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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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BUTTONS, PINS, BUCKLES, SLIDE FASTENERS, OR THE LIKE ( fastenings specially adapted for footwear A43C )
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This subclass covers buckles or slide fasteners whether used as haberdashery or otherwise.

WARNING
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The following IPC group is not used in the CPC scheme. Subject matter covered by this group is classified in the following CPC group:
- A44B1/16 covered by A44B 1/14

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Buttons ( setting on garments A41H 37/10 ; setting on footwear A43D 100/08 ; making buttons: see the relevant groups in the classes for making articles from particular materials )
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characterised by their material
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Ornamental buttons
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Assembling of buttons ( covering by braiding D04D )
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Constructional characteristics
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washable
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covered by fabric
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with a removable fabric covering
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Manufacture not otherwise provided for
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with replaceable
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or protective
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coverings
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( removable fabric coverings A44B 1/123 ; sleeve-links concealing a sewed-on button A44B 5/007 )
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adapted for special ways of fastening
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with quick, thread-like, anchoring means avoiding the use of a separate needle and thread
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attached by thread visible to the front
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( A44B 1/185 takes precedence )
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attached by thread not visible to the front
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( A44B 1/185 takes precedence )
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Eye-buttons
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with resilient shank
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with shank and counterpiece
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Screw-buttons
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Shank inserted into counterpiece and locked by sliding or rotating
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with snap-action counterpiece
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with counterpiece in the form of cotter, split-pin, or the like
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Clamping by spring action
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with helical wire-shank screwed into material
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with deformable prongs
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with deformable counterpiece
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Collar-studs
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completely rigid
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with head tiltable as a whole
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with head formed as two tiltable flaps
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with head and base separable
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Sleeve-links
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with head tiltable as a whole
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formed as two tiltable flaps
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concealing a sewed-on button ( buttons with replaceable coverings A44B 1/14 )
}
A44B 5/02
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with separable parts
Retainers or tethers for neckties, cravats, neckerchiefs, or the like, e.g. tie-clips, spring clips with attached tie-tethers, woggles, pins with associated sheathing members tetherable to clothing ( tie-pins A44B 9/08 ; decorative or ornamental aspects A44C )
Cards for buttons, collar-studs, or sleeve-links
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A44B 9/00
Hat, scarf, or safety pins or the like ( decorative or ornamental aspect A44C ; hair pins A45D 8/02 ; sewing needles D05B 85/00 )
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Simple pins
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Ordinary pins
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Hat-pins ( other fastening means for head coverings A42B 7/00 )
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Tie-pins ( pins with associated sheathing members tetherable to clothing A44B 6/00 )
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Safety devices
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A44B 9/12
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Safety-pins
A44B 9/125
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{
made of plastics
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Ordinary safety-pins
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Brooches ; Breast-pins
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Hinges ; Locking devices
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Attaching heads of glass or the like to pin shafts
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Buckles ; Similar fasteners for interconnecting straps or the like, e.g. for safety belts
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A44B 11/001
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Ornamental buckles
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A44B 11/003
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covered with cloth or other material; Making thereof
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A44B 11/005
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Buckles combined with other articles, e.g. with receptacles
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Attachment of buckle to strap ( for safety buckles A44B 11/2553 )
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extensible
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frictionally engaging surface of straps
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without movable parts
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A44B 11/06
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with clamping devices
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{
with strap tightening means ( A44B 11/125 takes precedence; tighteners for securing of load on vehicles B60P 7/0823 ; buckles attached to the end of a strap for bundling articles B65D 63/16 )
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roller displaceable in wedge-shaped slot
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sliding wedge
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turnable clamp
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with strap tightening means
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with snap-action
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Strap held by spring action
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Strap held by threading through linked rings
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engaging holes or the like in strap
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Buckle with fixed prong
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fixed on a movable element
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with cover plate
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Buckle with movable prong
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with two or more separable parts
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{
Safety buckles ( safety belts in vehicles B60R 22/00 ; safety belts for aircraft B64D 25/02 )
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{
actuated by a push-button
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acting perpendicularly to the main plane of the buckle, e.g. placed on the front face of the buckle
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A44B 11/2515
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{
acting parallel to the main plane of the buckle and perpendicularly to the direction of the fastening action
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with two buttons acting in opposite directions
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acting parallel to the main plane of the buckle and in the same direction as the fastening action
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{
with an operating lever
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acting in the same plane or in a plane parallel to the main plane of the buckle
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with the sliding motion of the buckle providing the opening or closing action
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{
with a pivoting bar retaining a loop of the strap itself
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actuated by a rotatable element, e.g. combined with other actuating means
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Details
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Fastening of other buckle elements to the main buckle ( buckles with several tongues released by the same mechanism A44B 11/2507 to A44B 11/2542 )
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Attachment of buckle to strap
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with strap length adjustment
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Tongue elements
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Illuminated buckles
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Safety measures ( buckles for releasing in a vehicle emergency B60R 22/32 ; control, alarm, or interlock systems for the correct application of safety belt buckles in vehicles B60R 22/48 )
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Locking means preventing an unauthorised opening, e.g. by children
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Buckle covers
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fastening by superposing one part on top of the other ( A44B 11/2503 takes precedence )
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{
followed by sliding in the main plane of the buckle
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combined with one buckle element rotating or pivoting
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{
fastening by sliding in the main plane or a plane parallel to the main plane of the buckle ( A44B 11/2503 , A44B 11/2584 take precedence )
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{
the movement being transverse to the longitudinal direction of the strap or chain
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with push-button fastenings
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( A44B 11/2507 takes precedence; press-button fasteners A44B 17/00 )
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with a push-button acting perpendicularly to the main plane of the buckle
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with at least one push-button acting parallel to the main plane of the buckle and perpendicularly to the direction of the fastening action
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with hooks engaging end-pieces on the strap
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( A44B 11/2503 takes precedence )
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Hook or eye fasteners
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A44B 13/0005
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characterised by their material ( A44B 13/0052 and A44B 13/0058 take precedence )
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made of wire
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made of metal plate
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made of plastics
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A44B 13/0029
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characterised by their way of fastening to the support ( A44B 13/0052 and A44B 13/0058 take precedence )
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A44B 13/0035
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using prongs
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A44B 13/0041
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and a backing element on which prongs are bent over
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A44B 13/0047
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welded or moulded
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A44B 13/0052
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Strips of hook or eye fasteners
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A44B 13/0058
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Eyelets or grommets
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A44B 13/0064
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characterised by their material
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A44B 13/007
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made of plastics
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A44B 13/0076
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characterised by their way of fastening to the support
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A44B 13/0082
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by riveting
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A44B 13/0088
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by separable snap connection
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A44B 13/0094
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welded or moulded
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with spring closure of hook
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Key-rings
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Separable rings
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Fobs
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A44B 15/007
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Openers
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Press-button or snap fasteners
A44B 17/0005
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{
Fastening of press-button fasteners ( A44B 17/0017 and A44B 17/0035 take precedence )
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Press-button fasteners in which the elastic retaining action is obtained by a spring working in the plane of the fastener
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A44B 17/0017
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Their fastening
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A44B 17/0023
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Press-button fasteners in which the elastic retaining action is obtained by the own elasticity of the material constituting the fastener
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A44B 17/0029
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Press-button fasteners made of plastics
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A44B 17/0035
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Their fastening
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Press-button fasteners consisting of two parts ( A44B 17/0029 takes precedence )
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Press-button fasteners consisting of three parts ( A44B 17/0029 takes precedence )
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Press-button fasteners consisting of four parts ( A44B 17/0029 takes precedence )
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A44B 17/0058
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Strips of press-button fasteners
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A44B 17/0064
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Details
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A44B 17/007
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Stud-member
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A44B 17/0076
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Socket member
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A44B 17/0082
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Decoration
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A44B 17/0088
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made from sheet metal
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A44B 17/0094
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made from solid metal
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Fasteners of the touch-and-close type ; Making such fasteners ( making pile fabrics D03 , D04 )
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A44B 18/0003
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Fastener constructions ( A44B 18/0023 , A44B 18/0046 take precedence )
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in which each part has similar elements
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A44B 18/0011
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Female or loop elements ( A44B 18/0007 takes precedence )
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A44B 18/0015
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Male or hook elements ( A44B 18/0007 takes precedence )
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A44B 18/0019
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of a mushroom type
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Woven or knitted fasteners
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A44B 18/0026
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Devices for cutting loops into hooks ( cutting pile loops D06C 13/08 )
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A44B 18/003
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in which each part has similar elements
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A44B 18/0034
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{
Female or loop elements ( A44B 18/003 takes precedence )
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A44B 18/0038
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{
Male or hook elements ( A44B 18/003 takes precedence )
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A44B 18/0042
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of a mushroom type
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A44B 18/0046
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{
Fasteners made integrally of plastics
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A44B 18/0049
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obtained by moulding processes ( compression moulding or articles of indefinite length characterised by the shape of the surface B29C 43/222 ; screen moulding B29C 67/08 )
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A44B 18/0053
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in which each part has similar elements
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A44B 18/0057
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Female or loop elements ( A44B 18/0053 takes precedence )
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A44B 18/0061
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{
Male or hook elements ( A44B 18/0053 takes precedence )
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A44B 18/0065
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of a mushroom type
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Details
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A44B 18/0073
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Attaching means
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Adaptations for being fixed to a moulded article during moulding
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A44B 18/008
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{
Hooks or loops provided with means to reinforce the attachment, e.g. by adhesive means ( tab fastener elements for absorbent pads combining adhesive and mechanical fastening A61F 13/581 )
}
A44B 18/0084
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Double-sided
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A44B 18/0088
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Mixed male and female members
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A44B 18/0092
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flame retardant
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A44B 18/0096
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Shape memory materials
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Slide fasteners
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A44B 19/02
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with a series of separate interlocking members secured to each stringer tape
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Stringers arranged edge to edge when fastened, e.g. abutting stringers
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with substantially rectangular members having interlocking projections and pieces
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Stringers arranged side-by-side when fastened, e.g. at least partially superposed stringers
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A44B 19/10
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with a one-piece interlocking member on each stringer tape
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Interlocking member in the shape of a continuous helix
A44B 19/14
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Interlocking member formed by a profiled or castellated edge
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interlocking member having uniform section throughout the length of the stringer
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( for sacks or bags B65D 33/2508 )
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A44B 19/18
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with a third member or members, other than the slider, connected to the edges of adjacent stringers when closed, e.g. third member moved into position by a slider
A44B 19/20
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the third member being embraced by the stringers
A44B 19/22
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the third member embracing the stringers
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Details
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A44B 19/26
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Sliders
A44B 19/262
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{
Pull members; Ornamental attachments for sliders
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A44B 19/265
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{
with means for preventing the accidental intrusion of material into the slider body, e.g. with shield or guard
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{
for slide fasteners with edges of stringers having uniform section throughout the length thereof ( for sacks or bags B65D 33/2591 )
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constructed to be removable from at least one stringer;
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Sliders with movable parts to permit releasing of the slider in the event of jamming or obstruction
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A44B 19/285
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Tools for opening or closing slide fasteners
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with means for locking in position
A44B 19/301
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at the end of their upward travel with any suitable device, e.g. pull member combined with a press-button, a hook, a key-operated lock
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A44B 19/303
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Self-locking sliders, e.g slider body provided with locking projection or groove, friction means
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A44B 19/305
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in the form of a locking prong protuding from the pull member
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A44B 19/306
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{
in the form of a locking spring member actuated by the pull member
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A44B 19/308
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{
in the form of a spring-actuated locking member actuated by the pull member
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Means for making slide fasteners gas or watertight
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A44B 19/34
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Stringer tapes ( A44B 19/40 takes precedence ) ; Flaps secured to stringers for covering the interlocking members ( A44B 19/32 takes precedence;
{
setting slide or glide fastener elements on garments A41H 37/06
}
)
A44B 19/343
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Knitted stringer tapes
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A44B 19/346
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Woven stringer tapes ( weaving of tapes D03D 1/00 )
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Means for permanently uniting the stringers at the end ; Means for stopping movement of slider at the end
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Means at the end of stringer by which the slider can be freed from one stringer, e.g. stringers can be completely separated from each other
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"Two-way" or "double-acting" separable slide fasteners
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Separable slide fasteners with quick opening devices
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Top end stop means for quick opening slide fasteners
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A44B 19/388
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Bottom end stop means for quick opening slide fasteners
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A44B 19/40
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Connection of separate, or one-piece, interlocking members to stringer tapes ; Reinforcing such connections, e.g. by stitching
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{
Connection of separate interlocking members
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{
Connection of one-piece interlocking members
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Making by processes not fully provided for in one other class, e.g. B21D 53/50 , B21F 45/18 , B22D 17/16 , B29D 5/00
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( attaching closure devices, e.g. slide fasteners, to bags B31B 19/00 ; making package opening by applying or incorporating profile strips, e.g. for reclosable bags B65B 61/188 )
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Securing metal interlocking members to ready-made stringer tapes ( making metal slide fastener parts combined with attaching B21D 53/52 )
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A44B 19/46
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Securing separate interlocking members
A44B 19/48
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Arranging interlocking members before securing ( article handling devices associated with conveyers in general B65G 47/00 , e.g. B65G 47/14 )
A44B 19/50
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Securing one-piece interlocking members
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A44B 19/52
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Securing the interlocking members to stringer tapes while making the latter
A44B 19/54
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while weaving the stringer tapes
A44B 19/56
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while knitting the stringer tapes
A44B 19/58
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Removing interlocking members to produce gaps
A44B 19/60
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Applying end stops upon stringer tapes
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A44B 19/62
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Assembling sliders in position on stringer tapes
A44B 19/64
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Slider holders for assemblage of slide fasteners
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Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
A44B 99/005
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{
Turn-button fasteners
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013