Patents Assigned to BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG WÜRZBURG
  • Patent number: 10533550
    Abstract: An oil pump, in particular an electric or electromotive auxiliary pump for a motor vehicle, having a housing having an inlet on the admission side and an outlet on the pressure side, in addition to a pump rotor which is inserted in the housing such that it can rotate about an axis, and having at least one rotor part, a flexible housing component which is in the form of an elastic press plate and which extends over the cross-sectional surface of the pump rotor. The flexible pressure plate is maintained, in an advantageous manner, in the edge area of the second housing parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Uwe Klippert, Christoph Otto
  • Patent number: 10476345
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine having a stator and a rotor, in addition to an electric control device and a connection device which comprises at least one coupling element for electrically connecting the control device to one or several electrical lines and a mass element provided to connect to an electric mass potential. In order to improve the machine with respect to electromagnetic interference, the stator is connected to the mass element by a contact bridge which has a first securing section and a second securing section in addition to a bridge element arranged between the securing sections and includes a single-piece spring steel sheet which is at least partially sinuous.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Maurad Berkouk, Sebastien Labat, Eric Fournier
  • Publication number: 20190238025
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine having a stator and a rotor, in addition to an electric control device and a connection device which comprises at least one coupling element for electrically connecting the control device to one or several electrical lines and a mass element provided to connect to an electric mass potential. In order to improve the machine with respect to electromagnetic interference, the stator is connected to the mass element by a contact bridge which has a first securing section and a second securing section in addition to a bridge element arranged between the securing sections and includes a single-piece spring steel sheet which is at least partially sinuous.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Maurad BERKOUK, Sebastien LABAT, Eric FOURNIER
  • Patent number: 10298088
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine having a stator and a rotor, in addition to an electric control device and a connection device which comprises at least one coupling element for electrically connecting the control device to one or several electrical lines and a mass element provided to connect to an electric mass potential. In order to improve the machine with respect to electromagnetic interference, the stator is connected to the mass element by a contact bridge which has a first securing section and a second securing section in addition to a bridge element arranged between the securing sections and includes a single-piece spring steel sheet which is at least partially sinuous.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Maurad Berkouk, Sebastien Labat, Eric Fournier
  • Patent number: 10028384
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a circuit board assembly, comprising a circuit board which has a first and a second solder region, which is galvanically separated from the first, and which furthermore has a separator arranged between the solder regions and rising out from the solder regions, having a power semiconductor component which has a housing having an output connection side, from which at least one control connection and a plurality of output connections protrude, which are arranged substantially adjacent to each other on the output connection side, wherein the control connection is electrically and mechanically connected to the first solder region and the output connections are electrically and mechanically connected to the second solder region and the control connection is separated from the output connections via the raised separator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG, WUERZBURG
    Inventors: Steffen Ehrmann, Stefan Zick
  • Patent number: 10018204
    Abstract: The invention relates to a fan and a fan module, wherein the fan comprises: a fan hub which comprises a fan rotation axis to rotate in a predetermined direction, a plurality of fan blades comprising a lower end and an upper end, wherein each fan blade is attached with its lower end to the fan hub and extends radially outwardly from the fan hub, wherein each fan blade comprises a lower back sweep portion and an upper forward sweep portion, wherein a maximum ratio r/R of the lower back sweep portion is at least 0.90, wherein r is the local radius of a point of the fan blade edge, and R is the radius of the upper end of the fan blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG, WUERZBURG
    Inventors: Tao Hong, Derek Mudge
  • Patent number: 9876397
    Abstract: An electrical machine, in particular an electric motor of a motor vehicle, having a stator and having a rotor which has a rotation axis. An electrical machine can be a brushless electric motor (DC motor) or a synchronous machine, but also a generator. The stator or the rotor has an electromagnet structure, and the other has a permanent-magnet structure which comprises a first quantity of permanent magnets and a second quantity of permanent magnets. At at least the operating temperature (T), the magnetic coercive field strength (Hcji) of the first quantity is greater than the magnetic coercive field strength (Hcj2) of the second quantity. Further, two methods for producing hybrid magnets are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Sunny Zhang, Matthias Koch, Axel Steinshorn
  • Patent number: 9859770
    Abstract: A drive unit for operating a device, in particular a device in a vehicle and a method for operating a drive unit are provided. An electrical drive assembly and a break assembly are combined and arranged together in a common housing. The breaking assembly could be a mechanical breaking assembly or an electrical break assembly. The break assembly automatically locks the shaft of the electrical drive assembly and thus provides self-locking capabilities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG, WUERZBURG
    Inventors: Attila Simofi-Ilyes, Milenko Stamenic, Michael Groppel, Richard Illingworth
  • Patent number: 9831726
    Abstract: An electrical machine, in particular an electric motor of a motor vehicle, having a stator and having a rotor which has a rotation axis. In this case, an electrical machine can be a brushless electric motor (DC motor) or a synchronous machine, but also a generator. The stator or the rotor has an electromagnet structure and the other has a permanent-magnet structure which comprises a first quantity of permanent magnets and a second quantity of permanent magnets. At an operating temperature, the magnetic coercive field strength of the first quantity is greater than the magnetic coercive field strength of the second quantity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Sunny Zhang, Jin Xu, Daniel Fiederling
  • Patent number: 9774231
    Abstract: A brush system for an electric motor, having a substantially semiannular resistor housing into which an electric flat resistor is introduced, two resistor terminals which protrude from the resistor housing and can be coupled in an electrically conducting manner to a conductor path of the electric motor, and a substantially semi-circular support plate that includes two bus bars to electroconductively couple the conductor path to the terminals and to two brush elements. The two terminals are arranged on the same narrow side of the resistor housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Rainer Schoele, Frank Hartmann, Peter Stockmann
  • Patent number: 9765794
    Abstract: A fan of a motor vehicle is particularly suited as a main fan of an internal combustion engine. The fan has a fan wheel with an outer ring which has a substantially L-shaped ring cross section. The L-shape is defined with a radial limb and an axial limb. The radial limb has a cross-sectional enlargement on a free-end side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventor: Antje Findeisen
  • Patent number: 9730326
    Abstract: Electrical contact arrangement for an electric motor and method for producing same. The present invention relates to an electrical contact arrangement for an electric motor, in particular for an EC drive of a motor vehicle fan, comprising an elongate contact which runs perpendicular to a planar basic conductor, wherein the basic conductor is in the form of a leadframe, and a conductive cohesive and/or form-fitting and/or force-fitting connection is provided between the leadframe and the contact. The present invention also relates to a method for the production of said electrical contact arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG, WÜRZBURG
    Inventors: Steffen Ehrmann, Katharina Gerlach, Artur Schmidt, Karl-Heinz Fleischmann
  • Patent number: 9667185
    Abstract: A method and a device for operating a closed-loop or open-loop speed-controlled electric motor of a fan drive, which motor is connected to an on-board system voltage of a motor vehicle and the motor speed of which is set to a defined first desired speed, wherein, if the on-board system voltage fluctuates, the motor speed is set to a desired speed that is lower compared with the first desired speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Dirk Joachimsmeyer, Martin Rauch
  • Patent number: 9651135
    Abstract: A gear unit for an actuating drive, in particular a window lifter drive, of a motor vehicle is provided that includes a gear housing and a pivot bolt rotatably fixedly connected thereto for rotatably supporting a gear wheel, in particular of a worm gear, the pivot bolt has a second pivot section, which is adjacent to a first pivot section having a first outer diameter, and which has a free end section on the front, the outer diameter of the second pivot section being smaller than the outer diameter of the first pivot section at least over one part of it pivot section length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Thomas Weigold, Alexander Kifer
  • Patent number: 9634527
    Abstract: An electrical machine is provided, in particular an electric motor having a stator and also a rotor which is mounted such that it can rotate about a rotor axis and has a rotor body, wherein permanent magnets are arranged in holders of the rotor body. The permanent magnets being composed of a mixed material, wherein the mixture is set in such a way that the mixed material has a remanence field strength Br of between 0.6 Tesla and 1 Tesla and a coercive field strength Hcj of between 1300 and 2500 KA/m. Permanent magnets or composite bodies can be arranged in holders, and the permanent magnets or composite bodies can have a contour, the cross-sectional area of said contour which is situated perpendicular to the longitudinal axis being reduced within the respective holder in the direction of the radially further outer end of said holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Sunny Zhang, Jin Xu, Daniel Fiederling, Leszek Grzegorz Sawczuk
  • Patent number: 9634528
    Abstract: An electric machine having a stator and a rotor which is mounted so as to be rotatable about a rotor axis and has a rotor body, in which at least two permanent magnets are arranged in receptacles, a first of which component magnets is associated with a first set of permanent magnets, and a second of which component magnets is associated with a second set of permanent magnets. The permanent magnets of the first set differ from the permanent magnets of the second set with respect to the material composition, In particular to the magnetic properties, and wherein at least one permanent magnet of the first or second set or at least one composite body has a contour, the cross-sectional face of which, being located perpendicularly with respect to the longitudinal axis, decreases within the respective receptacle towards that end thereof which is radially further to the outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Sunny Zhang, Daniel Fiederling, Joachim Baumgartner, Jin Xu
  • Patent number: 9602029
    Abstract: A method for operating a brushless, rotating electrical machine, including at least three phase windings, each of which has a first phase winding terminal and a second phase winding terminal. The phase windings are connected to each other, in particular the particular second phase winding terminals are connected to a shared star point, and phase-width-modulated voltage signals being applied separately to each individual phase winding, and at least one selected phase winding being at least temporarily connected to a constant electrical potential. To minimize switching operations and to reduce the alternating current component of the current source, the pulses of the pulse-width-modulated signals applied to the remaining phase windings are at least temporarily phase-shifted with respect to each other during the period in which the selected phase winding is connected to a constant electrical potential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventor: Johannes Schwarzkopf
  • Patent number: 9599217
    Abstract: A transmission unit of a motor vehicle, with a transmission having a transmission shaft and with an electric motor that is coupled thereto in an axial direction and that has a stator and that has a rotor arranged on a motor shaft and that is bearingless on the A-side. The electric motor includes an end plate on the B-side, and the stator is located at least partly inside a housing of the transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Joachim Baumgartner, Dominik Fueller, Christoph Otto, Martin Pondelek
  • Patent number: 9590323
    Abstract: An electric motor, in particular a radiator fan motor of a motor vehicle, has a stator which is fitted with a rotating-field winding, and a rotor which is mounted such that it can rotate in relation to the stator. A converter electronics system is provided, wherein a number of contact elements for insulation-free or enamel-insulated connection contacts of at least one component of the converter electronics system and/or for enamel-insulated winding ends of the rotating-field winding are mounted on a printed circuit board. The contact elements are in the form of clamping contacts or insulation-displacement terminal contacts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Georg Winheim, Thomas Ziegler, Stefan Zick, Jan Gwozdz, Maik Ruemmler
  • Patent number: 9473051
    Abstract: A method for positioning a brushless electric drive comprising a stator that has at least one phase winding to which a voltage signal can be applied, and a rotor equipped with magnetic poles. In the method, a voltage signal is applied to the at least one phase winding, the voltage signal generates a magnetic field as a result of the current flowing in the phase winding. The magnetic field putting the rotor into alignment, and as long as the rotor is in motion, the voltage signal is modified in accordance with the intensity of the current induced in the at least one phase winding by the moving rotor, in such a way that the induced current is increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventor: Johannes Schwarzkopf