Patents Assigned to Nexans
  • Patent number: 11404800
    Abstract: A conductor joint (1) is provided for connecting two conductors along a longitudinal direction. The conductor joint comprises a first segment having a first segment end (202) adapted connecting to an end portion of a first conductor and a second segment (300) comprising a second segment end (302) relative to the longitudinal direction adapted for receiving a second conductor end of a second conductor. The second segment further has an opposite second segment end (304) fixed, or forming an integral part with, an opposite first segment end (204) of the first segment (200), a tubular sleeve (310) and a core rod (320) wherein ends (310a, 320a) of the tubular sleeve (310) and the core rod (320) are arranged with a radial offset forming a sleeve opening for receiving at the end portion of the second conductor end of the second conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Alf Erik Rod, Audun Johanson, Robin Sangar, Brynjar Jacobsen
  • Patent number: 11401583
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite material based on aluminium or copper and tin oxide-functionalized carbon nanotubes, to the method for producing same and to a cable comprising said composite material as the electrically conductive element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Nexans
    Inventors: Thomas Hiouani, Paul Royes, Nicolas Masquelier
  • Patent number: 11394137
    Abstract: A device is provided for interconnecting cables having a core strand and at least one layer of strands coaxially surrounding the core strand comprises a central tightening member; first and second cylindrical segments having an opening for insertion of an end of a cable and being tightenably connected to the tightening member. An inner conical member is arranged within each cylindrical segment, having a central bore arranged for insertion of an end of the core strand and further having an outer sloping surface on which a layer of strands coaxially surrounding the core strand may be positioned. A cylindrical end piece is arranged within each cylindrical segment, having a central bore arranged for insertion of the cable and further having an inner sloping surface on which a layer of strands coaxially surrounding the core strand may be positioned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventor: Ronny Stolan
  • Patent number: 11387772
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a solar tracker (1000) comprising at least: A drive module (1100) comprising at least one mobile device comprising at least: At least one additional module (1200) configured to be driven by the drive module (1100), each additional module (1200) comprising at least one additional mobile device comprising at least: characterized in that: Said solar tracker (1000) comprises at least one kinematic device (1300) for coupling said drive module (1100) and said additional module (1200); Said kinematic coupling device (1300) comprising at least one first part (1330) and at least one second part (1340), said first part (1330) being entirely supported by the mobile device of the drive module (1100) and said second part (1340) being entirely supported by the additional mobile device of the additional module (1200).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventor: Jérome Marc Tordo
  • Patent number: 11385274
    Abstract: This power cable junction (10) has an end part of a power cable which has an electrically insulating material (122). The junction (10) has a predetermined region containing a module for measuring the space charge of the insulating material (122).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Pierre Mirebeau, Raphael Guffond
  • Patent number: 11384234
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a crosslinkable polymer composition for use as a sheath layer of cable, and to a cable comprising a crosslinked layer obtained from said composition. The crosslinkable polymer composition according to the present invention comprises a polymer blend of ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer and ethylene methyl acrylate copolymer, a flame retardant filler and a crosslinking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Nexans
    Inventors: Jong-Chan Lim, Seong-Jin Kim, Kwon-Soon Kim
  • Patent number: 11339912
    Abstract: A coupling arrangement (100) for connecting thermally insulated, fluid-conducting lines (102, 104) has a coupling (101) comprising a first coupling part (106) and a second coupling part (108), and connecting means (110) for connecting the two coupling parts (106, 108). A covering (112) surrounding the coupling (101) is provided, which covering, on both sides of the coupling (101), in each case lies against the thermal insulation of the fluid-conducting lines (102, 104). A cavity (114) formed by the covering (112) is configured for thermal insulation between the coupling (101) and the exterior of the covering (112).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Holger Schulz, Christian Reiter
  • Patent number: 11305708
    Abstract: An arrangement for fastening at least one elongated object (1) in a motor vehicle is suggested, where by means of a fastening means (4) the elongated object (1) is attached to at least one fixed point on the fastening element (2). The fastening element (2) is releasably connectable to the receiving element (3) and fixedly mounted at the fixed point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Gerhard Lindner, Hermann Teicher
  • Patent number: 11268646
    Abstract: Bend restrictor comprising at least one pipe section and at least one clamp section wherein the pipe section comprises an outward facing flange at each end, the pipe section is split in the longitudinal direction into at least two parts, wherein the clamp section comprises an inward facing flange at each end and a pipe shaped middle section therebetween, wherein the clamp section is split in the longitudinal direction into at least two parts, wherein said parts are connectable through bolt connections, and wherein each inward facing flange is adapted to receive the outward facing flange of a pipe section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventor: Eirik Gronvold
  • Patent number: 11254810
    Abstract: A polymer composition has at least one thermoplastic polymer material and a dielectric liquid of improved polarity, to a process for preparing said polymer composition, to a cable comprising at least one electrically insulating layer obtained from the polymer composition, and to a process for preparing the cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Gabriele Perego, Christelle Mazel, Matthias Meyer, Dimitri Charrier, Xavier Festaz, Anthony Combessis
  • Patent number: 11257607
    Abstract: An electric cable has at least one semi-conductive layer obtained from a polymer composition having at least one polypropylene-based thermoplastic polymer material, at least one first antioxidant and at least one metal deactivator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Christian Koelblin, Melek Maugin, Gabriele Perego, Valéry Alcaraz
  • Patent number: 11239621
    Abstract: An electrically conductive, single-piece flat part (100) for a plug with first and second contact pins (112, 114) are arranged in two parallel rows, and with a connector region for a cable. The part has a connecting element (102). Conductors (108, 110) which open into the first and second contact pins (112, 114) extend from the first and from the second side of the connecting element, the conductors (108, 110) which lie on the opposite sides of the connecting element (102) being connected to the connecting element (102) in a manner which is offset with respect to one another in such a way that the imaginary straight extension of a conductor (108, 110) runs on the one side of the connecting element (102) next to one or between two conductors (108, 110) on the opposite side of the connecting element (102).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Richard Riedel, Alexander Steinert, Stefan Kleber, Karl Schweigl
  • Patent number: 11217972
    Abstract: This installation has at least one electric cable (12) having three conductors. At least one cable duct contains at least one section of the cable (12) and at least one connection chamber (10) in which two sections of the cable (12) are connected by means of a connection joint (14). The cable (12) is a helical assembly of the three conductors which comprises neither armouring nor sheath around this assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Jean Fehlbaum, Christian Mouchangou
  • Patent number: 11180095
    Abstract: An adaptive manifold includes first and second halves of a manifold body, connected via a hinge, with at last two openings, where the haves are closeable to receive and retain at least two different conduits into the at least two openings. Each of the openings in the manifold are uniformly sized and has a plurality of arcuate retention ribs. Each of the openings are configured to receive a sizing adapter, each sizing adapter having a plurality of securing ribs having an inside and outside surface, such that the outside surface of the securing ribs of the sizing adapters are uniformly sized, arcuate, and adapted to be interfit between the retention ribs of the opening. The inside surfaces of the securing ribs are arcuate and dimensioned to fit into a corrugation of a conduit, so that when the manifold is closed, the conduits are engaged with the inside surfaces of the sizing adapters retaining the conduits within the openings of the manifold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Jeremy Richardson, Brad A. Angus
  • Patent number: 11177053
    Abstract: A cable for power transmission or communication has a core unit having at least one conductor and an insulating layer surrounding each conductor. A first shielding layer surrounds the core unit and is formed of a polymer-carbon composite in which carbon-based particles are dispersed in a matrix of thermosetting polymer material, the first shielding layer having an electrical resistance of 10 ?·m or less. A metal-based second shielding layer surrounds the first shielding layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Dae-Up Ahn, Mi-Geon Baek
  • Patent number: 11170915
    Abstract: A subsea cable system (10) for transfer of electric power to a subsea device is disclosed where the subsea cable system comprises a subsea cable (11) with a first end portion (26) and a second end portion (27). The first end portion (26) is adapted for connection to a supply of electrical energy. The subsea cable (11) comprises at least a first supply cable (21), a second supply cable (22) and at least one return cable (24, 25) where the first supply cable (21), the second supply cable (22) and the at least one return cable (24, 25) each comprises a conductor element (101, 102, 103, 104) for conduction of an electric current. The subsea cable system (10) further comprises a conductor transition element (66) comprising a conductor element (67) that is provided with at least a first conductor leg (73), a second conductor leg (74) and a third conductor leg (75).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Carlos Copete Cano, Jens Ludvig Larssen
  • Patent number: 11158437
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cable comprising at least one electrically insulating layer obtained from a polymer composition comprising at least one polypropylene-based thermoplastic polymer material and at least one inorganic filler chosen from silicates, boron nitride, carbonates, and a mixture thereof, and to a process for preparing said cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Gabriele Perego, Christelle Mazel, Dimitri Charrier, Daphné Merle
  • Patent number: 11127512
    Abstract: The invention concerns a power cable suitable for providing power to and from a downhole tool situated within a borehole. The cable comprises at least one inner conductor comprising at least one first electrically conductive material, at least one inner insulating layer surrounding the inner conductor(s), comprising at least one electrically insulating material, an armour sheath surrounding the inner insulating layer(s) comprising at least one second electrically conductive material and at least one outer conducting layer surrounding, and electrically contacting, the armour sheath, comprising at least one third electrically conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Robin K. Sangar, Arne Martin Aanerud
  • Patent number: 11104543
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrical cable reel. According to the invention, the reel comprises an arrangement (4) for remotely monitoring the absence of cable wound around the reel, said arrangement comprising a sensor (4A) and an electronic board connected to the sensor and linked to a remote application that is enabled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Nicolas Poulin, Olivier Pinto
  • Patent number: 11066292
    Abstract: A device (1) for transferring a fluid from a mooring area to a ship is specified. The device (1) comprises an articulated supporting structure (2), which has at least one first and one second support (3, 4, 5), which are connected pivotably to one another by at least one pivot joint (6, 7) and which each have a longitudinal axis, wherein the first support (3) is fixed on the mooring area in such a way that the longitudinal axis of said support can be rotated substantially vertically and the first support (3) can be rotated about the longitudinal axis thereof, and wherein the second support (4, 5) is pivotable in a vertical plane. The device (1) furthermore comprises at least one guide element (8), which is fixed on the supports (3, 4, 5) or on the at least one pivot joint (6, 7), and a first flexible line (9), which is supported by means of the guide element (8) and is guided substantially in the vertical plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Holger Schulz, Christian Reiter, Ralf Egerer