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Tadahiro Ohmi, Michio Yamaji, Nobukazu Ikeda, Masayuki Hatano, Kosuke Yokoyama, Shigeaki Tanaka: Shutoff-opening devices and fluid control apparatus comprising such devices. Tadahiro Ohmi, Fujikin Incorporated, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland and Naughton, March 14, 2000: US06035893 (69 worldwide citation)

A valve main body is internally formed with a main channel extending from a rear end face thereof nearly to a first valve actuator, and two subchannels communicating with the main channel via second and third valve actuators, respectively. The valve main body has a slanting face extending forwardly ...


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Hideo Saikawa, Seiichiro Karita, Toshio Kashino, Akio Saito, Hiroshi Nakagomi, Teruo Arashima, Makiko Kimura, Hiroshi Sugitani, Yoshifumi Hattori, Masami Ikeda, Masaaki Izumida, Shigeaki Tanaka, Nobuyuki Kuwabara, Asao Saito, Kazuaki Masuda, Tsuyoshi Orikasa: Ink jet head and ink jet recording apparatus having an ink container filled with porous material. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 17, 1993: US05237342 (45 worldwide citation)

An ink jet head includes an ink container; a recording head having an ink ejection outlet; a supply pipe for supplying the ink from the container to the recording head; a porous material contained in the container for retaining the ink; wherein the supply pipe is pressed to the porous material to de ...


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Hideo Saikawa, Seiichiro Karita, Toshio Kashino, Akio Saito, Hiroshi Nakagomi, Teruo Arashima, Makiko Kimura, Hiroshi Sugitani, Yoshifumi Hattori, Masami Ikeda, Masaaki Izumida, Shigeaki Tanaka, Nobuyuki Kuwabara, Asao Saito, Kazuaki Masuda, Tsuyoshi Orikasa: Ink filling method for ink jet recording apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, January 18, 1994: US05280299 (33 worldwide citation)

An ink jet head cartridge include an ink container and a porous material contained in the container for retaining the ink. A process for filling the ink container includes the steps of supplying ink in a quantity greater than that which the porous material can retain through a first port and removin ...


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Tadahiro Ohmi, Michio Yamaji, Tsutomu Shinohara, Shigeru Itoi, Keiji Hirao, Yuji Kawano, Shigeaki Tanaka, Kosuke Yokoyama, Hiroshi Morokoshi, Nobukazu Ikeda: Couplings for fluid controllers. Tadahiro Ohmi, Fujikin Incorporated, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, March 21, 2000: US06039360 (31 worldwide citation)

A coupling comprises a holding member having a U-shaped cross section, and a channel member held by the holding member. The holding member has an upper wall formed with screw bores for use in attaching the holding member to a fluid controller. The channel member comprises a body having an inner chan ...


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Tadahiro Ohmi, Yuji Kawano, Keiji Hirao, Hisashi Tanaka, Naoya Masuda, Yukio Minami, Masayuki Hatano, Shigeaki Tanaka, Michio Yamaji, Hiroshi Morokoshi, Michio Kuramochi, Nobukazu Ikeda, Shigeru Itoi, Michihiro Kashiwa: Shutoff-opening device. Tadahiro Ohmi, Fujikin, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, November 16, 1999: US05983933 (29 worldwide citation)

A valve mount having two valves removably installed thereon from above as arranged in a direction comprises an inflow channel forming member having a channel in communication with an inlet of the valve disposed at one end thereof, a communication channel forming member having a channel for causing a ...


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Masaaki Izumida, Koichi Sato, Shigeaki Tanaka, Tsuguhiro Fukuda, Nobuyuki Kuwabara, Akira Goto, Takashi Watanabe, Kunihiko Maeoka, Hiroshi Sugitani, Yoshifumi Hattori, Masami Ikeda, Asao Saito, Kazuaki Masuda, Akio Saito, Tsuyoshi Orikasa: Liquid jet recording head with nonlinear liquid passages and liquid jet recording apparatus having same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, September 15, 1992: US05148192 (28 worldwide citation)

A liquid jet recording head includes a heat generating element; a heat acting zone in which heat generated by the heat generating device acts on liquid; a liquid feeding passage adjacent to the heat acting zone having a liquid supply opening for supplying liquid to the heat acting zone; a liquid eje ...


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Shigeaki Tanaka, Masami Ikeda, Naohito Asai, Nobuyuki Kuwabara, Makiko Kimura, Teruo Arashima, Masaaki Izumida: Method of filling an ink container. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 15, 1997: US05621446 (27 worldwide citation)

An ink container includes an ink discharging portion for discharging ink; an air vent; first liquid absorbing material for absorbing the ink therein and; a second ink absorbing material, disposed between the air vent and the first absorbing material, for absorbing the ink. The first and second absor ...


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Tadahiro Ohmi, Keiji Hirao, Shigeaki Tanaka, Michio Yamaji, Hiroshi Morokoshi, Nobukazu Ikeda: Shutoff-opening device. Tadahiro Ohmi, Fujikin Incorporated, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, November 23, 1999: US05988217 (22 worldwide citation)

A valve body has a main body formed with an inflow channel for a first fluid, an inflow channel for a second fluid, and an outflow channel for the first and second fluids in common. The first fluid inflow channel is always in communication with the common outflow channel through a valve chamber. A v ...


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Tadahiro Ohmi, Hiroshi Morokoshi, Michio Yamaji, Shigeaki Tanaka, Keiji Hirao, Yuji Kawano, Takashi Hirose, Kosuke Yokoyama, Michio Kuramochi, Masayuki Hatano, Nobukazu Ikeda: Fluid control apparatus. Tadahiro Ohmi, Fujikin Incorporated, Armstrong Westerman & Hattori, September 9, 2003: US06615871 (22 worldwide citation)

An on-off device disposed at each of the inlet and the outlet of a fluid controller is one of five kinds of on-off devices, i.e., on-off device having a two-port valve, on-off device having a two-port valve and a three-port valve, on-off device having a two-port valve and two three-port valves, on-o ...


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Masaaki Izumida, Koichi Sato, Shigeaki Tanaka, Tsuguhiro Fukuda, Nobuyuki Kuwabara, Akira Goto, Takashi Watanabe, Kunihiko Maeoka, Hiroshi Sugitani, Yoshifumi Hattori, Masami Ikeda, Asao Saito, Kazuaki Masuda, Akio Saito, Tsuyoshi Orikasa: Liquid jet head with nonlinear liquid passages having a diverging portion. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 6, 1994: US05371528 (21 worldwide citation)

A liquid jet head includes a heat generating element for producing a bubble to eject liquid from the head, a heat acting zone in which heat generated by the heat generating element produces a bubble in the liquid, a liquid supply passage adjacent the heat acting zone and having a liquid supply openi ...



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