Patents Assigned to Goodrich Corporation
  • Publication number: 20200024212
    Abstract: Methods and systems for an explosive cord are disclosed. An explosive cord may comprise a tubing comprising an inner surface and an outer surface, a reactive material comprising hexanitrostilbene and/or boron potassium nitrate coupled to the inner surface of the tubing, and a hollow or solid core through the center of the explosive cord.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventors: Jerry A. Lambert, Luis G. Interiano
  • Publication number: 20200023949
    Abstract: A braking system may include a controller, a first wheel and a second wheel. The first wheel may be laterally displaced from the second wheel by a first distance. A first wheel speed sensor may be coupled to the first wheel and a second wheel sensor may be coupled to the second wheel. The controller may be configured to determine at least one of a slip ratio, a coefficient of friction, or a braking pressure of the second wheel in response to failure of the first wheel speed sensor. The controller may be configured to calculate a consistency value of the at least one of the slip ratio, the coefficient of friction, or the braking pressure. The controller may be configured to adjust a braking pressure of the first wheel speed sensor based upon the consistency value and the first distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventor: ERIC DANIEL CAHILL
  • Patent number: 10539174
    Abstract: The composite tube may include a body having a longitudinal centerline axis and at least one end portion. The at least one end portion may include a plurality of segments that are angled relative to the longitudinal centerline axis and are circumferentially separated from each other by a plurality of slits. The composite tube may be implemented in a joint assembly that includes a support wedge. The support wedge may at least partially engage at least one of a radially inward surface of the at least one end portion and a radially outward surface of the at least one end portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mark R. Gurvich, Rony Giovanni Ganis
  • Patent number: 10538300
    Abstract: A life raft may include a base having a first side and a second side. The life raft may also include a first canopy coupled to the first side of the base and configured to extend across the first side of the base to form a first chamber defined between the first side of the base and the first canopy. The life raft may further include a second canopy coupled to the second side of the base and configured to extend across the second side of the base to form a second chamber defined between the second side of the base and the second canopy. At least one of the first canopy and the second canopy may define a first plurality of fill ports. The at least one of the first canopy and the second canopy is a bottom canopy configured to extend below the life raft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Timothy C. Haynes, Daniel Bahena
  • Publication number: 20200018345
    Abstract: A thin-skin side-stay beam may include an upper arm with thin skin and a mating flange extending longitudinally from the thin skin. A lower arm may also have a thin skin and a mating flange extending longitudinally from the lower arm. A joint may include a pin and/or a bushing extending through the mating flanges to pivotally couple the upper arm to the lower arm. The upper arm and/or the lower arm may include one or more internal walls defining one or more internal cavities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventor: Richard A. Himmelmann
  • Publication number: 20200017961
    Abstract: A process for densifying an annular porous structure comprising flowing a reactant gas into an inner diameter (ID) volume and through an ID surface of the annular porous structure, flowing the reactant gas through an outer diameter (OD) surface of the annular porous structure and into an OD volume, flowing the reactant gas from the OD volume through the OD surface of the annular porous structure, and flowing the reactant gas through an ID surface of the annular porous structure and into the ID volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: JAMES WARREN RUDOLPH, Ying She, Zissis A. Dardas, Thomas P. Filburn, Brian ST. Rock, John Linck
  • Publication number: 20200017975
    Abstract: A method of disposing a corrosion resistant system to a substrate may comprise applying a plating material to the substrate; forming a chemical conversion coating solution by combining a solvent, at least one corrosion inhibitive cation comprising at least one of zinc, calcium, strontium, magnesium, or aluminum, at least one corrosion inhibitive anion comprising at least one of phosphate, molybdate, or silicate, and a complexing agent; and applying the chemical conversion coating solution to the plating material on the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michael A. Kryzman, Georgios S. Zafiris, Mark R. Jaworowski, Weilong Zhang, Roque Panza-Giosa, Marilea Manzini
  • Publication number: 20200018368
    Abstract: A braking system is provided. The braking system may comprise a brake stack and an electromechanical actuator mechanically coupled to the brake stack. A first hydraulic chamber may also be mechanically coupled to the brake stack and in fluid communication with a first piston of the electromechanical actuator. A second piston may be in fluid communication with the first hydraulic chamber. The second piston may also be configured to translate towards the brake stack in response to a translation of the first piston.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventor: Richard A. Poisson
  • Publication number: 20200017202
    Abstract: Braking control systems and methods, such as for an aircraft, use a dump valve to rapidly decrease hydraulic pressure applied to a brake actuator during a wheel skid condition. In response to the wheel speed recovering, the dump valve is commanded closed and the brake control system returns to normal braking. The dump valve and a servo-valve may work harmoniously for locked wheel brake control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Marc Georgin, Michael Kordik
  • Publication number: 20200017216
    Abstract: A cable angle exceedance detection arrangement is provided. The cable angle exceedance detection arrangement may include a housing having an aperture extending therethrough defining an axis, the aperture being configured to allow a cable to extend through the housing from a first end of the housing, wherein the cable is aligned with the axis, to a second end of the housing. The cable angle exceedance detection arrangement may include a detection member coupled to the housing and configured to be contacted by the cable when a fleet angle defined between the axis and the cable at the second end of the housing exceeds a selected value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: David R. Lopes, Bejan Maghsoodi, Zachary Limas, Steven D. Mahnken
  • Publication number: 20200017217
    Abstract: A cable angle detection assembly is provided. The cable angle detection assembly may include a housing defining an axis configured to allow a cable to pass partially through the housing such that a first portion of the cable is aligned with the axis. The cable angle detection assembly may include a bracket rotatably disposed within the housing. The cable angle detection assembly may include a guide element mounted to the bracket configured to guide the cable, when in tension, to be wrapped partially therearound thereby allowing a fleet angle to be defined between the first portion of the cable and a second portion of the cable that extends tangentially away from the guide element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventors: Bejan Maghsoodi, Patrick Sherry
  • Patent number: 10532518
    Abstract: A metallic/composite joint may comprise a composite member having a flared end or an angled end, a liner perimetrically surrounding the composite member, and a metallic member perimetrically surrounding the liner. A first side of the liner contacts the composite member and a second side of the liner contacts the metallic member. The liner perimetrically surrounds at least a portion of the flared end. A through-thickness compressive stiffness of the liner may be less than a similar stiffness of the composite member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventors: Mark R Gurvich, Rony Giovanni Ganis, Virginia H Faustino
  • Patent number: 10532534
    Abstract: A preform manufactured by an additive manufacturing process is provided. The preform may include an annular fibrous layer made from a polymeric material, such as PAN. The annular fibrous layer may comprise one or more of a non-uniform areal weight profile, non-uniform fiber volume profile, and a non-uniform fiber density profile. Such profiles may vary in either or both of the radial and axial directions, as well as in localized regions of the preform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventor: Modesto Martinez, III
  • Patent number: 10533620
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a fibrous preform, comprising an annulus having at least one of an outer diameter portion or an inner diameter portion, the outer diameter portion extending radially inward from an outer diameter of the fibrous preform and the inner diameter portion extending radially outward from an inner diameter of the fibrous preform. In various embodiments, the fibrous preform further comprises a medial diameter portion disposed between the outer diameter and the inner diameter, wherein the medial diameter portion comprises a first needling profile, and the at least one of the outer diameter portion or the inner diameter portion comprises a second needling profile. In various embodiments, the first needling profile is less than the second needling profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventor: Christopher Kirkpatrick
  • Patent number: 10533614
    Abstract: A flexible coupling includes a flexible diaphragm body having a first end and a second end. A member is fixed to the first end of the flexible diaphragm body. A splined member is fixed to the second end of the flexible diaphragm body. The splined member is configured to shift relative to a rotatable member rotatably fixed thereto in response to axial displacement of rotatable members interconnected by the flexible coupling. The ratio of inner diameter to the outer diameter is selected to allow for packaging the flexible coupling in a confined space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffrey Mathis, Raghu Iyer
  • Publication number: 20200010204
    Abstract: A softcover for an evacuation system may comprise a fabric panel. The fabric panel may define a plurality of apertures located proximate a first end of the first fabric panel. A plurality of straps may extend from a second end of the fabric panel. The straps may be configured to secure the fabric panel to a housing configured to receive an inflatable slide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Timothy C. Haynes, Drew Hartman
  • Publication number: 20200010058
    Abstract: A thermal management system and methods for use are disclosed. The thermal management system comprises a shield portion and a dissipation portion. The shield portion may comprise a hot side skin, a conduction layer, an insulation layer, and a cool side skin. The dissipation portion may comprise a fin array. Heat absorbed by the shield portion is partially or fully conducted to the dissipation portion for transfer to the ambient environment. The thermal management system may be employed as an aircraft wheel heat shield, an automotive brake heat shield, a gas turbine heat shield, an electronic heat sink, and in various other applications where heat shielding and/or heat transfer are desirable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventor: James C. Waltz
  • Publication number: 20200010359
    Abstract: Systems and methods for forming an oxidation protection system, on a composite structure is provided. In various embodiments, an oxidation protection system disposed on a substrate may comprise a base layer comprising a first pre-slurry composition comprising a first phosphate glass composition and a silica compound, and/or a sealing layer comprising a second pre-slurry composition comprising a second phosphate glass composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Steven A. Poteet, Xia Tang
  • Patent number: 10526075
    Abstract: An arrangement for landing gear comprises a piston, a bogie beam and forward and rear brake rods. The piston has an attachment portion with a pivot connection for the bogie beam at its lower end. The bogie beam is mounted to the attachment portion at the pivot connection. The bogie beam supports forward and rear brake assemblies on forward and rear sides of the piston. The forward brake rod is connected to the forward brake assembly at a location for acting under tension during braking and the rear brake rod is connected to the rear brake assembly at a location for acting under tension during braking. The rear end of the forward brake rod is connected to the attachment portion forward of the pivot connection of the bogie beam, and a forward end of the rear brake rod is connected to the attachment portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Goodrich Corporation
    Inventors: Rony Giovanni Ganis, James Bernard
  • Patent number: 10526253
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for coating a composite structure, comprising forming a first slurry by combining a first pre-slurry composition comprising a first phosphate glass composition, with a primary flow modifier and a first carrier fluid, wherein the primary flow modifier comprises at least one of cellulose or calcium silicate; applying the first slurry on a surface of the composite structure to form a base layer; and heating the composite structure to a temperature sufficient to adhere the base layer to the composite structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: GOODRICH CORPORATION
    Inventor: Steven A. Poteet