Patents Examined by Krystal Robinson
  • Patent number: 10443317
    Abstract: A splice connects a lower coiled tubing segment containing a lower power cable segment to an upper coiled tubing segment containing an upper power cable segment. The splice has a lower terminal electrically connecting together upper ends of lower power conductors. An upper terminal electrically connects together lower ends of upper power conductors. An electrical intermediate connector has an upper end that stabs into engagement with the upper electrical terminal and a lower end that stabs into engagement with the lower electrical terminal. A load supporting member surrounds the intermediate connector and joins to upper and lower ends, respectively, of the lower coiled tubing segment and the upper coiled tubing segment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Baker Huges, a GE Company, LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth O'Grady, Jackson Reynolds, John Mack, David R. Roy, Scott C. Strattan
  • Patent number: 10443315
    Abstract: A wired pipe system includes a wired pipe segment having a first end and a second end and a first coupler in the first end and a second coupler in the second end. The system also includes a transmission line disposed in the wired pipe segment between the first and second ends. The transmission line includes an inner conductor, an insulating material surrounding the inner conductor, an outer conductor surrounding the insulating material and the inner conductor for at least a portion of a length of the transmission line, the outer conductor being formed by deforming around the inner conductor a sheet of material into a substantially tubular member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: NextStream Wired Pipe, LLC
    Inventors: Stephan Mueller, Volker Krueger, Christian Fulda, Ingo Roders, Henning Rahn
  • Patent number: 10439381
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a clamp system for affixing at least one wire bundle, having any one of various sizes, to a rail elongated in a lateral direction. The clamp system comprises a first clamping component comprising a first concave engagement surface and configured for fixed attachment to the rail. The clamp system also comprises a second clamping component comprising a second concave engagement surface and configured for slidable attachment to the rail. When the first clamping component and the second clamping component are attached to the rail, the first concave engagement surface and the second concave engagement surface oppose and face each other to enable capture of the wire bundle therebetween and a distance between the first concave engagement surface and the second concave engagement surface is adjustable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventor: Shawn D. Mohlman
  • Patent number: 10438723
    Abstract: A high-voltage bushing can be plugged into a bushing socket of an electrical device of a high-voltage installation. The high-voltage bushing has an internal conductor, an insulating body which at least partly encloses the internal conductor, and a plug-in section for plugging the high-voltage bushing into the bushing socket. A heat pipe is provided in the internal conductor. The heat pipe is at least partly filled with a vaporizable cooling liquid and the heat pipe extends into the plug-in section. A high-voltage installation having the high-voltage bushing is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Joachim Titze, Engelbert Engels, Achim Langens, Tim Schnitzler
  • Patent number: 10438716
    Abstract: Provided is an insulation composition having a low dielectric constant and a cable including an insulation layer formed of the insulation composition. More particularly, the present invention relates to an insulation composition for reducing a space charge to increase superimposed impulse breakdown strength when impulse voltages overlap during application of a direct-current (DC) voltage, having a low dielectric constant, and improving impulse breakdown strength, and a cable including an insulation layer formed of the insulation composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: LS CABLE & SYSTEM LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Ho Nam, Won Suck Lee, Ik Hyun Ryu, Yi Seul Yang, Hyun Jung Jung, Tae Hyun Lee
  • Patent number: 10416402
    Abstract: It is disclosed a cable assembly comprising a common figure-8 outer jacket comprising a first lobe and a second lobe, wherein the first lobe surrounds an electric core with a relevant first extruded inner sheath housing a strength member; and the second lobe surrounds an optical core with a relevant second extruded inner sheath.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: PRYSMIAN S.p.A.
    Inventors: Ralph Sutehall, Martin Vincent Davies
  • Patent number: 10420240
    Abstract: A pressure compensated subsea arrangement for housing of electric components. The arrangement includes a pressure compensated housing. The pressure compensated housing is filled with a dielectric liquid. The arrangement includes at least one electric component. The at least one electric component is provided inside the pressure compensated housing. The dielectric liquid is a hydrocarbon dielectric liquid including isoparaffin. There is also provided a method of manufacturing such an arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: ABB Schweiz AG
    Inventors: Santanu Singha, Tor Laneryd, Thomas Gradinger, Heinz Lendenmann
  • Patent number: 10414352
    Abstract: A wire harness includes: a wire part including a plurality of electric wires gathered in a same direction; and a shield member which collectively surrounds an outer periphery of the wire part. The shield member is disposed to be interposed between adjacent electric wires of the plurality of electric wires in the wire part. The adjacent electric wires in the wire part are arranged at a predetermined interval such that a predetermined value of electrostatic capacitance is established between the electric wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Yamaguchi, Hayato Iizuka, Takeshi Innan, Hiroshi Aihara
  • Patent number: 10410768
    Abstract: Probe assembly includes an ultrasound probe and a cable assembly configured to communicatively couple the ultrasound probe to a control system and transmit signals therethrough. The cable assembly includes a cable jacket surrounding a channel of the cable assembly. The cable assembly also includes a plurality of wire pairs extending through the channel. The channel being sized and shaped to permit the wire pairs to move relative to one another within the channel when the probe assembly is moved. The wire pairs and the channel are configured to have a designated pack ratio (AreaWPS/AreaC). The AreaWPS includes a collective cross-sectional area of the wire pairs, and the AreaC is equal to a cross-sectional area of the channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: GREGANNA UNLIMITED COMPANY
    Inventors: Arthur G. Buck, Paul C. Sprunger, Kevin T. Lewis, Yevgeniy Mayevskiy, Thomas J. Medina, Thuong A. Huynh
  • Patent number: 10395831
    Abstract: In an exemplary embodiment, an electronic component with metal terminals includes a multilayer ceramic capacitor 10 having a pair of external electrodes 12, and a pair of metal terminals 20 each having, integrally, a plate-like supporting part 21 and a plate-like connecting part 22, and is constituted so that the supporting part 21 of each of the metal terminals 20 is joined to each of the external electrodes 12 in a manner allowing the connecting parts 22 to face each other, wherein two projecting parts 23 are provided on the connecting face of the connecting part 22 of each of the metal terminals 20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Naoki Saito
  • Patent number: 10398026
    Abstract: A laminated substrate includes: a first substrate; a second substrate having a through-hole; a third substrate; a first adhesive layer bonding a rear surface of the first substrate and a front surface of the second substrate; a second adhesive layer bonding a rear surface of the second substrate and a front surface of the third substrate; a first post penetrating through the first adhesive layer, electrically connecting the first substrate to the second substrate, and made of an alloy of a high melting point metal and a low melting point metal; a second post penetrating through the second adhesive layer, electrically connecting the second substrate to the third substrate, and made of an alloy of the high melting point metal and the low melting point metal; and an electronic component fixed to the front surface of the third substrate and disposed in the through-hole of the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akihito Goto, Masahiro Sakata, Masaki Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10395795
    Abstract: A data transmission cable includes a first wire and a second wire adjacent to each other, each of the first wire and the second wire has a central conductor and a cover layer enclosing the conductor, and the conductor of the first wire has an outer diameter same as the conductor of the second wire. The ratio of the center distance between the first wire and the second wire to the outer diameter of the conductor is in the range of 1.7 to 2.35.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: ALLTOP ELECTRONICS (SUZHOU) LTD.
    Inventor: Yichang Chen
  • Patent number: 10388432
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10388433
    Abstract: Provided are a core electric wire for multi-core cable that is superior in flex resistance at low temperature, and a multi-core cable employing the same. A core electric wire for multi-core cable according to an aspect of the present invention comprises a conductor obtained by twisting element wires, and an insulating layer that covers an outer periphery of the conductor, in which, in a transverse cross section of the conductor, a percentage of an area occupied by void regions among the element wires is from 5% to 20%. An average area of the conductor in the transverse cross section is preferably from 1.0 mm2 to 3.0 mm2. An average diameter of the element wires in the conductor is preferably from 40 ?m to 100 ?m, and the number of the element wires is preferably from 196 to 2,450. The conductor is preferably obtained by twisting stranded element wires obtained by twisting subsets of element wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Shinya Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Okawa, Takaya Kohori, Yuhei Mayama, Takayuki Hirai
  • Patent number: 10377327
    Abstract: A curvature regulating member includes a plurality of member pieces to be arranged along a wire harness and a flexible connecting part connecting adjacent member pieces. The adjacent member pieces are configured to contact each other, thereby regulating curvature of the wire harness on an X-Y plane. Each member piece includes a recessed part recessed toward a direction away from an adjacent member piece on one side, and a second protrusion configured to be inserted in the recessed part provided on an adjacent member piece on another side when adjacent member pieces contact each other. The recessed part includes a slanted face extending away from the adjacent member piece on the one side as leaving from both ends in a widthwise direction. The second protrusion includes a slanted face extending toward the adjacent member piece on the another side as leaving from both ends in the widthwise direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsunobu Katoh, Tsukasa Sekino, Tatsuya Otsuka, Masaki Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 10373903
    Abstract: A laminate is provided comprising a support, a resin layer, a metal layer, an insulating layer, and a redistribution layer. The resin layer comprises a photo-decomposable resin having light-shielding properties and has a transmittance of up to 20% with respect to light of wavelength 355 nm. The laminate is easy to fabricate and has thermal process resistance, the support is easily separated, and a semiconductor package is efficiently produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yasuda, Michihiro Sugo, Hideto Kato, Kazunori Kondo
  • Patent number: 10373738
    Abstract: An electric wire includes a metal conductor, a fire resistant polymer liner, and an insulation layer, wherein the insulation layer is over the liner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Radix Wire & Cable, LLC
    Inventors: Jay Harold Osborne, Jr., Ronald B. Villanueva
  • Patent number: 10366801
    Abstract: This electric current transmission cable includes a non-anodized bare conductor based on aluminum or an aluminum alloy having a hydrophilic external specific surface intended to be in contact with the atmospheric environment, and an inside volume intended to conduct an electric current. The external specific surface of the bare conductor has a first roughness parameter, defined as the arithmetic mean deviation, measurable by profilometry, of peaks and valleys in comparison to a predetermined average profile over a reference length or surface, equal to or greater than 1.9 ?m. In addition, the inside volume of the bare conductor has oxygen doping of its aluminum-based or aluminum alloy-based components at a ratio equal to or greater than 20%, to a depth of at least 300 nm with respect to the external specific surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: RTE RESEAU DE TRANSPORT D'ELECTRICITE
    Inventor: Serge Imbert
  • Patent number: 10361013
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for flame sensing within a turbine. A sensor assembly, an electrical assembly and a cable assembly extending therebetween. A photodiode generates an electrical signal and the electrical assembly determines a characteristic. An inner conductor electrically connects the photodiode to the electrical assembly. A first insulating layer, with mineral insulation material, surrounds the inner conductor. An inner sheath, with electrically conductive material, surrounds the first insulating layer. A second insulating layer, with mineral insulation material, surrounds the inner sheath. An outer sheath, with an electrically conductive, metal material, surrounds the second insulating layer. The cable assembly is configured for use up to about 300 degrees Celsius or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Troy David Hazelton, Frederick Louis Glesius, John Patrick Doyle, Alan Rex Hoffman
  • Patent number: 10361015
    Abstract: An electrical cable assembly, comprising a first electrical circuit further comprising a first plurality of insulated conductors longitudinally disposed to one another, wherein the first plurality of insulated conductors are cabled together in a bundle. The electrical cable assembly further comprises a second electrical circuit longitudinally disposed to the first electrical circuit, the second electrical circuit comprising a second plurality of insulated conductors longitudinally disposed to one another and cabled together in a bundle and a nonmetallic jacket surrounding the second plurality of insulated conductors and wherein the nonmetallic jacket isolating the first electrical circuit from the second electrical circuit. The electrical cable assembly further comprises a flexible interlocking metallic armor encasing the first and second electrical circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Encore Wire Corporation
    Inventors: Troy D. Skidmore, Paul Abernathy, David W. Maxey, William T. Bigbee, Jr.