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SECTION I - CLASS DEFINITION

This class includes the elementary structure of a running-gear for a land vehicle, that is, commonly known as a "wheel" or an "axle", per se. The combination of a "significant" wheel or axle with "nominal" other structure, i.e., wherein the wheel or axle comprises the dominant feature or essential part, is also found in this class.

SECTION II - LINES WITH OTHER CLASSES AND WITHIN THIS CLASS

(1) This class is subordinate to Class 280, Land Vehicles, and distinguishes therefrom by the above definition.

(2) This class is subordinate to Class 180, Motor Vehicles. The broader or more comprehensive combinations of cooperating structure of a wheel and axle with other elements of a motor-vehicle are classified in Class 180. Such cooperating structure on the wheel and axle is found in this class (301) only where its modification is for wheel and axle structure purposes alone.

(3) The combination of a detailed wheel with a detailed brake is found in Class 301. A brake with only enough wheel structure to support the brake is found in Class 188, Brakes.

(4) A wheel or the combination of a wheel with a resilient tire or with a resilient wheel component is normally found in Class 301. A resilient tire, a resilient wheel, or a resilient wheel component is found in Class 152. For example, a resilient tire with a rim including details of the rim allowing the tire to be seated thereon is found in Class 152, but it is found in Class 301 if further including mounting structure for supporting that structure on a bearing hub. A traction-increasing device supported by a wheel, even though combined with a resilient tire, is found in Class 301, but another traction-increasing device operative to engage the tread of the tire and permit resilient operation thereof is found in Class 152.

(5) A device which functions as a transportation means for a vehicle, but which is not a true wheel, is found in Class 180, Motor Vehicles, subclasses 7.1+; and Class 305, Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles.

SECTION III - REFERENCES TO OTHER CLASSES

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29Metal Working,   subclasses 894.3+ for a process of making (including assembling) a wheel or wheel part.
74Machine Element or Mechanism,   for a casing for an axle; or for an axle (especially a motor vehicle axle) which involves improvement in the gear casing or in the gearing. An axle housing, per se (which may be recited as an "axle") is found in Class 301.
152Resilient Tires and Wheels (see Lines With Other Classes,   4, above).
180Motor Vehicles (see Note 2 and Lines With Other Classes and With This Class,   above).
280Land Vehicles, for a vehicle riding on a runner(s) or for a runner, per se. (see Lines With Other Classes,   (1) above.)
305Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles,   subclass 7 for a rigid circular track provided with a wheel or roller within the track the axis of which is eccentrically positioned with relation to the axis of the track, said wheel or roller being adapted to roll on a lower portion of the track, and subclasses 124+ for wheels especially modified to be used in flexible track apparatus for land vehicles. For a patent claiming a wheel, per se, to be placed in Class 305 the wheel as disclosed must include structure which coacts with a track part, such as a flanged rim, or a grooved rim which structure is adapted to interengage with a portion of a flexible track. A wheel which does not incorporate such structure, even though disclosed as being a flexible track-supporting wheel, is classified in this class (301).
384Bearings,   for a vehicle wheel bearing.
474Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components,   particularly subclasses 166+ for a friction drive pulley or guide roll.

SUBCLASSES

[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 1]    1COMBINED WHEEL AND AXLE MODIFICATION:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Combination involving combined modification of both wheel and axle or modification of one which affects the operation of the other.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 2]    2Cushion lateral thrust:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 1.  Combination having spring element to cushion relative lateral movement of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 2.5]    2.5With pedal crank:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 1.  Combination of wheel, axle and driving pedal crank, used chiefly in bicycle propulsion.

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74Machine Element or Mechanism,   subclasses 594.1+ for a journal bearing with a crank and pedal.
384Bearings,   subclass 431 for a plain bearing and subclass 458 for an antifriction bearing for a pedal type crank.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.1]    5.1WHEEL:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Structure comprising that part of a running-gear commonly known as a wheel, i.e., a member having a round periphery, adapted to turn about its center and to supportingly carry a vehicle over the land (1) by rolling engagement of the periphery with the land or (2) by rolling engagement of a tire on the periphery with the land.

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16Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, etc.),   subclasses 18+ for a caster including a wheel.
249Static Molds,   subclass 56 for mold for forming a vehicle wheel.
428Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles,   subclass 579 for a metallic blank or circular shape and of width greater than its thickness.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.21]    5.21Balancing device:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel comprising (1) a wheel having provision to equalize the weight of one portion thereof with respect to another, or (2) a member particularly adapted to be used on a wheel to equalize the weight of one portion of the wheel with respect to another.

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53.5,for a weight added to a wheel to increase the traction thereof.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclass 154.1 for a resilient tire having provision to balance the tire (compared to means to balance the wheel or wheel and tire assembly found in this subclass.)
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.22]    5.22Self-operating:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.21.  Wheel wherein the balancing device includes provision to allow a portion thereof to relocate to effect weight equalization without outside impetus.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.23]    5.23With peripheral roller:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel combined with at least one additional member which is also adapted to function as a wheel, which additional member turns about a second axis, which second axis orbits about the first axis, i.e., the axis of the "primary" wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.24]    5.24Having housing for tire inflation means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel including structure for protecting a member intended to transmit a filling fluid to a hollow tire thereon.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclasses 450+ for an inflatable pneumatic tire or tire combined with a wheel, including a tire inflation means; and subclasses 427+ for an inflating means combined with a wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.301]    5.301Skate wheels:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Subject matter wherein the wheel is particularly adapted to use on a roller skate.
(1) Note. A roller skate wheel combined with a bearing is included in this subclass.
(2) Note. Wheels under this subclass include a wheel structure and any tire joined thereto.

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16Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, etc.),   subclass 45 for a wheel particularly adapted to use on a caster.
152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   for a tire or wheel under that class definition which might be used on a roller skate.
280Land Vehicles,   subclass 11.19 for wheeled skates.
362Illumination,   subclass 500 for an illuminated wheel structure.
384Bearings,   for a skate bearing, per se.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.302]    5.302Traction increasing:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.301.  Subject matter including provision for increasing the tractive effort thereof or for preventing slipping (or sluing) of the wheel from its intended direction of travel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.303]    5.303Shape:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.302.  Subject matter wherein the significance is attributed to the configuration of a traction surface of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.304]    5.304Cushion:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.301.  Subject matter wherein a part of the wheel is formed of an elastic or softer material to effectively prevent transmission of vibrations to a skate user.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.305]    5.305Mounting on axle or skate:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.301.  Subject matter includes a specific structure for rotatably securing the wheel to an axle or skate.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.306]    5.306Hub having tire retention means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.301.  Subject matter wherein a central portion of the wheel includes a formation or a member which is adapted to engage and retain the tire.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclass 323 for specific tire structure and subclasses 393 for tire reinforcing structure.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.307]    5.307Tire molded to hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.306.  Subject matter wherein the tire is permanently joined as an integral part of the central portion of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.308]    5.308Plural diverse materials:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.301.  Subject matter wherein the wheel is made of more than one material.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclass 323 for tire cushion structure and subclasses 393 for tire reinforcing structure.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.309]    5.309Hub construction:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.301.  Subject matter includes a structural arrangement of parts of the central portion of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 5.7]    5.7With antifriction bearing:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.3.  Wheel having an antifriction bearing.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.1]    6.1With drive or brake attachment:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel combined with an element (1) which transmits force to the wheel to effect movement thereof or (2) which receives force from the wheel to prevent movement thereof.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclass 153 for a cooling device for a resilient tire.
188Brakes,   for a brake for a wheel without "significant" recitation of a wheel. The combination of a "significant" brake with a "significant" wheel is included in this and the indented subclasses (301/6.1+).
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.2]    6.2Aircraft wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel particularly adapted to use on an aircraft to support that aircraft while on the ground.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.3]    6.3And with brake-cooling means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel including provision to reduce the thermal level of the brake structure.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.4]    6.4Comprising means to utilize a fluid:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.3.  Wheel wherein the provision to reduce the thermal level uses a contained flowable medium such as a gas or liquid to carry heat away from the brake.
(1) Note. A cooling fin intended to transfer heat to passing air does not "contain" a flowable medium and, therefore, is not included herein.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.5]    6.5Drive means on wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel combined with an element which transmits force to the wheel to effect movement thereof.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.6]    6.6Wheel supported on brake drum clear of hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel combined with a brake member intended to turn about the wheel axis, said member having a cylindrical friction surface thereon, which wheel is supported by the brake member without any other load-bearing attachment to the vehicle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.7]    6.7Brake drum supported on wheel clear of hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel combined with a brake member intended to turn about the wheel axis, said member having a cylindrical friction surface thereon, which brake member is supported by the wheel member without any other load-bearing attachment to the vehicle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.8]    6.8Disc brake:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel including a brake member intended to turn about the wheel axis, said member having an axially facing friction surface thereon.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.9]    6.9For cycle-type vehicle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel particularly adapted to use on a two or three wheel bicycle or motorcycle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 6.91]    6.91Having vibration damper or heat insulator:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel including (1) provision to eliminate regular, repetitive oscillations or (2) provision to prevent the transfer of heat.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 7]    7Wheelbarrow type:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel of the type usable on an ordinary wheelbarrow.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 8]    8Having auxiliary bracing:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel having structure in addition to that of a conventional wheel for reinforcing any component part at any point.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 9.1]    9.1Detachable wheel section:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel having means whereby a substantial part of the wheel, e.g., not less than a demountable rim and tire, is removably secured to an inner part without removing the inner part from an attached position on the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 9.2]    9.2With provision to permit positioning of rim laterally of hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel with means to allow the rim to be held on the supporting structure (hub) in a first axial position or alternatively in a second axial position.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 10.1]    10.1Demountable rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel wherein the detachable, substantial part comprises an annular member intended (1) to rollingly engage the ground or (2) to support a tire intended to rollingly engage the ground.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 11.1]    11.1Rim-securing means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 10.1.  Wheel having means to attach the rim to the periphery of a wheel body.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 11.2]    11.2With lock between rim and wheel body:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel combined with means distinct from the securing means to prevent separation of the rim and the wheel web.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 11.3]    11.3With spacer between rim and wheel body:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel combined with means distinct from the securing means to fill clearance between the radially inner surface of the rim and the radially outer surface of the wheel web.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 12.1]    12.1Spoke secured:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel wherein the rim is secured directly (i.e., without a separate felly) to the spokes of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 12.2]    12.2Radially movable spoke:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 12.1.  Wheel wherein the securing means comprises a spoke with at least a portion thereof repositionable outwardly from the axis.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 13.1]    13.1Plural rims:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel including more than one rim mounted on the wheel.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclass 376 for nondemountable plural rims each of which is particularly adapted for use with a resilient tire.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 13.2]    13.2Dual rims:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 13.1.  Wheel including more than one rim of substantially equal radial extent positioned near each other along the wheel axis.

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36.1,for dual wheels.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 14]    14Securing and removing means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel wherein the means for securing the rim to the wheel can be operated to assist in removing the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 15]    15Contractible rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel including a transplit rim, i.e., a rim of adjustable length so that the rim is secured to the wheel by contracting the rim about the periphery of the wheel.

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30+,for a demountable, transversely divided rim without securing means, generally.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 16]    16Expandable wheel body:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel wherein the portion located radially inside the rim includes a component that is movable radially outwardly to engage and secure the rim thereon.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 17]    17Bayonet joint:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel wherein there is a bayonet-joint connection between the outer periphery of the wheel and the inner periphery of the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 18]    18Radially acting wedge:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel wherein the rim is secured by a wedge operable to exert a radial pressure on the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 19]    19Transversely extending wedge:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 18.  Wheel wherein the wedging-surfaces extend along the axis of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 20]    20Independently movable:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 19.  Wheel wherein the wedge has movement discrete of that of both the rim and the wheel web.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 21]    21Bolt wedge:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Wheel wherein the wedge comprises a tapered, helical member that is rotated about its axis to effect movement thereof along its axis.

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28,for a wheel having a demountable rim secured by a radially extending latch bolt.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 22]    22Annular wedge:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Wheel wherein the wedge is in the form of a ring extending around the periphery of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 23]    23Removable side ring:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel wherein the securing means comprises a removable side ring.

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22,for a ring shaped wheel rim securing means comprising a wedge.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 24]    24Removable side lug:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel wherein the securing means comprises a removable side lug.

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18+,for a wheel wherein the rim is secured by a wedge operable to exert radial pressure on the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 25]    25Latch:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel wherein either the rim or the wheel-body carries a member capable of movement to lock the rim to the wheel-body.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 26]    26Annular latch:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 25.  Wheel wherein the securing means comprises a ring secured to a wheel element by means such that the ring can be moved to two positions, one locking the rim in place and the other in a position to release it.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 27]    27Expandable ring:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 26.  Wheel wherein the securing ring includes a portion that is movable radially outwardly to engage and secure the rim to the wheel body.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 28]    28Radially moving bolt:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 25.  Wheel wherein the latch comprises a helically ribbed member positioned with its axis extending away from the wheel axis, such that upon rotation about its axis the member is caused to move away from the wheel axis and secure the rim to the wheel body.

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21,for wheel having a removable rim secured to the wheel body by a radially acting bolt wedge.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 29]    29Pivoted:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 25.  Wheel wherein the latch is a pivoted element.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 29.2]    29.2Circumferentially divided rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.1.  Wheel having a demountable rim which is divided into plural axial sections, which rim is secured to the wheel body by bringing together the rim"s sections.
(1) Note. The structure of the rim is such that the sections can be separated only when there is no tire on the wheel.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclasses 396+ for rim parts which are particularly adapted for use with a resilient tire, which rim parts are separable to facilitate removal of the tire.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 30]    30Transversely divided:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel wherein the demountable rim or a section thereof is divided by a cut generally parallel to the wheel axis.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 30.2]    30.2One section both transversely and circumferentially divided:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 30.  Wheel having a demountable rim which is divided into plural axial sections, which rim is secured to the wheel body by bringing together the rim"s sections, wherein one axial section thereof is cut parallel to the wheel axis.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 31]    31Plural sections:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 30.  Wheel wherein the rim is divided by a plurality of transverse cuts.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 32]    32Hinged:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 31.  Wheel wherein two sections of the rim are pivotally attached to each other.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclass 377 for a rim particularly adapted to receive a resilient tire, which rim includes a retracting wheel section.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 33]    33With end-aligning means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 30.  Wheel wherein adjacent ends of the divided rim are provided with means for moving such ends into or out of aligned relation.

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157Wheelwright Machines,   subclasses 1.35+ for a rim-breaking device which is not part of the rim and is intended to be removed therefrom during normal use of the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 34]    34Tool connection:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 33.  Wheel wherein the adjacent ends of the rim are provided with tool-receiving means to be used to align the ends of the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.1]    35.1Circumferentially divided rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel having a demountable rim which is divided into plural axial sections, which rim is secured to the wheel body by bringing together the rim"s sections.
(1) Note. The structure of the rim is such that the sections can be separated only when there is no tire on the wheel.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclasses 396+ for rim parts which are particularly adapted for use with a resilient tire, which rim parts are separable to facilitate removal of the tire.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.2]    35.2Rim sections held together by bayonet joint:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.1.  Wheel wherein the axial sections are configured such that one is moved toward the other along the wheel axis, i.e., their axes, then rotated so that the sections interfit and cannot be separated without reversal of the movement.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.3]    35.3Rim sections held together by transversely divided locking ring:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.1.  Wheel wherein the axial sections are configured to interfit with an annular member so that they cannot be separated without removal of the annular member, wherein the annular member is divided by a cut generally parallel to the wheel axis.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.51]    35.51Including means to prevent relative rotation between rim and wheel body:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 10.1.  Wheel including structure adapted to interfit with the rim and the wheel web to secure the two members such that one will not turn about the wheel axis with respect to the other.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.52]    35.52Geared mounting mechanism:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel wherein the detachable section comprises a toothed rotary member which is intended to be used to effect securement of the wheel on supporting structure, e.g., on an axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.53]    35.53Artillery wheel with single-acting retaining means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel which is particularly adapted to use in transporting ordnance and which includes a member for securing that wheel to supporting structure, such as an axle, by a single movement.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.54]    35.54Artillery wheel bolted to hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel which is particularly adapted to use in transporting ordnance and which is configured to be secured to supporting structure, such as an axle, by a helically ribbed member interfitting with the supporting structure.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.55]    35.55By central nut:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.54.  Wheel wherein the helically ribbed member is concentric with the wheel axis.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.56]    35.56Wire-spoke wheel with single-acting mounting means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel having the hub joined to the rim by a plurality of generally radially extending slender rods and including a member for securing that wheel to supporting structure, such as an axle, by a single movement.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.57]    35.57Wire-spoke wheel bolted to hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel having the hub joined to the rim by a plurality of generally radially extending rods and configured to be secured to supporting structure, such as an axle, by a helically ribbed member interfitting with the supporting structure.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.58]    35.58By central nut:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.57.  Wheel wherein the helically ribbed member is concentric with the wheel axis.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.59]    35.59Spoke formations bolted to hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel having the hub joined to the rim by a member configured to appear to be a plurality of generally radially extending rods.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.61]    35.61Disc wheel with single-acting retaining means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Wheel having the hub joined to the rim by a generally flat, radially extending platelike member and including a member for securing that wheel to supporting structure, such as an axle, by a single movement.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.621]    35.621Disc wheel bolted to hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Subject matter wherein the wheel having the hub joined to the rim by a generally flat, radially extending platelike member and configured to be secured to a supporting structure, such as an axle, by a threaded fastener interfitting with the supporting structure (i.e., a bolt).

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411Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-deformed, or Locked-threaded Fastener,   appropriate subclasses for specific nut or bolt structure.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.622]    35.622Multi-part nut:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.621.  Subject matter includes a plurality of members having threaded holes designed to fit around and secure the bolt.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.623]    35.623Lug nut:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Subject matter including a threaded means intended to interfit with a corresponding other threaded part of the wheel to secure the wheel to the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.624]    35.624Lug nut retention means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.623.  Subject matter wherein the lug nut includes a member(e.g., spring) to keep the lug nut secured to the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.625]    35.625Lug nut engaging wheel element:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.623.  Subject matter wherein a wheel member is shaped to engage the lug nut at lug nut opening.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.626]    35.626Disc reinforcing structure at lug bolt opening:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Subject matter including an integral strengthening means provided as a part of a disc at a lug bolt opening to strengthen the disc around the immediate area of the opening.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.627]    35.627Centering means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Subject matter including means (i.e., template, pilot studs) for guiding a wheel onto a hub during wheel mounting.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.628]    35.628Dual wheel coupling:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Subject matter wherein two independent discs are joined or arranged for mounting two wheels to the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.629]    35.629With adaptor:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Subject matter including means to facilitate the mounting of the wheel having a bolt hole pattern different from a bolt pattern of a vehicle axle flange to which the wheel is mounted.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.63]    35.63By central nut:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.621.  Wheel wherein the helically ribbed member is concentric with the wheel axis.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.631]    35.631Variable bolt patterns accommodating means (e.g., inserts):
 This subclass is indented under subclass 35.629.  Subject matter wherein the facilitating means includes a member with a bolt hole or a member capable of changing orientation is inserted into an oversized bolt hole of the wheel to accommodate the bolt pattern of the vehicle axle flange.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 35.632]    35.632Lug bolt opening reinforcement:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.1.  Subject matter wherein a separate member is rigidly attached to a disc at a lug bolt aperture or the member is inserted through the lug bolt aperture to strengthen the aperture.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 36.1]    36.1Dual wheels:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Plural wheels of substantially equal radial extent positioned near each other along a common wheel axis.

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13.2,for a single wheel supporting dual demountable rims.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclass 376 for a wheel particularly adapted for receiving plural resilient tires.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 36.2]    36.2Relatively rotatable:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 36.1.  Dual wheels wherein both turn about the same axis but may turn at different rates.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 36.3]    36.3With wear-preventing means therebetween:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 36.1.  Dual wheels combined with a member fitting between the wheels to reduce abrasive deterioration of the wheels or of the tires thereon.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.101]    37.101With wheel cover:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Subject matter wherein the wheel includes a facing member which is secured to the wheel and covers a substantial portion of the wheel for decorating or protecting the wheel.
(1) Note. Included herein is a trim member which covers less than an entire wheel, e.g., a rim-covering rim ring.
(2) Note. A wheel cover, per se, is included herein if particularly adapted for attachment to a vehicle wheel.
(3) Note. A wheel may include a ‘wheel hub’ which is detachably secured to a ‘bearing hub’ and which is permanently attached to the radially innermost portion of the wheel body. A ‘hub cap’ covering the ‘wheel hub’ is included in this and the intended subclasses; whereas a ‘hub cap’ covering only the ‘bearing hub’ is in subclasses 108.1.

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108,for a member which engages and covers only the axial end of the hub of a wheel.

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40Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting,   subclass 587 for an ornamental or sign-carrying member to be mounted on a wheel or axle of a land vehicle which does not rotate when the vehicle is in motion.
52Static Structures (e.g.,Buildings),   subclass 716.5 for an in situ attached-type channel or trim strip for a fixed structure, generally.
280Land Vehicles,   subclass 156 for a wheel-attached dust or mud guard and subclass 160 for a wheel guard for attachment to a vehicle.
D12Transportation,   subclass 204 for a design patent for a wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.102]    37.102Fastening arrangements:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Subject matter wherein the facing member comprises means for attaching the facing member to the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.103]    37.103Temporary wheel shield:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Subject matter wherein the facing member covers a rim portion or a disc portion of the wheel during treatment of a tire or covers the tire during treatment of the disc or rim portion.

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118Coating Apparatus,   subclass 504 for work surface shields, masks or protectors.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.104]    37.104With holding means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.103.  Subject matter wherein the protector includes a handle or means to grasp the facing member.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.105]    37.105Cover on back side of wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Subject matter wherein each side of the wheel is covered by separate facing member.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.106]    37.106Made of plural segments:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Subject matter wherein the facing member is made of more than one separate portions.

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37.24,for a trim ring covering only.
108.1,for hub caps.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.107]    37.107Each segment independently fastened to wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.106.  Subject matter wherein each portion of the facing member is individually attached to the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.108]    37.108Having visibility enhancing feature:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Subject matter wherein the facing member includes a means(e.g., a light reflector or generator or certain color) to make the facing member distinctly noticeable.

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362Illumination,   subclass 500 for illuminating feature on wheel covers.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.109]    37.109Having display means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Subject matter wherein the facing member includes an indicia having a identifiable form or character.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.11]    37.11Including adhesive:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.102.  Subject matter wherein the attaching means includes a sticky gluey substance.
(1) Note. The sticky gluey substance may or may not be used for permanently attaching the facing member to the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.12]    37.12Including compressible member (i.e., rubber):
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.102.  Subject matter wherein the attaching means includes a rubber material.
(1) Note. A rubber material prevents vibration or provide seal between the wheel and the cover.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.21]    37.21With anti-theft device for wheel cover:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel combined with a member intended to make difficult unauthorized removal of the cover from the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.22]    37.22Tire sidewall:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel wherein the facing member comprises a member intended to cover an axially facing portion of a ground-engaging tire.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclasses 151+ for a resilient tire or for the combination of a resilient tire with only that portion of a wheel that is particularly adapted to receive a resilient tire. The combination of a detailed, nonresilient wheel with a resilient tire is in Class 301.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.23]    37.23Retained on wheel cover:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.22.  Wheel wherein the facing member includes both a portion extending over the tire and a portion extending over the wheel and wherein the portion extending over the tire is attached to the portion extending over the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.24]    37.24Trim ring covering rim only:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel wherein the facing member is annular and is intended to cover only that portion of the wheel intended to support a tire.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.25]    37.25With relatively rotatable element:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel combined with an additional facing member that is permitted to turn more than 360 with respect to the first facing member.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.26]    37.26Including distinct central medallion:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel wherein the facing member has a first portion and a second portion attached thereto, which second portion is positioned near the axis of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.27]    37.27Attached to plastic cover permanently secured to wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.26.  Wheel including a first facing member made primarily of organic polymeric material secured to the wheel so that it is not readily detachable and including a detachable central medallion.

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37.43,for a plastic wheel cover permanently secured to a wheel, generally.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.28]    37.28Including access door:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheels wherein the facing member has an openable panel intended to allow admission to the vehicle wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.29]    37.29Wire-spoke wheel simulating wheel cover:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel wherein the facing member is configured to appear as a wire-spoke wheel.

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9.1+,for a wire-spoke wheel having a detachable section, especially subclasses 35.56+ for such a wheel bolted to a hub, subclass 35.58 for such a wheel with single-acting mounting means, and subclass 35.59 for a wheel having a disc portion configured to appear as a wire-spoke wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.31]    37.31Including resilient securing means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel having a spring member intended to hold the facing member in position on the web or rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.32]    37.32Resilient securing ring on cover:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.31.  Wheel wherein the spring member is generally annular about the wheel axis and is a component of the facing member.
(1) Note. A spring member that extends more than 180 degrees about the wheel axis is considered to be generally annular. Note further that the annular spring may be of irregular radii.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.33]    37.33Acting to bias portion of cover into engagement with wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.32.  Wheel wherein the spring member yieldably urges a portion of the basic material of the facing member into engagement with a portion of the wheel itself to hold the facing member in position thereon.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.34]    37.34Detachable:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.31.  Wheel wherein the spring member is itself removable from both the wheel and the facing member.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.35]    37.35Wheel body or rim having integral securing bump:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel having a raised surface extending from the surface of the web of the wheel or from the rim intended to hold the facing member in position thereon.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.36]    37.36Bump on rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.35.  Wheel having a raised surface extending from the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.371]    37.371Including threaded means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.102.  Subject matter wherein the wheel includes a helically ribbed fastener to mate with the facing member or wheel and holds the facing member in position on the wheel.

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108.4,for a hub cap secured to a hub by a threaded means.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.372]    37.372Cover held directly by lug nuts:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.371.  Subject matter wherein the facing member is held to the disc member through a contact with the fastener which retains the wheel to the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.373]    37.373Cover snap-fits over lug nuts:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.372.  Subject matter wherein the facing member includes a means to engage or force-fit over the lug nut to retain the facing member without removing the lug nut.

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35.625,for lug nut engaging wheel element.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.374]    37.374Lug nut cover:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.371.  Subject matter including a member which fits over the lug nut to protect, decorate or conceal the lug nut.

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411Expanded,Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-deformed,   or Locked-threaded fastener, subclass 371 for cap or washer for fastener.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.375]    37.375Nut cover retains wheel cover:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.374.  Subject matter wherein a facing member is held to the wheel by the lug nut cover.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.376]    37.376Cover mounting member secured to wheel by lug nuts:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.371.  Subject matter wherein the facing member includes additional or separate structure held to the wheel bythe threaded fasteners.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.38]    37.38Central thread:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.371.  Wheel wherein the helically ribbed means mates with the facing member or with the wheel about a helix coextensive with the wheel axis.

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108.5,for a hub cap secured to a hub by a central threaded means.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.39]    37.39Cover having integral securing teeth:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel wherein the facing member has formed therefrom sharp protuberances intended to directly engage the wheel to thereby hold the facing member in position on the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.41]    37.41Cover securing, wheel spoke engaging means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel including means intended to hold the facing member in position on the wheel by engagement with a spoke of a wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.42]    37.42Plastic cover:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.101.  Wheel wherein the cover member is made primarily of organic polymeric material.

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108.3,for a plastic hub cap.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 37.43]    37.43Permanently secured to wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.42.  Wheel including a first facing member made primarily of organic polymeric material secured to the wheel such that it is not readily detachable.

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37.27,for a plastic wheel permanently secured to a wheel, combined with a detachable central medallion.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 38.1]    38.1Emergency:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel intended to be used only when an ordinary wheel is unavailable and intended to be used only temporarily, either to assist or to take the place of the ordinary wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 39.1]    39.1Tire or rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 38.1.  Wheel in which a tire or rim is used for emergency purposes instead of a whole wheel.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclass 152 for an emergency resilient tire; subclass 158 for a resilient tire with a filler to support the wheel, as if inflated, during an emergency; and subclasses 516-521 for a run-flat tire, i.e., a tire with an internal support.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 40.1]    40.1Traction increasing:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 39.1.  Wheel wherein the emergency tire or rim is intended to increase the tractive effort of the wheel or to prevent slipping (or sluing) of the wheel from its intended direction of travel, and is readily removable from the ordinary wheel.

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41.1,for a wheel with traction-increasing provision, generally.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclasses 208+ for a resilient tire including means to increase the traction thereof, without details of the supporting wheel other than details adapting the device for use with a resilient tire.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 40.2]    40.2Auxiliary tire mounted to one side of main wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 40.1.  Wheel wherein the traction increasing emergency wheel comprises a coaxial unit secondary to the main wheel, which is axially offset therefrom.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 40.3]    40.3Safety emergency tire or rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 39.1.  Wheel with provision to function in the event of unexpected failure or the ordinary wheel.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclasses 516 through 521for a run-flat tire, i.e., a tire with an internal support.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 40.4]    40.4Rim clamp for securing emergency tire to rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 39.1.  Wheel including a member intended to grip the rim to secure the emergency tire thereto.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 40.5]    40.5Cover cleated to wheel to provide smooth road surface:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 39.1.  Wheel comprising a tread member intended to be temporarily secured to the wheel body and to encase the tire therein, presenting a continuous tread to the surface of the roadway.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 40.6]    40.6Auxiliary wheel movable radially into emergency position:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 38.1.  Wheel comprising an auxiliary wheel having an axis parallel to that of the ordinary wheel, movable laterally to present the periphery of the wheel to the earth.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 41.1]    41.1Traction increasing:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel including provision for increasing the tractive effort thereof or for preventing slipping (or sluing) of the wheel from its intended direction of travel.

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40.1,for an emergency wheel with traction-increasing provision.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 42]    42Chains:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 41.1.  Wheel wherein such traction-improving provision comprises a chain.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclasses 231+ for a traction-increasing chain for a resilient tire.
305Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles,   subclass 19 for an endless flexible track mounted about the periphery of a wheel to completely surround such wheel and be carried thereby.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 43]    43Projecting cleat:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 41.1.  Wheel in which the traction-increasing provision comprises a member extending radially beyond the ground-engaging perimeter of the wheel or tire.

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172Earth Working,   subclasses 540+ for rolling or rotating earth working tools with circumferentially spaced teeth, tines, blades or the like.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 44.1]    44.1Removably attached:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 43.  Wheel from which the cleat is readily detached.

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172Earth Working,   subclass 556 for a rolling earth-working tool with a tooth or blade clamped to a hub face.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 44.2]    44.2Of resilient material:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 44.1.  Wheel wherein the removable cleat is made of material which after deformation will return to its original configuration.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 44.3]    44.3To rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 44.1.  Wheel wherein the cleat is readily removable from attachment to the rim of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 44.4]    44.4To wheel body:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 44.1.  Wheel wherein the cleat is readily removable from attachment to the web of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 45]    45Movable:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 43.  Wheel in which the cleat is movable with respect to its support for any purpose.

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172Earth Working,   subclass 545 for a rolling earth working tool with movable blades or teeth.
305Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles,   subclasses 4+ for a ground-engaging element movably secured to the rim of a wheel in the form of a stepper. Class 305 takes a device in the form of a plate pivotally secured to the rim of a wheel and adapted to extend in a plane parallel to the ground when in contact therewith to simulate the action of a foot even though the plate is provided with a ground-engaging cleat. The device of Class 305 is distinguished from that of Class 301, subclasses 45+ in that the traction-increasing device of Class 301 comprises a ground-engaging cleat which may be movably mounted on the rim of a wheel; the plate of Class 305 is adapted to simulate the action of a foot when in contact with the ground.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 46]    46Adjustable:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 45.  Wheel wherein such movement permits adjustment by some control.

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172Earth Working,   subclass 541 and 546 for a rolling earth working tool having projecting teeth or blades and means for adjusting the teeth or blades.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 47]    47Supported by supplemental wheel attachment:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 46.  Wheel wherein the cleat is carried by a supplemental support adapted for attachment to a conventional type of wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 48]    48Alternately projecting and retracting:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 46.  Wheel wherein the cleat, during revolution of the wheel, is alternately projected and retracted, the projected position being at the ground-engaging position of the spur or cleat.

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172Earth Working,   subclass 546 for a rolling earth working tool with alternately projecting and retracting teeth or blades.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 49]    49Supported by supplemental wheel attachment:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 48.  Wheel wherein the cleat is carried by a supplemental support adapted for attachment to a conventional type of wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 50]    50Individually:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 46.  Wheel including a plurality of projecting cleats each of which is adjustable, with respect to the wheel body, independently of the other cleats.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 51]    51Spring moved:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 45.  Wheel wherein the cleat is moved to a projected position by a spring.

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172Earth Working,   subclass 544 for a rolling earth working tool with a spring mounted tooth or blade.
305Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles,   subclass 5 for spring-biased elements movably mounted on the rim of a wheel forming ground-engaging feet as the wheel rotates.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 52]    52Dual rims, connecting cleat:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 41.1.  Wheel including two rims of substantially equal radial extent positioned near each other along a common wheel axis with a projecting, traction-improving cleat extending from one rim to the other.

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172Earth Working,   subclasses 552+ for a rolling earth working tool having laterally extending bars supported on parallel rims.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 53]    53Recessions in rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 41.1.  Wheel wherein the ground-engaging portion of the wheel (other than a "tire") is provided in its face with a series of openings or depressions to increase the tractive effort thereof.

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172Earth Working,   subclass 534 for a rolling earth working tool with openings in the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 53.5]    53.5Wheel weight:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 41.1.  Wheel with provision to add mass thereto to increase traction.

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5.21+,for a weight used to balance a wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 54]    54Part of wheel body under tension, part under compression:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel wherein the rim and hub are connected by two means, one of which supports the load on the hub by the compression and the other by the tension of said means.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 55]    55Tension wheel; e.g., spoke:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel wherein the rim and hub are connected by means which supports the load on the hub by deliberately applied tension of said means.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 56]    56Having spoke attached tangentially to hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 55.  Wheel wherein the supporting means are radial spokes each of which is secured at its radially inner extent to the hub at a point such that a radius from the point is normal to the axis of the spoke.
(1) Note. A wheel may include a "wheel hub" which is detachably secured to a "bearing hub" and which is permanently attached to the radially innermost portion of the wheel body. In this subclass, the spokes comprise the wheel body and may be attached to either type of hub.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 57]    57Having hairpin type spokes:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 55.  Wheel wherein the supporting means comprises at least a first pair of straight rodlike members under tension, which are united at one end of each.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 58]    58Rim (or felly) and spoke connection:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 55.  Wheel including details of the point of attachment of a straight rodlike member under tension and the outer peripheral member of the wheel.
(1) Note. A "rim" comprises an annular member of a wheel that either engages the ground directly or supports a "tire" which engages the ground. A "felly" is a single member that is less than annular which acts in conjunction with other fellies as a rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 59]    59Hub and spoke connection:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 55.  Wheel including details of the point of attachment of a straight rodlike member under tension and the innermost member of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 60]    60Having provision to simultaneously tension plural spokes:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 59.  Wheel including more than one straight rodlike member under tension and including means that is to be so manipulated that all (or substantially all) of the spokes can be shortened at the same time.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 61]    61Distinct spoke socket sleeve:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 59.  Wheel including a straight rodlike member under tension, and including a tubular member for receiving the rodlike member, wherein the hub is formed with a pocket for receipt of the tubular member.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 62]    62Compression wheel:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel in which the load carried on the hub is supported by the compression of the material of the wheel between the hub and the ground.
(1) Note. A spoke type wheel wherein tension was not deliberately applied to the spokes is included in this subclass.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.101]    63.101Disc:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 62.  Subject matter wherein the wheel includes a flat or dish shaped load-carrying portion between the rim and the hub.

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5.301,for a disc-type skate wheel.

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29Metal Working,   subclass 894 for methods of making a wheel or the parts thereof.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.102]    63.102Including seal or adhesive:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Subject matter including a glueing agent between the flat or dish shaped portion and the tire supporting portion of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.103]    63.103Disc welded to rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Subject matter wherein the flat or dish shaped portion is rigidly joined to a tire supporting portion (i.e., rim) of the wheel by heating or pressure process (i.e., welding).
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.104]    63.104Having means for facilitating weld:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.103.  Subject matter wherein a portion of the disc or the rim at welding is specifically treated (i.e., modified in shape) for an efficient welded connection.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.105]    63.105Welded at side of rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.103.  Subject matter wherein the welding is located at an upstanding side of the tire supporting portion of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.106]    63.106Full face wheel disc:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Subject matter wherein the flat or dish shaped portion of the wheel includes an exterior flange of the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.107]    63.107Having reinforcement means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Subject matter wherein the flat or dish shaped portion is strengthened by changing a dish configuration (i.e., by corrugating or thickening at a portion of the flat or dish shaped portion).
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.108]    63.108Reinforcement attached to disc:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.107.  Subject matter wherein the flat or dish shaped portion is strengthened by rigidly connecting additional member thereto.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 63.109]    63.109Unitary with rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Subject matter wherein the flat or dish shaped portion is formed as one piece with a tire supporting portion of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.101]    64.101Wheel disc having spoke formation:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Subject matter wherein the material of the flat or dish shaped portion is shaped to simulate in form or in function the distinct spokes of a conventional spoke wheel.

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55,for a spoke wheel in which the spokes are under tension.
62,for a wheel in which the body is comprised of spokes without deliberately applied tension or under compression.
73,for a spoke wheel in which the spokes are arranged in two or more planes.
79,for a spoke wheel, generally.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.102]    64.102Spoke unitary with rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.101.  Subject matter wherein the spoke formation is made as one piece with a tire supporting portion of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.201]    64.201Plural axially spaced disc members:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.101.  Subject matter wherein the flat or dish shaped load carrying portion between the rim and hub of the spoke wheel comprises two or more axially arranged load-carrying portions between the rim and hub and fastened to each other.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.202]    64.202Discs members removably joined:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.201.  Subject matter wherein the two separate load-carrying portions of the spoke wheel are fastened to each other by removable fasteners.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.203]    64.203Disc members unitary with rim portion:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.201.  Subject matter wherein the load-carrying portions of the spoke wheel are each formed as one piece with a part of the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.301]    64.301Plural disc members:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Subject matter wherein the disc is made of more than one flat or dish shaped load-carrying portions of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.302]    64.302Plural axially spaced disc members:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.301.  Subject matter wherein the flat or dish shaped load-carrying portion of the wheel between the rim and the hub comprises two or more axially arranged load-carrying portions between the rim and hub and fastened to each other.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.303]    64.303Disc members unitary with rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.302.  Subject matter wherein the rim of the wheel is a part of the two separate load-carrying portions.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.304]    64.304Disc members configured to retain rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.302.  Subject matter wherein the two separate load- carrying portions together are shaped to receive the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.305]    64.305Disc members removably joined:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.302.  Subject matter wherein the two separate load-carrying portions are removably fastened to each other.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.306]    64.306Including intermediate material or member between disc members:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.302.  Subject matter wherein additional or separate element or filler is disposed between two separate flat or dish shaped load-carrying portions of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.307]    64.307Made of plural sections:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Subject matter wherein a single flat or dish shaped load-carrying portion is made of two or more members joined at radial or circumferential edges.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.5]    64.5By tab struck from disc:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.305.  Wheel wherein the first and second load-carrying, generally flat- or dish-shaped, portions are secured to each other by a flat member on one of the portions that extends into the other.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.6]    64.6Of fabric, wood or paper:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.101.  Wheel made primarily of (1) woven textile, (2) naturally occurring cellulose, or (3) solidified cellulose pulp.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.701]    64.701Of plastic:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 62.  Subject matter wherein the material of the wheel between the hub and the ground(i.e., rim) is primarily an organic polymer.
(1) Note. A wheel of rubber is included in this subclass.

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264Plastic or Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes,   appropriate subclasses for processes of shaping or treating of plastic articles.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.702]    64.702Composite:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.701.  Subject matter wherein the wheel is made of more than one different materials at least one of which is polymeric.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.703]    64.703Reinforced:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.702.  Subject matter wherein another substance is added or a separate member is attached to at least one of the wheel materials for strengthening the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.704]    64.704Spoked:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.701.  Subject matter wherein the wheel is shaped to simulate in form a plurality of rod or brace like radial members extending between the hub and the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.705]    64.705Hollow or filled:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.704.  Subject matter wherein the spoke member has a space or cavity within or the space or cavity is filled with a material.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.706]    64.706Two halves joined together:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.701.  Subject matter wherein the wheel disc is made of two structurally mating members of same or different materials secured together by fasteners or welding or such similar method.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 64.707]    64.707Disc forms integral ground engaging:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.701.  Subject matter wherein the wheel disc is so manufactured that a perimeter portion of the wheel disc forms a rolling surface which touches the ground.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 65]    65Of cast metal:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 62.  Wheel in which the wheel as a whole or a substantial whole is formed of metal by casting.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 66]    66Integrally connected spokes:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 62.  Wheel where two or more spokes are integrally connected.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 67]    67Rim (or felly) and spoke connection:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 62.  Wheel including details of the point of attachment of a straight rodlike supporting member under compression and the outer peripheral member of the wheel.
(1) Note. A "rim" comprises an annular member of a wheel that either engages the ground directly or supports a "tire" which engages the ground. A "felly" is a single member that is less than annular which acts in conjunction with other fellies as a rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 68]    68Adjustable:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 67.  Wheel in which such connecting means is adjustable.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 69]    69Screw:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 68.  Wheel in which such adjustment is accomplished by screw means.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 70]    70Including distinct spoke socket sleeve:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 67.  Wheel including a straight rodlike member between the hub and the rim (or felly) under compression, and including a tubular member for receiving the rodlike member, wherein the rim is formed with a pocket for receipt of the tubular member.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 71]    71At felly joint:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 70.  Wheel wherein the separate spoke-pocket also functions to secure the adjacent ends of a felly together.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 72]    72Combined felly joint:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 67.  Wheel where the felly and spoke connection is also a joint between adjacent ends of a felly.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 73]    73Plural spoke series:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 62.  Wheel formed of two or more series of spokes arranged in different planes.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 74]    74Hub and spoke connection:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 73.  Wheel including means for connecting the spokes to the hub.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 75]    75Including provision for tightening spoke:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 74.  Wheel in which connection is such that it permits manipulation to tighten a spoke on the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 76]    76Driven spoke:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 74.  Wheel wherein a spoke is forced into a socket formed in the hub.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 77]    77Including socket-strengthening means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 76.  Wheel wherein the hub is reinforced by a band or casing adjacent to the socket receiving the spoke.

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106,for a hub-reinforcing band or casing, generally.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 78]    78Spoke claiming hub members:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 74.  Wheel in which the hub is formed in sections adapted to clamp the end of the spoke therebetween.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 79]    79Single spoke series:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 62.  Wheel wherein the spokes of the wheel are formed in a single series in the same plane.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 80]    80Hub and spoke connection:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 79.  Wheel including details of the point of attachment of a straight radial rodlike wheel body member under compression and the radially innermost member of the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 81]    81Including provision for tightening spoke:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 80.  Wheel in which the connection is such that it permits manipulation to tighten a spoke on the wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 82]    82Driven spoke:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 80.  Wheel wherein a spoke is forced into a socket formed in the hub.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 83]    83Including socket-strengthening means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 82.  Wheel wherein the hub is reinforced by a band or casing adjacent to the sockets for receiving the spoke.

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106,for a hub-reinforcing band or casing, generally.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 84]    84Spoke claiming hub members:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 80.  Wheel in which the hub is formed in sections adapted to clamp the end of the spoke therebetween.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 85]    85Ring-forming spoke ends:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 84.  Wheel in which the ends of a plurality of spokes are clamped by the hub and are so arranged relative to each other that their inner ends form a continuous ring.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 86]    86Nonresilient tire:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel including a particular ground-engaging means distinct from the body or rim which means is annular and is not intended to yield under compressive load when in engagement with the ground.
(1) Note. A nonresilient tire, per se, to be used on a wheel is included herein.

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152Resilient Tires and Wheels,   subclasses 151+ for a tire that is intended to yield under compressive load when in engagement with the ground.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 87]    87Including tire-securing device:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 86.  Wheel particularly related to means for securing the tire to a conventional part of the wheel.

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11.1+,for means to secure a demountable rim to the other portions of a vehicle wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 88]    88Combined with felly joint:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 87.  Wheel wherein the fastening means also functions to join the adjacent ends of felly-sections.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 89]    89Comprising interposed clips or wedges:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 87.  Wheel wherein the securing means comprises a filler member that is either (1) a tapered or (2) a relatively thin plate, intended to fit between adjacent wheel elements to effect securement of the tire.

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19+,for similar means for securing a demountable rim to the other components of a wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 90]    90With rail-climbing device:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 86.  Wheel wherein the tire is provided with means to raise the wheel out of a streetcar track.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 91]    91Adjustable circumference tire:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 86.  Wheel wherein the length of the tire is adjustable.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 92]    92Adjustable by use of screw:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 91.  Wheel wherein the adjusting means is operated by a screw-threaded element.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 93]    93Both right- and left-threaded:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 92.  Wheel wherein the screw is provided at opposite ends with right and left hand threads.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 94]    94Adjustable by use of wedge:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 91.  Wheel wherein the adjusting means is a wedge.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.101]    95.101Rim:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Subject matter including that portion of a wheel which is radially outward of the load-carrying portions upon which a tire is seated.
(1) Note. A ‘rim’ comprises an annular member of a wheel that either engages the ground directly or supports a ‘tire’ which engages the ground. A ‘felly’ is a portion of a rim between the rim flanges.
(2) Note. A rim or felly, per se, to be used on a wheel is included in this subclass.

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29Metal Working,   subclass 894.35 for processes of making a wheel rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.102]    95.102Composite:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.101.  Subject matter wherein the rim is made of two or more distinct materials.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.103]    95.103Laminated:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.102.  Subject matter wherein the rim is made of two or more distinct layers.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.104]    95.104Having annular chamber:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.101.  Subject matter wherein the rim includes a continuous hollow space formed integrally or by joining a separate member to the rim.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.105]    95.105Formed by folded rim portion:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.104.  Subject matter wherein the annular chamber is formed by folding a part of the rim or felly on top of another part.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.106]    95.106Formed by plural concentric rim portions:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.104.  Subject matter wherein the annular chamber of the rim is formed by joining two or more separate members arranged one within the other having a common center.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.107]    95.107Including reinforcing:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.101.  Subject matter wherein the rim or felly is strengthened.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.108]    95.108By thickening rim portion:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.107.  Subject matter wherein the thickness of a portion of the rim or felly is increased to strengthen the rim or felly.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.109]    95.109Having dissimilar tire bead supports:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.101.  Subject matter wherein portions of the rim or felly where tire beads are supported have different shapes or dimensions.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 95.11]    95.11Made of plural sections:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.101.  Subject matter wherein the rim or felly is made of two or more distinct members.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 99]    99Joint:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 95.101.  Wheel with particular reference to structure for joining the adjacent ends of felly-sections.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 100]    100Adjustable:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 99.  Wheel wherein such joint is adjustable, usually to tighten the wheel due to wear.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 101]    101Adjustable by use of screw:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 100.  Wheel wherein the adjustment is accomplished by a screw-threaded element.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 102]    102Both right- and left-threaded:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 101.  Wheel wherein the screw element is provided at opposite ends with right and left handed threads.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 103]    103Adjustable by use of wedge:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 100.  Wheel wherein the adjusting means is a wedge.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 104]    104Spoke:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel comprising the portion of a wheel extending between the hub and the rim or tire, which portion includes a rodlike generally radially extending member.
(1) Note. A spoke, per se, to be used on a wheel is included herein.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 105.1]    105.1Hub:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel comprising the radially innermost portion of the wheel, i.e., the portion at the axis thereof.
(1) Note. A hub, per se, to be used on a wheel is included herein.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 106]    106Having reenforcing band or casing:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 105.1.  Wheel including a band or a casing adapted to surround and reinforce the hub.

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77,for a plural spoke series wheel having a hub reinforcing band or casing adjacent the sockets for the spokes.
83,for a single spoke series wheel having a hub reinforcing band or casing adjacent the sockets for the spokes.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 107]    107Point band:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 106.  Wheel having a band which extends beyond and gives a finish to the outer end of the hub.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 108.1]    108.1Hub cap:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 105.1.  Wheel including a member which engages and covers an exposed axial end of a wheel hub.

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37.101,for a facing member which covers a more substantial portion of a wheel than the hub.

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40Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting,   subclass 587 for an ornamental or sign-carrying member adapted to be attached to the wheel or axle of a land vehicle which does not rotate when the vehicle is in motion.
220Receptacles,   subclasses 200+ and see the notes thereto for a receptacle closure in general.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 108.2]    108.2Having transparent window:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 108.1.  Wheel wherein a portion of the hub cap is clear so that light may pass through.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 108.3]    108.3Plastic hub cap:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 108.1.  Wheel wherein the cover member is made primarily of organic polymeric material.

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37.42,for a plastic wheel cover.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 108.4]    108.4Retained by threaded means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 108.1.  Wheel including a helically ribbed fastener used to secure the hub cap to the hub.

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37.371,for a wheel cover secured to a wheel by a threaded means.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 108.5]    108.5Central-threaded means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 108.4.  Wheel wherein the threaded means is concentric with the wheel axis.

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37.38,for a wheel cover secured to a wheel by a central threaded means.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 109]    109Axle box:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 105.1.  Wheel having means secured to the hub comprising a bearing for the wheel on the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 110]    110Mounting:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 109.  Wheel having means for securing the bearing in the hub.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 110.5]    110.5For cycle-type vehicle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 6.1.  Wheel particularly adapted to use on a two or three wheel bicycle or motorcycle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 110.6]    110.6Circumferentially divided:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 110.5.  Wheel including a hub that is made of two pieces that are axially distinct from each other.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 111.01]    111.01Device for attaching wheel to axle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Subject matter includes means for securing the wheel to an axle or similar part of the vehicle.

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35.621,for specific lug bolt or lug nut arrangement or structure.

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280Land Vehicles,   subclass 29 for wheels attached to a specific vehicle.
295Railway Wheels and Axles,   subclass 43 for a similar device for a railway wheel.
411Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener,   subclass 337 for a threadless bolt fastener of general application.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 111.02]    111.02Including splines:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Subject matter wherein the securing means includes a tooth like interengagement between the axle and the wheel to prevent relative rotation.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 111.03]    111.03For attaching hub to axle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Subject matter including means for securing a central portion of the wheel to the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 111.04]    111.04Adaptor for mounting wheel to axle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Subject matter having an additional member which facilitates the attachment of the wheel to the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 111.05]    111.05Vehicle housing with means to receive wheel or axle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Subject matter wherein a body of a vehicle includes means for supporting the wheel or axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 111.06]    111.06Vehicle leg or extension to receive axle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Subject matter wherein the axle is supported on an extended part of the vehicle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 111.07]    111.07Device includes two distinct retainer elements:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Subject matter wherein the wheel securing means includes a pair of members to keep the wheel fixed to the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 112]    112Outer-end stop:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Wheel having detachable means secured to the axle and engaging against the outer face of the wheel hub.

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295Railway Wheels and Axles,   subclasses 49+ for a similar device for a railway wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 113]    113Linchpin:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 112.  Wheel in which the end stop is or is held in place by a transversely extending rod, e.g., a cotter pin, passing diametrically through the wheel axis.

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295Railway Wheels and Axles,   subclass 50 for a similar device for a railway wheel.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 114]    114Screw:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 112.  Wheel wherein the outer end stop is secured to the axle by screw means.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 115]    115Adjustable plural-part nut:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 114.  Wheel wherein the outer end stop is a plural part nut, one part of which is adjustable to lengthen the nut to take up wear in the bearing.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 116]    116With hub-driven wrench:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 114.  Wheel having a construction of the hub adapted for manipulation to engage the screw out end stop, so that by rotation of the wheel the screw-stop is disengaged from the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 117]    117Tap bolt:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 114.  Wheel in which the screw means is a bolt engaging a threaded hole in the end of the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 118]    118Bayonet means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 112.  Wheel wherein the outer end stop is secured to the axle by a bayonet-joint connection.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 119]    119Pivoted means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 112.  Wheel wherein the outer end stop is secured to the axle by pivoted detent.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 120]    120Sliding means:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 112.  Wheel wherein the outer end stop is secured to the axle by a sliding detent.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 121]    121Movable latch detent:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Wheel wherein a movable-latch detent secured to either the wheel or the axle is adapted to engage the other to hold both elements assembled.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 122]    122Stop-engaging collar or sleeve:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 111.01.  Wheel wherein a removable collar or sleeve on either the wheel or the axle is adapted, when assembled, to engage a stop on the other.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 123]    123Sand band:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.1.  Wheel for attachment to either the wheel or the axle and cooperating with the other for excluding dust, sand, and dirt from the wheel and axle bearing.

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277Seal for a Joint or Juncture,   for a generic sealing means or process, subclasses 500+ for a dynamic, circumferential, contact seal for other than a piston.
384Bearings,   subclass 157 , 262 and 460, where means are provided to exclude dust, etc., from the bearing.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 124.1]    124.1AXLE:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Structure relating to the structure for rotatably supporting a wheel on a vehicle.
(1) Note. A combination of axle structure and the mounting thereof upon a vehicle is beyond the scope of Class 301. As set forth in the (1) and (2) Notes of the class definition, Class 301 is subordinate to either Class 180, Motor Vehicles, or Class 280, Land Vehicles.

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180Motor Vehicles,   appropriate subclasses for an axle mounted upon a self-propelled vehicle. Note the criteria specified in Class 180 definition for determining whether the self-propelled vehicle is proper for this class (Class 180). Class 180 is superior to Class 280 in the class hierarchy.
280Land Vehicles,   appropriate subclasses for a general utility wheeled land vehicle, especially subclasses 80.1+ for particular running gear construction or subclasses 274+ or 281.1+ for an occupant propelled type wheeled land vehicle (it is noted that in accordance with the (2) Note of Class 280, subclass 200, motorcycle frames and running gear, without features causing classification in Class 180, Motor Vehicles, are included in these subclasses).
295Railway Wheels and Axles,   subclasses 36.1+ for an axle under that definition.
464Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts,   subclasses 179+ for a rotary torque transmitting shaft.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 124.2]    124.2With distinct handle to effect mounting on cycle-type vehicle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle combined with means to attach the bearing hub of a wheel to an axle, which means is intended to be grasped by the hand of an operative and comprises a different member from the axle or the bearing hub.
(1) Note. A nut having a portion extending therefrom is included herein if the portion is movable with respect thereto.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 125]    125With provision to interfit with vehicle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle modified for cooperation with structure which performs other vehicle function.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 126]    126Rotary shaft or spindle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle which as a whole or in part rotates, the wheel being fixed to rotate therewith.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 127]    127Cranked or bowed:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle which is substantially offset from a straight line by bowing or by forming cranked portions therein.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 128]    128Varying-length adjustment:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle which is adjustable to increase or decrease it length.

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180Motor Vehicles,   subclass 209 for a self-propelled vehicle of "special wheel base" construction wherein the location or number of supporting wheels may be altered. See Class 180, subclass 21 definition for the meaning attributed to "special wheel base".
280Land Vehicles,   subclass 149.1 for a general utility wheeled land vehicle running gear having interchangeable axles or subclasses 638+ for a general utility wheeled land vehicle including means to alter a dimension of the vehicle or a part thereof.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 129]    129Trussed:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle which is trussed by braces to increase its strength.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 130]    130Emergency repair provision:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle for emergency-repairing of a broken axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 131]    131Spindle:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle including a terminal member distinct from the portion of the axle that extends under and engages the vehicle proper, which member is generally rodlike, is at the wheel axis, supports the wheel (bearings) directly, and is, in turn, supported by the vehicle-engaging portion of the axle.

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180Motor Vehicles,   appropriate subclasses for a spindle axle mounted upon a self-propelled vehicle wherein the spindle axle is either (a) driven, (b) driven and steered, or (c) steered by a power assisting steering system. Note the criteria specified in Class 180 definition for determining whether the self-propelled vehicle is proper for this class (Class 180). Class 180 is superior to Class 280 in the class hierarchy.
280Land Vehicles,   subclasses 124.125+ for particular running gear construction separately supporting a wheel upon an individual stub axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 132]    132Mounting:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 131.  Spindle including particular provision for attaching such spindle to the vehicle-engaging portion of the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 133]    133Spring:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 132.  Spindle wherein such mounting means includes a member intended to yield within its elastic limit to support the wheel relative to the vehicle, while allowing relative movement (in addition to rotary movement) with respect thereto.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 134]    134Skein:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle including a terminal member distinct from the portion of the axle that extends under and engages the vehicle proper, which member is generally cuplike, is at the wheel axis, supports the wheel (bearings) directly, and is, in turn, supported by the vehicle-engaging portion of the axle over which the cuplike top fits.

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180Motor Vehicles,   appropriate subclasses for a skein axle mounted upon a self-propelled vehicle wherein the skein axle is either (a) driven, (b) driven and steered, or (c) steered by a power assisting steering system. Note the criteria specified in Class 180 definition for determining whether the self-propelled vehicle is proper for this class (Class 180). Class 180 is superior to Class 280 in the class hierarchy.
280Land Vehicles,   subclasses 124.125+ for particular running gear construction separately supporting a wheel upon an individual stub axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 135]    135Mounting:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 134.  Skein including particular provision for attaching such skein to the vehicle­engaging portion of the axle.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 136]    136Spring:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 135.  Skein wherein such mounting means includes a member intended to yield within its elastic limit to support the wheel relative to the vehicle, while allowing relative movement (in addition to rotary movement) with respect thereto.
  
[List of Patents for class 301 subclass 137]    137Including housing for drive mechanism:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 124.1.  Axle of a type intended to have means to transmit rotary force to the wheel supported thereon including particular provision to encase such means.

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180Motor Vehicles,   subclasses 337+ for a self-propelled land vehicle including a transmission mechanism. Note the criteria specified in Class 180 definition for determining whether the self-propelled vehicle is proper for this class (Class 180). Class 180 is superior to Class 280 in the class hierarchy.
280Land Vehicles,   subclass 124.156 for a particular running gear construction supporting a "live" axle.
  

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