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EP3681140A1
METHOD FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3681140A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-15 Application Number: 19151042.9 Filing Date: 2019-01-09 Inventor: Schumann, Philipp   Voigt, Timo   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: H04N1/387 Abstract: Method for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (1) based on build data, in particular via successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material which can be consolidated by means of an energy source, which build data define at least one part of an object (1) to be built in the additive manufacturing process, in particular a geometrical structure of the object (1), wherein - build data are generated comprising at least two sub-data sets (3, 4) relating to different geometrical parts of the object (1) - at least one sub-data set (3, 4) is defined as open sub-data set (4) - all sub-data sets (3) except the at least one open sub-data set (4) are locked, wherein the locked sub-data sets (3) are unchangeable and the at least one open sub-data set (4) is changeable - at least one three-dimensional object (1) is additively manufactured based on the build data.
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EP3695957A1
METHOD FOR OPERATING AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3695957A1 Publication Date: 2020-08-19 Application Number: 19156982.1 Filing Date: 2019-02-13 Inventor: Vierling, Christoph   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C70/68 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 source, comprising the steps: - Arranging at least one prefabricated product (12) in a build plane (11), - Layerwise applying build material (3) in a manufacturing region (16) that is delimited by at least a first side (14) of the prefabricated product (12) or the build plane (11), particularly bottom sides, and at least one second side (15) of the prefabricated product (12), particularly a side wall of the prefabricated product (12) - Selective consolidation of at least one consolidation zone in the manufacturing region (16) dependent on a geometry of an object (2) to be additively built on the prefabricated product (12) - Repeating the layerwise application and consolidation until the object (2) is finished
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EP3656539A1
IRRADIATION DEVICE FOR AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3656539A1 Publication Date: 2020-05-27 Application Number: 18207633.1 Filing Date: 2018-11-21 Inventor: Döhler, Tim   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Irradiation device (5) for 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 source, which Irradiation device (5) comprises at least one irradiation unit (6 - 8), preferably an optical unit, arranged in a housing (9) of the Irradiation device (5), wherein a stream generating device (10) is provided that is adapted to guide a gas stream (11) that is adapted to be charged with residues present inside the housing (9) through the housing (9) of the Irradiation device (5) along a streaming path in which the gas stream (11) at least partially streams alongside or through the at least one irradiation unit (6 - 8) for removing residues from the housing (9).
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EP3640010A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3640010A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-22 Application Number: 18201346.6 Filing Date: 2018-10-18 Inventor: Diller, Christian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/35 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, which apparatus (1) comprises an irradiation device (4) that is fixed in position, in particular with at least one static beam guiding unit, and at least one stream generating device (9) that is adapted to generate a gas stream (10) inside a process chamber (8) of the apparatus (1) that can be charged with residues (7) generated in an additive manufacturing process performed on the apparatus (1), wherein the stream generating device (9) comprises at least one stream generating unit generating a gas stream (10) over a build plane (6) between at least one stream intake (11) and at least one corresponding stream outlet (12), wherein the at least one stream intake (11) and/or the at least one stream outlet (12) are moveable relative to the build plane (6).
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US202001532A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US202001532A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-02 Application Number: 20/191,627 Filing Date: 2019-02-15 Inventor: Werner, Jürgen   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B33Y30/00 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 (4) which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam (9), which apparatus (1) comprises an irradiation device (6) adapted to generate the energy beam (9), wherein the irradiation device (6) comprises a beam guiding unit (8) that is adapted to guide the energy beam (9) in a build plane (5) in which build material (4) is applied, wherein the irradiation device (6) is adapted to generate at least one segmented track (11) comprising at least two first track segments (12) in which build material (4) is to be irradiated with the energy beam (9).
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US202031054A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US202031054A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-30 Application Number: 20/191,628 Filing Date: 2019-03-01 Inventor: Appel, Peter   Rommel, Daniel   PrÖbstle, Martin   StrÖßner, Johannes   Mahr, Jochen   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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EP3715095A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3715095A1 Publication Date: 2020-09-30 Application Number: 19165600.8 Filing Date: 2019-03-27 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Junge, Jens   Scherr, Maria Theresia   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: 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 (2, 2'), which apparatus (1) comprises a determination device (6) adapted to determine at least one parameter of the energy beam (2, 2') for a specific build material, wherein the determination device (6) comprises at least one determination base body (11) arrangeable or arranged in a beam guiding plane (7), in particular a build plane, wherein a tempering unit (15) is provided, in particular a cooling unit, adapted to temper the determination base body (11).
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US10828834B2
Plant for additively manufacturing of three-dimensional objects
Publication/Patent Number: US10828834B2 Publication Date: 2020-11-10 Application Number: 15/812,359 Filing Date: 2017-11-14 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Hetzel, Ralf   Stammberger, Jens   Zeulner, Fabian   Hofmann, Alexander   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/20 Abstract: A system (1) for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects, comprising one or more working stations (21), which are provided for performing at least one working process in the additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects, at least one freely positionable mobile storage unit (2) comprising a rack-like storage device (4) comprising at least one storage room (5) provided for storing at least one powder module (6), especially for the purpose of conveying the powder module (6) between different working stations (21) of the system (1), and at least one driverless, freely movable mobile conveying unit (3) comprising a receiving device (12) provided for receiving at least one mobile storage unit (2) for the purpose of conveying the storage unit (2) between different working stations (21) of the system (1).
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US10821666B2
System for additive production of three-dimensional objects
Publication/Patent Number: US10821666B2 Publication Date: 2020-11-03 Application Number: 15/847,288 Filing Date: 2017-12-19 Inventor: Hofmann, Alexander   Stammberger, Jens   Brückner, Patrick   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/245 Abstract: A system for additive production of three-dimensional objects, comprising at least one work station, which is designed to carry out at least one work process as part of the additive production of three-dimensional objects, comprising: at least one, particularly user-side, movable, particularly sliding, transport carriage, which comprises a frame structure, which comprises a receiving device, which comprises a receptacle chamber designed to receive a powder module within the frame structure, wherein the frame structure comprises at least two frame structure sections, wherein a first frame structure section is borne so as to be movable relative to a second frame structure section, particularly in a vertically aligned movement direction, wherein the transport carriage comprises at least one, particularly motorized lifting device, which is designed to generate a lifting force that moves the first frame structure section relative to the second frame structure section.
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US10722985B2
Method for assessing the structural quality of three-dimensional components
Publication/Patent Number: US10722985B2 Publication Date: 2020-07-28 Application Number: 14/764,497 Filing Date: 2014-01-29 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B33Y40/00 Abstract: A method for assessing the structural quality of three-dimensional components which are produced by laser sintering or laser melting. The component is produced by the successive solidification of individual layers of a construction material solidified by the action of radiation, by sintering or fusing the construction material. The fusion region is captured by a sensor device and sensor values for evaluating the quality of the component are derived therefrom. The sensor values with the co-ordinate values which localize the sensor values in the component are stored with a division of the calculated sensor values into values which are critical to the structural quality of the component and non-critical values to said quality and with a representation of those values critical to the structural quality of the component as to their distance from a reference point lying or arranged in the region of the surface.
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US10639881B2
Powder module for an apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects
Publication/Patent Number: US10639881B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-05 Application Number: 15/663,544 Filing Date: 2017-07-28 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Schödel, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/245 Abstract: The invention relates to a powder module (1) for an apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects, comprising: a powder chamber (2) limiting a powder room (3) that can be filled with powdered construction material, a carrying device (4) arranged in the powder room (3), limiting the powder room (3) at the bottom and movably supported relative to the powder chamber (2), and a drive device (5) for generating a force setting the carrying device (4) in motion relative to the powder chamber (2), wherein the drive device (5) comprises at least two separate adjustment units (6a, 6b), that especially are coupled for movement, with at least one, especially cylindrical, adjustment element (7a, 7b), wherein each adjustment element (7a, 7b) is movably supported relative to a respective housing element (8a, 8b) of the respective adjustment unit (6a, 6b) between a first end position and a second end position.
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US2020086556A1
DETERMINATION DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: US2020086556A1 Publication Date: 2020-03-19 Application Number: 16/291,106 Filing Date: 2019-03-04 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Junge, Jens   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Determination device for determining at least one parameter of an energy beam for an 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 beam, wherein at least a first and a second beam guiding element are adapted to guide the energy beam to a determination unit which is adapted to determine at least one parameter of the energy beam, wherein the determination unit is movable, in particular rotatable, into at least a first and a second determination position, wherein the determination unit is adapted to receive the energy beam from the first beam guiding element in the first determination position and to receive the energy beam from the second beam guiding element in the second determination position.
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US2020254521A1
METHOD FOR OPERATING AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020254521A1 Publication Date: 2020-08-13 Application Number: 16/294,922 Filing Date: 2019-03-07 Inventor: Vierling, Christoph   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B22F3/105 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 source, comprising the steps: Arranging at least one prefabricated product (12) in a build plane (11), Layerwise applying build material (3) in a manufacturing region (16) that is delimited by at least a first side (14) of the prefabricated product (12) or the build plane (11), particularly bottom sides, and at least one second side (15) of the prefabricated product (12), particularly a side wall of the prefabricated product (12) Selective consolidation of at least one consolidation zone in the manufacturing region (16) dependent on a geometry of an object (2) to be additively built on the prefabricated product (12) Repeating the layerwise application and consolidation until the object (2) is finished
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US2020223139A1
METHOD FOR OPERATING AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020223139A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-16 Application Number: 16/280,378 Filing Date: 2019-02-20 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Eichenberg, Boris   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/277 Abstract: Method for operating an apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2), wherein at least two coherent energy beams (7) are generated and combined into a combined energy beam (8) and at least one combined beam property of the combined energy beam (8) is adjusted via a modulation unit (5).
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US2020207014A1
DEVICE FOR THE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS FROM POWDERY BUILDING MATERIAL
Publication/Patent Number: US2020207014A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-02 Application Number: 16/816,729 Filing Date: 2020-03-12 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Methods of additively manufacturing a three-dimensional object include receiving manufacturing data from a memory chip physically associated with an exchangeable container configured for use with a system for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects, and controlling a first operation comprising an operation of an active element of the exchangeable container and/or a second operation comprising an operation of a transporting path configured to transport the exchangeable container within the system for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects, in which controlling the first operation and/or the second operation is based at least in part on an object to be and/or being additively manufactured using the exchangeable container.
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EP3597406A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3597406A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-22 Application Number: 18184301.2 Filing Date: 2018-07-18 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Dr., Eichenberg Boris   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/282 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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EP3685990A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3685990A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-29 Application Number: 19153369.4 Filing Date: 2019-01-23 Inventor: Hiemann, Denise   Hofmann, Alexander   Hetzel, Ralf   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source, comprising a dose module (5) and a build module (6) and an application unit (8), wherein the application unit (8) is adapted to convey build material (3) from a dose plane (10) provided by the dose module (5) to a build plane (11) of the build module (6), wherein at least one buffer module (15) is provided, wherein the application unit (8) is adapted to convey build material (3) from a buffer plane (17) to the build plane (11), which buffer plane (17) is provided by the buffer module (15) in an operational state of the apparatus (1) in which the dose module (5) is not available, in particular during an exchange of the dose module (5), wherein the buffer plane (17) is smaller than the dose plane (10).
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EP3608085A1
METHOD FOR OPERATING AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3608085A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-12 Application Number: 18188567.4 Filing Date: 2018-08-10 Inventor: Petratschek, André   Günther, Benjamin   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/386 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 (4), wherein at least one energy beam (4) is guided along at least one track segment (13, 16 - 18) in the build plane based on irradiation data generated based on a space-filling curve.
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EP3640011A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3640011A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-22 Application Number: 18201349.0 Filing Date: 2018-10-18 Inventor: Moritz, Bernhard   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/35 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by means of successive layerwise selective consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source (4), which apparatus (1) comprises a stream generating device (6) adapted to generate a gas stream (7) in a process chamber (8) of the apparatus (1) and an application device (18) comprising an application unit (19) with an application element (20) that is moveable across a build plane (14) of the apparatus (1) for applying build material (3) in the build plane (14), wherein the application device (18) comprises at least one stream guiding unit (22) that is adapted to guide the gas stream (7) along a streaming path (26).
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US202031055A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US202031055A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-30 Application Number: 20/191,628 Filing Date: 2019-02-28 Inventor: Schumann, Philipp   Pickl, Wolfgang   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: G06T7/00 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 determination device (7) is provided that comprises a first determination unit (8) and a second determination unit (9), wherein the first determination unit (8) is adapted to determine at least one first parameter of the object (2) during an additive manufacturing process and wherein the second determination unit (9) is adapted to determine at least one second parameter of the object (2) after the additive manufacturing process is finished, wherein the determination device (7) is adapted to compare the at least one first parameter and the at least one second parameter.
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