Patents by Inventor Andre WAGENFUHR

Andre WAGENFUHR 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: 10519354
    Abstract: The invention relates to a hydrophobed porous oil binder in the form of a nonwoven fabric composed of lignocellulose-containing raw materials having a biologically functionalized surface for removing mineral-oil-based contaminants in seas, rivers, inland waters, and stormwater basins or wastewater treatment plants, wherein the density of the oil binder is 10 to 900 kg/m3, the oil binder is 1 to 25 mm thick, the broad surface of the oil binder has a dimension of 9 to 200 cm2, the porosity of the oil binder is 30 to 96%, measured with respect to the total fraction of the oil binder, and the flexural strength of the oil binder is at least 1.5 N/mm2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: Technische Universitaet Dresden, Universitaet Leipzig
    Inventors: Holger Unbehaun, Soren Tech, Swetlana Konig, Elena Safonova, Andre Wagenfuhr, Christian Wilhelm
  • Publication number: 20160200602
    Abstract: The invention relates to a hydrophobed porous oil binder in the form of a nonwoven fabric composed of lignocellulose-containing raw materials having a biologically functionalized surface for removing mineral-oil-based contaminants in seas, rivers, inland waters, and stormwater basins or wastewater treatment plants, wherein the density of the oil binder is 10 to 900 kg/m3, the oil binder is 1 to 25 mm thick, the broad surface of the oil binder has a dimension of 9 to 200 cm2, the porosity of the oil binder is 30 to 96%, measured with respect to the total fraction of the oil binder, and the flexural strength of the oil binder is at least 1.5 N/mm2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicants: TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT DRESDEN, UNIVERSITAT LEIPZIG
    Inventors: Holger UNBEHAUN, Soren TECH, Swetlana KONIG, Elena SAFONOVA, Andre WAGENFUHR, Christian WILHELM