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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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DEVICES, APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR LIFE-SAVING (valves specially adapted for medical use A61M 39/00; life-saving devices, apparatus or methods specially adapted for use in water B63C 9/00; divers` equipment B63C 11/00; specially adopted for use with aircraft, e.g. parachutes, ejector seats, B64D; rescue devices peculiar to mining E21F 11/00)
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Guide Heading:
Rescuing from fire; Rescuing from buildings or the like (from mountains or trees A63B 27/00, A63B 29/00; from ships B63C)
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Devices for lowering persons from buildings or the like
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A62B 1/02
.
by making use of rescue cages, bags, or the like (elevators, escalators or moving walkways B66B)
A62B 1/04
. .
Single parts, e.g. fastening devices
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A62B 1/06
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by making use of rope-lowering devices (capstans, winches B66D)
NOTE
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Contrary to the references in the Guide Heading before group A62B 1/00 and in group A62B 1/16, this group contains also rope-lowering devices for mountaineering

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A62B 1/08
. .
with brake mechanisms for the winches or pulleys
A62B 1/10
. . .
mechanically operated
A62B 1/12
. . .
hydraulically operated
A62B 1/14
. .
with brakes sliding on the rope
A62B 1/16
. .
Life-saving ropes or belts (safety belts A62B 35/00; mountain guy-ropes A63B 29/02; life-saving belts for use at sea B63C)
A62B 1/18
. .
Other single parts for rope lowering-devices, e.g. take-up rollers for ropes, devices for shooting ropes
A62B 1/20
.
by making use of sliding-ropes, sliding-poles or chutes, e.g. hoses, pipes, sliding-grooves, sliding-sheets
A62B 1/22
.
by making use of jumping devices, e.g. jumping-sheets, jumping-mattresses
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Devices or single parts for facilitating escape from buildings or the like, e.g. protection shields, protection screens; Portable devices for preventing smoke penetrating into distinct parts of buildings (A62B 1/00 takes precedence)
A62B 3/005
.
{
Rescue tools with forcing action
}
Other devices for rescuing from fire (ladders E06C)
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Respirators; Gas-masks, including breathing apparatus, e.g. for high altitude, or masks therefor; Devices affording protection against harmful chemical agents (composition of materials for coverings against harmful chemical agents A62D 5/00, for transparent parts of breathing apparatus A62D 7/00; composition of chemical substances for use in breathing apparatus A62D 9/00)
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Respiratory apparatus (for medical purposes A61M 16/00)
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A62B 7/02
.
with compressed oxygen or air
A62B 7/04
. .
and lung-controlled oxygen or air valves
A62B 7/06
.
with liquid oxygen
{
or air; Cryogenic systems
}
A62B 7/08
.
containing chemicals producing oxygen
A62B 7/10
.
with filter elements
A62B 7/12
.
with fresh-air hose
A62B 7/14
.
for high-altitude aircraft
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Component parts for respiratory or breathing apparatus (A62B 19/00, A62B 21/00, A62B 23/00 take precedence)
A62B 9/003
.
{
Means for influencing the temperature or humidity of the breathing gas
}
A62B 9/006
.
{
Indicators or warning devices, e.g. of low pressure, contamination
}
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A62B 9/02
.
Valves
{
(non-return valves mounted in breathing masks or helmets A62B 18/10)
}
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A62B 9/022
. .
{
Breathing demand regulators (SCUBA diving regulators B63C 11/22)
}
A62B 9/025
. . .
{
with tilting opening action
}
A62B 9/027
. . .
{
pilot operated, i.e. controlled by valve means sentitive to a reduced downstream pressure
}
A62B 9/04
.
Couplings; Supporting frames
A62B 9/06
.
Mouthpieces; Nose-clips (for medical purposes A61M 15/00)
Devices for reconditioning breathing air in sealed rooms (chemical purification, disinfection, or sterilisation of air A61L; in aircraft or submarines, insofar as they influence the construction of the vehicle or are influenced by its construction B63B, B64D, respectively; air-conditioning in general F24F)
Special devices for ventilating gasproof shelters (ventilating in general F24F)
Installations affording protection against poisonous or injurious substances, e.g. with separate breathing apparatus (
{
preventing escape of dirt or fumes from the area where they are produced B08B 15/00
}
; building aspects E04H 9/00;
{
use of air currents for screening F24F 9/00
}
)
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Protective clothing affording protection against heat or harmful chemical agents or for use at high altitudes (protective clothing for work or sport A41D 13/00,
{
e.g. overalls A41D 13/02, surgical gowns A41D 13/12; materials for protecting clothing A41D 31/0011
}
; protecting eyes or ears A61F 9/00; composition of materials for protective clothing A62D 5/00; life-saving garments for use at sea B63C; diving suits B63C 11/02; flying suits,
{
anti-g suits
}
B64D 10/00; space suits B64G 6/00; bullet-proof clothing F41H 1/02)
A62B 17/001
.
{
Adaptations for donning, adjusting or increasing mobility, e.g. closures, joints
}
A62B 17/003
.
{
Fire-resistant or fire-fighters` clothes
}
A62B 17/005
.
{
Active or passive body temperature control
}
A62B 17/006
.
{
against contamination from chemicals, toxic or hostile environments; ABC suits
}
A62B 17/008
.
{
High-altitude pressure suits
}
A62B 17/04
.
Hoods
A62B 17/08
.
Protective coverings for animals
{
(protective covers when working B68C 5/00)
}
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Breathing masks or helmets, e.g. affording protection against chemical agents or for use at high altitudes
{
or incorporating a pump or compressor for reducing the inhalation effort
}
(A62B 17/00 takes precedence; anaesthetic masks A61M 16/06)
A62B 18/003
.
{
having means for creating a fresh air curtain
}
A62B 18/006
.
{
with pumps for forced ventilation (A62B 18/045 takes precedence)
}
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A62B 18/02
.
Masks (gas-masks for animals A62B 18/06; masks for welders A61F 9/06)
A62B 18/025
. .
{
Halfmasks (A62B 23/02 takes precedence; surgical face masks A41D 13/11)
}
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A62B 18/04
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Gas helmets
A62B 18/045
. .
{
with fans for delivering air for breathing mounted in or on the helmet
}
A62B 18/06
.
Gas masks for animals
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A62B 18/08
.
Component parts for gas-masks or gas-helmets, e.g. windows, straps, speech transmitters, signal-devices (eye-pieces for protective goggles A61F 9/02; composition of materials for the windows or other transparent parts A62D 7/00)
A62B 18/082
. .
{
Assembling eyepieces, lenses or vision-correction means in or on gas-masks
}
A62B 18/084
. .
{
Means for fastening gas-masks to heads or helmets
}
A62B 18/086
. .
{
Adaptations for consuming refreshments without unmasking
}
A62B 18/088
. .
{
Devices for indicating filter saturation
}
A62B 18/10
. .
Valves
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Cartridges with absorbing substances for respiratory apparatus
{
(carbon dioxide absorbing devices A61M 16/22)
}
A62B 19/02
.
with oxidising agents
Devices for producing oxygen from chemical substances for respiratory apparatus
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Filters for breathing-protection purposes (gas-filters in general B01D)
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A62B 23/02
.
for respirators
A62B 23/025
. .
{
the filter having substantially the shape of a mask (surgical face masks A41D 13/11)
}
A62B 23/04
.
for gasproof shelters
A62B 23/06
.
Nose filters
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Devices for storing
{
or holding or carrying
}
respiratory or breathing apparatus
A62B 25/005
.
{
for high altitude
}
Methods or devices for testing respiratory or breathing apparatus
{
for high altitudes
}
(apparatus for testing gastightness in general G01M)
Devices, e.g. installations, for rendering harmless or for keeping off harmful chemical agents (respiratory apparatus A62B 7/00; gasproof doors, windows, shutters E06B)
Containers or portable cabins for affording breathing protection with devices for reconditioning the breathing air or for ventilating,
{
in particular those that are suitable for invalids or small children
}
(ventilation of gasproof shelters A62B 13/00; protective clothes or coverings A62B 17/00; treatment rooms for medical purposes A61G 10/00)
Devices for allowing seemingly-dead persons to escape or draw attention; Breathing apparatus for accidentally buried persons
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Safety belts or body harnesses; Similar equipment for limiting displacement of the human body, especially in case of sudden changes of motion (buckles A44B 11/00; accessories for children`s furniture A47D 15/00; children`s seats B60N 2/24; safety belts or body harnesses for land vehicles B60R 22/00; harnesses for parachutes B64D 17/30; harnessing in aircraft B64D 25/06; releasable fastenings F16B)
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A62B 35/0006
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{
Harnesses; Accessories therefor
}
A62B 35/0012
. .
{
Sit harnesses
}
A62B 35/0018
. .
{
Full body harnesses covering at least shoulders and thighs
}
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A62B 35/0025
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{
Details and accessories
}
A62B 35/0031
. . .
{
Belt sorting accessories, e.g. devices keeping the belts in comfortable positions
}
A62B 35/0037
. . .
{
Attachments for lifelines and lanyards (lifelines, lanyards A62B 35/0043)
}
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A62B 35/0043
.
{
Lifelines, lanyards, and anchors therefore (attachments A62B 35/0037)
}
A62B 35/005
. .
{
Vertical lifelines
}
A62B 35/0056
. .
{
Horizontal lifelines
}
A62B 35/0062
. .
{
Rail-form lifelines for permanent installation
}
A62B 35/0068
. .
{
Anchors
}
A62B 35/0075
. .
{
Details of ropes or similar equipment, e.g. between the secured person and the lifeline or anchor
}
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A62B 35/0081
.
{
Equipment which can travel along the length of a lifeline, e.g. travelers
}
A62B 35/0087
. .
{
Arrangements for bypassing lifeline supports without lanyard disconnection
}
A62B 35/0093
.
{
Fall arrest reel devices
}
A62B 35/04
.
incorporating energy absorbing means
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013