Patents by Inventor Eberhard Krieger

Eberhard Krieger 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: 8192340
    Abstract: A buckle plate device for a folding machine comprises a buckle plate (10) and a sheet stopping means for stopping a sheet (24) running into the buckle plate (10) in the intake direction, wherein the sheet stopping means is formed by a clamping means (26) which clamps the incoming sheet (24) in order to stop it and preferably automatically releases the clamping at the onset of tractive forces of the subsequent rollers. Hereby a buckle plate device is provided which requires little space and makes it possible to fold sheets with comparably low noise development without a mechanical stop in a sheet-edge controlled manner or in a print-image controlled manner at a high sheet transport speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Eberhard Krieger, Klaus Stoeckel, Wolfgang Fischer
  • Patent number: 7867157
    Abstract: The folding machine has a cross fold module which includes a cross-fold folding blade (18), a sheet-supporting device (38) which is arranged below the cross-fold folding blade (18) and on which an incoming sheet comes to rest, and a roller frame (27) which is arranged below the sheet-supporting device (38) and into which a sheet is introduced by the cross-fold folding blade (18). A three-fold module (22) with a three-fold folding blade (24) arranged perpendicularly with respect to the cross-fold folding blade (18) is arranged downstream of the roller frame (27). The three-fold module (22) and the roller frame (27) are arranged on a rotary stand (20) which is rotatable through at least 180 about a vertical axis (28).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2011
    Assignee: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Christoph Beck, Georg Dannemann, Martin Sailer, Eberhard Krieger
  • Patent number: 7686288
    Abstract: A method and a device for further processing of sheets to produce multi-page printed products, several initial sheets (19) are each folded into a folded sheet (20) and subsequently collated one on top of the other such that the fold areas lie at the top and the folded sheets (20) open downwardly. A grooved line (30) is formed in each initial sheet (19) before folding, around which grooved line (30) the initial sheet (19) is subsequently folded, the depth and the width of the grooved line (30) being increased, initial sheet (19) by initial sheet (19), by a predetermined amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2010
    Assignee: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Hagen Wetzel, Claus-Dieter Redmer, Eberhard Krieger
  • Publication number: 20090200727
    Abstract: A buckle plate device for a folding machine comprises a buckle plate (10) and a sheet stopping means for stopping a sheet (24) running into the buckle plate (10) in the intake direction, wherein the sheet stopping means is formed by a clamping means (26) which clamps the incoming sheet (24) in order to stop it and preferably automatically releases the clamping at the onset of tractive forces of the subsequent rollers. Hereby a buckle plate device is provided which requires little space and makes it possible to fold sheets with comparably low noise development without a mechanical stop in a sheet-edge controlled manner or in a print-image controlled manner at a high sheet transport speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2009
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Eberhard Krieger, Klaus Stoeckel, Wolfgang Fischer
  • Publication number: 20080175691
    Abstract: A method and a device for further processing of sheets to produce multi-page printed products, several initial sheets (19) are each folded into a folded sheet (20) and subsequently collated one on top of the other such that the fold areas lie at the top and the folded sheets (20) open downwardly. A grooved line (30) is formed in each initial sheet (19) before folding, around which grooved line (30) the initial sheet (19) is subsequently folded, the depth and the width of the grooved line (30) being increased, initial sheet (19) by initial sheet (19), by a predetermined amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2007
    Publication date: July 24, 2008
    Inventors: Hagen Wetzel, Claus-Dieter Redmer, Eberhard Krieger
  • Patent number: 7318799
    Abstract: A buckle folding machine (10) includes an operator facing side wall (14) and a side wall (16) remote from an operator, the side walls (14, 16) being arranged at a distance from each other and at least one lower folding pocket (22, 24) being arranged between the side walls (14, 16).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2008
    Assignee: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Joerg Rohrbach, Eberhard Krieger, Claus-Dieter Redmer
  • Patent number: 7281711
    Abstract: The holding-down arrangement for holding down a sheet (24) in a sheet-bearing region of a sheet-processing machine, in particular of a folding machine, includes a plurality of blowing devices (19, 21) which, during use, are directed toward a sheet (24) and direct an air jet (20, 22) onto the sheet (24). The holding-down arrangement may be fitted in a sheet-aligning device which is arranged downstream of a sheet infeed and includes a sheet-bearing device (12), on which an incoming sheet (24) comes to rest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2007
    Assignee: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Georg Dannemann, Christoph Beck, Bodo Tegtmeier, Eberhard Krieger
  • Publication number: 20070161488
    Abstract: A folding device comprises a sheet transporting device (52) for transporting sheets (22) in a sheet support plane (BE) and a stationary folding knife (26) arranged opposite the sheet support plane (BE) in a sheet running direction (BL), the folding knife (26) comprising, at the side facing the sheet support plane (BE), folding edge means contacting a sheet (22) during the transport for forming a folding line in the sheet (22). In order to avoid a set-off of the printing color or the toner during the folding of sheets that are hot off the press or digitally printed, the folding edge means (28) comprises several folding rollers (30) being arranged one after the other in the sheet running direction (BL) and each being supported rotatably about a rotation axis (50) extending perpendicularly to the sheet running direction (BL).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2006
    Publication date: July 12, 2007
    Inventors: Claus-Dieter Redmer, Eberhard Krieger, Hagen Wetzel
  • Publication number: 20070105699
    Abstract: The folding machine has a cross fold module which includes a cross-fold folding blade (18), a sheet-supporting device (38) which is arranged below the cross-fold folding blade (18) and on which an incoming sheet comes to rest, and a roller frame (27) which is arranged below the sheet-supporting device (38) and into which a sheet is introduced by the cross-fold folding blade (18). A three-fold module (22) with a three-fold folding blade (24) arranged perpendicularly with respect to the cross-fold folding blade (18) is arranged downstream of the roller frame (27). The three-fold module (22) and the roller frame (27) are arranged on a rotary stand (20) which is rotatable through at least 180° about a vertical axis (28).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2006
    Publication date: May 10, 2007
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Christoph Beck, Georg Dannemann, Martin Sailer, Eberhard Krieger
  • Publication number: 20070001393
    Abstract: The invention relates to a sheet processing arrangement with a sheet processing device, at least two parallel running streams of sheets (D1, D2, E1, E2) being produced. The arrangement also has a merging device (11) for making the streams of sheets (D1, D2, E1, E2) merge into a single stream of sheets (F1, F2), the stream of sheets (F1, F2) being fed by a chain table (13) to a further processing machine arranged downstream of the merging device (11).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2006
    Publication date: January 4, 2007
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Eberhard Krieger, Georg Dannemann, Klaus Stocklossa
  • Publication number: 20060229181
    Abstract: A buckle folding machine (10) includes an operator facing side wall (14) and a side wall (16) remote from an operator, the side walls (14, 16) being arranged at a distance from each other and at least one lower folding pocket (22, 24) being arranged between the side walls (14, 16).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2006
    Publication date: October 12, 2006
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Joerg Rohrbach, Eberhard Krieger, Claus-Dieter Redmer
  • Patent number: 6971215
    Abstract: An apparatus for inserting packaged material into packaging means is described. In the region of an insertion device and a preinsertion device, a packaged-material conveyor device and a packaging-means conveyor device are provided. The insertion device has at least one insertion tappet, and the preinsertion device has a covering tongue corresponding to the insertion tappet. The insertion tappets and covering tongue can be guided essentially transversely to a direction of motion of the conveyor devices, which motions can each be generated by means of a respective servomotor drive mechanism, coupled to the insertion tappet and to the covering tongue. The insertion device and the preinsertion device are adjustable in oscillating fashion parallel to the direction of motion of the conveyor devices via a further servomotor drive mechanism coupled to them, and the drive mechanisms are triggerable separately via a drive control mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2005
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Ulrich Wieduwilt, Guenther Lade, Eberhard Krieger, Ruediger Grabowski
  • Publication number: 20050239624
    Abstract: A folding unit has at least one pair of folding rollers including an adjustable folding roller and a stationary folding roller or two adjustable folding rollers. At least two pressure measuring devices are associated to one adjustable folding roller, the pressure measuring devices being arranged at a distance from one another and measuring pressure values when a sheet passes therethrough. The pressure values correspond to pressures which are exerted on said sheet by the adjustable folding roller at two measurement points which are spaced apart transversely with respect to a sheet running direction. The pressure measuring devices forward measured pressure values to a processing device. Each adjustable folding roller is connected kinematically to a corresponding drive at two connection points which are spaced apart transversely with respect to the sheet running direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2005
    Publication date: October 27, 2005
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Georg Dannemann, Klaus Stocklossa, Eberhard Krieger
  • Publication number: 20050239621
    Abstract: In the method for monitoring the position of a sheet (36, 38, 48) transported in a folding machine, during the transport of the sheet (36, 38, 48), at a detection location, the positions of a sheet edge (37, 39, 49) running substantially in the transport direction (TR) are determined by a detection device (32, 34, 46). Measured values corresponding to the positions detected are then passed on to a processor device by the detection device (32, 34, 46). The processor device calculates a measured curve (MK1, MK2, MK3) on the basis of the detected measured values and the travel of the sheet (36, 38, 48) through the detection location and compares this with a previously determined reference curve (RK). The processor device outputs an error signal if the measured curve (MK1, MK2, MK3) deviates from the reference curve (RK).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2005
    Publication date: October 27, 2005
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Klaus Stocklossa, Eberhard Krieger, Georg Dannemann
  • Patent number: 6902520
    Abstract: The folding machine includes at least one pair of knife shafts, the knife shafts (22, 24) of which are, in a working position, mounted parallel to each other between two spaced-apart side walls (18, 20) of the folding machine (10). In order, in parallel with the production process, to be able to prepare knife shafts for a subsequent production process, the knife shafts (22, 24) are mounted in a cassette (28) which can be displaced through a sidewall (20) facing the operator from an inserted position, in which the knife shafts (22, 24) are in their working position, into a pull-out position, in which the knife shafts (22, 24) are outside the folding machine (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2005
    Assignee: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Christoph Beck, Eberhard Krieger, Bodo Tegtmeier, Georg Dannemann
  • Publication number: 20040245696
    Abstract: The holding-down arrangement for holding down a sheet (24) in a sheet-bearing region of a sheet-processing machine, in particular of a folding machine, includes a plurality of blowing devices (19, 21) which, during use, are directed toward a sheet (24) and direct an air jet (20, 22) onto the sheet (24). The holding-down arrangement may be fitted in a sheet-aligning device which is arranged downstream of a sheet infeed and includes a sheet-bearing device (12), on which an incoming sheet (24) comes to rest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2004
    Publication date: December 9, 2004
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Georg Dannemann, Christoph Beck, Bodo Tegtmeier, Eberhard Krieger
  • Publication number: 20040222581
    Abstract: A folding device includes a folding machine with a folding unit, and a prefolding apparatus for prefolding a sheet before it is feeded into the folding unit of the folding machine. The prefolding apparatus includes a sheet stacking apparatus, on which a sheet stack is stored. A perforating or scoring device perforates or creases a sheet fed from the sheet stacking apparatus along a longitudinal center line thereof. A plow folding unit folds the perforated or creased sheet around the longitudinal center line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2004
    Publication date: November 11, 2004
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Joachim Hoffmann, Bodo Tegtmeier, Georg Dannemann, Eberhard Krieger
  • Publication number: 20040222584
    Abstract: In the case of the process for producing multi-leaf printed products, different types of sheets, which are printed by various printing methods, are set down one after the other in the conveying direction, in accordance with a freely selectable sequence, on a main conveying device at different set-down stations, the sheets subsequently being folded one after the other and then collated one above the other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2004
    Publication date: November 11, 2004
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Eberhard Krieger, Klaus Stocklossa, Georg Dannemann
  • Publication number: 20040222583
    Abstract: In the case of the method of, and the apparatus for, processing sheets further to produce multi-leaf printed products, a plurality of sheets (20) are folded around a folding line (30) and are then collated one above the other such that the folding line (30) is located at the top and the folded sheets (20) open in the downward direction. An adhesive (34) is applied to the sheets (20), in the region of the folding line (30), prior to collation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2004
    Publication date: November 11, 2004
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Georg Dannemann, Klaus Stocklossa, Eberhard Krieger
  • Publication number: 20040214709
    Abstract: The folding machine includes at least one pair of knife shafts, the knife shafts (22, 24) of which are, in a working position, mounted parallel to each other between two spaced-apart side walls (18, 20) of the folding machine (10). In order, in parallel with the production process, to be able to prepare knife shafts for a subsequent production process, the knife shafts (22, 24) are mounted in a cassette (28) which can be displaced through a sidewall (20) facing the operator from an inserted position, in which the knife shafts (22, 24) are in their working position, into a pull-out position, in which the knife shafts (22, 24) are outside the folding machine (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2004
    Publication date: October 28, 2004
    Applicant: Maschinenbau Oppenweiler Binder GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Christoph Beck, Eberhard Krieger, Bodo Tegtmeier, Georg Dannemann