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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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KNITTING [2013‑01]
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  • In this subclass, the groups designating machines, apparatus, devices, or implements include processes characterised by, or dependent on, their use and the products of such processes
  • Knitted products, i.e. fabrics, articles, are classified in this subclass only if they have constructional features which are of interest from the knitting aspect
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Guidance heading:
Weft knitting; Machines therefor [2013‑01]
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Weft knitting processes for the production of fabrics or articles not dependent on the use of particular machines; Fabrics or articles defined by such processes [2013‑01]
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Pile fabrics or articles having similar surface features [2013‑01]
D04B 1/025
. .
{
incorporating loose fibres, e.g. high-pile fabrics or artificial fur
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 1/04
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characterised by thread material [2013‑01]
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Non-run fabrics or articles [2013‑01]
D04B 1/08
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characterised by thread material [2013‑01]
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Patterned fabrics or articles [2013‑01]
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{
with stitch pattern (D04B 1/06, D04B 1/08 take precedence)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 1/104
. . .
{
Openwork fabric, e.g. pelerine fabrics
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 1/106
. . .
{
at a selvedge, e.g. hems or turned welts
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 1/108
. . .
{
Gussets, e.g. pouches or heel or toe portions
}
[2013‑01]
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characterised by thread material [2013‑01]
D04B 1/123
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{
with laid-in unlooped yarn, e.g. fleece fabrics (with elastic weft yarn D04B 1/18)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 1/126
. . .
{
with colour pattern, e.g. intarsia fabrics
}
[2013‑01]
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Other fabrics or articles characterised primarily by the use of particular thread materials [2013‑01]
D04B 1/16
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synthetic threads [2013‑01]
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elastic threads [2013‑01]
D04B 1/20
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crimped threads [2013‑01]
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specially adapted for knitting goods of particular configuration [2013‑01]
D04B 1/225
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{
Elongated tubular articles of small diameter, e.g. coverings or reinforcements for cables or hoses
}
[2013‑01]
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wearing apparel [2013‑01]
D04B 1/243
. . .
{
upper parts of panties; pants
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 1/246
. . .
{
Upper torso garments, e.g. sweaters, shirts, leotards
}
[2013‑01]
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stockings [2013‑01]
D04B 1/265
. . . .
{
Surgical stockings (of unspecified knit construction and reinforced A41B 11/02; of unspecified knit construction and elastic A61F 13/08)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 1/28
. . .
gloves [2013‑01]
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Hand tools or implements [2013‑01]
D04B 3/02
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Needles [2013‑01]
D04B 3/04
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Finger protectors; Thread tensioners [2013‑01]
D04B 3/06
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Ball holders or receptacles [2013‑01]
D04B 5/00
Knitting apparatus or machines without needles for domestic use (with needles D04B 7/08) [2013‑01]
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Flat-bed knitting machines with independently-movable needles (straight-bar machines with fixed needles D04B 11/00) [2013‑01]
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D04B 7/02
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with one set of needles [2013‑01]
D04B 7/025
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{
with stitch-length regulation (cam systems for stitch-length regulation D04B 15/327)
}
[2013‑01]
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D04B 7/04
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with two sets of needles [2013‑01]
D04B 7/045
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{
with stitch-length regulation (cam systems for stitch-length regulation D04B 15/327)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 7/06
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for purl work or links-links loop formation [2013‑01]
D04B 7/08
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for domestic use [2013‑01]
D04B 7/10
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with provision for narrowing or widening to produce fully-fashioned goods [2013‑01]
D04B 7/12
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with provision for incorporating pile threads [2013‑01]
D04B 7/14
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with provision for incorporating internal threads in laid-in fabrics [2013‑01]
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for producing fabrics consisting of, or incorporating, elastic threads [2013‑01]
D04B 7/18
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incorporated as weft or inlaid threads [2013‑01]
D04B 7/20
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with provision for changing the fabric construction, e.g. from plain to rib-loop fabric [2013‑01]
D04B 7/22
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with special provision for commencing goods, e.g. with non-run edges [2013‑01]
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for producing patterned fabrics [2013‑01]
D04B 7/26
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with colour patterns [2013‑01]
D04B 7/28
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with stitch patterns [2013‑01]
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specially adapted for knitting goods of particular configuration [2013‑01]
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tubular goods [2013‑01]
D04B 7/34
. . .
gloves [2013‑01]
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Circular knitting machines with independently-movable needles (with fixed spring or bearded needles D04B 13/00) [2013‑01]
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D04B 9/02
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with one set of needles [2013‑01]
D04B 9/025
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{
with stitch-length regulation (cam systems for stitch-length regulation D04B 15/327)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 9/04
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with spring or bearded needles [2013‑01]
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D04B 9/06
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with needle cylinder and dial for ribbed goods [2013‑01]
D04B 9/065
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{
with stitch-length regulation (cam systems for stitch-length regulation D04B 15/327)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 9/08
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for interlock goods [2013‑01]
D04B 9/10
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with two needle cylinders for purl work or for links-links loop formation [2013‑01]
D04B 9/12
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with provision for incorporating pile threads [2013‑01]
D04B 9/14
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with provision for incorporating loose fibres, e.g. in high-pile fabrics [2013‑01]
D04B 9/16
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with provision for incorporating internal threads in laid-in fabrics [2013‑01]
D04B 9/18
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with provision for splicing by incorporating reinforcing threads [2013‑01]
D04B 9/20
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with provision for narrowing or widening; with reciprocatory action, e.g. for knitting of flat portions [2013‑01]
D04B 9/22
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with provision for changing the fabric construction, e.g. from plain to rib-loop fabric [2013‑01]
D04B 9/24
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with special provision for commencing goods, e.g. with non-run edges [2013‑01]
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for producing patterned fabrics [2013‑01]
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with colour patterns [2013‑01]
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D04B 9/30
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by striping [2013‑01]
D04B 9/32
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by wrap striping [2013‑01]
D04B 9/34
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by plating [2013‑01]
D04B 9/36
. . .
Intarsia work obtained by reciprocatory action [2013‑01]
D04B 9/38
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with stitch patterns [2013‑01]
D04B 9/40
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with provision for transfer of knitted goods from one machine to another [2013‑01]
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specially adapted for producing goods of particular configuration [2013‑01]
D04B 9/44
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elongated tubular articles of small diameter, e.g. coverings for cables (sheathing electric cables H01B 13/22) [2013‑01]
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stockings, or portions thereof [2013‑01]
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non-run stockings [2013‑01]
D04B 9/50
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micromesh stockings [2013‑01]
D04B 9/52
. . .
surgical stockings [2013‑01]
D04B 9/54
. . .
welts, e.g. double or turned welts [2013‑01]
D04B 9/56
. . .
heel or toe portions [2013‑01]
D04B 9/58
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gloves [2013‑01]
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Straight-bar knitting machines with fixed needles (flat-bed machines with independently-movable needles D04B 7/00) [2013‑01]
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D04B 11/02
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with one set of needles [2013‑01]
D04B 11/025
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{
with stitch-length-regulating mechanism
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 11/04
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with two sets of needles [2013‑01]
D04B 11/06
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with provision for narrowing or widening to produce fully-fashioned goods [2013‑01]
D04B 11/08
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with provision for incorporating pile threads [2013‑01]
D04B 11/10
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with provision for incorporating internal threads in laid-in fabrics [2013‑01]
D04B 11/12
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for producing fabrics from, or incorporating, elastic threads [2013‑01]
D04B 11/14
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with provision for changing the fabric construction, e.g. from plain to rib-loop fabric [2013‑01]
D04B 11/16
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with special provision for commencing goods, e.g. with non-run edges [2013‑01]
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for producing patterned fabrics [2013‑01]
D04B 11/20
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with colour patterns [2013‑01]
D04B 11/22
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with stitch patterns [2013‑01]
D04B 11/24
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with provision for transfer of knitted goods from one machine to another [2013‑01]
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specially adapted for producing goods of particular configuration [2013‑01]
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stockings, or portions thereof [2013‑01]
D04B 11/30
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non-run stockings [2013‑01]
D04B 11/32
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welts, e.g. double or turned welts [2013‑01]
D04B 11/34
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heel or toe portions [2013‑01]
D04B 11/36
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other wearing apparel [2013‑01]
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Circular knitting machines with fixed spring or bearded needles, e.g. loop-wheel machines (with independently-movable needles D04B 9/00) [2013‑01]
D04B 13/02
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with horizontal needles [2013‑01]
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Details of, or auxiliary devices incorporated in, weft knitting machines, restricted to machines of this kind (details or auxiliary devices not so restricted D04B 35/00) [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/02
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Loop-transfer points [2013‑01]
D04B 15/04
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for straight-bar knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 15/06
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Sinkers [2013‑01]
D04B 15/08
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Needle latch openers; Brushes [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/10
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Needle beds [2013‑01]
D04B 15/12
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Shogging devices therefor [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/14
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Needle cylinders [2013‑01]
D04B 15/16
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Driving devices for reciprocatory action [2013‑01]
D04B 15/18
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Dials [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/20
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Needle bars [2013‑01]
D04B 15/22
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Driving devices therefor [2013‑01]
D04B 15/24
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Sinker heads; Sinker bars [2013‑01]
D04B 15/26
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Slurcocks [2013‑01]
D04B 15/28
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Needle pressers [2013‑01]
D04B 15/30
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Driving devices for thread-carrier rods [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/32
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Cam systems or assemblies for operating knitting instruments [2013‑01]
D04B 15/322
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{
in circular knitting machines with needle cylinder and dial (cam systems specially provided for dials D04B 15/34)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/325
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{
in circular knitting machines with two opposed needle cylinders
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/327
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{
for stitch-length regulation
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/34
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for dials [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/36
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for flat-bed knitting machines [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/362
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{
with two needle beds in V-formation
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/365
. . . .
{
with provision for loop transfer from one needle bed to the other
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/367
. . .
{
with two opposed needle beds
}
[2013‑01]
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D04B 15/38
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Devices for supplying, feeding, or guiding threads to needles [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/40
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Holders or supports for thread packages [2013‑01]
D04B 15/42
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Frames for assemblies of two or more reels [2013‑01]
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Tensioning devices for individual threads [2013‑01]
D04B 15/46
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for elastic threads [2013‑01]
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Thread-feeding devices [2013‑01]
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{
comprising a rotatable or stationary intermediate storage drum from which the thread is axially and intermittently pulled off; Devices which can be switched between positive feed and intermittent feed
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/484
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{
Yarn braking means acting on the drum
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/486
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{
Monitoring reserve quantity
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/488
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{
in co-operation with stitch-length-regulating mechanism
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/50
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for elastic threads [2013‑01]
D04B 15/52
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for straight-bar knitting machines [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/54
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Thread guides [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/56
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for flat-bed knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 15/565
. . . .
{
Associated thread-clamping or thread-severing devices
}
[2013‑01]
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D04B 15/58
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for circular knitting machines; Thread-changing devices [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/60
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with thread-clamping or -severing devices [2013‑01]
D04B 15/61
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arranged within needle circle [2013‑01]
D04B 15/62
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with thread knotters [2013‑01]
D04B 15/64
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for straight-bar knitting machines [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/66
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Devices for determining or controlling patterns;
{
Programme-control arrangements
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/665
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{
Driving-gear for programme or pattern devices
}
[2013‑01]
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D04B 15/68
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characterised by the knitting instruments used [2013‑01]
D04B 15/70
. . .
in flat-bed knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 15/72
. . .
in straight-bar knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 15/74
. . .
Pattern drums
{
(driving-gear therefor D04B 15/665)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/76
. . .
Pattern wheels [2013‑01]
D04B 15/78
. . .
Electrical devices [2013‑01]
D04B 15/80
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characterised by the thread guides used [2013‑01]
D04B 15/82
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characterised by the needle cams used [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/84
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Jacquard cards or mechanisms (stamping apparatus therefor D03C) [2013‑01]
D04B 15/86
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in flat-bed knitting machines [2013‑01]
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D04B 15/88
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Take-up or draw-off devices for knitting products [2013‑01]
D04B 15/885
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{
for straight-bar knitting machines
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 15/90
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for flat-bed knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 15/92
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pneumatic [2013‑01]
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Driving-gear not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
D04B 15/96
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in flat-bed knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 15/98
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in straight-bar knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 15/99
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electrically controlled [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Repairing or unravelling knitted fabrics [2013‑01]
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Repairing knitted fabrics by knitting operations [2013‑01]
D04B 17/02
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by darning [2013‑01]
D04B 17/04
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by picking-up dropped stitches [2013‑01]
D04B 19/00
Unravelling knitted fabrics [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Warp knitting; Machines therefor [2013‑01]
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Warp knitting processes for the production of fabrics or articles not dependent on the use of particular machines; Fabrics or articles defined by such processes [2013‑01]
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Pile fabrics or articles having similar surface features [2013‑01]
D04B 21/04
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characterised by thread material [2013‑01]
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Patterned fabrics or articles (open-work fabrics D04B 21/10) [2013‑01]
D04B 21/08
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characterised by thread material [2013‑01]
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Open-work fabrics [2013‑01]
D04B 21/12
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characterised by thread material [2013‑01]
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Fabrics characterised by the incorporation by knitting, in one or more thread, fleece, or fabric layers, of reinforcing, binding, or decorative threads; Fabrics incorporating small auxiliary elements, e.g. for decorative purposes (pile fabrics D04B 21/02; non-woven fabrics in general D04H) [2013‑01]
D04B 21/145
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{
with stitches drawn from loose fibres, e.g. web-knitted fabrics
}
[2013‑01]
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incorporating synthetic threads [2013‑01]
D04B 21/165
. . .
{
with yarns stitched through one or more layers or tows, e.g. stitch-bonded fabrics (layered products not united by stitch loops B32B 5/22)
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 21/18
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incorporating elastic threads [2013‑01]
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specially adapted for knitting articles of particular configuration [2013‑01]
D04B 21/202
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{
warp knitted yarns
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 21/205
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{
Elongated tubular articles of small diameter, e.g. coverings or reinforcements for cables or hoses
}
[2013‑01]
D04B 21/207
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{
Wearing apparel or garment blanks
}
[2013‑01]
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Flat warp knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 23/02
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with two sets of needles [2013‑01]
D04B 23/04
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with independently-movable knitting needles [2013‑01]
D04B 23/06
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for producing fabrics consisting of, or incorporating, elastic threads [2013‑01]
D04B 23/08
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with provision for incorporating pile threads [2013‑01]
D04B 23/10
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for knitting through thread, fleece, or fabric layers, or around elongated core material [2013‑01]
D04B 23/12
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with provision for incorporating unlooped wefts extending from selvedge to selvedge [2013‑01]
D04B 23/14
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with provision for incorporating small auxiliary elements, e.g. for decorative purposes [2013‑01]
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D04B 23/16
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specially adapted for producing fabrics, or article blanks, of particular form or configuration [2013‑01]
D04B 23/18
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with provision for narrowing or widening [2013‑01]
D04B 23/20
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for producing stocking blanks [2013‑01]
D04B 23/22
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with special thread-guiding means [2013‑01]
D04B 23/24
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with cut needle presser arrangements to produce patterns [2013‑01]
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Warp knitting machines not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
D04B 25/02
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Tubular machines [2013‑01]
D04B 25/04
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Milanese machines [2013‑01]
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D04B 25/06
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Galloon crocheting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 25/08
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for producing pile fabrics [2013‑01]
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D04B 25/10
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for producing patterned fabrics [2013‑01]
D04B 25/12
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with independently-movable weft-thread guides controlled by jacquard mechanisms [2013‑01]
D04B 25/14
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specially adapted for producing articles of particular configuration [2013‑01]
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Details of, or auxiliary devices incorporated in, warp knitting machines, restricted to machines of this kind (details or auxiliary devices not so restricted D04B 35/00) [2013‑01]
D04B 27/02
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Warp-thread guides [2013‑01]
D04B 27/04
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Sinkers [2013‑01]
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D04B 27/06
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Needle bars; Sinker bars [2013‑01]
D04B 27/08
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Driving devices therefor [2013‑01]
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D04B 27/10
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Devices for supplying, feeding, or guiding threads to needles [2013‑01]
D04B 27/12
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Tensioning devices for individual threads [2013‑01]
D04B 27/14
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Thread tensioning rod arrangements [2013‑01]
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D04B 27/16
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Warp beams; Bearings therefor [2013‑01]
D04B 27/18
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Warp beam braking devices for thread tensioning [2013‑01]
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D04B 27/20
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Warp beam driving devices [2013‑01]
D04B 27/22
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electrically controlled [2013‑01]
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D04B 27/24
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Thread guide bar assemblies [2013‑01]
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D04B 27/26
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Shogging devices therefor [2013‑01]
D04B 27/28
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with arrangements to reduce the number of members of pattern chains [2013‑01]
D04B 27/30
. . . .
with driving-gear comprising force-multiplication devices [2013‑01]
D04B 27/32
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with independently-movable thread guides controlled by jacquard mechanisms [2013‑01]
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D04B 27/34
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Take-up or draw-off devices for knitted products [2013‑01]
D04B 27/36
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with temples [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Crocheting; Apparatus therefor (galloon crocheting machines for warp knitting D04B 25/06) [2013‑01]
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Crocheting processes for the production of fabrics or articles [2013‑01]
D04B 31/02
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Crocheted strips or threads [2013‑01]
D04B 33/00
Crocheting tools or apparatus [2013‑01]
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Details of, or auxiliary devices incorporated in, knitting machines, not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
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Knitting tools or instruments not provided for in group D04B 15/00 or D04B 27/00 (needle manufacture B21G 1/00) [2013‑01]
D04B 35/04
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Latch needles [2013‑01]
D04B 35/06
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Sliding-tongue needles [2013‑01]
D04B 35/08
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Spring or bearded needles [2013‑01]
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Indicating, warning, or safety devices, e.g. stop motions [2013‑01]
D04B 35/12
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responsive to thread consumption [2013‑01]
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D04B 35/14
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responsive to thread breakage [2013‑01]
D04B 35/16
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with detectors associated with a series of threads [2013‑01]
D04B 35/18
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responsive to breakage, misplacement, or malfunctioning of knitting instruments [2013‑01]
D04B 35/20
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responsive to defects, e.g. holes, in knitted products [2013‑01]
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D04B 35/22
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Devices for preparatory treatment of threads [2013‑01]
D04B 35/24
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by moistening or lubricating [2013‑01]
D04B 35/26
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by heating [2013‑01]
D04B 35/28
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Devices for lubricating machine parts (in general F16N) [2013‑01]
D04B 35/30
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Devices for controlling temperature of machine parts [2013‑01]
D04B 35/32
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Devices for removing lint or fluff [2013‑01]
D04B 35/34
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Devices for cutting knitted fabrics [2013‑01]
D04B 35/36
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Devices for printing, coating, or napping knitted fabrics [2013‑01]
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Auxiliary apparatus or devices for use with knitting machines (Jacquard cards, pattern chains, apparatus for punching same D03C) [2013‑01]
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D04B 37/02
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with weft knitting machines [2013‑01]
D04B 37/04
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for inserting or adjusting pattern pins or like elements in pattern drums or wheels [2013‑01]
D04B 37/06
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with warp knitting machines [2013‑01]
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Miscellaneous knitting processes, apparatus, or machines, not otherwise provided for [2013‑01]
D04B 39/02
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with work carrier in screw form [2013‑01]
D04B 39/04
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adapted for combined weft and warp knitting [2013‑01]
D04B 39/06
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adapted for combined knitting and weaving [2013‑01]
D04B 39/08
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Sewing machines modified for knitting [2013‑01]
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