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EP3311983B1
APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3311983B1 Publication Date: 2021-02-17 Application Number: 17174401.4 Filing Date: 2017-06-02 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Pontiller-schymura, Peter   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153
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US10919226B2
Powder module for an apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects
Publication/Patent Number: US10919226B2 Publication Date: 2021-02-16 Application Number: 16/863,424 Filing Date: 2020-04-30 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Schödel, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/255 Abstract: A powder module for an apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects may include a powder chamber defining a powder room configured to receive a powdered construction material, a support structure configured to support the powder chamber, a carrying device disposed within the powder room and defining a bottom portion of the powder room, the carrying device being movably supported relative to the powder chamber, and a drive device configured to move the carrying device relative to the powder chamber. A maximum traveling distance of the carrying device may be from 800 millimeters to 2,000 millimeters. An apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects may include an aforementioned powder module.
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EP3778198A1
DEVICE FOR MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3778198A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-17 Application Number: 20199368.0 Filing Date: 2016-11-24 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Herzog, Frank   Zeulner, Fabian   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B29C67/00 Abstract: Die Erfindung betrifft eine Vorrichtung 1 zur Herstellung dreidimensionaler Objekte 2 durch sukzessives Verfestigen von Schichten eines pulverförmigen, mittels Strahlung, insbesondere elektromagnetischer Strahlung oder Teilchenstrahlung verfestigbaren Aufbaumaterials 3 an den dem jeweiligen Querschnitt des Objektes entsprechenden Stellen, insbesondere SLM- oder SLS-Vorrichtung, mit einem Gehäuse 7, in welchem eine Prozesskammer 8 und wenigstens eine Baukammer 5, 6 angeordnet sind, mit einer Tragevorrichtung 9 zum Tragen des Objektes 2 innerhalb der Baukammer 5, 6, einer Dosierkammer 4 zum Bevorraten des Aufbaumaterials 3, einer Beschichtungsvorrichtung 10 zum Aufbringen des Aufbaumaterials 3 und einer Bestrahlungsvorrichtung 11 zum Bestrahlen der aufgetragenen Schichten des Aufbaumaterials 3, wobei die Beschichtungsvorrichtung 10 wenigstens über der Baukammer 5, 6 hin und her verfahrbar gelagert ist, wozu die Beschichtungsvorrichtung 10 wenigstens einseitig in einer Führungseinrichtung gelagert ist, wobei die genannte und/oder eine weitere Führungsvorrichtung für weitere innerhalb der Prozesskammer 8 verfahrbare Elemente als im Deckenbereich 14 der Prozesskammer 8 angeordnete, insbesondere hängende Gantry 15, 25 ausgebildet ist.
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US2021046547A1
POWDER MODULE FOR AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: US2021046547A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-18 Application Number: 17/078,358 Filing Date: 2020-10-23 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Schödel, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B22F3/105 Abstract: A powder module for an apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects, comprising a powder chamber limiting a powder room that can be filled with powdered construction material and a carrying device arranged in the powder room and limiting the powder room at the bottom, wherein between at least one powder chamber wall limiting the powder room and the carrying device a gap extending at least partially along the powder chamber wall limiting the powder room is formed, through which powdered construction material from the powder room can enter a powder module section lying below the carrying device, wherein the gap opens out into a receiving section of a receiving element arranged or formed on the powder chamber, wherein the receiving section is formed as or comprises an especially ring-shaped circumferential flow channel structure provided for receiving construction material from the gap.
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US2021053288A1
PLANT FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2021053288A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-25 Application Number: 17/091,857 Filing Date: 2020-11-06 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Hetzel, Ralf   Stammberger, Jens   Zeulner, Fabian   Hofmann, Alexander   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/255 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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US2021016513A1
Apparatus For Additively Manufacturing Three-Dimensional Objects
Publication/Patent Number: US2021016513A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-21 Application Number: 17/063,944 Filing Date: 2020-10-06 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Bokkes, Tobias   Schumann, Philipp   Popp, Alexandra   Ebert, Marie-christin   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/393 Abstract: An apparatus for additively manufacturing three-dimensional objects may include a first detection device configured to detect a first process parameter during operation of the apparatus, and to generate a first data set comprising information relating to the first process parameter, a second detection device configured to detect a second process parameter during operation of the apparatus, and to generate a second data set comprising information relating to the second process parameter; and a data processing device configured to determine a mutual dependency between the first process parameter and the second process parameter based at least in part on the first data set and the second data set. The mutual dependency may include a possible influence or a real influence of the first process parameter on the second process parameter. The first process parameter may include a chemical parameter and/or a physical parameter of an atmosphere within a process chamber of the apparatus. The second process parameter may include a chemical parameter, a geometrical parameter, and/or a physical parameter of build material during operation of the apparatus.
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US2020254748A1
POWDER MODULE FOR AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020254748A1 Publication Date: 2020-08-13 Application Number: 16/863,424 Filing Date: 2020-04-30 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Schödel, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B33Y50/02 Abstract: A powder module for an apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects may include a powder chamber defining a powder room configured to receive a powdered construction material, a support structure configured to support the powder chamber, a carrying device disposed within the powder room and defining a bottom portion of the powder room, the carrying device being movably supported relative to the powder chamber, and a drive device configured to move the carrying device relative to the powder chamber. A maximum traveling distance of the carrying device may be from 800 millimeters to 2,000 millimeters. An apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects may include an aforementioned powder module.
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US10821515B2
Powder module for an apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects
Publication/Patent Number: US10821515B2 Publication Date: 2020-11-03 Application Number: 15/663,703 Filing Date: 2017-07-28 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Schödel, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/245 Abstract: A powder module for an apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional objects, comprising a powder chamber limiting a powder room that can be filled with powdered construction material and a carrying device arranged in the powder room and limiting the powder room at the bottom, wherein between at least one powder chamber wall limiting the powder room and the carrying device a gap extending at least partially along the powder chamber wall limiting the powder room is formed, through which powdered construction material from the powder room can enter a powder module section lying below the carrying device, wherein the gap opens out into a receiving section of a receiving element arranged or formed on the powder chamber, wherein the receiving section is formed as or comprises an especially ring-shaped circumferential flow channel structure provided for receiving construction material from the gap.
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EP3643434A1
UNPACKING STATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3643434A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-29 Application Number: 19216946.4 Filing Date: 2017-08-15 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Zeulner, Fabian   Stammberger, Jens   Hetzel, Ralf   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B22F3/105 Abstract: Auspackstation (1) für eine Anlage zur additiven Herstellung dreidimensionaler Objekte (2), umfassend wenigstens eine Auspackeinrichtung (4) zum Auspacken eines additiv hergestellten dreidimensionalen Objekts (2) aus dem dieses nach Beendigung eines additiven Bauvorgangs umgebenden nicht verfestigten Baumaterial (3).
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EP3587111A1
POWDER CHAMBER TABLE ASSEMBLY
Title (English): Power Chamber Schedule Set
Publication/Patent Number: EP3587111A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-01 Application Number: 19183955.4 Filing Date: 2017-05-24 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Schödel, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B33Y30/00 Abstract: Pulverkammertischanordnung (1) für ein Pulvermodul, insbesondere ein Baumodul, einer Vorrichtung zur additiven Herstellung dreidimensionaler Objekte, umfassend wenigstens zwei gegeneinander, insbesondere im Hinblick auf das Eindringen von pulverförmigem Baumaterial, abzudichtende Bauteile oder Bauteilgruppen, wobei die wenigstens zwei Bauteile oder Bauteilgruppen durch wenigstens ein Dichtelement (9) gegeneinander abgedichtet sind.
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EP3722077A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3722077A1 Publication Date: 2020-10-14 Application Number: 20178609.2 Filing Date: 2017-06-02 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Pontiller-schymura, Peter   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Vorrichtung (1) zur additiven Herstellung dreidimensionaler Objekte (2) durch sukzessive schichtweise selektive Belichtung und damit einhergehende Verfestigung von Baumaterialschichten aus einem vermittels eines Energiestrahls verfestigbaren Baumaterial (3), umfassend wenigstens eine Temperiereinrichtung (11), welche zur zumindest abschnittsweisen Temperierung einer in einer Bauebene ausgebildeten Baumaterialschicht eingerichtet ist, wobei die Temperiereinrichtung (11) Temperierdioden umfasst.
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EP3698890A1
ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR AT LEAST PARTIALLY INERTING A GAS STREAM THROUGH AT LEAST ONE SEPARATION DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3698890A1 Publication Date: 2020-08-26 Application Number: 20159993.3 Filing Date: 2017-05-24 Inventor: Herzog, Frank Carsten   Bechmann, Florian   Döhler, Tim   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B08B15/00 Abstract: Anordnung (17) und Verfahren zum zumindest teilweisen Inertisieren eines Gasstroms (7) durch wenigstens eine Abtrennvorrichtung (1), die zur Abtrennung von partikulären Baumaterialbestandteilen aus dem Gasstrom (7) vorgesehen ist, der partikuläres Baumaterial enthält, das bei der additiven Herstellung von dreidimensionalen Objekten (4) durch sukzessives selektives Belichten und somit Verfestigen einzelner Baumaterialschichten eines Baumaterials (5) prozessbedingt entsteht, das mittels eines Energiestrahls (6) verfestigt werden kann, und/oder die wenigstens eine Abtrennvorrichtung (1), die zur Reduzierung eines Feuchtigkeitsgehalts des Gasstroms (7) vorgesehen ist, wobei wenigstens eine erste Abtrennvorrichtung (1a) vorgesehen ist die eine erste Gehäusestruktur (8), wenigstens eine erste Filtereinrichtung und wenigstens eine erste Trocknungseinrichtung (14), umfasst; und wenigstens eine zweite Abtrennvorrichtung (1b) vorgesehen ist, die wenigstens ein zweites Trocknungselement (15) umfasst.
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EP3287279B1
SYSTEM FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3287279B1 Publication Date: 2020-07-01 Application Number: 17172836.3 Filing Date: 2017-05-24 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Dr., Bechmann Florian   Schumann, Philipp   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B33Y30/00
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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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EP3275629B1
POWDER MODULE FOR AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3275629B1 Publication Date: 2020-07-01 Application Number: 17172781.1 Filing Date: 2017-05-24 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   SchÖdel, Frank   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B29C64/245
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EP3393756B1
DEVICE FOR PRODUCING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3393756B1 Publication Date: 2020-11-11 Application Number: 16801209.4 Filing Date: 2016-11-24 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Herzog, Frank   Zeulner, Fabian   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B29C67/00
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EP3439854B1
METHOD FOR CALIBRATING AT LEAST ONE SCANNING SYSTEM OF AN SLS OR SLM INSTALLATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3439854B1 Publication Date: 2020-08-05 Application Number: 17703945.0 Filing Date: 2017-02-02 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Zeulner, Fabian   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B29C64/153
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US10780522B2
Method for automatable or automated determination of the focal position of a laser beam generated by an exposure device
Publication/Patent Number: US10780522B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-22 Application Number: 15/809,883 Filing Date: 2017-11-10 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Stark, Markus   Zeulner, Fabian   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B23K26/03 Abstract: A method for automatable or automated determination of the focal position of a laser beam (2) including the following steps: —arranging a substrate (10) in a first exposure position (z1), and exposing the substrate (10) with at least one exposure vector (13) in the first exposure position (z1), —moving the substrate (10) into several other exposure positions, in which the substrate (10) is respectively arranged in another certain z-axis position (zn) relative to the reference point (11), and respectively exposing the substrate (10) with at least one exposure vector (13) in the respective other exposure positions (zn), —optically evaluating the exposure pattern (12) by detecting different contrast sections in the exposure pattern (12) that can be optically detected, —determining the focal position of the laser beam (2) based on the detected optical contrast sections.
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US10730234B2
Apparatus for additively manufacturing of three-dimensional components
Publication/Patent Number: US10730234B2 Publication Date: 2020-08-04 Application Number: 15/703,610 Filing Date: 2017-09-13 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Pontiller-schymura, Peter   Assignee: Concept Laser GmbH   IPC: B29C64/357 Abstract: An apparatus for additive manufacturing of three-dimensional components by successive, selective layer-by-layer exposure. Solidifying construction material layers of a construction material can be solidified by means of an energy beam in a process chamber, wherein the process chamber can be flown through or is flown through by an, especially inert, gas flow generated by a flow generation device, wherein with the gas flow and construction material particles resulting a particle mixture can be formed or is formed, wherein the particle mixture includes at least three construction material fractions differing in at least one construction material particle parameter, especially particle size and/or particle density, comprising a separation device, which is provided for separating the respective construction material particle fractions from the particle mixture by means of visual inspection, wherein the separation device comprises at least three separation sections each serving the separation of a certain construction material particle fraction.
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EP3245043B1
DEVICE FOR THE ADDITIVE PRODUCTION OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL COMPONENTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3245043B1 Publication Date: 2020-06-10 Application Number: 16700695.6 Filing Date: 2016-01-12 Inventor: Herzog, Frank   Bechmann, Florian   Bakkes, Tobias   Zeulner, Fabian   Assignee: CL Schutzrechtsverwaltungs GmbH   IPC: B29C67/00
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