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Shigekazu Nagai, Hiroyuki Shiomi: Automatic control system. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, June 11, 2002: US06405099 (71 worldwide citation)

An automatic control system comprising a server offered by a service provider that stores control applets to control a particular control object device, a control device including a control object device and a computer device to control the control object device, and a network to connect the server ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Yoshiharu Ito, Takashi Toyama: Vacuum-generating unit. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, July 9, 2002: US06416295 (56 worldwide citation)

A first passage communicating with a compressed air supply port, a sixth passage communicating with a vacuum port, and an eighth passage communicating with an air discharge port for a solenoid-operated valve are arranged in parallel respectively. Further, a pressure fluid-supplying solenoid-operated ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Koji Sugano: Profile frame and connector. SMC Corporation, Baker & Botts, July 14, 1998: US05779412 (46 worldwide citation)

A nut (30) carried by a nut holder (11) is inserted into a dovetail groove (46) in a profile frame (45) to connect another profile frame or a mechanical component to the profile frame (45). The nut holder (11) has clamping portions (19A, 19B) at both longitudinal ends that extend in one direction at ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Shuuzou Sakurai, Tadasu Kawamoto: Suction pad. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, March 9, 1993: US05192070 (43 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a suction pad for attracting and holding a work, which comprises a suction base coupled via a connector to a vacuum suction source, a suction skirt integrally provided in continuation with the base, and a vacuum chamber which is defined inside the suction pad and communicates wit ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Akio Saitoh, Toru Sugiyama, Masahisa Hasegawa: Actuator and actuator arrangement. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 29, 1995: US05445045 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an actuator having a frame in which a drive source and a slider displaced under the action of the drive source are held, and an actuator arrangement comprising a plurality of actuators connected to each other by connecting devices. A beam member, which constitutes the frame, has a conca ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Masahiko Suzuki: Actuator and actuator system. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, November 25, 1997: US05689994 (30 worldwide citation)

An actuator has a linearly elongate frame, side, end, and top covers detachably and selectively mounted on side surfaces of the frame, a table mechanism displaceable in the axial direction of the frame in response to energization of an electric motor, and a ball screw for transmitting drive forces f ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Akio Saitoh, Toru Sugiyama: Actuator. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, June 9, 1998: US05761960 (30 worldwide citation)

A motor, a ball screw shaft, etc. are accommodated within a frame that forms an outer frame. Direct-acting guides are provided on both sides of a groove-shaped opening defined in the frame. The ball screw shaft is centrally disposed within the frame. A table slides along the direct-acting guides und ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Akio Saitoh, Toru Sugiyama: Actuator. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, March 19, 1996: US05499547 (29 worldwide citation)

A motor, a ball screw shaft, etc. are accommodated within a frame that forms an outer frame. Direct-acting guides are provided on both sides of a groove-shaped opening defined in the frame. The ball screw shaft is centrally disposed within the frame. A table slides along the direct-acting guides und ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Koji Sugano, Akio Saitoh, Masahiko Suzuki: Actuator structural body. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, September 1, 1998: US05799543 (28 worldwide citation)

An actuator structural body is constructed of standardized columnar bodies connected for moving a workpiece. The Actuator structural body includes actuators shaped as columnar bodies and having T-shaped grooves defined in outer side surfaces thereof, columnar member shaped as columnar bodies and hav ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Akio Saitoh, Masahiko Suzuki: Fluid pressure apparatus. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, March 30, 1999: US05887623 (27 worldwide citation)

A fluid pressure apparatus of this invention provides advanced control without imposing an excessive burden on a sequencer. When a plurality of fluid pressure apparatuses are connected to one another by manifolds, the individual fluid pressure apparatuses are provided with controller circuits each h ...