Patents Assigned to Valinge Innovation AB
  • Publication number: 20240110391
    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: September 12, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Christoffer NILSSON, Per JOSEFSSON, Christian BOO
  • Patent number: 11946260
    Abstract: A connecting device for connecting a first building element and first building panel, the connecting device including at least one primary connecting means extending in a direction along a primary axis and configured to cooperate with a first mechanical locking system of a first edge of the first building element, to obtain an assembled position therewith, preferably by means of a folding displacement of the connecting device about the primary axis, to thereby lock the connecting device from displacement along a secondary axis and a perpendicular tertiary axis each being orthogonal the primary axis. The connecting device includes secondary connecting means extending in a direction along the tertiary axis and configured to cooperate with a second mechanical locking system of respective first and opposite second edges of the first and preferably second building panel, wherein the connecting device further includes tertiary means for cooperating with the first panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Roger Ylikangas, Karl Quist
  • Publication number: 20240093508
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a set of panels comprising a locking device for locking a first edge portion of a first panel to a second edge portion of a second panel. The locking device comprises a horizontal locking device and a vertical locking device. The vertical locking device comprises a separate tongue arranged in an insertion groove of the first edge portion and a tongue groove provided in the second edge portion. In a vertically locked state of the first and second edge portions, an abutment member provided at a longitudinal end portion of the separate tongue cooperates with a stop surface of the second edge portion, and a locking portion of the separate tongue cooperates with the tongue groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Fredrik BOO, Anders NILSSON
  • Publication number: 20240093509
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a set of panels, such as building panels, comprising a first panel and a second panel and a locking device for locking a first edge portion of the first panel to a second edge portion of the second panel. The locking device includes a vertical locking device. The vertical locking device comprises a flexible tongue arranged in an insertion groove of one of said first edge portion and said second edge portion. The vertical locking device also comprises a tongue groove provided in and extending along the other of said one of said first edge portion and said second edge portion. In a vertically locked state of the first and second edge portions a flexible portion of the flexible tongue cooperates with tongue groove. In the vertically locked state of the first and second edge portions a longitudinal end portion of the flexible tongue cooperates with a stop surface on the other of said one of said first edge portion and said second edge portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Anders Nilsson, Fredrik BOO
  • Publication number: 20240093709
    Abstract: Panels are shown which are provided with a mechanical locking system allowing perpendicular connection with a snap action. A set of panels including a first and a second panel, an edge of the second panel is insertable into a groove of the first panel, when the panels are arranged essential perpendicular to each other, to obtain a mechanical connection between the first and the second panel, when the second panel is displaced essentially perpendicularly to the first panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Niclas HÅKANSSON, Darko PERVAN
  • Patent number: 11933335
    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 mechanical locking device includes an insertion groove at the second edge surface, a flexible tongue positioned in the insertion groove and an edge tongue including a tongue groove, the flexible tongue includes a first locking surface and a second locking surface, the first locking surface is configured to cooperate with the tongue groove for locking of the first panel to the second panel in a first direction when the flexible tongue is positioned in the insertion groove in a first orientation, the second locking surface of the flexible tongue is configured to cooperate with the tongue groove for a locking of the first panel to the second panel in a first direction when the flexible tongue is positioned in the insertion groove in a second orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventor: Peter Derelöv
  • Publication number: 20240076880
    Abstract: A method to manufacture a bevel at least partly along at least one edge of a building panel, such as a floor panel or wall panel, where the building panel includes a polymer-based material. The method includes creating an indentation in an edge portion of the at least one edge of the building panel, where the indentation is located at a distance from a surface of the building panel, in a direction substantially perpendicular to the surface of the building panel. The method further including heating at least an area between the indentation and the surface of the building panel in which the bevel is to be formed and applying pressure to the surface for forming a bevel of the building panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Lucas LARSSON, Per JOSEFSSON, Martin BJEREMYR, Peter DERELÖV
  • Publication number: 20240075730
    Abstract: A building panel and a method for manufacturing such a building panel where the building panel may be e.g. a floor panel or wall panel. The method including joining a substrate material and a sublayer material to form a substrate and a sublayer of the building panel. The method further includes applying a surface layer on the sublayer, applying pressure to form the building panel, and forming a bevel along at least one edge of the building panel by means of a pressing device. The sublayer is configured to be at least partly plastically deformable when pressure is applied in order to at least form the bevel of the building panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Lucas LARSSON, Martin BJEREMYR, Per JOSEFSSON, Peter DERELÖV
  • Publication number: 20240076882
    Abstract: Floor panels which are provided with a mechanical locking system including a displaceable tongue in a displacement groove. The tongue is moulded and provided with bendable protrusions. A building panel having an edge portion provided with a groove, in which a tongue formed as a separate part is received, wherein the tongue includes at least two bow shaped protrusions at a first long edge of the tongue, and wherein the protrusions are arranged bendable in the groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko PERVAN, Agne PALSSON
  • Publication number: 20240076881
    Abstract: A method to manufacture a bevel at least partly along at least one edge of a building panel, such as a floor panel or wall panel, where the building panel includes a substrate having an inorganic filler of an amount of 50-85 wt % and a polymer-based material. The method including heating at least an edge portion of an edge of the building panel, along which edge the bevel is to be formed, and forming the bevel in the edge portion by applying pressure to the portion, where the bevel is at least partly formed in the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Per JOSEFSSON, Martin BJEREMYR, Peter DERELÖV, Lucas LARSSON
  • Patent number: 11913226
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method to produce a wear resistant layer (1) and a method to produce a building panel (10) including a wear resistant layer (1). The wear resistant layer (1) includes a thermoplastic material. The wear resistant layer (1) is provided with portions (5, 6) having different gloss levels. The disclosure also relates to such a building panel (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Niclas Håkansson, Göran Ziegler, Christer Lundblad
  • Patent number: 11904588
    Abstract: A method for the generation of a gas mixture comprising carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and optionally hydrogen for use in hydroformylation plants or in carbonylation plants, including mixing an optional steam with carbon dioxide in the desired molar ratio, feeding the resulting gas to a solid oxide electrolysis cell (SOEC) or an SOEC stack at a sufficient temperature for the cell or cell stack to operate while effecting a partial conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide and optionally of steam to hydrogen, removing some or all the remaining steam from the raw product gas stream by cooling the raw product gas stream and separating the remaining product gas from a liquid, and using said gas mixture containing CO and CO2 for liquid phase synthesis reactions utilizing carbon monoxide as one of the reactants while recycling CO2 to the SOEC or SOEC stack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Marcus Bergelin, Göran Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20240052867
    Abstract: A set of panels including a first panel with a first main plane and a second panel with a second main plane. The first panel and the second panel are provided with a mechanical locking device for locking of a first edge of the first panel to a second edge of the second panel at a junction plane and at a corner. The first main plain is essentially perpendicular to the second main plane and the junction plane is extending at an angle to the first main plane and the second main plane between the first main plane and the second main plane, wherein the junction plane extends from an inner corner to an outer corner. The first edge of the first panel includes a first tongue groove and a first locking tongue, the second edge of the second panel includes a second locking tongue, and a second and third tongue groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Peter DERELÖV
  • Patent number: 11898356
    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: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Christian Boo
  • Patent number: 11890847
    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: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: VÄLINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Göran Ziegler, Per Nygren, Thomas Meijer
  • Patent number: 11885355
    Abstract: Panels with a mechanical locking system including a separate and flexible tongue allowing connection with a snap action are described herein. An outer edge part of the separate flexible tongue includes a guiding protrusion that facilitates disassembly of the panels and that is deformed during locking and/or unlocking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: VÄLINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventor: Darko Pervan
  • Publication number: 20240018986
    Abstract: A joinery product including a first joinery element having a first attaching surface, a second joinery element having a second attaching surface, and a mechanical locking device. The mechanical locking device includes at least two dowels protruding at a first angle from the first attaching surface and at least two insertion recesses extending into the second attaching surface. The least two insertion recesses are configured to receive the at least two dowels. The mechanical locking device further contains a compressible locking element in a first joinery element recess in the first attaching surface. The compressible locking element, in the uncompressed state, partially protrudes from first attaching surface. The mechanical locking device further includes a locking recess at the second attaching surface configured to receive the compressible locking element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicant: VÄLINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Johan SVENSSON, Peter DERELÖV
  • Publication number: 20240009948
    Abstract: A continuous press arrangement for manufacture of building panels, such as floor or wall panels, includes upper and lower press belts configured to form a product path therebetween for feeding a product in a feeding direction in response to rotation of one or more drums. An upper and a lower press table each include a displaceable pressure cushion configured to facilitate a pressure zone extending along at least a portion of said path. At least one of the press tables includes one or more pressure bars disposed upstream and/or downstream the pressure cushion, in the feeding direction. The one or more pressure bars are configured to apply a pressure to the upper press belt and/or the lower press belt respectively in a direction towards the product path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2020
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Hans PERSSON, Darko PERVAN, Magnus NILSSON
  • Publication number: 20240011303
    Abstract: A set of panels includes first and second panels and a mechanical locking device for assembly by vertical relative displacement of the panels. A locking strip extends from a first edge of the first panel in a direction parallel to first and second panel surfaces of the first panel. The locking strip includes a locking strip edge, and first and second locking strip surfaces respectively extending in directions substantially corresponding to those of the first and second panel surfaces. A locking element of the locking strip cooperates with a locking groove at the second edge of the second panel for locking in a direction parallel to the first panel surface. Opposite edges respectively include cooperating tongue and tongue groove for vertical locking. A flexing groove extends from a first locking strip surface/first edge transition and into the first panel at an angle ? from the first panel surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Roger YLIKANGAS, Anders NILSSON, Thomas MEIJER
  • Publication number: 20240009974
    Abstract: A building panel including a balancing layer, the balancing layer including a first wood veneer having a grain direction, a first sub-layer is arranged on a top surface of the balancing layer, the first sub-layer including a first binder, a core arranged on the first sub-layer, a surface layer arranged on the core, the surface layer, wherein a top surface of the surface layer is adapted to be a visible surface of the building panel when installed, wherein an extension of the balancing layer in a direction parallel to the grain direction of the first wood veneer is equal or less than an extension of the core in the direction parallel to the grain direction of the first wood veneer, and wherein the balancing layer is arranged within the extension of the core in the direction parallel to the grain direction of the first wood veneer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Rickard RITTINGE, Sofia NILSSON