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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 j xfc rgen   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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US2020023466A1
METHOD FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: US2020023466A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-23 Application Number: 16/280,399 Filing Date: 2019-02-20 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B23K26/34 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), 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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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 j xfc rgen   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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US2020122272A1
METHOD FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: US2020122272A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-23 Application Number: 16/294,413 Filing Date: 2019-03-06 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B23K26/342 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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US2020031050A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2020031050A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-30 Application Number: 16/281,609 Filing Date: 2019-02-21 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   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 (6, 6′) generated via an irradiation device (4), wherein the irradiation device (4) comprises at least one beam guiding unit (7, 7′) that is adapted to guide the energy beam (6, 6′) across a build plane (9) in which build material (3) is applied to be irradiated, wherein the at least one beam guiding unit (7, 7′) is arranged behind a point of impact (20) of the energy beam (6, 6′) in the build plane (9), in particular all possible points of impact (20), with respect to a streaming direction (16) of the gas stream (13) streaming over the build plane (9).
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US10745027B2
Viewing system with field of vision superimposition depending on the driving situation
Publication/Patent Number: US10745027B2 Publication Date: 2020-08-18 Application Number: 16/038,972 Filing Date: 2018-07-18 Inventor: Lang werner j xfc rgen   Rebelein, Christian   Assignee: MEKRA LANG GMBH & CO. KG   IPC: B60W50/14 Abstract: A viewing system (100) for a vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C) having at least one capture unit (20A, 20B) adapted to capture at least one first near area (1, 2, 3, 4) around the vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C), at least one control unit (30) adapted to process the data captured by the capture unit (20A, 20B) and at least one reproduction unit (40A, 40B) adapted to show the near area (1, 2, 3, 4) visibly for a driver which steers the vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C). During driving maneuvers conditioned by the situation, in addition, at least one collision area (K1, K2) which comprises an area at risk of collision around the vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C) is shown on the reproduction unit (40A, 40B). The collision area (K1, K2) corresponds to an image section of a near area (1, 2, 3, 4) captured by the capture unit around the vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C).
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US2019308368A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019308368A1 Publication Date: 2019-10-10 Application Number: 16/274,689 Filing Date: 2019-02-13 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   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 a build material (3) which can be consolidated by means of an energy source (4), which apparatus (1) comprises an application unit (6) with at least one application element (7) adapted to apply build material (3) on a build plane (8), characterized in by a determination unit (12) that is adapted to determine contact information relating to a force acting on the at least one application element (7), preferably during an application process.
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US2019375162A1
METHOD FOR OPERATING AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019375162A1 Publication Date: 2019-12-12 Application Number: 16/277,977 Filing Date: 2019-02-15 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/393 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, wherein irradiation data define at least two regions (8, 9) of object data relating to a three-dimensional object (2), which regions (8, 9) are irradiated based on at least two different irradiation parameters.
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US2019375049A1
METHOD FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT
Publication/Patent Number: US2019375049A1 Publication Date: 2019-12-12 Application Number: 16/277,973 Filing Date: 2019-02-15 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B23K26/342 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 successive layerwise selective irradiation and consolidation of respective irradiation areas (IA) is performed on basis of at least one irradiation parameter set (IPS) resulting in a specific amount of energy input into the irradiation area (IA) of a respective build material layer (3).
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US2019375161A1
METHOD FOR OPERATING AN APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019375161A1 Publication Date: 2019-12-12 Application Number: 16/277,967 Filing Date: 2019-02-15 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/393 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 part of a first layer (7) is irradiated based on at least one first irradiation parameter and at least one part of a second layer (8) is irradiated based on at least one second irradiation parameter, wherein the at least one first irradiation parameter and the at least one second irradiation parameter are different for the at least two layers (7, 8).
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US2019358896A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019358896A1 Publication Date: 2019-11-28 Application Number: 16/276,592 Filing Date: 2019-02-14 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/129 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.
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US2019031206A1
Viewing System With Field Of Vision Superimposition Depending On The Driving Situation
Publication/Patent Number: US2019031206A1 Publication Date: 2019-01-31 Application Number: 16/038,972 Filing Date: 2018-07-18 Inventor: Lang werner j xfc rgen   Rebelein, Christian   Assignee: MEKRA LANG GMBH & CO. KG   IPC: B60W50/14 Abstract: A viewing system (100) for a vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C) having at least one capture unit (20A, 20B) adapted to capture at least one first near area (1, 2, 3, 4) around the vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C), at least one control unit (30) adapted to process the data captured by the capture unit (20A, 20B) and at least one reproduction unit (40A, 40B) adapted to show the near area (1, 2, 3, 4) visibly for a driver which steers the vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C). During driving maneuvers conditioned by the situation, in addition, at least one collision area (K1, K2) which comprises an area at risk of collision around the vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C) is shown on the reproduction unit (40A, 40B). The collision area (K1, K2) corresponds to an image section of a near area (1, 2, 3, 4) captured by the capture unit around the vehicle (10, 10A, 10B, 10C).
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US2019358905A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019358905A1 Publication Date: 2019-11-28 Application Number: 16/276,600 Filing Date: 2019-02-14 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   GÜnther, Benjamin   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/371 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).
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US2019337094A1
APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019337094A1 Publication Date: 2019-11-07 Application Number: 16/276,092 Filing Date: 2019-02-14 Inventor: Werner j xfc rgen   Beck, Moritz   Graf, Dominic   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B23K26/342 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 beam, comprising an irradiation device is adapted to generate the energy beam and guide the energy beam over a determination plane, in particular a build plane in which the build material is applied to be irradiated, wherein the irradiation device is adapted to generate at least one irradiation region, in particular a melt pool, in the determination plane, wherein a determination device is provided that is adapted to determine a focal position of the energy beam and/or a difference between a reference focal position and an actual focal position of the energy beam based on radiation that is emitted from at least one irradiation region.
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US10509207B2
Camera system for a vehicle, mirror replacement system comprising such camera system, and driver assistance system comprising such system
Publication/Patent Number: US10509207B2 Publication Date: 2019-12-17 Application Number: 15/957,673 Filing Date: 2018-04-19 Inventor: Lang werner j xfc rgen   Enz, Andreas   Redlingshöfer, Andreas   Assignee: MEKRA LANG GMBH & CO. KG   IPC: G02B13/00 Abstract: A camera system for a vehicle comprising a capturing unit which comprises an optical element and image sensor with surface, to capture a section of a vehicle environment. The optical element has a distortion curve r=f(α), wherein r is the distance between an object point displayed on the image sensor surface and the intersection point of the optical axis with the image sensor surface, and α is the angle between the optical axis of the optical element and the beam incident on the optical element from the object point. The distortion curve r=f(α) has, for rw=f (αw) within 0<r<rmax, a turning point αw; rw, for which r″=f″(αw)=d2r/dα2 (αw)=0 applies, wherein rmax is the distance r=f(αmax) on the image sensor surface from the optical axis to the most distant edge of the image sensor.
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US2019315053A1
METHOD FOR OPERATING AT LEAST ONE APPARATUS FOR ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019315053A1 Publication Date: 2019-10-17 Application Number: 16/275,262 Filing Date: 2019-02-13 Inventor: Voigt, Timo   Werner j xfc rgen   BrÜschke, Stefan   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/153 Abstract: Method for operating at least one 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 at least one energy beam (4), wherein the energy beam (4) can be guided along at least one defined beam path (9) arranged in a build plane (6) to irradiate build material (3), wherein dependent on at least one parameter relating to a length of the at least one defined beam path (9) and/or relating to a geometry of at least one region (10, 13) of at least one layer to be irradiated, the energy beam (4) is guided along the defined beam path (9) or along a substitute beam path (12).
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US2019034752A1
Indirect View System For a Vehicle
Publication/Patent Number: US2019034752A1 Publication Date: 2019-01-31 Application Number: 16/038,799 Filing Date: 2018-07-18 Inventor: Lang werner j xfc rgen   Enz, Andreas   Keller, Sebastian   RedlingshÖfer, Andreas   Assignee: MEKRA LANG GMBH & CO. KG   IPC: G06K9/46 Abstract: An indirect view system (100) for a vehicle is provided with at least a capture unit (10) adapted for capturing image data of at least one area of view around the vehicle, at least a control unit (20) which is adapted for processing the images captured by the capture unit, and at least one reproduction (30) which is adapted for reproducing the area of view. The view system has a first setting (1) for showing the area of view and at least a second setting (2) for showing the area of view. The first setting (1) uses predetermined image parameters, and the at least second setting (2) uses image parameters which are changed in view of the first setting (1). The first setting (1) and the at least second setting (2) are usable in an at least partial low light intensity vehicle environment.
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US2019039308A1
APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: US2019039308A1 Publication Date: 2019-02-07 Application Number: 16/054,635 Filing Date: 2018-08-03 Inventor: Bechmann, Florian   Bokkes, Tobias   Schumann, Philipp   Werner j xfc rgen   Ebert, Marie-christin   Popp, Alexandra   Assignee: CONCEPT LASER GMBH   IPC: B29C64/268 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 (4), wherein a detection device (13) is provided that is configured to detect splash particles (8-10) generated by at least partially evaporating build material (3) in a consolidation zone (7) in which the energy beam (4) irradiates the build material (3).
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US10140525B2
System and method for capturing a rear part of a vehicle
Publication/Patent Number: US10140525B2 Publication Date: 2018-11-27 Application Number: 15/349,173 Filing Date: 2016-11-11 Inventor: Lang werner j xfc rgen   Fellner, Johann   Assignee: MEKRA LANG GMBH & CO. KG   IPC: G06K9/00 Abstract: A system for a vehicle (13) having a driver's cabin (15) and a rearward extending portion (14) that is pivotable with respect to the driver's cabin (15), for capturing a rear part (17) of the rearward extending portion (14), the system having at least two wheel sensors (2, 3) located on opposite ends of an axis (18, 19) of the rearward extending portion (14), for acquiring information on a rotational movement of wheels attached to the ends of the axis (18, 19), and a control unit (4) connected with the wheel sensors (2, 3), which control unit determines the rear part (17) of the rearward extending portion (14) based on the acquired information on the rotational movement of the wheels.
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US2018307009A1
Camera System for a Vehicle, Mirror Replacement System Comprising Such Camera System, and Driver Assistance System Comprising Such System
Publication/Patent Number: US2018307009A1 Publication Date: 2018-10-25 Application Number: 15/957,673 Filing Date: 2018-04-19 Inventor: Lang werner j xfc rgen   Enz, Andreas   Redlingshöfer, Andreas   Assignee: MEKRA LANG GMBH & CO. KG   IPC: G02B13/00 Abstract: A camera system for a vehicle comprising a capturing unit which comprises an optical element and image sensor with surface, to capture a section of a vehicle environment. The optical element has a distortion curve r=f(α), wherein r is the distance between an object point displayed on the image sensor surface and the intersection point of the optical axis with the image sensor surface, and α is the angle between the optical axis of the optical element and the beam incident on the optical element from the object point. The distortion curve r=f(α) has, for rw=f (αw) within 0<r<rmax, a turning point αw; rw, for which r″=f″(αw)=d2r/dα2 (αw)=0 applies, wherein rmax is the distance r=f(αmax) on the image sensor surface from the optical axis to the most distant edge of the image sensor.
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