Patents Assigned to Valeo Systemes d'Essuyage
  • Publication number: 20220001839
    Abstract: The invention relates to a wiper frame (10) comprising a device (24), in particular an aerodynamic deflector, for dispensing and/or spraying liquid, comprising at least one liquid flow channel (26), a longitudinal end (27) of which opens on an end face (28) of the device (24), a plug (40) for closing off the longitudinal end (27) of the liquid flow channel (26), which is inserted inside a longitudinal end section (27) of said channel (26), and a tip (30) arranged opposite the end face (28) of the device (24), characterised in that the closing plug (40) is a separate component from the tip (30), such as a spherical ball, such that the tip (30) and the plug (40) together ensure the closing off of the longitudinal end (27) of the liquid flow channel (26).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Gérald Caillot, Christophe Chassaing, Jean-Michel Jarasson, Pierre Sevellec, Denis Thebault
  • Patent number: 11208078
    Abstract: The subject of the invention is an adapter (100) intended to connect a wiper to a drive arm (5) of a motor vehicle wiper system. The adapter (100) according to the invention comprises a head (1) and a body (2) which extend in the continuation of one another in a longitudinal direction of the adapter (100), and the adapter (100) according to the invention comprises a means (6, 61) of rotational connection to a connector (8) attached to the wiper (7). According to the invention, the adapter (100) is formed at least by an upper wall (10, 20) from which derive at least two lateral flanks (11, 21) so as to delimit an internal volume (101) in which the connector (8) is able to extend. The adapter (100) comprises a first immobilizing means (3) and a second immobilizing means (4), each configured to immobilize the adapter (100) on the drive arm (5) in a direction perpendicular to the upper wall (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard
  • Patent number: 11203327
    Abstract: The invention relates to a connecting device intended to connect a wiper to a motor arm of the wiper, comprising at least one connector (7) configured to be securely attached to the wiper and an adapter (6) intended to be received in a terminal part of the motor arm, the adapter (6) comprising an attachment device (13) which can move in rotation and is intended to immobilise the adapter (6) in relation to the terminal part at least longitudinally, characterized in that the connecting device comprises a first device (41) limiting the mobility of the attachment device (13) in a first direction of rotation (43) and a second device (42) limiting the mobility of the attachment device (13) in a second direction of rotation (44) opposite the first direction of rotation (43).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Stéphane Houssat, Vincent Gaucher, Olivier Jomard
  • Publication number: 20210387597
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (120) for cleaning a large-optical-surface detection module (110) of a driving assistance system (100) of a motor vehicle (300), comprising at least two rails (121a, 121b, 121c) for spraying a cleaning fluid that are arranged around the large-optical-surface detection module (110), each spray rail (121a, 121b, 121c) being configured to clean a part of the optical surface of the detection module, each spray rail being able to be activated independently of the other spray rails (121a, 121b, 121c).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventor: Marcel Trebouet
  • Publication number: 20210387598
    Abstract: The invention relates to a motor vehicle driver assistance system (100) comprising at least one detection module (101) and a cleaning device (120), the detection module (101) comprising at least one driver assistance sensor (110, 130) and at least a protective window (140) closing the detection module (101) and protecting the at least one driver assistance sensor (110, 130), the cleaning device (120) being configured to clean the protective window (140) and the cleaning device (120) comprising at least one wiper (121) in contact with the protective window (140) and able to move in a rectilinear main direction (D).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventor: Marcel Trebouet
  • Patent number: 11192526
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for wiping and cleaning a glazed surface (S) of an automotive vehicle, comprising at least: —one direct current electric motor (7) rotating in a single direction and capable of moving at least one “wiper arm” unit (BB) formed by a drive arm (1) and a wiper blade (2) by means of a linkage (14), said “wiper arm” unit being moved according to an angular reciprocating movement between a rest position (11) and an end position (12) opposite the rest position (11) in relation to an angular sector (13) on the glazed surface (S), —a device (15) for dispensing an active liquid on the glazed surface (S), the active liquid preferably being a de-icing liquid or an insect-removing liquid, —a control means (10) configured to control, on the one hand, the operation of the motor (7) in order to stop the “wiper arm” unit (BB) for a non-zero duration and, on the other hand, the dispensing of the active liquid by the dispensing device (15).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Grégory Kolanowski, Denis Thebault
  • Patent number: 11173879
    Abstract: Streamlined flat windscreen wiper (1), in particular of a vehicle, characterized in that it comprises: a longitudinal wiper blade (8), at least one longitudinal stiffening spine (6), a longitudinal member (7) for holding said wiper blade and said stiffening spine, a longitudinal fairing (2, 3) comprising two end caps (3) and a central mount (2) extending between the end caps and being linked thereto, the mount comprising means for fixing to said stiffening spine or to said member for holding this spine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Eric Poton, Stéphane Houssat, Vincent Gaucher
  • Patent number: 11167728
    Abstract: The invention proposes an arm assembly comprising an arm adapter (20) comprising a distal section (20D) for supporting a wiper blade, a proximal section (20P) for housing a terminal section of a fluid delivery tube (26) and a terminal portion (21) for connecting the arm adapter (20) to a wiper arm rod (23), wherein the arm adapter (20) is provided with at least one retention device for fixedly retaining the terminal section of the fluid delivery tube with respect to said arm adapter, for example in the form of a retaining clip (32) attached to the proximal section (20P).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Jean-Michel Jarasson, Gérald Caillot, Vincent Izabel, Andrzej Rogala
  • Patent number: 11167730
    Abstract: The invention relates to an assembly (5, 8) formed of an end-piece (8) and a wiper rubber (5) which constitute a wiper blade (1), the wiper rubber (5) comprising at least one heel (5a) and a friction zone (5g), the friction zone (5g) being capable of coming into contact with a surface to be wiped, the end-piece (8) comprising a first receiver (21) which is configured to receive a first end (31) of a flexible support (6) of the wiper blade (1), and a second receiver (22) into which the heel (5a) of the wiper rubber (5) extends, the two receivers (21, 22) being superposed in a plane passing through the heel (5a) and through the friction zone (5g), the end-piece (8) comprising a means of attachment (19) to the wiper rubber (5) integrally formed with the end-piece (8).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Carraro, Guillaume Barret, Xavier Bousset, Christophe Chassaing
  • Patent number: 11155242
    Abstract: The invention relates to an end piece for a wiper blade, extending longitudinally between a bottom wall and an inlet for inserting a structural element of the wiper blade into the end piece, said end piece comprising at least one first receiving element designed to receive a wiper blade, a second receiving element designed to receive the structural element, and a third receiving element into which a means for attaching the end piece to the structural element extends, the first receiving element and the second receiving element being arranged one above the other in a longitudinal plane (P) of the end piece, characterised in that the attaching means comprises a lug which is flexible around a vertical axis (Z?) parallel to the longitudinal plane (P), the flexible lug having an “L” shape, at least one limb of which extends towards an edge defining the third receiving element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systemes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Guillaume Barret, Xavier Bousset, Denis Thebault
  • Publication number: 20210323506
    Abstract: The invention relates to an assembly comprising a crankpin which includes a ball joint, and a connecting rod which carries a ball joint housing, wherein the ball joint housing and the connecting rod are assembled by a bayonet mounting, and wherein the connecting rod comprises a locking hole through which an axial section of the ball joint housing passes, the connecting rod comprises at least one locking lug, the ball joint housing comprises a locking notch which is defined by two opposing radial faces, characterized in that one of the two opposing radial faces of the locking notch and one facing face of the locking lug each have a complementary inclined profile in order, during the rotation, to cause an axial clamping of the locking lug in-side the locking notch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Pascal RENOUX, Nicolas KUCHLY, Robin VIARD, Loic ROUSSEL
  • Patent number: 11142169
    Abstract: A detection system (1) intended to equip a motor vehicle comprises at least one optical sensor (2) delimited by at least one curved optical surface (20). It also comprises at least one cleaning device (3) for cleaning the optical surface (20) that comprises a delivery ramp (4) for delivering at least one cleaning and/or drying fluid. According to the invention, the delivery ramp (4) has a curved shape, the curvature (C?) of which is substantially equal to the curvature (C) of at least a portion (201, 202) of the optical surface (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Maxime Baudouin, Giuseppe Grasso, Grégory Kolanowski, Thibaud Passerieux, Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille
  • Patent number: 11130474
    Abstract: The invention relates to a terminal end piece (8) for a wiper blade. The terminal end piece (8) comprises a peripheral wall (20) which separates an external environment of the terminal end piece (8) from an internal space (11) of the terminal end piece (8). The terminal end piece (8) delimits a first housing (21) which is arranged in the internal space (11) and which extends primarily in a first plane (P1). A second housing (22) is interposed between the peripheral wall (20) and the first housing (21). The terminal end piece (8) comprises at least one locking member (37) which is configured to connect the terminal end piece (8) to a flexible support (6) of the wiper blade (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Xavier Bousset, Guillaume Barret, Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard, Denis Thebault
  • Patent number: 11130472
    Abstract: The invention relates to a wiping device for a motor vehicle window, comprising a windscreen wiper frame and a piezoelectric film, said piezoelectric film being mounted on the windscreen wiper frame such as to produce an electric current. The invention also relates to a warning method and a spray control method for such a wiping device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Gérald Caillot, Vincent Izabel, Jean-Michel Jarasson
  • Patent number: 11124157
    Abstract: An end piece (1) for a vehicle windscreen wiper blade, the wiper blade comprising at least one flexible support (3) and a strip intended to be applied against the windscreen, the end piece (1) comprising: a housing (5) suitable for receiving an end portion of the flexible support (3), at least one locking means (7) for locking the end portion of the flexible support (3) in a position engaged in the housing (5), characterised in that the end piece (1) comprises at least one securing device (50) for securing the locking means (7), the securing device (50) being arranged to restrict the movement of the locking means (7). Said invention is applicable to motor vehicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Vincent Gaucher, Stéphane Houssat, Olivier Jomard, Eric Poton
  • Patent number: 11124160
    Abstract: A telescopic cleaning device, for a glass surface to be cleaned of a motor vehicle, includes at least one hollow conveying body (5) for the cleaning fluid, closed at an upstream end by an inlet flange (12) and accommodating a movable piston (8) which is configured so as to slide in said hollow conveying body (5). The hollow conveying body additionally accommodates a rod (14) which extends jutting out from the inlet flange and around which the movable piston is capable of sliding, the movable piston and the rod being configured so as to allow the fluid to flow between them from the inlet flange to the distribution element. A heating element (22) is arranged on the rod (14), between said rod and the movable piston (8), such that the fluid flowing between the rod and the movable piston is set to flow in contact with the heating element (22).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille, Sébastien Rollet, Grégory Kolanowski, Giuseppe Grasso, Xavier Bousset, Maxime Baudouin
  • Patent number: 11124156
    Abstract: An adapter (26) for a wiper (10) is disclosed. The wiper includes a body (25) of elongate shape which is shaped to be mounted in a complementary yoke (28) of inverted U-shaped cross section belonging to a wiper arm. The body (25) of the adapter (26) has a locking tab (100, 102) which extends projecting above the upper face of the body (25), which is configured to be received through a hole (39b) in the yoke (28), which bears a rear contact surface (110) for contact with an edge (39b) of the hole (38b) in the yoke (28), and which is connected to the body (25) by an elastically deformable vertical connecting part (114a, 114b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Eric Poton, Vincent Gaucher
  • Publication number: 20210284101
    Abstract: The cleaning device according to the invention comprises at least one fluid inlet and distribution device (D) into which a cleaning fluid and a drying fluid are selectively injected from an inlet nozzle (110, 111) specific to each fluid. Said inlet and distribution device (D) includes separate distribution channels (21, 22) for distributing the cleaning fluid and the drying fluid, respectively, and separate conveying units (112, 114, 21; 113, 22) for conveying each of the fluids from the respective inlet nozzle thereof (110, 111) to the respective distribution channel thereof (21, 22).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Giuseppe Grasso, Grégory Kolanowski, Marcel Trebouet
  • Publication number: 20210284189
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for remotely giving warning as to the state of wear of at least one blade of a windshield-wiper system of a vehicle comprising means for determining the wear of said blade and means for flagging said wear; said device is noteworthy in that it comprises at least one unit comprising a module called the removable diagnostic connector able to interact with a diagnostic service connector forming an on-board diagnostic input of the vehicle in order to establish a link with said diagnostic connector via the OBD protocol and means for communicating electronically that are coupled to the diagnostic connector and that are able to transmit, to a portable electronic apparatus, via a wireless link, a message indicating the wear of said blade when the means for determining the wear of the blade generate a signal referred to as a wear signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Frederic GIRAUD, Laure IMBERT, Damien COQUET, Eric POTON
  • Patent number: 11117552
    Abstract: The invention proposes an adapter (26) for a wiper (10) comprising a body (25) of elongate shape which is shaped to be mounted in a complementary yoke (28) of inverted U-shaped cross section belonging to a wiper arm, characterized in that the body (1025) of the adapter (1026) comprises at least one elastic tab (1132a, 1132b) which is deformable in the transverse direction so as to retract as the adapter (1026) is being assembled and/or dismantled with respect to the yoke (28), the elastic tab (1132a, 1132b) being borne by a lateral wall (1026a, 1026b) of the body (1025) of the adapter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Eric Poton, Vincent Gaucher