Patents by Inventor Thomas Schupp

Thomas Schupp 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: 10919250
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus, preferably a press, comprising a cavity which is to be filled and at least a first material feed, for a first material, and a second material feed, for a second material, wherein the first and the second material feeds are arranged separately from one another, having a feeding apparatus for feeding the first and the second materials into the cavity which is to be filled, wherein the feeding apparatus has a mouth-opening cross section with at least a first region of the mouth-opening cross section for the first material, and with a second, separate region of the mouth-opening cross section for the second material, for filling the cavity preferably in parallel, and at separate locations. A method and also a blank are proposed in addition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: GKN Sinter Metals Engineering GmbH
    Inventors: Antonio Casellas, Klaus Dollmeier, Eberhard Ernst, Anastasia Özkan, Thomas Schupp
  • Patent number: 10890241
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a gear wheel containing at least one sintered material having a porosity, the gear wheel having, in addition to the porosity, another noise-reducing means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: GKN Sinter Metals Engineering GmbH
    Inventors: Björn Leupold, Simon Höges, Markus Schneider, Thomas Schupp, Vitali Janzen, Gerhard A. Kotthoff, Eberhard Ernst
  • Publication number: 20190358925
    Abstract: The invention relates to a die for arrangement in a press, wherein the die extends along an axial direction between two end faces and forms an inner peripheral surface between the end faces, wherein the die extends from the inner peripheral surface along a radial direction toward an outer peripheral surface and toward at least one centering surface that is disposed in the radial direction on a first diameter, wherein the die has a pressing zone that is spaced apart from the end faces and, in the vicinity of the pressing zone, the die has a greater maximum first stiffness, at least relative to zones of the die that are arranged on the end faces, compared to a pressing force acting on the inner peripheral surface in a direction of a normal vector, and wherein the maximum first stiffness is at least 10% greater than a minimum second stiffness that is present in at least one zone that is arranged on one of the end faces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Rainer Schmitt, Tobias Müller, Thomas Schupp
  • Publication number: 20180017150
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a gear wheel containing at least one sintered material having a porosity, the gear wheel having, in addition to the porosity, another noise-reducing means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Inventors: Björn Leupold, Simon Höges, Markus Schneider, Thomas Schupp, Vitali Janzen, Gerd Kotthoff, Eberhard Ernst
  • Patent number: 9841236
    Abstract: A sintering furnace with a first zone, in particular a burn-off zone, and a second zone, in particular a sintering zone, and also a transitional zone arranged between the first zone and the second zone. The sintering furnace has at least one transporting mechanism for transporting bodies to be sintered on a transporting area. With this transporting mechanism, the bodies to be sintered can be transported from the first zone and through the transitional zone to the second zone. The sintering furnace also has at least one gas removal device with at least one gas removal device opening. Here, the gas removal device opening is at least partially arranged in the region of the transitional zone. Furthermore, a method by means of which gases can be removed from a sintering furnace is claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: GKN Sinter Metals Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Eberhard Ernst, Rene Albert, Thomas Schupp
  • Publication number: 20170190866
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a hydrogen store comprising a hydrogenable material, a method for producing the hydrogen store and a device for producing the hydrogen store.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2015
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Antonio CASELLAS, Eberhard ERNST, Thomas SCHUPP
  • Publication number: 20170072654
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus, preferably a press, comprising a cavity which is to be filled and at least a first material feed, for a first material, and a second material feed, for a second material, wherein the first and the second material feeds are arranged separately from one another, having a feeding apparatus for feeding the first and the second materials into the cavity which is to be filled, wherein the feeding apparatus has a mouth-opening cross section with at least a first region of the mouth-opening cross section for the first material, and with a second, separate region of the mouth-opening cross section for the second material, for filling the cavity preferably in parallel, and at separate locations. A method and also a blank are proposed in addition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2015
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Applicant: GKN Sinter Metals Engineering GmbH
    Inventors: Antonio Casellas, Klaus Dollmeier, Eberhard Ernst, Anastasia Özkan, Thomas Schupp
  • Publication number: 20160053881
    Abstract: The invention relates to a toothed wheel that has a function for compensating tooth flank play in a meshing engagement with a second toothed wheel, using a divided toothing, said toothed wheel having at least one split along which a first toothed wheel half comprising a first section of the divided toothing and a second toothed wheel half comprising a second section of the divided toothing are arranged so as to be able to rotate relative to one another, the toothed wheel halves being arrested relative to one another by means of an anti-rotation system which, when activated, prevents mutual rotation of the toothed wheel halves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Inventors: Andreas Zeller, Konstantin Reich, Thomas Schupp
  • Publication number: 20160025413
    Abstract: The invention relates to a pipe bundle recuperator on a sintering furnace for thermal transfer between at least one first fluid, a second fluid and a third fluid. The pipe bundle recuperator comprises the following: at least one first pipe bundle having a first pipe bundle entrance, a first pipe and a first pipe bundle exit for guiding the first fluid and at least one second pipe bundle having a second pipe bundle entrance, a second pipe and a second pipe bundle exit for guiding the second fluid, an outside pipe for guiding the third fluid, wherein the first pipe bundle and the second pipe bundle are arranged at least partially within the outside pipe, and, additionally, a fluid conducting system arranged in an interior region of the outside pipe for forced guidance of the third fluid along a course which is helical at least in regions, wherein the fluid conducting system has at least one first fluid conducting component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2014
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventors: Eberhard Ernst, Thomas Schupp, Renè Albert
  • Publication number: 20150050610
    Abstract: A sintering furnace with a first zone, in particular a burn-off zone, and a second zone, in particular a sintering zone, and also a transitional zone arranged between the first zone and the second zone. The sintering furnace has at least one transporting mechanism for transporting bodies to be sintered on a transporting area. With this transporting mechanism, the bodies to be sintered can be transported from the first zone and through the transitional zone to the second zone. The sintering furnace also has at least one gas removal device with at least one gas removal device opening. Here, the gas removal device opening is at least partially arranged in the region of the transitional zone. Furthermore, a method by access of which gases can be removed from a sintering furnace is claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Eberhard Ernst, Rene Albert, Thomas Schupp
  • Publication number: 20090326239
    Abstract: The invention relates to a new process for concentrating epothilones in culture media, a new process for the production of epothilones, a new process for separating epothilones A and B and a new strain obtained by mutagenesis for the production of epothilones, as well as aspects related thereto. New crystal forms of epothilone B are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2009
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Inventors: Hans Hofmann, Marion Mahnke, Klaus Memmert, Frank Petersen, Thomas Schupp, Ernst Kusters, Michael Mutz
  • Publication number: 20070197611
    Abstract: The invention relates to a new process for concentrating epothilones in culture media, a new process for the production of epothilones, a new process for separating epothilones A and B and a new strain obtained by mutagenesis for the production of epothilones, as well as aspects related thereto, New crystal forms of epothilone B are also described,
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2007
    Publication date: August 23, 2007
    Inventors: Hans Hofmann, Marion Mahnke, Klaus Memmert, Frank Petersen, Thomas Schupp, Ernst Kusters, Michael Mutz
  • Patent number: 7101702
    Abstract: The invention relates to a new process for concentrating epothilones in culture media, a new process for the production of epothilones, a new process for separating epothilones A and B and a new strain obtained by mutagenesis for the production of epothilones, as well as aspects related thereto. New crystal forms of epothilone B are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2006
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Hans Hofmann, Marion Mahnke, Klaus Memmert, Frank Petersen, Thomas Schupp, Ernst Kusters, Michael Mutz
  • Patent number: 6924106
    Abstract: The present invention primarily relates to a DNA fragment which is obtainable from the gene cluster responsible for rifamycin biosynthesis within the genome of Amycolatopsis mediterranei, and comprises at least one gene or a part of a gene which codes for a polypeptide which is directly or indirectly involved in the biosynthesis of rifamycin, and to a method for preparing said DNA fragment. The present invention furthermore relates to recombinant DNA molecules which comprise one of the DNA fragments according to the invention, and to the plasmids and vectors derived therefrom. Host organisms transformed with said plasmid or vector DNA are likewise embraced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2005
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Thomas Schupp, Christiane Toupet, Nathalie Engel
  • Publication number: 20050053927
    Abstract: The present invention primarily relates to a DNA fragment which is obtainable from the gene cluster responsible for rifamycin biosynthesis within the genome of Amycolatopsis mediterranei, and comprises at least one gene or a part of a gene which codes for a polypeptide which is directly or indirectly involved in the biosynthesis of rifamycin, and to a method for preparing said DNA fragment. The present invention furthermore relates to recombinant DNA molecules which comprise one of the DNA fragments according to the invention, and to the plasmids and vectors derived therefrom. Host organisms transformed with said plasmid or vector DNA are likewise embraced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2002
    Publication date: March 10, 2005
    Inventors: Thomas Schupp, Christiane Toupet, Nathalie Engel
  • Patent number: 6858404
    Abstract: Nucleic acid molecules are isolated from Sorangium cellulosum that encode polypeptides necessary for the biosynthesis of epothilone. Disclosed are methods for the production of epothilone in recombinant hosts transformed with the genes of the invention. In this manner, epothilone can be produced in quantities large enough to enable their purification and use in pharmaceutical formulations such as those for the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2005
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Thomas Schupp, James Madison Ligon, Istvan Molnar, Ross Zirkle, Devon Dawn Cyr, Jörn Görlach
  • Publication number: 20040142990
    Abstract: The invention relates to a new process for concentrating epothilones in culture media, a new process for the production of epothilones, a new process for separating epothilones A and B and a new strain obtained by mutagenesis for the production of epothilones, as well as aspects related thereto. New crystal forms of epothilone B are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2004
    Publication date: July 22, 2004
    Inventors: Hans Hofmann, Marion Mahnke, Klaus Memmert, Frank Petersen, Thomas Schupp, Ernst Kusters, Michael Mutz
  • Patent number: 6656711
    Abstract: The invention relates to a new process for concentrating epothilones in culture media, a new process for the production of epothilones, a new process for separating epothilones A and B and a new strain obtained by mutagenesis for the production of epothilones, as well as aspects related thereto. New crystal forms of epothilone B are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2003
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Hans Hofmann, Marion Mahnke, Klaus Memmert, Frank Petersen, Thomas Schupp, Ernst Küsters, Michael Mutz
  • Publication number: 20030220379
    Abstract: The invention relates to a new process for concentrating epothilones in culture media, a new process for the production of epothilones, a new process for separating epothilones A and B and a new strain obtained by mutagenesis for the production of epothilones, as well as aspects related thereto. New crystal forms of epothilone B are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2003
    Publication date: November 27, 2003
    Inventors: Hans Hofmann, Marion Mahnke, Klaus Memmert, Frank Petersen, Thomas Schupp, Ernst Kusters, Michael Mutz
  • Publication number: 20030194787
    Abstract: The invention relates to a new process for concentrating epothilones in culture media, a new process for the production of epothilones, a new process for separating epothilones A and B and a new strain obtained by mutagenesis for the production of epothilones, as well as aspects related thereto. New crystal forms of epothilone B are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2003
    Publication date: October 16, 2003
    Inventors: Hans Hofmann, Marion Mahnke, Klaus Memmert, Frank Petersen, Thomas Schupp, Ernst Kusters, Michael Mutz