Patents by Inventor Philippe A. Coignet

Philippe A. Coignet 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: 20210031135
    Abstract: An adsorbent bed, including at least one elementary composite structure that includes adsorbent particles in a polymer matrix, wherein the adsorbent bed has a bed packing, ?bed, defined as a volume occupied by the at least one elementary composite structure Vecs divided by a volume of the adsorbent bed Vbed where ?bed is greater than 0.60.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicants: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l?Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER, Antoine PRUVOT, Federico BRANDANI, Matthew METZ, Elise RENOU
  • Publication number: 20210031168
    Abstract: An adsorbent bed, including at least one elementary composite structure that includes adsorbent particles in a polymer matrix, wherein the adsorbent bed has a bed packing, ?bed, defined as a volume occupied by the at least one elementary composite structure Vecs divided by a volume of the adsorbent bed Vbed where ?bed is greater than 0.60.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicants: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER, Antoine PRUVOT, Matthew METZ
  • Publication number: 20210008523
    Abstract: An adsorbent bed, including at least one elementary composite structure that includes adsorbent particles in a polymer matrix, wherein the adsorbent bed has a bed packing, ?bed, defined as a volume occupied by the at least one elementary composite structure Vecs divided by a volume of the adsorbent bed Vbed where ?bed is greater than 0.60.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicants: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER, Antoine PRUVOT, Matthew METZ
  • Patent number: 10821392
    Abstract: A composite fiber comprising sorbent particles (at 50 wt %) in a polymeric matrix that comprises a polymer or blend of polymers including at least one thermoplastic polymer, the extrudates being produced by thermal-induced phase separation or diffusion-induced phase separation from a dope suspension of the thermoplastic polymer, an optional solvent and the sorbent particles. The polymer or blend of polymers is able to withstand exposure to temperatures at or above 220° C. without experiencing significant detrimental effects upon the sorbent capacity of the sorbent particles. The fiber exhibits an elongation at break of at least 5%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignees: L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L'Etude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. Coignet, Dean W. Kratzer, Sudhir S. Kulkarni, Edgar S. Sanders, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20200139292
    Abstract: A composite fiber comprising sorbent particles (at 50 wt %) in a polymeric matrix that comprises a polymer or blend of polymers including at least one thermoplastic polymer, the extrudates being produced by thermal-induced phase separation or diffusion-induced phase separation from a dope suspension of the thermoplastic polymer, an optional solvent and the sorbent particles. The polymer or blend of polymers is able to withstand exposure to temperatures at or above 220° C. without experiencing significant detrimental effects upon the sorbent capacity of the sorbent particles. The fiber exhibits an elongation at break of at least 5%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicants: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, AIR LIQUIDE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER, Sudhir S. KULKARNI, Edgar S. SANDERS, JR.
  • Patent number: 10549244
    Abstract: One or more polymeric hollow fiber membranes are pyrolyzed to form one or more hollow fiber CMS membranes by directing a flow of pyrolysis gas through a polymeric membrane cartridge (including a porous center tube around which one or more green, polymeric, hollow fiber membranes is arranged) or a bundle of polymeric membranes (including a plurality of green, polymeric hollow fiber membranes oriented so that their ends are disposed with ends of the bundle) in a direction perpendicular to a length direction of the cartridge or bundle in order to sweep away off-gases that are formed during pyrolysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L'Etude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Philippe A. Coignet, Dean W. Kratzer, Raja Swaidan
  • Patent number: 10543462
    Abstract: One or more polymeric hollow fiber membranes are pyrolyzed to form one or more hollow fiber CMS membranes by directing a flow of pyrolysis gas through a bundle of polymeric membranes (including a plurality of green, polymeric hollow fiber membranes oriented so that their ends are disposed with ends of the bundle) in a direction perpendicular to a length direction of the bundle in order to sweep away off-gases that are formed during pyrolysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L'Etude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Philippe A. Coignet, Dean W. Kratzer, Raja Swaidan
  • Patent number: 10525400
    Abstract: A plurality of extrudates comprises sorbent particles (at 50 wt %) in a polymeric matrix that comprises a polymer or blend of polymers including at least one thermoplastic polymer, the extrudates being produced by thermal-induced phase separation or diffusion-induced phase separation from a dope suspension of the thermoplastic polymer, an optional solvent and the sorbent particles. The polymer or blend of polymers is able to withstand exposure to temperatures at or above 220° C. without experiencing significant detrimental effects upon the sorbent capacity of the sorbent particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignees: L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L'Etude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. Coignet, Dean W. Kratzer, Sudhir S. Kulkarni, Edgar S. Sanders, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10525399
    Abstract: A composite fiber comprising sorbent particles (at 50 wt %) in a polymeric matrix that comprises a polymer or blend of polymers including at least one thermoplastic polymer, the extrudates being produced by thermal-induced phase separation or diffusion-induced phase separation from a dope suspension of the thermoplastic polymer, an optional solvent and the sorbent particles. The polymer or blend of polymers is able to withstand exposure to temperatures at or above 220° C. without experiencing significant detrimental effects upon the sorbent capacity of the sorbent particles. The fiber exhibits an elongation at break of at least 5%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignees: L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L'Etude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. Coignet, Dean W. Kratzer, Sudhir S. Kulkarni, Edgar S. Sanders, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20190203380
    Abstract: A solid adsorbent fiber includes a solid support fiber is enveloped by a solidified polymeric binder and also adsorbent particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et I'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER
  • Publication number: 20190201869
    Abstract: A solid adsorbent fiber includes a solid support fiber that is enveloped by a solidified polymeric binder and also adsorbent particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER
  • Patent number: 10315184
    Abstract: A bead comprised of a matrix of at least 50 wt % adsorbent particles and a thermoplastic polymer or a blend of thermoplastic polymers, the thermoplastic polymer or blend of thermoplastic polymers exhibiting a Vicat softening temperature of at least 240° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme Pour L'Etude Et L'Exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Philippe A. Coignet, Dean W. Kratzer, Sudhir S. Kulkarni, Edgar S. Sanders, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20180297011
    Abstract: A bead comprised of a matrix of at least 50 wt % adsorbent particles and a thermoplastic polymer or a blend of thermoplastic polymers, the thermoplastic polymer or blend of thermoplastic polymers exhibiting a Vicat softening temperature of at least 240° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventor: Philippe A. COIGNET
  • Publication number: 20180296966
    Abstract: A composite fiber comprising sorbent particles (at 50 wt %) in a polymeric matrix that comprises a polymer or blend of polymers including at least one thermoplastic polymer, the extrudates being produced by thermal-induced phase separation or diffusion-induced phase separation from a dope suspension of the thermoplastic polymer, an optional solvent and the sorbent particles. The polymer or blend of polymers is able to withstand exposure to temperatures at or above 220° C. without experiencing significant detrimental effects upon the sorbent capacity of the sorbent particles. The fiber exhibits an elongation at break of at least 5%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicants: AIR LIQUIDE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES U.S. LLC.
    Inventors: Philippe A. Coignet, Dean W. Kratzer, Sudhir S. Kulkarni, Edgar S. Sanders, JR.
  • Publication number: 20180296967
    Abstract: A plurality of extrudates comprises sorbent particles (at 50 wt %) in a polymeric matrix that comprises a polymer or blend of polymers including at least one thermoplastic polymer, the extrudates being produced by thermal-induced phase separation or diffusion-induced phase separation from a dope suspension of the thermoplastic polymer, an optional solvent and the sorbent particles. The polymer or blend of polymers is able to withstand exposure to temperatures at or above 220° C. without experiencing significant detrimental effects upon the sorbent capacity of the sorbent particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicants: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme Pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, AIR LIQUIDE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. Coignet, Dean W. Kratzer, Sudhir S. Kulkarni, Edgar S. Sanders, JR.
  • Publication number: 20180161732
    Abstract: One or more polymeric hollow fiber membranes are pyrolyzed to form one or more hollow fiber CMS membranes by directing a flow of pyrolysis gas through a polymeric membrane cartridge (including a porous center tube around which one or more green, polymeric, hollow fiber membranes is arranged) or a bundle of polymeric membranes (including a plurality of green, polymeric hollow fiber membranes oriented so that their ends are disposed with ends of the bundle) in a direction perpendicular to a length direction of the cartridge or bundle in order to sweep away off-gases that are formed during pyrolysis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicants: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER, Raja SWAIDAN, Edgar S. SANDERS, JR.
  • Publication number: 20180161731
    Abstract: One or more polymeric hollow fiber membranes are pyrolyzed to form one or more hollow fiber CMS membranes by directing a flow of pyrolysis gas through a bundle of polymeric membranes (including a plurality of green, polymeric hollow fiber membranes oriented so that their ends are disposed with ends of the bundle) in a direction perpendicular to a length direction of the bundle in order to sweep away off-gases that are formed during pyrolysis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER, Raja SWAIDAN
  • Publication number: 20180161736
    Abstract: One or more polymeric hollow fiber membranes are pyrolyzed to form one or more hollow fiber CMS membranes by directing a flow of pyrolysis gas through a polymeric membrane cartridge (including a porous center tube around which one or more green, polymeric, hollow fiber membranes is arranged) or a bundle of polymeric membranes (including a plurality of green, polymeric hollow fiber membranes oriented so that their ends are disposed with ends of the bundle) in a direction perpendicular to a length direction of the cartridge or bundle in order to sweep away off-gases that are formed during pyrolysis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: L'Air Liquide, Societe Anonyme pour I'Etude et I'Exploitation des Procedes Georges Claude
    Inventors: Philippe A. COIGNET, Dean W. KRATZER, Raja SWAIDAN
  • Patent number: 9878279
    Abstract: Entrained metal hydride particle are removed from a flow of hydrogen from a Mg-based hydride storage unit using not only a particle filter but improvements for reducing or eliminating drastic changes in flow. In addition to or alternative to removal of entrained metal hydride particles, methane produced by reaction of hydrogen with steel in a metal hydride system preferably operated above 350° C. is removed downstream of the Mg-based hydride storage unit using an adsorption cartridge, preferably containing activated carbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: L'AIR LIQUIDE SOCIÉTÉ ANONYME POUR L'ÉTUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE
    Inventors: Pascal Tessier, Philippe Coignet, Benjamin Jurcik, Ryan Adelman
  • Patent number: 9878278
    Abstract: Entrained metal hydride particle are removed from a flow of hydrogen from a Mg-based hydride storage unit using not only a particle filter but improvements for reducing or eliminating drastic changes in flow. In addition to or alternative to removal of entrained metal hydride particles, methane produced by reaction of hydrogen with steel in a metal hydride system preferably operated above 350° C. is removed downstream of the Mg-based hydride storage unit using an adsorption cartridge, preferably containing activated carbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: L'AIR LIQUIDE SOCIÉTÉ ANONYME POUR L'ÉTUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE
    Inventors: Pascal Tessier, Philippe Coignet, Benjamin Jurcik, Ryan Adelman