Patents by Inventor Markus Bussmann

Markus Bussmann 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: 20210103638
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including medium-encoded computer program products, for a machine learning approach for piecewise linear interface construction include: obtaining a cell fraction for a mesh cell in a mesh, a normal vector perpendicular to a linear interface for the mesh cell, and geometry information of the mesh cell, wherein the geometry information includes at least two data values; normalizing the geometry information of the mesh cell to reduce the at least two data values to at least one data value; obtaining an output value from a machine learning algorithm, previously trained using normalized geometry information of multiple different cells of a same mesh type as the mesh cell; determining the linear interface for the mesh cell based on the output value, the normal vector and the geometry information; using the linear interface for the mesh cell in numerical simulation processing of the mesh.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Markus Bussmann, Mohammadmehdi Ataei
  • Patent number: 10894350
    Abstract: An extrusion device that produces plastic film includes at least two feed units that feed feedstock to an extruder, wherein each feed unit has at least one discharge opening including a discharge closure to open and close the discharge opening, and a container interface that reversibly fastens a discharge container that accommodates feedstock discharged from the respective feed unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Ansgar Avermeyer, Tobias Kulgemeyer, Markus Bussmann, Martin Backmann
  • Patent number: 10807293
    Abstract: Calibration basket having exchangeable air guiding elements composed of porous material. The invention relates to a guiding device and to methods for guiding a plastic film, wherein the plastic film can be guided by means of an air cushion, wherein the guiding device comprises a plurality of blower elements (31) each having the foil owing features: at least one supporting element (35), at least one film-guiding element (34), which is at least partially porous, preferably microporous, and which is connected to the supporting element (35). At least one fastening element is provided, by means of which the supporting element (35) and the film-guiding element (34) can be detachably fastened to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Simon Haselmann, Jürgen Linkies, Jens Goldenstein, Markus Bussmann
  • Patent number: 10773441
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an overturning device (10) for overturning a molten material (200) in a melt channel (110) comprising a melt inlet (20) and a melt outlet (30), wherein between the melt inlet (20) and the melt outlet (30) at least a melt guidance means (40) is assembled for a rearrangement of molten material (200) from the centre (22) of the melt inlet (20) at the edge (34) of the melt outlet (30) and for a rearrangement of molten material (200) from the edge (24) of the melt inlet (20) in the centre (32) of the melt outlet (30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Martin Backmann, Hermann-Josef Jäckering, Markus Bussmann, Bernd Liesbrock, Karsten Golubski
  • Publication number: 20200189167
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method (100) for controlling film production, in which at least one film is produced according to at least one formula information (R), the following steps being carried out: initiation of execution (210) of a film production process such that a film is produced on the basis of a specific formulation information (R); determination of monitoring information (I) during the execution (210) of the process; determination of at least one fingerprint (F) on the basis of the specific formula information (R) and on the basis of the monitoring information (I) such that the execution (210) of the process is characterised on the basis of the fingerprint (F); and comparison of the fingerprint (F) with a control matrix (M) such that at least one comparative result is determined in order to control the film production on the basis of the control matrix (M) as an evaluation basis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: Windmoller & Holscher KG
    Inventors: Martin BACKMANN, Markus BUSSMANN
  • Publication number: 20200139603
    Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus for producing tubular films stretched in-line by blow molding with an extruder, a film blowing line, a lay-flat unit, an oscillating haul-off unit, and a stretching line for monoaxially stretching the film laid flat in machine direction. According to the invention, the stretching line is arranged above the extruder between the lay-flat unit and the oscillating haul-off unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Martin Backmann, Markus Bussmann, Karsten Golubski
  • Patent number: 10625458
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an overturning device (10) for overturning a molten material (200) in a melt channel (110) comprising a melt inlet (20) and a melt outlet (30), wherein between the melt inlet (20) and the melt outlet (30) at least a melt guidance means (40) is assembled for a rearrangement of molten material (200) from the centre (22) of the melt inlet (20) to the edge (34) of the melt outlet (30) and for a rearrangement of molten material (200) from the edge (24) of the melt inlet (20) into the centre (32) of the melt outlet (30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG
    Inventors: Martin Backmann, Hermann-Josef Jäckering, Markus Bussmann, Bernd Liesbrock, Karsten Golubski
  • Patent number: 10611054
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an overturning device (10) for overturning a molten material (200) in a melt channel (110) comprising a melt inlet (20) and a melt outlet (30) wherein between the melt inlet (20) and the melt outlet (30) at least one melt guidance means (40) is assembled for a rearrangement of the molten material (200) from the center (22) of the melt inlet (20) to the edge (34) of the melt outlet (30) and for rearrangement of the molten material (200) from the edge (24) of the melt inlet (20) into the center (32) of the melt outlet (30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Martin Backmann, Hermann-Josef Jäckering, Markus Bussmann, Bernd Liesbrock, Karsten Golubski
  • Patent number: 10596741
    Abstract: The invention relates to a blown film extrusion device with a blow head and with an insulation, which comprises a heat resistance for thermal insulation of the blow head in relation to the outer ambient air, wherein the blown film extrusion device comprises elements for controlling the heat resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Henning Steuter, Jens Goldenstein, Markus Bussmann
  • Publication number: 20200086546
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method (100) for controlling a film production in which at least one film is produced depending on at least one specific recipe information (R), where the following steps are performed: providing different fingerprints (F), the fingerprints (F) characterizing different method executions (210) for producing a film, providing in each case at least one result information (E) for the respective fingerprint (F), the result information (E) being specific for at least one product property (D) of the produced film, storing the fingerprints (F) and result information (E) as data in a data system (200) so that the data is provided as a basis for evaluation for controlling at least one subsequent method execution (210).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Martin BACKMANN, Markus BUSSMANN
  • Patent number: 10576660
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an overturning device (10) for overturning a molten material (200) in a melt channel (110) comprising a melt inlet (20) and a melt outlet (30), wherein between the melt inlet (20) and the melt outlet (30) at least one melt guiding means (40) is assembled for a rearrangement of molten material (200) from the centre (22) of the melt inlet (20) to the edge (34) of the melt outlet (30) and for a rearrangement of molten material (200) from the edge (24) of the melt inlet (20) into the centre (32) of the melt outlet (30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: WINDMÖLLER & HÖLSCHER KG
    Inventors: Martin Backmann, Hermann-Josef Jäckering, Markus Bussmann, Bernd Liesbrock, Karsten Golubski
  • Patent number: 10207448
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for the changing of material from a starting material to a subsequent material with an extrusion device (10) for the production of extrusion products (100) comprising the following steps: recognition of a change of material requirement, performance of at least one preparation step for the change of material, performance of the change of material after termination of at least one of the preparation steps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Martin Backmann, Markus Bussmann, Ansgar Avermeyer, Tobias Kulgemeyer
  • Patent number: 10144167
    Abstract: The invention relates to a monitoring method for monitoring the energy requirement of an extrusion installation (10), comprising the following steps: Setting of a balancing limit (20), in whose balancing space (22) the extrusion installation (10) is assembled, Monitoring of at least one energy flow (30) into the balancing space (22), Monitoring of a feed flow (40) of granules in the extrusion installation (10), Determining the relation between the at least one energy flow (30) and the feed flow (40).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Martin Backmann, Gerhard Middelberg, Markus Bussmann, Jens Minnerup
  • Publication number: 20180290364
    Abstract: Calibration basket having exchangeable air guiding elements composed of porous material. The invention relates to a guiding device and to methods for guiding a plastic film, wherein the plastic film can be guided by means of an air cushion, wherein the guiding device comprises a plurality of blower elements (31) each having the foil owing features: at least one supporting element (35), at least one film-guiding element (34), which is at least partially porous, preferably microporous, and which is connected to the supporting element (35). At least one fastening element is provided, by means of which the supporting element (35) and the film-guiding element (34) can be detachably fastened to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Simon Haselmann, Jürgen Linkies, Jens Goldenstein, Markus Bussmann
  • Patent number: 10011451
    Abstract: A reversing device for a film web, which has a take-off device, has at least one turning device and at least one deflecting roller. The film web can be guided by the take-off device via the at least one turning device and the at least one deflecting roller to a winding device. The axes of the take-off device, the at least one turning device, and the at least one deflecting roller are adjustable in angle relative to one another. The at least one deflecting roller is formed as an expander roller having an expanding capacity which increases towards the end faces of the deflecting roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER KG
    Inventors: Markus Bussmann, Tim Kirchhoff, Frank Hoffmann
  • Publication number: 20180162034
    Abstract: An extrusion device that produces plastic film includes at least two feed units that feed feedstock to an extruder, wherein each feed unit has at least one discharge opening including a discharge closure to open and close the discharge opening, and a container interface that reversibly fastens a discharge container that accommodates feedstock discharged from the respective feed unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Ansgar Avermeyer, Tobias Kulgemeyer, Markus Bussmann, Martin Backmann
  • Publication number: 20180154568
    Abstract: An extrusion device that produces plastic film includes at least two feed units that feed feedstock for an extruder, wherein, in each feed unit an automatic cleaning device is arranged for a removal of feedstock from the feed unit when changing material in the extrusion device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Ansgar Avermeyer, Tobias Kulgemeyer, Markus Bussmann, Martin Backmann
  • Publication number: 20180093395
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for changing material in an extrusion device comprising at least two supply devices for supplying feedstock for an extruder, comprising the following steps: identifying a change request for changing the material in the extrusion device, preparing the supply devices for changing the material, separating at least two supply devices from the feed of feedstock to the extruder, discharging feedstock from the separated supply devices, filling subsequent material into the empty supply devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: Windmöller & Hölscher KG
    Inventors: Ansgar AVERMEYER, Tobias KULGEMEYER, Markus BUSSMANN, Jens MINNERUP, Martin BACKMANN
  • Publication number: 20170282432
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an overturning device (10) for overturning a molten material (200) in a melt channel (110) comprising a melt inlet (20) and a melt outlet (30), wherein between the melt inlet (20) and the melt outlet (30) at least a melt guidance means (40) is assembled for a rearrangement of molten material (200) from the centre (22) of the melt inlet (20) to the edge (34) of the melt outlet (30) and for a rearrangement of molten material (200) from the edge (24) of the melt inlet (20) into the centre (32) of the melt outlet (30).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Martin BACKMANN, Hermann-Josef JÄCKERING, Markus BUSSMANN, Bernd LIESBROCK, Karsten GOLUBSKI
  • Publication number: 20170282433
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an overturning device (10) for overturning a molten material (200) in a melt channel (110) comprising a melt inlet (20) and a melt outlet (30), wherein between the melt inlet (20) and the melt outlet (30) at least a melt guiding means (40) is assembled for a rearrangement of the molten material (200) from the centre (22) of the melt inlet (20) to the edge (34) of the melt outlet (30) and for a rearrangement of the molten material (200) from the edge (24) of the melt inlet (20) into the centre (32) of the melt outlet (30).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Martin BACKMANN, Hermann-Josef JÄCKERING, Markus BUSSMANN, Bernd LIESBROCK, Karsten GOLUBSKI