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LUBRICATING [2013‑01]
NOTE
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Attention is drawn to the following places:

A01D 69/12 Lubrication of harvesters;
B21J 3/00 Lubricating during forging or pressing;
B25D 17/26 Lubricating of portable power-driven percussive
tools;
B60R 17/00 Arrangements or adaptations of lubricating;
systems or devices in vehicles;
B61C 17/08 Lubrication systems for railway locomotives;
B62D 55/092 Vehicle endless-track units with lubrication
means;
D04B 35/28 Devices for lubricating knitting machine parts;
E05B 17/08 Lubricating devices for locks;
E05D 11/02 Lubricating arrangements for hinges;
E21B 10/22 Lubricating details of roller drill bits for earth;
drilling.

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Guidance heading:
Lubrication devices or arrangements for oil or grease
Constructional modifications of parts of machines or apparatus for the purpose of lubrication [2013‑01]
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Devices for supplying lubricant by manual action (draining equipment for liquid containers B65D) [2013‑01]
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F16N 3/02
.
delivering oil [2013‑01]
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F16N 3/04
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Oil cans; Oil syringes [2013‑01]
F16N 3/06
. . .
delivering on squeezing [2013‑01]
F16N 3/08
. . .
incorporating a piston-pump [2013‑01]
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F16N 3/10
.
delivering grease [2013‑01]
F16N 3/12
. .
Grease guns [2013‑01]
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Apparatus with hand-positioned nozzle supplied with lubricant under pressure (F16N 3/00 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F16N 5/02
.
Nozzles or nozzle-valve arrangements therefor, e.g. high-pressure grease guns [2013‑01]
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Arrangements for supplying oil or unspecified lubricant from a stationary reservoir or the equivalent in or on the machine or member to be lubricated (axle-box lubrication for railway rolling-stock B61F 17/00) [2013‑01]
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F16N 7/02
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with gravity feed or drip lubrication [2013‑01]
F16N 7/04
. .
with oil flow promoted by vibration [2013‑01]
F16N 7/06
. .
Arrangements in which the droplets are visible [2013‑01]
. .
controlled by means of the temperature of the member to be lubricated (thermostats G05D) [2013‑01]
F16N 7/10
. .
incorporating manually-operated regulating means, e.g. spindles [2013‑01]
F16N 7/12
.
with feed by capillary action, e.g. by wicks [2013‑01]
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the lubricant being conveyed from the reservoir by mechanical means (by pumping devices F16N 7/36, F16N 7/38; adaptations for lubrication of machines or engines in general, of internal-combustion engines F01M) [2013‑01]
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the oil being carried up by a lifting device (scoop devices in general F04D) [2013‑01]
F16N 7/18
. . .
with one or more feed members fixed on a shaft [2013‑01]
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F16N 7/20
. . .
with one or more members moving around the shaft to be lubricated [2013‑01]
F16N 7/22
. . . .
shaped as rings [2013‑01]
F16N 7/24
. . .
with discs, rollers, belts or the like contacting the shaft to be lubricated [2013‑01]
. .
Splash lubrication (mist lubrication F16N 7/32) [2013‑01]
F16N 7/28
. .
Dip lubrication [2013‑01]
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the oil being fed or carried along by another fluid (in internal- combustion engines F02F) [2013‑01]
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Mist lubrication (splash lubrication F16N 7/26) [2013‑01]
. . .
Atomising devices for oil (atomising devices in general B05B) [2013‑01]
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F16N 7/36
.
with feed by pumping action of the member to be lubricated or of a shaft of the machine; Centrifugal lubrication [2013‑01]
F16N 7/363
. .
{
Centrifugal lubrication
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 7/366
. .
{
with feed by pumping action of a vertical shaft of the machine
}
[2013‑01]
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F16N 7/38
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with a separate pump; Central lubrication systems [2013‑01]
F16N 7/385
. .
{
Central lubrication systems
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 7/40
. .
in a closed circulation system [2013‑01]
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Arrangements for supplying oil or unspecified lubricant from a moving reservoir or the equivalent (also usable with a stationary reservoir F16N 7/00) [2013‑01]
F16N 9/02
.
with reservoir on or in a rotary member [2013‑01]
F16N 9/04
.
with reservoir on or in a reciprocating, rocking, or swinging member [2013‑01]
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Arrangements for supplying grease from a stationary reservoir or the equivalent in or on the machine or member to be lubricated; Grease cups [2013‑01]
F16N 11/02
.
Hand-actuated grease cups, e.g. Stauffer cups [2013‑01]
F16N 11/04
.
Spring-loaded devices [2013‑01]
F16N 11/06
.
Weight-loaded devices [2013‑01]
F16N 11/08
.
with mechanical drive, other than directly by springs or weights (lubricating-pumps F16N 13/00) [2013‑01]
F16N 11/10
.
by pressure of another fluid [2013‑01]
F16N 11/12
.
by centrifugal action [2013‑01]
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Lubricating-pumps (oil cans with pump F16N 3/08; pumps for liquids in general F04) [2013‑01]
F16N 2013/003
.
{
Flexible-wall pumps
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 2013/006
.
{
Jet pumps
}
[2013‑01]
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with reciprocating piston (pumps with distributing equipment F16N 13/22) [2013‑01]
F16N 13/04
. .
Adjustable reciprocating pumps [2013‑01]
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F16N 13/06
. .
Actuation of lubricating-pumps [2013‑01]
F16N 2013/063
. . .
{
with electrical drive
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 2013/066
. . .
{
with electromagnetical drive
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 13/08
. . .
by hand
{
or foot
}
[2013‑01]
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F16N 13/10
. . .
with mechanical drive (F16N 13/18 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F16N 13/12
. . . .
with ratchet [2013‑01]
F16N 13/14
. . . .
with cam or wobble-plate on shaft parallel to the pump cylinder or cylinders [2013‑01]
F16N 13/16
. . .
with fluid drive [2013‑01]
F16N 13/18
. . .
relative movement of pump parts being produced by inertia of one of the parts or of a driving member [2013‑01]
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Rotary pumps (with distributing equipment F16N 13/22) [2013‑01]
F16N 2013/205
. .
{
Screw pumps
}
[2013‑01]
.
with distributing equipment (separate distributing equipment F16N 25/00) [2013‑01]
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Lubrication with substances other than oil or grease; Lubrication characterised by the use of particular lubricants in particular apparatus or conditions (F16N 17/00 takes precedence; lubricating compositions, selection of particular substances as lubricants in general C10M; bearings with surfaces incorporating lubricant F16C 33/04; lubrication specially adapted to machines or apparatus provided for in a single other class, see the relevant class for the machine or apparatus) [2013‑01]
F16N 15/02
.
with graphite or graphite-containing compositions [2013‑01]
.
with water (bearings working in water F16C) [2013‑01]
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Lubrication of machines or apparatus working under extreme conditions (additives to lubricating oil or lubricating grease C10M) [2013‑01]
.
at high temperature (of turbines F01D, F02C; lubrication of machines or engines in general, of internal-combustion engines F01M) [2013‑01]
.
at low temperature (lubrication of refrigerating machines F25B) [2013‑01]
.
in vacuum or under reduced pressure (lubrication of evacuating pumps F04; of rotary anodes of X-ray tubes H01J 35/10) [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Details of lubricators or lubrication systems
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Lubricant containers for use in lubricators or lubrication systems [2013‑01]
.
{
Indicating oil level (measuring liquid level in general G01F)
}
[2013‑01]
.
{
Maintaining oil level (level control in general G05D 9/00)
}
[2013‑01]
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Conduits; Junctions (in general F16L); Fittings for lubrication apertures [2013‑01]
F16N 2021/005
.
{
Modulair units
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 21/02
.
Lubricating nipples [2013‑01]
F16N 21/04
.
Nozzles for connection of lubricating equipment to nipples [2013‑01]
F16N 21/06
.
Covering members for nipples, conduits or apertures [2013‑01]
Special adaptations of check valves (check valves in general F16K) [2013‑01]
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Distributing equipment
{
with or without proportioning devices
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 25/02
.
with reciprocating distributing slide valve [2013‑01]
F16N 25/04
.
with rotary distributing member (combined with oil pump F16N 13/22) [2013‑01]
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Proportioning devices (liquid meters G01F) [2013‑01]
F16N 27/005
.
{
using restrictions
}
[2013‑01]
.
Gating equipment (multiple-way valves F16K; metering cocks G01F) [2013‑01]
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Special means in lubricating arrangements or systems providing for the indication or detection of undesired conditions; Use of devices responsive to conditions in lubricating arrangements or systems (in bearings F16C; constructions of apparatus outside the lubricating arrangements or systems, see the relevant classes) [2013‑01]
F16N 29/02
.
for influencing the supply of lubricant [2013‑01]
F16N 29/04
.
enabling a warning to be given; enabling moving parts to be stopped [2013‑01]
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Means for collecting, retaining, or draining-off lubricant in or on machines or apparatus (oil separators for separating oil from exhaust steam F22G) [2013‑01]
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F16N 31/002
.
{
Drain pans
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 31/004
. .
{
combined with container
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 31/006
.
{
Drip trays
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 2031/008
.
{
Drain plugs
}
[2013‑01]
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Oil catchers; Oil wipers (oil-scraping rings for pistons F16J 9/20;
{
cleaning means for indicating or measuring dip members, e.g. dipstick wipers G01F 23/045
}
)
[2013‑01]
F16N 2031/025
. .
{
Oil-slinger
}
[2013‑01]
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Mechanical arrangements for cleaning lubricating equipment; Special racks or the like for use in draining lubricant from machine parts [2013‑01]
F16N 2033/005
.
{
Flushing
}
[2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Care of lubricants
Storage of lubricants in engine-rooms or the like (storage containers B65) [2013‑01]
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F16N 37/00
Equipment for transferring lubricant from one container to another [2013‑01]
F16N 37/003
.
{
for filling bearings
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 2037/006
.
{
Filling
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 37/02
.
for filling grease guns [2013‑01]
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Arrangements for conditioning of lubricants in the lubricating system (cleaning of lubricating oil, lubricating compositions C10M) [2013‑01]
.
{
by deaeration (degasification of liquids B01D 19/00)
}
[2013‑01]
.
{
by evaporating or purifying (for heating or cooling of filters B01D 35/18, e.g. comprising a vaporising unit B01D 35/185)
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 2039/007
.
{
Using strainers
}
[2013‑01]
.
by cooling (heat-exchangers in general F28) [2013‑01]
.
by heating (heat-exchangers in general F28) [2013‑01]
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by filtration (filters in general B01D; magnetic separators B03C 1/00;
{
centrifugal separators or filters B04B 5/005
}
)
[2013‑01]
F16N 2039/065
. .
{
inlet foot filter
}
[2013‑01]
F16N 39/08
.
by diluting, e.g. by addition of fuel (lubrication of machines or engines in general, of internal-combustion engines F01M) [2013‑01]
F16N 99/00
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass [2013‑01]

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F16N 2200/00
Condition of lubricant [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/02
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Oxidation [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/04
.
Detecting debris, chips, swarfs [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/06
.
Film thickness [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/08
.
Acidity, pH-value [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/10
.
Temperature [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/12
.
Viscosity [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/14
.
Treating with electricity [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/16
.
using tracers [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/18
.
Detecting foaming [2013‑01]
F16N 2200/20
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Detecting water [2013‑01]
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Guidance heading:
Care of lubricants
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F16N 2210/00
Applications [2013‑01]
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F16N 2210/02
.
Turbines [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/025
. .
Wind Turbines [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/04
.
Vehicles [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/06
.
Marine [2013‑01]
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F16N 2210/08
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Aircraft [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/09
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for inverted flight [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/10
.
Refrigerators [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/12
.
Gearings [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/14
.
Bearings [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/16
.
Pumps [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/18
.
Electric motors [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/20
.
Electric generators [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/22
.
Centrifuges [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/24
.
Conveyers [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/26
.
Spinning spindles [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/28
.
submerged [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/30
.
for reversed rotation [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/32
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Sewing machines [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/33
.
Chains [2013‑01]
F16N 2210/34
.
Cables and wires [2013‑01]
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F16N 2230/00
Signal processing [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/02
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Microprocessor; Microcomputer [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/06
.
using mapping techniques [2013‑01]
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F16N 2230/10
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Timing network [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/12
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with pneumatic elements [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/13
. .
with hydraulic elements [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/14
. .
with bimetallic elements [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/16
. .
with capacitors [2013‑01]
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F16N 2230/18
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Switches [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/19
. .
Photo sensor [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/20
. .
Reed relays [2013‑01]
F16N 2230/22
.
using counters [2013‑01]
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F16N 2250/00
Measuring [2013‑01]
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F16N 2250/04
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Pressure [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/05
. .
Atmospheric pressure [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/06
. .
for determining flow [2013‑01]
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F16N 2250/08
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Temperature [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/11
. .
Ambient temperature [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/16
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Number of revolutions, RPM [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/18
.
Level [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/30
.
Dialectricum [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/32
.
Inductive [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/34
.
Transparency; Light; Photo sensor [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/36
.
Viscosity [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/38
.
Piezo; x-tal [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/40
.
Flow [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/42
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Friction [2013‑01]
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F16N 2250/50
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Sampling [2013‑01]
F16N 2250/52
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magnetic [2013‑01]
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F16N 2260/00
Fail safe [2013‑01]
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F16N 2260/02
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Indicating [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/04
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Oil level [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/05
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Oil flow [2013‑01]
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F16N 2260/06
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Temperature [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/065
. . .
by means of colours or dye [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/08
. .
Pressure [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/12
. .
using warning lamps [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/14
. .
using sound [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/16
. .
using recording [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/18
. .
necessity of changing oil [2013‑01]
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F16N 2260/20
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Emergency [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/21
. .
limping home [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/22
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Rupture [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/24
. .
using accumulator [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/30
.
Clogging filter [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/32
.
Pump failure [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/40
.
Pre-lubrication [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/50
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After-lubrication [2013‑01]
F16N 2260/60
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Limping home [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/00
Controlling [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/10
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Level [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/12
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using overflow (F16N 2270/18 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/14
. .
using float device [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/18
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using overflow by filling [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/20
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Amount of lubricant [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/22
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with restrictions [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/24
. . .
using porous, felt, ceramic, or sintered material [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/26
. . .
variable [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/30
. .
intermittent [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/32
. . .
Fixed pulse, fixed length, fixed amplitude [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/48
. . .
pressure-controlled [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/50
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Condition [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/52
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Viscosity [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/54
. .
pH; Acidity [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/56
. .
Temperature [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/60
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Pressure [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/62
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Limit [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/64
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Set-pressure [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/70
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Supply [2013‑01]
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F16N 2270/72
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on-off [2013‑01]
F16N 2270/74
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only during use [2013‑01]
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F16N 2280/00
Valves [2013‑01]
F16N 2280/02
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electromagnetically operated [2013‑01]
F16N 2280/04
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Variable-flow or proportional valves [2013‑01]
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