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CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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CONTROL DEVICES OR SYSTEMS INSOFAR AS CHARACTERISED BY MECHANICAL FEATURES ONLY ("Bowden" or like mechanisms F16C 1/10; gearings or mechanisms not peculiar to this purpose F16H; speed changing or reversing mechanisms for gearings conveying rotary motion F16H 59/00 to F16H 63/00)
NOTE
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This subclass covers :

- members of general applicability for mechanical control;
- mechanical systems for moving members to one or more
definite settings.

Systems peculiar to the control of particular machines or apparatus provided for in a single other class are classified in the relevant class for such machines or apparatus, for example:

A61G 13/02 Controls for adjusting operating tables
A61G 15/02 Controls for adjusting operating chairs
B25J Manipulators, e.g. controls therefor
B60K 26/00 Arrangement or mounting of propulsion-unit control devices in vehicles
B60T 7/00 Vehicle brake-action initiating means
B62D 33/073 Adaptations of control devices for movable vehicle cabs
B62K 21/00 Cycle-steering devices
B62K 23/00 Rider-operated controls specially adapted for cycles
B62L 3/00 Brake-actuating mechanisms specially adapted for cycles
B63H 25/02 Marine steering initiating means
B66B 1/00 Controls for elevators
B66C 13/18 Control systems or devices for cranes
B66C 13/56 Arrangements of handles or pedals for crane operation
E02F 9/20 Control devices for dredging or soil shifting machines
F16C 3/28 Adjustable cranks or eccentrics
F16D 43/00 Automatic clutches
{
F16H 59/00 to F16H 63/00 Speed changing or reversing mechanisms for gearings conveying rotary motion
}

F16K 31/00, F16K 33/00 Controls for valves
F16P 3/00 Safety devices acting in conjunction with the control or operation of a machine
F16P 7/02 Stopping machines on occurence of dangerous conditions therein
G02B 21/32 Micromanipulators structurally combined with microscopes
G04B 1/00 to G04B 18/00 Driving mechanisms in clocks or watches
G06C Digital computers in which all the computation is effected mechanically
G06F 3/02 Manual computer input arrangements
G06K 11/00 Converting a pattern of mechanical parameters into electric signals
G21C 7/08 Displacement of solid control elements in nuclear reactors
H01H Mechanisms for operating switch contacts
H03J 1/00 Mechanical control of resonant circuits.

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Controlling members, e.g. knobs or handles; Assemblies or arrangements thereof; Indicating position of controlling members (
{
means for preventing, limiting or returning the movements of parts of a control mechanism G05G 5/00; providing feel, e.g. means to create a counterforce G05G 5/03; specially adapted for programme control G05G 21/00; vibration damping G05G 25/02;
}
joysticks G05G 9/04; steering wheels for motor vehicles B62D)
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Within this main group the first place priority rule is applied, i.e. at each hierarchical level classification is made in the first appropriate place

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Arrangements of two or more controlling members with respect to one another (double foot control, e.g. for instruction vehicles G05G 1/34; mounting units comprising an assembly with two or more pedals G05G 1/36)
G05G 1/015
.
Arrangements for indicating the position of a controlling member (means for continuously detecting pedal position G05G 1/38; means for detecting position through tactile feedback G05G 5/03)
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G05G 1/02
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Controlling members for hand actuation by linear movement, e.g. push buttons
G05G 1/025
. .
{
actuated by sliding movement
}
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Controlling members for hand actuation by pivoting movement, e.g. levers
. .
Details of their grip parts
{
(G05G 1/10 takes precedence)
}
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Controlling members for hand actuation by rotary movement, e.g. hand wheels
G05G 1/082
. .
{
having safety devices, e.g. means for disengaging the control member from the actuated member
}
. .
{
Crank handles (G05G 1/082 takes precedence)
}
. .
{
retractable; Flush control knobs
}
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G05G 1/10
. .
Details, e.g. of discs, knobs, wheels or handles
{
(G05G 1/085 takes precedence)
}
. . .
{
comprising arrangements for illumination
}
. . .
Means for securing the members on rotatable spindles or the like
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Controlling members actuated by foot
G05G 1/305
. .
{
Compound pedal co-operating with two or more controlled members
}
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with means to prevent injury
G05G 1/323
. . .
means disconnecting the connection between pedal and controlled member, e.g. by breaking or bending the connecting rod
G05G 1/327
. . .
means disconnecting the pedal from its hinge or support, e.g. by breaking or bending the support
. .
Double foot controls, e.g. for instruction vehicles
G05G 1/36
. .
Mounting units comprising an assembly of two or more pedals, e.g. for facilitating mounting
. .
comprising means to continuously detect pedal position
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G05G 1/40
. .
adjustable
G05G 1/405
. . .
infinitely adjustable
G05G 1/42
. .
non-pivoting, e.g. sliding
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G05G 1/44
. .
pivoting
. . .
about a central fulcrum
. .
Means, e.g. links, for connecting the pedal to the controlled unit
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G05G 1/48
. .
Non-slip pedal treads; Pedal extensions or attachments characterised by mechanical features only
G05G 1/483
. . .
Non-slip treads; Pedal extensions or attachments characterised by mechanical features only
. . .
Pedal extensions
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Manufacturing of pedals; Pedals characterised by the material used
G05G 1/503
. . .
{
Controlling members for hand-actuation
}
G05G 1/506
. . .
{
Controlling members for foot-actuation
}
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Controlling members specially adapted for actuation by other parts of the human body than hand or foot
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G05G 1/54
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Controlling members specially adapted for actuation by auxiliary operating members or extensions; Operating members or extensions therefor (pedal extensions)
. .
Controlling members specially adapted for actuation by keys, screwdrivers or like tools
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Rests or guides for relevant parts of the operator's body
. .
Foot rests or foot guides
. .
Arm rests
Controlled members; Assemblies or arrangements thereof (interlocking of controlled members G05G 5/08)
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Means for preventing, limiting or returning the movements of parts of a control mechanism, e.g. locking controlling member (G05G 17/00 takes precedence)
G05G 5/005
.
{
for preventing unintentional use of a control mechanism (G05G 5/28 takes precedence)
}
G05G 5/02
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Means preventing undesired movements of a controlling member which can be moved in two or more separate steps or ways, e.g. restricting to a stepwise movement or to a particular sequence of movements (G05G 5/28 takes precedence)
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Means for enhancing the operator`s awareness of arrival of the controlling member at a command or datum position; Providing feel, e.g. means for creating a counterforce (arrangements for indicating the position of the controlling member G05G 1/015)
G05G 5/04
.
Stops for limiting movement of members e.g. adjustable stop (G05G 5/03, G05G 5/05, G05G 5/28 take precedence)
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Means for returning or tending to return controlling members to an inoperative or neutral position, e.g. by providing return springs or resilient end-stops (G05G 5/28 takes precedence)
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for holding members in one or a limited number of definite positions only (
{
G05G 5/005
}
, G05G 5/03, G05G 5/05, G05G 5/28 take precedence)
G05G 5/065
. .
{
using a spring-loaded ball
}
. .
Interlocking of members, e.g. locking member in a particular position before or during the movement of another member
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G05G 5/12
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for holding members in an indefinite number of positions, e.g. by a toothed quadrant (G05G 5/28 takes precedence)
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G05G 5/14
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by locking a member with respect to a fixed quadrant, rod, or the like
G05G 5/16
. . .
by friction
G05G 5/18
. . .
by positive interengagement, e.g. by a pawl
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G05G 5/20
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by locking a quadrant, rod, or the like carried by the member
G05G 5/22
. . .
by friction
G05G 5/24
. . .
by positive interengagement, e.g. by a pawl
G05G 5/26
. .
by other means than a quadrant, rod, or the like
G05G 5/28
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for preventing unauthorised access to the controlling member or its movement to a command position
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Manually-actuated control mechanisms provided with one single controlling member co-operating with one single controlled member; Details thereof (controlling members G05G 1/00)
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Characterised by special provisions for conveying or converting motion, or for acting at a distance
G05G 7/04
. .
altering the ratio of motion or force between controlling member and controlled member as a function of the position of the controlling member
G05G 7/06
. .
in which repeated movement of the controlling member produces increments of movement of the controlled member (G05G 7/08 takes precedence)
G05G 7/08
. .
in which repeated movement of the controlling member moves the controlling member through a cycle of distinct positions
G05G 7/10
. .
specially adapted for remote control (G05G 7/04 to G05G 7/08 take precedence)
G05G 7/12
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specially adapted for actuating a member on a system in motion with respect to the controlling member, e.g. on a rotating shaft
G05G 7/14
.
characterised by means for delaying initiation of, or making more gradual throughout, the movement of the controlled member in response to a given input from the controlling member, e.g. by providing lost motion in the command train
G05G 7/16
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Special provisions for reducing the effect of slight relative movement between supports of the mechanism e.g. resulting from resilient mounting of a controlled mechanism
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Manually-actuated control mechanisms provided with one single controlling member co-operating with two or more controlled members, e.g. selectively, simultaneously
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G05G 9/02
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the controlling member being movable in different independent ways, movement in each individual way actuating one controlled member only
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G05G 9/04
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in which movement in two or more ways can occur simultaneously
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the controlling member being movable by hand about orthogonal axes, e.g. joysticks
{
(for switches H01H 25/04)
}
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G05G 2009/04703
. . . .
{
Mounting of controlling member
}
G05G 2009/04707
. . . . .
{
with ball joint
}
G05G 2009/04711
. . . . .
{
with substantially hemispherical bearing part forced into engagement, e.g. by a spring
}
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G05G 2009/04714
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{
with orthogonal axes
}
G05G 2009/04718
. . . . . .
{
with cardan or gimbal type joint
}
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G05G 2009/04722
. . . . .
{
elastic, e.g. flexible shaft
}
G05G 2009/04725
. . . . . .
{
with coil spring
}
G05G 2009/04729
. . . . . .
{
melastomeric
}
G05G 2009/04733
. . . . .
{
with a joint having a nutating disc, e.g. forced by a spring
}
G05G 9/04737
. . . .
{
with six degrees of freedom
}
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G05G 2009/0474
. . . .
{
characterised by means converting mechanical movement into electric signals
}
G05G 2009/04744
. . . . .
{
Switches
}
G05G 2009/04748
. . . . .
{
Position sensor for rotary movement, e.g. potentiometer
}
G05G 2009/04751
. . . . .
{
Position sensor for linear movement
}
G05G 2009/04755
. . . . .
{
Magnetic sensor, e.g. hall generator, pick-up coil
}
G05G 2009/04759
. . . . .
{
Light-sensitive detector, e.g. photoelectric
}
G05G 2009/04762
. . . . .
{
Force transducer, e.g. strain gauge
}
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G05G 2009/04766
. . . .
{
providing feel, e.g. indexing means, means to create counterforce
}
G05G 2009/0477
. . . . .
{
holding the member in a number of definite positions
}
G05G 2009/04774
. . . .
{
with additional switches or sensors on the handle
}
G05G 2009/04777
. . . .
{
with additional push or pull action on the handle
}
G05G 2009/04781
. . . .
{
with additional rotation of the controlling member
}
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Provisional indexing codes related to scheme of trilateral project T021

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G05G 9/04785
. . . .
{
the controlling member being the operating part of a switch arrangement
}
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G05G 9/04788
. . . . .
{
comprising additional control elements
}
G05G 9/04792
. . . . . .
{
for rotary control around the axis of the controlling member
}
G05G 9/04796
. . . . . .
{
for rectilinear control along the axis of the controlling member
}
G05G 9/053
. . . .
the controlling member comprising a ball
{
(graph-reading using a tracing ball or mouse G06F 3/033)
}
G05G 9/06
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the controlled members being actuated successively by repeated movement of the controlling member
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G05G 9/08
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the controlled members being actuated successively by progressive movement of the controlling member
{
(Single lever throttle and clutch control for marine engines B63H 21/213)
}
G05G 9/085
. .
{
the controlling member acting on a set of cams or slot cams
}
G05G 9/10
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with preselection and subsequent movement of each controlled member by movement of the controlling member in two different ways, e.g. guided by a shift gate
Manually-actuated control mechanisms provided with two or more controlling members co-operating with one single controlled member
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Manually-actuated control mechanisms provided with two or more controlling members and also two or more controlled members (interlocking G05G 5/08)
G05G 13/02
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with separate controlling members for preselection and shifting of controlled members
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Mechanical devices for initiating a movement automatically due to a specific cause
G05G 15/002
.
{
due to an abnormal functioning of the controlled apparatus (if speed is abnormal G05G 15/06)
}
G05G 15/005
.
{
due to a dangerous situation for the operator
}
G05G 15/007
.
{
due to an excerted pressure
}
G05G 15/02
.
due to alteration of the sense of movement of a member
G05G 15/04
.
due to distance or angle travelled by a member
G05G 15/06
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due to the speed of rotation or of bodily movement of a member, e.g. passing an upper or lower limit thereof (speedometers G01P)
G05G 15/08
.
due to the load or torque on a member, e.g. if exceeding a predetermined value thereof
Mechanical devices for moving a member after being released; Trip or release mechanisms characterised thereby
Servo-mechanisms with follow-up action, e.g. occurring in steps
Mechanical apparatus for control of a series of operations, i.e. programme control, e.g. involving a set of cams (G05G 5/02 takes precedence)
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Means for ensuring the correct positioning of parts of control mechanisms, e.g. for taking-up play
G05G 23/02
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self-adjusting
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Other details or appurtenances of control mechanisms, e.g. supporting intermediate members elastically
G05G 25/02
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Inhibiting the generation or transmission of noise
{
(suppression of noise or vibrations in selector apparatus for gearings F16H 59/0208)
}
.
Sealing against entry of dust, weather or the like
{
(in selector apparatus for gearings, F16H 59/0213)
}
G05G 2505/00
Means for preventing, limiting or returning the movements of parts of a control mechanism, e.g. locking controlling member
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G05G 2700/00
Control mechanisms or elements therefor applying a mechanical movement
G05G 2700/02
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Means for regulating or adjusting control mechanisms, e.g. devices for automatic adjustment
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G05G 2700/04
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Control mechanisms limiting amplitude or adjusting datum position
G05G 2700/06
. .
Control mechanisms for holding members in a number of positions comprising a device to limit the control range
G05G 2700/08
. .
Control mechanisms for locking members in one or more positions
G05G 2700/10
. .
Control mechanisms for locking or at least for blocking a member in one position out of a number of several positions
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G05G 2700/12
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Control mechanisms with one controlling member and one controlled member
G05G 2700/14
. .
with one elastic element as essential part, e.g. elastic components as a part of an actuating mechanism
G05G 2700/16
. .
Mechanisms for conveying motion or signals for or in relation with control mechanisms
G05G 2700/18
. .
Systems wherein the control element may be placed in two or more positions
G05G 2700/20
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Control mechanisms not otherwise provided for
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G05G 2700/22
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Mechanisms linking plurality of controlling or controlled members
G05G 2700/24
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Locking controlled members of selectively controlled mechanisms
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G05G 2700/26
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with a control member moving selectively or simultaneously the controlled members
G05G 2700/28
. . .
with a control member that is moved for preselection in another direction than for final actuating
G05G 2700/30
. . .
without preselection or differentiation between selection and actuating, e.g. control members with a fix control sequence, after a determined advance cycle, in which the control device comprises cams actuating separately the controlled members
G05G 2700/32
. .
with plurality of control members, e.g. preselection and actuating members actuating several controlled members
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