Patents by Inventor Paul Coulonvaux

Paul Coulonvaux 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: 11123673
    Abstract: Air cleaner and preferred components for an air cleaner are provided. In certain arrangements, a band is mounted to the media pack, surrounding the media. Also, the cartridge is non-circular and includes a seal thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Coulonvaux, Johan DeWit, Cary Donald Olson, Thomas Miller, Marty Barris, Wayne Bishop, Donald Engel, Steven Campbell, Johan Fobe
  • Patent number: 11007462
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly, a main filter element, a safety element, combinations and methods for servicing an air cleaner assembly are provided according to the present invention. The air cleaner assembly includes an air cleaner housing and a main filter element. The air cleaner housing includes a safety liner that supports the main filter element, and can be configured to help reduce the tendency of the main filter element to rotate during use of the air cleaner assembly. A safety element having two open ends, for use with such an assembly is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Coulonvaux, Johnny Craessaerts
  • Publication number: 20200330916
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly is described and shown which includes a housing having an air flow inlet, an air flow outlet and a housing body and access cover. A serviceable filter cartridge is positioned within the housing. A projection/receiver arrangement providing for engagement between the cartridge and the housing is provided. The projection/receiver arrangement can be configured in a manner that inhibits undesired motion of the cartridge, once installed. An example projection/receiver arrangement is provided, which includes a serpentine receiving groove on the access cover and a serpentine projection on the filter cartridge. Example filter cartridge features are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Paul Coulonvaux, Julien Dils
  • Patent number: 10786772
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly and components therefor are provided. Features are described providing for installation of a preferred filter cartridge in a housing. A filter cartridge arrangement is described and shown. Methods of assembly and use are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Julien Dils, Paul Coulonvaux
  • Patent number: 10710017
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly is described and shown which includes a housing having an air flow inlet, an air flow outlet and a housing body and access cover. A serviceable filter cartridge is positioned within the housing. A projection/receiver arrangement providing for engagement between the cartridge and the housing is provided. The projection/receiver arrangement can be configured in a manner that inhibits undesired motion of the cartridge, once installed. An example projection/receiver arrangement is provided, which includes a serpentine receiving groove on the access cover and a serpentine projection on the filter cartridge. Example filter cartridge features are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Paul Coulonvaux, Julien Dils
  • Publication number: 20190336902
    Abstract: Air cleaner and preferred components for an air cleaner are provided. In certain arrangements, a band is mounted to the media pack, surrounding the media. Also, the cartridge is non-circular and includes a seal thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Paul Coulonvaux, Johan DeWit, Cary Donald Olson, Thomas Miller, Marty Barris, Wayne Bishop, Donald Engel, Steven Campbell, Johan Fobe
  • Patent number: 10343101
    Abstract: Air cleaner and preferred components for an air cleaner are provided. In certain arrangements, a band is mounted to the media pack, surrounding the media. Also, the cartridge is non-circular and includes a seal thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Coulonvaux, Johan DeWit, Cary Donald Olson, Thomas Miller, Marty Barris, Wayne Bishop, Donald Engel, Steven Campbell, Johan Fobe
  • Patent number: 10252206
    Abstract: Air cleaner and preferred components for an air cleaner are provided. In certain arrangements, a band is mounted to the media pack, surrounding the media. Also, the cartridge is non-circular and includes a seal thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Coulonvaux, Johan DeWit, Cary Donald Olson, Thomas Miller, Marty Barris, Wayne Bishop, Donald Engel, Steven Campbell, Johan Fobe
  • Patent number: 10245544
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly and components therefor are described. The components include features of an air cleaner housing; advantageous main filter cartridges; and, advantageous safety filter cartridge features. Features of the main filter cartridge are provided to engage an access cover of the assembly, and a cartridge support within the housing, in a preferred manner. Methods of assembly and use are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas Iddings, Daniel Adamek, Thomas Miller, Johan DeWit, Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Julien Dils, Paul Coulonvaux
  • Publication number: 20190076772
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly and components therefor are provided. Features are described providing for installation of a preferred filter cartridge in a housing. A filter cartridge arrangement is described and shown. Methods of assembly and use are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Julien Dils, Paul Coulonvaux
  • Patent number: 10124285
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly and components therefor are provided. Features are described providing for installation of a preferred filter cartridge in a housing. A filter cartridge arrangement is described and shown. Methods of assembly and use are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Julien Dils, Paul Coulonvaux
  • Publication number: 20170326492
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly is described and shown which includes a housing having an air flow inlet, an air flow outlet and a housing body and access cover. A serviceable filter cartridge is positioned within the housing. A projection/receiver arrangement providing for engagement between the cartridge and the housing is provided. The projection/receiver arrangement can be configured in a manner that inhibits undesired motion of the cartridge, once installed. An example projection/receiver arrangement is provided, which includes a serpentine receiving groove on the access cover and a serpentine projection on the filter cartridge. Example filter cartridge features are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Paul Coulonvaux, Julien Dils
  • Publication number: 20170266598
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly, a main filter element, a safety element, combinations and methods for servicing an air cleaner assembly are provided according to the present invention. The air cleaner assembly includes an air cleaner housing and a main filter element. The air cleaner housing includes a safety liner that supports the main filter element, and can be configured to help reduce the tendency of the main filter element to rotate during use of the air cleaner assembly. A safety element having two open ends, for use with such an assembly is described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Paul Coulonvaux, Johnny Craessaerts
  • Patent number: 9718019
    Abstract: Air cleaner assemblies are described and shown. A serviceable filter cartridge is positioned within a housing. A unique axial projection arrangement is positioned on the cartridge, and it can be used as part of a projection/receiver arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Paul Coulonvaux, Julien Dils
  • Patent number: 9586166
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly, a main filter element, a safety element, combinations and methods for servicing an air cleaner assembly are provided according to the present invention. The air cleaner assembly includes an air cleaner housing and a main filter element. The air cleaner housing includes a safety liner that supports the main filter element, and can be configured to help reduce the tendency of the main filter element to rotate during use of the air cleaner assembly. A safety element having two open ends, for use with such an assembly is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Coulonvaux, Johnny Craessaerts
  • Publication number: 20170036156
    Abstract: Air cleaner and preferred components for an air cleaner are provided. In certain arrangements, a band is mounted to the media pack, surrounding the media. Also, the cartridge is non-circular and includes a seal thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: PAUL COULONVAUX, JOHAN DEWIT, CARY DONALD OLSON, THOMAS MILLER, MARTY BARRIS, WAYNE BISHOP, DONALD ENGEL, STEVEN CAMPBELL, JOHAN FOBE
  • Publication number: 20160288039
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly and components therefor are provided. Features are described providing for installation of a preferred filter cartridge in a housing. A filter cartridge arrangement is described and shown. Methods of assembly and use are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: MICHEL BASEOTTO, ROBERTO MERCKX, JULIEN DILS, PAUL COULONVAUX
  • Publication number: 20160193559
    Abstract: Air cleaner and preferred components for an air cleaner are provided. In certain arrangements, a band is mounted to the media pack, surrounding the media. Also, the cartridge is non-circular and includes a seal thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventors: PAUL COULONVAUX, Johan DeWit, Cary Donald Olson, Thomas Miller, Marty Barris, Wayne Bishop, Donald Engel, Steven Campbell, Johan Fobe
  • Patent number: 9283507
    Abstract: Air cleaner and preferred components for an air cleaner are provided. In certain arrangements, a band is permanently mounted to the media pack, surrounding the media. Also, the cartridge is non-circular and includes a radial seal thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Coulonvaux, Johan Dewit, Cary Donald Olson, Thomas Miller, Marty Barris, Wayne Bishop, Donald Engel, Steven Campbell, Johan Fobe
  • Patent number: 9238189
    Abstract: An air cleaner assembly and components therefor are provided. Features are described providing for a cantilevered support of a filter cartridge contained therein, and also, in some examples anti-rotational support. Also, a supported housing seal is shown. A filter cartridge arrangement is described and shown. Methods of assembly and use are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: Donaldson Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Michel Baseotto, Roberto Merckx, Julien Dils, Paul Coulonvaux