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12/31/15 / #20150377375

Control system of hydraulic pressure control valve

A control system includes a hydraulic pressure control valve and an electronic control unit. The hydraulic pressure control valve includes a spool configured to be moved inside a sleeve. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/31/15 / #20150377098

Control device for oil pump

A control device for a variable-capacity oil pump provided in an engine using alcohol-containing fuel includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to: (i) estimate an alcohol concentration in oil of the engine, and (ii) correct a capacity of the oil pump to be increased in a correction condition as compared with a case where the correction condition is not established when the correction condition is established. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/31/15 / #20150377086

Valve opening/closing timing control device

A valve opening/closing timing control device includes a driving rotating body that rotates in synchronization with a crankshaft, a driven rotating body that rotates integrally with a camshaft, a phase detection mechanism that detects the relative rotation phase of the driving rotating body and the driven rotating body, a retarding chamber and an advancing chamber between the driving rotating body and the driven rotating body, a lock mechanism capable of constraining the relative rotation phase to a lock phase, a supply/discharge mechanism that supplies/discharges working fluid to/from the advancing chamber, the retarding chamber, and the lock mechanism, and a control unit that controls operation of the supply/discharge mechanism. At startup of the engine, if the detected relative rotation phase is not at the lock phase, the control unit controls the supply/discharge mechanism so as to stop successive supply of working fluid to the retarding and advancing chambers.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/31/15 / #20150375809

Spoiler device

A spoiler device includes a movable spoiler for a vehicle, the movable spoiler being movable between a retracted position and a deployed position, a link mechanism supporting the movable spoiler, a torsion bar connected to the link mechanism, and an actuation portion rotating the torsion bar.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/31/15 / #20150375789

Vehicle body front portion structure and load receiving member

A vehicle body front portion structure is equipped with a front side member that is disposed along a vehicle front and rear direction at a vehicle width direction outer side of a power unit disposed in a vehicle body front portion. A spacer is attached to an outside portion at the vehicle width direction outer side of the front side member. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/31/15 / #20150375680

Vehicle control apparatus and program technical field

A vehicle control apparatus of the embodiment includes an acquisition portion acquiring captured image data output from an imaging portion that is provided at a vehicle and that images a surrounding of the vehicle, and vehicle state data output from a vehicle state detection portion provided at the vehicle, and a control portion performing a rotation control on the captured image data based on an inclination in a left-right direction of the vehicle relative to a horizontal direction which serves as a direction included in a horizontal plane orthogonal to a direction of gravity, the inclination in the left-right direction of the vehicle being calculated from the vehicle state data, the control portion performing the rotation control in a manner that a horizontal line included in a subject captured in the captured image data is substantially parallel to a lateral-direction side with respect to a display region serving as an output destination.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/31/15 / #20150375606

Vehicle sunroof device

A vehicle sunroof device includes a movable panel, a guide rail, a sliding member, a check mechanism, and a lock-unlock switching mechanism. The check mechanism locks the forward and backward movement of the movable panel and brings the movable panel into a tilt-up state. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/31/15 / #20150375605

Sunroof device for vehicle

A sunroof device for a vehicle, includes: a guide rail provided on each edge in a width direction of a vehicle of an opening formed on a vehicle roof; a first sliding member linked with each edge in the width direction of the vehicle of a movable panel opening and closing the opening; a guide block in which an engagement groove is formed and which is provided on the guide rail; a check including an engagement protrusion capable of engaging with the engagement groove; and a regulation wall preventing deformation of the guide block when the first sliding member moves toward the rear side of the vehicle with respect to the movable panel in the fully closed state.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/24/15 / #20150369885

Superconducting magnetic field generating device, superconducting magnetic field generating method, and nuclear magnetic resonance apparatus

A superconducting magnetic field generating device includes: a superconductor including an outer superconductor formed with a high temperature superconducting material in a cylindrical shape and generating a trapped magnetic field, and an inner superconductor formed with a high temperature superconducting material in a cylindrical shape and coaxially disposed with the outer superconductor on the inner circumferential side; and a cooling device cooling the outer and inner superconductors to a temperature equal to or lower than the superconducting transition temperature, wherein the inner superconductor is formed so that a ratio (jcθ1/jcz1) of a critical current density (jcθ1) of the inner superconductor in the circumferential direction to a critical current density (jcz1) of the inner superconductor in the axial direction is closer to 1 than a ratio (jcθ2/jcz2) of the critical current density (jcθ2) in the circumferential direction to a critical current density (jcz2) of the outer superconductor of the outer superconductor in the axial direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/17/15 / #20150363987

Operation input confirmation device, and vehicle door handle device

An operation input confirmation device includes an operation input section configured to be used for locking/unlocking a vehicle door, an operation input detector, which detects the occurrence of an operation input to the operation input section, a locking-unlocking confirmation section, which generates a locking-unlocking confirmation output indicating execution of locking/unlocking corresponding to the operation input, and an operation confirmation section, which generates an operation confirmation output indicating the occurrence of the operation input in response to the detection of the occurrence of the operation input without waiting for execution of the locking/unlocking.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/10/15 / #20150354564

Oil pump

A guide slot having an elongated-hole shape is formed in a capacity adjustment member, so that displacement of the capacity adjustment member is regulated, by a guide pin inserted into the guide slot, to a longitudinal direction of the guide slot. Two spaces separated by the guide pin into one side and the other side in the longitudinal direction of the guide slot are formed inside the guide slot, and a communicating passage is provided so as to communicate the spaces with each other.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/10/15 / #20150354420

Blow-by gas recirculation apparatus

A blow-by gas recirculation apparatus which can release freezing of a pcv valve in a short period of time is obtained with a simple configuration. The blow-by gas recirculation apparatus is provided with the pcv valve at a case member of a gas space portion to which blow-by gas is sent in a manner that the pcv valve penetrates through the case member and a return path supplying the blow-by the gas, which is from the pcv valve, to an induction system of an engine. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/03/15 / #20150345191

Vehicle door lock device

A vehicle door lock device includes: a latch mechanism configured to enable a vehicle door to maintain a closed state in a vehicle body; and a lock mechanism configured to set an unlocked state or a locked state, wherein the lock mechanism includes an inside opening lever connected to an inside door handle , and capable of being operated so as to be rotatable around a lever support portion between an initial position and a maximum operation position, an opening link capable of switching between a first position and a second position, a lock operation lever capable of being operated so as to be rotatable around the lever support portion between an unlocking position and a locking position, and a lever actuating mechanism actuating the inside opening lever toward the initial position.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

12/03/15 / #20150344063

Vehicle steering apparatus

A steering apparatus for a vehicle capable of adjusting an operating position of a steering wheel with respect to a vehicle body, includes: a steering column supporting the steering wheel at a rear end, arranging a center of oscillation with respect to the vehicle body in front thereof, and supporting the steering wheel so as to oscillate around the center of oscillation; a fixing bracket holding the steering column between opposing holding sections extending to a lower part and fixing an upper part to the vehicle body; and a support mechanism interposed between the holding sections and the steering column and supporting the steering column to in a manner that the steering column is slidable, wherein the support mechanism includes a spring member interposed between one of the holding sections and the steering column and a rigid body interposed between the other of the holding sections and the steering column.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/26/15 / #20150336449

Vehicle roof apparatus

A vehicle roof apparatus includes: guide rails provided on both edge portions of an opening formed on a vehicle roof, respectively; a front housing connecting front-end portions of the guide rails to each other; and a support member having a shoe portion protruding only on one side and mounted on each of the guide rails to be immovable on the one side and supporting each of the edge portions of the movable panel which opens or closes the opening, wherein the support member is rotatable about the shoe portion such that the movable panel performs a tilting up operation in a completely closed state, and wherein, in the front housing, a regulation wall is formed, which comes into contact with or approaches the support member from a side opposite to the shoe portion when the movable panel enters the completely closed state or the tilting up operation state.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/19/15 / #20150330515

Air intake control valve and air intake apparatus

The present air intake control valve includes a valve body and a seal portion being elastically deformable to seal between an inner wall surface of an air intake port and the valve body. The seal portion is formed in a bending configuration including a first hinge portion and a second hinge portion each serving as a supporting point upon elastic deformation of the seal portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/19/15 / #20150330340

Air intake apparatus

In this air intake apparatus, a plurality of respective air intake ports include sealing surfaces that include inner wall surfaces with which valve bodies come into contact at the closed positions of the valve bodies, and the rotation angles of valve bodies located on a side relatively close to a drive source from their open positions to their closed positions are larger than the rotation angles of valve bodies located on a side relatively opposite to the drive source when a plurality of valve bodies are rotated from their open positions to their closed positions.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/19/15 / #20150329020

Seat driving apparatus

A seat driving apparatus includes: a tubular member into which an output shaft is fitted, into which an input shaft is fitted, and which includes a tubular portion and a pressing piece; a first biasing member biasing the tubular member in an axial line direction toward the input shaft; an intermediary member into which the tubular portion is loosely inserted and which is turnable about an axial line extending in a direction different from a direction of an axial line of the tubular member; a cam member supported turnably around an axial line extending in a direction different from the directions of the axial lines of the tubular member and the intermediary member, pressing the pressing piece via the intermediary member, and allowing the input shaft to fit into the tubular member; and a second biasing member biasing the cam member, wherein a counterface of the intermediary member pressing the pressing piece includes a curved surface.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/12/15 / #20150323954

Rotating-lever-position-holding device

A position holding device for a rotating lever includes a rotating lever and a torsion spring. The rotating lever is elastically held at two positions, that is, a first position and a second position. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/12/15 / #20150322867

Air intake apparatus for internal combustion engine

This air intake apparatus for an internal combustion engine includes a throttle-side air intake pipe having one end connected to a throttle and another end connected to a surge tank, an external gas inlet provided in at least one of the throttle-side air intake pipe and the surge tank, introducing external gas into at least one of the throttle-side air intake pipe and the surge tank, and a gas distributivity improvement fin provided inside at least one of the throttle-side air intake pipe and the surge tank, which corresponds to the external gas inlet, diffusing the external gas to intake air from the throttle.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/12/15 / #20150322700

Fixing device for vehicle doors

A fixing device for vehicle doors includes a door lock striker, a fixed shim, and a movable shim. The fixed shim has two inclined surfaces that are movable relative to the door lock striker and located on opposite sides of the door lock striker. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/12/15 / #20150322547

Alkali metal and/or alkali earth metal extraction method

This alkali metal and/or alkali earth metal extraction method is superior in terms of cost and allows repeated use of the aqueous solution that extracts alkali metal and/or alkali earth metal from a solid. This method is for extracting alkali metal and/or alkali earth metal from a solid containing an alkali metal and/or alkali earth metal, and involves an elution step in which the solid is added to an amino acid-containing aqueous solution, and the alkali metal and/or alkali earth metal is eluted into the amino acid-containing aqueous solution.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/12/15 / #20150321581

Seat driving apparatus

A seat driving apparatus includes: a rotary motor; operation members arranged so as to correspond to positional adjustment mechanisms; clutch mechanisms arranged so as to correspond to the positional adjustment mechanisms and selectively connecting the corresponding positional adjustment mechanism with the rotary motor; switch cam members sharing a same first rotary axis so as to be pivotally supported thereabout, respectively joined to the operation members so as to be driven therewith, and respectively including switch cam portions; a switch lever pivotally supported about a second rotary axis, including a pressed portion and regulation portions, causing the pressed portion to be pressed by the corresponding switch cam portion, and causing the regulation portion to block turning tracks of other switch cam portions; and a switch electrifying the rotary motor through a polarity coping with a turning direction in response to the turning of the switch lever.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/12/15 / #20150321548

Vehicle grille apparatus

A vehicle grille apparatus includes: a first cover member that includes a plurality of fixed fins which are disposed to be lined up in an opening portion of a front grille; a second cover member that includes a plurality of movable fins which are connected to each other in such a manner as to be able to integrally move, and configured such that the movable fins are disposed in a line to alternate with the fixed fins; and a drive mechanism that changes the degree of opening of the front grille by driving the second cover member such that the movable fins retract behind the respective fixed fins.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

11/05/15 / #20150315839

Opening-closing control device of slide door

An opening-closing control device of a slide door that is configured to slide along a body side surface of a vehicle in a vehicle front-back direction using a motor as a drive source in order to open and close an entrance of the vehicle may include a touch panel for performing an opening-closing operation of the slide door, which touch panel is attached to an outer surface of a member constituting an outer shell of the vehicle, wherein the touch panel has a plurality of manipulating portions, and light sources corresponding to the manipulating portions, and wherein the light sources corresponding to the manipulating portions that are operable in accordance with opening-closing conditions of the slide door are configured to be turned on, so that images of the operable manipulating portions are illuminated.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/22/15 / #20150300224

Oil separator

An oil separator includes at least one set of cyclone-type oil separation unit performing gas-liquid separation of blow-by gas, a distribution chamber distributing the blow-by gas flowing into the oil separation unit, an inflow port causing the blow-by gas to flow into the distribution chamber, a branch passage causing the blow-by gas to flow from the distribution chamber to each oil separation unit individually, a first cover portion placed over the oil separation unit to include therewithin the distribution chamber, the inflow port and the branch passage and to enclose the distribution chamber, the inflow port and the branch passage, and a second cover portion including therewithin the first cover portion and enclosing the first cover portion, wherein part of at least an upper surface portion of the oil separator is formed in a two-layer structure by the first cover portion and the second cover portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/22/15 / #20150300219

Hydraulic oil supply apparatus

A hydraulic oil supply apparatus includes an oil pump discharging hydraulic oil, a common oil passage through which the discharged hydraulic oil flows, a first oil passage branched from the common oil passage to supply the hydraulic oil to a valve opening and closing timing control apparatus, a second oil passage supplying the hydraulic oil to a main gallery, and a flow control valve decreasing a volume of hydraulic oil flowing through the first oil passage with an increase of hydraulic pressure of the hydraulic oil discharged from the oil pump so as to increase a volume of hydraulic oil flowing through the second oil passage. In the hydraulic oil supply apparatus, hydraulic pressure generated from the hydraulic oil passing through a valve body of the flow control valve is applied to the valve body as a force against a force of a biasing member that biases the valve body.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/22/15 / #20150300060

Unlocking lever device

An unlocking lever device includes: a lever member which is operated to rotate to allow a locking mechanism to perform an unlocking operation; a sign member which is stored in a storage recessed portion provided in the lever member; a bias member which biases the sign member in a direction of protrusion from the storage recessed portion; and an inclined surface which regulates the protrusion of the sign member from the storage recessed portion in accordance with a position of rotation of the lever member by being abut against the sign member, and generates a bias force which allows the lever member to rotate.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/22/15 / #20150300051

Door lock device for vehicle

A vehicle door lock device includes: a door lock body configured to be mounted to a door; an outside open lever mounted, in a pivotable manner, to a support shaft arranged on the door lock body; and a coupling member mounted to a pivot end portion of the outside open lever and having an insertion hole. An end portion of a rod on the outside open lever side is insertable through the insertion hole. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/22/15 / #20150298581

Vehicular seat slide device

A vehicular seat slide device, includes: a first rail fixed to one of a vehicular floor and a seat; a second rail fixed to the other one of the floor and the seat, and linked to be movable relative to the first rail; a screw rod supported by the second rail to be rotatable around an axial line which extends in a moving direction; a metal case fixed to the first rail, and through which the screw rod is inserted; a resin nut housed in the metal case in a state of being unmovable in the moving direction with respect to the metal case, and screwed to the screw rod; and a metal nut housed in the metal case in a state of not being in contact with the resin nut in the moving direction, and screwed to the screw rod.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/01/15 / #20150276031

Rotation and stop retention switching apparatus

A rotation and stop retention switching apparatus includes a rotary member being rotary driven, a slider being movable in an axial direction of a rotary axis of the rotary member, a transmission member transmitting a rotary force of the rotary member to the slider, a biasing member biasing the slider in the axial direction of the rotary axis, and a stopper member coming in contact with the slider being biased by the biasing member. The rotary force of the rotary member is transmitted to the slider via the transmission member in a state where the slider is disengaged from the stopper member by a movement of the slider in the axial direction of the rotary axis, the movement caused by the translational force of the slider with a use of the transmission member against a biasing force of the biasing member.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/01/15 / #20150276013

Damper

A damper includes a first rotation member being rotatable around a rotation axis, a second rotation member being rotatable around the rotation axis, a third rotation member being rotatable around the rotation axis, a first elastic portion interposed between the first rotation member and the second rotation member and being elastically deformed by a relative rotation between the first rotation member and the second rotation member, a second elastic portion interposed between the second rotation member and the third rotation member and being elastically deformed by a relative rotation between the second rotation member and the third rotation member, and a dynamic vibration absorber including a rolling element that is positioned at an inner side relative to the first elastic portion and the second elastic portion in a radial direction of the rotation axis, the rolling element being rotatable relative to the second rotation member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/01/15 / #20150276012

Damper apparatus

A damper apparatus includes a first rotation member, a second rotation member, a first elastic portion interposed between the first and the second rotation members and being elastically deformed by a relative rotation between the first and the second rotation members, a third rotation member, a second elastic portion interposed between the second and third rotation members and being elastically deformed by a relative rotation between the second and third rotation members, and a dynamic vibration absorber including an anchor member and a third elastic portion that is interposed between the anchor member and the second rotation member and that is elastically deformed by a relative rotation between the anchor member and the second rotation member, at least the third elastic portion being positioned at an inner side of the first elastic portion and the second elastic portion in a radial direction of the rotation axis.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/01/15 / #20150274037

Seat apparatus

A seat apparatus includes a lower arm including one of an internal gear and an external gear, an upper arm including the other of the internal gear and the external gear, a lock member restricting and allowing a movement of a seat; a lever being rotatably connected to the lower arm, the lever being linked with an operation of the lock member to restrict the movement; and a transmission portion disposed between the lower arm and the upper arm, the transmission portion transmitting a rotation of the upper arm which corresponds to a forward inclination of a seatback to the lever by absorbing an eccentricity of the internal gear and the external gear.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/01/15 / #20150273991

Deflector device for vehicle

A deflector device for a vehicle includes a wind deflecting member provided along a front rim portion at an opening formed on a roof to extend in a vehicle width direction, a pair of torsion springs made from metal-made wires and attached to opposite ends of the wind deflecting member in the vehicle width direction, respectively, each of the torsion springs including a first leg portion extending in a rearward direction and serving as an arm portion rotatably connected to the roof at a rear end of the arm portion, and a second leg portion serving as a transmission portion elastically in contact with the roof to transmit a biasing force to protrude the wind deflecting member higher than an upper surface of the roof.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

10/01/15 / #20150273624

Laser joining method, laser-joined component, and laser joining apparatus

A laser joining method includes irradiating a first laser light serving as one of a laser light including a pulse width greater than an ultrashort-pulse laser light and a continuous wave laser light to a region at which a first object and a second object are in contact with or close to each other, and irradiating a second laser light serving as the ultrashort-pulse laser light during the irradiation of the first laser light to a section to which the first laser light is irradiated. An intensity of the second laser light falls within a range so that the first object and the second object are inhibited from being joined to each other in a case where the second laser light is independently irradiated to the region at which the first object and the second object are in contact with or close to each other.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/24/15 / #20150270576

Nonaqueous liquid electrolyte

A nonaqueous liquid electrolyte for an energy storage device that utilizes at least one of an oxidation reaction and a reduction reaction of magnesium, the nonaqueous liquid electrolyte includes an ether solvent, magnesium halide serving as an electrolyte, and aluminum halide serving as an additive, the magnesium halide and the aluminum halide being dissolved in the ether solvent.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/24/15 / #20150267805

Transmission

A transmission which includes a housing, a planetary gear mechanism, an input shaft, an output shaft, a brake including a friction member, a piston member pressing the friction member, and an actuator portion applying a pressing force to the piston member, the brake braking a rotation of one of a sun gear, a ring gear, and a carrier of the planetary gear mechanism, an external output gear positioned between the friction member and the actuator portion in a direction of a rotation axis, the external output gear provided at a member integrally rotating with the input shaft, and the piston member including an opening portion formed over a predetermined angular range about the rotation axis and within a range in the direction of the rotation axis in which the external output gear is disposed.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/24/15 / #20150267756

Damper apparatus

A damper apparatus includes a damper portion including an elastic member to absorb a torque fluctuation by expansion and contraction of the elastic member in a circumferential direction of the damper portion, and a limiter portion connected to the damper portion to restrict a transmission of a torque which exceeds a predetermined value, the limiter portion including a first member and a second member being rotatable at a rotation center, a friction member sandwiched between the first member and the second member, and a third member connected to the first member, the third member including a spindle portion and a plate spring portion integrally formed with the spindle portion to press the first member and the second member in a state where the friction member is sandwiched between the first member and the second member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/24/15 / #20150267656

Intake control valve and intake apparatus

An intake control valve includes a valve body being made of resin, the valve body configured to be pivotally mounted to a surge tank of an internal combustion engine, the valve body pivoting between an open position and a closed position to for opening and closing a fluid passage formed at a division wall, the division wall dividing inside of the surge tank into two portions; and a bearing being made of metal, the bearing being integrally provided with a first end portion of the valve body by insert molding when resin molding the resin-made valve body.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/24/15 / #20150267654

Air intake apparatus and manufacturing method of air intake apparatus

An air intake apparatus includes an air intake apparatus body including a surge tank, a valve body rotatably attached to the surge tank and configured to rotate between an open position and a closed position to open and close a fluid passage formed at a partition wall dividing an inside of the surge tank into two parts, the valve body being out of contact with the partition wall at the open position and being in contact with the partition wall at the closed position, the air intake apparatus body being formed by a first member to which the valve body is attached and a second member joined to each other, and the first member including a jig-receiving portion arranged in a vicinity of the fluid passage and configured to receive a jig holding the first member when the first member and the second member are being joined to each other.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/24/15 / #20150266363

Vehicle cover apparatus

A vehicle cover apparatus includes: cover members arranged to be extended over a bed provided on a rear side of a cab and movable in a front-rear direction; and a support unit capable of supporting the respective cover members in an extended state of being arranged to be extended over the bed and in a retracted state of being retracted to a rear side of a roof of the cab. A top surface of the cover members in the retracted state is disposed at the same elevation in a vehicle height direction as a top surface of a rear-end section of the roof which is positioned on the rear roof side of the cab or is disposed lower than the top surface of the rear-end section and, along with the top surface of the roof of the cab, causes a continuous flow path of an air current to be formed.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/17/15 / #20150263653

Electric pump

An electric pump includes a pump body, a sensorless brushless motor, and a control portion controlling the motor to perform a constant current control and a constant voltage control to discharge a necessary discharge amount of an operation fluid from the pump body, the control portion controlling the motor to switch from the constant current control to the constant voltage control at a predetermined temperature of the operation fluid and at a predetermined motor applied voltage. The control portion controls the motor to switch from the constant current control to the constant voltage control at a motor applied voltage which is higher than the predetermined motor applied voltage when a temperature of the operation fluid is lower than the predetermined temperature to discharge the necessary discharge amount of the operation fluid from the pump body.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/10/15 / #20150254981

Parking assist apparatus, parking assist method, and computer program product

A parking assist apparatus of an embodiment includes an area detection unit, a line detection unit, and a target position calculation unit. The area detection unit detects a parking allowable area where the parking of a vehicle is allowable. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/10/15 / #20150252733

Air intake control valve

This air intake control valve includes a valve body provided in an air intake port, a rotating shaft rotating together with the valve body, an actuator generating drive force in a linear direction, a link member having an engaging portion provided on a side opposite to the rotating shaft and an actuator connection portion connected to the actuator, connecting the rotating shaft and the actuator to convert the drive force of the actuator in the linear direction into drive force in a rotational direction and transmit the drive force that has been converted to the rotating shaft, and a retaining portion engaging with the engaging portion to restrict movement of the engaging portion of the link member in an outward direction while allowing rotation of the engaging portion of the link member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150247556

Automatic transmission for vehicle

An automatic transmission for a vehicle includes a housing, three single pinion type planetary gear mechanisms being supported by the housing, an input shaft supported by the housing and connected to a first carrier, an output shaft connected to a third carrier, a brake, a first clutch selectively connecting the first carrier and a second sun gear, a second clutch, a third clutch, a fourth clutch, and a switching clutch. The switching clutch selectively switches positions to a position where a third ring gear is fixed to the housing, a position where a second carrier is fixed to the housing, or a position where the third ring gear and the second carrier are released relative to the housing. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150247555

Automatic transmission for vehicle

An automatic transmission includes first to third planetary gear mechanisms; a second sun gear, a second carrier, and a second ring gear in a velocity diagram being defined as a first element, a second element, and a third element, respectively, in a case where a single pinion type planetary gear mechanism is applied as the second planetary gear mechanism; and the second carrier, the second ring gear, and the second sun gear in a velocity diagram being defined as the first element, the second element, and the third element, respectively, in a case where a double pinion type planetary gear mechanism is applied as the second planetary gear mechanism. A first brake fixes a first sun gear to a housing, a second clutch connects the first sun gear and the third element, and a fourth clutch connects the second element and a third carrier when a reverse speed is established.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150247347

Vehicle door lock apparatus

A vehicle door lock device includes: a housing having an opening; a coupling member configured to be coupled to an operation mechanism arranged on a door; an operation lever arranged inside the housing and coupled to the coupling member through the opening; and a cover capable of opening and closing the opening and a coupling point between the coupling member and the operation lever. The cover is separate from the housing and assembled to the housing to be mountable on and demountable from the housing and rotatable between opened and closed states. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150247346

Locking lever and vehicle door opening-closing device

A locking lever includes: a pair of lever pieces connected to each other to be relatively rotatable; and a spring member which extends about rotating axes of the lever pieces, of which both end portions engage with the lever pieces, and thereby, which biases the lever pieces to rotate in opposite directions, wherein contact portions, which come into contact with each other based on a biasing force of the spring member and thereby, are able to hold relatively rotating positions of the lever pieces, are provided in the lever pieces, respectively, wherein the spring member has spring end portions extending in a radial direction of the rotating shaft, and wherein an engagement surface with which the spring end portion comes into contact in a circumferential direction of the rotating shaft is provided on at least one of the lever pieces.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150246600

Sunroof apparatus

A sunroof apparatus includes a first panel, a second panel, a guide rail, a driving shoe, a front holding member, a center functional member, a rear functional member, a center link configured to bring the first panel that is in a fully closed state to be raised in a height direction and moving in a rear direction along with the first panel while maintaining the first panel in the raised state in association with a movement of the driving shoe in the rear direction, a rear link thereafter receiving the first panel from the center link to support the first panel in a state where the rear link is raised and moving further in the rear direction along with the first panel while maintaining the first panel in the raised state, the center link of which the movement is stopped after the first panel is received by the rear link.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150246599

Sunroof apparatus

A sunroof apparatus includes a first panel, a second panel, a front holding member provided at a front end portion of the first panel, a center link bringing the first panel that is in a fully closed state to be raised in a height direction of the vehicle by engaging with the first panel and moving in a rear direction of the vehicle along with the first panel while maintaining the first panel in the raised state, the center link thereafter disengaging from the first panel, and a rear link arranged at a lower side of the second panel to be engageable and disengageable relative to the first panel, the rear link engaging with the first panel to maintain the first panel in the raised state after the first panel and the center link move in the rear direction and moving in the rear direction along with the first panel.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150246598

Vehicle door

A vehicle door configured to be swingably attached to a vehicle body, including an inner panel; an outer reinforcement member which is disposed further on an outer side than the inner panel; and a door hinge which has a first arm, a second arm, and a hinge pin which connects the first arm and the second arm in a state where the first arm and the second arm can swing around an axis of the hinge pin, wherein the first arm is configured to be attached to the vehicle body, and wherein the second arm is fastened to both the inner panel and the outer reinforcement member through fastener members.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150246596

Vehicle door

A vehicle door swingably attached to a vehicle body via door hinges and able to open and close an opening formed in the vehicle body, includes: an inner panel formed of a resin and having outer and inner surfaces respectively facing outer and inner sides, and in which hinge attaching portions, on which the hinges are attached, and a door lock attaching portion on which a door locking device causing the vehicle door to engage with the vehicle body is attached are formed at different positions from each other; and an outer reinforcement member formed of a resin, arranged on the outer side than the inner panel, having outer and inner surfaces respectively facing the outer and inner sides, coupled to the inner panel, and having a first reinforcement portion facing the door lock attaching portion, a second reinforcement portion continuous with the first reinforcement portion and extending from the first reinforcement portion, and a third reinforcement portion continuous with the second reinforcement portion and facing the hinge attaching portions.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

09/03/15 / #20150245962

Passenger carrying mobile robot

A single passenger carrying mobile robot, includes a single operated member that is operated by a passenger to instruct both a moving direction and a moving speed of the passenger carrying mobile robot, a moving member configured to move the passenger carrying mobile robot and a controller configured to control the moving member based on input information input to the operated member by the passenger, wherein the passenger carrying mobile robot further includes a sensor that acquires obstacle information of a surrounding of the passenger carrying mobile robot, and the controller predicts an expected course of the passenger carrying mobile robot based on the input information and determines based on the obstacle information whether or not an obstacle is located in the expected course, and changes a control of the moving member when determining that the obstacle is located.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/27/15 / #20150239371

Seat reclining device

A seat reclining device includes: a first bracket including an accommodating portion being open to an outer side of a seat in a width direction; a second bracket rotating with respect to the first bracket; a cam rotating with respect to the first bracket; a spring accommodated in the accommodating portion and biasing the cam; a pole moved in a radial direction of the first bracket based on the rotation of the cam and engaged with the second bracket; and a cover covering the spring, wherein the cover is mounted on the accommodating portion and an outer surface of the cover on the outer side corresponds to an outer surface of the first bracket on the outer side or is positioned inside the outer surface of the first bracket in the width direction of the seat.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/20/15 / #20150235869

Glasswork component, manufacturing method thereof, and manufacturing method of electronic device

A manufacturing method of a glasswork component, includes: forming a compressive stress layer which ranges from one main surface to the other main surface of a glass substrate, along a scheduled cutting line, so as to be adjacent to the scheduled cutting line of the glass substrate; and cutting the glass substrate in the scheduled cutting line.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/20/15 / #20150231738

Laser processing method

A laser processing method includes steps of providing a mask material of which thickness is equal to or greater than 10 μm onto an object, and forming a hole in the object or cutting the object in a state where the mask material is provided on the object, in a manner that an ultrashort-pulse laser light is irradiated from above the object and an opening portion is formed at the mask material to penetrate the mask material while ablation processing is performed to a portion of the object by the ultrashort-pulse laser light, the portion of the object being below the opening portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/13/15 / #20150229358

Power line communication transceiver and power line communication method

One embodiment of the present invention provides a transceiver for power line communication, including: a transmission unit configured to transmit a signal; and a reception unit configured to estimate characteristics of a transmission path. Further, another embodiment of the present invention provides a power line communication method, including the steps of: estimating transmission path characteristics; generating an interference avoiding mask based on interference of the estimated transmission path characteristics; selecting or cancelling, through use of the interference avoiding mask, a sub-carrier of a signal to be transmitted; and transmitting the signal.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/13/15 / #20150229084

Actuator device

An actuator device includes: a motor that is a driving source; a reduction gear that decelerates rotation of the motor; an accommodating member that accommodates the reduction gear; and a conductive member that is disposed integrally with the accommodating member and is in sliding contact with the reduction gear so that a ground circuit capable of grounding the reduction gear is formed.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150222169

Resistance generating device for drive unit

A resistance generating device for a drive unit of an opening and closing member of a vehicle includes a transmission member transmitting a rotary motion to a rotary body, and a fixing member provided to form a clearance between the fixing member and the transmission member in a radial direction of a rotary axis of the transmission member. One of the fixing member and the transmission member includes a magnet and the other includes a magnetic body. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150222168

Resistance generating device

A resistance generating device for a vehicle includes first and second transmission members placed next to each other along a rotary axis of the transmission members and a fixing member provided to form a clearance between the fixing member and a set of the plural transmission members in a radial direction of the rotary axis of the set of the plural transmission members. Each of the transmission members includes a position changing portion generating or releasing a resistance against a rotary motion of a rotary body so that the first transmission member is aligned in line with, or is displaced from the second transmission member along the rotary axis in a case where the first transmission member and the second transmission member rotate in accordance with a rotation of the rotary body, or in accordance with a rotation of a power receiving portion in response to a power.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150221146

Door lock control system

A door lock control system according to an embodiment includes, as one example, a receiving unit and a determination unit. The receiving unit is provided in a side edge portion extending between an upper edge portion and a lower edge portion of a window of a vehicle door, and receives a signal by near field communication. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150219760

Parking assistance device

Provided is a parking assistance device that can obtain information regarding the height from a parking road surface of an object without acquiring height information of an object in advance. The parking assistance device includes: an emission unit configured to emit ultrasonic waves in at least an outward lateral direction of a vehicle; a reception unit configured to receive reflection waves from an object reflecting the emitted ultrasonic waves; and an object determination unit configured to receive the reflection waves from an object existing on a far side of a target parking region as the vehicle enters the target parking region, and determine a feature relating to the height of the object based on a change in a detection state of the object, which was specified based on the obtained reflection wave data.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150219433

Displacement sensor

A displacement sensor includes: an first yoke that is formed of a soft magnetic body and is annular-shaped; an second yoke that is formed of a soft magnetic body and is annular-shaped, the second yoke having an inner circumferential surface which faces an outer circumferential surface of the first yoke via a gap and arranged coaxially with the first yoke; a magnet that is arranged to be capable of moving in an axial direction in a radial-direction central portion of the first yoke and is magnetized in the axial direction of the first yoke; and a detection element that detects a magnetic flux density which is generated in the gap and is arranged in the gap so that the magnetic flux density is detected along the radial direction of the first yoke.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150218871

Opening and closing body control method and apparatus

An opening and closing body control apparatus includes: a first signal receiving unit receiving a first detection signal indicating the presence or absence of contact of a user with an operating portion of an opening and closing body; a second signal receiving unit receiving a second detection signal indicating a movement speed of the body; and a signal output unit outputting a control signal regulating a holding force of the body to a holding force regulating device, wherein the control signal regulating the holding force to a first holding force less than a second holding force is output to the device according to the first detection signal indicating that the contact has been detected, and when the second detection signal indicating that the movement speed body is greater than or equal to a predetermined speed is received when the holding force is the first holding force, the control signal regulating the holding force to the first holding force is output to the device regardless of the first detection signal.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150218870

Control device and vehicle control system

A control device includes: an input section to which a first signal indicating the presence or absence of an operation for operating an opening and closing body of a vehicle which is performed using a portion of the body of an occupant is input from an operation detecting unit; and a control section which performs notification to the occupant using a notification unit when there is a state where the operation has been detected by the operation detecting unit, based on the first signal, and performs control for operating the opening and closing body, based on the operation.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150217662

Seat apparatus for vehicle

A seat apparatus for a vehicle includes: an unlocking lever that is operated so as to unfix a seat from a vehicle floor; and a control switch that is operated in order for the seat to switch between a deployed state in which the seat is supported on the vehicle floor and a folded state in which the seat is retracted in a concave retraction portion of the vehicle floor, when a support member of the seat is driven via the driving of an actuator, wherein the unlocking lever is provided in a back surface of a seatback which is disposed at an opening end of the concave retraction portion when the seatback is folded forward and the seat is retracted, and the control switch is provided integrally with the unlocking lever.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

08/06/15 / #20150217495

Sensor unit

A sensor unit with a sensing surface molded properly on an outer surface of a sensor receiving part is provided. The sensor unit includes a resin casing formed with an annular fixing member, and a sensor receiving part formed in the casing for receiving a sensor housed. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/30/15 / #20150211607

Transmission for hybrid vehicle

A transmission for hybrid vehicle includes a change-speed gear assembly, an engine-side connector, and a motor-side connector. The change-speed gear assembly includes drive gears and driven gears making change-speed stages. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/30/15 / #20150211393

Structure of air flow control valve and intake device

A structure of an air flow control valve includes: valve main body portions respectively provided in intake ports, and controlling the flow of a fluid supplied to combustion chambers of an internal combustion engine; connecting shafts provided integrally with the valve main body portions, and connecting the valve main body portions; a first bearing member formed of a single member having a first bearing hole turnably supporting the connecting shaft at a first end; and a second bearing member provided separately from the first bearing member, and formed of a single member having a second bearing hole turnably supporting the connecting shaft at a second end. The connecting shafts are formed integrally with the valve main body portions in a state where the first and second bearing members are respectively fitted onto the connecting shafts connecting the valve main body portions.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/30/15 / #20150211279

Rotation and stop retention switching apparatus

A rotation and stop retention switching apparatus includes a shaft portion within which an output shaft of a drive motor is configured to be disposed, a pivot member placed at a circumference of the shaft portion, a rotary body placed opposite the body in an axial direction, a pivot shaft pivotally supporting the pivot member, a biasing member disposed at the pivot member to be supported thereby, and a switching member pressing the pivot member to separate the pivot member from the shaft portion against a biasing force applied by the biasing member in accordance with a rotation of the output shaft. The rotary body rotates by a rotation force applied by the output shaft by a gap formed between the pivot member and the shaft portion in a case where the pivot member is pressed by the switching member in accordance with the rotation of the output shaft.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/23/15 / #20150205079

Terahertz band wavelength plate and terahertz wave measurement device

A terahertz band wavelength plate includes: a first metallic plate; and a second metallic plate which is disposed opposite the first metallic plate, wherein at least one of the first and second metallic plates has a periodic dielectric constant distribution in which a plasmon is excited.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/23/15 / #20150204898

Wheel speed sensor

A wheel speed sensor capable of stabilizing a projecting posture of a sensor unit when attached to a vehicle is provided. The wheel speed sensor includes a mounting base providing a first contacting part and a second contacting part when attached to the vehicle to come into contact with the vehicle at two positions of the first contacting part and the second contacting part, the sensor unit projecting from a position between the first contacting part and the second contacting part and inclining toward the first contacting part, the sensor unit being resin molded integrally with the mounting base and including a signal detection device provided in a distal end of the sensor unit, and a fixing member pressing and fixing the mounting base to the vehicle at a position between the first contacting part and the sensor unit.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/23/15 / #20150204113

Remote control for vehicles

A remote control device for a vehicle includes an interior handle coupling lever that rotates in accordance with manipulation of an interior manipulating handle, an exterior handle coupling lever that rotates in accordance with manipulation of an exterior manipulating handle, and a switch device. The switch device includes an interior manipulation detector for detecting rotation of the interior manipulating handle, an exterior manipulation detector for detecting rotation of the exterior manipulating handle, and wiring members each having a detector connection terminal and an external connection terminal connected to the interior manipulation detector or the exterior manipulation detector. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/23/15 / #20150203043

Step apparatus for vehicle

A step apparatus for a vehicle includes a step panel facing an opening formed at a body of a vehicle and fixed to a step support portion which is provided at the body, the step panel made of resin and securing a moving path of an opening and closing member, the moving path being secured at a void defined between the step panel and the step support portion in a height direction of the vehicle, and a leg member connected to the step panel and configured to extend between the step panel and the step support portion at a predetermined position on the moving path in an open state of the opening and closing member, the leg member moving away from the moving path for clearing the moving path before the opening and closing member reaches the leg member during a closing operation of the opening and closing member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/23/15 / #20150203035

Vehicle-drive assisting apparatus

Provided is a vehicle drive assisting apparatus capable of allowing a driver to recognize a road surface condition which can be used for reference in steering following wheels or a road surface condition which can be used for reference in turning. Such vehicle-drive assisting apparatus includes a wheel position storing section storing a position of a wheel when a vehicle effects traveling, a road surface information acquiring section acquiring road surface information indicating a road surface condition of a road surface on which the vehicle has traveled, and a display image generating section generating a display image of the road surface information stored and relating to the wheel position on a displaying unit provided in the vehicle.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/16/15 / #20150197974

Opening and closing apparatus for opening and closing member

An opening and closing apparatus for an opening and closing member includes a support member, a transmission belt, a plurality of pulleys including a pair of driven pulleys, a first support wall portion including a first support recess portion, a second support wall portion including a second support recess portion coaxial with the first support recess portion, the second support wall portion being disposed to face the first support wall portion, and a support pin including a first end portion fitted in the first support recess portion, a second end portion fitted in the second support recess portion, and a shaft portion formed at an intermediate portion in an axial direction to be sandwiched between the first support wall portion and the second support wall portion and rotatably supporting each of the driven pulleys, the shaft portion being eccentric relative to the first end portion and the second end portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/16/15 / #20150197197

Surroundings monitoring apparatus and program thereof

A surroundings monitoring apparatus includes an obtaining portion obtaining a first captured image data outputted by a first image capturing portion and a second captured image data outputted by a second image capturing portion, and an output portion superimposingly displaying an indicator in at least one of a first display region and a second display region, in a case where the superimposed region of the indicator is included in the other of the first display region and the second display region, the output portion superimposingly displaying the indicator in the other of the first display region and the second display region in a display manner which corresponds to a display manner of the indicator displayed in the one of the first display region and the second display region.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/09/15 / #20150191945

Door lock device

A door lock device has a high degree of freedom in the disposition of an open link for switching between a locked state and an unlocked state and has low operational resistance when being put into the locked state. When there is a malfunction in which the open link is jammed by dust and therefore does not move from a lock waiting position to an unlock waiting position even when an unlock action is performed, when an outside handle interlock lever is turned, a sliding-contact tilt guide provided on a support body slides and makes sliding-contact with the open link and forcibly tilts the open link, and as a result, it becomes unnecessary to increase an energizing force of a torsion coil spring as a precaution against such malfunction. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/02/15 / #20150185213

Method of internal correction in one chip assay and method for measuring test substance using said method

The present invention relates to a method of internal correction in one chip assay, and to a method for measuring a test substance using the method of internal correction. Specifically, an assay system for measuring a test substance and an assay system for measuring an internal standard substance on a single chip are implemented to thereby internally correct measurement values of a test substance. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/02/15 / #20150185067

Cover for load detection sensor and load detection device

A cover for a load detection sensor removably attached to the load detection sensor includes a sheet-shaped strain member, a load input member, a strain detection element, at least one fixing member fixing the strain member to a housing, a cover portion, a side portion being integrally formed with the cover portion, and a clamping portion extending from the side portion and covering a clearance provided between the load input member and the fixing member, the clamping portion cooperating with the cover portion so that the clamping portion and the cover portion sandwich the load detection sensor therebetween. The cover portion includes an opening portion being formed to correspond to the load input member, a cutout portion being formed to correspond to the fixing member, a projection portion protruding from a rim portion of the opening portion and being in contact with a portion of the load detection sensor.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/02/15 / #20150184443

Drive apparatus

A drive apparatus includes a main body, a movable portion being movable relative to the main body, a first winding portion and a second winding portion each provided at the main body, a third winding portion and a fourth winding portion each provided at the movable portion, a transmission member including a first transmission portion and a second transmission portion, a moving member moving the transmission member, the moving member pulling the first transmission portion and feeding out the second transmission portion, and thereby moving the movable portion relative to the main body and the moving member feeding out the first transmission portion and pulling the second transmission portion, and thereby moving the movable portion relative to the main body.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

07/02/15 / #20150183021

Form rolling apparatus and form rolling method

A form rolling apparatus for applying in-feed form rolling to a rod-shaped material includes a support portion configured to support the rod-shaped material to be axially rotatable, a round die formed with die teeth on an outer periphery thereof, the die teeth configured to be positioned facing an outer periphery surface of the rod-shaped material, and a moving device moving the round die so that a distance of axes of the round die and the rod-shaped material changes. The die teeth includes forming die teeth for generating gear teeth on the outer periphery surface of the rod-shaped material and finishing die teeth enhancing a tooth surface precision of the generated gear teeth by engaging with the generated gear tooth and rotating. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/25/15 / #20150180152

Electric connection structure of electronic component

An electric connection structure of an electronic component includes: an electric conductor that has a connection pin formed of an electric conductive metal and in which a contact is formed in an end portion opposite to the connection pin; an electronic component that has a metal terminal for inputting and outputting an electric signal, on a bottom surface which opposes the electric conductor; and a housing that has a holding portion for holding the electric conductor and a fixing portion for fixing the electronic component, wherein the electronic component is brought into contact with the housing, and is fixed by the fixing portion so that the contact is elastically deformed and the metal terminal and the contact are electrically connected to each other.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/25/15 / #20150177298

Capacitive sensor electrode

A capacitive sensor electrode includes: a first electrode that is disposed on a principal surface of a substrate; and a second electrode that is disposed on the principal surface to be distant from the first electrodes, wherein the first electrode has a shape so as to be positioned on opposite sides of the second electrode.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/18/15 / #20150168029

Absorption heat pump apparatus

An absorption heat pump apparatus absorbing refrigerant vapor using absorption liquid includes a container having a liquid storage portion storing a solution made of absorption liquid or a refrigerant; a heat exchanger installed in the container, and through which a heat exchange fluid flows; a pumping member pumping the solution in the liquid storage portion upward using the rotation thereof; and a coating member rotating integrally with the pumping member, and provided so as to radially extend outward from the center of rotation of the pumping member, and coating an outer surface of the heat exchanger with the solution pumped upward, wherein while the solution pumped upward moves to the center of rotation due to the rotation of the pumping member, and then radially moves outward from the center of rotation, the outer surface of the heat exchanger is coated with the solution through the coating member.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/18/15 / #20150167794

Drive apparatus for hybrid vehicle

A drive apparatus for a hybrid vehicle includes: an engine applying a drive force to drive wheels via a drive shaft; a motor applying a drive force to the drive wheels via a rotation shaft; a planetary gear mechanism having first, second, and third elements lining up sequentially with a gap interposed therebetween corresponding to a gear ratio; and an automatic transmission having input and output shafts rotatably connected to the drive wheels, and changing a gear ratio obtained by the division of the rotation speed of the input shaft by the rotation speed of the output shaft, wherein the input and drive shafts are connected to the second element, the output shaft and one end of the rotation shaft are connected to the first element, and the output shaft and the other end of the rotation shaft are connected to the third element.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/18/15 / #20150166000

Seat occupancy determination device

A seat occupancy determination device includes first and second load sensors, a seatbelt attachment detection device, a vehicle motion determination portion, and a seat occupancy determination logic portion configured to determine a state of a vehicle seat whether the vehicle seat is in a child-safety-seat fixed state, in an adult-passenger seated state, and in a no passenger state; the seat occupancy determination logic portion including a stopped-state seat occupancy determination logic portion and a motion-state seat occupancy determination logic portion each being set with an availability of transition from a first state to a second state of the three states and the transition conditions from the first state to a second state of the three states individually in order to transition a determination of the state of the vehicle seat precisely when the vehicle is in the stopped state and when the vehicle is in motion, respectively.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/18/15 / #20150165584

Polishing brush and machining tool using the same

A polishing brush includes: a brush body that includes a cylindrical base section and linear abrasive materials extending from a bottom surface of one side of the base section along a direction of a center of an axis of the base section, and removes burrs and performs polishing on a surface of a workpiece metal by relatively moving the abrasive materials and the workpiece metal while tips of the abrasive materials come into contact with a surface of the workpiece metal; a brush guide that is coaxial with the center of the axis and is disposed on the outside of the brush body in a radial direction so that the tips of the abrasive materials protrude from an end portion; and a displacement mechanism that changes protruding lengths of the abrasive materials from the end portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/18/15 / #20150165581

Method of grinding a cutter for skive-machining and device for grinding the skive-machining cutter

A method of grinding a cutter for skive-machining a work and a device for grinding the skive-machining cutter which method and device allow formation of a better gear with a cutting operation. The target of grinding is a skive-machining cutter in which a plurality of helical groove portions are formed. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/11/15 / #20150159409

Affixation device for vehicle door

A vehicle door fixing device is provided with a door lock striker arranged in a first panel that is one of a vehicle body panel and a door panel, and a latch mechanism arranged in a second panel that is the other of the vehicle body panel and the door panel. The latch mechanism is capable of holding the vehicle door in a closed state by being engaged with the door lock striker. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/04/15 / #20150155757

Resistance generation apparatus

A resistance generation apparatus includes a power receiving portion, a transmission portion transmitting rotational motion of the power receiving portion to a rotational body, a fixing member, the transmission portion including a pivot member being pivotable between a contact position at which the pivot member is in contact with the fixing member and a non-contact position at which the pivot member is separated from the fixing member, the transmission portion including a holding portion, the holding portion holding the pivot member at the contact position to generate resistance relative to rotational motion of the rotational body, the holding portion holding the pivot member at the non-contact position to release the resistance in a case where the power receiving portion is rotated by the power.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/04/15 / #20150151603

Vehicle height adjustment apparatus

A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes: vehicle height adjustment units respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and adjusting a vehicle height in response to the supply and discharge of a working fluid; a pressure tank storing the working fluid; a compressor pressure-feeding the working fluid; a valve body block formed by opening and closing valves, and interposed between the pressure tank and the compressor, and the vehicle height adjustment units; and a control unit adjusting a vehicle height by controlling the valve body block, wherein the valve body block is connected to the pressure tank, and working fluid outlet and inlet of the compressor, and upon the completion of the pressure feed of the working fluid, the control unit controls such that the working fluid outlet and inlet are communicated with each other.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/04/15 / #20150151602

Vehicle height adjustment apparatus

A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes: vehicle height adjustment units respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and adjusting a vehicle height in response to the supply and discharge of a working fluid; a supply source of the working fluid; opening and closing valves interposed between the vehicle height adjustment units and the supply source; and a control unit adjusting a vehicle height for each of the vehicle height adjustment units to at least one of a first vehicle height suitable for at least one of boarding and deboarding, and a second vehicle height suitable for travelling, wherein when the control unit acquires preparation information indicative of the transition of a preparation state to at least one of boarding and deboarding preparation states, the control unit adjusts the vehicle height adjustment units from the second vehicle height to the first vehicle height.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/04/15 / #20150151601

Vehicle height adjustment apparatus

A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes: vehicle height adjustment units respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and adjusting a vehicle height in response to the supply and discharge of a working fluid; a pressure tank storing the working fluid; a compressor pressure-feeding the working fluid; opening and closing valves interposed between the vehicle height adjustment units and the pressure tank; a vehicle height acquisition unit acquiring a vehicle height value of the wheel; and a control unit controlling the vehicle height adjustment unit to adjust a vehicle height, and controlling the compressor, wherein when a vehicle height adjustment speed, calculated from the vehicle height value, is less than or equal to a predetermined threshold value, the control unit drives the compressor to pressure-feed the working fluid to the vehicle height adjustment units.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

06/04/15 / #20150151600

Vehicle height adjustment apparatus

A vehicle height adjustment apparatus includes: vehicle height adjustment units respectively provided to correspond to wheels of a vehicle body, and adjusting a vehicle height in response to the supply and discharge of a working fluid; a supply source of the working fluid; opening and closing valves interposed between the vehicle height adjustment units and the supply source; and a control unit adjusting the vehicle height for the vehicle height adjustment unit in a storage vehicle height range which is present within a vehicle height adjustable range of the vehicle height adjustment unit, and is set to be lower than a center value of a travelling vehicle height range attainable while travelling, wherein when a predetermined vehicle stop condition is satisfied, the control unit adjusts the vehicle height for the vehicle height adjustment unit to any position in the storage vehicle height range.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/28/15 / #20150147129

Device and method for manufacturing crown gear

The inventive device includes a work supporting portion for supporting a work rotatably about a first axis, a cutter supporting portion for supporting a cutter rotatably about a second axis different from the first axis and a moving portion for moving the cutter along a reference line extending through the first axis. The second axis is slanted relative to a reference plane oriented perpendicular to the first axis and a blade edge of the cutter is caused to come into contact with the work at an offset position offset from the reference line. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/21/15 / #20150138011

Parking assisting device

Provided is a parking assisting device capable of appropriately setting a target parking space for parking a self vehicle. This parking assisting device includes an object detecting section transmitting, from a self vehicle, oscillatory waves in different directions on one lateral side of the self vehicle during traveling of the self vehicle and receiving reflected waves of the respective transmitted oscillatory waves transmitted in the different directions, a corner-portion identifying section identifying a corner portion of a non-self vehicle present on the one lateral side, based on the reflected waves obtained by the object detecting section, and a target parking space setting section setting a target parking space for the self vehicle, based on the corner portion of the non-self vehicle identified by the corner-portion identifying section.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/21/15 / #20150136078

Airflow control apparatus

An airflow control apparatus does not impede fluid flow and does not reduce intake efficiency even when a flow passage area is decreased by the valve area. The airflow control apparatus includes a housing whose interior forms a fluid passage, bushes attached to the housing interior, a shaft held by the bushes, and a valve attached to the housing interior and rotatable in synchronization with the shaft. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/21/15 / #20150136055

Intake control device

The present invention provides an intake control device that appropriately restricts the flow of intake air when a valve body is set to a restriction position while the valve body is smoothly operated. The valve body is configured such that it is supported so as to be capable of swinging with respect to a sleeve, and when the valve body is set to the restriction position, a main valve portion of the valve body is lifted upward from a bottom plate, and a secondary valve portion of the valve body is sunk into an accommodating space of the bottom plate. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/07/15 / #20150127225

Seat apparatus for vehicle

A seat apparatus for a vehicle includes a load detection device placed at a front and a rear of one of a right-left pair of the attachment members so as to be spaced apart from each other, the load detection device measuring a load applied to a seat to distinguish an existence of a passenger and a type of a passenger, a detection influence determination device determining an existence of an influence on a passenger determination performance of the load detection device in a case where a collision load value detected by the load detection device in the case of a collision of the vehicle corresponds to a detected value between a preset first collision load value and a preset second collision load value, and a collision influence alert device outputting an alert in a case where the detection influence determination device determines that the passenger determination performance is influenced.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

05/07/15 / #20150122556

Seat apparatus for vehicle

A seat apparatus for a vehicle includes a load detection device measuring a load applied to a seat, an offset amount detection portion adding an offset amount being offset from zero, the offset amount of the load detection device occurred by a collision of the vehicle to a value stored as an offset amount occurred before the collision of the vehicle, the offset amount detection portion storing the offset amount occurred by the collision of the vehicle and the offset amount occurred before the collision of the vehicle as the offset amount in a case where a collision load value occurred by the collision of the vehicle and detected by the load detection device exceeds a predetermined value, and a correction portion correcting a load value detected by the load detection device on the basis of the offset amount stored in the offset amount detection portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/30/15 / #20150119229

Method for producing aluminum composite material

Provided is a method of producing an aluminum composite material, the method including: a decalcification treatment step of eluting a calcium oxide component from cement to form decalcified cement having a reduced content of the calcium oxide component; and an aluminum oxide formation step of bringing molten aluminum into contact with the decalcified cement to replace, among metal oxide components contained in the decalcified cement, metal oxide components other than the calcium oxide component, in particular, a silicon dioxide component, with aluminum oxide.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/30/15 / #20150115620

Lid lock device

A lid lock device includes: a housing including a first housing and a second housing assembled to the first housing and fixed to a vehicle; a lock member movably supported by one or both of the first and second housings and moving between a lock position and a lock releasing position; a surrounding sidewall protruding toward the second housing from the first housing and surrounding a surface of the first housing; a support hole provided in a front side portion of the first housing; a passage port provided in a portion of the surrounding sidewall; a blocking portion protruding toward the first housing from the second housing and blocking the passage port; and an overlapping portion formed in an opening edge of the passage port and overlapping an outer surface of an edge portion of the blocking portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/30/15 / #20150115619

Lid lock device

A lid lock device includes: a housing fixed to a vehicle; a lock member assembled to the housing and movable between a lock position and a lock releasing position; a motor assembled to the housing and driving the lock member; a worm gear and a worm wheel assembled to the housing and engaged with each other to transmit power of the motor to the lock member; a wheel sidewall provided in the worm wheel, formed by bending a band plate in an arc or circular shape, having a gear portion engaged with the worm gear on the wheel sidewall, and having a gear rear side surface facing a center side of the worm wheel on the wheel sidewall; and a deformation restriction protrusion provided in the housing, the deformation restriction protrusion restricting movement toward the inside of the wheel sidewall.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/30/15 / #20150115618

Lid lock device

A lid lock device includes: a housing configured to be fixed to a vehicle; a lock member configured to be movably assembled in the housing and to lock a lid of the vehicle in a closed state; a driving source configured to be assembled in the housing and to drive the lock member toward a side where the lock is released; a side surface through-hole formed at a position that opposes a side surface of the lock member in the housing; and a protrusion which is formed in a side surface of the lock member, passes through the side surface through-hole to protrude from the housing, and receives a manual operation force for moving the lock member toward the side where the lock is released.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/30/15 / #20150114368

Internal combustion engine and separator structure thereof

An internal combustion engine includes a cylinder block, an auxiliary machinery attachment member arranged at a side wall of the cylinder block, the auxiliary machinery attachment member to which an auxiliary machine is attached, and a separator portion disposed in a void between the cylinder block and the auxiliary machinery attachment member, the separator portion being provided as a separate member from the cylinder block and the auxiliary machinery attachment member to perform gas-liquid separation on blow-by gas.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/30/15 / #20150114329

Valve timing controller

Provided is a valve timing controller capable of quickening a response in varying a relative rotational phase. When the valve timing controller is under a locking state, if an ecu outputs a phase maintenance signal indicative of a phase maintaining state wherein control for maintaining the relative rotational phase within a predetermined range by work fluid present in an advancing chamber and a retarding chamber is possible, an intermediate locking mechanism is switched to a lock-releasing state and also the relative rotational phase is maintained to an intermediate locking state.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/23/15 / #20150111697

Control device for vehicle

The control device comprises an upshifting prohibiting portion for prohibiting the upshifting of the plurality of speed change stages, an engine rotation speed maintaining portion for maintaining an engine rotation speed to a predetermined rotation speed, an engine maximum torque value recording portion for recording a maximum torque value of the engine and an upshifting prohibition releasing portion for releasing an upshifting prohibition by the upshifting prohibiting portion when a differential torque value which is a difference between the maximum torque value of the engine recorded by the engine maximum torque value recording portion and a current engine torque value is greater than a predetermined torque value when the upshifting of the plurality of speed change stages is prohibited by the upshifting prohibiting portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/09/15 / #20150100177

Parking support apparatus

A parking support apparatus includes: a host vehicle positional information acquisition unit acquiring host vehicle positional information indicating a current position of a vehicle; an obliqueness calculation unit calculating obliqueness between a vehicle length direction and a longitudinal direction of the parking lot, based on the host vehicle positional information; an obliqueness correction path calculation unit calculating an obliqueness correction path along which a position of the vehicle reaches a front end of the parking lot, based on the obliqueness when the vehicle travels forward from a stop position at a steering angle; and a centering path calculation unit calculating a centering path which has a width at a central portion of the parking lot in a width direction and along which the vehicle travels forward toward a central region set in the longitudinal direction, after a position of the vehicle reaches the front end of the parking lot.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/09/15 / #20150098654

Eye part detection apparatus

An eye part detection apparatus includes: a unit configured to input an image of a face captured for each specific time; a unit configured to extract an eye search region on the basis of feature points including a nose from the image; a unit configured to correlate the eye search region at a first time with the eye search region at a second time on the basis of comparison between positions of the feature points at the first time and positions of the feature points at the second time; and a unit configured to determine eye part regions from the eye search regions at the first and second times on the basis of the correlated eye search regions at the first and second times.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/09/15 / #20150098634

Face detection apparatus, face detection method, and program

A face detection apparatus detecting a face from an image including the face of a target person in a region imaged by an imaging unit, includes: a model fitting unit generating a first model of the face based on a first image from the imaging unit; a tracking unit fitting the first model to a second image from the imaging unit; a position detection unit detecting positions of face parts based on the second image; and a comparison unit determining whether or not a deviation occurs between the positions of the face parts in the first model fitted by the tracking unit and the positions of the face parts detected by the position detection unit. When the comparison unit determines that the deviation occurs, the model fitting unit generates a second model of the face based on the second image.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/09/15 / #20150098633

Face detection apparatus, face detection method, and program

A face detection apparatus detecting a face from an image which is captured by an imaging unit and includes the face, includes: a position detection unit that detects a position of a face part of the face from the image; an initial state determination unit that determines a model initial state on the basis of the position of the face part; and a model fitting unit that generates a model of the face on the basis of the image by using the model initial state.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/09/15 / #20150098624

Parking support apparatus

A parking support apparatus includes: a captured image acquisition unit acquiring a captured image from an image capturing unit which images surrounding scenery of a vehicle; a target destination section setting unit setting a target destination section which is located around the vehicle and at which the vehicle arrives, based on the image; a vertex coordinates calculation unit calculating coordinates of a vertex of the section; an intersection coordinates calculation unit calculating coordinates of the vehicle at an intersection between a parallel line parallel to the vehicle in a width direction and frame lines configuring the section in a top view when the vertex is closer to a center side of the vehicle than the parallel line; and a destination frame superposition unit superposing a destination frame onto the image by linearly connecting positions in the image corresponding to the vertex on a side separated farther from the vehicle than the parallel line among the vertexes, and the intersection.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/09/15 / #20150096810

Seat occupancy determination device and seat occupancy determination method

A seat occupancy determination device configured to be provided at one of seating portions of a plural vehicle seats includes a pair of seat occupancy amount detection devices detecting a seat occupancy amount increasing and decreasing in response to a change of a load applied to each portion of the seating portion, a seat occupancy state determination device determining a seat occupancy state of the vehicle seat, an unbalanced load detection device detecting a degree of unbalance of the load applied to a right portion and a left portion of the seating portion, and a seat occupancy threshold value setting device setting a seat occupancy threshold value and correcting the seat occupancy threshold value in response to the degree of unbalance of the load applied to the right portion and the left portion of the seating portion based on a detected signal transmitted from the unbalanced load detection device.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/09/15 / #20150096526

Internal combustion engine and structure of chain cover of the same

An internal combustion engine includes: a chain cover that is attached to an internal combustion engine main body having a crankshaft; an oil seal that is mounted on the crankshaft in the vicinity of the chain cover; a metallic oil seal fixing member that is disposed on a surface of the chain cover and fixes the oil seal, the surface being present opposite to the internal combustion engine main body; and a first sealing member that is disposed between the oil sealing fixing member and the chain cover.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/09/15 / #20150096513

Valve timing controller

A valve timing controller includes a driving-side rotary member, a driven-side rotary member, an advancing chamber and a retarding chamber formed as a fluid pressure chamber is partitioned by a partitioning portion provided on an outer circumferential side of the driven-side rotary member, and a phase controlling section. The driven-side rotary member includes an advancing passage communicated to the advancing chamber and a retarding passage communicated to the retarding chamber. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

04/02/15 / #20150091325

Spoiler device for vehicle

A spoiler device for a vehicle includes plural link mechanisms configured to support a spoiler via plural rotatable link members in a deployed state where the spoiler protrudes from a surface of the vehicle, a driving shaft configured to connect each of the link members provided to be spaced apart from each other in a vehicle width direction, the driving shaft configured to change the deployed state and a retracted state of the spoiler by rotating each of the link members about an axis of the driving shaft, and a connection mechanism connecting an input shaft to which a driving torque of a power source is inputted and the driving shaft to transmit the torque therebetween.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/26/15 / #20150088298

Gear manufacturing device and method for manufacturing gear

A gear manufacturing device includes a control unit for synchronously rotating a work rotating about a work axis and a cutter rotating about a cutter axis, the work axis and the cutter axis being skew to each other, the control unit relatively moving the cutter and the work in an axial direction of the work with a predetermined cutting depth, and a correction control portion executing at least one of a position correction and a phase correction when an amplitude value of a vibration detected by a vibration sensor during a machining reaches equal to or greater than a set value, the position correction for correcting a relative positional relationship in a direction to correct the cutting depth, the phase correction for correcting a relative phase in a direction to correct an unbalance cutting that is otherwise to be applied on a pair of tooth surfaces formed on the work.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/26/15 / #20150087470

Transmission

A transmission includes a housing, four planetary mechanisms, four clutches, two brakes, plural connection members connecting elements of each of planetary mechanisms one another, an input shaft, and an output shaft. A first connection member at which the third clutch is positioned is positioned at an outer periphery side compared to a second connection member connecting a ring gear of the second planetary mechanism and a carrier of the third planetary mechanism. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/26/15 / #20150083583

Partial surface treatment apparatus

A partial surface treatment apparatus includes a first electrode member electrically connected to a treatment object including an outer circumferential surface and a circumferential groove, a second electrode member including an inner circumferential surface, a pair of annular-shaped elastic sealing members configured to seal a clearance between the outer circumferential surface and the inner circumferential surface, an accommodation portion accommodating each of the annular-shaped elastic sealing members, the annular-shaped elastic sealing members are movable in a diameter reduction direction, a pressure applying mechanism supplying a pressurized fluid to the annular-shaped elastic sealing members, the annular-shaped elastic sealing members are in pressure contact with the outer circumferential surface in a case where the annular-shaped elastic sealing members are moved in the diameter reduction direction, and a cutout formed at each of the annular-shaped elastic sealing members to be extended from an outer circumferential side edge portion towards the inner circumferential side.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/19/15 / #20150076868

Roof apparatus

A roof apparatus includes plural panels including a first panel for opening and closing an opening, and a second panel being positioned at a front or a rear of a vehicle and next to the first panel, the second panel being fixed to establish a state where the opening is closed. The roof apparatus further includes a weather strip including a weather strip body being attached to an entire periphery of the opening of a roof, the weather strip body sealing a portion between an opening rim of the opening and a peripheral rim formed by the plural panels, a border weather strip attached to the second panel and sealing a border portion between the first panel and the second panel, and a connection portion integrally connecting the weather strip body and each opposing end of the border weather strip in a vehicle width direction.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/19/15 / #20150076518

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same

The present invention aims at providing a semiconductor device having a conductive film formed on a semiconducting substrate so that heating of the substrate and contamination by impurities can be suppressed and schottky resistance can be reduced, and at providing a method of manufacturing the same. The metal film formation method used in manufacturing the semiconductor device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes the steps of: irradiating one surface of the substrate with a femtosecond laser having energy in the vicinity of the processing threshold value to form a nano-periodic structure in the form of minute irregularities; and forming a metal film on the nano-periodic structure of the substrate. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/19/15 / #20150076310

Handle returning apparatus and seat lifting apparatus for vehicle

A handle returning apparatus includes an input member rotating in conjunction with an operation handle operated to rotate in first and second directions including a neutral position, and a spring member including a plurality of spring portions integrally formed and including different spring forces, each of the spring portions including first and second spring end portions separating from each other in a circumferential direction and being configured to generate a returning force for returning the operation handle to the neutral position by being resiliently deformed on a basis of the rotation operation of the operation handle to bias the input member in a state where one of the first and second spring end portions engages with the input member and the other engages with a fixation member. The plurality of spring portions is selectively switchable therebetween to generate the returning force depending on a condition of the rotation operation.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/19/15 / #20150075459

Variable valve timing control unit

A variable valve timing control unit includes an intake-side variable valve timing control apparatus, an exhaust-side variable valve timing control apparatus, an intake-side phase control valve selectively performing supply and discharge of fluid relative to an advanced angle fluid passage and a retarded angle fluid passage of the intake-side variable valve timing control apparatus, an exhaust-side phase control valve selectively performing supply and discharge of the fluid relative to the advanced angle fluid passage and the retarded angle fluid passage of the exhaust-side variable valve timing control apparatus, and a single lock control valve controlling supply and discharge of the fluid relative to unlock fluid passages of the respective intake-side variable valve timing control apparatus and the exhaust-side variable valve timing control apparatus.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/12/15 / #20150069793

Sunroof apparatus for vehicle

A sunroof apparatus for a vehicle includes a movable panel, a guide rail, a support bracket, a first sliding member, a second sliding member, a check mechanism restricting a movement of the movable panel in a front-rear direction of a vehicle to bring the movable panel to a tilt-up state and releasing the restriction of the movement of the movable panel while maintaining the tilt-up state, an engagement and disengagement switching mechanism including a first member and a second member supported by one and the other of the first sliding member and the second sliding member, a holding portion provided at the first sliding member, and a retention portion provided at the second sliding member and held to be non-movable in a vehicle width direction by the holding portion in a case where the first member and the second member are engaged with each other.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/12/15 / #20150069792

Sunroof apparatus for vehicle

A sunroof apparatus for a vehicle includes a movable panel, a guide rail, a sliding member, a check mechanism restricting a movement of the movable panel in a front-rear direction in a case where the sliding member moves in a front direction of the vehicle in a fully closed state of the movable panel to bring the movable panel to a tilt-up state, a first member mounted to the sliding member, and a second member provided at said each edge portion of the movable panel in the vehicle width direction and being rotatably supported about an axis line extending in the vehicle front-rear direction. One of the sliding member and the first member includes a mounting recessed portion and the other of the sliding member and the first member includes a mounting projection fitted to the mounting recessed portion, the mounting projection restricted a movement in the front-rear direction.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/12/15 / #20150069791

Vehicle sunroof apparatus

A vehicle sunroof apparatus includes: a movable panel adapted to open and close an opening formed on a roof of a vehicle; a guide rail disposed in each edge portion of the opening in a width direction and extending in a longitudinal direction; a slide member linked to each edge portion of the movable panel, being movable along the guide rail, and driven to move by an electrical driving source; a check mechanism regulating a movement of the movable panel; a first member supported by one of each edge portion of the movable panel in the width direction and the slide member; and a second member supported by the other of each edge portion of the movable panel in the width direction and the slide member so as to be pivotally movable around an axis extending in the longitudinal direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/12/15 / #20150069790

Sunroof apparatus for vehicle

A sunroof apparatus for a vehicle includes a movable panel, a guide rail, a first sliding member, a second sliding member, the movable panel being configured to be shifted to a tilt-up state in a case where the first sliding member moves in a front direction in a fully closed state of the movable panel and to be opened while being maintained in the tilt-up state in a case where the first sliding member moves in a rear direction after moving further in the front direction, and a holding mechanism configured to stop the second sliding member in a state where the engagement between the first sliding member and the second sliding member is released and to cause the second sliding member to be movable in the engagement state in a case where the first sliding member moves in the rear direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/12/15 / #20150069789

Vehicle sunroof apparatus

A vehicle sunroof apparatus includes: a movable panel adapted to open and close an opening formed on a roof of a vehicle; a guide rail disposed in each edge portion of the opening; a slide member linked to each edge portion of the movable panel, disposed movable along the guide rail, and driven to move by an electrical driving source; a check mechanism regulating a movement of the movable panel; a first member supported by one of each edge portion of the movable panel and the slide member; a support shaft fixed to the other of each edge portion of the movable panel and the slide member; a second member supported by the support shaft; and a coil spring wound around the support shaft, and biasing the second member in the axial direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/12/15 / #20150068324

Load detection device

A highly sensitive load detection device includes a tubular peripheral wall portion; a disk-shaped disk portion that has a through hole formed coaxially with the peripheral wall portion and that is supported on an inner surface of the peripheral wall portion with a gap between the disk portion and a placement surface on which the peripheral wall portion is placed; a load input portion that is formed in a spherical shape having a diameter larger than an inside diameter of the through hole on at least a side thereof facing the through hole, that is placed on the through hole, and to which a load of an object to be detected is input; and sensors that are provided on the disk portion so as to be point-symmetric about the through hole, and that detect a strain corresponding to the load input to the load input portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/05/15 / #20150064038

Internal gear pump

An internal gear pump includes a housing having a pump chamber in which an inner rotor and an outer rotor are arranged. A suction port in communication with a suction path and a discharge port in communication with a discharge path are formed at the housing. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/05/15 / #20150061444

Electric motor

An electric motor includes: a ring-shaped stator including a field coil; and a rotor holding a permanent magnet in a magnet holding portion on an outer circumference thereof in an exposed state and being supported to be rotatable about a rotary shaft core in an inner space of the stator, wherein the magnet holding portion is configured to have a magnet insertion portion and a pair of regulation bodies, and the permanent magnet is configured to include a cylindrical outer wall surface, a rear wall surface, a pair of side wall surfaces, and a pair of engaged surfaces.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/05/15 / #20150061326

Roof apparatus

A roof apparatus includes: a movable panel opening and closing an opening of a roof of a vehicle; a mounting member including a mounting wall extending upright in one direction along an edge portion of the opening; and a weather strip having an attaching portion including pinching strips pinching the mounting wall therebetween, a first seal portion connected to the attaching portion and coming into liquid-tight contact with an opening end edge, and a second seal portion connected to the attaching portion and coming into liquid-tight contact with a peripheral edge in a fully closed state. A mounting depression depressed in the inner and outer direction of the vehicle is formed on the mounting wall. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/05/15 / #20150061271

Steering apparatus for a vehicle

A steering apparatus is provided for reducing its size by reducing a load applied to a driving unit, and configuring an electrically operated tilt mechanism which is small in size and easily mounted on a vehicle. A driving unit adjusting a relative position of a steering column to a fixing bracket, and a biasing member (e.g., tension coil spring) having one end supported on the fixing bracket, and holding the steering column at a predetermined neutral position when the driving unit is not actuated, are provided, so that the driving unit adjusts the steering column to be placed at a tilt position with a desired tilt angle relative to the fixing bracket.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/05/15 / #20150059899

Control valve and attachment structure of control valve

A control valve includes a spool formed with a fluid passage allowing a circulation of an operation fluid for switching a supply of the operation fluid to plural operation fluid supply portions, a cylindrical sleeve including plural supply and exhaust ports supplying and exhausting the operation fluid to and from the plural operation fluid supply portions and plural drain ports allowing the operation fluid returning from the plural operation fluid supply portions to drain, the sleeve slidably accommodating the spool therein, a solenoid mechanism for changing a position of the spool relative to the sleeve, and a communication portion formed on an outer periphery surface of the sleeve, the communication portion connected to plural drain ports.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/05/15 / #20150059671

Control valve

A control valve includes a valve case, a spool accommodated in the valve case, an electromagnetic solenoid operating the spool along a spool axis extending in a longitudinal direction, the valve case including a pump port, an advanced angle port, a retarded angle port, and an unlocking port, the spool being operated to at least five positions, and a lock control fluid passage formed inside the spool in an attitude along the spool axis, the lock control fluid passage allowing the fluid from the pump port to be supplied only to the unlocking port irrespective of the position of the spool when the spool is operated to any one of the positions at which the fluid is supplied from the pump port to the unlocking port.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/05/15 / #20150059670

Variable valve timing control device

A variable valve timing control device includes a driving side rotation member, a driven side rotation member, a fluid pressure chamber, a first flow path and a second flow path allowing a flow of an operation fluid into and out of the fluid pressure chamber, an intermediate member being provided between an inner circumferential surface of the driven side rotation member and an outer circumferential surface of a camshaft, and a contact portion where the intermediate member and the driven side rotation member come in contact with each other at a position between the first flow path and the second flow path when mounting the intermediate member to the camshaft.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

03/05/15 / #20150059669

Variable valve timing control device

A variable valve timing control device includes a driving side rotation member, a driven side rotation member, a control valve controlling a supply and draining of an operation fluid to and from a fluid pressure chamber to change a relative rotational phase of the driven side rotation member relative to the driving side rotation member, an intermediate member positioned inwardly of the driven side rotation member between the driven side rotation member and a camshaft, the intermediate member including the control valve inwardly thereof; and a torsion spring retained by the driving side rotation member and the intermediate member to bias the driving side rotation member and the driven side rotation member either in a first rotation direction or a second rotation direction.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/26/15 / #20150057895

Device for controlling vehicle opening/closing element

An opening/closing body control device for a vehicle is provided with a drive section configured to drive an opening/closing body of a vehicle, and a controller configured to control the drive section. In response to detection of an external force input intended to accelerate the opening/closing body in operation, the controller controls the drive section to increase the operating speed of the opening/closing element. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/26/15 / #20150053158

Variable valve timing control apparatus

A variable valve timing control apparatus includes a driving-side rotation member, a driven-side rotation member, an intermediate lock mechanism including first and second lock members, first and second recess portions, and a guide groove, a sensor, and a control portion. The control portion performs a control so that the relative rotation phase is changed until a first stop state is established in a state where the relative rotation phase is in an unlocked state and one of the first and second lock members is positioned relative to one of the first and second recess portions at which the guide groove is formed at a side opposite from a side where the guide groove is formed. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/26/15 / #20150052704

Opening/closing assistance device for opening/closing device

An opening/closing assist device includes a cam fixed to a first member, which is one of an opening/closing body and a coupling subject of the opening/closing body, a contact element located on a second member, which is the other one of the opening/closing body and the coupling subject, and a damper stay. The damper stay includes a first end rotatably connected to the first member and a second end rotatably connected to the contact element. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/19/15 / #20150051768

Vehicle control system

A vehicle control system includes: a power unit including an electric rotary machine; an electric coolant pump configured to circulate a coolant that cools the electric rotary machine; and a control unit configured to operate the electric coolant pump based on a condition that a temperature of the electric rotary machine is equal to or higher than a predetermined operation threshold temperature, and a condition that an output of the electric rotary machine is equal to or higher than a predetermined operation threshold output.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/19/15 / #20150050420

Method for manufacturing metal film

A method for manufacturing a metal film being formed on a surface of a non-electric conductive base material includes processes of a deposition process of releasing a metal being formed in a particle or being vaporized from at least one of targets, the target being made of solid metal and depositing a metal thin film on the surface of the base material by having the released metal hit the surface of the base material from a plurality of directions; and a crack forming process of forming a crack in the metal thin film by applying thermal stress to the metal thin film.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/19/15 / #20150048633

Vehicle door handle device

A vehicle door handle device, including: a frame fixable on a vehicle door panel inner side, the frame having a supporting hole; a link including a shaft section pivotably supported in the supporting hole, the link being configured to be rotated and biased by a biasing member to one side; and an outer handle mountable on the door panel, the outer handle including an engaging portion to be engaged on the link, the outer handle being configured to pivot the link through the engaging portion against a rotational biasing force of the biasing member. The shaft section includes: a groove portion and a guide portion in the shaft section to extend in an extending direction of the groove portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/19/15 / #20150048608

Steering apparatus for a vehicle

A steering apparatus is capable of configuring an electrically operated tilt mechanism, which is interchangeable with a manually operated tilt mechanism, and which is small in size and easily mounted on a vehicle. A tilt bracket holding a steering column and supported on the fixing bracket to be relatively movable thereto, and a tilt shaft extending in a lateral direction of the vehicle body and supported on the fixing bracket to be relatively movable thereto in an axial direction of the steering column are provided. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/19/15 / #20150047595

Intake device

An intake device includes: an intake port; a valve body which is disposed in the intake port and rotated around a rotating shaft between an opening position and a closing position; and a seal surface which is integrally provided at the intake port and made up of an inner wall surface with which the valve body comes into contact at the closing position of the valve body, wherein the seal surface includes a first seal surface having an inner contact portion which protrudes to the inside of the intake port and a first outer contact portion which is located further to the outside than the inner contact portion, and a second seal surface having a second outer contact portion without having the inner contact portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/12/15 / #20150043261

Hollow cylindrical capacitor and inverter device

The hollow tubular capacitor includes one side electrode connecting portion having an inner peripheral tubular portion and one side surface portion, the other side electrode connecting portion having an outer peripheral tubular portion and the other side surface portion and an electrostatic capacitance portion having one side electrode plate, the other side electrode plate and a dielectric body, wherein the electrostatic capacitance portion is accommodated in an annular space formed at the inner peripheral tubular portion, the one side surface portion, the outer peripheral tubular portion and the other side surface portion in a high density to reduce inside inductance component. The inverter device is formed such that the hollow tubular capacitor and an annular inverter circuit portion having three-phase upper and lower arms are integrally arranged coaxially on the central axis line.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/12/15 / #20150042324

Current sensor

A current sensor includes a core including groove portions and a separation wall portion, a housing covering the core and including recessed grooves formed along the groove portions, respectively, conductors positioned in the groove portions, respectively, a circuit board fixed to the housing and including a through hole and a land, the through hole penetrating in a direction corresponding to an inserting direction of the conductor, a detection element detecting a magnitude of a magnetic field and positioned in each of recessed grooves to be closer to an opening end of the groove portion relative to the conductor, the detection element being arranged so that a detecting direction of the detection element is directed along a distance direction of the groove portions, the detection element including a connection terminal positioned in the through hole, the connection terminal electrically connected to the land, and a guide portion provided at the housing.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/12/15 / #20150041013

Intake device and intake control valve

An intake device includes: a plurality of intake ports which are adjacent to each other with a partition wall interposed therebetween; a valve body provided for each of the plurality of intake ports; a rotating shaft which rotates along with the valve body; and a bearing member which is disposed between the intake ports adjacent to each other and rotatably supports the rotating shaft of the valve body, wherein the bearing member includes a bearing main body having a bearing hole which rotatably supports the rotating shaft, and an arm portion which extends in a length larger than an inner diameter of the bearing hole from the bearing main body along the partition wall between the intake ports adjacent to each other and configures a bearing-side welding portion.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/12/15 / #20150040863

Engine control mechanism

An engine control mechanism includes intake and exhaust valves that opens and closes a combustion chamber of an engine to be driven with gasoline. The engine control mechanism includes: an intake-side vvt including first driving-side and driven-side rotary bodies, and capable of setting a valve opening/closing timing of the intake valve such that a relative phase of the first driven-side rotary body is set to an intermediate lock phase at the time of starting of the engine, and the relative phase is set to a more retarded side than the intermediate lock phase after the starting; an exhaust-side vvt including second driving-side and driven-side rotary bodies, and setting a valve opening/closing timing of the exhaust valve such that a relative phase of the second driven-side rotary body is set to any phase between the most advanced phase and the most retarded phase; a control unit advance-controlling the ignition timing when an operational state has shifted from an atkinson cycle state to a transient operational state; and an ignition timing changing mechanism in which the driving is controlled by the control unit.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/05/15 / #20150035549

Capacitance sensor

A capacitance sensor includes: a transmitting electrode; a receiving electrode; and a switching unit that performs switching between a self-capacitance detection mode for measuring a change in self-capacitance of at least one of the transmitting electrode and the receiving electrode to detect an object to be detected and a mutual capacitance detection mode for measuring a change in mutual capacitance between the transmitting electrode and the receiving electrode to detect an object to be detected.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/05/15 / #20150035337

Seat reclining apparatus for vehicle

A seat reclining apparatus for a vehicle includes a first bracket, a plurality of pawls, a second bracket being relatively rotatably placed to face the first bracket, a cam mechanism having outer teeth of each of the pawls engage with and disengage from inner teeth of the first bracket by moving each of the pawls in the radial direction by rotating a cam member, the first bracket including a first circumferential wall portion and a second circumferential wall portion which are formed to include different levels from each other by a deformation processing, and a step portion serving as a fit-in portion and being fitted-in a fit-in recessed portion being provided at a fixed object of a seat, and the step portion including a welding portion at a circumferential edge of the step portion to be welded to the fixed object.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/05/15 / #20150034791

Seat slide apparatus for vehicle

A seat slide apparatus for a vehicle includes a tower rail, an upper rail, a memory base arranged above a bottom wall portion of the lower rail, a restriction piece holding the memory base so that the memory base is restricted from moving, a memory pin attached to the memory base in a manner that advance and retract of the memory pin relative to the memory base is allowed, the memory pin engages with the lower rail in a protruding state, the memory pin disengages in a retracted state, an interlocking mechanism pushing a lock member and the memory pin in a forward-folded state of a seatback, and a holding member holding the protruding state of the memory pin and allowing the memory base to move.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/05/15 / #20150034033

Variable valve timing control device

A variable valve timing control device includes a driving side rotation member configured to synchronously rotating with a crankshaft, a driven side rotation member positioned coaxially to the driving side rotation member and integrally rotating with a camshaft, an intermediate lock mechanism selectively switching a locked state and an unlocked state, a first electromagnetic valve arranged at a position coaxial to the driving side rotation member and for controlling an supply and draining of an operation fluid relative to the fluid pressure chamber, a second electromagnetic valve positioned being offset from the position coaxial to the driving side rotation member and for controlling a supply and draining of the operation fluid flowing from the camshaft to the intermediate lock mechanism separately from the first electromagnetic valve, and a pump supplying the operation fluid to the first electromagnetic valve and the second electromagnetic valve.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/05/15 / #20150033907

Variable valve timing control apparatus

A variable valve timing control apparatus includes a driving-side rotation member rotating in synchronization with a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine, a driven-side rotation member integrally rotating with a camshaft of the internal combustion engine, an intermediate lock mechanism being selectively switchable between a locked state and an unlocked state, a plurality of hydraulic chambers, at least one of the plurality of hydraulic chambers being positioned at a lower side than an axis of the camshaft, a plurality of partition portions, each of the plurality of partition portions dividing each of the hydraulic chambers into an advanced angle chamber and a retarded angle chamber, an electromagnetic valve including a supply and discharge port that is positioned at an upper side than the axis of the camshaft and switching supply and discharge of fluid relative to the hydraulic chambers, and a pump supplying fluid to the electromagnetic valve.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

02/05/15 / #20150033503

Vehicle door opening/closing device

A front cable and a rear cable are wound about a drum, are made to change direction by being caught onto a front pulley and a rear pulley, respectively, disposed on a center rail, and are respectively connected to a guide roller unit at respective terminals. The closing cable section of the front cable is routed to the outside of the center rail, the corresponding terminal being connected to the guide roller unit farther rearward than a load roller, and the opening cable section of the rear cable is routed to inside the center rail, the corresponding terminal being connected to the guide roller unit.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/29/15 / #20150030457

Impeller manufacturing method and impeller

An impeller is manufactured by forming, by molding, a first part including a base having a first annular surface with an annular shape in plan view, forming, by molding, a second part including a shroud having a second annular surface with an annular shape having an inner diameter larger than that of the first annular surface in bottom view, and a main blade portion including thin-plate-like inclined portions only extending in a radial direction further inside than an inner circumferential surface of the shroud while inclined with respect to a central axis of the shroud, the inclined portions not overlapping each other in plan view, and joining the first part and the second part together while the first annular surface and the second annular surface to face each other.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/29/15 / #20150027393

Valve timing control device

A valve timing control device includes a lock mechanism having a hole portion formed in one of the driving-side/driven-side rotational members, a sleeve in the hole portion, a lock member in the sleeve and capable of projecting and retracting with respect to the other of the driving-side/driven-side members, and a lock hole formed in the other of the driving-side/driven-side members such that the lock member can be fitted to the lock hole when the lock member projects. The lock mechanism constrains a relative rotational phase of the driven-side rotational member with respect to the driving-side rotational member at a predetermined phase when the lock member is fitted to the lock hole. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/22/15 / #20150025751

Vehicle door opening and closing apparatus and method of controlling the same

A vehicle door opening and closing apparatus includes: a first detector installed in a vehicle, and detecting a foot portion of a detection target in the vicinity of a door of the vehicle a second detector detecting the detection target standing in a predetermined range from the door; and a control device determining whether the detection target has an intention of opening or closing the door based on whether a detection signal indicative of detecting the foot portion is input from the first detector, determining whether the door can be opened or closed based on the detection signal from the second detector, and determining whether a control unit outputs a drive signal for an opening or closing drive of the door to a door drive apparatus based on determination results from the first and second detectors.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/22/15 / #20150023798

Blade member for fluid pump

The object is to obtain reasonably a blade member for a pump having superior fluid transporting performance. A blade member for a fluid pump includes a cylindrical portion formed around a rotational axis, a plurality of base portions protruding radially outwardly of the rotational axis from one end portion of the cylindrical portion along the rotational axis and provided along a circumferential direction, a bent portion bent from each of the respective base portion in one direction along the rotational axis, and a hole portion provided in a border portion between root portions of the adjacent base portions. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/22/15 / #20150020450

Vehicle door opening/closing device

A vehicle door opening/closing device, which enhances the operation feeling during opening and closing of a vehicle door, includes: an outside door handle provided to a power sliding door for opening and closing a door opening, the outside door handle being supported to move between an initial position and a maximum movement position relative to the power sliding door, and being operated to open and close the power sliding door; a spring unit urging the outside door handle to move from the maximum movement position to the initial position; an opening/closing operation detection unit for detecting movement of the outside door handle from the maximum movement position to the initial position; a door drive mechanism for driving the opening and closing of the power sliding door; and a control unit for actuating the door drive mechanism on the basis of a detection signal outputted from the opening/closing operation detection unit.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/15/15 / #20150017817

Laser processing apparatus and laser processing method

A laser processing apparatus includes a laser beam generating device that generates a first pulse laser beam for temporarily increasing a light absorptance in a predetermined region of a processing object, and a second pulse laser beam to be absorbed in the predetermined region in which the light absorptance has temporarily increased, and a support portion that is provided on a downstream of the first pulse laser beam and the second laser beam generated by the laser beam generating device and has a placement surface for placing the processing object. The laser beam generating device emits the second pulse laser beam with a delay with respect to the first pulse laser beam by a delay time within a predetermined period of time before the light absorptance that has temporarily increased in the predetermined region returns to an original value.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/15/15 / #20150013627

Engine valve control mechanism

A valve control mechanism is configured that is capable of optimally controlling an engine by lifting an intake valve only by the necessary amount, while suppressing noise at the time of operation. This valve control mechanism includes a control member that rotates around a control axis due to a driving force of an actuator, and a base end portion of a rocker arm is pivotably supported around a pivot axis by an eccentric support portion of the control member. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/08/15 / #20150008699

Vehicle rear spoiler device

Provided is a vehicle rear spoiler device to be mounted on a rear side of a roof of a vehicle. The vehicle rear spoiler device includes a wall surface for forming an air flow path between the wall surface and a rear window glass of the vehicle. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/08/15 / #20150008353

Fluid control valve

A fluid control valve includes: a valve housing in which a flow path having gas inlet and outlet is formed; a drive device attached to the valve housing; a valve shaft connected to an output shaft of the drive device and moving in an axial direction; and a valve body attached so as to radially extend to an axis of the valve shaft, and opening and closing the flow path by being moved with the valve shaft so that one side surface moves away from or comes into contact with a valve seat formed in the flow path, wherein the valve housing is attached to an attachment target member so that the valve shaft is tilted, and the valve body includes a wall portion corresponding to a portion where a liquid inside the flow path collects due to its weight, within a portion having the valve seat, and formed along an edge portion on the other side surface opposite to one side surface of the valve body.. . ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/08/15 / #20150007532

Cyclone type oil separation device

A cyclone type oil separation device is provided to suppress rescattering of oil that has been once captured from blow-by gas while achieving reduction in cost for an oil adsorption layer. The device is provided with a main body, a gas introduction part mounted on a side wall of the main body for introducing oil-mixed gas into an interior of the main body, a gas discharge part mounted on an upper wall of the main body for discharging gas of the oil-mixed gas from which oil is separated to the outside of the main body, an oil catcher provided in an inner surface of the main body, and a space defined between the oil catcher and the inner surface, through which the captured oil flows down.. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

01/01/15 / #20150001366

Seat slide device

A seat slide device is fixed to the floor of a vehicle and includes lower rails, each of which includes a front range and a rear range and extends forward and backward, and an upper rail supporting a movable seat and capable of moving over the lower rails. The seat slide device also includes a lock portion, a stopper, and a stopper-releasing operating portion. ... Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha








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