Patents by Inventor Heiko Holighaus

Heiko Holighaus 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: 20210143615
    Abstract: The invention relates to a mounting plate arrangement with a switch cabinet frame and a mounting plate fastened thereto via at least one mounting plate holder, wherein the switch cabinet frame has a rectangular floor frame with four profile struts, which has on its outer side a fastening section offset relative to an outer sealing plane of the switch cabinet frame relative to the interior of the switch cabinet frame, wherein the mounting plate holder is formed in multiple parts, with a support bracket and with a base connected to the support bracket, wherein the support bracket is connected to the fastening section and to the mounting plate and the mounting plate stands on the base, and wherein the mounting plate holder with the base is placed on a profile side of one of the four profile struts extending between the sealing plane and the fastening section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Siegfried BOEHME, Heiko HOLIGHAUS, Daniel BRÜCK
  • Publication number: 20210135434
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for machining at least one switchgear cabinet including: providing at least one switchgear cabinet which is constructed in several parts and comprises at least one detachably mounted component; disassembling and removing the detachably mounted component from the switch cabinet; machining the disassembled and removed component and providing the machined component for reassembly on the associated switch cabinet; and re-assigning the machined component provided for reassembly to the corresponding control cabinet, wherein the at least one switch cabinet has an individual machine-readable switch cabinet identification and the at least one removably mounted component has an individual machine-readable component identification, which are assigned to one another, wherein re-assigning the component to the switch cabinet comprising machine-reading of the machine-readable identifications and bringing together the component and the switch cabinet which have the mutually assigned iden
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Markus HAIN, Heiko HOLIGHAUS, Siegfried BOEHME, Lars MARTIN
  • Patent number: 10903629
    Abstract: A switch cabinet (1) comprising a square rack (2) consisting of four vertical profiles (3) and eight horizontal profiles (4), wherein four of the profiles (3, 4) form the rectangular profile frame and two of the four profiles (3, 4) forming the profile frame and extending in parallel to one another each include a first fastening profile side (5) having a first row of fastening mounts (6) spaced apart from one another while maintaining a constant grid dimension (M), wherein the first fastening profile sides (5) are situated in a common plane (E) and mounted on these two first fastening profile sides (5) is a first interior structural component (7) extending between the parallel profiles, which includes a mounting side (8) having a second row of fastening mounts (9), which extend perpendicularly to the first row (6), characterized in that the second row of fastening mounts (9) is arranged in the direction of extension (y) of the first row of fastening mounts (6) while maintaining the grid dimension (M) of the f
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Inventors: Timo Schindler, Daniel Brück, Heiko Holighaus
  • Patent number: 10811854
    Abstract: The invention relates to a mounting plate arrangement having a mounting plate which is fixed to a frame of a switch cabinet via at least one mounting plate holder, the mounting plate holder having a bearing piece which bears against or is fixed to a lower longitudinal edge of the mounting plate, the mounting plate with the bearing piece resting on a horizontal strut of the frame via a mounting bracket of the mounting plate holder, wherein at least a contact side of the bearing piece, via which the bearing piece rests on the mounting bracket, is or comprises a damping element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: RITTAL GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Siegfried Boehme, Heiko Holighaus
  • Patent number: 10553055
    Abstract: The invention relates to a locking arrangement, in particular a door lock arrangement for a switchgear cabinet, which has a system for verifying a locking authorization, wherein the system has a door lock having an antenna for contactlessly receiving an access authorization signal from a separate transponder, wherein an excitation signal for the transponder is emitted by the antenna only in an active state of the antenna, wherein the locking arrangement has a voltmeter which is used to capture an electrical voltage dropped across the antenna or a voltage change in the passive state of the antenna, wherein the antenna changes from the passive state to the active state if a voltage drop is present across the antenna in the passive state. A corresponding method is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: RITTAL GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Heiko Holighaus
  • Publication number: 20190372316
    Abstract: The invention relates to a mounting plate arrangement having a mounting plate which is fixed to a frame of a switch cabinet via at least one mounting plate holder, the mounting plate holder having a bearing piece which bears against or is fixed to a lower longitudinal edge of the mounting plate, the mounting plate with the bearing piece resting on a horizontal strut of the frame via a mounting bracket of the mounting plate holder, wherein at least a contact side of the bearing piece, via which the bearing piece rests on the mounting bracket, is or comprises a damping element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: RITTAL GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Siegfried BOEHME, Heiko HOLIGHAUS
  • Patent number: 10396531
    Abstract: The invention relates to a frame profile for a frame rack of a switch cabinet, wherein the frame profile has: a first and a second profile web, wherein a free end of the first profile web has a first sealing edge, and a free end of the second profile web has a second sealing edge, a first mounting side with fixing receptacles, which first mounting side is spaced apart from the first sealing edge by a first dimension of a first connecting side of the first profile web, which connects the first mounting side to the first sealing edge, a second mounting side with fixing receptacles, which second mounting side is spaced apart from the second sealing edge by a second dimension of a second connecting side of the second profile web, which connects the second mounting side to the second sealing edge, characterized in that at least one of the profile webs has an undercut.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Wolfgang Reuter, Daniel Brück, Timo Schindler, Hartmut Paul, Heiko Holighaus
  • Publication number: 20190214798
    Abstract: The invention relates to a switch cabinet comprising a square rack consisting of four vertical profiles and eight horizontal profiles, wherein four of the profiles form the rectangular profile frame and two of the four profiles forming the profile frame and extending in parallel to one another each include a first fastening profile side having a first row of fastening mounts spaced apart from one another while maintaining a constant grid dimension, wherein the first fastening profile sides are situated in a common plane and mounted on these two first fastening profile sides is a first interior structural component extending between the parallel profiles, which includes a mounting side having a second row of fastening mounts, which extend perpendicularly to the first row, wherein the second row of fastening mounts is arranged in the direction of extension of the first row of fastening mounts while maintaining the grid dimension of the first row of fastening mounts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Timo SCHINDLER, Daniel BRÜCK, Heiko HOLIGHAUS
  • Publication number: 20190130680
    Abstract: The invention relates to a locking arrangement, in particular a door lock arrangement for a switchgear cabinet, which has a system for verifying a locking authorization, wherein the system has a door lock having an antenna for contactlessly receiving an access authorization signal from a separate transponder, wherein an excitation signal for the transponder is emitted by the antenna only in an active state of the antenna, wherein the locking arrangement has a voltmeter which is used to capture an electrical voltage dropped across the antenna or a voltage change in the passive state of the antenna, wherein the antenna changes from the passive state to the active state if a voltage drop is present across the antenna in the passive state. A corresponding method is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventor: Heiko HOLIGHAUS
  • Patent number: 10277014
    Abstract: The disclosure describes a frame profile of a rack for a switching or distribution cabinet, which forms a vertical and/or horizontal profile of the rack, consisting of a plurality of profile sections, which at least in part fit into each other, in order to form an open or closed hollow profile, with the additional features: at least one first profile section which has a plurality of attachment openings, wherein a first surface of the profile section determines an exterior assembly plane; by at least one second profile section a sealing plane for sealing of the inner area of the rack is defined; the outer assembly plane is displaced by the sealing plane to the inner area of the rack; and the attachment openings of the first profile section point away from the inner area of the rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Daniel Brueck, Heiko Holighaus, Hartmut Paul, Wolfgang Reuter, Timo Schindler
  • Publication number: 20180375302
    Abstract: The invention relates to a frame profile for a frame rack of a switch cabinet, wherein the frame profile has: a first and a second profile web, wherein a free end of the first profile web has a first sealing edge, and a free end of the second profile web has a second sealing edge, a first mounting side with fixing receptacles, which first mounting side is spaced apart from the first sealing edge by a first dimension of a first connecting side of the first profile web, which connects the first mounting side to the first sealing edge, a second mounting side with fixing receptacles, which second mounting side is spaced apart from the second sealing edge by a second dimension of a second connecting side of the second profile web, which connects the second mounting side to the second sealing edge, characterized in that at least one of the profile webs has an undercut.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Wolfgang REUTER, Daniel BRÜCK, Timo SCHINDLER, Hartmut PAUL, Heiko HOLIGHAUS
  • Patent number: 10090651
    Abstract: A mounting frame for a switchgear cabinet or a rack includes mounting pieces which are arranged, as corner pieces, in the four corner sections of a rectangle or square that extends in an x-y plane, the mounting pieces being produced in a respective shaping process and having outer first and second mounting faces which extend in the x direction and in the y direction at a right angle thereto and which extend in a space direction z at a right angle to the x-y plane, and are provided with hollow spaces which are at least partially surrounded by wall parts and/or bores that are oriented in the z direction. The mounting frame further includes intermediate elements which extend between the mounting pieces in the x direction and in the y direction and the end sections of which are fastened to the mounting pieces. The mounting pieces have wall sections which extend in parallel to the x-y plane, thus making assembly easier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Dennis Broemstrup, Siegfried Boehme, Heiko Holighaus, Matthias Mueller, Michael Schnakenberg
  • Patent number: 9923342
    Abstract: The invention relates to a base corner piece for single-handed mounting on a switch cabinet, comprising a supporting portion that can be screwed to a frame profile of the switch cabinet in a mounted position of the base corner piece, and is characterized in that the base corner piece has means for pre-mounting of the base corner piece on the frame profile in the mounted position, comprising means for spatial orientation of the base corner piece in relation to the frame profile and means for releasable latching of the base corner piece to the frame profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Siegfried Boehme, Heiko Holighaus, Lars Holkenbrink
  • Publication number: 20160352080
    Abstract: The disclosure describes a frame profile of a rack for a switching or distribution cabinet, which forms a vertical and/or horizontal profile of the rack, consisting of a plurality of profile sections, which at least in part fit into each other, in order to form an open or closed hollow profile, with the additional features: at least one first profile section which has a plurality of attachment openings, wherein a first surface of the profile section determines an exterior assembly plane; by at least one second profile section a sealing plane for sealing of the inner area of the rack is defined; the outer assembly plane is displaced by the sealing plane to the inner area of the rack; and the attachment openings of the first profile section point away from the inner area of the rack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Daniel BRUECK, Heiko HOLIGHAUS, Hartmut PAUL, Wolfgang REUTER, Timo SCHINDLER
  • Patent number: 9271424
    Abstract: A base or a mounting frame for an electrical enclosure or a rack, includes mounting pieces which are arranged, as corner pieces, in the corner regions of a rectangle or square that extends in an x-y plane. The mounting pieces are produced in a respective shaping process and include first and second mounting faces which lie outside with respect to the rectangle or square, which extend in the x direction and in the y direction at a right angle thereto and which extend in a space direction z at a right angle to the x-y plane. Sections of a system of covers are brought into contact with the mounting faces, where the covers having lateral covers with cover walls that are flat on the exterior and that have reinforcing ribs extending longitudinally on the interior, and are fastened to receiving structures of the mounting pieces by connecting structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Dennis Broemstrup, Siegfried Boehme, Heiko Holighaus, Matthias Mueller, Michael Schnakenberg
  • Publication number: 20140348583
    Abstract: The invention relates to a base corner piece for single-handed mounting on a switch cabinet, comprising a supporting portion that can be screwed to a frame profile of the switch cabinet in a mounted position of the base corner piece, and is characterised in that the base corner piece has means for pre-mounting of the base corner piece on the frame profile in the mounted position, comprising means for spatial orientation of the base corner piece in relation to the frame profile and means for releasable latching of the base corner piece to the frame profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2013
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: RITTAL GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Siegfried Boehme, Heiko Holighaus, Lars Holkenbrink
  • Publication number: 20140044474
    Abstract: The invention relates to a mounting frame for a switchgear cabinet or a rack, comprising mounting pieces which are arranged, as corner pieces, in the four corner sections of a rectangle or square that extends in an x-y plane, said mounting pieces being produced in a respective shaping process and having outer first and second mounting faces which extend in the x direction and in the y direction at a right angle thereto and which extend in a space direction z at a right angle to the x-y plane, and are provided with hollow spaces which are at least partially surrounded by wall parts and/or bores that are oriented in the z direction. The mounting frame further comprises intermediate elements which extend between the mounting pieces in the x direction and in the y direction and the end sections of which are fastened to the mounting pieces. The mounting pieces have wall sections which extend in parallel to the x-y plane, thus making assembly easier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Applicant: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Dennis Broemstrup, Siegfried Boehme, Heiko Holighaus, Matthias Mueller, Michael Schnakenberg
  • Publication number: 20140044475
    Abstract: The invention relates to a base or a mounting frame for an electrical enclosure or a rack, comprising mounting pieces which are arranged, as corner pieces, in the corner regions of a rectangle or square that extends in an x-y plane, said mounting pieces being produced in a respective shaping process and comprising first and second mounting faces which lie outside with respect to the rectangle or square, which extend in the x direction and in the y direction at a right angle thereto and which extend in a space direction z at a right angle to the x-y plane, wherein sections of a system of covers are brought into contact with the mounting faces, said covers having lateral covers with cover walls that are flat on the exterior and that have reinforcing ribs extending longitudinally on the interior, and being fastened to receiving structures of the mounting pieces by connecting means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Applicant: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Dennis Broemstrup, Siegfried Boehme, Heiko Holighaus, Matthias Mueller, Michael Schnakenberg
  • Publication number: 20090145622
    Abstract: A switching cabinet with a switching cabinet housing delimited at a top by an upper cover plate and having at least one switching cabinet door on a front surface. A plurality of transport eyes are attached to the top of the switching cabinet housing that can be covered by a detachably fastenable roof. The transport eyes include angle elements that each have one leg which protrudes from the upper cover plate and that has a through bore, and one fastening leg oriented at an angle. The fastening legs of at least a portion of the angle elements each have a fastening region with which they are attached to the top of the switching cabinet housing and a holding region with which they engage behind an edge profile formed onto the roof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2008
    Publication date: June 11, 2009
    Inventors: Markus Weber, Samuel Klassen, Heiko Holighaus
  • Patent number: 6913333
    Abstract: A switch cabinet with a rack that can be closed or is closed by at least one double-walled cabinet door, three side walls, a top wall and a bottom wall, where the side walls each has an internal wall and an external wall and are attached to the rack. With a special angling-off of the internal wall for the side walls and the back wall, a completely sealed and shielded internal space of the switch cabinet is produced, wherein the rigid attachment of the internal walls and the external walls is accomplished from outside the supported interior of the switch cabinet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2005
    Assignee: Rittal GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Heiko Holighaus, Gerhard Müller, Samuel Klassen, Michael Diebel