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Carrying out remote controlled underwater works

An unmanned underwater vehicle may comprise a remotely operated underwater vehicle and an autonomously operating underwater vehicle. The unmanned underwater vehicle may also comprise a first connection to the remotely operated underwater vehicle. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Roller for deflecting or guiding a metal strip to be coated in a metal melt bath

A roller may be used to deflect or guide a metal strip to be coated in a metal melt bath. The roller may comprise a steel roller shell and steel bearing journals that are connected to the roller shell and arranged coaxially to each other for a rotary supporting of the roller. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Safety device of a lift system

A safety device of a lift system may include a car comprising an evaluation device and a measuring device. Conditions where departure from a door zone with an open car door or where impermissible accelerations/speeds are reached within the door zone are identifiable by way of the evaluation device and output signals from the measuring device. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Method for producing a material composite in a rolling system and use of the rolling system

A process may be used to produce a composite material in a rolling plant. The process may involve providing a first workpiece and a second workpiece, which workpieces are configured in the form of a temporary composite. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Method of inspecting a steel strip

In a method of inspecting a steel strip, at least one surface of the steel strip is illuminated and scanned by at least one camera so as to generate an image record that defines a two-dimensional image of the scanned surface. The image record is sent to an image processing unit, with the image processing unit subjecting the image record to the detection of defects and, upon detection of a surface defect, classifying the detected surface defect. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Device and method for improved extraction of metal vapor

A device minimizes or eliminates surface flaws caused by metal dust on a metal strip to be coated in a continuous hot-dip coating process, where at least some segments of the metal strip to be coated are conveyed through the device in an axial direction. The device may comprise a blowing/sucking unit with blow-in openings for applying protective gas to the metal strip, which blow-in openings are positionable on first and second sides of the metal strip. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Step chain for escalators, and person conveyor device having a step chain of this type

A step chain for driving steps of an escalator may include link plates, chain pins, chain bushes, and buffer rollers that are connected to one another to form chain links, which can be moved in relation to one another. The step chain may also include running rollers disposed outside the chain links. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Steering column having an electro-mechanical fixing device

An adjustable steering column may include a casing tube that rotatably supports a steering spindle, a holding part that has two lateral cheeks between which the casing tube is positioned, and an electromechanical fixing device. In a release position of the fixing device, the casing tube may be adjustable relative to the holding part. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Modified propane dehydrogenation system and method for producing one or more chemical products from propane

Disclosed is a modified propene dehydrogenation (pdh) system and method for producing one or more chemical products from propane as the sole feed stock. The modified pdh system includes a reactor for converting propane into a stream of propene, hydrogen, and waste gas. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Multi-wedge end termination for an elevator system

An end termination for an elevator system including at least two opposing outer plates connected to one another, at least two opposing guiding elements held between the outer plates, and at least two opposing wedges extending between the guiding elements and configured to clamp an elevator belt therebetween. Upon application of a belt pull force to the elevator belt, the wedges are deformed towards one another to increase a clamping force on the elevator belt.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Compact motor arrangement with integrated brakes and shaft bearings

A motor for use with an elevator system may include a housing, a motor shaft surrounded by the housing and having at least a first end extending outward from the housing, a motor body arranged around a central portion of the motor shaft and positioned within the housing, at least one sheave positioned at the first end of the motor shaft and rotatable with the motor shaft, and a braking system positioned at a first end of the housing. The braking system may include a brake rotor connected to and rotatable with the motor shaft and closing an axial opening at the first end of the housing, a brake shoe positioned at the first end of the housing, and a brake actuator configured to selectively move the brake shoe between a brake position in which the brake shoe is in contact with the brake rotor to resist rotation of the motor shaft and a rotation position in which the brake shoe is free from contact with the brake rotor.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Controllable shock absorber

A controllable shock absorber may include a cylinder tube with hydraulic fluid, a movable piston that divides the cylinder tube into two working spaces, and a piston rod connected to the piston. Two fluid leadthroughs in the piston may connect the two working spaces. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Vehicle steering system with steer-by-wire system and mechanical fallback system

A motor vehicle steering system with steer-by-wire functionality may include an upper steering shaft that is mounted in a steering column and can be connected to a steering wheel in a rotationally fixed manner, a lower steering shaft that is connected to a steering gear for pivoting at least one steerable wheel, a manual torque adjuster that is connected to the upper steering shaft, an actuating drive that is connected to the lower steering shaft, and a coupling that in a closed state couples the steering wheel and the steering gear in a rotationally fixed manner. The actuating drive may be disposed on the steering column.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

Recirculation fuel cell

A recirculation fuel cell device, which can be utilized on a submarine, may include a fuel cell with an anode side and a cathode side, wherein both the anode and cathode sides have input and output sides. The device may include a first inlet for oxygen and a second inlet for hydrogen. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/31/18 / #20180147937

Hollow shaft arrangement

A hollow shaft arrangement may include a hollow shaft, such as a rotor shaft of an electric motor, for example, through which a fluid can pass for cooling purposes. Surface-enlarging cooling structures for transferring thermal energy from the hollow shaft to the fluid may be arranged in an inner space of the hollow shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/24/18 / #20180142582

Camshaft module

A camshaft module may include a module body in which at least one camshaft for controlling valves for a charge cycle of an internal combustion engine is accommodated. The camshaft may comprise a support shaft and sliding cam pieces that are accommodated on the support shaft so as to be displaceable in an axial direction of the support shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/17/18 / #20180134316

Chassis component, method for producing same, and use

A chassis component may include at least one first component part made from a structure-borne soundproofing composite material with a first metal layer, at least one second metal layer, and at least one damping layer. The damping layer may be positioned partly or entirely across a surface between the metal layers. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/17/18 / #20180134008

Semi-finished product and use thereof

A strip-shaped, plate-shaped, or sheet-shaped semi-finished product may include a particle-reinforced steel material. The particle-reinforced steel material may be connected integrally and over an entire surface area on one or both sides to at least one layer comprised of a non-particle-reinforced metal material. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/10/18 / #20180129238

Reversible current mirror and its use in bidirectional communication

A current mirror arrangement for duplex bidirectional communication between two circuit units may include in each circuit unit two identical transistors with their bases (36, 37) connected together and their bases and their collectors connected to each other respectively. Further, each of the connections between the bases and the collectors may be formed via a mosfet. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/10/18 / #20180128314

Radial-axial magnetic bearing having an integrated back-up bearing and method for operating the magnetic bearing

A magnetic bearing may include an inner ring and an outer ring arranged concentrically. The inner ring and the outer ring may be mounted rotatably relative to each other by way of axial and radial magnets. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/10/18 / #20180127023

Electromechanical power steering system

An electromechanical power steering system for a vehicle may include an electric motor having a stator fitted with at least two electrical winding sets and having a rotor fitted with permanent magnets. The electric motor may exert a steering movement introduced by a driver on the vehicle. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/10/18 / #20180127022

Electric power steering system with ripple compensation

An electric power steering apparatus may be employed to assist steering of a motor vehicle by conferring torque generated by an electric motor to a steering mechanism. The apparatus may include a steering controller that receives signals representative of vehicle velocity and torque applied to a steering wheel and a rotor position signal to derive a target motor torque, a motor controller that receives the target motor torque from the steering controller and transfers the target motor torque into target voltages expressed in a coordinate system fixed to a stator, and an inverter that transforms the target voltages into motor currents. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/10/18 / #20180126716

Production of composite material by means of plasma coating

A process may be employed to produce a composite material having at least one metallic substrate and at least one polymer layer. The process may comprise applying an adhesion promoter layer across a surface of the metallic substrate and/or the polymer layer by means of plasma coating by a plasma coating system. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/03/18 / #20180118882

Method for crystallization and separation of low-molecular components from a granulate of a crystallizable thermoplastic material and device therefor

A method may facilitate the crystallization of granules of a crystallizable thermoplastic material in conjunction with removal of low molecular mass components contained in the thermoplastic material. The crystallizable thermoplastic material may have a crystalline melting temperature of at least 130° c. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/03/18 / #20180117555

Granulating ammonium sulfate

A device for producing granules that include ammonium sulfate may include a mixing device, an atomizing device and a fluidized bed. The mixing device may be utilized to produce a composition comprising ammonium sulfate and aluminum sulfate. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/19/18 / #20180105419

Process and plant for preparing nitric acid

A process for preparing nitric acid may involve vaporizing ammonia in at least one first ammonia vaporizer to produce an ammonia gas, oxidizing this ammonia gas to nitrogen dioxide in a plant section of a nitric acid plant, and absorbing the nitrogen dioxide in water to produce nitric acid. A residual gas containing nitrous gases may be taken off from the plant section of the nitric acid plant and conveyed to a residual-gas cleaning apparatus. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/05/18 / #20180094691

Vibration damper for a motor vehicle and a method for producing a press fit between a damper inner tube and at least one separating plate

A vibration damper for a motor vehicle may comprise a damper outer tube, a damper inner tube having a lateral surface of the damper inner tube and arranged coaxially in the damper outer tube, a separating plate arranged coaxially in a region of the lateral surface of the damper inner tube, and a sealing element arranged coaxially circumferentially on the damper inner tube on the separating plate. In a region of the separating plate arranged coaxially on the lateral surface of the damper inner tube, a groove for the separating plate may be formed on the lateral surface of the damper inner tube. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/05/18 / #20180093697

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column may comprise an adjusting unit that holds a steering spindle rotatably mounted about a longitudinal axis, a holding unit that receives the adjusting unit, a clamping device that locks the adjusting unit relative to the holding unit in a fixing position and permits adjustment in an unlocked position, and an energy absorption element attached to the adjusting unit and extending through an opening of a wedging housing parallel to the longitudinal axis. The energy absorption element is longitudinally movable in the opening in the unlocked position and lockable within the opening in the fixing position. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/29/18 / #20180087644

Camshaft segment with camshaft bearing

A camshaft segment may include a camshaft having a shaft element and a cam element, as well as a camshaft bearing for mounting the camshaft at least in a radial or axial direction. The camshaft bearing may have an oil transfer element for transferring an oil medium to the camshaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/22/18 / #20180079624

Guide rail for an elevator system

A guide rail for an elevator system may comprise at least two rail elements that together form a guide rail portion having a functional running track that extends in a travel direction. Each of the rail elements may be connected to a shaft wall of the elevator system. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/22/18 / #20180079623

Brake device for a car of an elevator system

A brake device can brake a car of an elevator system in which the car is horizontally displaceable along a horizontal guide rail. The brake device is designed to brake a horizontal movement of the car in a first movement direction. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/22/18 / #20180078942

Vertical roll mill

A vertical roll mill may include a grinding plate, a grinding roll, a nozzle ring that horizontally surrounds the grinding plate, an air feed apparatus disposed under the nozzle ring, a discharge element disposed below or in a region of the air feed apparatus, and a bypass apparatus disposed in the nozzle ring. The bypass apparatus may form a connection between the nozzle ring and the discharge element. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/15/18 / #20180071893

Device and method for cutting a good to be cut by means of a fluid

A device for cutting a cuttable material with the aid of a fluid, in particular for water-jet cutting, may include a pressure-generating unit and an outlet nozzle that is fluidically connected to the pressure-generating unit via a fluid line. The pressure-generating unit may pressurize the fluid in the fluid line. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/01/18 / #20180056747

Bearing element and method for producing a stabilizer of a vehicle

A bearing element for receiving a stabilizer on a vehicle may include a first elastomer body and a second elastomer body that are of half-shell-shaped design and that are arranged on one another so as to form a receiving passage. The receiving passage may receive a stabilizer rod of the stabilizer. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/22/18 / #20180050719

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column may include a steering spindle mounted rotatably about its longitudinal axis in an inner casing tube. An outer casing unit in which the inner casing tube is held may be directly or indirectly connectable to a body of a motor vehicle. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/22/18 / #20180050718

Adjustable steering column having improved rigidity

A steering column arrangement for a motor vehicle may include a guide part for rotatably mounting a steering shaft about a longitudinal axis, a guide box that is mountable on the motor vehicle and in which the guide part is arranged displaceably along the longitudinal axis, and a clamping system that is for locking the guide part in the guide box and that is switchable between a locked state where the guide part is secured relative to the guide box and a released state where the guide part is displaceable relative to the guide box in a direction of the longitudinal axis, and first and second contact surfaces disposed between the guide box and the guide part. In the released state the first contact surface is in first frictional contact with a surface of the guide part that opposes a displacement of the guide part along the longitudinal axis relative to the guide box. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/22/18 / #20180050531

Method for producing a metal composite material with an embedded functional structure and corresponding metal composite material

A method for producing a metal composite material with an embedded functional structure, in which a build-up of layers comprising a number of layers that are arranged one on top of the other in the vertical direction is produced and pressed, may involve producing the build-up of layers by providing a lower layer comprising a metal substrate, arranging at least in certain portions over the lower layer in a vertical direction an intermediate layer that is in contact with the lower layer, and arranging one or more functional structures respectively in a portion of the build-up of layers. To reduce the risk of increased degradation, before the pressing, the build-up of layers may have the same thickness in the respective portion with the functional structure as in the remaining build-up of layers. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/08/18 / #20180038442

Vibration damper with a traction stop

A vibration damper for a vehicle chassis may comprise a damper tube, a piston rod that is movable in an oscillating manner in an axial direction in the damper tube, a working piston disposed on the piston rod, and a closure package that closes the damper tube and through which the piston rod is guided. A spring element that is disposed in a region between the working piston and the closure package may comprise an annular basic body that surrounds the piston rod to form an annular chamber, an upper side facing the closure package, and a lower side facing the working piston. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/08/18 / #20180038441

Regulable vibration damper

A regulable vibration damper may comprise a cylinder barrel that contains hydraulic fluid in a sealed manner, a piston that can be moved axially within the cylinder barrel along a cylinder barrel axis and that subdivides the cylinder barrel into two working chambers, a piston rod that is oriented parallel to the cylinder barrel axis and is connected to the piston, a valve assembly arranged at a fluid feed through to damp piston movement in an actuating direction, and a bypass duct between the two working chambers. The bypass duct may comprise a first throughflow cross section for a first throughflow direction, wherein the first throughflow cross section differs from a second throughflow cross section for a second throughflow direction. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037439

Roller guide for a car of an elevator system

A roller guide for guiding a car of an elevator system along a guide rail may include a roller carrier that can be attached to the car and several rollers disposed on the roller carrier. The roller may be configured to roll by their respective running surface on a rolling surface of the guide rail. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037250

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column may include an adjustment unit with a steering spindle that is mounted rotatably about its longitudinal axis in a casing tube, a supporting unit that supports the adjustment unit, and a clamping device that controls movement between the adjustment unit and the supporting unit in a longitudinal direction. The clamping device may comprise an actuating element that interacts with a clamping mechanism for clamping the supporting unit to the adjustment unit. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/08/18 / #20180037249

Locking device for an adjustable steering column for a motor vehicle

A locking device for an adjustable steering column for a motor vehicle may include an actuating shaft that is mounted such that it can be rotated about a rotational axis, that is connected to an operative element of a clamping device, and that is coupled to a rotor of a rotational damper. The rotor may be mounted rotatably in a housing and may be capable of being driven rotationally about a rotor axis by the actuating shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/08/18 / #20180036784

Method and device for forming a collar on a workpiece

The problem of achieving great collar lengths with good quality and even when using high-strength metals, in particular high-strength steels, in a simple manner is solved by the disclosed methods and devices. One such method for producing a collar on a workpiece may involve preforming a region of the workpiece to form a material reserve for a collar drawing operation and drawing the workpiece to form a collar such that the drawn workpiece comprises a flange region and a drawn region adjoining the flange region, with the drawn region including a wall region and an adjoining drawn base. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/01/18 / #20180030863

Method for assembling a camshaft in a module body

A camshaft may comprise a main shaft, on which at least two sliding cam pieces are accommodated in a rotationally fixed and axially displaceable manner, wherein the sliding cam pieces each comprise a carrier tube, on which are seated cam groups each comprising at least two cam tracks for valve-control purposes, as well as an adjustment element that can be brought into operative connection with an actuator for axial displacement of the two sliding cam pieces. A method for assembling such a camshaft may involve providing a module body with bearing bridges that receive the camshaft in a rotatable manner, inserting a first sliding cam piece into a first bearing bridge, connecting the first sliding cam piece to the adjustment element, inserting a second sliding cam piece into a second bearing bridge, and connecting the second sliding cam piece to the adjustment element with the aid of an axial adjustment distance of at least one of the sliding cam pieces in the bearing bridges.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/01/18 / #20180029827

Method for operating a lift system

A method for operating an elevator system with a car that moves in an elevator shaft may involve detecting an operating parameter related to a change in loading of the car, ascertaining whether a position of the car relative to a stopping floor needs to be adjusted based on the operating parameter, determining times at which the car is to be stopped and at which the adjustment is to be performed, stopping the car and blocking a flow of energy of a drive of the car and/or activating a service brake as the car is being stopped and/or while the car is stopped, and adjusting the position of the car if necessary. Further, whether the adjustment is necessary may be ascertained before the car is stopped.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

02/01/18 / #20180029792

Foldable rcs container

A container may have a floor, a ceiling, a first side wall, and a second side wall, a first end wall, and a second end wall. The first side wall, the second side wall, the first end wall, and the second end wall may be formed from a container wall for reducing an effective radar cross section of the container. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/25/18 / #20180022870

Method and device for producing polyamides, with optimized flow management

A process for producing polyamides makes flow guidance within the process more efficient. In some respects, the process is based on the polymerization of lactam to a polyamide-containing polymer melt, the subsequent granulation of the polymer melt to polyamide granules using granulation liquid, and the subsequent extraction of monomeric and oligomeric constituents from the pa granules in an extraction column. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/25/18 / #20180022580

Conveying system for open-cast mining

A conveying installation that is positionable over an oblique slope of an opencast mine pit may be used to convey raw materials from a lower height level on an extraction level of the opencast mine to an upper height level at a ground level adjacent to the opencast mine pit. At least one conveying container can be loaded with raw materials at the lower height level and unloaded at the upper height level. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/25/18 / #20180021609

Fire-fighting device

A fire-fighting device can cool a vertical wall where a horizontally-extending profiled element is disposed on the vertical wall. The fire-fighting device may comprise a guide plate that includes a first region arranged above the horizontally-extending profiled element, a second region arranged below the horizontally-extending profiled element, a third region arranged in a plane of the horizontally-extending profiled element and on a side of the horizontally-extending profiled element facing away from the vertical wall, and a fourth region in the second region. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/25/18 / #20180020703

Method for the high-pressure treatment of a product

A method for the high-pressure treatment of a product, such as packaged food, for example, may involve subjecting the product to a pressure medium in a high-pressure chamber and then lowering the pressure built up in the high-pressure chamber. The lowering of the pressure may take place in one or more phases, and at least in one of the phases the lowering of the pressure is controlled based on a second parameter, which is determined based on a first parameter recorded during pressure buildup. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/18/18 / #20180015944

Apparatus for introducing an auxiliary torque into a steering shaft of an electromechanical power steering system

An apparatus for introducing an auxiliary torque and/or an additional steering angle into a steering shaft of an electromechanical power steering system may comprise a gearwheel that is attached fixedly on the steering shaft so as to rotate with the steering shaft and that is operatively connected to a drive element of a drive motor for driving the gearwheel. The apparatus may further include a sensor that is connected fixedly to the steering shaft so as to rotate with the steering shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/18/18 / #20180015943

Device for introducing an auxiliary torque into a steering shaft

A device for introducing an auxiliary torque into a steering shaft of an electromechanical power-assisted steering system may include an electric motor that comprises a motor shaft that is coupled fixedly in terms of torque by means of a coupling element to a gearwheel. The gearwheel may mesh with a toothed wheel disposed rotationally conjointly on the steering shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/11/18 / #20180009057

Method and device for resistance welding steel sandwich sheets

A method of resistance welding a component to a sandwich sheet, which includes a thermoplastic layer disposed between two metallic outer layers, may involve heating a region of the sandwich sheet to be welded such that the thermoplastic layer softens, displacing the thermoplastic layer from the region by pressing the outer layers together, and welding the outer layers to the component by an electrical current flow for welding in a first circuit. The first circuit may include a first power source via a first welding electrode arranged at a side of the sandwich sheet and a second welding electrode arranged at a side of the component. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/04/18 / #20180002121

Tilting device and method for operating a tilting device

A tilting apparatus for emptying materials, including bulk material, out of railcars that are open at a top may include a tilting frame that is rotatable about an axis of rotation d and is connected to a platform that can receive at least one railcar, a clamping arm attached to the tilting frame in a rotatable manner, a locking device for preventing relative movement of the tilting frame and the clamping arm, and a bracket that is attached to the clamping arm such that in a tilted position of the tilting apparatus in which the tilting frame has been rotated about the axis of rotation that bracket lies at least partially against an upper edge of at least one of the side walls of the at least one railcar. Further, the hydraulic cylinder may be attached to the bracket.”. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/04/18 / #20180001922

Steering column with a bearing seat which can be mounted in a flexible manner

A steering column may comprise a casing tube and a steering spindle that is mounted in the casing tube so as to be rotatable about a longitudinal axis of the casing tube. Because the casing tube may be an outer casing tube that has a non-circular inner cross section and because an adaptor may be manufactured from metal as an extruded part and may comprise an outer circumferential configuration that is compatible with an inner cross section of the casing tube and an interior annular bearing seat, the adaptor can be inserted into the outer casing tube and can be fastened there.”. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

01/04/18 / #20180001415

Welding electrode, method, and device for welding sandwich panels

A welding electrode may comprise a welding electrode body and a welding electrode cap that is connected or connectable to the welding electrode body for making contact between the welding electrode and a component for producing a welded connection. The problem of achieving an efficient heating of the sandwich sheet to be welded in a compact layout with the fewest possible modifications of the welding electrodes used heretofore is solved in that an electrically conductive resistance element integrated, or which can be integrated, in the welding electrode and which is connected or connectable in an electrically-conductive manner to the welding electrode body and the welding electrode cap is provided for the heating of the component. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

12/21/17 / #20170365828

Autonomous under water power supply device

An energy supply apparatus may be modular and can be used underwater. In some examples, the modules comprise pressure vessels. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

12/21/17 / #20170363552

Apparatus and method for producing and analyzing a plurality of sample materials

An apparatus for producing and analyzing sample materials may comprise a milling device for milling material components, a first metering device for metering a material component into the milling device, a second metering device for metering an activator liquid into the milled material component, a homogenization device for homogenizing the material components and the activator liquid to produce a sample material, a control device that is connected to the milling device and is configured to vary a parameter characteristic for milling intensity of the milling device so that particle size of the material components is altered, and a measuring device for determining a reactivity of the sample material. The present disclosure further concerns a process for producing and analyzing a plurality of sample materials. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

12/21/17 / #20170363163

Sequential electromechanical brake with advanced emergency tripping

An electromechanical brake comprising mobile induced elements or sectors or frames (2), the number of mobile induced elements (2) or sectors being at least three, where one of the sectors acts faster than the rest, and where one of the sectors acts in a delayed manner with respect to the rest of the sectors in the case of an emergency, said time-delayed actuation being achieved by means of the antiparallel arrangement of a diode (6) on the coil (5) associated with said sector. Smooth and progressive stop is thus achieved in the case of an emergency.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

12/14/17 / #20170356487

Steering shaft for a motor vehicle

The present disclosure relates to a steering shaft for a motor vehicle, comprising an outer shaft which is configured as a hollow shaft and an inner shaft which is arranged coaxially in the hollow shaft. The inner shaft can be telescoped relative to the hollow shaft in the direction of the longitudinal axis of the steering shaft, and is connected to the hollow shaft in a torque-transmitting manner via at least one positively locking element. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

12/14/17 / #20170355553

Method for operating an elevator system and elevator system designed for performing the method

The present disclosure concerns a method for operating an elevator system which comprises a shaft system and at least three cars, which is designed for separately moving the cars in at least a first direction of travel and in a second direction of travel. The at least three cars are moved separately in sequential operation each time and for each car a stop point at which the car can stop if necessary is continuously predicted at least for one direction of travel. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

12/07/17 / #20170350976

Method for locating a submerged object

A method for locating an object underwater may involve using a sound transmitter to transmit a sound pulse. The sound pulse may be reflected by the object to be located and then received by a sound receiver. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

12/07/17 / #20170349396

Method for determining a stator current vector for starting a synchronous machine of a drive of a passenger transportation apparatus

A method for determining a stator current vector for starting a synchronous machine of a drive of a passenger transportation apparatus having a rotor and a stator with a stator winding may involve imposing different stator current vectors with different stator current vector directions on the stator winding over the course of a plurality of current application operations, determining from the different stator current vectors a minimum stator current vector with a minimum stator current vector direction at which a minimum driving torque acting on the rotor is generated in the synchronous machine, determining a starting stator current vector with a starting stator current vector direction from the minimum stator current vector, and imposing the starting stator current vector on the stator winding for starting the synchronous machine.. . ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

12/07/17 / #20170348660

Method for arranging a packing in a burner and burner basket for a burner

A method for disposing a bed comprising particles in a burner through which a gas can flow, more particularly in a burner basket of an ammonia oxidation burner, where the particles are disposed such that the bed has a greater flow resistance in an edge region of the burner than in an inner region of the burner. Further, a burner basket for a burner may have a bed comprising particles, wherein the particles are disposed such that the bed has a greater flow resistance in an edge region of the burner basket than in an inner region of the burner basket.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/30/17 / #20170343434

System & method for measuring suspension tension

A system for determining tension in a suspended rope includes an acceleration measuring device for measuring the acceleration of rope movement and an adapter for attaching the acceleration measuring device to the suspended rope. The system optionally includes a user device communicatively coupled to the acceleration measuring device. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/30/17 / #20170343040

Roller for deflecting or guiding a metal strip, which is to be coated, in a metal melt bath

A roller for deflecting or guiding a metal strip to be coated in a metal melt bath may include bearing journals disposed coaxially with one another for rotationally supporting the roller. To obtain a high coating quality while hot-dip coating the metal strip, in particular steel strip, and to increase the service life of such a roller, each bearing journal may comprise a plurality of axially spaced annular elevations that have or are formed from a plain-bearing coating. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/30/17 / #20170341908

Car door

The present disclosure relates to a car door for a lift car having a guide mechanism and a door leaf. The guide mechanism comprises in this case a sliding shoe, which is connected to the door leaf of the car door. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/30/17 / #20170341343

Semi-finished product, method for producing a semi-finished product and use thereof

The disclosure relates to a blank-shaped or strip-shaped semi-finished product comprising at least one first metal layer and at least one plastics layer, which are joined over their full area to one another to form a metal/plastic composite. The material thickness of the metal layer being is not more than 1.5 mm. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/30/17 / #20170341121

Method for producing a component from different materials, and component and use therefof

A method may be used to produce a component that includes at least two different materials. The method may involve providing a hardenable planar or preformed steel sheet or steel profile, completely or partially heating the steel sheet or steel profile to the austenitic temperature, inserting the heated steel sheet or steel profile into a first tool for hot forming and/or press hardening the steel sheet or steel profile to give a completely or partially hardened steel workpiece. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/16/17 / #20170328737

Transducer assembly for a torque and/or angle sensor

A transducer assembly for a torque and/or angle sensor may comprise a pipe section-shaped magnet ring that is secured to a carrier sleeve via an intermediate element. The intermediate element and the magnet ring may be integrally bonded to one another via joining surfaces directed against one another. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/16/17 / #20170328400

Method for producing a profiled hollow shaft for a telescopic steering shaft and telescopic steering shaft

The present disclosure relates to a method for producing a profiled hollow shaft for a telescopic steering shaft of a motor vehicle. A hollow shaft to be machined and a roller forming head having at least one roller are provided. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/16/17 / #20170328022

Vibration ram

A vibration-ram arrangement for introducing a material to be rammed into a ground may include a hydraulic apparatus for generating hydraulic pressure. The hydraulic apparatus may include an internal-combustion motor and a hydraulic pump that is drivable by the internal-combustion motor. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/16/17 / #20170327346

Lift installation having a compensating device, so that a first roller is largely relieved of loading when the lift car is at rest

The disclosure relates to a lift installation having a lift car which can be moved along a guide rail. The lift installation here comprises at least a first pair of rollers and a second pair of rollers. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/16/17 / #20170327345

Lift system having a plurality of cars and a decentralised safety system

The disclosure relates to an elevator system consisting of a plurality of elevator carriages, a shaft system, a drive system for separately moving the elevator carriages within the shaft system, as well as a safety system having a plurality of safety nodes designed to bring the elevator system into a safe operating mode if an operating mode of the elevator system, which deviates from the normal operation mode, is detected. The elevator carriages, the shaft system and the drive system form a functional unit. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/16/17 / #20170326677

Method and apparatus for resistance welding of steel sandwich sheets

A method for resistance welding a metallic component to a sandwich metal sheet with a thermoplastic layer disposed between two metallic cover layers may involve heating a region of the sandwich metal sheet to be welded such that the thermoplastic layer softens, displacing the thermoplastic layer from the region by compressing the cover layers, and welding the cover layers with the metallic component by means of a flow of electrical current in a first circuit via a first welding electrode disposed on a side of the sandwich metal sheet and a second welding electrode disposed on a side of the metallic component. The method for resistance welding has short cycle times, and a compact design and a process-reliable welded connection can be achieved. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/16/17 / #20170326632

Method for producing a composite material

Disclosed is a method for producing a composite material, wherein two or more composite components are arranged with respect to one another by casting to form a composite, so as to create a contact region essentially without a material bond between the composite components, wherein the composite components are thereafter materially bonded to one another in the contact region by means of a hot-rolling process.. . ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/09/17 / #20170321295

Method for hot or warm forming a workpiece and production plant for hot or warm forming a workpiece

A method for hot or warm forming a workpiece may comprise providing the workpiece to be formed, at least partially pretreating the workpiece, at least partially heating the workpiece to a target temperature, and at least partially forming and/or hardening the workpiece. Furthermore, the workpiece may be at least partially cleaned in a cleaning step between the pretreating and the heating of the workpiece. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/09/17 / #20170320706

Elevator with a brake device

An elevator with a brake device may be configured to provide a variable brake force, from a minimum brake force up to a maximum brake force (vmax). The brake device may include a first energy store that provides the maximum brake force and a second energy store that provides an adjustable counterforce. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/09/17 / #20170320702

Method for processing call inputs by an elevator contoller and elevator systems for implementing the method

The invention relates to a method for the processing of call inputs of a user by an elevator controller of an elevator installation in which a user inputs either an external call and an internal call or a destination call into the elevator controller, wherein the elevator controller generates at least two sub-calls in reaction to the internal call or the destination call, wherein the sub-calls comprise at least one external call and/or at least one internal call whose destination floor is different from the destination floor of the internal call input by the user. The invention furthermore relates to a method in which an elevator controller generates a destination call or an internal call in reaction to an external call. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

11/09/17 / #20170320121

Tool for shaping and/or partially press hardening a workpiece and method for shaping and/or partially press hardening a workpiece

A tool may be used to shape and/or partially press harden a workpiece. In some examples, the tool may comprise a main body having a surface, as well as a heat conducting system containing a thermal medium. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/26/17 / #20170306430

Cold-rolled and recrystallisation annealed flat steel product, and mehtod for the production thereof

A cold-rolled and recrystallization-annealed flat steel product may include a ferritic microstructure, which possesses optimized formability and suitability for a wide variety of applications, including painting, for example. The flat steel product may include a steel comprising (in percent by weight): c: 0.0001%-0.003%, si: 0.001%-0.025%, mn: 0.05%-0.20%, p: 0.001%-0.015%, al: 0.02%-0.055%, ti: 0.01%-0.1%. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/26/17 / #20170305719

Device for checking guides and method for balancing an elevator car

A device for checking guides of an elevator car that can be moved along guide rails may include means for measuring contact forces of the guides on the guide rails. The device may further include an evaluation unit. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/26/17 / #20170305506

Water vehicle having a crane for lifting loads

A watercraft may include a crane for lifting loads. The crane may include a tower and a boom that is rotatble with respect to the tower. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/26/17 / #20170305115

Composite component and method for the production and use thereof

A composite component may comprise at least one first steel workpiece, at least one second metal workpiece, and at least one polymer disposed between the first and second workpieces. Further, a process for the production of the composite component is disclosed. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/26/17 / #20170304869

Classifying device for classifying a granular material flow

A classifying device may be used to classify a granular material flow. The classifying device may comprise a first inlet that allows a first material flow into the classifying device, a second inlet that allows a second material flow into the classifying device, a static classifier, and a dynamic classifier. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/26/17 / #20170304843

Grinding system for grinding a material to be ground, and method for grinding a material to be ground

A grinding installation for comminuting material may include a grinding apparatus and a classifying device that is connected to the grinding apparatus and classifies the material. The classifying device may include a static classifier and a dynamic classifier. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/12/17 / #20170292283

Strut linkage for a steel construction, and steel construction having a strut linkage

A strut linkage for a steel construction may involve a tower of a wind turbine and/or a corner post of a lattice tower. In order that high forces can be removed via the strut linkage without causing increased stress concentrations, excessive use of material, and/or an excessive structural outlay, a plate element is provided for arranging between, preferably load-bearing, steel construction components. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/05/17 / #20170283904

Method for producing cold-formed steel springs

A process for producing a spring and/or torsion bar from a steel wire by cold forming may involve providing a steel wire; thermomechanically forming the steel wire above a minimum recrystallization temperature of the steel wire; cooling the steel wire; tempering the steel wire, which may involve heating, quenching, reheating, and cooling the steel wire; cold forming the steel wire at a cold forming temperature, the cold forming temperature being a temperature below the minimum recrystallization temperature of the steel wire; and separating the steel wire. With respect to the cooling of the steel wire, the steel wire may be cooled to a temperature below the minimum recrystallization temperature such that at least a partly ferritic-pearlitic structure is formed in the steel wire.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

10/05/17 / #20170282958

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column for a motor vehicle may include a holding element that is securable on a chassis of the motor vehicle, an adjustment element that is adjustable relative to the holding element and is configured to receive a steering shaft, and a locking device for locking the adjustment element relative to the holding element. The locking device may include a clamping lever that is movable between a locking position where the adjustment element is locked with respect to the holding element and an open position where the adjustment element is adjustable with respect to the holding element. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/28/17 / #20170275721

Method for producing hot-formed steel springs

A process for producing a spring or torsion bar from a steel wire by hot forming may involve providing a steel wire; thermomechanically forming the steel wire; cooling the steel wire thermomechanically; cutting the steel wire to length to give rods; heating the rods; hot forming the rods; and tempering the rods to give a spring or torsion bar, comprising quenching the rods to give a spring or torsion bar to a first cooling temperature, reheating the spring or torsion bar to a first annealing temperature, and cooling the spring or rod to a second cooling temperature. Further, in some examples, the cooling of the steel wire may be cooled to a temperature below a minimum recrystallization temperature such that at least a partly ferritic-pearlitic structure is established in the steel wire.”. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/21/17 / #20170266922

Surface-finished steel sheet and method for the production thereof

A surface-finished steel sheet, in some examples cold-rolled thin steel sheet, includes a metallic corrosion-resistant layer that may comprise more than 40% by weight aluminum and iron. So that that corrosion-resistant layer has high formability, especially cold formability, and hence significantly improved adhesion on forming, the corrosion-resistant layer may comprises nickel, wherein nickel-containing phases are located at a transition from the corrosion-resistant layer to a base material of the steel sheet. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/14/17 / #20170260601

Flat steel product with an al-coating, method for producing the same, steel component and method for producing the same

A flat steel product for hot forming may be produced from a steel substrate that includes a steel comprising 0.1-3% by weight mn and up to 0.01% by weight b, along with a protective coating that is applied to the steel substrate. The protective coating may be based on al and may contain up to 20% by weight of other alloy elements. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/14/17 / #20170260471

Use of a sulphate, and method for producing a steel component by forming in a forming machine

Coating materials with minimized lubricant demand enable optimized tribological conditions in forming flat steel products and are also unobjectionable in relation to their effects on the environment. With such coating materials, steel components can be produced by forming flat steel products in forming machines. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/14/17 / #20170260089

Method and system for the thermal treatment of dispersible raw material

A method for the thermal treatment of dispersible raw material may inovlve introducing raw material into a riser tube that is perfused by hot gases and thermally treating the raw material with the hot gases. Furthermore, the method may inovle feeding a fuel to the riser tube. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/14/17 / #20170260051

Burner basket for an ammonia oxidation burner

A burner basket for an ammonia oxidation burner includes a gas-permeable bottom plate, with a side wall that is spaced apart from the bottom plate by a gap, and a retaining device covering the bottom plate and the gap for retaining particles of a bulk material that can be arranged in the burner basket. A fastening element is arranged on the bottom plate, by which the retaining device is fixed in place. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/14/17 / #20170259887

Vehicle system comprising a mother ship and an unmanned watercraft, and method for recovering an unmanned watercraft

A vehicle system may include a mother ship and an unmanned water vehicle that can be received on the mother ship. To recover the unmanned water vehicle, a floating body connected to the mother ship via a line can be lowered into water. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/14/17 / #20170259843

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column for a motor vehicle may include a holding device that is connectable to a chassis of a motor vehicle as well as a shifting device, which in the event of a crash is displaceable relative to the holding device along a displacement axis. The shifting device may be configured to receive a steering spindle. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/14/17 / #20170259465

Fiber composite material, method for manufacturing a composite component, and use thereof

The disclosure relates to a preimpregnated fibrous composite material comprising, at least, one or more plies of sheetlike textile structures in the form of wovens, meshed fabrics, knitted fabrics, braided fabrics, stitch-bonded fabrics, nonwovens or felts of organic and inorganic fibers in a polymeric matrix. A method of manufacturing a fibrous composite component part and use thereof.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/07/17 / #20170254234

Camshaft adjusting device for adjusting a position of at least one cam segment

A camshaft adjusting device of a drive, such as a motor vehicle drive, for example, for adjusting a phase position of a cam segment may include a camshaft and a phase shifter that is operatively connected to the camshaft. The camshaft may comprise a shaft segment including an inner shaft and an outer shaft at least partially surrounding the inner shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

09/07/17 / #20170253957

Method of producing a nitrided packaging steel

A nitrided packaging steel in the form of a flat steel product and method for producing a nitrided packaging steel with a carbon content of 10-1000 ppm and uncombined nitrogen, dissolved in the steel, of more than 100 ppm. The nitriding is performed in two stages: a first stage, in which a molten steel is nitrided to a nitrogen content of at most 160 ppm by introducing a nitrogen-containing gas and/or a nitrogen-containing solid into the molten steel, and a second stage, in which a flat steel product produced from the nitrided molten steel by cold rolling is treated with a nitrogen-containing gas in order to increase further the amount of uncombined nitrogen in the flat steel product. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/31/17 / #20170247046

Steering column with longitudinal stop having an adjustable release function in the event of a crash

A steering column may include a casing unit with a steering spindle that is rotatable about a longitudinal axis and a bracket unit that is fixable on the motor vehicle. The casing unit may be secured to the bracket unit such that the casing unit is adjustable in at least one direction. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/31/17 / #20170246674

Method and device for forming a roll fold

A method for forming a hem by roller hemming may involve providing a first component with a flange portion having an edge and a second component, and producing a hem that connects the first and second components. The hem may be produced by a roller-hemming head that comprises a rolling edge and maneuvers essentially along the flange portion relative to the first component. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/24/17 / #20170241472

Steering shaft and method for producing a profiled hollow shaft for a telescopic steering shaft of a motor vehicle

A method for producing a profiled hollow shaft for a telescopic steering shaft of a motor vehicle may involve providing a hollow shaft to be processed, a profile mandrel, and a roller head comprising at least one roller. The method may further involve introducing the profile mandrel into the hollow shaft in order to produce a groove in the hollow shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/24/17 / #20170240380

Evacuation concept for elevator systems

An elevator system may include a plurality of cars that are disposed vertically one above another in a common shaft. The plurality of cars may be independently movable. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/24/17 / #20170240257

Submarine vehicle, method for picking up a load from the seabed and a method for setting down a load on the seabed

A submarine vehicle may include a storage area for storing loads. The submarine vehicle may further include a pressure hull. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/17/17 / #20170234396

Method for operating a controllable shock absorber for motor vehicles

A method for operating a controllable shock absorber may involve damping movement of a valve body by loading the valve body with a back pressure on an outflow side. Further, the controllable shock absorber may include a cylinder tube, a piston within the cylinder tube that divides the cylinder tube into two working spaces and includes a couple fluid leadthroughs connecting the working spaces, and first and second valve assemblies for damping piston movement in first and second actuating directions that are disposed on the leadthroughs. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/17/17 / #20170232708

Composite material

A composite material may include at least two metallic layers and at least one polymer layer disposed between the metallic layers. The polymer layer may comprise at least one welding additive. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/10/17 / #20170227129

Installation for producing nitric acid with a sealing device for sealing a rotatable shaft of a no compressor and/or of a residual gas expander

A sealing device for sealing a rotatable shaft of a gas compressor and/or a gas expander may include first and second sealing chambers and an extraction unit. The first sealing chamber may surround the rotatable shaft and include an inlet for the supply of a sealing medium. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/10/17 / #20170226603

Method and device for producing a press-quenched part

A method and device for producing a press-quenched part having a rim hole with a collar formed at the periphery of the rim hole includes inserting a temperature-controlled die into the rim hole of the part. The temperature of the temperature-controlled die is controlled such that the temperature of the part in a region of the collar is held above the martensite start temperature of the material from which the part is made. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/10/17 / #20170226425

Coke oven with improved exhaust gas conduction into the secondary heating chambers

A coke oven may comprise an upper oven and a lower oven beneath the upper oven. Crude gas produced in a coking chamber of the upper oven during a coking process is incompletely combusted in the upper oven and may subsequently be conducted into the lower oven via downwardly directed downcomer channels. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/10/17 / #20170225927

Elevator system

An elevator system may include an elevator car that can be moved in an elevator shaft. The elevator car may comprise a chassis element. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/03/17 / #20170217871

Method and apparatus for concentration and crystallization of fermentable carboxylic acids

. . A method for concentrating and crystallizing fermentable carboxylic acids, salts, and mixtures thereof may involve the use of carboxylic acids that have a defined temperature dependence of the solubility and of the osmotic pressure. The carboxylic acids may be concentrated by a membrane method and subsequently crystallized out by a cooling crystallization and isolated. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

08/03/17 / #20170217476

Electromechanical power steering system

An electromechanical power steering system for a motor vehicle may include a driving worm that is driven by an electric motor and acts on a worm gear that is coupled to a steering shaft. The driving worm may be mounted in such a way that it can rotate about its worm axis. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

07/27/17 / #20170210703

Method for preparation of ammonia gas and co2 for a urea synthesis process

The invention relates to a process for preparing ammonia gas and co2 for urea synthesis. In the process of the invention, a process gas containing nitrogen, hydrogen and carbon dioxide as main components is produced from a metallurgical gas. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

07/27/17 / #20170210598

Elevator system

An elevator system may have a vertical shaft and at least two cars that are arranged above one another in the shaft and can each be moved upwards and downwards. A first car may be coupled via first suspension means to a first drive and a first counterweight, and a second car may be coupled via second suspension means to a second drive and to a second counterweight, and to a machine room adjacent to the shaft which is spatially separate from the shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

07/27/17 / #20170210594

Method for controlling a lift installation

A method for controlling a lift installation having a plurality of cabins that can each stop at a number of floors may involve assigning calls placed outside the cabins to the cabins by way of a lift controller based on at least one assignment criterion. The method may involve considering a current traffic situation of the lift installation during the assignment. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

07/27/17 / #20170210410

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column for a motor vehicle may include a guide box that accommodates a steering spindle, a bracket for holding the guide box in adjustable fashion on a chassis of the motor vehicle, and a thrust piece through which a clamping shaft extends to fix the guide box relative to the bracket. The thrust piece may be arranged on an outer side of a first side web of the bracket, and the thrust piece may include a dome that extends through a slot of the first side web and serves to generate a force-fitting connection to the guide box.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

07/13/17 / #20170198152

Steel product with an anticorrosive coating of aluminum alloy and method for the production thereof

A steel product may include a metallic anticorrosion coating of an aluminum alloy. So that such a steel product possesses high media resistance, more particularly high acid resistance and corrosion resistance, the steel product may be immersed in a liquid-melt coating bath that includes an aluminum alloy. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

07/13/17 / #20170197178

Reducing the emission of nitrogen oxide when starting up systems for producing nitric acid

A method of reducing the concentration of nox nitrogen oxides in tail gas obtained during the startup of a plant for preparation of nitric acid may involve heating the tail gas as a result of measures for preparation of nitric acid from a starting temperature t0, through a threshold temperature tg, and to an operating temperature tb at which steady-state operation of the plant can be effected (t0<tg<tb). The method may comprise passing the nox-containing tail gas through a storage medium for nox and storing at least a portion of the nox in the storage medium for nox while the temperature of the tail gas is lower than the threshold temperature tg. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

07/06/17 / #20170190632

Urea composition and method for producing same

Disclosed is a particulate, urea-containing composition, to a method and apparatus for producing it, to the use thereof as fertilizer, as technical urea or as feed additive, and to the use of an additive for producing a particulate, urea-containing composition.. . ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

06/29/17 / #20170187313

Method for the reduction and modulation of noise of an electric motor

A method for the noise modulation of a three-phase synchronous electric motor driven using a vector regulation by means of a motor control unit. Actual values for the rotated current components id and iq may be obtained in an open-loop control system, where id corresponds to the magnetisation current and iq corresponds to the torque-forming current of the synchronous motor. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

06/29/17 / #20170182755

Device and method for producing composite sheets using multiple lamination

A device for producing a strip-shaped composite sheet may comprise at least two outer metal cover sheets and at least one plastic layer disposed between the two outer metal cover sheets. The device may further comprise at least one first laminating device for laminating the metal cover sheets with the at least one plastic layer arranged between the metal cover sheets, with the first laminating device comprising at least two laminating rolls forming a laminating gap. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

06/08/17 / #20170157561

Method and system for the catalytic cleaning of exhaust gas

A method of closed-loop control of a catalytic operation to clean offgas from a plant for processing of a raw material may involve determining an offgas composition downstream of a catalyst and varying an entrance temperature of the offgas entering the catalyst based on the determined composition. By varying the entrance temperature, the offgas composition downstream of the catalyst may be brought or maintained within a target range. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/18/17 / #20170138129

Method for introducing a borehole

Methods for constructing a borehole, in some examples, in the earth's crust, may involve holding a drill head in the borehole by a linkage. The drill head may include a thermal device that causes material on a base of the borehole to be released from the solid phase via phase change. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/18/17 / #20170137911

Method for producing a high-strength flat steel product

Methods for producing flat steel product with a yield strength of at least 700 mpa and an at least 70% by volume bainitic microstructure may comprise several steps. For example, one method may involve smelting a steel melt including in percent by weight 0.05-0.08% c, 0.015-0.500% si, 1.60-2.00% mn, 0.025% p, up to 0.010% s, 0.020-0.050% al, up to 0.006% n, 0.40% cr, 0.060-0.070% nb, 0.0005-0.0025% b, 0.090-0.130% ti, unavoidable impurities, and fe. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/18/17 / #20170137051

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column for a motor vehicle may include a support element, an adjusting element that is displaceable relative to the support element for the rotatable mounting of a steering spindle, and a locking device for locking the adjusting element relative to the support element in a crash event. The locking device may include a blocking element disposed on the support element, which can be brought into engagement with an engagement part of the adjusting element. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/18/17 / #20170136511

Device for the contact-free cleaning of rollers, and method therefor

Devices and methods for cleaning a roller of a system for processing strip-type material may involve a suction duct in addition to a nozzle that directs a gas flow onto a surface of the roller. The nozzle and the suction duct may be disposed in a hood that covers part of a circumference of the roller. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/11/17 / #20170133928

Drive system having dc power supply for a submarine

A drive system for a submarine may include a dc power supply system for supplying electrical energy to a drive of the submarine and a plurality of battery strings, which each may comprise a plurality of series-connected battery modules. The battery strings may each be connected to a string connection unit via which the battery string can be selectively connected to or disconnected from the dc power supply system. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/11/17 / #20170129531

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column for a motor vehicle may include a supporting unit and a displacement unit. The supporting unit may be connectable to a chassis of the motor vehicle, and the displacement unit may be displaceable relative to the supporting unit along a displacement path in a crash event. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/11/17 / #20170129213

Construction element

A construction element may include two metallic covering layers and a non-metallic core layer arranged between the two metallic covering layers. The non-metallic core layer between the two metallic covering layers may be formed from a silicone-containing material that includes deoxidative elements and/or deoxidative alloys that are dispersed in an amount of between 0.1 and not more than 5% by weight based on the non-metallic core layer. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/11/17 / #20170129005

Casting powder, casting slag and method for casting steel

Improved casting powders and improved casting slags enable production of steels having high aluminum contents of greater than or equal to 1% by weight and, in some cases, high manganese content of greater than or equal to 15% by weight. In some examples, such steels may also or alternatively include greater than or equal to 0.2% by weight titanium. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/04/17 / #20170122417

Drive device for driving a tool slide in a folding system

A drive device for driving a tool slide in a folding installation is proposed, wherein the drive device comprises a slide plate connected directly or indirectly to the tool slide, and a driveshaft that is rotatable about a rotation axis, wherein a rotary movement of the driveshaft is convertible by means of a cam disk into a linear movement, extending in the feed direction, of the slide plate.. . ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/04/17 / #20170122395

Torsion-loaded rod-shaped component with different fibre reinforcements for tensile and compressive loading

A torsion spring may be configured as a torsion bar or a helical spring made of a spring wire made of fiber-composite material. The torsion spring may have a plurality of layers of fiber reinforcement that have been saturated with a matrix material, wherein the layers may have fibers that are tension-loaded and fibers that are compression-loaded. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

05/04/17 / #20170120367

Method for resistance spot welding of a sandwich material and corresponding device

A method for resistance spot welding a metallic material to a sandwich material that includes a plastic core layer with two metallic cover layers may involve positioning a first electrode onto a surface of the metallic material, positioning an opposing second electrode onto a surface of the metallic cover layer that is apart from the metallic material, heating a region to be welded in such a manner that the plastic core layer in the region to be welded softens, moving the electrodes together to displace the softened plastic from the region to be welded until the two cover layers make contact with one another in a contact region, and welding the metallic cover layers to the metallic material in the contact region by a flow of electrical current across the first and second electrodes. A device by way of which a simple structure with a limited heat-affected zone is also disclosed for performing such methods.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/27/17 / #20170113226

Securing the shaft in a cone crusher

A cone crusher may include a crushing cone held on a driven eccentric bushing. The eccentric bushing may rotate in a radial direction about a spindle. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/20/17 / #20170106897

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column for a motor vehicle may include a mounting support with at least one open elongated hole and at least one sliding capsule arranged in the open elongated hole. The sliding capsule may be secured on a chassis of a motor vehicle and may retain the mounting support. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/20/17 / #20170106895

Shaft for steering a motor vehicle

A shaft for a steering system of a motor vehicle may comprise an outer tube and an inner tube that can be telescoped relative to the outer tube. The inner tube may be guided fixedly in the outer tube so as to rotate with the outer tube in order to transmit torque. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/20/17 / #20170106465

Welding electrode unit

A welding electrode unit may include a repositioning device that is movable. The repositioning device may include a stored-energy means by way of which a welding electrode connected directly or indirectly with the stored-energy means can have a force applied to it for the purpose of a repositioning movement. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/13/17 / #20170101292

Governor inertia carrier for elevator safety mechanism

An elevator governor inertia carrier has a cartridge having a shaft opening for receiving a shaft. The cartridge is configured for fixed attachment to the shaft. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/06/17 / #20170097071

Steering column for a motor vehicle, threaded rod and spindle nut

The present invention relates to a steering column for a motor vehicle, comprising a support unit which is connectable to the chassis of the motor vehicle and comprising a positioning unit which is held on said support unit and which serves for the mounting of a steering spindle for transmitting a steering moment from a steering wheel to a steerable wheel, wherein the position of the positioning unit relative to the support unit is adjustable by way of an adjustment drive, wherein the adjustment drive comprises a threaded rod with an external thread which engages with an internal thread of a spindle nut of the adjustment drive, wherein the external thread of the threaded rod and/or the internal thread of the spindle nut comprises a flank angle (α) of between 35° and 55°.. . ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/06/17 / #20170097062

Flange for connecting a vibration damper tube to a module tube of a vibration damper

A flange for connecting a vibration damper tube to a module tube of a vibration damper may include one or more fluid ducts, by which the module tube is fluidically coupled to the vibration damper tube. The flange may further include a plastic body in which the fluid duct for the fluidic coupling is formed and wherein connection elements are provided that extend between the vibration damper tube and the module tube. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

04/06/17 / #20170096159

Steering column for a motor vehicle

A steering column for a motor vehicle may comprise a steering column jacket with a jacket surface having a retaining segment. The retaining segment may at least partially surround a bearing for rotatably mounting a steering spindle about an axis of rotation. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/30/17 / #20170089459

Multi-piece clevis for a gear shift assembly

A clevis assembly for use in a gear shift assembly of a vehicle, wherein the clevis assembly comprises a clevis bracket having a first end and a second end, the clevis bracket configured to be linked to a gear shift lever at the first end thereof. The clevis assembly further comprises at least one additional member configured to be coupled to the second end of the clevis bracket, wherein the at least one additional member comprises one or more contact surfaces configured to interact with one or more components of the gear shift assembly.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/30/17 / #20170088778

Adjusting device for actuating an element within a gas chamber through which a coke oven gas flows, and method for operating the adjusting device

An actuating device may be used to operate an element inside a gas chamber through which coke-oven gas flows. The actuating device may include an actuating rod that can be connected to the element and may be arranged inside a raw gas manifold and guided to the outside through an opening. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/30/17 / #20170088394

Control system for an elevator system, elevator system and method of operating an elevator system

A control system for an elevator system may comprise elevator cars and an elevator control for assigning elevator cars to destination calls. In a first mode of operation, the elevator control may be adapted to determine and assign an elevator car to transport a passenger based on at least one elevator car determination criterion. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/30/17 / #20170088243

Device for reducing effective radar cross section

A device for reducing the effective radar cross section (rcs) of a naval vessel is proposed, the device comprising a cladding panel, which can be mounted on vessel superstructures or cargo of the naval vessel, the cladding panel being permeable to radar beams, the device also comprising a reflection means, which reflects radar beams, and the reflection means also being embedded in the cladding panel and being aligned at least partially inclined with respect to a main plane of extent of the cladding panel.. . ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/30/17 / #20170087629

Device and method for producing a rotationally symmetrical, hollow metallic workpiece

Methods for producing a rotationally symmetrical, hollow metallic workpiece may involve rotating a casting mould about a rotation axis and introducing a melt into the casting mould. The melt may be thrown towards an inner contour of the casting mould by centrifugal forces, and hollow bodies may be added to the melt. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/23/17 / #20170081149

Hoistway communication system

A communication system includes a host node and a plurality of network nodes. The host node has a processor, a non-transitory computer memory, a host receiver, and a host output select line. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/23/17 / #20170080971

Limp aside steering assist with estimated motor current

The present invention relates to an electromechanical motor vehicle power steering mechanism for assisting steering of a motor vehicle by conferring torque generated by an electric motor to a steering mechanism. A steering controller receives at least signals representative of the vehicle velocity and the torque applied to a steering wheel and a rotor position signal to determine a target motor torque, a motor controller which receives the target motor torque from the steering controller and transfers it into target voltages expressed in a coordinate system fixed to the stator and a motor driver which transforms the target voltages into motor currents, at least one current measurement unit which measures the motor currents, wherein the mechanism further comprises a current estimation unit which estimates the target currents and a diagnostic unit which compares the estimated target currents to the measured motor currents in order to identify and remedy occurring faults.. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag

03/16/17 / #20170073789

Method for producing a steel component which is shaped by hot-forming a steel sheet which has a metal coating, such a steel sheet, and a steel component produced from said steel sheet by means of a hot-forming process

A process for producing a three-dimensionally shaped steel component from a steel sheet with a metallic coating may involve hot forming the steel sheet into the steel component. The metallic coating may involve an fe—al-based alloy. ... Thyssenkrupp Ag








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