Patents by Inventor Philippe Picot

Philippe Picot 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: 20220204415
    Abstract: The invention relates to a part made of silicon-based ceramic material or silicon-based ceramic matrix composite (CMC) material comprising an environmental barrier coating (EBC), said coating (12, 13) comprising a bonding layer (12) deposited on the surface of the ceramic material or ceramic matrix composite (CMC), said bonding layer (12) being topped by one or more layers together forming a multifunctional barrier structure (13), characterised in that the bonding layer (12) has at its interface with the multifunctional structure a polycrystalline silica layer (12) or sub-layer (12b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: SAFRAN
    Inventors: Amar SABOUNDJI, Hugues Denis JOUBERT, Philippe PICOT, Luc Patrice BIANCHI
  • Patent number: 11305737
    Abstract: A cleaning device (100), intended to spray at least one fluid towards a surface to be cleaned of a motor vehicle, such as an optical surface of a sensor of an optical detection system, said cleaning device comprising at least one conveying body (1) and a delivery ramp (2) for delivering one or more cleaning and/or drying fluids, and attachment means (101) for attaching a connecting portion (20) of the delivery ramp (2) to an end of the conveying body (1). The attachment means (101) comprise an elastic interlocking assembly (102) and a foolproofing assembly (103) formed respectively by elements carried by the conveying body (1) and complementary elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Maxime Baudouin, Giuseppe Grasso, Grégory Kolanowski, Thibaud Passerieux, Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille
  • Publication number: 20220055045
    Abstract: A nozzle for spraying (20) a fluid, suitable for being arranged on a body of a cleaning device of an optical detection system mounted on a motor vehicle, comprises an internal distribution duct which extends between a proximal end, suitable for being fluidly connected to a fluid distribution channel arranged in the body, and a distal end (38) forming a fluid outlet orifice, the distribution duct being defined at least by a back wall and two opposite lateral walls (64), the nozzle further comprising a ramp (70) arranged on the path of the fluid at the outlet orifice. The lateral walls (64) are arranged at the distal end (38) of the distribution duct so as to be distanced from one another, the distribution duct flaring in the direction of the ramp (70).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Maxime Baudouin
  • Patent number: 11142169
    Abstract: A detection system (1) intended to equip a motor vehicle comprises at least one optical sensor (2) delimited by at least one curved optical surface (20). It also comprises at least one cleaning device (3) for cleaning the optical surface (20) that comprises a delivery ramp (4) for delivering at least one cleaning and/or drying fluid. According to the invention, the delivery ramp (4) has a curved shape, the curvature (C?) of which is substantially equal to the curvature (C) of at least a portion (201, 202) of the optical surface (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Maxime Baudouin, Giuseppe Grasso, Grégory Kolanowski, Thibaud Passerieux, Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille
  • Patent number: 11124160
    Abstract: A telescopic cleaning device, for a glass surface to be cleaned of a motor vehicle, includes at least one hollow conveying body (5) for the cleaning fluid, closed at an upstream end by an inlet flange (12) and accommodating a movable piston (8) which is configured so as to slide in said hollow conveying body (5). The hollow conveying body additionally accommodates a rod (14) which extends jutting out from the inlet flange and around which the movable piston is capable of sliding, the movable piston and the rod being configured so as to allow the fluid to flow between them from the inlet flange to the distribution element. A heating element (22) is arranged on the rod (14), between said rod and the movable piston (8), such that the fluid flowing between the rod and the movable piston is set to flow in contact with the heating element (22).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille, Sébastien Rollet, Grégory Kolanowski, Giuseppe Grasso, Xavier Bousset, Maxime Baudouin
  • Publication number: 20210276514
    Abstract: A cleaning device (100), intended to spray at least one fluid towards a surface to be cleaned of a motor vehicle, such as an optical surface of a sensor of an optical detection system, said cleaning device comprising at least one conveying body (1) and a delivery ramp (2) for delivering one or more cleaning and/or drying fluids, and attachment means (101) for attaching a connecting portion (20) of the delivery ramp (2) to an end of the conveying body (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Maxime Baudouin, Giuseppe Grasso, Grégory Kolanowski, Thibaud Passerieux, Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille
  • Publication number: 20210253068
    Abstract: The invention relates to a telescopic cleaning device intended to spray at least a first fluid and at least a second fluid toward an exterior surface of a motor vehicle's sensor/emitter, the telescopic cleaning device including at least a first distribution orifice for a first fluid and at least a second distribution orifice for a second fluid, the telescopic cleaning device being configured to deploy along a deployment (D) axis where the first distribution orifice and the second distribution orifice are offset from one another along the cleaning device's axis of deployment (D).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Valeo Systemes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Maxime BAUDOUIN, Jordan VIEILLE, Jean-Francois ROUSSEAU, Philippe PICOT
  • Patent number: 10988118
    Abstract: In a device (100) for rapid fixing of a cleaning and/or drying fluid transporting body (6) of a telescopic cleaning device (3) on a support plate (8) for an optical sensor (2) of an optical detection system of a motor vehicle (1), the support plate (8) includes a positioning and orientating interface (12) for a first end (14) of the fluid transporting body (6) and a second locking interface (13, 13?) for a second end (15) of the fluid transporting body (6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Sébastien Rollet, Jordan Vieille, Giuseppe Grasso
  • Patent number: 10981545
    Abstract: A telescopic cleaning device is intended for projecting at least one cleaning and/or drying fluid onto a glass surface to be cleaned of a motor vehicle, such as an optical surface of an optical sensor of an optical detection system. The cleaning device includes at least one fluid distribution element, rendered movable, along an axis of elongation (X) and at the end of a movable piston between a retracted first position and an extended second position for cleaning and/or drying. The fluid distribution element comprises a distribution bar (4) inside which a fluid distribution channel (56) extends and the distribution bar is equipped with a heating device (60) integrated at least in part into the distribution bar in order to heat the fluid passing through said distribution channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille, Sébastien Rollet, Grégory Kolanowski, Giuseppe Grasso, Xavier Bousset, Maxime Baudouin
  • Patent number: 10919501
    Abstract: A telescopic cleaning device, for a glass surface to be cleaned of a motor vehicle, includes at least one hollow conveying body (5) for the cleaning fluid, closed at an upstream end by an inlet flange (12) and accommodating a movable piston (8) which is configured so as to slide in said hollow conveying body (5). The hollow conveying body (5) additionally accommodates a rod (14) which extends jutting out from the inlet flange and around which the movable piston is capable of sliding, the movable piston and/or the rod being configured so as to allow the fluid to flow between them from the inlet flange to the distribution element. The rod comprises a heating device (22), which comprises at least one heating element (24) extending in the interior of a heat conducting tube (26), along the axis of elongation (X) of the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille, Sébastien Rollet, Grégory Kolanowski, Giuseppe Grasso, Xavier Bousset, Maxime Baudouin
  • Publication number: 20200331817
    Abstract: A component includes a substrate at least a portion of which adjacent to a surface of the substrate is made of a material including silicon; a bond coat located on the surface of the substrate and including silicon, an environmental barrier which includes an outer layer of ceramic material covering the bond coat, wherein the environmental barrier further includes a self-healing inner layer located between the bond coat and the outer layer, the inner layer including a matrix in which silico-forming particles are dispersed, these particles being capable of generating a matrix crack healing phase in the presence of oxygen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Luc BIANCHI, Hugues Denis JOUBERT, Philippe PICOT, Amar SABOUNDJI
  • Patent number: 10767491
    Abstract: A turbine blade including a root bearing an aerofoil extending in a direction of span and ending in a tip, this aerofoil including a leading edge and a trailing edge which are connected by a pressure face wall and a suction face wall, the trailing edge including on the pressure face side cooling slots. The trailing edge includes one or more first slots close to the root, which are supplied via a lower cavity; one or more last slots near the tip which are supplied via an upper cavity; intermediate slots situated between the first slots and the last slots supplied with air via a downstream line set; and wherein the lower cavities and upper cavities and the downstream line set are supplied distinctly at the level of the root.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SAFRAN AIRCRAFT ENGINES
    Inventors: Patrice Eneau, Sebastien Serge Francis Congratel, Charlotte Marie Dujol, Philippe Picot
  • Patent number: 10589725
    Abstract: The invention relates to a window-wiper spray nozzle (350) for a vehicle, especially a motor vehicle, comprising first detachable mounting means designed to cooperate with second mounting means of a support (390) for mounting said spray nozzle, the spray nozzle comprising at least one actuating means (370), such as a push-button, independent from said mounting means and designed to release the spray nozzle from the mounting support and thereby allow the spray nozzle to be dismounted from the mounting support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Sébastien Rollet, Patrice Guilhot, David Poubeau
  • Publication number: 20200031318
    Abstract: A detection system (1) intended to equip a motor vehicle comprises at least one optical sensor (2) delimited by at least one curved optical surface (20). It also comprises at least one cleaning device (3) for cleaning the optical surface (20) that comprises a delivery ramp (4) for delivering at least one cleaning and/or drying fluid. According to the invention, the delivery ramp (4) has a curved shape, the curvature (C?) of which is substantially equal to the curvature (C) of at least a portion (201, 202) of the optical surface (20).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Maxime Baudouin, Giuseppe Grasso, Grégory Kolanowski, Thibaud Passerieux, Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille
  • Publication number: 20200001834
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cleaning device intended for spraying at least one fluid onto a surface to be cleaned of a motor vehicle, such as an optical sensor of an optical detection system, which comprises at least one conveyor body (8) inside of which a distribution duct (11) is arranged and which includes, at the terminal distribution portion (36) thereof, a fluid distribution element (9) in which at least one cleaning fluid spray nozzle (10) is formed, the distribution element (9) including a distribution channel (12) in fluid connection with the distribution duct (11) arranged in the conveyor body (8) and with the spray nozzle (10). According to the invention, the cleaning fluid distribution element (9) is made up of two portions (16, 17): a first portion (16) including a base (16a) of the distribution element (9) attached to the conveyor body (8) and a second portion (17) including a cover (17a) urged against the first portion (16).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Giuseppe Grasso, Grégory Kolanowski, Philippe Picot, Marcel Trebouet, Jordan Vieille
  • Patent number: 10518752
    Abstract: A washing fluid spray device for a wiper arm for a system for wiping a window of a motor vehicle is disclosed. The device includes a cowling intended to cover a support yoke of a wiper arm and also a washing fluid spray nozzle that is held in a removable manner by the cowling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Gérald Caillot, Sébastien Rollet, Philippe Picot
  • Publication number: 20190225194
    Abstract: The invention concerns a detection system (1) intended to equip a motor vehicle. This detection system (1) comprises at least one optical sensor (2) delimited by at least one optical surface (20), the shape and orientation of which define a detection field (21) of the optical sensor (2), and at least one cleaning device (3) for cleaning this optical surface (20). The cleaning device (3) comprises a delivery ramp (4) for delivering at least one cleaning and/or drying fluid, said delivery ramp (4) being movable, relative to the optical surface (20), between a first so-called rest position in which it does not deliver any fluid and a second position. According to the invention, in each position of the movement of same between the first and second positions, the delivery ramp (4) is situated outside the detection field (21) of the optical sensor (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Maxime Baudouin, Giuseppe Grasso, Grégory Kolanowski, Thibaud Passerieux, Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille
  • Patent number: 10246058
    Abstract: A driver for retaining a windscreen washer liquid pipe includes an orifice arranged to receive a rotation shaft, an outer contour when the driver is observed along the rotation axis, and a housing arranged to receive a curved portion of the windscreen washer liquid pipe around the orifice. The rotation shaft is rotated about a rotation axis. The housing is arranged so that, when the driver is Observed along the rotation axis and when the windscreen washer liquid pipe is installed on the driver, the curved portion of the windscreen washer liquid pipe is set back from the outer contour of the driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventor: Philippe Picot
  • Publication number: 20180370499
    Abstract: In a device (100) for rapid fixing of a cleaning and/or drying fluid transporting body (6) of a telescopic cleaning device (3) on a support plate (8) for an optical sensor (2) of an optical detection system of a motor vehicle (1), the support plate (8) includes a positioning and orientating interface (12) for a first end (14) of the fluid transporting body (6) and a second locking interface (13, 13?) for a second end (15) of the fluid transporting body (6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Sébastien Rollet, Jordan Vieille, Giuseppe Grasso
  • Publication number: 20180304861
    Abstract: A telescopic cleaning device, for a glass surface to be cleaned of a motor vehicle, includes at least one hollow conveying body (5) for the cleaning fluid, closed at an upstream end by an inlet flange (12) and accommodating a movable piston (8) which is configured so as to slide in said hollow conveying body (5). The hollow conveying body additionally accommodates a rod (14) which extends jutting out from the inlet flange and around which the movable piston is capable of sliding, the movable piston and the rod being configured so as to allow the fluid to flow between them from the inlet flange to the distribution element. A heating element (22) is arranged on the rod (14), between said rod and the movable piston (8), such that the fluid flowing between the rod and the movable piston is set to flow in contact with the heating element (22).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Philippe Picot, Jordan Vieille, Sébastien Rollet, Grégory Kolanowski, Giuseppe Grasso, Xavier Bousset, Maxime Baudouin