Patents by Inventor Willi Nagel

Willi Nagel 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: 10696283
    Abstract: An electromechanical brake booster for a motor vehicle, at least one support element being fastened on a gear unit housing bottom of the gear unit, which extends along its respective longitudinal axis, a bearing device being situated on the spindle, which supports the spindle on the least one support element in such away that the bearing device is able to guide the spindle, which is set into translatory motion, at a distance from the first support element along the at least one support element. A brake system is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Willi Nagel, Daniel Weissinger, Giammaria Panunzio, Andre Bollwerk
  • Patent number: 10611353
    Abstract: A bearing device for an electromechanical brake booster, it being optionally possible to fasten the first sliding bearing in the first receiving opening when the second sliding bearing is float-mounted in the second receiving opening or to fasten the second sliding bearing in the second receiving opening when the first sliding bearing is float-mounted in the first receiving opening, and, if the first sliding bearing is fastened on a first fastening element, it being possible to situate the bearing device between the two support elements spaced apart by a first interspace, and, if the second sliding bearing is fastened on a second fastening element, it being possible to situate the bearing device between the two support elements spaced apart by a second interspace. An electromechanical brake booster for a motor vehicle is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Giammaria Panunzio, Ben Ferguson, Ignaz Hatt, Willi Nagel
  • Patent number: 10604133
    Abstract: A brake booster for a brake master cylinder of a motor vehicle, including a drive motor, which is connected/is connectable via a transmission to a pressure piston for the brake master cylinder, the transmission including a rotatable spindle nut having an inner thread, and a rotatably fixed axially displaceable spindle rod having an outer thread, the threads engaging with one another in order to convert a rotational movement of the drive motor into a translational movement of the spindle rod, and the spindle nut including an outer toothing, which is engaged with a toothing of a drive wheel of the transmission. It is provided that the spindle nut is displaceable axially relative to the drive wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Deberling, Andreas Ohm, Daniel Weissinger, Markus Baur, Willi Nagel
  • Publication number: 20200062232
    Abstract: A drive unit is described for driving a transmission unit of an actuator, as well as an actuator that includes a drive unit and a transmission unit. The drive unit includes an alignment element, which is engageable with a mating element of the transmission unit to be driven. The mating element is part of a transmission pin of the transmission unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Andre Bollwerk, Daniel Weissinger, Ignaz Hatt, Willi Nagel
  • Patent number: 10556576
    Abstract: A brake booster for a brake master cylinder of a motor vehicle includes a drive motor that is connected/connectable by a gear unit to a pressure piston for the brake master cylinder, the gear unit converting a rotational motion of the drive motor into a translational motion of the pressure piston to actuate the brake master cylinder, and the gear unit including a rotatable spindle nut and a non-rotatable spindle rod having intermeshing trapezoidal threads that have have a flank clearance and a tip clearance that are greater than a bottom clearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Ohm, Andreas Deberling, Daniel Weissinger, Willi Nagel
  • Patent number: 10549741
    Abstract: An electromechanical brake booster of a braking system of a motor vehicle includes at least one support element (a) that extends essentially in parallel to an adjustment axis of a spindle, (b) that is attached to a gearbox housing bottom of the gearbox, (c) to which a master brake cylinder is attachable, and (d) that is designed to support forces acting on the at least one support element in the axial and/or radial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Willi Nagel, Daniel Weissinger, Giammaria Panunzio, Andre Bollwerk
  • Patent number: 10543825
    Abstract: A brake booster for a main brake cylinder of a motor vehicle includes a drive motor connected or connectable to a pressure piston for the main brake cylinder via a gear unit, where the gear unit includes a rotatable spindle nut, including a female thread and an axially displaceable, but rotatably fixed, spindle rod that includes a male thread, the male and female threads engaging into each other in order to convert a rotary motion of the drive motor into a translational motion of the spindle rod for actuating the pressure piston. The spindle nut is formed as two pieces and includes an inner part including the female thread and an outer part including an outer toothing, the inner and outer parts being made of different materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Robert bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Deberling, Andreas Ohm, Markus Baur, Willi Nagel
  • Publication number: 20200017079
    Abstract: A pressure generating device for a vehicle braking system includes a motor with a worm attached or formed on its motor shaft; a worm gear which, with the aid of a rotation of the motor shaft, can be made to carry out a rotary movement about a rotary axis oriented at an incline to the motor shaft; and a piston that is adjustable at least with the aid of the rotary movement of the worm gear, where a first spindle nut is attached or formed on the worm gear, and at least a first spindle is attached or formed on the piston, the first spindle being adjustable along the rotary axis with the aid of the rotary movement of the worm gear oriented about the rotary axis in such a way that the piston is also adjustable along the rotary axis or in parallel to the rotary axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventor: Willi Nagel
  • Publication number: 20200010068
    Abstract: An actuator including a drive unit for driving a gear unit of an actuator, the drive unit having an alignment element, which engages with a counter element of the gear unit to be driven, and a fixation arrangement/element is provided between the alignment element and the counter element, which allows the alignment element to be fixed in position in the counter element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Willi Nagel, Andre Bollwerk, Daniel Weissinger
  • Publication number: 20190389439
    Abstract: An electromechanical brake booster for a vehicle is described, which includes a housing, a spindle nut operationally engaged with a spindle, an electric motor, with the aid of which the spindle may be set into a translational movement along its spindle axis, a first tie rod and a second tie rod, which are fastened on the housing and extend in parallel to the spindle axis of the spindle, and a bracket fastened on the spindle, a first slide bearing enclosing the first tie rod being situated in a first opening of the bracket and a second slide bearing enclosing the second tie rod being situated in a second opening of the bracket, and the first slide bearing and the second slide bearing each being resiliently clamped in the bracket in a plane perpendicular in relation to the spindle axis. A manufacturing method for an electromechanical brake booster is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Giammaria Panunzio, Willi Nagel
  • Publication number: 20190152462
    Abstract: A bearing device for an electromechanical brake booster, it being optionally possible to fasten the first sliding bearing in the first receiving opening when the second sliding bearing is float-mounted in the second receiving opening or to fasten the second sliding bearing in the second receiving opening when the first sliding bearing is float-mounted in the first receiving opening, and, if the first sliding bearing is fastened on a first fastening element, it being possible to situate the bearing device between the two support elements spaced apart by a first interspace, and, if the second sliding bearing is fastened on a second fastening element, it being possible to situate the bearing device between the two support elements spaced apart by a second interspace. An electromechanical brake booster for a motor vehicle is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Giammaria Panunzio, Ben Ferguson, Ignaz Hatt, Willi Nagel
  • Publication number: 20190047530
    Abstract: An electromechanical brake booster, the second half housing being able to be centered on the first half housing by engaging a first mounting pin protruding from the first centering opening into the first insertion opening and by engaging a second mounting pin protruding from the second centering opening into the second insertion opening. A method for producing an electromechanical brake booster for a motor vehicle is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Willi Nagel, Daniel Weissinger, Giammaria Panunzio, Andre Bollwerk
  • Publication number: 20190047531
    Abstract: An electromechanical brake booster of a braking system of a motor vehicle includes at least one support element (a) that extends essentially in parallel to an adjustment axis of a spindle, (b) that is attached to a gearbox housing bottom of the gearbox, (c) to which a master brake cylinder is attachable, and (d) that is designed to support forces acting on the at least one support element in the axial and/or radial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Willi Nagel, Daniel Weissinger, Giammaria Panunzio, Andre Bollwerk
  • Publication number: 20190047532
    Abstract: A brake booster for a brake master cylinder of a motor vehicle includes a drive motor that is connected/connectable by a gear unit to a pressure piston for the brake master cylinder, the gear unit converting a rotational motion of the drive motor into a translational motion of the pressure piston to actuate the brake master cylinder, and the gear unit including a rotatable spindle nut and a non-rotatable spindle rod having intermeshing trapezoidal threads that have have a flank clearance and a tip clearance that are greater than a bottom clearance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Andreas Ohm, Andreas Deberling, Daniel Weissinger, Willi Nagel
  • Publication number: 20190009765
    Abstract: An electromechanical brake booster for a motor vehicle, an input piston being guided by a bearing device on at least one support element, which is fastened on a transmission housing base of a transmission and extends in parallel to a predefined axis. Also described is a related braking system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Willi Nagel, Daniel Weissinger, Giammaria Panunzio, Andre Bollwerk
  • Publication number: 20180257624
    Abstract: A brake booster for a main brake cylinder of a motor vehicle includes a drive motor connected or connectable to a pressure piston for the main brake cylinder via a gear unit, where the gear unit includes a rotatable spindle nut, including a female thread and an axially displaceable, but rotatably fixed, spindle rod that includes a male thread, the male and female threads engaging into each other in order to convert a rotary motion of the drive motor into a translational motion of the spindle rod for actuating the pressure piston. The spindle nut is formed as two pieces and includes an inner part including the female thread and an outer part including an outer toothing, the inner and outer parts being made of different materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Andreas Deberling, Andreas Ohm, Markus Baur, Willi Nagel
  • Publication number: 20180251115
    Abstract: An electromechanical brake booster for a motor vehicle, at least one support element being fastened on a gear unit housing bottom of the gear unit, which extends along its respective longitudinal axis, a bearing device being situated on the spindle, which supports the spindle on the least one support element in such away that the bearing device is able to guide the spindle, which is set into translatory motion, at a distance from the first support element along the at least one support element. A brake system is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Willi Nagel, Daniel Weissinger, Giammaria Panunzio, Andre Bollwerk
  • Publication number: 20180251114
    Abstract: A brake booster for a brake master cylinder of a motor vehicle, including a drive motor, which is connected/is connectable via a transmission to a pressure piston for the brake master cylinder, the transmission including a rotatable spindle nut having an inner thread, and a rotatably fixed axially displaceable spindle rod having an outer thread, the threads engaging with one another in order to convert a rotational movement of the drive motor into a translational movement of the spindle rod, and the spindle nut including an outer toothing, which is engaged with a toothing of a drive wheel of the transmission. It is provided that the spindle nut is displaceable axially relative to the drive wheel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Andreas Deberling, Andreas Ohm, Daniel Weissinger, Markus Baur, Willi Nagel
  • Patent number: 9765763
    Abstract: A device is described for receiving and dispensing hydraulic fluid, in particular for a hybrid or electric vehicle, having a cylinder, a piston, which is movable in the cylinder for receiving and dispensing hydraulic fluid, and a drive unit; a ramp mechanism being provided, having at least one ramp on which at least one rolling element rolls for moving the piston, the ramp mechanism being situated between a face of the piston and a face of a gearwheel driven by the drive unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GMBH
    Inventors: Bertram Foitzik, Willi Nagel
  • Patent number: 9573572
    Abstract: A brake booster coupling device includes: a braking piston, an input piston displaceable by an operation of a brake input element from its starting position by a driver braking distance, a force transmission between the input piston displaced by a driver braking distance below a predefined threshold value and the braking piston is suppressed, and a booster piston displaceable with the aid of the brake booster drive such that the braking piston, which contacts the booster piston, is displaceable with the aid of the brake booster drive from a non-braking position into a braking position; a contact element displaceable by a displacement of the braking piston from the non-braking position into the braking position such that a first contact surface of the contact element contacts a second contact surface of the input piston in such a way that a driver brake force is transmittable to the braking piston.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Frank Overzier, Jochen Mayer, Willi Nagel, Bernd Goetzelmann