Patents by Inventor Lars GERLACH

Lars GERLACH 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: 11083279
    Abstract: A cosmetic device with an exchangeable application head and a device body, wherein the device body contains a motor and drive mechanism, an actuating switch, a power supply, a head recognition element and a control element adapted to control the motor and drive mechanism based on an actuation of the actuation switch and the application head recognized by the head recognition element. It is provided that the head recognition element comprises at least one mechanical switch disposed on a carrier fixed at the device body. Further, a flexible actuation area is disposed in front of the at least one mechanical switch. The exchangeable application head has at least one recognition generating protrusion actuating through the flexible actuation area on one of the at least one mechanical switches when the exchangeable application head is mounted at the device body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Braun GMBH
    Inventors: Pedro Sanchez Martinez, Thomas Steiner, Lars Gerlach, Ferdinand Hermann
  • Publication number: 20170238686
    Abstract: A cosmetic device with an exchangeable application head and a device body is disclosed, wherein the device body contains a motor and drive mechanism, an actuating switch, a power supply, a head recognition element and a control element adapted to control the motor and drive mechanism based on an actuation of the actuation switch and the application head recognized by the head recognition element. It is provided that the head recognition element comprises at least one mechanical switch disposed on a carrier fixed at the device body. Further, a flexible actuation area is disposed in front of the at least one mechanical switch. The exchangeable application head has at least one recognition generating protrusion actuating through the flexible actuation area on one of the at least one mechanical switches when the exchangeable application head is mounted at the device body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Pedro Sanchez Martinez, Thomas Steiner, Lars Gerlach, Ferdinand Hermann
  • Patent number: 8893540
    Abstract: The invention relates to a component, a method, and a tool for forming, in particular for the lateral extrusion or upsetting of thin-walled preforms to form components having a structure formed thereon, in particular having a toothing, wherein, by carrying out the method according to the invention and by using the tool according to the invention, buckling of the wall of the preform during the forming process to form the component according to the invention is prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Schuler Cartec GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Lars Gerlach, Michael Werbs, Andreas Bawohl, Karl Geisinger
  • Publication number: 20130040161
    Abstract: The invention relates to a component, a method, and a tool for forming, in particular for the lateral extrusion or upsetting of thin-walled preforms to form components having a structure formed thereon, in particular having a toothing, wherein, by carrying out the method according to the invention and by using the tool according to the invention, buckling of the wall of the preform during the forming process to form the component according to the invention is prevented.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Applicant: Schuler Cartec GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Lars GERLACH, Michael WERBS, Andreas BAWOHL, Karl GEISINGER