Patents by Inventor Göran Ziegler

Göran Ziegler 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: 11313123
    Abstract: A method of forming a building panel or a surface element, including providing a substrate, applying a sub-layer on the substrate, applying a mesh structure on the sub-layer, and applying heat and pressure to the mesh structure such that the sub-layer at least partially fills meshes of the mesh structure. Also, to such a building panel and a surface element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Peter Wingårdh, Göran Ziegler, Thomas Meijer
  • Publication number: 20220024189
    Abstract: A method to produce a veneered element, the method including applying a first layer on a substrate, applying a second layer on the first layer, applying a veneer layer on the second layer, pressing the first layer, the second layer and the veneer layer together to form a veneered element, wherein, after pressing, the second layer is transparent or translucent such that the first layer is visible through a crack, cavity, hole and/or knot of the veneer layer. Also, such a veneered element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Göran ZIEGLER, Rickard RITTINGE
  • Publication number: 20220009248
    Abstract: A method for modifying the degree of gloss of a surface. The method including the steps of a) providing an object; b) applying to at least one surface of the object, a powder composition comprising a thermosetting binder; c) applying onto the at least one surface of the resulting object in b), a fluid composition; and d) applying heat and pressure to the resulting surface from c) with a press plate in a pressing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Melker RYBERG, Disa WIGBLAD, Andreas SLOTTEMO, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Publication number: 20210323297
    Abstract: A method for producing a building element, including providing a substrate, applying a thermosetting binder on the substrate or on a wood veneer layer, arranging the wood veneer layer on the substrate with the thermosetting binder intermediate the substrate and the wood veneer layer, arranging an elastic or formable sheet including a polymeric material between the wood veneer layer and a press surface of a pressing device, applying heat and pressure by the pressing device on the elastic or formable sheet, the wood veneer layer, the thermosetting binder, and the substrate, thereby forming a building element including the substrate and the wood veneer layer attached to the substrate by the thermosetting binder, after applying heat and pressure, removing the elastic or formable sheet from the wood veneer layer. Also, a pressing device for embossing a wooden surface and a method of embossing a wooden surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Andreas SLOTTEMO, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Publication number: 20210277670
    Abstract: A method of producing a veneered element, including providing a substrate, applying a sub-layer on a surface of the substrate, applying a veneer layer on the sub-layer, and applying pressure to the veneer layer and/or the substrate, such that at least a portion of the sub-layer permeates through the veneer layer. Also, such a veneered element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Göran ZIEGLER, Per NYGREN, Thomas MEIJER
  • Publication number: 20210197534
    Abstract: A method to produce a veneered element, the method including applying a first layer on a substrate, applying a second layer on a veneer layer, applying the veneer layer with the second layer applied thereto on the first layer, such that the second layer is facing the first layer, pressing the first layer, the second layer and the veneer layer together to form a veneered element, thereby material originating from the second layer permeates into the veneer layer, and wherein, after pressing, the first layer is visible through a crack, cavity, hole and/or knot of the veneer layer. Also, a veneered element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Göran ZIEGLER, Rickard RITTINGE
  • Patent number: 10988941
    Abstract: A method of producing a veneered element (10), including providing a substrate (1), applying a sub-layer (2) on a surface of the substrate (1), applying a veneer layer (3) on the sub-layer (2), and applying pressure to the veneer layer (3) and/or the substrate (1), such that at least a portion of the sub-layer (2) permeates through the veneer layer (3). Also, such a veneered element (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Göran Ziegler, Per Nygren, Thomas Meijer
  • Publication number: 20210101310
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel. The method includes applying a first binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on a first surface of a carrier for forming a first layer, applying a second binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on the first layer for forming a second layer, wherein the first binder is different from the second binder, and applying heat and pressure to the first and second layers to form a building panel. Also, such a building panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Kent LINDGREN, Hans PERSSON, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Publication number: 20210053322
    Abstract: A method to produce a wear resistant foil, including providing a first foil including a first thermoplastic material, applying wear resistant particles on the first foil, applying a second foil including a second thermoplastic material on the first foil, and adhering the first foil and the second foil to each other to form a wear resistant foil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Valinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Christer LUNDBLAD, Niclas HÅKANSSON, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Patent number: 10913176
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel (10). The method includes applying a first binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on a first surface of a carrier for forming a first layer (11), applying a second binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on the first layer (11) for forming a second layer (12), wherein the first binder is different from the second binder, and applying heat and pressure to the first and second layers (11, 12) to form a building panel. Also, such a building panel (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Kent Lindgren, Hans Persson, Göran Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20210023832
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method to produce a coating layer, including applying a coating composition on a surface of a carrier, curing the coating composition to a coating layer, and subsequently applying pressure to the coating layer. The disclosure further relates to a method to produce a building panel, and such a building panel, and to a method to produce a coated foil, and such a coated foil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Göran Ziegler, Christer Lundblad, Per Josefsson, Anette Hedlund
  • Patent number: 10899166
    Abstract: Building panels and a method to produce such panels including a solid decorative surface having a decorative wear layer including fibres, binders, colour substance, wear resistant particles and a digital ink print.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Niclas Håkansson, Jan Jacobsson, Melker Ryberg, Göran Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20210008863
    Abstract: A method for the generation of a gas mixture comprising carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and optionally hydrogen for use in hydroformylation plants or in carbonylation plants, including mixing an optional steam with carbon dioxide in the desired molar ratio, feeding the resulting gas to a solid oxide electrolysis cell (SOEC) or an SOEC stack at a sufficient temperature for the cell or cell stack to operate while effecting a partial conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide and optionally of steam to hydrogen, removing some or all the remaining steam from the raw product gas stream by cooling the raw product gas stream and separating the remaining product gas from a liquid, and using said gas mixture containing CO and CO2 for liquid phase synthesis reactions utilizing carbon monoxide as one of the reactants while recycling CO2 to the SOEC or SOEC stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Marcus BERGELIN, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Patent number: 10828881
    Abstract: A veneered element, including a substrate, a wood veneer layer having a first surface and a second surface, the first surface being opposite to the second surface, an adhesive layer adapted to adhere the first surface of the wood veneer layer to a surface of the substrate, wherein adhesive from the adhesive layer is present in a first portion of the wood veneer layer, extending from the first surface of the wood veneer layer into the wood veneer layer, and wherein the second surface of the wood veneer layer is substantially free from adhesive from the adhesive layer. Also, a method of producing such a veneered element).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Marcus Bergelin, Göran Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20200180282
    Abstract: A method to produce a wear resistant foil, including providing a first foil including a first thermoplastic material, applying wear resistant particles and a second thermoplastic material form on the first foil, and adhering the first foil to the second thermoplastic binder and the wear resistant particles to form a wear resistant foil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Christer LUNDBLAD, Niclas HAKANSSON, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Publication number: 20200055287
    Abstract: A method of producing a veneered element, including providing a substrate, applying a sub-layer on a surface of the substrate, applying a veneer layer on the sub-layer, and applying pressure to the veneer layer and/or the substrate, such that at least a portion of the sub-layer permeates through the veneer layer. Also, such a veneered element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: VÄLINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Christer LUNDBLAD, Per NYGREN, Thomas MEIJER, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Publication number: 20190292796
    Abstract: Building panels with a homogenous decorative surface having a wear layer comprising fibres, binders and wear resistant particles. A building panel including a surface layer and a core, the core including wood fibres, and the surface layer including a substantially homogenous mix of wood fibres, a binder and wear resistant particles, the substantially homogenous mix of wood fibres including natural resins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko PERVAN, Kent LINDGREN, Jan JACOBSSON, Eddy BOUCKÉ, Göran ZIEGLER, Niclas HÂKANSSON
  • Publication number: 20190202178
    Abstract: A method to at least partially coat a building panel, including applying a first coating composition on a building panel having a surface including at least portions including amino resins, for forming a first coating on at least said portions of said surface, wherein the first coating composition has a glass transition temperature less than 30° C. and reactive portions, applying a second coating composition on at least portions of the first coating for forming a second coating, wherein the second coating composition includes reactive portions adapted to react with the reactive portions of the first coating. The disclosure also relates to such a coated building panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventor: Göran Ziegler
  • Patent number: 10286633
    Abstract: A method of producing a veneered element, the method including providing a substrate, applying a sub-layer on a surface of the substrate, applying a veneer layer on the sub-layer, and applying pressure to the veneer layer and/or the substrate, such that at least a portion of the sub-layer permeates through the veneer layer. Also, such a veneered element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Christer Lundblad, Per Nygren, Thomas Meijer, Göran Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20180002934
    Abstract: Building panels with a homogenous decorative surface having a wear layer comprising fibres, binders and wear resistant particles. A building panel including a surface layer and a core, the core including wood fibres, and the surface layer including a substantially homogenous mix of wood fibres, a binder and wear resistant particles, the substantially homogenous mix of wood fibres including natural resins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko PERVAN, Kent LINDGREN, Jan JACOBSSON, Eddy BOUCKÉ, Göran ZIEGLER, Niclas HÅKANSSON