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GATHERING OR REMOVAL OF DOMESTIC OR LIKE REFUSE (disinfecting refuse A61L; refuse disintegrators B02C; sorting refuse B03B; B07B; handcarts for transporting refuse receptacles B62B; sack holders B65B 67/00; converting refuse into fertilisers C05F; converting refuse into solid fuels C10L; sewers, cesspools E03F; arrangements in buildings for the disposal of refuse E04F 17/10; refuse-consuming furnaces F23G; [N: for surgical articles A61B 19/0287 ])
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Refuse receptacles;

Vehicles particularly adapted for collecting refuse;

Gathering or removal of refuse otherwise than by receptacles or vehicles;

Cleaning or disinfecting devices combined with refuse receptacles or refuse vehicles; Transferring of refuse between vehicles or containers with intermediate storage or pressing.

Refuse receptacles; [N: Accessories therefor] (containers not specially adapted for refuse, features of refuse receptacles of general interest B65D)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Details of flexible refuse receptacles, e.g. bags.

Receptacles adapted for segregated refuse collecting.

Receptacles adapted for collecting from arrangements in buildings.

Receptacles without removable inserts.

Receptacles with removable inserts.

Receptacles with refuse filling means, e.g. locks.

Receptacles with devices facilitating emptying, e.g. openable bottom.

Other constructional features, e.g. lids.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Containers provided with, or connectable to, compacter means
Sack holders
Gravity activated lock parts
Casings for collecting used surgery articles
Handcarts with support for bags
Handcarts with support for dustbin
Pedal-operated mechanisms for lids or covers for containers not specially adapted for refuse
Special rules of classification within this group

The use of Indexing Codes is mandatory if applicable.

[N: Flexible refuse receptables, e.g. bags, sacks]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: specially adapted for segregated refuse collecting, e.g. receptacles with several compartments; Combination of receptacles (B65F 1/0093 takes precedence)]
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[N: the receptacles being divided in compartments by partitions]
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[N: the partitions being movable, e.g. for varying the volume of the compartments]
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[N: Combination of several receptacles]
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[N: specially adapted for collecting refuse from arrangements in buildings]
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without removable inserts
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

with removable inserts
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

with flexible inserts, e.g. bags or sacks [N: (B65F 1/0073 takes precedence)]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

with rigid inserts
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with refuse filling means, e.g. air-locks
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with devices facilitating emptying
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: Features allowing the receptacle to be lifted and subsequently tipped by associated means on a vehicle]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: Features allowing the receptacle to be lifted and emptied by its bottom]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: by suction]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: Compressing means incorporated in, or specially adapted for, refuse receptacles (presses in general B30B)]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Containers provided with, or connectable to, compacter means
[N: Supports, racks, stands, posts or the like for holding refuse receptacles (B65F 1/0066 takes precedence)]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: for flexible receptables, e.g. bags, sacks]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Handcarts with support for bags
Sack holders Sack holders
[N: Housings, cabinets or enclosures for refuse receptacles (B65F 1/006, B65F 1/1452 take precedence)]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: located underground]
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[N: Lifting, hoisting, elevating mechanisms or the like for refuse receptacles (lifting in general B66)]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: for refuse receptacles located underground]
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[N: Receptacles adapted to store one or more piles of used stackable containers, e.g. beverage cups]
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[N: Means for facilitating the transport of the receptacle, e.g. wheels, rolls (hand-operated refuse vehicles B65F 3/005)]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Handcarts with support for dustbin
[N: relating to noise reduction in receptacles during collecting of refuse, e.g. of glass]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: relating to the adaptation of receptacles to carry identification means]
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Lids or covers ([N: B65F 1/1421 takes precedence]; pedal or hand-lever operated [N: for containers in general] B65D)
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: with filling openings]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: with means for locking, fastening or permanently closing thereof]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Gravity activated lock parts
[N: with means for assisting the opening or closing thereof, e.g. springs (spring-actuated swinging wings E05F 1/10)]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: Pedal-operated lids]
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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For containers not specially adapted for refuse
[N: Electromechanically operated lids]
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: provided with means for mounting on receptacles, e.g. hinges]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

Vehicles particularly adapted for collecting refuse (vehicles in general B60; driving vehicle equipment or auxiliaries B60K; discharging contents by tilting entire vehicles B65G; wheeled apparatus for emptying sewers or cesspools E03F 7/10)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Vehicles with several compartments.

Hand-operated refuse vehicles.

With means for discharging refuse receptacles.

With devices for charging, distributing or compressing refuse.

With devices for unloading.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Vehicles for transporting loads and modified to facilitate loading or unloading with charge and discharge with pusher plates
Vehicles for transporting loads and modified to facilitate loading or unloading with a tipping movement of load-transporting element
Vehicles for transporting loads and modified to facilitate loading or unloading using pivoted arms raisable above load-transporting element
Special rules of classification within this group

The use of Indexing Codes is mandatory if applicable.

Linkages, pivoted arms, or pivoted carriers for raising and subsequently tipping receptacles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Vehicles for transporting loads and modified to facilitate loading or unloading using pivoted arms raisable above load-transporting element
by tipping the tank
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Vehicles for transporting loads and modified to facilitate loading or unloading with a tipping movement of load-transporting element
by a lengthwise movement of a wall, e.g. a plate, a piston, or the like (for charging B65F 3/20)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Vehicles for transporting loads and modified to facilitate loading or unloading with charge and discharge with pusher plates
Gathering or removal of refuse otherwise than by receptacles or vehicles (storage silos, charging and discharging thereof B65G)
[N: by pneumatic means, e.g. by suction (conveying materials in bulk pneumatically in general B65G 53/04)]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

Cleaning or disinfecting devices combined with refuse receptacles or refuse vehicles (such devices per se A61L, B08B)
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

[N: Devices, mounted on refuse collecting vehicles, for cleaning or disinfecting refuse receptacles]
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

Transferring of refuse between vehicles or containers with intermediate storage or pressing (presses for baling per se B30B 9/30)
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013