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MAKING ARTICLES OF PAPER OR CARDBOARD NOT PROVIDED FOR IN SUBCLASSES B31B OR B31C (manufacture by dry processes of articles made from particles or fibres consisting of wood or other lignocellulosic or like organic material B27N; making layered products not composed wholly of paper or cardboard B32B; making cardboard or paper D21F, D21H; making articles from cellulosic fibrous suspensions, e.g. wood pulp D21J)
Definition statement
This subclass covers:

Making, otherwise than by winding, of articles other than boxes, cartons, envelopes, bags, and tubes from paper, other than from paper pulp.

References relevant to classification in this subclass

Places in relation to which this subclass is residual:

Making boxes, cartons, envelopes or bags

Making wound articles

Multiple-step processes for making flat articles; {Making flat articles}
Definition statement
This group covers:

Making flat paper articles

{the articles being box parts not otherwise provided for}
References relevant to classification in this group
This subgroup does not cover:

Partitions or inserts for boxes

{making bottoms or caps}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Making of boxes involving bottoms and caps

{by assembling, e.g. by laminating (B31D 1/0012 to B31D 1/0068 take precedence)}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Methods or apparatus for making layered products

the articles being labels or tags (means and processes for attaching threads D05)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Labels

Label applying devices

the articles being napkins, handkerchiefs, towels, doilies, or the like
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Absorbant articles

Embossing foil material

Making articles of cellular structure, e.g. insulating board
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Foaming of plastics or material in a plastic state

{Making cellular structures from corrugated webs or sheets}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Corrugating

{by cutting corrugated webs longitudinally into strips, piling these strips and uniting them}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Making corrugated cardboard of composite structure

Multiple-step processes for making three-dimensional articles; { Making three-dimensional articles}(assembly { or manufacture} of garlands A41G 1/04; making receptacles or containers B31B; making tubes B31B, B31C)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Manufacture of garlands

{for making inserts, e.g. partitions, for boxes}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Making boxes with partitions, inserting partitions into boxes

{for making dunnage or cushion pads}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Embedding contents in shock-absorbing media

Special rules of classification within this group

Additional classification by allocating the appropriate deep Indexing Codes as provided in B31D 2205/00 and subgroups is mandatory

{including pillow forming}
Glossary of terms
In this subgroup, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:

Pillow

refers to an inflated pouch or to an array of inflated pouches

{and filling with a material other than air or gas}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Foaming of plastics or material in a plastic state

{Making filter elements, e.g. pleated}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Flat coffee filters

including folding or pleating, e.g. Chinese lanternsincluding folding or pleating, e.g. Chinese lanterns {(B31D 5/0039 takes precedence)}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Toys made by folding paper

Folding thin material in general

Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
Definition statement
This group covers:

Making, otherwise than by winding, of articles other than boxes, cartons, envelopes, bags, and tubes from paper, other than from paper pulp and not provided for in any of the groups B31D 1/00 - B31D 5/00

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