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Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:

Class 83: Cutting

Methods and machines for penetrating material, without substantial reshaping flow of such material, by means of (1) a solid tool, or fluid current, either of which applies mechanical deforming force to the material by direct physical contact therewith, the fluid current forcing the material against a solid tool whose edge defines the line of cut; (2) a heated solid tool which directly engages the material (to effect penetration thereof by melting, or by transmission of mechanical energy, or both); or (3) opposed, controlled fluid currents.

Subclass 13: PROCESSES
Subclass 19: By compressing
Subclass 76.9: With operator input means
Subclass 100: By suction means
Subclass 174.1: Spatially fixed tool
Subclass 368: Positioning of tool controlled
Subclass 468: With scale or indicator
Subclass 697: Reciprocable type

Class 30: Cutlery

(1) cutting implements including those for cutting by a sharp point, which are manipulable by hand. Such implements may be power operated and the motive power means may be built into the structure of the cutting implement. (2) special machines which are not hand manipulable, namely, special machines and fixed cutters in which the work moves relative to the machine or cutter, since these structures are too closely related to the hand cutters to separate; see necked receptacle seal cutters, can openers, carton openers, cigar tip cutters, cord cutters, and segmenters. (3) hand manipulable scrapers having a sharpened scraping or cutting edge. (4) culinary and table forks and spoons due to their close relation to knives in use and manufacture.

Subclass 350: Metallurgical feature
Subclass 357: Edge structure

Class 76: Metal Tools And Implements, Making

Subclass 101.1: BLANK OR PROCESS

Class 451: Abrading

The term "abrading" (grinding) may include a polishing device that acts by removal of an integral portion of the material acted upon, but not such as depends upon the application of a coating capable of taking a polish by friction or upon a compression, consolidation, or swaging of the material. Every invention relating to abrading must have to do either with an abrading element; a tool consisting of an abrading element or material and a holder by which it may be put to use; a machine embodying an abrading material or tool and means for moving it or the work, or an action equivalent to that of a tool; a holder for the work; a method or process of abrading; an attachment or accessory to a tool, machine, or process; or a plurality of these features. Note: A cutting device and an abrasive tool distinguished solely by the abrasive material or composition will be found elsewhere.

Subclass 159: Oscillating
Subclass 163: Oscillating
Subclass 284: Raceway
Subclass 58: Utilizing mounted rigid abrading tool only

Class 700: Data Processing: Generic Control Systems Or Specific Applications

This class is structured into two main divisions: (1)for the combination of a data processing or calculating computer apparatus (or corresponding methods for performing data processing or calculating operations) AND a device or apparatus controlled thereby, the entirety hereinafter referred to as a "control system". (2)for data processing or calculating computer apparatus (or corresponding methods for performing data processing or calculating operations) wherein the data processing or calculating computer apparatus is designed for or utilized in a particular art device, system, process, or environment, or is utilized for the solution of a particular problem in a field other than mathematics (arithmetic processing per se is classified elsewhere).

Subclass 134: Pattern cutting

Class 346: Recorders

Making a record of the movements of machines or instruments whose movements are desired to be recorded and at least temporarily preserved. Making a record of any phenomenon capable of being detected either quantitatively or qualitatively and recorded for at least temporary preservation: The preceding in general require (a) the means to make the record, (b) the means to detect qualitatively or quantitatively the movement or other phenomenon, and (c) the means actuated in accordance with the movement or other phenomenon to cause the record making means to function.

Subclass 140.1: With ink supply to marker

Class 33: Geometrical Instruments

Means for determining the characteristics and the mutual relation of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids, considered as having no properties but those arising from extension and difference of situation. It includes mechanically guided means for describing lines.

Subclass 18.1: SCRIBER

Class 156: Adhesive Bonding And Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture

This is the generic class for: Manufacturing processes and apparatus; manufacture of articles of commerce in which one of the manufacturing steps includes a chemical reaction; manufacture of panels from settable inorganic compositions; manufacture of electrical conductors of indefinite length.

Subclass 361: Of feed or motion of indefinite length work or transfer carrying tape
Subclass 510: With cutting, punching, piercing, severing, or tearing
Subclass 515: Cutting element simultaneously bonds (e.g., cut seaming)
Subclass 517: Severing before bonding or assembling of parts

Class 212: Traversing Hoists

Apparatus and methods for lifting a load and shifting it laterally by an elevating means applied through a support from which a load engager is suspended and including one of the following: A load engager freely suspended by a flexible member. A bridge or a boom on which a load-supporting trolley is adapted to move to shift the load laterally. A trolley. A vertically swinging boom claimed without regard to a self-loading or unloading feature (e.g., a bucket, fork, or grab type load engager).


Class 29: Metal Working

Metal working or shaping - it comprises processes, tools, machines, and apparatus not classifiable in the specific classes relating to the manufacture of articles from metal. It has been made the generic class for the following regardless of the composition of the blank, stock material, or article recited or worked upon: (a) process of electric condenser making; (b) a burnishing process; (c) a process of manufacture; (d) apparatus used to assemble or disassemble.

Subclass 426.3: With conveying of work or disassembled work part
Subclass 563: With means to feed work intermittently from one tool station to another

Class 428: Stock Material Or Miscellaneous Articles

This is the residual class for: 1. Stock material in the form of a structurally defined web, sheet, rod, strand, fiber, filament, cell, flake, particle not provided elsewhere. 2. Stock material in the form of a web, sheet, mass or layer which consists of or contains a structurally defined constituent or element. 3. A nonstructural laminate defined merely in terms of the composition of one or more layers. 4. An article of manufacture or an intermediate-article not provided for elsewhere. 5. A process for applying an impregnating material to a naturally solid product such as a wood beam, a sheet of leather or a stone, or for applying a coating to a base, and which process includes no significant method step.

Subclass 41.9: Dissimilar adhesives
Subclass 137: Composite web or sheet
Subclass 138: Including nonapertured component
Subclass 141: Continuous and nonuniform or irregular surface on layer or component (e.g., roofing, etc.)
Subclass 213: Thickness (relative or absolute)
Subclass 220: Physical dimension specified
Subclass 350: Water activated
Subclass 354: Three or more layers
Subclass 510: Where addition polymer is an ester or halide
Subclass 511: Paper or wood
Subclass 518: Next to vinyl or vinylidene chloride polymer
Subclass 520: Ester, halide or nitrile of addition polymer
Subclass 522: Ester, halide or nitrile of addition polymer

Class 400: Typewriting Machines

This is the generic class for an apparatus wherein a user of the apparatus causes an intelligible character* to be imprinted on a record-medium* by a type-member* that is impressed on the record-medium, said type-member being selected from a plurality of different type-members, and the selected type-members being impressed serially to form a sequence of characters that record intelligible information.

Subclass 120.02: Multicolor
Subclass 208: Package attached to typewriter
Subclass 577: With means to prevent reverse rotation or ensure full increment (e.g., for backlash prevention)
Subclass 659: Cylindrical platen

Class 242: Winding, Tensioning, Or Guiding

A process or apparatus for progressively winding elongated flexible material more than 360 about an axis of a take-up of restricted length, as in: Unwinding and rewinding an information-bearing carrier associated with a nominal work station such as that found in a magnetic recorder/player, film projector, or camera; Forming an indefinite length of running material in loops to form a bundle of coils solely by wrapping or winding the material about a form; Unidirectional winding and unwinding; Reeling; Winding by use of machine or implement. A storage coil formed exclusively by such a winding process or apparatus. A process or apparatus limited to unwinding material from a storage coil. A process or apparatus for tensioning. A process or apparatus for guiding; or a subcombination peculiar to winding, unwinding, tensioning, or guiding, such as a spool, spindle, mandrel, or dispenser.

Subclass 418.1: Slackness sensor
Subclass 538.2: With intermediate access station

Class 226: Advancing Material Of Indeterminate Length

A process or apparatus for handling indeterminate-length* material in one of the following ways: (1) moving such material in a direction generally along said length dimension, (2) sensing such material and imparting additional movement to, or otherwise controlling movement of, said material responsive to said sensing, (3) threading a new portion of such material into or through material moving apparatus or (4) constraining such material through a certain path of movement relative to a disclosed material moving apparatus.

Subclass 190: Including details of roll or mount

Class 134: Cleaning And Liquid Contact With Solids

Cleaning, i.e., the separation or removal of adherent dirt, scale, tarnish, impurities or any other foreign or undesired matter from solid materials or objects whether or not the resultant separated ingredients are recovered in whole or in part for subsequent use. Cleaning may be performed by, or may involve as a part thereof, contacting solids with liquids. The contacting of solids with liquids may be for purposes other than cleaning.

Subclass 149: Axially rotary chuck, mandrel, rod or axle type holder
Subclass 153: Rotary, pivoted or swinging work holder
Subclass 157: Rotary, revolving, swinging or oscillating motion work holder or carrier

Class 211: Supports: Racks

Built-up open framework structures designed to support articles. Racks in the nature of upright stands or standards carrying article supports are also included, and also self-supporting articles supports, frequently built up of sheet material. The term "racks" includes frame structures and supports having flexible supporting elements, such as strands or straps, as the article-supporting elements.

Subclass 41.18: Semiconductor wafer

Class 198: Conveyors: Power-Driven

A power-driven conveyor is an assemblage of elements for moving a load over a predetermined path or path section. The assemblage generally includes a single frame structure mounting a power-driven load-advancing means which is used to advance the load over the predetermined path.

Subclass 750.1: Reciprocating conveying surface

Class 361: Electricity: Electrical Systems And Devices

Systems or devices which provide safety and protection for other systems and devices; control circuits for electromagnetic devices and non-electromagnetic-type relays. Systems or devices which discharge, or prevent the accumulation of electrical charge on or in an object or material; circuits for charging objects or materials. Systems for generating or conducting an electric charge. Systems which process electrical speed signals. Circuits for reversing the polarity of an electric circuit. Systems which cause the ignition of a fuel or an explosive charge. Systems and processes for demagnetizing a magnetic field. Transformers and inductors with integral switch, capacitor or lock. Electrostatic capacitors, per se. Housings and mounting assemblies with plural diverse electrical components. Electrolytic systems and devices.

Class 248: Supports

Devices which carry the weight of an article or articles or otherwise hold or steady it or them against the pull of gravity, and devices for holding an article to its support, which are not otherwise provided for.

Subclass 363: VACUUM

Class 312: Supports: Cabinet Structure

Receptacles or enclosures, combined with article supporting means such as drawers, racks, shelves, etc., fixed or movable partly or wholly out of the enclosure to make the article supported more readily accessible, and enclosures combined with any nonreceptacle feature.

Subclass 223.3: Work station or support furniture for computer or computer related equipment

Class 101: Printing

Means not otherwise provided for adapted to produce characters or designs on surfaces by impression of types or dies or by applying coating material thereto through openings of previous portions of a pattern sheet, as in stenciling, or by impression from planos:graphic or intaglio surfaces.

Subclass 474: Work held on flat surface

Class 269: Work Holders

A device which, during a work treating operation, contacts a workpiece for the purpose of (a) supporting the work against the force of gravity; or (b) preventing movement of the work in a particular direction or in all directions while, as disclosed, such work is supported against the force of gravity; or (c) providing a surface juxtaposed to the work for constraining the motion of a tool during its performance of such work treating operation. Holding articles together so that (by disclosure) a glue, cement or adhesive may set and secure said articles together is considered to be a work holding operation for this class. Thus a clamp or vise, disclosed for use by cabinet makers, carpenters, woodworkers, etc., to hold plural pieces together while an adhesive sets, is properly classifiable in this class.

Subclass 21: Vacuum-type holding means

Class 271: Sheet Feeding Or Delivering

Means for moving an individual sheet from a stack of sheets or positioning the individual sheet with respect to a location where the sheet is operated upon or moving or positioning the individual sheet after having been operated upon.

Subclass 276: Including pneumatic means
Subclass 194: By pneumatic conveyor

Class 399: Electrophotography

Electrophotographically reproducing an original by the action of light directly from the original to a photoconductive member whose electrical conductivity, electrical charge, magnetic condition, or electrical emissivity of a photoconductive medium is selectively altered by the action of light to produce an electrostatic latent image which persists after imaging based upon differences in such electrical property. The latent image is made visible by development; and the developed image may be made permanent by transfer and fixing, or fixing.

Subclass 147: Having overlayer
Subclass 222: Development
Subclass 296: Treatment of developed image prior to transfer

Class 347: Incremental Printing Of Symbolic Information

Processes and apparatus for conveying information by selectively creating on a medium a visibly distinguishable symbol or mark composed of a plurality of portions; created portion by portion as, for example, by pixels or dots. The symbol or mark may be an alphanumeric character or an image.

Subclass 101: Medium and processing means
Subclass 105: Receiving medium