Patents Assigned to Faurecia Autositze GmbH
  • Patent number: 11110836
    Abstract: A vehicle seat structural component for a vehicle seat includes a structural element, a transverse tube and an intermediate body. The structural element includes an opening. The transverse tube includes an outwardly extending first protrusion. The transverse tube extends through the opening. The intermediate body connects the structural element and the transverse tube. The intermediate body includes a transverse tube supporting section including an inwardly extending first recess. The transverse tube supporting section is supported at the transverse tube such that the first protrusion extends into the first recess and the transverse tube supporting section surrounds the first protrusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventors: Hosen Sulaiman, Jörg Vöellmecke, Markus Schenke, Michael Schaper
  • Publication number: 20210261030
    Abstract: A valve device for controlling a fluid flow, in particular an air flow, having at least one inlet and at least two outlets, at least one of the outlets being fluidically connectable in each case to the inlet via a through-channel of at least one manipulable guide means. The through-channel of the guide means can be changed at least indirectly via a control fluid flow either with regard to at least a section of its internal cross section or can be rotated at least to a limited extent with regard to its orientation with respect to the outlets and the inlet can be rotated at least to a limited extent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventor: Piotr Ceglarek
  • Patent number: 11059394
    Abstract: A vehicle seat structural component comprises a transverse tube and a structural element, in particular a vehicle seat side frame element the transverse tube is connected to the structural element in a connecting region. The structural element comprises a conical sleeve the structural is arranged captively in axial direction between deformed sections. One section is a curling wherein the conical sleeve is also arranged captively in radial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventors: Hosen Sulaiman, Jörg Völlmecke, Markus Schenke, Michael Schaper, Jens Witt
  • Patent number: 11040637
    Abstract: A linear actuator for adjusting a seat component of a motor vehicle seat includes a lead screw having a rod head. A fastening means is connected to the rod head and connectable to a first seat component of the motor vehicle seat. The first seat component has a bearing, with the fastening means being insertable into the bearing in a first orientation and lockable in the bearing in a second orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: FAURECIA AUTOSITZE GMBH
    Inventor: Bernd Rõmer
  • Patent number: 10974634
    Abstract: A cushion support for an at least partially resilient shaped part of a vehicle seat, in particular a back cushion support, having a support means designed for holding up and/or supporting the shaped part at least in regions and at least one expansion body designed for reversibly displacing at least a region of the shaped part, the cross section of which body can be changed by introducing and discharging a fluid. The support means is a mat arrangement which can be mounted in a frame of the vehicle seat and has two superimposed flexible mat layers, in particular formed by a textile, at least in regions, the expansion body being arranged between the mat layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventors: Piotr Ceglarek, Robert Grzeslo
  • Patent number: 10875465
    Abstract: A back rest for a seat, in particular, vehicle seat, comprises a seat paneling and an acoustic element being an element contributing to forming the seat paneling. The seat paneling is in an operative connection with an actuator of the acoustic element in an acoustic area. The acoustic area can be made to vibrate by driving the actuator for making the acoustic area put out acoustic signals into a back space behind the back rest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: FAURECIA AUTOSITZE GMBH
    Inventor: Alexander Van Laack
  • Publication number: 20200398713
    Abstract: A motor vehicle seat includes an adjusting device for adjusting a first seat component. The adjusting device is configured to adjust the first seat component of the motor vehicle seat into a first adjustment region and a second adjustment region. The motor vehicle seat further includes an energy absorption device, which absorbs energy when a threshold load is exceeded. The energy absorbed by the energy absorption device and/or the threshold load when the first component is in the first adjustment region is different from the energy absorbed by the energy absorption device and/or the threshold load when the first component is in the second adjustment region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: FAURECIA AUTOSITZE GMBH
    Inventor: Meinhard Behrens
  • Publication number: 20200398701
    Abstract: An electropneumatic switch arrangement having an actuation device plurality of pneumatic outlets for connection to fluid-fillable devices, and a pneumatic supply connection for connection to a pressure source, the actuation device being connected to a sealing device, the actuation device being designed in such a way that, when it is actuated, it opens a predefined flow path between the supply connection and at least one of the outlets and, in doing so, closes a current path for actuating the pressure source, characterized in that the sealing device is mechanically coupled to the actuation device in such a way that at least a part of the sealing device is moved, in particular displaced, by the actuation device when this is actuated, thereby opening a flow path between the supply connection and at least one of the outlets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventors: Piotr Ceglarek, Rafal Strok, Michal Kosko
  • Patent number: 10857911
    Abstract: An adjustable motor vehicle seat includes a main part, an attachment which is movable relative to the main part, and a guide element which includes a receiving portion configured for receiving the main part or the attachment at least in part and having a surface which has at least one portion shaped spherically. The guide element is mounted in a bearing point of at least one of the main part and of the attachment, said bearing point having a cross section which at least in one portion is circular.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventor: Bernd Römer
  • Patent number: 10850640
    Abstract: An adjustable motor vehicle seat includes a main part, an attachment which is movable relative to the main part, and at least two guide elements. Each guide element has a surface which is spherical in at least one portion, and a receiving portion configured for receiving the main part or the attachment at least in part. The guide elements are mounted in a bearing point of at least one of the main part and the attachment and arranged one behind the other with respect to a direction of translation of the attachment relative to the main part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventor: Bernd Römer
  • Publication number: 20200317092
    Abstract: The invention relates to a motor vehicle seat for motor vehicles comprising an adjustment device for a backrest head adjustment, the motor vehicle seat having a backrest, which has a backrest frame as the first component of the backrest head adjustment and a backrest head as the second component of the backrest head adjustment, and an actuator. The backrest head is pivotably connected to the backrest frame and the actuator has a driving element and a movable element, the actuator being connected to the backrest frame and the backrest head and it being possible to carry out a linear movement by means of the actuator. The driving element of the actuator is rigidly connected to the backrest frame or backrest head and the movable element of the actuator has a guide element which engages in a guide arranged on the backrest frame or backrest head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventor: Bernd Römer
  • Patent number: 10773675
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes a seat portion and a back rest coupled to the seat portion to extend upwardly away from the seat portion. The back rest includes a base frame coupled to the seat bottom to extend upwardly therefrom and a head frame coupled to the base frame to locate the base frame between the seat portion and the head frame. The vehicle seat further includes an airbag coupled to the back rest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Faurecia Autositze GMBH
    Inventors: Michael Gumprecht, Bernd Römer
  • Publication number: 20200238877
    Abstract: A removable seat cushion with a massage function rests on a motor vehicle seat and includes a support mat which can be arranged on the front of a backrest of a motor vehicle seat, a fastener which is suitable for fastening the seat cushion to the motor vehicle seat, a plurality of actuators, with the actuators being arranged on the support mat, at least one peripheral device and one receiving device capable of accommodating the peripheral device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventors: Sascha Heiden, Christian Neyrinck, Viktoriya Chernysh, Javier Gil, Héléne Chassaing, Tammo De Ligny, Dagmar Brockschnieder, Silvia Krömer
  • Publication number: 20200238864
    Abstract: A removable seat cushion with a massage and heating function which rests on a motor vehicle seat includes a support mat which can be arranged on the front of a backrest of a motor vehicle seat, a fastener configured to fasten the seat cushion to the motor vehicle seat, a plurality of actuators which are arranged on the support mat, and a heating device capable of heating the support mat, with the actuators being configured such that they are pneumatically operable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: FAURECIA AUTOSITZE GMBH
    Inventors: SASCHA HEIDEN, CHRISTIAN NEYRINCK, VIKTORIYA CHERNYSH, JAVIER GIL, HÉLÉNE CHASSAING, TAMMO DE LIGNY, DAGMAR BROCKSCHNIEDER, SILVIA KRÖMER
  • Publication number: 20200238875
    Abstract: A motor vehicle seat having bubbles that can be filled with fluid, a controller, and a line system connected to the bubbles. The bubbles can be filled or emptied according to the controller. First bubbles are arranged in the backrest and the seat part of the motor vehicle seat in a two-column arrangement on either side of the spine contact region of the backrest, beneath the thigh contact region, or beneath the contact region of the hip bones. Second bubbles may be arranged in the side flanges region of the seat and/or backrest or in the lumbar support or head support regions. The controller outputs a haptic signal when a predefined event occurs to inform a vehicle occupant that as event has occurred, by the controller applying a predefined filling or emptying pattern to at least one of the first and/or second bubbles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventors: Tomasz Godlewski, Lukasz Kunicki, Jaroslaw Mikulski
  • Publication number: 20200139868
    Abstract: A motor vehicle seat having a seat region, in particular a backrest or a seat part, wherein at least one fluid-filled hollow body connected to a first fluid inlet and outlet conduit is arranged in the seat region, wherein the at least one hollow body is part of a seat displacement device and/or a massage device and wherein the hollow body is supported by a support device also arranged in the seat region on its side facing away from an occupant sitting in the motor vehicle seat, characterized in that the support device in turn comprises at least one fluid-filled hollow support body which is arranged in the seat region and is spatially separated from the at least one hollow body, wherein the firmness of the seat and/or the strength of the massage application can additionally be adjusted by varying the filling of the hollow support body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventor: Piotr Ceglarek
  • Publication number: 20200139867
    Abstract: A cushion support for an at least partially resilient shaped part of a vehicle seat, in particular a back cushion support, having a support means designed for holding up and/or supporting the shaped part at least in regions and at least one expansion body designed for reversibly displacing at least a region of the shaped part, the cross section of which body can be changed by introducing and discharging a fluid. The support means is a mat arrangement which can be mounted in a frame of the vehicle seat and has two superimposed flexible mat layers, in particular formed by a textile, at least in regions, the expansion body being arranged between the mat layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Faurecia Autositze GmbH
    Inventors: Piotr Ceglarek, Robert Grzeslo
  • Publication number: 20200079256
    Abstract: In a method for locking an adjustment device of a motor vehicle seat, a usage situation and/or danger situation is detected. In response to the detected usage situation and/or danger situation, a locking action for the adjustment device is selected, and the selected locking action for the adjustment device is executed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: FAURECIA AUTOSITZE GMBH
    Inventor: Meinhard Behrens
  • Patent number: 10562413
    Abstract: A vehicle seat adapted for use in a vehicle includes a seat rail device arranged to extend between the vehicle seat and a vehicle to mount the vehicle seat to the vehicle. The seat rail device includes a lower rail coupled to the floor of the vehicle in a fixed position, an upper rail coupled to the vehicle seat and configured to be adjustable along a longitudinal axis relative to the lower rail, and a sensor device configured to detect a least one longitudinal position of the upper rail relative to the lower rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: FAURECIA AUTOSITZE GMBH
    Inventors: Rico Beier, Bertrand Touzet
  • Patent number: 10562425
    Abstract: An adjusting apparatus for adjusting a vehicle seat component of a vehicle seat comprises an adjustment arrangement for adjusting the vehicle seat component and a locking device. The locking device is coupled to the adjustment arrangement to block movement of the vehicle seat component in a locking position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: FAURECIA AUTOSITZE GMBH
    Inventors: Clément Jarrin, Hervé Bulle, Tomasz Kowalski, Rainer Hagemann