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EnvisionTEC – Patents and Applications

EnvisionTEC has been inventing, developing, manufacturing and selling 3D printers, materials and other related technologies and services for nearly 15 years. Today, we hold numerous patents around the world covering a variety of our 3D printing products, methods and more.

This intellectual property was researched and developed over many years by our innovative team of professionals and is invaluable to our business serving a variety of medical, professional and industrial markets around the world. We are committed to aggressively protecting our intellectual property in accordance with the laws of the countries in which we operate.

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Patent or Application NumberTitleFiling Date
 10018987.3Vorrichtung und verfahren zum Herstellen von dreidimensionalen objekten04/17/00
1,192,041Method and device for producing an object by means of stereolithography06/16/00
1,274,559Device and method for the production of three-dimensional objects12/01/00
 151495Device and method for the production of three-dimensional objects12/01/00
4,636,770Device and method for the production of three-dimensional objects12/01/00
ZL00819378.9Device and method for the production of three-dimensional objects12/01/00
 2001220036Device and method for the production of three-dimensional objects12/01/00
 10119817.5Separation layer between a flat baseplate and layers of cured polymer formed during fabrication of three-dimensional objects04/23/01
10130968Beschichtetes polymermaterial, dessen verwendung sowie verfahren zu dessen herstellung06/27/01
1,253,002Device and process for the non-destructive release of a product made of hardened layers from a plate platform03/28/02
1,439,052Apparatus and process for the non-destructive separation of a cured material from a plane working support03/28/02
2,269,809Device and process for the non-destructive release of a product made of hardened layers from a plate platform03/28/02
1,439,051Apparatus and process for the non-destructive separation of a layer of cured material from a flat support03/28/02
 149054Apparatus and method for the non-destructive separation of hardened material layers from a flat construction plane04/09/02
1,250,997Manufacturing device for three-dimensional object04/10/02
4,705,963Apparatus for forming three-dimensional matter04/17/02
 2002-115107Apparatus for forming three-dimensional matter04/17/02
4,438,979Apparatus and method for separating material layer04/22/02
 2008-016641Apparatus and method for separating material layer04/22/02
 2002156672.0Process and device to separate stereolithographic hardened material layers from a contact surface successively photopolymerizes fluid layers and performs controlled separation12/04/02
10 2004 022 961Verfahren zur herstellung eines dreidimensionalen objekts mit auflösungsverbesserung mittels pixel-shift05/10/04
10 2004 022 961Verfahren zur herstellung eines dreidimensionalen objekts mit auflösungsverbesserung mittels pixel-shift05/10/04
5113518Process for producing a tridimensional object with improved separation of hardened material layers from a base plane05/04/05
ZL200580019045.2Process for producing a tridimensional object with improved separation of hardened material layers from a base plane05/04/05
1,732,746Process for producing a tridimensional object with improved separation of hardened material layers from a base plane05/04/05
2,266,781Method for producing a three-dimensional object with resolution enhancement by means of pixel shift05/09/05
5,184,080Method for producing a three-dimensional object with resolution enhancement by means of pixel shift05/09/05
ZL200910150531.8Method for producing a three-dimensional object with resolution enhancement by means of pixel shift05/09/05
1,744,871Method for producing a three-dimensional object with resolution enhancement by means of pixel shift05/09/05
ZL200580014918.0Method for producing a three-dimensional object with resolution enhancement by means of pixel shift05/09/05
1,894,705Method for producing a three-dimensional object with resolution enhancement by means of pixel shift05/09/05
6,942,830Device and method for the production of three-dimensional objects09/13/05
 102006019964Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination04/28/06
 102006019963Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination04/28/06
7,052,263Apparatus for manufacturing a three-dimensional object05/30/06
1,880,830Method and device for producing a three-dimensional object, and computer and data carrier useful thereof07/19/06
2,083,992Continuous generative process for producing a three-dimensional object11/10/06
 2009-535574Continuous generative process for producing a three-dimensional object11/10/06
1,849,587Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination03/08/07
1,982,824Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination03/08/07
1,849,586Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination03/08/07
7,195,472Apparatus and method for the non-destructive separation of hardened material layers from a flat construction plane03/27/07
ZL200710101017.6Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination04/23/07
ZL200710101018.0Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination04/23/07
5,406,432Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination04/27/07
 2007-117866Device and method for creating a three dimensional object using mask illumination04/27/07
 2007-175446Method and device for producing a three-dimensional object, and computer and data carrier useful thereof07/03/07
2,011,631Process and device for producing a three-dimensional object07/04/07
ZL200710130353.3Method and device for producing a three-dimensional object, and computer and data carrier useful thereof07/18/07
2,052,693Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimensional object11/05/07
2,173,538Process and device for producing a three-dimensional object07/02/08
7,438,846Apparatus and method for the non-destructive separation off hardened material layers from a flat construction plane10/21/08
2,224,874Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimensional object10/24/08
10191725Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimensional object10/24/08
ZL200880113300.3Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimesnsional opbject10/24/08
2010530348Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimesnsional opbject10/24/08
2,217,429Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimensional object10/24/08
 09150961.2System and method for manufacturing01/20/09
2,241,430Method of reducing the force required to separate a solidified object from a substrate08/28/09
09 011 099.0Method and apparatus of reducing the force required to separate a solidified object from a substrate 08/28/09
61/252,901Resin solidification substrate and assembly10/19/09
7,636,610Method and device for producing a three-dimensional object, and computer and data carrier useful therefor12/22/09
5,736,623Process and device for producing a three dimensional object12/25/09
7,783,371Device and method for producing a three-dimensional object by means of mask exposure08/24/10
7,790,093Process for the production of a three-dimensional object with resolution improvement by "PixelShift"09/07/10
7,831,328 Method and device for producing a three-dimensional object, and computer and data carrier useful therefor 11/09/10
7,845,930Process for the production of a three-dimensional object with an improved separation of hardened material layers from a construction plane 12/07/10
61/437,851Method and apparatus for making three-dimensional objects from multiple solidifiable materials01/31/11
61/926,326Resin solidification substrate and assembly02/01/11
7,892,474Continuous generative process for producing a three-dimensional object 02/22/11
7,894,921Device and method for producing a three-dimensional object by means of mask exposure 02/22/11
11834769.9Resin solidification substrate assembly04/21/11
2011318589Resin solidification substrate assembly04/21/11
7,962,238Process for the production of a three-dimensional object with resolution improvement by pixel shift05/25/11
61/502,020Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification06/28/11
8,003,040Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimensional object08/23/11
61/554,846Method and apparatus for making three-dimensional objects from multiple solidifiable materials 11/02/11
2012212488Method and apparatus for making three-dimensional objects from multiple solidifiable materials01/30/12
12741811.9Method and apparatus for making three-dimensional objects from multiple solidifiable materials01/30/12
8,110,135Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimensional object02/07/12
61/598,666Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification.02/14/12
8,126,580Device and method for producing a three-dimensional object by means of mask exposure.02/28/12
2,838,255Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification06/27/12
10-2014-7002528Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification06/27/12
2014-518960Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification06/27/12
201280042705.9Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification06/27/12
14172357.7Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 06/27/12
12804540.8Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification06/27/12
14172372.6Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 06/27/12
8,326,024Method of reducing the force required to separate a solidified object from a substrate. 12/04/12
13/740,397 Resin solidification substrate and assembly01/14/13
RE43,955 Process for the production of a three-dimensional object with resolution improvement by pixel-shift02/05/13
8,372,330Resin solidification substrate and assembly02/12/13
8,394,313Process for the production of a three-dimensional object with an improved separation of hardened material layers from a construction plane03/12/13
14/051,810Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using a curved build platform10/11/13
14/091,683Method for generating three-dimensional objects using linear solidification and contourless data. 11/27/13
14/107,396Dental arch model and method of making the same 12/16/13
PCT/US2014/017267Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 02/02/14
14/176,792Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects from solidifiable paste02/10/14
61/942,226Apparatus and method for making three-dimensional objects using a tiltable film assembly 02/20/14
8,658,076Process and freeform fabrication system for producing a three-dimensional object 02/25/14
8,666,142System and method for manufacturing 03/04/14
61/950,542Three-dimensional print apparatus using an inclined fluid jet 03/10/14
PCT/US2014/032761Apparatus and method for forminng three-dimensional objects using linear solidification with travel axis correction and power control04/03/14
14/243,967Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification with travel axis correction and power control 04/03/14
61/988,644Binder, adhesive and active filler system for three-dimensional printing of ceramics 05/05/14
14/326,629 Method and apparatus for making three-dimensional objects from multiple solidifiable materials 07/09/14
14/326,557Method and apparatus for making three-dimensional objects from multiple solidifiable materials 07/09/14
8,801,418Method and apparatus for making three-dimensional objects from multiple solidifiable materials 08/12/14
8,815,143Device and method for producing a three-dimensional object by means of mask exposure 08/26/14
8,845,316Process and device for producing a three-dimensional object 09/30/14
PCT/US2014/059222Method and apparatus for forming a three-dimensional object using a dual actuator, tiltable PSA 10/06/14
14/506,751Method and apparatus for forming a three-dimensional object using a dual actuator, tiltable PSA 10/06/14
PCT/US2014/059611Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using a curved build platform 10/08/14
8,862,260Process for the production of a three-dimensional object with resolution improvement by "pixel shift" 10/14/14
PCT/US2014/066120Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification with contourless object data 11/18/14
PCT/US2013/075350Dental arch model and method of making the same 12/16/14
PCT/US2015/016774Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using a tilting solidification substrate 02/02/15
PCT/US2015/014726Method and apparatus for making three-dimensional objects from solidifiable paste 02/06/15
14/626,446Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using a tilting solidification substrate 02/19/15
2015218851Apparatus and Method For Forming Three-Dimensional Objects Using A Tilting Solidification Substrate02/20/15
14/643,489Three dimensional printing method and apparatus using an inclined fluid jet 03/10/15
14/680,484 Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification and a vacuum blade 04/07/15
PCT/US2015/029284Binder, adhesive and active filler system for three-dimensional printing of ceramics 05/05/15
14/704,455Binder, adhesive and active filler system for three-dimensional printing of ceramics 05/05/15
14,712,268Process and device for producing a three-dimensional object 05/14/15
14/712,386Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 05/14/15
14/712,561Method and apparatus for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 05/14/15
11 2013 006 047.7Dental arch connector 06/16/15
9,067,361Process and device for producing a three-dimensional object 06/30/15
9,073,260Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 07/07/15
9,073,261Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 07/07/15
9,073,262Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 07/07/15
9,075,409Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 07/07/15
1475937Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 09/02/15
14778382.3Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification with travel axis correction and power control 09/29/15
PCT/US2016/026112Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification and a vacuum blade 04/06/16
PCT/US2016/027694Method and apparatus for capping and servicing an ink-jet printhead in a 3D printer 04/15/16
PCT/US2016/027763Modular printing apparatus for 3D printing 04/15/16
PCT/US2016/028761Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using scanning axis compensation and dynamic offset 04/22/16
14866128.3Contourless path generation for linear solidification 06/03/16
9,079,355Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification 7/14/2015
200880023274.5Process and device for producing a three dimensional object4/22/2014