Patents by Inventor Bernd Martin

Bernd Martin 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: 10329450
    Abstract: A method for producing a multicoat coating (M) on a substrate (S) that includes:(!) producing a basecoat (B) on the substrate by applying an aqueous basecoat material (b) to the substrate (S), the basecoat material being a two-component coating composition, and (II) producing a clearcoat (K) directly on the basecoat (B) by applying an aqueous clearcoat material (k) directly to the basecoat (B), the clearcoat material being a two-component coating composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: BASF Coatings GmbH
    Inventors: Jens-Henning Noatschk, Jan-Bernd Kues, Alberto Garcia Martin, Eva-Kathrin Schillinger, Dirk Riediger
  • Publication number: 20170234547
    Abstract: An operating device for a domestic appliance includes an electronic display field, a guide, and an operating element which is movable relative to the electronic display field to set operating conditions of the domestic appliance. The operating element is comprised of multiple parts and includes a sliding ring and a front part resting on the sliding ring. The front part and the sliding ring are coupled to the guide such that the front part is rotatable in a guided manner relative to the sliding ring by the guide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: BSH Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Marianne Both, Stefan Brunn, Iris Costenoble, Andreas Dachs, Ulrich Goss, Bernd Martin, Robert Sachon, Matthias Sorg
  • Patent number: 9557194
    Abstract: An input device for an electrical device includes a base which can be attached to the electrical device and has at least one light source for producing a measurement beam, and at least one sensor for detecting the reflected measurement beam. An input actuator is movable in relation to the base and includes a plurality of reflection bodies for deflecting the measurement beam onto the sensor. Each reflection body has an entry area for entry of the measurement beam into the reflection body, at least one reflection surface for reflecting the measurement beam, and an outlet area for outlet of the measurement beam from the reflection body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
    Inventors: Marianne Both, Andreas Dachs, Roman Makhtyuk, Bernd Martin, Herbert Mayer, Matthias Sorg
  • Publication number: 20160320067
    Abstract: A domestic appliance includes a front control panel sized to conceal a holding chamber arranged therebehind for a domestic appliance component, and a movement mechanism which includes a motorized drive and configured to move the control panel for opening and closing the holding chamber. The control panel is hereby moved by the motorized drive on a first partial travel path between two end positions of a total travel path, and moved by a user on a second partial travel path between the two end positions of the total travel path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Andreas Dachs, Robert Hasslberger, Bernd Martin, Helmut Waging
  • Publication number: 20150300846
    Abstract: An input device for an electrical device includes a base which can be attached to the electrical device and has at least one light source for producing a measurement beam, and at least one sensor for detecting the reflected measurement beam. An input actuator is movable in relation to the base and includes a plurality of reflection bodies for deflecting the measurement beam onto the sensor. Each reflection body has an entry area for entry of the measurement beam into the reflection body, at least one reflection surface for reflecting the measurement beam, and an outlet area for outlet of the measurement beam from the reflection body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Marianne Both, Andreas Dachs, Roman Makhtyuk, Bernd Martin, Herbert Mayer, Matthias Sorg
  • Patent number: 8744730
    Abstract: In a method for controlling an engine braking device of an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle during an up-shift process of a transmission device connected to the internal combustion engine which includes a first cylinder bank and a second cylinder bank, an engine braking device acting on individual cylinder banks, a fuel supply device acting on individual cylinder banks and a shiftable transmission device, which comprises shiftable gearwheels and an input shaft which can be coupled to a crankshaft of the internal combustion engine by means of a clutch are provided and used during up-shifting to manipulate braking and powering up the cylinder banks and disengaging and up-shifting the transmission for a fast and smooth gear change operations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Daimler AG
    Inventors: Manfred Guggolz, Michael Jesberg, Bernd Martin, David Ulmer, Marc Oliver Wagner
  • Patent number: 8536489
    Abstract: A hob includes a cooking surface with a glass ceramic defining a cutout in an outside edge of the glass ceramic, and an insert in the cutout including a material that is different from the glass ceramic and which is permeable to light in a blue spectral range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2013
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel, Thomas Stein
  • Patent number: 8378270
    Abstract: A ceramic hob includes a cooking surface for positioning a cooking pot, a housing, an electronic circuit carrier mounted in the housing beneath the cooking surface, and a positioning element on a lower side of the cooking element engaging a recess of the electronic circuit carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2013
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel, Thomas Stein
  • Patent number: 8346456
    Abstract: In a method for controlling the driving speed of a vehicle that has a speed control device into which a set speed can be entered as driver command, a reference variable of the speed control device is varied within a specified or specifiable speed range of the set speed, based on an evaluation of a section of the road ahead of the driver and maintaining a minimum fuel usage in a first operating mode of the speed control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Daimler AG
    Inventors: Mario Aleksic, Mike Benowitz, Bernd Martin, Joseph Michalek, Thomas Passegger
  • Patent number: 8183482
    Abstract: The invention relates to a rotary switch for a glass ceramic cooktop, which rotary switch includes a rotary knob projecting above the glass ceramic plate. The rotary knob interacting with a switch unit disposed on an underside of the glass ceramic plate. The rotary knob interacts with the switch unit via a knob axis and the switch unit includes a signal generator for generating a signal on the based on an angular position of the knob axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel
  • Patent number: 8080768
    Abstract: An arrangement with a worktop and a cooktop with a cooking surface, a mounting frame and a decorative frame, which is arranged in a recess in the worktop, with the distance elements, embodied for relative positioning of the cooktop in relation to the recess and on which the cooktop rests, being arranged between the cooktop and the worktop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2011
    Assignee: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Adam, Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel, Thomas Stein
  • Patent number: 7984362
    Abstract: A method to synchronize Fault Code Memory between at least a first module and a second module in an engine controller unit; each said module in electronic communication with each other and having volatile and non volatile memory; said modules in electronic communication; when compatibility of versions of static fault codes between the modules is established, the first module downloads and saves the static fault code table resident on the second module in nonvolatile memory for access by a diagnostic tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Detroit Diesel Corporation
    Inventors: Tomislav I. Golub, Frank S. Groer, Bernd Martin
  • Publication number: 20110041829
    Abstract: The invention relates to a hob having a cooking surface (2) which is configured to position a cooking vessel thereon and which consists of glass ceramics (3), the cooking surface (2) having a cutout edge section (4) in the glass ceramics (3) in which an insert (5) is arranged. Said insert is produced from a material different from glass ceramics (3) and is permeable to light in the blue spectral range. The invention also relates to a method for producing a hob.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2008
    Publication date: February 24, 2011
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
    Inventors: Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel, Thomas Stein
  • Publication number: 20110033653
    Abstract: An insert for a hob having a material that is permeable to light in a blue spectral range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2008
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
    Inventors: Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel, Thomas Stein
  • Publication number: 20100318273
    Abstract: In a method for controlling the driving speed of a vehicle that has a speed control device into which a set speed can be entered as driver command, a reference variable of the speed control device is varied within a specified or specifiable speed range of the set speed, based on an evaluation of a section of the road ahead of the driver and maintaining a minimum fuel usage in a first operating mode of the speed control device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2009
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Applicant: Daimler AG
    Inventors: Mario Aleksic, Mike Benowitz, Bernd Martin, Joseph Michalek, Thomas Passegger
  • Publication number: 20100286885
    Abstract: In a method for controlling an engine braking device of an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle during an up-shift process of a transmission device connected to the internal combustion engine which includes a first cylinder bank and a second cylinder bank, an engine braking device acting on individual cylinder banks, a fuel supply device acting on individual cylinder banks and a shiftable transmission device, which comprises shiftable gearwheels and an input shaft which can be coupled to a crankshaft of the internal combustion engine by means of a clutch are provided and used during up-shifting to manipulate braking and powering up the cylinder banks and disengaging and up-shifting the transmission for a fast and smooth gear change operations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2010
    Publication date: November 11, 2010
    Inventors: Manfred Guggolz, Michael Jesberg, Bernd Martin, David Ulmer, Marc Oliver Wagner
  • Publication number: 20100243636
    Abstract: A ceramic hob includes a cooking surface for positioning a cooking pot, a housing, an electronic circuit carrier mounted in the housing beneath the cooking surface, and a positioning element on a lower side of the cooking element engaging a recess of the electronic circuit carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2008
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: BSH BOSCH UND SIEMENS HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
    Inventors: Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel, Thomas Stein
  • Publication number: 20100175787
    Abstract: A machine for machining workpieces of wood and plastics has a rotatably driven spindle and at least one tool that is seated on the rotatably driven spindle and has a circular arrangement of knives. The tool has a tool body and the circular arrangement of knives is supported on the tool body. An inner table acting as a workpiece support is provided, wherein the circular arrangement of knives surrounds the inner table and wherein the inner table is a component of the tool. A machine table is provided on which the workpieces are fed to the at least one tool.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2007
    Publication date: July 15, 2010
    Applicant: Michael Weinig AG
    Inventors: Albrecht Dawidziak, Bernd Martin
  • Publication number: 20090127247
    Abstract: An arrangement with a worktop and a cooktop with a cooking surface, a mounting frame and a decorative frame, which is arranged in a recess in the worktop, with the distance elements, embodied for relative positioning of the cooktop in relation to the recess and on which the cooktop rests, being arranged between the cooktop and the worktop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2008
    Publication date: May 21, 2009
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Adam, Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel, Thomas Stein
  • Publication number: 20090077822
    Abstract: The invention relates to a rotary switch for a glass ceramic cooktop, which rotary switch includes a rotary knob projecting above the glass ceramic plate. The rotary knob interacting with a switch unit disposed on an underside of the glass ceramic plate. The rotary knob interacts with the switch unit via a knob axis and the switch unit includes a signal generator for generating a signal on the based on an angular position of the knob axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2008
    Publication date: March 26, 2009
    Applicant: BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH
    Inventors: Bernd Martin, Markus Schlegel