Patents by Inventor Hans Mathea

Hans Mathea 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: 20200016819
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing a three-dimensional shaped object without height limitation by means of layer-by-layer material application, wherein geometric data for the shaped object, a substrate part having a base surface for holding the shaped object, flowable first and second material, and a transfer body are provided. Material portions of the flowable first material are applied to the base surface and/or to a solidified material layer of the three-dimensional shaped object located on the base surface in accordance with the geometric data in order to produce a material layer of the three-dimensional shaped object. The material layer consisting of the first material is solidified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Hans MATHEA, Martin BOHN
  • Publication number: 20180111322
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for applying flowable material to a substratum (3), which can be rotated about an axis of rotation (4), in accordance with specified image data, which are stored as pixels or as vectors of a certain Cartesian coordinate grid in a first memory (18), has at least one printing head (13A, 13B), which has a plurality of nozzles arranged at a nozzle distance from each other for discharging material drops of the flowable material and is arranged at a vertical distance from the substratum, and a controller (8) for positioning the substratum (3) in relation to the at least one printing head (13A, 13B) and the discharge of the material drops.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Patent number: 8712305
    Abstract: In an apparatus for the electrographic printing or copying of an object wherein a toner is applied to a medium according to the object to be printed or copied and the toner is fixed to the medium by the application of heat, a hot air blower is provided which directs hot air onto the medium and whose inlet is connected to a suction line having an intake end which is arranged remote from the hot air blower in close proximity of the medium being heated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Markem-Imaje CSAT GmbH
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Publication number: 20120060709
    Abstract: In an apparatus for imprinting a material web including a transport arrangement for moving the material web through the apparatus along stations for applying coloring agents to the material web and fixing the coloring agent applied to the web, and a web buffer arranged in the web transport direction of the material web ahead of the first imprinting station for accommodating a section of the material web moved back out of the station area upon shutdown of the apparatus, at least one clamping structure (11a, 11b) is provided for fixing the material web (3) during the movement of the material web back out of the station area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2011
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Publication number: 20110058868
    Abstract: In an apparatus for the electrographic printing or copying of an object wherein a toner is applied to a medium according to the object to be printed or copied and the toner is fixed to the medium by the application of heat, a hot air blower is provided which directs hot air onto the medium and whose inlet is connected to a suction line having an intake end remote from the hot air blower arranged in close proximity of the medium being heated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2010
    Publication date: March 10, 2011
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Patent number: 7762301
    Abstract: In an arrangement for a position accurate joining of a first material web, which comprises elements in a section length separated by separating locations, with a second material web which is provided with marks arranged at a predetermined distance from each other corresponding to the section length—except for a possibly certain deviation, the arrangement includes a first device by which the two material webs are joined, a transport device by which the two material webs are moved stepwise by the predetermined distance, and a second device by which an element applied to the first material web when, after movement of the two material webs by a section length, the length of the material web between the first device and the second device corresponds to a predetermined multiple of the section length plus an offset, which is adjustable by an offset device, and a transport device by which the two material webs can be moved section-stepwise, wherein a sensor is provided by which the difference is determined and the of
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2010
    Assignee: CSAT Gesellschaft für Computer-Systeme und Automalions-Technik mbH
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Patent number: 7639971
    Abstract: In an apparatus for the electrographic printing or copying using liquid coloring agents consisting of a carrier liquid and toner particles, including a latent image carrier and at least one supply element in the form of a slot-like supply nozzle via which the liquid toner is applied to the latent image carrier and a suction element by which excess liquid coloring agent is removed from the latent image carrier, a de-coupling channel is arranged between the suction element and the supply element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2009
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Publication number: 20070237550
    Abstract: In an apparatus for the electrographic printing or copying using liquid coloring agents consisting of a carrier liquid and toner particles, including a latent image carrier and at least one supply element in the form of a slot-like supply nozzle via which the liquid toner is applied to the latent image carrier and a suction element by which excess liquid coloring agent is removed from the latent image carrier, a de-coupling channel is arranged between the suction element and the supply element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2007
    Publication date: October 11, 2007
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Publication number: 20060000540
    Abstract: In an apparatus for accurately applying elements to an unmarked first foil and joining the first foil with a second foil which includes marks at a predetermined distance from one another, wherein the elements need to be applied to the first foil in a predetermined relationship to the marks of the second foil and wherein a connecting device is provided for joining the two foils, a transport device for jointly advancing the two foils and an application device by which the elements are applied to the first foil when an activation signal is provided thereto, a sensor is arranged along the second foil for generating the activation signal when sensing the presence of the marks on the second foil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2005
    Publication date: January 5, 2006
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Publication number: 20050155713
    Abstract: In an arrangement for a position accurate joining of a first material web, which comprises elements in a section length separated by separating locations, with a second material web which is provided with marks arranged at a predetermined distance from each other corresponding to the section length—except for a possibly certain deviation, the arrangement includes a first device by which the two material webs are joined, a transport device by which the two material webs are moved stepwise by the predetermined distance, and a second device by which an element applied to the first material web when, after movement of the two material webs by a section length, the length of the material web between the first device and the second device corresponds to a predetermined multiple of the section length plus an offset, which is adjustable by an offset device, and a transport device by which the two material webs can be moved section-stepwise, wherein a sensor is provided by which the difference is determined and the of
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2005
    Publication date: July 21, 2005
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Patent number: 6735400
    Abstract: In a printer with an electrically chargeable image drum, such as a laser or a LED printer, for imprinting a medium by transferring toner to the medium, including, arranged around the image drum, a charging unit, a writing unit and a toner unit, the toner unit is disposed at a predetermined angular distance from the charging unit and a sensor is disposed at essentially the same angular distance from the charging unit to determine the charge of the image unit at the toner location for adjusting the voltage of at least one of the charging unit and the toner unit depending on the charge voltage of the image drum as determined by the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2004
    Assignee: CSAT Gesellschaft für Computer-Systeme und Automations-Technik mbH
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Publication number: 20030142987
    Abstract: In a printer with an electrically chargeable image drum, such as a laser or a LED printer, for imprinting a medium by transferring toner to the medium, including, arranged around the image drum, a charging unit, a writing unit and a toner unit, the toner unit is disposed at a predetermined angular distance from the charging unit and a sensor is disposed at essentially the same angular distance from the charging unit to determine the charge of the image unit at the toner location for adjusting the voltage of at least one of the charging unit and the toner unit depending on the charge voltage of the image drum as determined by the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2003
    Publication date: July 31, 2003
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Patent number: 6564710
    Abstract: In an apparatus for imprinting an unmarked foil with images which are to be arranged within sections of the foil of a predetermined length L, including a printing device, a foil section transport device for moving the foil stepwise in sections of the length L, a cutting device for cutting the foil into the sections and a foil buffer arrangement accommodating a varying length of the foil between the printing device and the transport device, a foil motion sensor is arranged at the exit of the buffer arrangement for sensing the foil movement out of the buffer arrangement and controlling accordingly the speed of the printing device and a foil length sensor is arranged in the buffer arrangement and providing a print initiation signal when the foil length between the end of the foil in the cutting device and the printing device is a predetermined multiple of the foil section length L.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2003
    Assignee: CSAT Gesellschaft für Computer Systeme und Automations-Technik mit beschränkter Haftung
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Patent number: 6164200
    Abstract: In an apparatus for imprinting an unmarked endless foil with images which are to be arranged within sections of the foil of a predetermined length L including a printing device, a transport device with a foil section indicator provides a signal to a control unit to determine section limits and a buffer arrangement including a first foil movement sensor sensing the movement of the foil from the printer and a second foil movement sensor sensing the foil movement into the transport device is arranged between the printing device and the transport device and the control device to which the first and second foil movement sensors are connected compares the signals and supplies a printing initiation signal when the length of the endless foil between a section limit provided by the foil section indicator and the printing device is a predetermined multiple of the length of the section L.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2000
    Assignee: Gesellschaft fur Computer Systeme und Automationstechnik mit beschrankter Haftung
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Patent number: 5964151
    Abstract: In an apparatus for accurately imprinting print images onto sections of a edetermined length of a continuous unmarked foil, wherein a printer is disposed at a distance from a foil section delivery device which receives from the printer unprinted foil along a predetermined path, a foil sensor is arranged along the foil path which sensor has an output connected to the printer for supplying to the printer a printing signal when the length of the foil between the delivery device and a point on the foil corresponding to the beginning of a section to be imprinted is a predetermined multiple of the length of the foil sections to be imprinted so as to initiate printing of the printer accurately within a section of the foil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 12, 1999
    Assignee: CSAT Gesellschaft fur Computer Systeme und Automations-Technik mbH
    Inventor: Hans Mathea
  • Patent number: D648783
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Inventor: Hans Mathea