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COUNTING MECHANISMS; COUNTING OF OBJECTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (counting by measuring volume or weight of articles to be counted G01F, G01G; computers G06C to G06J; counting electric pulses H03K; counting characters, words or messages in switching networks for transmission of digital information H04L 12/08)
NOTE
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This subclass covers:

- stepping or continuously-moving mechanical counters operated
through one or more inputs applied to the lowest order
mechanically or electrically;
- counting systems involving applications of either mechanical,
electrical, or electronic counters.

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Design features of general application
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G06M 1/02
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Housing (for measuring instruments in general G01D)
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G06M 1/022
. .
{
Plates
}
G06M 1/024
. . .
{
Bearings
}
G06M 1/026
. .
{
Connecting or supporting parts
}
G06M 1/028
. .
{
Arbors, drum fixing and adjusting means (arbor-fixing means F16C 17/08)
}
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G06M 1/04
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for driving the stage of lowest order (with variable ratio of drive G06M 1/38)
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G06M 1/041
. .
{
for drum-type indicating means
}
G06M 1/042
. . .
{
with click devices (electromagnetic driving means G06M 1/102)
}
G06M 1/044
. . .
{
with escapements (electromagnetic driving means G06M 1/102)
}
G06M 1/045
. .
{
for dial, pointer, or similar type indicating means
}
G06M 1/047
. .
{
for arithmetical operations
}
G06M 1/048
. .
{
with switching means between two or more counting devices
}
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G06M 1/06
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producing continuous revolution of the stage, e.g. with gear train
G06M 1/062
. . .
{
for drum type indicating means
}
G06M 1/064
. . .
{
for dial, pointer, or similar type indicating means
}
G06M 1/066
. . .
{
for arithmetical operations
}
G06M 1/068
. . .
{
with switching means between two or more counting devices
}
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G06M 1/08
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for actuating the drive
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G06M 1/083
. .
{
by mechanical means (counting of stacked objects G06M 9/00)
}
G06M 1/086
. . .
{
including barriers (counting of conveyed objects G06M 7/00)
}
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G06M 1/10
. .
by electric or magnetic means
G06M 1/101
. . .
{
by electro-optical means
}
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G06M 1/102
. . .
{
by magnetic or electromagnetic means
}
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G06M 1/104
. . . .
{
electromagnets, clicks
}
G06M 1/105
. . . . .
{
electronic circuits for actuating the electromagnets
}
G06M 1/107
. . . .
{
electromotors
}
G06M 1/108
. . .
{
by electronic means
}
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G06M 1/12
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by fluid means
G06M 1/123
. . .
{
by pneumatic means
}
G06M 1/126
. . .
{
by hydraulic means
}
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G06M 1/14
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for transferring a condition from one stage to a higher stage (with variable ratio of transfer G06M 1/38)
G06M 1/143
. .
{
with drums
}
G06M 1/146
. .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
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G06M 1/16
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self-operating, e.g. by Geneva mechanism
G06M 1/163
. . .
{
with drums
}
G06M 1/166
. . .
{
with dials, pointers or similar type indicating means
}
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G06M 1/18
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requiring external operation, e.g. by electromagnetic force
G06M 1/183
. . .
{
with drums
}
G06M 1/186
. . .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
G06M 1/20
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specially adapted for denominations with unequal numbers in each stage, e.g. degrees and minutes of angle
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G06M 1/22
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for visual indication of the result of count on counting mechanisms, e.g. by window with magnifying lens
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G06M 1/24
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Drums; Dials; Pointers (for measuring instruments in general G01D;
{
for time measuring instruments G04B 19/00, including drums G04B19/20C, G04C 19/04; date indicating G04B 19/24
}
)
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G06M 1/241
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{
Drums
}
G06M 1/243
. . . .
{
Drums with presetting means
}
G06M 1/245
. . .
{
Dials; Pointers
}
G06M 1/246
. . .
{
Bands; Sheets
}
G06M 1/248
. . .
{
Discs
}
G06M 1/26
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Aligning means
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G06M 1/27
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for representing the result of count in the form of electric signals, e.g. by sensing markings on the counter drum
G06M 1/272
. .
using photoelectric means
G06M 1/274
. .
using magnetic means; using Hall-effect devices
G06M 1/276
. .
using mechanically-actuated contacts
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G06M 1/28
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for zeroising or setting to a particular value
G06M 1/283
. .
{
with drums
}
G06M 1/286
. .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
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G06M 1/30
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using heart-shaped or similar cams; using levers
G06M 1/303
. . .
{
with drums
}
G06M 1/306
. . .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
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G06M 1/32
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Actuating means, e.g. magnet, spring, weight
G06M 1/323
. . . .
{
with drums
}
G06M 1/326
. . . .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
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G06M 1/34
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using reset shafts
G06M 1/343
. . .
{
with drums
}
G06M 1/346
. . .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
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G06M 1/36
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Actuating means, e.g. magnet, spring, weight
G06M 1/363
. . . .
{
with drums
}
G06M 1/366
. . . .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
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G06M 1/38
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for varying ratio of drive or transfer mechanism, e.g. by using alternative counting trains
G06M 1/385
. .
{
differentials
}
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Counters with additional facilities (generating electric pulses at random intervals H03K 3/84)
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G06M 3/02
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for performing an operation at a predetermined value of the count, e.g. arresting a machine
{
(G06M 3/04 takes precedence)
}
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G06M 3/021
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{
with drums type indicating means
}
G06M 3/022
. . .
{
by subtracting
}
G06M 3/024
. . .
{
by adding
}
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G06M 3/025
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{
with dial, pointer, or similar type indicating means
}
G06M 3/027
. . .
{
by subtracting
}
G06M 3/028
. . .
{
by adding
}
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G06M 3/04
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with an additional counter train operating in the reverse direction
G06M 3/043
. . .
{
with drums
}
G06M 3/046
. . .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
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G06M 3/06
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for printing or separately displaying result of count (display systems G09)
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G06M 3/062
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{
for printing
}
G06M 3/065
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{
with drums
}
G06M 3/067
. . .
{
with dials, pointers, or similar type indicating means
}
G06M 3/08
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for counting the input from several sources; for counting inputs of different amounts
G06M 3/10
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for counting denominations with unequal numbers in each stage, e.g. degrees and minutes of angle (transfer mechanism therefor G06M 1/20)
G06M 3/12
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for preventing incorrect actuation, e.g. for preventing falsification
G06M 3/14
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for registering difference of positive and negative actuations
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Guide Heading:
Counting of objects (in machines for shaping metal without removing material B21C 51/00; in printing machines or presses B41F 33/02; in office copying machines B41L 39/02; of axles of rail vehicles B61L 1/16; in packaging machines B65B 65/08; of objects conveyed through a pipe or tube B65G 51/36; entry or exit registers G07C 9/00)
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Counting of objects carried by a conveyer
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G06M 7/02
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wherein objects ahead of the sensing element are separated to produce a distinct gap between successive objects
G06M 7/04
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Counting of piece goods, e.g. of boxes
G06M 7/06
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Counting of flat articles, e.g. of sheets of paper
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G06M 7/08
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wherein the direction of movement of the objects is changed at the station where they are sensed
G06M 7/10
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Counting of flat overlapped articles, e.g. of cards
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Counting of objects in a stack thereof
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G06M 9/02
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by using a rotating separator incorporating pneumatic suction nozzles
G06M 9/025
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{
the rotation axis being substantially parallel to the stacking direction
}
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Counting of objects distributed at random, e.g. on a surface
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G06M 11/02
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using an electron beam scanning a surface line by line, e.g. of blood cells on a substrate
G06M 11/04
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with provision for distinguishing between different sizes of objects (investigating particle size in general G01N 15/00)
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G06M 2207/00
Indexing scheme relating to counting of objects carried by a conveyer
G06M 2207/02
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Counting of generally flat and overlapped articles, e.g. cards, newspapers
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013