Patents by Inventor Karl Keim

Karl Keim 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: 20050035226
    Abstract: The invention relates to a spray tool (10) having a source (20, 21) for liquid working medium, a source (22) for control medium and a plurality of spray modules (14). Each spray module (14) has at least one feed (18, 19) for liquid working medium and at least one feed (38) for control medium, and comprises at least one spray element (16) for discharging liquid working medium. The spray modules (14) are combined to form a plurality of spray circuits (K1, K2, . . . ), the supply of control medium to which can be controlled independently of the supply of control medium to the other spray circuits. At least one spray circuit (K1, K2, . . . ) is assigned a distributor unit (28) which has a plurality of connection points (24) for connecting lines (26) which are guided freely to the feeds (38) of the spray modules (14) belonging to this spray circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2004
    Publication date: February 17, 2005
    Inventors: Andreas Schebesta, Karl Keim
  • Patent number: 5538610
    Abstract: A vacuum coating system has a processing station (2) designed as a sputter-etching station, in which a high-frequency input electrode (25) is mounted between two substrate holders (23, 24), which carry the substrates (5, 6). Between the substrate holders (23, 24) and the high-frequency input electrode (25), a distance (a) is provided, which is smaller than the dark space distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 23, 1996
    Assignee: Leybold Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Roland Gesche, Karl Keim, Helmut Rauner, Gunter Wurpts