Patents Assigned to AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA.
  • Publication number: 20220212984
    Abstract: A coated substrate includes a soft coating deposited by physical vapor deposition provided on at least a part of at least one main face of the substrate. The coated substrate also includes a protective coating provided on at least a part of the main face above the soft coating. A process for making a coated substrate includes a soft coating and a protective coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: David PIERRE, Eric BOSGAERD, Thierry MORAY
  • Publication number: 20220200156
    Abstract: An antenna unit to be used by being installed so as to face window glass for a building includes a radiating element, a phase control member situated on an exterior-side with reference to the radiating element and configured to control a phase of an electromagnetic wave radiated from the radiating element, and a conductor situated on an interior-side with reference to the radiating element, wherein the phase control member is a member including a dielectric and a plurality of conductor portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicants: AGC Inc., AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC Vidros do Brasil Ltda.
    Inventors: Ryuta SONODA, Masaki HORIE
  • Publication number: 20220178195
    Abstract: A vacuum insulating glazing unit with an infrared reflecting coating, having a first glass pane with a thickness Z1, bearing the infrared reflecting coating on the inner pane face, and an energetical absorptance EA1; a second glass pane with a thickness Z2 and an energetical absorptance EA2; a set of discrete spacers between the first and second glass panes maintaining a distance between the two glass panes and forming an array with a pitch ?; a hermetically bonding seal, sealing the distance between the two glass panes over a perimeter thereof; an internal volume, V, defined by the two glass panes, spacers and closed by the hermetically bonding seal; where Z1>Z2 and ?EA?0.0033 ?Z2/mm2?0.0468 ?Z/mm+0.7702; where ?EA=EA1?2EA2, and Z1?5 mm, Z2?3 mm, ?Z=Z1?Z2?1 mm, and 10 mm???35 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Abderrazek BEN TRAD, Minwei WANG
  • Publication number: 20220177363
    Abstract: An improved glazing unit including a glass panel which is low in reflectance for RF radiation, a coating system which is high in reflectance for RF radiation disposed on the glass panel and creating onto the glazing unit a dual band bandpass filter. The glazing unit further includes at least one frequencies selective decoated portion of the coating system extending along a plane, P; having a width, DW, and a length, DL. The at least one frequencies selective decoated portion features a first decoated element with a plurality of unit cells, and a plurality of second decoated elements where a second decoated element is placed in a unit cell of the first decoated element, but no second decoated element is in contact with the first decoated element and at least one unit cell of the first decoated element has no second decoated element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventor: Adrien LEMOINE
  • Publication number: 20220166126
    Abstract: An insulating glazing unit extends along a plane, P, defined by a longitudinal axis, X, and a vertical axis, Z; having a width, W, measured along the longitudinal axis, X, and a length, L, measured along the vertical axis, Z, and includes a first glass pane that faces outside and has two major surfaces extending along a plane, P. A second glass pane faces inside and has two major surfaces extending along a plane, P. A spacer maintains a distance, D, between the first and second glass panes, creating a space, S. An antenna unit comprises an antenna and is fixed between the first and second glass panes with a fixing portion for fixing the antenna to one of the glass panes and maintaining the antenna at a distance, Da1, from the inner surface of the first glass pane to create a space, SI, through which gas can circulate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventor: Mohsen YOUSEFBEIKI
  • Publication number: 20220154524
    Abstract: A vacuum insulating glazing unit includes a first infrared reflecting coating and a second infrared reflecting coating. A first glass pane has a thickness, Z1, and an energetical absorptance EA1, and bears the first infrared reflecting coating on its outer pane face. A second glass pane has a thickness, Z2, and an energetical absorptance, EA2. A set of discrete spacers is positioned between the glass panes and forms an array having a pitch, ?. An internal volume, V, is defined by the first and second glass panes and the set of discrete spacers, and has a vacuum of absolute pressure of less than 0.1 mbar. The second infrared reflecting coating is borne on a glass pane face that faces the internal volume, V. The first glass pane is thicker than the second glass pane (Z1>Z2), and in that ?EA?0.0029 ?Z2/mm2?0.041 ?Z/mm+0.6375.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Abderrazek BEN TRAD, Minwei WANG
  • Publication number: 20220154526
    Abstract: A glazing unit with a glass panel that is low in reflectance for RF radiation, a coating system that is high in reflectance for RF radiation disposed on the glass panel and creating onto the glazing unit a dual band bandpass filter. The glazing unit further features at least one frequencies selective decoated portion of the coating system extending along a plane, P, defined by a longitudinal axis, X, and a vertical axis, Z; having a width, DW, measured along the longitudinal axis, X, and a length, DL, measured along the vertical axis, Z. The frequencies selective decoated portion includes a first decoated element with a plurality of unit cells forming a regular grid, and a plurality of second decoated elements wherein a second decoated element is placed in each unit cell of the first decoated element and no second decoated element is in contact with the first decoated element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Xavier RADU, André RIBESSE
  • Publication number: 20220158323
    Abstract: A glazing unit including a glass panel and an antenna unit. The antenna unit includes an antenna, a fixing portion for fixing the antenna to the glass panel at a distance d depending on the frequency so that a space S through which air can flow is formed between the glass panel and the antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Mohsen YOUSEFBEIKI, Michaël DEMEYERE
  • Publication number: 20220145447
    Abstract: A fractioning device for an ion implantation device with at least one fractioning wall, wherein the fractioning device is suitable for being inserted within a channel. The channel is configured to connect an ion source, which is at a first pressure p1 and a processing chamber, which is at a second pressure p2 in an ion implantation device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Philippe ROQUINY, José FERNANDES, Nicolas RIVOLTA, Benjamine NAVET, Amory JACQUES
  • Publication number: 20220127189
    Abstract: An improved a glazing unit including a glass panel which is low in reflectance for RF radiation, a coating system which is high in reflectance for RF radiation disposed on the said glass panel and creating onto the glazing unit a dual band bandpass filter. The glazing unit further includes at least one frequencies selective decoated portion of the coating system extending along a plane, P, defined by a longitudinal axis, X, and a vertical axis, Z; having a width, DW, measured along the longitudinal axis, X, and a length, DL, measured along the vertical axis, Z. The at least one frequencies selective decoated portion includes a first decoated element that includes a plurality of unit cells forming a regular grid of n rows by m columns unit cells and a plurality of second decoated elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventor: Xavier RADU
  • Publication number: 20220131273
    Abstract: A glazing unit containing a glass panel which is low in reflectance for RF radiation, and a coating system which is high in reflectance for RF radiation disposed on the glass panel. The glazing unit also contains a frequencies selective decoated portion of the coating system extending along a plane, P, defined by a longitudinal axis, X, and a vertical axis, Z, and having a width, DW, measured along the longitudinal axis, X, and a length, DL, measured along the vertical axis, Z, creating onto the glazing unit a bandpass filter. The frequencies selective decoated portion contains a decoated element allowing determined frequencies to pass thought the glazing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Xavier RADU, André RIBESSE
  • Publication number: 20220115763
    Abstract: A glazing unit comprising at least a glass panel and an antenna unit. The antenna unit includes an antenna a fixing means for fixing the antenna to the glass panel so that a space S through which air can flow is formed between the glass panel and the antenna with a light transmission of at least 30%, preferably at least 50% and more preferably at least 65%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Mohsen YOUSEFBEIKI, Xavier RADU, Michaël DEMEYERE, Dan LIS, Marco ZACCARIA
  • Publication number: 20220109221
    Abstract: A glazing unit extends along a plane, P, defined by a longitudinal axis, X, and a vertical axis, Z; having a width, W, measured along the longitudinal axis, X, and a length, L, measured along the vertical axis, Z, and includes at least a glass panel and an antenna unit. The antenna unit includes an antenna. The antenna unit also includes a fixing portion for fixing the antenna to the glass panel so that a space, S, through which air can flow is formed between the glass panel and the antenna. At least one non-fixing portion and at least one metallic element are placed over at least a part of the non-fixing portion of the antenna unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, ACG INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventor: Mohsen YOUSEFBEIKI
  • Patent number: 11268316
    Abstract: A vacuum insulating glazing unit is described. The vacuum insulating glazing unit has a first glass pane and a second glass pane; a set of discrete spacers positioned between the first and second glass panes, maintaining a distance between the first and the second glass panes; a hermetically bonding seal sealing the distance between the first and second glass panes over a perimeter thereof; an internal volume defined by the first and second glass panes and the set of discrete spacers and closed by the hermetically bonding seal, where the internal volume has an absolute vacuum pressure of less than 0.1 mbar. The outer pane face of the second glass pane is laminated to at least one glass sheet by at least one polymer interlayer forming a laminated assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignees: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Abderrazek Ben Trad, Pierre Schneider, Louis Dellieu, Amelia Desmedt
  • Publication number: 20220065027
    Abstract: A vacuum insulating glazing unit extends along a plane P, defined by a longitudinal axis X, and a vertical axis Z, and has a length L, and a width W. The glazing unit includes a first glass pane with an inner pane face and an outer pane face, with a thickness Z1, and an energetical absorptance EA1. A second glass pane has an inner pane face and an outer pane face, with a thickness Z2, and an energetical absorptance EA2. The second glass pane bears an infrared reflective coating on its inner pane face. A set of discrete spacers is positioned between the first and second glass panes and forms an array having a pitch ?, between 10 mm and 35 mm. A hermetically bonding seal seals the distance between the first and second glass panes. The first glass pane is thicker than the second glass pane (Z1>Z2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Abderrazek BEN TRAD, Minwei WANG
  • Patent number: 11237317
    Abstract: A glass panel includes a first glass substrate, a second glass substrate, a spacer profile at the periphery of the glass panel between the first and the second glass substrate. There is an intermediate substrate in the intermediate space between the first and the second glass substrates, the substrate having a first coefficient of thermal expansion, and means to maintain the intermediate substrate within the intermediate space. The panel also includes a second profile, having a second coefficient of thermal expansion, positioned facing the inner face of the spacer profile within the intermediate space between the first and second glass substrates of the glass panel. The second profile carries the means to maintain the intermediate substrate within the intermediate space. A difference between the first coefficient of thermal expansion and the second coefficient of thermal expansion is less than or equal to 20%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignees: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Adrian Walsh, Günther Salme, Carmelo Dado
  • Publication number: 20210370273
    Abstract: A method for preparing catalyst particles includes providing a catalyst starting material and an ion beam and implanting the catalyst starting material with an ion beam dose comprised between 4.5×1018 ions/g and 2×1019 ions/g comprising monocharged or monocharged and multicharged ions with an energy of the monocharged ions in the ion beam from at least 10 keV to at most 100 keV, thereby obtaining a catalyst. Such catalyst particles are useful in NOx, CO, and/or HC emission reduction devices, fuel cells, or as a catalyst in chemical reactions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Denis BUSARDO, Lionel VENTELON, Simge DANACI
  • Patent number: 11174669
    Abstract: A vacuum insulating glazing unit includes a first glass pane having a thickness Z1, and a second glass pane made of prestressed glass having a thickness, Z2, where Z1 is greater than Z2 (Z1>Z2) The glazing unit also includes a set of discrete spacers positioned between the first and second glass panes and a hermetically bonding seal sealing the distance between the first and second glass panes over a perimeter. A vacuum of pressure less than 0.1 mbar is created in an internal volume V. A thickness ratio, Z1/Z2, of the thickness of the first glass pane, Z1, to the thickness of the second glass pane, Z2, is equal to or greater than 1.30 (Z1/Z2?1.30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignees: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC INC., AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA INC., AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA
    Inventors: Pierre Schneider, Abderrazek Ben Trad, Julien Jeanfils
  • Publication number: 20210351489
    Abstract: An antenna unit to be used by being installed so as to face window glass of a building, the antenna unit including a radiating element, a reflective member configured to reflect electromagnetic waves radiated from the radiating element toward outside of the building, and a support unit configured to removably support the reflective member. An antenna unit attachment method includes installing an antenna unit so as to face window glass for a building, the antenna unit having a radiating element and a support unit, and supporting a reflective member that reflects electromagnetic waves radiated from the radiating element by the support unit on an outdoor side relative to the radiating element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Applicants: AGC Inc., AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AGC Vidros do Brasil Ltda.
    Inventors: Tetsuya HIRAMATSU, Mayu OGAWA, Ryuta SONODA, Kentaro OKA, Ken EBIHARA, Yuya SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20210347688
    Abstract: A method of implanting ions to modify the invading ion surface layer concentration of a chemically strengthened glass substrate, where the ions are selected from the group consisting of N, H, O, He, Ne, Ar, and Kr and are implanted in the chemically strengthened glass substrate with a dosage between 1014 ions/cm2 and 1018 ions/cm2, and an acceleration voltage between 5 kV and 100 kV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Applicants: AGC GLASS EUROPE, AGC GLASS COMPANY NORTH AMERICA, AGC VIDROS DO BRASIL LTDA, AGC INC.
    Inventors: Benjamine NAVET, Jacques AMORY