Patents by Inventor Johan Andreas Versteegh

Johan Andreas Versteegh 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: 20170361501
    Abstract: A nozzle for a three-dimensional printing apparatus, comprising a main nozzle body (2) having an inlet end (4), an outlet end (6) and a central conduit (8) arranged there between, wherein the main nozzle body (2) is made of an electrically non-conductive body material. The main nozzle body (2) is provided with an electrically conductive first layer (10) and/or an electrically non-conductive second layer (12) arranged around the main nozzle body (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Applicant: Ultimaker B.V.
    Inventors: Erik van der Zalm, Johan Andreas Versteegh, Robert Huitema, Matthijs Neut, Martijn Elserman
  • Publication number: 20170094726
    Abstract: An inductive nozzle heating assembly for an additive manufacturing system, comprises a rod shaped nozzle body of electrically conductive material provided with a passageway extending from an inlet end to an outlet end of the rod shaped nozzle body for dispensing an extrudable material. An induction coil unit is provided for magnetic engagement with the rod shaped nozzle body to allow heating thereof, wherein the induction coil unit encloses at least in part the rod shaped nozzle body. The induction coil unit and rod shaped nozzle body are spaced apart and separated by a minimum distance (Lg) larger than zero, and the rod shaped nozzle body comprises a heating piece having a predetermined Curie temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Applicant: Ultimaker B.V.
    Inventors: Martijn Elserman, Johan Andreas Versteegh, Erik van der Zalm