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Shinji Hamada, Kanji Takata, Akinori Yokota, Hiromu Matsuda, Munehisa Ikoma: Cell and module battery of sealed alkaline storage battery. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel, April 23, 1996: US05510203 (80 worldwide citation)

A module battery of sealed alkaline storage battery comprises a plurality of cells stacked in one direction each of which comprises a battery casing of a synthetic resin, an electrolyte and an electrode group accommodated in the battery casing and a lid with a safety bent sealingly fitted to the ope ...


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Munehisa Ikoma, Akinori Yokota, Shinji Hamada, Hiromu Matsuda, Kanji Takata: Sealed storage battery and method for manufacturing the same. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel P C, September 2, 1997: US05663007 (65 worldwide citation)

A sealed storage battery has a rectangular casing (3) and a lid (2) of synthetic resin, which are connected by welding so as to seal an opening of the rectangular casing (3), and protruded portion on the outer welded portion (5) is removed and smoothed so that air as a cooling module is smoothly flo ...


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Shinji Hamada, Shuhei Marukawa, Hiroshi Inoue, Munehisa Ikoma: Storage battery with ventilation system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, McDermott Will & Emery, September 1, 1998: US05800942 (49 worldwide citation)

A storage battery assembly includes a plurality of electrochemical cells bundled in side-by-side fashion together in a row and electrically connected in series with each other by means of generally elongated electroconductive connecting pieces each connecting a pole terminal of a pair of pole termin ...


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Shinji Hamada, Hiroshi Inoue, Akihiro Taniguchi, Nobuyasu Morishita, Noriyuki Fujioka, Munehisa Ikoma, Yoshiaki Ogata: Battery module, and rechargeable battery for constituting the battery module. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Greenblum & Bernstein, August 24, 2004: US06780538 (46 worldwide citation)

A battery module is provided which includes multiple rechargeable batteries coupled together. The battery module includes multiple prismatic cell cases having short lateral walls and long lateral walls arranged side by side. Adjacent short lateral walls are integral with each other. The battery modu ...


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Kenji Sato, Nobuyasu Morishita, Hiroshi Inoue, Munehisa Ikoma: Assembled batteries. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Ratner & Prestia, November 16, 1999: US05985480 (41 worldwide citation)

In constructing assembled batteries by electrically connecting through a connecting bar the terminals of neighboring single cells by means of metallic parts of the terminals, by directly covering both sides of the connecting bar with the exception of the electrical connection with an insulating prot ...


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Hiroshi Inoue, Shinji Hamada, Noboru Ito, Munehisa Ikoma: Sealed secondary cell. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Ratner & Prestia, January 5, 1999: US05856041 (35 worldwide citation)

A sealed secondary cell maintaining enclosed property and battery performance for a long period in a wide range of environments of use including high temperature, high humidity, and vibration is presented. A terminal pole is composed of a current collector, a flange with a flat top surface, and a po ...


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Takashi Ichiyanagi, Manabu Kakino, Kenji Sato, Shinji Hamada, Munehisa Ikoma: Battery container, battery and layer-built battery. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Ratner & Prestia, March 7, 2000: US06033800 (35 worldwide citation)

A battery container for containing battery elements includes large thickness sections formed on the outer rims of walls that compose the container and small thickness areas formed in the areas surrounded by the large thickness sections. A spacer that is formed of straight-line ribs, a combination of ...


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Fumihiko Yoshii, Tadao Kimura, Munehisa Ikoma, Manabu Kakino, Takao Matsunami: Power supply unit and heat radiation method therefor. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel P C, March 9, 1999: US05879833 (31 worldwide citation)

A power supply unit of the present invention comprises a group of batteries including plural rows of cells arranged in parallel, each row of cells including plural cylindrical cells connected in series. The power supply unit further comprises refrigerant passages comprising main refrigerant passages ...


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Shinji Hamada, Yoshiaki Ogata, Noriyuki Fujioka, Munehisa Ikoma, Toyohiko Eto: Battery module having a plurality of interconnected batteries. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Greenblum & Bernstein, April 29, 2003: US06555264 (31 worldwide citation)

A plurality of cells each encased in prismatic cell cases having short lateral walls and long lateral walls are arranged side by side, with adjacent short lateral walls being integral with each other, thereby constituting an integral battery case. The upper open ends of the plurality of prismatic ce ...


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Nobuyuki Yanagihara, Eiji Kadouchi, Munehisa Ikoma, Isao Matsumoto: Storage battery system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, June 21, 1994: US05322745 (30 worldwide citation)

The dimensions of an electrode group in each battery are set so as to obtain a relationship such as H >L>W, where H is the height of the electrode group, L is the width thereof and W is the thickness thereof, and the product K of the width L and the thickness W, that is, K=L.times.W, is set so as to ...