Patents Assigned to Valinge 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
  • Patent number: 11204051
    Abstract: An assembled product includes at least three elements arranged in three different planes. A first element is connected perpendicular to a second element, and a third element is connected perpendicular to the second element. The assembled product includes one or more locking devices, each comprising a flexible tongue arranged in an insertion groove one of the at least three elements. The flexible tongue cooperates with a tongue groove, at an adjacent one of the at least three elements, for locking the one element and the adjacent element together. A second edge of the second element is connected to a second edge of the third element by a first of said locking devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Hans Brännström, Agne Pålsson, Peter Derelöv
  • Patent number: 11203877
    Abstract: Building panels, such as a floor panels or wall panels. The panels include a first mechanical locking system at respective parallel and opposite third and fourth edges, such as long edges, configured to cooperate for horizontal and vertical locking between two adjacent building panels, preferably by means of a folding motion. The panels further include a second locking system at respective parallel and opposite first and second edges, such as short edges, configured to cooperate for horizontal and vertical locking of two adjacent building panels. An upper edge portion of one of the third edge or fourth edge, preferably the third edge, includes a first lower lip portion configured to cooperate with a first upper lip portion of an upper edge portion of the other of the third and fourth edge of an adjacent panel when the third and fourth edges are arranged in locking engagement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Roger Ylikangas, Anders Nilsson, Karl Quist
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11193283
    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: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Agne Palsson
  • Patent number: 11186997
    Abstract: A method for forming a décor on a substrate, including providing a substrate having a surface, forming at least one portion in the surface of the substrate having an extension in a plane situated lower than or above a plane of the surface of the substrate, and digital printing a décor on the surface of the substrate and on said at least one portion by a common print bar, wherein the décor is continuously extending over the surface of the substrate and said at least one portion. Also, a building panel and a set of building panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventor: Melker Ryberg
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11167533
    Abstract: A method to produce a veneered element, the method including applying a first layer on a substrate, applying a second layer on the first layer, applying a veneer layer on the second layer, pressing the first layer, the second layer and the veneer layer together to form a veneered element, wherein, after pressing, the second layer is transparent or translucent such that the first layer is visible through a crack, cavity, hole and/or knot of the veneer layer. Also, such a veneered element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Goran Ziegler, Rickard Rittinge
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11149444
    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: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Marcus Bergelin, Nils-Erik Engström
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11137007
    Abstract: A set of panels including a first panel with a first main plane and a second panel with a second main plane. A first edge of the first panel is configured to be locked to a second edge of the second panel, wherein the first main plane is essentially perpendicular to the second main plane, and wherein the first and the second edges are locked in a first direction, which is perpendicular to the first main plane, and a second direction, which is perpendicular to the second main plane. The first edge includes an edge tongue, with a longitudinal direction along the first edge, including a bottom edge, a first surface and an opposite second surface. The edge groove and/or the edge tongue is/are configured such that a greater force is absorbed by the longitudinal central part than by an edge part at third and fourth edges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventor: Magnus Fridlund