Patents Examined by Jenny L Wagner
  • Patent number: 10964446
    Abstract: Provided are an electric wire conductor having both flexibility and a space-saving property, a covered electric wire, and a wiring harness containing such an electric wire conductor. The electric wire conductor contains a plurality of elemental wires, and has a flat portion in which a cross-section intersecting an axial direction of the wire strand has a flat shape. Deformation ratios of the elemental wires at peripheral end parts in a width direction are 70% or lower of deformation ratios of the elemental wires at center parts. Further, a covered electric wire contains the electric wire conductor and an insulator covering the electric wire conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hayato Ooi, Yasuyuki Otsuka, Kinji Taguchi, Toru Tanji
  • Patent number: 10950366
    Abstract: An alternating current (AC) power cable includes a conductor surrounded by at least an inner semiconductive layer including a first semiconductive composition, an insulation layer including a polymer composition, an outer semiconductive layer including a second semiconductive composition, and optionally a jacketing layer including a jacketing composition, in that order. The polymer composition of the insulation layer includes an unsaturated low density polyethylene (LDPE) copolymer of ethylene with one or more polyunsaturated comonomers and a crosslinking agent. The polymer composition of the insulation layer has a dielectric loss expressed as tan ? (50 Hz) of 12.0×10?4 or less, when measured at 25 kV/mm and 130° C. according to “Test for Tan ? measurements on 10 kV cables”.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Ulf Nilsson, Annika Smedberg, Alfred Campus
  • Patent number: 10952336
    Abstract: A housing for accommodating a single or multi-part printed circuit board includes an opening in a first housing side for inserting the printed circuit board, at least one guide rail having a groove for receiving the printed circuit board and being situated on at least one first housing side wall of a group of housing side walls running perpendicularly to the first housing side. The guide rail is configured to receive a peg disposed on one of the printed circuit board parts. The guide rail runs from the first housing side towards a second housing side opposite the first housing side, so that the end of the guide rail near the first housing side is further away than the other end of the guide rail from the housing side wall which is oriented perpendicularly to the first housing side wall and is closest to the guide rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Continental Automotive GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Bernhardt, Manuel Fernando Lopera Diaz
  • Patent number: 10950368
    Abstract: A telecommunications cable includes a plurality of twisted pairs of insulated conductors. The plurality of twisted pairs of insulated conductors extends substantially along a longitudinal axis of the telecommunications cable. In addition, the telecommunications cable includes a separator. The separator separates each twisted pair of insulated conductor of the plurality of twisted pairs of insulated conductors. Moreover, the telecommunications cable includes a first layer. The first layer surrounds the separator and the plurality of twisted pairs of insulated conductors along a length of the telecommunications cable. The separator is I-shaped filler. The separator is made of low smoke zero halogen material or MDPE. The first layer is made of low smoke zero halogen material, polyethylene or poly vinyl chloride. The first layer has a thickness in a range of about 0.4 millimeter-2.5 millimeters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: STERLITE TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Andrew Kaczmarski, Darshana Bhatt
  • Patent number: 10938197
    Abstract: Provided is a grommet having: a main body, which is arranged in close contact with an opening of an attachment member, through which a shield electric wire having an electric wire covered with a braid is inserted, and which includes an elastically deformable electrically conductive material; a pair of shield terminals that are arranged respectively on one side and the other side of the attachment member, are connected with end portions of the braid, are assembled with the main body, and include an electrically conductive material; and an insertion portion, which is formed of a member continuous with the main body, through which the electric wire exposed from the braid is inserted, and which comes into close contact with the outer circumference of the electric wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenta Yanazawa, Hideomi Adachi, Masahide Tsuru, Hiroyuki Yoshida, Toshihiro Nagashima, Takeshi Ogue, Tetsuo Yamada
  • Patent number: 10937571
    Abstract: A bushing includes: an elongate electrical conductor; an insulation layer arranged around the elongate electrical conductor; an electrically conducting sleeve coaxially arranged with the electrical conductor; and a ring shaped printed circuit board with electrical components coaxially arranged around the electrical conductor. The sleeve and the printed circuit board are embedded in the insulation layer. The ring shaped printed circuit board is positioned in an axial direction between both ends of the electrically conducting sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: EATON INTELLIGENT POWER LIMITED
    Inventors: Ranjit Jadhav, Arend Lammers, Rahul Pingale, Amritendu Das
  • Patent number: 10903639
    Abstract: A joint for high voltage direct current cables extending along a longitudinal axis between two opposite end portions, the joint including: —a central semiconducting electrode; —two semiconducting deflectors; —a field grading layer longitudinally extending between each one of the deflectors and the central electrode and in electric contact therewith; —a joint insulating layer surrounding the central electrode, the two deflectors and the field grading layer; and —a joint outer semiconductive layer surrounding and in direct contact with the insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: PRYSMIAN S.P.A.
    Inventor: Paolo Boffi
  • Patent number: 10897125
    Abstract: A bend protector for holding an electrical wire in a bent state includes: an electrical wire inlet provided on one side and formed as an inlet of the electrical wire; an electrical wire outlet provided on the same side as the electrical wire inlet and formed as an outlet of the electrical wire; and a bend holder provided on the other side opposite to the one side so as to hold the electrical wire in the bent state, in which the bend holder includes: a pocket portion formed by a first wall and a second wall extending in a direction intersecting with respect to a direction from the one side toward the other side, and the pocket portion includes an internal space, and the internal space has a part having a distance greater than a distance between the first wall and the second wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignees: Yazaki Corporation, Subaru Corporation
    Inventors: Shintaro Namiki, Satoshi Uematsu, Shouta Yoshida, Shouya Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10892610
    Abstract: An adjustable transition coupler for coupling AC/MC to conduit, the coupler having a body with a hollow cylindrical section and an extension member with a curved section, the cylindrical section having a slot to allow passage of a stop plate. The coupler has an insulator with a hollow bushing at one end for insertion into a cavity of the cylindrical section and a stop plate extending radially outward, the stop plate movable by an adjustment screw between minimum and maximum deflections. The stop plate stops AC/MC from passage into the cylindrical section. The hollow bushing stops the conduit positioned in the hollow cylindrical section from passage into the extension member. The coupler has a strap with a curved section complementary with the curved section of the extension member so as to secure a range of AC having different outer sheath diameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Bridgeport Fittings, LLC
    Inventor: Lawrence J. Smith
  • Patent number: 10886714
    Abstract: A branching circuit body includes a first electric wire, a first shield tube which covers the first electric wire, a second electric wire which is electrically connected to the first electric wire and drawn out through an opening formed in the first shield tube, a second shield tube which covers the second electric wire and has an end portion inserted into the opening, and a coupling band for joining the second shield tube to the first shield tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Kawashita, Kotei O, Junichi Tatsumi
  • Patent number: 10882473
    Abstract: A grommet includes a tube; and a flange that has a greater diameter than the tube, the flange having an inner end that is located on an inner side in a radial direction and that is coupled to one end of the tube, wherein: the inner end of the flange is formed so as to bulge outward in a radial direction relative to an outer circumferential surface of the tube, and has an outer surface that faces toward the tube and an inner circumferential surface that is located on the opposite side of the outer surface, and faces toward an internal space of the flange, and a connection between the one end of the tube and the inner end of the flange is provided with a recess that is recessed in a direction from the outer surface of the inner end to the inner circumferential surface of the inner end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventor: Hirokazu Nakai
  • Patent number: 10833132
    Abstract: Provided is a hard coat-attached film type touch sensor excellent in workability in a manufacturing process while maintaining scratch resistance. A hard coat-attached film type touch sensor 1 used laminated on a display surface of a flexible display includes: a film type touch sensor 2; a first hard coat layer 4 provided in a large area on a region except for at least an edge portion 31 of one main surface of the film type touch sensor 2; and a second hard coat layer 5 provided adjacent to the first hard coat layer 4 in a region where the first hard coat layer 4 is not formed and having a lower hardness than the first hard coat layer 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: NISSHA CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kiyohito Shigemura
  • Patent number: 10575405
    Abstract: A module includes a wiring board, an insulating layer that is laminated on the bottom surface of the wiring board, a ring-shaped coil core that is embedded in the insulating layer, a coil electrode that is wound around the coil core, electronic components that are disposed in an inner region surrounded by the coil core in the insulating layer, and an electronic component that is mounted on or in the top surface of the wiring board. With this configuration, the areas of main surfaces of the wiring board and main surfaces of the insulating layer are not large, whereas if the electronic components were mounted on or in the top surface of the wiring board, the areas of the main surfaces of the wiring board and the main surfaces of the insulating layer would be large, and a reduction in the size of the module can be facilitated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshiro Adachi
  • Patent number: 10575431
    Abstract: A supporting and positioning structure of server chassis including a metal plate combined with the chassis. A supporting body is combined at a lateral side of the mounting plate facing the server rack and includes a base and a pair of supporting plates. The base is fixed on the mounting plate, and the pair of supporting plates are arranged in parallel and at an interval so that a slot is formed therebetween. Moreover, a roller is rotatably disposed in the slot so that the chassis of the server rack can be supported and held.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC
    Inventors: Chanchi Yang, Chaoching Wu
  • Patent number: 10571956
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display panel and a display device. The display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and at least one support structure. The first substrate and the second substrate are disposed opposite to each other. A region between the first substrate and the second substrate includes a display region and an encapsulation region surrounding the display region. A distance between the first substrate and the second substrate corresponding to the display region is h1, and a distance between the first substrate and the second substrate corresponding to the encapsulation region is h2, where h1>h2. The at least one support structure is disposed between the display region and the encapsulation region, and each of the at least one support structure has a height of h3, where h2<h3<h1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: WUHAN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yanhua Liu, Mingyan Huang
  • Patent number: 10483041
    Abstract: A first outer electrode and first inner electrodes are supplied with an anode potential and a second outer electrode and second inner electrodes are supplied with a cathode potential when a monolithic ceramic capacitor is mounted and in use. The first outer electrode supplied with the anode potential has a thickness that is greater than a thickness of the second outer electrode supplied with the cathode potential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshito Saito, Satoshi Matsuno, Shinji Otani, Tomochika Miyazaki, Yasuhiro Nishisaka
  • Patent number: 10388460
    Abstract: A capacitor comprising first and second end sprays respectively located at distal ends of a capacitor cell, a positive polarity bus bar extending from a first wound conductive layer of the capacitor cell adjacent to the first end spray, a negative polarity bus bar extending from a second wound conductive layer of the capacitor cell adjacent to the second end spray, and a capacitor film wrapped around an area between the first and second conductive layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Guangyin Lei, Xi Lu, Zhuxian Xu, Chingchi Chen
  • Patent number: 10370909
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a slickline for use in well drilling and hydrocarbon recovery operations includes a cable and an intermediate layer disposed around the cable. The slickline also includes a doped polymeric coating layered around the intermediate layer. The doped polymeric coating is a different material from the intermediate layer, and the doped polymeric coating includes a polymeric material doped with an element that is detectable within the doped polymeric coating via a detection machine for purposes of determining wear or other aspects about the conditions of the slickline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Sean Gregory Thomas, Wei Zhang, David L. Perkins
  • Patent number: 10103531
    Abstract: A component management system that can be customized by a user is provided. In some embodiments, the component management system includes a cover having first, second and third sides and a substantially uniform thickness, and a mounting panel having first and second major faces and first and second channels extending along opposite edges of the first and second major faces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Vpulse Inc.
    Inventor: William Ruhnke
  • Patent number: 9991053
    Abstract: A power capacitor, in particular a DC link capacitor, having a capacitor housing which has a first housing wall, in particular made of metal, which is galvanically connectable to a housing of an electronics unit, in particular a power electronics unit, and planar energizing units for energizing the power capacitor. A first subregion of a first energizing unit extends in an inner space of the housing adjacent to and at a distance from the first housing wall or from a different housing wall of the capacitor housing that is conductively connected to the first housing wall. A layer made of a dielectric material other than air is situated between the first subregion of the first energizing unit and this housing wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventor: Hartmut Sparka