Patents Assigned to Valeo Systemes Thermiques
  • Publication number: 20210008953
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a lever (11) having: an engagement part (16) designed to engage in a corresponding housing in a component with which the lever is intended to cooperate, a base (18) to which the engagement part is connected, a connecting zone (20) between the engagement part and the base, this connecting zone having a profile extending from the engagement part to the base, said profile having a gradual curve shape, this connecting zone also comprising at least one stop (21) adjacent to the profile with a gradual curve shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Sylvain Gerber, Enzo Mitidieri
  • Patent number: 10889327
    Abstract: The invention concerns a structure for a motor vehicle front end, comprising a crossmember and at least one column (4) rigidly connected to the crossmember, the crossmember extending longitudinally in a so-called main direction, characterised in that said at least one column (4) comprises a first set (10) of reinforcing ribs (11) on at least a portion (12) of an outer surface of said at least one column (4), each reinforcing rib (11) extending in a direction (D) parallel to the main direction of the crossmember.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Jean-Louis Lanard, Sergio Da Costa Pito
  • Publication number: 20210001690
    Abstract: The invention relates to an evaporator (111), notably for a motor vehicle air conditioning circuit (100), comprising a stack of plates forming tubes (300) for the circulation of a refrigerant fluid together delimiting air passages to cool an air flow (250) flowing through said passages through the evaporator (111). According to the invention, at least one of said tubes (300) has a single flow path (315a, 315b, 315c) for said refrigerant fluid between an inlet orifice (310) and an outlet orifice (320), said flow path (315a, 315b, 315c) comprising a plurality of successive passes, said inlet orifice (310) of said at least one tube (300) being in fluid communication with a refrigerant fluid inlet port (210) of said evaporator (111), and said outlet orifice (320) of said at least one tube (300) being in fluid communication with a refrigerant fluid outlet port (220) of said evaporator (111).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frédéric Tison, Sylvain Moreau, Aurélie Bellenfant, Lionel Robillon, Bastien Jovet
  • Publication number: 20210001715
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (1) for regulating an air stream for an air inlet of a motor vehicle, comprising a duct (2) defining a flow channel (4) in which an air stream flows, in which a cooling unit (6) is arranged comprising at least one heat exchanger (8, 10) and a motor-fan unit (12). According to the invention, the duct (2) comprises at least one sound absorption means (70) arranged so that it at least partially limits the propagation of noise annoyance to the outside of the duct (2). The invention also relates to a motor vehicle comprising such a regulation device (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Emmanuel Henon, Benjamin Ferlay, Michael Genger
  • Publication number: 20200389074
    Abstract: The present invention concerns an air pulser (1) for a heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning device for a motor vehicle, according to which said air pulser (1) comprises: —an electric motor (10) comprising a drive shaft (100) and brushes (101) on which a wheel (11) is mounted; —said wheel (11) is capable of generating a main air flow (F1) in said heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning device; —a motor support (12) in which said electric motor (10) is housed and comprising an air channel (8) in which a secondary air flow (F2) from said main air flow (F1) is capable of circulating (F1), said air channel (8) comprising a first part (129) and a second part (144), said second part (144) comprising a curved shape so as to direct said secondary air flow (F2) onto said brushes (101) of said electric motor (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Maurad Berkouk, Cyril Gontier, Julien Brault, Dominique Bruin
  • Patent number: 10859296
    Abstract: The invention relates to a phase-change material reservoir 9 for a heat exchanger of an air-conditioning installation of a vehicle, the reservoir 9 being arranged between two reservoir plates 10a, 10b and having filling means 14, characterized in that the filling means 14 include at least one tube 15 delimiting a filling channel 19 arranged outside the reservoir 9 against a first plate 10a of the reservoir 9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Sylvain Moreau, Lionel Robillon, Frédéric Tison, Patrick Hoger, Frédéric Martin, Erwann Quistinic
  • Publication number: 20200376923
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electric actuator (1) suitable for driving a movable element for a heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning system for a motor vehicle, comprising: an electric motor (10) comprising a stator (100) and a rotor (101); a satellite ring gear (12) comprising at least one satellite (120); an output wheel (13) suitable for being rotated by said satellite ring gear (12); wherein: said electric actuator (1) further comprises a drive wheel (11), directly connected to said rotor (101), suitable for being rotated by said rotor (101) and suitable for rotating said satellite ring gear (12); said output wheel (13) comprises an output star wheel (130) suitable for driving said movable element (20) of said ventilation, heating and/or air conditioning system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Rawane Seck, Laurent Tellier, Didier Barat, Sébastien Colinet, Dione Gomis
  • Publication number: 20200381792
    Abstract: The invention relates to a casing for protecting at least one electric battery module (M), comprising at least one element (9) for thermal regulation of said at least one module (M) in which a heat-transfer fluid flows. According to the invention, the protective housing comprises at least one duct (10), for conveying heat-transfer fluid, that extends in at least one wall of the protective casing (B, 1, 2, 3, 4) and is in fluid connection with said at least one thermal regulation element (9).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Thibaut Perrin, Mohamed Ibrahimi, Bastien Jovet, Sergio Da Costa Pito
  • Publication number: 20200369121
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrical connection device (2) for electrically connecting a first pad (10) and a second pad (12) of an electrical power source (4) and electrical contacts (18, 19) of heating modules (6, 7), the first pad (10) having a first electrical potential that differs from that of the second pad (12), said connection device (2) comprising: —at least one first electrically conductive tongue (32), intended to be electrically connected to the first pad (10) and to at least one electrical contact (19) of at least one heating module (6, 7); —at least two second electrically conductive tongues (41), intended to be electrically connected to the second pad (12), and to other electrical contacts (18) of at least one heating module (6, 7), characterized in that the connection device (2) is electrically capable of electrically connecting the first pad (10) and the second pad (12) and the electrical contacts (18, 19) of a single heating module (6, 7) and that the connection device (2) is also capable
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Bertrand Puzenat, Serif Karaaslan, Mickael Bigey, Frèdèric Pierron
  • Publication number: 20200363100
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electric heating device for a heat transfer fluid for a motor vehicle, comprising at least:—a heating module;—a housing; and at least partially delimiting at least two circuits for conducting the heat transfer fluid; characterized in that—the heating module extends at least partially into said two conducting circuits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frédéric Pierron, Laurent Tellier
  • Publication number: 20200348086
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a thermal battery having an enclosure (2) containing a bundle (3) comprising tubes (3?) of encapsulated phase change material, the bundle (3) being formed by a stack of banks of tubes (3?), said banks comprising tubes (3?) placed parallel to one another and being connected by bracing and supporting bars (5), said bars (5) comprising, on at least one of their faces, individual housings separated from one another by a lateral wall, each housing being capable of receiving one tube (3?).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicants: Valeo Systemes Thermiques, Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Kamel Azzouz, Patrick Boisselle, Véronique Monnet
  • Publication number: 20200348046
    Abstract: Heating device (1), particularly for air conditioning housing of a motor vehicle, wherein the device (1) comprises a heating module (2) configured to heat a flow of air using an electrical current circulating in the module (2), said heating module (2) defining a plurality of zones (7, 8), each zone (7, 8) being capable of heating the flow of air in the direction of one portion of a passenger compartment of said motor vehicle, each of said zones (7, 8) comprising a plurality of heating elements (3) and wherein at least one of said zones (7, 8) comprises a number of heating elements (3) that is different from a number of heating elements (3) heating another of said zones (7, 8).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventor: Frédéric Pierron
  • Publication number: 20200343501
    Abstract: The invention relates to a battery support housing (1) comprising a cover (2) capable of being attached to the chassis of a vehicle and a support structure (3) capable of receiving an electric battery (B), said support structure (3) being composed of a main face (3a), at least a part of the periphery of which is equipped with a rim (3b), characterized in that at least one zone of the support structure (3) is manufactured by combining a plurality of materials, which materials comprise at least one ductile material, a resistant material and an assembly material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Sergio Da Costa Pito, Emmanuel Henon, Jean-Nicolas Guyomard, Emmanuel Rudloff, Guillaume Lair
  • Publication number: 20200318642
    Abstract: A ventilation device (2) for generating an air flow through a motor vehicle heat exchanger (1) is disclosed. The ventilation device (2) includes a plurality of ducts (8), at least one air manifold (12) including at least one air flow inlet (131; 132) and ports, each duct (8) opening at one of the ends thereof into a port (14) separate from the air manifold (12), where the air manifold (12; 100; 200; 300; 400; 500) is provided with air guides (104, 402) configured to guide the air flow passing through the air manifold (12; 100; 200; 300; 400; 500).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Michael Lissner, Amrid Mammeri, Kamel Azzouz
  • Publication number: 20200309410
    Abstract: Heating device 1 for an air conditioning unit, the said heating device 1 comprising a heating body 2 powered with current via a distribution unit 3 to heat a flow of air passing through the said heating body 2, the heating body 2 comprising an alignment of tubes 4 in which there are: —heating elements 8 through which the said current passes; —electrodes 9 situated on each side of the heating elements 8 in order to supply them with electrical current. This heating device 1 is characterised in that the distribution units 3 comprises an electrode housing station 6 housing the electrodes 9, the said housing station 6 having a plurality of housings 17 to house the electrodes 9 and in which there are means for mechanically and electrically connecting the electrodes 9 to the distribution unit 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Yann Couapel, Erwan Gogmos
  • Publication number: 20200307371
    Abstract: The invention relates to an air flow regulation device for an air inlet for a front-end module for a motor vehicle, comprising: a support frame (26), a plurality of blocking flaps (2) mounted mobile on the support frame, at least one of the flaps comprising a leading edge (6) and a trailing edge (10), one of these edges being arranged to come into abutment against the support frame (26), the support frame (26) comprising an obstacle (40) configured to generate disturbances in the flow of the air between this support frame and the flap which is intended to come into abutment against the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frédéric Vacca, Simon Tierce, Karim Arab, Sophie Bede
  • Publication number: 20200307354
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heating radiator (1) comprising a power supply module (2) and a heating body (3), said power supply module (2) comprising a printed circuit board (20), a plurality of electronic switches (21) and one or more connectors (22) for connecting to an external circuit, said printed circuit board (20) comprising a first zone (200) providing an electrical connection with the heating body (3), a second zone (210) providing an electrical connection with the electronic switches (21) and a third zone (220) providing an electrical connection with the one or more connectors (22), said first, second and third zones being located side-by-side in this order in a direction that is transverse to a plane in which the heating body (2) extends.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Erwan Gogmos, Yann Couapel
  • Publication number: 20200307355
    Abstract: A heating device 1 for an air-conditioning unit, said heating device 1 comprising a heating body 2 supplied with current in order to heat an airflow passing through said heating body 2, the heating body 2 comprising heating elements that are flowed through by said current and located in tubes 4 that are electrically insulated from the heating elements, said heating elements being controlled via a distribution unit 3, the heating device 1 comprising means for grounding a plurality of metal elements that are distributed in the heating body 2 and the distribution unit 3. This device is characterized in that said grounding means consist of a grounding circuit passing through the heating body 2 and the distribution unit 3, at least one part of said grounding circuit being integrated into a protective housing 8 of the distribution unit 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Yann Couapel, Erwan Gogmos
  • Publication number: 20200309409
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heating device (1) for an air-conditioning housing, said heating device (1) comprising a heating body (2) supplied with current for heating an air flow passing through said heating body (2), said heating body (2) comprising heating elements through which said current passes and which are arranged in electrically insulated tubes (4) of the heating elements, said heating elements being controlled via a distribution unit (3), said heating device (1) comprising means for earthing a plurality of metal elements distributed in the heating body (2) and the distribution unit (3). Said heating device (1) is characterised in that said earthing means consist of a single earthing circuit which passes through the heating body (2) and the distribution unit (3) and is formed by arranging said metal elements in series with direct contact between said metal elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Yann Couapel, Erwan Gogmos
  • Patent number: 10787141
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (AGS) for controlling the air intake for a front face module for a motor vehicle, comprising shutters (SHT1, SHT2), an actuator (ACT) arranged so as to control the shutters (SHT1, SHT2), and a flexible connection (STR, ROD) connecting the actuator (ACT) to the shutters (SHT1, SHT2), which can displace the actuator (ACT) in order to prevent it (ACT) from causing damage to an entity (PED, OBS) in the event of a collusion between the motor vehicle and said entity (PED, OBS). The invention also relates to a front face module for a motor vehicle comprising such an air intake control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Frédéric Vacca, Enzo Mitidieri