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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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APPARATUS FOR THE MECHANICAL REPRODUCTION OF PRINTING SURFACES FOR STEREOTYPE PRINTING; SHAPING ELASTIC OR DEFORMABLE MATERIAL TO FORM PRINTING SURFACES (
{
engraving by spark erosion B23H;
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marking or engraving metal by the action of a high concentration of electric current B23H 9/06; type, machines or accessories for making, setting, or distributing type B41B; processes for the manufacture or reproduction of printing surfaces B41C; machines or apparatus for engraving in general, or for embossing B44B 3/00, B44B 5/00; chemical etching of metal C23F 1/00; electrolytic etching C25F 3/00; photomechanical reprodcution G03F)
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Preparing or treating sterotype matrices
B41D 1/02
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using brushes
B41D 1/04
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using cylinders or rollers
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B41D 1/06
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using presses, e.g. toggle or like lever-and-link type presses
B41D 1/08
. .
using hydraulic presses
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B41D 1/10
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performing secondary operatons on matrices
B41D 1/12
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Humidifying or moistening
B41D 1/14
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Drying
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Producing printing surfaces
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Casting sterotype plates; Machines, moulds, or devices therefor
B41D 3/02
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Horizontal moulds for casting flat plates
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B41D 3/04
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Moulds, e.g. horizontal, for casting curved, e.g. semi-cylindrical, plates
B41D 3/06
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Vertical moulds
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B41D 3/08
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Moulds, e.g. horizontal, for casting tubular, i.e. cylindrical, plates
B41D 3/10
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Vertical mouls
B41D 3/12
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Multiple mould stereotype casting machines
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B41D 3/14
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Details
B41D 3/16
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Matrix clamps
B41D 3/18
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Devices for closing or opening moulds
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B41D 3/20
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Melting pots
B41D 3/22
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with pumps for conveying the molten metal into the casting chambers or boxes
B41D 3/24
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with control valves
B41D 3/26
. . .
with devices for stirring the molten metal
B41D 3/28
. .
Devices for cooling the moulds
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Working, treating, or handling stereotype plates
B41D 5/02
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by bending
B41D 5/04
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of flat plates
B41D 5/06
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of curved plates
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Shaping elastic or deformable material, e.g. rubber, plastics material, to form printing surfaces (making rubber printing blocks B41C 3/04)
B41D 7/02
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by impression
B41D 7/04
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Forming printing surfaces by covering printing forms with a thin elastic skin, e.g. rubber foil, and retaining the latter thereon; Obtaining reduced or enlarged printing surfaces by using thin elastic transfer foils (pantographic instruments for copying, reducing, or enlarging B43L 13/10)
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013