Patents by Assignee Ford Motor Company

Application number: 20140302417
Abstract: An electrically conductive adhesive is disclosed for bonding anode and cathode flow field plates together for use in fuel cells. The adhesive formulation comprises epoxy methacrylate resin and non-fibrous carbon particles but little to no carbon fibres. The adhesive provides suitable strength, bond gap, conductivity and other properties, particularly for flow field plates made of flexible graphite, carbon, or metal.
Type: Application
Filed: April 2, 2014
Issued: October 9, 2014
Assignees: Ford Motor Company, Daimler AG
Inventors: Daniel Ramrus, Marek Gnatowski, Mathew Leung, Grace Sun
Patent number: 8835070
Abstract: A fuel cell system may include a fuel cell stack having a header and active area in fluid communication with the header. The fuel cell system may also include a wedge disposed within the header and configured to alter the cross-sectional area of the header along the length of the stack such that, during operation of the stack, a flow velocity of gas through the active area is generally constant.
Type: Grant
Filed: May 11, 2010
Issued: September 16, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Thomas Alan Wagner, Ronald David Brost, Shinichi Hirano
Patent number: 8833341
Abstract: In one example, a method for controlling a fuel system with fuel is provided. The method includes, in response to an engine shutdown, increasing communication between a fuel rail and a fuel tank to increase boiling of fuel in the rail, and then decreasing the communication after the fuel rail cools.
Type: Grant
Filed: January 21, 2011
Issued: September 16, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
Inventors: Andrew Paul Chee Aun Wong, Adam Nolan, Jamie Terence Slaymaker
Patent number: 8831857
Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for operating a fuel system configured to deliver a gaseous fuel to an engine. Following tank refilling, the fuel composition is selectively updated based on fuel tank pressure, temperature, and air content data. When the engine is subsequently restarted, the fuel rail is primed for a duration based on the updated composition.
Type: Grant
Filed: March 7, 2012
Issued: September 9, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
Inventors: Adam Nolan, Jamie Terence Slaymaker, Andrew Paul Chee Aun Wong, Phuoc Bui Buiquang
Patent number: D712318
Type: Grant
Filed: December 16, 2013
Issued: September 2, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: J C. Mays, Moray S. Callum, Joel Piaskowski, Darrell Behmer, Kemal Curic
Patent number: D712797
Type: Grant
Filed: December 16, 2013
Issued: September 9, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: J C. Mays, Moray S. Callum, Joel Piaskowski, Darrell Behmer, Kemal Curic
Patent number: D713074
Type: Grant
Filed: November 1, 2012
Issued: September 9, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Paul Campbell, Paul Jonathan Alexander Wraith, Simon Spearman-Oxx, Wolfgang Gotschke
Patent number: D713314
Type: Grant
Filed: December 3, 2013
Issued: September 16, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Gordon M. Platto, Bradley A. Richards, Moray S. Callum, Joel Piaskowski, Dong H. Park
Patent number: D713316
Type: Grant
Filed: March 29, 2012
Issued: September 16, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Solomon H. Song, Darrell Paul Behmer
Patent number: D713571
Type: Grant
Filed: November 1, 2012
Issued: September 16, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Paul Campbell, Paul Jonathan Alexander Wraith, Simon Spearman-Oxx, Wolfgang Gotschke
Patent number: D713572
Type: Grant
Filed: November 1, 2012
Issued: September 16, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Paul Campbell, Paul Jonathan Alexander Wraith, Simon Spearman-Oxx, Wolfgang Gotschke
Patent number: D713596
Type: Grant
Filed: August 15, 2012
Issued: September 16, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventor: Ernesto Rupar
Patent number: D713597
Type: Grant
Filed: August 15, 2012
Issued: September 16, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventor: Ernesto Rupar
Patent number: D713770
Type: Grant
Filed: December 20, 2013
Issued: September 23, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Antonio Molinari, Soo Young Kang-Morales
Patent number: D713980
Type: Grant
Filed: August 15, 2012
Issued: September 23, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventor: Wolfgang Gotschke
Patent number: D714189
Type: Grant
Filed: April 8, 2013
Issued: September 30, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Paul Campbell, Paul Jonathan Alexander Wraith, Andrew Wolton
Patent number: D714196
Type: Grant
Filed: December 16, 2013
Issued: September 30, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: J C. Mays, Moray S. Callum, Joel Piaskowski, Darrell Behmer, Kemal Curic
Patent number: D714203
Type: Grant
Filed: December 10, 2013
Issued: September 30, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: Kevin George, George Bucher, Steven Gilmore, Shawn Wehrly
Patent number: D714690
Type: Grant
Filed: March 18, 2014
Issued: October 7, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: J C. Mays, Moray S. Callum, Joel Piaskowski, Darrell Behmer, Kemal Curic
Patent number: D714701
Type: Grant
Filed: December 16, 2013
Issued: October 7, 2014
Assignee: Ford Motor Company
Inventors: J C. Mays, Moray S. Callum, Joel Piaskowski, Darrell Behmer, Kemal Curic