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US202047413A1
SEPARATING DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: US202047413A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-13 Application Number: 20/191,629 Filing Date: 2019-03-03 Inventor: Braunroth, Domenik   Beck, Moritz   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B33Y50/02 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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EP3702067A1
METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A WELDING WIRE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3702067A1 Publication Date: 2020-09-02 Application Number: 19159759.0 Filing Date: 2019-02-27 Inventor: Mahr, Jochen   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B22F3/105 Abstract: Method for manufacturing a welding wire, the welding wire (10) comprising a welding wire base body (11), comprising manufacturing at least one part of the welding wire base body (11), particularly the complete welding wire base body (11), via at least one additive manufacturing process.
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EP3736112A1
METHOD FOR DETERMINING AN OPERATIONAL PARAMETER FOR AN IMAGING DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3736112A1 Publication Date: 2020-11-11 Application Number: 19173374.0 Filing Date: 2019-05-08 Inventor: Klaußner, Tim   Wachter, Martin   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/393 Abstract: Method for determining an operational parameter for an imaging device (12) for imaging at least one part of a build plane (6), in particular for a determination device (11) for determining at least one parameter of an energy beam (5) for an apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2), comprising the steps - determining at least one spot parameter that relates to an extension of a spot (10, 10'), in particular a spot (10, 10') of an energy beam (5), in a determination plane - determining a difference between the determined spot parameter and a nominal spot parameter - determining an imaging parameter of the imaging device (12) based on the determined difference - adjusting the imaging parameter based on the determined difference.
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US10821545B2
Apparatus for manufacturing three-dimensional objects
Publication/Patent Number: US10821545B2 Publication Date: 2020-11-03 Application Number: 15/981,891 Filing Date: 2018-05-16 Inventor: Hofmann, Alexander   Stammberger, Jens   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B23K26/03 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing of 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 a direct measuring unit (4) is provided for determining a position and/or a travel distance of at least one moveable component (5) of the apparatus (1).
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US10821670B2
Method for additive manufacturing of a three-dimensional object
Publication/Patent Number: US10821670B2 Publication Date: 2020-11-03 Application Number: 15/812,963 Filing Date: 2017-11-14 Inventor: Döhler, Tim   Pontiller-schymura, Peter   Popp, Alexandra   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/20 Abstract: A method for additive manufacturing of a three-dimensional object (6) by successive, selective layer-by-layer solidification of layers of a construction material (9) by at least one energy beam, wherein the successive, selective solidification of the construction material (9) is carried out due to a data record describing the three-dimensional object to be additively manufactured (6), wherein construction material sections provided for sintering and/or melting on or melting through are heated in a temperature range lying below the solidification temperature of the construction material (9), wherein the heating of the construction material section(s) is carried out by at least one heating beam (17) either surrounding at least one main beam (18) provided for melting on or melting through in sections or going ahead or following the main beam (18), wherein the main beam (18) and the heating beam (17) are together guided synchronously along the surface of the construction material (9).
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US2020290284A1
DETERMINATION DEVICE FOR DETERMINING AT LEAST ONE PARAMETER OF A SURFACE
Publication/Patent Number: US2020290284A1 Publication Date: 2020-09-17 Application Number: 16/813,795 Filing Date: 2020-03-10 Inventor: Garber, Bertram   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/393 Abstract: An apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects may include a process chamber within which an additive manufacturing process is to be performed, and a determination device. The determination device may include a wave generator and a receiving unit. The wave generator may be configured to generate an acoustic wave and to cause the acoustic wave to propagate across a surface within the process chamber. The receiving unit may be configured to receive the acoustic wave after having propagated across the surface within the process chamber. The determination device may be configured to determine a wave parameter of the acoustic wave having been received and to determine a surface parameter of the surface within the process chamber based at least in part on the wave parameter.
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EP3708338A1
DETERMINATION DEVICE FOR DETERMINING AT LEAST ONE PARAMETER OF A SURFACE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3708338A1 Publication Date: 2020-09-16 Application Number: 19162198.6 Filing Date: 2019-03-12 Inventor: Gärber, Bertram   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Determination device (6) for determining at least one surface parameter of an 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, wherein the apparatus (1) comprises a chamber (5), in particular a process chamber in which the additive manufacturing process is performed, wherein the determination device (6) comprises at least one wave generator (7) adapted to generate at least one wave (8), in particular an acoustic wave, and guide the wave (8) across at least one surface (9) delimiting the chamber (5) and/or across at least one surface (9) of a component of the apparatus (1), wherein the determination device (6) is adapted to determine at least one surface parameter of the surface (9) based on at least one determined wave parameter of the wave (8, 8').
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US2020307103A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020307103A1 Publication Date: 2020-10-01 Application Number: 16/832,331 Filing Date: 2020-03-27 Inventor: Junge, Jens   Scherr, Mariatheresia   Hunze, Stephan   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/393 Abstract: An apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects formed of selective consolidation of layers of a build material is provided. The apparatus may include a determination device configured to determine at least one parameter of the energy beam, wherein the determination device comprises at least one determination base body arranged in a beam guiding plane, wherein at least one surface parameter of a surface of the determination base body is defined dependent on a surface parameter of a specific build material arranged in a build plane in an additive manufacturing process performed on the apparatus. Determination devices and methods are also generally provided for determining at least one parameter of an energy beam of an apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects.
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US2020156319A1
IRRADIATION DEVICE FOR AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020156319A1 Publication Date: 2020-05-21 Application Number: 16/293,611 Filing Date: 2019-03-05 Inventor: DÖhler, Tim   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/35 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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US2020230882A1
SIEVING UNIT FOR SIEVING BUILD MATERIAL
Publication/Patent Number: US2020230882A1 Publication Date: 2020-07-23 Application Number: 16/294,908 Filing Date: 2019-03-06 Inventor: Eideloth, Dominik   Diller, Christian   GrÜbert, Fabian   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/314 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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US2020001532A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020001532A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-02 Application Number: 16/278,048 Filing Date: 2019-02-15 Inventor: Werner, Jürgen   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 (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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US2020055253A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020055253A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-20 Application Number: 16/290,958 Filing Date: 2019-03-03 Inventor: Knorr, Florian   Tietjen, Christoph   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/393 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 at least one energy beam (4), wherein an irradiation device (2) is adapted to generate and guide the energy beam (4) to at least one position of a build plane (6), wherein a determination unit (7) is adapted to determine at least one parameter of radiation propagating in a process chamber (8) of the apparatus (1), wherein a calibration element (9) is arrangeable or arranged in the process chamber (8), wherein the calibration element (9) comprises at least one calibration section (11-19) that is adapted to emit measurement radiation (20) upon irradiation with the or an energy beam (4) and in that the determination unit (7) is adapted to detect the measurement radiation (20), wherein a control unit (21) is adapted to calibrate the irradiation device (2) dependent on the detection of the measurement radiation (20) emitted by the at least one calibration section (11-19).
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EP3650221A1
PLANT FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: EP3650221A1 Publication Date: 2020-05-13 Application Number: 18205552.5 Filing Date: 2018-11-10 Inventor: Kremer, Viktor   Krausser, Benjamin   Hetzel, Ralf   Schmidbauer, Christoph   Wohlfarth, Dagmar   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B33Y40/00 Abstract: Plant (1) for additively manufacturing at least one three-dimensional object, comprising a at least one item transfer device (6) being configured to transfer an item (9) from a first item position and/or a first item orientation to a second item position and/or a second item orientation, wherein the at least one item transfer device (6) comprises at least one item transfer element (7) comprising a plurality of item transfer element members (8) being interconnected with each other via hinged connections.
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EP3627118A1
DETERMINATION DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3627118A1 Publication Date: 2020-03-25 Application Number: 18195516.2 Filing Date: 2018-09-19 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Junge, Jens   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: G01J1/04 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 at least a first and a second beam guiding element (12, 14) are 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) 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) from the first beam guiding element (12, 14) in the first determination position and to receive the energy beam (5) from the second beam guiding element (12, 14) in the second determination position.
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EP3636415A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3636415A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-15 Application Number: 18200248.5 Filing Date: 2018-10-12 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Junge, Jens   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 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 an optical unit (10) with at least one optical surface (9) arranged in a process chamber (6) of the apparatus (1), wherein the apparatus (1) comprises at least one determination device (12) with at least one light source (13) and at least one determination unit (14) adapted to determine at least one radiation parameter of radiation (15) emitted from the light source (13) and reflected at the optical surface (9) of the optical unit (10), wherein the determination device (12) is adapted to determine at least one condition information of the optical unit (10) based on the determined radiation parameter.
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EP3608084A1
SEPARATING DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3608084A1 Publication Date: 2020-02-12 Application Number: 18188069.1 Filing Date: 2018-08-08 Inventor: Braunroth, Domenik   Beck, Moritz   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/20 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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US2020316855A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: US2020316855A1 Publication Date: 2020-10-08 Application Number: 16/832,407 Filing Date: 2020-03-27 Inventor: Braunroth, Domenik   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: An apparatus for additively manufacturing a three-dimensional object formed by successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of build material layers by at least one energy beam in a build area of the apparatus is provided, along with methods thereof. The apparatus may comprise a first build material supply device configured to supply an amount of build material to a first build material application device; wherein the first build material application device is configured to apply an amount of build material in the build area of the apparatus; and a second build material supply device configured to supply an amount of build material to a second build material application device, wherein the second build material application device is configured to apply an amount of build material to the supply area of the first build material supply device.
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US202023467A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US202023467A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-23 Application Number: 20/191,627 Filing Date: 2019-02-19 Inventor: Eichenberg, Boris   Hunze, Stephan   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 (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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US10836109B2
Apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects
Publication/Patent Number: US10836109B2 Publication Date: 2020-11-17 Application Number: 16/056,162 Filing Date: 2018-08-06 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Bokkes, Tobias   Schumann, Philipp   Popp, Alexandra   Ebert, Marie-christin   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/393 Abstract: Apparatus (1) for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects (2) by successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of layers of a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy beam (4), the apparatus comprising: a first detection device (15) adapted to detect at least one first process parameter (P1), particularly during operation of the apparatus (1), and to generate a first data set (DS1) comprising information relating to the detected first process parameter (P1); at least one second detection device (16) adapted to detect at least one second process parameter (P2), particularly during operation of the apparatus (1), and to generate at least one second data set (DS2) comprising information relating to the detected second process parameter (P2); a data processing device (18) adapted to link the first data set (DS1) with the at least one second data set (DS1).
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US2020023467A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020023467A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-23 Application Number: 16/278,983 Filing Date: 2019-02-19 Inventor: Hunze, Stephan   Eichenberg, Boris   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B23K26/342 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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