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WORKSHOP EQUIPMENT, e.g. FOR MARKING-OUT WORK; STORAGE MEANS FOR WORKSHOPS (storing or packing B65)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Work benches; Portable stands or supports for positioning portable tools or work to be operated on thereby comprising table type, trestle type or storage compartments; provisions for shielding the work area.

Storage means or arrangements for workshops facilitating access to, or handling of, work, tools or instruments, e.g. boxes, racks or trays;

Tool, instrument or work supports or storage means used in association with vehicles; Workers supports, e.g. mechanics creepers;

Marking-out or setting-out work comprising devices, e.g. scribers, for marking;

Relationship between large subject matter areas

B25H covers workshop equipment, e.g. work benches, portable stands or supports for positioning tools or workpieces, storage means for tools, workpieces or instruments and marking-out or setting-out workpieces.

A47B 37/00 and A47B 81/00 cover tables, cabinets, racks or shelf units specially adapted for other particular purposes. B25B 1/00; B25B 5/00; B25B 11/00; B25B 27/00; B25B 29/00 cover hand tools or bench devices, vices, clamps, work holders or positioners and accessories. B65D cover containers or packages with special means for dispensing contents in general, while B25H 3/00 refers to storage means or arrangements specially adapted for workshop equipments.

B23B and B23C cover drilling and milling related devices.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Spanner sets
Equipment for use with tools or cutters when not in operation, e.g. protectors for storage
Chests; Dressing-tables; Medicine cabinets or the like; Cabinets characterised by the arrangement of drawers
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:

In this subclass, the following terms are used with the meaning indicated:

Tool
Any instrument of operation for performing, assisting the work or facilitating mechanical operations
Workshop
A room or building where tools and machines are used for making or repairing things
Portable
Includes suspension for easy manual handling, e.g. in connection with spring-suspended portable apparatus for use along assembly lines
Work benches; Portable stands or supports for positioning portable tools or work to be operated on thereby
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Tool, instrument or work supports or storage means used in association with vehicles

Examples of places where the subject matter of this group is covered when specially adapted, used for a particular purpose, or incorporated in a larger system:

Workshop stools
Vehicles adapted to transport objects, e.g. workshop for servicing
Floating workshops
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Arrangements or auxiliary devices for supporting or guiding torches, electrodes and carriages for supporting the welding or cutting element: B23K 5/24, B23K 7/10, B23K 9/28, B23K 37/02.

Means for holding or positioning work, e.g. clamping: B26D 7/02.

Components or accessories for saws, e.g. saw benches, frames, pillars, or beds and work-tables: B27B 5/16, B27B 11/08, B27B 13/04.

Arrangements for guiding or supporting the tool, e.g. tool rests: B27C 7/06.

Accessories for supporting or holding work: B28D 7/04.

Devices holding, supporting or positioning work or tools, e.g. work-table or tool-slide: B23Q 3/00, B23Q 3/02.

Component parts of grinding machines or devices, such as frames, beds, carriages or headstocks; work supports: B24B 23/00, B24B 41/06.

Separate supports or holders for parking or storing cycles: B62H 3/00.

Reading-desks; Lecterns; Pulpits: A47B 19/00.

Storage means or arrangements for workshops facilitating access to, or handling of, work, tools or instruments (containers or packages with special means for dispensing contents B65D 83/00; [N: nail dispensers B25C 3/00])
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Holders, Boxes, Racks, Trays.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Containers or packages with special means for dispensing contents
Nails dispensers
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Miscellaneous supports, holders, or containers for household use
Storing of cleaning tools, e.g. containers therefor
Show stands, hangers, or shelves characterised by their constructional features
Show stands, hangers, or shelves, adapted for particular articles or materials
Structural combinations of lighting devices with hand tools or Toolboxes
Containers for rod-shaped or tubular articles
Containers, packaging elements, or packages, for contents presenting particular transport or storage problem
Show stands, hangers, or shelves, adapted for particular articles or materials
Hand carts having only one axis carrying one or more transport wheels
Hand carts having more than one axis carrying transport wheels
Chests of drawers
Cabinets or racks specially adapted for other particular purposes
Tool, instrument or work supports or storage means used in association with vehicles (means for holding wheels or parts thereof B60B 30/00); Workers' supports, e.g. mechanics' creepers [N: (collecting or removing exhaust gases in worshops B08B 15/002; vehicle lifting devices, e.g. jacks, platforms or ramps B66F)]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Tool, instrument or work supports or storage means used in association with vehicles.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Means for holding wheels or parts thereof
Workers' supports, e.g. mechanics' creepers [N: (collecting or removing exhaust gases in worshops
Vehicle lifting devices, e.g. jacks, platforms or ramps
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Servicing, maintaining, repairing or refitting of vehicles
Devices for collecting oil or other fluids under parked cars
Means for collecting, retaining, or draining-off lubricant in or on machines or apparatus
Removable external protective coverings specially adapted for vehicles or part of vehicles
Marking-out or setting-out work (measuring, gauging G01; optical apparatus G02B; by photographic means G03C)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

devices, e.g. scribers, for marking or setting-out work; to be used on flat surfaces as well as on for example pipes.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Appliances or methods for marking-out, perforating, or making buttonholes
Optical apparatus
By photographic means
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Instruments characterised by the use of mechanical measuring means, e.g. rulers or tapes, compasses, micrometers and gauges
Cut-marking templates for rafter
E04G21/08D
Templates for marking the position of apertures in fittings for locks
Templates for marking the position of apertures in fittings for hinges
Slotting or mortising machines for making holes designed for taking up fittings
Measuring arrangements characterised by the use of mechanical means
Devices for positioning picture hooks on a wall
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