Patents by Inventor Fabian Wagner

Fabian Wagner 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: 10344718
    Abstract: A filter element, including: a first filter media body having a filter media and an inflow side and an outflow side; and a second filter media body having a filter media and an inflow side and an outflow side; wherein the first filter media body and the second filter media body are adapted for installation into a filter element housing shared by both filter media bodies; wherein the filter element has a longitudinal axis; wherein the filter media bodies in the filter element housing delimit a common clean chamber shared by both filter media bodies, the common clean chamber from which the cleaned fluid is to be discharged via at least one outflow aperture; wherein at least one of the filter media bodies is constructed from at least two sections, each section differing in size from other sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner
  • Patent number: 10349182
    Abstract: A MEMS includes a diaphragm, a stroke structure coupled to the diaphragm, and at least two piezoelectric actuators coupled to a plurality of mutually spaced-apart contact points of the stroke structure via a plurality of mutually spaced-apart connecting elements, the at least two piezoelectric actuators being configured to cause a stroke movement of the stroke structure so as to deflect the diaphragm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.
    Inventors: Fabian Stoppel, Bernhard Wagner
  • Patent number: 10315143
    Abstract: A method for producing a filter element provided with a sealing part in which the sealing material is introduced into a casting chamber between two tundish parts when in the non-cured state, and a compensation space connected to the casting chamber for the expansion of the sealing material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Arthur Sudermann, Fabian Wagner, Thomas Sieber, Guenter Goerg, Michael Metzger, Markus Roehrig, Thomas Jessberger, Timo Dirnberger, Bernd Joos
  • Patent number: 10316804
    Abstract: A filter housing (11) has at least one inlet (15) and at least one outlet (17) for the fluid. The filter element (10) includes a filter body of a filter medium (18).The filter element (10) is configured to be arranged in a filter housing (11) separating the at least one inlet (15) from the at least one outlet (17). An element axis (14) of the filter element (10) and a housing axis (25) of the filter housing (11) can be aligned parallel or axially to an installation direction (12) of the filter element into the filter housing. The filter element (10) may include at least one guide crosspiece (46, 48) which extends axially and radially outward on a peripheral exterior side (26), relative to the element axis (14), of the filter element (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger, Nadine Donauer, Werner Blossey, Mario Rieger, Andreas Weber, Pascal Neef
  • Patent number: 10315276
    Abstract: A method is provided for producing a glass ceramic element with a patterned coating is provided. The method includes: providing a glass ceramic element with a coating which is at least partially light-blocking and preferably opaque in the visible spectral range; irradiating the glass ceramic element with a pulsed laser beam on the face provided with the coating so that the coating is removed by ablation; during irradiating the laser beam is directed over the surface of the glass ceramic element so that a portion of the coating is removed which has a greater lateral extent than the diameter of the laser beam; and once the coating has been removed, irradiating the glass ceramic with the laser in the region where the coating has been removed, thereby optically modifying the glass ceramic in the irradiated region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Fabian Wagner, Holger Waldschmidt
  • Patent number: 10300418
    Abstract: A filter insert for a filter device, having a filter element arranged on a longitudinal axis extending there through and a front-side flow opening arranged on the front side of the filter element with the longitudinal axis extending through the flow opening. The filter element has, with respect to the longitudinal axis, at least one flattened portion with a reduced radial extension or a through hole along the periphery of the flow opening the shortest interior distance in the filter element immediately adjacent to the front-side flow opening is shorter than the inside diameter of the front-side flow opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Pflueger, Fabian Wagner, Matthias Krohlow, Daniel Schmid, Joerg Menssen, Stefan Walz, Christof Mangold
  • Patent number: 10279298
    Abstract: A plate-type filter element for gas filtration has a filter medium body with a circumferentially extending seal that contacts seal-tightly a first sealing surface of a filter housing extending in a filter element plane of the filter element. A sealing bracket is connected to the seal and contacts seal-tightly a second sealing surface of the filter housing extending at least partially outside of the filter element plane. A filter device has a filter housing with first and second sealing surfaces. A plate-type filter element is mountable exchangeably in the filter housing. The filter element has a filter medium body, a circumferentially extending seal, and a sealing bracket connected to the seal. The first sealing surface extends in the filter element plane; the second sealing surface extends partially outside of the filter element plane. The seal contacts seal-tightly the first sealing surface; the sealing bracket seal-tightly contacts the second sealing surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: MANN + HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Arthur Sudermann, Marcel Hofmeister, Daniel Schmid, Stefan Walz, Matthias Krohlow, Thomas Sieber, Michael Kolmeder, Frank Pflueger, Christian Thalmann, André Roesgen, Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner
  • Patent number: 10233876
    Abstract: A filter element, including: a first filter medium body having an outflow side and an inflow side; a second filter medium body having an outflow side and an inflow side; wherein the filter element has a longitudinal axis; wherein the first and second filter elements are configured both install into and share in common a filter element housing in which the filter medium bodies delimit a shared common clean space from which the purified fluid is to be discharged via at least one outflow opening; wherein the first filter medium body and the second filter medium body have different sizes and/or different shapes and/or different angular positions of the outflow sides adjoining the clean space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger
  • Patent number: 10220334
    Abstract: A filter element (10) of a filter for fluid, in particular fuel, oil, water, urea solution or air, in particular of an internal combustion engine, in particular of a motor vehicle, and a method for producing the same are described. The filter element (10) comprises a filter medium (14), which is designed as a filter medium hollow body (12) and is circumferentially closed at least with respect to an imaginary axis (16). On at least one end face, the filter medium (14) comprises an end body (20). The end body (20) comprises a closing section (28), which is sealingly connected at least to the filter medium (14). Moreover, the end body (20) has a central fluid opening (24) into which a tube-like connecting element (38) of the filter can be inserted. At least one sealing section (30) is provided on the end body (20) for circumferentially sealing the fluid opening (24) with respect to the tube-like connecting element (38).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Fabian Wagner, Robert Hasenfratz, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger
  • Patent number: 10222342
    Abstract: A method and a device are provided for detecting defects in coils, such as rollable ultra-thin glass, rollable glass films, rollable laminated ultra-thin glasses or films, rollable solar cells, and rollable organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs). The method includes: providing a glass ribbon in a coil with a shape of a hollow cylinder with two end faces and one ribbon surface; introducing light into a first of the two end faces so that the light is directed from a light entrance side at the first of the two end faces to a light exit side at a second of the two end faces and exits from the light exit side; detecting the light at the light exit side with a first optical imaging detector so that, if a crack is present, the crack is seen as a shading in an image captured by the first optical imaging detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Andreas Ortner, Fabian Wagner
  • Patent number: 10184434
    Abstract: A filter device having a filter housing and a filter element having a first and a second filter media body at a common filter element housing. Cooperating positive-locking elements are disposed at the filter housing and a the filter element housing, which engage in a positive-locking manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger
  • Patent number: 10179302
    Abstract: A filter system has a filter element in a filter housing having a coupling device configured to detachably couple and mount the filter system onto a receiving member external to the filter system. The coupling device has one or more inwardly projecting coupling elements which lockably engage with coupling contours of the receiving member by a sliding-rotating movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: André Roesgen, Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger, Petra Skorpíková
  • Publication number: 20180370840
    Abstract: A method for the production of glass or glass ceramic elements from flat glass or glass ceramic parts is provided where the edges of the glass or glass ceramic elements are treated by a combination of two processes. The flat glass or glass ceramic element with an edge surface connecting the two side surfaces is produced. The edge surface has at least one first elongated, strip-shaped edge region and at least one second elongated strip-shaped edge region, which are formed by a ground edge. The edge regions extend in the longitudinal direction along the edge surface and along the side surfaces. The first edge region has elongated parallel filamentary damages that are parallel and adjacent to one another and, in particular, spaced apart equidistantly, in the longitudinal direction thereof extending transversely to the side surfaces and along the surface of the first edge region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Volker PLAPPER, Fabian WAGNER, Andreas ORTNER, Albrecht SEIDL, Frank-Thomas LENTES
  • Publication number: 20180297887
    Abstract: A method is provided for separating a portion from a sheet-like glass or glass ceramic element along an intended separation line to divide the element into the portion and a main part. The method includes producing filamentary damages a volume of the glass or glass ceramic element adjacently aligned along the separation line, the filamentary damages are produced by laser pulses of a laser, the glass or glass ceramic element comprises a material that is transparent for the laser pulses; displacing incidence points of the laser pulses on a surface of the glass or glass ceramic element thereof along the separation line; and subjecting the material of the glass or glass ceramic element located in a region of the portion to a phase transition so that the material contracts to detach the portion from the main part at the adjacently aligned filamentary damages along the separation line, while the main part remains intact as a whole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Martin SPIER, Fabian WAGNER, Andreas ORTNER, Georg HASELHORST, Volker PLAPPER
  • Patent number: 10071330
    Abstract: A filter element has a curved filter medium body, which at least partially encloses a flow chamber, and a carrier connector that is guided through the filter medium body. The carrier connector is a carrier of a sealing element for sealing the contact with a flow channel, wherein a section of the sealing element is arranged between the carrier connector and the filter medium body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, Andre Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger, Christoph Wittmers
  • Patent number: 10067267
    Abstract: A coated glass or glass ceramic article is provided that has a so-called “dead front” effect, where display features or icons are not visible in the off state. In some embodiments, the glass or glass ceramic article includes a sheet-like glass or glass ceramic substrate having two opposite faces, where the substrate exhibits, in a visible spectral range from 380 nm to 780 nm, light transmittance ?vis of at least 1% for visible light that passes through from one face to the opposite face. An opaque coating on one face that exhibits, in the visible spectral range from 380 nm to 780 nm, light transmittance ?vis of not more than 5%. An opening is provided in the opaque coating. The opening allowing light that is incident on the surface of the opaque coating to pass through the coating and through the glass or glass ceramic substrate. The opening has a width of not more than 80 ?m at the glass or glass ceramic substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Holger Waldschmidt, Fabian Wagner
  • Publication number: 20180221991
    Abstract: A method for filamentation of a dielectric workpiece has a workpiece with a thickness between 0.5 and 20 mm is provided. The workpiece has boundary surfaces delimiting the workpiece. The thickness of the workpiece varies spatially and/or at least one of the boundary surfaces delimiting the workpiece has at least one curvature with a radius of curvature between 0.1 ?m and 10 m. The dielectric workpiece can have a specially formed edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Andreas ORTNER, Albrecht SEIDL, Frank-Thomas LENTES, Fabian WAGNER
  • Publication number: 20180215647
    Abstract: A plate-like glass element including a pair of opposite side faces and at least one channel introduced into the glass of the glass element. The at least one channel joins the side faces and opens into the side faces. The at least one channel has a rounded wall and a transverse dimension of less than 100 ?m. The at least one channel extends in a longitudinal direction that runs transverse to the side faces. The rounded wall of the at least one channel has a plurality of rounded, substantially hemispherical depressions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Applicant: Schott AG
    Inventors: Andreas Ortner, Andreas Roters, Frank-Thomas Lentes, Lutz Parthier, Markus Heiß-Choquet, Ulrich Peuchert, Fabian Wagner, Florian Resch, Laura Brückbauer, Matthias Jotz, Vanessa Hiller
  • Patent number: 10010818
    Abstract: A filter element for filtering a fluid is provided with a housing and a filter body arranged in the housing. A cover closes off one end of the housing. An inlet is arranged on the cover at a raw side of the filter element for inflow of a fluid into the filter element. An outlet is arranged on the cover at a clean side of the filter element for discharge of the fluid from the filter element. The cover has a connecting area connecting the filter element with a counter element of a filter system. The cover has a sealing area that seals between the filter element and a receptacle of the filter system. A seal is disposed in the sealing area and has two separate sealing surfaces that effect a sealing action in the connecting area in axial direction and in radial direction of the filter element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Pflueger, Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann
  • Publication number: 20180161707
    Abstract: A filter system (100) has at least one filter element (10), a filter housing (108) having at least one first housing part and one second housing part, in particular a lid (110), as well as a coupling device (50). The coupling device (50) thereby has at least one first coupling part (60) and at least one second coupling part (70) that corresponds to it for removable coupling of the at least one filter element (10) to the second housing part (110). The first coupling part (60) has one or a plurality of first latching means (62) and control surfaces (64). The second coupling part (70) has one or a plurality of second latching means (72) that can be brought into operative connection with the one or a plurality of first latching means (62) and control surfaces (64).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: André Roesgen, Petra Skorpíková, Markus Nefzer, Fabian Wagner, Frank Pflueger, Robert Hasenfratz, Christian Thalmann