Patents by Inventor Michel Lepage

Michel Lepage 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: 20210245362
    Abstract: Mobile robot for inspecting a turbomachine comprising at least a measuring device and a body including an assembly of at least three rigid segments each having two opposite longitudinal ends, the longitudinal ends of each segment being equipped with a hinge including a ball joint, each ball joint comprising a motorized wheel mounted therearound, the measuring device being mounted on a ball joint located at one end of the body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: SAFRAN AIRCRAFT ENGINES
    Inventor: Thomas Jean Michel LEPAGE
  • Publication number: 20090324667
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel use of termites' nest powder, as an agent for controlling phytoparasitic nematodes for improving crops, in particular cereal, fodder, market garden, fruit or horticultural crops, and to the method for obtaining same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2007
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Applicant: Institut De Recherche Pour Le Developpement (I.R.D.)
    Inventors: Robin Duponnois, Michel Lepage
  • Patent number: 6065721
    Abstract: An sir blowing system for use in deeping railroad track switches clear of snow utilizes flexible tubes, preferebly of rubber or plastic, located transversely beneath the main tracks, and connecting with resilient nozzles to direct a high flow of air in the direction of the track switch points. The system may include resilient ducts conveying air in protective relation with the switch control rods, extending laterally beneath the track. The rod protective air discharge may be by way of a louvered cross-tube, extending parallel with the rods, to discharge air laterally of the rods, or one or more nozzles discharging air longitudinally of hte rods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 1998
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2000
    Inventors: Danny M Sumpton, Michel A Lepage
  • Patent number: 4697533
    Abstract: A device is provided for hoisting a boat on board a ship, even when this latter is moving, in which a ramp is provided coupled to the rear of the ship for pivoting about a transverse horizontal axis related to the ship, said ramp being adapted for supporting and smoothly guiding the boat between the water and the reception zone provided on board the ship and being for this purpose formed by an array of cables stretched over a V shaped cradle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 1985
    Date of Patent: October 6, 1987
    Assignee: Constructions Mecaniques de Normandie
    Inventors: Jacques Bordreuil, Michel Lepage, Andre Bordat
  • Patent number: 4233705
    Abstract: A paint metering tray for use with conventional paint applicator rollers. The tray has a paint distribution roller spanning the width thereof, the bottom portion of which will be immersed in the paint in the tray. A paint metering bar is engaged against the length of the distribution roller to remove excess paint therefrom as the distribution roller is axially rotated. The paint is evenly and consistently applied to the applicator roller from the even distribution on the distribution roller surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 1979
    Date of Patent: November 18, 1980
    Inventors: Michel Lepage, Jeanne L. Lepage