June 4, 2013: US08454136 (3 worldwide citation)

An ink cartridge removably mountable in an image forming apparatus includes a flexible storage member, a pressurization-space formation member, an output port, and an opening-and-closing assembly. The flexible storage member stores ink. The pressurization-space formation member hermetically houses t ...


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Masahiro Kuwata, Hajime Sudo, Takehiko Kitamori: Slide valve apparatus and method of manufacturing slide valve apparatus. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, December 14, 2010: US07849874 (2 worldwide citation)

A slide valve apparatus includes a first member having a first fluid channel for allowing a fluid to flow therethrough, a second member sliding along the first member and having a second fluid channel formed in a manner to communicate with the first fluid channel, and a first elastic membrane formed ...


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Tadashi Hayakawa, Shotaro Takeuchi, Toshiroh Tokuno, Tomomi Katoh, Masanori Kusunoki, Akiko Bannai, Masahiro Kuwata, Ikoh Soh: Ink cartridge and an imaging apparatus. Ricoh Company, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, October 23, 2012: US08292414 (2 worldwide citation)

An ink cartridge attachable to and detachable from an imaging apparatus, and including an ink accommodating unit; and a cartridge casing having an opening, whereby the ink accommodating unit includes: an ink accommodating body; and an ink supplying portion including a nozzle insertion path and conne ...


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Hiroto Honda, Ikuo Fujiwara, Masahiro Kuwata, Kei Masunishi: Infrared ray detection device, method of fabricating the same and infrared ray camera. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Amin Turocy & Calvin, March 18, 2008: US07345278 (2 worldwide citation)

An infrared ray detection device has a detection cell which has a thermoelectric converting part and an infrared ray absorption layer formed via a space on a semiconductor substrate, a first wiring part formed on the semiconductor substrate, and a supporting part, the detection cell being formed via ...


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Akihiro Koga, Masahiro Kuwata, Kei Masunishi: Recording and reproducing apparatus provided with probe memory. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Turocy & Watson, December 21, 2010: US07855946 (1 worldwide citation)

A recording and reproducing apparatus supports a recording medium swingably in at least two axis directions by a support section formed in a shape having elasticity. When an access can be made to a memory, the recording medium is constantly and reciprocatingly moved in a direction along data row. Th ...


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Masahiro Kuwata, Daisuke Takagi, Kazuo Haida: Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus including the liquid ejection head. Ricoh Company, Cooper & Dunham, January 21, 2014: US08632161 (1 worldwide citation)

A liquid ejection head includes a common-chamber formation member including a common chamber to supply liquid to pressure chambers communicating nozzles for ejecting liquid droplets, a flexible thin-film member to form part of a wall face of the common chamber, and a thin-film support member bonded ...


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Masahiro Kuwata, Tadashi Hayakawa, Ikoh Soh, Toshiroh Tokuno, Tomomi Katoh, Akiko Bannai, Shotaro Takeuchi, Masanori Kusunoki: Image forming apparatus. Ricoh Company, Cooper & Dunham, December 25, 2012: US08336998 (1 worldwide citation)

A liquid discharging-type image forming apparatus capable of securely eliminating mixed air bubbles from the ink liquid and forming a stable image. The apparatus includes: a sub tank 35 of which negative pressure amount is detected; a pump 115 sucking ink when the detected amount of the sub tank 35 ...