Patents Assigned to Saint-Gobain Glass France
  • Patent number: 11325353
    Abstract: A composite pane with an electrical load, includes an outer pane and an inner pane that are joined to one another via a thermoplastic intermediate layer, wherein the thermoplastic intermediate layer has a recess that has a receiving opening, the receiving opening is dimensioned such that it is designed for accommodating the electrical load in the recess, and the electrical load is arranged in the recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventor: Marcel Klein
  • Patent number: 11320730
    Abstract: An article used as black or dark-colored front-projection screen includes two distinct diffusely reflecting scattering elements, taking the form of parallel sheets or planes, qualified first and second scattering elements, wherein the first scattering element is translucent or transparent and the second scattering element is of dark color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Cécile Ozanam, Patrick Gayout, Emmanuel Mimoun
  • Patent number: 11318819
    Abstract: A vehicle window unit that includes side curved regions that are arranged, in the installed state, near a, in particular standing, pillar of the vehicle body, wherein the curved regions are at least partially coloured in a transmittance reducing manner. The degree of colouration correlates with the degree of curvature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Martin Arndt, Heinrich Kronhardt
  • Patent number: 11312110
    Abstract: A vehicle pane has a first and a second pane element that are joined to one another surface-to-surface such that the vehicle pane has a first pane face, a second pane face, a third pane face, and a fourth pane face. The second pane face has a first printed region and the third or fourth pane face has a second printed region for forming a viewing region along the vehicle pane. The first and second printed region are each designed with at least a first, second, and third zone. At least one of the first and/or second zones is at least partially printed and the third zones are not printed. The second zones are implemented as a transition region between the first zone and the third zone such that an optical effect of the first printed region is compensated by an optical effect of the second printed region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventor: Dirk Wohlfeil
  • Patent number: 11314123
    Abstract: A composite pane having electrically controllable optical properties, includes an outer pane, a first intermediate layer, a second intermediate layer, and an inner pane, a functional element having electrically controllable optical properties, which is arranged between the first intermediate layer and the second intermediate layer, and a thermoplastic frame layer, which surrounds the functional element in the manner of a frame, wherein the outer pane and the inner pane are joined to one another via the first intermediate layer, the second intermediate layer, and the thermoplastic frame layer, and an optical waveguide is arranged at least partially between the outer pane and the inner pane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Valentin Schulz, Marcel Klein, Sebastian Schurse
  • Patent number: 11312111
    Abstract: A composite pane having electrically controllable optical properties, includes an outer pane and an inner pane that are joined to one another via a thermoplastic intermediate layer, wherein a functional element having electrically controllable optical properties is embedded in the intermediate layer, the functional element including an active layer between a first carrier film and a second carrier film, wherein the intermediate layer contains a first thermoplastic material and the carrier films contain a second thermoplastic material, and wherein the first carrier film and the second carrier film are fused together along at least one region of the side edge of the functional element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Marcel Klein, Georg Schmidt, Li-Ya Yeh, Michael Labrot, Alicia Dröge
  • Patent number: 11312292
    Abstract: A light glazing for a motor vehicle includes a first transparent sheet, a masking zone with a first unmasked zone, a first light source, coupled optically to a transparent element, called light guide, a first extraction device for extracting light guided in the light guide, the first light extraction device being opposite the first unmasked zone so that one or more of the illuminated patterns are visible on the side of the second main face, on the second main face side, an opaque rear masking element, covering the first light extraction device, the first light extraction device being between the second main face and the rear masking element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Christophe Kleo, Keihann Yavari
  • Patent number: 11306023
    Abstract: A material includes a transparent substrate on the surface of which is deposited a stack of layers which itself includes a plurality of functional layers making it possible to influence the solar and/or infrared radiation capable of striking said surface. The material has high thermal performance qualities and also an attractive shiny surface appearance of neutral color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventor: Tommaso Ongarello
  • Patent number: 11298767
    Abstract: A resistive soldering system, includes a first electrode; a second electrode; a support cylinder; a resistive soldering joint which is adapted to raise or lower the first electrode, the second electrode and the support cylinder; and a power supply unit which is connected with the first and second electrodes and adapted to supply power and a heating current to the first and second electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Ce Shi, Shengwen Yu, Huanhuan Wu
  • Patent number: 11299416
    Abstract: A gravity bending mould for bending glass panes, includes a frame-like support surface that is suitable for arranging a glass pane thereon and that has an outer edge and an inner edge, wherein the support surface has an outer region facing the outer edge, an inner region facing the inner edge, and a central region between the outer region and the inner region, and wherein the outer region is planar and horizontal, the central region is inclined toward the inner edge and is planar or curved, and the inner region has a curvature in the opposite direction to the curvature of the glass pane, and wherein the inner region is more strongly curved than the central region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Peter Schillings, Arnaud Borderiou, Arthur Palmantier, Achim Zeichner
  • Patent number: 11294251
    Abstract: A device having a scattering which can be varied by liquid crystals includes a first electrode, an electroactive layer and a second electrode. It includes, between the first electrode and the electroactive layer, a first transparent polymeric barrier layer with a thickness of T1 and optionally, between the second electrode and the electroactive layer, a second transparent polymeric barrier layer with a thickness of T2, T1 being nonzero and at least 1 ?m, and T1+T2 being at most 40 ?m. The first polymeric barrier layer carries the first electrode or the first electrode is on a first dielectric substrate. The second optional polymeric barrier layer carries the second electrode or the second electrode is on a second dielectric substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Antoine Diguet, Benoit Louis
  • Patent number: 11286202
    Abstract: An article includes a glass substrate comprising two main faces defining two main surfaces separated by edges, the substrate bearing a functional coating deposited on at least one portion of a main surface and a temporary protective layer deposited on at least one portion of the functional coating having a thickness of at least 1 micrometer, wherein the temporary protective layer includes an organic polymer matrix and infrared-absorbing materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Bertrand Heurtefeu, Stéphane Lohou, François Guillemot
  • Patent number: 11279650
    Abstract: A heating device equipped with a chamber defining a cavity, includes a door or wall incorporating a triple glazing including three transparent substrates defining, from the interior to the exterior of the cavity, faces numbered 1 to 6 respectively, at least the faces 1 and 2 of the first substrate and 3 and/or 4 of the second substrate being covered with heat-reflecting coatings, wherein the mean spacing e1 between the first substrate and the second substrate and the mean spacing e2 between the second substrate and the third substrate is different, the ratio between the largest spacing and the smallest spacing being greater than 1.1, and e1 and e2 being between 2 and 20 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Camille Morin, Arnaud Huignard
  • Patent number: 11280083
    Abstract: A splinter binding and weight bearing foil with an adhesive and a glass pane in a smoke barrier system. The smoke barrier system includes a fixation element. The adhesive is arranged between the splinter binding foil and the glass pane, wherein the splinter binding foil is equipped to hold glass fragments of a glass pane together in case of a glass breakage. The splinter binding foil is arranged between the fixation element and the glass pane, in particular the splinter binding foil is clamped between the fixation element and the glass pane. The splinter binding foil is designed to detach from the glass pane in the case of fire and/or temperature influence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventor: Peter Fischer
  • Patent number: 11279066
    Abstract: A process is for manufacturing a complex motor vehicle glazing including a glass pane, an elastomer seal and a metal insert overmolded by the elastomer seal. The process includes inserting an edge of a glass pane and a metal insert into an encapsulation mold forming a leaktight cavity around the edge of the glass pane, filling the leaktight cavity containing the edge of the glass pane and the metal insert, by injecting an encapsulation composition including a polypropylene (PP)/thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compound in the molten state, cooling the encapsulation composition to form an elastomer seal in which the metal insert is integrated, and releasing the elastomer seal from the mold. The PP/TPE compound includes from 30% to 80% by weight of polypropylene (PP) and the metal insert is covered over its entire surface liable to come into contact with the encapsulation composition, with a polypropylene coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Arthur Stricher, Fabienne Piroux, Christophe Kleo, Bastien Grandgirard, Olivier Blanc
  • Patent number: 11274485
    Abstract: A retaining element for a side window of a vehicle, includes at least one contact section for securing to a first surface of the side window, wherein the contact section has a contact surface that is provided for being connected to the first surface via an adhesive, a securing section connected to the contact section and for securing to the vehicle, and a filling opening for injecting the adhesive into the intermediate space between the contact section and the first surface of the side window, wherein the contact surface has a plurality of channels that are directed toward the filling opening and are distributed over the contact surface in a fan-like manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Dieter Kleyer, Jan-Uwe Oltrogge
  • Patent number: 11273624
    Abstract: An automotive glazing unit includes a glazing and a system for allowing the glazing to be moved translationally with respect to a door of the vehicle. The glazing is curved and laminated and includes an exterior and an interior glass sheet and a plastic sheet between the exterior and interior glass sheets, each sheet having a peripheral edge face. The edge face of the interior glass sheet is located beyond the edge face of the plastic sheet and beyond the edge face of the exterior glass sheet over a portion of the length of the edge face of the interior glass sheet. The edge face of the interior glass sheet includes a protective layer on a portion of the length of that edge face of the interior glass sheet which is located beyond the edge face of the plastic sheet and beyond the edge face of the exterior glass sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Vincent Sauvinet, Vincent Jamet
  • Patent number: 11267754
    Abstract: A glass article with a solar-control function includes at least one glass substrate and a stack of layers deposited on at least one face of the substrate. The stack of layers includes a layer of titanium oxynitride of general formula TiNxOy, in which 1.00<x<1.20 and in which 0.01<y<0.10. The stack of layers further includes layers of dielectric materials and optionally of metallic or nitrided layers based on chromium, nickel, titanium, niobium or a mixture of at least two of these elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Laura Singh, Corentin Monmeyran, Vincent Reymond, Remy Dodet, Jean Lorenzzi
  • Patent number: 11267753
    Abstract: A material includes a transparent substrate coated with a stack of thin layers acting on infrared radiation including at least one functional layer. The stack includes a protective coating deposited above at least a part of the functional layer. The protective coating includes at least one lower protective layer based on titanium and zirconium, these two metals being in the metal, oxidized or nitrided form, and at least one upper protective layer of carbon, within which layer the carbon atoms are essentially in an sp2 hybridization state, located above the layer based on titanium and zirconium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Alexandre Maillet, Laura Jane Singh
  • Patent number: 11267229
    Abstract: A method for producing a laminated glass pane that includes a first pane, a first laminating film, a polymer film, a second laminating film, and a second pane, in this order, wherein the polymer film is bonded to the two laminating films, in which method the starting material for the first and the second laminating film is in each case a laminating film in roll form, which, before being used to form the laminated glass pane, is subjected to a pretreatment, in which the laminating film is relaxed by a heat treatment in a non-tensioned state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Marcel Klein, Stefan Lücke, Uwe Van Der Meulen