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TRANSPORT OR STORAGE DEVICES, e.g. CONVEYERS FOR LOADING OR TIPPING; SHOP CONVEYER SYSTEMS; PNEUMATIC TUBE CONVEYERS ( { preventing fire in special objects or places A62C 3/00} ; transport or storage devices used in a particular handling or treatment of articles or materials, see the relevant subclass, e.g. in metal-working B21D 43/00 , B23Q 7/00 , B23Q 41/02 ; vehicle, railway, sea or aircraft aspects B60 to B64; in packaging B65B; handling thin or filamentary materials B65H; hoisting, lifting, hauling, e.g. truck loaders B66; handling liquids B67; { transport or storage containers for preparing or distributing road building materials E01C; construction or assembling of bulk storage containers employing civil engineering techniques in site or off the site E04H 7/00} ; specially adapted to underground conditions in mines E21F 13/00 ; storing or distributing gases or liquids F17; in handling radioactive materials G21C 19/00)
References relevant to classification in this subclass
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Examples of places where the subject matter of this class is covered when specially adapted, used for a particular purpose, or incorporated in a larger system:

Luggage carriers
Holders or carriers for hand articles or for use while travelling or camping
Vehicles in general, axles, wheels
Air-cushion vehicles
Handcarts, sledges, features of hand-propelled wheeled devices or pedestrian-controlled, power-driven vehicles equally applicable to handcarts
Ship-moving devices
Loading or unloading by soil-shifting or like equipment
Drag-line scraper conveyers
Stacking or de-stacking data record cards in association with machines for marking or sensing data
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Containers, pallets
Escalators or moving walkways
Air-cushions as bearing elements
Storing articles, individually or in orderly arrangement, in warehouses or magazines ( conveyer combinations in warehouses, magazines, or workshops B65G 37/00 ; stacking of articles B65G 57/00 ; removing articles from stacks B65G 59/00 ; loading machines B65G 65/02 ; arrangements of articles for drying or baking in kilns or ovens F26 ; F27)
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Analogue computers
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Controlling the size of articles to be stored before storage (measuring arrangements),
Controlling the size of articles to be stored before storage (measuring contours),
Controlling the size of articles to be stored before storage (measuring the length or width)
Controlling the size of articles to be stored before storage (measuring the volume)
Controlling the size of articles to be stored before storage, (optical means, light barriers)
Coin-freed dispensing apparatus
Special rules of classification within this group

Note group B65G 1/0442 takes precedence over the other groups, except over B65G 1/08.

Storage devices ( furniture, shop fittings, table equipment A47B , A47F , A47G ; mechanical garages E04H ; for data record cards in association with machines for making or sensing data G06K ; coin changers or sorters G07D ; coin-freed apparatus G07F) { pallets B65D 19/00}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Connection to the ground
Protecting rims, buffers
Rail construction on the floor (for stacker crane)
Safety and protecting devices, e.g. against earthquake, collisions (fences, safety net, ...)
{Arrangements of article supporting rollers on racks}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Roller-ways
Roller frames
Arrangements of rollers mounted on framework
{Racks equipped with a displaceable load carrying surface to facilitate loading or unloading}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only the supporting surface moves

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
For movable supporting surface (movable shelves)
mechanical
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

It is the head group of mechanical devices used in conjuction with racks in order to charge, discharge the racks, provided these are not stacker cranes. This group alco involves lifts, conveyor platforms (moving vertically) in form of racks.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Control of position of vehicles
Vertically or horizontally movable racks
{using stacker cranes ( constructional features of stacker cranes B66F 9/06) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only for Stacker cranes movable along the shelves

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Stacker lifts
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Automatically guided forklift trucks
{provided with satellite cars adapted to travel in storage racks}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Satellite cars "controlled" by a stacker crane

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
with cars adapted to travel in storage aisles
with self propelled cars
{with control for stacker crane operations}
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{Transfer means for the stacker crane between the alleys}
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{with pulling or pushing means on either stacking crane or stacking area}
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{for elongated articles ( drill pipe racking E21B 19/14) }
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Storing articles, the articles being fed by gravity
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Hoisting, lifting, hauling or pushing
Broaching tools
{in a circular arrangement, e.g. towers}
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{with suspended load carriers}
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{with access from above}
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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
When the articles stored above have to be moved away for access
{with access from beneath}
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{for matrix-arrangements}
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{Check-in, check-out devices}
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{with cars adapted to travel in storage aisles}
Definition statement
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When independently controlled (not controlled by a stacker crane)

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with means for presenting articles for removal at predetermined position or level (B65G 1/12 takes precedence )
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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Article supports or holders
{with self propelled cars}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

When the car is ONLY moving in a SINGLE storage shelf.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Using stacker cranes
With cars adapted to travel in storage aisles
the upper article of a pile being always presented at the same predetermined level
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Containers with a movable bottom
Racks
Hand carts
the articles being fed by gravity { braking arrangements for roller-ways B65G13/00B ; separating or stopping elements B65G 47/88}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with relatively movable racks to facilitate insertion or removal of articles { cabinets with means for moving compartments up and down A47B 51/00 ; cabinet system, e.g. consisting of cabinets arranged in a row with means to open or close passages between adjacent cabinets A47B 53/02}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Racks movable for the passage of the crane

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Racks movable for the passage of people
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bringing articles in front of the shelf
with {separate} article supports or holders movable in a closed circuit to facilitate insertion or removal of articles {the articles being books, documents, forms or the like}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Storage devices for data carriers
the circuit being confined in a vertical plane
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the circuit being confined in a horizontal plane
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with arrangements or automatic control means for selecting which articles are to be removed ( devices for feeding articles to conveyers from several groups of articles B65G 47/10)
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For fulfilling orders in warehouses
{with data records}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Record of data related to articles

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Casings, enclosures or frames for labels
{for fulfilling orders in warehouses}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Medicaments
Food conveying devices in restaurants
Logistic, for following the transport path of the articles
G06Q10/00D
Recognition of data, handling record carriers
{the orders being assembled on a commissioning stacker-crane or truck}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the orders being assembled on a commissioning conveyor}
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{the orders being assembled on fixed commissioning areas remote from the storage areas}
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Stack holders or separators
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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Special arrangements of articles in storage spaces
Definition statement
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Articles inclined so as to be mutually self-supporting
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Articles arranged in layers with spaces between articles
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Storing bulk material or loose, i.e. disorderly, articles ( filling or emptying storage spaces or containers, spreading out or piling up bulk material or loose articles B65G 65/28 , B65G 65/30 , B65G 69/04 {B65G 63/00 ; storing agricultural or horticultural produce A01F 25/00} )
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Additives to prevent inflammation of the bulk material
Solid fuels
in the open air (B65G 3/04 takes precedence )
Definition statement
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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
In bunkers, hoppers, or like containers
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Covering for agricultural produce
Covering of dumping sites
Biodegradable film
When the cavity or chamber is lined, documents
in bunkers, hoppers, or like containers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
"Big" storage containers
Vessels containing liquified gases
Storing fluids in natural or artificial cavities or chambers in the earth ( modification of mine passages or chambers for storage purposes, especially for fluids E21F 17/16)
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Dumping solid waste
Treatment of waste water, sewage or sludge
Treatment of metallic scrap
Carbon dioxide sequestration
{in porous layers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Type of layers and surrounding layers

Methods and devices to fill the porous layers

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Pattern of wells
Production of coal-bed methane
Devices for moving or tilting heavy loads ( for tilting and emptying barrels or casks B65G 65/24)
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Transport for special purposes
For bales, boxes or the like, by using pointed means
Devices adapted to be interposed between loads and the ground or floor, e.g. crowbars with means for assisting conveyance of loads ( crowbars per se B66F 15/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Sledges
Handcarts
Rollers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Rollers or wheeled devices interposed between the load and the ground

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Castors, wheels
Handcarts
using fluid at high pressure supplied from an independent source to provide a cushion between load and ground { conveying articles over a flat surface by jets located in the surface B65G 51/00}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Vehicles travelling on air cushions
Air bearings
for tilting the loads
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Device interposed between the load and the ground for tilting the load. The article is usually stationary and is engagable by the device, gripping is not excluded but is not pick and place. What is important is that the device comes under the article.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Tilting and emptying containers)
Tiltable platforms
for rolling cylindrical loads
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Device used for rolling the cylindrical load which is stationary. These devices can push, pull, enter in a hole in the load to engage it, lift it and use its inertia, etc.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Shifting railway cars
Load carriers, e.g. hooks, slings, harness, gloves, modified for load carrying
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Game (dead animals) carriers),
Carrying straps, harnesses
Holders or carriers for hand articles
Stretcher for disabled persons
Hand held gripping tools
Handles, holders for small containers
Carrying means for fragile (glass) sheets
Hand-held carriers for reels
Lifting devices for manhole covers),
Handling tools for building elements
Bricks holders
Apparatus having suspended load carriers movable by hand or gravity ( manually-operated endless-rope or chain conveyers B65G 17/00 ; railway systems B61B)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Handling clothing hangers
Monorail railway systems
Supplying bobbins with overhead conveying systems
Handling laundry
Conveyers with suspended load-carriers operated by hand or gravity
Load-carriers, rollers therefor
Loading or unloading arrangements
Arresting, braking or escapement means
Rails or switches
{Load-carriers, rollers therefor}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Suspended vehicles, trolleys
Rollers
Guiding rollers
{Loading or unloading arrangements}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Arresting, braking or escapement means}
Definition statement
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Arresting means for loading/unloading purposes

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Rails or switches}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rails
Switches
Chutes ( used as storage devices B65G 1/02 , B65D 88/26 ; for sports, games, or amusements A63G 21/00 ; for refuse disposal in buildings E04F 17/12)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Switches
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Slides for plane evacuation
Transferring bulk to several conveyors
Discharging chutes for cement
Chutes comprising a driven conveyor
of straight form
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for articles}
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{for bulk}
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for mail in buildings
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of helical or spiral form
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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
For discontinuous spiral chutes
{for articles}
Definition statement
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{for bulk}
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{for articles (B65G 11/085 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Discrete articles have usually different inherent features than those for bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
With zig-zag formations
{for bulk (B65G 11/085 takes precedence ) }
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
With zig-zag formations
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For bulk
{for articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Chutes conveying discrete articles have usually different inherent features than those for bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for bulk}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Chutes conveying bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material have usually different inherent features than those for discrete articles like packages.

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{for articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Chutes conveying discrete articles have usually different inherent features than those for bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material.

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{for bulk}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Chutes conveying bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material have usually different inherent features than those for discrete articles like packages.

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{for articles}
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{for bulk}
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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
With discontinuous guiding surfaces
{for articles}
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{for bulk}
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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Not adjustable
Interior surfaces; Linings
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{for articles}
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{for bulk}
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{for articles}
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{for bulk}
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{for articles}
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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Pivotable switches
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Preventing damage to the goods or materials
{for bulk}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Pivotable switches
Roller-ways ( storage devices comprising roller-ways B65G 1/02 ; endless-chain conveyers comprising load-supporting rollers B65G 17/00 ; rollers, or arrangements thereof B65G 39/00 ; feeding or discharging conveyers by devices incorporated in, or operatively associated with, conveyers B65G 47/00 , { e.g. by roller-ways as accumulating devices B65G 47/261 ; } in metal-rolling equipment B21B 39/00 , B21B 41/00)
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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Feeding timber with pressure rollers
Castors
Rollers in vehicles
Transporting glass sheets with rollers
Rollers in general
Roller conveyors for ovens
having driven rollers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Roller-ways having all rollers driven
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Driven drums
all rollers driven
Definition statement
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Roller driving means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Control of the drive

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with displacement of the roller}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Roller-ways for handling freight for aircrafts
having endless driving elements
Definition statement
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with frictional engagement
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising free-wheel gearing
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Accumulating conveyor
Freewheels
Slip couplings
Braking means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Braking devices for metal-rolling mills
Braking devices in cooling bed conveyors
Stopping articles
Brakes for sheet material conveyors
Brakes
of curved form; with branch-offs
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Curved path conveyors
Switching arrangements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Transferring articles
Ball-rollers (for ball-rollers combine with omniroll)
Roller frames
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

How the frame is constructed in a roller way in general

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Roll-stand for metal rolling mills
Racks equipped with rollers
Frames for endless conveyors
Lateral guidance means
Mounting rollers on frames
Roller mounted on framework
Undercarriages for supports with telescoping pillar
adjustable
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Roller frames which can be elescopic, extending, flexible, submerging and rising, etc.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Work or tool supports
Loading station for presses
Frames with movable parts
Conveyers having endless load-conveying surfaces, i.e. belts and like continuous members, to which tractive effort is transmitted by means other than endless driving elements of similar configuration ( having load-conveying surfaces formed by interconnected longitudinal links B65G 17/06)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
Advertisement on belts
Weighing belt conveyors
Advertising elements
{the surface being formed by one rope}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for conveying in a circular arc
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the load being carried on the lower run of the endless surface
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with oppositely-moving parts of the endless surface located in the same plane and parallel to one another
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the load-carrying surface being formed by a concave or tubular belt, e.g. a belt forming a trough
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
For the structure of the belt
comprising two or more co-operating endless surfaces with parallel longitudinal axes, or a multiplicity of parallel elements, e.g. ropes defining an endless surface
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the surface being formed by two or more ropes}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
With two or more belts
with two or more endless belts
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the load being conveyed between the belts {B65G 15/18 , B65G 15/20 take precedence }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

If one belt is removed the system does not function, i.e. object can not be conveyed anymore.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Conveyers having endless load-conveying surfaces the belts being sealed at their edges
Conveyers for flat articles having endless load-conveying surfaces arranged side-by-side
between an auxiliary belt and a main belt
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the belts being sealed at their edges ( endless-surface conveyers having a single belt with sealed edges B65G 15/08)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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arranged side-by-side, e.g. for conveyance of flat articles in vertical position ( for conveying sheets or like thin flat articles B65H)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only for flat articles.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
For other articles
comprising a series of co-operating units
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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in tandem
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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extensible, e.g. telescopic { adjustment of length or configuration of load-carrier B65G 21/14}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Belts or like endless load-carriers ( co-operating with rails or the like B65G 21/22 ; with rollers B65G 39/20 ; belts in general F16G) { belt fastenings F16G 3/00}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Belt fastenings (joining the two ends of a belt)
made of rubber or plastics
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Manufacture of rubber/plastic belts
with reinforcing layers, e.g. of fabric
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Woven fabrics
the layers incorporating ropes, chains, or rolled steel sections
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with flame-resistant layers, e.g. of asbestos, glass
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Belts for ovens, furnaces
troughed or tubular; formed with joints facilitating troughing
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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having ribs, ridges, or other surface projections
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Conveyors for impelling the loads
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Toothed belt
for impelling the loads
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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formed with guides
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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metallic
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Endless load-carriers consisting of a series of parallel ropes or belt strips
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Parallel ropes
Parallel belts building a common surface (otherwise)
interconnected by transverse slats
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Harvesting machines
Endless load-carriers made of interwoven ropes or wires
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with edge-protecting or reinforcing means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with means for holding or retaining the loads in fixed position, e.g. magnetic
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Also for belts with suction cups when the vacuum is created by each suction cup.

"Fixed" position requires that there is no movement of the load at all.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Suction retaining means (vacuum is created in plenum by the belt surface)
Load carriers resting on the traction element (chain or chain pair), with means for lifting the load carrier from the chain and stopping temporarily the movement of the load carrier.
"Ridges" that hold an article
Arrangements for supporting or guiding belts, e.g. by fluid jets ( constructions of rollers or supports therefor B65G 39/00 {F16C 13/00} )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rollers mounted on framework
Guides for sliding belts
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

When the belt is sliding on the support (no rollers)

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Absorbing impacts in the way of the bulk feeder
for automatically maintaining the position of the belts
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
By means of rollers
Toothed belt wheels
Conveyers having an endless traction element, e.g. a chain, transmitting movement to a continuous or substantially continuous load-carrying surface or to a series of individual load-carriers; Endless-chain conveyers in which the chains form the load-carrying surface ( railway systems, detachable load-carriers on rails B61B; escalators or paternosters neither combined nor associated with loading or unloading apparatus B66B 9/00)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
Devices controlling the relative position of articles
Chains, cables or the like
With load-carrying surfaces supported by traction means
Bucket elevators for bulk material
{comprising load carriers resting on the traction element}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Kinds of mechanical conveyers comprising a load-carrier moving along a path
{comprising individual load carriers which are movably mounted (B65G 17/16 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Devices having endless travelling belts or chains equipped with article-engaging elements
{for conveying the load on the lower run or on both upper and lower runs of the conveyor}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the belt having loops forming load-receiving pockets
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the load carrying surface being formed by profiles, rods, bars, rollers or the like attached to a single traction element (B65G 17/24 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
A series of rollers which are moved
{the profiles, rods, bars, rollers or the like being interconnected by a mesh or grid-like structure}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the load carrying surface being formed by profiles, rods, bars, rollers or the like attached to more than one traction element (B65G 17/24 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the profiles, rods, bars, rollers or the like being interconnected by a mesh or grid-like structure}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the load carrying surface being formed by plates or platforms attached to a single traction element}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{specially adapted to follow a curved path ( for individual load carriers B65G 17/22) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the load carrying surface being formed by plates or platforms attached to more than one traction element}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{specially adapted to follow a curved path ( for individual load carriers B65G 17/22) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the surface being formed by the traction element
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Special rules of classification within this group

Chains whereby the chain would be broken if a load carrier is removed should be classified in B65G 17/08 (Otherwise B65G 17/06).

{the surface being formed by profiles, rods, bars, rollers or the like}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{specially adapted to follow a curved path ( for individual load carriers B65G 17/22) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the surface forming a longitudinal trough
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising a series of individual load-carriers fixed, or normally fixed, relative to traction element
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{arranged to keep the load-carriers horizontally during at least a part of the conveyer run}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Bucket elevators}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For details of the bucket
For means for fastening the bucket to the chain
For details of the means to load/unload the buckets
with two spaced connections to traction element
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising individual load-carriers which are pivotally mounted, e.g. for free-swinging movement (guides inverting or tilting load-carriers for emptying {B65G 47/38 ; B65G 17/20 takes precedence } )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Suspended load-carriers
and move in contact with a guiding surface
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising load-carriers suspended from overhead traction chains
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveyors for slaughterhouses
Rollers attached to moving belts or chains
with oppositely-moving parts of the conveyer located in a common plane {and being formed by individual load carriers only}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising a series of rollers which are moved {e.g. over a supporting surface, by the traction element to effect conveyance of loads or load-carriers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising a series of co-operating units, e.g. inter-connected by pivots
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveying means adjustable for different sizes of articles
For belts
Individual load-carriers ( control B65G 17/48)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Grippers, e.g. suction or magnetic}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Clamps, constituted by articulated chain links}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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having flat surfaces, e.g. platforms, grids, forks
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the surfaces being equipped with a conveyer}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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having concave surfaces, e.g. buckets
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{having open bottom buckets}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Chains or like traction elements ( chains in general F16G) ; Connections between traction elements and load carriers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Details of the chain link
{adapted to follow three-dimensionally curved paths}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Chains acting as load-carriers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Details of the chain link
Attaching load carriers to traction elements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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by means excluding relative movements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Means for holding or retaining the loads in fixed position on the load-carriers, e.g. magnetic
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Controlling attitudes of load-carriers during movement {B65G 17/18 takes precedence } ; ( guides B65G 21/20 ; inverting or tilting load carriers to discharge contents B65G 47/38)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the load carriers being suspended}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Special rules of classification within this group

Including means for controlling the altitude of the road cariers (otherwise: B65G 17/20).

Conveyers comprising an impeller or a series of impellers carried by an endless traction element and arranged to move articles or materials over a supporting surface or underlying material, e.g. endless scraper conveyers
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
Special rules of classification within this group

In this group the following Indexing Codes are used only for search: B65G 2812/02861 to B65G 2812/0298

for articles, e.g. for containers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveyers for car wash systems
Power and free systems for (suspended) railway systems
{for suspended articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Power and free systems for (suspended) railway systems)
for moving bulk material in open troughs or channels
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the impellers being scrapers similar in size and shape to the cross-section of the trough or channel
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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and attached to a single belt, rope or chain
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Attachment of impellers to traction element
and attached to a pair of belts, ropes or chains
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Attachment of impellers to traction element
the impellers being plates having an area substantially smaller than that of the trough of channel cross-section
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for moving bulk material in closed conduits, e.g. tubes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Attachment of imppeller
the impellers being elements having an area substantially smaller than that of the conduit cross-section
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Feeding devices for stock or poultry
{the impellers being endless helical springs}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Traction chains, ropes, or cables
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for article conveyers, e.g. for container conveyers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Impellers, e.g. push-plates, scrapers; Guiding means therefor
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for article conveyers, e.g. for container conveyers (B65G 19/24 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Attachment of impellers to traction element
Attachment of impellers to traction element
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveyers comprising an impeller and attached to a single belt, rope or chain
Conveyers comprising an impeller and attached to a pair of belts, ropes or chains
{for article conveyers, e.g. for container conveyers (B65G 19/26 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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pivotal
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for article conveyers, e.g. for container conveyers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Troughs, channels, or conduits
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for article conveyers, e.g. for container conveyers (B65G 19/30 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Conveyors with supporting surface modified to facilitate movement of loads
{with detachable or replaceable parts, e.g. replaceable wear channels (B65G 19/282 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Coupling means for trough sections (B65G 19/282 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with supporting surface modified to facilitate movement of loads, e.g. friction reducing devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Guides for impellers and/or traction element
{for article conveyers, e.g. for container conveyers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the supporting surface being provided with rollers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Supporting or protective framework or housings for endless load-carriers or traction elements of belt or chain conveyers ( { for load-carriers in jigging conveyers B65G 27/08} ; supporting framework or bases for conveyers as a whole B65G 41/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Pivoting part(s) to permit passage of people
For load carriers in jigging conveyers
Supporting framework or bases for conveyers as a whole
Preventing static electricity
Guards for rolls in roll machines
{for conveyors floating on liquids}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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consisting essentially of struts, ties, or like structural elements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the ties being formed by longitudinal cables or ropes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Attachment of rollers to cables
constructed to facilitate rapid assembly or dismantling
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Protective roofs or arch supports therefor
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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movable, or having interchangeable or relatively movable parts; Devices for moving framework or parts thereof
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Adjustment of length
Conveyor adjustably mounted on the frame
{having demountable driving or return heads}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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to allow adjustment of position of load-carrier or traction element as a whole
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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to allow adjustment of length or configuration of load-carrier or traction element ( varying speed of conveyance by adjusting configuration of load-carrier B65G 23/00 ; { tensioning arrangement for belt or chain B65G 23/44} )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Length for configuration
Special rules of classification within this group

For speed adjustment of B65G 47/31 conveyors see B65G 23/30.

for conveyers having endless load-carriers movable in curved paths
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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in three-dimensionally curved paths
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Means incorporated in, or attached to, framework or housings for guiding {or retaining} load-carriers, traction elements or loads supported on moving surfaces ( arrangements for supporting belts B65G 15/60 ; { details of chain conveyers B65G 17/30 ; } rollers or roller arrangements B65G 39/00 ; F16G)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Moving rollers for supporting a chain conveyor (for belt conveyor)
Frames for freezing/cooling purposes
Special rules of classification within this group

Documents, which should be classified in B65G 21/2009 - B65G 21/209, can still be found here (pending reorganisation).

See also B65G 19/306.

{Magnetic retaining means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Magnetic retaining means for retaining the load on the load-carrying surface
{for retaining the load on the load-carrying surface, ( retaining loads by magnetic load-carriers, e.g. belts B65G 15/58 , chains B65G 17/46 ; individual magnetic grippers B65G 17/323) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Stacking
Destacking
Stacking (FICLA)
B65G15/58&A
Chains (FICLA)
B65G15/46&B
{Suction retaining means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
For retaining the load on the load-carrying surface
{for retaining the load on the load-carrying surface ( individual suction grippers B65G 17/323) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Stacking
Destacking
Stacking (FICLA)
B65G15/58&A
Chains (FICLA)
B65G15/46&B
{comprising elements movable in the direction of load-transport}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
See also for the construction of the roller itself
{comprising elements not movable in the direction of load-transport}
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{Laterial guidance means}
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for bulk material, e.g. skirts}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for augmenting or creating a pression force between the load and the load-carrying surface}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Rails or the like engaging sliding elements or rollers attached to load-carriers or traction elements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Guiding means for preventing polygonal or chordal effect
Guiding a conveyor belt in a circulae arc
Driving gear for endless conveyers {control devices ( for conveyers in general B65G 43/00) } ; Belt or chain tensioning arrangements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Cooling means for internal drive
Polygonal effect
Conveyor driven by a link to other conveyor
GB713236
Driving means for the conveyers
Belt- or chain-engaging elements
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Drums, rollers, or wheels {B65G 23/18 takes precedence}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
with projections engaging abutments on belts or chains, e.g. sprocket wheels
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with self-contained driving mechanisms, e.g. motors and associated gearing
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Treadmills
Cooling means for external drive
arranged intermediate the ends of the conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Arrangements of co-operating drums or rollers to augment tractive effort applied to the belts
Arrangements of co-operating drums or rollers to augment tractive effort applied to the belts
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Endless driving elements extending parallel to belt or chain {B65G 23/18 takes precedence }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Driving gear for endless conveyers with dogs engaging abutments
with dogs engaging abutments on belts or chains
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Suction or magnetic elements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
For suction elements
Suction elements
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Screws
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For effecting intermittent movement
Arrangements or mountings of driving motors { (B65G 23/08 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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of electric linear motors
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The belt or chain is driven as a load propelled by the reactive means of the electric linear motor.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Gearing between driving motor and belt- or chain-engaging elements ( contained in drums, rollers or wheels B65G 23/08)
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Applications of clutches or brakes
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Emergency stop
Arrangements for equalising the drive to several elements
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Variable-speed gearing
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for effecting drive at two or more points spaced along the length of the conveyers
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising a single motor coupled to spaced driving elements
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising two or more driving motors each coupled to a separate driving element, e.g. at either end of the conveyers
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for effecting intermittent movement of belts or chains
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Driving screws
Applications of pawl and ratchet mechanisms or Geneva wheels
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Reciprocating members engaging successive abutments on belts or chains
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Driving wheel
Belt or chain tensioning arrangements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Saw chains
Aligning belts or chains
Driving ropes, V-belts, chains
In Xerox printers
G03G15/00H3
Electrography
Conveyers comprising a cyclically-moving, e.g. reciprocating, carrier or impeller which is disengaged from the load during the return part of its movement ( jigging B65G 27/00)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
Jigging conveyors
Walking beam conveyers
Conveyers with reciprocating means
Special rules of classification within this group

This group is dedicated to conveyors with substantial paths of movement in contrast to B65G 27/00 (jigging conveyors).

the carrier or impeller having different forward and return paths of movement, e.g. walking beam conveyers
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Removing chips in a machine tool
Vertical transfer
Old technology
the carrier or impeller having identical forward and return paths of movement, e.g. reciprocating conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Old technology
having carriers, e.g. belts
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Reciprocating floor conveyers}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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having impellers, e.g. pushers
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for feeding articles or materials to conveyers (Movement in one direction, substantially outwards)
By means of pick-up devices, the container remaining immobile
Vertically reciprocating carriers with inclined surfaces to roll articles to the next stop
with impeller pivotally mounted on a reciprocating bar
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with impeller fixed to a reciprocating bar and the bar being rotated about its longitudinal axis on its return stroke
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Jigging conveyers ( jigs for wet separation B03B; generating or transmitting mechanical vibrations B06; jiggers for screening, sifting or sorting B07B 1/28)
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
Vibrating conveyers
comprising helical or spiral channels or conduits for elevation of materials ( helical or spiral chutes in general B65G 11/06 ; { use of such conveyers for arranging or orientating articles during feeding B65G 47/1421} )
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Load carriers other than helical or spiral channels or conduits
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Joints connecting load-carrier sections
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Supports or mountings for load-carriers, e.g. framework, bases, spring arrangements { ( spring arrangements as jigging movement transmitting units B65G 27/10) }
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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of shaking devices, i.e. devices for producing movements of low frequency and large amplitude
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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hydraulic
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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of vibrators, i.e. devices for producing movements of high frequency and small amplitude
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

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Mechanical devices { (B65G 27/26 takes precedence ) }
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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rotating unbalanced masses
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Hydraulic or pneumatic devices
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Electromagnetic devices
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with elastic coupling between vibrator and load carrier
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with provision for dynamic balancing
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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by means of an oppositely-moving mass, e.g. a second conveyer
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with means for controlling direction, frequency or amplitude of vibration or shaking movement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising a series of co-operating units
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Rotary conveyers, e.g. rotating discs, arms, starwheels, cones ( mechanical projectors B65G 31/00 ; screw or rotary spiral conveyers B65G 33/00 ; { turntables as feeding, transfer or discharging devices B65G 47/80 ; starwheels as feeding, transfer or discharging devices B65G 47/84} )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For articles
Loading or unloading
Turntable
for inclined or vertical transit (B65G 15/00 , B65G 17/00 take precedence )
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For articles
Series of wheels
Mechanical projectors for articles or solid materials ( distributors for fertilisers A01C; moulding machines B22C; sandblasting devices B24C; projectors for applying plaster to buildings E04F 21/00)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
comprising belts
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group

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comprising discs, drums, or like rotary impellers
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Screw or rotary spiral conveyers (screws for extruding, compressing, kneading, mixing, pumping or other special operations, see the relevant classes)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Dewatering
B30B9/14B
Loading or unloading
for articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Carriers
conveyed between a single screw and guiding means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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conveyed and guided by parallel screws
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with non-enclosed screws
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with screws formed by straigt tubes or drums having internal threads, or by spiral or helical tubes
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rotating tubes for unloading hoppers
comprising a screw or screws enclosed in a tubular housing
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with flexible screws operating in flexible tubes
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with multiple screws in parallel arrangements {e.g. concentric}
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the housing being rotatable relative to the screw
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with means for retarding material flow at the delivery end of the housing
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Screws ( as gearing elements F16H 25/20)
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Manufacture of screws
{with a continuous helical surface ( flexible screws B65G 33/16) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with a discontinuous helical surface
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Adaptations of bearings or couplings for supporting and connecting screws (B65G 33/16 takes precedence )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Auger couplers
Applications of driving gear
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for rotating housing and screw at different speeds
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for effecting simultaneous rotation and reciprocation of screw
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Kinds of mechanical conveyers not otherwise provided for (railway systems B61B)
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
{with peristaltic propulsion along a flexible tube}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising an endless traction element, e.g. a belt, arranged to roll cylindrical articles over a supporting surface
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising a flexible load carrier, e.g. a belt, which is wound up at one end and paid out at the other ( reciprocating belt conveyers B65G 25/06)
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising a load-carrier moving along a path, e.g. a closed path, and adapted to be engaged by any one of a series of traction elements spaced along the path
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Only one traction element in the closed path
{the traction element being a rotating bar or tube}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only for independent load carriers.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the bar or the tube being provided with a helical or annular channel}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising trains of unconnected load-carriers, e.g. belt sections, movable in a path, e.g. a closed path, adapted to contact each other and to be propelled by means arranged to engage each load-carrier in turn
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Independent load carriers pushing each other

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Combinations of mechanical conveyers of the same kind, or of different kinds, of interest apart from their application in particular machines or use in particular manufacturing processes ( in "live" storage devices B65G 1/04 ; { series of co-operating belt conveyer units B65G 15/22 ; series of co-operating chain conveyer units B65G 17/26 ; sequence control of combined conveyers B65G 43/10} ; specially adapted for handling radioactive materials G21)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
{comprising two or more co-operating conveying elements with parallel longitudinal axes ( the conveying elements being endless surfaces B65G 15/10) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Parallel conveying belts, wherein the articles is in direct contact with the belts
Flow-sheets for conveyer combinations in warehouses, magazines or workshops
Definition statement
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Rollers, e.g. drive rollers, or arrangements thereof incorporated in roller-ways or other types of mechanical conveyers ( driving gear for rollers of roller-ways B65G 13/06 ; drive rollers of endless conveyers B65G 23/04 ; arrangement of rollers in metal-rolling equipment B21B 39/10 ; friction members F16H 55/32)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Manufacturing rollers
B29D31/00E
Rollers for facilitating the change of the belt or of a roller of a belt conveyor
Safety (e.g. for heat protection, bearing damages
Adaptations of individual rollers and supports therefor
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The construction of the roller itself

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{having spherical roller elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the rollers comprising a number of roller forming elements mounted on a single axle
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For the detail of the roller attachment
the roller sleeves being shock-absorbing, e.g. formed by helically-wound wires
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Other adaptations of sleeves
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
For general cleaning purposes
For cleaning belts,
for aligning belts or sheets
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Roller support control for aligning the belt
for cleaning belts
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rotating bodies for general cleaning purposes
the rollers being magnetic ( in magnetic belt separators B03C 1/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Arrangements of bearing or sealing means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Arrangements of rollers ( on a single axle B65G 39/04)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Rollers fixed (not adjustable) to the frame

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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mounted on framework
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The mounting of the roller on the frame

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for selectively adjusting troughing of the conveying belt}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For bulk material,
Spring-supported sets, e.g. permitting troughing of a load-carrying belt
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Changing a roller of a belt conveyor
{attached to ties formed by longitudinal cables or ropes}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Special rules of classification within this group

B65G 39/145 should not be considered as a subclass of B65G 39/14

for aligning belts or chains ( for aligning tapes or webs B65H)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for guiding loads
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Comprising elements movable in the direction of load-transport
The construction of the roller itself
attached to moving belts or chains ( belts B65G 15/30 ; chains B65G 17/38)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Supporting frames or bases for conveyers as a whole, e.g. transportable conveyer frames
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Where in the whole conveying unit is on a base or a supporting unit

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with the conveyer adjustably mounted on the supporting frame or base}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Piling/unpiling bulk
{Pivotably mounted}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
To adjust the position of the conveyor as a whole
{mounted for linear movement only}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For telescopic arrangement
{mounted for both pivotal and linear movement}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with the conveyer not adjustably mounted on the supporting frame or base}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Supporting or protective framework consisting essentially of struts, ties, or like structural elements
Supporting or protective framework constructed to facilitate rapid assembly or dismantling
{Means for moving conveyer frames and control arrangements therefor (B65G 41/02 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
On wheels
On wheels on rails
{frames mounted on wheels or caterpillar ( for movement on rail tracks B65G 41/02) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Frames mounted on wheels for movement on rail tracks
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Piling/unpiling bulk
Control, e.g. safety, warning, fault-correcting, devices (for elevators, escalators or moving walkways B66B; in general F16P, G08B)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for preventing static electricity
Elements attached to a frame for the safety of people
Inspection trolleys moving on belt or frame
Safety devices, guards
detecting dangerous physical condition of load carriers, e.g. for interrupting the drive in the event of overheating
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Impuls speed control
Electrical speed control
Testing transmission
detecting slip between driving element and load-carrier, e.g. for interrupting the drive { (B65G 43/02 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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interrupting the drive in case of driving element breakage; Braking or stopping loose load-carriers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Control devices operated by article or material being fed, conveyed or discharged { ( and controlling the discharging devices B65G 47/42) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only in combination with the detection of articles or bulk

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Counting articles in a conveyor
Sequence control of conveyers operating in combination
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Also: control of conveying modules over network bus or daisy chain

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Accumulating articles
{Cleaning conveyer screws}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Presses with screws
Lubricating devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Composition of lubricant
Lubricating in general
for rollers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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forming belt troughing structure
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for chains
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only external means for lubricating the chain itself

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Self-lubricating chains
Cleaning devices ( adaptations of roller sleeves for cleaning belts B65G 39/073 )
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Comprising brushes
Comprising fluid applying means
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Cleaning escalators
{comprising vibrating means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising scrapers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Comprising plural diverse cleaning devices
Moving scrapers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
with scraper biasing means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only with details of the scraper biasing means

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising brushes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Comprising plural diverse cleaning device
comprising screws
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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comprising fluid applying means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Lubricating means
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Comprising plural diverse cleaning device
comprising plural diverse cleaning devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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for gathering residue after cleaning
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Collecting the cleaning fluid
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
When the moving belt is cleaning the conveyor
for feeding articles
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For feeding drugs to packaging devices
from a single group of articles arranged in orderly pattern, e.g. workpieces in magazines ( de-stacking devices B65G 59/00 ; picking-up flat workpieces B65H)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Magazine in combination with feeding device

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For feeding screws or nails to assembling machines
spacing or grouping the articles during feeding ( during transit by conveyers B65G 47/26)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{grouping articles in rows}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arranging, assembling, feeding, or orientating the bottles prior to introduction into, or after removal from, containers
Forming groups of bottles
By varying the relative speeds of the conveyers forming the series
By relative displacement between conveyor and conveyor in- or output means
{grouping articles in a predetermined 2-dimensional pattern}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Comprising individual load carriers which are movably mounted
By varying the speeds
Devices having endless travelling belts or chains equipped with article-engaging elements
The layers being transferred as a whole
{cubiform articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Comprising individual load carriers which are movably mounted
By varying the speeds
Devices having endless travelling belts or chains equipped with article-engaging elements
The layers being transferred as a whole
{cylindrical articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Comprising individual load carriers which are movably mounted
By varying the speeds
Devices having endless travelling belts or chains equipped with article-engaging elements
The layers being transferred as a whole
{the articles being fed from a container, e.g. a bowl}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For bars or long objects
Feeding articles, e.g. screws, springs, from a container to machines
The walls being deformable
{by means of movement of at least the whole wall of the container}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Vibratory movement}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{rotating movement}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using the centrifugal effect to arrange or orientate the articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Jigging or reciprocating movement}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Rotating movement in the plane of the rotating part}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using the centrifugal effect to arrange or orientate the articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Movement in one direction, substantially outwards}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only a plurality of articles moving out simultaneously

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
By means of pick-up devices, the container remaining immobile
Using suction or magnetic forces
Only a single article picked up at once
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Using pocketed conveyers
Having impellers
Caps
{by means of pick-up devices, the container remaining immobile}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only a single article picked up at once

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Movement in one direction, substantially downwards
Only a plurality of articles mnoving out simultaneously
{using suction or magnetic forces}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the articles being fed from a feeding conveyer}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Arrangements or applications of hoppers or chutes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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having means for controlling material flow, e.g. to prevent overloading ( controlling feed or discharge by weighing a continuous stream of material G01G 11/08)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the hoppers or chutes being movable
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Devices influencing the relative position or the attitude of articles during transit by conveyers ( during feeding B65G 47/14)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only for arranging (NOT orientating), e.g. aligning "disordered" articles on the conveyor

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For changing the relative position of the articles
Special rules of classification within this group

Difference between aligning and orientating:

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Orientating the articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The articles have various orientations before the orientating process

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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by turning them about an axis substantially perpendicular to the conveying plane
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The articles have the same oritentation before the oritentating process

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Cubiform articles
{by means of at least two co-operating endless conveying elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
The load being conveyed between the belts
by turning over or inverting them (B65G 47/244 takes precedence )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only when (1) the article does NOT remain on the conveyor onto which is fed, (2) a separate conveyor or (3) an intersection between conveyors - does the function of turning

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
About an axis substantially perpendicular to the conveying direction
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
By turning over or inverting them during transit
about an axis substantially perpendicular to the conveying direction
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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removing incorrectly orientated articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Arranging the articles, e.g. varying spacing between individual articles (stacking or destacking { during transit B65G 57/32 , B65G 59/12} )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
By varying the relative speeds of the conveyers forming the series
Counting articles on a conveyor
{Accumulating articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Stops
Control of drive
{the conveyer drive is taken from a longitudinally extending shaft}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Free-wheel gearing roller conveyor
{with one or more load advancing units travelling along the entire length of the accumulation line}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveyers comprising a cyclically-moving
{by means of a series of pivotable stop elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Stop elements
{by means of belt or chain conveyor}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

When the belt and the chain is the driving element

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
A belt or a chain can be the supporting element
during transit by a single conveyer { (B65G 47/261 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Singulating articles

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Comprising a series of rollers which are moved
by temporarily stopping movement { ( stopping elements B65G 47/88) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

With moving elements to release the articles

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arranging the articles
{by means of at least two stopping elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Stopping elements with time controlled release

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Stops acting asynchronously
during transit by a series of conveyers { (B65G 47/261 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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by varying the relative speeds of the conveyers forming the series
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Displacing the intersection between two conveyors having different speeds
Control
Sequence control of conveyers operating in combination
Applications of transfer devices { ( such devices per se B65G 47/74) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Devices for discharging articles or materials from conveyers (B65G 47/256 takes precedence; sorting in general B07)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Comprising a series of rollers which are moved
by detaching suspended articles
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For articles
by dumping, tripping, or releasing load carriers ( by flexing or tilting travelling structures B65G 47/94)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
By tilting conveyer buckets
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Basculating sideways
by tilting conveyer buckets
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Construction of buckets conveyor
Arrangements or applications of hoppers or chutes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for transferring articles or materials between conveyers
Fixed platforms or combs
and distributing, e.g. automatically, to desired points ( { pivotable chutes B65G 11/12} ; in tube mail systems B65G 51/36 ; postal or like sorting B07C ; in railway operations B61L11/10 ; handling sheets or thin flat articles B65H)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
AVOID TO CLASSIFY HERE
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Sorting
Data processing systems or methods, specially adapted for administrative, commercial, financial, managerial, supervisory or forecasting purposes
according to bodily destination marks on either articles or load carrier ( marking data records G06K)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using exclusively mechanical transmitting means between destination marks and switching means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using electric or electronic transmitting means between destination marks and switching means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the destination marks being mechanically detected}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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without bodily contact between article or load carrier and automatic control device {e.g. the destination marks being electrically or electronically detected}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Direct action of the switch after reading the correct code (data not stored in a computer)

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers
{by use of light responsive means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{by use of magnetic responsive means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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according to destination signals stored in separate systems
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the system comprising endless moving means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the system comprising a shift-register}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
With recirculation of articles forming a buffer
{first In - First Out systems: FIFO}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

FIFO = the order of al incoming articles is maintained at the exit

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
FIFO = the order of all incoming articles is maintained at the exit otherwise:
{using endless conveyors (B65G 47/5145 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Grouping articles in rows
{by displacement of the conveyor-guiding means, e.g. of the loose pulley-type (B65G 47/5127 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The configuration of the conveyor changes

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{by relative displacement between conveyor and input or output}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
By displacement of the conveyor-guiding means
{by relative displacement between conveyors or conveyor parts and bridging means therebetween}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using rotary conveyors}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The storing device is a rotary conveyor

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using stacking and/or destacking arrangements or stacks of articles or article carriers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Using stacking or destacking arrangements or stacks of articles or article-carriers
{with recirculation means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rotary disk conveyor
{First In-Last Out systems (FILO); Last In-First Out systems (LIFO)}
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
FILO = the order of all outgoing articles is precisely the opposite of the order of the incoming articles ( otherwise:
{using endless conveyors (B65G 47/5186 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with variable accumulation capacity}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using rotary conveyor(s)}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using stacking or destacking arrangements or stacks of articles or article-carriers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with recirculation means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{collecting tables or bins as end-station}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for materials in bulk}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arrangements or applications of hoppers or chutes having means for controlling material flow
Devices for transferring articles or materials between conveyers {or sections of one conveyer} , i.e. discharging and feeding devices ( loading or unloading by means not incorporated in, or not operatively associated with, conveyers B65G 65/00 ; transfer of workpieces during metal rolling B21B 41/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using fluid jets}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
between conveyers which cross one another
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Pallets on a closed track
at least one of which is a roller-way
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Switching arrangements
Having spherical roller elements
for articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Devices transferring discrete articles to or from inclined or vertical conveyor sections. These devices and conveyors have usually different inherent features than those destined for bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arranged to keep the load-carriers horizontally during at least a part of the conveyer run
for materials in bulk
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Devices transferring bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material to or from inclined or vertical conveyor sections. These devices and conveyors have usually different inherent features than those destined for discrete articles.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bucket conveyor
Tilting buckets
for articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Devices transferring discrete articles to or from inclined or vertical conveyor sections. These devices and conveyors have usually different inherent features than those destined for bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Clotheshanger
for materials in bulk
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Devices transferring bulk (powdery, ore, etc) material to or from inclined or vertical conveyor sections. These devices and conveyors have usually different inherent features than those destined for discrete articles.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bucket elevators
Switching conveyers
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Switch guides (scraper) in a conveyor line
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For articles
For bulk
Pneumatic conveyors
{in a horizontal plane}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{in a vertical plane}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For articles
{the axis being parallel to the conveying direction}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for tilting links or platform
{the axis being perpendicular to the conveying direction}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{about a vertical axis}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Switching conveyers in a horizontal plane
Fixed platforms or combs, e.g. bridges between conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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adapted to receive articles arriving in one layer from one conveyer {lane} and to transfer them in individual layers to more than one conveyer {lane or to one broader conveyer lane} , or vice-versa, e.g. combining the flows of articles conveyed by more than one conveyer
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Special rules of classification within this group

Series of different conveyors in different directions to arrange articles in a row.

{from distinct, separate conveyer lanes}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for transferring articles or materials between conveyers
Control of the drive of the conveyors
Devices for preventing jamming in converging flows
{from a single conveyer lane consisting of one conveyer or several adjacent conveyers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Accumulating articles by varying the relative speeds of the conveyers forming the serie
Guides for preventing jamming
{with tilting of at least part of the conveyer to make use of gravity}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Inclined conveyor in general
{with recirculation of articles forming a buffer}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
First In - First Out systems: FIFO
the articles being accumulated temporarily { ( accumulating articles during transit B65G 47/261) }
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
According to unprogrammed signals, e.g. influenced by supply situation at destination for articles
With precedence controls among incoming article flows
with precedence controls among incoming article flows
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
From distinct, separate conveyer lanes
Control of free space to transfer
the articles being discharged {or distributed} to several {distinct separate} conveyers {or to a broader conveyer lane}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only separated conveyor lanes

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
NOT separated conveyor lanes
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Switches
{to a broader conveyer lane}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Separated conveyor lanes
Special rules of classification within this group

Opposite of B65G 47/682.

transferring materials in bulk from one conveyer to several conveyers, or vice versa
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For making a homogeneous pile
Feeding, transfer, or discharging devices of particular kinds or types
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Fixed ploughs or transverse scrapers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only scrapers which are not actuated and which do not comprise any actuated part.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
NOT Scrapers which are not actuated and which do not comprise any actuated part
{Adjustable ploughs or transverse scrapers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Troughs having discharge openings and closures { ( in air-slides B65G 53/20) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
The discharge closure(s) is moving with the conveyor
Turntables carrying articles or materials to be transferred, e.g. combined with ploughs or scrapers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Construction of the turntable
Rotating movement in the plane of the rotating part
Rotary or reciprocating members for direct action on articles or materials, e.g. pushers, rakes, shovels { ( means for pushing glass articles onto a conveyor C03B 9/453) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Devices having endless travelling belts or chains equipped with article-engaging elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Separating or stopping elements
{the article-engaging elements being grippers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the article-engaging elements being suction or magnetic means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the article-engaging elements being pushers transversally movable on the supporting surface, e.g. pusher-shoes}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
The load-carrier is transversally movable
{the article engaging elements being pushers moving in parallel and independently from the supporting conveyor}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Star-shaped wheels or wheels equipped with article-engaging elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rotary conveyers
Separating or stopping elements
Bottles
{the article-engaging elements being grippers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bottles
Star-shaped wheels (FICLA)
B65G47/86&A
Revolving on horizontal plane (FICLA)
B65G47/86&B
Revolving on a vertical plane (FICLA)
B65G47/86&C
{the article-engaging elements being suction or magnetic means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Suction type grippers (FICLA)
B65G47/86&G
Suction type grippers (FICLA)
B65G47/86&H
Separating or stopping elements, e.g. fingers ( attached to star-shaped wheels B65G 47/84)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Postal sorting; sorting individual articles, or bulk material fit to be sorted piece-meal
By temporarily stopping movement
Special rules of classification within this group

Indexing Codes:

{Reciprocating stop, moving up or down in the path of the article}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Pivoting stop, swinging in or out of the path of the article}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Fixed stop}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only not-moving stop

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Moving stop
{with a linearly movable pusher element which lifts or releases the article}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with a pivoting pusher element which lifts or releases the article}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Pivoting conveyors
{with conveyors, e.g. pivoting or rotating, to transfer the article}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Starwheels
{Stop in the form of a clamp on one or both sides of the article}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{stopping or lifting all articles from a conveyor}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with at least two stops acting as gates}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Synchronously acting stops

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Stops acting asynchronously, e.g. one stop open, next one closed or the opposite}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
The articles being fed by gravity
{Stops acting independently of each other}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Devices for picking-up and depositing articles or materials
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Combination of suction and mechanical grippers
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arrangements for handling work specially combined with or arranged in, or specially adapted for use in connection with, machine tools
Gripping means
{provided with drive systems with rectilinear movements only}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Incorporating pneumatic, e.g. suction, grippers
{provided with drive systems incorporating rotary and rectilinear movements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Drive system for the whole gripper (not for the gripping "fingers")

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Incorporating pneumatic provided with drive systems incorporating rotary and rectilinear movements
{provided with rotary movements only}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Drive system for the whole gripper (not for the gripping "fingers")

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Incorporating pneumatic provided with drive systems with rotary movements only
{Control arrangements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with at least two picking-up heads}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Grippers working together or independently

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Incorporating pneumatic with at leats two picking-up heads
{with inflatable picking-up means ( inflatable gripping members on load engaging elements for cranes B66C 1/46) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Inflatable gripping members on load engaging elements for cranes
incorporating pneumatic, e.g. suction, grippers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Vacuum work holders
Gripping heads with vacuum
Combination of suction and mechanical grippers
Lifting, gripping, or carrying mans, for one or more sheets forming independent means of transport
Load-engaging elements or devices by suction means
Purposes of adsrption devices (FTCLA)
3C007/FU05
Valves (FTCLA)
3C007/FU06
{with air blasts producing partial vacuum}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Here for example a Bernoulli effect is achieved nearby the object (air is blown near/towards/directly on the object.

Also "partial vacuum" means that generally there is partial/no contact between the object and teh gripper.

This sub-group is NOT to be used if the Bernoulli effect is achieved far away from the object - then B65G 47/91 is to be used.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bernoulli devices
{provided with drive systems with rectilinear movements only}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Relates only to how we bring the pick and place device (gripper) to the pick location (target object) and to the place location (final drop destination).

The movements of the arms carrying the gripper, associated columns etc have to be along straight line paths.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for picking-up and depositing articles or materials provided with drive systems with rectilinear movements only
{provided with drive systems incorporating rotary and rectilinear movements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Relates only to how we bring the pick and place device (gripper) to the pick location (target object) and to the place location (final drop destination).

The movements of the arms carrying the gripper, associated columns etc are along rotary and straight line paths.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for picking-up and depositing articles or materials provided with drive systems incorporating rotary and rectilinear movements only
{provided with drive systems with rotary movements only}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Relates only to how we bring the pick and place device (gripper) to the pick location (target object) and to the place location (final drop destination).

The movements of the arms carrying the gripper, associated columns etc are along only rotary paths.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for picking-up and depositing articles or materials
{control arrangements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with at leats two picking-up heads}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Control arrangements
incorporating electrostatic or magnetic grippers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Load-engaging elements or devices attached to lifting or lowering gear of cranes
Devices for flexing or tilting travelling structures; Throw-off carriages
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only endless surfaces

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Non endless surfaces
{tilting endless surfaces, e.g. belts}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only endless surfaces

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Non endless surfaces
adapted for longitudinal delivery
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arrangements for supporting or guiding belts
Devices for tilting links or platform
Devices for tilting links or platform { ( releasing load-carriers B65G 47/38) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
The surfaces being equipped with a conveyers
Cross-belt conveyor, tilt trays
Operation of carriers (FTCLA)
3F015/DA01
{tilting about an axis substantially parallel to the conveying direction}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Operation of carriers (FTCLA)
3F015/DA02
{tilting about a sided-axis, i.e. the axis is not located near the center-line of the load-carrier}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{tilting about an axis perpendicular to the conveying direction}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Dumping, tripping, or releasing load carriers
Conveying systems characterised by their application for specified purposes not otherwise provided for ( for conveying sheet material B65H)
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Electroplating
{conveyer feeding and discharging means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for transferring articles or materials between conveyers for articles
Specially adapted for workpieces of definite length
the workpieces being immersed and withdrawn by movement in a vertical direction
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{specially adapted for very long workpieces, e.g. chains, cables or belts}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{specially adapted for workpieces of definite length}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Especially adapted for very long workpieces
{arrangements for conveyance through the bath}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{chain or belt conveyers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
The circuit being fixed
{screws}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{jigging conveyers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Jiggling conveyers
{reciprocating conveying means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveyers comprising a cyclically-moving
Kinds of mechanical conveyers
{along a continuous circuit}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
{the circuit being movable vertically as a whole}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the circuit being fixed}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{by means of containers -or workpieces- carriers ( containers or carriers as such see C25D 17/00) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For electroplating
{movement in a vertical direction is caused by self-contained means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{movement in a vertical direction is caused by lifting means or fixed or adjustable guiding means located at the bath area}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
With lifting means locating at the bath area
{without container or workpieces carriers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arrangements for conveyance through the bath
Chain or belt conveyers
Screws
Jiggling conveyers
Reciprociting conveying means
{with lifting means for circuit parts}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with lifting means locating at the bath area}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{provided with rotating or pivoting arms}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only when articles are taken from one support to the next

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Along a continuous circuit
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Reciprocating conveying means
{provided with vertical guiding means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arrangements for conveyance through the bath
{conveying by flows of fluids}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveying materials in bulk through pipes or tubes by liquid pressure
for fragile sheets, e.g. glass ( transporting of glass products during their manufacture C03B 35/00)
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Transport of hot glass sheets
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Substrate transfer through coating station
Semi-conductor transfer between work station
Inorganic substrate
S01F1/1333A
Special rules of classification within this group

Aspects related to conveying systems are also classed in B65G 2249/00.

for ceramic mouldings ( charging, discharging, manipulation with charge in kilns F27D 3/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for loading or unloading racks or similar frames; loading racks therefor}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading (of vehicles B65G 67/00)
Conveying articles through pipes or tubes by fluid flow or pressure ( pneumatic railways B61B) ; Conveying articles over a flat surface, e.g. the base of a trough, by jets located in the surface ( pumps F04 ; fluid dynamics F15D ; valves, taps, cocks F16K ; pipes, pipe joints, or associated devices F16L)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

For articles (otherwise B65G 53/00) and with fluid propulsion

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Pneumatic systems with propulsion devices between or alongside the rails
Electrostatic, electric or magnetic conveyers
Hydraulic transport of articles (B65G 51/04 takes precedence; water roundabouts A63G 3/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only with liquid propulsion

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Machines or apparatus for treating harvested fruit, vegetables or flower bulbs in bulk, not otherwise provided for; peeling vegetables or fruit in bulk; apparatus for preparing animal feeding-stuffs
Water roundabouts, e.g. freely floating
Packaging fruit or vegetables by flotation means
Conveying materials in bulk through pipes or tubes by liquid pressure
Directly conveying the articles, e.g. slips, sheets, stockings, containers or workpieces, by flowing gases
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Handling of coins or of paper currency or similar valuable papers
{Conveying ammunition through pipes}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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over a flat surface or in troughs
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices using fluid at high pressure supplied from an independent source to provide a cushion between load and ground.
Transporting devices for sheet glass supported partially or completely on fluid cushions
Apparatus specially adapted for handling semiconductor or electric solid state devices during manufacture or treatment thereof, using air tracks
{for suspended articles, e.g. bottles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Suspended bottles
Conveying the articles in carriers having a cross-section approximating that of the pipe or tube; Tube mail systems
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Gathering or removal of refuse otherwise than by receptables or vehicles
Despatch carriers for tube mail
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveying articles with pipes or tubes by fluid flow or pressure according to indications on carriers
Controlling or conditioning the operating medium ( in compressors 59; air-conditioning, e.g. de-watering, in pneumatic systems F16L 55/10)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Varying, e.g. starting and stopping, gas pressure or flow
Two-way operation
at section junctions of pneumatic systems
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only control at junctions of TWO tubes

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Pneumatic gates
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Pneumatic sluices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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varying, e.g. starting or stopping, gas pressure or flow
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Braking arrangements
Adaptations of pipes or tubes; Pipe or tube joints
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Braking arrangements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Arrangements for stopping the carriers en route in order to control carrier sequence; Blocking or separating devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Switches
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Adaptation of pipes and tubes, switches
Stations
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only for dispatch AND delivery (combined)

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Two way operation
for despatch
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Stations
for delivery
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Breaking arrangements
Stations
for despatch, delivery, and transit
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Stations
Two-way operation
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Stations
Other devices for indicating or controlling movements of carriers, e.g. for supervising individual tube sections, for counting carriers, for reporting jams or other operating difficulties
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Contact devices on interior of tubes for detecting passage of carriers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Automatically distributing the carriers to desired stations
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conveying the articles in carriers having a cross-section approximating that of the pipe or tube; Tube mail systems
according to indications on carriers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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without mechanical contact between carriers and controllers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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according to separate signal systems
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Conveying materials in bulk through troughs, pipes, or tubes by floating the materials, or by flows of gas, liquid, or foam ( fluidising in connection with loading or unloading B65G 69/06 ; loaders for hay or cereals A01D 87/00 ; { discharging means for mixtures containing clay or cementitious material B28C 7/16 ; } fluidising devices facilitating filling or emptying of large containers B65D 88/72 ; {combined washing or cutting and conveyance of materials in sugar manufacture A23N; C13C;} dredging E02F; winning materials out of alluvial deposits E21C 45/00 ; hydraulic or pneumatic mine-filling-up machines E21F 15/00 ; fluid dynamics F15D) {pumping fluid by direct action of another fluid F04F}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Conditioning of the conveying fluid
Indexing Codes relating to the kind or type of conveyers
L65G12/00
Floating material troughs ( air slides B65G 53/04)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Construction of air slides only use of air slides
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Hydraulic transport of articles
Fluidising devices
Conveying materials in bulk pneumatically through pipes or tubes; Air slides
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Seeders depositing needs in rows using pneumatic means
Fluidising devices
Floating material troughs (use of air slides)
Of ain air slide
Making pig-iron in the blast furnace with injection of pulverulent coal
Pneumatic feeding of coal to burners
Gas pressure systems operating without fluidisation of the materials
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Gathering or removal of refuse by pneumatic means e.g. by suction
with mechanical injection of the materials, e.g. by screw
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Screws or like rotary conveyers
with pneumatic injection of the materials by the propelling gas
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
The gas flow inducing feed of the materials by suction effect
the gas flow acting directly on the materials in a reservoir
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the gas flow inducing feed of the materials by suction effect
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
With pneumatic injection of the mateerials by the propelling gas
Gas pressure systems operating with fluidisation of the materials
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bridge preventing
Emptying bunkers
through a porous wall
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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of an air slide, e.g. a trough
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the systems comprising a reservoir, e.g. a bunker
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only when the container is also under pressure

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
When the container is NOT under pressure
Gas suction systems
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Garbage, refuse
operating with fluidisation of the materials
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Systems utilising a combination of gas pressure and suction ( inducing feed of the materials by suction in gas pressure systems B65G 53/14)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Conveying materials in bulk through pipes or tubes by liquid pressure
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Transport of slurry, fish
Conveying concrete, e.g. for distributing same at building sites ( mixing concrete on or by conveyers B28C 5/34)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Details
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Details of pneumatic conveying systems for bulk material, examples:

  • driving unit for pneumatic conveyors;
  • safety means;
  • cooling;
  • heating;
  • cleaning;
  • preventing dust;
  • noise damping;
  • inert gas use;
  • etc.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Arrangements of containers ( hoppers B65G3/06 ; containers in general B65D)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Feeding to the line
Modification of material containing walls to facilitate fluidisation ( hoppers with walls modified for fluidisation of contents B65G3/14)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Gas pressure with fluidization
Gas suction with fluidization
Feeding or discharging devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Gate control
Pneumatic conveyor control
Spreading out
Nozzles ( in general B05B)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Endless conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Gates or sluices, e.g. rotary wheels
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with axis of turning parallel to flow}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with axis of turning perpendicular to flow}
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Gates or sluices, e.g. rotary wheels
{the element having pockets, rotated from charging position to discharging position, i.e. discrete flow}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with means for clearing out the pockets}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with a closable outlet}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the element having passages simultaneously connectable to both inlet and outlet ports}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with axis of turning neither parallel nor perpendicular to flow, i.e. mixed flow}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with flexible wall parts, e.g. peristaltic devices}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with a reciprocating mover acting directly on material}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

When the material is displaced by the reciprocating device

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Shut-off valve
{of air-lock type, i.e. at least two valves opening asynchronously}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Screws or like rotary conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Screw or rotary spiral conveyers
With mechanical injection of the materials, e.g. by screw
Gates or sluices, e.g. rotary wheels
Pneumatic devices ( incorporated in nozzles B65G 53/42)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
With pneumatic injection of the materials, e.g. by screw
The gas flow inducing feed of the materials by suction effect
Nozzles
Adaptations of pipes or tubes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The pipes relate only to pneumatic conveyor and examples are:

  • connecting pipes;
  • pivoting pipes;
  • telescopic pipes;
  • etc.

NON pneumatic conveyors

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Pipe; joints or fittings for pipes; supports for pipes, cables or protective tubing; means of thermal insulation in general
{means for preventing the accumulation or for removal of deposits ( preventing accumulation in pipes in general F16L 55/24 ; preventing fouling in general B08B 17/00) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devices for accelerating or declarating flow of the materials; use of pressure generators
{Wear protection}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for conveyance in plug-form}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with means for special treatment to facilitate transport}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Flux combining or dividing arrangements (B65G 53/56 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Switches
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Transferring materials in bulk from one conveyer to several conveyers, or vice versa
Fertiliser distributors, seeders
Flexible pipes or tubes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Switches
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Transferring materials in bulk from one conveyer to several conveyers, or vice versa
Devices for accelerating or decelerating flow of the materials; Use of pressure generators ( controlling pressure of propelling gas B65G 53/66)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Nozzles
Means for preventing the accumulation or for removal of deposits
Devices for separating the materials from propellant gas
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Using liquid
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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in discrete amounts
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Separation of materials with cyclones
use of indicator or control devices, e.g. for controlling gas pressure, for controlling proportions of material and gas, for indicating or preventing jamming of material { ( controlling the flow of coal firing systems C21B 5/003) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Non-mechanical conveyers not otherwise provided for
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Contractless conveying, using light or sound (e.g. ultrasonic) waves

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For the driving means
electrostatic, electric, or magnetic
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
For driving endless conveyors
The magnetic field is moving not the driver
{the load being magnetically coupled with a piston-like driver moved within a tube}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

With moving magnetical driver (e.g. permanent magnets moving)

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Magnetic retaining means for retaining the load of the load-carrying surface
Devices for feeding articles or materials to conveyers using suction or magnetic forces
Stacking of articles (B65G 60/00 takes precedence; stacking of jumbo rolls B41F; stackable containers B65D; feeding, piling, or stacking sheets B65H; stacked delivery of machined products, see the relevant classes for the machines )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Simultaneously or alternatively stacking and de-stacking of articles
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Wrapping a stack
Stacking one article, or group of articles in groups
Handling of (empty) pallets, stacking frames, stacking manually, aligning the stack, shape or form of stack
Glass sheets
Other sheets
Stacking of coins
Stacking devices
Adding to the top
Loading platform being lowered during stacking
{by using insertions or spacers between the stacked layers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Inserting partitions between package contents
Trays provided with projections or recesses in order to assemble multiple articles
Use and construction of spacers
from above
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with a stepwise downward movement of the stack}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
The articles being stacked by direct action of the feeding conveyer
by suction or magnetic devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For steel sheets
Magnetic load-carriers
Suction
Gates for releasing articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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articles being tilted or inverted prior to depositing
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

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alternate articles being inverted
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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by devices, e.g. reciprocating, acting directly on articles for horizontal transport to the top of stack
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Additionally to the feeding coveyor, a transfer device is provided to bring the article(s) on top of the stack

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the articles being stacked by direct action of the feeding conveyer
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the conveyer being adjustable in height
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the articles being transferred from carriers moving in an endless path adjacent to the stacks ( conveyer con- structions B65G 15/00 to B65G 35/00 ; combinations of conveyers B65G 37/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Grouping articles in rows
{nested}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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elongated, e.g. sticks, rods, bars
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Cylindrical articles
{Angle irons}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{Cylindrical articles, e.g. tubes, rods, etc.}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Elongated, e.g. sticks, rods, bars
three-dimensional, e.g. cubiform, cylindrical
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Reducing volume of filled material
in layers each of predetermined arrangement
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the layers being transferred as a whole, e.g. on pallets
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Use of pick-up transfer devices or of manipulators for stacking or de-stacking articles not otherwise provided for
{with a stepwise downward movement of the stack}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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the arrangement providing for spaces between the articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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by assembling the articles and tilting the assembled articles to a stacked position
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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by adding to the bottom of the stack
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{by means of reciprocatory or oscillatory lifting and holding or gripping devices}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{added articles being lifted to substantially stationary grippers or holders}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the stack being lowered by mobile grippers or holders onto added articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the rotary devices being wheels}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the rotary devices being screws}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{by means of endless elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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characterised by stacking during transit
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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De-stacking of articles (B65G 60/00 takes precedence )
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Simultaneously or alternatively stacking and de-stacking of articles
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
When the layers are transferred as a whole
Glass sheets
Other sheets
Destacking devices
Removing from the top
{by using insertions or spacers between the stacked layers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
When the layers are transferred as a whole
3F030/BA08
Collecting spacers (UCLA)
414/929
De-stacking from the top of the stack
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
De-stacked nested articles
{by means insertable between the stacked articles or layers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with a stepwise upward movement of the stack}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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by suction or magnetic devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Steel sheets
Magnetic means for retaining the load on the load-carrying surface
Suction means for retaining the load on the load-carrying surface
{with a stepwise upward movement of the stack}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{by means of reciprocating or oscillating escapement-like mechanisms}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Nested articles
{comprising lifting means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Articles being separated substantially perpendicularly to the axis of the stack
{by angularly displacing the stack relatively to the lower most article or vice-versa}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{by means of rotary devices or endless elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{articles being separated substantially perpendicularly to the axis of the stack}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only when articles are laying on each other without prior separation by lifting means

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
With prior separation by lifting means
{by means of endless elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Only when articles are laying on each other without prior separation by lifting means

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
With prior separation by lifting means
De-stacking after preliminary tilting of the stack
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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De-stacking nested articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Dispensers
{by means of oscillating escapement-like mechanisms}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Means pivoting about an axis

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the axis of oscillation being substantially parallel to the axis of the stack}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{comprising lifting or gripping means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
De-stacking from the bottom of the stack by means of reciprocating or oscillating escapement-like mechanisms
{by means of reciprocating escapement-like mechanisms}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Means with a linear path

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{comprising lifting or gripping means}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{by means of rotary devices or endless elements}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{the axis of rotation being substantially parallel to the axis of the stack}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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characterised by de-stacking during transit
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Simultaneously or alternatively stacking and de-stacking of articles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
De-stacking from the bottom of the stack by means of reciprocating or oscillating escapement-like mechanisms
General arrangements
Central control devices
Use of pick-up or transfer devices or of manipulators for stacking or de-stacking articles not otherwise provided for ( manipulators B25J)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Gantry type manipulation
B25J6/02B2
Digital computers in general; Data processing equipment in general
Digital computing or data processing equipment or methods
Use of pick-up or transfer devices or of manipulators for stacking or de-stacking articles not otherwise provided for
{for articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The articles are palletised or are single pieces moved one at a time like rolls of web material. They can be also carriages or vehicle bodies on special pallets.

Containers in the sense of B65G 63/00 are ISO containers or freight/cargo/transport containers 20 and 40 foot.

Bulk is dry bulk materials such as corn, sugar, sand, coal, rock, cellulosic materials like wood chips and the like, fertilizer, cement, and the like, seed, rock salt, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, commodities, screws, nuts, bolts and the like, but could be anything, like ball bearings, or widgets.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for containers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Containers in the sense of B65G 63/00 are ISO containers or freight/cargo/transport containers 20 and 40 foot.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{using slanted guides}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for bulk material}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with essentially horizontal transit otherwise than by bridge
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

No essential vertical displacement (only limited lift action) - horizontally supported from under and travels horizontally

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

The articles are palletised or are single pieces moved one at a time like rolls of web material .They can be also carriages or vehicle bodies on special pallets.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for containers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Containers in the sense of B65G 63/00 are ISO containers or freight/cargo/transport containers 20 and 40 foot.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for bulk material}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Bulk is dry bulk materials such as corn, sugar, sand, coal, rock, cellulosic materials like wood chips and the like, fertilizer, cement, and the like, seed, rock salt, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, commodities, screws, nuts, bolts and the like, but could be anything, like ball bearings, or widgets.

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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with essentially horizontal transit by bridges equipped with conveyers { ( cranes B66C) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Load is suspended and travels horizontally

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
{for articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for containers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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{for bulk material}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Piling or unpiling loose materials in bulk, e.g. coal, manure, timber, not otherwise provided for
Loading or unloading ships using devices specially adapted for bulk material
{for containers}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Using slanted guides
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Legs, e.g. detachable
{for bulk material}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Loading or unloading ( of vehicles B65G 67/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Loading/unloading vehicles, piling
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Loading or unloading
Loading or unloading articles or bulk materials
Loading or unloading means
Loading or unloading machines comprising essentially a conveyer for moving the loads associated with a device for picking-up the loads
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Suction take-up
with pick-up shovels ( constructions of shovels E02F)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

With lift-up of the material

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Raking or scraping devices without lifting up
Raking or scraping devices without lifting up
with endless scraping or elevating pick-up conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For silos
For ships
For fertilizers
Raking or scraping devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Using reciprocating conveyers
The carrier or impeller having different forward and return paths or movement
operations at positions off-set from the conveyer centreline
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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with jigging pick-up conveyers, e.g. duck-bills
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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with rotary pick-up conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Discs
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rotating arms
Emptying bunkers
Paddle wheels
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Using other rotating means
Screws
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Emptying bunkers
Devices for tilting and emptying of containers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Large containers filling or emptying by tilting
Refuse, garbage
Destacking after tilting
for manual tilting of barrels or casks
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Machines, apparatus or devices for, or methods of, packaging articles or materials; unpacking
Handling heavy material
Piling or unpiling loose materials in bulk, e.g. coal, manure, timber, not otherwise provided for ( by soil-shifting or like equipment E02F)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Transferring or trans-shipping for bulk materials
Open pit mines
Filling devices ( pneumatic conveyers B65G 51/00 , B65G 53/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Auxiliary measures taken, or devices used, in connection with loading or unloading
Large containers
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Filling reactors
Emptying devices ( conveyer constructions B65G 15/00 to B65G 35/00 ; devices similar to vehicle tipplers B65G 67/48)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Devices for emptying from the top
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Silage
Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container, unloading with suction
Almost identical
{comprising a vertical passage located inside the container}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Scraping devices
Mechanical devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Devices include suction tubes and mouths, lifting screens (US2005100430), augers (US2005100430), rakes, blades, scraper conveyors (GB2036686) etc

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Silage
Devices for emptying from the top
Devices for emptying otherwise than from the top
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Emptying from the bottom or middle

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Filling bags or small containers
Gates or closures
using belt or chain conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

For example: mobile frames to put UNDER the container

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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{arranged to be movable}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Movable on the bottom inside the container

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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using reciprocating conveyers, e.g. jigging conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bridge preventing means
Reciprocating along a vertical axis
using screw conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Preventing bridge
{arranged vertically or substantially vertically within the container (B65G 65/466 takes precedence ) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Arranged to be movable
{arranged to be movable}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rotating or translating screw, movable vertical screw classified in
{rotating about a substantially vertical axis}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bridge preventing
{and having the form of rotating tables or pans}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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{with particular surface features, e.g. ribs, roughening}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Mechanical projectors for articles or solid materials, comprising discs, drums, or like rotary impellers
Through which material passes
{and moving material over a stationary surface, e.g. sweep arms or wheels}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Through which material passes
{flexible, e.g. chains, cables, spring arms}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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{mounted on a carriage, e.g. for movement along slit-like outlets}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Inclined surface, scrapers
{by means of eccentric motion}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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{through which material passes, e.g. fan-like wheels}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
When the material weight is on the rotating member
{rotating about a substantially horizontal axis}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
With pneumatic conveyor
{in the form of rotating tubular chutes}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Loading or unloading vehicles ( by means incorporated in the vehicles B60 to B64; ground or aircraft-carrier-deck installations B64F; transferring refuse between vehicles or containers B65F 9/00)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Other article loading or unloading devices
With vertically reciprocating platforms
Loading or unloading means
For ships
For aircraft
Loading or unloading land vehicles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Loading land vehicles { ( loading or unloading boats to or from land vehicles B60P 3/10) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Optimal loading balance or loading pattern
G06Q10/00D
Feeding articles or materials from bunkers or tunnels
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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using endless conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Telescopic
For airplanes
using conveyers covering the whole length of vehicle trains
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Loading elongated articles, e.g. rails, logs
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Special rules of classification within this group

Indexing Code: B65G 2201/0217

Loading hardened bricks, briquettes, or the like
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
For ceramic mouldings
Loading coke-oven products ( discharging coke-ovens C10B 33/00)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Skip loading
Refuelling locomotives with solid fuels ( servicing locomotives B61K 11/02)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Skip loading
Loading covered vehicles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rollerways with inflatable lifting means
Equipment for handling freight
Loading moving vehicles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative examples of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Using conveyers covering the whole length of vehicle trains
Spreading out the materials conveyed by relatively moving an endless feeding means
Unloading land vehicles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Controlled unloading
Loading covered vehicles
using rakes or scrapers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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External transverse blades attached to endless conveyers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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using transportable tipping apparatus
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Special rules of classification within this group
using fixed tipping installations
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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endwise
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Towards both ends (otherwise B65G 67/40)

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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toward one end only
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
sideways
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Lifting and tipping
Rotating 360°
by passing the vehicles over a stretch of transversely-inclined rails
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Apparatus for lifting and tilting
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Rotary vehicle tipplers, i.e. rotating through 360 degrees
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Rotation about one axis (ring-construction ostly)

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Vehicle-locking means
Vehicle and tippler interlocking controls
having several decks
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Vehicle-locking means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Vehicle and tippler interlocking controls
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Special rules of classification within this group

Indexing Code: B65G 2814/0362

{using devices specially adapted for articles}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Transferring or trans-shipping at storage areas, railway yards, harbours; Marshalling yard installations
{using devices specially adapted for bulk material}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers: