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Color Curly Brackets (indicating CPC extensions to IPC)

CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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MANUFACTURE OF BRUSHES
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Bristles; Selection of materials for bristles (making artificial bristles D01D, D01F)
A46D 1/003
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Testing of brushes
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A46D 1/006
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Antimicrobial, disinfectant bristles, handle, bristle-carrier or packaging
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A46D 1/02
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Bristles details
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A46D 1/0207
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Bristles characterised by the choice of material e.g. metal
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A46D 1/0215
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Bristles characterised by the material being biodegradable
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A46D 1/0223
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Bristles characterised by being electrostatically charged
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A46D 1/023
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Bristles with at least a core and at least a partial sheath
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A46D 1/0238
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Bristles with non-round cross-section
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A46D 1/0246
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Hollow bristles
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A46D 1/0253
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Bristles having a shape which is not a straight line e.g. curved, "S", hook, loop
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A46D 1/0261
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Roughness structure on the bristle surface
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A46D 1/0269
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Monofilament bristles
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A46D 1/0276
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Bristles having pointed ends
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A46D 1/0284
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Bristles having rounded ends
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A46D 1/0292
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Bristles having split ends
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A46D 1/04
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Preparing bristles
A46D 1/045
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Cleaning, e.g. washing, drying
A46D 1/05
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Splitting; Pointing
A46D 1/055
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Combing; Mixing; Sorting
A46D 1/06
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Machines or apparatus for cutting bristles
A46D 1/08
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Preparing uniform tufts of bristles
A46D 1/10
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Vibrating devices for arranging bristles
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Preparing,
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i.e. Manufacturing
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brush bodies
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by moulding or casting a body around bristles or tufts of bristles
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A46D 3/02
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Machines for drilling bodies
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A46D 3/04
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Machines for inserting or fixing bristles in bodies
A46D 3/042
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for fixing bristles using an anchor or staple
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A46D 3/045
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for fixing bristles by fusing or gluing to a body
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A46D 3/047
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for clamping or gluing bristles into rings, e.g. paint brushes, brooms
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A46D 3/05
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for fixing the bristles between wires, tapes, or the like
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A46D 3/06
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Machines for both drilling bodies and inserting bristles
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of the carousel or drum type (A46D 3/067 takes precedence)
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of the belt or chain type (A46D 3/067 takes precedence)
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A46D 3/067
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featuring simultaneous pivoting of bodies for drilling and filling
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A46D 3/08
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Parts of brush-making machines
A46D 3/082
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Magazines for bristles; Feeding bristles to magazines; Knot picking
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A46D 3/085
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Magazines for brush bodies; Feeding bodies
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A46D 3/087
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Holders or supports for brush bodies
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Devices for preparing quills for use as carriers for bristles
Pressing devices for making brooms composed of brushwood or the like
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Machines for finishing brushes
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(A46D 1/00 and A46D 3/00 take precedence)
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A46D 9/02
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Cutting; Trimming
A46D 9/025
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Deflecting parts of the bristle field in order to trim the rest
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A46D 9/04
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Cleaning
A46D 9/06
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Impregnating
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013