Patents by Inventor Albert Jan Aitink

Albert Jan Aitink 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).

  • Publication number: 20220193938
    Abstract: A stationary blade for a blade set of a hair cutting appliance is described. The stationary blade is arranged to be moved through hair in a moving direction to cut hair. The stationary blade includes: a first wall portion arranged to serve as a skin facing wall when in operation; a second wall portion at least partially offset from the first wall portion; and at least one toothed leading edge comprising a plurality of teeth and being jointly provided by the first wall portion and the second wall portion. The first wall portion and the second wall portion are connected at a frontal end of the at least one toothed leading edge to provide tips of the teeth. A blade set including the stationary blade and a moveable cutting blade are also described. A method of fabricating a blade set is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Fransicus Hermannus FEIJEN, Siegfried SABLATSCHAN, Geert VEENSTRA, Wouter VAN KEMPEN, Jacob Willem KROON, Albert Jan AITINK
  • Patent number: 11318629
    Abstract: Embodiments of present disclosure relates to a shaving assembly and a hair cutting appliance comprising the shaving assembly. The shaving assembly comprises: a supporting arm extending in a first direction; a cutting element comprising at least one moving tooth arranged along the first direction; a guard foil extending in the first direction and surrounding the cutting element, the guard foil comprising: a contact surface and a bent part, wherein an angle between the contact surface and the supporting arm is an acute angle, and at least one guard tooth slot is formed across the contact surface and the supporting arm, wherein the shaving assembly further comprises: a blocking member extending between the moving tooth and the supporting arm in a second direction that is substantially perpendicular to the contact surface, wherein the blocking member is adapted to facilitate hair being released from the guard tooth slot when the guard tooth slot is moved against the hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Robert Godlieb, Johannes Tseard Van Der Kooi, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Albert Jan Aitink, Everhardus Johannes Hoexum, Ramachandra Rao Ganesh
  • Patent number: 11279052
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance, a blade set for a hair cutting appliance, and to a stationary blade for the blade set. The stationary blade includes a first wall portion arranged to serve as a skin facing wall when in operation, a second wall portion at least partially offset from the first wall portion, such that the first wall portion and the second wall portion define therebetween a guide slot arranged to receive a movable cutter blade in a defined mating manner, and at least one toothed leading edge having a plurality of teeth jointly formed by the first wall portion and the second wall portion. The stationary blade is an integrally formed metal-plastic composite stationary blade. Also discussed is a blade set including an integrated foil shaving region, along with a method for manufacturing a respective blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Fransicus Hermannus Feijen, Siegfried Sablatschan, Geert Veenstra, Wouter Van Kempen, Jacob Willem Kroon, Albert Jan Aitink
  • Patent number: 11173620
    Abstract: A method of forming a sheet-metal based double-walled stationary blade includes providing a first and second pre-product layers, providing a guide slot for a cutter, and bonding longitudinal ends of the first and second pre-product layers together to include an offset forming a guide slot to receive a to-be-mounted cutter. The bonding includes melting or depositing material at transition zone, thereby forming tips of the stationary blade teeth which are arranged adjacent to the transition zone between the pre-product layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Jasper Zuidervaart, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Albert Jan Aitink, Onno Hoitinga, Folkert Vrijburg
  • Patent number: 10919165
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a blade set assembly, a blade set assembly, and a hair cutting appliance, wherein the method includes providing a base component including a stationary blade, providing a movable component comprising a cutter blade, providing a coupling element, the coupling element being arranged to be interposed between the base component and the movable component, providing a plastic contact bridge, arranging the stationary blade and the cutter blade at a defined relative assembly position, securing the assembly position between the stationary blade and the cutter blade, involving attaching the plastic contact bridge to one of the base component and the movable component, attaching a retaining portion of the coupling element to the other one of the base component and the movable component, and penetrating the plastic contact bridge with at least one insertion end of the coupling element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Everhardus Johannes Hoexum, Willem Maat, Siegfried Sablatschan, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Roel Alexander Rethmeier, Geert-Jan (Guus) Darwinkel, Albert Jan Aitink, Luc Berntsen, Daan Hendrik Gosenshuis
  • Publication number: 20210008742
    Abstract: Embodiments of present disclosure relates to a shaving assembly and a hair cutting appliance comprising the shaving assembly. The shaving assembly comprises: a supporting arm extending in a first direction; a cutting element comprising at least one moving tooth arranged along the first direction; a guard foil extending in the first direction and surrounding the cutting element, the guard foil comprising: a contact surface and a bent part, wherein an angle between the contact surface and the supporting arm is an acute angle, and at least one guard tooth slot is formed across the contact surface and the supporting arm, wherein the shaving assembly further comprises: a blocking member extending between the moving tooth and the supporting arm in a second direction that is substantially perpendicular to the contact surface, wherein the blocking member is adapted to facilitate hair being released from the guard tooth slot when the guard tooth slot is moved against the hair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Robert GODLIEB, Johannes Tseard VAN DER KOOI, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Albert Jan AITINK, Everhardus Johannes HOEXUM, Ramachandra RAO GANESH
  • Publication number: 20200376695
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a hair cutting appliance, a blade set for a hair cutting appliance, and to a stationary blade for said blade set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Fransicus Hermannus FEIJEN, Siegfried SABLATSCHAN, Geert VEENSTRA, Wouter VAN KEMPEN, Jacob Willem KROON, Albert Jan AITINK
  • Publication number: 20200331157
    Abstract: Embodiments of present disclosure relates to a shaving assembly and a hair cutting appliance including the shaving assembly. The shaving assembly comprises: a supporting member; a cutting element extending in the first direction; a guard foil stretched and extending in the first direction and surrounding the cutting element, the guard foil including a bent part and a flat contact surface, wherein the bent part extends in the first direction for fixing the guard foil on the supporting member, and the flat contact surface is adapted to be in contact with skin; and a protection element arranged at least one end of the guard foil and including a curved surface exposed to the skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Robert GODLIEB, Johannes Tseard VAN DER KOOI, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Albert Jan AITINK, Everhardus Johannes HOEXUM, Ramachandra RAO GANESH
  • Publication number: 20200331156
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance is configured to be moved through hair in a moving direction in order to cut hair. The hair cutting appliance includes a housing portion, a blade set having a skin-facing top surface, and a releasable attachment comb. The blade set is arranged pivotably with respect to the housing portion. The attachment comb includes a supporting frame, at least one spacing guard element configured to space the blade set from a working surface when in operation, a mounting portion configured to be attached to a housing portion of the hair cutting appliance, and an orientation determining portion configured to engage the blade set and to define a locking orientation of the blade set when mounted to the hair cutting appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Luca IACCARINO, Britt ROUMEN, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Jan BENNIK, John PRAGT, Remy Amos Abraham RIPANDELLI, Robbert Freerk Johan VAN DER SCHEER, Albert Jan AITINK, Roland VAN STRAATEN, Everhardus Johannes HOEXUM, Jan VAN DALEN
  • Patent number: 10751891
    Abstract: A stationary blade for a blade set in a hair cutting appliance and method of manufacturing the stationary blade. The stationary blade comprising a first wall portion arranged as a skin facing wall in operation, a second wall portion at least partially offset from the first wall portion. The first and second wall portions defining a guide slot therebetween, arranged to receive a movable cutter blade. At least one toothed leading edge comprising a plurality of teeth jointly formed by the first wall portion and the second wall portion. The stationary blade being an integrally formed metal-plastic composite blade. The first wall portion being at least partially made from a metal material. The second wall portion being at least partially made from a plastic material. The first and second wall portions being arranged to receive the movable cutter blade in the guide slot in a defined mating manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Fransiscus Hermannus Feijen, Siegfried Latschan, Geert Veenstra, Wouter Van Kempen, Jacob Willem Kroon, Albert Jan Aitink
  • Patent number: 10730197
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance is configured to be moved through hair in a moving direction in order to cut hair. The hair cutting appliance includes a housing portion, a blade set having a skin-facing top surface, and a releasable attachment comb. The blade set is arranged pivotably with respect to the housing portion. The attachment comb includes a supporting frame, at least one spacing guard element configured to space the blade set from a working surface when in operation, a mounting portion configured to be attached to a housing portion of the hair cutting appliance, and an orientation determining portion configured to engage the blade set and to define a locking orientation of the blade set when mounted to the hair cutting appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Luca Iaccarino, Britt Roumen, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Jan Bennik, Johan Pragt, Remy Amos Abraham Ripandelli, Robbert Freerk Johan Van Der Scheer, Albert Jan Aitink, Roalnd Van Straaten, Everhardus Johannes Hoexum, Jan Van Dalen
  • Patent number: 10596715
    Abstract: A hair cutting appliance including a blade set including a first wall portion and a second wall portion, each wall portion defining a first surface, a second surface, and at least one toothed leading edge including a plurality of mutually spaced apart projections provided with respective tips, wherein the first surfaces of the first wall portion and the second wall portion face each other, at least at their leading edges, wherein facing projections, along the leading edges of the first and second wall portions are mutually connected at their tips to define a plurality of teeth, wherein the first surfaces of the first wall portion and the second wall portion define therebetween a guide slot for a movable blade and wherein the second surface of the first wall portion includes a smoothed transitional region at least at the forwardly extending projections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Jan Bennik, Albert Jan Aitink, Robbert Freerk Van Der Scheer, Remy Ripandelli
  • Publication number: 20190315007
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of forming a sheet-metal based double-walled stationary blade (24) for a hair cutting appliance (10), the method comprising: providing a first pre-product layer (70), providing a second pre-product layer (72) which is separate from the first pre-product layer (70), providing a guide slot (44) for a cutter (26), and bonding the first pre-product layer (70) and the second pre-product layer (72) to one another such that the pre-product layers (70, 72) are arranged to jointly receive a to-be-mounted cutter (26), wherein the first pre-product layer (70) and the second pre-product layer (72), in the bonded state, are at least partially offset from one another to provide a defined mating clearance fit for the to-be-mounted cutter (26), wherein the pre-product layers (70, 72) are bonded to one another at their longitudinal ends such that stationary blade teeth (54) are partially formed by the first pre-product layer (70) and partially formed by the second pre-product layer (
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Jasper ZUIDERVAART, Martinus Bernardus STAPELBROEK, Albert Jan AITINK, Onno HOITINGA, Folkert VRIJBURG
  • Patent number: 10406702
    Abstract: A cutting appliance, system, method and manufacturing process related to a blade set, a cutter and a stationary blade for the blade set. The cutter includes a main portion, such as a substantially flat main portion obtained from sheet metal material, at least one toothed leading edge protruding from the main portion. The at least one toothed leading edge includes at least two teeth and at least one scraping portion including a tapered scraper profile at least partially extending in a longitudinal direction that is perpendicular to a cutting motion direction of the cutter. The at least one scraping portion may be, in a mounted state, arranged to contact a stationary blade of the blade set at a first wall thereof to scrape off accumulated dirt and debris when the cutter and the stationary blade are moved with respect to each other when in operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIIKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Esther Vredeveld, Albert Jan Aitink, Robert Alexander Van Eiberen Santhagens
  • Patent number: 10377050
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of forming a sheet-metal based double-walled stationary blade (24) for a hair cutting appliance (10), the method comprising: providing a first pre-product layer (70), providing a second pre-product layer (72) which is separate from the first pre-product layer (70), providing a guide slot (44) for a cutter (26), and bonding the first pre-product layer (70) and the second pre-product layer (72) to one another such that the pre-product layers (70, 72) are arranged to jointly receive a to-be-mounted cutter (26), wherein the first pre-product layer (70) and the second pre-product layer (72), in the bonded state, are at least partially offset from one another to provide a defined mating clearance fit for the to-be-mounted cutter (26), wherein the pre-product layers (70, 72) are bonded to one another at their longitudinal ends such that stationary blade teeth (54) are partially formed by the first pre-product layer (70) and partially formed by the second pre-product layer (
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Jasper Zuidervaart, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek, Albert Jan Aitink, Onno Hoitinga, Folkert Vrijburg
  • Patent number: RE47515
    Abstract: A shaving device comprises a head structure (2) and a base structure (4). The head structure (2) is configured to retain and support at least one shaving head (30A, 30B, 30C). The head structure (2) is releasably retainable on the base structure (4). The base structure (4) is free of support elements in an area of an outer circumference of the head structure (2) such that the head structure (2), when coupled to the base structure (4), is not supported in the area of its outer circumference. The head structure (2), when coupled to the base structure (4), is substantially only retained on the base structure (4) by a retaining force provided by a retaining structure of the base structure (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Wilko Westerhof, Mattheus Jacobus Van Der Meer, Albert Jan Aitink, Harold Wolf, Oege Smedinga
  • Patent number: RE47538
    Abstract: A shaving device comprises a head structure (2) and a base structure (4). The head structure (2) is configured to retain and support at least one shaving head (30A, 30B, 30C). The head structure (2) is releasably retainable on the base structure (4). The base structure (4) is free of support elements in an area of an outer circumference of the head structure (2) such that the head structure (2), when coupled to the base structure (4), is not supported in the area of its outer circumference. The head structure (2), when coupled to the base structure (4), is substantially only retained on the base structure (4) by a retaining force provided by a retaining structure of the base structure (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Wilko Westerhof, Mattheus Jacobus Van Der Meer, Albert Jan Aitink, Harold Wolf, Oege Smedinga
  • Patent number: D870972
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Albert Jan Aitink, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek
  • Patent number: D905346
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Albert Jan Aitink, Martinus Bernardus Stapelbroek
  • Patent number: RE48352
    Abstract: A shaving device comprises a head structure (2) and a base structure (4). The head structure (2) is configured to retain and support at least one shaving head (30A, 30B, 30C). The head structure (2) is releasably retainable on the base structure (4). The base structure (4) is free of support elements in an area of an outer circumference of the head structure (2) such that the head structure (2), when coupled to the base structure (4), is not supported in the area of its outer circumference. The head structure (2), when coupled to the base structure (4), is substantially only retained on the base structure (4) by a retaining force provided by a retaining structure of the base structure (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Wilko Westerhof, Mattheus Jacobus Van Der Meer, Albert Jan Aitink, Harold Wolf, Oege Smedinga