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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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PRINTING MACHINES OR PRESSES( machines for manufacturing footwear incorporating printing or embossing apparatus A43D , e.g. A43D 8/26 , A43D 95/14 ; presses in general B30B ; making of printing surfaces B41C , B41D ; manifolding devices, office printing machines B41L ; stencilling B41L ,
{
B44D
}
; printing processes not dependent on the use of special machines B41M ; duplicating or marking by sublimation or volatilisation of design B41M 5/035 ; thermography B41M 5/26 ; embossing decorations or marks B44B 5/00 ;
{
applying transfers or decalcomanias B44C 1/16
}
; handling thin or filamentary material B65H ; electrography, electrophotography, magnetography G03G )
NOTE
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Attention is drawn to Notes 1 and 2 following the title of subclass B41L .

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Platen presses, i.e. presses in which printing is effected by at least one essentially-flat pressure-applying member co-operating with a flat type-bed
B41F 1/02
.
Hand-operated platen presses
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B41F 1/04
.
for mono-impression printing, e.g. on sheets
B41F 1/06
. .
with platen maintained parallel to bed during movement( preparing stereotype matrices using presses B41D 1/06 ;
{
presses B30B
}
)
B41F 1/08
. .
on webs
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B41F 1/10
.
for multi-impression printing in one or more colours, e.g. on webs
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B41F 1/12
. .
on sheets
B41F 1/14
. . .
using swinging platens, or forme supports
B41F 1/16
.
for offset printing
{
( pad printing B41F 17/001 )
}
B41F 1/18
.
for lithography
B41F 1/20
.
for perfecting sheets, i.e. for printing on both sides of sheets
B41F 1/22
.
specially adapted for printing heads, e.g. letter heads
B41F 1/24
.
specially adapted for proof printing
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B41F 1/26
.
Details
B41F 1/265
. .
{
Conveying webs( in general B65H )
}
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B41F 1/28
. .
Sheet-conveying, -aligning or -clamping devices( in general B65H )
B41F 1/30
. . .
using rotary grippers
B41F 1/32
. . .
using air pressure, e.g. vacuum
B41F 1/34
. . .
Registering devices, e.g. gauges
B41F 1/36
. . .
Clamps for conveying sheets and for holding same on the platens
{
clamps in manifolding devices B41L 3/02
}
B41F 1/38
. .
Platens or type-beds
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B41F 1/40
. .
Inking units
{
( for pad printing B41F 17/001 )
}
B41F 1/42
. . .
using flat inking elements, e.g. discs
B41F 1/44
. . .
using inking ribbons
B41F 1/46
. . .
using rollers
B41F 1/48
. . .
pivoting around the platen or base
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B41F 1/50
. . .
supported on carriages for movement in or on runways
B41F 1/52
. . . .
Carriage driving gear
B41F 1/54
. .
Printing-pressure control devices
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B41F 1/56
. .
Auxiliary devices
B41F 1/565
. . .
{
Numbering devices( stamping numbering devices B41K )
}
B41F 1/58
. . .
Arrangements of counting devices for counting sheets
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B41F 1/60
. .
Safety devices
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B41F 1/62
. . .
for preventing injury to operator
B41F 1/64
. . . .
to the hands of the operator
B41F 1/66
. . .
responsive to incorrect operating conditions
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Cylinder presses, i.e. presses essentially comprising at least one cylinder co-operating with at least one flat type-bed
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B41F 3/02
.
with impression cylinder or cylinders rotating unidirectionally
B41F 3/04
. .
intermittently ; Stop-cylinder presses
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B41F 3/06
. .
continuously
B41F 3/08
. . .
Single-revolution presses
B41F 3/10
. . .
Two-revolution presses
B41F 3/12
. .
Twin presses, i.e. with more than one cylinder or type-bed
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B41F 3/14
.
with impression cylinder or cylinders rotating in opposite directions during each working cycle
B41F 3/16
. .
Twin presses, i.e. with more than one cylinder or type-bed
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B41F 3/18
.
of special construction or for particular purposes
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B41F 3/20
. .
with fixed type-beds and travelling impression cylinders
B41F 3/22
. . .
with more than one type-bed
B41F 3/24
. . .
with cylinders travelling around type-beds having upper and lower printing surfaces
B41F 3/26
. .
with type-beds and impression cylinders simultaneously movable relative to one another
B41F 3/28
. .
Proof-print presses for relief printing, lithography or intaglio printing, i.e. presses for checking accuracy of printing surfaces
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B41F 3/30
. .
for lithography( proof-print presses B41F 3/28 )
B41F 3/32
. . .
Damping devices
B41F 3/34
. . .
for offset printing
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B41F 3/36
. .
for intaglio or heliogravure printing( proof-print presses B41F 3/28 )
B41F 3/38
. . .
Wiping mechanisms
B41F 3/40
. .
for perfecting sheets, i.e. for printing on both sides thereof
B41F 3/42
. .
for multicolour printing on sheets
B41F 3/44
. .
for monocolour or multicolour printing on one side of webs, or for perfecting webs, i.e. monocolour or multicolour printing on both sides of webs
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B41F 3/46
.
Details
B41F 3/48
. .
Press frames
B41F 3/51
. .
Type-beds ; Supports therefor( B41F 3/52 takes precedence )
B41F 3/52
. .
Apparatus for cooling, heating, or drying printing surfaces
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B41F 3/54
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Impression cylinders ; Supports therefor( blankets or like coverings B41N 10/00 )
B41F 3/56
. . .
Devices for adjusting cylinders relative to type-beds and setting in adjusted position
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B41F 3/58
. .
Driving, synchronising, or control gear
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B41F 3/60
. . .
for type-beds
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B41F 3/62
. . . .
Applications of linkwork or gearing for producing reciprocatory or angular motion
B41F 3/64
. . . . .
of crank motions
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B41F 3/66
. . . . .
of rack-and-pinion gearing
B41F 3/68
. . . . . .
with pinion rotating unidirectionally
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B41F 3/70
. . . .
Applications of directly-coupled motors
B41F 3/72
. . . . .
of fluid motors
B41F 3/74
. . . .
Applications of clutches
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B41F 3/76
. . . .
Applications of braking devices or of devices for stopping type-bed in registered position
B41F 3/78
. . . . .
Air cushions
B41F 3/80
. . .
for impression cylinders
B41F 3/81
. .
Inking units
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B41F 3/82
.
Auxiliary devices
B41F 3/84
. .
Arrangements of counting devices( in printing machines in general B41F 33/02 )
B41F 3/86
. .
Numbering devices
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Guide Heading:
Rotary machines
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Rotary letterpress machines
{
office printing machines B41L 15/00
}
B41F 5/02
.
for printing on sheets
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B41F 5/04
.
for printing on webs
B41F 5/06
. .
with several printing units in sequential arrangement
B41F 5/08
. .
with several printing units in both superimposed and sequential arrangement
B41F 5/10
. .
with several printing units arranged side by side
B41F 5/12
. .
for printing on one side and on the other side of webs between the same forme and impression cylinders
B41F 5/14
. .
with several impression cylinders arranged around a forme cylinder
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B41F 5/16
. .
for multicolour printing
B41F 5/18
. . .
using one impression cylinder co-operating with several forme cylinders
B41F 5/20
.
specially adapted for proof printing
B41F 5/22
.
for indirect printing
B41F 5/24
.
for flexographic printing
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Rotary lithographic machines
{
such office printing machines B41L 7/00
}
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B41F 7/02
.
for offset printing
B41F 7/025
. .
{
Multicolour printing or perfecting on sheets or on one or more webs, in one printing unit
}
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B41F 7/04
. .
using printing units incorporating one forme cylinder, one transfer cylinder, and one impression cylinder, e.g. for printing on webs
B41F 7/06
. . .
for printing on sheets
B41F 7/08
. .
using one transfer cylinder co-operating with several forme cylinders for printing on sheets or webs, e.g. sampling of colours on one transfer cylinder
B41F 7/10
. .
using one impression cylinder co-operating with several transfer cylinders for printing on sheets or webs, e.g. satellite-printing units
B41F 7/12
. .
using two cylinders one of which serves two functions, e.g. as a transfer and impression cylinder in perfecting machines
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B41F 7/14
. .
with two or more impression cylinders coacting with a single transfer cylinder
B41F 7/15
. . .
for printing on more than one web simultaneously
B41F 7/16
.
for printing on non-deformable material, e.g. sheet metal
B41F 7/18
.
specially adapted for proof printing
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B41F 7/20
.
Details
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B41F 7/24
. .
Damping devices
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B41F 7/26
. . .
using transfer rollers
B41F 7/265
. . . .
{
for damping from the inside of the cylinders
}
B41F 7/28
. . .
using brushes
B41F 7/30
. . .
using spraying elements
B41F 7/32
. . .
Ducts, containers, or like supply devices for liquids
B41F 7/34
. . .
Endless bands
B41F 7/36
. . .
Inking-rollers serving also to apply ink repellent
B41F 7/37
. . .
with supercooling for condensation of air moisture( cooling forme or impression cylinders B41F 13/22 ;
{
cooling ink or ink rollers B41F 31/002
}
)
B41F 7/38
. . .
Absorbent pads
B41F 7/40
. . .
Devices for tripping or lifting damping rollers ; Supporting, adjusting, or removing arrangements therefor( such arrangements or devices for inking rollers B41F 31/30 )
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Rotary intaglio printing presses
B41F 9/001
.
{
Heliostatic printing
}
B41F 9/002
.
{
Sheet printing presses( B41F 9/021 takes precedence )
}
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B41F 9/003
.
{
Web printing presses( B41F 9/023 takes precedence )
}
B41F 9/004
. .
{
Printing two webs with the same printing cylinder
}
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B41F 9/005
. .
{
Printing on two sides of the same web
}
B41F 9/006
. . .
{
simultaneously
}
B41F 9/007
. . .
{
with the same printing cylinder
}
B41F 9/008
.
{
Means for preventing egress of vapours
}
B41F 9/009
.
{
Reversible printing presses( B41F 9/02 takes precedence )
}
B41F 9/01
.
for indirect printing( B41F 9/02 takes precedence )
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B41F 9/02
.
for multicolour printing
B41F 9/021
. .
{
Sheet printing presses
}
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B41F 9/023
. .
{
Web printing presses
}
B41F 9/025
. . .
{
with horizontally arranged printing units
}
B41F 9/026
. . .
{
with vertically arranged printing units
}
B41F 9/028
. . .
{
of the satellite type
}
B41F 9/04
.
specially adapted for proof printing
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B41F 9/06
.
Details
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B41F 9/061
. .
{
Inking devices
}
B41F 9/063
. . .
{
Using inking rollers
}
B41F 9/065
. . .
{
Using inking rails
}
B41F 9/066
. . .
{
Enclosures
}
B41F 9/068
. . .
{
End seals between cylinder and housing
}
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B41F 9/08
. .
Wiping mechanisms
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B41F 9/10
. . .
Doctors, scrapers, or like devices
B41F 9/1009
. . . .
{
with reciprocating movement
}
B41F 9/1018
. . . .
{
using a wiping cylinder
}
B41F 9/1027
. . . .
{
Tripping devices
}
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B41F 9/1036
. . . .
{
Clamping and adjusting devices
}
B41F 9/1045
. . . . .
{
using fluid pressure
}
B41F 9/1054
. . . .
{
Sharpening, honing devices
}
B41F 9/1063
. . . .
{
Seals between blades and cylinder
}
B41F 9/1072
. . . .
{
Blade construction
}
B41F 9/1081
. . . .
{
using two or more blades
}
B41F 9/109
. . . .
{
exchanging doctor blades
}
B41F 9/12
. . .
Absorbent pads
B41F 9/14
. . .
Continuous flexible surfaces, e.g. endless bands
B41F 9/16
. . .
Removing or recovering ink from wiping mechanisms
B41F 9/18
. .
Auxiliary devices for exchanging forme cylinders
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Rotary presses or machines having forme cylinder carrying a plurality of printing surfaces, or for performing letterpress, lithographic, or intaglio processes selectively or in combination
B41F 11/02
.
for securities( security printing B41M 3/14 )
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Common details of rotary presses or machines
B41F 13/0008
.
{
Driving devices( B41F 13/004 and B41F 13/008 take precedence )
}
B41F 13/0016
.
{
Storage devices for printing cylinders
}
B41F 13/0024
.
{
Frames
}
B41F 13/0032
.
{
Auxiliary numbering devices
}
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B41F 13/004
.
Electric or hydraulic features of drives
B41F 13/0045
. .
{
Electric driving devices
}
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B41F 13/008
.
Mechanical features of drives, e.g. gears, clutches
B41F 13/012
. .
Taking-up backlash
{
( devices for taking-up backlash in general F16H 55/00 , e.g. F16H 55/18 )
}
B41F 13/016
.
Brakes
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B41F 13/02
.
Conveying or guiding webs through presses or machines( web handling in general B65H, e.g. step-by-step advancement B41F 21/00 , turning or reversing B65H 23/32 )
B41F 13/025
. .
{
Registering devices
}
B41F 13/03
. .
Threading webs into printing machines
B41F 13/04
. .
intermittently
B41F 13/06
. .
Turning-bar arrangements
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B41F 13/08
.
Cylinders
B41F 13/085
. .
{
with means for preventing or damping vibrations or shocks
}
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B41F 13/10
. .
Forme cylinders
B41F 13/11
. . .
Gravure cylinders
{
( attaching cylindrical formes B41F 27/105 )
}
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B41F 13/12
. . .
Registering devices
B41F 13/14
. . . .
with means for displacing the cylinders
B41F 13/16
. . . .
with means for displacing the printing formes on the cylinders
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B41F 13/18
. .
Impression cylinders
B41F 13/187
. . .
for rotogravure
B41F 13/193
. .
Transfer cylinders ; Offset cylinders
{
( attaching blankets B41F 30/04 )
}
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B41F 13/20
. .
Supports for bearings or supports for forme, offset, or impression cylinders
B41F 13/21
. . .
Bearer rings
B41F 13/22
. .
Means for cooling or heating forme or impression cylinders
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B41F 13/24
. .
Cylinder-tripping devices ; Cylinder-impression adjustments
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B41F 13/26
. . .
Arrangement of cylinder bearings
B41F 13/28
. . . .
Bearings mounted eccentrically of the cylinder axis
B41F 13/30
. . . .
Bearings mounted on sliding supports
B41F 13/32
. . . .
Bearings mounted on swinging supports
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B41F 13/34
. . .
Cylinder lifting or adjusting devices
B41F 13/36
. . . .
Cams, eccentrics, wedges, or the like
B41F 13/38
. . . .
electrically or magnetically operated
B41F 13/40
. . . .
fluid-pressure operated
B41F 13/42
. .
Guards or covers, e.g. for preventing ingress or egress of foreign matter
B41F 13/44
.
Arrangements to accomodate interchangeable cylinders of different sizes to enable machine to print on areas of different sizes
B41F 13/46
.
Printing units for inserting latest news
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B41F 13/48
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Arrangements to enable printing to be effected over selected areas of a single forme cylinder( by inking selected areas B41F 31/18 )
B41F 13/50
. .
by effecting relative movement of forme and impression cylinders during printing cycle
B41F 13/52
. .
by projecting and retracting parts of the surface of the forme cylinder
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B41F 13/54
.
Auxiliary folding, cutting, collecting, or depositing of sheets or webs( in general B26D , B65H )
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B41F 13/56
. .
Folding or cutting
B41F 13/58
. . .
lengthwise
B41F 13/60
. . .
crosswise
B41F 13/62
. . .
Folding-cylinders or drums
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B41F 13/64
. .
Collecting( gathering sheets or signatures in bookbinding B42C 1/00 )
B41F 13/66
. . .
and stapling
B41F 13/68
. .
Adding inserts
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B41F 13/70
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Depositing
B41F 13/705
. . .
{
Interleaving slip sheets
}
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Screen printers( for selective printing B41J 2/005 )
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B41F 15/02
.
Manually-operable devices
B41F 15/04
. .
for multicolour printing
B41F 15/06
. .
with auxiliary equipment, e.g. for drying printed articles
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B41F 15/08
.
Machines
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B41F 15/0804
. .
{
for printing sheets
}
B41F 15/0809
. . .
{
with cylindrical or belt-like screens
}
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B41F 15/0813
. . .
{
with flat screens
}
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B41F 15/0818
. . . .
{
with a stationary screen and a moving squeegee
}
B41F 15/0822
. . . . .
{
on a stack of sheets
}
B41F 15/0827
. . . .
{
with a stationary squeegee and a moving screen
}
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B41F 15/0831
. .
{
for printing webs
}
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B41F 15/0836
. . .
{
by means of cylindrical screens or screens in the form of endless belts
}
B41F 15/084
. . . .
{
simultaneously printing on two sides
}
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B41F 15/0845
. . .
{
with flat screens
}
B41F 15/085
. . . .
{
with a stationary screen and a moving squeegee
}
B41F 15/0854
. . . .
{
with a stationary squeegee and a moving screen
}
B41F 15/0859
. . . .
{
movable on a long printing table
}
B41F 15/0863
. .
{
with a plurality of flat screens mounted on a turntable
}
B41F 15/0868
. .
{
for printing on filamentary articles
}
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B41F 15/0872
. .
{
for printing on articles having essentially cylindrical surfaces
}
B41F 15/0877
. . .
{
of varying cross-section
}
B41F 15/0881
. .
{
for printing on polyhedral articles
}
B41F 15/0886
. .
{
for printing on conical or frusto-conical surfaces
}
B41F 15/089
. .
{
for printing on essentially spherical surfaces
}
B41F 15/0895
. .
{
for printing on curved surfaces not otherwise provided for
}
B41F 15/10
. .
for multicolour printing
B41F 15/12
. .
with auxiliary equipment, e.g. for drying printed articles
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B41F 15/14
.
Details
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B41F 15/16
. .
Printing tables
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B41F 15/18
. . .
Supports for workpieces
B41F 15/20
. . . .
with suction-operated elements
B41F 15/22
. . . .
for single sheets
B41F 15/24
. . . .
for webs
B41F 15/26
. . . .
for articles with flat surfaces
B41F 15/28
. . . .
for elongated flat articles, e.g. strips, bands
B41F 15/30
. . . .
for articles with curved surfaces
B41F 15/32
. . . .
for articles with conical surfaces
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B41F 15/34
. .
Screens, Frames ; Holders therefor
B41F 15/36
. . .
flat
B41F 15/38
. . .
curved
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B41F 15/40
. .
Inking units
B41F 15/405
. . .
{
Spraying apparatus
}
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B41F 15/42
. . .
comprising squeegees or doctors
B41F 15/423
. . . .
{
Driving means for reciprocating squeegees
}
B41F 15/426
. . . .
{
the squeegees or doctors being magnetically attracted
}
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B41F 15/44
. .
squeegees or doctors( doctors of rotary intaglio printing presses B41F 9/10 )
{
for photographic purposes G03D 15/00
}
B41F 15/46
. . .
with two or more operative parts
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Transfer printing apparatus( apparatus or machines for applying decalcomanias B65C )
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B41F 16/0006
.
{
for printing from an inked or preprinted foil or band
}
B41F 16/0013
. .
{
combined with other printing presses
}
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B41F 16/002
. .
{
Presses of the rotary type
}
B41F 16/0026
. . .
{
with means for applying print under heat and pressure, e.g. using heat activable adhesive
}
B41F 16/0033
. . .
{
with means for applying print under pressure only, e.g. using pressure sensitive adhesive
}
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B41F 16/004
. .
{
Presses of the reciprocating type
}
B41F 16/0046
. . .
{
with means for applying print under heat and pressure, e.g. using heat activable adhesive
}
B41F 16/0053
. . .
{
with means for applying print under pressure only, e.g. using pressure sensitive adhesive
}
B41F 16/006
. .
{
Arrangements for moving, supporting or positioning the printing foil or band
}
B41F 16/0066
. .
{
Printing dies or forms
}
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B41F 16/0073
. .
{
with means for printing on specific materials or products
}
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B41F 16/008
. . .
{
for printing on three-dimensional articles
}
B41F 16/0086
. . . .
{
for printing on articles with cylindrical surfaces
}
B41F 16/0093
. .
{
Attachments or auxiliary devices
}
B41F 16/02
.
for textile material
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Printing apparatus or machines of special types or for particular purposes, not otherwise provided for( hand stamps, plier-like tools for printing or punching tickets or the like B41K; addressographs or other office printing equipment B41L; coding or marking of packaging material or of completed packages in packaging machines B65B 61/00 ; ticket printing and issuing apparatus G07B )
B41F 17/001
.
{
Pad printing apparatus or machines
}
B41F 17/002
.
{
Supports of workpieces in machines for printing on hollow articles
}
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B41F 17/003
.
{
Special types of machines for printing textiles( using the screen printing process B41F 15/00 ; printing on knitted fabrics B41F 17/38 )
}
B41F 17/005
. .
{
Supports for workpieces; Devices for securing the workpieces to the supports
}
B41F 17/006
.
{
for printing on curved surfaces not otherwise provided for
}
B41F 17/007
.
{
Use of printing belts
}
B41F 17/008
.
{
Numbering devices for printing on articles other than sheets or webs
}
B41F 17/02
.
for printing books or manifolding sets
B41F 17/04
.
for printing calendars
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B41F 17/08
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for printing on filamentary or elongated articles, or on articles with cylindrical surfaces
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B41F 17/10
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on articles of indefinite length, e.g. wires, hoses, tubes, yarns
B41F 17/12
. . .
at an angle to axis
B41F 17/13
. . .
for printing on rolls of material, the roll serving as impression cylinder, e.g. strip printers
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B41F 17/14
. .
on articles of finite length
B41F 17/16
. . .
on end or bottom surfaces thereof
B41F 17/18
. . .
on curved surfaces of articles of varying cross-section, e.g. bottles, lamp glasses
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B41F 17/20
. . .
on articles of uniform cross-section, e.g. pencils, rulers, resistors
B41F 17/22
. . . .
by rolling contact
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B41F 17/24
.
for printing on flat surfaces of polyhedral articles
B41F 17/26
. .
by rolling contact
B41F 17/28
.
for printing on curved surfaces of conical or frusto-conical articles
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B41F 17/30
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for printing on curved surfaces of essentially spherical, or part-spherical, articles
B41F 17/32
. .
on lamp bulbs
B41F 17/34
. .
on articles with surface irregularities, e.g. fruits, nuts
B41F 17/36
.
for printing on tablets, pills, or like small articles
B41F 17/38
.
for printing on knitted fabrics
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Apparatus or machines for carrying out printing operations combined with other operations( auxiliary perforating apparatus associated with printing devices B41G 7/00 ; coding or marking in association with packaging B65B 61/00 ; label dispensers having printing equipment B65C )
B41F 19/001
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with means for coating or laminating
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B41F 19/002
.
{
with means for applying specific material other than ink
}
B41F 19/004
. .
{
with means for applying adhesive
}
B41F 19/005
. .
{
with means for applying metallic, conductive or chargeable material
}
B41F 19/007
.
{
with selective printing mechanisms, e.g. ink-jet or thermal printers
}
B41F 19/008
.
{
with means for stamping or cutting out
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B41F 19/02
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with embossing( printing with a printer`s forme combined with embossing B41M 1/24 )
B41F 19/04
. .
using intaglio printing formes and wipers
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B41F 19/06
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Printing and embossing between a negative and a positive forme after inking and wiping the negative forme ; Printing from an ink band treated with colour or "gold"
B41F 19/062
. . .
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Presses of the rotary type
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B41F 19/064
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{
Presses of the reciprocating type
}
B41F 19/066
. . . .
{
hand-driven
}
B41F 19/068
. . . .
{
motor-driven
}
B41F 19/08
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simultaneous moulding and printing
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Common details of printing machinery
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Devices for conveying sheets through printing apparatus or machines( through platen presses B41F 1/28 ; feeding sheets to or from printing apparatus or machines B65H ;
{
through manifolding apparatus or the like B41L 21/00
}
)
B41F 21/005
.
{
Electrostatic holding down devices
}
B41F 21/02
.
Pins( B41F 21/12 , B41F 21/14 take precedence )
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B41F 21/04
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Grippers(
{
B41F 21/08 , B41F 21/10
}
B41F 21/12 , B41F 21/14 take precedence )
B41F 21/05
. .
In-feed grippers( B41F 21/06 takes precedence )
B41F 21/06
. .
Suction-operated grippers
B41F 21/08
.
Combinations of endless coveyors and grippers
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B41F 21/10
.
Combinations of transfer drums and grippers
B41F 21/102
. .
{
with pneumatic means( B41F 21/108 takes precedence )
}
B41F 21/104
. .
{
Gripper details( B41F 21/102 takes precedence )
}
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B41F 21/106
. .
{
for reversing sheets, e.g. for perfecting machine
}
B41F 21/108
. . .
{
with pneumatic means
}
B41F 21/12
.
Adjusting leading edges, e.g. front stops
B41F 21/14
.
Adjusting lateral edges, e.g. side stops
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Means preventing smudging of machine parts or printed articles( B41F 23/00 takes precedence )
B41F 22/005
.
{
using a back grey cloth
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Devices for treating the surfaces of sheets, webs, or other articles in connection with printing( cleaning in general B08B ; as a final step in the manufacture of such articles, see appropriate subclasses, e.g. B29C 71/00 , D21H 23/00 or D21H 25/00 ;
{
in manifolding apparatus or the like B41L 23/00
}
; surface treatment in general B44D , of metal C23G )
B41F 23/002
.
{
cleaning devices for sheets or webs
}
B41F 23/005
.
{
of non-flat articles
}
B41F 23/007
.
{
with heat treatment before printing
}
B41F 23/02
.
by dampening( in rotary lithographic machines B41F 7/24 )
{
( B41F 23/005 takes precedence )
}
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B41F 23/04
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by heat drying, by cooling, by applying powders
{
( B41F 23/005 takes precedence )
}
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B41F 23/0403
. .
{
Drying webs( B41F 23/0486 takes precedence )
}
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B41F 23/0406
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{
by radiation( B41F 23/0436 takes precedence )
}
B41F 23/0409
. . . .
{
Ultra-violet dryers
}
B41F 23/0413
. . . .
{
Infra-red dryers
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B41F 23/0416
. . .
{
by conduction( B41F 23/0436 takes precedence )
}
B41F 23/042
. . . .
{
using heated rolls
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B41F 23/0423
. . .
{
by convection( B41F 23/0436 takes precedence )
}
B41F 23/0426
. . . .
{
using heated air
}
B41F 23/043
. . . .
{
using gas or fuel burners
}
B41F 23/0433
. . . .
{
using steam
}
B41F 23/0436
. . .
{
using a combination of radiation, conduction or convection
}
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B41F 23/044
. .
{
Drying sheets, e.g. between two printing stations( B41F 23/0486 takes precedence )
}
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B41F 23/0443
. . .
{
after printing
}
B41F 23/0446
. . . .
{
Wicket conveyers
}
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B41F 23/045
. . .
{
by radiation
}
B41F 23/0453
. . . .
{
by ultra-violet dryers
}
B41F 23/0456
. . . .
{
by infrared dryers
}
B41F 23/0459
. . .
{
by conduction, e.g. using heated rolls
}
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B41F 23/0463
. . .
{
by convection
}
B41F 23/0466
. . . .
{
by using heated air
}
B41F 23/0469
. . . .
{
by using gas or fuel burners
}
B41F 23/0473
. . . .
{
by using steam
}
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B41F 23/0476
. .
{
Cooling( B41F 23/0483 takes precedence )
}
B41F 23/0479
. . .
{
using chill rolls
}
B41F 23/0483
. .
{
Drying combined with cooling
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B41F 23/0486
. .
{
Particular types of dryers
}
B41F 23/0489
. . .
{
Vacuum dryers
}
B41F 23/0493
. . .
{
Microwave dryers
}
B41F 23/0496
. .
{
Proof dryers
}
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B41F 23/06
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Powdering devices, e.g. for preventing set-off
B41F 23/065
. . .
{
for thermography
}
B41F 23/08
.
Print finishing devices, e.g. for glossing prints
{
( B41F 23/005 takes precedence )
}
Devices for pressing sheets or webs against cylinders, e.g. for smoothing purposes( apparatus for taking-out curl from webs in general B65H 23/34 )
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Devices for attaching printing elements or formes to supports( attaching by chemical means B41N 6/00 )
B41F 27/005
.
{
Attaching and registering printing formes to supports
}
B41F 27/02
.
Magnetic devices
B41F 27/04
.
for attaching printing elements to flat type-beds
B41F 27/06
.
for attaching printing elements to forme cylinders
B41F 27/08
.
for attaching printing formes to flat type-beds
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B41F 27/10
.
for attaching non-deformable curved printing formes to forme cylinders
B41F 27/105
. .
{
for attaching cylindrical printing formes
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B41F 27/12
.
for attaching flexible printing formes
B41F 27/1206
. .
{
Feeding to or removing from the forme cylinder
}
B41F 27/1212
. .
{
using pneumatic force
}
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B41F 27/1218
. .
{
comprising printing plate tensioning devices
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B41F 27/1225
. . .
{
moving in the printing plate end substantially rectilinearly
}
B41F 27/1231
. . . .
{
by translatory motion substantially tangential to support surface
}
B41F 27/1237
. . . .
{
by translatory motion substantially perpendicular to support surface
}
B41F 27/1243
. . . .
{
by pivotal or swivelling motion, e.g. by means of a rocking lever
}
B41F 27/125
. . .
{
moving in the printing plate end on a curvilinear path, e.g. by winding on a roll
}
B41F 27/1256
. . .
{
with two semi-cylinders movable relative to each other
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B41F 27/1262
. .
{
without tensioning means
}
B41F 27/1268
. . .
{
by self-locking or snap-on means
}
B41F 27/1275
. . .
{
by means of adhesives, staples
}
B41F 27/1281
. .
{
details of the printing plate ends
}
B41F 27/1287
. .
{
devices for bending the printing plates or the printing plate ends
}
B41F 27/1293
. .
{
Devices for filling up the cylinder gap; Devices for removing the filler
}
B41F 27/14
.
for attaching printing formes to intermediate supports, e.g. adapter members
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Devices for attaching coverings or make-ready devices ; Guiding devices for coverings( make-ready devices B41N 6/00 ; blankets or like coverings B41N 10/00 )
B41F 30/02
.
attaching to impression cylinders
B41F 30/04
.
attaching to transfer cylinders
B41F 30/06
.
attaching of endless or like continuously-fed coverings
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Inking arrangements or devices( inking units for platen presses B41F 1/40 ; for cylinder presses B41F 3/81 ;
{
for rotary intaglio printing presses B41F 9/061
}
; applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces in general B05 ; inking arrangements or devices for typewriters or selective printing mechanisms B41J )
B41F 31/001
.
{
Ink mist preventing means
}
B41F 31/002
.
{
Heating or cooling of ink or ink rollers
}
B41F 31/004
.
{
Driving means for ink rollers
}
B41F 31/005
.
{
Ink viscosity control means
}
B41F 31/007
.
{
Removing water from ink trains
}
B41F 31/008
.
{
Inking devices for reversible printing presses
}
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B41F 31/02
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Ducts, containers, supply or metering devices( level control in general G05D 9/00 )
B41F 31/022
. .
{
Ink level control devices
}
B41F 31/025
. .
{
Ducts formed between two rollers
}
B41F 31/027
. .
{
Ink rail devices for inking ink rollers
}
B41F 31/03
. .
Ink agitators
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B41F 31/04
. .
with duct-blades or like metering devices
B41F 31/045
. . .
{
Remote control of the duct keys
}
B41F 31/05
. . .
Positioning devices therefor
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B41F 31/06
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Troughs or like reservoirs with immersed or partly immersed, rollers or cylinders
B41F 31/07
. . .
for rotogravure
B41F 31/08
. .
with ink ejecting means, e.g. pumps, nozzles
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B41F 31/10
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Applications of feed or duct rollers( messenger or moving transfer rollers B41F 31/14 )
B41F 31/12
. . .
adjustable for regulating supply
B41F 31/13
. .
Means for driving fountain rollers
{
( B41F 13/12 takes precedence )
}
B41F 31/14
. .
Applications of messenger or other moving transfer rollers
B41F 31/15
.
Devices for moving vibrator-rollers
B41F 31/16
.
Continuous, e.g. endless, band apparatus
B41F 31/18
.
for inking selected parts of printing formes
B41F 31/20
.
Ink-removing or collecting devices
B41F 31/22
.
for inking from interior of cylinder
B41F 31/24
.
Absorbent pads
B41F 31/26
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Construction of inking rollers( inking-rollers serving also to apply ink repellent in rotary lithographic machines B41F 7/36 )
B41F 31/28
.
Spray apparatus
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B41F 31/30
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Arrangements for tripping, lifting, adjusting, or removing inking rollers ; Supports, bearings, or forks therefor
B41F 31/301
. .
{
Devices for tripping and adjusting form rollers
}
B41F 31/302
. .
{
Devices for tripping inking devices as a whole
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B41F 31/304
. .
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Arrangements for inking roller bearings, forks or supports( B41F 31/301 takes precedence )
}
B41F 31/305
. . .
{
Eccentric bearings
}
B41F 31/307
. . .
{
Sliding bearings
}
B41F 31/308
. . .
{
Swinging bearings
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B41F 31/32
. .
Lifting or adjusting devices( for damping rollers B41F 7/40 )
B41F 31/34
. . .
Cam, eccentric, wedge, or like devices
B41F 31/36
. . .
fluid-pressure operated
B41F 31/38
. . .
magnetically operated
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Indicating, counting, warning, control, or safety devices( ink supply or metering devices B41F 31/02 ; such devices in general, see the relevant subclasses, e.g. counting in general G06M )
B41F 33/0009
.
{
Central control units
}
B41F 33/0018
.
{
Protection means against injury to the operator
}
B41F 33/0027
.
{
Devices for scanning originals, printing formes or the like for determining or presetting the ink supply
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B41F 33/0036
.
{
Devices for scanning or checking the printed matter for quality control
}
B41F 33/0045
. .
{
for automatically regulating the ink supply
}
B41F 33/0054
.
{
Devices for controlling dampening
}
B41F 33/0063
.
{
Devices for measuring the thickness of liquid films on rollers or cylinders
}
B41F 33/0072
.
{
Devices for measuring the pressure between cylinders or bearer rings
}
B41F 33/0081
.
{
Devices for scanning register marks
}
B41F 33/009
.
{
Devices for controlling numbering
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B41F 33/02
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Arrangements of indicating devices, e.g. counters( arrangements of counting devices in platen presses B41F 1/00 , e.g. B41F 1/58 ; in cylinder presses B41F 3/84 ; in typewriters or selective printing mechnisms B41J 29/20 )
{
in manifolding apparatus or the like B41L 39/00
}
B41F 33/025
. .
{
Counters
}
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B41F 33/04
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Tripping devices or stop-motions(
{
tripping devices for doctor blades B41F 9/1027
}
; cylinder-tripping devices of rotary presses or machines B41F 13/24 ; arrangements for tripping inking rollers B41F 31/30 )
B41F 33/045
. .
{
for starting or stopping operation of numbering devices
}
B41F 33/06
. .
for starting or stopping operation of sheet or web feed
B41F 33/08
. .
for starting or stopping operation of cylinders
B41F 33/10
. .
for starting or stopping operation of damping or inking units
B41F 33/12
. .
for starting or stopping the machine as a whole
B41F 33/14
. .
Automatic control of tripping devices by feelers, photoelectric devices, pneumatic devices, or other detectors
B41F 33/16
.
Programming systems for automatic control of sequence of operations
B41F 33/18
.
Web break detection( B41F 33/04 takes precedence )
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Cleaning arrangements or devices
{
in manifolding apparatus or the like B41L 41/00
}
B41F 35/001
.
{
Devices for cleaning parts removed from the printing machines( B41F 35/003 takes precedence )
}
B41F 35/002
.
{
for dampening rollers
}
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B41F 35/003
.
{
for screen printers or parts thereof
}
B41F 35/004
. .
{
for cylindrical screens
}
B41F 35/005
. .
{
for flat screens
}
B41F 35/006
.
{
for impression cylinders
}
B41F 35/007
.
{
for supports of workpieces
}
B41F 35/008
.
{
for doctor blades
}
B41F 35/02
.
for forme cylinders
B41F 35/04
.
for inking rollers
B41F 35/06
.
for offset cylinders
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