Patents by Inventor Wolfgang Suess

Wolfgang Suess 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: 20190143745
    Abstract: A stable, low-weight wheel which is particularly suitable for high system-weight bicycles, such as electrically powered bicycles and cargo bikes, includes a hub, at least three solid-body spokes disposed rotationally symmetrical to the wheel axis, and a rim. The body of the hub, spokes and rim is made in one piece by injection molding of a glass-fiber reinforced thermoplastic. The spokes have an S-shaped cross-section with an opening angle which increases in the direction of the rim, taper from the rim towards the hub in a central cross-section of the wheel, and taper from the hub towards the rim in a wheel cross-section running through the center of least one spoke. A method for producing the wheel is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: DANIEL ZILLER, ANNE BILZ, FALK BROBERG, FRANCESCO MESSNER, JENS SUESS, FALK NESTLER, LARS KOEHLER, JUERGEN BURKERT, ANDREAS PAPENFUSS, ROBERT STELZER, SEBASTIAN IWAN, TORSTEN VOGEL, MIRKO SPIELER, WOLFGANG NENDEL
  • Patent number: 9108661
    Abstract: An equipping system is provided for equipping an aircraft galley. The equipping system includes a box, which is accommodatable in the aircraft galley to be equipped, as well as a transport cart for equipping the aircraft galley. The system includes a base element, which has a bottom surface and a loading surface opposite of the bottom surface, a plurality of wheels fastened to the bottom surface of the base element, a handle attached to the base element, and a securing mechanism adapted to prevent the box from sliding off the transport cart while it is being transported on the transport cart. The handle is shaped and attached in such a position to the base element that the base element of the transport cart, in the unloaded state of the transport cart, is stackable onto a base element of a further transport cart.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Airbus Operations GmbH
    Inventor: Wolfgang Suess
  • Publication number: 20140342212
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cell contacting arrangement for an energy storage module having a plurality of electrochemical storage cells, each storage cell having at least two electric connection terminals, the arrangement comprising: a carrier plate which is mountable on the energy storage module, a plurality of cell connectors which are inserted or integrated into the carrier plate for contacting the connection terminals, a cable harness for contacting the cell connectors, and a separate cable harness support which is mountable on the carrier plate for receiving the cable harness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2012
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Hubertus Goesmann, Wolfgang Suess, Harald Heck, Falk Linzmaier
  • Publication number: 20120194050
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to an equipping system for equipping an aircraft galley. The equipping system includes a box, which is accommodatable in the aircraft galley to be equipped, as well as a transport cart for equipping the aircraft galley. The system includes a base element, which has a bottom surface and a loading surface opposite of the bottom surface, a plurality of wheels fastened to the bottom surface of the base element, a handle attached to the base element, and a securing mechanism adapted to prevent the box from sliding off the transport cart while it is being transported on the transport cart. The handle is shaped and attached in such a position to the base element that the base element of the transport cart, in the unloaded state of the transport cart, is stackable onto a base element of a further transport cart.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2010
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Applicant: AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH
    Inventor: Wolfgang Suess
  • Patent number: 8116975
    Abstract: A landmark information system in an aircraft, by which landmark information system data relating to informing, instructing and entertaining passengers may be visually presented. An aircraft equipped with a landmark information system is also provided. The landmark information system comprises an aircraft window with at least one pane and a control unit. The at least one pane is coated with a translucent display that is coupled to the control unit, which, for the purpose of presenting information, is equipped to supply electrical current in a targeted manner to the display. Furthermore, the landmark information system comprises a landmark determination device which may provide geographic data relating to landmarks, for presentation on the translucent display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Assignee: Airbus Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Mikael Stavaeus, Jan Peter, Wolfgang Suess, Lars Rowold
  • Patent number: 8093984
    Abstract: An installation switching device includes a housing, a main contact point having an arc quenching chamber, an input terminal, an output terminal, an impact-style armature system configured to move the main contact point to an open position, a latching mechanism having a latching point and configured to open an isolating contact point disposed in a secondary current path parallel to a main current path, a main thermostatic bimetallic strip configured to act on the latching point to as to cause the main contact point to remain in the open position, a current limiting resistor disposed in the secondary current path, a selective thermostatic bimetallic strip disposed in the secondary current path and configured to act on the latching mechanism, a handle configured to act on the latching mechanism so as to open and close the main contact point, and a phase connecting rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: ABB AG
    Inventors: Manfred Hofmann, Wolfgang Pump, Ralf Wieland, Albert Stieger, Joachim Majewski, Roland Ritz, Klaus-Peter Eppe, Erwin Muders, Joachim Becker, Rainer Ludovici, Heinz-Erich Popa, Wolfgang Suess
  • Patent number: 7746037
    Abstract: An electric window dimming device for reducing the light transmission of a window for an aircraft. The electric window dimming device comprises a capacitance. The electric window dimming device is adapted for being connected to the capacitance and to a primary energy source that provides energy. If the primary energy source fails, the capacitance supplies energy for electric window dimming device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2010
    Assignee: Airbus Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Mikael Stavaeus, Bodo Wisch, Wolfgang Suess, Lars Rowold
  • Publication number: 20100127816
    Abstract: An installation switching device includes a housing, a main contact point having an arc quenching chamber, an input terminal, an output terminal, an impact-style armature system configured to move the main contact point to an open position, a latching mechanism having a latching point and configured to open an isolating contact point disposed in a secondary current path parallel to a main current path, a main thermostatic bimetallic strip configured to act on the latching point to as to cause the main contact point to remain in the open position, a current limiting resistor disposed in the secondary current path, a selective thermostatic bimetallic strip disposed in the secondary current path and configured to act on the latching mechanism, a handle configured to act on the latching mechanism so as to open and close the main contact point, and a phase connecting rail.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2008
    Publication date: May 27, 2010
    Applicant: ABB AG
    Inventors: Manfred Hofmann, Wolfgang Pump, Ralf Wieland, Albert Stieger, Joachim Majewski, Roland Ritz, Klaus-Peter Eppe, Erwin Muders, Joachim Becker, Rainer Ludovici, Heinz-Erich Popa, Wolfgang Suess
  • Publication number: 20100072049
    Abstract: An electrical switch with a main current path and an auxiliary current path comprises a first stationary contact piece, a first moveable contact piece, a contact lever, a second stationary contact piece, a second moveable contact piece, a contact carrier, a toggle switch, a first intermediate lever, a control lever, a second intermediate lever, a latching lever, a release lever configured to form a latching connection with the latching lever at a latching point, and a tripping spring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2007
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Applicant: ABB AG
    Inventors: Wolfgang Suess, Erwin Muders, Klaus-Peter Eppe, Ralf Wieland
  • Publication number: 20100014009
    Abstract: A visualization system in the passenger cabin of an aircraft, by which visualization system data relating to informing, instructing and entertaining passengers can be visually presented, along with graphic effects. The visualization system includes a lining panel to line the passenger cabin, and a control unit. The lining panel is coated with a flexible display that is coupled to the control unit, which, for the purpose of presenting information, is equipped to supply electricity in a targeted manner to the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2007
    Publication date: January 21, 2010
    Applicant: AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Mikael Stavaeus, Bodo Wisch, Wolfgang Süss, Lars Rowold
  • Publication number: 20100005495
    Abstract: An information system in an aircraft, whereby information system data relating to informing, instructing and entertaining passengers can be visually presented. The information system includes an aircraft window with at least one pane and a control unit. The at least one pane, is coated with a translucent display that is coupled to the control unit, which, for the purpose of presenting information, is equipped to supply electrical current in a targeted manner to the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2007
    Publication date: January 7, 2010
    Applicant: Airbus Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Mikael Stavaeus, Olaf Von Wieding, Wolfgang Süss, Lars Rowold
  • Patent number: 7537276
    Abstract: This arrangement relates to an operating and control means for a shade arrangement, especially for a vehicle roof with a transparent roof surface, the shade arrangement comprising at least one shade with a shade roller and a shade fabric which can be unrolled therefrom by means of an electric actuator against the forms of a return spring assigned to the shade roller, and the shade roller with entrainment of the shade fabric being movable in side guide rails in order to move the shade surface formed by the unrolled shade fabric. As claimed in the invention, the operating means for this shade arrangement comprises a first switch arrangement (56) for setting the size of the shading surface formed by the shade fabric by taking up and unrolling the shade fabric, and a second switch arrangement (58) for moving the shading surface as a whole without changing its size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2009
    Assignee: Webasto AG
    Inventors: Michael Koelbl, Wolfgang Suess, Horst-Martin Schulz, Karin Langguth, Michaela Nowak, Thomas Rudolph
  • Patent number: 7469960
    Abstract: A motor vehicle roof with an at least partially transparent roof section (10) and a shade arrangement (12) located underneath the transparent roof section. In one of three embodiments, with two take-up shafts (16, 18) located in succession in the lengthwise direction of the roof and a length of shade (14) which extends in between, and the front end of the length of shade can be taken up onto the front take-up shaft and the back end onto the rear take-up shaft, the two take-up shafts each being pre-tensioned in the take-up direction, the two take-up shafts being movable along one laterally arranged guide in the lengthwise direction of the roof, and there being a common drive (70, 72, 74, 76) in order to move the take-up shafts (16, 18) in opposite directions toward one another in the lengthwise direction of the roof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2008
    Assignee: Webasto AG
    Inventors: Michael Koelbl, Wolfgang Suess, Horst-Martin Schulz, Karin Langguth, Michaela Nowak, Thomas Rudolph
  • Publication number: 20080272612
    Abstract: A cover device for vehicle glazing (12), especially a transparent sliding roof cover (12), has a flat, flexible darkening element (12) which can be drawn over the vehicle glazing (12). On its end which is the front in the drawing direction, the darkening element (20) is connected to a pull element (22) which extends transversely relative to the drawing direction. On its end which faces away from the pull element (22), the darkening element (20) is joined permanently to the vehicle. Moreover, the darkening element (20) is deflected over a tension element (26) which extends transversely to the drawing direction and which is pretensioned against the drawing direction. To prevent rippling and the formation of folds, the darkening element (20) is guided at its side edge regions on the tension element (26).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2005
    Publication date: November 6, 2008
    Applicant: WEBASTO AG
    Inventors: Bernhard Harnischfeger, Wolfgang Suess
  • Publication number: 20080144158
    Abstract: An electric window dimming device for reducing the light transmission of a window for an aircraft. The electric window dimming device comprises a capacitance. The electric window dimming device is adapted for being connected to the capacitance and to a primary energy source that provides energy. If the primary energy source fails, the capacitance supplies energy for electric window dimming device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2007
    Publication date: June 19, 2008
    Applicant: Airbus Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Mikael Stavaeus, Bodo Wisch, Wolfgang Suess, Lars Rowold
  • Publication number: 20080036245
    Abstract: A motor vehicle roof with an at least partially transparent roof section (10) and a shade arrangement (12) located underneath the transparent roof section. In one of three embodiments, with two take-up shafts (16, 18) located in succession in the lengthwise direction of the roof and a length of shade (14) which extends in between, and the front end of the length of shade can be taken up onto the front take-up shaft and the back end onto the rear take-up shaft, the two take-up shafts each being pre-tensioned in the take-up direction, the two take-up shafts being movable along one laterally arranged guide in the lengthwise direction of the roof, and there being a common drive (70, 72, 74, 76) in order to move the take-up shafts (16, 18) in opposite directions toward one another in the lengthwise direction of the roof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2005
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Applicant: WEBASTO AG
    Inventors: Michael Koelbl, Wolfgang Suess, Horst-Martin Schulz, Karin Langguth, Michaela Nowak, Thomas Rudolph
  • Publication number: 20080021636
    Abstract: A landmark information system in an aircraft, by which landmark information system data relating to informing, instructing and entertaining passengers may be visually presented. An aircraft equipped with a landmark information system is also provided. The landmark information system comprises an aircraft window with at least one pane and a control unit. The at least one pane is coated with a translucent display that is coupled to the control unit, which, for the purpose of presenting information, is equipped to supply electrical current in a targeted manner to the display. Furthermore, the landmark information system comprises a landmark determination device which may provide geographic data relating to landmarks, for presentation on the translucent display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2007
    Publication date: January 24, 2008
    Applicant: Airbus Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Mikael Stavaeus, Jan Peter, Wolfgang Suess, Lars Rowold
  • Publication number: 20070278818
    Abstract: This arrangement relates to an operating and control means for a shade arrangement, especially for a vehicle roof with a transparent roof surface, the shade arrangement comprising at least one shade with a shade roller and a shade fabric which can be unrolled therefrom by means of an electric actuator against the forms of a return spring assigned to the shade roller, and the shade roller with entrainment of the shade fabric being movable in side guide rails in order to move the shade surface formed by the unrolled shade fabric. As claimed in the invention, the operating means for this shade arrangement comprises a first switch arrangement (56) for setting the size of the shading surface formed by the shade fabric by taking up and unrolling the shade fabric, and a second switch arrangement (58) for moving the shading surface as a whole without changing its size.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2005
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Applicant: WEBASTO AG
    Inventors: Michael Koelbl, Wolfgang Suess, Horst-Martin Schulz, Karin Langguth, Michaela Nowak, Thomas Rudolph