Patents by Inventor Werner Blossey

Werner Blossey 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: 20210205744
    Abstract: A filter element has a filter medium body with a first side and an oppositely positioned second side, wherein one of the first and second sides is the inflow side of the filter medium body and the other one is the outflow side of the filter medium body. A first sealing or supporting element is arranged at the first side. A second sealing or supporting element is arranged at the second side. At least one force-transmitting adhesive bead extends between the first side and the second side, wherein the at least one adhesive bead is a force transmitting element extending between the first and second sealing or supporting elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Pascal Neef, Klaus Gehwolf, Thomas Sieber, Joachim-Paul Krieger, Werner Blossey, Philipp Hettkamp, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Stefan Walz, Michael Heim, Martin Wuebbeling, Georg Kloeter
  • Patent number: 10898841
    Abstract: A filter element has a filter medium body with a first side and an oppositely positioned second side, wherein one of the first and second sides is the inflow side of the filter medium body and the other one is the outflow side of the filter medium body. A first sealing or supporting element is arranged at the first side. A second sealing or supporting element is arranged at the second side. At least one force-transmitting adhesive bead extends between the first side and the second side, wherein the at least one adhesive bead is a force transmitting element extending between the first and second sealing or supporting elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Pascal Neef, Klaus Gehwolf, Thomas Sieber, Joachim-Paul Krieger, Werner Blossey, Philipp Hettkamp, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Stefan Walz, Michael Heim, Martin Wuebbeling, Georg Kloeter
  • Patent number: 10883456
    Abstract: A filter element (10) is provided with open filter body (16) of a filter medium (18). The filter element (10) has at least one longitudinal mating surface (40) which is directed with at least one direction component axially to an element axis (14) of the filter element (10) and which is in contact with a corresponding longitudinal mating surface of the filter housing (11) for securing the filter element (10) axially to the element axis (14). The filter element (10) has at least one transverse retaining surface (52) which is directed with at least one direction component across the element axis (14). The transverse retaining surface (52) is separated from the at least one longitudinal retaining surface (40) and may be in contact with a corresponding transverse mating surface (56) of the filter housing (11) for securing the filter element (10) across the element axis (14).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Pascal Neef, Werner Blossey, Mario Rieger, Robert Hasenfratz, Nadine Donauer, Andreas Weber
  • Patent number: 10561969
    Abstract: A filter element is provided with a filter bellows that has an inflow side and an outflow side for a fluid to be filtered, wherein the filter bellows is made of a zigzag-folded filter medium with folds with fold edges. The inflow side is defined by the fold edges of the folds of the zigzag-folded filter medium at the inflow side and the outflow side is defined by the fold edges of the folds of the zigzag-folded filter medium at the outflow side. At least one filter element holding device is provided that holds the filter element in a filter housing. The at least one filter element holding device is connected directly or indirectly with the filter bellows. At least one supporting element supports the filter element in the filter housing; the at least one supporting element is separate from the at least one filter element holding device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Nadine Sorger, Pascal Neef, Mario Rieger, Werner Blossey, Markus Nefzer, Robert Hasenfratz, Andreas Weber
  • Patent number: 10357732
    Abstract: An air filter element (200) for insertion into an air filter housing, comprising an intake surface (275), a discharge surface (285), a filter medium (210), and a filter element-retaining device (240) which extends along at least a section of the periphery of the filter medium (210), between the intake surface (275) and the discharge surface (285), and which includes a retaining arrangement (270) that radially projects from the filter medium (210).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Mario Rieger, Michael Kolmeder, Werner Blossey, Pascal Neef, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Sven Epli, Franziska Schulz, Martin Schmid, Alfons-Alois Schwinghammer, Joachim-Paul Krieger
  • Patent number: 10316804
    Abstract: A filter housing (11) has at least one inlet (15) and at least one outlet (17) for the fluid. The filter element (10) includes a filter body of a filter medium (18).The filter element (10) is configured to be arranged in a filter housing (11) separating the at least one inlet (15) from the at least one outlet (17). An element axis (14) of the filter element (10) and a housing axis (25) of the filter housing (11) can be aligned parallel or axially to an installation direction (12) of the filter element into the filter housing. The filter element (10) may include at least one guide crosspiece (46, 48) which extends axially and radially outward on a peripheral exterior side (26), relative to the element axis (14), of the filter element (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger, Nadine Donauer, Werner Blossey, Mario Rieger, Andreas Weber, Pascal Neef
  • Publication number: 20180361294
    Abstract: A filter element has a filter medium body with a first side and an oppositely positioned second side, wherein one of the first and second sides is the inflow side of the filter medium body and the other one is the outflow side of the filter medium body. A first sealing or supporting element is arranged at the first side. A second sealing or supporting element is arranged at the second side. At least one force-transmitting adhesive bead extends between the first side and the second side, wherein the at least one adhesive bead is a force transmitting element extending between the first and second sealing or supporting elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Pascal Neef, Klaus Gehwolf, Thomas Sieber, Joachim-Paul Krieger, Werner Blossey, Philipp Hettkamp, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Stefan Walz, Michael Heim, Martin Wuebbeling, Georg Kloeter
  • Publication number: 20170298876
    Abstract: A filter housing (11) has at least one inlet (15) and at least one outlet (17) for the fluid. The filter element (10) includes a filter body of a filter medium (18).The filter element (10) is configured to be arranged in a filter housing (11) separating the at least one inlet (15) from the at least one outlet (17). An element axis (14) of the filter element (10) and a housing axis (25) of the filter housing (11) can be aligned parallel or axially to an installation direction (12) of the filter element into the filter housing. The filter element (10) may include at least one guide crosspiece (46, 48) which extends axially and radially outward on a peripheral exterior side (26), relative to the element axis (14), of the filter element (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger, Nadine Sorger, Werner Blossey, Mario Rieger, Andreas Weber, Pascal Neef
  • Publication number: 20170276099
    Abstract: A filter element (10) is provided with open filter body (16) of a filter medium (18). The filter element (10) has at least one longitudinal mating surface (40) which is directed with at least one direction component axially to an element axis (14) of the filter element (10) and which is in contact with a corresponding longitudinal mating surface of the filter housing (11) for securing the filter element (10) axially to the element axis (14). The filter element (10) has at least one transverse retaining surface (52) which is directed with at least one direction component across the element axis (14). The transverse retaining surface (52) is separated from the at least one longitudinal retaining surface (40) and may be in contact with a corresponding transverse mating surface (56) of the filter housing (11) for securing the filter element (10) across the element axis (14).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Pascal NEEF, Werner BLOSSEY, Mario RIEGER, Robert HASENFRATZ, Nadine DONAUER, Andreas WEBER
  • Patent number: 9644580
    Abstract: A filter element (10) is provided with open filter bellows (16) of a filter medium (18). The filter element (10) has at least one longitudinal mating surface (40) which is directed with at least one direction component axially to an element axis (14) of the filter element (10) and which is in contact with a corresponding longitudinal mating surface of the filter housing (11) for securing the filter element (10) axially to the element axis (14). The filter element (10) has at least one transverse retaining surface (52) which is directed with at least one direction component across the element axis (14). The transverse retaining surface (52) is separated from the at least one longitudinal retaining surface (40) and may be in contact with a corresponding transverse mating surface (56) of the filter housing (11) for securing the filter element (10) across the element axis (14).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Pascal Neef, Werner Blossey, Mario Rieger, Robert Hasenfratz, Nadine Sorger, Andreas Weber
  • Patent number: 9638147
    Abstract: A filter housing (11) has at least one inlet (15) and at least one outlet (17) for the fluid. The filter element (10) includes an open filter bellows (16) of a filter medium (18).The filter element (10) is arranged in a filter housing (11) separating the at least one inlet (15) from the at least one outlet (17). An element axis (14) of the filter element (10) and a housing axis (25) of the filter housing (11) can be aligned parallel or axially to an installation direction (12) of the filter element for installing the filter element (10) into the filter housing. The filter element (10) includes at least one guide crosspiece (46, 48) which extends axially and radially outward on a peripheral exterior side (26), relative to the element axis (14), of the filter element (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger, Nadine Sorger, Werner Blossey, Mario Rieger, Andreas Weber, Pascal Neef
  • Patent number: 9579596
    Abstract: Disclosed is an air filter element (200) for insertion into an air filter housing, comprising an intake surface (275), a discharge surface (285), a filter medium (210), and a filter element-retaining device (240) which extends along at least a section of the periphery of the filter medium (210), between the intake surface (275) and the discharge surface (285), and which includes a retaining arrangement (270) that radially projects from the filter medium (210).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Mario Rieger, Werner Blossey, Pascal Neef, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Sven Epli, Franziska Schulz, Martin Schmid, Alfons-Alois Schwinghammer, Joachim-Paul Krieger, Michael Kolmeder
  • Publication number: 20170001134
    Abstract: An air filter element (200) for insertion into an air filter housing, comprising an intake surface (275), a discharge surface (285), a filter medium (210), and a filter element-retaining device (240) which extends along at least a section of the periphery of the filter medium (210), between the intake surface (275) and the discharge surface (285), and which includes a retaining arrangement (270) that radially projects from the filter medium (210).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Inventors: Mario Rieger, Werner Blossey, Pascal Neef, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Sven Epli, Franziska Schulz, Martin Schmid, Alfons-Alois Schwinghammer, Joachim-Paul Krieger, Michael Kolmeder
  • Patent number: 9511318
    Abstract: A filter element, in particular a flat filter element (10) for installation in a filter housing of a filter for a fluid, in particular an air filter, in particular for an internal combustion engine, in particular in a motor vehicle, and a filter are described. The filter element (10) comprises open filter bellows (16) made of a filter medium (18), which has an oncoming flow side (28) and an outgoing flow side (30) for the fluid to be filtered. The filter element (10) has at least two hand grip elements (46) for gripping the filter element (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Nadine Sorger, Michael Heim, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Pascal Neef, Mario Rieger, Werner Blossey, Robert Hasenfratz
  • Patent number: 9498744
    Abstract: Disclosed are an air filter element, a filter housing, and an air filter in which the air filter elements have a high filtering capacity and a long service life by increasing the filter surface of an air filter element taking into account structural requirements for the air filter housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Mario Rieger, Joerg Menssen, Michael Harenbrock, Duc Cuong Nguyen, Pascal Neef, Werner Blossey, André Roesgen, Thomas Jessberger, Pedro Miguel Pereira Madeira, Michael Heim, Mike Schmid, Martin Schmid, Gelase Mbadinga-Mouanda, Andreas Weber, Christian Thalmann
  • Patent number: 9463404
    Abstract: Disclosed is an air filter element (200) for insertion into an air filter housing, comprising an intake surface (275), a discharge surface (285), a filter medium (210), and a filter element-retaining device (240) which extends along at least a section of the periphery of the filter medium (210), between the intake surface (275) and the discharge surface (285), and which includes a retaining arrangement (270) that radially projects from the filter medium (210).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Mario Rieger, Werner Blossey, Pascal Neef, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Sven Epli, Franziska Schulz, Martin Schmid, Alfons-Alois Schwinghammer, Joachim-Paul Krieger, Michael Kolmeder
  • Patent number: 9446339
    Abstract: Disclosed is an air filter element (200) for insertion into an air filter housing, comprising an intake surface (275), a discharge surface (285), a filter medium (210), and a filter element-retaining device (240) which extends along at least a section of the periphery of the filter medium (210), between the intake surface (275) and the discharge surface (285), and which includes a retaining arrangement (270) that radially projects from the filter medium (210).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Mario Rieger, Werner Blossey, Pascal Neef, Gelase Mbadinga Mouanda, Sven Epli, Franziska Schulz, Martin Schmid, Alfons-Alois Schwinghammer, Joachim-Paul Krieger, Michael Kolmeder
  • Patent number: 9415337
    Abstract: Disclosed are an air filter element, a filter housing, and an air filter in which the air filter elements have a high filtering capacity and a long service life by increasing the filter surface of an air filter element taking into account structural requirements for the air filter housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Mario Rieger, Joerg Menssen, Michael Harenbrock, Duc Cuong Nguyen, Pascal Neef, Werner Blossey, André Roesgen, Thomas Jessberger, Pedro Miguel Pereira Madeira, Michael Heim, Mike Schmid, Martin Schmid, Gelase Mbadinga-Mouanda, Andreas Weber, Christian Thalmann
  • Patent number: 9289710
    Abstract: A filter element has a filter bellows and at least one support element arranged on the filter bellows that supports the filter element relative to a filter housing in which the filter element is to be arranged. The at least one support element is arranged on at least one edge of the filter bellows and projects outwardly past the filter bellows. The at least one support element is detachably or non-detachably attached on the filter bellows directly or indirectly. The at least one support element is preferably arranged on a corner of the filter bellows and projects past all sides of the filter bellows adjoining the corner. An air filter with a filter housing is furnished with the filter element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GMBH
    Inventors: Robert Hasenfratz, Fabian Wagner, André Roesgen, Christian Thalmann, Frank Pflueger, Werner Blossey, Pascal Neef, Mario Rieger, Nadine Sorger, Andreas Weber
  • Publication number: 20160023137
    Abstract: A filter element is provided with a filter bellows that has an inflow side and an outflow side for a fluid to be filtered, wherein the filter bellows is made of a zigzag-folded filter medium with folds with fold edges. The inflow side is defined by the fold edges of the folds of the zigzag-folded filter medium at the inflow side and the outflow side is defined by the fold edges of the folds of the zigzag-folded filter medium at the outflow side. At least one filter element holding device is provided that holds the filter element in a filter housing. The at least one filter element holding device is connected directly or indirectly with the filter bellows. At least one supporting element supports the filter element in the filter housing; the at least one supporting element is separate from the at least one filter element holding device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventors: Nadine Sorger, Pascal Neef, Mario Rieger, Werner Blossey, Markus Nefzer, Robert Hasenfratz, Andreas Weber