Patents by Inventor Florian SCHANDERL

Florian SCHANDERL 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: 11149816
    Abstract: Vehicle seat element for a vehicle seat having a residual spring travel adjustment device, the vehicle seat element having a first fastening eye, it being possible to introduce the residual spring travel adjustment device into the first fastening eye and the residual spring travel adjustment device having a fastening eye insert having an eccentric hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Johannes Fillep, Florian Schanderl
  • Publication number: 20210190130
    Abstract: The invention relates to a control element, in particular for a vehicle seat, comprising a second element which is arranged to be movable relative to a first element, wherein the second element is connected to a Bowden cable and is lockable relative to the first element, wherein the control element comprises a spring element, on which a first latching element is provided, wherein the first latching element presses against a second latching element through the spring force of the spring element, whereby the first latching element and the second latching element latch, wherein the first element and the spring element are formed in one piece and the second latching element is arranged on the second element, or the second element and the spring element are formed in one piece and the second latching element is arranged on the first element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Florian DOTZLER, Florian SCHANDERL
  • Patent number: 11014473
    Abstract: Adjustable height limiter for a vehicle seat, comprising: a main body with a slot having a first end and a second end, a piston rod element which is displaceable with respect to the main body and has a pin element which is guided in the slot, a sleeve element which is rotatable with respect to the main body and at least partially surrounds the main body, the sleeve element having a boundary which is helical with respect to the main body, the boundary being arranged between the first end and the second end when viewed in the extension direction of the slot, and the pin element being arranged between the first end and the boundary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Johannes Fillep, Florian Schanderl
  • Publication number: 20200124131
    Abstract: Vehicle seat element for a vehicle seat having a residual spring travel adjustment device, the vehicle seat element having a first fastening eye, it being possible to introduce the residual spring travel adjustment device into the first fastening eye and the residual spring travel adjustment device having a fastening eye insert having an eccentric hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Johannes FILLEP, Florian SCHANDERL
  • Publication number: 20200122612
    Abstract: A vehicle seat having a residual spring travel controller and an air spring, the residual spring travel controller and the air spring each having a first end that is connected to a first connecting link of the vehicle seat and each having a second end that is connected to a second connecting link of the vehicle seat, and the residual spring travel controller comprising a piston element that is connected to the first end of the residual spring travel controller and a rod element that is connected to the second end of the residual spring travel controller, it being possible to bring the piston element into contact with a valve element or a switch element by means of a rotary and/or sliding movement with respect to the rod element to adjust an amount of air of the air spring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Johannes FILLEP, Florian SCHANDERL
  • Publication number: 20200001750
    Abstract: Adjustable height limiter for a vehicle seat, comprising: a main body with a slot having a first end and a second end, a piston rod element which is displaceable with respect to the main body and has a pin element which is guided in the slot, a sleeve element which is rotatable with respect to the main body and at least partially surrounds the main body, the sleeve element having a boundary which is helical with respect to the main body, the boundary being arranged between the first end and the second end when viewed in the extension direction of the slot, and the pin element being arranged between the first end and the boundary.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Johannes FILLEP, Florian SCHANDERL
  • Patent number: 10513207
    Abstract: Device for connecting a region, which is lower when viewed in the vehicle seat height direction, of a backrest to a region, which is rear when viewed in the vehicle seat length direction, of a seat part of a vehicle seat, a tilt adjustment device which is rotatable about a first axis of rotation extending in the vehicle seat width direction for adjusting a tilt of the backrest relative to the seat part being connected to the seat part, wherein the device comprises an adapter element which is rigidly connected to the tilt adjustment device and is rotatable about the first axis of rotation, which element has a first recess which extends at a first angle to a backrest length direction, the first recess being able to be connected to a first tab which is arranged on the backrest and is formed so as to be complementary to the first recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Florian Schanderl, Thomas Haller
  • Patent number: 10406949
    Abstract: Vehicle seat comprising a vehicle seat upper part and a vehicle seat lower part, the vehicle seat upper part being movable relative to the vehicle seat lower part, and the vehicle seat upper part being able to be sprung and damped, relative to the vehicle seat lower part, by a suspension and damping element, the suspension and damping element comprising a reversibly deformable plastics element and an adjusting element, the plastics element and the adjusting element being in operative contact, and the spring characteristics of the suspension and damping element being able to be adjusted depending on the position of the adjusting element relative to the plastics element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Florian Schanderl, Johann Meier
  • Patent number: 10266076
    Abstract: Device for a vehicle seat for adjusting the inclination of a backrest, which extends in a backrest longitudinal direction, relative to a seat part, an inclination-adjusting apparatus, which can rotate about a first axis of rotation extending in the vehicle seat width direction, of the device for adjusting the backrest inclination being connected to the seat part, and a coil spring of the device being connected to the inclination-adjusting apparatus at one end and to the seat part at the other end, the device comprising the inclination-adjusting apparatus, an adapter element, which can rotate about the first axis of rotation, is rigidly connected to the inclination-adjusting apparatus and comprises a first stop element, a coil spring that can rotate about the first axis of rotation and comprises both a first coil spring end, which is arranged so as not to move relative to the adapter element, and a second coil spring end, and a second stop element, which is connected to the seat part in such a way that it does
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Florian Schanderl, Thomas Haller
  • Patent number: 10266071
    Abstract: Armrest device for utility vehicle seats, wherein the armrest device has a plurality of first control elements and at least one second control element, wherein by means of selecting and actuating one of the first control elements which is arranged on an upper surface of the armrest device, seen in a height direction, a vehicle function can be assigned to the selected first control element and by means of actuating the second control element, which is arranged on a side surface of the armrest device and is connected at least by means of a signal to the selected first control element, the vehicle function is adjustable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Daniel Kleiber, Thomas Haller, Florian Schanderl
  • Patent number: 10112512
    Abstract: Suspension device for a vehicle seat, comprising an upper suspension portion and a lower suspension portion, said suspension portions being connected to one another by a first swivel connector and a second swivel connector, said first swivel connector being arranged on the lower suspension portion in such a way that it can swivel about a first swivel pin, and said second swivel connector being arranged on the lower suspension portion in such a way that it can swivel about a second swivel pin, a first tension spring and a second tension spring being respectively connected to the first swivel connector by means of a first end region and to the upper suspension portion or the lower suspension portion by means of a second end region, wherein the first end region of the first tension spring is attached to the first swivel connector at a first distance therefrom, and the first end region of the second tension spring is attached to the first swivel connector at a second distance therefrom, the length of the first di
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Konstantin Lorey, Florian Schanderl
  • Publication number: 20180162242
    Abstract: Vehicle seat comprising a vehicle seat upper part and a vehicle seat lower part, the vehicle seat upper part being movable relative to the vehicle seat lower part, and the vehicle seat upper part being able to be sprung and damped, relative to the vehicle seat lower part, by a suspension and damping element, the suspension and damping element comprising a reversibly deformable plastics element and an adjusting element, the plastics element and the adjusting element being in operative contact, and the spring characteristics of the suspension and damping element being able to be adjusted depending on the position of the adjusting element relative to the plastics element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Florian SCHANDERL, Johann MEIER
  • Publication number: 20180050618
    Abstract: Device for connecting a region, which is lower when viewed in the vehicle seat height direction, of a backrest to a region, which is rear when viewed in the vehicle seat length direction, of a seat part of a vehicle seat, a tilt adjustment device which is rotatable about a first axis of rotation extending in the vehicle seat width direction for adjusting a tilt of the backrest relative to the seat part being connected to the seat part, wherein the device comprises an adapter element which is rigidly connected to the tilt adjustment device and is rotatable about the first axis of rotation, which element has a first recess which extends at a first angle to a backrest length direction, the first recess being able to be connected to a first tab which is arranged on the backrest and is formed so as to be complementary to the first recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Florian SCHANDERL, Thomas HALLER
  • Publication number: 20180050612
    Abstract: Device for a vehicle seat for adjusting the inclination of a backrest, which extends in a backrest longitudinal direction, relative to a seat part, an inclination-adjusting apparatus, which can rotate about a first axis of rotation extending in the vehicle seat width direction, of the device for adjusting the backrest inclination being connected to the seat part, and a coil spring of the device being connected to the inclination-adjusting apparatus at one end and to the seat part at the other end, the device comprising the inclination-adjusting apparatus, an adapter element, which can rotate about the first axis of rotation, is rigidly connected to the inclination-adjusting apparatus and comprises a first stop element, a coil spring that can rotate about the first axis of rotation and comprises both a first coil spring end, which is arranged so as not to move relative to the adapter element, and a second coil spring end, and a second stop element, which is connected to the seat part in such a way that it does
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Florian SCHANDERL, Thomas HALLER
  • Publication number: 20180001806
    Abstract: Suspension device for a vehicle seat, comprising an upper suspension portion and a lower suspension portion, said suspension portions being connected to one another by a first swivel connector and a second swivel connector, said first swivel connector being arranged on the lower suspension portion in such a way that it can swivel about a first swivel pin, and said second swivel connector being arranged on the lower suspension portion in such a way that it can swivel about a second swivel pin, a first tension spring and a second tension spring being respectively connected to the first swivel connector by means of a first end region and to the upper suspension portion or the lower suspension portion by means of a second end region, wherein the first end region of the first tension spring is attached to the first swivel connector at a first distance therefrom, and the first end region of the second tension spring is attached to the first swivel connector at a second distance therefrom, the length of the first di
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Konstantin LOREY, Florian SCHANDERL
  • Publication number: 20170282762
    Abstract: Armrest device for utility vehicle seats, wherein the armrest device has a plurality of first control elements and at least one second control element, wherein by means of selecting and actuating one of the first control elements which is arranged on an upper surface of the armrest device, seen in a height direction, a vehicle function can be assigned to the selected first control element and by means of actuating the second control element, which is arranged on a side surface of the armrest device and is connected at least by means of a signal to the selected first control element, the vehicle function is adjustable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Daniel KLIEBER, Thomas HALLER, Florian SCHANDERL