Patents Assigned to Sew-Eurodrive GmbH & Co. KG
  • Publication number: 20210123522
    Abstract: A planetary gearbox includes a ring gear accommodated in a housing part, the ring gear particularly has on its radially outer surface, in particular its radially outer side, an annular groove, the annular groove, in particular a circumferential annular groove in the circumferential direction, and a spring element is accommodated in the annular groove, which projects at least partially into an annular groove introduced into the housing part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Stefan HANNET
  • Patent number: 10992381
    Abstract: A method is provided for transmitting information and a device for carrying out the method, in which images are photographed by a camera with an image-taking rate, thus, especially frame rate, a controllable illuminant being disposed in the responsive range of the camera, where the control frequency (f_PWM) of the illuminant is less than the image-taking rate f1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Zhidong Hua, Christoph Steffen Keppler, Henning Schäfer, Andreas Wanjek
  • Patent number: 10990244
    Abstract: A navigation apparatus displays nodes of a navigation tree stored in a storage device in a manner that one selected node is displayed in an expanded display form and further nodes are displayed in a reduced display form on a display unit. In response to a selection of a subordinate node, the previously selected node is converted into the reduced display form and the newly selected node is converted into an expanded display form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Robert Reichle, Manfred Gaul, Stephan Nicklis, Christian Hornung, Desiree Nissel, Stephan Schneider, Rima Pfetzing, Anne Schilling, Daniel Reinhardt
  • Publication number: 20210115978
    Abstract: In a part having a rotationally symmetric region and a machining surface, and a method for manufacturing the part from a blank, the machining surface is finished in a planar manner. The normal direction of the machining surface is oriented parallelly to the axis of symmetry, e.g., an axis of rotation, of the rotationally symmetric region. The part includes an annular groove that extends around in a circumferential direction, e.g., with respect to the axis of symmetry. In a circumferential angular region covered by the machining surface, the annular groove is incomplete, e.g., removed down to the groove base of the annular groove, and in a circumferential angular region not covered by the machining surface, the annular groove is complete, e.g., the machining surface bordering on the annular groove and/or leading into the annular groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Wolfgang BRAND, Tobias RÜCK
  • Publication number: 20210115976
    Abstract: A clamping connection includes a hollow shaft region, a shaft at least partially introduced into the hollow shaft region, a screw, and a clamping ring. The hollow shaft region has an axial slot radially extending through the hollow shaft region. The screw has a screw thread and a screw head, which is larger than the largest diameter of the screw thread. The hollow shaft region has a flattening, the screw rests at least partially against the flattening, and the screw is set apart from the shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Sascha HALLER, Jens SCHILLINGER
  • Publication number: 20210108682
    Abstract: A coupling includes a shaft at least partially inserted into a hollow shaft and a ring part, in particular of a clamping ring, slipped onto the hollow shaft. The ring part is axially restricted by a collar provided on the shaft, in particular a radially projecting collar, and/or the ring part is resting against a collar, or the collar, of the shaft, in particular against a collar provided on the shaft, in particular a radially projecting collar. The hollow shaft has slots, in particular axial slots, which are set apart from the collar. The ring part has a chamfer, in particular on its inner side and/or at its ring opening and/or in particular in its axial end region facing the collar, so that the inner diameter of the ring part in the axial region covered by the chamfer is greater than the inner diameter in the particular axial region in which the ring part is in contact with the hollow shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Sascha HALLER, Jens SCHILLINGER, Max DENKHAUS
  • Publication number: 20210111572
    Abstract: In a system for contactlessly transmitting electrical energy to a mobile part movable on a floor, a stepped bore is provided in the floor. A frame part is situated on the step of the stepped bore. A charge unit is accommodated by the frame part and has a receiving part situated between upper and lower cover parts. A primary winding is situated on the inner side of the upper cover part and is fed by an electronic circuit supplied with electrical energy with the aid of a cable that is at least partially accommodated in a cable-routing part. The cable-routing part is situated in a groove having a radial extension in relation to, and guided through the step of, the stepped bore, so that the cable is routed underneath the step of the stepped bore.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Nils-Malte JAHN
  • Publication number: 20210108713
    Abstract: A transmission includes a housing, having lower and upper housing parts, and having bearing seats. A web is formed on the lower housing part between two bearing seats in each case, which is pressed against a web provided on the upper housing part and between the respective bearing seats.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Ermalt LAMAJ, Mathias MÜLLER, Peter ELLER, Tobias SCHWAN
  • Patent number: 10976893
    Abstract: A display device displays device information in a navigation tree, whose nodes are each assigned to apparatus parts, apparatuses and/or apparatus groups, such that the apparatus information with a node that is superordinate both to the node which is assigned to a source of the apparatus information, and to a currently selected node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Robert Reichle, Manfred Gaul, Daniel Reinhardt, Stephan Nicklis, Desiree Nissel, Stephan Schneider, Rima Pfetzing, Anne Schilling, Christian Hornung
  • Publication number: 20210101202
    Abstract: In a device, in particular machine, for producing Wiegand wire from a wire, in particular pulse wire, and a method for operating a device, the device having a first clamping chuck, a second clamping chuck, and a third clamping chuck, the wire being fed through each of the three clamping chucks, in particular so that the wire is able to be connected in a releasable and torsionally fixed manner to the three clamping chucks, in particular able to be connected to the three clamping chucks in a releasable, torsionally fixed and nonpositive manner. The clamping chucks are set apart from one another in the wire direction, and the second clamping chuck is situated between the first and the third clamping chuck in the wire direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Olaf SIMON, Dennis RÄDLE, Julian HOFFMANN, Daniel Simon FUCHS
  • Publication number: 20210103538
    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: December 16, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Manuel FUCHS
  • Patent number: 10965155
    Abstract: In a system for a non-contact transmission of electrical energy to a mobile part, the system has a bore introduced into a floor material, a frame part is accommodated in the bore, a receiving part is situated in the frame part, an electronic circuit is situated in the receiving part, the receiving part is at least partially covered by a cover part in the manner of a housing, in particular on one of its sides, a sheet-metal part is situated between the receiving part and the frame part, and the sheet-metal part touches the receiving part and the sheet-metal part touches the frame part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Nils-Malte Jahn, Thomas Krempel, Björn Egger
  • Patent number: 10965158
    Abstract: In a system for non-contact transmission of electrical energy to a mobile part movably arranged on a facility floor, a charge unit is situated in a recess of the floor, the charge unit has a receiving part having upper and lower cover parts, a primary winding is accommodated in the upper cover part, the receiving part at least partially restricts a space region that accommodates an electronic circuit, a bore penetrates the lower cover part, and terminates via its first end region in the space region and terminates via its other end region in a further space region which is at least partially restricted by a dome wall provided on the lower cover part, and a diaphragm is situated on the bore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Björn Egger, Nils-Malte Jahn, Andreas Böser, Jochen Mahlein
  • Publication number: 20210091596
    Abstract: In a method for producing a system for inductively transmitting energy to a mobile part, and a device for performing the method: a stepped bore is introduced into a floor; a sealing element is introduced into the stepped bore; a ring frame is held in place in the stepped bore with the aid of an alignment unit supported on the surface of the floor, the upper edge of the ring frame in particular being aligned with the height of the floor or with the surface of a floor covering applied to the floor, i.e. the upper edge in particular being brought to the same height position as the surface of the floor or the floor covering; the ring frame is set apart from the floor so that a gap region exists between the ring frame and the floor; casting compound is filled into the gap region; the alignment unit is removed; and a primary part is accommodated in the ring frame, in particular connected with the aid of screws.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Johann SODER, Nils-Malte JAHN
  • Patent number: 10951126
    Abstract: In a system and method for operating a system having a rectifier which is supplyable from an electric AC-voltage supply network, an inverter which feeds an electric motor, and a DC/DC converter which is connected to an energy accumulator, the DC-voltage side connection of the inverter is connected to the DC-voltage side connection of the rectifier, in particular, the electric motor is supplied from the AC-voltage side connection of the inverter, a first DC-voltage side connection of the DC/DC converter is connected to the DC-voltage side connection of the rectifier, in particular, the DC-voltage side connection of the inverter and the first DC-voltage side connection of the DC/DC converter are connected in parallel, the DC/DC converter has a housing in which a device for current acquisition is situated, which acquires either the current, in particular network phase currents, flowing into the rectifier at the AC-voltage side connection of the rectifier, or the current emerging from the rectifier at the DC-volt
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Josef Schmidt, Matthias Hauck, Jochen Weber
  • Publication number: 20210075334
    Abstract: In a converter system having an AC/DC converter, and a method for operating a converter system, in which the terminal of the AC/DC converter on the direct-voltage side feeds a series circuit, which has a braking resistor and a controllable switch, the terminal of a DC/AC converter, in particular an inverter, on the direct-voltage side being connected in parallel to the series circuit. The output signal of a voltage-acquisition device is supplied to an evaluation unit, which generates a control signal for the controllable switch. The evaluation unit includes a device for determining the electric power supplied to the braking resistor, in particular from the intermediate circuit, which is determined by the device from the output signal of the voltage-acquisition device, in particular. The output signal of the device is supplied to a controller, in particular a linear controller, and the controller controls its set value toward the output signal of the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Marcel STARK
  • Publication number: 20210072739
    Abstract: A system, in particular a manufacturing system, the system including machines, especially stationary and mobile machines, and at least one vehicle and a control, the vehicle having at least one sensor for ascertaining the relative position of a person, in particular a sensor for ascertaining the distance between the vehicle and the person, and for ascertaining the angle between the driving direction of the vehicle and the connecting line between the person and the vehicle, the vehicle having a position acquisition means for sensing the position of the vehicle, in particular a GPS system or a triangulation system for ascertaining the position of the vehicle, the control including a means for ascertaining the safety zone around the person and the machines situated therein, a data transmission channel being provided between the control and the machines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Josef Schmidt, Maja Sliskovic
  • Publication number: 20210071748
    Abstract: A gear unit is described as having a first and a second housing part, an intermediate shaft of the gear unit being mounted via two bearings in a bushing accommodating the bearings, the bushing centering the first housing part against the second housing part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Miki Tegeltija, Oliver Bühn
  • Patent number: 10943565
    Abstract: In the use of a display of a converter, method for operating a converter, and converter, the converter having an address code switch, in particular on its housing, and in an actuation of the address code switch and during a subsequent, predefined period of time, a respective value corresponding to the respective switch position of the address code switch is displayed by the display. Operating information of the converter is displayed in all other cases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Joachim Nikola
  • Patent number: 10941850
    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, particularly a gear wheel, especially in the radial and axial direction, 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, particularly a channel, especially at its lowest surface area, e.g., particularly at the surface area having the greatest radial distance, in particular, during rotational movement of the gear wheel, oil being conveyed from the oil pan of the gear unit through the opening between the trough and gear wheel, especially to a position higher than the level of the oil pan, the bottom plate and the side walls being stamped bent parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Zili Wu