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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS (steering, or guiding on a desired track, of agricultural machines or implements A01B 69/00; wheels, castors, axles, increasing wheel adhesion B60B; vehicle tyres, tyre inflation or tyre changing B60C; connections between vehicles of a train or the like B60D; vehicles for use on rail and road, amphibious or convertible vehicles B60F; suspension arrangements B60G; heating, cooling, ventilating or other air treating devices B60H; windows, windscreens, non-fixed roofs, doors or similar devices, protective coverings for vehicles not in use B60J; propulsion plant arrangements, auxiliary drives, transmissions, controls, instrumentation or dashboards B60K; electric equipment or propulsion of electrically-propelled vehicles B60L; power supply for electrically-propelled vehicles B60M; passenger accommodation not otherwise provided for B60N; adaptations for load transportation or to carry special loads or objects B60P; arrangement of signalling or lighting devices, the mounting or supporting thereof or circuits therefor, for vehicles in general B60Q; vehicles, vehicle fittings or vehicle parts not otherwise provided for B60R; servicing, cleaning, repairing, supporting, lifting, or manoeuvring, not otherwise provided for, B60S; brake arrangements, brake control systems or parts thereof B60T; air-cushion vehicles B60V; motor-cycles, accessories therefor B62J, B62K; testing of vehicles G01M) [2013‑01]
NOTE

  • In this subclass, the following terms are used with the meanings indicated:
    • "vehicles" include motor vehicles and trailers;
    • "trailers" include forecars or sidecars.
WARNING


  • The following IPC groups are not used in the CPC scheme. Subject matter covered by these groups is classified in the following CPC groups:
    B62D25/13 covered by B60J 1/20, B60R 13/07
    B62D25/22 covered by B60R 3/00
    B62D65/08 covered by B60J 10/0088
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Guidance heading:
Steering of motor vehicles or trailers [2013‑01]
NOTE

  • Steering devices acting on ground-engaging wheels, endless tracks or the like and also applicable to aircraft are classified in B62D 1/00 and relevant subsequent groups; these groups take precedence over B64C; These elaborations also embrace steering of vehicles in general but applicable to land vehicles
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Steering controls, i.e. means for initiating a change of direction of the vehicle [2013‑01]
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vehicle-mounted [2013‑01]
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B62D 1/04
. .
Hand wheels [2013‑01]
B62D 1/043
. . .
{
with a device allowing single-hand operation of the steering wheel
}
[2013‑01]
. . .
{
Adaptations on rotatable parts of the steering wheel for accomodation of switches
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 1/06
. . .
Rims, e.g. with heating means; Rim covers (B62D 1/11 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B62D 1/065
. . . .
{
Steering wheels with heating and ventilating means (heating and ventilating arrangements for spaces of vehicles B60H)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 1/08
. . .
Spokes, e.g. resilient (B62D 1/11 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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B62D 1/10
. . .
Hubs; Connecting hubs to steering columns, e.g. adjustable (B62D 1/11 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B62D 1/105
. . . .
{
Non-rotatable hubs, e.g. the central part of the steering wheel not rotating (for storing airbags B60R 21/2032)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 1/11
. . .
incorporating energy-absorbing arrangements, e.g. by being yieldable or collapsible (padded linings associated with the steering wheel B60R 21/05; shock absorbers using plastic deformation of members in general F16F 7/12) [2013‑01]
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Hand levers [2013‑01]
B62D 1/14
. . .
Tillers, i.e. hand levers operating on steering columns [2013‑01]
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Steering columns [2013‑01]
B62D 1/163
. . .
{
Part of the steering column replaced by flexible means, e.g. cable or belt
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 1/166
. . .
{
Means changing the transfer ratio between steering wheel and steering gear (by continuous supply of energy, e.g. from electric motor B62D 5/008; controlling steering depending on driving conditions sensed and responded to B62D 6/00)
}
[2013‑01]
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. . .
yieldable or adjustable, e.g. tiltable (padded linings associated with the steering column B60R 21/05) [2013‑01]
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B62D 1/181
. . . .
with power actuated adjustment, e.g. with position memory [2013‑01]
B62D 1/183
. . . .
adjustable between in-use and out-of-use positions, e.g. to improve access [2013‑01]
B62D 1/184
. . . .
Mechanisms for locking columns at selected positions
{
(locking of telescopic systems in general F16B 7/10)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 1/185
. . . .
adjustable by axial displacement, e.g. telescopically (B62D 1/183, B62D 1/187, B62D 1/19 take precedence) [2013‑01]
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B62D 1/187
. . . .
with tilt adjustment; with tilt and axial adjustment (B62D 1/183, B62D 1/19 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B62D 1/189
. . . . .
the entire column being tiltable as a unit [2013‑01]
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B62D 1/19
. . . .
incorporating energy-absorbing arrangements, e.g. by being yieldable or collapsible (shock absorbers using plastic deformation of members in general F16F 7/12) [2013‑01]
B62D 1/192
. . . . .
{
Yieldable or collapsible columns
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 1/195
. . . . .
{
Yieldable supports for the steering column
}
[2013‑01]
. . . . .
{
incorporating devices for preventing ingress of the steering column into the passengers space in case of accident
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 1/20
. . .
Connecting steering column to steering gear [2013‑01]
B62D 1/22
. .
Alternative steering-control elements, e.g. for teaching purposes [2013‑01]
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B62D 1/24
.
not vehicle-mounted
{
(special adaptations of automatic tractor steering A01B 69/008; devices for lifting, movable on wheels, automatically guided B66F 9/063)
}
[2015‑07]
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B62D 1/26
. .
mechanical, e.g. by a non-load-bearing guide (railways B61) [2013‑01]
B62D 1/265
. . .
{
especially adapted for guiding road vehicles carrying loads or passengers, e.g. in urban networks for public transportation
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 1/28
. .
non-mechanical
{
e.g. following a line or other known markers (steering position indicators B62D 15/02; steering aids B62D 15/025; parking aids B62D 15/027; steering assistants B62D 15/029; determination or calculation of trajectory of land vehicles G05D 1/021)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 1/283
. . .
{
for unmanned vehicles
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 1/286
. . .
{
Systems for interrupting non-mechanical steering due to driver intervention
}
[2013‑01]
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Steering gears (power assisted or power driven B62D 5/00; steering linkages B62D 7/00; for non-deflectable wheels B62D 11/00; gearing in general F16H) [2013‑01]
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B62D 3/02
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mechanical [2013‑01]
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B62D 3/04
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of worm type [2013‑01]
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B62D 3/06
. . .
with screw and nut [2013‑01]
B62D 3/08
. . . .
using intermediate balls or the like [2013‑01]
B62D 3/10
. . .
with worm engaging in sector or roller gear [2013‑01]
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B62D 3/12
. .
of rack-and-pinion type [2013‑01]
B62D 3/123
. . .
{
characterised by pressure yokes
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 3/126
. . .
{
characterised by the rack
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 3/14
.
hydraulic [2013‑01]
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Power-assisted or power-driven steering (
{
controlling steering depending on driving conditions sensed and responded to B62D 6/00;
}
for non-deflectable wheels B62D 11/00; fluid pressure servomotors in general F15B)
[2013‑01]
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{
Mechanical aspects of steer-by-wire systems, not otherwise provided in B62D 5/00 (hydraulic steer-by-wire systems B62D 5/091)
}
[2013‑01]
. .
{
Backup systems, e.g. for manual steering (B62D 5/30 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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. .
{
means for generating torque on steering wheel, e.g. feedback
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/006
. . .
{
power actuated (control thereof B62D 6/008)
}
[2013‑01]
.
{
Changing the transfer ratio between the steering wheel and the steering gear by variable supply of energy, e.g. by using a superposition gear
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/02
.
mechanical, e.g. using a power-take-off mechanism for taking power from a rotating shaft of the vehicle and applying it to the steering gear [2013‑01]
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electrical, e.g. using an electric servo-motor connected to, or forming part of, the steering gear [2013‑01]
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. .
{
characterised by constructional features, e.g. common housing for motor and gear box
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0406
. . .
{
including housing for electronic control unit
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0409
. .
{
Electric motor acting on the steering column
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0412
. . .
{
the axes of motor and steering column being parallel
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0415
. . . .
{
the axes being coaxial
}
[2013‑01]
. .
{
Electric motor acting on road wheel carriers
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0421
. .
{
Electric motor acting on or near steering gear
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0424
. . .
{
the axes of motor and final driven element of steering gear, e.g. rack, being parallel
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0427
. . . .
{
the axes being coaxial
}
[2013‑01]
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. .
{
characterised by clutch means between driving element, e.g. motor, and driven element, e.g. steering column or steering gear
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0433
. . .
{
the clutch being of on-off type
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0436
. . . .
{
the clutch being a controlled emergency clutch, e.g. for disconnecting at motor break-down
}
[2013‑01]
. . .
{
Controllable friction clutches (B62D 5/0436 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0442
. .
{
Conversion of rotational into longitudinal movement
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0445
. . .
{
Screw drives (Screw mechanisms in general F16H 25/20)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0448
. . . .
{
Ball nuts
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0451
. . .
{
Roller spindle drives
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0454
. . .
{
Worm gears
}
[2013‑01]
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{
characterised by control features of the drive means as such (controlling steering depending on driving conditions sensed and responded to B62D 6/00; determination of steering angle B62D 15/021; measuring torque applied to steering wheels G01L 5/221; control of electric motor as such H02P)
}
[2013‑01]
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. . .
{
Controlling the motor
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
for generating assisting torque
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
for returning the steering wheel to neutral position
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
End-of-stroke control
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
for damping vibrations
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0475
. . .
{
Controlling other elements
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0478
. . . .
{
Clutches
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/0481
. . .
{
monitoring the steering system, e.g. failures
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
for reaction to failures, e.g. limp home
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
detecting motor faults (B62D 5/0496 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
detecting sensor failures
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0493
. . . .
{
detecting processor errors, e.g. plausibility of steering direction
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0496
. . . .
{
by using a temperature sensor
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/06
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fluid, i.e. using a pressurised fluid for most or all the force required for steering a vehicle [2013‑01]
B62D 5/061
. .
{
provided with effort, steering lock, or end-of-stroke limiters
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/062
. .
{
Details, component parts
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/063
. . .
{
Pump driven by vehicle engine (B62D 5/065 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/064
. . .
{
Pump driven independently from vehicle engine, e.g. electric driven pump (B62D 5/065 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
. .
characterised by specially adapted means for varying pressurised fluid supply based on need, e.g. on-demand, variable assist [2013‑01]
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Supply of pressurised fluid for steering also supplying other consumers;
{
control thereof
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/075
. . .
{
using priority valves (priority valves in general F15B 13/022)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/08
. .
characterised by type of
{
steering
}
valve used (valves in general F16K) [2013‑01]
B62D 5/081
. . .
{
Seat valves
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/083
. . .
Rotary valves [2013‑01]
B62D 5/0832
. . . .
{
with elastic means other than a torsion bar, e.g. leaf springs
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
characterised by means for actively limiting the deflection angle, e.g. depending on driving parameters (controlling steering depending on driving conditions sensed and responded to B62D 6/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/0837
. . . .
{
characterised by the shape of the control edges, e.g. to reduce noise
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/087
. . .
Sliding spool valves [2013‑01]
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B62D 5/09
. .
characterised by means for actuating valves [2013‑01]
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B62D 5/091
. . .
{
Hydraulic steer-by-wire systems, e.g. the valve being actuated by an electric motor
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/092
. . . .
{
the electric motor being connected to the final driven element of the steering gear, e.g. rack
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 5/093
. . .
Telemotor driven by steering wheel movement (hydraulic steering gear B62D 3/14) [2013‑01]
B62D 5/097
. . . .
Gerotor type [2013‑01]
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B62D 5/10
. .
characterised by type of power unit [2013‑01]
B62D 5/12
. . .
Piston and cylinder [2013‑01]
B62D 5/14
. . .
Rotary motor [2013‑01]
B62D 5/16
. . .
Expansible chamber with flexible wall [2013‑01]
B62D 5/18
. .
characterised by power transmitting means [2013‑01]
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B62D 5/20
. .
specially adapted for particular type of steering gear or particular application (steering gears per se B62D 3/00; steering linkages not characterised by being power-assisted or power-driven B62D 7/00) [2013‑01]
B62D 5/22
. . .
for rack-and-pinion type
{
(pressure yokes B62D 3/123)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 5/24
. . .
for worm type [2013‑01]
B62D 5/26
. . .
for pivoted axles [2013‑01]
B62D 5/28
. . .
for pivoted bogies [2013‑01]
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B62D 5/30
. .
Safety devices, e.g. alternate emergency power supply or transmission means to ensure steering upon failure of the primary steering means [2013‑01]
B62D 5/32
. . .
for telemotor systems [2013‑01]
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Arrangements for automatically controlling steering depending on driving conditions sensed and responded to, e.g. control circuits (means for initiating a change in direction B62D 1/00; steering valves B62D 5/06; combined with means for inclining the vehicle body or wheels on bends B62D 9/00) [2013‑01]
NOTE

B62D 6/001
.
{
the torque NOT being among the input parameters
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 6/002
.
{
computing target steering angles for front or rear wheels (B62D 7/159 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 6/003
. .
{
in order to control vehicle yaw movement, i.e. around a vertical axis (B62D 6/007 take precedence; stability systems acting on the brakes B60T 8/1755)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 6/005
. . .
{
treating sensor outputs to obtain the actual yaw rate
}
[2013‑01]
. .
{
using a measured or estimated road friction coefficient
}
[2013‑01]
.
{
adjustable by the driver, e.g. sport mode
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 6/008
.
{
Control of feed-back to the steering input member, e.g. simulating road feel in steer-by-wire applications
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 6/02
.
responsive only to vehicle speed [2013‑01]
B62D 6/04
.
responsive only to forces disturbing the intended course of the vehicle, e.g. forces acting transversely to the direction of vehicle travel [2013‑01]
B62D 6/06
.
responsive only to vehicle vibration dampening arrangements (steering dampers for cycles B62K 21/08) [2013‑01]
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B62D 6/08
.
responsive only to
{
driver
}
input torque [2013‑01]
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B62D 6/10
. .
characterised by means for sensing
{
or determining
}
torque [2013‑01]
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Steering linkage; Stub axles or their mountings (B62D 13/00 takes precedence; power-assisted or power-driven steering B62D 5/00) [2013‑01]
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B62D 7/02
.
for pivoted bogies [2013‑01]
B62D 7/023
. .
{
Steering turntables
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/026
. .
{
characterised by comprising more than one bogie, e.g. situated in more than one plane transversal to the longitudinal centre line of the vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/04
. .
with more than one wheel [2013‑01]
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B62D 7/06
.
for individually-pivoted wheels, e.g. on king-pins [2013‑01]
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B62D 7/08
. .
the pivotal axes being situated in a single plane transverse to the longitudinal centre line of the vehicle [2013‑01]
B62D 7/09
. . .
characterised by means varying the ratio between the steering angles of the steered wheels (varying the ratio automatically depending on driving conditions B62D 6/00) [2013‑01]
B62D 7/10
. . .
with single-output steering gear [2013‑01]
B62D 7/12
. . .
with twin-output steering gear [2013‑01]
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B62D 7/14
. .
the pivotal axes being situated in more than one plane transverse to the longitudinal centre line of the vehicle, e.g. all-wheel steering [2013‑01]
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B62D 7/142
. . .
{
specially adapted for particular vehicles, e.g. tractors, carts, earth-moving vehicles, trucks
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/144
. . . .
{
for vehicles with more than two axles
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/146
. . .
{
characterised by comprising means for steering by acting on the suspension system, e.g. on the mountings of the suspension arms (means on vehicle for adjusting camber, castor or toe-in B62D 17/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/148
. . .
{
provided with safety devices
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 7/15
. . .
characterised by means varying the ratio between the steering angles of the steered wheels
{
(B62D 7/148 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/1509
. . . .
{
with different steering modes, e.g. crab-steering, or steering specially adapted for reversing of the vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 7/1518
. . . .
{
comprising a mechanical interconnecting system between the steering control means of the different axles
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/1527
. . . . .
{
comprising only mechanical parts, i.e. without assistance means
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/1536
. . . . .
{
provided with hydraulic assistance; (power-assisted fluid steering per se B62D 5/06)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/1545
. . . . .
{
provided with electrical assistance; (power-assisted electrical steering per se B62D 5/04)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 7/1554
. . . .
{
comprising a fluid interconnecting system between the steering control means of the different axles; (power-assisted fluid steering per se B62D 5/06)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/1563
. . . . .
{
provided with fluid control means; (B62D 7/1572 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/1572
. . . . .
{
provided with electro-hydraulic control means
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/1581
. . . .
{
characterised by comprising an electrical interconnecting system between the steering control means of the different axles; (power-assisted electrical steering per se B62D 5/04)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/159
. . . .
{
characterised by computing methods or stabilisation processes or systems, e.g. responding to yaw rate, lateral wind, load, road condition
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 7/16
.
Arrangement of linkage connections (pivots per se F16C;
{
e.g. ball joints F16C 11/06
}
)
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/163
. .
{
substantially in axial direction, e.g. between rack bar and tie-rod
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/166
. .
{
substantially perpendicular, e.g. between tie-rod and steering knuckle (steering knuckles in general B62D 7/18)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/18
.
Steering knuckles; King pins [2013‑01]
B62D 7/20
.
Links, e.g. track rods (means for adjusting camber, castor, or toe-in B62D 17/00) [2013‑01]
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B62D 7/22
.
Arrangements for reducing or eliminating reaction, e.g. vibration, from parts, e.g. wheels, of the steering system
{
(dampers in general F16F)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/222
. .
{
acting on the steering wheel
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/224
. .
{
acting between the steering wheel and the steering gear, e.g. on the steering column
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/226
. .
{
acting on the steering gear
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 7/228
. .
{
acting between the steering gear and the road wheels, e.g. on tie-rod
}
[2013‑01]
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Steering deflectable wheels not otherwise provided for (steering positon indicators B62D 15/02) [2013‑01]
B62D 9/002
.
{
combined with means for differentially distributing power on the deflectable wheels during cornering
}
[2013‑01]
.
{
Emergency systems using brakes for steering
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 9/007
.
{
Emergency systems using the steering system for braking
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 9/02
.
combined with means for inwardly inclining vehicle body on bends [2013‑01]
B62D 9/04
.
combined with means for
{
inwardly
}
inclining wheels on bends (B62D 9/02 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
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Steering non-deflectable wheels; Steering endless tracks or the like [2013‑01]
NOTE

  • Gearings of interest apart from this application are also classified in the relevant group of subclass F16H covering gearings per se
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B62D 11/001
.
{
control systems (B62D 11/183 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
NOTE


  • When classifying in this group, classification is also made in the appropriate one of groups B62D 11/02 to B62D 11/24 if other aspects of the steering system are of interest
B62D 11/003
. .
{
Electric or electronic control systems
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 11/005
. .
{
Hydraulic control systems
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 11/006
. .
{
Mechanical control systems
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 11/008
. .
{
Pneumatic control systems
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 11/02
.
by differentially driving ground-engaging elements on opposite vehicle sides [2013‑01]
B62D 11/04
. .
by means of separate power sources [2013‑01]
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B62D 11/06
. .
by means of a single main power source [2013‑01]
B62D 11/08
. . .
using brakes or clutches as main steering-effecting means [2013‑01]
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B62D 11/10
. . .
using gearings with differential power outputs on opposite sides, e.g. with twin-differential or epicyclic gears
{
(arrangements or mounting of transmissions in vehicles B60K 17/00; gearing in general F16H)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 11/105
. . . .
{
using variable ratio belt and pulley gearings (gearing for conveying rotary motion by endless flexible members F16H 7/00, F16H 9/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 11/12
. . . .
using separate change-speed gearings [2013‑01]
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B62D 11/14
. . . .
differential power outputs being effected by additional power supply to one side, e.g. power originating from secondary power source [2013‑01]
B62D 11/16
. . . . .
the additional power supply being supplied mechanically [2013‑01]
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B62D 11/18
. . . . .
the additional power supply being supplied hydraulically [2013‑01]
B62D 11/183
. . . . . .
{
Control systems therefor
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 11/186
. . . . . .
{
Uncoupling devices for the hydraulic motors, e.g. to allow towing
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 11/20
.
Endless-track steering having pivoted bogie carrying track (B62D 11/02 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B62D 11/22
.
Endless track steering being effected by deflecting endless track rollers or the like [2013‑01]
.
Endless track steering specially adapted for vehicles having both steerable wheels and endless track [2013‑01]
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B62D 12/00
Steering specially adapted for vehicles operating in tandem or having pivotally connected frames (steering endless tracks or the like B62D 11/00; steering specially adapted for trailers B62D 13/00) [2013‑01]
B62D 12/02
.
for vehicles operating in tandem [2013‑01]
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Steering specially adapted for trailers (combined traction and steering hitches B60D) [2013‑01]
B62D 13/005
.
{
operated from tractor steering system
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 13/02
.
for centrally-pivoted axles [2013‑01]
B62D 13/025
. .
{
the pivoted movement being initiated by the coupling means between tractor and trailer
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 13/04
.
for individually-pivoted wheels [2013‑01]
B62D 13/06
.
for backing a normally drawn trailer [2013‑01]
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Steering not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
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B62D 15/02
.
Steering position indicators;
{
Steering position determination; Steering aids
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 15/0205
. .
{
Mechanical indicators, e.g. in or near steering wheel
}
[2013‑01]
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. .
{
Determination of steering angle (sensors in general G01B)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 15/0215
. . .
{
by measuring on the steering column
}
[2013‑01]
. . . .
{
on or near the connection between the steering wheel and steering column
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 15/0225
. . .
{
by measuring on a steering gear element, e.g. on a rack bar
}
[2013‑01]
. . .
{
by measuring on the king pin
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 15/0235
. . .
{
by measuring or deriving directly at the electric power steering motor
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 15/024
. . .
{
Other means for determination of steering angle without directly measuring it, e.g. deriving from wheel speeds on different sides of the car
}
[2013‑01]
. . .
{
Means or methods for determination of the central position of the steering system, e.g. straight ahead position
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 15/025
. .
{
Active steering aids, e.g. helping the driver by actively influencing the steering system after environment evaluation (B62D 1/28 takes precedence; parking aids B62D 15/027)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 15/0255
. . .
{
Automatic changing of lane, e.g. for passing another vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 15/026
. . .
{
combined with automatic distance control, i.e. electronic tow bar
}
[2013‑01]
. . .
{
Automatic obstacle avoidance by steering
}
[2013‑01]
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. .
{
Parking aids, e.g. instruction means
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 15/0275
. . .
{
by overlaying a vehicle path based on present steering angle over an image without processing that image
}
[2013‑01]
. . .
{
Guided parking by providing commands to the driver, e.g. acoustically or optically
}
[2013‑01]
. . .
{
Parking performed automatically
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 15/029
. .
{
Steering assistants using warnings or proposing actions to the driver without influencing the steering system (parking aids B62D 15/027, determination or calculation of trajectory of land vehicles G05D 1/021, image processing G06T)
}
[2013‑01]
. . .
{
by overlaying a vehicle path based on present steering angle over an image without processing that image
}
[2013‑01]
Means on vehicles for adjusting camber, castor, or toe-in [2013‑01]
Radius rods, i.e. distance members [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Understructures; Superstructures; Vehicle bodies [2013‑01]
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Understructures, i.e. chassis frame on which a vehicle body may be mounted (combined frame and vehicle body B62D 23/00;
{
characterised by the material thereof B62D 29/00
}
)
[2013‑01]
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B62D 21/02
.
comprising longitudinally or transversely arranged frame members [2013‑01]
B62D 21/03
. .
transverse members providing body support [2013‑01]
B62D 21/04
. .
single longitudinal type [2013‑01]
B62D 21/05
. .
pinched frame type, i.e. formed of at least two longitudinal frame sections connected by other longitudinal frame sections of lesser transverse dimension [2013‑01]
B62D 21/06
.
of X-shaped or fork-shaped construction, i.e. having members which form an X or fork as the frame is seen in plan view [2013‑01]
B62D 21/07
.
wide-hipped frame type, i.e. a wide box-shaped mid portion with narrower sections extending from said mid portion in both fore and aft directions [2013‑01]
B62D 21/08
.
built up with interlaced cross members [2013‑01]
B62D 21/09
.
Means for mounting load bearing surfaces [2013‑01]
B62D 21/10
.
in which the main member is plate-like [2013‑01]
B62D 21/11
.
with resilient means for suspension
{
, e.g. of wheels or engine; sub-frames for mounting engine or suspensions
}
[2013‑01]
NOTE

  • This group does not cover subject matter primarily relating to the suspension, with only a nominal recitation of frame structure, which are covered by subclass B60G
B62D 21/12
.
assembled from readily detachable parts [2013‑01]
B62D 21/14
.
of adjustable length or width [2013‑01]
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B62D 21/15
.
having impact absorbing means, e.g. a frame designed to permanently or temporarily change shape or dimension upon impact with another body (bumpers B60R 19/02; shock absorbers in general F16F) [2013‑01]
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B62D 21/152
. .
{
Front or rear frames
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 21/155
. . .
{
Sub-frames or underguards
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 21/157
. .
{
for side impacts
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 21/16
.
having fluid storage compartment [2013‑01]
B62D 21/17
.
forming fluid or electrical conduit means or having other means to accomodate the transmission of a force or signal [2013‑01]
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B62D 21/18
.
characterised by the vehicle type and not provided for in groups B62D 21/02 to B62D 21/17 [2013‑01]
B62D 21/183
. .
{
specially adapted for sports vehicles, e.g. race, dune buggies, go-karts (tubular skeleton B62D 23/005)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 21/186
. .
{
for building site vehicles or multi-purpose tractors (tracked vehicles B62D 55/10; tractors in general B62D 49/00; building site vehicles in general E02F; lift-trucks B66F)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 21/20
. .
trailer type, i.e. a frame specifically constructed for use in a non-powered vehicle [2013‑01]
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Combined superstructure and frame, i.e. monocoque constructions (
{
having impact absorbing means B62D 21/15;
}
superstructure
{
or monocoque structure
}
sub-units
{
or parts or details thereof
}
B62D 25/00;
{
characterised by the material thereof B62D 29/00
}
)
[2013‑01]
B62D 23/005
.
{
with integrated chassis in the whole shell e.g. meshwork, tubes, or the like (B62D 33/044 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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Connections between vehicle body and vehicle frame (B62D 23/00, B62D 33/077 take precedence) [2013‑01]
WARNING

  • Group B62D 24/00 and subgroups are not complete. See also other groups of B62D
B62D 24/02
.
Vehicle body, not intended to move relatively to the vehicle frame, and mounted on vibration absorbing mountings, e.g. rubber pads [2013‑01]
B62D 24/04
.
Vehicle body mounted on resilient suspension for movement relative to the vehicle frame [2013‑01]
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Superstructure
{
or monocoque structure
}
sub-units; Parts or details thereof not otherwise provided for
{
(having impact absorbing means B62D 21/15; running-boards, steps, or the like as superstructure sub-unit B60R 3/00)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/02
.
Side panels
{
(B62D 33/046 takes precedence; sideboards for open load compartments B62D 33/023)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/025
. .
{
Side sills thereof
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/04
.
Door pillars;
{
windshield pillars
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/06
.
Fixed roofs (non-fixed roofs or like shelters B60J 7/00; roof liners B60R 13/02; insulating elements B60R 13/08) [2013‑01]
B62D 25/07
. .
having water drainage or guide means integral with roof structure [2013‑01]
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B62D 25/08
.
Front or rear portions
{
(sub-frames for mounting engine or suspensions B62D 21/11)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/081
. .
{
Cowls (ventilating openings situated directly in front of the vehicle front window B60H 1/28)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/082
. .
{
Engine compartments
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/084
. . .
{
Radiator supports
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/085
. . .
{
Front-end modules
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/087
. .
{
Luggage compartments
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/088
. .
{
Details of structures as upper supports for springs or dampers
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/10
. .
Bonnets or lids,
{
e.g. for trucks, tractors, busses, work vehicles (for truck beds B60J 7/1607; for boats B63B 19/12; doors arranged at the vehicle rear B60J 5/10; inlet covers for vehicle fuel tanks B60K 15/05; for protecting non-occupants of a vehicle B60R 21/38)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/105
. . .
{
for motor cars
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/12
. . .
Parts or details thereof (locks E05B,
{
E05B 83/16; devices for holding open E05C 17/00, e.g. while carrying oversize objects E05C 17/042
}
; hinges E05D; counterbalancing means E05F;
{
checks, stops, buffers E05F 5/00;
}
springs,
{
e.g. pneumatic springs
}
F16F)
[2015‑07]
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B62D 25/14
. .
Dashboards as superstructure sub-units (other dashboard aspects B60K) [2013‑01]
B62D 25/142
. . .
{
having ventilation channels incorporated therein
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/145
. . .
{
having a crossbeam incorporated therein
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/147
. . . .
{
with adjustable connection to the A-pillars
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/16
. .
Mud-guards or wings; Wheel cover panels (equipped with means for freeing wheels or tyres from foreign matter B60S) [2013‑01]
B62D 25/161
. . .
{
Mud-guards made of non-conventional material, e.g. rubber, plastics
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/163
. . .
{
Mounting devices
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/165
. . . .
{
including sealing devices
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/166
. . . .
{
by rods or other distance-keeping devices
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/168
. . .
{
Mud guards for utility vehicles
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/18
. . .
Parts or details thereof, e.g. mudguard flaps [2013‑01]
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B62D 25/182
. . . .
{
Movable mudguards, or mudguards comprising movable or detachable parts (B62D 25/188 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/184
. . . . .
{
to facilitate access to wheels
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/186
. . . . .
{
being attached or suspended laterally from the wheel (B62D 25/184 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/188
. . . .
{
Mud-guard flaps for utility vehicles
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/20
.
Floors or bottom sub-units
{
(sub-frames for mounting engine or suspensions B62D 21/11; drip trays F16N 31/006)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 25/2009
. .
{
in connection with other superstructure subunits
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/2018
. . .
{
the subunits being front structures
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/2027
. . .
{
the subunits being rear structures
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/2036
. . .
{
the subunits being side panels, sills or pillars (B62D 21/157 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/2045
. . .
{
the subunits being fire walls
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/2054
. .
{
Load carrying floors for commercial vehicles
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/2063
. .
{
Floor elements for repairs
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/2072
. .
{
Floor protection, e.g. from corrosion or scratching (floor mats B60N 3/04, armour F41H 7/042, insulation B60R 13/08, streamlining B62D 35/02)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/2081
. .
{
Jack receiving devices
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/209
. .
{
Arrangements for the mounting of vehicle hitches (vehicle connections in general B60D)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 25/24
.
Superstructure sub-units with access
{
or drainage
}
openings having movable or removable closures;
{
Sealing means therefor
}
(inlet covers for vehicle fuel tanks B60K 15/05) [2013‑01]
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Connections between superstructure
{
or understructure
}
sub-units
{
(B62D 33/0207, B62D 33/044 take precedence; between sub-units predominently made of synthetic material B62D 29/048)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 27/02
.
rigid [2013‑01]
B62D 27/023
. .
{
Assembly of structural joints
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 27/026
. .
{
Connections by glue bonding (in general F16B 11/00; processes C09J 5/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 27/04
.
resilient [2013‑01]
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B62D 27/06
.
readily releasable [2013‑01]
B62D 27/065
. .
{
using screwthread (Connection of crossbeam to A- pillars B62D 25/147; mounting load bearing surfaces B62D 21/09; securing mudguards B62D 25/163; connections for synthetic parts B62D 29/048)
}
[2013‑01]
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Superstructures,
{
understructures, or sub-units thereof,
}
characterised by the material thereof
{
(B62D 33/044, B62D 33/048 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 29/001
.
{
characterised by combining metal and synthetic material
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/002
. .
{
a foamable synthetic material or metal being added in situ (shaping of substances in a plastic state by foaming, in general B29C 44/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/004
. .
{
the metal being over-moulded by the synthetic material, e.g. in a mould
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/005
. .
{
preformed metal and synthetic material elements being joined together, e.g. by adhesives
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/007
.
{
predominantly of special steel or specially treated steel, e.g. stainless steel or locally surface hardened steel
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/008
.
{
predominantly of light alloys, e.g. extruded
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/02
.
predominantly of wood [2013‑01]
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B62D 29/04
.
predominantly of synthetic material (working of plastics or substances in a plastic state B29) [2013‑01]
B62D 29/041
. .
{
Understructures
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 29/043
. .
{
Superstructures (B62D 25/161 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/045
. . .
{
Van bodies composed of substantially rectangular panels
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/046
. .
{
Combined superstructure and frame, i.e. monocoque constructions
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 29/048
. .
{
Connections therefor, e.g. joints (B62D 29/045 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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Superstructure for passenger vehicles (passenger vehicles specially adapted to co-operate with aircraft or terminal buildings B64F 1/31) [2013‑01]
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B62D 31/003
.
{
compact cars e.g. city cars
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 31/006
. .
{
foldable (droppable B60F 5/006)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 31/02
.
for carrying large numbers of passengers, e.g. omnibus [2013‑01]
B62D 31/025
. .
{
having modular sections
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 31/04
.
with more than one deck [2013‑01]
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Superstructures for load-carrying vehicles (
{
having impact absorbing means B62D 21/15;
}
in which a load-carrying element is movable B60P; liners B60R 13/00;
{
joining sheets or plates to one another or to strips or bars parallel to them F16B 5/00
}
)
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/02
.
Platforms; Open load compartments
{
(Flat wagons including posts or standards B61D 3/08)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/0207
. .
{
Connections of movable or detachable racks or stanchions to platforms
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/0215
. . .
{
for log hauling vehicles (vehicles for log transport in general B60P 3/41)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/0222
. .
{
Connecting elements between stanchions, e.g. roof supporting elements, stiffeners (non-fixed roofs B60J 7/00; securing and covering of load B60P 7/00)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/023
. .
Sideboard or tailgate structures
{
(vehicle side panels in general B62D 25/02)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/027
. . .
movable [2013‑01]
B62D 33/0273
. . . .
{
Movable tailboards for vehicles comprising non-movable sideboards, e.g. pick-up trucks (B62D 33/037 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/0276
. . . .
{
by vertical translation (B62D 33/0273 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/03
. . . .
by swinging down
{
(B62D 33/0273 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/033
. . . .
removable
{
(B62D 33/0273 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/037
. . . .
Latching means therefor [2013‑01]
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B62D 33/04
.
Enclosed load compartments
{
Frameworks for movable panels, tarpaulins or side curtains (tarpaulins per se B60J 7/00, B60P 7/04; side curtains per se B60J 5/065)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/042
. .
{
divided into compartments (movable bulk heads B60P 7/14; cattle transport B60P 3/04; bottled liquids B60P 3/22)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/044
. .
{
built up with profiles of constant elongated shape, e.g. extruded, mechanically interconnected by coupling members, e.g. by clamping, riveting or bolting
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/046
. .
{
built up with flat self-supporting panels; Fixed connections between panels (B62D 29/045, B62D 33/048 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/048
. .
{
for refrigerated goods vehicles
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/06
.
Drivers` cabs
{
(overhead guards, e.g. against loads falling down B60R 21/11; roll-over protection B60R 21/13)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/0604
. .
{
Cabs insulated against vibrations or noise, e.g. with elastic suspension (resilient connections between superstructure sub-units B62D 27/04; damping noise in general G10K 11/00; for vehicles in general B60R 13/08)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/0608
. . .
{
pneumatic or hydraulic suspension
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/0612
. .
{
Cabins with living accommodation, especially for long distance road vehicles, i.e. sleeping, cooking, or other facilities (beds in general adapted to be used in vahicles A47C 17/80; sanitation devices in vehicles in general B60R 15/00; living accommodation in vehicles in general B60P 3/32; passenger fittings in general B60N 3/00)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/0617
. .
{
for tractors or off-the-road vehicles (protective devices for drivers in case of overturning of tractors B60R 21/131)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/0621
. . .
{
able to be dismantled, folding
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/0625
. . .
{
open
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/063
. .
movable from one position into at least one other position, e.g. tiltable, pivotable about a vertical axis, displaceable from one side of the vehicle to the other [2013‑01]
B62D 33/0633
. . .
{
pivotable about a vertical axis
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/0636
. . .
{
displaceable along a linear path
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/067
. . .
tiltable [2013‑01]
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B62D 33/07
. . . .
characterised by the device for locking the cab in the tilted or in the driving position [2013‑01]
B62D 33/071
. . . . .
{
Locking devices for cabins in driving position; Shock and vibration absorbing devices therefor
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 33/073
. . .
characterised by special adaptations of vehicle control devices [2013‑01]
B62D 33/077
.
characterised by the connection of the superstructure to the vehicle frame
{
(B62D 33/06 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 33/08
.
comprising adjustable means (B62D 33/10 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B62D 33/10
. .
comprising means for the suspension of the superstructure on the frame [2013‑01]
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Vehicle bodies characterised by streamlining [2013‑01]
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B62D 35/001
.
{
For commercial vehicles or tractor-trailer combinations e.g. caravans
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 35/002
. .
{
for caravans (B62D 35/004 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 35/004
. .
{
Inflatable nose or rear cones
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 35/005
.
{
Front spoilers (B62D 35/001 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 35/007
.
{
Rear spoilers (B62D 35/001 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 35/008
.
{
Side spoilers (B62D 35/001 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 35/02
.
Streamlining the undersurfaces
{
(B62D 35/005, B62D 35/007, B62D 35/008 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
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Stabilising vehicle bodies without controlling suspension arrangements [2013‑01]
B62D 37/02
.
by aerodynamic means [2013‑01]
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B62D 37/04
.
by means of movable masses [2013‑01]
B62D 37/06
. .
using gyroscopes [2013‑01]
Vehicle bodies not otherwise provided for
{
e.g. safety vehicles (safety equipment B60R 21/00)
}
[2013‑01]
Fittings for identifying vehicles in case of collision; Fittings for marking or recording collision areas [2013‑01]
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Spare wheel stowing, holding, or mounting arrangements [2013‑01]
B62D 43/002
.
{
Handling devices, mainly for heavy wheels (via cables and chains B62D 43/045)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 43/005
.
{
Protective coverings for spare wheels
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 43/007
.
{
Anti-theft devices for spare wheels
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 43/02
.
external to the vehicle body [2013‑01]
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B62D 43/04
. .
attached beneath the vehicle body [2013‑01]
B62D 43/045
. . .
{
the wheel or its cradle being attached to one or more chains or cables for handling
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 43/06
.
within the vehicle body [2013‑01]
B62D 43/08
. .
and arranged substantially vertically [2013‑01]
B62D 43/10
. .
and arranged substantially horizontally [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Motor vehicles or trailers classified according to type; Parts or accessories thereof (frames for vehicles of special type B62D 21/18) [2013‑01]
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Motor vehicles or trailers predominantly for carrying passengers (superstructures B62D 31/00) [2013‑01]
.
{
convertible in order to modify the number of seats (foldable compact cars B62D 31/006; convertible from one use to a different one B60P 3/42)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 47/006
.
{
Vehicles which can be divided in sub-vehicles; nestable vehicles
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 47/02
.
for large numbers of passengers, e.g. omnibus [2013‑01]
B62D 47/025
. .
{
articulated buses with interconnecting passageway, e.g. bellows (coupling aspects B60D 5/00)
}
[2013‑01]
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Tractors (of walk type B62D 51/04; endless- track features B62D 55/00
{
tractors for handling aircraft B64F 1/22; transport specially adapted for underground galleries E21F 13/02
}
)
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/002
.
{
characterised by being of the low ground pressure type
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 49/005
.
{
Tractors for semi-trailers (combinations of tractor plus semi- trailer B62D 53/06)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/007
. .
{
Tractors for handling trailers, e.g. roll-trailers in terminals
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/02
.
modified to take lifting devices [2013‑01]
B62D 49/04
.
modified to take pushing devices [2013‑01]
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B62D 49/06
.
adapted for multi-purpose use [2013‑01]
B62D 49/0607
. .
{
Straddle tractors, used for instance above vine stocks, rows of bushes, or the like
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0614
. .
{
equipped with visual aids for positioning implements or to control working condition (optical signalling for vehicles in general B60Q 1/26)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 49/0621
. .
{
comprising traction increasing arrangements e.g. all-wheel traction devices, multiple-axle traction arrangements, auxiliary traction increasing devices (anti-skid or anti-slip devices fitted onto the wheels B60B 15/02, B60B 39/12; arrangements of transmission for driving both front and rear wheels or tandem wheels of vehicles B60K 17/34, B60K 17/36)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0628
. . .
{
using detachable weights (counterweights against overturning B62D 49/085; movable stabilisation masses B62D 37/04)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0635
. . .
{
using additional ground engaging means, e.g. endless tracks (vehicles with endless tracks and either additional or alternative ground wheels B62D 55/02, B62D 55/04)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0642
. . .
{
by coupling of tractors
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/065
. .
{
Coupling of multi-purpose tractors with equipment (towing bars B60D; with load transfer B62D 53/08; power take-off B60K; with lifting devices B62D 49/02; pushing gear B62D 49/04)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0657
. .
{
Asymmetrical tractors
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 49/0664
. .
{
Light, simple, and economical tractors (B62D 49/002 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0671
. . .
{
the driver riding on the tractor
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0678
. .
{
Tractors of variable track width or wheel base (for vehicles in general B60B 23/12 and B60B 35/10)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0685
. .
{
Reversible tractors adapted for shuttle work
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 49/0692
. .
{
characterised by the particular arrangement of control devices, e.g. having more than one control stand, operable from vehicle extension (control devices or systems characterised by mechanical features only)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 49/08
.
having means for preventing overturning or tipping (safety devices for propulsion-unit control, specially adapted for, or arranged in, vehicles B60K 28/00) [2013‑01]
B62D 49/085
. .
{
Counterweight
}
[2013‑01]
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Motor vehicles characterised by the driver not being seated
{
(wheeled carriers for golf bags A63B 55/08)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 51/001
.
{
characterised by the vehicle control device (mechanical features of control devices in general G05G; arrangements of vehicle control devices in general B60K 20/00, B60K 23/00, B60K 26/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 51/002
. .
{
comprising safety arrangements (safety devices for vehicle propulsion unit control B60K 28/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 51/004
.
{
characterised by the transmission (arrangements or mounting of transmissions in vehicles B60K 17/00; gearing in general F16H)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 51/005
.
{
Vehicular characteristics of load handling vehicles, e.g. pedestrian trucks (fork-lift trucks B66F 9/06)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 51/007
.
{
the vehicle being of the endless track type (endless track vehicles in general B62D 55/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 51/008
.
{
characterised by the vehicle being formed by articulated or separable units (road trains B62D 53/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 51/02
.
the driver standing in the vehicle [2013‑01]
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B62D 51/04
.
the driver walking [2013‑01]
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B62D 51/06
. .
Uniaxle walk-type tractors [2013‑01]
B62D 51/065
. . .
{
the vehicle baving only one wheel
}
[2013‑01]
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Tractor-trailer combinations; Road trains (traction couplings other than fifth wheel coupling B60D
{
tracked vehicles comprising at least two articulated parts B62D 55/0655
}
)
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/005
.
{
Combinations with at least three axles and comprising two or more articulated parts (articulated buses B62D 47/025)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/02
.
comprising a uniaxle tractor unit and a uniaxle trailer unit
{
(see B60B 11/00 - B60B 11/08)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/021
. .
{
comprising a universal coupling joint
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/023
. .
{
with two or more coupling joints allowing staggering of the units from a central plane
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/025
. .
{
Comprising a transmission shaft passing through the coupling joints (B62D 53/021 takes precedence; trailers with powered axles B62D 59/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/026
. . .
{
With all wheels powered
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/028
. .
{
Having only coupling joints other than directional (articulated frames B62D 21/186 and B62D 55/10)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/04
.
comprising a vehicle carrying an essential part of the other vehicle`s load by having supporting means for the front or rear part of the other vehicle [2013‑01]
B62D 53/045
. .
{
with rigid linkage in the horizontal plane (luggage trailers B62D 63/064 to B62D 63/067)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/06
. .
Semi-trailers [2013‑01]
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B62D 53/061
. . .
{
of flat bed or low loader type or fitted with swan necks (detachable swan necks B62D 53/065; swan neck-fifth wheel couplings B62D 53/08)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/062
. . . .
{
having inclinable, lowerable platforms; Lift bed trailers; Straddle trailers (lifting coupling saddles B62D 53/0821; crane vehicles B60P 3/28)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/064
. . . . .
{
inclining platforms by detachable bogies
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/065
. . . . .
{
inclining platforms by detachable or folding swan necks
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/067
. . .
{
Multi-purpose, convertible or extendable load surface semi-trailers (for container transport B60P 1/6418; convertible road transport vehicles in general B60P 3/42)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/068
. . .
{
having devices to equalise or modify the load between the fifth wheel and the rear wheels (adjustable couping saddles per se B62D 53/0807; load transfer devices to permit coupling or uncoupling B62D 53/0857; anti jack-knifing devices B62D 53/0871)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/08
. .
Fifth wheel traction couplings
{
(Tractors for handling trailers in terminals B62D 49/007)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/0807
. . .
{
adjustable coupling saddles mounted on sub-frames; Mounting plates therefor
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/0814
. . . .
{
with adjustment of the clearance between the tractor or the trailer (devices modifying the load in tractor-trailer combinations B62D 53/068)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/0821
. . . .
{
Lifting saddles, i.e. to lift the trailer front (tilting body constructions B60P)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/0828
. . . .
{
Removable or fold-away traction couplings for non-specialised tractor vehicles
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/0835
. . . .
{
Coupling saddles able to rock in all directions, e.g. for use in rough terrain
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/0842
. . .
{
King pins
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/085
. . . .
{
fitted with anti-coupling devices, pivotal or retractable king pins, e.g. to prevent theft (vehicle fittings for preventing theft in general B60R 25/00)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/0857
. . .
{
Auxiliary semi-trailer handling or loading equipment, e.g. ramps, rigs, coupling supports
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/0864
. . . .
{
Dollies for fifth wheel coupling
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 53/0871
. . .
{
with stabilising means, e.g. to prevent jack-knifing, pitching, rolling, buck jumping (stabilising in general B62D 37/00; tractors B62D 49/08)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/0878
. . . .
{
the fifth wheel coupling incorporating braking or restraining means
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/0885
. . .
{
Comprising devices to limit or to compensate for wear or excessive play; Lubricating, shock absorbing, bearing devices, or the like
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/0892
. . .
{
comprising power transmission shafts (trailers with driven ground wheels B62D 59/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 53/10
. . .
with means for preventing accidental uncoupling [2013‑01]
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B62D 53/12
. . .
engaging automatically [2013‑01]
B62D 53/125
. . . .
{
with simultaneous coupling of the service lines
}
[2013‑01]
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Endless track vehicles (steering aspects B62D 11/00;
{
characterised by the driver not being seated B62D 51/007
}
)
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/02
.
with tracks and additional ground wheels
{
(for multi-purpose tractors B62D 49/0635)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/04
.
with tracks and alternative ground wheels, e.g. changeable from endless track vehicle into wheeled vehicle and vice versa
{
(for multi-purpose tractors B62D 49/0635)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 55/06
.
with tracks without ground wheels [2013‑01]
B62D 55/062
. .
{
Tracked vehicles of great dimensions adapted for moving bulky loads or gear
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 55/065
. .
Multi-track vehicles, i.e. more than two tracks
{
(soil-shifting machines E02F; mining machines E21C)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/0655
. . .
{
Articulated endless track vehicles (steering specially adapted for trailers B62D 13/00; articulated buses B62D 47/025; tractor-trailer combinations or road trains comprising a uni-axle unit and a uni-axle trailer B62D 53/02)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/07
. .
Mono-track vehicles [2013‑01]
B62D 55/075
. .
Tracked vehicles for ascending or descending stairs,
{
steep slopes or vertical surfaces
}
(magnetic or pneumatic ground-engaging parts B62D 55/265; chairs or multi-track cycles specially adapted for invalids A61G 5/00) [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/08
.
Endless track units; Parts thereof [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/084
. .
Endless-track units or carriages mounted separably, adjustably or extensibly on vehicles, e.g. portable track units (B62D 55/07 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B62D 55/0842
. . .
{
Tracked vehicle with track carriages suspended on three points, e.g. by an equaliser bar
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/0845
. . .
{
Protection devices
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/0847
. . .
{
Track blocking devices mounted on the frame; Track guides
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 55/088
. .
with means to exclude or remove foreign matter, e.g. sealing means, self-cleaning track links or sprockets, deflector plates or scrapers [2013‑01]
B62D 55/0882
. . .
{
Track or sprocket cleaning devices mounted on the frame (wheel cleaning devices in general B60S)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/0885
. . .
{
Self-cleaning sprockets
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/0887
. . .
{
Track-articulation sealings against dust, water, mud or the like (sealing of bearings in general F16C 33/72; chain bushings in general F16G 15/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/092
. .
with lubrication means (lubricating in general F16N) [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/096
. .
with noise reducing means [2013‑01]
B62D 55/0963
. . .
{
Anti-noise driving sprockets
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/0966
. . .
{
Low noise rollers, e.g. with antivibration means (elastic wheel rims in general B60B 9/00)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/10
. .
Bogies; Frames (track-tensioning means B62D 55/30) [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/104
. .
Suspension devices for wheels, rollers, bogies or frames (vehicle suspension in general B60G) [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/108
. . .
with mechanical springs, e.g. torsion bars [2013‑01]
B62D 55/1083
. . . .
{
Torsion-bar springs
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/1086
. . . .
{
Rubber springs
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 55/112
. . .
with fluid springs, e.g. hydraulic pneumatic [2013‑01]
B62D 55/1125
. . . .
{
Hydro-pneumatic or pneumatic, e.g. air-cushioned
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/116
. . .
Attitude or position control of chassis by action on suspension, e.g. to compensate for a slope [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/12
. .
Arrangement, location, or adaptation of driving sprockets [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/125
. . .
Final drives [2013‑01]
B62D 55/13
. . . .
readily interchangeable modular type [2013‑01]
B62D 55/135
. . .
with dismountable driving crown [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/14
. .
Arrangement, location, or adaptation of rollers [2013‑01]
B62D 55/145
. . .
{
Rollers with replaceable wear rings or rims (driving sprockets with replaceable rims B62D 55/12)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/15
. . .
Mounting devices, e.g. bushings, axles, bearings, sealings
{
(with lubrication means B62D 55/092)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 55/18
. .
Tracks (self-cleaning track links B62D 55/088) [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/20
. . .
of articulated type, e.g. chains
{
(with lubrication means B62D 55/092)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/202
. . . .
{
Wheel engaging parts; Wheel guides on links
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 55/205
. . . .
Connections between track links [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/21
. . . . .
Links connected by transverse pivot pins [2013‑01]
B62D 55/211
. . . . . .
{
Bitubular chain links assembled by pins and double connectors
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/213
. . . . . .
{
Master track links
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/215
. . . . .
{
Resilient connections between links
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/22
. . . .
Arrangements for preventing or modifying back-flexing [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/24
. . .
of continuously flexible type, e.g. rubber belts [2013‑01]
B62D 55/242
. . . .
{
The flexible band being semi-rigid for resisting back-flexing and contributing to spring the vehicle
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/244
. . . .
{
Moulded in one piece, with either smooth surfaces or surfaces having projections, e.g. incorporating reinforcing elements
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/247
. . . .
Gas filled or inflatable flexible tracks (connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies B60C 29/00) [2013‑01]
B62D 55/253
. . . .
having elements interconnected by one or more cables or like elements [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/26
. . .
Ground engaging parts or elements
{
(tracks specially adapted for amphibious vehicles B60F 3/0015)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/265
. . . .
having magnetic or pneumatic adhesion [2013‑01]
B62D 55/27
. . . .
having different types of crampons for progression over varying ground [2013‑01]
B62D 55/275
. . . .
with street plate, i.e. means to prevent tread from cutting into road surface [2013‑01]
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B62D 55/28
. . . .
detachable [2013‑01]
B62D 55/283
. . . . .
{
and movable, e.g. around an axis or perpendicularly to the track
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/286
. . . . .
{
For soft grounds, e.g. consisting of snow or swamp
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 55/30
. .
Track-tensioning means [2013‑01]
B62D 55/305
. . .
{
acting on pivotably mounted idlers
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 55/32
.
Assembly, disassembly, repair or servicing of endless-track systems [2013‑01]
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Vehicles characterised by having other propulsion or other ground- engaging means than wheels or endless track, alone or in addition to wheels or endless track (sledges B62B; motor sledges B62M) [2013‑01]
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B62D 57/02
.
with ground-engaging propulsion means, e.g. walking members [2013‑01]
B62D 57/021
. .
{
the ground engaging means being sequentially inflatable bags for peristaltic movement (B62D 57/024 takes precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 57/022
. .
{
consisting of members having both rotational and walking movements
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 57/024
. .
specially adapted for moving on inclined or vertical surfaces (endless-track vehicles for ascending or descending stairs B62D 55/075; hand-carts with provision for travelling up or down stairs B62B 5/02) [2013‑01]
B62D 57/028
. .
having wheels and mechanical legs (B62D 57/024 takes precedence; ground-engaging vehicle fittings for supporting, lifting or manoeuvring the vehicle, wholly or in part B60S 9/00) [2013‑01]
B62D 57/032
. .
with alternately or sequentially lifted supporting base and legs; with alternately or sequentially lifted feet or skid (B62D 57/024 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
B62D 57/036
. .
screw type, e.g. Archimedian screw
{
(amphibious vehicles comprising screw-type ground-engaging means B60F 3/0023)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 57/04
.
having other than ground-engaging propulsion means, e.g. having propellers (arrangement of jet-propulsion units B60K) [2013‑01]
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Trailers with driven ground wheels or the like [2013‑01]
B62D 59/02
.
driven from external propulsion unit [2013‑01]
B62D 59/04
.
driven from propulsion unit on trailer [2013‑01]
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Motor vehicles or trailers, characterised by the arrangement or number of wheels, not otherwise provided for, e.g. four wheels in diamond pattern [2013‑01]
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B62D 61/02
.
with two road wheels in tandem on the longitudinal centre line of the vehicle [2013‑01]
B62D 61/04
. .
with two other wheels which are coaxial [2013‑01]
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B62D 61/06
.
with only three wheels [2013‑01]
B62D 61/065
. .
{
with single rear wheel
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 61/08
. .
with single front wheel [2013‑01]
B62D 61/10
.
with more than four wheels
{
(tractors of the low ground pressure type B62D 49/002)
}
[2013‑01]
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B62D 61/12
.
with variable number of ground engaging wheels, e.g. with some wheels arranged higher than others, or with retractable wheels (for manoeuvring purposes only B60S) [2013‑01]
B62D 61/125
. .
{
the retractable wheel being a part of a set of tandem wheels (resilient suspension for a single set of tandem wheels B60G 5/00)
}
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Motor vehicles or trailers not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
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B62D 63/02
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Motor vehicles [2013‑01]
B62D 63/025
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{
Modular vehicles (superstructures for busses having modular sections B62D 31/025)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 63/04
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Component parts or accessories [2013‑01]
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B62D 63/06
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Trailers (vehicles comprising living accommodation for people, e.g. caravans, camping or like vehicles B60P 3/32) [2013‑01]
B62D 63/061
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{
Foldable, extensible or yielding trailers (foldable caravans B60P 3/34; adjustable chassis frames B62D 21/14)
}
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B62D 63/062
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{
Trailers with one axle or two wheels (semi-trailers B62D 53/06)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 63/064
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{
light luggage or equipment trailers, e.g. for batteries, gas generators, gas bottles, stretchers (luggage carriers per se B60R)
}
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B62D 63/065
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{
forming an extension of the towing vehicle, i.e. with two point fixation
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 63/067
. . . .
{
single wheeled (rigid or semi-rigid couping)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 63/068
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{
with more than two axles or more than four wheels (vehicles with more than four wheels in general B62D 61/10)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 63/08
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Component parts or accessories [2013‑01]
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Designing, manufacturing, e.g. assembling, facilitating disassembly, or structurally modifying motor vehicles or trailers, not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
B62D 65/005
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Inspection and final control devices
}
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B62D 65/02
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Joining sub-units or components to, or positioning sub-units or components with respect to, body shell or other sub-units or components [2013‑01]
B62D 65/022
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Transferring or handling sub-units or components, e.g. in work stations or between workstations and transportation systems
}
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B62D 65/024
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Positioning of sub-units or components with respect to body shell or other sub-units or components
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 65/026
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{
by using a jig or the like; Positioning of the jig
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 65/028
. . .
{
by determining relative positions by measurement
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 65/04
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Joining preassembled modular units composed of sub-units performing diverse functions, e.g. engine and bonnet (B62D 65/06 to B62D 65/16 take precedence) [2013‑01]
B62D 65/06
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the sub-units or components being doors, windows, openable roofs, lids, bonnets, or weather strips or seals therefor
{
(assembling sealing arrangements with vehicle parts, e.g. doors, windows B60J 10/0088)
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 65/10
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the sub-units or components being engines, clutches or transmissions [2013‑01]
B62D 65/12
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the sub-units or components being suspensions, brakes or wheel units [2013‑01]
B62D 65/14
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the sub-units or components being passenger compartment fittings, e.g. seats, linings, trim, instrument panels [2013‑01]
B62D 65/16
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the sub-units or components being exterior fittings, e.g. bumpers, lights, wipers
{
, exhausts
}
[2013‑01]
B62D 65/18
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Transportation, conveyor or haulage systems specially adapted for motor vehicle or trailer assembly lines
{
(conveyers and haulage in general B65G)
}
[2013‑01]
Systematic disassembly of vehicles for recovery of salvageable components, e.g. for recycling (for disposal of vehicles by destroying or transformation B09B 3/00, B09B 5/00
{
; General arrangement of separating plants B03B 9/00; Recovery of plastics B29B 17/00
}
)
[2013‑01]
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