MGA Magna International
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Metasurface lens assembly for chromatic separation
17 Aug 21
A metasurface lens assembly to perform chromatic separation includes a first layer with a plurality of nanofins extending transversely there from and each being optically anisotropic and transmissive to light in the visible spectrum and having an optical characteristic that is set according to a phase profile.
Jasmin Jijina Sinkular, Boris Shulkin, Benjamin May, Joern Ihlenburg, Todd Deaville, Umer Shahid, Yuesheng Lu
Filed: 3 Sep 17
Method for Improving High-pressure Die Casting Shot Sleeve by Additive Manufacturing Metal Matrix Composite Insert
12 Aug 21
An insert for a steel shot sleeve of a high-pressure die casting assembly used to form aluminum vehicle components is provided.
Randy S. BEALS
Filed: 10 May 19
Chain Driven E-drive Gearbox
12 Aug 21
An electric drive module (e-drive module) for an electric motor vehicle and chain driven electric-drive (e-drive) gearbox therefor is provided.
Filed: 18 Apr 19
Surface design for self piercing rivet button formation
10 Aug 21
A riveted assembly includes a first panel member having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; a second panel member having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; and a rivet.
John Richard Potocki
Filed: 12 Aug 16
Conduction Pre-heating of Sheet for Hot Forming
5 Aug 21
A system for producing components by hot forming includes a pre-heat station, a furnace, and a press.
Cangji SHI, Cyrus YAU, Nick ADAM, Eric DENIJS, Pascal CHAREST
Filed: 10 May 19
Compact power running board
3 Aug 21
A compact deployable/retractable running board assembly for a motor vehicle including a running board, linkage coupled to the running board, and a motor assembly coupled to an actuator, the running board moveable between at least one stowed position and at least one deployed position.
Albert Yuguang Long, Jeffrey R. Johnson, Bradley E. Watson
Filed: 24 May 19
Scalable Multi-level Power Converter
29 Jul 21
A multilevel power converter, or inverter, for converting a direct current electrical power to an alternating current electrical power includes one or more 2-level converters each including gallium nitride (GaN) transistors configured to switch two input lines to a three-phase output line.
Debmalya BANERJEE, Chunyan LAI, Jiangbo TIAN, Animesh KUNDU, Eshaan GHOSH, Narayan Chandra KAR, Jasmin Jijina SINKULAR, Lakshmi Varaha IYER, Philip KORTA
Filed: 6 Jun 19
Vehicle Twist Axle Assembly
8 Jul 21
The twist axle assembly includes a cross beam that extends along a length between opposite ends, and a pair of trailing arms are fixedly attached with the opposite ends.
Frank Nick CASALI
Filed: 29 Mar 19
Cast bumper system and method of manufacturing same
6 Jul 21
A bumper system including a bumper beam being cast from metal having a front panel and a back panel, extending between a first bumper beam end and a second bumper beam end.
Edward Karl Steinebach, Jeremiah John Brady, Jeffrey Jay Mellis, Richard Lee Winfree, Mark Justin Jones, Darren Andrew Womack
Filed: 31 Jul 19
Vehicle compartment louver carrier with integrated ducting
29 Jun 21
The present invention is directed to a carrier for an automobile with integrated active ducting.
Michael W. Crane, Thomas Pilette, Norman Guschewski
Filed: 19 Jan 17
Hazardous Voltage Pre-charging and Discharging System and Method
24 Jun 21
A system for pre-charging and discharging a hazardous voltage direct current system includes a first relay in the form of main contactors, a second relay, and a resistor disposed between first and second electrical contacts.
Andreas EGLSEER, Martin WINTER
Filed: 30 Aug 19
System and method for adaptive bin picking for manufacturing
22 Jun 21
A system and method for automatically moving one or more parts between a bin at a source location and a destination using a robot is provided.
Alexander Zak, Dusko Perovski
Filed: 17 Jul 17
Fixture Assembly for Welding Operations
17 Jun 21
A fixture assembly for supporting a plurality of blanks during a welding operation.
Andreas STRANZ, Florian HANSCHMANN
Filed: 29 Nov 18
System and Method for Integrated Battery Charging and Propulsion In Plug-in Electric Vehicles
10 Jun 21
A system and method for integrated charging a vehicle includes a hybrid excitation machine, operable as a traction motor and including a rotor separated by an air gap from a stator with AC windings.
K. Lakshmi Varaha IYER, Gernot STEINMAIR, Jasmin Jijina SINKULAR
Filed: 1 Jun 18
Coating for Steel, Coated Steel and a Method of the Same
10 Jun 21
A coating process employing coating techniques which allow an end-user to coat steel, rather than relying on a specialized location or supplier, is provided.
Jeremiah John BRADY, Edward Karl STEINEBACH, Richard Lee WINFREE, Vinod Kumar SIKKA, Kenneth Ray ADAMS
Filed: 16 May 18
Method of attaching sheets together
8 Jun 21
The method includes the step of positioning the sheets in an at least partially overlapping relationship.
John Richard Potocki, William Andrew Kokosza, Steven Reece Falter
Filed: 4 Dec 17
Flexible Light Emitting System
6 May 21
A flexible light emitting system is provided and includes a flexible printed circuit layer that has a substrate with a top in surface and a bottom surface and a plurality of traces of silver paste disposed on the top surface.
Ronald S. ZAK, Todd DEAVILLE
Filed: 14 Aug 18
Flexplates and method for capacitor discharge welding of flexplates
13 Apr 21
A two-piece flexplate assembly having a ring gear welded to a central plate using a capacitor discharge welding process.
Guobin Yin, Markus R. Schuiki, Markus Reiterer, Alexander Dietrich
Filed: 24 May 18
Adjustable twist beam tube forming die
30 Mar 21
A die 20 used to form a metal tube into a tubular twist beam part 22 having a U-shaped torsion section 66 is provided.
Christopher Erik Peters, Scott Robert Mooney
Filed: 22 Jan 18
Structural component including a tempered transition zone
30 Mar 21
The invention provides a hot stamped structural component (20) for an automotive vehicle, such as a B-pillar, including a first part (22) formed of a high strength steel material joined to a second part (24) formed of a high ductility steel material.
Richard Allen Teague
Filed: 1 Jul 17