Patents Assigned to Sew-Eurodrive GmbH & Co. KG
  • Patent number: 10730404
    Abstract: In a method for operating a production plant having a vehicle and at least one charging point, and in a production plant having a vehicle for carrying out the method: in a first method step, the vehicle drives to the charging point; in a second method step, the vehicle is rotated, in particular with the aid of the omnidirectional drive or the differential drive; in a third method step, the vehicle moves on; and electrical energy is inductively transmitted from the charging point to the vehicle during the second method step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Johann Soder
  • Patent number: 10735022
    Abstract: In method for processing a measured-value signal determined in an analog manner and a resolver system for implementing the method, the measured-value signal being supplied to a delta-sigma modulator, which makes a bit stream, particularly a one-bit data stream, available on the output side, in particular, whose moving average corresponds to the measured-value signal, the bit stream being supplied to a first digital filter, which converts the bit stream into a stream of digital intermediate words, that is a multibit data stream, the first digital filter having three serially arranged differentiators, the bit stream being clocked at a clock frequency fS, that is, at a clock-pulse period TS=1/fS, and therefore the stream of digital intermediate words being clocked, and thus updated, at a clock-pulse frequency fD, that is, at a clock-pulse period TD=1/fD, the output signal of the first digital filter being supplied to a second digital filter, the second digital filter having as its output data-word stream the dif
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Wolfgang Hammel, Ulrich Neumayer
  • Publication number: 20200231196
    Abstract: In a rail system and method for operating a rail system having a rail-guided mobile part and having a central control system, the mobile part includes a device for acquiring the position of the mobile part, the mobile part has a first drive, in particular a traction drive, the mobile part has a current acquisition device, the mobile part has a processor for evaluating the current-value profile acquired between a first position and a second position, the processor as a device for evaluating the current-value profile is configured such that the processor determines as an evaluation value tuples which include at least an item of position information and a value determined from the current-value profile, the processor is connected with the aid of a data transmission channel to the central control system for the transmission of the value tuples, the central control system is adapted to monitor the value tuples and monitors the respective value determined from the individual current profile for an exceeding of a pe
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Manuel ESCURIOLA ETTINGSHAUSEN, Björn GROTHE, Daniel SCHMIDT, Stephan MEYER
  • Patent number: 10718421
    Abstract: A gearing having a shaft that projects from the gear interior into the environment, the shaft being sealed with the aid of at least one contactless seal, and the opening of the contactless seal, which is oriented toward the interior of the gearing, i.e., the spatial region of the gearing that contains the lubricating oil, being disposed above the lubricating oil level that comes about when the gearing is not in operation, a tin piece being disposed between the opening and the gear-tooth piece situated closest to this opening and generating lubricating oil waves and/or lubricating oil foam from the lubricating oil bath.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Tobias Schwan, Juergen Megerle, Alexander Huettinger
  • Patent number: 10718353
    Abstract: A gear unit having a shaft, in particular an input shaft, a fan impeller being connected to the shaft in a torsionally fixed manner, a fan hood being connected to the gear unit housing, which at least partially encloses the fan impeller, a separation plate for separating the pressure chamber of the fan from the suction chamber of the fan being connected to the fan hood, where the separation plate has an air intake opening for the fan impeller and is situated on the side of the fan impeller facing axially away from the gear unit, the fan impeller has an upper and a lower cover disk, which are axially set apart from each other, and fan blades are disposed between the cover disks, so that channels are formed, the radial clearance of the air intake opening being disposed within, especially centrally within, the radial clearance region covered by the upper cover disk, and the air intake opening is disposed axially within, especially centrally within, the axial region covered by the upper cover disk.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO.KG
    Inventors: Konstantin Völker, Peter Barton, Stefan Dietrich, Anette Bunka
  • Patent number: 10697768
    Abstract: A method and device for the cyclic digital transfer of a position value of a moving object having inertial mass, the value range of the transferred position value being limited in such a way that no whole revolution or, in the case of a linear motion, other complete period that is conditional upon mechanical conditions is mappable, and the actual position is generated by detecting, in an evaluation unit, instances of the value range being exceeded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Olaf Simon
  • Publication number: 20200195082
    Abstract: An electric motor includes a rotor having a rotor shaft part and a first shaft part and a second shaft part. The rotor shaft is situated axially between the first and the second shaft parts. The first shaft part includes a first bearing seat and is connected to the rotor shaft part in a torsionally fixed manner, and the second shaft part includes a second bearing seat and is connected to the rotor shaft part in a torsionally fixed manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Michael STARK, Klaus MÜLLER, Bernhard WINTER
  • Publication number: 20200192843
    Abstract: A method for integrating a further bus subscriber into a bus system, and a bus system, having a master module and subscribers disposed in series, includes the temporally consecutive method steps: in a first method step, the further bus subscriber transmits a data packet to the master module in order to log in to the master module, in a second method step, a bus subscriber disposed between the further bus subscriber and the master module stops the data packet and checks whether the bus system has already received a release, in a third method step, the first bus subscriber forwards the data packet to the master module if the bus system has not yet received a release, or in a third, in particular an alternative, method step, if the bus system has already received a release, the bus subscriber stores the data packet and waits until the release of the bus system is revoked and after the release has been revoked, forwards the stored data packet to the master module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Manuel FUCHS
  • Patent number: 10658952
    Abstract: A drive system includes a power converter and a motor powered from the power converter via supply leads. An electromagnetically actuatable brake is disposed on the motor. The brake is able to be supplied and is therefore controllable from an AC/DC converter, which is powered via lines from a DC/AC converter that is powered and/or controlled by signal electronics of the power converter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Josef Schmidt, Michael Geissler, Maja Sliskovic, Dieter Groß, Jürgen Böckle
  • Publication number: 20200141481
    Abstract: A gear unit includes a housing, a trough for guiding oil and reducing losses due to splashing surrounding a circumferential section of a toothing part, the trough including at least three parts, e.g., at least one bottom plate and two side walls, the bottom plate being screw-connected to the two side walls, the trough being fastened to the housing, the trough having an opening, the bottom plate and the side walls being stamped bent parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Zili WU
  • Patent number: 10644753
    Abstract: A method for producing, especially configuring, a system is provided, including a contact wire and an apparatus, and device for carrying out the method. The apparatus is able to be supplied with energy with the aid of the contact wire, and information is transmittable from and/or receivable by the apparatus via the contact wire. The contact wire has at least a first, second, fourth and fifth contact conductor that are connected to one respective connector element of the apparatus. The first and second contact conductors have one respective phase of the AC voltage supplying the apparatus. The fourth contact conductor is provided for transmitting information and the fifth contact conductor is provided for receiving information. One of the phases, thus especially the phase acting as signaling phase, is connected electrically to a first connector element, in particular, the first connector element is provided with a corresponding marking or identification when producing the apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Heiko Schulz, Ronny Enenkel, Martin Bund, Claus Schöpfer
  • Patent number: 10637367
    Abstract: A converter system and a method for operating a converter system having block-type energy feedback, in particular, includes: a power inverter that feeds energy back to an AC-voltage supply system, i.e. in particular a first power inverter; a DC/DC transformer having a control unit; and an electric motor, which is able to be fed by a second power inverter. The DC-voltage-side terminal of the second power inverter is connected to a first terminal of the DC/DC transformer 102, and a current-acquisition device for acquiring the current conveyed by the DC/DC transformer to the terminal of the regenerative power inverter on the DC-voltage side is connected to a control unit, e.g., such that the current values acquired by the current-acquisition device are supplied to the control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Georg Pfeiffer
  • Patent number: 10634232
    Abstract: In a sealing array for a transmission, in particular for the output shaft of a transmission, and a transmission having a sealing array, a spacer ring is situated between a first and a second shaft-sealing ring, a flange part is connected to the coupling flange, in particular by screws, and a coupling flange presses the second shaft-sealing ring against the spacer ring, the spacer ring presses on the first shaft-sealing ring so that the first shaft-sealing ring is positioned against a flange part. The flange part, the coupling flange, the first shaft-sealing ring, the spacer ring, and the second shaft-sealing ring are arranged as a pre-assembled unit, and thus, in particular, as a transportable, integrated unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Martin Reineberg, Peter Barton
  • Patent number: 10612585
    Abstract: In a thrust washer for the axial securing of rolling elements of a bearing, and a gear mechanism including a thrust washer, the thrust washer is arranged as a circular disk, which has an axially protruding, in particular radially outer, projection. The circular disk has a recess, which is disposed out of center, i.e., the center point of the, e.g., circular recess thus particularly being set apart from the center axis and/or from the center point of the circular disk. The projection may have an annular shape, and the ring axis is set apart from the center point of the, e.g., circular recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Jens Blömeke, Stefan Hannet, Sebastian Höhne, Thomas Huber
  • Patent number: 10605240
    Abstract: A delivery device having a connecting rod, and a method for controlling a delivery device having a connecting rod and at least one balance weight, includes a part that is permanently connected to a shaft, on which part a pivot bearing is situated, by which the first end region of the connecting rod is accommodated by the part, in particular such that the connecting rod is able to be driven in eccentric manner, balance weights being situated on the part so as to be displaceable by a first drive, a first computer being provided on the part, which controls the displacement of the balance weights.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Günter Becker, Dirk Degen
  • Patent number: 10591046
    Abstract: A gear housing for a bevel gear having a surface which is made up of sections and attachment faces. The sections are convexly curved along at least one surface curve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Hubert Leibold, Roland Denefleh, Andreas Sigmund, Martin Gantner, Joachim Sander
  • Patent number: 10594098
    Abstract: In a connection unit for an electrical device, an electrical device system, and a production method, the connection unit has an electrically insulating receiving part, which includes a first receiving section, a second receiving section, and at least one electrically conductive connection device, in particular a bus bar. The receiving part is arranged to accommodate connection device(s) with the aid of the first and second receiving sections. A connection device is accommodated in the first receiving section, and, for example, no connection devices are accommodated in the second receiving section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Stefanie Ritz, Jürgen Ott
  • Patent number: 10572418
    Abstract: A method for integrating a further bus subscriber into a bus system, and a bus system, having a master module and subscribers disposed in series, includes the temporally consecutive method steps: in a first method step, the further bus subscriber transmits a data packet to the master module in order to log in to the master module, in a second method step, a bus subscriber disposed between the further bus subscriber and the master module stops the data packet and checks whether the bus system has already received a release, in a third method step, the first bus subscriber forwards the data packet to the master module if the bus system has not yet received a release, or in a third, in particular an alternative, method step, if the bus system has already received a release, the bus subscriber stores the data packet and waits until the release of the bus system is revoked and after the release has been revoked, forwards the stored data packet to the master module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Manuel Fuchs
  • Patent number: 10539220
    Abstract: A gear unit motor having a gear unit and an electric motor which drives the gear unit, the electric motor having a rotor shaft, which is disposed so as to allow a rotation about its rotor shaft axis, the gear unit having a first housing part and a second housing part, the second housing part having a square flange, the first housing part having a round flange facing the motor and a square flange facing the second gear unit housing part, in particular the square flange of the second housing part, the round flange and the square flange of the first housing part being connected by an interposed connection section, the connection section of the first housing part having projections in one surface section, in particular projections that extend parallel to the direction of the rotor shaft axis when viewed in the circumferential direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Oliver Bühn, Miki Tegeltija
  • Patent number: 10539223
    Abstract: A gear unit includes a shaft, in particular an input shaft, a flange part and a housing part. The input shaft is supported by bearings in the housing part, and a fan is connected to the shaft in a torsion-proof manner. The housing part includes cooling fins, in particular cooling fins that extend in the axial direction, i.e. in the axis direction of the shaft, the cooling fins have an offset and/or stepped configuration, and the flange part surrounds the offset or stepped region of the cooling fins, in particular in the manner of a housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Tobias Schwan, Peter Barton, Jan Knittel, Peter Eller