Patents Assigned to Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
  • Patent number: 10700464
    Abstract: Device for a busbar system, wherein a housing of the device comprises, on one housing side, electrical connection contacts which are configured in such a way that they are passable through feed-through openings of a contact protection baseplate module of the busbar system and are insertable into uniformly spaced contact openings located below the feed-through openings of busbar modules provided inside the baseplate module for producing a direct electrical and mechanical connection to the busbar modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: WOEHNER GMBH & CO., KG ELEKTROTECHNISCHE SYSTEME
    Inventor: Philipp Steinberger
  • Patent number: 10644620
    Abstract: Device for operating an electric motor, comprising a detection unit for detecting zero-crossings and phase angles of applied phase-shifted sinusoidal voltage phases of a multi-phase power supply network; and a switching unit for connecting half-waves of the applied sinusoidal voltage phases through by means of semiconductor switches in accordance with switching patterns applied to the semiconductor switches, said patterns being synchronised with the detected phase angles and zero-crossings, to generate phase-shifted quasi-sinusoidal voltage phases which are applied directly to the electric motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Philipp Steinberger, Daniel Steiner, Hubert Lenker
  • Patent number: 10529522
    Abstract: A circuit breaker includes a current entry which conducts an electrical current via a wound coil conductor strip of a first coil to a first fixed contact, and includes a contact rocker which can be moved between two switching positions. The contact rocker includes mutually connected contact limbs. A first switching position of the contact rocker, electrically connects the first fixed contact with a second fixed contact which is connected via a wound coil conductor strip of a second coil to a current exit for dissipating an electrical current flowing through the contact limbs of the contact rocker and the coil conductor strips of the coils to a current exit of the circuit breaker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: WÖHNER GMBH & CO. KG ELEKTROTECHNISCHE SYSTEME
    Inventors: Philipp Steinberger, Hubert Lenker
  • Patent number: 10312900
    Abstract: Switching device (1) for operating at least one load, comprising at least one switching unit (7; 8; 9), which switches a tapped current phase (L) to a load (2-1; 2-2; 2-3) connectable to the switching unit (7; 8; 9) to supply said load with current and which has a measurement unit (7C; 8C; 9C) which measures a current phase progression of the at least one current phase (L); a local control unit (18), which after receiving a control command from an external control system (24) actuates a semiconductor switch (7B; 8B; 9B) of the switching unit (7; 8; 9) in such a way that the semiconductor switch (7B; 8B; 9B) switches at a zero of the current phase (L) measured by the measurement unit (7C; 8C; 9C), and a local monitoring unit (20), which evaluates the current phase progression, measured by the measurement unit (7C; 8C; 9C), of the at least one current phase (L) to detect an operational deviation from a normal current supply to the associated load (2-1; 2-2; 2-3) connected to the switching unit (7; 8; 9), and re
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Hubert Lenker, Philipp Steinberger
  • Patent number: 10069260
    Abstract: Supply rail (1) for supplying current phases (L1, L2, L3) of a low-voltage network to a busbar system or for tapping current phases (L1, L2, L3) from the busbar system, comprising an elongate main body (2) that can be mounted transversely on a plurality of busbars arranged in parallel and includes contact bars (5-1, 5-2, 5-3) that contact the busbars when the supply rail (1) is mounted in order to supply or to tap the current phases (L1, L2, L3) carried on the busbars, wherein each contact bar (5-1, 5-2, 5-3) is directly connected to an associated terminal bus (11-1, 11-2, 11-3), each of which comprises a terminal at an end face of the elongate main body (2) for electrically connecting to the low-voltage network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Woehner GmbH & Co., KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Joram Masel, Christopher Curth, Alexander Rahn
  • Publication number: 20180048303
    Abstract: Switching device (1) for operating at least one load, comprising at least one switching unit (7; 8; 9), which switches a tapped current phase (L) to a load (2-1; 2-2; 2-3) connectable to the switching unit (7; 8; 9) to supply said load with current and which has a measurement unit (7C; 8C; 9C) which measures a current phase progression of the at least one current phase (L); a local control unit (18), which after receiving a control command from an external control system (24) actuates a semiconductor switch (7B; 8B; 9B) of the switching unit (7; 8; 9) in such a way that the semiconductor switch (7B; 8B; 9B) switches at a zero of the current phase (L) measured by the measurement unit (7C; 8C; 9C), and a local monitoring unit (20), which evaluates the current phase progression, measured by the measurement unit (7C; 8C; 9C), of the at least one current phase (L) to detect an operational deviation from a normal current supply to the associated load (2-1; 2-2; 2-3) connected to the switching unit (7; 8; 9), and re
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Hubert Lenker, Philipp Steinberger
  • Patent number: 9721745
    Abstract: Fuse load-break switch (1) for low-voltage high-power fuses, a fuse contact pair for receiving a fuse (5A, 5B, 5C) being provided within a housing (2) of the fuse load-break switch (1) for each current phase to be disconnected, characterized in that a thermal power loss brought about by the fuses (5A, 5B, 5C) is dissipated into at least one heat dissipation duct (3) provided laterally on the housing (2) of the fuse load-break switch (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Philipp Steinberger, Joram Masel, Christopher Curth, Hans-Juergen Henning, Daniel Steiner
  • Publication number: 20170214199
    Abstract: Supply rail (1) for supplying current phases (L1, L2, L3) of a low-voltage network to a busbar system or for tapping current phases (L1, L2, L3) from the busbar system, comprising an elongate main body (2) that can be mounted transversely on a plurality of busbars arranged in parallel and includes contact bars (5-1, 5-2, 5-3) that contact the busbars when the supply rail (1) is mounted in order to supply or to tap the current phases (L1, L2, L3) carried on the busbars, wherein each contact bar (5-1, 5-2, 5-3) is directly connected to an associated terminal bus (11-1, 11-2, 11-3), each of which comprises a terminal at an end face of the elongate main body (2) for electrically connecting to the low-voltage network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Applicant: Woehner GmbH & Co., KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Joram MASEL, Christopher CURTH, Alexander RAHN
  • Patent number: 9531146
    Abstract: Busbar adapter comprising a lower adapter part, the lower adapter part comprising a base having recesses for receiving connection bars which can be electrically contacted with busbars, the number of connection bars per phase which can be received in the recesses of the lower adapter part being variable, and the connection bars being electrically connectable to at least one electrical device, which can be fastened to an upper adapter part of the busbar adapter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: WOEHNER GMBH & CO. KG ELEKTROTECHNISCHE SYSTEME
    Inventors: Philipp Steinberger, Joram Masel, Hubert Lenker
  • Patent number: 9515397
    Abstract: Contact protection system for power busbars having planar contact protection modules which each comprise holding feet for engaging behind the power busbars and latching elements for mutually latching with adjacent contact protection module, wherein the contact protection modules comprise for each power busbar a terminal-receiving region for receiving connecting terminals which are provided for electrically contacting the respective power busbar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: WOEHNER GMBH & CO. KG ELEKTROTECHNISCHE SYSTEME
    Inventors: Alex Buettner, Philipp Steinberger, Joram Masel, Frank Leistner
  • Patent number: 9106033
    Abstract: The invention relates to a busbar adapter comprising a housing for receiving at least one installation device for contacting the installation device with at least one busbar that can be held in the busbar adapter, characterized in that the busbar adapter comprises at least one symmetrically configured contact terminal for receiving and contacting a contact of the installation device with an associated busbar, and at least one symmetrically configured attachment device for attaching the installation device to the busbar adapter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Alex Buettner, Christopher Curth
  • Patent number: 8830024
    Abstract: A device for receiving a cylindrical fuse, having a housing which has member pairs which protrude from a housing base and which are spaced-apart from each other, wherein a substantially U-shaped contact is introduced in each case between the members of each member pair and the member pairs are provided for receiving the fuse, wherein each substantially U-shaped contact is formed by two contact members, of which at least one of the contact members is provided with a contact tongue which protrudes laterally over the contact members, the contact tongue(s) defining a contact blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventor: Alex Buettner
  • Publication number: 20130280930
    Abstract: The invention relates to a busbar adapter comprising a housing for receiving at least one installation device for contacting the installation device with at least one busbar that can be held in the busbar adapter, characterized in that the busbar adapter comprises at least one symmetrically configured contact terminal for receiving and contacting a contact of the installation device with an associated busbar, and at least one symmetrically configured attachment device for attaching the installation device to the busbar adapter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Applicant: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Alex BUETTNER, Christopher CURTH
  • Publication number: 20130280934
    Abstract: A carrier rail adapter for an electric installation device, wherein the carrier rail adapter has a housing, to the lower side of which a latching component is attached which can be actuated by means of a locking and unlocking mechanism in order to attach the carrier rail adapter to a carrier rail or to remove the carrier rail adapter from the carrier rail, and on the upper side of which inner contact devices for connection of the electric installation device are provided, which are connected to connection terminals via inner conductors located in the housing, which connection terminals are provided on an end face of the housing for connection of electric lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Applicant: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventor: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
  • Patent number: 8454389
    Abstract: The invention relates to a fuse-receiving device, in particular for junction boxes in photovoltaic systems, comprising a fastening web and receiving contact portions, arranged on the end faces of the fastening web, for contact blades of fuses, comprising insulating caps which are placed on the fastening web and cover the receiving contact portions at least in part and also have slot openings which allow the contact blades of a fuse to be guided through, the fastening web having at least one groove-shaped socket for an electrical busbar, into which socket a contact tab of one of the receiving contact portions is inserted, and at least one groove which extends along the axis of the fastening web being provided in at least one end face of the fastening web, and a holding member being provided which has a plug means which may be brought into engagement with the at least one groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignee: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventor: Alex Buettner
  • Publication number: 20130133716
    Abstract: A connection device is provided for connecting an electric component into a current path. The connection device comprises a housing having a locking means for locking the housing onto a busbar, a pivotable holding means, into which the electric component can be inserted and connected into the current path by pivoting the holding means; and a terminal clamp, which is connected directly, via the electric component which is connected into the current path, to at least one spring contact, which is provided in the housing and contacts the busbar when the housing is locked on.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Applicant: WOEHNER GMBH & CO. KG ELEKTROTECHNISCHE SYSTEME
    Inventor: Woehner GmbH & Co. KG Elektrotechnische Syst
  • Patent number: 8384509
    Abstract: The invention relates to holders for receiving fuses, with a housing having a receiving shaft, the receiving shaft containing contacts which are provided for contacting at least one fuse inserted into the receiving shaft, a cover which is adjustably arranged in the receiving shaft, a fuse holding device which is adjustably guided in the receiving shaft, wherein the cover has a unit being engageable with a guiding mechanism and which holds the cover at a predetermined position within the housing, a coupling device for detachably coupling the cover to the fuse holding device, wherein the unit of the cover is formed by feet which protrude laterally from the cover and are engageable with the guides in the housing, and wherein the guiding mechanism comprises stops and/or stop faces which are provided in the guiding mechanism, and which hold the cover in a top position of the cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: Woehner GmbH & Co., KG Elektrotechnische Systeme
    Inventors: Alex Buettner, Frank Leistner
  • Patent number: D740754
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: WÖHNER GMBH & CO. KG ELEKTROTECHNISCHE SYSTEME
    Inventor: Peter Naumann
  • Patent number: D814421
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: WÖHNER GMBH & CO. KG ELEKTROTECHNISCHE SYSTEME
    Inventor: Christopher Curth
  • Patent number: D836559
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: WÖHNER GMBH & CO. KG ELEKTROTECHNISCHE SYSTEME
    Inventor: Peter Naumann