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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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WORKING OF METAL BY THE ACTION OF A HIGH CONCENTRATION OF ELECTRIC CURRENT ON A WORKPIECE USING AN ELECTRODE WHICH TAKES THE PLACE OF A TOOL; SUCH WORKING COMBINED WITH OTHER FORMS OF WORKING OF METAL (processes for the electrolytic or electrophoretic production of coatings, electroforming, or apparatus therefor C25D; processes for the electrolytic removal of material from objects C25F; manufacturing printed circuits using precipitation techniques to apply the conductive material to form the desired conductive pattern H05K 3/18) [2013‑01]
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This subclass covers the working of metal described as "electroerosion"

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Electrical discharge machining, i.e. removing metal with a series of rapidly recurring electrical discharges between an electrode and a workpiece in the presence of a fluid dielectric [2013‑01]
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B23H 1/02
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Electric circuits specially adapted therefor, e.g. power supply, control, preventing short circuits or other abnormal discharges [2013‑01]
B23H 1/022
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{
for shaping the discharge pulse train (B23H 1/024 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 1/024
. .
{
Detection of, and response to, abnormal gap conditions, e.g. short circuits (preventing short circuits or other abnormal discharges by altering machining parameters using adaptive control B23H 7/16)
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 1/026
. .
{
Power supply protection, e.g. detection of power switch breakdown
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 1/028
. .
{
for multiple gap machining
}
[2013‑01]
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B23H 1/04
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Electrodes specially adapted therefor or their manufacture (B23H 9/00 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B23H 1/06
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Electrode material [2013‑01]
B23H 1/08
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Working media [2013‑01]
B23H 1/10
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Supply or regeneration of working media [2013‑01]
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Electrochemical machining, i.e. removing metal by passing current between an electrode and a workpiece in the presence of an electrolyte [2013‑01]
B23H 3/02
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Electric circuits specially adapted therefor, e.g. power supply, control, preventing short circuits [2013‑01]
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B23H 3/04
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Electrodes specially adapted therefor or their manufacture (B23H 9/00 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B23H 3/06
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Electrode material [2013‑01]
B23H 3/08
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Working media [2013‑01]
B23H 3/10
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Supply or regeneration of working media [2013‑01]
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Combined machining [2013‑01]
B23H 5/02
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Electrical discharge machining combined with electrochemical machining [2013‑01]
B23H 5/04
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Electrical discharge machining combined with mechanical working [2013‑01]
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B23H 5/06
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Electrochemical machining combined with mechanical working, e.g. grinding or honing [2013‑01]
B23H 5/08
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Electrolytic grinding [2013‑01]
B23H 5/10
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Electrodes specially adapted therefor or their manufacture (B23H 1/04, B23H 3/04 take precedence) [2013‑01]
B23H 5/12
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Working media [2013‑01]
B23H 5/14
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Supply or regeneration of working media [2013‑01]
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Processes or apparatus applicable to both electrical discharge machining and electrochemical machining [2013‑01]
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B23H 7/02
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Wire-cutting [2013‑01]
B23H 7/04
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Apparatus for supplying current to working gap; Electric circuits specially adapted therefor [2013‑01]
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B23H 7/06
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Control of the travel curve of the relative movement between electrode and workpiece [2013‑01]
B23H 7/065
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Electric circuits specially adapted therefor
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[2013‑01]
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B23H 7/08
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Wire electrodes [2013‑01]
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B23H 7/10
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Supporting, winding or electrical connection of wire-electrode [2013‑01]
B23H 7/101
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{
Supply of working media
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/102
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Automatic wire threading
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/104
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Wire tension control
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/105
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Wire guides
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/107
. . . .
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Current pickups
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/108
. . . .
{
Used wire disposal devices
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/12
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Rotating-disc electrodes [2013‑01]
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B23H 7/14
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Electric circuits specially adapted therefor, e.g. power supply
{
(B23H 3/02 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/16
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for preventing short circuits or other abnormal discharges
{
by altering machining parameters using adaptive control
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/18
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for maintaining or controlling the desired spacing between electrode and workpiece [2013‑01]
B23H 7/20
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for programme-control, e.g. adaptive (programme-control systems in general G05B 19/00) [2013‑01]
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B23H 7/22
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Electrodes specially adapted therefor or their manufacture (B23H 7/08, B23H 7/12, B23H 9/00 take precedence) [2013‑01]
B23H 7/24
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Electrode material [2013‑01]
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B23H 7/26
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Apparatus for moving or positioning electrode relatively to workpiece; Mounting of electrode [2013‑01]
B23H 7/265
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Mounting of one or more thin electrodes
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[2013‑01]
B23H 7/28
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Moving electrode in a plane normal to the feed direction, e.g. orbiting [2013‑01]
B23H 7/30
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Moving electrode in the feed direction (B23H 7/32 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B23H 7/32
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Maintaining desired spacing between electrode and workpiece
{
e.g. by means of particulate material
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 7/34
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Working media [2013‑01]
B23H 7/36
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Supply or regeneration of working media [2013‑01]
B23H 7/38
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Influencing metal working by using specially adapted means not directly involved in the removal of metal, e.g. ultrasonic waves, magnetic fields or laser irradiation [2013‑01]
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Machining specially adapted for treating particular metal objects or for obtaining special effects or results on metal objects (heat treatment by cathodic discharge C21D 1/38) [2013‑01]
B23H 9/001
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{
Disintegrating
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[2013‑01]
B23H 9/003
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Making screw-threads or gears
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[2013‑01]
B23H 9/005
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Machining elongated bodies, e.g. rods
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[2013‑01]
B23H 9/006
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Cavity sinking (B23H 9/14 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 9/008
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Surface roughening or texturing
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 9/02
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Trimming or deburring
{
(B23H 9/003 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B23H 9/04
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Treating surfaces of rolls [2013‑01]
B23H 9/06
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Marking or engraving [2013‑01]
B23H 9/08
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Sharpening [2013‑01]
B23H 9/10
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Working turbine blades or nozzles [2013‑01]
B23H 9/12
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Forming parts of complementary shape, e.g. punch-and-die [2013‑01]
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B23H 9/14
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Making holes [2013‑01]
B23H 9/16
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using an electrolytic jet [2013‑01]
B23H 9/18
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Producing external conical surfaces or spikes (B23H 9/08 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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Auxiliary apparatus or details, not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
B23H 11/003
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Mounting of workpieces, e.g. working-tables
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[2013‑01]
B23H 11/006
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{
Electrical contacts or wires (B23H 7/10 takes precedence)
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[2013‑01]
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B23H 2200/00
Specific machining processes or workpieces [2013‑01]
B23H 2200/10
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for making bearings [2013‑01]
B23H 2200/20
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for making conical bores [2013‑01]
B23H 2200/30
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for making honeycomb structures [2013‑01]
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B23H 2300/00
Power source circuits or energization [2013‑01]
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B23H 2300/10
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Pulsed electrochemical machining [2013‑01]
B23H 2300/12
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Positive and negative pulsed electrochemical machining [2013‑01]
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B23H 2300/20
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Relaxation circuit power supplies for supplying the machining current, e.g. capacitor or inductance energy storage circuits [2013‑01]
B23H 2300/22
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Circuits using or taking into account line impedance to shape the discharge pulse [2013‑01]
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B23H 2400/00
Moving mechanisms for tool electrodes [2013‑01]
B23H 2400/10
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for rotating the electrode [2013‑01]
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B23H 2500/00
Holding and positioning of tool electrodes [2013‑01]
B23H 2500/20
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Methods or devices for detecting wire or workpiece position [2013‑01]
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B23H 2600/00
Machining conditions [2013‑01]
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B23H 2600/10
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Switching of machining conditions during machining [2013‑01]
B23H 2600/12
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Switching from rough cutting to finish machining [2013‑01]
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013