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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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VEHICLE CONNECTIONS (components of brake systems B60T 17/04) [2013‑01]
NOTE

  • Attention is drawn to the note following the class B60
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Traction couplings; Hitches; Draw-gear; Towing devices (devices specially adapted for connection between tractors and agricultural machines or implements A01B 59/00; fifth-wheel couplings B62D) [2013‑01]
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B60D 2001/001
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{
specially adapted for use on vehicles other than cars
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 2001/003
. .
{
for bicycles or motorbikes
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 2001/005
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{
for carts, scooters, or the like
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 2001/006
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{
comprising a handle
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 2001/008
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{
specially adapted for implements, e.g. towed tools
}
[2013‑01]
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Traction couplings or hitches characterised by their type [2013‑01]
B60D 1/015
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{
Fifth wheel couplings
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/02
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Bolt or shackle-type couplings [2013‑01]
B60D 1/025
. . .
{
comprising release or locking lever pins
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/04
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Hook or hook-and-hasp couplings [2013‑01]
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B60D 1/06
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Ball-and-socket hitches
{
e.g. constructional details, auxiliary devices, their arrangement on the vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/065
. . .
{
characterised by the hitch mechanism
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/07
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Multi-hitch devices, i.e. comprising several hitches of the same or of a different type; Hitch-adaptors, i.e. for converting hitches from one type to another [2013‑01]
B60D 1/075
. . .
{
Hitch-adaptors
}
[2013‑01]
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Draw-gear or towing devices characterised by their type [2013‑01]
B60D 1/141
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{
Arrangements or frames adapted to allow the connection of trailers to tractor three point hitches (coupling of multipurpose tractors with equipment B62D 49/065)
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/143
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{
characterised by the mounting of the draw-gear on the towed vehicle (B60D 1/187 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/145
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consisting of an elongated single bar or tube [2013‑01]
B60D 1/155
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comprising telescopic or foldable parts [2013‑01]
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B60D 1/167
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consisting of articulated or rigidly assembled bars or tubes forming a V-, Y-, or U-shaped draw gear (B60D 1/173 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B60D 1/1675
. . .
{
comprising extendable, retractable or foldable members
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/173
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consisting of at least two bars which are not connected or articulated to each other [2013‑01]
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B60D 1/18
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Tow ropes, chains or the like [2013‑01]
B60D 1/182
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{
comprising resilient members
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/185
. . .
{
comprising a cable or chain winding device (B60D 1/38 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/187
. . .
{
characterised by the connection to the towing vehicle or to the trailer
}
[2013‑01]
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characterised by arrangements for particular functions [2013‑01]
B60D 1/241
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{
for suppressing noise generation
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/242
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{
for supporting braking actions, e.g. braking means integrated with hitches; Braking sensors
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/243
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{
for protection in case of crash, collision, impact, or the like
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/244
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{
involving weakened zones in the hitches
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/245
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{
for facilitating push back or parking of trailers
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/246
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{
for actuating the hitch by powered means
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/247
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{
for improving weight distribution
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/248
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{
for measuring, indicating or displaying the weight
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/249
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{
for damping in the pulling direction and being integrated with the hitch, e.g. resilient dampers integrated with the hitch
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/26
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for remote control, e.g. for releasing [2013‑01]
B60D 1/28
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for preventing unwanted disengagement,e.g. safety appliances [2013‑01]
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B60D 1/30
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for sway control,
{
e.g. stabilising or anti-fishtail devices; Sway alarm means
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/305
. . .
{
Sway alarm means
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/32
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involving damping devices [2013‑01]
B60D 1/322
. . . .
{
using fluid dampers (fluid dampers per se F16F 9/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/325
. . . .
{
using friction dampers (friction dampers per se F16F 7/02 to F16F 7/08)
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/327
. . . .
{
using cables
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/34
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involving springs [2013‑01]
B60D 1/345
. . . .
{
the springs being of the bar or leaf type (torsion bars per se F16F 1/14, leaf springs per se F16F 1/18)
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/36
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for facilitating connection, e.g. hitch catchers
{
, visual guide means, signalling aids (B60D 1/465 takes precedence; vehicle signalling in general B60Q; optical arrangements specially adapted for viewing trailer-hitches B60R 1/003)
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/363
. . .
{
Hitch guiding or catching elements, e.g. V-shaped plates partially surrounding a coupling member for guiding the other coupling member
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/366
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{
comprising braking means
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/38
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involving auxiliary cables for drawing the trailer to the tractor before coupling [2013‑01]
B60D 1/40
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involving a temporarily extensible or alignable member (B60D 1/38 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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B60D 1/42
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for being adjustable [2013‑01]
B60D 1/44
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horizontally [2013‑01]
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B60D 1/46
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vertically [2013‑01]
B60D 1/465
. . . .
{
comprising a lifting mechanism, e.g. for coupling while lifting
}
[2013‑01]
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characterised by the mounting [2013‑01]
B60D 1/481
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{
adapted for being mounted to the front and back of trailers, carts, trolleys, or the like to form a train
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/483
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{
adapted for being mounted to the side of a vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/485
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{
mounted by means of transversal members attached to the frame of a vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/486
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{
adapted for being mounted to the wheel axle of the vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/488
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{
mounted directly to the chassis of the towing vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/50
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resiliently mounted (B60D 1/30 takes precedence )
{
(B60D 1/182 takes precedence; springs or dampers per se F16F)
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/52
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removably mounted (B60D 1/56 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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B60D 1/54
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collapsible or retractable when not in use, e.g. hide-away hitches (B60D 1/52 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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B60D 2001/542
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{
characterised by the number of pivot axis
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 2001/544
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{
one pivot axis
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 2001/546
. . . .
{
two pivot axes
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 2001/548
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{
three pivot axes
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/56
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securing to the vehicle bumper [2013‑01]
B60D 1/565
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{
having an eyelet
}
[2013‑01]
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Auxiliary devices [2013‑01]
B60D 1/583
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{
Holding down means, e.g. holding down retainers
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/586
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{
Lubrication means
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/60
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Covers, caps or guards
{
e.g. comprising anti-theft devices
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 1/605
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{
Protection caps
}
[2013‑01]
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B60D 1/62
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involving supply lines, electric circuits, or the like [2013‑01]
B60D 1/64
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Couplings or joints therefor [2013‑01]
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B60D 1/66
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Props [2013‑01]
B60D 1/665
. . .
{
comprising supporting wheels, e.g. dollies
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 3/00
Fittings to facilitate pushing (B60D 1/00 takes precedence; vehicle bumpers B60R 19/02; steering arrangements for backing a normally-drawn trailer B62D 13/06) [2013‑01]
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Gangways for coupled vehicles, e.g. of concertina type [2013‑01]
B60D 5/003
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{
Bellows for interconnecting vehicle parts
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 5/006
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{
Passages between articulated vehicles, e.g. bridges or rotating plates
}
[2013‑01]
B60D 7/00
Other connections [2013‑01]
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013