Patents by Inventor Adolf Dillmann

Adolf Dillmann has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11121492
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high-current plug connector (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (11) and a second line (12), comprising: a plug pin (2) that can be connected to the first line (11), a plug socket (3) that can be connected to the second line (12), a contact cage (4), which is arranged between the plug pin (2) and the plug socket (3) and is designed to establish electrical contact between the plug pin (2) and the plug socket, a spring element (5), which exerts a preload (F) in the axial direction (X-X) of the high-current plug connector, and a flexible connection element (6), by means of which the plug pin (2) can be connected to the first line (11) and/or by means of which the plug socket (3) can be connected to the second line (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Patent number: 10886191
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing an assembly (1), in particular a power electronics unit, comprising the following steps: providing a component (2) to be cooled having a first surface (4), providing a cooling device (3) having a second surface (5) opposite the first surface (4), arranging a 3-dimensional heat transfer plate (6) between the two surfaces (4, 5), wherein the heat transfer plate (6) extends in a plate plane (11) parallel to the two surfaces (4, 5) and in the initial state a plurality of contact extensions (9) which extend outwards with respect to said plate plane (11), and bracing the component (2) and the cooling device (3) relative to one another, such that the contact extensions (9) are deformed in the direction of the metal sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Reiner Holp, Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner
  • Publication number: 20200395701
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high-current plug connector (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (11) and a second line (12), comprising: a plug pin (2) that can be connected to the first line (11), a plug socket (3) that can be connected to the second line (12), a contact cage (4), which is arranged between the plug pin (2) and the plug socket (3) and is designed to establish electrical contact between the plug pin (2) and the plug socket, a spring element (5), which exerts a preload (F) in the axial direction (X-X) of the high-current plug connector, and a flexible connection element (6), by means of which the plug pin (2) can be connected to the first line (11) and/or by means of which the plug socket (3) can be connected to the second line (12).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Patent number: 10069219
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plug-type connection (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (2) and a second line (3), comprising a contact bolt (4) which can be connected to the first line (2), a collet (5) which can be connected to the second line (3) and has a cutout (6) for inserting the contact bolt (4), has a conical collet outer face (7) and has at least n slots (8) for forming n clamping jaws, where n?1, and a clamping ring (9) with a conical clamping ring inner face (10) against which the conical collet outer face (7) bears, wherein the at least one clamping jaw can be clamped against the contact bolt (4) as a result of a relative movement between the collet (5) and the clamping ring (9).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Huehner, Adolf Dillmann, Reiner Holp
  • Publication number: 20180123264
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plug-type connection (1) for an electrical connection between a first line (2) and a second line (3), comprising a contact bolt (4) which can be connected to the first line (2), a collet (5) which can be connected to the second line (3) and has a cutout (6) for inserting the contact bolt (4), has a conical collet outer face (7) and has at least n slots (8) for forming n clamping jaws, where n?1, and a clamping ring (9) with a conical clamping ring inner face (10) against which the conical collet outer face (7) bears, wherein the at least one clamping jaw can be clamped against the contact bolt (4) as a result of a relative movement between the collet (5) and the clamping ring (9).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Stefan Huehner, Adolf Dillmann, Reiner Holp
  • Publication number: 20180033713
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing an assembly (1), in particular a power electronics unit, comprising the following steps: providing a component (2) to be cooled having a first surface (4), providing a cooling device (3) having a second surface (5) opposite the first surface (4), arranging a 3-dimensional heat transfer plate (6) between the two surfaces (4, 5), wherein the heat transfer plate (6) extends in a plate plane (11) parallel to the two surfaces (4, 5) and in the initial state a plurality of contact extensions (9) which extend outwards with respect to said plate plane (11), and bracing the component (2) and the cooling device (3) relative to one another, such that the contact extensions (9) are deformed in the direction of the metal sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Reiner Holp, Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner
  • Patent number: 9208945
    Abstract: A storage unit (1, 2, 3, 4) for storing electrical energy, comprising at least one energy store (5, 6, 7, 11) which has a positive electrical connecting terminal (10) and a negative electrical connecting terminal (12) and is designed to be charged and discharged with electrical energy via the positive connecting terminal (10) and the negative connecting terminal (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Patent number: 9196936
    Abstract: The invention relates to a storage unit (1) for storing electrical energy. The storage unit (1) has at least one energy store (3, 5, 6, 7). According to the invention, the storage unit (1) also has a contact area for giving off heat to a heat sink (45). The storage unit (1) has at least one heat pipe (50), which is connected to the contact area and is connected to the energy store (3, 5, 6, 7) in such a way that heat dissipated inside the energy store (3, 5, 6, 7) can be carried away to the contact area via the heat pipe (50).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Patent number: 8858272
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high current contact having a contact pin, which has at least one contact opening, and a contact terminal, which has at least one contact limb, wherein the at least one contact limb of the contact terminal is connected to a corresponding contact opening of the contact pin on at least one joint region to produce an electrical contact and to receive mechanical forces, and to a corresponding method for producing said high current contact. According to the invention, producing the electrical contact between the contact pin and the contact terminal is largely separate from the receiving of mechanical forces, wherein the electrical contact between the contact pin and the contact terminal is produced by a first connection type and the mechanical forces are received by a second connection type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Hau, Achim Silberbauer, Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner
  • Publication number: 20140154548
    Abstract: The invention relates to a storage unit (1) for storing electrical energy. The storage unit (1) has at least one energy store (3, 5, 6, 7). According to the invention, the storage unit (1) also has a contact area for giving off heat to a heat sink (45). The storage unit (1) has at least one heat pipe (50), which is connected to the contact area and is connected to the energy store (3, 5, 6, 7) in such a way that heat dissipated inside the energy store (3, 5, 6, 7) can be carried away to the contact area via the heat pipe (50).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Publication number: 20140036411
    Abstract: The invention relates to a storage unit. The storage unit has at least one energy store, wherein the energy store has a positive and a negative electrical connecting terminal. The energy store is designed to be charged and discharged with electrical energy via the positive and the negative electrical connecting terminal. According to the invention, the storage unit has an electrically conductive contact rail which is at least indirectly connected to the positive connecting terminal, and an electrically conductive contact rail which is at least indirectly connected to the negative connecting terminal. The contact rails are each connected to at least one external electrical connecting terminal of the storage unit. The contact rails are each electrically connected to the respective connecting terminal of the energy store by means of an electrically conductive fibrous web or a strand comprising a plurality of individual lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner, Reiner Holp
  • Publication number: 20130035005
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high current contact (1) having a contact pin (10), which has at least one contact opening (15), and a contact terminal (20), which has at least one contact limb (24), wherein the at least one contact limb (24) of the contact terminal (20) is connected to a corresponding contact opening (15) of the contact pin (10) on at least one joint region (14) to produce an electrical contact and to receive mechanical forces, and to a corresponding method for producing said high current contact. According to the invention, producing the electrical contact between the contact pin (10) and the contact terminal (20) is largely separate from the receiving of mechanical forces, wherein the electrical contact between the contact pin (10) and the contact terminal (20) is produced by a first connection type (7) and the mechanical forces are received by a second connection type (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2010
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Applicant: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Hau, Achim Silberbauer, Adolf Dillmann, Stefan Huehner
  • Patent number: 8314584
    Abstract: The invention relates to a motor arrangement, in particular for use in an electronic steering system, comprising a polyphase motor (1) in a motor housing (10); a housing element (14), which forms a part of the motor housing (10); an electronic isolating relay module (2, 40) in order to switch one or more motor phases such that their current does not flow in the event of a fault; wherein the isolating relay module (2, 40) is arranged in the housing interior on one side of the housing element (14).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Breuning, Eckart Geinitz, Georg Voegele, Adolf Dillmann
  • Patent number: 8021201
    Abstract: An electrical contact configuration having a test contact point and a contacting element belonging to a testing device for manually touch-contacting the test contact point. The test contact point is a recess, and the contacting element has a contact region producing at least one line contact with the recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Lang, Daniel Huber, Achim Silberbauer, Jochen Kircher, Adolf Dillmann
  • Patent number: 7946878
    Abstract: The invention relates to an insulation displacement connection and to a method for connecting two components, especially for high current applications, said connection comprising a first insulation displacement element, which is fixed to a first component, and a second insulation displacement element, which is fixed to a second component. The two insulation displacement elements can be inserted into each other in the direction of assembly, the first and/or second insulation displacement element being fixed to the first and/or second component in such a way that the insulation displacement element is moveably arranged in a plane transversal to the direction of assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2011
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Lang, Daniel Huber, Achim Silberbauer, Jochen Kircher, Adolf Dillmann
  • Publication number: 20100301713
    Abstract: The invention relates to a motor arrangement, in particular for use in an electronic steering system, comprising a polyphase motor (1) in a motor housing (10); a housing element (14), which forms a part of the motor housing (10); an electronic isolating relay module (2, 40) in order to switch one or more motor phases such that their current does not flow in the event of a fault; wherein the isolating relay module (2, 40) is arranged in the housing interior on one side of the housing element (14).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2008
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Applicant: Robert Bosch GMBH
    Inventors: Christian Breuning, Eckart Geinitz, Georg Voegele, Adolf Dillmann
  • Publication number: 20100285686
    Abstract: The invention relates to an insulation displacement connection and to a method for connecting two components, especially for high current applications, said connection comprising a first insulation displacement element, which is fixed to a first component, and a second insulation displacement element, which is fixed to a second component. The two insulation displacement elements can be inserted into each other in the direction of assembly, the first and/or second insulation displacement element being fixed to the first and/or second component in such a way that the insulation displacement element is moveably arranged in a plane transversal to the direction of assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2007
    Publication date: November 11, 2010
    Inventors: Christian Lang, Daniel Huber, Achim Silberbauer, Jochen Kircher, Adolf Dillmann
  • Publication number: 20100093234
    Abstract: An electrical contact configuration having a test contact point and a contacting element belonging to a testing device for manually touch-contacting the test contact point. The test contact point is a recess, and the contacting element has a contact region producing at least one line contact with the recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Publication date: April 15, 2010
    Inventors: Christian Lang, Daniel Huber, Achim Silberbauer, Jochen Kircher, Adolf Dillmann