Patents Assigned to ThyssenKrupp AG
  • Publication number: 20230021955
    Abstract: A control system for a device for continuously conveying material is provided for at least one conveyor belt device adapted for continuously conveying the material and having at least one conveyor belt. The conveyor belt device can be operated by one or more drives in working processes to provide a predeterminable setpoint conveyor flow. The control system is configured to register at least one value of a power and/or energy consumed by at least one of the drives during a working process and to determine an energy efficiency for the respective working process and for the predetermined setpoint conveyor flow with the aid of the at least one value of the consumed power and/or energy. The control system also configured to provide control data relating to drive speed for the at least one drive as a function of the energy efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventor: Viktor RAAZ
  • Publication number: 20230029013
    Abstract: A steering column includes an outer jacket that is adjustably secured to a carrier unit and clamped to a telescopically adjustable inner jacket. The outer jacket has a tubular body with a clamping slot extending longitudinally. Opposing side plates disposed alongside the clamping slot extend longitudinally. The side plates are connected to the tubular body and each have a longitudinally-extending elongated hole spaced apart from the tubular body in an outer region that protrudes from the tubular body. A clamping bolt extends through the elongated holes and an opening of the carrier unit. The clamping bolt applies a clamping force to load the side plates. An inner region of each side plate is fixed to the tubular body. A support element is connected to each side plate between the elongated hole and the inner region and is connected to the tubular body in an edge region of the clamping slot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Presta AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Robert GALEHR, Balint Kalman NAGY
  • Publication number: 20230025624
    Abstract: A process for producing hydrogen and pyrolytic carbon from hydrocarbons may involve converting hydrocarbons into hydrogen and carbon in a reactor at temperatures of 1000° C. or more. The reactor may include two electrodes spaced apart from one another in a flow direction of the hydrocarbons. In a region of the reactor between the electrodes an inert gas component is supplied over an entire reactor cross section. The reactor contains carbon particles in the region between the two electrodes. By introducing an inert gas component over the entire reactor cross section, deposition of carbon in this region of the reactor inner wall is prevented, thus effectively inhibiting the formation of conductivity bridges on the reactor inner wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Nicolai ANTWEILER, Karsten BUEKER
  • Publication number: 20230017255
    Abstract: A method can be employed to regulate and stably operate a steam reforming system that is operated by steam reforming, that has a capacity utilization level that can be regulated, and that comprises a steam reformer, a hydrogenating and desulfurizing unit that is positioned upstream of the steam reformer and is configured for feedstock desulfurization, and a firing unit of the steam reformer. According to the method, a mandated capacity utilization level for the steam reforming system is established with automated regulation of the following continuously monitored parameter ratios: a hydrogen-to-feedstock ratio in the hydrogenating and desulfurizing unit, a steam-to-carbon ratio in the steam reformer, and a fuel-to-air ratio in the firing unit of the steam reformer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Ernst SICHTERMANN, Ralph PIONTEK
  • Patent number: 11555525
    Abstract: A vibration damper with an adjustable damping force may comprise an inner cylinder having at least one working chamber, an outer cylinder that surrounds the inner cylinder, and at least one damping valve element that in terms of flow is connected via a flow connection to the working chamber. An adapter sleeve may guide the flow connection, with the adapter sleeve being inserted in the inner cylinder on an internal circumference of the inner cylinder. The flow connection may be guided into the damping valve element by way of a flow opening that is configured in a wall of the inner cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignees: THYSSENKRUPP BILSTENN GMBH, THYSSENKRUPP AG
    Inventor: Klaus Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20230012287
    Abstract: A vehicle may have actuators, including a drive device with a drive motor that can act on a drive wheel, a brake device with a brake that can act on a drive wheel, and/or a steering device with a steering sensor by way of which the steering angle of a wheel is adjustable, a vehicle movement controller, and a setpoint value input means, a setpoint value processing means for detecting setpoint value settings of the setpoint value input means, to calculate a yaw acceleration setpoint value and translational acceleration setpoint values from the setpoint value settings. The setpoint value processing means may be configured to transfer the calculated yaw acceleration setpoint value and translational acceleration setpoint values to the vehicle movement controller, which is configured to actuate one or more of the actuators such that the yaw acceleration setpoint value and the translational acceleration setpoint values are reached.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Presta AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Leonard LAPIS, Rudolf CSIKJA, Robin MALSAM
  • Publication number: 20230010080
    Abstract: A spring seat, in particular a spring plate for a vibration damper, in particular a vehicle vibration damper, in particular a spring plate for a level adjustment device, in particular a vehicle height adjustment device, may include a spring retaining ring with an internal cross section or an internal cross-sectional area. The spring seat may also include a spring element configured to reduce the internal cross section of the spring retaining ring. The spring element may be configured such that a reduction of the internal cross section is configured to occur in a radial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicants: ThyssenKrupp Bilstein GmbH, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventor: Matthias BECKER
  • Patent number: 11549752
    Abstract: A cooler for cooling bulk material such as cement clinker may include a stationary aeration grate that is for receiving the bulk material is passably by a flow of cooling gas, a conveyor unit having conveyor planks that are disposed above the aeration grate and that for transporting the bulk material are movable in a reciprocating manner in a conveying direction and counter to the conveying direction, a seal assembly that prevents grate riddlings and is attached to the stationary aeration grate, and a drive element that drives the conveyor planks and extends through the stationary aeration grate. The seal assembly may lie against the drive element, and spacing between the seal assembly and the drive element may be adjustable. Further, a method for preventing grate riddlings in a cooler may involve in the event of wear decreasing the spacing between the seal assembly and the drive element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignees: THYSSENKRUPP INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS AG, THYSSENKRUPP AG
    Inventors: Daniel Frerich, Rolf Rieger, Norbert Avermann, Matthias Dowe, Justin Bisping
  • Patent number: 11548343
    Abstract: An adapter piece may be employed to connect a damper tube and an air spring piston in a non-positive manner. The adapter piece may comprise a spring region. The adapter piece may also include a first ring region and a second ring region, and the spring region may be positioned between the first ring region and the second ring region. Further, an air spring damper system may utilize the spring region of such an adapter piece to connect a damper tube and an air spring piston in a non-positive connection. The damper tube may include a bulge with a supporting element positioned on the bulge. The adapter piece may lie on the supporting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignees: THYSSENKRUPP BILSTEIN GMBH, THYSSENKRUPP AG
    Inventors: Lars Fischbach, Manuel Gross
  • Publication number: 20230001929
    Abstract: A method can be used to control a steer-by-wire steering system in an emergency steering mode. The method comprises checking a steering system for the presence of a fault state and upon detection of a fault implementing the emergency steering mode, which involves determining a setpoint position of a steering tie rod using a setpoint wheel steering angle, determining a front wheel to be braked and a brake pressure to attain the setpoint position with a control unit, transmitting the front wheel to be braked and the brake pressure to a brake system, braking the front wheel to be braked, and increasing a torque provided by a wheel drive to compensate for a loss of speed of the motor vehicle caused by the braking of the front wheel to be braked.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Presta AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Leonard LAPIS, Carlo Mario MIANO, Kristof POLMANS
  • Patent number: 11541685
    Abstract: The invention relates to a wheel, especially for motor vehicles, comprising a wheel rim and a wheel disc, the wheel rim having a rim base made of fiber composite material. The invention is characterized in that the wheel disc (3, 11, 20, 29, 40) can be indirectly connected to the wheel rim (1), in particular the rim base (2), by means of a connecting element (5, 14, 22, 31, 35, 42) which is designed and associated with the rim base (2) in such a way that the connected wheel disc (3, 11, 20, 29, 40) is not in contact with the rim base (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignees: THYSSENKRUPP CARBON COMPONENTS GMBH, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Jens Werner, Christian Koehler, Sandro Maeke, Michael Dressler, Andre Bartsch
  • Publication number: 20220410169
    Abstract: A wear-resistant element is configured to be mounted on a comminuting device or a silo. The wear-resistant element may be formed from a ceramic that comprises yttrium-stabilized, tetragonal polycrystalline zirconia (TPZ). The TPZ makes up a proportion of the ceramic of at least 60% by volume, in some cases at least 80%, or even 95% to 100%. The ceramic may have a porosity of less than 5%. The ceramic may have a ratio of monoclinic to tetragonal zirconia of 10% to 40%. An yttrium-stabilized zirconia of the ceramic may have a grain size D50 of less than 1.5 ?m. The ceramic may have an yttrium content of 2 to 4 mol % Y2O3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventor: Baris IRMAK
  • Publication number: 20220410168
    Abstract: A wear-resistant element can be partially inserted into a recess in a surface of a wear area of a comminuting device. The wear-resistant element has a fastening region that can be connected to the recess in the surface of the wear area. The wear-resistant element may also include a wear region that protrudes at least partially from the surface of the wear area. The fastening region may comprise metal. The wear region has a shell and a core arranged inside the shell. The core is comprised of metal, and the shell is comprised of ceramic. The ceramic contains yttrium-stabilized, tetragonal polycrystalline zirconium oxide (TPZ). The TPZ makes up at least 60% by volume of the ceramic in the shell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Marc TIGGES, Baris IRMAK
  • Publication number: 20220410170
    Abstract: A stirred ball mill may include a milling jar, at least three agitator shafts, and a drive. The milling jar may be arranged in a main direction and may have a milling chamber that is adapted to receive milling material and milling aid elements. Each of the at least three agitator shafts has a center axis that is arranged parallel to the main direction of the milling jar and is configured as a screw that is mounted fixedly to a frame in the milling jar such that each agitator shaft is rotatable about its center axis. The drive is configured to rotate the agitator shafts about their respective center axes without any contact between the agitator shafts. The center axes of the agitator shafts may be arranged as side edges of a prism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventor: Falk SILBERMANN
  • Publication number: 20220412407
    Abstract: A method for increasing load capacity of a surface-hardened rolling bearing raceway of a rolling bearing ring element may involve providing a rolling bearing ring element with an unhardened core region and, at least in certain portions, an outer layer hardened to a surface hardening depth. A rolling bearing raceway may be formed in a region of the hardened outer layer. The method may further involve hard rolling the rolling bearing raceway with a roll. The diameter of the roll is 8 to 25 times the surface hardening depth. A surface pressure prevailing in a rolling contact between the roll and the rolling bearing raceway during the hard rolling is between 2000 MPa and 3300 MPa. The method further involves machining the rolling bearing raceway after the hard rolling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp rothe erde Germany GmbH, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Joerg ROLLMANN, Thomas HANDRECK, Bernd LUENEBURG, Matthias TOEFKE, Christian LIEWEN
  • Patent number: 11535905
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a Q&P steel for production of a formed component (2) for high-wear applications, wherein the Q&P steel has a hardness of at least 230 HB, especially at least 300 HB, preferably at least 370 HB, and a bending angle ? of at least 60°, especially at least 75°, preferably at least 85°, determined to VDA238-100, and/or a bending ratio of r/t<2.5, especially r/t<2.0, preferably r/t<1.5, where t corresponds to the material thickness of the steel and r to the (inner) bending radius of the steel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Nina Kolbe, Patrick Kuhn, Clemens Latuske, Richard Georg Thiessen
  • Patent number: 11524713
    Abstract: A steering column includes an adjusting unit that is fixedly clampable releasably to a supporting unit and in which a steering spindle is mounted rotatably about a longitudinal axis, a clamping device with a release position and a fixing position for locking the adjusting unit to the supporting unit, a clamping bolt arranged along a clamping axis and guided transversely with respect to the longitudinal axis through an elongated hole in the supporting unit extending in an adjustment direction and in which the clamping bolt in the release position is movable. A fixing element on the clamping bolt can be braced by the clamping device in the direction of the clamping axis against the supporting unit. A guide device may have guide elements on the fixing element and on the supporting unit that are spaced apart from the elongated hole, the fixing element being guided in the guide elements in a translational manner relative to the supporting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignees: THYSSENKRUPP PRESTA AG, THYSSENKRUPP AG
    Inventors: Adrian Vincent Geiger, Manoel Machinek, Balint Kalman Nagy
  • Patent number: 11525478
    Abstract: A wind turbine includes a rotor shaft. The rotor shaft is mounted via a bearing assembly having a first bearing ring and a second bearing ring mounted to rotate in relation to the first bearing ring. A hydrostatically supported first friction bearing segment is disposed on the first bearing ring and interacts with a first friction face that is disposed on the second bearing ring. The first friction bearing segment is received in a receptacle pocket of the first bearing ring such that a first compression chamber is formed between the first bearing ring and the first friction bearing segment. The first friction bearing segment is configured such that a second compression chamber is formed between the first friction bearing segment and the second bearing ring, wherein the first compression chamber and the second compression chamber are connected by a duct that runs through the first friction bearing segment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignees: THYSSENKRUPP ROTHE ERDE GMBH, THYSSENKRUPP AG
    Inventors: Bernd Lüneburg, Jörg Rollmann, Gunther Elfert
  • Publication number: 20220387954
    Abstract: A method can be used for operating a descending moving bed reactor with flowable granular material. The method involves: (i) filling an upper lock-hopper with granular material and/or emptying a lower lock-hopper, (ii) purging the lock-hoppers with purging gas, and (iii) filling the reaction chamber containing a descending moving bed from the upper lock-hopper and/or emptying the reaction chamber into the lower lock-hopper. The pressure equalization between the reaction chamber and lock-hopper is achieved with product gas. The method then involves: (iv) optionally, relieving the lock-hoppers and conveying the product gas flow into the product line, and (v) purging the lock-hoppers with purging gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicants: BASF SE, thyssenkrupp AG, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG
    Inventors: Grigorios Kolios, Frederik Scheiff, Christopher Alec Anderlohr, Hagen Appel, Gerhard Olbert, Bernd Zoels, Dieter Flick, Achim Wechsung, Matthias Kern, Karsten Bueker, Nicolai Antweiler
  • Publication number: 20220388564
    Abstract: A feedback actuator for a steering device of a motor vehicle may include a casing unit that has an outer casing that can be attached to a motor vehicle and an inner casing received therein such that the inner casing is telescopically adjustable in a longitudinal direction, a steering spindle mounted in the inner casing such that the steering spindle is rotatable about a longitudinal axis, and an electric motor of a drive unit arranged in an interior space of the casing unit. The electric motor may have a stator that is fixed on the outer casing and a rotor that can be driven rotationally. A rotor shaft may be coaxial with respect to the longitudinal axis and coupled via a gear mechanism to the steering spindle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicants: thyssenkrupp Presta AG, thyssenkrupp AG
    Inventors: Simon BLAETTLER, Robert GALEHR