Patents Assigned to SAES Smart Materials
  • Patent number: 10487377
    Abstract: One aspect generally relates to a Cr, Ni, Mo and Co alloy, with tightly controlled levels of impurities. One aspect relates to an alloy including about 10 to about 30 weight % Cr, about 20 to about 50 weight % Ni, about 2 to about 20 weight % Mo, about 10 to about 50 weight % Co, and less than about 0.01 weight % Al, wherein each weight % is based on the total weight of the alloy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignees: Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Saes Smart Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: René Richter, Jörg-Martin Gebert, Heiko Specht, Francis E. Sczerzenie, Radhakrishnan M. Manjeri, Weimin Yin
  • Publication number: 20180363115
    Abstract: One aspect relates to a method for manufacturing a composite wire, including providing a first part in form of a rod, providing a second part in form of a tube surrounding the rod at least partially to form a rod-tube assembly, providing a clad part in form of a cylinder surrounding the rod-tube assembly at least partially to form a cladded rod-tube assembly, and extruding the cladded rod-tube assembly to form the composite wire. The second part includes an alloy comprising the following alloy components: a) Cr in the range from about 10 to about 30 wt. %; b) Ni in the range from about 20 to about 50 wt. %; c) Mo in the range from about 2 to about 20 wt. %; d) Co in the range from about 10 to about 50 wt. %; wherein the Al content of the alloy is less than about 0.01 wt. %; wherein each wt. % is based on the total weight of the alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicants: Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, SAES Smart Materials, Inc., Heraeus Materials Singapore Pte. Ltd., Heraeus Medical Components LLC
    Inventors: René RICHTER, Jörg-Martin GEBERT, Heiko SPECHT, Francis E. SCZERZENIE, Radhakrishnan M. MANJERI, Weimin YIN, Sai Srikanth GOLAGANI VENKATA KANAKA, Larry LARK
  • Publication number: 20180366239
    Abstract: One aspect relates to a method for manufacturing a cable. The method for manufacturing the cable includes the steps of providing several raw wires made of a wire material, drawing the raw wires into wires, coiling the wires into a cable, and heat treating the cable. The wire material includes an alloy including the following alloy components: a) Cr in the range from about 10 to about 30 wt. %; b) Ni in the range from about 20 to about 50 wt. %; c) Mo in the range from about 2 to about 20 wt. %; d) Co in the range from about 10 to about 50 wt. %. The Al content of the Cr, Ni, Mo and Co alloy is less than about 0.01 wt. % and each wt. % is based on the total weight of the alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicants: Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, SAES Smart Materials, Inc., Heraeus Materials Singapore Pte. Ltd., Heraeus Medical Components LLC
    Inventors: René RICHTER, Jörg-Martin GEBERT, Heiko SPECHT, Francis E. SCZERZENIE, Radhakrishnan M. MANJERI, Weimin YIN, Sai Srikanth GOLAGANI VENKATA KANAKA, Larry LARK
  • Publication number: 20180366238
    Abstract: One aspect relates to a coil comprising at least two composite wires. The composite wire includes a first part and a second part. The first part is a metallic component. The second part includes an alloy of: a) Cr in the range from about 10 to about 30 wt. %; b) Ni in the range from about 20 to about 50 wt. %; c) Mo in the range from about 2 to about 20 wt. %; d) Co in the range from about 10 to about 50 wt. %. The Al content of the Cr, Ni, Mo and Co alloy is less than about 0.01 wt. % and each wt. % is based on the total weight of the alloy. The first part may at least partially surround the second part when seen in a cross section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicants: Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, SAES Smart Materials, Inc., Heraeus Materials Singapore Pte. Ltd., Heraeus Medical Components LLC
    Inventors: René RICHTER, Jörg-Martin GEBERT, Heiko SPECHT, Francis E. SCZERZENIE, Radhakrishnan M. MANJERI, Weimin YIN, Sai Srikanth GOLAGANI VENKATA KANAKA, Larry LARK
  • Publication number: 20180363146
    Abstract: One aspect relates to a method for manufacturing a passivated product, a passivated product, and a medical device comprising such passivated product. The passivated product comprises a raw product and a passivation coating. The raw product is made at least partially of an alloy comprising Cr, Ni, Mo and Co, in one embodiment, with tightly controlled levels of impurities. The method for manufacturing the passivated product comprises a providing of a raw product and a passivating of a surface of the raw product at least partially to provide a passivated product with a passivation coating. The raw product is made at least partially of an alloy comprising the following alloy components: a) Cr in the range from about 10 to about 30 wt. %; b) Ni in the range from about 20 to about 50 wt. %; c) Mo in the range from about 2 to about 20 wt. %; d) Co in the range from about 10 to about 50 wt. %. The Al content of the Cr, Ni, Mo and Co alloy is less than about 0.01 wt. % and each wt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicants: Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, SAES Smart Materials, Inc., Heraeus Materials Singapore Pte. Ltd., Heraeus Medical Components LLC
    Inventors: René RICHTER, Jörg-Martin GEBERT, Heiko SPECHT, Francis E. SCZERZENIE, Radhakrishnan M. MANJERI, Weimin YIN, Sai Srikanth GOLAGANI VENKATA KANAKA, Larry LARK
  • Publication number: 20170175235
    Abstract: One aspect generally relates to a Cr, Ni, Mo and Co alloy, with tightly controlled levels of impurities. One aspect relates to an alloy including about 10 to about 30 weight % Cr, about 20 to about 50 weight % Ni, about 2 to about 20 weight % Mo, about 10 to about 50 weight % Co, and less than about 0.01 weight % Al, wherein each weight % is based on the total weight of the alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicants: Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Saes Smart Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: René Richter, Jörg-Martin Gebert, Heiko Specht, Francis E. Sczerzenie, Radhakrishnan M. Manjeri, Weimin Yin
  • Patent number: 9315880
    Abstract: Semi-finished products for the production of devices containing thermoelastic materials with improved reliability and reproducibility are described. The semi-finished products are based on an alloy of Ni—Ti plus elements X and/or Y. The nickel amount is comprised between 40 and 52 atom %, X is comprised between 0.1 and 1 atom %, Y is comprised between 1 and 10 atom % and the balance is titanium. The one or more additional elements X are chosen from Al, Ta, Hf, Si, Ca, Ce, La, Re, Nb, V, W, Y, Zr, Mo, and B. The one or more additional elements Y are chosen from Al, Ag, Au, Co, Cr, Fe, Mn, Mo, Nb, Pd, Pt, Ta and W.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: SAES SMART MATERIALS
    Inventors: Francis E. Sczerzenie, Graeme William Paul
  • Patent number: 8430981
    Abstract: Ni-Ti (nickel-titanium) based alloys. and related semi-finished products and methods are described, where the nickel content is comprised between 50.7 and 52.0 atomic % .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Saes Smart Materials
    Inventors: Francis E. Sczerzenie, Alberto Coda
  • Publication number: 20120189486
    Abstract: Semi-finished products for the production of devices containing thermoelastic materials with improved reliability and reproducibility are described. The semi-finished products are based on an alloy of Ni—Ti plus elements X and/or Y. The nickel amount is comprised between 40 and 52 atom %, X is comprised between 0.1 and 1 atom %, Y is comprised between 1 and 10 atom % and the balance is titanium. The one or more additional elements X are chosen from Al, Ta, Hf, Si, Ca, Ce, La, Re, Nb, V, W, Y, Zr, Mo, and B. The one or more additional elements Y are chosen from Al, Ag, Au, Co, Cr, Fe, Mn, Mo, Nb, Pd, Pt, Ta and W.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Applicant: SAES SMART MATERIALS
    Inventors: Francis E. SCZERZENIE, Graeme William PAUL
  • Patent number: 8152941
    Abstract: Semi-finished products for the production of devices containing thermoelastic materials with improved reliability and reproducibility are described. The semi-finished products are based on an alloy of Ni—Ti plus elements X and/or Y. The nickel amount is comprised between 40 and 52 atom %, X is comprised between 0.1 and 1 atom %, Y is comprised between 1 and 10 atom % and the balance is titanium. The one or more additional elements X are chosen from Al, Ta, Hf, Si, Ca, Ce, La, Re, Nb, V, W, Y, Zr, Mo, and B. The one or more additional elements Y are chosen from Al, Ag, Au, Co, Cr, Fe, Mn, Mo, Nb, Pd, Pt, Ta and W.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: SAES Smart Materials
    Inventors: Francis E. Sczerzenie, Graeme William Paul
  • Publication number: 20110277568
    Abstract: Semi-finished products for the production of devices containing thermoelastic materials with improved reliability and reproducibility are described. The semi-finished products are based on an alloy of Ni—Ti plus elements X and/or Y. The nickel amount is comprised between 40 and 52 atom %, X is comprised between 0.1 and 1 atom %, Y is comprised between 1 and 10 atom % and the balance is titanium. The one or more additional elements X are chosen from Al, Ta, Hf, Si, Ca, Ce, La, Re, Nb, V, W, Y, Zr, Mo, and B. The one or more additional elements Y are chosen from Al, Ag, Au, Co, Cr, Fe, Mn, Mo, Nb, Pd, Pt, Ta and W.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2010
    Publication date: November 17, 2011
    Applicant: SAES SMART MATERIALS
    Inventors: Francis E. Sczerzenie, Graeme William Paul