Patents by Inventor Joel Marandel

Joel Marandel 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: 6440579
    Abstract: Process for producing a drawn wire, in particular a wire for reinforcing tires, having a diameter of less than 0.3 mm by drawing a base wire rod having a diameter of greater than 5 mm or a predrawn base wire made of steel with the following composition by weight: carbon≦40×10−3% nitrogen≦40×10−3%, the carbon and nitrogen satisfying the relationship C+N≦50×10−3%, 0.2%≦silicon≦1.0%, 0.2%≦manganese≦5%, 9%≦nickel≦12%, 15%≦chromium≦20%, 1.5%≦copper≦4%, sulfur≦10×10−3%, phosphorus<0.050%, 40×10−4%≦total oxygen≦120×10−4%, 0.1×10−4%≦aluminum≦20×10−4%, magnesium≦5×10−4%, 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 1998
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2002
    Assignees: Ugine Savoie Societe de Production Internationale de Trefiles, Sprint Metal
    Inventors: Jean-Michel Hauser, Joël Marandel, Etienne Havette
  • Patent number: 6106639
    Abstract: Stainless steel wire of diameter smaller than 2 mm and with a tensile strength greater than 2100 MPa, consisting of a steel whose chemical composition includes, by weight: 0%.ltoreq.C.ltoreq.0.03%, 0%.ltoreq.Mn.ltoreq.2%, 0%.ltoreq.Si.ltoreq.0.5%, 8%.ltoreq.Ni.ltoreq.9%, 17%.ltoreq.Cr.ltoreq.18%, 0%.ltoreq.Mo.ltoreq.0.4%, 3%.ltoreq.Cu.ltoreq.3.5%, 0%.ltoreq.N.ltoreq.0.03%, S.ltoreq.0.01%, P.ltoreq.0.04%, the remainder being iron and impurities resulting from the production. Process of manufacture of the wire and uses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2000
    Assignees: Sprint Metal Societe de Production Internationale de Trefiles, Imphy S.A., Ugine Savoie
    Inventors: Joel Marandel, Jean-Michel Hauser
  • Patent number: 6048416
    Abstract: Steel, steel wire, and a process for forming a drawn wire, especially tire-reinforcing wire of diameter smaller than 0.4 mm, by drawing a steel of the following composition by weight: 0.005%.ltoreq.carbon.ltoreq.0.050%; 0.005%.ltoreq.nitrogen.ltoreq.0.050%; 0.1%.ltoreq.silicon.ltoreq.2.0%; 0.1%.ltoreq.manganese.ltoreq.5%; 5%.ltoreq.nickel.ltoreq.12%; 10%.ltoreq.chromium.ltoreq.20%; 0.01%.ltoreq.copper.ltoreq.4%; 0.01%.ltoreq.molybdenum.ltoreq.3%,the base wire being subjected to:drawing to a cumulative deformation ratio .epsilon. of larger than 2 and smaller than 4,an intermediate annealing treatment at above drawing to a cumulative deformation ratio .epsilon. of smaller than 4.5 and larger than 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 1999
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2000
    Assignees: Ugine-Savoie Imphy, Sprint Metal - Societe de Production Internationale de Trefiles
    Inventors: Jean-Michel Hauser, Joel Marandel