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MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT OR METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING OR REPAIRING FOOTWEAR
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In this subclass, a method of manufacturing footwear which is dependent on a distinct machine or tool, is classified in the group covering the machine or tool for the manufacture.

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Measuring devices; Lasts; Tools
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Foot or last measuring devices; Measuring devices for shoe parts
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A43D 1/02
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Foot-measuring devices (measuring the shape, pattern or size of the body for diagnostic purposes A61B 5/103, e.g. measuring physical dimensions A61B 5/107)
A43D 1/022
. .
{
involving making footprints or permanent moulds of the foot
}
A43D 1/025
. .
{
comprising optical means, e.g. mirrors, photo-electric cells, for measuring or inspecting feet
}
A43D 1/027
. .
{
Shoe fit indicating devices
}
A43D 1/04
.
Last-measuring devices
A43D 1/06
.
Measuring devices for the inside measure of shoes, for the height of heels, or for the arrangement of heels
A43D 1/08
.
Measuring devices for shoe parts
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Lasts
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A43D 3/02
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Lasts for making or repairing shoes (making of wooden lasts B27M 3/20)
A43D 3/021
. .
{
for orthopaedic footwear
}
A43D 3/022
. .
{
comprising means, e.g. hooks, for holding, fixing or centering shoe parts on the last
}
A43D 3/023
. .
{
Hinge constructions for articulated lasts
}
A43D 3/024
. .
{
Lasts with a fore part and heel section relatively slideable to one another along an inclined line of cut
}
A43D 3/025
. .
{
Longitudinally expansible lasts
}
A43D 3/026
. .
{
Lasts for making rubber footwear or for vulcanizing rubber soles to footwear
}
A43D 3/027
. .
{
Lasts with exchangeable parts, e.g. for changing the form or for remodelling
}
A43D 3/028
. .
{
Tack retaining means for lasts
}
A43D 3/029
. .
{
Constructional features of the heel section
}
A43D 3/04
.
Pneumatic lasts; Elastic lasts
A43D 3/06
.
Wedge locks for lasts
A43D 3/08
.
Devices for stretching special parts of shoes
A43D 3/10
.
Devices for removing lasts
A43D 3/12
.
Devices for inserting or reinserting lasts
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A43D 3/14
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Stretching or spreading lasts; Boot-trees; Fillers; Devices for maintaining the shape of the shoe (drying of footwear A47L 23/20)
A43D 3/1408
. .
{
Devices for heating or drying shoes
}
A43D 3/1416
. .
{
Boot-trees
}
A43D 3/1425
. .
{
Devices for sole stretching
}
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A43D 3/1433
. .
{
Shoe-trees
}
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A43D 3/1441
. . .
{
spreading the width of a shoe, i.e. laterally expandable
}
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A43D 3/145
. . . .
{
adjustable
}
A43D 3/1458
. . . . .
{
by a screw
}
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A43D 3/1466
. . .
{
stretching the length of a shoe, i.e. longitudinally expandable
}
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A43D 3/1475
. . . .
{
adjustable
}
A43D 3/1483
. . . . .
{
by a screw
}
A43D 3/1491
. . .
{
with means for sweaty feet, e.g. with desinfecting or deodorant means (cleaning of a footwear A47L 23/20)
}
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A43D 5/00
Hand appliances or hand tools for making or repairing shoes, other than those covered by groups A43D 15/00, A43D 19/00, A43D 95/00, A43D 100/00, A43D 117/00
A43D 5/005
.
{
for heel removing
}
A43D 5/02
.
Stands for making footwear (stands for cleaning shoes A47L 23/16)
A43D 5/04
.
Knives (knives in general B26B)
A43D 5/06
.
Tools for cutting off the ends of nails or pegs in shoes
A43D 5/08
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Awls (making B21G)
A43D 5/10
.
Shoe-peg rasps (wood rasps B27G 17/06)
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A43D 5/12
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Hand nailing apparatus for shoemaking (A43D 19/02 takes precedence; nailing apparatus in general B25C, B27F)
A43D 5/14
. .
Hand pincers for stapling
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Machines for cutting, ornamenting, marking or otherwise working up shoe part blanks (pulling-over or lasting A43D 9/00 to A43D 23/00; making or fastening soles, heels or welts A43D 25/00 to A43D 83/00)
A43D 8/003
.
{
specially adapted for forming upper blanks or leggings by stretching
}
A43D 8/006
.
{
for forming shoe stiffeners
}
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A43D 8/02
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Cutting-out (cutting in general B26D, B26F; of leather articles in general C14B 5/00)
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A43D 8/04
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Stamping-out (A43D 8/10 takes precedence)
A43D 8/06
. . .
Dies therefor
A43D 8/08
. . .
Combined stamping-out and bonding, e.g. high frequency electric current being applied between cutting edge and work support
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A43D 8/10
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Cutting-out using pattern grading (for trimming A43D 8/38; pattern grading in making clothes A41H 3/00; pattern copying in general B23Q 33/00, B23Q 35/00)
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A43D 8/12
. . .
Patterns or templates therefor
A43D 8/14
. . . .
Applying bindings to pattern edges
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A43D 8/16
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Ornamentation (by creasing A43D 8/44; of leather in general C14B 1/56)
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A43D 8/18
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by punching or perforating (punching for eyelet-setting A43D 100/02)
A43D 8/20
. . .
Dies therefor
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A43D 8/22
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by embossing or printing (printing per se, stamping per se B41)
A43D 8/24
. . .
Embossing using heat, e.g. high frequency electric current
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A43D 8/26
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Marking for future work (A43D 8/16 takes precedence; printing per se, stamping per se B41)
A43D 8/265
. .
{
Marking buttonhole locations
}
A43D 8/28
. .
Patterns for drawing cut-outs (in making clothes A41H 3/00)
A43D 8/30
. .
Charting sheet material for subsequent cutting
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A43D 8/32
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Working on edges or margins (of leather in general C14B 1/02, C14B 11/00)
A43D 8/34
. .
by skiving (A43D 8/48 takes precedence)
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A43D 8/36
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by trimming the margins of sole blanks (trimming as an intermediate operation in shoemaking A43D 27/00, as a finishing operation in shoemaking A43D 87/00)
A43D 8/38
. . .
by cutting-out, e.g. using templates
A43D 8/40
. .
by folding, turning in or over, hammering
A43D 8/42
. .
by singeing, contracting, dyeing
A43D 8/44
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Creasing presses (folding on margins A43D 8/40)
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A43D 8/46
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Splitting (of leather in general C14B 1/02)
A43D 8/48
. .
combined with skiving
A43D 8/50
. .
Combined splitting and trimming of the heel-seat portions of sole blanks (of soles fixed to shoe bottoms A43D 27/04)
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A43D 8/52
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Flexing (of leather in general C14B)
A43D 8/54
. .
by milling
A43D 8/56
. .
of sole blanks by slitting
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Pulling-over or lasting
Devices for binding the uppers upon the lasts (for the toe ends A43D 15/00)
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A43D 11/00
Machines for preliminary treatment or assembling of upper-parts, counters, or insoles on their lasts preparatory to the pulling-over or lasting operations; Applying or removing protective coverings
A43D 11/003
.
{
Applying or removing protective coverings
}
A43D 11/006
.
{
Devices for temporarily fixing or aligning insoles on lasts
}
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A43D 11/01
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Machines for applying reinforcement or ornamental straps to the margins of uppers (to soles or insoles A43D 43/06)
A43D 11/02
. .
to the margins thereof
A43D 11/03
. .
Coating with thermoplastic materials to stiffen the toe or heel portion
A43D 11/04
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Machines for seam-pressing or flattening shoe parts, quarters, or the like (on lasted shoes A43D 55/00)
A43D 11/06
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Machines for temporary buttoning of shoe parts
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A43D 11/08
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Machines for temporary lacing of shoe parts or for cutting-away the lacing strips after lasting
A43D 11/085
. .
{
Lacing machines
}
A43D 11/10
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Devices for holding the lacing portions in position during lasting
A43D 11/12
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Machines for forming the toe part or heel part of shoes, with or without use of heat
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A43D 11/14
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Devices for treating shoe parts, e.g. stiffeners, with steam or liquid (for soled shoes A43D 95/12)
A43D 11/145
. .
{
with means, e.g. transport chains, for continuously transferring the shoe parts through the machines
}
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A43D 13/00
Machines for pulling-over the uppers when loosely laid upon the last and tacking the toe end
A43D 13/02
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Devices for locating caps or stiffeners on pulling-over machines
Pulling-over or lasting machines for binding the toe end with cord, string, or wire; Machines for lasting with clamps; Lasting machines with sewing devices, also for platform shoes (special sewing machines for leather or shoes D05B)
A43D 17/00
Pulling-over or lasting machines with oscillating shoe supports
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A43D 19/00
Hand lasting; Lasting pincers
A43D 19/02
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Tacking or nailing devices for use with lasting pincers
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A43D 21/00
Lasting machines
A43D 21/003
.
{
with lasting strings, stretching straps or the like, for forming the shank portions of shoes
}
A43D 21/006
.
{
with rotating lasting means
}
A43D 21/02
.
with one single lasting gripper
A43D 21/04
.
for lasting the opposite sides of the shoe one after another
A43D 21/06
.
for wooden soles (A43D 21/16, A43D 21/18 take precedence)
A43D 21/08
.
with last supports and toe- or heel-embracing wipers movable both horizontally and vertically (A43D 21/16 takes precedence)
A43D 21/10
.
Bed-lasting machines
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A43D 21/12
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with lasting clamps, shoe-shaped clamps,
{
pincers,
}
wipers, stretching straps or the like for forming the toe or heel parts of the last
{
(A43D 21/16, A43D 21/18 take precedence)
}
A43D 21/122
. .
{
with pincers and clamps
}
A43D 21/125
. .
{
with a plurality of pincers (A43D 21/122 takes precedence)
}
A43D 21/127
. .
{
with wipers (A43D 21/16, A43D 21/18 take precedence)
}
A43D 21/14
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for toe or heel parts, with nailing devices
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A43D 21/16
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with lasting pincers
{
and
}
toe- or heel-embracing wipers
A43D 21/163
. .
{
with heel-embracing wipers
}
A43D 21/166
. .
{
with toe-embracing wipers
}
A43D 21/18
.
with lasting pincers and straight-acting wipers, also for forming the shank portions of shoes
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Single parts for pulling-over or lasting machines (nailing devices A43D 75/00)
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A43D 23/02
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Wipers; Sole-pressers; Last-supports; Pincers
A43D 23/022
. .
{
Sole-pressers
}
A43D 23/025
. .
{
Last-supports
}
A43D 23/027
. .
{
Pincers
}
A43D 23/04
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Last-carriers; Shoe-guides
A43D 23/06
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Devices for cutting-off superfluous material on the uppers or linings
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Making or fastening soles, heels or welts, or preparing same for fastening to the shoe; Carrying out other operations subsequent to lasting; Turning (sewing D05B)
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Devices for gluing shoe parts
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A43D 25/047
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Devices for lasting with adhesives or for gluing together insoles and uppers (A43D 25/18, A43D 25/20 take precedence)
A43D 25/053
. .
with rotating gripping means
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A43D 25/06
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Devices for gluing soles on shoe bottoms (A32D25/18, A43D 25/20 take precedence)
A43D 25/063
. .
{
Multiple pressing devices in a closed circuit, e.g. rotating multiple pressing devices
}
A43D 25/066
. .
{
Heel clamps or heel presses for glueing heels to shoe bottoms
}
A43D 25/07
. .
using flexible diaphragm pressing devices
A43D 25/08
. .
Welt hold-down devices
A43D 25/10
. .
Press-pads or other supports of shoe-gluing presses
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A43D 25/12
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Devices for gluing heel-breasts to heels or for gluing coverings on heels (A43D 25/18, A43D 25/20 take precedence)
A43D 25/123
. .
{
Devices for glueing heel-breasts to heels
}
A43D 25/126
. .
{
Devices for glueing coverings on heels
}
A43D 25/14
.
Devices for filling the shoe bottom
A43D 25/16
.
Devices for making glued platform shoes
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A43D 25/18
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Devices for applying adhesives to shoe parts (A43DF25/20 takes precedence; applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces in general B05)
A43D 25/181
. .
{
by rollers
}
A43D 25/183
. .
{
by nozzles
}
A43D 25/185
. .
{
by imprinter plates
}
A43D 25/186
. .
{
by dipping
}
A43D 25/188
. .
{
by grids
}
A43D 25/20
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Arrangements for activating or for accelerating setting of adhesives, e.g. by using heat
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Machines for trimming as an intermediate operation (working on edges or margins, e.g. by trimming, of shoe part blanks A43D 8/32; trimming as a finishing operation in shoemaking A43D 87/00)
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A43D 27/02
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Soles or heels fixed on shoe bottoms (stamps or dies for soles or heel-lifts C14B)
A43D 27/04
. .
Heel-end portions of soles fixed on shoe bottoms (on loose soles A43D 8/46)
A43D 27/06
. .
Heel breast flaps
A43D 29/00
Machines for making soles from strips of material
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A43D 31/00
Machines for making or inserting shank stiffeners
A43D 31/02
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Machines for making shank stiffeners
A43D 31/04
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Machines for inserting shank stiffeners
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Machines for assembling lifts for heels (cutting-out heel lifts A43D 8/02)
A43D 33/02
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Gauges for heel lifts; Magazines for piling up heel lifts
A43D 33/04
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Nailing machines for building the heels from lifts
A43D 33/06
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Machines for sorting heel lifts
Presses for shaping pre-existing loose soles, shoe bottoms or soles fixed to shoe bottoms (glueing soles on shoe bottoms A43D 25/06)
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A43D 37/00
Machines for roughening soles or other shoe parts preparatory to gluing
A43D 37/005
.
{
characterised by constructional details of the rotative tools used therewith
}
A43D 39/00
Machines for making foot-supporting pads or instep-raisers for flat feet
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Machines for making stitch lips, or other preparatory treatment of soles or insoles before fixing same (flexing of soles or insoles A43D 8/52)
A43D 43/02
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for making stitch lips by cutting
A43D 43/06
.
for applying reinforcing materials to insoles; Attachment of ornamental tapes or ribs, e.g. sewing ribs, on soles, or the like
A43D 44/00
Machines for attaching welts or rands
A43D 47/00
Machines for trimming or butting welts fixed on uppers
A43D 49/00
Machines for pounding
A43D 51/00
Machines for lip-setting
A43D 53/00
Machines for trimming-off surplus material along the inseam
A43D 55/00
Machines for flattening, pressing, or rubbing the inseams of lasted shoes
A43D 57/00
Machines for attaching the welt ends
A43D 59/00
Machines for rasping the lasting-margins of shoes which are sewn through
A43D 61/00
Machines for nail-pulling, nail-cutting, or nail-detecting
A43D 63/00
Machines for carrying-out other finishing operations
A43D 67/00
Machines for fastening soles or heels by means of screws or screwed wire
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Shoe-nailing machines (nailing machines in general B27F)
A43D 69/005
.
{
using nails being made from alternative materials, e.g. leather
}
A43D 69/02
.
using ready-made nails
A43D 69/04
.
with apparatus for separating the nails from a wire or from a strip of metal or other material
A43D 69/06
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using ready-made staples
A43D 69/08
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with apparatus for making staples
A43D 69/10
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using ready-made wooden pegs
A43D 69/12
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with apparatus for separating the pegs from a strip of wood
A43D 69/14
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for nailing or stapling the lasted margin onto shoes with wooden soles
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A43D 71/00
Elements of nailing machines; Nail-feeding devices
A43D 71/02
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Driving mechanisms for moving the horn; Nail-cutting apparatus connected with the horn
A43D 75/00
Nailing devices on pulling-over or lasting machines
A43D 79/00
Combined heel-pressing and nailing machines
A43D 81/00
Machines for attaching top-lifts
A43D 83/00
Heel-presses without nailing apparatus; Machines for pressing single lifts or punching holes for nailing
A43D 85/00
Machines or apparatus for turning, e.g. for making turn-shoes
A43D 86/00
Machines for assembling soles or heels onto uppers, not provided for in groups A43D 25/00 to A43D 83/00, e.g. by welding
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Performing finishing operations upon uppers, soles, or heels on soled shoes; Making shoe appurtenances
Edge or heel cutters; Machines for trimming the heel breast (trimming machines for wooden heels B27M; copying machines B44B)
A43D 89/00
Sole-levelling machines with rolls
A43D 91/00
Stitch-separating or seam-indenting machines
A43D 93/00
Edge-indenting machines
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A43D 95/00
Shoe-finishing machines
A43D 95/02
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Machines for treating or smoothing shoe uppers to remove wrinkles, folds, or the like
A43D 95/04
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Machines for laying channel-flaps
A43D 95/06
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Machines for colouring or chemical treatment; Ornamenting the sole bottoms (burnishing A43D 95/20)
A43D 95/08
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Machines or tools for scouring, abrading, or finishing, with or without dust-separating (suction cleaners for removing dust A47L 5/00; domestic cleaning of footwear A47L 23/00)
A43D 95/10
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Drying or heating devices for shoes
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A43D 95/12
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Devices for conditioning, tempering, or moistening (preparatory to pulling-over or lasting A43D 11/14)
A43D 95/125
. .
{
with means, e.g. transport chains, for continuously transferring shoes through the devices
}
A43D 95/14
.
incorporating marking, printing, or embossing apparatus (ornamentation of shoe part blanks A43D 8/16; printing per se , stamping per seB41)
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A43D 95/16
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Burnishing tools for shoemaking (in general B24D)
A43D 95/18
. .
Devices for heating the burnishing tools for shoemaking
A43D 95/20
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Machines for burnishing soles or heels
A43D 95/22
.
Machines for burnishing the edges of soles, with or without devices for edge-indenting
A43D 95/24
.
Machines for buffing soles
A43D 95/26
.
Devices for applying wax
A43D 95/28
.
Machines for attaching protectors to soles or heels
A43D 97/00
Machines for making pulling-on pieces
Machines for making laces (of leather C14B; braidings in general D04C); Applying fibre or celluloid to ends of laces (making tags from metal sheet B21D; from wire B21F)
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A43D 100/00
Setting or removing eyelets, buttons, lacing-hooks, or elastic gussets in shoes
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A43D 100/02
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Punching and eyelet-setting machines or tools (for garments in general A41H 37/02)
A43D 100/04
. .
inserting invisible eyelets
A43D 100/06
. .
inserting two eyelets simultaneously
A43D 100/08
.
Setting buttons on footwear (for garments A41H 37/00)
A43D 100/10
.
Machines or tools for setting lacing-hooks in shoes
A43D 100/12
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Machines for inserting elastic gussets in shoes
A43D 100/14
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Devices for removing buttons, lacing-hooks, or the like from shoes
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Miscellaneous mechanisms for shoemaking
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A43D 111/00
Shoe machines with conveyers for jacked shoes
{
or for shoes or shoe parts
}
A43D 111/003
.
with clamping or gripping mechanism
A43D 111/006
.
with special means to place the shoe or shoe part in the following machine
A43D 113/00
Machines for making shoes with out-turned flanges of the uppers or for making moccasins
A43D 115/00
Machines for skiving or removing heel-lifts, heels, or soles, or for removing stitches, preparatory to repair
A43D 117/00
Racks for receiving or transporting shoes or shoe parts; Other conveying means
A43D 119/00
Driving or controlling mechanisms of shoe machines; Frames for shoe machines
A43D 999/00
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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A43D 2200/00
Machines or methods characterised by special features
A43D 2200/10
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Fully automated machines, i.e. machines working without human intervention
A43D 2200/20
.
Machines including a carousel with different working posts around a turning table
A43D 2200/30
.
Machines including a magazine, e.g. for feeding blanks, pre-forms or sheets
A43D 2200/40
.
Multitool machines, e.g. machines with a plurality of tools or working heads
A43D 2200/50
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Machines using pneumatic means
A43D 2200/60
.
Computer aided manufacture of footwear, e.g. CAD or CAM
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