Patents Assigned to SEB S.A.,
  • Publication number: 20240164603
    Abstract: A vacuum cleaner nozzle includes a main body having a suction mouth; a connecting sleeve fluidly connected to the suction mouth; a hinge device mechanically connecting the connecting sleeve to the main body and configured to allow a tilting of the connecting sleeve forwards and backwards and about a first pivot axis and a tilting of the connecting sleeve leftwards and rightwards and about a second pivot axis; and a pivot blocking device configured to block a pivoting of the connecting sleeve about the second pivot axis at least when the connecting sleeve occupies a predetermined sleeve position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Christelle Philippe, Jean Damien Vivier, Frédéric Tanguy
  • Publication number: 20240164577
    Abstract: A cooking appliance includes a cooking chamber; a cooking plate that can be moved between a first plate position and a second plate position; and a collection device configured to collect cooking juices from food on the cooking plate and having a collection tray located underneath the cooking plate. The cooking plate includes a drainage port opening into an internal volume of the cooking plate and located plumb with the collection tray, the drainage port being configured to allow the cooking juices contained in the internal volume to drain into the collection tray regardless of the position of the cooking plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Marie Dussart, Johann Petitallot
  • Publication number: 20240130587
    Abstract: The vacuum cleaner conduit includes first and second rigid conduit parts; a hinge device configured to allow a pivoting of the first and second rigid conduit parts between unfolded and folded configurations; a locking member configured to lock the first and second rigid conduit parts in the unfolded configuration, the locking member being movably mounted between locking and release positions; and an unlocking button slidably mounted between a rest position and an unlocking position, and configured to displace the locking member into the release position. The unlocking button and the hinge device are located on the same side of the vacuum cleaner conduit which is substantially diametrically opposite to the side of the vacuum cleaner conduit where the locking member is located.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventor: Eric Pouvreau
  • Publication number: 20240130588
    Abstract: The vacuum cleaner conduit includes first and second rigid conduit parts a hinge device configured to allow a pivoting of the first and second rigid conduit parts about a hinge axis and between unfolded and folded configurations; a locking member configured to lock the first and second rigid conduit parts the unfolded configuration; and an unlocking member including two lateral gripping parts located on either side of one of the first and second rigid conduit parts, each of the lateral gripping parts being intersected by a plane parallel to the hinge axis and containing a central longitudinal axis of the vacuum cleaner conduit in the unfolded configuration of the first and second rigid conduit parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Stéphane Delevallee, Julien Gross
  • Publication number: 20240122421
    Abstract: A floor cleaning appliance has a main body including a case at least partially by delimited an external wall, a fluid inlet configured to receive a fluid flow from outside the case, at least one means, disposed in the case, configured to act on the fluid flow received through the fluid inlet. The cleaning appliance comprises includes at least two main wheels mounted movable in rotation on the main body, and a protective structure configured to protect the main wheels, the protective structure being disposed outside the case and extending at a distance from the outer wall and covering a portion of the tread of each main wheel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Fabrice Renault, Fabien David
  • Publication number: 20240108167
    Abstract: The cooking appliance includes a first structure having a first hotplate; a second structure having a second hotplate; a first user interface arranged on the first structure; a second user interface arranged on the second structure; a control unit configured to control the operation of the cooking appliance. The cooking appliance has a first mode of use, called grill mode, in which a food item is intended to be enclosed between the first and second hotplates, and a second mode of use, called barbecue mode, in which each of the first and second hotplates can hold and cook a respective food item. The first user interface is used for the first mode of use and the second user interface is used for the second mode of use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventor: Jean-Philippe Robin
  • Patent number: 11930958
    Abstract: A hot air fryer includes a main body, a vessel that can be removed from the main body and a basket that can be removed from the vessel. The fryer also includes a manipulating system having a configuration changing system that makes it possible to manipulate the vessel incorporating the basket at the same time, or to manipulate the basket alone, released and removed from the vessel, or to manipulate the vessel alone, released and removed from the basket, so as to allow a first mode of cooking foods in the basket incorporated in the vessel and a second mode of cooking foods directly in the vessel, the basket being extracted from the latter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Guillaume Prieto, Jérémy Cornu
  • Publication number: 20240065483
    Abstract: A household appliance for culinary preparation includes a base intended to rest on a worktop and a head mounted movable relative to the base, the base forming a stand, the base having a control panel tilted backward relative to the stand, with a backward inclination of between 5° and 45° relative to the direction perpendicular to the work surface. The base has a primary upright member adjacent to the stand. The head is mounted on the primary upright member. The base has a secondary upright member rising from the stand laterally relative to the primary upright member and the head. The secondary upright member is connected to the primary upright member. The secondary upright member rises away from the head and the control panel is arranged on the secondary upright member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Lionel Averty, Yoann Morin
  • Publication number: 20240000269
    Abstract: A hand-held housing for a multi-purpose food preparation appliance, has at least one first drive output configured to drive a removable rotary work tool, an opening configured for mounting a removable work accessory, retaining members configured to engage with a connecting element of the work accessory mounted in the opening, and a second drive output configured to drive a rotary drive unit of the work accessory mounted in the opening. The retaining members are arranged on an outer part of a protrusion arranged inside the housing around the second drive output, the retaining members being configured to engage with an inner part of the connecting element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2021
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Philippe Martin, Frédéric Gruau, Stéphane Grassin
  • Publication number: 20230416974
    Abstract: A domestic appliance for ironing and/or steaming comprising at least a first vaporization chamber (41) and a second vaporization chamber (42) arranged in a heating body (4) containing at least one electric resistance (7, 8), and a distribution circuit (9) enabling a flow of steam to be conveyed from the second vaporization chamber (42) to at least one steam outlet hole (20), the first vaporization chamber (41) and the second vaporization chamber (42) being positioned in series and connected to each other by at least one connecting duct (43), characterized in that the connecting duct is formed by a connecting tube (43) inserted in the heating body (4), said connecting tube (43) running in an area of the heating body (4) heated by said at least one electrical resistance (7, 8).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Florian Conjard, Jean-Claude Guery, Franck Da Palma
  • Patent number: 11844410
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cosmetic product refill (20) for a hair treatment device (1), comprising an applicator member that is saturated with liquid cosmetic product, with a degree of filling less than or equal to 90%, preferably less than or equal to 80%>, more preferably less than or equal to 70%, the degree of filling being defined as the ratio of the mass of cosmetic product in the applicator member divided by the maximum mass of cosmetic product with which the applicator member can be saturated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignees: L'OREAL, SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Frederic Woodland, Stefania Nuzzo, Gabin Vic, Sandy Lapize
  • Publication number: 20230397757
    Abstract: The milk frothing device includes a mixing part comprising a mixing chamber, a hot water/vapor inlet orifice and a main flow conduit connecting the hot water/vapor inlet orifice to the mixing chamber; a closure part movable relative to the mixing part between a closed position in which the closure part closes the mixing chamber and the main flow conduit and an open position in which the mixing chamber and the main flow conduit are open; a milk supply conduit; a seal extending around the mixing chamber and the main flow conduit and a holding system configured to hold the closure part in the closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2023
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Gilles Morin, Quentin Dos Santos
  • Publication number: 20230397756
    Abstract: The milk frothing device includes a mixing part having a mixing chamber, a hot water/vapor inlet orifice and a main flow conduit connecting the hot water/vapor inlet orifice to the mixing chamber; a closure part movable relative to the mixing part between a closed position in which the closure part closes the mixing chamber and the main flow conduit and an open position in which the mixing chamber and the main flow conduit are open; a milk supply conduit and an air supply conduit connected to the main flow conduit; and a seal extending around the mixing chamber and the main flow conduit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2023
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Gilles Morin, Quentin Dos Santos
  • Publication number: 20230374258
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a sol-gel coating of the surface of a household article comprising at least two decorations (a) and (b) arranged between or in its layers, (a) being a decoration comprising at least one thermochromic pigment composition in the form of particles consisting of a (Bi1-xAx)(V1-yMy)O4-type pigment and optionally additives, where: —x is equal to 0 or x is from 0.001 to 0.999; —y is equal to 0 or y is from 0.001 to 0.999; —A and M are selected from the group consisting of nitrogen, phosphorus, an alkali metal, an alkaline earth metal, a transition metal, a poor metal, a metalloid or a lanthanide; —A and M are different from each other; (b) being a decoration comprising a temperature-indicating pigment composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Raphaël Turgis, Isabelle Joutang, Stephanie Le Bris, Anne Teissier
  • Publication number: 20230371764
    Abstract: A handheld vacuum cleaner includes a housing, a handle connected thereto, an intake inlet through which air can be drawn in the cleaner, an exhaust port through which the cleaned air exits the cleaner, an airflow circuit extending between the inlet and the exhaust port, a suction unit fitted on the airflow circuit including an electric motor and a fan to generate an air flow in the airflow circuit, a waste separation device fitted on the airflow circuit and through which an air flow generated by the suction unit passes a tank, for receiving the waste separated by the waste separation device, removably attached to the housing, a suction unit casing including a first wall covering the suction unit. The casing includes a second wall covering the first wall and formed apart from the first wall to define, an internal space extending between the first and second walls.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventor: Bertrand Escalettes
  • Publication number: 20230346164
    Abstract: A deep fryer tank made of a deep-drawn metal material includes a bottom and several sides connected to the bottom by curves, at least one of the sides having at least one rigidifying lateral indentation forming a lateral recess extending in one direction. At least one side has at least one other rigidifying lateral indentation forming another lateral recess extending in another direction, and the at least one rigidifying lateral indentation intersects the at least one other rigidifying lateral indentation. An electric deep fryer comprises a deep fryer tank of the aforementioned type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Delphine Schwartz, Frédéric Pain
  • Publication number: 20230313783
    Abstract: A kitchen appliance includes a self-contained pull string drive device and a work unit. The device is configured for manually rotating a work unit around a rotation axis by pulling a string transversely to the rotation axis A. The device includes a drive wheel, a return spring, all positioned coaxially relative to the rotation axis A, a string, one end of which is wound around the drive wheel and the other end of which is connected to a handle. The work unit includes a lid closing a bowl. The pull string drive device is configured to be detachable from the lid of the bowl. The lid includes a male or female part joined to a drive interface, to cooperate with the drive wheel by mechanical coupling in order to transmit a rotational movement from the device to the work unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Stéphane Plichon, David Benoit
  • Publication number: 20230301866
    Abstract: The invention relates to a massage head for a mechanical skin massage device with a gripping area and with which said massage head is intended to be connected, the latter comprising: a working head, comprising massage means that each have a working surface for massaging the skin, each massage means being rotatable around a respective secondary rotation axis, an actuating element for rotating said head around a primary rotation axis, said working head comprising an outer surface from which each massage means emerges, each rising, from said outer surface, to a respective massage height comprised between 5 mm and 9 mm. Mechanical skin massage devices and accessories.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2021
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Yohan Dassonville, Vivien Marzin, Fabien Normand, Ambroise De La Chapelle
  • Publication number: 20230301478
    Abstract: A handheld vacuum cleaner (1) comprising a vacuum cleaner housing (2), a handle (3) connected to the vacuum cleaner housing (2), an intake head (4) through which outside air can be drawn in by the handheld vacuum cleaner (1), at least one exhaust port (5) through which the cleaned air can exit the handheld vacuum cleaner (1), an airflow circuit (6) that extends between the intake head (4) and the exhaust port (5), a suction unit (7) fitted on the airflow circuit (6), the suction unit (7) comprising an electric motor (7.1) and a fan (7.2) coupled to the electric motor (7.1) to generate an air flow in the airflow circuit (6) from the intake head (4) to the exhaust port (5), a waste separation device (8) fitted on the airflow circuit (6) upstream of the suction unit (7) and through which the air flow generated by the fan (7.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventor: Bertrand Escalettes
  • Publication number: 20230293384
    Abstract: A skin care device includes a massage head, a body to which the head is intended to be removably attached. The body includes a housing and a motor for actuating the head, and a coupling system for transmitting rotation from the motor to the head. The coupling system includes first and second coupling members, one of which constitutes a male member and the other constitutes a female member intended to receive the male member to cooperate with the male member in a form-fitting manner. The first coupling member is mounted in a substantially rotational manner relative to the housing, and the male member hasa general conical shape and including fins the free edges of which define the general conical shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2021
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: SEB S.A.
    Inventor: Yohan Dassonville