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MANUFACTURING OR TRIMMING HATS OR OTHER HEAD COVERINGS
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Details of manufacturing head coverings and appliances or trimmings therefor.

Manufacturing hats
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Details of manufacturing hats.

Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Hat
Soft head covering
Manufacturing helmets by processes not otherwise provided for
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Details of manufacturing helmets.

Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Helmet
Hard protective head covering
{ In-mould forming}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Manufacturing of helmets whereby an inner layer is moulded directly into an 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
{ Forming from solid sheets}
Definition statement
This subclass/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
{ Manufacturing custom-sized helmets}
Definition statement
This subclass/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:

Sweat-bands to be used inside the hat to absorb sweat.

References relevant to classification in this subclass/group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Headbands to be worn on their own, 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