Patents Assigned to Raychem GmbH
  • Patent number: 10971832
    Abstract: A bushing comprises an insulating body having a first body end portion, a second body end portion, and a body center portion connecting the first body end portion and the second body end portion, and a bushing conductor coaxially extending within and mechanically coupled to the insulating body. The bushing conductor includes a first connecting portion having a first end face at the first body end portion, a second connecting portion having a second end face at the second body end portion, and a center portion electrically and mechanically connecting the first connecting portion and the second connecting portion. The first connecting portion is elastically deformable with respect to the first body end portion along a radial direction and/or the second connecting portion is elastically deformable with respect to the second body end portion along the radial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignees: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH, Tyco Electronics UK Ltd
    Inventors: Thilo Simonsohn, Tortsten Friedrich, Martin Hofmann, Laurence Mortimer
  • Publication number: 20200303950
    Abstract: A method of remotely monitoring a status of a surge arrester disconnector includes providing a long-range wireless mesh communication system including a plurality of disconnectors organized in a plurality of clusters. Each cluster includes a plurality of disconnectors that are physically located within a same cluster area. At least one of the disconnectors in each cluster is coupled to a communication device of a predetermined communication range. The method includes transmitting, from a first cluster, a status signal indicative of a status of a first disconnector in the first cluster to a second cluster located within the predetermined communication range, and consecutively transmitting the status signal from the second cluster to a third cluster within the predetermined communication range, until reaching an end cluster.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicants: Tyco Electronics UK Ltd., Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Jonathan Roberts, Bengt A. Johnnerfelt, Ladislaus Kehl
  • Publication number: 20200303847
    Abstract: A cable lug for terminating a cable and contacting an appliance includes a cable-side end section directly or indirectly contacting the cable, an appliance-side end section contacting the appliance, and a main body extending between the cable-side end section and the appliance-side end section. The main body has a collar that radially protrudes from the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Torsten Friedrich, Axel Winter
  • Publication number: 20200303873
    Abstract: An electrical contact pin for a plug connector includes an outer thread fastening the electrical contact pin to the plug connector and a centering element having a tapered section centering and/or positioning the electrical contact pin. The centering element extends from an end of the electrical contact pin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Torsten Friedrich, Axel Winter
  • Patent number: 10742015
    Abstract: A termination for a high-voltage electric cable includes an insulating housing, a fastening device fastening a first section of the termination to a mounting base, an electrical duct extending inside the insulating housing along a longitudinal axis of the insulating housing from the first section to a top end of the termination, the first section arranged between the top end of the termination and a second end of the termination, and a conductor shank disposed at the top end for fastening an electrical conductor to the electrical duct. The fastening device is a fastening ring that is electrically insulating and rigid. The electrical duct includes an electrically conductive tube and a connection portion attaching to a cable connector of the high-voltage electric cable. The fastening ring at least partly encompasses the electrical duct.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Thilo Simonsohn, Alexander Eigner
  • Publication number: 20200147858
    Abstract: A heating system for heating a heat shrink layer of a heat shrink component during a heat shrink process includes a heating unit arranged in thermal contact with at least a part of the heat shrink layer and heating the heat shrink layer to a heat shrink temperature. The heating unit has a first heating zone and a second heating zone. The first heating zone has a different heating energy than the second heating zone for a period of time of the heat shrink process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Thilo Simonsohn, Christian Heindl
  • Publication number: 20200153224
    Abstract: A heat shrink component includes a heat shrink layer and a heating unit in thermal contact with at least a part of the heat shrink layer and heating the heat shrink layer to a heat shrink temperature. The heat shrink component has a first dimension in an expanded state and a second dimension in a shrunk state after heating, the first dimension is larger than the second dimension. The heating unit includes an electrically conductive lead heated by an electrical current flowing through the electrically conductive lead and a heat spreading layer arranged in thermal contact with the electrically conductive lead and distributing a heat generated by the electrically conductive lead.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Thilo Simonsohn, Christian Heindl
  • Publication number: 20200153223
    Abstract: A heat shrink component includes a heat shrink layer and a heating unit in thermal contact with at least a part of the heat shrink layer and heating the heat shrink layer to a heat shrink temperature. The heating unit includes an electrically conductive lead formed of copper and/or aluminum and having an electrical conductivity of more than 3·107 S/m. The heat shrink component has a first dimension in an expanded state and a second dimension in a shrunk state after heating. The first dimension is larger than the second dimension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Thilo Simonsohn, Christian Heindl
  • Publication number: 20200083693
    Abstract: A termination for a high-voltage electric cable includes an insulating housing, a fastening device fastening a first section of the termination to a mounting base, an electrical duct extending inside the insulating housing along a longitudinal axis of the insulating housing from the first section to a top end of the termination, the first section arranged between the top end of the termination and a second end of the termination, and a conductor shank disposed at the top end for fastening an electrical conductor to the electrical duct. The fastening device is a fastening ring that is electrically insulating and rigid. The electrical duct includes an electrically conductive tube and a connection portion attaching to a cable connector of the high-voltage electric cable. The fastening ring at least partly encompasses the electrical duct.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Thilo Simonsohn, Alexander Eigner
  • Publication number: 20190356068
    Abstract: A bushing comprises an insulating body having a first body end portion, a second body end portion, and a body center portion connecting the first body end portion and the second body end portion, and a bushing conductor coaxially extending within and mechanically coupled to the insulating body. The bushing conductor includes a first connecting portion having a first end face at the first body end portion, a second connecting portion having a second end face at the second body end portion, and a center portion electrically and mechanically connecting the first connecting portion and the second connecting portion. The first connecting portion is elastically deformable with respect to the first body end portion along a radial direction and/or the second connecting portion is elastically deformable with respect to the second body end portion along the radial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicants: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH, Tyco Electronics UK Ltd
    Inventors: Thilo Simonsohn, Tortsten Friedrich, Martin Hofmann, Laurence Mortimer
  • Publication number: 20190348772
    Abstract: A bushing adapter comprises an insert having a bore extending through the insert along a length direction of the insert and a fastening member extending through the bore. The insert is configured to be attached to a bushing conductor of a bushing. The fastening member has an operating portion positioned outside of the bore at a bushing internal end of the fastening member and a fastening portion positioned outside of the bore at a bushing external end of the fastening member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicants: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH, Carrier Kheops BAC, Tyco Electronics UK Ltd
    Inventors: Martin Hofmann, Hervé Cheron, Torsten Friedrich, Yves Cadoret, Laurence Mortimer
  • Patent number: 10347396
    Abstract: A cable jacket for a conductor is disclosed having a flame-retardant insulation and a gas-permeable, heat-resistant outer casing. The flame-retardant insulation is positioned over the conductor so as to at least partially surround the conductor. The gas-permeable, heat-resistant outer casing surrounds the flame-retardant insulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Norbert Schad, Denny Hellige
  • Patent number: 10276284
    Abstract: A method for preparing a polymer insulated cable including a semiconductive layer surrounding a polymeric insulation layer includes: cutting the semiconductive layer by grinding a circumferential dividing groove in the semiconductive layer using a rotating grinding surface, wherein the dividing groove defines first and second semiconductive sections of the semiconductive layer on opposed sides of the dividing groove; and thereafter removing the second semiconductive section from the polymeric insulation layer while retaining the first semiconductive section on the polymeric insulation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignees: TYCO ELECTRONICS RAYCHEM GMBH, TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ladislaus Kehl, Terry Edward Frye
  • Publication number: 20180106852
    Abstract: A field control element for a high-voltage cable accessory comprises an electrically insulating material. The electrically insulating material includes a fluorescent dye adapted to convert a first radiation having a first wavelength and generated by an electrical discharge into a second radiation having a second wavelength longer than the first wavelength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicants: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH, IPH GmbH
    Inventors: Alexander Eigner, Thomas Kranz, Gerd Heidmann, Klaus Vaterrodt
  • Patent number: 9934889
    Abstract: A method for preparing a polymer insulated cable including a semiconductive layer surrounding a polymeric insulation layer includes: cutting the semiconductive layer by grinding a circumferential dividing groove in the semiconductive layer using a rotating grinding surface, wherein the dividing groove defines first and second semiconductive sections of the semiconductive layer on opposed sides of the dividing groove; and thereafter removing the second semiconductive section from the polymeric insulation layer while retaining the first semiconductive section on the polymeric insulation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignees: TYCO ELECTRONICS RAYCHEM GMBH, TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ladislaus Kehl, Terry Edward Frye
  • Publication number: 20180090855
    Abstract: A connector for contacting a shielding of a cable comprises a contact electrically contacting the shielding. The contact extends circumferentially around the cable and along a longitudinal axis of the cable in a mounted state. The contact has a plurality of contact protrusions protruding toward the shielding in the mounted state. The contact protrusions are disposed in a plurality of rows spaced apart from each other by a distance in a direction extending circumferentially around the cable. Each of the rows of contact protrusions has a non-zero angle with respect to the longitudinal axis of the cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Thilo Simonsohn, Burghard Well
  • Patent number: 9882369
    Abstract: A multi-layer heat-shrinkable tubular sleeve (100) comprises an outer layer (110) and an inner layer (120). The outer layer (110) is arranged around the inner layer (120). The outer layer (110) comprises a partially crystalline thermoplastic material with a major part of partially crystalline thermoplastic material with a crystallinity of more than 60%. The inner layer (120) comprises a partially crystalline thermoplastic material or an elastomeric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignees: Tyco Electronics UK Ltd., Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: David Francis Pearce, Richard Graf, Thomas Rohde, John David Stoker, Timothy S. Smith
  • Patent number: 9742105
    Abstract: A protective cover and an electrical connector assembly having the protective cover are disclosed. The protective cover has a body formed of an at least partly transparent or translucent electrically insulating material and an opaque electrically conductive layer disposed on the body. The electrically conductive layer has a radiation window penetrable by optical radiation formed by a plurality of radiation passages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignees: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH, TE Connectivity Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Norbert Mikli, Ladislaus Kehl
  • Publication number: 20170133832
    Abstract: An electrical cable splice is disclosed. The electrical cable splice comprises a dimensionally recoverable sleeve covering a connection region of a plurality of joined together conductive cores. The dimensionally recoverable sleeve mechanically and electrically connects the conductive cores to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Applicant: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH
    Inventors: Denny Hellige, Thomas Rohde, Ladislaus Kehl
  • Publication number: 20170117662
    Abstract: A protective cover and an electrical connector assembly having the protective cover are disclosed. The protective cover has a body formed of an at least partly transparent or translucent electrically insulating material and an opaque electrically conductive layer disposed on the body. The electrically conductive layer has a radiation window penetrable by optical radiation formed by a plurality of radiation passages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Applicants: Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH, TE Connectivity Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Norbert Mikli, Ladislaus Kehl