Patents by Inventor Mats Johansson

Mats Johansson 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: 8741011
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cutting tool insert comprising a body of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics, high speed steel (HSS), polycrystalline diamond (PCD) or polycrystalline cubic boron nitride (PCBN), a hard and wear resistant coating is applied, grown by physical vapour deposition (PVD) such as cathodic arc evaporation or magnetron sputtering. Said coating comprises at least one layer of (ZrxAl1-x)N with of 0.45<x<0.85 and 0.90?y<1.30 with a thickness between 0.5 and 10 ?m. Said layer has a nanocrystalline microstructure consisting of a single cubic phase or a mixture of hexagonal and cubic phases. The insert is particularly useful in metal cutting applications generating high temperatures with improved crater wear resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Sandvik Intellectual Property AB
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Lina Rogström, Lars Johnson, Magnus Odén, Lars Hultman
  • Patent number: 8722553
    Abstract: A woven airbag fabric includes a first type of filament yarn, at least a second type of filament yarn and a silicone-based coating. The first type of filament yarn is chosen from the group of polyolefin filament yarns. The at least a second type of filament yarn is chosen from the group of polyamide and polyester filament yarns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Autoliv Development AB
    Inventor: Mats Johansson
  • Publication number: 20130287507
    Abstract: A cutting tool insert for machining by chip removal includes a body of a hard alloy of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics, polycrystalline diamond or cubic boron nitride based materials onto which a hard and wear resistant coating is deposited by physical vapour deposition (PVD). The coating includes at least one layer of a NaCl-structured (TicAlaCrbMed)(CzOyNx) where Me is one or more of the elements Zr, Hf, V, Nb, Ta, Mo, W and/or Si, 0.10<a<0.60, b+d>0.20, c>0.05, 0?d<0.25, 0.75<x<1.05, 0?y<0.25 and 0?z?0.25 with a thickness between 0.5 and 10 ?m. The layer has a columnar mictrostructure with an average columnar width of <1 ?m, a compressive stress level of ?6 GPa<?<?0.5 GPa and a nanohardness >25 GPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2011
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: SECO TOOLS AB
    Inventors: Hans Lind, Rikard Forsen, Mats Johansson, Ferenc Tasnadi, Naureen Ghafoor, Bjorn Alling, Magnus Oden, Igor Abrikossov
  • Publication number: 20130212953
    Abstract: A cutting tool insert for machining by chip removal includes a body of a hard alloy of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics or cubic boron nitride based material onto which a hard and wear resistant coating is deposited by CVD. The coating includes at least one multitextured ?-Al2O3 layer with a thickness between 0.5 ?m and 30 ?m characterized with an ODF texture index>1 and at least two dominant texture components with 2<ODF density<100 coexisting within the layer. A method of making and using the cutting tool insert are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2011
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: SECO TOOLS AB
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Tommy Larsson, Oscar Alm, Jon Andersson
  • Publication number: 20130186901
    Abstract: A packaging container comprises a first portion formed of a first material or material combination mainly consisting of plastic, a second portion formed of a second material or material combination mainly consisting of a fibre based packaging laminate, and a pouring opening formed in the first portion. The second portion is provided with an arrangement for separating the entire first portion from the second portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2011
    Publication date: July 25, 2013
    Applicant: TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A.
    Inventors: Hanna Lejon, Bengt Andersson, Mats Johansson
  • Publication number: 20130156517
    Abstract: A cutting tool insert for machining by chip removal comprising a body of a hard alloy of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics or cubic boron nitride based material onto which a hard and wear resistant coating is deposited by CVD, and the methods of making and using the same. The coating includes at least one ?-Al2O3 layer with a thickness between 0.5 ?m and 40 ?m having a {01-15} and/or {10-15} texture exhibiting excellent wear and metal cutting performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicant: SECO TOOLS AB
    Inventors: Tommy Larsson, Mats Johansson
  • Patent number: 8409696
    Abstract: A cutting tool includes a body of a hard alloy of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics, cubic boron nitride based material or high speed steel and on which at least one of the functioning parts of the surface thereof, a hard and wear resistant coating is applied. The coating includes a polycrystalline laminar, multilayered structure of metal nitride compounds, in a repetitive form . . . MeN/(Ti1-xAlx)N/MeN/(Ti1-xAlx)N/MeN/(Ti1-xAlx)N/MeN/(Ti1-xAlx)N . . . of cubic structured (Ti1-xAlx)N layers where 0.3<x<0.95 and cubic structured MeN layers where Me is one or more of the metal element Ti, Zr, Hf, V, Nb, Ta, Mo and Al. The laminated structure has a repeat period, ?, of 5 nm??<20 nm, a layer thickness relation of 1/10<(dMeN/d(Ti,Al)N)<1/3 and a thickness dMeN?1 nm that is essentially constant throughout its total thickness up to 20 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Seco Tools AB
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Jacob Sjölén, Magnus Odén, Axel Knutsson
  • Patent number: 8409731
    Abstract: A cutting tool insert includes a body of a hard alloy of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics, cubic boron nitride based material or high speed steel. A hard and wear resistant coating, having at least one layer, to which an (Al,Cr)2O3 layer is applied. This insert is particularly useful for machining of steel and stainless steel. The coating with a total thickness of 2-20 ?m has one or several layers, at least one of which is an (Al,Cr)2O3 layer with a thickness of 1-5 ?m having a corundum phase crystalline structure and a composition (Al1-yCry)2O3 with 0.4?y?0.6. The (Al,Cr)2O3 layer has a fiber texture with rotational symmetry in the direction of the coated surface normal to an inclination angle, ?, of the basal planes relative to the coated surface normal or the inclination angle, ?, for the highest peak in the pole plot with 70° <?<90° .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Seco Tools AB
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Tommy Larsson
  • Patent number: 8409732
    Abstract: A cutting tool insert includes a body of a hard alloy of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics, cubic boron nitride based material or high speed steel and a hard and wear resistant coating, including one or several layers, at least one of which is an (Al,Cr)2O3 layer. The coating, with a total thickness of 2-20 ?m includes one or several layers, at least one of which is an (Al,Cr)2O3 layer with a thickness of 1-5 ?m having a corundum phase crystalline structure and a composition (Al1-yCry)2O3 with 0.5?y?0.7. The (Al,Cr)2O3 layer has a fiber texture with rotational symmetry in the direction of the coated surface normal with an inclination angle, ?, of the basal planes relative to the coated surface normal or the inclination angle, ?, for the highest peak in the pole plot with 20°<?<55°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Seco Tools AB
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Tommy Larsson
  • Patent number: 8389115
    Abstract: A cutting tool insert includes a body of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics, cubic boron nitride based material or high speed steel and a hard and wear resistant coating including at least one metal nitride layer. The coating includes at least one layer of a thermally stabilized cubic structured (Ti1?x+z)SixMez)N phase with 0.04<x<0.20 and 0<z<0.10, with a constant elemental composition throughout the layer where Me is one or more of the metal elements Y, Hf, Nb, Ta, Mo, W, Mn, Fe and Zn with a thickness of 0.5 to 10 ?m. The layer is deposited using cathodic arc evaporation and is particularly useful for machining of stainless steel and super alloys.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Seco Tools AB
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Jon Andersson, Axel Flink, Lars Hultman
  • Patent number: 8353710
    Abstract: A low-voltage contactor with an actuating unit, a stationary contact, and a contact carrier operated by the actuating unit and including a movable contact, a spring with a first end and a second end acting on the movable contact to produce a force that reduces the electrical resistance between the contacts, and a connecting means for connecting the contact carrier to the actuating unit. The contact carrier includes a framework part including the connecting means, a holder part including a holding member adapted to receive and hold the movable contact and the spring. The holder part and the framework part are detachably connected to each other and designed so that the first end of the spring is acting on the movable contact held by the holder part and the second end is acting on the framework part when the framework part and the holder part are connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: ABB AB
    Inventor: Mats Johansson
  • Patent number: 8334741
    Abstract: A mechanical switching device including a base member, at least one pair of elongated conductor members mounted on the base member, each conductor member including a conductor end, wherein the conductor ends of the pair of conductor members are separated by a gap, a middle member mounted on the base member, a switch member including a stationary part and a movable part, the movable part including a conductor bridge. The stationary part includes a protruding member protruding away from the direction of displacement of the conductor bridge, wherein the base member, the conductor members, the middle member and the stationary part of the switch member are attached together by means of at least one attachment arrangement formed in the base member, the middle member and the protruding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: ABB AB
    Inventors: Lars Eriksson, Mats Johansson
  • Patent number: 8314670
    Abstract: A mechanical switching device including a base member, at least one pair of elongated conductor members mounted on the base member, each conductor member with a conductor end, wherein the conductor ends of the pair of conductor members are separated by a gap, a middle member mounted on the base member, a switch member adapted to establish and disestablish an electrical connection between the conductor ends of the pair of conductor members. Each of the conductor members includes an opening in which a respective protruding part is received. The protruding parts are provided on and extend from the middle member so that the conductor members are electrically isolated and protected from the surrounding environment around the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: ABB AB
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, David Karlén
  • Publication number: 20120250201
    Abstract: Power modules and related methods are providing configured to supply power from a power source to a power consuming unit. The power module includes circuit breaking means configured to disconnect power feeding means in the power module in case of excess currents through the circuit breaking means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Enar Sundell
  • Patent number: 8261811
    Abstract: A roll line in a continuous caster is disclosed. It comprises at least two segment roll lines (1, 2) for transporting steel. Each segment roll line (1, 2) comprises a roll body (3, 4), bearings (5) for supporting the roll body (3, 4), bearing housings (6). The roll body (3, 4) has two shaft ends (7, 8, 9, 10), and a ring (11). Adjacent shaft ends (8, 9) of segment roll lines (1, 2) are at least partly inside the through-hole of the ring (11) and the adjacent shafts ends (8, 9) are connected via torque transferring element (t1). There is a closed compartment (12) for receiving lubricant for lubricating the torque transferring element (T1). The closed compartment (12) is in the through-hole and is sealed off by sealing elements (s1, s2) located between the ring (11) and circumferential surfaces of the first and second adjacent shaft ends (8, 9).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Aktiebolaget SKF
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Daniel Johansson
  • Patent number: 8216702
    Abstract: A cutting tool insert includes a body of cemented carbide, cermet, ceramics, high speed steel (HSS), polycrystalline diamond (PCD) or polycrystalline cubic boron nitride (PCBN), a hard and wear resistant coating is applied, grown by physical vapour deposition (PVD) such as cathodic are evaporation or magnetron sputtering. The coating includes at least one layer of (ZrxAl1-x)N with 0.05<x<0.30 with a thickness between 0.5 and 10 ?m. The layer has a nanocrystalline columnar microstructure consisting of a single cubic phase or a mixture of hexagonal and cubic phases. The insert is particularly useful in metal cutting applications generating high temperatures with improved edge integrity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignee: Seco Tools AB
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, Lina Rogstrom, Lars Johnson, Magnus Oden, Lars Hultman, Greger Hakansson, Marianne Collin, Jacob Sjolen
  • Publication number: 20120135646
    Abstract: A low-voltage contactor with an actuating unit, a stationary contact, and a contact carrier operated by the actuating unit and including a movable contact, a spring with a first end and a second end acting on the movable contact to produce a force that reduces the electrical resistance between the contacts, and a connecting means for connecting the contact carrier to the actuating unit. The contact carrier includes a framework part including the connecting means, a holder part including a holding member adapted to receive and hold the movable contact and the spring. The holder part and the framework part are detachably connected to each other and designed so that the first end of the spring is acting on the movable contact held by the holder part and the second end is acting on the framework part when the framework part and the holder part are connected to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Inventor: Mats Johansson
  • Publication number: 20120133463
    Abstract: A mechanical switching device including a base member, at least one pair of elongated conductor members mounted on the base member, each conductor member with a conductor end, wherein the conductor ends of the pair of conductor members are separated by a gap, a middle member mounted on the base member, a switch member adapted to establish and disestablish an electrical connection between the conductor ends of the pair of conductor members. Each of the conductor members includes an opening in which a respective protruding part is received. The protruding parts are provided on and extend from the middle member so that the conductor members are electrically isolated and protected from the surrounding environment around the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Inventors: Mats Johansson, David Karlén
  • Publication number: 20120126916
    Abstract: A mechanical switching device including a base member, at least one pair of elongated conductor members mounted on the base member, each conductor member including a conductor end, wherein the conductor ends of the pair of conductor members are separated by a gap, a middle member mounted on the base member, a switch member including a stationary part and a movable part, the movable part including a conductor bridge. The stationary part includes a protruding member protruding away from the direction of displacement of the conductor bridge, wherein the base member, the conductor members, the middle member and the stationary part of the switch member are attached together by means of at least one attachment arrangement formed in the base member, the middle member and the protruding member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Inventors: Lars Eriksson, Mats Johansson
  • Publication number: 20120114437
    Abstract: A cutting tool insert for machining by chip removal includes a body of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride compact (PCBN), either as a solid insert or attached to a backing body, onto which a hard and wear resistant PVD coating is deposited. The coating includes a polycrystalline nanolaminated structure of alternating A and B layers, where layer A is (Ti,Al,Me1)N and Me1 is one or more of the metal elements from group 3, 4, 5 or 6 in the periodic table, layer B is (Ti,Si,Me2)N and Me2 is one or more of the metal elements from group 3, 4, 5 or 6 in the periodic table including Al with a thickness between 0.5 and 10 ?m. The insert is particularly useful in metal cutting applications generating high temperatures, e.g., high speed machining of steels, cast irons, super alloys and hardened steels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: SECO TOOLS AB
    Inventors: Jon Andersson, Rachid M'saoubi, Tommy Larsson, Mats Johansson, Per Alm