Patents Examined by William H. Mayo, III
  • Patent number: 11367541
    Abstract: Data communication cables include twisted wire pairs, a fire retardant tape, a metallized tape shield, a braided metallic shield, and a jacket layer. The fire retardant tape surrounds the twisted wire pairs has an overlap of about 15% to about 25%. The data communication cables are also halogen-free and may pass the fire retardant standards of National Fire Protection Agency (“NFPA”) 130.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: GENERAL CABLE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gregg Raymond Szylakowski, Scott M. Brown
  • Patent number: 11367970
    Abstract: A method for implementing-a wiring on a matrix of conductor connection devices such as terminal conductor connection devices for connection of the ends of a conductor to at least one series terminal block uses at least one luminous element to identify conductor connection devices which are illuminated in the matrix directly or indirectly in accordance with a wiring diagram. The conductor connection devices that are illuminated by the luminous element and that are to be interconnected are connected to conductors, the ends of which are inserted in the conductor connection devices to establish a respective conducting wiring connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Inventors: Ralf Henke, Frank Hackemack, Andreas Rutz
  • Patent number: 11361880
    Abstract: A cable holder (10) attaches to a cable (1) with a plurality of cores (2). The cable holder (10) has a receiving body (11) with a plurality of receiving chambers (12). The chambers (12) extend in a cable longitudinal direction (L). An insertion opening (13) is formed at least on one side of the receiving chamber for inserting an end of a core (2). A fastening portion (14) is connected to the receiving chamber (12). The fastening portion (14) fastens the cable holder (10) to the outer sheath of the cable (1) by a fastening device (3) engaging around the cable (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: ebm-papst Mulfingen GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Othmar Ströbel, Christian Zeller
  • Patent number: 11361881
    Abstract: An irregular-shaped cable and a method for manufacturing the cable. The irregular-shaped cable includes a conductive core formed by at least two conductive core segments having different cross-sectional shapes which are connected end to end. An insulation layer is wrapped over the conductive core segment from the outside, and the profile of the insulation layer fits with the conductive core segments. The cable can be fitted with the vehicle body. The manufacturing method includes a manufacture of the conductive core segments, a connection of the conductive core segments, and a manufacture of the insulation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: JILIN ZHONG YING HIGH TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chao Wang
  • Patent number: 11361884
    Abstract: A protective jacket for cable includes (a) an exterior layer (1) free of a pest repellant, and (2) having external and internal facial surfaces; (b) an inner layer (1) having a shore d hardness of equal to or greater than (?) 63, (2) including a pest repellant, and (3) having two facial surfaces; and (c) optionally, a tie layer in contact with the internal facial surface of the exterior layer and a facial surface of the inner layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Mohamed Esseghir, Arne Ulbrich, William J. Harris
  • Patent number: 11361883
    Abstract: The invention relates to reinforced electric wires, particularly reinforced electric wires as used in holiday lighting such as Christmas light strings. In some embodiments, the reinforced electric wire has a conductor, a reinforcing string or one or more reinforcing threads, and an insulator jacket. In some embodiments, the conductor has a single conductor strand. In some embodiments, the conductor has a plurality of conductor strands. In some embodiments, the wire has an insulator jacket having a plurality of channels therein, where a conductor is passed through the center channel, and reinforcing threads are passed through the other channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Polygroup Macau Limited (BVI)
    Inventor: Xiaofeng Cao
  • Patent number: 11355266
    Abstract: A two-wire line includes a first conductor. A first dielectric thread is wrapped around the first conductor. The two-wire line includes a second conductor. A second dielectric thread is wrapped around the second conductor. The first conductor and the second conductor are at a distance from one another. The distance is smaller than the sum of the thickness of the first thread and the thickness of the second thread.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: BIZLINK INDUSTRY GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Bernd Janssen, Erwin Koeppendoerfer
  • Patent number: 11355459
    Abstract: Techniques for fabricating a semiconductor package having magnetic materials embedded therein are described. For one technique, fabrication of package includes: forming a pad and a conductive line on a build-up layer; forming a raised pad structure on the build-up layer, the raised pad comprising a pillar structure on the pad; encapsulating the conductive line and the raised pad structure in a magnetic film comprising one or more magnetic fillers; planarizing a top surface of the magnetic film until top surfaces of the raised pad structure and the magnetic film are co-planar; depositing a primer layer on the top surfaces; removing one or more portions of the primer layer above the raised pad structure to create an opening; and forming a via in the opening on the raised pad structure. The primer layer may comprise one or more of a build-up layer, a photoimageable dielectric layer, and a metal mask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Intel Corpoation
    Inventors: Kyu-Oh Lee, Sai Vadlamani, Rahul Jain, Junnan Zhao, Ji Yong Park, Cheng Xu, Seo Young Kim
  • Patent number: 11355263
    Abstract: The invention relates to insulated submarine cables including conductive cores (3a, 3b) and insulating material (5a, 5b) surrounding the conductive cores (3a, 3b). Such an insulated cable includes a first length and a second length. The cable has a roughly constant core (3a) cross-sectional area A1 and a roughly constant insulating material (5a) thickness T1 along the first length, and a different roughly constant core (3b) cross-sectional area A3 and/or a different roughly constant insulating material (5b) thickness T2 along the second length. The cable may include one or more other lengths which join the first length and the second length to one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: JDR Cable Systems Ltd
    Inventors: Philip Shroll, Mark Stanley, James Young, Jeremy Featherstone
  • Patent number: 11352521
    Abstract: Magnet wire with corona resistant enamel insulation may include a conductor, and at least one layer of polymeric enamel insulation may be formed around the conductor. The polymeric enamel insulation may include a filler dispersed in a base polyamideimide material. The filler may include between 20 percent and 80 percent by weight of silica dioxide and between 20 and 80 percent by weight of titanium dioxide. Additionally, the polymeric enamel insulation may have a thermal index of at least 230° C. and a thermal index that is at least twice that of the base polymeric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Essex Furukawa Magnet Wire USA LLC
    Inventors: Allan R. Knerr, Gregory S. Caudill, Vanessa Jean Scott, David Mykel Geng
  • Patent number: 11355909
    Abstract: An electrical fitting including a body having an inner cavity for receiving a plurality of conductors, the inner cavity including a first portion extending to a first exterior opening and a second portion extending to a second exterior opening, and a brush barrier positioned within the inner cavity between the first portion and the second portion, the brush barrier including an outer edge and a plurality of bristles extending inwardly from the outer edge, the bristles being displaceable by the conductors, wherein the electrical fitting is configured to receive a sealing compound within the first portion of the inner cavity between the first exterior opening of the first portion and the brush barrier, the sealing compound being at least partially prevented from propagating into the second portion of the inner cavity by the brush barrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: HUBBELL INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Nicholas Adam Santoro, Christopher John Minski, Michael Charles Schinner
  • Patent number: 11348704
    Abstract: An insulated electric wire includes a conductor of a plurality of twisted elemental wires made of a conductive material, and an insulation covering. The wire includes an exposed portion in which the insulation covering is removed, and a covered portion in which the insulation covering covers the conductor. The exposed portion and the covered portion are adjacent with each other along a longitudinal axis of the wire. The covered portion includes an adjacent area located adjacent to the exposed portion, and a remote area located adjacent to the adjacent area and apart from the exposed portion. A density of the conductive material per unit length is higher in the exposed portion than in the remote area. The elemental wires are twisted in both the exposed portion and the remote area. Gaps between the elemental wires of the exposed portion are filled with a sealant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Toyoki Furukawa
  • Patent number: 11348706
    Abstract: A shielded electrical cable includes conductor sets extending along a length of the cable and spaced apart from each other along a width of the cable. First and second shielding films are disposed on opposite sides of the cable and include cover portions and pinched portions arranged such that, in transverse cross section, the cover portions of the films in combination substantially surround each conductor set. An adhesive layer bonds the shielding films together in the pinched portions of the cable. A transverse bending of the cable at a cable location of no more than 180 degrees over an inner radius of at most 2 mm causes a cable impedance of the selected insulated conductor proximate the cable location to vary by no more than 2 percent from an initial cable impedance measured at the cable location in an unbent configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventor: Douglas B. Gundel
  • Patent number: 11349230
    Abstract: A charging cable for transmitting electric energy has a non-metallic sheathed cable and includes at least four electric conductor cables (a1, a2, b1, b2, pe) provided in the non-metallic sheathed cable. A first electric conductor cable and a second electric conductor cable are both assigned to a first voltage potential. A third electric conductor cable and a fourth electric conductor cable are both assigned to a second voltage potential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: PHOENIX CONTACT E-Mobility GmbH
    Inventor: Thomas Fuhrer
  • Patent number: 11349286
    Abstract: An electric power transmission carrier and a manufacturing method of the electric power transmission carrier and an enclosure are provided. The electric power transmission carrier includes an enclosure and an electric power transmission cable mounted on the enclosure. The electric power transmission cable is in direct or indirect surface contact with an inner wall of the enclosure, and the enclosure functions as a heat sink of the electric power transmission cable. In the present application, the electric power transmission cable or the conductor is mounted on the enclosure such as a tower barrel or a high tower, to perform electric power transmission and take the enclosure as a heat sink. The electric power transmission component takes the enclosure, the “heat sink” having a huge thermal capacity, as a “cold source”.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: BEIJING GOLDWIND SCIENCE & CREATION WINDPOWER EQUIPMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shengjun Ma, Wanshun Ma
  • Patent number: 11349289
    Abstract: A bracket system for mounting an electrical box and other components can include a mounting bracket configured to be removably secured to a support bar or a threaded rod. The mounting bracket can include a plurality of spring arms that can be manually moved towards each other to insert locking profiles of the spring arms into one or more mounting openings of the electrical box. Once the locking profiles are inserted, the spring arms can be released so that they spring resiliently apart from each other and secure the locking profiles against removal from mounting openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: ERICO International Corporation
    Inventor: Scott Ernest Anderson
  • Patent number: 11342692
    Abstract: Modular junction boxes are disclosed. In one embodiment, a junction box for convenient modular industrial wiring is provided having a plurality of walls defining a first internal space of the junction box and at least one open face, a first connection area located on a first external face of the junction box having a first opening for receiving at least three electrical wires, a bus bar stack located in the first internal space of the junction box, a removable junction device having at least one contact support being mechanically and electrically attachable to the bus bar stack, and wherein when the junction device is attached to the bus bar stack, the junction device is electrically connected through the at least one contact support to one of at least three input openings of the bus bar stack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Inventor: Tomas M. Aguilar
  • Patent number: 11342094
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy contains equal to or more than 0.005 mass % and equal to or less than 2.2 mass % of Fe, and a remainder of Al and an inevitable impurity. In a transverse section of the aluminum alloy wire, a surface-layer void measurement region in a shape of a rectangle having a short side length of 30 ?m and a long side length of 50 ?m is defined within a surface layer region extending from a surface of the aluminum alloy wire by 30 ?m in a depth direction, and a total cross-sectional area of voids in the surface-layer void measurement region is equal to or less than 2 ?m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Misato Kusakari, Tetsuya Kuwabara, Yoshihiro Nakai, Taichiro Nishikawa, Yasuyuki Otsuka, Hayato Ooi
  • Patent number: 11335477
    Abstract: A power cable has an insulated conductor; a copper water barrier, in form of a tube with a welding line, surrounding each insulated conductor; and a polymeric sheath surrounding each copper water barrier. The copper water barrier has a thickness and the polymeric sheath has a thickness such that a ratio between the thickness of the copper water barrier and the thickness of the polymeric sheath is 0.15 at most.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: PRYSMIAN S.p.A.
    Inventors: Fabrizio Cristofani, Paolo Liboi, Silvio Frigerio, Giovanni Pozzati
  • Patent number: 11322274
    Abstract: A ribbon cable is described, including a plurality of conductors extending along a length of the cable, and a structured insulative tape comprising a plurality of spaced apart supports forming alternating first and second groups of supports disposed on a major surface of the structured insulative tape. Each first group of supports includes at least one taller first support, and each second group of supports includes at least one shorter second support. The insulative tape is helically wrapped around the plurality of conductors along the length of the cable such that each first group of supports is disposed between and maintains a minimum separation between two adjacent conductors, and each second group of supports is disposed around one or more conductors to maintain spacing between the conductors and an outer surface of the ribbon cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventor: Douglas B. Gundel