Patents by Inventor Benjamin Ferlay

Benjamin Ferlay 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).

  • Publication number: 20210001715
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (1) for regulating an air stream for an air inlet of a motor vehicle, comprising a duct (2) defining a flow channel (4) in which an air stream flows, in which a cooling unit (6) is arranged comprising at least one heat exchanger (8, 10) and a motor-fan unit (12). According to the invention, the duct (2) comprises at least one sound absorption means (70) arranged so that it at least partially limits the propagation of noise annoyance to the outside of the duct (2). The invention also relates to a motor vehicle comprising such a regulation device (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Emmanuel Henon, Benjamin Ferlay, Michael Genger
  • Patent number: 10634432
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a heat exchanger (1) comprising: a heat exchange core bundle (3) in which a first heat-transfer fluid circulates, at least one inlet tank (5a) or outlet tank (5b) for a second heat-transfer fluid, at least one collector (7) arranged on the periphery of the heat exchange core bundle (3) and comprising a lateral wall (75) of which at least two portions (77) are folded over so as to fix the tank (5a, 5b) by crimping against the heat exchange core bundle (3), the lateral wall (75) following the contour of at least one corner of the heat exchange core bundle (7), said lateral wall (75) comprising, on each side of the corner, a folded-over portion (77) and comprising in the region of said corner a non-folded-over portion (79), the folded-over portions (77) being connected continuously to the non-folded over portion (79).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Sébastien Devedeux, Laurent Odillard, Benjamin Ferlay
  • Patent number: 10125668
    Abstract: A cover (25) is intended to be attached to a housing (2) of a heat exchanger (1). The cover (25) comprises a wall (26) that is intended to close off an orifice (5) for introducing a heat exchange core into the housing (2). The wall (26) is configured to allow the cover (25) to be attached removably to the housing (2) and has a raised edge (27). The cover (25) also comprises means (30) for mechanical reinforcement of the wall (26). The invention also relates to a heat exchange core (7) comprising the cover (25), to a heat exchanger (1) comprising the core (7), and to an air intake module for a motor vehicle combustion engine comprising the heat exchanger (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventor: Benjamin Ferlay
  • Publication number: 20180003135
    Abstract: The invention concerns a seal (5) for sealing off the gap between a heat exchanger (1) and the inside wall of a groove (7) in a fluid channel for accommodating said heat exchanger [1], the seal (5) comprising at least one fixing member (51, 52) for fixing the seal (5) on at least part of the circumference of the heat exchanger (1) and at least a first (53) and second lip (54) adapted to contact opposite sides (71, 72) of the groove (7) to thereby seal off the gap between the heat exchanger (1) and the fluid channel and to fix said at least part of the circumference of the heat exchanger (1) inside the groove (7).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2015
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicants: Valeo Autosystemy Sp. z o.o., Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Adam Bedek, Benjamin Ferlay, Maciej Klusek
  • Publication number: 20170284743
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a heat exchanger (1) comprising: a heat exchange core bundle (3) in which a first heat-transfer fluid circulates, at least one inlet tank (5a) or outlet tank (5b) for a second heat-transfer fluid, at least one collector (7) arranged on the periphery of the heat exchange core bundle (3) and comprising a lateral wall (75) of which at least two portions (77) are folded over so as to fix the tank (5a, 5b) by crimping against the heat exchange core bundle (3), the lateral wall (75) following the contour of at least one corner of the heat exchange core bundle (7), said lateral wall (75) comprising, on each side of the corner, a folded-over portion (77) and comprising in the region of said corner a non-folded-over portion (79), the folded-over portions (77) being connected continuously to the non-folded over portion (79).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Sébastien Devedeux, Laurent Odillard, Benjamin Ferlay
  • Patent number: 9650999
    Abstract: Disclosed is a recirculated exhaust gases distribution device (11) of an inlet manifold (3) for an air inlet module configured to supply at least one internal combustion engine cylinder with a flow of air containing inlet gases and/or recirculated exhaust gases (EGR gases), the distribution device (11) including a recirculated exhaust gases distribution duct (13), the distribution duct (13) including first means (15) for injection of recirculated exhaust gases into the flow of air for supplying at least one cylinder. The distribution device (11) further includes a control member (17) that is arranged in the distribution duct (13) and is configured to modulate the flow of recirculated exhaust gases injected by the first injection means (15).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Benjamin Ferlay, Jean-Pierre Galland
  • Publication number: 20170108294
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heat exchanger comprising a housing suitable for enclosing a heat exchange bundle (40), said housing having an opening for receiving said heat exchange bundle (40) inside said housing, said heat exchange bundle (40) comprising a first extremity designed to plug the opening of the housing when the heat exchange bundle (40) is inserted into said housing (30).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Applicant: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventor: Benjamin FERLAY
  • Publication number: 20170108283
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heat exchanger (1) for exchanging heat between a first and a second fluid, in particular for supplying the combustion engine of a motor vehicle with air, the heat exchanger comprising at least one heat-exchanging nest (5) through which flows the first fluid F1 and a casing (7) in which the heat-exchanging nest (5) is accommodated such that the second fluid F2 can flow therethrough. The heat-exchanging nest (5) comprises plates (23) for the circulation of the first fluid F1, the plates being stacked one on top of the other, at least one of the plates (23) having a rim (29) disposed between the heat-exchanging nest (5) and the casing (7) so as to restrict the second fluid F2 in its flow about the nest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Applicant: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Sébastien DEVEDEUX, Laurent ODILLARD, Benjamin FERLAY
  • Publication number: 20170023315
    Abstract: The invention relates to a heat exchanger (1) for the exchange of heat between a first and a second fluid, notably for supplying air to a motor vehicle combustion engine, comprising at least one heat exchange core bundle (5) through which the first fluid passes and a casing (7) in which said heat exchange core bundle (5) is housed so that the second fluid can pass through it, said heat exchanger (1) comprising at least one seal (9) placed between said heat exchange core bundle (5) and said casing (7) so as to limit the extent to which the second fluid can bypass the core bundle (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
    Inventors: Sébastien Devedeux, Laurent Odillard, Benjamin Ferlay
  • Publication number: 20160273854
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for regulating the circulation of a liquid coolant for a heat exchanger, particularly for a motor vehicle engine charge air cooler, said device comprising a body configured to be attached to said exchanger, said body defining at least one liquid circulation chamber, said device further comprising a means of distributing said liquid in the chamber that allows the temperature and/or the flow rate of the liquid coolant in the exchanger to be modified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2014
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Benjamin Ferlay, Denis Grosjean, Jean-Pierre Galland
  • Publication number: 20160025418
    Abstract: A heat exchanger is disclosed. The heat exchanger has a heat exchange assembly which defines first circulation channels for the circulation of a gas to be cooled and second circulation channels for the circulation of a cooling liquid, and two gas intake and gas outlet collectors, respectively, which are assembled on two open faces of the heat exchange assembly, respectively, in which the first circulation channels open. A first collector is crimped to the heat exchange assembly and a second collector is soldered or welded to the heat exchange assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Applicant: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Sébastien Devedeux, Julio Guerra, Denis Grosjean, Benjamin Ferlay, Laurent Odillard, Jéröme Blanchard, Nicolas Vallee, Yoann Naudin, Demetrio Onetti, Sylvain Dubois
  • Publication number: 20150377186
    Abstract: A system for the recirculation of exhaust gases is disclosed. The system includes an air intake device for an internal combustion engine with intake ducts feeding air to the combustion cylinders, each combustion cylinder including an intake duct of its own, and the intake ducts include an exhaust gas inlet orifice for exhaust gases. The system also includes a recirculation circuit for the exhaust gases, an injection rail including outlet orifices for the exhaust gases connected to the inlet orifices of the intake ducts, the connection between the inlet orifices and the outlet orifices being produced by a tapered coupling element. The tapered coupling element includes a connection tube connected to the outlet orifice of the injection rail and descending within the inlet orifice to guide the exhaust gases emerging from the injection rail within the intake duct.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Applicant: VALEO SYSTEMES THERMIQUES
    Inventors: Jérôme Blanchard, Benjamin Ferlay, Julio Guerra
  • Publication number: 20150168076
    Abstract: A heat exchanger comprises a housing adapted to surround a heat exchange bundle. The housing is provided with an opening for receiving the heat exchange bundle in the interior of the housing. The heat exchange bundle comprises a first extremity adapted to close the opening in the housing when the heat exchange bundle is inserted in the interior of the housing. A second extremity of the heat exchange bundle opposite the first extremity is provided with at least one protuberance, and the wall of the housing is provided with a contact element adapted to support the protuberance in order to limit the movement of the second extremity of the heat exchange bundle in relation to the wall of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventor: Benjamin Ferlay
  • Publication number: 20150159590
    Abstract: Disclosed is a recirculated exhaust gases distribution device (11) of an inlet manifold (3) for an air inlet module configured to supply at least one internal combustion engine cylinder with a flow of air containing inlet gases and/or recirculated exhaust gases (EGR gases), the distribution device (11) including a recirculated exhaust gases distribution duct (13), the distribution duct (13) including first means (15) for injection of recirculated exhaust gases into the flow of air for supplying at least one cylinder. The distribution device (11) further includes a control member (17) that is arranged in the distribution duct (13) and is configured to modulate the flow of recirculated exhaust gases injected by the first injection means (15).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Inventors: Benjamin FERLAY, Jean-Pierre GALLAND
  • Publication number: 20150129168
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes a housing designed to envelop a heat-exchange core bundle. The housing includes an opening that allows the heat-exchange core bundle to be housed inside the housing. The heat-exchange core bundle includes a first end designed to plug the opening of the housing when the heat-exchange core bundle is inserted inside the housing, and a second end of the heat-exchange core bundle, opposite the first end, with at least one fastening means in the form of a peg, for fastening the second end of the heat-exchange core bundle to the wall of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Laurent Odillard, Sebastien Devedeux, Jean-Pierre Galland, Benjamin Ferlay
  • Publication number: 20150068501
    Abstract: A cover (25) is intended to be attached to a housing (2) of a heat exchanger (1). The cover (25) comprises a wall (26) that is intended to close off an orifice (5) for introducing a heat exchange core into the housing (2). The wall (26) is configured to allow the cover (25) to be attached removably to the housing (2) and has a raised edge (27). The cover (25) also comprises means (30) for mechanical reinforcement of the wall (26). The invention also relates to a heat exchange core (7) comprising the cover (25), to a heat exchanger (1) comprising the core (7), and to an air intake module for a motor vehicle combustion engine comprising the heat exchanger (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventor: Benjamin Ferlay
  • Patent number: 8960165
    Abstract: A fluid-guiding housing, in particular a gas-, oil-, fuel- or water-guiding housing (12), of an internal combustion engine, in particular of a motor vehicle, with an electrically operated heating device (33) for heating fluid in the housing (12) is described. At least one wall (18, 20) of the housing (12) is equipped with an electrically heating textile (32).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Mann+Hummel GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Quednau, Benjamin Ferlay