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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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MACHINES OR ACCESSORIES FOR MAKING, SETTING, OR DISTRIBUTING TYPE; TYPE; PHOTOGRAPHIC OR PHOTOELECTRIC COMPOSING DEVICES (photographic devices in general G03)
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Elements or appliances for hand composition; Chases, quoins, or galleys
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B41B 1/02
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Printing letters; Type
B41B 1/025
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for languages in which the latin alphabet is not used
}
B41B 1/04
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Quadrats or quads: Spaces or other justifiers
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B41B 1/06
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for special purposes
B41B 1/08
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for inserting latest news
B41B 1/10
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for inserting advertisements
B41B 1/12
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for setting musical notations
B41B 1/14
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Composing rules, e.g. of brass
B41B 1/16
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Reglets
B41B 1/18
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Chases
B41B 1/20
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Quoins or other binding means
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B41B 1/22
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Composing tables; Type cases; Storage cabinets; Washing or cleaning devices therefor
B41B 1/24
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Washing or cleaning devices
B41B 1/26
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Composing or setting sticks
B41B 1/28
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Galleys
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Machines or other mechanical apparatus for composing
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Apparatus for mechanical composition using prefabricated type, i.e. without casting equipment
B41B 3/02
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Mechanical composing machines using single types or logotypes and having slide magazines therefor, e.g. flat, cylindrical, radial, single magazines
B41B 3/04
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Means for distributing type
B41B 3/06
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Justifying means
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Devices for making type or lines (for mechanical composition B41B 7/00, B41B 9/00, B41B 11/00)
B41B 5/02
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Matrices
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B41B 5/04
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Casting devices
B41B 5/06
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mechanically operated
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B41B 5/08
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Tools or auxiliaries
B41B 5/10
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for polishing or finishing type (polishing in general B24B)
B41B 5/12
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for making type in the form of lines, e.g. by drawing or casting
B41B 5/14
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for cutting spaces
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Kinds or types of apparatus for mechanical composition in which the type is cast or moulded from matrices
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B41B 7/02
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operating with fixed combinations of matrices (details B41B 9/00)
B41B 7/04
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for casting individual characters or spaces, e.g. type casting machines
B41B 7/06
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for composing, justifying and casting complete lines of matrices, e.g. "monoline" machines
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B41B 7/08
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operating with separate matrices for individual characters or spaces which are selected and assembled (details B41B 11/00)
B41B 7/10
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in which a line is composed of matrices and in which single types or spaces are cast, e.g. stringer type
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B41B 7/12
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in which a justified line is composed of matrices and a type line is cast in one piece
B41B 7/14
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the matrices being composed by hand
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B41B 7/16
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the lines of matrices being composed and justified by machine operation, e.g. line type casting machines, "intertype" machines
B41B 7/18
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the matrices being guided by wires, e.g. "typograph" machines
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Details of, or accessories for, machines for mechanical composition using fixed combinations of matrices from which type is cast or moulded
B41B 9/02
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Combinations of matrices
B41B 9/04
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Carriers for combinations of matrices, e.g. blocks, cylinders, wheels, bars
B41B 9/06
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Mechanisms for effecting relative movements of matrix carriers and moulds for character or space selection
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B41B 9/08
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Moulding or casting devices
B41B 9/10
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Moulds
B41B 9/12
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Justifying devices
B41B 9/14
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Supply devices for molten metal
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B41B 9/16
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Devices for handling type after casting
B41B 9/18
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Ejector mechanisms
B41B 9/20
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Trimming devices
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Details of, or accessories for, machines for mechanical composition using matrices for individual characters which are selected and assembled for type casting or moulding
B41B 11/02
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Matrices
B41B 11/04
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Space bands
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B41B 11/06
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Storage devices for matrices or space bands
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B41B 11/08
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Magazines for matrices
B41B 11/10
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for composing by hand
B41B 11/12
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Attachment of magazines to machines; Magazine-selection or magazine-shift mechanisms (controlling selection or shifting B41B 27/42)
B41B 11/14
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with escapement devices
B41B 11/16
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Boxes for space bands; Escapements or guides for releasing space bands
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B41B 11/18
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Devices or arrangements for assembling matrices and space bands (control devices therefor B41B 27/44)
B41B 11/20
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Assembler guide channels
B41B 11/22
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Assembler cover plates or framework
B41B 11/24
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Belt conveyers co-operating with assembler guides
B41B 11/26
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Devices for feeding or guiding space bands into association with matrices
B41B 11/28
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Star wheels or other stacking devices for matrices and space bands; Guides associated therewith
B41B 11/30
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Assembler elevators or associated mechanisms, e.g. braking devices, retaining pawls, line resistants, delivery slides
B41B 11/32
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Transfer channels or line-delivery carriages
B41B 11/34
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First elevators or associated mechanisms
B41B 11/36
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for presenting matrices or space bands directly to moulds
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B41B 11/38
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Devices for aligning or clamping lines of matrices and space bands
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B41B 11/40
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Jaw clamps; Operating devices therefor
B41B 11/42
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for quadding and centering
B41B 11/44
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for justifying
B41B 11/46
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Aligning devices
B41B 11/48
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Cleaning devices for aligning jaws (cleaning matrices B41B 11/96)
B41B 11/50
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Vice frames; Devices for releasing or locking
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B41B 11/52
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Moulding or casting devices or associated mechanisms
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B41B 11/54
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Moulds; Liners therefor
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B41B 11/56
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Mould wheels; Slides or driving gear therefor
B41B 11/58
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with locking wedges
B41B 11/60
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adjustable or removable
B41B 11/62
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with interchangeable moulds
B41B 11/64
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with a series of moulds and mechanism for selecting individual moulds
B41B 11/66
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mounted on reciprocable carriages
B41B 11/68
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with provision for adjusting length or width of slot; with a plurality of slots
B41B 11/70
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for casting type-bars of special form, e.g. with projections
B41B 11/72
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Devices for trimming type-bars; Cleaning devices for trimming knives; Ejectors for type-bars
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B41B 11/74
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Devices for supplying molten metal
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B41B 11/76
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Pots (melting pots for casting stereotype plates B41D 3/20)
B41B 11/78
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movable towards and away from mould
B41B 11/80
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with stirrers or means for removing dross
B41B 11/82
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associated with mechanism for introducing metal in solid form
B41B 11/84
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Throats or mouthpieces; Wipers for mouthpieces
B41B 11/86
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Heaters for pots; Temperature-control devices
B41B 11/88
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Pumps; Stop-motions or safety devices therefor
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B41B 11/90
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Arrangements or devices for distributing matrices or space bands after casting or moulding
B41B 11/92
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Second elevators
B41B 11/94
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Screw conveyers
B41B 11/96
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Devices for cooling or cleaning matrices
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Photographic or photoelectronic composing devices
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Equipment specially adapted for photographing mounted characters or the like, e.g. advertisements, lines
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B41B 13/02
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the characters being composed or mounted by hand, and photographed simultaneously
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B41B 13/04
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with means for justifying
B41B 13/06
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by elastic or extensible type-line carriers
B41B 13/08
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by optical line correction
B41B 13/10
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the characters being progressively photographed one by one
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Photographic composing machines with movable character carriers for composing lines of characters prior to photography
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B41B 15/02
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with means for photographing complete lines
B41B 15/04
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and with carriers for individual characters
B41B 15/06
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and with carriers for complete sets of characters, e.g. slidable elongated members, rotary wheels
B41B 15/08
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with means for photographing composed characters in succession
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B41B 15/10
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Details
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B41B 15/12
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Character carriers; Cleaning devices therefor
B41B 15/14
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with a single character, or with combinations of different styles of a single character
B41B 15/16
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with combinations of different characters
B41B 15/18
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with parts of characters for building up complex characters, e.g. oriental characters
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B41B 15/20
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Devices for handling or storing character carriers
B41B 15/22
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Magazines
B41B 15/24
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for justifying purposes
B41B 15/26
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for repeating a character
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B41B 15/28
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Photographic devices (in general G03)
B41B 15/30
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Composing cameras
B41B 15/32
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Film-handling mechanisms
B41B 15/34
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Adjusting enlargement or register; Correcting exposure time
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Photographic composing machines having fixed or movable character carriers and without means for composing lines prior to photography
B41B 17/02
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with manually-adjustable character carriers to enable characters to be photographed in succession
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B41B 17/04
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with a carrier for all characters in at least one fount
B41B 17/06
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with an adjustable carrier
B41B 17/08
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with a fixed carrier
B41B 17/10
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with a continuously-movable carrier
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B41B 17/12
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with means for moving the optical path for photographing characters, e.g. intermittently
B41B 17/14
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continuously
B41B 17/16
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with means for moving the film in its plane for photographing characters in succession
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B41B 17/18
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Details
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B41B 17/20
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Character carriers; Cleaning devices therefor
B41B 17/22
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with a single character; with a single character in more than one style
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B41B 17/24
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with all characters
B41B 17/26
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on belts
B41B 17/28
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on polygonal rods
B41B 17/30
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on a sheet of square or rectangular shape
B41B 17/32
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on a flat disc
B41B 17/34
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on a cylinder
B41B 17/36
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with selection indicators
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B41B 17/38
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with means for indicating the width
B41B 17/40
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in caliper form
B41B 17/42
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in coded form
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Photoelectronic composing machines
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B41B 19/01
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having electron-beam tubes producing an image of at least one character which is photographed
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B41B 19/02
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the characters appearing on the screen in succession
B41B 19/04
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at the same place
B41B 19/06
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at different predetermined places
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B41B 19/08
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with combinations of characters appearing on the screen at the same time
B41B 19/10
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in unbroken lines or columns
B41B 19/12
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in broken lines or columns
B41B 19/14
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and presenting a text of more than one line
B41B 19/16
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Character carriers associated with electron-beam tubes
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Common details of photographic composing machines of the kinds covered in groups B41B 17/00 and B41B 19/00
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B41B 21/02
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Shutters in optical systems (in general G03B)
B41B 21/04
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for selecting characters
B41B 21/06
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for adjusting exposures
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B41B 21/08
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Light sources; Devices associated therewith, e.g. control devices
B41B 21/10
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Single light sources
B41B 21/12
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Stroboscopic light sources
B41B 21/14
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Combinations of light sources
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B41B 21/16
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Optical systems (shutters B41B 21/02; light sources B41B 21/08)
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B41B 21/18
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defining a single optical path
B41B 21/20
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with means for moving stepwise
B41B 21/22
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with means for moving continuously
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B41B 21/24
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defining multiple optical paths
B41B 21/26
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with means for selecting individual optical paths (means for moving the optical path B41B 17/12)
B41B 21/28
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with means for fount selection
B41B 21/30
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Electron-beam tubes or charactrons (in general H01J 31/00)
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B41B 21/32
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Film carriers; Film-conveying or positioning devices (film-handling means in line-composing photographic devices B41B 15/32; machines with means for moving the film in its plane for photographing characters in succession B41B 17/16)
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B41B 21/34
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with positioning mechanisms
B41B 21/36
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for feeding films stepwise in line direction
B41B 21/38
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for feeding films continuously in line direction
B41B 21/40
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for line spacing
B41B 21/42
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for subscript or superscript notation
B41B 21/44
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adjustable for enlarging purposes
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Auxiliary devices for modifying, mixing or correcting text or lay-out in connection with photographic or photoelectronic composing
B41B 23/02
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for mixing by line-by-line projection of parts of texts from a number of films on to another
B41B 23/04
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for facilitating hand correction of texts
B41B 23/06
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for correcting texts by removing incorrect lines from one film and splicing-in corrected lines from another film
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Marking record carriers used for controlling composing machines; Control, indicating, or safety devices or systems for composing machines of various kinds or types
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Apparatus specially adapted for preparation of record carriers for controlling composing machines (for casting individual characters or spaces, e.g. in type casting machines B41B 7/04; methods for marking or reproducing record carriers having digital data thereon in general G06K 1/00)
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B41B 25/10
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incorporating devices for line justification, e.g. counting and indicating devices for length of line
B41B 25/12
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comprising elements which circulate from and to magazines
B41B 25/14
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operating without space bands
B41B 25/16
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using a binary code for the width of the matrices
B41B 25/18
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combined with type-setting machines
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B41B 25/20
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Auxiliary devices; Devices serving special purposes
B41B 25/22
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for indicating length of line
B41B 25/24
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for error correction
B41B 25/26
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for changing the fount of type
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Control, indicating, or safety devices or systems for composing machines of various kinds or types (computers in general G06F)
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B41B 27/02
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Systems for controlling all operations
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B41B 27/04
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Keyboards
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B41B 27/06
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operable by input of recorded or stored information, e.g. on punched tapes
B41B 27/08
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from several sources
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B41B 27/10
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with direct control of all operations by input of recorded or stored information
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B41B 27/12
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on tapes
B41B 27/14
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on punched tapes
B41B 27/16
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on magnetic tapes
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B41B 27/18
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from memory devices
B41B 27/20
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from electromagnetic devices, e.g. memory matrices
B41B 27/22
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from several sources
B41B 27/24
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of several associated machines
B41B 27/26
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with means for temporarily arresting input of recorded or stored information to introduce time delays
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B41B 27/28
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Control, indicating, or safety devices for individual operations or machine elements (in devices for supplying molten metal B41B 11/86, B41B 11/88; for light sources B41B 21/08)
B41B 27/30
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for arresting or varying speed of one operation in response to failure or variation in speed of another operation
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B41B 27/32
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for line-justification operations
B41B 27/34
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without the use of space bands
B41B 27/36
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using electronic devices
B41B 27/38
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for measuring length of composed lines; for reading composed characters
B41B 27/40
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for proof-printing operations
B41B 27/41
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Printing mechanisms coupled to typographical composing machines
B41B 27/42
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for controlling selection or shifting of matrix magazines
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B41B 27/44
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for controlling assembly of matrices and space bands
B41B 27/46
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for controlling insertion of space bands (for line justification B41B 27/32)
B41B 27/48
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for deleting errors or inserting corrections (means for cancelling or correcting errors in typewriters or selective printing mechanisms B41J 29/26)
B41B 27/50
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operated by coupled machines
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