Patents by Inventor Ralph Krauss

Ralph Krauss 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: 20190376200
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for the galvanic deposition of zinc and zinc alloy coatings from an alkaline coating bath with a reduced degradation of organic bath additives. An electrode that contains metallic manganese and/or manganese oxide and is insoluble in the bath is hereby used as the anode, and is produced from metallic manganese or a manganese-containing alloy, the manganese-containing alloy comprising at least 5% by weight of manganese, or is produced from an electrically conductive substrate and a metallic manganese and/or manganese oxide-containing coating applied thereto, or is produced from a composite material, with both the metallic manganese and/or manganese oxide-containing coating and the composite material comprising at least 5% by weight of manganese, based on the total amount of manganese resulting from metallic manganese and manganese oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: Dr.-Ing. Max Schlötter GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Volker Wohlfarth, Ralph Krauss, Michael Zöllinger