Patents by Inventor Alain Dubruille

Alain Dubruille has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5630412
    Abstract: The protective equipment for the head comprises a breathing mask provided with a harness and connectable to a source of breathing gas, together with a screen (22) for protecting the eyes against smoke, the screen being provided with a peripheral sealing gasket (26) that presses against the face and against the mask. The mask and the screen are distinct and separable. Manually releasable locking means lock the screen to the mask and bear against the mask so as to press the gasket against the face. The equipment is particularly intended for use by aircraft flight crew members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 20, 1997
    Assignee: Intertechnique
    Inventors: Alain Dubruille, Frederic Berthet
  • Patent number: 5488948
    Abstract: The fast donning breathing apparatus for use by a crew member comprises a mask provided with a regulator for connection to a source of pressurized breathable gas and a harness having. The harness has a stretchable strap having ends connected to the mask and including an element which is optionably inflatable by the pressurized breathable gas to extend the strap up to a size which is sufficient to permit fitting of the harness on the head and deflatable to enable the strap to tighten, to bias the mask onto the face and to hold the mask in position. The harness also has a flexible hardly extensible additional strap. A fastener enables to adjust the length of the additional strap and permits direct manual tightening by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 1994
    Date of Patent: February 6, 1996
    Assignee: Intertechnique
    Inventors: Alain Dubruille, Patrick Morvan