WO/2015/110713 METHOD FOR OPTIMISING THE YIELD OF ELECTROEXTRACTION OF HEAVY METALS IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION WITH A HIGH SALT CONCENTRATION, AND DEVICE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2014/000016||BEUGNET, Michel||BEUGNET, Michel|
The invention relates to technical conditions of composition and use applied to the existing method and device for extracting heavy metals from an aqueous solution with a high salt concentration, with the single aim of adapting said method to technical, technological and ecological developments that have taken place since the protection thereof, and substantially optimising the results. To this end, the invention of the present patent application adds, to the device of the initial patent, an electronic control means (MC) that can manage three new actions. Disclosed are also modifications in the quality, function, destination and operation of certain elements of the device as well as the addition of a filter at the end of the electroplating operation, the purpose of which is to optimise the quality of the rejected effluent.
WO/2015/110714 EARWAX EXTRACTION DEVICE WITH DISPOSABLE TIP||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2014/000017||CHEVALIER, François||CHEVALIER, François|
The present invention relates to a device comprising a reusable gripping element (EP), designed to hold an earwax extraction device (EX) which is disposable and can be ejected after use, by simply operating a pushing or sliding button (P) located on the gripping element, so as to save the user from having any contact with the soiled extraction tip. The disposable extraction tip (EX) is made up of at least two and preferably four claws with a conical outer peripheral plane, made of a medical-grade, environmentally friendly material, flexible enough to deform so as to adapt to the morphology of the auditory canal and rigid enough to scratch, loosen and collect the earwax from the treated auditory canal without damaging the inner walls thereof. The gripping element (EP) and the disposable extraction tip (EX) are designed to allow precise adjustment of the insertion depth of the disposable extraction tip into the auditory canal in order to avoid reaching and damaging the eardrum.
WO/2015/110715 ELECTRODE FOR AN ELECTRIC-ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM WITH COLLECTOR INCLUDING A PROTECTIVE CONDUCTIVE LAYER AND CORRESPONDING MANUFACTURING METHOD||WO||30.07.2015|
The present invention relates to a conductive electrode for an electric-energy storage system (1) with an aqueous electrolyte solution, said electrode comprising a metal current collector (3) and an active material (7), said current collector (3) including at least one protective conductive layer (5) sealed against the electrolytes and placed between said metal current collector (3) and said active material (7), said protective conductive layer (5) comprising: a polymer or copolymer binder including at least 50% vinyl chloride units, a cross-linked elastomer, at least one agent for cross-linking said cross-linked elastomer, and conductive fillers.
WO/2015/110717 VALVE FOR A PRESSURIZED FLUID CYLINDER AND CORRESPONDING CYLINDER||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2014/053044||L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE||CARRON, Amélie|
The invention relates to a valve for a fluid cylinder, a first draw-off circuit (3) comprising a member (4) for regulating the flow and/or pressure of the drawn-off fluid, the valve (1) comprising a manual control member (5) and an electronic device (6) displaying data relating to the fluid contained in a cylinder connected to the valve (1). The electronic display device (6) comprises a data-acquisition, -storage and -processing member (7) and at least one display (8); the valve (1) comprises a sensor (9) detecting the position of the control member (5); and the data-acquisition, -storage and -processing member (7) is designed to control, in response to the receiving of an imposed flow and/or pressure signal, the displaying on the display (8) of information concerning the flow and/or the pressure of the fluid imposed by the regulating member (4) and/or the valve use mode. The sensor (9) for detecting the position of the control member (5) comprises a mechanism (19) which meshes with the control member (5), and a potentiometer (39), the mechanism (19) comprising a mobile part (29), forming a cursor of the potentiometer (39), the position sensor (9) supplying a voltage and/or resistance value determined as a function of the position of the control member (5).
WO/2015/110718 VALVE FOR PRESSURIZED FLUID CYLINDER AND CORRESPONDING CYLINDER||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2014/053045||L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE||CARRON, Amélie|
The invention relates to a pressurized fluid cylinder, a member (7) for acquiring, storing and processing data, and at least one data-display device (8). The valve (1) comprises a sensor (9) which detects the position of a manual control member (5) for controlling a regulating member (4), and a pressure sensor (10) for measuring the pressure inside the storage space of a fluid cylinder (2). The data-acquisition, -storage and -processing member (7) is designed to: calculate an actual value for the amount of fluid remaining and/or drawn off on the basis of the pressure measurement performed by the pressure sensor (10); calculate a theoretical value for the amount of fluid remaining and/or drawn off on the basis of the regulation performed by the regulating member (4) and measured by the position of the control member (5); compare the actual value based on the measurement of the pressure sensor (10) with the theoretical value imposed by the regulating member (4); and generate a warning signal if the difference between these actual and theoretical values is greater than a specific safety threshold.
WO/2015/110721 DEVICE FOR SUPPORTING A HEAD AND/OR A NECK WITH A PART MADE OF A DEFORMABLE, ENERGY-ABSORBENT MATERIAL, FOR THE BACKREST OF A SEAT||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2014/053264||PEUGEOT CITROEN AUTOMOBILES SA||LEBRETON, Pierre|
The invention relates to a device (DA) which is intended for supporting the head and/or the neck of a person sitting in a seat, which comprises a part (PP), provided with two inner recesses (LI1-LI2) which securely receive two guides (G1-G2) in which two rods (T1-T2) slide, said rods being substantially parallel and rigidly connected to an upper portion of the backrest. One of the rods comprises notches intended for engaging with a locking member (OV) coupled with one of the guides (G1-G2). The part (PP) is made of a material which is slightly deformable so as to withstand positioning dispersions relative to the rods (T1-T2) and capable of absorbing energy in the event of a crash, and comprises an inner portion (PI) provided with an additional recess (LA) communicating with the inner recesses (LI1-LI2) and with the outside and receiving the locking member (OV) in a position that allows same to be actuated on a side surface (FL1).
WO/2015/110724 PRESSURIZED FLUID CYLINDER COMPRISING AN ELECTRONIC DATA-DISPLAY DEVICE||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2014/053460||L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE||CARRON, Amélie|
The invention concerns a pressurized fluid cylinder equipped with a valve accommodating a first draw-off circuit (3), the valve comprising a member (4) for regulating the flow and/or the pressure of the fluid drawn off via a member (5) for manually controlling the regulating member (4), the valve (1) comprising an electronic device (6) for displaying data concerning the amount of fluid contained in a cylinder which is connected to the valve (1), the electronic display device (6) comprising a member (7) for acquiring, storing and processing data and at least one data-display (8) connected to the data-acquisition, -storage and -processing member (7), the valve (1) comprising a sensor (9) for detecting the position of the regulating member (4), the data-acquisition, -storage and -processing member (7) being designed to control the displaying on the display (8) of set information relating to a set amount of fluid contained in the cylinder (2), after the cylinder (2) has been filled and before fluid is drawn off for the first time, provided the position sensor (9) has not transmitted a signal representing a flow and/or pressure of drawn-off fluid which is not zero during a specific time interval and/or has not transmitted a signal representing a specific amount of fluid drawn off.
WO/2015/110726 INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2015/000002||DE LARMINAT, Alain||DE LARMINAT, Alain|
The invention concerns an external combustion engine comprising at least: a cylinder (3) having one closed end (3c); a piston (2) that is movable inside the cylinder, defining a chamber (6a, 6b, 6c) filled with a gaseous fluid; at least one heater (4) and at least one cooler (5a or 5b) acting on the chamber in the cylinder (3) such as to move the movable piston (2) between a first maximum expansion position of the chamber and a second maximum compression position of the chamber; and a mechanism slaving the translational movement of the piston (2), characterised in that the piston (2) consists of at least a base (10) sliding sealingly in the cylinder (3), a mover (11) sliding non-sealingly in the cylinder (3), and a drive shaft (12) driving the mover (11) by the base (10).
WO/2015/110728 METHOD FOR PRODUCING PREFORMS FROM FIBRES WITH IN-LINE APPLICATION OF A BINDER, AND CORRESPONDING MACHINE||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2015/000012||CORIOLIS COMPOSITES||HAMLYN, Alexander|
The present invention concerns, in particular, a method for producing preforms, by draping fibres onto a draping surface, which involves conveying at least one dry fibre (91) from a storage and dispensing system to a draping head, and, during the draping, applying a liquid or pasty binder onto said fibre and/or onto the draping surface and/or the surface of the previously draped fibres. Said application is carried out by means of at least one valve nozzle (50) comprising a chamber (51) supplied with pressurised binder and provided with a discharge port (53), and a valve (54) movably mounted in the chamber and actuated by actuating means (55, 56) between a closed position and an open position, said actuating means being controlled by a control system (73) in accordance with the travelling speed of the fibre.
WO/2015/110722 TOUCH-SENSITIVE CONTROL DEVICE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE DASHBOARD||WO||30.07.2015|
||PCT/FR2014/053265||PEUGEOT CITROEN AUTOMOBILES SA||LAINE, Vincent|
The present invention relates to a touch-sensitive control device for a motor vehicle dashboard, including a transparent front wall (60) painted on the rear surface thereof and having a plurality of functional pictogrammes (61) indicating specific control areas, a capacitive film affixed to the painted rear surface of said front wall (60), an electronic board with printed circuits electrically connected to said capacitive film and including means for controlling said capacitive film as well as a plurality of light-emitting diodes to provide the back-lighting of said pictogrammes (61), a touch-sensitive control panel (10) defined by a thin housing (20) which is open at the front and receives said capacitive film as well as said electronic board, with said front wall (60) sealing said housing (20), and attachment means (70) for connecting said panel (10) by one of the edges of said housing (20) to said dashboard.