Patents by Inventor Kent Lindgren

Kent Lindgren 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: 11235565
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel, including mixing wood fibre particles and a binder to form a first mix, applying the first mix, while the first mix is in powder form, on a core for forming a sub layer on the core, applying a surface layer on the sub layer, wherein the surface layer comprises a second mix of wood fibre particles and a binder, pressing the core, the surface layer, and the sub layer, under increased pressure and temperature, and forming them into a building panel. A building panel formed by the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Jan Jacobsson, Kent Lindgren, Goran Ziegler, Niclas Hakansson, Eddy Boucke
  • Publication number: 20210101310
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel. The method includes applying a first binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on a first surface of a carrier for forming a first layer, applying a second binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on the first layer for forming a second layer, wherein the first binder is different from the second binder, and applying heat and pressure to the first and second layers to form a building panel. Also, such a building panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Kent LINDGREN, Hans PERSSON, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Patent number: 10913176
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel (10). The method includes applying a first binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on a first surface of a carrier for forming a first layer (11), applying a second binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on the first layer (11) for forming a second layer (12), wherein the first binder is different from the second binder, and applying heat and pressure to the first and second layers (11, 12) to form a building panel. Also, such a building panel (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Kent Lindgren, Hans Persson, Göran Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20190292796
    Abstract: Building panels with a homogenous decorative surface having a wear layer comprising fibres, binders and wear resistant particles. A building panel including a surface layer and a core, the core including wood fibres, and the surface layer including a substantially homogenous mix of wood fibres, a binder and wear resistant particles, the substantially homogenous mix of wood fibres including natural resins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko PERVAN, Kent LINDGREN, Jan JACOBSSON, Eddy BOUCKÉ, Göran ZIEGLER, Niclas HÂKANSSON
  • Publication number: 20180002934
    Abstract: Building panels with a homogenous decorative surface having a wear layer comprising fibres, binders and wear resistant particles. A building panel including a surface layer and a core, the core including wood fibres, and the surface layer including a substantially homogenous mix of wood fibres, a binder and wear resistant particles, the substantially homogenous mix of wood fibres including natural resins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko PERVAN, Kent LINDGREN, Jan JACOBSSON, Eddy BOUCKÉ, Göran ZIEGLER, Niclas HÅKANSSON
  • Patent number: 9783996
    Abstract: Building panels with a homogenous decorative surface having a wear layer comprising fibers, binders and wear resistant particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Kent Lindgren, Jan Jacobsson, Niclas Håkansson, Eddy Boucké, Göran Ziegler
  • Patent number: 9556622
    Abstract: Building panels with a homogenous decorative surface having a wear layer comprising fibers, binders and wear resistant particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Kent Lindgren, Jan Jacobsson, Eddy Boucké, Göran Ziegler, Niclas Håkansson
  • Publication number: 20160230400
    Abstract: Building panels with a homogenous decorative surface having a wear layer comprising fibres, binders and wear resistant particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko PERVAN, Kent Lindgren, Jan Jacobsson, Eddy Boucké, Göran Ziegler, Niclas Håkansson
  • Patent number: 9410319
    Abstract: A wood fiber based panel with surfaces layer with lower parts which has less binders than the upper parts. Also, a method of manufacturing a building panel having a structured surface with a design that has color variation in register with the structure obtained by a varying pressure distribution applied on the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Goran Ziegler, Kent Lindgren
  • Publication number: 20160114495
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel, including mixing wood fibre particles and a binder to form a first mix, applying the first mix, while the first mix is in powder form, on a core for forming a sub layer on the core, applying a surface layer on the sub layer, wherein the surface layer comprises a second mix of wood fibre particles and a binder, pressing the core, the surface layer, and the sub layer, under increased pressure and temperature, and forming them into a building panel. A building panel formed by the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Jan Jacobsson, Kent Lindgren, Goran Ziegler, Niclas Hakansson, Eddy Boucke
  • Patent number: 9255405
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel, including mixing wood fiber particles and a binder to form a first mix, applying the first mix, while the first mix is in powder form, on a core for forming a sub layer on the core, applying a surface layer on the sub layer, wherein the surface layer comprises a second mix of wood fiber particles and a binder, pressing the core, the surface layer, and the sub layer, under increased pressure and temperature, and forming them into a building panel. A building panel formed by the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Jan Jacobsson, Kent Lindgren, Goran Ziegler, Niclas Hakansson, Eddy Boucke
  • Publication number: 20150093502
    Abstract: A method to produce a pale and/or plain coloured wear resistant surface layer by using a dry powder layer comprising a mix of refined fibres binder, pigment and wear resistant particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Goran ZIEGLER, Kent LINDGREN
  • Publication number: 20150017461
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel (10). The method includes applying a first binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on a first surface of a carrier for forming a first layer (11), applying a second binder and free lignocellulosic or cellulosic particles on the first layer (11) for forming a second layer (12), wherein the first binder is different from the second binder, and applying heat and pressure to the first and second layers (11, 12) to form a building panel. Also, such a building panel (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Kent LINDGREN, Hans PERSSON, Göran ZIEGLER
  • Patent number: 8920874
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a surface layer is provided. The method includes applying a sublayer having a mix of wood fibers and a resin on a carrier, applying a powder layer having a mix of refined fibers and a binder on the sublayer, with the sublayer being arranged between the carrier and the powder layer, and curing the powder layer by applying heat and pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Valinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Goran Ziegler, Kent Lindgren
  • Patent number: 8784587
    Abstract: Building panels and a method to produce such panels including a solid decorative surface having a decorative wear layer including fibers, binders, color substance and wear resistant particles. A method of manufacturing a building panel having a decorative surface connected to a core wherein the surface has at least two homogenous layers, a lower sub layer and an upper decorative layer, the upper decorative layer including fibers, a first color substance a binder and wear resistant particles, the lower sub layer including fibers, a second color substance, and a binder, whereby the method including the steps of applying the layers comprising a mix of fibers, binder, wear resistant particles and color substance on a core wherein the layers comprise different colors, displacing particles from their original position such that particles from the sub layer are visible on the decorative surface, and curing the layers by providing heat and pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Valinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Kent Lindgren, Jan Jacobsson, Darko Pervan
  • Publication number: 20140178630
    Abstract: Building panels with a homogenous decorative surface having a wear layer comprising fibres, binders and wear resistant particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: Välinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko PERVAN, Kent Lindgren, Jan Jacobsson, Eddy Boucké, Göran Ziegler, Niclas Håkansson
  • Publication number: 20140171554
    Abstract: A wood fibre based panel with surfaces layer with lower parts which has less binders than the upper parts. Also, a method of manufacturing a building panel having a structured surface with a design that has colour variation in register with the structure obtained by a varying pressure distribution applied on the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: GORAN ZIEGLER, Kent Lindgren
  • Publication number: 20140075874
    Abstract: Recycling of laminate flooring based on a separation of the panels into particles which are connected with a binder and formed to a new sheet shaped material. A building panel includes a surface layer and a wood fiber based core, and the wood fiber based core includes aluminium oxide particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: DARKO PERVAN, Kent Lindgren, Eddy Bouke, Jan Jacobsson, Niclas Hakansson, Goran Ziegler
  • Patent number: 8617439
    Abstract: Recycling of laminate flooring based on a separation of the panels (1) into particles which are connected with a binder and formed to a new sheet shaped material. A building panel includes a surface layer and a wood fiber based core, and the wood fiber based core includes aluminum oxide particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Assignee: Valinge Innovation AB
    Inventors: Darko Pervan, Kent Lindgren, Eddy Boucke, Jan Jacobsson, Niclas Hakansson, Goran Ziegler
  • Publication number: 20130273245
    Abstract: A method to produce a pale and/or plain coloured wear resistant surface layer by using a dry powder layer comprising a mix of refined fibres binder, pigment and wear resistant particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: GORAN ZIEGLER, KENT LINDGREN