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US2020001361A1
DEVICE FOR DETERMINING AT LEAST ONE STREAMING PARAMETER OF A FLUID STREAM
Publication/Patent Number: US2020001361A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-02 Application Number: 16/293,633 Filing Date: 2019-03-05 Inventor: Engel, Viktor   Sittig, Dominic   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B22F3/00 Abstract: Device (1) for determining at least one streaming parameter of a fluid stream (2) streaming through a process chamber volume (3) of a process chamber (4) of an additive manufacturing apparatus (5), the device (1) comprising: a housing (8) detachably connectable or connected with at least one housing structure element (7) of a housing structure (6) of an additive manufacturing apparatus (5); at least one, particularly probe-like, streaming parameter determination element (9) disposed at or in the housing (8), the at least one streaming parameter determination element (9) being insertable or inserted into a process chamber volume (3) of a process chamber (4) of an additive manufacturing apparatus (5) when the housing (8) is connected with at least one housing structure element (7) of a housing structure (6) of an additive manufacturing apparatus (5).
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US2020316861A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020316861A1 Publication Date: 2020-10-08 Application Number: 16/835,421 Filing Date: 2020-03-31 Inventor: Vierling, Christoph   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/241 Abstract: An apparatus for additively manufacturing of three-dimensional objects by successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material via an energy source is provided. The apparatus may include an application device configured to apply build material in a build plane; a drive device with at least one endless circumferential drive element revolvable or revolving in an x-z-plane defined by an x-direction essentially extending in application direction and a z-direction essentially perpendicular to the x-direction; and at least one application element connected to each of the at least one endless circumferential drive element. Application device of such apparatus, along with methods of its use, are also provided.
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EP3718746A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3718746A1 Publication Date: 2020-10-07 Application Number: 19166772.4 Filing Date: 2019-04-02 Inventor: Braunroth, Domenik   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of build material (3), comprising: - at least one build plane (BP); - at least one build material application device (8) being adapted to apply an amount of build material (3) in the at least one build plane (BP), the at least one build material application device (8) comprising at least one build material application element (8a) being moveably supported in a first motion path (MP1) in which the at least one build material application element (8a) is moveable or moved across the at least one build plane (BP), wherein the at least one build material application element (8a) is transferrable in a first orientation in which the at least one build material application element (8a) is operable to apply an amount of build material (3) in the at least one build plane (BP) and in a second orientation in which the at least one build material application element (8a) is not operable to apply an amount of build material (3) in the at least one build plane (BP).
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EP3597399A1
METHOD FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: EP3597399A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-22 Application Number: 18184782.3 Filing Date: 2018-07-20 Inventor: Werner, Jürgen   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Method for additively manufacturing at least one three-dimensional object (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of build material layers (3), whereby each build material layer (3) comprises at least one irradiation area (IA) which is to be irradiated and consolidated by means of at least one energy beam (5), whereby the at least one irradiation area (IA) is irradiated on basis of a main irradiation pattern (MP) for consolidating the irradiation area (IA), the main irradiation pattern (MP) comprising a plurality of irradiation pattern elements (IPE) being separately irradiatable or irradiated with the at least one energy beam (5), wherein for at least one irradiation area (IA) of at least one build material layer (3), at least one irradiation pattern element (IPE) is at least partially, particularly completely, irradiated in a main irradiation step and in at least one additional irradiation step, whereby the amount of energy input into the respective irradiation pattern element (IPE) in the main irradiation step is different from the amount of energy input into the irradiation pattern element (IPE) in the at least one additional irradiation step.
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EP3613561A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3613561A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-26 Application Number: 18190313.9 Filing Date: 2018-08-22 Inventor: Klaußner, Tim   Zeulner, Fabian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Apparatus (11) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (19) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source, wherein a position determination device (1) is provided that is adapted to determine position data relating to a position of at least one part (3) of at least one object (2) based on a detection of a reflected part (8) of an energy beam (16) or a measurement beam (5) that is reflected at the at least one part (3) of the at least one object (2).
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EP3613563A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: EP3613563A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-26 Application Number: 18190815.3 Filing Date: 2018-08-24 Inventor: Zeulner, Fabian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/264 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing at least one three-dimensional object (2) by means of successive layerwise selective consolidation of layers of build material (3), the apparatus (1) comprising a number of functional devices (7 - 10) operable at a defined operating voltage level, whereby the apparatus (1) comprises at least one voltage control device (13) configured to change the voltage level of a supply voltage (14) supplyable or supplied to the apparatus (1) from an electrical energy supply grid (15) from a supply grid voltage level different from the defined operating voltage level of the number of functional devices (7 - 10) of the apparatus (1) to the or a voltage level equal to the defined operating voltage level of the number of functional devices (7 - 10) of the apparatus (1).
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EP3682978A1
SIEVING UNIT FOR SIEVING BUILD MATERIAL
Publication/Patent Number: EP3682978A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-22 Application Number: 19152636.7 Filing Date: 2019-01-18 Inventor: Eideloth, Dominik   Diller, Christian   Grübert, Fabian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B07B13/18 Abstract: Sieving unit (1) for sieving build material (4) for an apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects, which sieving unit (1) comprises a moving unit (17), in particular a vibrating unit, that is adapted to move a sieving element (2) for generating a sieving movement and conveying build material (4) to be sieved across the sieving element (2), wherein the sieving unit (1) comprises a determination unit (24) adapted to determine capacity information of the sieving element (2) relating to an amount of build material (4) to be sieved which is conveyed across the sieving element (2).
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EP3626437A1
METHOD FOR CALIBRATING AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREEDIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3626437A1 Publication Date: 2020-03-25 Application Number: 18196045.1 Filing Date: 2018-09-21 Inventor: Döhler, Tim   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/393 Abstract: Method for calibrating an apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam (3), comprising the steps: - providing at least one calibration source (8, 9, 10) in a calibration plane (16) - imaging the calibration source (8, 9, 10) to an actual position (18) in a determination plane (15) comprising at least two determination regions (19 - 27), preferably with given coordinates, in particular arranged in a grid-like pattern - moving the image (28) of the calibration source (8, 9, 10) from the actual position (18) in at least one direction (29, 32, 34, 35) across the determination plane (15) until the image (28) passes from the actual determination region (19 - 27) into another determination region (19 - 27) - determining a distance information indicating a defined distance (30, 33, 36, 37) the image (28) is moved - determining the actual position (18) of the image (28) based on the determined distance information.
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EP3640007A1
METHOD FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: EP3640007A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-22 Application Number: 18201330.0 Filing Date: 2018-10-18 Inventor: Werner, Jürgen   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/165 Abstract: Method for additively manufacturing at least one three-dimensional object (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of build material layers (3), whereby each build material layer (3) which is selectively irradiated and consolidated comprises at least one irradiation area (IA) which is irradiated and consolidated by means of at least one energy beam (5), wherein the irradiation area (IA) comprises at least one first sub-area (SA1) having a first heat conductance capability defined by its orientation and/or position relative to non-consolidated build material areas adjacent to the irradiation area (IA) and at least one second sub-area (SA2) having a second heat conductance capability higher than the first heat conductance capability of the first sub-area (SA1) defined by its orientation and/or position relative to non-consolidated build material areas adjacent to the irradiation area (IA), whereby for at least one irradiation area of at least one build material layer (3) which is to be selectively irradiated and consolidated a respective first sub-area (SA1) is irradiated before a respective second sub-area (SA2).
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EP3647021A1
DETERMINATION DEVICE FOR DETERMINING AT LEAST ONE PARAMETER OF AN ENERGY BEAM
Publication/Patent Number: EP3647021A1 Publication Date: 2020-05-06 Application Number: 18204078.2 Filing Date: 2018-11-02 Inventor: Dr.-ing., Hunze Stephan   Junge, Jens   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/264 Abstract: Determination device (1) for determining at least one parameter of an energy beam (5) for an apparatus (3) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam (5), wherein the determination device (1) comprises a beam guiding element (12) adapted to guide the energy beam (5) to a determination unit (7) which is adapted to determine at least one parameter of the energy beam (5), wherein the determination unit (7) and the beam guiding element (12) are arranged as a determination assembly in a defined spatial arrangement relative to each other, wherein the determination assembly is movable, in particular rotatable, into at least a first and a second determination position, wherein the determination unit (7) is adapted to receive the energy beam (5) being guided to a first spatial position from the beam guiding element (12) in the first determination position and to receive the energy beam (5) being guided to a second spatial position from the beam guiding element (12) in the second determination position.
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US10814394B2
Method for producing injection molding element by additive manufacturing
Publication/Patent Number: US10814394B2 Publication Date: 2020-10-27 Application Number: 15/749,477 Filing Date: 2016-08-04 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B22F5/00 Abstract: A method for producing a three-dimensional object includes specifying reference-object information which describes data of a reference object, determining load information which describes at least one load value in a specific load situation inside the reference object described by the reference-object information, determining load regions having load values that deviate from a reference-load value inside the reference object described by the reference-object information, on the basis of the load information, determining object information which describes geometrically structural data of the object to be produced, on the basis of the load information and of the boundary condition information, and producing the three-dimensional object.
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US202001361A1
DEVICE FOR DETERMINING AT LEAST ONE STREAMING PARAMETER OF A FLUID STREAM
Publication/Patent Number: US202001361A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-02 Application Number: 20/191,629 Filing Date: 2019-03-05 Inventor: Engel, Viktor   Sittig, Dominic   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B33Y30/00 Abstract: Device (1) for determining at least one streaming parameter of a fluid stream (2) streaming through a process chamber volume (3) of a process chamber (4) of an additive manufacturing apparatus (5), the device (1) comprising: a housing (8) detachably connectable or connected with at least one housing structure element (7) of a housing structure (6) of an additive manufacturing apparatus (5); at least one, particularly probe-like, streaming parameter determination element (9) disposed at or in the housing (8), the at least one streaming parameter determination element (9) being insertable or inserted into a process chamber volume (3) of a process chamber (4) of an additive manufacturing apparatus (5) when the housing (8) is connected with at least one housing structure element (7) of a housing structure (6) of an additive manufacturing apparatus (5).
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US202039149A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US202039149A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-06 Application Number: 20/191,628 Filing Date: 2019-03-01 Inventor: Schumann, Philipp   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B33Y50/02 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source (4), wherein a control unit (6) is provided that is adapted to receive or generate encrypted object data relating to at least one three-dimensional object (2) to be built in a, in particular additive, manufacturing process performed on the apparatus (1), wherein the or a control unit (6) is adapted to decrypt the encrypted object data for performing the additive manufacturing process
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US202047415A1
Apparatus for Additively Manufacturing Three-Dimensional Objects
Publication/Patent Number: US202047415A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-13 Application Number: 20/191,653 Filing Date: 2019-08-09 Inventor: DÖhler, Tim   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B33Y50/00 Abstract: Apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material which can be consolidated by means of an energy source, comprising a build material application unit that is adapted to receive, in particular powdery, build material and adapted to apply at least one build material layer in a build plane, wherein a determination device with at least one determination unit connected in advance to the build material application unit with respect to the build material flow direction, wherein the determination unit is adapted to determine at least one build material parameter of at least one part of the build material provided to the build material application unit.
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US2020307104A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020307104A1 Publication Date: 2020-10-01 Application Number: 16/832,371 Filing Date: 2020-03-27 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Junge, Jens   Scherr, Mariatheresia   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/393 Abstract: An apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects formed of successive layerwise consolidation of layers of a build material which can be consolidated by an energy beam. The apparatus may include a determination device confirmed to determine at least one parameter of the energy beam for a specific build material, wherein the determination device comprises at least one determination base body arrangeable or arranged in a beam guiding plane, in particular a build plane; and a tempering unit confirmed to temper the determination base body. Determination devices, along with methods, are also provided for determining at least one parameter of an energy beam of an apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects.
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US2020164580A1
METHOD FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: US2020164580A1 Publication Date: 2020-05-28 Application Number: 16/294,900 Filing Date: 2019-03-06 Inventor: Werner, Jürgen   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/268 Abstract: Method for additively manufacturing at least one three-dimensional object (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of build material layers (3), whereby at least one build material layer (3) which is to be selectively irradiated and consolidated comprises a plurality of irradiation zones (IZ) being separately irradiatable and consolidatable with at least one energy beam (5a, 5b), comprising assigning a parameter (P1-P4) indicative of the time required for irradiating a respective irradiation zone to a plurality of irradiation zones (IZ1-IZ4) of the respective build material layer (3), assigning at least one first energy beam (5a) to the irradiation zone (IZ1) whose parameter (P1) indicates that the irradiation zone (IZ1-IZ4) has the longest time required for irradiating and irradiating this irradiation zone (IZ1) with the at least one first energy beam (5a), assigning at least one second energy beam (5b) to the irradiation zone (IZ2) whose parameter (P2) indicates that the irradiation zone has the second longest time required for irradiating and irradiating this irradiation zone (IZ2) with the at least one second energy beam (5b), wherein after irradiation and consolidating the irradiation zone (IZ2) whose parameter indicates that the irradiation zone (IZ2) has the second longest time required for irradiating and irradiating with the at least one second energy (5b) beam is completed, assigning the at least one second energy beam (5b) to the irradiation zone (IZ3) whose parameter (P3) indicates that the irradiation zone (IZ3) has the third longest time required for irradiating and
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US2020086558A1
METHOD FOR OPERATING AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020086558A1 Publication Date: 2020-03-19 Application Number: 16/291,714 Filing Date: 2019-03-04 Inventor: Reichenbacher, Markus   Vierling, Christoph   Hild, Christian   Dressel, Tobias   StrÖssner, Johannes   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Method for operating an apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam (5), wherein at least one region in a build plane (6) is irradiated in the additive manufacturing process, wherein an interrupted state of the additive manufacturing process is determined and a defined amount of energy is deposited in at least one previously irradiated region (7, 8) of the build plane (6) in an interrupted state of the additive manufacturing process.
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US2020031054A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020031054A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-30 Application Number: 16/289,656 Filing Date: 2019-03-01 Inventor: PrÖbstle, Martin   Appel, Peter   Mahr, Jochen   StrÖßner, Johannes   Rommel, Daniel   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/371 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2, 2′) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source, which apparatus (1) comprises a stream generating device (6) that is adapted to generate a gas stream (7, 7′) inside a process chamber (5) of the apparatus (1), wherein the stream generating device (6) is adapted to control at least one parameter relating to a composition of the gas stream (7, 7′).
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US2020047413A1
SEPARATING DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: US2020047413A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-13 Application Number: 16/290,943 Filing Date: 2019-03-03 Inventor: Braunroth, Domenik   Beck, Moritz   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/379 Abstract: Separating device (1) for separating at least one object (2-10) from an object carrier (11), in particular for separating an additively built three-dimensional object (2-10) from a build plate, preferably built via an apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2-10) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material which can be consolidated by means of an energy source, which separating device (1) comprises at least one separating element (12) that is adapted to remove material for separating the at least one object (2-10) from the object carrier (11), wherein a control unit (15) is provided that is adapted to control at least one operational parameter of the at least one separating device (1), in particular a feed rate and/or a cutting rate of the separating element (12), dependent on at least one object parameter of the at least one object (2-10).
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US2020023583A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020023583A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-23 Application Number: 16/280,340 Filing Date: 2019-02-20 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Eichenberg, Boris   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/268 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam, wherein an irradiation device (4) is provided that is adapted to generate at least two coherent energy beams (7), wherein the irradiation device (4) comprises a modulation unit (5) that is adapted to combine the at least two energy beams (7) to a combined energy beam (8) and to adjust at least one combined beam property of the combined energy beam (8).
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