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OTHER DOMESTIC STOVES OR RANGES; DETAILS OF DOMESTIC STOVES OR RANGES, OF GENERAL APPLICATION (radiator stoves of the fluid-circulating type F24H)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Domestic stoves or ranges in which the fuel is not restricted to solid fuel, e.g. gaseous fuels, liquid fuels or electricity is used.

Details for such stoves or ranges.

Cooktops.

Devices for removing cooking fumes, e.g. extractor hoods.

Baking ovens with convection heat.

Relationship between large subject matter areas

Stoves or ranges for solid fuels are classified in F24B.

References relevant to classification in this subclass
This subclass/group does not cover:
Microwave ovens
Induction cooktops are classified
Artificial fireplaces or stoves comprising means to simulate flames or the burning of solid fuel using gaseous fuel
Eelectrical powered artificial fireplaces or stoves comprising means to simulate flames or the burning of solid fuel
Aspects concerning the housing of artificial fireplaces
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bakers' ovens; machines or equipment for baking
Kitchen cabinets
Washing or rinsing machines for crockery or tableware
Laundering, drying, ironing, pressing or folding textile articles
Burners
Fluid heaters, e.g. water or air heaters, having heat generating means
Refrigerators
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Stove
appliance used for generating heat
Range, kitchen stove, cooking stove, cookstove or cooker
kitchen appliance designed to cook food. Such a device has both burners on the top (also known in American English as the cooktop and, in British English, the hob) and, often, an oven
Cooktop
has burners on the top and is usually installed into a countertop
Drop-in range
has both burners on the top and an oven and hangs from a cutout in the countertop (that is, it cannot be installed free-standing on its own)
Stoves or ranges in which the fuel or energy supply is not restricted to solid fuel or to a type covered by a single one of the following groups F24C 3/00 to F24C 9/00; Stoves or ranges in which the type of fuel or energy supply is not specified
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Stoves or ranges which are adapted for the use of two or more kinds of fuel or energy supply.

Stoves or ranges solely adapted for radiation heating.

Stoves and ranges for gaseous fuels
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Stoves or ranges comprising a gas burner.

Details of such stoves or ranges, e.g. the arrangement or mounting of the burners, the arrangement or mounting of ignition devices and control or safety devices used on these devices.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Control valves
Premix gas burners with radial outlets at the burning head
Regulating or controlling combustion
Ignition
Stoves and ranges for liquid fuels
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Stoves and ranges using liquid fuel.

Details of such stoves or ranges, e.g. the arrangement or mounting of the burners, the arrangement or mounting of ignition devices and control or safety devices used on these devices.

Liquid-fuel supply arrangements.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Burners for combustion of a liquid
Feeding fuel to combustion apparatus
Regulating or controlling combustion
Ignition
Stoves or ranges heated by electrical energy (electric heating elements or arrangements H05B)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Stoves and ranges using electrical energy.

Details of such stoves or ranges, e.g. the arrangement or mounting of the heating elements, the arrangement or mounting of control or safety devices used on these devices.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Cooking devices using induction heating
Heating using microwaves
[N: simulating flames]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Lighting devices or systems simulating flames
Simulated fireplace
Artificual stove with gaseous fuel
using microwaves (heating using microwaves in general H05B 6/64)
Special rules of classification within this group

F24C 7/02 is not used anymore for classification, use H05B 6/64.

Arrangement or mounting of control or safety devices (switches H01H; circuit arrangements for electric heating H05B)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Measuring temperature; measuring quantity of heat; thermally-sensitve elements not otherwise provided for
Controlling members, e.g. knobs or handles;
Touch switches
Stoves or ranges heated by a single type of energy supply not covered by groups F24C 3/00 to F24C 7/00 or F24B (using the heat from an exothermal reaction not involving a supply of free oxygen gas, [N: using special gaseous fuel e.g. acetylene, hydrogen,] using solar energy F24J)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Stoves or ranges using the heat from an exothermal reaction not involving a supply of free oxygen gas, using special gaseous fuel e.g. acetylene, hydrogen.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Solar heat collectors with supports for article heated, e.g. stoves, ranges crucibles, furnaces or ovens using solar heat
Combinations of two or more stoves or ranges, e.g. each having a different kind of energy supply
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Combinations of two or more stoves or ranges, e.g. each having a different kind of energy supply.

Stoves or ranges with additional provisions for heating water (mounting arrangements of water heaters or water-heating elements F24H1/04)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Stoves or range wherein residual heat is used for heating water.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Mounting arrangements of water heaters or water-heating elements
F24H1/04
Stoves or ranges having self-cleaning provisions, e.g. continuous or catalytic cleaning, electrostatic cleaning
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Pyrolytic cooking ovens.

Stoves or ranges wherein a cleaning liquid is used.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Cleaning in general; prevention of fouling
Detergent compositions
Removing cooking fumes
Details
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Details of stoves or ranges such as: arrangements for circulation of cooling air to avoid excessive heat in the housing or door, illumination of oven cavities, doors specially adapted for stoves or ranges, shelves or racks used in cooking ovens.

Cooking hot plate using gas or electrical energy.

Devices for removing cooking fumes, either from a cooking cavity or from a cooking area, e.g. extractor hoods.

Arrangements of ducts for hot gases in or around baking ovens, e.g. convection baking ovens.

[N: Coatings for ovens]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Enamels; Glazes
[N: Illumination for oven cavities]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Means for illuminating ovens
Lighting devices inside a domestic oven
F21S8/00F
Details of lighting of general application
Lighting devices in microwave cavity
Lighting for ovens
Doors specially adapted for stoves or ranges (in general E06B; for combustion chambers F23M)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Locks; accessories therefore; handcuffs
Hinges or other suspension devices for doors
Sealing arrangements on wings or parts co-operating with the wings
Sealings
Tops, e.g. hot plate; Rings (F24C 15/12, F24C 15/14 take precedence)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Devitrified glass ceramics
Surface treatment of glass, not in the form of fibres or filaments, by coating
Ohmic resistance heating arrangements specially adapted for cooking plates or analogous hot-plates
Induction cooking plates with coil cooling arrangements
Shelves, racks, [N: rotisserie spits,] or trays inside ovens; Supports therefor
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Sliding drawers for tables, cabinets or like furniture
Roasting apparatus with movably-mounted food supports or with movable heating implements; spits
Roasters; grills; sandwich grills
Racks for washing or rinsing machines for crockery or tableware
Bearings for parts moving only linearly
Shelves in refrigerators
Removing cooking fumes (parts, details or accessories of cooking-vessels for withdrawing or condensing cooking vapours from such vessels A47J 36/38)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Devices for removing cooking fumes from cooking cavities or from cooking ranges, e.g. using an extractor hood.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Parts, detail or accessories of cooking-vessels for withdrawing or condensing cooking vapour from cooking utensils
Control of fire-fighting equipment
Separating dispersed particles from gases or vapours by gravity, inertia or centrifugal forces
Filters or filtering processes specially modified for separating dispersed particles from gases or vapours
Air-conditioning; air-humidification; ventilation
Microwave oven air circulation system also used as air extracting hood
Arrangements for mounting stoves or ranges in particular locations
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Kitchen cabinets incorporating apparatus operated by power
Arrangements of ducts for hot gases, e.g. in or around baking ovens
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Baking ovens comprising convection heating using forced circulation.

Baking ovens comprising air moisturising means, e.g. steam ovens.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Ovens heated by media flowing there through
Air-treatment devices for ovens, e.g. regulating humidity
Steam-heated kettles for domestic use
Heat-insulated warming chambers with forced air circulation
Heating using microwaves combined with convection heating and using steam
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