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MANUFACTURING OR TRIMMING HATS OR OTHER HEAD COVERINGS
Manufacturing hats
Manufacturing helmets by processes not otherwise provided for
[N: In-mould forming]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

this group covers:

Manufacturing of helmets whereby an inner foamed layer is moulded directly into a pre-formed outer hard shell.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Shaping by internal pressure generated in the material, e.g. swelling, foaming
Incorporating or moulding on preformed parts
Shaping by thermoforming
Shaping by blow-moulding
Shaping composites,i.e. plastics material comprising reinforcements, fillers or preformed parts, e.g. inserts
[N: Forming from solid sheets]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

this group covers:

Forming helmet shells from solid sheets of material (can be metal or plastic).

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Working of sheet metal
[N: Manufacturing custom-sized helmets]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

this group covers:

Helmets custom-made to fit the head of an individual.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Measuring heads
A61B4/07
Measuring in general
Miscellaneous appliances for hat-making, e.g. for making wire forms for hat-frames (sewing-machines for straw hats D05B; sewing-machines for making hat-brims D05B); Apparatus for changing the form or size of finished hats
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Sewing-machines for straw hats; sewing-machines for making hat-brims
Fittings or trimmings for hats, e.g. hat-bands (artificial flowers, feathers A41G)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Artificial flowers, feathers
Sweat-bands
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

this group covers:

Sweat-bands placed inside the hat or head-covering to absorb sweat.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Headbands, e.g. for absorbing sweat
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

This group is not used.

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013