Patents Assigned to Välinge Innovation AB
  • Publication number: 20220018373
    Abstract: A set including a first panel with a first main plane, a second panel with a second main plane and a mechanical locking device configured for locking the first panel to the second panel is described. The first main plane is arranged essentially perpendicular to the second main plane in a locked position of the first panel and the second panel. The mechanical locking device includes a first tongue and a groove surface at a first panel surface, and a locking groove and an edge surface at a second edge. The first tongue includes a first locking surface, the locking groove includes a second locking surface, the first locking surface is configured to interact with the second locking surface in the locked position, wherein the first tongue and/or the locking groove is/are flexible for facilitating locking of the first panel to the second panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Christian BOO
  • Publication number: 20220009248
    Abstract: A method for modifying the degree of gloss of a surface. The method including the steps of a) providing an object; b) applying to at least one surface of the object, a powder composition comprising a thermosetting binder; c) applying onto the at least one surface of the resulting object in b), a fluid composition; and d) applying heat and pressure to the resulting surface from c) with a press plate in a pressing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Melker RYBERG, Disa WIGBLAD, Andreas SLOTTEMO, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Publication number: 20210388623
    Abstract: A panel, such as a floor panel, including a core, an optional upper arrangement and an optional lower arrangement. One or more of the core, the upper arrangement and the lower arrangement includes a mineral-based layer, preferably including magnesium oxide. One or more of the mineral-based layers includes reinforcement fibres embedded in a mineral-based matrix, preferably including magnesium oxide. The fibres are configured to increase the tensile strength of the mineral-based layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Christoffer NILSSON, Per JOSEFSSON, Christian BOO
  • Publication number: 20210387436
    Abstract: A panel, such as a floor panel, including a core, an optional upper arrangement and an optional lower arrangement. One or more of the core, the upper arrangement (5) and the lower arrangement includes a mineral-based layer, preferably including magnesium oxide. One or more of the mineral-based layers includes reinforcement fibres embedded in a mineral-based matrix, preferably including magnesium oxide. The fibres are configured to increase the tensile strength of the mineral-based layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Christoffer NILSSON, Per JOSEFSSON, Christian BOO
  • Publication number: 20210381258
    Abstract: A set of decking boards including a first and a second decking board and being provided with a connecting system including a connecting device. The first board is configured to be connected to a support element and the second board is configured to assume a vertically locked state with respect to the first board in which the connecting device cooperates with the first and second boards, there is a vertical gap between a portion of the second lip of the first decking board and a portion of the second lip of the second decking board, and there is a horizontal space between a first lip of the first board and the second lip of the second board. Also, other aspects of a set of decking boards and connecting devices as well as methods for demounting decking boards and replacing them with new decking boards.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Marcus BERGELIN, Nils-Erik ENGSTRÖM
  • Publication number: 20210381255
    Abstract: A set of essentially identical panels, such as building panels, provided with a mechanical locking system including a displaceable tongue arranged in a displacement groove having a first opening at a first edge of a first panel. The tongue is configured to be displaced in the displacement groove along a displacement axis to attain a locking state wherein a first portion of the tongue cooperates with a first tongue groove having a second opening at a second edge of an adjacent second panel, for vertical locking of the first and the second edge. A second portion of the tongue is configured to cooperate with the second edge of the adjacent second panel via an elongated element for vertical unlocking of the first and the second edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Roger YLIKANGAS, Karl QUIST, Anders NILSSON, Caroline LANDGÅRD
  • Publication number: 20210381251
    Abstract: Building panels including a first and a second panel and including a locking device. The locking device includes a tongue and an edge groove provided in the second panel and the first panel, respectively, wherein the tongue and the edge groove are configured to cooperate with each other for locking a first edge portion of the first panel to a second edge portion of the second panel in a first direction. The locking device further includes a separate tongue provided in an insertion groove and a tongue groove configured to cooperate with each other for locking the first edge portion to the second edge portion in a second direction. A length of the tongue groove along an edge portion may be smaller than a length of the edge portion. A length of the insertion groove along an edge portion may be smaller than the length of the edge portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Johan SVENSSON
  • Publication number: 20210355688
    Abstract: A mineral-based panel including a core, wherein the panel includes a mechanical locking system at respective opposite first and second edges, for assembling a first panel in an assembled position with an adjacent second panel by means of a folding displacement and/or a vertical displacement of the adjacent panels; the first edge including a locking strip projecting beyond a vertical plane and a locking element projecting from the locking strip; the second edge including a downwardly open locking groove configured to receive the locking element by for horizontal locking of the adjacent panels, wherein a first pair of horizontal locking surfaces includes a first locking surface provided by the locking element and a second locking surface provided by the locking groove. The locking system has play between the first locking surface and the second locking surface during assembling of the first and second panel by means of said displacement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Christian Boo
  • Publication number: 20210348396
    Abstract: Floor panels which are provided with a mechanical locking system including an extruded flexible tongue in a sidewardly open groove which during a vertical folding motion is bent horizontally. A tongue adapted for being received in a sidewardly open groove of a floor panel, wherein the tongue, which is an elongated extruded section, when received in the groove is bendable in a plane substantially parallel with a front face of the floor panel, such that the tongue is at least partially resiliently displaceable inside said sidewardly open groove in said plane during locking of the floor panel with another floor panel and wherein a vertical protrusion, serving as a friction connection between the tongue and the groove, is arranged at an upper or lower part of the tongue, wherein a total width of tongue varies in a longitudinal direction of the tongue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko PERVAN, Niclas HÅKANSSON, Per NYGREN
  • Publication number: 20210331355
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a wood-based board. The method includes applying at least one first fibre mat including a first mix comprising lignocellulosic particles and a binder on a carrier, applying a second fibre mat including a second mix including cellulosic particles and a binder on said at least one first fibre mat, and pressing said at least one first fibre mat into a base layer and the second fibre mat into a surface layer simultaneously, thereby forming a wood-based board. Also, to such a wood-based board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Georg VETTER, Niclas HÅKANSSON, Marcus BERGELIN, Hans PERSSON
  • Publication number: 20210323297
    Abstract: A method for producing a building element, including providing a substrate, applying a thermosetting binder on the substrate or on a wood veneer layer, arranging the wood veneer layer on the substrate with the thermosetting binder intermediate the substrate and the wood veneer layer, arranging an elastic or formable sheet including a polymeric material between the wood veneer layer and a press surface of a pressing device, applying heat and pressure by the pressing device on the elastic or formable sheet, the wood veneer layer, the thermosetting binder, and the substrate, thereby forming a building element including the substrate and the wood veneer layer attached to the substrate by the thermosetting binder, after applying heat and pressure, removing the elastic or formable sheet from the wood veneer layer. Also, a pressing device for embossing a wooden surface and a method of embossing a wooden surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Andreas SLOTTEMO, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Publication number: 20210310256
    Abstract: Building panels including a locking system for locking of a first edge portion to an adjacent second edge portion. The locking system includes a tongue and a tongue groove configured to cooperate for vertical locking. The tongue groove includes an upper and a lower lip protruding horizontally beyond the upper lip. In a locked state of the building panels an outer end portion of a lower vertical locking surface of the tongue is provided horizontally closer than an outer end portion of an upper vertical locking surface of the upper lip to a locking element provided on a strip extending beyond an upper portion of the first edge portion. Alternatively, or additionally, an inner end portion of a lower vertical locking surface of the lower lip is provided horizontally closer than an inner end portion of an upper vertical locking surface of the tongue to the locking element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Christian BOO
  • Publication number: 20210310257
    Abstract: A set of essentially identical panels, such as building panels, provided with a mechanical locking system including a displaceable tongue, which is arranged in a displacement groove with a first opening at a first edge of a first panel. The displaceable tongue is configured to cooperate with a first tongue groove, with a second opening at a second edge of an adjacent second panel, for vertical locking of the first and the second edge. The height of the first opening is greater than a second height of the second opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Christian BOO
  • Publication number: 20210285480
    Abstract: An assembled product, such as an assembled product, such as a furniture component or a furniture, such as a drawer, a cupboard, bookshelves, a wardrobe, a kitchen fixture, or a box for storing or transporting including at least three panels arranged in three different planes. Also, a set of panels for an assembled product and a method of assembling the product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Peter DERELÖV, Hans BRÄNNSTRÖM, Agne PÅLSSON
  • Publication number: 20210276108
    Abstract: A machine for producing two or more drill holes in a surface of a panel. The machine includes a feeding device for feeding the panel in a feeding direction and a drilling device including two or more drilling units. The drilling units are displaceable relative the surface in a drilling direction which is at an acute angle relative the surface of the panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Peter Derelöv, Johan Svensson
  • Publication number: 20210277670
    Abstract: A method of producing a veneered element, including providing a substrate, applying a sub-layer on a surface of the substrate, applying a veneer layer on the sub-layer, and applying pressure to the veneer layer and/or the substrate, such that at least a portion of the sub-layer permeates through the veneer layer. Also, such a veneered element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Göran ZIEGLER, Per NYGREN, Thomas MEIJER
  • Publication number: 20210262508
    Abstract: A set including a first panel, a second panel and a mechanical locking device for locking the first panel to the second panel, wherein the first panel includes a first main plane, and a first edge surface, the second panel includes a second edge surface, the first edge surface is facing the second edge surface at a junction plane in a locked position of the first and the second panel, the mechanical locking device includes at least one rod-shaped element at the first edge surface, at least one insertion groove at the second edge surface, the rod-shaped element is configured to be inserted into the insertion groove, the mechanical locking device further including at least one locking groove at the first or second edge surface and at least one locking part, the locking part is configured to be inserted into the locking groove and lock against the locking surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Johan SVENSSON, Peter DERELÖV
  • Publication number: 20210262507
    Abstract: A set including a first panel, a second panel, a back panel, and a mechanical locking device for locking of a first edge surface of the first panel to a second edge surface of the second panel at a junction plane. The mechanical locking device includes at least one rod-shaped element at the first edge surface and at least one insertion groove at the second edge surface, the rod-shaped element is configured to be inserted into the insertion groove. The mechanical locking device includes a first panel groove on a first panel surface on the first panel and/or a second panel groove on the second panel surface of the second panel. The back panel is configured to cooperate with at least one of the panel grooves, and a locking gear configured to cooperate with the back panel and a panel groove, for locking of the first panel to the second panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Johan SVENSSON, Peter DERELÖV
  • Publication number: 20210230881
    Abstract: Floorboards provided with a mechanical locking system including a locking strip protruding from a first edge of a first floorboard. The locking strip is provided with a locking element configured to cooperate with a locking groove at a lower side of a second edge of a second floorboard for locking the first edge and the second edge in a horizontal direction. The first edge and the second edge are configured to be assembled by a vertical downward motion of the second edge towards the first edge. The second edge is provided with a calibrating groove adjacent the locking groove. Also, a method for producing a mechanical locking system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Christian BOO
  • Publication number: 20210222716
    Abstract: A set including a first panel, a second panel and a mechanical locking device for locking the first panel to the second panel. The first edge surface is facing the second panel surface in a locked position of the first and the second panel, the mechanical locking device includes a rod-shaped element at the first edge surface and an insertion groove at the second panel surface, the rod-shaped element is configured to be inserted into the insertion groove. A first locking groove at the first edge surface and a second locking groove at the second panel surface and a locking part, where the locking part is configured to be inserted into the first locking groove and the second locking groove. The locking part is configured to apply a locking force between the first and the second panel in an oblique direction in relation to the second panel surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Peter DERELÖV, Johan SVENSSON