Patents by Assignee Ford Motor Company
  • Patent number: 9339833
    Abstract: In at least one embodiment, a paint applicator robot is provided. The robot may include a robotic arm including a hollow joint and a paint applicator, a color tree disposed between the hollow joint and the paint applicator, and a dual-lumen line extending through the hollow joint to the color tree. The dual-lumen line may include a paint supply path to the color tree and a paint return path from the color tree. The robot may include a plurality of the dual-lumen lines, for example, up to 48 dual-lumen lines, each providing a paint color to the color tree. The robot may be included in a robotic paint station and may be configured to receive paint from and return paint to a drop box connected to a paint recirculation system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Aaron Fiala, Scott Adams
  • Patent number: 9340746
    Abstract: A lubricant composition, a method for improving lubrication and a method for lubricating a machine. The lubricant composition includes a) a major amount of a base oil having a kinematic viscosity between 2 and 4 cSt at 100° C.; and b) dioctyl phosphite in an amount providing from about 100 to about 1000 ppm phosphorus to the lubricant composition. The lubricant composition has a phosphorus weight ratio of component (b) to total phosphorus in the lubricant composition of from 0.4:1 to less than about 0.8:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignees: Afton Chemical Corporation, Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Timothy J. Henly, Joseph B. Carroll, Christopher S. Cleveland, Kevin M. Strait, Chintan N. Ved
  • Publication number: 20160133944
    Abstract: The performance of solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell stacks can be improved by incorporating an appropriate set of through-holes in the catalyst layers, and particularly in the cathode catalyst layers. Intaglio methods suitable for manufacturing catalyst layers with through-holes are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Applicants: FORD MOTOR COMPANY, DAIMLER AG
    Inventors: Madhu Saha, Tatyana Soboleva, Juergen Stumper, Jingwei Hu
  • Patent number: D754037
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Darrell Behmer, Henry Bernardo, Damon Depeyster
  • Patent number: D754041
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Darrell Behmer, Henry Bernardo, Damon Depeyster
  • Patent number: D754563
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Darrell Behmer, Henry Bernardo, Damon Depeyster
  • Patent number: D754889
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Wolfgang Gotschke, Uwe Pulver
  • Patent number: D755079
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Ernesto Rupar, Stefan Lamm
  • Patent number: D755089
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Max Wolff, Andrea Di Buduo, John Caswell
  • Patent number: D755096
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Max Wolff, Andrea Di Buduo, John Caswell
  • Patent number: D756273
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Gordon M Platto, Bradley A Richards, Dong H Park, William K Moore
  • Patent number: D756274
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Kemal Curic, Darrell Behmer, Christopher Svensson, Moray Callum, Joel Piaskowski
  • Patent number: D756847
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Garen Nicoghosian, Colin R Bonathan, Giancarlo Viganego, Todd Willing, Craig S Metros, Moray S Callum, Christopher Svensson
  • Patent number: D756857
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Ernesto Rupar, Stefan Lamm
  • Patent number: D756860
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Darrell Behmer, Henry Bernardo, Damon Depeyster
  • Patent number: D756867
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Max Wolff, Andrea Di Buduo, John Caswell
  • Patent number: D756875
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Kevin George, George Bucher, Steven Gilmore, Shawn Wehrly
  • Patent number: D756879
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Kevin George, George Bucher, Steven Gilmore, Shawn Wehrly
  • Patent number: D757308
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Ernesto Rupar, Dean Carbis, Claudio Messale
  • Patent number: D757309
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Ford Motor Company
    Inventors: Ernesto Rupar, Dean Carbis, Claudio Messale