Patents by Inventor Josef Mayer

Josef Mayer 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: 20210300615
    Abstract: The invention relates to a working station, in particular to a deep-drawing station, to a molding station, to a sealing station, to a cutting station or to a punching station, for a packaging machine, comprising a rack supported on the ground; a work unit comprising an upper part and a lower part; and a lifting mechanism which is carried by the rack and by which the lower part of the work unit can be raised and lowered relative to the rack to perform a lower stroke, wherein the lifting mechanism has a drive that comprises at least one shaft extending in a transverse direction; a drive motor engaging at the shaft for rotating the shaft; and at least one gear which is coupled at an input side to the shaft, at which the lower part is supported at an output side, and which converts a rotation of the shaft into the lower stroke of the lower part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventor: JOSEF MAYER
  • Publication number: 20210059266
    Abstract: A cutting apparatus for slicing and/or dividing meat products, in particular bacon and/or fresh meat products, comprises a product feed that is configured to guide at least one first product and at least one second product simultaneously into a cutting region in which slices and/or pieces are cut off from the products by means of a first rotating blade and by means of a second rotating blade. In this respect, the product feed has a first conveying means for guiding the at least one first product into the cutting region and a second conveying means for guiding the at least one second product into the cutting region, wherein the first blade is associated with the first conveying means and is provided for cutting off slices and/or pieces from the at least one first product, and wherein the second blade is associated with the second conveying means and is provided for cutting off slices and/or pieces from the at least one second product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Aainani Abdessamad, Josef Mayer, Fabian Müller, Markus Seidel, Matthias Hehle
  • Publication number: 20210000125
    Abstract: A pressing device for pressing meat products, in particular frozen and/or partly frozen meat products, preferably fresh meat products and/or bacon, comprises a pressing chamber which extends along a longitudinal axis and into which a product to be pressed can be inserted, wherein the pressing chamber comprises at least one counter-element and at least one contact element, which is movable in the direction of the counter-element, that cooperate such that the product inserted into the pressing chamber can be compressed between the at least one counter-element and the at least one contact element; and wherein the pressing device comprises at least one servomotor that is configured to move the at least one contact element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Steffen Zecher, Patrick Schneider, Ingo Rother, Joachim Schaub, Thomas Nispel, Jörg Schmeiser, Pedro Ruedin, Josef Mayer, Fabian Müller, Matthias Hehle, Markus Seidel
  • Publication number: 20210001582
    Abstract: In a method of pressing and processing meat products, in particular frozen and/or partly frozen meat products, preferably fresh meat products and/or bacon, the products are inserted into a pressing chamber of a pressing device and are pressed in the pressing chamber by at least one displaceable contact element, with the contact element being moved by means of a servomotor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Steffen Zecher, Patrick Schneider, lngo Rother, Joachim Schaub, Thomas Nispel, Jörg Schmeiser, Pedro Ruedin, Josef Mayer, Fabian Müller, Matthias Hehle, Markus Seidel
  • Patent number: 10850416
    Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus for slicing food products, in particular to high-performance slicers, having a cutting region at whose end a cutting blade moves, in particular in a rotating and/or revolving manner, in a cutting plane, and having a transport device which transports products to be sliced in a direction of transport over one track or multiple tracks to the cutting region, with the transport device comprising a plurality of positioners for the products in the or each transport track driven simultaneously in the direction of transport and arranged spaced apart from one another in the direction of transport.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Textor Maschinenbau GmbH
    Inventors: Jörg Schmeiser, Josef Mayer
  • Patent number: 10836063
    Abstract: A method for the slicing of food products, wherein at least one product is fed to a cutting plane in which at least one cutting blade moves, in particular in a rotating and/or revolving manner, by a product feed which comprises at least one conveying device. At least one multifunctional work unit is adjusted in dependence on the operating situation into a contact position, in which the work unit presses the product moving in the conveying direction toward a lower product support and/or toward a lateral product contact, or into a blocking position in which the work unit counteracts a movement of the product in the conveying direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: TEXTOR MASCHINEBAU GMBH
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Mathias Salmen, Jorg Schmeiser, Wilfried Maier, Holger Herzberger
  • Patent number: 10661466
    Abstract: A slicer having at least one cutting blade, in particular a scythe-like blade, rotating about an axis of rotation and having an imbalance. Also included is a rotary drive for the cutting blade. Further included is a counterweight having at least one balance mass for compensating the imbalance of the cutting blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Textor Maschinenbau GmbH
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Jorg Schmeiser
  • Patent number: 10658748
    Abstract: What is provided is a shield housing for shielding interconnect structures and/or components disposed on a circuit board, wherein at least two antenna radiators can be disposed on the shield housing, and wherein the shield housing is configured in such a manner that it can cover the interconnect structures and/or components disposed on the circuit board, at least in part, can be connected with a ground surface of the circuit board, and has a region between the antenna radiators, which region is configured in such a manner that it provides electrical decoupling of the feed of the antenna radiators from one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: KATHREIN SE
    Inventors: Jörg Langenberg, Torsten Richter, Josef Mayer
  • Patent number: 10538009
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for slicing food products, in particular a high-performance slicer, comprising a rotor shaft which rotates about a rotational axis during operation and which can be adjusted in an axial manner, in particular in order to carry out blank cuts and/or to adjust cutting gaps; a rotor which is driven by the rotor shaft; a cutting blade which is supported by the rotor, in particular a circular blade which rotates about the rotational axis in a planetary manner and additionally rotates relative to the rotor about a blade axis that runs parallel to the rotational axis in an offset manner; and a rotary drive for the rotor shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Textor Maschinenbau GmbH
    Inventors: Jorg Schmeiser, Josef Mayer
  • Publication number: 20190308760
    Abstract: A packaging apparatus for packaging objects, in particular for packaging food portions, having a conveying device (10) for transporting a continuous web of a first packaging material (12), in particular of a bottom film, in a transport direction (TR); and having a feed device (14) for feeding a continuous web of a second packaging material (16), in particular of a top film, in the transport direction (TR), wherein the conveying device (10) comprises a first reception shaft (18) for receiving a first supply roll (20) of the first packaging material (12) and the feed device (14) comprises a second reception shaft (22) for receiving a second supply roll (24) of the second packaging material (16); wherein the first reception shaft (18) can be driven by means of a first drive motor (26) to carry out a rotational movement; and/or wherein the second reception shaft (22) can be driven by means of a second drive motor (28) to carry out a rotational movement, with the first and/or second drive motor (26, 28) in particu
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Jörg Schmeiser
  • Patent number: 10428856
    Abstract: Provided is an expanding rivet connection for the connection of at least two components to be joined comprising an expanding rivet, comprising an expanding rivet body, which is shaped so that it can be inserted through openings into the first component to be joined, and a threaded part, which is shaped so that it protrudes, at least in part, after insertion from the first component to be joined, an expanding rivet mandrel, which is constructed so that it can be pushed through an opening in the expanding rivet into the expanding rivet body in order to protrude through the first component to be joined, and a clamping element, which is constructed to be screwed to the threaded part of the expanding rivet in order to connect at least a third component to be joined to the first component to be joined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Kathrein SE
    Inventor: Josef Mayer
  • Publication number: 20190240857
    Abstract: A method for the slicing of food products, wherein at least one product is fed to a cutting plane in which at least one cutting blade moves, in particular in a rotating and/or revolving manner, by means of a product feed which comprises at least one conveying device. At least one multifunctional work unit is adjusted in dependence on the operating situation into a contact position, in which the work unit presses the product moving in the conveying direction toward a lower product support and/or toward a lateral product contact, or into a blocking position in which the work unit counteracts a movement of the product in the conveying direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Mathias Salmen, Jorg Schmeiser, Wilfried Maier, Holger Herzberger
  • Patent number: 10307927
    Abstract: A device for cutting up food products, particularly a high-performance slicer, having a product feed which comprises at least one conveying device. At least one product may be fed to a cutting plane in which at least one cutting tool is moving, particularly in a rotating or circulating manner. The cutting device further comprises at least one multifunctional working unit for at least intermittently handling the product. The working unit can be displaced into a contact position, in which the working unit presses the product which is movable in the conveying direction against a lower product bearing surface and/or a side product bearing surface, and into a locking position. In the locking position, the working unit prevents any movement of the product in the conveying direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: TEXTOR MASCHINENBAU GMBH
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Mathias Salmen, Jorg Schmeiser, Wilfried Maier, Holger Herzberger
  • Patent number: 10065335
    Abstract: An apparatus for the lateral overlapping of portions which are transported in a longitudinal direction and which each comprise at least one slice cut off from a food product is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: TEXTOR MASCHINEBAU GMBH
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Wilfried Maier, Jörg Schmeiser
  • Publication number: 20180222212
    Abstract: An apparatus for printing onto containers is provided, including a transport device that transports the containers to be printed along a specified transport path, wherein the transport device includes a carrier and a plurality of holding devices provided on said carrier for holding the containers to be printed in such a way that the containers to be printed can be transported in an individualised manner, including a first printing unit that prints a specified image element onto the containers, including a second printing unit that is provided along the transport path of the containers after the first printing unit and prints a second image element onto the containers already printed with the first printing element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Josef MAYER, Florian LAUTERBACH, Andreas KRAUS, Andreas SONNAUER
  • Patent number: 9923276
    Abstract: An improved dipole-type radiator arrangement is characterized, inter alia, by the following features: a second two-line system (21.1b; 21.2b) is provided for the at least one polarization plane (P1, P2), the second two-line feed system (21.1b; 21.2b) likewise comprises a feed by means of a signal line (27.1b; 27.2b) and by means of a ground line (25.1b; 25.2b), the second two-line feed system (21.1b; 21.2b) is provided opposite the first two-line feed system (21.1a; 21.2a) with regard to the two radiator halves (7.1a, 7.1b; 7.2a, 7.2b) such that the associated second signal line (27.1b; 27.2b) is galvanically or capacitively coupled to the first radiator half (11.1a; 11.2a), and the associated ground line (25.1b, 25.2b) is galvanically or capacitively coupled to the associated second radiator half or mount half (7.1b, 11.1b; 7.2b, 11.2b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Kathrein-Werke KG
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Jürgen Hefele, Carsten Schultheiss, Jörg Langenberg
  • Publication number: 20180037423
    Abstract: An apparatus for the lateral overlapping of portions which are transported in a longitudinal direction and which each comprise at least one slice cut off from a food product is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Wilfried Maier, Jörg Schmeiser
  • Publication number: 20170331184
    Abstract: What is provided is a shield housing for shielding interconnect structures and/or components disposed on a circuit board, wherein at least two antenna radiators can be disposed on the shield housing, and wherein the shield housing is configured in such a manner that it can cover the interconnect structures and/or components disposed on the circuit board, at least in part, can be connected with a ground surface of the circuit board, and has a region between the antenna radiators, which region is configured in such a manner that it provides electrical decoupling of the feed of the antenna radiators from one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Jörg Langenberg, Torsten Richter, Josef Mayer
  • Patent number: 9809401
    Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus for the lateral overlapping of portions which are transported in a longitudinal direction and which each comprise at least one slice cut off from a food product, having at least one overlapping unit which comprises a belt conveyor having at least two tracks, wherein an upper track and a lower track are deflected at the incoming side about a common input axle and at the outgoing side about two output axles disposed at different height levels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: TEXTOR MASCHINENBAU GMBH
    Inventors: Josef Mayer, Wilfried Maier, Jörg Schmeiser
  • Patent number: 9791504
    Abstract: Contactor arrangement of an IC test handler, comprising: a contactor unit which has test contacts for contacting an IC in test and for temporarily pressing the IC against the test contacts, a plunger head, which has a recessed central region corresponding to the geometrical configuration of the IC, such that those surface of the IC which is adjacent to the upper surface of the plunger head does not touch the plunger head surface, and a contactor unit interface, which includes a vacuum suction system for actively attracting the IC to an IC contact surface of the contactor unit interface, that corresponds with an adjacent surface of the IC having IC device contacts and, thus, towards the test contacts of the contactor unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: RASCO GMBH
    Inventors: Michael Kupniewski, Christian Wammetsberger, Josef Mayer, Rainer Hittmann