Patents by Inventor Stephen E. Fox

Stephen E. Fox 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: 10597567
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a body having a bond material extending throughout the body and including at least 8 wt % aluminum oxide (Al2O3) for a total weight of the bond material, and also including unagglomerated abrasive particles including silicon carbide (SiC) contained within the bond material and present in an amount of greater than 30 vol % for a total volume of the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Stephen E. Fox
  • Patent number: 10563105
    Abstract: Various shaped abrasive particles are disclosed. Each shaped abrasive particle includes a body having at least one major surface and a side surface extending from the major surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Todd M. Cotter, Sidath S. Wijesooriya, Ronald Christopher Motta, Gary A. Guertin, Michael D. Kavanaugh, Doruk O. Yener, Jennifer H. Czerepinski, Jun Jia, Frederic Josseaux, Ralph Bauer, Frank J. Csillag, Francois Wagner, Yang Zhong, James P. Stewart, Mark P. Dombrowski, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Amandine Martin, Stephen E. Fox, Nilanjan Sarangi, Dean S. Matsumoto, Rene G. Demers, Richard J. Klok, Alexandra Marazano, Adam D. Lior, James A. Salvatore, Sujatha Iyengar, David F. Louapre
  • Publication number: 20200001430
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a bonded abrasive body having a bond material including an inorganic material, abrasive particles contained within the bond material of the bonded abrasive body, porosity within a range of at least 55 vol % to not greater than 90 vol % for a total volume of the bonded abrasive body, and a Solid Phase Variation of not greater than 45%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Srikanth RAPAKA, Stephen E. FOX, Nilanjan SARANGI
  • Patent number: 10500697
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a body including a bond material having an inorganic material including a ceramic, abrasive agglomerates including silicon carbide contained within the bond material, and a permeability of at least 60.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignees: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Stephen E. Fox, Russell L. Krause
  • Publication number: 20190210191
    Abstract: An abrasive article includes a body having a bond material extending throughout the body and abrasive particles contained in the bond material. The bond material can include aluminum oxide (Al2O3) and lithium oxide (Li2O). In an embodiment, the bond material can include a ratio (Al2O3/Li2O) of a content of aluminum oxide (Al2O3) relative to a content of lithium oxide (Li2O), based on weight percent, of greater than 11.5 and at most 20. In another embodiment, the abrasive article can have a versatility factor of greater than 1.90.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Nilanjan SARANGI, Guangyong LIN, Sandhya JAYARAMAN RUKMANI, Stephen E. FOX, Daming ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20190100683
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a body having a bond material extending throughout the body and including at least 8 wt % aluminum oxide (Al2O3) for a total weight of the bond material, and also including unagglomerated abrasive particles including silicon carbide (SiC) contained within the bond material and present in an amount of greater than 30 vol % for a total volume of the body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Nilanjan SARANGI, Sandhya JAYARAMAN RUKMANI, Stephen E. FOX
  • Publication number: 20180215976
    Abstract: Various shaped abrasive particles are disclosed. Each shaped abrasive particle includes a body having at least one major surface and a side surface extending from the major surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Todd M. COTTER, Francois WAGNER, Rene G. DEMERS, Richard J. KLOK, Alexandra MARAZANO, Adam D. LIOR, James A. SALVATORE, Sujatha IYENGAR, David F. LOUAPRE, Sidath S. WIJESOORIYA, Ronald Christopher MOTTA, Gary A. GUERTIN, Michael D. KAVANAUGH, Doruk O. YENER, Jennifer H. CZEREPINSKI, Jun JIA, Frederic JOSSEAUX, Ralph BAUER, Frank J. CSILLAG, Yang ZHONG, James P. STEWART, Mark P. DOMBROWSKI, Sandhya JAYARAMAN RUKMANI, Amandine MARTIN, Stephen E. FOX, Nilanjan SARANGI, Dean S. MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180133866
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a body including a bond material having an inorganic material including a ceramic, abrasive agglomerates including silicon carbide contained within the bond material, and a permeability of at least 60.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Stephen E. Fox, Russell L. Krause
  • Patent number: 9914198
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a body including a bond material having an inorganic material including a ceramic, abrasive agglomerates including silicon carbide contained within the bond material, and a permeability of at least 60.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC.
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Stephen E. Fox, Russell L. Krause
  • Patent number: 9908217
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a body including a bond material having an inorganic material including a ceramic, abrasive agglomerates including silicon carbide contained within the bond material, and a permeability of at least 60.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignees: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Stephen E. Fox, Russell L. Krause
  • Patent number: 9539701
    Abstract: An abrasive article includes a bonded abrasive body having abrasive particles comprising microcrystalline alumina (MCA) contained within a bond material. In an embodiment, the bonded abrasive body has a strength ratio (MOR/MOE) of at least about 0.80. Additionally, the bonded abrasive body may have a MOR of at least 40 MPa for a MOE or at least about 40 GPa and the bonded abrasive body may be capable of grinding a workpiece that includes metal at a speed of at least about 60 m/s at a material removal rate of at least about 0.4 in3/min/in (258 mm3/min/mm).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignees: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Renaud Fix, Stephen Woods, Jim M. Gaffney, John Campaniello, John R. Besse, Stephen E. Fox
  • Publication number: 20160151885
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a body including a bond material having an inorganic material including a ceramic, abrasive agglomerates including silicon carbide contained within the bond material, and a permeability of at least 60.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Stephen E. Fox, Russell L. Krause
  • Publication number: 20160151886
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a body including a bond material having an inorganic material including a ceramic, abrasive agglomerates including silicon carbide contained within the bond material, and a permeability of at least 60.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Inventors: Nilanjan SARANGI, Sandhya JAYARAMAN RUKMANI, Stephen E. FOX, Russell L. KRAUSE
  • Patent number: 9144885
    Abstract: An abrasive article can include a bonded abrasive body having abrasive particles comprising microcrystalline alumina (MCA) contained within a bond material. In an embodiment, the bonded abrasive body has a porosity of at least about 42 vol % of the total volume of the bonded abrasive body. Additionally, in an embodiment, the bonded abrasive body is capable of grinding a workpiece comprising metal at a speed of at least about 60 m/s at a material removal rate of at least about 0.4 in3/min/in (258 mm3/min/mm).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignees: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Renaud Fix, Stephen Woods, Jim M. Gaffney, John Campaniello, John R. Besse, Stephen E. Fox
  • Patent number: 8945253
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a bonded abrasive body having a bond material present in an amount of not greater than about 15 vol % for the total volume of the body, abrasive particulate material contained in the bond material, the abrasive particulate material including abrasive agglomerates and unagglomerated abrasive particles, wherein the body comprises an abrasive particulate ratio (APp:APagg) within a range between 3:1 and about 1:3, wherein APp represents the amount (vol %) of unagglomerated abrasive particles present in the body and APagg represents the amount (vol %) of abrasive agglomerates present in the body, and a porosity of at least about 42 vol % of the total volume of the bonded abrasive body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignees: Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., Saint-Gobain Abrasifs
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, John Campaniello, James M. Gaffney, Stephen E. Fox, John R. Besse, Stephen Woods, Renaud Fix
  • Patent number: 8784521
    Abstract: An abrasive article includes an abrasive body having abrasive grains within a bond material, the abrasive body further including a spinel material disposed at an interface between the abrasive grains and the bond matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignees: Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., Saint-Gobain Abrasifs
    Inventors: Gilles Querel, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Muthu Jeevanantham, Kelley McNeal, Stephen E. Fox
  • Publication number: 20140007517
    Abstract: An abrasive article includes a bonded abrasive body having abrasive particles contained within a bond material. The bonded abrasive body may include an abrasive particle-to-bond material interfacial modulus of elasticity (MOE) of at least about 225 GPa. The bonded abrasive body may be configured to grind a workpiece comprising metal at a speed of less than about 60 m/s.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Sandhya Jayaraman Rukmani, Stephen E. Fox, Russell L. Krause
  • Publication number: 20130152482
    Abstract: An abrasive article including a bonded abrasive body having a bond material present in an amount of not greater than about 15 vol % for the total volume of the body, abrasive particulate material contained in the bond material, the abrasive particulate material including abrasive agglomerates and unagglomerated abrasive particles, wherein the body comprises an abrasive particulate ratio (APp:APagg) within a range between 3:1 and about 1:3, wherein APp represents the amount (vol %) of unagglomerated abrasive particles present in the body and APagg represents the amount (vol %) of abrasive agglomerates present in the body, and a porosity of at least about 42 vol % of the total volume of the bonded abrasive body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2012
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Inventors: Nilanjan SARANGI, John CAMPANIELLO, James M. GAFFNEY, Stephen E. FOX, John R. BESSE, Stephen WOODS, Renaud FIX
  • Publication number: 20120297692
    Abstract: An abrasive article can include a bonded abrasive body having abrasive particles comprising microcrystalline alumina (MCA) contained within a bond material. In an embodiment, the bonded abrasive body has a porosity of at least about 42 vol % of the total volume of the bonded abrasive body. Additionally, in an embodiment, the bonded abrasive body is capable of grinding a workpiece comprising metal at a speed of at least about 60 m/s at a material removal rate of at least about 0.4 in3/min/in (258 mm3/min/mm).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Applicants: Saint-Gobain Abrasifs, Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc.
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Renaud Fix, Stephen Woods, Jim M. Gaffney, John Campaniello, John R. Besse, Stephen E. Fox
  • Publication number: 20120247027
    Abstract: An abrasive article includes a bonded abrasive body having abrasive particles comprising microcrystalline alumina (MCA) contained within a bond material. In an embodiment, the bonded abrasive body has a strength ratio (MOR/MOE) of at least about 0.80.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicants: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS, SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC.
    Inventors: Nilanjan Sarangi, Renaud Fix, Stephen Woods, Jim Gaffney, John Campaniello, John R. Besse, Stephen E. Fox