Patents by Inventor Frank Richter

Frank Richter 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).

  • Publication number: 20210087324
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing an object from a construction material, the construction material comprising radically crosslinkable groups, NCO groups and groups having Zerewitinoff active H atoms, and the object being a three-dimensional object and/or a layer. During and/or after the production of the object, the construction material is heated to a temperature of >50° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Dirk ACHTEN, Thomas BÜSGEN, Christoph TOMCZYK, Jan WEIKARD, Frank RICHTER, Roland WAGNER
  • Publication number: 20210023544
    Abstract: Provided is a method for preparing a solution B comprising at least one catalyst in at least one second solvent, comprising at least the following steps of (A) providing a solution A comprising the at least one catalyst in at least one first solvent, (B) treating the solution A from step (A) with activated carbon, (C) removing the activated carbon from the solution A, and (D) exchanging the at least one first solvent in solution A for at least one second solvent in order to obtain the solution B comprising the at least one catalyst in at least one second solvent, to a solution of at least one catalyst in at least one second solvent, obtainable by the method according to the invention, to the use of this solution for preparing a composition comprising the at least one catalyst, the at least one second solvent, at least one polyisocyanate and at least one NCO-reactive compound, to the use of this composition for producing a single-layered or multi-layered coating system and a corresponding process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Michael Traving, Holger Rosellen, Salvatore Manzelli, Cosimo Calandrelli, Stephan Reimer, Frank Richter, Joerg Kolle
  • Publication number: 20200369694
    Abstract: The present invention relates to innovative catalysts for producing oligomeric polyisocyanates. These catalysts comprise polyhedral silsesquioxanes to which cyclic phosphorus(III) or phosphorus(V) compounds have been coupled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Frank Richter, Maximilian Kuner, Richard Meisenheimer
  • Patent number: 10822703
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for coating plastics or plastic surfaces with metals, especially plastics composed of acrylonitrile/butadiene/styrene copolymers (ABS) and composed of mixtures of these copolymers with other plastics (e.g. ABS blends), wherein the process comprises the pretreatment of the plastic surfaces with a composition C (etch solution) comprising at least two different ionic liquids IL1 and IL2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Axel Kirste, Tobias Urban, Fabio Nicolini, Simone Lutter, Frank Richter, Andre Cezanne
  • Patent number: 10815330
    Abstract: The invention relates to a two-component system containing a component A) comprising at least one NCO-reactive connection, and a component B) comprising at least one polyisocyanate, characterised in that the component A) contains ?400 to ?9500 wt. ppm water, in relation to the total weight of the component A), and the component A) and/or the component B) contains at least one thermolatent, inorganic, tin-containing catalyst. The invention also relates to a method for producing a coating on a substrate, coatings that can be obtained with the method, the use of the component A) or B) in the two-component system, and substrates coated with the coating, in particular coated vehicle bodies or vehicle parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Michael Grahl, Uwe Klippert, Frank Richter, Sven Siegemund, Jan Weikard
  • Patent number: 10676448
    Abstract: The invention relates to a novel method for producing polyisocyanurates comprising isocyanate groups, based on 2,4- and 2,6-toluylene diisocyanate (TDI) and to the use thereof in coating compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Josef Sanders, Andreas Hecking, Reinhard Halpaap, Frank Richter, Oswald Wilmes, Jan Busch, Tim Loddenkemper, Friedhelm Steffens, Stefan Groth
  • Publication number: 20200157699
    Abstract: An article including a polymer body and a metal plating is provided. In this article, the metal plating is attached to the polymer body and the polymer body includes as components at least one polyamide (A), at least one filler (B), at least one poly-N-vinyllactam polymer (C) and, optionally, at least one additive (D). Also provided is the process for producing this article and the use of this article e.g. as a door handle in automotive applications. Further provided is the use of the polymer body for producing metal-plated articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Sebastian Wagner, Simon Kniesel, Wen LU, Tobias Urban, Frank Richter
  • Publication number: 20200002462
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for modifying isocyanates, in which at least pentamethylene diisocyanate is oligomerized in the presence of at least one catalyst, the catalyst comprising at least one spirocyclic ammonium salt having a cation of formula I as catalyst for the isocyanate modification, the N-position substituents X and Y representing the same or different, substituted or unsubstituted C2-C20 alkylene chains optionally interrupted by heteroatoms (0, N, S) and by aromatic rings. The invention further relates to the modified isocyanates obtainable or obtained by means of the method and to the use of such a catalyst to oligomerize at least pentamethylene diisocyanate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Andreas HECKING, Frank RICHTER, Christoph EGGERT
  • Patent number: 10464948
    Abstract: The invention relates to polycyclic diiminooxadiazinones of the formula I and/or of the formula II, in which in each case R1 to R12 are each independently hydrogen, a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched, aliphatic or cycloaliphatic organic radical having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, which is unsubstituted or is substituted by radicals inert to isocyanate groups, and/or comprises heteroatoms inert to isocyanate groups in the chain, or are an aromatic organic radical having 6 to 20 carbon atoms, which is unsubstituted or is substituted by radicals inert to isocyanate groups, wherein two or more of the aforementioned radicals R1 to R6 may form further rings, in each case with one another and incorporating one, two or three carbon atoms of the fused ring segment X, and/or two or more of the aforementioned radicals R7 to R12 may form further rings, in each case with one another and incorporating one, two or three carbon atoms of the fused ring segment Y.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Frank Richter, Patrizio Orecchia, Max Widemann
  • Patent number: 10429179
    Abstract: A stylus holder for a stylus, the stylus having a measuring machine adapter, a shaft, and a stylus tip. The stylus holder includes a body which is designed to receive the stylus and has a moveable securing element on the body. The body has a base which is designed to receive the measuring machine adapter, and the securing element has support surfaces, which can be moved relative to the base plane into a securing position resting on the measuring machine adapter provided in the base, and interaction areas in order to release the securing position of the support surfaces resting on the measuring machine adapter via the areas and/or in order to ensure the securing position by means of a hood or a support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: CARL ZEISS 3D AUTOMATION GMBH
    Inventor: Frank Richter
  • Patent number: 10430626
    Abstract: A workpiece having an identification code is arranged on a workpiece carrier having coded therein, by a pattern made from a plurality of mutually separate regions of different density, at least one character of the identification code. The workpiece and carrier are scanned together by computed tomography, the regions or part of the regions and the densities thereof in the computed tomography scan are ascertained, the scan is oriented in response to at least the location of a straight line through two of these regions, the character that is coded by way of the density pattern of the plurality of regions is determined in the scan, and the oriented scan is processed in response to the coded character.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: CARL ZEISS 3D AUTOMATION GMBH
    Inventor: Frank Richter
  • Patent number: 10390745
    Abstract: Within examples, an apparatus for eliciting a blood sample includes a testing member rotatably mounted on a shaft; and an aperture for positioning a body part of the user relative to the edge of the testing member, wherein an edge of the testing member is shaped such as repeatedly to exert pressure on the skin of a user when the testing member is rotated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Richter, Ross Macarthur
  • Publication number: 20190247581
    Abstract: The invention relates to a drug delivery device comprising: a syringe with a body from which a needle extends and an inner sheath; a piston rod comprising a piston and an actuation head, a support sheath for holding the body. It is envisaged that the support sheath and the actuation head comprise corresponding indicators.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Stefan Wendland, Anke Liewald, Frank Richter, Caroline Stephan
  • Patent number: 10349879
    Abstract: An apparatus for eliciting a blood sample is presented having a lancet for lancing a body part of a user and a cleaning member of absorbent material operable to clean a surface of the body part, the apparatus being configured such that in use the lancet is moved to lance a body part of a user and subsequently the cleaning member is moved to contact the body part of the user so as to remove blood from the surface of the body part prior to collection of the blood sample from the surface of the body part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland Gmbh
    Inventors: Frank Richter, Ross Macarthur
  • Publication number: 20190200909
    Abstract: An apparatus for eliciting a blood sample comprises a housing, an aperture in a wall of the housing, an aperture cover moveable between a first position in which the aperture is covered and a second position in which the aperture is uncovered, the aperture cover comprising a sealing member configured to seal the aperture on a first side of the wall when the aperture cover is in the first position and a user-contactable part extending from the sealing member through the aperture to the second side of the wall and configured to allow a user to move the aperture cover between the first and second positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Frank Richter, Ross MacArthur, Elizabeth Verity Wolseley-Hext, Joseph David Cowan, Lee Thomas Smith, David John Mills, Christopher James Smith
  • Patent number: 10294198
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing the isomers 1,3- and/or 1,4-xylylene diisocyanates by reacting the corresponding 1,3- and/or 1,4-xylylene diamines with phosgene in the gaseous phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: COVESTRO DEUTSCHLAND AG
    Inventors: Reinhard Halpaap, Ralph Weber, Josef Sanders, Frank Richter, Elsa Karoline Schadlich, Armin Schymura, Martin Ehrig, Sebastian Hoch, Robert Maleika
  • Publication number: 20190135968
    Abstract: The invention relates to a two-component system containing a component A) comprising at least one NCO-reactive connection, and a component B) comprising at least one polyisocyanate, characterised in that the component A) contains ?400 to ?9500 wt. ppm water, in relation to the total weight of the component A), and the component A) and/or the component B) contains at least one thermolatent, inorganic, tin-containing catalyst. The invention also relates to a method for producing a coating on a substrate, coatings that can be obtained with the method, the use of the component A) or B) in the two-component system, and substrates coated with the coating, in particular coated vehicle bodies or vehicle parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Michael GRAHL, Uwe KLIPPERT, Frank RICHTER, Sven SIEGEMUND, Jan WEIKARD
  • Patent number: D853538
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Duravit Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Frank Richter
  • Patent number: D853539
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Duravit Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Frank Richter
  • Patent number: D866731
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Duravit Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Frank Richter