Patents by Inventor Juergen Kreutzkaemper

Juergen Kreutzkaemper 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: 10941901
    Abstract: A lubricant application device includes a base body configured to be mounted to an end surface of a gear. The base body includes a port configured to be connected to a source of lubricant and a holder for holding a lubricant applicator supported by the base body. A lubricant passage connects the port to the holder, and a lubricant applicator is mounted in the holder. The lubricant applicator is a coiled wire defining an internal passage for carrying the lubricant and may include a first length of coils with no axial spacing and a second length of coils that are axial spaced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SKF Lubrication Systems Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Schoenfeld, Daniel Beisel, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Thomas Leibbrand
  • Patent number: 10900767
    Abstract: A device for detecting a movement of a piston of a lubricant distributor includes a movable actuator including a first magnet element, and a movable indicator including a second magnet element. The actuator is configured to be moved from an initial actuator position to an end actuator position by a movement of the piston, and the actuator and the indicator are configured and disposed such that a repulsive magnetic force prevails between them such that the indicator is moved from an initial indicator position to an end indicator position by the movement of the actuator from the initial actuator position toward the end actuator position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: SKF Lubrication Systems Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Dieter Hess, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Tobias Mueller, Jan Ruiter, Andreas Schoenfeld, Schuemann Stefan
  • Patent number: 10890292
    Abstract: A device for detecting a movement of a piston of a lubricant distributor includes a movable actuator including a first magnet element, and a movable indicator including a second magnet element. The actuator is configured to be moved from an initial actuator position to an end actuator position by a movement of the piston, and the actuator and the indicator are configured and disposed such that a magnetic force prevails between them such that the indicator is moved from an initial indicator position to an end indicator position by the movement of the actuator from the initial actuator position toward the end actuator position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: SKF Lubrication Systems Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Dieter Hess, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Tobias Mueller, Jan Ruiter, Andreas Schoenfeld, Stefan Schuemann
  • Patent number: 10844947
    Abstract: A gear lubricant line device includes a base body configured to attach to an end surface of a gear and a mount including a holder for a lubricant applicator. The mount is slidably mounted on the base body and releasably fixable to the base body to hold the lubricant applicator in a desired position relative to a tooth base of the gear.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: SKF LUBRICATION SYSTEMS GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Andreas Schoenfeld, Daniel Beisel, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Thomas Leibbrand
  • Publication number: 20200318658
    Abstract: A switching device for alternately connecting a hydraulic drive of a lubricating pump to a pressure line and to a return line of a hydraulic circuit. The switching device includes first and second drive lines connected to the hydraulic drive, and pressure and return drive lines connected to the pressure and return lines. A switching valve is in fluid communication with the drive lines and is switchable between first and second switching states to connect the pressure drive line to the first drive line or to the second drive line. A plurality of hydraulic control lines control the position of the switching valve. The drive lines are configured to conduct a first volumetric flow of hydraulic fluid and the hydraulic control lines are configured to conduct a second volumetric flow of the hydraulic fluid different than the first volumetric flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Dieter Hess, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Stefan Schuermann
  • Patent number: 10590921
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lubricant supply device, including at least a first housing section forming a reservoir for a lubricant, a second housing section including a feed pump for feeding the lubricant from the reservoir to a lubricant outlet and a motor driving at least the feed pump, the motor being arranged in the first housing section forming the reservoir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: SKF Lubrication Systems Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Jan Ruiter, Andreas Schoenfeld
  • Patent number: 10465844
    Abstract: An oil-air lubricant distributor with a tubular distributor body that includes an oil-air mixture inlet and a plurality of lubrication-point outlets for dispensing the oil-air mixture to at least one consumer, wherein the lubrication-point outlets are connected to the oil-air mixture inlet via line channels, and the line channels are provided with an oil-air mixture from a mixture distributor unit, the mixture distributor unit including a single oil inlet, a single air inlet, and a plurality of oil-air-mixture outlets, and wherein the oil-air mixture inlet is directly but releasably connected to the mixture distributor, and the oil-air-mixture outlets are directly but releasably fluidly connected to the line channels in the tubular distributor body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: SKF Lubrication Systems Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Markus Mandera, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Andreas Schoenfeld, Stefan Schuermann
  • Publication number: 20190257682
    Abstract: A housing for a device for metered dispensing of a medium, the housing including at least one inlet, preferably threadless, configured to allow the medium to enter the housing from a reservoir, a plurality of receptacles, preferably threadless, a metering device in each of the plurality of receptacles, an inlet line connected to the at least one inlet, and a plurality of distribution lines connected to the inlet line and to each of the plurality of receptacles, wherein the housing includes a plastic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Holger Schmidt, Dieter Schoenherr, Juergen Kreutzkaemper
  • Publication number: 20190234432
    Abstract: A hydraulic flange for connecting a drive device to a fluid reservoir includes a first hydraulic port and a second hydraulic port, and the first hydraulic port includes a radially inwardly extending, circumferential wall forming a shoulder therein that divides the first hydraulic port into an axially outer portion having a first diameter and an axially inner portion having a second diameter. The axially outer portion is configured to receive a first annular seal element having a third diameter and the axially inner portion is configured to receive a second annular seal element having a fourth diameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Marco Witt, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Richard Lindemann
  • Patent number: 10323970
    Abstract: A housing for a device for metered dispensing of a medium, the housing including at least one inlet, preferably threadless, configured to allow the medium to enter the housing from a reservoir, a plurality of receptacles, preferably threadless, a metering device in each of the plurality of receptacles, an inlet line connected to the at least one inlet, and a plurality of distribution lines connected to the inlet line and to each of the plurality of receptacles, wherein the housing includes a plastic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: SKF Lubrication Systems Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Holger Schmidt, Dieter Schoenherr, Juergen Kreutzkaemper
  • Publication number: 20190170295
    Abstract: A lubricating-grease pump includes a pumping chamber, a leakage accumulation chamber, a seal configured to substantially seal the pumping chamber from the leakage accumulation chamber, at least one outlet from the pumping chamber, and at least one leakage-recovery arrangement configured to guide a quantity of grease that has leaked from the pumping chamber into the leakage accumulation chamber back into the pumping chamber. The leakage-recovery arrangement may include a first passageway connecting the leakage accumulation chamber to a storage region, a second passageway connecting the first passageway to the pumping chamber and a spring-biased piston in the storage region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Dieter Hess, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Andreas Schoenfeld, Stefan Schuermann
  • Publication number: 20190040996
    Abstract: A lubrication system for supplying a lubricant to at least one lubrication point includes at least one lubricant line and at least one lubricant system component that is connected to the lubricant line. The lubrication system component includes at least one movable element and/or the lubricant line includes at least one movable portion. The system also includes at least one energy-generating element, such as a piezo element or a magnet and coil, configured to interact with the at least one movable element and generate energy from a movement of the at least one moveable element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Holger Schmidt, Andreas Schoenfeld
  • Publication number: 20190040997
    Abstract: A lubrication system configured to supply a lubricant to at least one lubrication point includes a lubricant pump configured to pump the lubricant to the at least one lubrication point, a lubricant distributor configured to distribute the lubricant at the at least one lubrication point, a controller configured to control at least the lubricant pump and/or the lubricant distributor, a lubrication system monitor configured to monitor a monitoring variable of the lubrication system, and a signal transmission device configured to wirelessly transmit a signal indicative of the monitoring variable provided by the lubrication system monitor to the control device and/or to a device functionally associated with the lubrication system and/or to receive data from the control device or from the device functionally associated with the lubrication system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Holger Schmidt, Andreas Schoenfeld
  • Patent number: 10113545
    Abstract: A screw pump for transporting a fluid, with a drive spindle having a drive spindle profile and with at least one running spindle having a running spindle profile, the running spindle engages with its running spindle profile at least partially in the drive spindle profile of the drive spindle, the drive spindle profile and/or the running spindle profile is formed as a rolled profile, and a method for producing a spindle for such a screw pump, and a method for producing a groove in such a spindle are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: SKF Lubrication Systems Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Schwaiger, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Arno Poetzsch, Holger Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10088100
    Abstract: A lubricating system for a bearing includes a lubricant supplying system having a first pumping device configured to introduce a first quantity of lubricant into the bearing, a lubricant disposal system including a second pumping device configured to remove a second quantity of lubricant from the bearing, and a controlling device configured to activate the first pumping device and the second pumping device interdependently with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignees: AKTIEBOLAGET SKF, SKF LUBRICATION SYSTEMS GmbH
    Inventors: Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Stefan Schuermann, Martin Teupner, Johannes Ullmann
  • Publication number: 20180163849
    Abstract: A gear lubricant line device includes a base body configured to attach to an end surface of a gear and a mount including a holder for a lubricant applicator. The mount is slidably mounted on the base body and releasably fixable to the base body to hold the lubricant applicator in a desired position relative to a tooth base of the gear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Andreas Schoenfeld, Daniel Beisel, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Thomas Leibbrand
  • Publication number: 20180163921
    Abstract: A lubricant application device includes a base body configured to be mounted to an end surface of a gear. The base body includes a port configured to be connected to a source of lubricant and a holder for holding a lubricant applicator supported by the base body. A lubricant passage connects the port to the holder, and a lubricant applicator is mounted in the holder. The lubricant applicator is a coiled wire defining an internal passage for carrying the lubricant and may include a first length of coils with no axial spacing and a second length of coils that are axial spaced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Andreas Schoenfeld, Daniel Beisel, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Thomas Leibbrand
  • Publication number: 20180149461
    Abstract: A device for detecting a movement of a piston of a lubricant distributor includes a movable actuator including a first magnet element, and a movable indicator including a second magnet element. The actuator is configured to be moved from an initial actuator position to an end actuator position by a movement of the piston, and the actuator and the indicator are configured and disposed such that a repulsive magnetic force prevails between them such that the indicator is moved from an initial indicator position to an end indicator position by the movement of the actuator from the initial actuator position toward the end actuator position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Inventors: Dieter Hess, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Tobias Mueller, Jan Ruiter, Andreas Schoenfeld, Schuermann Stefan
  • Publication number: 20180119879
    Abstract: A device for detecting a movement of a piston of a lubricant distributor includes a movable actuator including a first magnet element, and a movable indicator including a second magnet element. The actuator is configured to be moved from an initial actuator position to an end actuator position by a movement of the piston, and the actuator and the indicator are configured and disposed such that a magnetic force prevails between them such that the indicator is moved from an initial indicator position to an end indicator position by the movement of the actuator from the initial actuator position toward the end actuator position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Dieter Hess, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Tobias Mueller, Jan Ruiter, Andreas Schoenfeld, Stefan Schuermann
  • Patent number: 9938866
    Abstract: A device for supplying lubricant to a lubrication point in a machine, a tunnel boring machine, for example, includes a lubrication pump unit and a control unit. The lubrication pump unit is configured to supply a quantity of the lubricant to the lubrication point, and the control unit is configured to regulate the quantity of lubricant based on a sensor measurement signal. The sensor measurement signal may be based on a temperature measured in a region of the lubrication point, a pressure measured in a region of the lubrication point, a measured viscosity of the lubricant, a measured dielectricity of the lubricant, a measured water content of the lubricant, a vibration intensity measured at a part of the machine, or a measured rotational speed of a part of the machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: SKF LUBRICATION SYSTEMS GERMANY AG
    Inventors: Andreas Borek, Juergen Kreutzkaemper, Sefan Frank, Stefan Schuermann