Patents by Inventor Raphael KÄLIN

Raphael KÄLIN 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: 10900478
    Abstract: A pump diaphragm for a diaphragm pump for conveying a fluid includes a solid core with a connection device for a drive rod of the diaphragm pump, and a plate-shaped elastic diaphragm body made of rubber having a peripheral clamping edge. The solid core is embedded at least partially in the diaphragm body and the solid core is produced from a thermoplastic and forms covalent bonds with the elastic diaphragm body made of rubber without adhesive. For this purpose, the thermoplastic, for example polyamide 612 or polyphenylene ether, and the rubber, a periodically cross-linked rubber such as EPDM, are selected in such a way that they are covalently cross-linked with one another at the boundary layer. In this way, a bonding layer that is susceptible to weakening or destruction is not present between the core and the diaphragm body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: DÄTWYLER SCHWEIZ AG
    Inventors: Maria Del Mar Diez Diaz, Rudolf Randler, Raphael Kälin, Norbert Haberland
  • Publication number: 20190226469
    Abstract: A pump diaphragm for a diaphragm pump for conveying a fluid includes a solid core with a connection device for a drive rod of the diaphragm pump, and a plate-shaped elastic diaphragm body made of rubber having a peripheral clamping edge. The solid core is embedded at least partially in the diaphragm body and the solid core is produced from a thermoplastic and forms covalent bonds with the elastic diaphragm body made of rubber without adhesive. For this purpose, the thermoplastic, for example polyamide 612 or polyphenylene ether, and the rubber, a periodically cross-linked rubber such as EPDM, are selected in such a way that they are covalently cross-linked with one another at the boundary layer. In this way, a bonding layer that is susceptible to weakening or destruction is not present between the core and the diaphragm body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: DÄTWYLER SCHWEIZ AG
    Inventors: Maria Del Mar DIEZ DIAZ, Rudolf RANDLER, Raphael KÄLIN, Norbert HABERLAND