Patents by Inventor Antoine Frenal

Antoine Frenal 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: 10928008
    Abstract: A valve for a pressurized fluid, including a body housing a fluid circuit including an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with a reserve of pressurized fluid and a downstream end configured to be placed in communication with a receiver apparatus, the circuit including a control member controlling the flow rate in the circuit, said flow rate control member being operated by a mobile actuating member configured to move relative to the body of the valve, the valve including at least a first functional electronic member and a second functional electronic member, the second functional electronic member being mounted removably on the body of the valve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide, Société Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procédés Georges Claude
    Inventors: Antoine Frenal, Renaud Ligonesche, Olivier Ondo, Benjamin Fischer
  • Patent number: 10859210
    Abstract: A device for supplying pressurized fluid, including a first valve accommodating an internal fluid circuit, the device including a second valve including an internal circuit, the second valve forming a separate physical entity from the first valve, the first valve and the second valve including respective coupling members that form a male/female quick-connection system for removably connecting the second valve to the first valve, the internal circuits including a set of valves configured to allow or prevent the flow of the fluid towards an outlet of the device when the second valve is coupled to the first valve via the quick-connection system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide, Société Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procédés Georges Claude
    Inventors: Renaud Ligonesche, Antoine Frenal, Benjamin Fischer
  • Publication number: 20200370694
    Abstract: A device for supplying pressurized fluid, comprising a first valve) and a second valve accommodating internal circuits, the first valve and the second valve including respective coupling members that form a quick-connection system for removably connecting the second valve to the first valve, the internal circuits including a set of one or more control valves the device including at least one manually actuable mobile control member for controlling the set of one or more control valves, between a first, rest position, in which the flow of fluid towards the outlet is prevented, and a second, active position, in which the flow of fluid towards the outlet is allowed, the quick-connection system including a connection piece for connecting the second valve to the first valve between a first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Antoine FRENAL, Guillaume CASAERT, Valérie NILLE, Sébastien GORRY, René FOGEN, Morgan LAMIABLE
  • Publication number: 20200318744
    Abstract: A valve for pressurized fluid including a body housing a fluid circuit having an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with a reserve of pressurized fluid and a downstream end configured to be placed in communication with a user of fluid, the circuit including a collection of valve shutter(s) including at least one shutoff valve shutter allowing the circuit to be closed or opened, the valve including a member for manually controlling the collection of valve shutter(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Samuel VIGNEROL, Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER, Hervé PAOLI, Morgan LAMIABLE, Johan BROECHLER, Claudio DI FILIPPO
  • Publication number: 20200300371
    Abstract: A valve for pressurized fluid including a body housing a fluid circuit having an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with a reserve of pressurized fluid and a downstream end configured to be placed in communication with a user of fluid, the circuit including a collection of valve shutter(s) having at least one shutoff valve shutter allowing the circuit to be closed or opened, the valve having a member for manually controlling the collection of valve shutter(s), the control member being mounted thereby allowing the body to move between a rest position in which the collection of valve shutter(s) is in a position in which the circuit is closed and an active position in which the control member actuates the collection of valve shutter(s) into a position in which the circuit is open with a first bore section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Samuel VIGNEROL, Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER, Hervé PAOLI, Morgan LAMIABLE, Johan BROECHLER, Claudio DI FILPPO
  • Publication number: 20200292134
    Abstract: A valve for pressurized fluid including a body having a front face and a rear face and housing an internal fluid circuit having an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with a reserve of pressurized fluid and a downstream end configured to be placed in communication with a user of fluid, the circuit including a collection of valve shutter(s) including at least one shutoff valve shutter allowing the circuit to be closed or opened, the valve including a control lever controlling the collection of valve shutter(s), an end for grasping, the control lever being mounted with the ability to rotate on the valve between a rest position and an active position in which the control lever is away from the body of the valve and actuates the collection of valve shutter(s) into a position in which the circuit is open with a first bore section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Samuel VIGNEROL, Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER, Hervé PAOLI, Olivier ONDO, Morgan LAMIABLE, Johan BROECHLER, Claudio DI FILIPPO
  • Publication number: 20200292135
    Abstract: Valve including a body delimiting an internal fluid withdrawal and possibly fluid filling circuit, the said internal circuit extending between an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with the storage volume of a tank and a downstream end configured to be connected to a user member withdrawing or distributing the pressurized fluid via the internal circuit, the valve (having, placed in series from upstream to downstream in the internal circuit between the upstream end and the downstream end: an upstream valve shutter, an isolation valve shutter and a dust valve shutter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER, Herve PAOLI
  • Publication number: 20200263819
    Abstract: Device for supplying pressurized fluid, including a first valve housing an internal fluid circuit, the device including a second valve having an internal circuit and forming a physical entity distinct from the first valve. The first and the second valve including respective coupling members forming a detachable male/female quick-connection system for the second valve on the first valve. The two valves being configured such as to place their internal circuits in communication when the second valve is coupled to the first valve via the quick-connection system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Antoine FRENAL, Herve PAOLI, Benjamin FISCHER
  • Publication number: 20200256517
    Abstract: A device for supplying pressurized fluid, including a first valve accommodating an internal fluid circuit, the device including a second valve including an internal circuit, the second valve forming a separate physical entity from the first valve, the first valve and the second valve including respective coupling members that form a male/female quick-connection system for removably connecting the second valve to the first valve, the internal circuits including a set of valves configured to allow or prevent the flow of the fluid towards an outlet of the device when the second valve is coupled to the first valve via the quick-connection system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Renaud LIGONESCHE, Antoine FRENAL, Benjamin FISCHER
  • Publication number: 20200256516
    Abstract: Device for supplying pressurized fluid, including a first valve accommodating an internal fluid circuit, the device having a second valve having an internal circuit, the second valve forming a separate physical entity from the first valve, the first valve and the second valve having respective coupling members that form a male/female quick-connection system for removably connecting the second valve to the first valve, the internal circuits including a set of control valves for allowing or preventing the flow of the fluid towards an outlet of the device when the second valve is coupled to the first valve via the quick-connection system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Renaud LIGONESCHE, Antoine Frenal, Benjamin Fischer
  • Publication number: 20200240544
    Abstract: A valve for pressurized fluid having a body housing a fluid circuit having an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with a reserve of pressurized fluid and a downstream end configured to be placed in communication with a user of fluid, the circuit having a collection of valve shutter(s) having at least one shutoff valve shutter allowing the circuit to be closed or opened, the valve having a member for manually controlling the collection of valve shutter(s), the control member being mounted with the ability to move on the body between a rest position in which the collection of valve shutter(s) is in a position in which the circuit is closed and an active position in which the control member actuates the collection of valve shutter(s) into a position in which the circuit is open with a first bore section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Samuel VIGNEROL, Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER, Hervé PAOLI, Morgan LAMIABLE, Johan BROECHLER, Claudio DI FILIPPO
  • Publication number: 20200240524
    Abstract: A valve for pressurized fluid, including a body having a front face and a rear face and housing an internal fluid circuit having an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with a reserve of pressurized fluid and a downstream end configured to be placed in communication with a user of fluid, the circuit including a collection of valve shutter(s) including at least one shutoff valve shutter for closing or opening the circuit, the valve comprising a member for manually controlling the collection of valve shutter(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Samuel VIGNEROL, Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER, Hervé PAOLI, Olivier ONDO, Morgan LAMIBLE, Johan BROECHLER, Claudio DI FILIPPO
  • Publication number: 20200240545
    Abstract: A valve for pressurized fluid having a body housing a fluid circuit having an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with a reserve of pressurized fluid and a downstream end configured to be placed in communication with a user of fluid, the circuit including a collection of valve shutter(s) comprising at least one shutoff valve shutter allowing the circuit to be closed or opened, the valve including a mechanism for manually controlling the collection of valve shutter(s), the control mechanism being mounted with the ability to move on the body between a rest position in which the collection of valve shutter(s) is in a position in which the circuit is closed and an active position in which the control mechanism actuates the collection of valve shutter(s) into a position in which the circuit is open to a first bore section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Samuel VIGNEROL, Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER, Hervé PAOLI, Morgan LAMIABLE, Johan BROECHLER, Claudio Dl FILIPPO
  • Publication number: 20200240543
    Abstract: A valve for pressurized fluid having a body housing a fluid circuit having an upstream end configured to be placed in communication with a reserve of pressurized fluid and a downstream end configured to be placed in communication with a user of fluid, the circuit having a collection of valve shutter(s) having at least one shutoff valve shutter allowing the circuit to be closed or opened, the valve having a member for manually controlling the collection of valve shutter(s), the control member being mounted to allow the body to move between a rest position in which the collection of valve shutter(s) is in a position in which the circuit is closed and an active position in which the control member actuates the collection of valve shutter(s) into a position in which the circuit is open with a first bore section
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Samuel VIGNEROL, Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER, Hervé PAOLI, Morgan LAMIABLE, Johan BROECHLER, Claudio DI FILIPPO
  • Patent number: 10711947
    Abstract: Device for supplying pressurized fluid, including at least one fluid reservoir provided with an orifice connected to a first valve housing an internal fluid circuit fitted with at least one shut-off member, and a second valve mechanically and detachably connected to the first valve, the second valve having an internal circuit for the transfer of pressurized fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide, Société Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procédés Georges Claude
    Inventors: Herve Paoli, Antoine Frenal, Denis Muller
  • Patent number: 10677391
    Abstract: Gas supply device, comprising a frame equipped with a base and accommodating a plurality of pressurised fluid cylinders connected to a fluidic circuit comprising a first connection end connected to the cylinders and a second end comprising at least one fluidic connection intended to be connected removably to an extraction or filling element for the cylinders, the frame comprising on one of its faces at least one opening giving access to at least one connection of the circuit, the frame also comprising at least one attachment element provided to cooperate with a lifting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide, Société Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procédés Georges Claude
    Inventors: Romuald De Potter, Renaud Ligonesche, Antoine Frenal, Denis Muller, Philippe Bernard, Samuel Vignerol
  • Patent number: 10612724
    Abstract: A device including a tank of pressurized fluid provided with an orifice in which a first valve is fixed that includes a body of elongate overall shape extending along a longitudinal axis (A) between a first end connected to the tank and a second connection end, the device including a protective bonnet for protecting the first valve and delimiting a protective chamber around the first valve, the protective chamber being provided with an access opening the device including a fluid transfer member that forms a separate physical entity from the first valve and from the tank, the transfer member and the first valve including respective coupling members that form a quick-connection system for removably connecting the transfer member to the second end of the valve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide, Société Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procédés Georges Claude
    Inventor: Antoine Frenal
  • Patent number: 10543559
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electric arc cutting or welding torch comprising a torch body and torch head to be assembled to or disassembled from the torch body, the torch body comprising a peripheral wall and an axial housing, the axial housing comprising an orifice for receipt of at least part of the torch head, an actuator which is mobile in translation in the axial housing, at least one blocking element which is fitted so as to be mobile on the peripheral wall, the blocking element and the torch head each comprising reciprocal engagement means, the actuator being configured to maintain the blocking element spaced relative to the peripheral wall, the actuator also being configured to be displaced in the axial housing when the torch head is inserted in the orifice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: LINCOLN GLOBAL, INC.
    Inventors: Antoine Frenal, Samuel Vignerol, Thierry Renault, Krishen Vithelingum
  • Publication number: 20190368661
    Abstract: Device for supplying pressurized fluid, including at least one fluid reservoir provided with an orifice connected to a first valve housing an internal fluid circuit fitted with at least one shut-off member, and a second valve mechanically and detachably connected to the first valve, the second valve having an internal circuit for the transfer of pressurized fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Herve PAOLI, Antoine FRENAL, Denis MULLER
  • Patent number: D862642
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide, Société Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procédés Georges Claude
    Inventors: Antoine Frenal, Olivier Ondo Ndong, Stéphane Etienne, Alexandre Vanghelder, Antoine Gibert