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Awards

Awarded
The Development of the Ceramics Nano-Film Coating Having Both High Corrosion Resistance and Excellent Heat Resistance
Recipient(s)
Naohisa Takahashi
Materials Division, Component Section, Engine Unit

2016 Oyamada Memory Prize

Awarded
Development of world-leading weight-reducing parts and technologies for motorcycles
Recipient(s)
Toru Kitsunai
Material Division, Manufacturing Technology Section, Technology Center

Tsuyoshi Kubota
Materials Division, Component Section, Engine Unit

Takaharu Suzuki
Material Division, Research & Development Operations

2013 SETC High Quality Paper Award

Awarded
Application of Vacuum Assisted Carbide Dispersion Carbonitriding to Connecting Rods
Recipient(s)
Tsuyoshi Kubota
Materials Division, Component Section, Engine Unit

2012 SETC High Quality Paper Award

Awarded
Development of Lightweight DLC Coated Valve Lifter Made from Beta Titanium Alloy for Motorcycles
Recipient(s)
Hirotaka Kurita, Hirotaka Kurita
Component Section, Engine Unit

2006 JIM Technical Development Award

Awarded
Development of New Advanced Stainless Steel “NSSC21M” for Catalysis Substrate of Motorcycle Muffler
Recipient(s)
Naohisa Takahashi, et al.
Materials Division, Component Section, Engine Unit

2005 JDCA Urakami Award

Awarded
Development of an All-Aluminum Cylinder Using a Hypereutectic Al-Si Alloy
Recipient(s)
Hirotaka Kurita, Hiroshi Yamagata
Advanced Technology Research, Research & Development Operations

2005 Oyamada Memory Prize

Awarded
Creation of various functions for motorcycle aluminum frames
Recipient(s)
Toru Kitsunai, Hiroshi Yamagata, Toshikatsu Koike
Research & Development Operations

2005 SETC High Quality Paper Award

Awarded
Effect of Elastic Deformation of the Honing Stone on the Exposure of Si-Crystals in a Hyper-Eutectic-Si Aluminum Cylinder Block
Recipient(s)
Hirotaka Kurita, Hiroshi Yamagata
Advanced Technology Research, Research & Development Operations

2005 JSTP Tokai Branch Technology Award

Awarded
Development of Fracture Splitting Method for Case Hardened Connecting Rods
Recipient(s)
Tsuyoshi Kubota, Shinya Iwasaki, Tsuneo Isobe, Toshikatsu Koike
Materials Division, Component Section, Engine Unit

2004 SETC 10 Best Paper Award

Awarded
Development of Fracture Splitting Method for Case Hardened Connecting Rods
Recipient(s)
Tsuyoshi Kubota, Shinya Iwasaki, Tsuneo Isobe, Toshikatsu Koike
Research & Development Operations

2003 SFJ Technology Award

Awarded
Hard Anodic Oxide Coating on the Piston-Ring Groove of a Cu-Rich Aluminum Piston with Mixed Acid Electrolytes
Recipient(s)
Hirotaka Kurita, Hiroshi Yamagata, Toshikatsu Koike, et al.
Advanced Technology Research, Research & Development Operations

2003 Oyamada Memory Prize

Awarded
Development of cylinder liner in the new rapidly solidified aluminum alloy extruded material
Recipient(s)
Shuhei Adachi, Atsushi Inoue, Shigeru Okaniwa, Jun Kusui
Research & Development Operations

1999 Oyamada Memory Prize

Awarded
Mass-production of high performance engine piston by forging technology
Recipient(s)
Hiroshi Yamagata, Toshikatsu Koike
Research & Development Operations

1998 JSPM Award for Innovative Development

Awarded
Development of SiC-Composite-PM Aluminum Alloy Piston
Recipient(s)
Toshikatsu Koike, Hiroshi Yamagata
Fundamental Technology Research, Technology Center

1987 Japan Lead Zinc Development Association Chairman’s Prize

Awarded
Practicalization of ZA-12 alloy
Recipient(s)
Yamada
1st Research Division
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