Patents Assigned to Valeo Embrayages
  • Publication number: 20210131500
    Abstract: A torsion damping device for a vehicle transmission including a first rotary element and a second rotary element which are able to move in rotation relative to one another about an axis against the action of a spring acting circumferentially between these, a seat being positioned on one end of the spring, this seat comprising a first axial guidance arrangement providing axial guidance between the first rotary element and the seat, and a second axial guidance arrangement providing axial guidance between the second rotary element and the seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Pascal DAST, Gabriel BOUCHE
  • Publication number: 20210101467
    Abstract: A torque transmission device for a vehicle includes a torque input element coupled to a crankshaft of a combustion engine, a first torque output element coupled to a first input shaft of a gearbox, a rotating electric machine including a stator and a rotor arranged in the direction of the transmission of torque, between the input element and the first output element, a rotor support radially supporting the rotor of the rotating electric machine, the rotor support selectively connected to the input element by an input clutch, a fixed distributor fastened to the gearbox and supporting the rotor support, a fixed wall including a first radial end fastened to the gearbox, and a second radial end connected to the torque input element, a first rolling member arranged between the rotor support and the fixed distributor, and a second rolling member arranged between the rotor support and the fixed wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Thierry GUINOT, Fabien LEBEAU, Ivan DUTIER
  • Publication number: 20210079991
    Abstract: An electric drivetrain including an electric machine and at least one output pinion intended to be connected to an axle differential, and at least one speed reduction device including a first gear train and a second gear train intended to drive the output pinion in rotation in a first rotational direction or a second rotational direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Herve MAUREL, Guillaume BOIDIN, Pierre CHOLVY, Gregory FOUCART, Norberto TERMENON, Cyrille CORNIGLION
  • Publication number: 20210062891
    Abstract: A pendulum damping device including a support that rotates about an axis, at least one pendulum body and at least one rolling member guiding the movement of the pendulum body relative to the support, the rolling member engaging with at least one rolling track rigidly connected to the support and with at least one rolling track rigidly connected to the pendulum body. The rolling member includes a first part defining a first axial end, a second part defining a second axial end, and a resilient element arranged in the rolling member so as to axially separate these two parts so that the rolling member exerts an axial clamping force on one of the pendulum body and the support during the movement of the pendulum body relative to the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Matthieu MALLEY, Olivier FAFET, Antoine VIGREUX, Didier COUVILLERS, David SALVADORI, Franck CAILLERET, Adrien NERRIERE, Jonathan ROST
  • Patent number: 10865864
    Abstract: A method of making a turbine assembly for a hydrokinetic torque converter includes providing a first turbine component including a polymeric first turbine shell element and first turbine blades connected to the first turbine shell element, providing a second turbine component including a second turbine shell element and second turbine blades connected to the second turbine shell element, and connecting the first turbine shell element to the second turbine shell element to collectively provide a turbine shell of the turbine assembly and fixedly secure the first and second turbine components to one another in a coaxial relationship about the rotational axis. The connecting involves welding and/or adhesive bonding the first turbine shell element to the second turbine shell element. A turbine assembly, a hydrokinetic torque converter, and a method of making a hydrokinetic torque converter are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Embrayages
    Inventors: Alexandre Depraete, Gyubong Jeon, Xuexian Yin, Subramanian Jeyabalan
  • Patent number: 10816039
    Abstract: A device for damping torsional oscillations, including: a pendulum-type torsional oscillation damper, a supplementary torsional oscillation damper including an input element, an output element, wherein both are configured to rotate around one axis rotation, and at least one mechanical energy accumulator device disposed between the input and output elements, a torque limiter, including at least one friction coating fixed on a disk, configured to be displaced around the axis. The disk is connected to rotate with the input element of the supplementary torsional oscillation damper and the friction coating is fixed to the disk of the torque limiter by an adhesively bonded surface-to-surface joint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Olivier Marechal, Didier Bagard
  • Patent number: 10767726
    Abstract: A pendulum damping device including a mounting to rotate about an axis; at least one pendulum body that includes first and second pendulum masses axially spaced relative to each other and movable relative to the mounting, the first pendulum mass being axially placed on a first side of the mounting and the second pendulum mass being axially placed on a second side of the mounting, and at least one member to connect the first and second pendulum masses and couple the masses; and at least one rolling member that guides the movement of the pendulum body relative to the mounting. The rolling member engages with a rolling track secured to the mounting and with a rolling track secured to the pendulum body and defined by the connecting member. The rolling member exerts an axial clamping force on one of the pendulum masses during movement of the one pendulum mass relative to the mounting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Roel Verhoog, Franck Cailleret
  • Patent number: 10753424
    Abstract: A torsional damping device (110) includes a movable torque input element (130, 140), a movable torque output element (150), at least one phasing member (320,340) and at least one group of elastic members (250, 260) mounted between the torque input element and torque output element. The at least one group of elastic members acts against rotation of the torque input element and the torque output element with respect to one another. The elastic members of the at least one group of elastic members are arranged in series by the at least one phasing member (320, 340) so that the elastic members of the at least one group of elastic members deform in phase with one another. The torque input element having at least one stop member (620) limiting rotation of the torque input elememt relative to the output element and relative to the at least one phasing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Embrayages
    Inventors: Gilles Lebas, Michael Hennebelle, Thibault Laforge, Emmanuel Commeine
  • Patent number: 10753445
    Abstract: A torque transmission assembly including a hydrodynamic torque convener able to be coupled to a crankshaft on the one hand, and able to be coupled to a gearbox input shaft on the other, the torque converter including a primary element and a secondary element which are rotationally mobile about an axis of rotation, and damping means including a transmission member and a bearing element, the transmission member including an elastic leaf rotating as one with the primary element or with the secondary element, and the bearing element being home by the secondary element or by the primary element respectively, the elastic leaf being capable of flexing and of transmitting a rotational torque between the primary element and the secondary clement, the flexing of the elastic leaf being accompanied by a relative rotation between the primary and secondary elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Rabah Arhab, Carlos Lopez-Perez, Ivan Dutier
  • Publication number: 20200256396
    Abstract: A torsion damping device for a vehicle transmission line including a first rotating element, a second rotating element, a main damper, a third rotating element and an additional damper, so that: when the angular displacement between the first and second rotating elements is greater than zero and less than said first threshold, the at least one main spring is compressed while the third rotating element is rotated by the first rotating element via the uncompressed additional spring; and when the angular displacement between the first and second rotating elements is greater than said first threshold, the at least one main spring is compressed and the at least one additional spring is compressed in parallel, the compression of the additional spring being accompanied by the relative rotation of the first rotating element and the third rotating element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Didier BAGARD, Pierre BOUCHENY, David DENIZOT, Olivier MARECHAL
  • Publication number: 20200248752
    Abstract: A torsion damping device for a vehicle drivetrain including a first rotary element, a second rotary element, an elastic device, a friction device comprising an actuating washer mounted to rotate as one with a friction washer and comprising an actuating tab interposed circumferentially between a first end of a spring and the first rotary element so as to allow relative rotation between the actuating washer and the second rotary element when the first end of the spring is compressed by the first rotary element in the direction of a second end of the spring opposite to the first end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Didier BAGARD, Pierre BOUCHENY, Olivier MARECHAL, Roel VERHOOG
  • Publication number: 20200208688
    Abstract: A clutch device including a reaction plate, a pressure plate, at least two friction disks coupled to an output component by means of damping device, the damping device including an annular web, guide washers, at least one resilient component mounted between the guide washers and the annular web, a first support rotationally coupled to the friction disks and to the guide washers, at least one of the guide washers and the first support being formed by a single support and guide part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Gilles LEBAS, Emmanuel COMMEINE
  • Publication number: 20200149596
    Abstract: A clutch mechanism that is configured to be driven in rotation about an axis and includes two assemblies, each assembly including at least an outer disc carrier externally delimiting a cavity, a clutch comprising a stack of coupling discs, and friction discs, the stack being housed in the cavity and configured to be driven in rotation about the axis, a reaction member configured to allow compression of the coupling discs against the friction discs in an engaged position of the clutch, the clutch mechanism comprising at least one device for assembling the two assemblies, the clutch mechanism including at least one device for adjusting an axial distance between the two clutches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Laurent CAUMARTIN, Rabah ARHAB, Herve RIBOT, David DELPLACE
  • Publication number: 20200149620
    Abstract: A torsional vibration damper comprises an axially movable locking piston including a piston plate, a torque input member including a cover plate, a support plate disposed axially opposite the cover plate and a supporting member mounted to both the cover and support plates, and a unitary radially elastic output member pivotable relative to and elastically coupled to the torque input member. The output member is disposed axially between the cover plate and the piston plate. The output member includes an output hub and a curved elastic blade configured to elastically and radially engage the supporting member and to elastically bend in the radial direction upon rotation of the cover plate with respect to the output member. The cover plate at least partially covers an axially first outer surface of the output member. The support plate partially covers an axially second outer surface of the output member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventor: Subramanian JEYABALAN
  • Publication number: 20200116213
    Abstract: The invention concerns a hydraulic pump (6, 7) for a clutch mechanism (1) of a vehicle transmission, the hydraulic pump (6, 7) comprising a body (60, 70) in which there are formed a chamber (61, 71), an inlet opening (62, 72) through which a hydraulic fluid can enter the chamber (61, 71), and an outlet opening (63, 73) through which the hydraulic fluid can leave the chamber (61, 71), the chamber (61, 71) receiving at least one hydraulic wheel of the hydraulic pump (6, 7), the inlet opening (62, 72) and the outlet opening (63, 73) each opening into the chamber (61, 71) of the body (60, 70), the body (60, 70) of the hydraulic pump (6, 7) being delimited by an outer edge (80) on which at least one peripheral groove (81, 82) is formed, configured to receive a gasket (83, 84), the gasket (83, 84) being intended to provide contact sealing between the body (60, 70) of the hydraulic pump (6, 7) and a hydraulic connection interface (4) of the clutch mechanism (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Laurent CAUMARTIN, Rabah ARHAB, Taemann KIM, Herve RIBOT, Alexandre GUILHEM, David DELPLACE
  • Publication number: 20200096049
    Abstract: A device for compensating for axial play, notably for a motor vehicle, having a first element that is intended to be fixed axially with respect to a crankshaft, a second element that is intended to be fixed axially with respect to a gearbox, play compensation means having tabs that are elastically deformable in the axial direction, said tabs extending circumferentially between the first and second elements so as to transmit a torque from one element to the other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: VALEO EMBRAYAGES
    Inventors: Gilles LEBAS, Emmanuel COMMEINE
  • Patent number: 10598229
    Abstract: A torque transmission device for a motor vehicle includes a torque input element for coupling to a driving shaft, a torque output element for coupling to an input shaft of a gearbox, the torque output element and the torque input element pivotable with respect to one another, and first and second elastic damping stages installed in series between the torque input element and torque output element. The first damping stage has an elastic member installed between the torque input element and a guidance device so as to act against the rotation of the guidance device with respect to the torque input element. The second damping stage has at least one elastic member installed between the guidance device and the torque output element so as to act against the rotation of the torque output element with respect to the guidance device. The guidance device has first and second stop means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Embrayages
    Inventors: Michael Hennebelle, Roel Verhoog
  • Patent number: 10570986
    Abstract: A vibration damping device for a motor vehicle, features a first movable element (13, 14) and a second movable element (15, 16) both rotatable around an axis X, at least one group of elastic members (25, 26) mounted between the first movable element and the second movable element and acting against rotation of the first movable element and second element with respect to one another, and a phasing member (32, 33) rotationally movable around the axis X. The first movable element (13, 14) and the second movable element (15, 16) are coaxial and capable of transmitting a torque. The phasing member (32, 33) includes a first portion (32) and a second portion (33), for arranging the elastic members of the at least one group in series so that the elastic members of each group deform in phase with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Embrayages
    Inventors: Gilles Lebas, Emmanuel Commeine, Roel Verhoog, Ivan Dutier, Thibault LaForge, Michael Hennebelle
  • Patent number: 10533627
    Abstract: A damping device for damping vibrations of a motor vehicle transmission drivetrain. The damping device features a first element and a second element (2) rotationally movable around a rotation axis X, an elastic damping member having an elastic blade (13, 14) mounted rotationally integrally with the first element (3) and a rolling body movable with respect to the second element along a curvilinear trajectory over at least a predetermined angular sector (A). Movement of the rolling body along the curvilinear trajectory with respect to the second element is accompanied by a movement of the rolling body on the elastic blade, causing the elastic blade to flex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Embrayages
    Inventors: Ivan Dutier, Jerome Boulet, Herve Maurel
  • Patent number: 10486519
    Abstract: The invention relates to a torque transmission device (1), having torque input means (2, 24) intended to be rotationally coupled to a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine (7), and torque output means (8) intended to be rotationally coupled to an input shaft (10) of a gearbox (36) and to a rotor (34) of an electric machine, the torque input means (2, 24) being capable of pivoting with respect to the torque output means (8) around an axis (X).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Valeo Embrayages
    Inventors: Gilles Lebas, Emmanuel Commeine